I'm no stranger to discussing the appeal of cute or kawaii characters in anime (previous posts including "Just Add Cute" and "Is Being Kawaii Enough To Make You Watch an Anime?") however today I really do just want to discuss the Winter 2020 anime Bofuri also known as "Itai no wa Iya nano de Bougyoryoku … Continue reading Would Bofuri work if the protagonist wasn’t a cute female character?
Maple continues to find new and exciting ways to break the game and so over two episodes we get skills that turn her into a mecha girl, allow her to have her own evangelion parody and also a ball of wool. Oh, and did I mention Maple also became an angel? Bofuri remains a delightfully silly anime to enjoy each week.
What to do after another event finishes and you've now got your own flying turtle? Naturally you start a guild. Maple and Sally share the love in episode 6 of Bofuri.
The second event draws to a close and the happy spirit of exploration and playing a new game continues for Maple. That said, the combination of Maple and Sally is pretty terrifying.
The combination of Maple and Sally continues to essentially break the game but they are having so much fun. The second event continues and the girls take on multiple boss fights this episode and look super cute doing it.
While New World Online takes some steps to limit Maple in the game, Bofuri continues to be charming and easy watching. Take a tour of a virtual world with Maple and Sally.
Episode 2 of Bofuri continues to demonstrate a charming understanding of casual gaming and gaming just for the joy of it. Maple joins an event and then is joined by her IRL friend who also decides to go with a slightly unconventional build.
BOFURI is the kind of silliness that just works because it does. Whether it continues to entertain for an entire season remains to be seen but for now at least this first episode is mostly harmless fun.