Which Isekai Anime Is Superior At Handling Character Death?

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I've been catching up on Season 2 of That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime and it made me start thinking about how different stories approach death. So I decided to think about it a little bit more and ended up going off on a bit of a tangent looking closely at season one of Slime compared to season two and then threw in Grimgar of Fantasy and Ash because I could. So I guess I am wondering how each of these series are at handling character death and whether there is a better approach or not.

Why I Think Given is a Better Anime than A Manga

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I feel like a lot of viewers may be sleeping on Given. It’s a surprisingly good character-driven drama. I am enjoying a lot and I enjoy neither drama nor romance. It’s just well written. It’s also really well adapted. I’m currently reviewing the season with Karandi and you can check out our reviews below. After … Continue reading Why I Think Given is a Better Anime than A Manga

Why I’m Enjoying Senryuu Shoujo More Than Hitoribocchi This Spring Anime Season

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I don't usually compare anime but Senryuu Shoujo and Hitoribocchi both airing at the same time kind of feel so similar and yet different that I felt the need.

They Can’t All Be Natsume – Nor Do They Need To Be

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As a reviewer I try to avoid comparison where possible between one story and the next (and previously wrote a feature about it - comparing apples and oranges), but it is kind of inevitable that comparisons will be made. But I've had to realise they can't all be Natsume (Natsume's Book of Friends). Even if … Continue reading They Can’t All Be Natsume – Nor Do They Need To Be

Feature – Comparing Apples and Oranges

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With the new season of anime starting, I've found myself doing a lot of episode 1 impressions and trying to write a basic overview of a lot of different shows. The number of times I found myself falling back on the "it's like .... with a bit of ...." in order to describe a show … Continue reading Feature – Comparing Apples and Oranges