Given 2021 Series Review: Bringing This Beautiful Story To Life

Given 2021 Series Review

The final notes have been played and Given 2021, the live action drama adaptation of this memorable boys love story has come to an end. So, is this six episode series worth watching? Be sure to read the full review.

Given Live-Action Episode 6 Impressions – The Sound Of Tears Yet To Be Shed

Given live-action episode 6

The final episode of the Given live-action drama and we finally see the band come together for one emotional and moving performance. Be sure to read the full review.

Given Live-Action Episode 5 Impressions – On The Eve of Disaster and The Broken String

Given live-action Episode 5

As the penultimate episode of the Given live-action drama plays out, the drama is really high. The concert is nigh, the lyrics still aren't ready, and all of these boys are in the midst of emotional crisis. Be sure to read the full review.

Given Live-Action Episode 4 Impressions – Losing The Way

Given Live Action Episode 4 Review

Episode 4 of the Given Live Action drama and everything is falling apart as Mafuyu struggles with lyrics and Uenoyama struggles with his own emotions. Be sure to read the full review.

Given Live-Action Episode 3 Impressions – Rising and Falling Emotions

Given Live Action Episode 3

In episode 3 of the Given Live Action adaptation all of the characters are experiencing some emotional turbulence. It's another solid offering from this most recent adaptation of this sweet boy's love story. Be sure to read the full review.

Given Live-Action Episode 2 Impressions – The Sound That Shook Him

Given Live Action Episode 2

The Given Live Action drama continues with episode 2 and Uenoyama hears Mafuyu sing. A solid follow up to the first episode. Be sure to read the full review.

Given Live-Action Episode 1 Impressions – The Sound and Sweetness

Given Episode 1

It's here! A Given live action adaptation and while it took awhile to get used to Uenoyama and Mafuyu as real actors and not in anime form, this first episode is pretty great. Apparently there will be six episodes in this adaptation so I'm not sure how far through the story we'll get.

Given Series Review (anime)

Given Series Review

I had the joy of reviewing this one each week with Irina and I know that it was a definite highlight of the Summer anime season. Given is a low key boys love anime with two adorable dorks at its centre. Be sure to read the full Given series review.

Given Movie Review

Given Movie Review

If you've followed my blog long you'll know I absolutely adored the 2019 series of Given and asked for more. Well, they've delivered a 59 minute movie follow up. While not quite a second season, this is one follow up I didn't intend to miss.

Quadra-collab Fails to Form a Band: Reviews Given (movie)” – pt 4 (Final)

Given Collab

Regular readers will know that I was a huge fan of the Given anime and once I found out about the movie I was super excited. And then Irina went and made it even better by suggesting this collaboration between Scott, Shoujo, Irina and myself after we viewed the movie. Hopefully you have already seen … Continue reading Quadra-collab Fails to Form a Band: Reviews Given (movie)” – pt 4 (Final)