That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime episode 10 review: After the much awaited feast, Rimuru gets down to business integrating the ogres into the group but trouble is brewing. However, as typical of this anime, it doesn't eventuate this episode and I guess we're waiting again.
That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime Episode 9 Review: Rimuru is still dealing with the death of Shizu as well as his return to human form. However, he doesn't have long to ponder his newly grown powers before his goblins are set upon by ogres. While there's still no sense of danger, it is kind of fun watching how Rimuru deals with that.
That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime Episode 7 Review
Was anyone really surprised to see that Rimuru survives everything that goes down this week? If the answer is yes I'd question whether or not they'd watched the episodes up until this point because clearly they haven't been paying attention.
Unfortunately, what that means for me is that while I appreciate what That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime is doing and that it is doing it relatively well, I'm never going to be more than casually enjoying this. And that's mostly because every time I start getting seriously into the story because of some development that might potentially be really interesting or dramatic, the story cuts it off at the knees and kind of does a 'ta-da' kind of moment ...
I will give this episode credit though because of all the episodes so far, this is the one that has given me the most to think about and the most enjoyment. I really liked seeing the exchange between the King and the dwarf and I really liked the King afterwards putting the other idiot in his place.
I don't actually need the protagonist to be in danger every minute of every day, but they could at least make the encounters that are clearly non-threatening a little bit more amusing. The 'fight' outside of the dwarven city was just kind of lame no matter how you look at it...
You know, if I'd seen this a long time ago I'd probably be totally in love with it. But as it is, I just can't help but feeling like just making the main character a little bluer and bouncier than the standard isekai protagonist isn't quite enough of a distinguishing point. From a plot point … Continue reading That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime Episode 3: Submissive Wolves and Buff Goblins