When a series presents you with a jarring reveal after already selling you on a tone or setting, there are generally two extreme responses. Some would reject it flat out, maybe feeling as if the show had betrayed a trust by making them feel invested in a particular thing before pulling the rug from underneath them. The other reaction would be to accept this crazy twist with open arms as a sign the show is doing something out of the ordinary. To be a little different in a world of tropes and archetypes.
Which category will I fall under you think?
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And now we get to Crunchyroll’s marquee anime for the season, yet another show that comes from Webtoons, a South Korean Manhwa. Coming off the back of Tower of God, I am already seeing a number of similarities between it and this in terms of it’s approach and story structure. But hey, let’s get the line break before I get into it any more.
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I kind of feel like putting these short running show into this segment is cheating. I mean, It’s taken me less than 10 minutes to get through the first three episodes of a show that’s clearly not intended for me as its audience. But hey, trying new things was the whole point of me starting this series. And you never know, this could have awakened my inner Brony I never knew was there.
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