3 Episode Rule – takt op.Destiny

3 Episode Rule is a series in which I watch the first three episodes of a new anime and decide whether to stick with it or drop it based on those three episodes alone.

Takt op.Destiny comes from both MAPPA; who are responsible for Yuri on Ice, Jujutsu Kaisen and Zombieland Saga and was made in co-development with Madhouse; the studio that brought us A Place Further than the Universe, Death Note an the incredible first season of One Punch Man. I’m not usually a guy who follows studios too closely, but these two coming together to make this anime was reason alone for me to take an interest in this one.

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3 Episode Rule – Banished from the Hero’s Party, I Decided to Live a Quiet Life in the Countryside

3 Episode Rule is a series in which I watch the first three episodes of a new anime and decide whether to stick with it or drop it based on those three episodes alone.

Bloody hell. What a title. I know that’s kind of become the gag now with these light novel adaptations, but jeez. For the duration of this post I’m just going to call the series “Quiet Life”. You’ll get what I’m talking about. This isn’t the first time this series came up on my blog recently either, as I talked about it when I spoke about Video game mechanics in anime especially in regard to the manga for this series.

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Demon Slayer: Season 2 – Episode 2: Deep Sleep

Before you know it, we’re back into very familiar territory. We’re now in the throws of the events of the movie and this second episode wastes no time in really getting things into motion. I mean, things were already in locomotion, but the story… that’s what I’m getting at.

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