Let’s talk about that first chunk of the Shaman King Remake

I found myself coming to this anime for a number of different reasons. I’d be lying it said some big part of it was due to it being denied to me for multiple months thanks to Netflix’s strange and staunch stance on how they put out their content. The wardens at the streaming site have decided it’s time for us to get a first taste of this series, which is what I’m covering here on this post today.

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Jujutsu Kaisen – Episode 9 Review: Small Fry and Reverse Retribution

As we open this episode, we do so not with Itadori, but of some other high school kid. One who is targeted and bullied by his classmates for no real reason other than they find it funny. In fact, we get a quick crash course as to why people suck and why this kid hates everyone around him. While getting bullied, a teacher spots it happening out of the window and does nothing. The kid is obviously frustrated by his own life and wants some way, any way to lash out back at life.

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Jujutsu Kaisen – Episode 5 Review: Curse Womb Must Die -II-

We’re at the early stages of this series still; where it has me on the hook, but I’m still trying to feel out whether it’s got the strength to reel me in or not. At this point, I’m certainly on board for the show’s stellar fight animation and the ever loveable charm of a good-hearted doofus protag. But for it to keep my attention it needs to really make me care.

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