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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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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Demon Slayer: Season 2 – Episode 1: Flame Hashira Kyojuro Rengoku

I’m going to have to try and remember how I used to write these, it feels like millions and millions of years since I was doing episodic reviews of Demon Slayer. I guess you could call this a practice run though seeing as how the studio decided to incense their fandom by going and spending the first chunk of the season recapping the movie we’ve already seen.


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