3 Episode Rule – Don’t toy with me, Miss Nagatoro

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.

I kind of feel like this one has been a long time coming. I’ve been reading the manga for this one practically since it started and have gone through a whole spectrum of emotions regarding it in that time. I’ve very much settled into a groove with the manga, one I feel like the anime managed to thrust itself into in a much shorter span of time. But that’s just the nature of the medium I guess.

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Relating to the Unrelatable Characters

A couple of weeks ago, I read a post about the need for reliability in protagonists from A K of sonatano1.wordpress.com (Everything is bad for you), using Don’t Toy With Me, Miss Nagatoro as a talking point. And it got me into thinking about how we endeavour to relate to characters in our media, no matter how unrelatable they might initially seem.

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