All Isekai needs to start like The Faraway Paladin

Anyone following my personal story arc on here will know I am not the biggest fan of Isekai. The latest twist in the tale being me trying not to lump all Isekai in the same basket and learn that it isn’t the concept itself that I have a problem with, but what generally comes along with it.

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Peach Boy Riverside – Non-linear storytelling: Can I finish a thought?

Right from the beginning, something kind of bugged me about Peach Boy Riverside. After the initial couple of episodes, I noticed it started jumping around in time pretty drastically, skipping over the aftermath of pretty large cliff-hangers and not seeming to address them at all. Then I realised that we were starting to jump backwards in time with no real explanation and realised I had to start digging into this.

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3 Episode Rule – Wandering Witch: The Journey of Elaina

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.

It’s that time once again, where we find ourselves knee-deep in the new anime season. It doesn’t seem like five minutes since 2020 started, and yet here we are; looking at the final full anime season of the year.

The previous two anime seasons fell kind of flat for me. I know that COVID crippled production within a lot of studios, affecting both the quantity and quality of the shows we got. So I’m really hoping this Autumn/Fall season is a step up from what else I’ve seen this year, because otherwise my end of year anime list is going to be a little bit flimsy come the time to write that.

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