I found myself wondering, after watching the first episode for this show, would Cells at Work! primarily be a monster of the week type of show. Throwing situations at the two main characters and having them react with little actual development outside of that. This second episode seems to confirm that assumption, but it’s just so damn cute!
“Scrape Wound” begins with our main Red Blood Cell girl once again utterly lost and unable to perform her vital function as a personification of blood. During this minor issue, we are treated to an extended sequence of the adorable little children that represent the platelets hauling some heavy equipment down a small stairway.
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Having no frame of reference for this show besides a 1998 Matt LeBlanc vehicle that, if I remember right… wasn’t too amazing, I thought there was no reason not to give this new Netflix original a shot.
The first episode tells two stories simultaneously. First it deals with the Robinson family who suddenly find themselves crashed on an unknown planet. The other is the slow burn of events that lead this same family from being from a normal five people to being “Lost in Space”.
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Being the basic anime bitch that I am, as a new anime season begins, I endeavour to search out the series the most people are talking about and watch just that, giving myself a minimal chance of watching something that might be trash. This time I get into the first episode of Cells At Work!
A show that personifies the inner working of the human body, turning it into a huge city populated with anime people. We follow the cute and clumsy red blood cell girl, working her job to deliver oxygen and carbon dioxide to various parts of the body. She seems majorly incompetent at her job, but its okay because she is adorable.
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