I recently went back and watched through the first season of Beastars in an evening and the following morning. It was a series I’d heard a lot about as it was airing, but it took me till just now to get around to it. Maybe it was because I binged through the whole show in such a short time, but it ended up making me think a little more deeply into the meaning behind the series that I have the energy do do these days.
Making me wonder what it was that Beastars was actually trying to say beyond what is was presenting at surface value.
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In this collection of episodes we get a look at some different perspectives of the Clone War, and violence in general. Despite the Jedi’s stance as peacekeepers and diplomats, they often find themselves using violence to solve their problems. These episodes showcase both the merits and dangers of such an approach in two different stories about species outside of the galactic warfront.
If you want to catch up on the episodes I’ve covered so far in this series, then follow this link to the archive of the parts of this journey I’ve started on.
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One of greatly utilised aspects of this being an anthology series is that it can string a series of seemingly different stories together, that are all tied together by a single narrative thread. Something done to great effect here in three episodes that don’t really have anything to do with one another, except for the stories revolving around one troublesome Nemoidian.
Here’ I’ll be talking about episodes 8, 9 and 10 of the first series, but if you want to catch up with what I’ve watched so far in this chronological journey of the Clone Wars, then look no further than this here link.
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