Due to the unfortunate event of hurricane “Procrastination”, which destroyed the majority of my teams production skills, TheGridBox has been offline for a while. We have however been keeping up-to-date on games and anime for the past few months and for this new article we will be presenting our opinion on: “Anime To Watch If You feel Like You Are Starting To Regain Your Social Life”
Shall We Begin…
Firstly my pets we shall start wiiiiith… Anime You should have seen.
Noragami (developed by Bones based of the manga of the same name by Adachi Toka):
This anime follows the story of Iki Hiyori and her introduction to the world of Gods and Phantoms.
Hiyori a highschool girl meets Yatogami a minor god who will grant any wish for 5 yen. Watch as Hiyori and Yato grant requests ranging from, saving the city from Phantoms to working at an ice cream shop, and watch as we learn more about Yato’s past.
This anime was developed by Bones, they who brought us the beautiful ‘Soul Eater’ and ‘Full Metal Alchemist’, this for me was enough to make this an instant must watch. The anime’s visuals were gorgeous and Bones truly brought in their trademark animation quality with the incorporation of fluid action scenes and correct character proportion. The story was unique and for those who have seen it and are reading this you will see a stark comparison between ‘Noragami’ and ‘Soul Eater’ (*wink *wink). Character designs cannot be flawed whatsoever it was one of those animes the characters where instantly recognisable and i felt that attention had been put into each character.
The anime as I stated before was based off the manga by Adachi Toka, why is this in cons, i felt that team could have dealt with the plot of the manga a bit more, not to say all the manga was perfect but there were some things they could have incorporated to truly make the watchers feel like they had been fulfilled in entertainment… the ending leaves for something to be desired. The anime i felt knitted in threads of plot and failed to fully digress on those threads so in the end we were left with an unfinished scarf.
All in all the anime is a great choice for fans of supernatural/ action and comedy. I would also recommend reading the manga, simply because of the inconsistencies with the anime itself.
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