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#894822



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PostPosted: Wed Oct 30, 2019 4:03 pm Reply with quote
I like the ant caretaker.

This is going to sound odd but... I am enjoying this show but I can’t seem to laugh at the comedic moments?
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Beltane70



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PostPosted: Wed Oct 30, 2019 4:28 pm Reply with quote
I love Shigure's habit of claiming dropped swords as "forgotten by their owners" and selling them off for profit!
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Lactobacillus yogurti



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PostPosted: Thu Oct 31, 2019 7:08 am Reply with quote
I guess Genzo's not a common name, because every time I read this review, my mind goes directly to Wakabayashi Genzo from Captain Tsubasa.
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k_dawg_3484



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PostPosted: Thu Oct 31, 2019 2:33 pm Reply with quote
#894822 wrote:
I like the ant caretaker.

This is going to sound odd but... I am enjoying this show but I can’t seem to laugh at the comedic moments?


Nah, that sounds perfectly normal. It has this same quality as Konosuba that's kind of hard to describe. It has its gags, but most of them are not laugh out loud, keeling over funny. And they're used just right on the edge of too much but not quite. And the author is seemingly aware of all of this as well, so like you kind of get the sense when he's purposely overdoing something and also when he's purposely halfassing something. It's a strange feeling where I just kind ooze through the episodes as I'm watching them. There's also a lot of atmospheric and background and deadpan humor in it. It's a weird combination that's hard to pin down completely, but I like it in both this show and Konosuba. And I could totally understand others not liking these shows if they had particularly strong dislike of any one of those elements.

I do think that both these shows excel at kind of building your fondness for the characters, main and ancillary, but over time, so you might need the whole show to gel with it all.
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bennyl



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PostPosted: Thu Oct 31, 2019 3:19 pm Reply with quote
"Here, wear this mask and we'll look like an ordinary masked couple." My sides.
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Yuvelir



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PostPosted: Sat Nov 02, 2019 8:34 pm Reply with quote
Hanako is great at being a partner-in-crime for Genzo. They're equally dumb and amplify each other.

The one thing that offends me about this series however is how in the latest episode Genzo seems to have forgotten all about the orc lord when mentioning that he hasn't wrestled since he was summoned.
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a_Bear_in_Bearcave



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PostPosted: Wed Nov 06, 2019 4:55 pm Reply with quote
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she's a half-dragon (which seems to equate with “dragon shifter”)

I'm pretty sure she's a full dragon, she's just (badly) pretending to not be one of the most powerful (and voracious) being in the world since she's incognito on her tasty food quest and half-dragons are much less suspicious. I guess, like with many fantasy worlds, dragons here have ability to transform to partially human form.
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Yuvelir



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PostPosted: Wed Nov 06, 2019 5:46 pm Reply with quote
This episode might have been mostly still shots, but Lindabulea's still neutral face showcases so much presence and poise that I'll take it.
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