A clumsy ninja girl follows a boy around and stabs him to death repeatedly. Fortunately he’s immortal.
It’s definitely beautifully animated. But I can’t help but feel that the source material may not be particularly inspired. It seems to be a pretty standard harem setup. I mean, we start off the show with this:
This does not inspire confidence. Even worse, here’s one of the first lines of the show:
What is this, an essay written by a middle schooler?!! To be fair I found this funny more than anything. Hopefully they weren’t completely serious with that line…
Although the setup doesn’t feel particularly inspired, I can’t help but keep the faith. This is Kyoani after all. I remember having low expectations after the first episode of Hyouka as well.
They did still manage to present things in a manner that kept my interest. The characters seem to have some spark to them as well. We’ll see how things go.