Eizouken ni wa Te wo Dasu na! (First Impression)


Eizouken ni wa Te wo Dasu na!

  • Studios: Science SARU
  • Source: Manga
  • Genres: Adventure, Comedy, School, Seinen
  • Synopsis: “Asakusa Midori wants to create an anime, but she’s too disheartened to make that first step by herself. By pure chance, she meets Mizusaki Tsubame, an up-and-coming socialite secretly dreaming of becoming an animator. Together with Midori’s money-loving best friend Kanamori Sayaka, the energetic trio slowly work towards making their “ultimate world” a reality!” – Eizouken ni wa Te wo Dasu na! (manga)

First Impression:

I’ve heard a lot of really good things about this show and I’m ecstatic to finally start watching it!

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Just within a few seconds of the first episode, we’re exposed to the incredible cinematography that the show has to offer! The proportions as well distinct foreground, middle ground, and background create a really dynamic scene, even if it’s just driving toward the city.

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I really love the sketches that are shown throughout the show.

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While yes this scene is as plain as can be, it plain because of Akakusa’s apathetic attitude to things outside of anime. A lazy approach that’s intentional and relates back to its characters. This subtle allegory is one of many that appear throughout the show.

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I really love the concept and message that this show offers. A small idea, with perseverance and some imagination, can develop into a world that can move people.

Recommendation:

YES

While on the surface, Eizouken ni wa Te wo Dasu na!, does seem like a kids anime about exploration and imagination, but there’s a hidden layer to the show that’s beautiful and profound. From the art and animation had me interested in the beginning but the characters and the story kept me here and I can’t wait to see what happens next, the possibilities are endless!


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