12 Days of Anime 2016, day 2: Tsumugi’s Big Adventure

 

amaama87.jpgSometimes a show can be carried by one solitary good character, and sometimes a strong character can push something already solid into great teritory.

Sweetness and Lightning was a cute show, and it definitely earned the first half of its name. But, overall it was just content to be a low key slice of life show with a likeable cast. I’m not sure how well it would have stood out without Tsumugi. Tsumugi is very good.

The show has a few standout episodes but generally it coasts along, but it still ended up being something I’d look forward to each week, a lot of this was down to how well realised Tsumugi is.

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This made the episode where Tsumugi ventures out alone into the town one of the series highlights. Shown entirely from her perspective, it does a fantastic job of capturing that sense of adventure that comes from childhood exploration.  There’s also an adorable song about sharks, ’nuff said.

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12 Days of Anime 2016, day 2: Tsumugi’s Big Adventure

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