- Alex Park
TV and streaming shows have been the go-to entertainment during this quarantine. In the animated category, Japanese animations, also known as anime, have been gaining popularity around the world through services like Netflix. Here are some of the must-see...
Kimetsu no Yaiba, or Demon Slayer.
Tanjiro Kamado lives with his poor, but peaceful, family. His family is mysteriously murdered and his sister is turned into a demon. Tanjiro swears to avenge his family and stay by his only remaining sibling. Along with a mysterious group called the Demon Slayers Crops, Tanjiro will do everything in his ability to slay the demons and try to turn his sister back into a human again.
Demon Slayer is a well-written story, animated with high quality CGI. This award-winning show will not disappoint as the viewers are immersed in vibrant scenes. This series draws the viewer into the story and will probably be on auto-play to the last episode.
Kaguya-sama: Love is War.
The story takes place in Shuchiin Academy, a high school where the children of owners of major companies and other powerful authorities attend. The main characters are Miyuki Shirogane, the student council president who is ranked the top student in the nation and respected by his peers and mentors, and Kaguya Shinomiya, the vice president who is also the eldest daughter of the wealthy and powerful Shinomiya family and excels in every field. These two are the envy of the entire student body, and they are regarded as the perfect couple. However, despite both having already developed feelings for each other, neither of them are willing to admit it. To them, the one who confesses loses and will be looked down upon. For their pride and honor at stake, both are willing to do anything to make the other confess.
This romantic comedy intricately develops the characters and plot. Similar to Demon Slayer, the animation is artful and well designed. The series is full of drama, laughs, and a healthy dose of anticipation for a confession. Kaguya-sama: Love is War will surely keep the entertainment going this season.