Here’s one weirdness that totally works out in putting a good first impression to the audience. The weirdness painted by the atmosphere totally jives with the chemistry between comedy and mystery. We also have unique character sets too. This is also not your typical romantic-comedy anime, which is why its definitely tolerable for me to watch.
The presentation style totally captures those 90s spirit and nostalgia. It’s only complemented with a handful CG and modern art detailing. Character designs also fit the characters and the context of the story. Music and songs used here also portray the story and atmosphere excellently. It’s alright, no “so sweet” musical score, most of them are mood-setting but not like the Maeda Jun-esque ones.
We’re introduced Tsubaki Akira who goet his life changed one day after he ‘tasted’ the drool of a transfer student, Urabe Mikoto. That night he started to have a weird dream with a girl dragging him to a weird city. It was Urabe. They danced and danced in the centre of the city and had fun in the dream. (Sorry the redundant pun is hard to avoid.) The next day, he collapsed at school and developed symptoms of flu. He only felt better when Ukabe went to his home and gave him another taste of the saliva.
The following days had them perform a ritual where Urabe would give Akira a taste of her saliva before they part ways in going to their respective houses. After several rituals, Akira finally confessed and Ukabe’s reaction was to release a small pool of saliva. She also explained the reason why she laughed hard in class, it was because some voice told her that Akira would be the first man to have sex with her and she’s waiting for the day of his confession.
This one would be a keeper on my list but I would not blog each episode. I like it how it dodged making clichés in the romance aspects. This should be used as a model for making and writing romance lines.
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