Archive for category Jinrui wa Suitai Shimashita
Given the unorthodox and distinctive art style of Jinrui wa Suitai Shimashita, the anime is able to utilize a number of aesthetic techniques to offer us a refreshing and remarkable appearance to its characters and their environment. Continuing to impress me throughout the anime is the innovative display of lighting and colors, illusions created from a bizarre array of peculiarly-shaped polygons of varying sizes and colors, layered in an arrangement to form the backgrounds, enhance the mood, and structure the setting that is Jintai. And with a variety of breathtaking shots of the scenery and numerous scenes where the lighting deepened the emotion, it’s about time to provide recognition and acclaim to such a dazzling artistic technique.
With this episode, we finally saw how it all began for Watashi and her life as a mediator for the UNCC. And though this episode showed us the origin to the story, it also provided us an insight into the possible conclusion, too.
Humanity Has Declined is an anime defined by the fairies. And though the fairies have been present and highly influential in every story, this is the first episode where the story revolved around the fairies and Watashi interacts with them. Finally, an episode with some insight and information on the adorable, pint-sized creatures that dominate this world and truly represent this anime.
Though it is unclear based on the testimonies of the characters, it is nonetheless remarkable to note that the Assistant we’ve come to love and enjoy reconstructed himself based off of Watashi’s preferences conversed at the tea party. But what exactly was he like before? Watashi, the Grandfather, and the Doctor all envisioned the Assistant differently based off their limited encounters and skewed information, so the answer we are able to obtain is not entirely specific or certain. Nevertheless, it will be an interesting exercise to relate character’s perceptions of each other based off hearsay and personal wishes for what their idea of the Assistant would be.
Putting together the various pieces to the puzzles in each episode in Humanity Has Declined has proven to be an amusing, yet sufficiently challenging activity while enjoying the series, but putting together the timeline of the series in chronological order based on the limited and indirect information from snippets of each episode? Well, that’s something entirely different.
Returning home after a lengthy vacation always means a pile of responsibilities waiting for you, in addition to the even larger pile of anime that needs to be watched. Because of this, among other oddities and obligations, let’s revisit the episodes from the previous week and see what significant or interesting events ensued.