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Jinrui wa Suitai Shimashita – 1

Already a charming blend of a near-apocalyptic dystopia calmly transitioning to a fantasy realm emphasizing enchantments and miracles, Jinrui wa Suitai Shimashita (Humanity Has Declined) claims a refreshingly distinctive setting for which to launch its story.  The plot is particularly unique, too, pertaining to mankind’s struggle to sustain itself in an environment of scarcity, disorder, and those adorable, little fairies.  But perhaps the most groundbreaking and uplifting aspect of this anime is the main character; a young, pink-haired, incredibly-moe maiden.  And while that sounds like another exhausted and overused stereotype for a character, it is her personality and behavior that prove to be innovative, encouraging, and delightful, helping create a mood, personality, and identity for which the anime to use as it continues on its remarkable journey.

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Spring 2012 – Week 8 Anime Review

This week: an unexpected character trait for astronauts in Space Brothers, a neglected storyline for a main character in Tsuritama, how the girls of Upotte!! will be unable to adapt to our society, and telling sweet, little lies in Hyouka.

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