2015 Summer Anime Conclusion

So I said I’d watch some anime this summer, and I even reviewed a few of the first episodes. Unfortunately, I couldn’t follow up with episode 2s, but here’s a summary.

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Ranpo Kitan: Game of Laplace Episode 1 — I put more edge in your edge so you can act clever while you act clever

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Ranpo Kitan will probably be a mediocre show, but that still depends on how much space it will give and to what direction it will take its more interesting aspects. It’s a psychological anime about how an ordinary student gets involved with a super genius broody teenager detective, and I expect it won’t amount to much more than that sounds — you know, Japanese Sherlock Holmes except edgier. However, the characterization of the protagonist is compelling, at least enough to give Ranpo Kitan another episode. After all, the very atmospheric opening indeed hints at a more character centric show.

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