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[Spoilers] Gakkou Gurashi/School-Live!: A Tale of Living Off of Moe Slice of Life

"One of the things I admire about anime narratives are their potential for creativity. Now, some people might accuse the medium nowadays of being inundated with show upon show centered around moe, peddling moe in the sense people generally seem to associate that feeling with: 'cute girls.' Doubly so if the moe happens to be situated within the slice of life genre: 'doing cute things.' While experiencing moe or declaring something to be moe isn’t limited to moe slice of life, or 'cute girls doing cute things,' there certainly seems to be a consensus among anime otaku that 'cute girls doing cute things' is one of those things that are typically designed to embody or arouse moe. There also seems to be a consensus that there’s an awful lot of anime featuring 'cute girls doing cute things' nowadays.

In the midst of so many shows featuring this trope, you might ask what’s so creative about a show as seemingly redundant as School-Live! Moe slice of life can be considered a tested and t...

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ZeroReq0112330d ago

This is an analytical take on Gakkou Gurashi. Feel free to comment, and please enjoy.