Somali and the Forest Spirit 06 – Dying Flowers Look Up at the Birds

After this episode I’m going to need a minute. This anime took a turn I was in no way prepared for. I get it characters have trauma. It builds their character. It gives them depth and a little relatability. Under normal circumstances I wouldn’t bat an eyelash at the sight of somebody being murdered. I […]

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In/Spectre 03 – The Rumors of the Steel Lady

This episode picks right up where it left off literally and then jumps two years ahead. The first look into the future are two police officers holding a discussion about a recent crime. I had no idea where this was going to go. At first I thought okay, maybe the police enlist  Kuro and Kotoko […]

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Somali and the Forest Spirit 03 – The Sea at the Bottom of the Cave

Episode three started off with a sad recap of the reality that Golem faces. That recap set the tune for the remainder of the episode. Golem seems to have a one track mind at times. He focuses on the task he’s given to further their journey but in the process emotionally neglects Somali. Because of […]

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Somali and The Forest Spirit 02 – Edible Herbs and the Oni’s Dwelling

Synopsis: The world is ruled by spirits, goblins, and all manner of strange creatures. Human beings are persecuted, to the very point of extinction. One day a golem, and a lone human girl meet. This is a record of the pair, one a member of a ruined race, the other a watchman of the forest. It tells of […]

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Somali and The Forest Spirit 01 – Journeying Parent and Child

Synopsis: The world is ruled by spirits, goblins, and all manner of strange creatures. Human beings are persecuted, to the very point of extinction. One day a golem, and a lone human girl meet. This is a record of the pair, one a member of a ruined race, the other a watchman of the forest. […]

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