SukaSuka Episode 8 – A Gut Punch To Make Me Miss The Air

Whoo, boy.  This one’s gonna be a doozy.

If nothing else, I will say SukaSuka has been a ride, though not for all the right reasons. First and foremost, let me state that this show continues to impress me because when it hits, it hits solidly. I revel in the genuine and beautiful moments that this show has to offer and I love when this anime goes out of its way to cleverly layer exposition in very natural conversation.  For what faults we’ve seen up to now, this show has just as many great ideas and scenes.  However, the issue is that this show is not just its high moments, and that becomes the unexpected downfall that I’ve found while watching this episode.

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You don’t know the half of it, Willem.

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SukaSuka Episode 6 — Overcoming Our Pasts

This show has become strange to me over the last few weeks. It started out to be this entrancing anime, showing the depth of the world, using various elements to work towards creating a particular sort of tone, and further using these elements to create a world and characters woven into this grand narrative that was both mystical and tinged with drama. Lately though, these aspects that have attracted me to the show have started becoming buried under all sorts of problems, and it’s becoming harder and harder for me to look past them, even in its key dramatic moments.

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