It’s been a weird week for me, I thought of making a post out of it with the highlights of what I’ve been up to. Let’s start with Anime …
I mentioned before that I’ve been watching Assassination Classroom lately and I recently finished watching the second season.
Earth is threatened by an enormously powerful monster who destroyed 70% of the Moon with its power, permanently rending it into the shape of a crescent. The monster claims that within a year, Earth will also be destroyed by him, but he offers mankind a chance to avert this fate. In class 3-E at Kunugigaoka Junior High School, he starts working as a homeroom teacher where he teaches his students not only regular subjects, but the ways of assassination. The Japanese government promises a reward of ¥10 billion (i.e. 100 million USD) to whoever among the students succeeds in killing the monster, whom they have named “Koro-sensei” (殺せんせー Korosensē, a pun on korosenai (殺せない, unkillable) and sensei (先生, teacher)). However, this has proven to be an almost impossible task, as not only does he have several superpowers at his disposal, including the capacity of moving at Mach 20, but he is also the best teacher they’ve ever had, helping them not only to improve their grades, but also their individual skills and perspectives for the future.
If I was given a chance to kill my teacher, I would gladly do it. I’ve had this anime in my to-watch list for the longest time and I deeply regret not watching it earlier, it grew to be one of my favorite anime.
The anime is quite funny but has its dark moments as it focuses on assassination obviously but that what makes it interesting to me. I really don’t want to spoil it on you if you still didn’t watch it yet but I have to confess that it made cry, I’m not even ashamed of it.
Moving on to the latest game I’ve been playing …
Rakuen is a story about a little Boy who lives in the hospital. His mother reads to him everyday from his favorite storybook, which is about a tribal child living in a fantasy world called “Morizora’s Forest.” One day, the Boy in the hospital asks his mother if she would take him to the fantasy world from his book. His mother agrees, and together they set off on a great adventure, searching for a path to the Forest Guardian.
The Boy also begins to learn more about the patients who live around him in the hospital… A cranky old man who guards a broken music box with his life while complaining that he never gets any visitors; a young woman in a coma whose husband hasn’t left her side in months; a little girl who laments over a friend she was never able to say goodbye to after growing ill… The Boy slowly begins to realize that his neighbors are plagued by secrets and struggles that are mysteriously tied to the strange hospital.
In helping those around him, the Boy deals with questions about empathy, hope, and what it means to leave behind a legacy by coming to terms with your own story.
Let’s talk about Rakuen, this game is definitely one of those hard to find gems. I always said that some RPG Maker games are really underrated because they don’t get the attention and recognition as the mainstream games.
I initially started this game with the idea in my mind that it’s like Ni No Kuni since the story played out in my head like it, and I was wrong. Later I realized that the game was created by Laura Shigihara who sang for To The Moon, and that just clicked in my head that this game WILL make me cry… And it did.
It’s an amazing game and has a beautiful emotional story, I really enjoyed it and I would recommend trying it if you wanted to experience something similar to To The Moon.
And finally the last part… I watched The Emoji Movie … Un-ironically…
You see, I stayed the whole week at my family house because my husband was away and I didn’t want to stay home alone till he comes back. My sister who’s about 13, really wanted to see this movie and my other siblings were making fun of her because the movie has bad ratings. I felt sorry for her and decided to go with her to watch it, big sister obligations.
Well … for first the room was empty.
It wasn’t THAT bad, the puns were funny I got to admit but it didn’t really have a story.
Anyway hope you enjoyed this post, I would love to know your thoughts in the comments. Have a great day.