Gakkou Gurashi: moe and tension

Foreshadowing? Metaphor? Both?

Doing a full-on analysis of something like this is tricky, since I can’t expect someone who hasn’t seen it to read this without having something spoiled for them, so before I delve into what Gakkou Gurashi does well, here’s a spoiler-free recommendation to watch at least the first episode.

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Gakkou Gurashi! – Last Minute Hook

After barreling through a dozen anime on my list, I decided to try and watch the first episode of Gakkou Gurashi!, which at first didn’t really appeal to me, apart from seeing the amiable relationships between the four main characters. Funny enough, the only design I don’t particularly care for regarding the characters is the pink-haired girl, Yuki’s look.

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