I only became aware of Dakara Boku wa H ga Dekinai. through a picture of the shinigami girl Lisara. The character and the design matched my profile very well which prompted me to watch the series. At first I was also surprised by the successful opening. The idea of making a pact with a capricious banshee who drains energy from her contract partner to strengthen her power fight battles and follow her demonic ambitions provided a good approach. On top of that this same banshee simultaneously announces to Ryousuke that his life clock will soon come to an end whereupon a contract is made with her in the hope of averting this fate. The opening of Dakara Boku wa H ga Dekinai. accompanied by an appealing character design provided a good foundation for a lively romantic comedy with lots of ecchi and harem... Unfortunately Dakara Boku wa H ga Dekinai. did not build on this initial plot as hoped. The further course of the plot was not particularly spectacularly realised and soon got lost in events within a demonic parallel world. The audience is also not sufficiently served in the ecchi area. In my opinion there was too much repetition and too few ideas. The characters stick to the familiar archetypes and are not given any features worth mentioning. In particular I couldnt get along with the main male character Ryousuke. He obviously tries to combine the roles of perverted lecher and sensitive casanova in one person. Already in Sora no Otoshimono this kind of character portrayal in the male protagonist seemed a bit surreal and could not convince me. However it was not absolutely necessary there. Here however it was reinforced among other things by the fact that even the comedy part which Ecchis likes was kept somewhat narrow and was replaced instead by more action and drama. There was an increasing impression that in Dakara Boku wa H ga Dekinai. it was not really clear in which way it wanted to entertain the audience. On the one hand it could hardly be taken seriously in terms of content due to the appearance of Erosuke on the other hand it kept trying to introduce emotionality and seriousness through dramatic aspects. In addition there was the rather peculiar and greenish background scenery which was rather counterproductive for the visualisation and left a partly unpleasant atmosphere well visible on some screenshots. In summary I would already describe Dakara Boku wa H ga Dekinai. as a belowaverage fantasy anime with numerous similar expressions for sexual innuendos which can hardly surpass its competition. Lets name titles like Rosario to Vampire or High School DxD here but there are others. The anime left a very ambivalent impression which made it difficult to classify it in terms of ratings. It should therefore be given a chance and submitted to everyones own judgement. Those who simply like eroticism with a touch of fantasy about demons and magic will certainly be well served here.
55 /100
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