600http://i.ur.com/4QVi9fB.jpg This show gets an unfair rep. People feel the need to signpost any positive takes with ironically or its so bad its good rhetoric and thats a sadness. This is one of the most wholesome and fulfilling shows to air in a long while. And I mean that. There should be no shame in admitting that you like it admire it or saying that it reached to you emotionally to any capacity. Theres a lot to unpack in this lowbudget show made lovingly by ten people. Touches upon so many themes that you dont see enough. My absolute favourite of them is that the show is told from the perspective of kind curious innocent and inquisitive creatures only just discovering and understanding what a human is. The show is highkey humanity fuck yeah. Its a fresh perspective that really helps you appreciate the gifts we have as people. Smart calculating social and constructive creatures. I think this is a concept that is not only touched upon often enough but is a well needed theme for us to look towards in the dire times we live in. I can only speak for myself but it puts a fire in my belly where there never was one before. Wow So cool Youre good at building You know what? Yeah. Yeah we are. 500https://i2.wp.com/wrongeverytime.com/wpcontent/uploads/2017/04/20170329114747.png Kemono Friends is a heartfelt sweet show. Its Friends go through numerous growths and changes as the story progresses giving the entire diverse cast a very robustfeeling personality and character arc from end to end. The show also has some of the best unspoken backstory and worldbuilding Ive seen for a good while the world feels fully realised from the getgo and the concurrent mystery thread will keep you hooked. Elements that may seem strange or a mistake often get looped back around at a later point and given a pretty fascinating explanation. Half the charm definitely comes from low quality visuals. Many scenes are rife with awkward motions that are present in some of the more intricate action choreography and even simple scenes like characters struggling to walk from one side of the screen to the other. That isnt to say the show is completely without visual value though. The Friends should be heralded as the pieces of genuinely great character design they are. Taking on a human form while adopting the many visual and personality quirks of the animal they are based on there are so many genuinely impressive character designs that manage to capture the base animal to a shockingly good extent. Hippos hair forming the mouth and teeth shape of an actual hippo had me screaming. And weve all seen Shoebill whom belongs in a church mural on a stainglass window. 500http://.duniaku.net/wpcontent/uploads/2017/02/C2h5XxQUQAALHkl.jpg It goes through the runtime with basically zero fanservice or ero content whatsoever. Which I think is a genuine point of cherishment. Theres nothing wrong with content of a sexualised nature but Kemono Friends realies that its addition wouldnt improve the show in any meaningful way whatsoever. I dunno the target demographic for this show. It broadcasts way into the middle of the night in Japan so its hard for me to assume its FOR kids. Anyway its very kid friendly one of the best shows you can show em actually. Kemono Friends being a surprise hit that is sending oodles of love and support in the way of the creators is also so endearing. Its a success story 0 to 100 no one expected a struggling little studio to make something great and it happened. Its so infectious there isnt a single part of KFs existance that doesnt put a big damn grin on my stupid face. If you havent already I cant stress enough that Kemono Friends should be watched by anyone and everyone. A relatively simple story about discovering your selfworth and finding your place in the world that goes through a myriad of surprise twists and turns and will leave you with a big smile. Wow it looks like youre a Friend whos good at reading reviews
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