November 02, 2019

A Failure to Communicate

Is becoming the bane of our heroine.

From episode 5 of Ascendance of a Bookworm in which our heroine discovers the cost of ink and has her most cunning plans embezzled in good faith.

Anyway, minimalist animation aside, I'm still enjoying this show.

Posted by: The Brickmuppet at 09:06 PM | Comments (3) | Add Comment
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1 We were thinking #1 or #2.  My wife recalled (I drink too much to recall) the opening of the series where a priest/alchemist puts a circlet onto Main to recall* her memories. 
The colored-eye thing happens in emotional distress, not despair.  If the writers are on their game, that's a point. 
*If they are erasing her memories** for bring "a witch" I shall resist the urge to fly to Japan and crucify the writers.
**I know japs see "the person" distinct from "their memories."  I not only find this alien but disgusting.  Not my blog, not my post to carry on.  Still love this show.  So far.

Posted by: Clayton Barnett at Sat Nov 2 21:42:17 2019 (ug1Mc)

2 No on #3, and Otto is very, very devoted to his wife, as will soon become clear. Also no need to smuggle nails into Japan; at the current pace, I don't think she'll even meet the priest this cour. There's a lot of ground to cover.


Posted by: J Greely at Sat Nov 2 23:50:26 2019 (ZlYZd)

3 I figure the eye-thing is a manifestation of some innate magical talent that's responding to her emotional distress. We know there's magic, based on the priest from the first episode.

Posted by: jabrwok at Sun Nov 3 14:10:45 2019 (wKZS0)

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