Fall 2017 First Impressions: Part 11

Inuyashiki

I’ve already labeled quite a few shows this season as having unique or novel aspects to them, but I think Inuyashiki takes the cake. The titular character shakes up anime super hero norms by being 58 years old and looking considerably older. His origin story is sort of similar to Breaking Bad’s Walter White, that is being down on his luck and diagnosed with terminal cancer. But where the two diverge is when Inuyashiki’s flesh body is replaced with a robotic one, and he ends up using his powers for good (in the first episode, he saves another middle-aged man’s life).

Fall 2017 Inuyashiki

This is kind of beautiful in its own way.

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