Monthly Archives: April 2013

Hataraku Maou-sama! Episode 2 — A wild tsundere appeared!

Hataraku Ep 2 OP

Previously I had mentioned trepidation at the tainting of this world with the matters of Ente Isla, and although Hataraku Maou-Sama! has managed to avoid any major pitfalls thus far, it still seems surprisingly unsure of where it wants to go in the future.  Continue reading

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Hataraku Maou-sama! Episode 1 — Ashiya is a FOB

ImageThe plot of Hataraku Maou-sama isn’t particularly unique: Some great, almighty being (in this case Satan) finds themselves in a refugee-like situation in the modern world, and must work their way back up to the top.  It allows the series to give a quick background, give the protagonist a MacGuffin to work towards, and move into the meat of the story within 10 or so minutes.  The real strength of Hataraku Maou-sama lies in the interaction between the characters, and the way in which the characters interact with the world they find themselves in.   Continue reading

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