Is Denki-gai trying to send a message?


People in Asia are willing to wear FBI hats even if they have no idea that the “FBI” is supposed to be a prestigious organization.

However, the FBI sometimes prosecutes porn, and I’ve got to wonder if the creators understood the double meaning they were creating.


It prettifies as it deconstructs – and thus it fails at deconstruction [Heavy Spoilers for Episode 1 of Denki-gai no Honya-san ]


This show depicts lovable, young, artistically-sensitive virgins who really ought to fall in love with each other.

This is a crowd-pleasing show. I enjoy it.

Unfortunately, I fear that it is bad art in several senses.

For one thing, it is prettifying what it ought to deconstruct, and thus it fails at deconstruction.

Spoilers lurk below, be warned.
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