A lot of people hated Pupa from the very beginning.
Those people said it would be a waste of time.
I am inclined to think that they got it right, for the most part.
I’m going to keep watching, even though I’ve pretty much given up hope of extracting entertainment from it as a story; I’m still engaged in the meta-story level, where I analyze something I do not enjoy as fiction. The analysis is vastly more addictive than the fiction itself.
Spoilers for Episode 6 below, be warned.
Frank discussion of impolite topics below. Consider this rated “R” and don’t read if such things offend you.