What if they made an episode of Wizard Barristers in which 20 minutes went by with zero action?
The writers try to keep our attention with the frog familiar, but this episode seriously drags. I had to pause it halfway through and go do something else.
Stress-activated super-power awakening is a celebrated stereotype of 20th-century fiction. The excellent textbook Even a Monkey Can Draw Manga names this trope “No, Boom,” because a potential super-heroine is put under stress, to which she screams, “NO!” and then her telekinetic super-powers awaken and destroy the bad guys with a huge “BOOM!”
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