What will you do if you were just happening to mind your own business, when suddenly… bam!. You’re in another world. Well this what happened to Natuski Subaru (yes the name of the car). And not just any world, oh no you’re in a fantasy / RPG world. Where magic is the norm. Well normally this would be your usual cliched anime if the MC had a hidden power that unlocks in the most stupidest of ways, namely walking in to the leading lady changing room (okay that’s a joke).
But nope, not for Subaru who happens to be down on his luck. His power doesn’t manifest itself in the way which most do. His power is called “returns by death”. Essentially if you were playing a game, then this would be called a check / save point. Basically whenever he dies, he goes back the last particular spot. Only he retains his memories, whilst others don’t. Talk about plot armour (quite literally). He was summoned by someone, but he doesn’t know who.
The leading lady that has captured the heart of our MC is named Emilia. And she is a powerful spell caster – who has a spiritual familiar named Puck.
This anime is kind of bitter-sweet. Whenever Subaru tries to get close to Emilia….tragedy happens. He gets killed off and has to re-live that particular junction in that time, where he has to re-create memories with Emilia or others. Luckily Subaru gets to the bottom of things, by not making the same mistakes he made in the previous life. In order to ensure the memories he (re)makes stay.
For me, this anime is a:
Have you seen this show?. If so, what are your impressions of it?. What did you like / dislike about the show. If you haven’t, would you consider watching this show?. Let me know down in the comments section below.