We at Classy have been fairly quiet of late. We chose Senran Kagura as our study, and we diligently watched and analyzed the entire show. This, however, did not lend itself well to bi-weekly posts. Senran Kagura is like a sushi roll: best swallowed whole. Our authors draggle, Emperor J, redball, Reiseng, and pictographer Foshizzel share their impressions of the show in its entirety.
Emperor J: Senran Kagura is a series that stands out for how seriously it takes the subject of girls living in a brutal world having to fight against one another. On the surface, it just looks like a festival of fanservice; filled with odd transformation sequences, girls in bikinis (and sometimes less) just because it had to make an adaptation of a platform game interesting. That surface view is completely wrong on a number of levels. Continue reading