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The One Spring Anime I Didn’t Recommend [but should have]

So a few months ago, I posted about how there wasn’t a whole lot of anime that I was excited to watch for the Spring season. I recommended two, and moved along.

I’m here to tell you, as spring anime season comes to an end, that I have led you astray, my friends.

When I was looking through the list of anime back then, I saw an anime called Seraph of the End, and was interested in the art style, but then read the synopsis:

One day, a mysterious virus appeared on Earth which killed every infected human over the age of 13. At the same time, vampires emerged from the world’s dark recesses and enslaved mankind. Enter Hyakuya Yuuichirou, a young boy, who along with the rest of the children from his orphanage, are treated as livestock by the vampires. Even in captivity, Yuuichirou dreams big. He dreams of killing vampires. He dreams of killing them all.

So you see, I read this and I thought. Eh. Kids? I don’t like kids. Vampires are okay but with kids? Pfff. Post-apocalyptic? Ehh. Over it. I guess this is part of the problem with my tendency to just pick animes based on first impressions, and not look into anything [like the manga] before making decisions.

I have learned my lesson, everyone.

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