Rancid prude Zac Bertschy of ANN said:
“Rating: doesn’t matter
The premise of this show is that Astarotte is a 10-year old succubus who has to suck the “life-seed” out of men in order to live. She hates men, though. It’s all tied up in some unnecessarily complicated fantasy nonsense, but that’s the joke. It’s executed in a super cutsey-poo manner, with occasional fanservice.
If that premise sounds totally sexy and/or knee-slappin’ hilarious to you, then watch this show, because they made it especially for you and no one else.
It’s interesting, really; Astarotte’s Toy represents a kind of anime that basically defies criticism. It’s specialty product, packaged for a very specific audience that wants this kind of thing. The show’s basic premise is the barrier of entry; all you need to know about whether or not this is for you is that one-sentence description of the central gag. Everything else is basically irrelevant, save maybe production value, but even then, it doesn’t matter how beautifully animated the show is if you can’t get past the premise. No amount of plot contrivances, fantasy vocabulary, cutesy gag comedy or sugar-coated “innocent” aesthetics will negate what the show is ultimately about. That barrier of entry is foolproof, really.
So there you have it. One sentence tells you exactly what you need to know before deciding whether or not you want to try this series. On the plus side, that really does make things easier for all of us, doesn’t it?”
VZ made other comments on this post:
- Astarotte no Omocha Nopan Loli Service Anime:
Ishihara’s gonna have a heart attack if he see this show. I really enjoyed it.
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