Kami-sama no Inai Nichi youbi (12 episodes)
God abandoned the world on Sunday. As a result, nobody in the world can die or reproduce. A little girl, Ai, is the gravekeeper for a village. She has prepared 47 graves for the eventual deaths of every member of the village. Later, a boy who identifies himself as “Hampnie Hambart, the ‘Man-eating Toy’,” which is coincidentally the name that Ai’s mother left behind as the name of her father, arrives in the village and slaughters everybody. Just what is going on?
Aki Toyosaki as Ai
Daisuke Namikawa as Hampnie Hambart
Ai is a little girl that lives in a world where God forsook the world after creating it. The way the storytelling in the anime series is pretty interesting. The presentation that God abandoned the world rings true which gives Kamisama no Inai Nichiyoubi a dark and sad tone. Even more so when humans even with their bodies rotting they don’t exactly die anymore. Aw, zombies!
“Birth” by Eri Kitamura
“Owaranai Melody wo Utaidashimashita. (終わらないメロディーを歌いだしました。; I Sing This Never-ending Melody.)” by Mikako Komatsu
Our “Hampnie Hambart” (note that we still don’t know his real name) is a rather interesting character who surely has some real knowledge of the hierarchy of Gravekeepers. Oh, and the Gravekeepers are something still to early to be explained. “Hampnie Hambart” has a definite pessimistic personality. He also has horrible manners since he asks when they accidentally bump into each other in her village if she ” can talk, or are you dumb?”
The most interesting moment and the one that grabbed my interest into even loving Kamisama no Inai Nichiyoubi was when Ai blurts our mysterious guy in black is very handsome. That is just so funny and adorable. He’s definitely a difficult to read guy. So he will surely clash with our small Ai who is in the dark over secrets kept in her village.
The animation is really surreal and character designs are incredibly one-of-a-kind. Even the backgrounds within Kamisama no Inai Nichiyoubi are earthly and seem very mystical. So far Kamisama no Inai Nichiyoubi is looking good on the animation appeal front.
The story itself feels with the first episode still too mysterious. The way the episode began and ended left many more questions unanswered. This could turn out to be a really fantastic anime series for this season but its still to early to tell since with an anime series with one episode only there is not a complete telling of the complete picture of it.
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