The Aftermath of Goblin Slayer

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Posted 1/5/19 , edited 1/5/19
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uAXFhldk4uA

What do you think was good/bad about Goblin Slayer?



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Posted 1/5/19 , edited 1/5/19
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Posted 1/5/19 , edited 1/5/19
I find that the early chapters heavily rely upon shock value, and not much else. I'm at the point in which "OMG rapist ______" and gore neither impress, nor hook me into any given series. I understand that it was likely a gimmick to try and make a splash early on, but it ends up feeling empty for a more jaded viewer, like myself.

On the other hand, not many series have the balls to set rape upfront-and-center and not be pure hentai, so I am intrigued by the gutsy move.

The ecchi overtones causes confusion when "rape-is-evil" is also a present theme. Whether this is caused by the artists being accustomed to more typical ecchi/hentai, that it's just another gimmick, etc..., I can't say for certain.

I may put more thoughts down later.
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Posted 1/5/19 , edited 1/6/19
That is quite an interesting point of view. I think I tried to get both sides of the argument on this issue and present a neutral stance. I like Goblin Slayer, it was one of many shows I kept up with in the fall but even as a fan, I have to acknowledge where it flubbed up in.

But I also have to understand that the hook of the show was how insane it got in the first episode and whether or not its a good or bad thing.

Thanks for the reply to this post!
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Posted 23 days ago , edited 23 days ago
Good, It was entertaining to watch (my sole criteria) & it had the best OP of 2018
Bad: I never understood my no one (else) takes goblins seriously in this world.
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