I don’t normally review a series that is still going, but then again, I also don’t watch a lot of shows that KEEP GOING AFTER TWO YEARS! (Not that I’m complaining.) But a significant amount of this series can be covered in the first six-cour installment of the anime, lasting roughly 75 episodes if you include the recaps along the way. And from what I have gathered from this sports epic that continues to air as of today, I have to say, it is an epic drama about one of Japan’s favorite pastimes (and America’s too), for a sport that goes beyond the scope of the team’s ace.
And so, to beat the summer heat and celebrate a continuing animated series for once, I will be talking about the first six-cour season of Ace of the Diamond.
People are different. Whether we choose to be or not, people are not like other people or other living things, and we are different from each other on an individual level. But somehow, we find ways to cohabit this blue planet we call “home.”
But what would happen if an entire population of humans went out on an expedition in space and completely forgot about the people there? Surely in the immediacy, there would still be contact, but what about when many generations pass, to a point where those human explorers live somewhere else? Would we still be in communication? Would we even speak the same language?
But more importantly: what would happen when they return to our planet?
Treasure is something we value because we give it value. If we didn’t value it, it wouldn’t be something to covet or desire. So when the mysterious Nanana Ryuugajou has an entire collection of treasures for her island friends to find, of course they’re going to take them by any means necessary! But when it comes to treasure, there is only one for the many who want it. And thus, a community of thieves is born! And when it comes to thieves, who can you really trust?
Can you believe it? I’m approaching my 100th anime review! And hopefully it won’t take me nearly as long to write it as I had to write my 50th (I had about a three-month hiatus just thinking about it). You can find all of my reviews here.
So to prepare for it, I have come up with a schedule for the next 13 things I’ll be reviewing on this site!