Anime Review: Peace Eco Smile


So technically, this is still anime. It is made by a Japanese studio, and it’s animated. But its purpose isn’t to tell a story or to even make us feel something from it; at least, I don’t think so. It’s an extended commercial for Toyota. Think of it as taking a string of Superbowl commercials, splicing them together, and calling that a TV show.

Commercial intention aside, it is a very quick and easy love story, which is why I will be talking about it here. And because it’s a commercial, you can watch the entire series in about half an hour. But please, don’t try to over-analyze the story or its characters. It’s very fast-paced, so there are no extraneous details, and it has one very fast romantic development!

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