Anime about video video games are a few of my favorites, from Restoration of an MMO Junkie to Bofuri, there is one thing about capturing a online game world with out going full isekai that’s extraordinarily endearing, particularly due to my very own love of gaming. Anime followers can add Shangri-La Frontier to the record. Directed by Toshiyuki Kubooka, with composition and script by Kazuyuki Fudeyasu, and is animated by studio C2C.
Shangri-La Frontier follows Rakuro Hizutome, a excessive schooler who loves video video games. Extra particularly, he loves dedicating his time to beating trash video video games plagued by bugs and almost unplayable for most individuals. It’s a degree of satisfaction as he runs by a stack of trash video games on his VR headset, venturing the place few others do. However when he will get a problem from his native online game retailer proprietor to attempt one thing “god-tier” as a substitute, he decides to tackle the titular Shangri-La Frontier, pulled in by a poster alone.
Simply impressed by his character creator and never experiencing game-breaking bugs like his not registering, Rakuro is enamored with the sport instantly. Having needed to get progressive to create video games up to now due to their flaws, Shangri-La Frontier Episode 1 reveals how that’s allowed him to regulate to the brand new recreation’s mechanics. Selecting to speculate his cash in high-level weapons and never armor, Rakuro performs with no tools aside from his twin blades and a blue chicken masks as a result of taking part in with out garments in a recreation is, nicely, just a little embarrassing for him. On the similar time, a woman in his class is making an attempt her hardest to study his hobbies and join with him.
As an entire, Shangri-La Frontier Episode 1 is a fascinating set-up episode that shortly will get you on top of things on who Rakuro is as a personality by the best way he chooses to play video games and which of them he’s chosen. This episode additionally reveals the animation model and designs audiences can count on from the collection transferring ahead. Whereas there aren’t many creatures, those current are fantastically animated and designed, because of monster designs from Yoshirio Nagamori, Hiroyuki Taiga, Emi Kono, and Hiroshi Arisawa for studio C2C.
This episode doesn’t go too far into the world of Shangri-La Frontier—partly as a result of Rakuro is a man of my very own coronary heart by skipping the introduction to the sport—however what we do see is the plush setting and fantasy components that can come into play. However the very best half about it’s that in a very saturated isekai style, this collection doesn’t go there, which permits it to be fascinating and distinctive.
Shangri-La Frontier is an anime about taking part in video video games in a online game and finally captures the participant factor in a good way, providing explanations for selections that make sense for individuals who have performed earlier than. In actual fact, whereas the tech used within the anime differs from what we’ve got as we speak, the ideas and mechanics are completely knowledgeable by the gripes and joys you discover in gaming. Shangri-La Frontier Episode 1 captures being a gamer in such a bizarre method that it actually succeeds in displaying audiences the entire little issues that may make this pastime intriguing and even endearing. Rakuro could also be a bizarre lead, however he’s one which shall be enjoyable to look at.
Shangri-La Frontier Episode 1
Shangri-La Frontier Episode 1 captures being a gamer in such a bizarre method that it actually succeeds in displaying audiences the entire little issues that may make this pastime intriguing and even endearing. Rakuro could also be a bizarre lead, however he’s one which shall be enjoyable to look at.