Posted by psgels on 13 October 2013 with categories: Gingitsune

I know my taste is really weird and all, but am I the only one who finds this show adorable?

The second episode again did not disappoint, and in one episode it created another really relatable character, plus it also built further upon the characters we saw in the first episode. Another great sign: this series doesn’t treat its characters as plot devices that only have one episode of development each.

To me, what Gingitsune does really well is create drama: it’s simple and to the point, yet poignant. There are times that are a tad too dramatic, but it’s nothing major. It’s mostly teenaged drama, but to balance that out is that fox, who still is my favorite character of the game. The wisdom he sprouts is just adorable and manages to create a good counterweight to all of the teenaged drama. And at the same time, he’s a central character to this series, so he’s not like your standard mentor, or “old guy who just watches young ones do stuff”.
Rating: 5/8 (Great)

10 Responses

  1. Avatar Emma-hime says:

    Although this isn’t what you could call the most eventful thing in the world and alot might construe it as dull. I was able to get behind the slow burning, endearing slice of life cute charm this has offered so far. As one of those “healing” shows it put me in a happier or relaxed mood after watching.
    I just got off red garden and this was a good way to cheer me up after that.

  2. Avatar kero says:

    I’m not following this one, but in answer to your question, I just the first episode rather boring, and felt like something that I’ve seen many times before without anything to make me stick with it, I ended up fastforwarding through the episode (which I never do) and felt like I had not missed anything by viewing every five seconds of the show.

  3. Avatar KaZuHiRo says:

    You probably miss blogging Natsume Yuujinchou.

  4. Avatar Emma-hime says:

    If this is however to be 21 episodes as someone said though I could see myself getting my fill of it eventually.

  5. Avatar Puran says:

    It’s adorable, but it’s the only thing it has going for it right now.

    It has to become a bit more than that in the next couple of eps.

  6. Avatar sato says:

    This show really reminds me of Mokke. Mildly entertaining with shrines, spirits, and slice of life, but pretty forgettable in its blandness.

  7. Avatar Firechick says:

    Hmmm…I might consider watching this once I have the time.

  8. Avatar Suburbanbanshee says:

    Really? I take it as a strong show about traditional Shinto piety and morals, very similar to Gifuu Doudou in that way (although that’s more Buddhist/bushido piety and morals). But it’s basically talking about these things in terms of modern life instead of historical settings.

    It’s actually so religious that it bothers me a bit, because for all its cuteness, this is Shinto taken fairly seriously and pure-quill, not just as a convenient device for drawing pretty things. And I thought Natsumi was taking Shinto seriously; but this is a step up. So yeah, I find that I don’t want to watch it on Sundays, although it’s not something a Christian shouldn’t watch.

  9. Avatar Mir says:

    It’s delightful. It’s one of those easy-going, warm-hearted shows you watch to laugh a bit, feel good, and remember what it was to be school age and make friends gradually. I thought it was gonna be more like Kami-Haji, it is like a less intense Natsume Y. Anyone who likes slice of life manga with some supernatural elements or shoujo (without the uberromance angle) should like this fine It’s pretty and it’s sweet and it’s charming.

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