In Which Adulthood is a Construct and Rent-a-Girlfriend is Compelling

WOW. This is Pretty Deep Stuff™ for something that’s supposed to be a rom-com anime.

The Afictionado

Every now and then I come across a show I am just… compelled to write about, a series that strikes a chord somewhere deep in my brain that simply must be noted down. Something in the narrative rings oddly true about life, youth, relationships, or some combination of all three; sends a resonant note that I simply have to pick apart and answer, often with far too many words at a time to be reasonable.

I didn’t necessarily expect that show to be this one, but here we are, and I have some thoughts about relationships, the markers of Adulthood, and how all that crap’s 100% made up… and how I think there’s a message about this sneaking through the heart of this bawdy drama-comedy.


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Author: rjbailey

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