Revisions | リヴィジョンズ

Impressions: Revisions

Revisions | リヴィジョンズ

Impressions: Revisions

  • Mr A
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  • Posted On February 12th 2019

A solid Mech/Disaster series with

People likely never heard of this anime, but it is actually one of the series that “aired” this season. Albeit, it is a Netflix original so most of the “high seas” aggregates did not pick this up. But it is actually a good mecha series, with time travel elements thrown in. The CG approach may be off-putting to some but it doesn’t bother me as much. It reminded me of the other CG Animes like Knight of Sidonia, Ajin who I thought was behind this Gem, but it was a different studio and they were responsible for this “somewhat yaoi” series called Antique Bakery way back. I doubt anyone remembers it, but it was about a guy who put up a bakery and there is this dude who is a ruffian but is actually promising.

Anyhoo~ the story is about a group of teens and the town of Shibuya that is thrown forward in time and have to figure out how to survive and get back to their original time. The teens in question are given three mech suits that they can use to fight off any insurgents that aimed to harm them — all while having to deal with their issues with each other by the traumatic events that happened in their childhood. Think of it like Anohana in the post-apocalyptic world but toned down to 20% while the angst in this can be cringe to watch. It wasn’t as painful as AnoHana nor those Trigger shows like Darling of Franx, or Kiznaiver. The main character, while hot, was an asshole but it was by design, and the story did punish him with his actions. But the story was focusing on him on the wrong reason. Later in the story, he wasn’t as important as he was intended to be. But then again, the story made it so. Then again, all that time built on him to be sidestepped later is just wasted time. To think of it, they never actually “fixed” his character. It was sidestepped with one of the teens who was a side character but brought to the forefront in the later end. But I felt it wasn’t enough to give merit to his focus. In the end, it didn’t have an impact on me. But in any way, that’s just one facet of the series, but the overall conclusion to the story was satisfying. The time travel aspect was consistent to an extent. They did bend it a bit in the end, but it wasn’t exactly jumping the shark kind of bend. I’ll give it a pass.

All in all, it was a tightly made mech/disaster series. It did help that it was released in one go so I don’t have to flex my brain trying to remember what happened in the previous episode. The CG was decent and it was better than what the other animes I had mentioned. Yeah, it stutters from time to time, but overall it was fine. I’ll give this one a recommendation. We don’t have a lot of mech series this season so if it is not a hard recommendation.



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