Stuck in a world after death, faced with a deadly “angel”, armed with an array of high standard weapons created out of thin air… I forgive you for thinking “hardcore fantasy Matrix-style action” according to what I gave you above, but reality of Angel Beats! is approximately 250 miles away from that description. There are indeed satisfying action scenes involving lots of guns and ammunition, yet mostly Angel Beats! is a story about fulfilling wishes and the subsequent acceptance of death, and tons following tons following tons of typical Japanese/East Asian kind of nostalgia over life in high school.
How awesome is waking up in a huge high school beside a girl aiming down a CheyTac M-200 Intervention?
Aired between April and June, 2010, Angel Beats! received high popularity and recommendation from the Bureau of Culture. Continue reading