Cash, credit, craziness: C – The Money of Soul and Possibility Control

Since all C -The Money of Soul and Possibility Control episodes start with alphabet c, I decide to compile three c-words in the title of this review. As a matter of fact, cash, credit and craziness pretty much sums up the entire anime, in case you wonder. A 11 episode anime, C aired from April to June, 2011. At least on the official website for the anime, it is claimed that it deals with a mighty interesting topic: finance, which is a discipline sounding like totally mysterious or full of bull-waste to the general population. Just kidding here, no disrespect intended.

When the world is full of Midas currency, we all know Ben Bernanke has traded 15 years of his future for the godawesome Quantitative Easing X. (he was an Harvard professor with no public post in the reality before the deal, now he ends up being Fed boss, sympathy)

I have seen certain reviews lashing on this anime, criticizing its shaky setting, underdeveloped characters, and failure to make a coherent theory behind the main plot. Personally I feel none of these criticisms is true if one could get over C‘s flawed story telling. Continue reading

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