Nurse Witch Komugi-chan R
(One episode watched):|
Sometimes old, fairly popular characters are revived as new anime series. All too often, however, their reincarnations don't do the originals justice, and seem like cheap attempts to milk the popularity of the original anime without making much effort at producing a good new one. NWK-cR struck me as one of these; not a terribly bad, offensive show, but a completely lackluster, milquetoast one. It feels like a half-hearted, half-assed show that was cranked out because there was a spot in the Winter 2016 schedule that had to be filled somehow or other. The plot and characters seemed boring and utterly predictable. Another magical girls show but without any effort to make it distinctive in any way. The original Komugi-chan anime were spinoffs of a show with a somewhat dark aura (IIRC), but any hint of that has been discarded here to create one more pretty inane and generic Mahou Shojo series. People will not watch a distinctly inferior remake just as a vote of confidence in the original (I hope). I was left thinking, why watch this when I have the old OVAs on my shelf?
Last updated Monday, January 18 2016. Created Sunday, January 17 2016.