Four men—Gure, Sui, Tokitaka, and Tsubaki—each help run a Japanese tea shop together called Rokuhoudou. When one visits the shop, they are greeted warmly, is served with tea, and are often helped with any problems they may have.
Allow me to be the first to say that this is the very definition of marvel. You wouldn't be able to find a better adaptation of a manga even if you were to look for over 9000 years. The only thing that comes even remotely close is a Tokyo ghoul root A. Seriously. I'm being sarcastic. Fuck studio Pierrot. I honestly didn't think that Zexcs would be able to properly represent the masterpiece that was Rokuhoudou when doing this adaptation, but they pulled it off. In fact this is an even better masterpiece than the original. The writers weren't even writing, but transcribing brilliance. The
story was brilliant. An Soma Cruz's determination to live up to his father Juichiro Saiba, was a perfect way to progress the plot. This is the reason that the food war between Soma and Gordon Ramsey was so amazing. In addition, Soma's brother Sanji had a lot of development and progression due to living in Soma's shadow and starting the sixth holy grail war in order to obtain the got tongue. It was a brilliant decision to make his servant an assassin and specifically for this person to be Killua Zoldyck as their interactions are tied together well and mirror the relationship of Leon Belmont's caster servant, Alucard. And it was a brilliant decision to make Alucard a caster instead of a saber because his sword is unbelievably dull. It was a brilliant idea to make Soma's idiot second brother Ted, be the one to win the grail and use it to shut down net neutrality so that only he can watch porn. This, like Fate Zero addresses the concept of ideals and the way your ideals will bite you in the ass. This was why Fate Zero was such a masterpiece, second only to this. In addition. I must say however, that my favorite Pokemon in this show is Ken Kaneki and the way they went about revealing his stand was excellent. In keeping with the theme of music references, like killer queen another one bites the dust, and red hot chili pepper. Kaneki's stand is called Harlem shake. And the way he awakens this stand during a fight against Kratos, the most dangerous bitconarian ever. As soon as he finished killing the other Greek gods Kaneki felt like a failure, which is what activated Harlem shake. This was an amazing moment of character development for him. In addition. Le douche vi Britannia was another amazing character. In addition he summoned Diego Brando as his archer for the war. This was an amazing decision on the writing department because due to the fact that dinosaurs using bows and arrows were involved in this war was very important to Kratos's development and when he single handedly killed them all using his bitconarian mode he was able to show his determination to beat Soma Cruz at the food war by literally killing him with a mouthwatering stack of pancakes. Although my favorite character is definitely Alucard's descendant. Another half vampire named Staz. Staz's ability to combine nightmare reaper with all for one gave him an incredible means to steal other people's abilities and use them for himself. Using this ability. He stole Firo Prochainezo's stand, Never gonna give you up. One of the best scenes was when he knowingly stole this despite the fact that he would suffer the curse of immortality, just so that he could keep up with Kratos. Since no one else would be able to stand up for him due to Kratos being the most powerful bitconarian ever. From this story the word 'Covfefe' was born.
Although my favorite scene in the whole show was the reveal of Staz's real relationship to Kratos. Kratos told Staz "I am your father’s brother’s nephew’s cousin’s former roommate."
Although. My absolute favorite line is this quote "There is a war going on. Even dinosaurs are involved. They use bows and arrows. My sword is unbelievably dull"
Another brilliant line "The door creaked open and there he was. Handsome as ever. Like a giant melting fat carrot, with fake hair"
An excellent outtake from this story is when... actually I`ll let you read it yourself:
It couldn’t be true.
He killed them.
He killed Ma.
Stabbed and thrown to the ground like a ragdoll.
What do I have to live for now?
A wish that she would be alive.
That knife went through her.
He needed to be stopped.
Jimmy Casket will pay.
We’re at our wits end.
12 bullets and a wrench.
Physiologically tortured minds and people.
We’re running through the forest when I just fall to the ground.
“Q!” Juilet runs to my side. “c’mon. We have to keep moving. He’ll KILL us”
“You can Q”
“QUEBEC LISTEN TO ME!” She shouted. She never said my full name. “You are not giving up now, there is a MURDERER on the loose who has an eye out for us. AND YOU to just fall down on the ground and give up, you know what that is?”
“Failure.” Juilet pulled me up and patted me on the back. “Do you accept failure Sheriff Quebec of Canada?”
“No” I smile.
We continue walking until we come to a halt.
“Okay” Preston says panting for air. “We should continue up north because there is a small town”
The leaves on the bushes shutter.
“What was that?” I ask.
“Let’s go check” Sally says to me and when we check the bushes nothing was there.
“Yeah. I thought it was Jimmy for a sec”
“Yeah. We should probably get some shut eye”
We take some leaves and throw them on the ground like a sheet.
And we sleep.
Ma’s death was the only thing I could see in my dream.
He grabs her by the hair and slits her throat.
I can only hear myself scream.
“SOMEBODY!?!? HELP! SOMEONE!”
“Hehehehhehe” he laughs. The laugh of a murder.
The room goes dark.
“GO AWAY! GO!”
I can feel his breath on my neck.
He whispers into my ear.
“Do you want to know my…….SECRET?!”
The knife pierces my chest and I see it from my side.
He pulls it out.
I cough up blood and fall on the ground.
His woman 8 size combat boots is the only thing I see-wait.
He flips me over and it’s her with the knife in her hand. Jimmy is behind her.
Dead and blank faces from both of them.
When I wake up, it’s night.
The pain in my chest in there.
I see her.
I see them.
“Juilet?” I huff.
She stands up and Jimmy pulls her close.
“No, no, no, no, no, no……NO!”
“Better believe it!” She chuckles.
“Quebec?” Jimmy whispers in my ear. “Do. You. Want. To. Know. My. Secret?”
They stab me.
END OF PART 1
This stands above the rest, there stands nothing in this world that can overtake this masterpiece, but it comes with a warning, that this will be the last thing you will ever watch because the majesty that it possesses will not only blind, but also take away all mean in this thing we call life. I was allowed to live for the sole reason of spreading the words of our savior to all that will listen. This series may take all meaning from life, but without it life is meaningless, so I say that it`s 9001% worth the risk.
And now a outtake from my favorite story , please enjoy:
It's been awhile since I've watched anime made by Zexcs, since their track record goes back 2 decades, and with this new installment of the manga-turned-anime adaptation called Rokuhoudou Yotsuiro Biyori, let's see how the studio fares on this bit.
Rokuhoudou Yotsuiro Biyori showcases the characters: 4 men running a cafe called Rokuhoudou, each with their own idiosyncrasies, values and traits. Think of it as a mesh of Blend S (or as someone out it this way: Part reverse-GochiUsa , part Isekai Shokudou) and just replace the gender. Btw, if you haven't noticed, this show's goal is to keep you, the viewer, very laid-back as though
nothing major will happen, and what it is presenting to you will keep you calm for the entire duration of the show.
The characters showcase of their various talents and interactions with one another may not make this show anymore coveted, but it's fine for what it is, just a relaxing show all around.
The art and animation is really quote-unquote so-so, as evident that when I watch particular studios that have a ton of shows displaying their art directions and animations so much that I can recognize the art style. As to what Zexcs is doing with the series, it's really alright, nothing mind-boggling.
The music is an interesting choice. On one hand, you have the usual intro sang by either some famous or well-known song artist, but the other, you have a completely classical song for the ending (same with what Hakata Tonkotsu Ramens did). It's not bad, and I've gotta say it's starting to get creative, but at the same time it feels old very quickly.
Overall, this show is really meant on giving you the Yuru Camp laid-back feel with the GJ-bu plot that nothing ever happens, just the characters interacting with one another in their daily lives. If you have the tenacity to just watch anime in your own pleasure at the comfort of your living room, this is the show for you, and if not, try something else instead.
In these opening weeks of the Spring 2018 anime season, Steins;Gate 0 starts off as the by far highest rated anime, although Megalo Box is the new heavy hitter if we look past sequels. This and more in the opening edition of The Seasonal Quarterly.