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Jul 7, 2019 11:17 AM
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THIS IS AN ANIME ONLY DISCUSSION POST. DO NOT DISCUSS THE MANGA BEYOND THIS EPISODE.
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Heh, I knew something wasn't normal when the guy gets a package delivery in the evening, or two.

Welcome back Yami Shibai.
Jul 7, 2019 2:52 PM
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Pretty okay start, not the worst but it really failed to set up a creepier atmosphere for me. Kinda lame tbh
Jul 7, 2019 3:01 PM
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Jul 7, 2019 5:10 PM
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EGOIST said:
Pretty okay start, not the worst but it really failed to set up a creepier atmosphere for me. Kinda lame tbh


I think thts the problem with 80% of Yamishiba, they are great stories, with great story moments, but ruined so often with bad timing and such, or going too long on a visual.
Jul 7, 2019 6:04 PM
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wow, such a good start, better than season 3 and 4 at least.
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Jul 7, 2019 7:46 PM
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Pretty meh episode, but still happy to see more Yami Shibai.
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Jul 7, 2019 7:58 PM
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Looks like Yami Shibai is finally "good" again
Jul 7, 2019 8:26 PM
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I bet that delivery guy killed his friend! Maybe him and his friend did something to him sometime ago, and now he came for vengeance.

Like a " I know what you did last summer" kind of thing.
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Jul 7, 2019 8:27 PM
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I did not know the anime but watched this episode and found it very good, I can not wait to see the next
Jul 8, 2019 4:35 AM
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well, I think it's a good start for this season. Though the art still can't give the same scary vibes as the first two seasons, the story kinda goes back to the track of season 1 & 2.

I hope this season will nail of viewer's expectations
Jul 8, 2019 5:01 AM

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Yikes, he got back in tiny bits :o
Jul 8, 2019 1:10 PM
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Yami Shibai is really a guilty pleasure for me. I generally love it even if some of the episodes are more silly than creepy. I loved this episode. Creepy delivery guy delivering creepy packages. :D
Jul 8, 2019 3:23 PM
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I'm glad it's back! This wasn't as creepy buuut it wasn't terrible like some of the past episodes either so not a terrible start . . . hope to see something like zanbai again though
Jul 8, 2019 5:28 PM

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A, summer nostalgia is back.
Pretty ok start. I didn't expect something better.
Jul 8, 2019 10:36 PM

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Considering what I've come to expect from this show, this episode was pretty good. An actually creepy story, even if the delivery still kind of falls short.
Jul 9, 2019 5:01 PM

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I had low expectations since last season was boring, but this was a good start.
Jul 9, 2019 5:41 PM
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The problem of the episode was the lack of a thrilling soundtrack, an actually scary image and the fact that the loght was too bright for a horror anime. My opinion.
Jul 10, 2019 6:11 AM

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good start, expected something more tho.
Jul 11, 2019 9:03 PM
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we all know this will eventually get more seasons than Teekyuu
Jul 12, 2019 5:51 AM

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well, that was creepy but it's not that scary because I didn't get quite get the story of it
Jul 12, 2019 1:49 PM

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Pretty decent. Glad that Yami Shibai is back.
Jul 14, 2019 8:32 AM

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No new episode this week apparently.
Jul 14, 2019 12:52 PM
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I thought this was fine! It could have been done a little better, but there's something about it that kinda does make you kinda shiver. Rest in Pieces, Hasegawa.

What I really liked was the way Storyteller did the intro. I usually don't watch Yami Shibai with my good headphones, but I did today, and his near whispering voice slipping into my ears kinda gave me a chill!

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Jul 14, 2019 1:49 PM

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I enjoyed the first episode. Like every season before it had a slow start. I'm really looking forward for the up comming episodes and what they might bring.
I rather don't want to house sit for a buddy like he had xD
Jul 16, 2019 11:32 AM
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I thought it was a good start. The atmosphere, along with the music, sfx and the way they build up the tension to the final moment never fails to keep me glued to the screen. High hopes for the rest of it.
Jul 16, 2019 11:53 PM

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So where is episode 2?
Jul 17, 2019 7:01 AM

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So where is episode 2?


Not airing this week. We're getting 2 episodes in a few more days though.
Jul 17, 2019 9:59 PM

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Very, very, very predictable.
Jul 22, 2019 8:57 AM
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Why am I here again? It must be them short episodes. My attention span is a sucker for these short episodes.
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Jul 22, 2019 2:33 PM

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I liked this one quite a lot actually
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Aug 29, 2019 10:18 AM

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So his friend got shipped home in pieces.

Good stuff as usual.
Sep 24, 2019 2:58 AM
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I started with this season because i stumbled upon this series and i understood the stories in this season and the first season but i am not able to understand jack shit of any of the rest of the seasons
Mar 25, 2020 7:37 PM

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I'm assuming from the scary red door thing they added to the opening, that rather than continuing with season's 6 decision to mix in different types of ghost stories, this season is determined to go back and double down on the horror. That's disappointing, since that variety is a large part of why last season was my favourite but if the execution is good that's all that matters.

And how is the execution? Well, if the first episode is any indicator, it'll be solid this time around. This was a solid premise delivered competently, pun intended. I think what I like the most about this, is that it doesn't leave you with a jump scare, it left it to our imaginations. It built up the scenario then left us to imagine, what could happen, which is a lot more effective than a jump scare I feel. I hope Yami Shibai 7 continues writing stories in this vein. Not to credit this as a fantastic episode, but it certainly wasn't bad imo.
Mar 26, 2020 1:58 PM

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The narrator at the start has such a cool voice.
Jun 18, 2020 10:58 PM

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I'm scared for this season. They chose a unique premise, but it fell flat and felt ultimately forgettable to me. I think I prefer the typical ghost/monster stories because even though they can be repetitive, they end up scarier.
Nov 22, 2021 1:58 PM

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Well that's one way of getting back home...
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Dec 28, 2021 3:21 AM

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That was a very good start. Creepy packages.
Jul 13, 2022 10:08 AM

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Pretty vague tbh. not a great start for season 7.

ED kinda sucks

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