Critical to a fault. Lived in Tokyo for a year-and-a-half, and fluently handicapped in Japanese.
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Darling in the Franxx is so middling, so average and mediocre that I have no clue why people are treating it as if it's either a 1/10 or a 10/10. If you step away from the so-called 'hype' you'll find that it's neither, much like Re:Zero.