“I don’t want to live. But dying is such a hassle. I wish I could just disappear.” – Tatsuhiro Satou
NHK ni Youkoso! (literally translated as Welcome to the NHK!) is a compelling psychological dramedy that instills the painful and gleeful experiences of a paranoid, a shut-in, an introvert, an anti-social, a computer addict, and generally, a human being. This anime is a quintessential depiction of Japanese hikikomori life and the cruelty of the mind – pessimism, paranoia, social anxiety, foolishness, traumatic experiences and even anger.
NHK Ni Youkoso is an adaptation from the famous novel of Tatsuhiko Takimoto with the same name, aired on Japanese TV way back in 2006. The novel was published in 2002. The review is all about the adaptation. No content from the novel or even the manga was reviewed.
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Another thought-provoking film that suspends the laws of physics and blatantly imposes the quantifiable dream as well as the subconscious. An intelligent, innovating film that is indeed entertaining but holds no bar for its limitations, making an enormous entropy from the whole picture. Does the film have limitations rather?
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A series of thought-provoking scenarios that gripes me out of the comfortable couch, forces my mind to play by its rules. This film has the ambitious illustration of Einstein’s relativity, as well as the black hole theory. However, it focuses more on the specific protagonist rather than the setting itself, leading to a petty entertainment.
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A film about nonsensical consequence of skulduggery that only irresponsible plebs can be edified. Given with pretentious acting, appalling cinematography, be ready to waste your precious hour.
This review focuses on the plot, and probably contain some spoilers.
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