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Anime Review: 3-Gatsu No Lion (March comes in like a lion)

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Anime Review: 3-Gatsu No Lion (March comes in like a lion)

I just finished 3 Gatsu no Lion (March comes in like a Lion) and I think it's one of the most powerful slices of life series that I've ever seen. There's no supernatural, no superpowers, no fantasy, everything is very raw and realistic. People struggling and persevering, the melancholic mood is punctuated with the characters celebrating the small victories of life. Rei, the main character, is a 2nd-year high school student who has been a professional shogi player since middle school. His father died when he was very young and Rei was then adopted by his father's best friend who...

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