Hello!! Kiniro Mosaic Episode 1 [First Impression]
The time has come, and so have I.
This is too amazing. Kiniro Mosaic is too amazing.
I feel so cleansed! And happy! I might just be in a good mood today, but that could not have been any better. It was too adorable. We had some hilarious lines, from “Aya-chan, can I use the telephone game to tell her the answer?” and “Want to wear my parka? I warmed it up for you!” to “Why do I keep thinking about Youko? It’s not like we’re in a long-distance relationship!” And that moment when Karen flashes a dazzling smile towards Kuzehashi-sensei and yells “DON’T MIND!” had me in stitches. I love Kongou, so it should be no surprise to learn that I love Karen too. A smile just like Karen’s was permanently plastered on my face throughout the episode.
I think I might have missed this more than I thought – it’s been almost two years since the first season after all. Kiniro Mosaic really, really deserves its spot alongside Non Non Biyori and Gochuumon wa Usagi desu ka? as one of the big three recent iyashikei anime. Of course, the three are slightly different – this focuses a lot on comedy, Non Non Biyori is calm and idyllic, and Gochiusa has this ‘fuwa fuwa’ feel to it. You know what I mean. In all of them, though, everything is fluffy and nothing hurts. And that’s exactly why they are beautiful.
This is the road to the world peace Shino dreams of. This is salvation in anime.
This is… this is the best.
I mean, these girls look so happy every morning. They derive such happiness from greeting each other in the morning, and… and that makes me happy too. Even Youko crosses out the idea of Shino having ulterior motives – Shino is too sweet for that! Though if you ask me, I think she’s not as worried as Alice is over not being in the same class any more, since she’s got Karen with her this year. The writers are monsters, by the way – why would you turn Ayaya x Youko into a long-distance relationship?! Aya even rushes adorably over after first period to ‘see Alice’, you know? There are certain things you shouldn’t joke about!
Kiniro Mosaic is wonderful. The OP alone makes me smile. But from a blogging perspective, it’s pretty hard to come up with stuff to say every week – I have never successfully finished blogging a ‘pure’ slice of life series yet, if you don’t count Yuru Yuri. That won’t stop me from trying, though. So for as long as I can manage, join me for Kinpatsu Shoujo the Animation, as we enjoy the second season of the longest homestay ever!
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