NTT Solmare Company launched its anime adaptation of “Obey Me!” on July 16 — a feminine focused story sport, often known as an otome, from the “We could date?” collection. Whereas quick, the sport proves to be addicting with an intricate and comforting plot all on the identical time.
For the reason that sport’s launch on the finish of 2019 and its launch in Japan in 2020, the sport has now amassed over 4 million downloads and is ranked 4.9 out of 5 within the iOS app retailer.
The sport itself is an addictive masterpiece introducing a universe with demons, angels and people. The human fundamental character is thrown into the Demon World, referred to as the Devildom, to be an change pupil on the Royal Academy of Diavolo or RAD.
What lies earlier than them is “seven demon brothers every with their very own peculiarities and a mountain of duties.”
The principle storyline revolves across the narratives of the totally different characters and romantic choices in pursuit of every one. The mechanics embrace the primary character controlling their gameplay via a cellphone messaging system to get via sure duties and using winnable playing cards in dance battles to excel additional into the story.
The lovable and enticing demon brothers are primarily based on the seven lethal sins or seven princes of hell: Lucifer represents pleasure, Mammon is greed, Leviathan is envy, Devil is wrath, Asmosdeus is lust, Beelzebub is gluttony and Belphegor is sloth.
“Obey Me!” is compelling due to how the sport expertly modifications the narrative of the brothers by making them not solely tremendous enticing anime boys in a comedic slice of life faculty setting, but in addition making their personalities transcend the sins they’re connected to.
The extra effort that’s put into the sport, the extra the viewers will get to see small however heartwarming intricate particulars into every character. Some are infantile and maintain insecurities, but in addition devoted and caring, and that gives extra which means past their appears and archetypes.
Attending to see how every character interacts with one another is simply as enjoyable as attending to be the focal point in a demon brother harem.
Fortunately, the primary episode nonetheless brings these core values in it’s pilot episode. Coloured Pencil Animation Japan is the corporate behind the “Obey Me!” anime and the artwork model is completely whimsical and lightweight because it paints a beautiful image of the brothers whereas additionally becoming the comedy, romance and fantasy genres.
The primary episode aired on Funimation and in addition the “Obey Me!” Official YouTube channel. The beginning of the episode was no nonsense, with none opening theme music and a begin that goes straight into the content material with Lucifer speaking about why he known as a household assembly.
For lively followers of “Obey Me!,” the episode brings easy however gorgeous surprises with its artwork model, full dialogues amongst characters and dynamic actions that can not be replicated within the sport.
Nevertheless, it additionally brings comforting familiarity with how the episode continues to showcase the characters followers know and love. Their personalities and interactions transcend the sport on a grander scale and with none interference from the primary character.
The episode follows the characters of their on a regular basis lives with properly timed comedic components, edited feelings that rework them to be extra like anime characters and added twists and surprises that introduce a brand new aspect to the characters that sport gamers have by no means seen earlier than.
The one problem is how quick the episode is, operating at slightly below 5 minutes lengthy.
“Obey Me!” could be performed on the Apple app retailer, Google Play and Galaxy Retailer. The primary episode is on the market to look at on Funimation or at no cost on the “Obey Me!” Official YouTube account.