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Life as an Anime Millennial: The Glory of Aggretsuko

While commentary sites tend to lean towards the informative or negative, let’s take a moment today to just revel in something super awesome. 

Let’s talk about Aggretsuko

Aggretsuko is a Netflix show about a cute, reliable red panda who vents her rage by singing death metal karaoke. In a world of anthropomorphic animals working desk jobs, the show walks to the beat of its own drum. As does its main character, Retsuko, even though she hides it under sweetness and compliance. 

With 15 minute episodes, the Japanese original series is short, to the point, yet oh so effective. And, somehow, depicts one of the realest expressions of being a twenty something, despite being a bizarre animation about office animals. 

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