April 6th, 2017
If you can't dazzle them with brilliance…
Well, if you can't be funny, you can at least fake it, right? At least this gives off the impression that it's trying. It blasts through exposition and 'gags' like they're going out of style, skipping such things like having the teenager explain that he attends high school and just wants a regular life. Which is probably for the best considering that a lot of the jokes are "AAAAAAAAAAAAAH!?" "WHAAAAAAA!?" and "AAAAAAAGHHHH!" Probably the best gag in the whole thing is the human-faced cat, and even that's more of a "make you feel so uncomfortable by its existence that all you can do is nervously laugh."
There are some remnants of something like Dokuro-chan to be found here, or I guess that zombie thing with the magic chainsaw for you young 'uns, but while that was genuinely off the rails and took to gory violence with a casual indifference, this just screams. A lot. So very very much screaming. A truly exhausting amount of screaming. I understand that's what passes for 'slapstick' in Japan, but hell if I could tell you why. And like the couple other things today, while it did make the correct decision to blow through events ridiculously fast to keep from the focus being on the sacky protagonist or obnoxious music, the actual content, the comedy, was just lots and lots of noise. Loud, yelly, painful noise.