Sonny Boy is an unique Japanese anime tv collection animated by Madhouse and written and directed by Shingo Natsume. The collection aired from July to October 2021.
One day throughout the summer time trip, a gaggle of 36 girls and boys from the identical faculty discover themselves and their faculty constructing trapped in empty house removed from dwelling.
Over time, making an attempt to get again dwelling, they understand that they’ve private supernatural talents, but in addition discover it troublesome to navigate their very own interpersonal relationships.
According to the usual definition of being carried to a different world. However, the principle tropes for the style have grow to be, not a lot. Whatever you have been anticipating in Sony Boy Episode 1, you’ll most likely be shocked.
The show is extremely atmospheric, drawing extra on horror a la The Drifting Classroom. It’s psychological terror, and it attracts the viewers in instantly. Stylistically, it will nearly remind one of many few productions of SCIENCE SARU.
Going into this evaluate, if I didn’t realize it was deliberate to be a collection, I might have thought Sonny Boy Episode 1 was a full 20-minute quick movie.
I might have been pleased with this even when the threads have been nonetheless not tied. It can be fascinating to see the place the story goes from right here. The two determined to remain the place Nozomi had left and depart within the morning. He met a scary boy who gave him a notice.
They discover that the person is Raj, who had leaves and a parrot on his head. Raj goes and pays his final respects and decides to assist each of them discover their manner dwelling.
He went to Raji’s headquarters and located that 2000 hundred years had handed since he had come to this mysterious world. Raj exhibits the 2 the ultimate draft they made, which incorporates a highway that may take them to Earth.
To her shock, Nozomi learns that non-rescue variations of her classmates graduated from center faculty, however she by no means succeeded, as she died earlier than commencement. It additionally foreshadowed his demise by falling off a cliff on this world.
Then why is Nozomi seen alive? The anime doesn’t supply a definitive rationalization, however it seems that Nagra and Mizuho ended up in a standard world that was not the identical because the one seen in Episode 6 – one wherein Nozomi by no means died.
This is barely truthful as a result of they managed to seek out their manner by way of the compass which was primarily their fallen good friend – or maybe, they inadvertently influenced the end result.
Mizuho wonders if the boy is expired, and Raj replies that he’s unsure it’s received to be troublesome on the earth. Mizuho expresses her concern of demise and wonders how Nozomi felt when she died.
Raj asks if he has seen the world the place Nagra died, and he denies it. She wonders why they are saying that Nozomi is expired. Nagra exhibits Raj one thing that confirms that Nozomi has handed away. The two talked a couple of disciple from that nation who believed they have been God’s youngsters.
Nahara and Mizuho select to flee “This World” within the earlier episode and return with them, regardless of nobody else selecting to go along with them and figuring out that their unique world won’t be the identical world. which he had left.
He did it for Nozomi, who in the long run couldn’t get him to return. Everyone else left it to make it again to the true world, however they didn’t. The animation is sort of putting. The low quantity of element and watercolor like palette set this anime other than its friends.
The character design was finished by Eguchi Hisashi, who was additionally the character designer of Perfect Blue, which tells you all it’s essential find out about it. If that doesn’t make sense to you, try Perfect Blue. You can be a greater particular person due to it.