Run: 12 Episodes
Studio: A-1 Pictures
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Blend S takes place in the café Stil. The cafe employs waitresses of different character-types: ‘traps’ (boys who look like girls), tsundere (a girl who is usually cold, but shows a warm side from time to time), younger sister, older sister, and more. Maika Sakuranomiya was rejected by many part-time jobs because she always has an angry look on her face. However, one day, she is passionately scouted by one of Stile’s manager to work as a sadistic-character waitress, and this is how the story begins.
I have a confession. Dino is my spirit animal.
Blend S is a new Kirara-Kei anime based set in a themed cafe. However, unlike most Kirara-Kei, this series has *gasp* MALE characters? This has split the viewership a little, with some people actually refusing to watch the show because of this. Those viewers, I say, are missing out! Blend S is a delightfully cute comedy about a girl who was born with a scary look in her eye. This leads her to eventually finding a job at a themed cafe, where she takes on the role of the do-S (sadistic) character. We also have a tsundere character (played by a voluptuous game otaku) and a little sister character (played by a university student). Each of the staff members so far are adorable both in and out of character- but they are nothing compared to shop manager Dino. Hailing from Italy, Dino is…creepy. Like really creepy. Yet it’s adorable? What the hell is this show? Dino’s reactions to the rest of the cast are over the top and stupid…yet all it seems to be is a more exaggerated version of how I, Jennifer, am feeling. Am I creepy? Yes, probably. But that’s besides the point.
Blend S is very cute, and should hopefully appeal to both male and female viewers. I also must mention that Tomoaki Maeno’s acting is on point, with Dino speaking in slightly accented Japanese, but not to the horrible extent that foreign characters in anime are usually subjected to.
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