Netflix’s ‘Dorohedoro’ Season 1 Spoiler-Free Review: New anime series is trippy, ridiculous and so much fun

Netflix has added a model new anime series to its rising catalog of worldwide content material and it is, no doubt, one of many weirdest issues we have ever seen on the streaming service. Based mostly on the manga of the identical identify, ‘Dorohedoro’ is a loopy dystopian journey that includes magic, violence and a bizarre lizard-headed man. Caiman (Wataru Takagi), the primary protagonist of the series is a person with the top of a lizard who is looking for the sorcerer who cursed him. He is joined on this mission by his finest good friend Nikaido (Reina Kondō) and opposed by a robust sorcerer referred to as En (Kenyu Horiuchi), who has one thing of an obsession with mushrooms. 

It is a unusual and wild journey that includes dystopian landscapes, loads of humor, and a variety of mouthwatering meals. Nonetheless, this one is not for the faint of coronary heart. ‘Dorohedoro’ options greater than its justifiable share of graphic violence and bloodshed. Living proof, Caiman would not have his recollections so every time he meets a sorcerer, he takes their head in his mouth, the place a second face seems and reveals whether or not it is the proper particular person or not. At which level, he kills them. 

There is additionally a fun pair of assassins, Shin (Yoshimasa Hosoya) and Noi (Yū Kobayashi), who’re despatched to kill Caiman by any means needed. For them, meaning in as brutal a means as potential.

So far as magical dystopias go, the world of ‘Dorohedoro’ is fairly grim, with the polluted human dimension often known as the Gap and the fantastical but class-divided world of the Sorcerers standing in stark distinction to at least one one other. However regardless of their variations, each worlds are full of loads of weirdness, together with technologically superior brooms and morbid ‘Purge’-style rituals. 

Beneath all that insanity, nevertheless, is a fun journey that is equal components cool and humorous. ‘Dorohedoro’ is a real darkish comedy that must be a fun watch each for hardcore followers of seinen anime and the typical on a regular basis viewer. This is the official description for the present on Netflix: “Amnesiac Caiman seeks to undo his lizard heard curse by killing the sorcerer accountable, together with his good friend Nikaido’s assist. Within the Gap, that is a risk.” 

‘Dorohedoro’ was launched on Netflix on Might 28.

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