Room 208

Elaborate Burn

Sasami-san@ganbaranai Episode 1 Conjectures

Meanwhile, Omo tries to unpack what’s going on in SHAFT-land:

Did you just watch Sasami-san@ganbaranai episode 1? Did that make sense? No? I don’t know, but there’s plenty to go on from here, even for someone unfamiliar with the source material like me. But it requires some decompression for someone who isn’t neck-deep in Japanese culture and subcultures.

A lot of it arcs back to Shinto mythology. Surprise!