It’s no secret that we here at T.H.A.T. love Usagi Drop as Mystlord had just put out a post that highlights of all things, how the show takes on the issue of identity, of gender, and contemporary social mores. Here we round up not only other members of this blog, but other viewers from within the sphere and the world of anime to talk about their thoughts on the show and how they reflect upon it in their respective stages of their life.
Now that we’ve rounded up the panelists, let’s get into the discussion!
Question #1: given your familiarity with friends, and/or relatives going through parenting, does Usagi Drop ring true after 7 episodes? (share what your 2nd hand experience is like briefly) [If you are a parent, share your experience briefly]
Question #2: Does the show make you consider becoming a parent as something just as important if not more so than finding and keeping a lifelong partner? How, and if not, why not? [parents: put yourselves back in time when you were single]
Question #3: what particular moment in the first 7 episodes so far did you connect with the most? Does the show engage you more as nostalgia for childhood or as anxiety about adulthood? Both?
Dear readers, how would you answer the three questions? Do you see yourselves in the circumstances of any of our panelists? If so, would you do/feel differently? It would be lovely to go back to this at the end of the show.