How is everyone?
Zanafor here with – you might have guessed it – an anime review! As many of the series of the Fall 2011 lineup slowly reach their midway points, I hope to be able to write some reviews of what I’ve seen so far. Without further hesitation, I present a short review of Ben-To
Ben-To (ベン・トー) is a series of light novels written by Asaura and first published in Febuary 2008. The anime adaptation, produced by David Production, began airing in October 2011. Six episodes out of the scheduled twelve have been released as of now.
I find myself saying this a lot, but Ben-To really suprised me. After reading a handful of confusing summaries, I was left feeling skeptical. Nevertheless, I decided to check it out. What I saw completely bypassed my every expectation. Instead of getting the type of random, hyperactive anime that I expected, I was greeted with a solid, action/school comedy series that has won its place as one of my personal favorite anime series this season.