Satoshi and Arumi have been friends since early childhood, but now Arumi's family is moving to Hokkaido, deeply upsetting her long-time friend. However, when Arumi's grandfather accidentally breaks the pelican statue atop his restaurant, the duo find their world turned upside down and not quite as they left it. From a fairy tale kingdom, to kung fu China, to the prehistoric age and everything in between, Arumi and Satoshi can't quite seem to figure out where they are, or better yet, how they can manage to get home to their own Abenobashi Shoutengai!
Normally I wouldn't give a 10/10 to any anime much less one with almost no plot or story, but this anime was just so much fun, and almost made me piss my pants laughing at one point. A lot of craziness (think foolycooly for a reference) but over all understandable and funny. I definitely recommend this one. read more
Magical Shopping Arcade Abenobashi is one of the first anime my infant brother saw. Call me crazy for setting an infant in front of Abenobashi, sure, but he needed to see Anime Unleashed's best show they would ever air. Abenobashi's crazy themes pretty much appeal to anyone, and are recommended to most audiences, see "Objectionable Content" for more details. Story... read more
|Abenobashi: Magical Shopping Arcade||2001||TBD|