In the future, a system called Sibyl presides over the country and provides order to every facet of life. It dictates which job fields citizens should go into based on aptitude tests, and can even read each resident's mental state and predict which ones are likely to commit crimes in the future. Fresh from exams, Akane Tsunemori is beginning her career as an Inspector, a specialized police officer who works to apprehend these latent criminals and stop crimes before they happen. But not all that get caught are eliminated or jailed, some join the police force as Enforcers to provide insight into criminals’ minds, and Akane is warned not to get too close to them, as they're considered little more than hunting dogs. Though skeptical of this advice, and Sibyl's judgement, Akane is determined to work together with her Enforcers to protect the peace of her city and its inhabitants.
Very good, especially in building up atmosphere at how the futuristic setting is supposed to make its denizens feel. The character designs in particular are drawn by the maker of Hitman Reborn, so expect a lot of cool factor and black suits. Aesthetically though it has hiccups, such as the soundtrack being rather passable, the heroine having WAY too big eyes, everybody talking like... read more
My first impression of Psycho-pass was that someone was trying to recreate Death Note. It gew on me, however, and I've ultimately decided that it is a quietly good show which really tears into questions of morality and society. Good Points -Really meaty themes: justice, controlling society, morality, good vs evil, etc. -Never crosses over into cliches. -Beautiful atmosphere, really fits the... read more
|Kanshikan Tsunemori Akane||2012||TBD|