Friday, February 24, 2023

"Beastars" on Netflix

"Beastars", the animated TV series adapting the manga series  written, illustrated by Paru Itagaki, with a third and final season premiering in 2024, is now streaming on Netflix:

" a civilized society of anthropomorphic animals, an uneasy tension exists between carnivores and herbivores. At 'Cherryton Academy', this mutual distrust peaks after a predation incident results in the death of 'Tem', an alpaca in the school's drama club. 

"Tem's friend 'Legoshi', a grey wolf in the stage crew, has been an object of fear and suspicion for his whole life. 

"In the immediate aftermath of the tragedy, he continues to lay low and hide his menacing traits, much to the disapproval of 'Louis', a red deer and the domineering star actor of the drama club. 

"When Louis sneaks into the auditorium to train Tem's replacement for an upcoming play, he assigns Legoshi to lookout duty. That very night, Legoshi has a fateful encounter with 'Haru', a white dwarf rabbit scorned by her peers. 

"His growing feelings for Haru, complicated by his predatory instincts, force him to confront his own true nature, the circumstances surrounding the death of his friend and the undercurrent of violence plaguing the world around him..."

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