No Game No Life is an anime series released in the year 2014. If you haven’t already watched it, I’ll give you a review and analyze if it’s perfect enough to watch or it should be skipped. The series is inspired and adapted from the light novel series that goes by the same name. The series has received an IMDb rating of 7.8.
What Is No Game No Life About?
The story of the series is inspired by the novel, therefore having the same storyline as the novel with some or no changes at all. The story is described as two siblings named Sora and his stepsister Shiro are gamers. By gamers, I mean top class, fully qualified, best, and undefeatable. They’ve made a name for themselves because of their competence.
One day, they are visited by a person who claims to be a god in another world where humanity is extinct, and both siblings are challenged to fight and save humanity through games. The other world doesn’t support violence and decides to face each other through games only. We’ll get to see how Sora and Shiro use their talent and skills, their teamwork, and their presence of mind to help and save humanity.
Should You Watch No Game, No Life?
Honest opinion about this series for a person that does not have any interest in the gaming world is a big No. The thing about series and movies, etc. that have the concept of gaming tends to be boring for people who don’t play games or have no interest in games. It might not interest them as it will be out of their thinking capacity.
On the other hand, hard-core gamers or gamers, in general, wish to see this series; it will be a great watch. The series is very well-structured and made, and across the globe, people have lived watching it.
Where to Watch No Game, No Life?
Viewers can watch the anime series on Netflix. Hulu and Crunchyroll in the United States. The series is packed into 12 episodes with time ranging from 24 mins to 30 mins each. The series can be watched on the above streaming platforms after paying a subscription amount.
The series received a mixed review, with mostly positive responses and a few negative reviews. The positive reviews were that the series was a great watch, and it was interesting; each episode kept the viewers hooked, and one couldn’t watch the next episode. Viewers stated that the story was easy to follow and genuinely interesting, with no loose ends and confusing plot lines.
On the other hand, negative reviews gave in, saying the series was not up to the mark and that other anime series did a better job than this one in the specific genre. The series was said to demean women in many ways and didn’t sit well with a number of viewers.
Since we can’t make our opinions based on others’, if one likes the concept of the series, they should definitely watch it for themselves.