Too much death! Akame ga Kill! when assassins get over excited

Way back when last summer someone show me the first episode of Akame ga Kill!. Sentai Filmworks’ dub had just started showing on Toonami and having missed the original sub run in 2014, it seemed like a good excuse to watch a new show in English – something that I can’t remember doing for a while. It’s probably worth saying now, I don’t intend to be explicit, but I will be alluding to some spoilers.

Though she takes the title role, Akame doesn't hog the spotlight.
Though she takes the title role, Akame doesn’t hog the spotlight.

I can’t say I particularly have an issue with watching shows on a weekly basis – most are designed to be watched that way just because they air weekly in Japan. For the first 15 episodes or so of the show this was working fine for me, the show was by no means perfect but considering it’s a standard shonen type, it was pretty enjoyable.

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