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It expects the audience to willfully ignore its poor writing, because hey-- there are cute girls to gawk at! Date A Live, in all of its wisdom, also tries to push a semi-serious 'plot' amidst its comedy. If he is hurt, he will be magically healed through some convenient plot device.
Drawing inspiration from the 2008 manga "Kami nomi zo Shiru Sekai", Date A Live presents itself as a pseudo-parody of otaku culture. Funnily enough, this ridiculous premise is actually one of Date A Live's few redeeming points. A plot so riddled with lazy writing and insufferable cliches that the anime becomes the very thing that is parodying. The third episode contains two within minutes of each other. He doesn't need to fight or do anything remotely intelligent, because why the hell would he? Date A Live is not concerned about petty notions such as 'sense'.
It's up to our main man Shidou to stop these invasions by dating them. Now, when I first learned of what the show is about, I thought it was kind of interesting... It's a unique idea for a show, albeit stupid, it is unique.
Story - The story is about our harem lead, Shidou, dating the many spirits that invade the earth.
It is something to be watched-- maybe enjoyed-- and then immediately forgotten (assuming the writing does not give you an aneurysm). If you are the kind of viewer that cares not for critical quality, then perhaps the girls will be enough to keep you entertained.
It represents precisely why an anime cannot survive on cuteness alone. For everybody else, and especially those already revolted by the harem genre, make sure to keep a few bandages handy.
As absurd and unique this show sounds, some might think this is a recipe for a disaster, but it’s actually incredibly entertaining.
The whole plot is mainly for the entertaining fight scenes, between the spirits and the anti-spirit team, and the several comedic scenes between Shidou and the several spirits that accompany him. Summary: If you think too hard on the plot aspect of DAL your brain will melt.
This is the first known "Spacequake", an inexplicable natural disaster that has since become commonplace. High school second year Shidou Itsuka lives alone with his cute little sister while their parents are away. While rushing to save his sister from a sudden Spacequake, Shidou is caught in the blast and, in the midst of the chaos, finds a mysterious girl.The OP is one of my favorite songs to date and the ED isn't half bad itself. All in all, the soundtrack as a whole was really well done and does not disappoint.Characters - You can look at the characters for DAL one of two ways.Now, it's up to Shidou to save the world by dating those who threaten to destroy it! The Blu-ray Box features an additional 35 minutes worth of content.Date A Live adapts the first 4 novels of Koushi Tachibana's light novel series of the same name. Due to the Blu-ray Box being released after FUNimation Entertainment's release, this additional material was not included in any English release.