The writers have yet to strike a consistent tone. The artistic heights of episode five now seem a faint memory–a nagging reminder of the show’s oft-squandered potential.
Sticking with the tried and true Dragon Ball formula, Toei summarizes the episode within the title, spoiling the ending before the action even begins.
To paraphrase Forrest Gump, “DarliFra is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re gonna get.” And, faithful to the truism, our Aesopian sextravaganza continues to defy expectations and flip-flop its tonality episode by episode.
Jiren, a hunk of meat devoid of personality, bursts into flames to kick off the latest episode.
The fifth episode roles in, and with it, arrives a brand new show. The nauseating metaphors have vanished with the winds of change.
Darling in the FranXX (DarliFra) stuns and captivates with its visual prowess.
It’s about teenagers. And sex. And robots.