So, at first glance, SCHOOL-LIVE! seemed like just another manga-style anime that followed the most generic set of guidelines there is. A show about a group of uniformed high school girls. The only reason I added it to my queue on crunchyroll (my primary medium for streaming anime) was because of the final word appearing on its description before it was cut off: 'survive.' For a while, up until around the final leg of the episode, it embodied my original impression perfectly. Honestly, I don't know why I stuck around until the end, but I am glad I did.
I'll go ahead and warn you that there are spoilers ahead. This is a review and the show already has a season's worth of content available by now anyways. If you don't want it to be ruined for y…Read more >