Jun 20, 2024

Okay, buckle up, because Enbi Episode 1 is like a rollercoaster made of awkwardness and questionable life choices, but with way more bodily fluids. Imagine if your weird neighbor lady, Shizue, decided to spice up her summer vacation by turning into a walking, talking cautionary tale about the dangers of repressed desires and loose morals at a Shinto shrine. And she brought her equally thirsty niece, Rumi.

Our main character, Kentarou, is basically a walking embodiment of teenage hormones. He gets to his aunt's place, and BAM! Suddenly, he's thrust into a situation that's equal parts horrifying and strangely arousing. It's like he walked into the middle of a really messed up Shakespearean play, except instead of soliloquies, there's just a lot of heavy breathing and moaning.

The setting, a small town suddenly bustling with summer visitors, is like a metaphor for Shizue's own internal turmoil. It's supposed to be peaceful and serene, but under the surface, things are getting wilder than a raccoon in a garbage can.

And oh boy, the irony! Shizue's the one who's supposed to be the responsible adult, but she's out here acting like a teenager who just discovered the internet for the first time. And Kentarou, the innocent little lamb, ends up getting schooled in the ways of the world in the most traumatic way possible.

It's a wild ride from start to finish, with more twists and turns than a bowl of spaghetti. And just when you think things can't get any weirder, they throw in a face full of… well, let's just say you'll never look at milk the same way again. The ending, much like life itself, leaves you with more questions than answers and a vague sense of unease.