“Recovery can take place only within the context of relationships; it cannot occur in isolation.” — Judith Herman, Trauma and Recovery
Andy: That there are places in the world that aren’t made out of stone. That there’s… there’s somethin’ inside that they can’t get to; that they can’t touch. It’s yours.
Red: What are you talkin’ about?
Red: Hope? Let me tell you something, my friend. Hope is a dangerous thing. Hope can drive a man insane. It’s got no use on the inside. You’d better get used to that idea.
Search around the web a bit for impressions of RAINBOW Nisha Rokubou no Shichinin and you’ll soon find a few comparisons of the anime to The Shawshank Redemption.
In this post, I explore the similarities between Kiss x Sis and the mother-son incest myths that became all the rage the 1980s.
And a shy, cowardly and somewhat clumsy ronin.
If you’ve given up on RAINBOW Nisha Rokubou no Shichinin, which I almost did, it deserves another chance.