The story of how a joke became something rather serious.
Growing up is hard, especially for media franchises steeped in nostalgia. Digimon Adventure tri succeeds with exceeding grace.
As you may or may not have heard, μ’s, the idol group that has stood in the spotlight of the Love Live! franchise, will be performing their final concert on March 31 and April 1 of 2016 before breaking up to pave the way for the franchise successors, Aquors. For some, this is just the natural flow of the entertainment industry—but for others, including myself, the ending of μ’s feels like a loss more profound than your ordinary pop stars fading away.
Although a new chapter of Love Live! is beginning, somehow I think this ending will ring bitter for a while to come…