Title: Ben-To
Original Title: ベン・トー
Episodes: 12
Year: 2011
Studio: David Production

The supermarket is an important building in any city, for they provide a convenient way to purchase a variety of food in a family-friendly, safe environment. However, these stores changes in the blink of an eye once the unsold bento boxes go on their nightly half-off sales! War breaks out and friends become foes as each person fights for honor, pride, and dinner. There are no longer any people in these supermarkets, only Wolves and Dogs⁠—winners and losers.
High schooler You Satou is painfully introduced to these battles after unknowingly stumbling into the war zone, but instead of choosing to avoid these nightly fights, he wants to join in. After seeing Satou’s lack of fighting skills, upperclassman and Wolf Sen Yarizui invites him and Hana Oshiroi, a girl who enjoys spectating the brawls, to join her Half-Priced Food Lovers Club to show them the distinction between the Dogs and the Wolves. Together, they learn what it truly means to fight for your food.
(from MyAnimeList)

Absurd! Starting from the plot, this anime is incredibly zeny!

We have a lot of absurd anime but this was really refreshing! And the fights have nothing to envy to some of the best fighting anime, especially with all the twists that get added to them! I started devouring one episode after the other, as I got completely into it!

The comedy is full of puns and it is hilarious, starting from Oshiroi as a comic relief… but there are also some really crazy things that really got me laughing, like the cellphone of the protagonist having the sound of an old modem connecting as a ringtone! Or the fact that they never show the face of one of the characters… or even the “howl” of the Wolves!

It is really funny and entertaining but it also has its flaws: like the thing I hated the most of the whole series is the character of the class president; it quickly turns from a cue for the comedy, into something really annoying! Like she will end up ruining a whole episode that goes overboard due to this character!

However I really enjoyed watching this anime and the story it is also quite well written! Really recommended!


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