Shonen and the Value of Life of Tertiary Characters
I’m watching more shonen anime than I normally do recently, and I feel like writing a bit about Value of Life in these shows. Primarily I am making observations from Dragon Ball, Gurren Lagaan, One Piece, and Hunter X Hunter. Those, while major hits in the genre, aren’t a complete sampling. My comments are really just to indulge my own stream of conscious babbling. Spoilers abound.