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Ojisan to Marshmallow 08 December 2016

2016 contemporary comedy, 12 short episodes: AniDB, vt "Middle-Aged Man and Marshmallow". Hige is an overweight middle-aged man working at Web Related Company (sic); he loves marshmallows. Several of the office ladies are in love with him, for no obvious reason.

That's about it, really; the plots, such as they are, are developed from Hige's cluelessness, and the various marshmallow-related tactics the ladies use to try to get his attention. All the obvious jokes are used. There is essentially no plot progression, and most of the episodes could be watched in any order.

It's not exactly the most enlightened of premises, and the sexualised presentation of the female leads even in non-sexual situations doesn't help matters. This is an object lesson in how to make demeaning sexist claptrap even without constantly parading half-naked women across the screen.

Strictly for the marshmallow fan.

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