Yokohama Kaidashi Kikou (ヨコハマ買い出し紀行) is an anime with many twists and turns. It’s a futuristic world with almost no civilians left in sight. It starts out with a simplistic plot, and soon transforms into a complicated adventure with mystery and secrets. Do you like that kind of anime? Then this is the perfect series for you.
This anime’s main character is a girl named Alpha. She runs a café in a secluded area just outside of Yokohama. There are no customers around, but she seems more than okay with that fact. She happily goes along with her day, but she’s not completely alone. Alpha is frequently visited by a man who runs a gasoline stand nearby and enjoys his company as well as his grandson’s.
It turns out that Alpha is actually a robot. Since this is a futuristic society in a post-apocalyptic state, that fact seems quite fitting for this show. Alpha’s job is to watch over the café as her life’s purpose and she is to do so until the owner of the café returns. Though the owner’s date of return is unknown, she is happy to fulfil her duties for as long as it takes.
This anime is also a manga and has been turned into an audio book with dramatic undertones, voiced by many well-known actors. Though the manga has many volumes, the anime is quite short. It was separated into two series’ each having two episodes within them. All of the material related to the story of Alpha has won many awards and was well-received by its audience.
This anime is very intriguing and can appeal to a wide variety of people. It’s a high-quality show and extremely renowned.
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