Sentai Filmworks has introduced it is going to be adapting Yu Ishihara’s webcomic Doomsday With My Canine (Sekai no Owari ni Shiba Inu to), a four-panel webcomic a few highschool lady dwelling in an apocalyptic world together with her Shiba Inu named Haru. Regardless of the miserable setting, the comedian’s content material is light-hearted, with Haru, who can communicate, serving to his proprietor hold her spirits up in a miserable world because the final dwelling human. The sequence’ humor comes from Haru’s observations and interactions with the lady, in addition to another characters who seem. It additionally explores philosophical concepts and ideas, with Haru participating in lots of of those conversations.
Doomsday With My Canine is one other entry in a pattern of laid-back, post-apocalyptic titles. Yokohama Kaidashi Kikou additionally took this strategy when exploring life after a cataclysmic occasion led to the destruction of recent civilization. Whereas the protagonist is not the final dwelling particular person in that sequence, some episodes didn’t characteristic any interplay and targeted solely on her as an alternative. Whereas it leans extra into comedy moderately than iyashikei, it does share the style’s light-hearted nature given the circumstances.
Different excessive factors are the characters Haru and the lady meet — together with aliens and yokai — and the philosophical conversations Haru partakes in, whether or not it is the that means of affection with different canine or Schrödinger’s Cat along with his proprietor. It is positively an underrated sequence that many followers of cute canine and philosophy will take pleasure in and will try this summer season.