Credit: Netflix

First impressions are important. With our limited time, it can determine whether if we watch a show or move on to another one we’re more interested in. So when a show like “Beastars” comes along having a male canine protagonist courting a female bunny deuteragonist, when it explores the similar matter of prejudice, and when it even has a lion as a mayor as well… it inevitably draws comparisons. It makes one question its novelty, and whether if it’s really worth the time to watch something presumably inspired by an American cartoon (as opposed to presenting its own unique story)…

Tang Wee-Boon

Wee-Boon is a 31 years old Singaporean Chinese with a fondness for quality storytelling. He majored in scriptwriting and has experience in video production.

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