Warning: Spoiler for episode 2 of A Galaxy Next Door Another Cute Way Crunchyroll romantic cartoon called A galaxy next door just introduced a dark twist to the general story of eroticism. The series also gives the notion of lover’s guilt a disturbing spin.
Adapted from the manga series by mangaka Gido Amagakure, volume two of A Galaxy Next Door tells the story of manga artist Ichiro who cannot stand a high fever because he is too far away from his assistant Shiori, an alien Princess that he entered. engagement in the previous episode. Ichiro knew that the fever would subside if he was near his fiancée and that physical contact with her would speed up the healing process. He is then transported to an area with dark clouds and gets a nosebleed after grabbing Shiori’s arm and pulling her away from what could be a nasty conflict. Shiori informs him that her own physical and mental trauma will affect his physicality. Even though Ichiro was protecting her from some overbearing people, Shiori misinterpreted the situation and found Ichiro’s actions to be too aggressive, as a result of which Ichiro’s nose started bleeding.
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Both of these fictional supernatural instances are symbols of very real experiences for lovers. Couples, especially newlyweds, can become so dependent on each other that even brief separations can seem physically painful. A Galaxy Next Door is essentially turning that emotional pain into the literal physical manifestation that always happens to people engaged to Star-People. The symbolic nature of this phenomenon is highlighted by the fact that Ichiro is clearly not in love with Shiori, at least not yet, but since he is currently attached to her, he must now go through a difficult time. bear while she is away. The fact that getting close and touching Shiori’s body can help ease the pain and cure his “heatstroke” is just another supernatural twist on a real problem.
However, the whole scenario where Ichiro gets a nosebleed for pulling Shiori away from a group of bossy guys is more nuanced. In this case, Shiori misinterpreted Ichiro’s actions as being overly aggressive as he was only protecting her. The fact that Ichiro undergoes this physical trauma because his actions have caused her injury is a dramatic version of his lover’s guilt. Obviously, any person would feel bad for hurting their loved one, especially when they were trying to help them. That guilt can feel like physical pain, and A Galaxy Next Door is making that pain a reality, too.
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Aside from these dark moments, A Galaxy Next Door is a cuter Crunchyroll TV series than anything else. Interestingly, the reasoning behind the series’ name is not at all as metaphorical as the aforementioned explanations of heartbreak and lover’s guilt. That is literally shocking. Ichiro’s unintentional engagement to Shiori resulted in him actually being teleported into endless space. Literally, there’s an infinite collection of galaxies next to Ichiro because she lives in his apartment complex and touching her in some way can get him out of there between them. The beautiful combination of literal and figurative is just one of many reasons to watch Crunchyroll’s A galaxy next door.
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