Be warned: this is a review of Zankyou no Terror with heavy spoilers.
Zankyou no Terror follows the story of the two teenage boys Nine and Twelve, who carry out bombings as the terrorist group Sphinx, and Lisa, an innocent bystander who was roped into becoming an accomplice to their crimes. Their motives are unknown and their methods are too well thought out for the police to track them down—only the retired detective Shibazaki is able to keep up with the riddles that Sphinx posts onto the internet, which lead to the site of their next terrorist attack. In Zankyou no Terror, also known as Terror in Resonance, Shinichiro Watanabe weaves an exciting, action-packed thriller, through which he explores the state of Japanese society.
Or, at least he tried to. Let’s see what went well, and what went wrong (but mostly what went wrong because there’s honestly not a lot that went well).Continue reading “Terrible in Resonance: A Review of Zankyou no Terror (Heavy Spoilers)”