or its full name GATE: Jieitai Kano Chi nite, Kaku Tatakaeri
reminder: i will write this post as a anime fan because i haven’t read the light novel yet.
this is another anime from the A-1 pictures and in my point of view, it is a pretty good show.
the plot: the main character is a otaku named Itami Youji, who is also work in the military to “support his hobby” (according to what Netflix translated). the anime begins with Itami going to a summer doujinshi convention and suddenly, monsters and knights(?) come out from a giant gate and they start fighting and they are also trying to kill the civilian running on the street.
Itami saved a lot of people with his quick response, after that he got promoted to the rank of second lieutenant in the self-defense force of japan. he self-defense force is also in charge of exploring the “Speical Region”, the world behind the gate. Itami’s mission in this case is to gain trust from people of the Special Region, he is also a leader of a group from the troop(?) that is investigating things behind the gate. then Itami ends up helping people from the Special Region while ignoring the rules :)
my comments: the art work, i have no complain. the plot, i think it is very easy to understand what is going on in spite of it related to a lot of the military and politic things.
i don’t find it too surprising that Itami is a skilled soldier, i can easily see that through his leader skills and also his fighting skills which is kinda obvious.
about the elf, Tuka, she sure is beautiful but we can’t see much of her power. all i can remember about her after watching the anime is her beauty and her weird father-daughter relationship with Itami, she doesn’t have a strong impression for me tho.
if you want a cute little girl that can beat your ass off, then in GATE we have Rory for you, a 13-year-old-look-alike demigod in lolita clothes i dont know why but she gives me a villain vibe at the very beginning, maybe it is because she was wearing a black lolita dress. despite that, after the first scenes of her appearance, i know that she is a good one but seh helped Itami a lot.
next it Lelei, basically she is a blue haired mage and she has skills to be a great mage. and somehow, she has become Itami’s wife because they spent 3 nights in a room together. in the end, she is a smart little girl, she can understand a few of japanese language and also their culture just by listening and watching the people at the camp for refugee.
in conclusion, i think this is a good show tho and i dont know why people dont talk much about it. after i finished the anime, i looked up for some fanpages to see if there is any update on the show, but i can barely find one. and i am not sure if this anime counts as an isekai because the whole story is take place in another whole but Itami is not trapped in that world ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
oh and btw you can find this on Netflix :3
this is our main character
and we also have this weird but yet cute relationship :D