What is this?
Yatora Yaguchi excels in school and is well-liked by his peers, but inside he’s a high school boy grappling with emptiness and frustration. That is, until one day when he finds himself fascinated by a painting. The painting’s impact drives Yatora to throw himself into the harsh and beautiful world of art.
How was the first episode?
Coming out of the first episode, the thing I liked most about Blue Period is the title—and all
the ways it connects with the story being told. On the most superficial level, the term “Blue
Period” is intrinsically tied to the world of art. The word alone evokes the imagery of
paintings, brushes, and the creation of fine art—which fits perfectly for an…