So this is a new show that dropped last week, apparently based on a manga. I watched it in Japanese with English subtitles. The setup is 3 slacker-ish 20-something Japanese guys walk out of Shibuya station in Tokyo to… empty streets. The great metropolis is empty. Then they start seeing signs directing them to a “game arena” where they are faced to play game with deadly consequences. Other characters come along and things get… complicated. It’s a mix of some game concepts with some of the violence and moral quandaries of The Walking Dead, and I enjoyed it overall.
It’s not for everyone as it is very dark and quite violent. I just finished the full 8 episodes and I’m still digesting it. I won’t say it’s perfect or even great but I have to say it came out of nowhere and I got a lot of good viewing out of it.