Revisiting Say “I Love You” (2012)


As with The World is Still Beautiful[1] I’ve been revisiting Say “I Love You”[2] recently and have a few thoughts to add to my original reviews. I get a little ranty about episode 13 at the end, so there are spoilers ahead.

First up, despite the problematic start to the series, Say “I Love You” is a surprisingly mature look at high school life. Whilst many of the shoujo tropes around shy high school romances are in play for Mei and Yamato, there is a refreshing dose of reality in several other characters. Continue reading