Kado: The Right Answer (2017) but the wrong anime?

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In many respects Kado: The Right Answer[1] is a breath of fresh air in modern anime.

Kado is a genuine attempt at a mature, intelligent, science fiction series that takes a First Contact premise and tries to work through the political and social ramifications using (for the most part) equally mature characters. This is a show where the default attire is business suits, not sailor suits.

Alas, the key word is attempt. Kado doesn’t quite, or hasn’t yet, succeeded in what it’s trying to do. Continue reading