At first glance Poco’s Udon World is in a similar genre to say Usagi Drop or Sweetness and Lightning: a show about a sole father raising a child. However it’s more of a tourist advert for Kagawa whilst reconciling a son to the memories of his late father.
It’s pleasant enough stuff, especially the tanuki masquerading as human Poco, but ends up being fairly shallow all told. Episode 12 Kakeudon was trying for an emotional reaction that the show lacked the depth to pull off. Continue reading