Who doesn’t love a good fight? Nothing more says I’m the biggest simp on earth than time-travelling a whole decade and slugging a few gangsters to save the girl you love lol. Tokyo Revengers by LidenFilms really hits the nail on the head with the storyline, animation and overall awesomeness. Nothing gets my blood pumping than a great fight scene where a bunch of adrenaline rushed teenagers slug each other to assert dominance.
We start off the story with our boy Takemichi who is a complete loser. He’s 26 years old and works in a video rental shop. He is constantly getting harassed by his manager who is younger than him. His miserable life was the definition of disaster. His apartment was full of garbage and cockroaches, he’s late on his rent and to top it all off, he’s single lol. Don’t worry, it’s not all bad the director says, lets’s just Isekai him lol.
Wish granted and Takemichi gets pushed in front of a train and boom, he time travels back to his younger rebellious days. With his childhood gang, they immediately go looking for trouble. They go around challenging gang members to a fight but end up getting bullied by a gang that was 2 years older. They get their ass whooped and not long after Takemici becomes the slave of this older gang and is forced to fight in matches against people of their choosing.
All may seem bad but here comes Mikey and Draken, the captain and vice-captain of Touman, the number 1 gang in Tokyo. Luckily they come in and save the day…..and make Takemici their bitch lol. Just joking, they actually become really good friends despite their positions and ranking. I believe that deep down, everyone in Touman has a really good heart. I never thought I would say this in my life but after watching this anime, damn….. I want to join a gang lol.
The story revolves around Takemichi’s redemption in life and his quest to save his old girlfriend Hinata Tachibana. In the future where he came from, he witnesses on the news the death of his old lover. He has the ability to time travel back and forth under one condition, by connecting hands with Naoto Tachibana. So at this point, he can travel back and forth between the past and future to see if his actions had any effects on saving Hina’s life.
A lot of things happened and we fast forward to the Black Dragon fight. Takemici, Mitsuya, Chifuyu and Hakai are facing off against Taiju the 9th Black Dragon Boss. The situation is pretty dire for our first division captain Takemichi and second division captain Mitsuya. It was a literal slugfest, but a must needed arc for the development of our protagonist.
Takemichi is literally the shittest fighter I’ve ever seen in my anime watching life, but no one can deny this fact, and it’s that this man has balls of steel. His loyalty to his friends and unwavering will has earned him the respect of his members. As he continues to fight for his goals, I have no doubt that he will achieve the position of captain one day. Does that answer your question? 😉