Day 42 - Iyashikei

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Aug 28, 2021 06:50 AM
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Aug 28, 2021 06:50 AM
Iyashikei (癒し系) is a subgenre of slice of life which brings a 'healing' effect to its audience. the atmosphere is very much more light-hearted and calmer, hence the 'healing' effect.
Nothing ever happens in the iyashikei genre, but that's the beauty of it. You watch the characters lead their everyday lives in a calmer environment, giving us the peace we might not have in these times.
That was why my SO & I have been watching some iyashikei anime for the past few weeks during our meals. Iyashikei is applied to mostly anime though, I believe. It has been a needed half an hour experience each time to slow our minds down during our lunch break and after work. Want something slow & gentle for the soul? Try getting into iyashikei.
I listed a few options in a thread here: