Ikoku Meiro no Croisée – First impressions

Culture shocks abound for cute Japanese girl in 19th century Paris.

Claude and Yune

It’s always fascinating to see historical Europe from a Japanese perspective – sometimes it’s similar to the view from within, other times you can see Japanese influences pretty clearly. I can’t yet tell how Ikoku Meiro fares in that regard, but I didn’t spot any oddities in the first episode.

...don't look at me like that.

The biggest mystery is where Yune learned to speak French.