The 9th Soul

Random thoughts re: Koi Wa Ameagari no You ni

Posted in Special posts by Fated Blue on November 18, 2019

There’s a dilemma in meeting someone you end up falling for, but they’re either too old or too young for you.

For one, you get to know each other and find each other’s company to be something to look forward to everyday.

However, you both know the relationship you have can’t go beyond what it already is: Casual and friendly.

It’s like the forbidden fruit, except even though you both didn’t eat it, you still know how good it would have tasted.

So, you both wonder if the two of you would have been happier if you just never met in the first place.

Not knowing what you missed out on holds the exact same meaning as “ignorance is bliss,” and it hurts knowing what prevented the two of you from being together was just a gap between two numbers.

Love may be transcendental, but it’s still bound by society’s invisible chains.

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This was inspired by Aimer’s Ref:rain. I haven’t watched the series or movie yet, but the plot synopsis and song meaning made me write this one down.

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