Parents' Guide to

Mob Psycho 100

By Mark Dolan, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 13+

Live-action anime adaption is uneven but fun for fans.

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What you will—and won't—find in this TV show.

Community Reviews

age 13+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 15+

A bit uncomfortable to see but fine for anime fans!

age 11+

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (2):
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An odd mixture of sad-sack romance, slapstick comedy, and X-men-style action, Mob Psycho 100 is tonally all over the place. Our hero, Mob, is such a passive and self-doubting nebbish it's hard to get behind him. His crush object is dismissive and aloof, but the audience is expected to support Mob in his pursuit of her. The exorcist is a con man and played for broad laughs. He's clearly taking advantage of Mob, yet he's also positioned as a caring father figure.

Overall, it's hard to tell exactly who this show is for. The romance angle is tame, the villain's plot is very dark, and the comedy is pretty childish. You could look at Mob Psycho 100 as having something for everyone in the family, but when the elements are so far removed from each other, it's more alienating than unifying.

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