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Reconciling “epic” story with anti-epic industry demands

The anime industry demands crowd-pleasing television.   This means that a lot of anime is mediocre.   A lot of anime starts off strongly with all of its best ideas and rapidly degenerates into pablum.   Some shows manage to … Continue reading

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Shingeki no Bahamut – Genesis — Watch the whole episode, don’t turn it off halfway

The opening seems a little stiff, and the follow-up seems a little too loose, but about half-way through the episode, this story hits its stride. I’m not in love with any of the characters, but I think the writers redeemed … Continue reading

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