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Red Garden looks like it’s headed the path of Gankutsuou rather than that of Witchblade. The end of ep 1 caught me by surprise, for I was expecting a psychodrama laden with conspiracy. But the appearance of killable monsters… man. The ED song is great though. I like Claire. She’s hot. See, Gonzo rocks.

Let’s cut to the chase. I watched a shit load of the new shows, most of which with no prior impression of what they were going to be like.

Having come through a rather extensive completed series marathon, thanks to the seasonal transition anime lull, I totally had the feel that anime studios are not equal. So here’s a quick rating of the top five, ranked according to the Riuva studo point system - +5 for an awesome anime,  +3 for a good one, +1 for an watchable one and -5 for something that has wasted my time. So it actually grades how I SHOULD, on an individual level, like a studio based on their works that I have watched and liked. But turns out this isn’t the case. What you watch doesn’t equate to which studio you will actually like.

Following some others’ breakdown of what they are currently viewing, I realised I don’t really keep track of what I read and watch. I do a rough count to make sure everyday I get the daily recommended dose of at least 10 episodes but beyond that, there isn’t much data. While creating an excel file is nice and all, I don’t see the point for anime since there are just so many disposable titles. I do have a manga file that keeps track of all my purchases.

To qualify for this hall of fame, a particular line from any anime must fulfil some requirements. It must be be at most one sentence, be said at least five times throughout the series and must please the viewers everytime it’s uttered.




Has the Rise of Anime contributed to your neglecting of other hobbies?
  • Yes, my best skill now is "watching anime".: 74% (112)
  • No, anime is too weak to make me lose control.: 26% (39)

Total Votes : 151
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