3 Episode Rule: SSSS.Dynazenon

3 Episode Rule is a series in which I watch the first three episodes of a new anime and decide whether to stick with it or drop it based on those three episodes alone.

Back in 2018, I was taken by surprise by a little anime called SSSS: Gridman. I wrote a piece about it ages ago, realising I had far more nostalgia for Ultraman than I ever realised, having never even watched any Ultraman myself. So imagine the compoundment of my surprise that not only did SSSS: Gridman get a follow-up, but one that wasn’t even set in the same world. (Or so it would seem)

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3 Episode Rule – The Way of the HouseHusband

3 Episode Rule is a series in which I watch the first three episodes of a new anime and decide whether to stick with it or drop it based on those three episodes alone.

I think I’m starting to hit that dreaded stage of anime fandom. The one where I’m that guy who sees the list of manga are getting adaptations in the coming season and find myself wondering what the point in watching them is when I’ve already been reading the manga. Anyone else out there like that? No?

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3 Episode Rule – The Day I Became a God

3 Episode Rule is a series in which I watch the first three episodes of a new anime and decide whether to stick with it or drop it based on those three episodes alone.

I think this might be my last entry in 2020’s 3 episode rule series. I’ll say it’s a marked improvement from last season where I had three shows I meant to watch but but ended up running out of time for, this time I’ve only dodged out on the one. Maybe it’s got something to do with the quality of the shows I’ve had to go on.

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