Wooderon’s Favourite Anime of 2020 – #3

I’m all out of buffer posts now. Meaning that I’m going to to have start writing these the day of posting. Which, all things considered, isn’t too bad going on my part. Considering how many posts I committed myself to writing over the course of the month. It’s a good thing I’ve got some time off work now to catch up on life, the anime I’ve missed and all the blog posts I want to get written before I fall too far behind.

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Shonen’s Double Edged Sword 2 – Undermining the Underdog Story

I was listening to Podcasts, trawling for good blog ideas to steal as you do, when the topic of shows outgrowing their initial premise came up. The example used was based on a concern that My Hero Academia could go in the same direction as Naruto did and end up forgetting the story it set out to tell in the first place; that of the underdog.

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My Hero Academia – Episode 88: His Start – Season 4 Finale

While I don’t share the feeling I’ve read from people online; claiming that My Hero Academia has been on a steady decline since the second season, I feel it really took a while for me to connect to what was happening during this 4th season, and for it to find its feet. By the time it was over though, I was fully back under the series’s spell and looking forward to whatever might come next for the kids of U.A.

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