Wooderon Anime of the Year 2018: #8

Another day, another post where I desperately scramble about and try to paint my personal taste as an actual indicator of quality when it comes to Anime. The last thing I want to happen is me getting found out that I have no real idea what I’m talking about, and this is all waffle. That would be awkward. Writing these intros has always been a pain in the ass every year, looking for some text to shove on here before I get into the post itself proper. Now I’ve made the mistake of having to write twice as many this year…

Wooderon Anime of the Year 2018: #8

Today, I speak about a show that completely captivated me when I first started watching it. However, It was a show where, the more that happened, the less I found myself interested. It’s strange, I enjoyed just existing in a peaceful world with the characters and seeing how they lived their lives in this interesting setting. When the drama kicked in, it lost a bit of its charm. That didn’t take away from my overall enjoyment though.

Number eight will be after these links to the previous posts:

#10: Goblin Slayer

#9: Jojo’s Bizare Adventure: Golden Wind

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Goblin Slayer it trying its best to make me dislike it

Outrage and disgust were the general sentiments surrounding Goblin Slayer when I first heard about it. Obviously, an anime as foul and disgusting as this would be something I could at least get an interesting blog out of. And so my sense of morbid curiosity once again got the better of me. And while the reasons behind this reaction were glaringly obvious, I continued to watch it. And in a way, I kind of like it.

Goblin Slayer it trying its best to make me dislike it

It’s not to say there aren’t aspects of the show doing their best to try and drive me away. The main problem Goblin Slayer has is an excess of edge. In what is otherwise a well constructed and interesting world. I’m just teetering on the precipice of walking away from this show in disgust.

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Netflix’s Disenchantment lives up to its name

Matt Groening doesn’t need to work anymore, The Simpsons is one of those insane, money generating properties that will keep Groening, his family and their kids afloat for generations to come. Still, I’m glad that he still has drive to create something new after this long. The Simpsons is an integral cultural touchstone for most people of my age, and Futurama was one of my favourite shows during its initial run.

Netflix’s Disenchantment lives up to its name

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