I think 2021 has been a bit of an odd year for me in terms of the media I consume. I don’t know if it’s my personal perspective or it just being a bit of a lame year, but both in terms of the video games I played and the anime I watched, it kind of feels like it was all just a bit meh.
Which isn’t to say there weren’t good anime. I mean, this list still needs to go up doesn’t it. I just feel like the list didn’t just fall onto the page mostly formed like it has the past few years I’ve done this.
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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.
Normally I don’t talk about sequels in this series. But the first Megalo box felt like such a complete package from start to end that it felt like a series that never needed a follow-up. And yet, much to my own shock, we’ve got one. A sequel whose premise feels like one I’ve seen a dozen times before already, but there was just something about the look and feel of that first series that stops me from being mad that we got a follow-up.
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My Christmas holiday is almost over already. Oh, the never ending grind of retail. One thing that never took a break through was my unenviable task of making over 20 posts in 13 days. It might seem like cake to more of the gifted bloggers out there. But again, retail. Also, I’ve got Overwatch and Destiny Christmas events to try and participate in. Have you no sympathy for me and my very real and serious problems. Anyway, enough waffle, let’s get on with it shall we.
Today’s entry shows that sometimes, you don’t have to hang your show on a huge concept or gimmicky spectacle. Sometimes, if you just need to nail the basics and tell a simple story to an incredibly high standard. It’s really all you need to do to make a great show.
I’ll keep you in anticipation for a moment longer though as I give my current list leading up until today:
#10: Goblin Slayer
#9: Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure: Golden Wind
#8: The Ancient Magus’ Bride
#7: Golden Kamuy
#6: Attack on Titan
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