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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2020 Winter Anime Season Roundup

This post is probably going to be a bit briefer than the one I wrote for last season. Mostly because I’ve been a little better about actually following up on the seasonal anime series I’ve been watching here on my blog. Helped by the fact that I seem to have managed to find a bit of a groove again when it comes to a weekly upload schedule.

As we’re already starting the Spring season, and I’ve not watched anything yet except Digimon, I’ll just follow up all the shows mentioned in the Winter 3 Episode Rule series and link to any and all relevant articles I’ve already written on that show. Here’s a link to all of my impressions of the series I tried and which ones I kept on top of.

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

While I don’t share the share the feelings I’ve read people online having 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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