3 Episode Rule – Don’t toy with me, Miss Nagatoro

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 kind of feel like this one has been a long time coming. I’ve been reading the manga for this one practically since it started and have gone through a whole spectrum of emotions regarding it in that time. I’ve very much settled into a groove with the manga, one I feel like the anime managed to thrust itself into in a much shorter span of time. But that’s just the nature of the medium I guess.

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What makes a good Harem Manga

A while back, when I was first getting back into watching anime and reading manga, I wrote a post talking about the romantic comedy genre, specifically, the harem style of story and my frustrations with it. They were the words of a person not yet versed in the tropes and archetypes that comes from well-worn genre.

That being said, I still feel like they’re words that come from an honest place. Now that time has passed and two of my favourite examples of the genre have ended, I thought I might return to the subject and do a follow-up to it. Bare in min though; I’m older, but non the wiser.

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Wooderon’s Favourite Anime of 2019 – #2

I finally have a day off work, and I spend most of it in bed with a chest cold. Although I’m shocked I haven’t come down with something sooner considering how little rest I’ve had this month. I’ve forced myself up so I can post this though, because I’m not going to let a little cold allow to me to miss this 20 post long run.

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