3 Episode Rule – Komi can’t Communicate

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.

This is my final entry into the Autumn season’s 3 Episode Rule series. In general, I have a habit of overcommitting myself to assigning myself shows and only actually watching half of them. Although this season might be the most I’ve followed through and posted about the shows I’ve seen since I started writing this series. I’m not sure if that’s because of the quality of the shows we’ve been given this season, or just because I had two weeks off work to dedicate all the time to watching and writing them.

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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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