Wooderon’s Favourite Anime of 2019 – #4

Not to be a downer or anything, but this Christmas has kind of sucked for me. Working in retail tends to have that effect I guess though. I’m currently on my 8th day of 12 where I’m not really going to get any real rest, and I’m already exhausted. I know some of these days involve Christmas itself, but I’m going to be so busy in those days that I’m hardly going to have time to recover from my 7 days of 12 hour shifts before I go back on Boxing day.

I don’t really mean to moan on these list of what are supposed to be celebratory, but I’m just so damned tired.

Click here if you want to read my top ten anime and video game lists of 2019 so far.

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Dr. Stone – The Trouble with writing a show around smart character

Within a medium where so many shows focus on character’s grit and physical abilities getting them through situations, it’s difficult to plot a purely cerebral character in to that same environment. When your lead’s main power is critical thinking, showing that off while keeping it believable is strangely more difficult than with someone who can shoot jet engines out of their heels.

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3 Episode Rule – Dr. Stone

If this is your first time clicking one of these, I’ll give you the quick version. In an attempt to become a better anime blogger, I’ve been watching as many different shows as I can this season, using the 3 episode rule of thumb to decide which ones are worth pursuing or not. This time, I look at the show Crunchyroll are pushing the hardest: Dr. Stone.

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