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    Quote Originally Posted by Stuyvesant View Post
    I'm glad that everyone thinks that Usagi Drop is all cheerful, but I couldn't watch it without being skewed by the manga ending which left a Woody Allen bad taste in my mouth.
    Gotta agree, I read the manga first and as much liked the ending, it kinda just killed the anime for me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by vphamv View Post
    Star Driver for lack of better words, sucked. The story was terrible and tried way too hard to be cool. I wouldn't even have put it on the list at all. Animation was good though.

    Mawaru Penguin Drum should be put to mid.
    Lol wut? The story was great, they hit fucking bullseyes with the unrequited love themes throughout the show. And I'm pretty sure the moronically classy style of it, which I'm guessing is what you though was 'trying too hard to be cool', was intentional.

    I loved Mawaru Penguin Drum, but as much as I thought the excessive amount of time trying to get Ringo to hand over the diary was a low point of the show, I didn't think it killed it overall. The last few episodes, it's odd realities, and it's lack of explanations did more damage in my opinion. Still, it's shitlessly creative, and deserves the High Priority spot way more than Bakuman and Natsume IMO.

    Also, I'm surprised Kamisama Dolls is Medium. I loved the hell out of that show but I didn't think it was particularly special.
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    That show was terrible. Trying to make an awesome HG character with some kind of fabulous stylish flair was really dumb. Everything about that show screamed cliche. The trying too hard was obviously intentional, and a failure. It was a huge disappointment after having watched X'amd.

    MPD lacked proper story telling and was drawn out far longer than it needed to be. A bunch of the episodes were very poorly written and does not deserve any spot at the top. I've only ever watched the first episode of Bakuman and never touched Natsume so I wouldn't know.

    Isn't that what medium is? Not particularly good nor not particularly bad.



    Anyway, as for the talk about Usagi Drop goes... I was smart enough to stay away from the manga while watching the anime so I fully enjoyed what was presented there and say it deserves a spot up at the top. The manga's second half may have sucked donkey nuts, but the anime was great(with the exception of the first episode being kinda meh).
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    Quote Originally Posted by vphamv View Post
    MPD lacked proper story telling and was drawn out far longer than it needed to be. A bunch of the episodes were very poorly written and does not deserve any spot at the top. I've only ever watched the first episode of Bakuman and never touched Natsume so I wouldn't know.
    Ya I had to drop it after like 7 or 8 episodes. Glad I did. Is Guilty Crown worth watching? I'm waiting till the season is over to watch it all at once, but is it worth it?

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    All very nice!
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    Quote Originally Posted by dna2playboy View Post
    Is Guilty Crown worth watching? I'm waiting till the season is over to watch it all at once, but is it worth it?
    It starts off pretty good, but I think they're extending this one a bit too long with a new arc without any real explanation of the first half. At first I was super excited but all of a sudden the show's whole direction has suddenly shifted and gone to too many extremes. It's super cliche now but animation wise it's still top notch. It's a shame too because it had some really interesting elements.

    It may still be worth a watch once the show is done but I'm honestly not sure just yet. The last 3 episodes have been really offsetting and I'm not sure what the show is really about anymore because it felt like after the 12th episode it was over but suddenly there's a whole new season of the show. It was obviously done so on purpose but I feel the execution was not the best and wasn't clear enough.

    Atm, it can either crash and burn or recover itself. Not sure if you want to invest your time into it or wait until the whole thing is over and then try it out. I'm already what seems to be half way through so I'm just going to stick it til the end. I hate going this far and then just stopping even if the shows end up being terrible. I mean, not all shows are perfect so I'll give it a chance.
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    I watched Stein's Gate over the weekend. Not a bad show. I quite liked it, but I don't know if I'd put it that high up.

    There was an episode about midway through the series that I found a bit shoddy. It made me question the intelligence of all the characters and lose a fair bit of sympathy for them.
    Anyways, it recovered well.

 

 
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