ITT: Anime with settings more interesting than the story that takes place in it.
Ichiban Ushiro no Daimaou
Index and especially Railgun
Fate/Kaleid Liner Prisma Illya
Ryuugajou Nanana to Maizoukin
Akame ga Kill
>hey let's create this fantastic world with unlimited possibilities and adventures, full of magnificent weaponry, and so much interesting and fantastic people living in it
>... waifu wars?
i think "C: The Money of Soul and Possibility Control" is the best example of this.
it had so many interesting thematic elements
>financial district that could influence your future
>the clown guy and the spinning clock and all the bible references with the horsemen and the apostles
>servants being publicly controlled and able to be bought out
>servants being the embodiment of their owners future
>Midas money overtaking the world
and the story was basically
>kid with OP servant beats everyone even though he's utter shit and a crybaby
Good Idea Shit Execution: The Series
It's not that the story is bad, it's just hard to compete with flying city ships, mechas out the ass and complex faith based magic systems.