So, this is unarguably AOTY, right?
I have to agree to a certain point. While S1 had a straight narrative, S2 was a bit of a mess with overly melodramatic sidestories and lacklustre attempts of romance that went nowhere.
AOTS Winter 2016: Phantom World
AOTS Summer 2016: Koe no Karachi
AOTS Fall 2016: Hibike Euphonium 2
AOTY 2016: Hibike Euphonium 2
MOTY 2016: Koe no Katachi
Winter 2017 AOTS: Maid Dragon
2017 AOTY: Violet Evergarden
KyoAni are fucking UNSTOPPABLE.
Officially and objectively.
The interactions between Kumiko and Shuuichi had tremendously romantic undertones, and they each play the role of next door neighbors who act tsundere toward each other.
If it isn't an attempt at romance then Kumiko and Shuuichi are just cunts and awful people. And if that's the case, then why should I care about these awful people?
>not posting the superior version
>where's the attempt?
>shuichi was shut down every single time
>Where was the attempt besides the attempt I'm mentioning right now?
They kept this shit in because it was in the novel too. But they downplayed it so much that it lost all meaning. So why not just skipping it altogether? Hell even the other characters had to remind the viewer that there was supposed to be something romantic going on by shipping those two for no apparent reason (that actually started in S1).
And there was also Reina's boring crush that was mentioned all the time but was equally pointless.
The reina romance is the most laughable and insulting romance I've ever seen in an anime
I don't know how I'm supposed to ever think that this retard can have a chance with Taki or how I'm supposed to have any sort of empathy for such a delusional idiot.
>Reina's boring crush that was mentioned all the time but was equally pointless.
did you really think a man in his thirties was going to fuck his 16 year old student and that it wasn't any more than a high school girl's silly crush?
so what do you want? all shuichi stuff removed, all reina stuff removed? you realize you're watching a melodramatic slice of life about concert band, right? not a documentary of jap club activities
then why did you waste your time watching 2 seasons when you could've stopped like 3 episodes in lmao
do you just complain for the sake of complaining? tell me a show you like and what you like about it
>all shuichi stuff removed, all reina stuff removed?
I don't see why not. It's like asking if removing your appendix would be a loss because it's technically part of your body even if it doesn't fullfill any purpose.
the fuck is this shit and where is my realistic drama setting???
I think it's anime of the year, but I didn't watch everything either.
Definitely my favorite drama of the year. Favorite comedy of the year is probably Sakamoto. Both shows had their own appeal but I prefer Hibike due to the superior art and sound design.
They always blow their load in the first season, while second seasons tend to be cash-ins since they already went through all the interesting material.
K-On was the opposite. The first season was testing grounds for Yamada's debut. It became wildly successful so they went all in for the second season.
After Story is ruined by the dragon balls desu
Did the sequences in the dream world appear in the first season as well? I thought those were annoying as hell.
I also like keyshit's humor way more than its tearjerking.
Middle of the road romcom with a few tearjerkers > a show that presents themes very well and then manages to somehow completely shit on them by the end
Although that's not KyoAni's fault, it's Maeda's fault for being a terrible writer.