>22 years later
>no anime ever came close to being this ground-breaking
ummmm. try again, sweetie
Anime is dead. CG is now the mass art movement of the otaku outsider.
I am not sure if anime is currently the right medium for ambitious innovative projects. Funding anything beyond generic Light Novel advertisements seems to be difficult at the moment.
Maybe Netflix might unironically save anime here.
Dude, Eva was a commercial failure initially. So did Lain, Texhnolyze, etc. Companies just don't have the balls anymore, even when they are now swimming in chink dosh right now.
>Dude, Eva was a commercial failure initially
Wow the first confirmed case of fake news on /a/. If you dont like the word fake news, "absolute fucking made up bullshit from some dumbass retarded faggot newfag" should suffice.
otaku couldn't break out of their shells and revolutionize japan, OP.
oh wait, wrong anime.
>20 years later no anime ever came close
ye but at least it's proven that it has staying power. people just keep pulling themselves off to some fucking incoherent and honestly mediocre time travel romance story like it's the second coming of anime jesus. really needs to stop
Already a thing.
http://knowyourmeme.com/memes/keit-ai-finds-a-way/ http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/WebOriginal/KeitAi https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JcVGDV67L-g https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o_rz1bluG_k http://www.webtoons.com/en/challenge/keit-ai/list?title_no=36825 https://www.fictionpress.com/s/3206139/1/Keit-AI-Tomoyuki-x-Seiko-Keit%E6%84%9B-%E5%A5%89%E6%96%87-x-%E8%81%96%E5%AD%90
Predict an emerging market and include elements to attract that audience to an approach to genre a lot of them won't have seen before. Mysteries are effective for provoking discussion and extending the presence of a series after its ending.
I watched it just so I can appreciate the doujins