It’s autumn, so this means a whole new season of anime to check out.
Of course, this 2013 anime lineup has A LOT of shows. An avid viewer of anime needs to weed out the good from the bad, just like they would for any TV sitcom out there.
I have checked out the first episodes of random anime series for this fall, and below are my various thoughts with a guideline of my opinions.
Of course, you have to take these ratings with a grain of salt. I put a lot of emphasis toward first-episode impressions. With so many shows in any given anime season, having the viewer hooked enough to keep watching a series is important. After all, if one anime show will not get your attention, another one is bound to catch your interest.
1 = Just terrible. An anime with this rating makes me question humanity, and I feel sorry for all the money wasted toward animating this piece of garbage.
2 = Lackluster. An anime with this rating misses the mark on many levels. It is better than trash tier, but the anime is still crappy in some fashion.
3 = Average. Lots of anime fall into the “OK” category by default, but some do not excel enough to stand out from the crowd.
4 = Great. An anime that strives for “oomph” is always a treat because it went the extra mile to be more than ordinary.
One of those “twisted” anime stories. Very intriguing. I want to see what happens next.
Initial Impression of First Episode: 4/5