5 Bad Anime Sequels

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It’s been an extremely generous past few seasons in terms of anime sequels. While some of them (Free!, Sword Art Online, Aldnoah.Zero) were entirely expected, the announcement of others (Mushishi, Durarara!!) came as pleasant surprises. To their credit, many of these sequels have been relatively well-received by the fan community, although there have also been a number of them, both recent and not-so-recent, that haven’t gone down nearly as well. There’s certainly plenty to choose from in this department, but I’ve attempted to restrain myself by going over only the five worst to have darkened my screen to date – counting down from bad to downright awful. Continue reading

My Top 5 Worst Anime of All Time

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A while back, I posted a list of my top 20 anime of all time. Then a Certain Someone suggested I do a list of my top 20 anime shows I disliked the most. I saw two problems with this: the first being that I’m just not that much of a masochist, and the second that, as Peter from Too Old for Anime pointed out, it’s not really possible to fully judge an anime that hasn’t been watched all the way through – and let’s be honest, patience isn’t my strong suit, so there are a great many titles that I’ve dropped from boredom and/or disgust after only an episode or two.

Know what miraculously solves both these problems? Scraping together a top 5 list instead. Continue reading