Posts Tagged Harem
With the Autumn season of anime over halfway complete, each show has had ample opportunity to introduce its concepts and themes, progresses its stories and characters, fix any issues or peculiarities, and show enough material to provide adequate and fair evaluations that are more than just momentary impressions. This is about the first time when our assessments, grades, and rankings have significance to them, that they hold merit in their worth, that they’re actually grading the anime as a whole and not simply an episode or two or undeveloped characters. Here, in this Mid-Season Review, it’s time to evaluate the anime of Autumn 2012.
Steins;Gate casts a wide net to create a diverse audience of anime fans. There are elements present to please every fan, from the sophisticated/elitist fans, who enjoy storytelling, mystery, and intriguing science fiction, to the more otaku/repetative fans, who enjoy nekomimi maids with their traps. I often felt these elements would create a schism between Steins;Gate fans since the different pods of anime fans have dissimilar preferences in their anime and they’d enjoy the anime for opposite reasons. Well, this episode provided a new element that both sides are sure to enjoy. And that is action.