TrimmingWinter2012 written at 23:32:56; Add Comment
Trimming the fat, Winter 2012 edition
Due to some things that do not fit into the margins of this blog, watching anime in general has recently stopped being as casual and enjoyable a thing as it used to be. Because of this I'm strongly considering trimming the list of shows I'm watching down to things that I seriously enjoy, as opposed to stuff that's just okay. So I've decided to make a list (or two). Because of what this is, there is a lot of picking on negative aspects of shows that have both good and bad sides.
(I have not yet decided to do this and circumstances may change. But just writing it down makes it more likely.)
This is probably still too many shows.
Kind of teetering on the edge:
On the chopping block with some degree of certainty:
I don't know if I'd have the willpower to actually drop the shows that I carried over from last season, especially Shana III. Every time I read someone saying that Shana III has done something interesting this episode, my resistance to watching it goes down a bit more.
I started writing this a few weeks ago but sat on it while I mulled things over slowly and actually started following through on some bits. On the other hand, every time I take another pass at this it seems that my opinion's changed a bit. I am sometimes an eternal optimist who finds it very hard to give up entirely on shows, even when I should.
(So it's time to just post this, not endlessly edit and re-edit it. I can always change my mind about shows later.)
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