2017 Year in Review

Also the Fall 2017 Review because I don’t see a reason to do two posts on this. In the end, I finished 30 shows this year. I ended up dropping nine at various points in their run, including three from Fall season.

In lieu of numbered scores I’ve arraged the shows into a set of tiers. Inside each tier the order doesn’t matter, so shows will be listed alphabetically.  Anything in the top two tiers is an unreserved recommendation, while the three tiers after those range from “really good” to “ok”. Only one non-dropped show is not recommended at all. So lets get this started.

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#12DaysofAnime 5: Netsuzou Trap is Bad (Content Warning)

This probably doesn’t come as a shock to most people, but Netsuzou Trap (NTR) is almost breathtakingly bad. It is bad in ways most people probably never expected. It is a sterling example of how not to tell a story, before you even consider its exploitative nature and how it treats some relatively sensitive content.

Guess what? Spoilers. Also Content Warning: Rape and Abuse discussion

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Summer 2017 End of Season Overview

Wow yet another season come and gone. From seeming at first like a weak season, this summer had me following more shows than in quite some time, plus not dropping any shows at all! (not that every show I finished was good….). So what was up with this surprisingly excellent season?

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