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For me at least, this is also the ultimate end. I may have a few simple standards for which I believe an Anime should have, but they are standards so the show will ultimately be entertaining.

Not everything needs to be subversive, not everything needs to be a genre buster, not everything needs to have so many twists that it would give Shyamalan moist trousers. The ultimate end should be to entertain in my opinion. Whatever you do along the way is fine, but if you are making Entertainment, you should be aiming to entertain.


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    You know what, I can respect this. If this is what you are looking for in your Anime, then more power to you. I apreciate this honesty. Really, if you stick to what you love, you can’t go wrong.

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