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Well you gotta have to fit in all those fucking shows that come out every couple of months. Especially with like limited time slots and shit.
I know. I know.
So I'm a big fan of Studio Shaft, and everyone talks about the show Puella Magi Madoka Magica, and I looked at it and figured it was just your typical magical girl show, but with some of Shaft's signature animation techniques. Then I find out its purpose is to be a deconstruction of the magical girl genre, and become srs buisiness. So it starts off in typical magical girl fashion, being all full of cutesy love and happiness, and then devolves into the opposite of the genre as a tragedy with death, despair and isolation. So it's kind of interesting seeing a take on a genre that's 99% bubblegum pop, and turn it into a dark fantasy.

It's apparently highly regarded, and to the point where a member of Production IG (famous for Neon Genesis) said it was even better than Neon Genesis, and inspired him to contact the same writer to create a gruesome dystopian crime thriller called Psycho Pass.

So I'm gonna go jump into this shit and find out if this is supposed to be as amazing as everyone says.
Sam, are you up to date with the AoT manga?
If I recall, Sam doesn't really read manga.
He should. The AoT manga is awesome.

And what are some good Shaft shows. I keep seeing you talk about them. What would be a good one to start with?
Well I started with the first show in the Monogatari series called Bakemonogatari. Read the thread on your forum if you wanna know what it's about. Then have a mind fuck with the surrealism of the story and art and characters.
Always thought Attack on Titan was kinda lame tbh
After how Sword Art Online was massively hyped up last year and ended up a huge disappointment, I'm waiting for Attack on Titan's hype to die down for a bit to give it a try. I'm kind of expecting it be meh.
Grungie, I think you would like it because it is a good mix of action and drama. I like it way better than SOA (which is still a good series).

Start with the anime and if you like that then read the manga.
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