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I have several complaints myself. The lack of character background for Cathy and Eddie is disappointing, especially the latter was quite interesting. The manga is by far still the best adaptation because of this, not to mention Episode.0 is a thing and highly recommended to anyone who enjoys the story. If there's anything they could have done more than a straight adaptation is to add bits of the prequel to explain several obscure plot points and character motivation, although that's tricky to do as it has nothing to do with the MCs and requires more episodes and that means higher budget. They also omitted the part where Zack explained his mother was the one who put him in that illegal orphanage, I thought it was kinda important.Danny's psychotic tendencies were overexaggerated at times, kinda gets annoying.
So far Magia Record anime doesn't feel like it urges you to play the game to understand the plot, rather it encourages you to play the game for liking the story and characters. For the most part, the anime did a good job at explaining various plot points without telling too much or too little. The game on the other hand, due to its medium has a tendency for excess of silly moments, flow of events coming roughly together or feeling abrupt and characters acting overly tropey because it's a gacha game. You're far better off following the anime and putting the game on hold.
Late to the party, but I legit enjoyed Satsuriku no Tenshi anime and it doesn't feel low-effort despite the visible limited budget. As someone who has watched the game playthrough many years ago and know the ending, the adaptation doesn't make me any less emotional about it. 8/10
...The way her right thigh reflects the light makes it look like it's made out of glass. Good thing she's sitting because there's no way she can stand with those thighs. The hair on the ground is poorly rendered too, in fact I'm not sure why Sakimi has the character sitting on top of it when the rest of her hair is behind her back, but it sure looks gross.
Sounds like the latter, combined with being extremely thin-skinned and an attention whore. She absolutely can't stand opposing stances that she uses every chance she gets to antagonize people instead of leaving them alone. When people call her out on it, she'll 'take a break' and superficially reinvent herself. She gets back to her old habits as soon as a group of people voice an opinion that opposes hers, rinse and repeat.
You’re missing the point here. Sakimi’s art has been getting objectively worse compared to her works from a few years ago. The wack anatomy is just one part of it, her skills have regressed in every way possible, whether it’s anatomy, coloring, pose, background, etc. Since she has an established style AND used her past works as a cover to promote her patreon, I think it’s more than fair for us to criticize her for it. Style is never an excuse for poorly drawn art, even more so when said artist has drawn professionally for a long time and possesses an extensive knowledge of drawing that is very apparent in her works, only to get rid of those in exchange of pumping out hentai anatomy pin-ups for a quick buck.
I’m pretty excited for the MagiReco anime, it looks like they’re putting more effort into it than your usual gacha game anime adaptation. Plus I gotta see Inu Curry’s art and Shaft’s animation, both are good combination.
The first pic's shading is very much unfinished that everything looks unreal, especially when you look at how the clothes press against the skin. Not sure what that string is than a random visual noise. I'm dying Tsuyu's gigantic lower half is much more noticeable when it's placed directly above her head, it's thrice the size of it. Ochako's hair shouldn't press against Tsuyu's boobs like that. What's with her hazy hair on the back? It looks like Sakimi's unfinished attempt at lengthening her hair that she forgot to crop out. There's no reason for Himiko to salivate against Ochako's side boob. Third pic is arguably better technique wise but dear Sakimi pussy juice doesn't work like that. The way the green-haired girl's hair falls is unnatural, her face looks extra hazy as well.
I know everyone has watched hentai and some of us enjoy it to a certain degree, but is this really necessary? Is being a hentai loving ethot a loveable quirk to Aria now?? At the very least she could have put it in DM or her private Discord, ugh.
The show still tried multiple attempts at more grounded storytelling through fantastical themes, because the core of the story is that dreams and ideals don't necessarily translate to reality since their wish to forcibly change the negative will bite them back in one way or another. PMMM has also been proven to be excellent at character development going by Homura. The fact that it's a subversion of the magical girl genre isn't an excuse at stupid writing imo when they clearly aim to make us sympathize with the characters including Sayaka by showing how reality slowly consumes them and they have proven from time to time to be more capable than that melodramatic shitshow (that's laughably easy to fix).
I think one of the most common problems shounen have is they equate character development with growing strength/powers and thus things tend to escalate out of control at some point while their personalities remain static. Kishimoto really loves saying empty words about friendship and redemption over many pages and chapters yet it did nothing to resolve the ongoing problems the story and characters have and when it did, he needs to stretch it out as much as possible until the good bits are lost. If you cut down like 200 chapters of the manga most of the story will remain the same. I dislike Sayaka though not quite to the point of hate. The whole point of her character arc is to showcase how vulnerable teens get exploited and ended up making bad decisions along the way. The thing most people have a problem with her character is she's so stupid beyond belief, even for an emotional 14 years old to the point I can't help but chuckle a bit at her misery. I get the show's intention, but everything about her is so overdramatized it kinda doesn't feel realistic. She can cry about losing her love interest to a best friend, but she has no reason to AND blame other people AFTER said best friend gave her a chance to confess. She also ranted about how Kyousuke can't love her zombie body when she looks and acts no different than a normal girl, which honest to god was stupid and could be replaced by a more valid reason like not being able to spend time with Kyousuke and doing her meguca duties at the same time. In the end, the meguca system wasn't the reason why she fell into despair and turned into a Witch, it was her hypocrisy and bloated ego. Was the concept of Sayaka's character arc a great way to thematically present the story to new depths? Yes. Was it beautifully executed? No, because I and many others are having a hard time believing Sayaka's character while Mami and Kyouko are better examples of miserable teenagers with realistic problems.
Oh, that makes sense. I always assume the artists that do that for non-profit purpose because they like the character and want to see them in various situations, since that's kinda the point of fiction. I'm not sure why a simple drawing of a child would get heat from others as long as they're not lolicon stuff. Sakimi's sfw version of aged up looks low-effort and terrible.
Isn’t the point of aging up characters is to give them adult traits and thus making them safer to lewd though? If they’re not children anymore, creepy pedos won’t jack off to them. I’d be obviously off-limits at 11 years old but as an adult today any other adult can romance me without repercussions. And since this is a fictional character we’re free to imagine them any way we want. Sorry, I just don’t get your logic.