Six Years of Theater-going and Theoretical Game boards : The End of a Golden Era (4th Bottle)

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Six Years of Theater-going and Theoretical Game boards : The Beginning of a Golden Era (1st Bottle)

And more pieces that don’t make sense unless you’ve read everything up to this point.

While a great deal no naku koro ni related, and as intriguing as they are, I don’t particularly want it to be seen as only that, but a series of commentaries. What one takes away from stories. The key word is general. I find that to be more meaningful than focusing on a single story. It is also mentioned that everything written is extensively long and is best understood for anyone is familiar or who has read these stories and the commentary here over the years otherwise they’ll make little sense. For those who don’t, these entries are not addressed to you, for those who do carry on.  Continue reading

I’m more interested in the subplots than Chuunibyou’s main story

I’m not a huge Chuunibyou fan, not even a big one, rather a sort of a regular watcher who enjoyed the first season. One who enjoyed the antics of a group of high schoolers with too much imagination and second to none escape mechanism skills, enough to guarantee a second season. Thing is, I didn’t care much for the main couple beyond it being part of the main story. I still do. After the 2nd season this hasn’t changed much.  Why?

Rika and Yuuta’s relationship is boring. Yuuta has always been boring. Rika has become boring. I’d say I find Kumin to be more interesting but that’d be false. The relationship feels stale, dull. The story’s been moving at a snail pace for developments. When there is drama it is anticlimactically solved within the same episode. When they do make progress I don’t care much for it either way – as opposed to the 1st season when they weren’t together and their interactions were more interesting to look at. Continue reading