Ok, I'm not a big fan of anime. I'm not a fan of anime at all, in fact. That's because I see a fundamental flaw with anime: it never knows when to stop.
An anime starts out with a basic plot that the story generally follows, then it does a complete 180 & never really comes back. It's like Naruto; I began watching the tv show when it came on Cartoon Network. I kinda liked it, it had a nice solid plot. Naruto has to become the Fourth Hokage or whatever. So I watch it for a while, but the story begins dragging on & on & on & ON. It strays completely away from the original concept. It now has, probably, a ton of manga & a ton of different shows, none of which related to the original plot. It went from Naruto saying "I'll be the Fourth Hokage errrr" at least twice an episode to a bunch of random bs. Anime should END, not go on forever like it's being made up as the creators go along.
For example, I'll make my own anime: "Super Robot Quest"
A guy has to destroy an evil robot that wants to take over the world. The guy goes on a big journey trying to figure out how to destroy it, then does. The End.
Sure, it would be longer & have much more detail, but that's all an anime should consist of, with maybe a few sidetracks.
But instead, the creators would drag the story on forever:
"But the the evil robot's soul comes back & try to take over"
"They destroy that robot then his half brother tries to take over"
*A complete spin-off series completely unrelated to the main topic*
"They kill the new guy then an ancient evil robot awakens"
It's like a soap opera. That's what I don't like about anime, it doesn't know when to stop. Take Avatar: The Last Airbender for example (idk if you'd consider it an anime or not, but whatever); it had a definite story with a finite end. It had around 60 or 70 episodes, then ended. And it was a great series too. It would be perfectly acceptable if they wanted to create a new series now since they wrapped the original up.
I cringe when I see people continually watching anime when it drags on forever like that.
So, does anybody here agree with me?
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