Oct 232012
 

So two seasons later, Kyoto Animation has a new show out. Considering how much I enjoyed their last show (you can see just how much here) there was no way I could pass this one up. Like their last work Hyouka, Chuunibyou is based on a light novel series, but the genre is a little different this time around. Hyouka dealt more with drama and quiet slice of life moments, but Chuunibyou is all about the comedy (for now, at least). I’ve seen the first 3 episodes, so I’ll be basing these impressions on that.

So let’s get some small details out of the way. Chuunibyou is a light novel by Torako, and picked up for animation by Kyoto Animation, the first of this 12 episode series airing on September 27, 2012.  Now without further ado, let’s examine this a little deeper.

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Oct 232012
 

When it rains blasphemy, it pours. Cause yes, I am actually writing this article. Here’s the thing – the last thing was all about Kyuubey and some of the stuff I mentioned was about basically not knowing some stuff, plot holes, and some crazy theories. This has to do with better solutions to the ending of the show. Does that mean I hate the ending presented? No, it was beautiful and symbolic and lovely, it was a very fitting end to the entire tragedy, and it felt like something had been accomplished. But I do recognize that if we are talking WITHIN the Madoka universe, there were many, many better wishes she could have made that would have made instead. So let’s take a look at what exactly could be fixed about the end to one of the most popular series of the decade. (WARNING: Like the last one, this article is crammed full of spoilers)

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