Stay True to Your Blogging Style: Anime Edition

Recently, I almost succumbed to writing episodic anime reviews.  I found myself being influenced by the awesomely detailed reviews that I often read by my favourite anime bloggers.

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I always look forward to reading these episode by episode reviews, especially if they’re of anime series that I haven’t watched yet.  And so I wanted to write them, too.  And I almost did.  Thank God I didn’t.  Why, what’s wrong, you ask?

There’s nothing wrong.  I just remembered my promise to myself when I was building Fujinsei  a year ago.   I swore to myself NOT to write episodic anime reviews in this blog.  Don’t get me wrong.  Like I just said, I enjoy reading them, but I discovered a long time ago that I HATE writing episodic anime reviews.  

Hurrah and more power to those amazing bloggers who write regular episodic anime reviews, but they’re not for me.  I know that after a while, they’ll begin to feel like work for me.  That’s why I didn’t want to do them here.  My philosophy for Fujinsei is to have fun blogging and that’s that.  If blogging begins to feel like work, something that puts unnecessary pressure on me, then it means that I’m doing something wrong.

I wanted the freedom to write about almost anything regarding the anime that I watch.  I think that writing episodic anime reviews is too limiting and stressful for someone like me.

I decided to stay true to my own blogging style.  I hope that you will, too.  Find a method that works for you.  It’s good to experiment now and then, but I think that sticking to something that you’re good at is the best way to go.

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How about you?  What’s your blogging style?

That’s all for today, folks!  Have a great week ahead.  Cheers!

-Arria Cross


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75 thoughts on “Stay True to Your Blogging Style: Anime Edition”

  1. o/ Hii~
    Thank you for your visits to our blog ^-^
    Though it would be nice if you could do more than just visit, such as maybe giving small amounts of critique as to our writing and/or points made.

    Just wanted to say that it is interesting to see how other bloggers write, as well as their reasons

    For me, I would never be able to commit to episodic reviews. To do so would mean writing at least 1 review a day, and sometimes more. As a person who watches anime for fun, episodic reviews would destroy that sense of fun.

    Also blogging for me is a medium to express my views to the world. I would like to think that what I write should be thoughtful and planned rather than just pouring whatever is in my mind out. I do not have something substantial to say all the time, and thus having to do one everyday would really destroy the content of what I write. In order to write well, I need time. So updating constantly is quite hard.

    But anyways, this post was a nice read ^-^.

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    1. Hello there.

      You’re welcome. I like exploring other blogs with similar interests. I’m looking forward to your future posts and perhaps leave a comment. Indeed. It’s interesting to see how other bloggers write.

      You said it right. It’s difficult to commit to episodic reviews, and for people like us who are not even enthusiastic about writing them in the first place, episodic reviews would just feel like work.

      Good for you. You found a blogging style that works for you. I hope that you continue to watch anime, read manga, and to blog about them. Anyway, thanks for dropping by. Cheers!

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  2. My blogging style simply attempts to answer two questions.

    1) Do I like this show?
    2) Why?

    And it’s a lot of work to do that for all the shows that come out, but someone needs to be a walking, talking anime encyclopedia. So, why not me? 🙂

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    1. Good for you. You already figured out the blogging style that works for you. I hope you are having fun being a talking anime encyclopedia. Do we have to pay to access your wealth of knowledge? 😉

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      1. I don’t know about the booze, since I don’t drink myself. However, reading your blog instead is a great idea. Thanks! Oh, I’m already following you, like, long ago. Keep on blogging. Cheers!

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  3. I love the sentiment of being true to your blogging style. I couldn’t agree more. Recently, I have discovered it is sort of like work but I still enjoy the process if that makes sense. Afterwards, I get this huge sense of accomplishment from episodic anime reviews.
    Cassandra @ The Huge Anime Fan blog

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    1. It’s great that you’re enjoying blogging. Although I dislike writing episodic anime reviews, I do enjoy reading them, especially if the blogger write them in such entertaining ways. Anyway, thanks for dropping by. Cheers!

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  4. Writing episodic reviews can feel like work at times, especially when you’re writing 3 a week. I enjoy doing it but when there are other things that come up and reviews get pushed back, there is the sense of urgency to get the reviews out fast so you don’t fall behind. I’ve had times where it does feel like a chore to review something especially if you’re starting not to like said anime you’re reviewing. But in the end I really enjoy writing so I’ll keep at it with the episodic reviews.

    Good post, I enjoyed reading it!

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    1. I can just imagine the things you’re describing. Well, at last you’ve already figured out your blogging style and the type of posts that work for you. As for me, episodic reviews are just not for me, but I enjoy reading them.

      Anyway, thanks for dropping by and sharing your views. I’m looking forward to reading more of your future posts. Cheers!

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  5. I’m still trying to find my style, sticking to articles sharing and commenting on random things before the next season. I’ll see then if I want to do episode ‘reviews’, but I’ll probably prefer to just write commentaries on whatever stood out. Kudos to the people who properly review episodes with ratings and such, but I don’t enjoy reading or writing in that sort of way (it always strikes me as a limited form of evaluation).

    Love your blog btw! ^~^

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    1. Best of luck on finding your own blogging style. I think that as long as you enjoy what you’re doing, you’ll eventually develop your own style. There are so many great anime, manga & Japanese culture bloggers here that just reading and discussing with them motivate you. Anyway, thank you very much. That’s very nice of you to say. I’m also looking forward to reading more of your posts in the future. Cheers!

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      1. I really do feel motivated to blog the more I read what everyone else is up to. I never realised how cool the anime blogger community was until recently. Thanks for the support! ^~^

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  6. Back at December last year when I decided to use wordpress again, I was originally going to use this to do reviews on anime, movies, video games, and manga. But as time went by, I mostly talked about anime news. I don’t usually do reviews on episodes that often.

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    1. At least you find what works for you. It’s better to enjoy what you’re writing about, than feel forced to blog about something that you’re not that enthusiastic about, right? Anyway, keep on watching anime and blogging about them. Cheers!

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  7. I tend to write monthly posts but if my schedule isn’t helping, I won’t be forcing myself to do it. Also, I think the fact I only review light novels helps to only do posts when I feel like it, because I don’t have to be always watching something to talk about it, I can just take something I want and have my own pace.

    I agree that doing episodic reviews is too much of an hassle. So, stay true to your reviewing habits!

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    1. Good for you to find your own blogging style. I think that it’s important not to force yourself into blogging, unless you’re getting paid by the hour and have non-negotiable deadlines. But if it’s a more personal blog about your hobby, enjoying what you’re doing is a must.

      Ooooooh. Light novels. It’s been a while since I read one. Any recommendation?

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      1. I don’t really have a particular genre that I like when it comes to light novels. I read anything and everything. Thanks for the recommendations. I’ll hunt them down from the library first, and then purchase them when I like them. Cheers!

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  8. Nicely put! I completely agree and I’ve actually gone through similar struggles not too long ago. I just don’t see that being my thing. That said, I try to be much stricter/rigorous on the things that I do post, however infrequent. It’s great that you’ve got it all figured out, it’s just so so satisfying that way 🙂

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    1. Thank you. Indeed, it’s so much more satisfying when you know your own blogging style. It’s also easier and much efficient, than trying to write in a way that feel strange. Anyway, thank so much for dropping by. Keep on blogging. Cheers!

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  9. I’ve written both, but I started my blog to review pilot episodes. Some people can say that if they watch one episode they’re going to watch them all. . . . But I’m getting older and I have less free time (and patience!), so it’s not a given that I’m going to finish every series I start. My goal was to help people like me in weeding out what they will spend their limited time watching. I sit through an episode and offer my thoughts on the quality and craft, so that others can read the condensed form in a few minutes and make more informed decisions about what to start. Not that I’ve been updating much lately . . . but now that you’ve got me really thinking about it again, I may get back into gear!

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    1. Good for you for finding your blogging style. Not everyone likes writing a 1-episode anime review (myself included), but good for you for not minding to write one.

      I’m glad that this post got you wanting to write some new posts. All I want to say is to keep on watching anime and continue blogging about it. You may not write about every anime you watch, but at least you write about those ones that really makes an impression on you. Anyway, thanks for dropping by. Cheers!

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  10. What a timely post. Everytime I come up to WordPress and read all the posts I feel an urge to do posts on seasonal/airing anime and other kinds of posts BUT I also know I won’t enjoy doing that and I need to learn to be proud of my personal style as well. You are right; the point of blogging is so that we have fun blogging and we enjoy doing it; no point trying to pander or angle it solely to what others would like to read.

    Great post! 🙂

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    1. Thank you very much.
      Indeed, you get motivated & inspired by reading all the posts by all these great bloggers flooding your reader. It’s good to be motivated, but it’s also important to remember your own blogging style. I almost gave in to that temptation, but I’m glad that I took the time to really think about it.

      Indeed. It’s very important to have fun blogging, especially for us. Thanks for dropping by. Keep on blogging. Cheers!

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  11. Interesting post! 🙂

    I personally never saw the point in episodic reviews of anime for a number of reasons. First off, one episode is approximately 20 minutes long so there is not much scope for discussion just a recap which offers little except spoilers. Plus after writing about a series on a weekly basis you run out of things to say about it, especially it runs for 26 or more episodes.

    Hell, I’ve been writing Naruto and Bleach reviews for 8 years now based on the multi-episode DVD releases and I still find it hard to say something fresh! 😛

    Since I only review what series discs I am sent by a PR agency, writing about a series based on either its complete run or in the block releases allows room for greater discussion without spoiling anything, and it allows me to form a better opinions of the show overall.

    Anyway, it is as you said – write what you want to write and how you want to write it and good luck to you! 🙂

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    1. Thank you very much.

      Good point. I can just imagine how difficult it might be to find something fresh to say about a show that you’re reviewing every week for how many years. And you’re right. An episode runs at about 20 minutes or so, so sometimes you’ll have no choice but to connect it with other previous episodes, which might lead to a redundant feel.

      That’s good. At least, even if you’re struggling a bit trying to come up with something fresh to say, you’ve found your blogging style. Good for you. Keep it up.

      Thanks again for dropping by and sharing your opinion. Much appreciated. Cheers!

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    1. I think that as long as you enjoy the process of posting your drawings, that’s what’s important. So I hope that you keep on blogging. Thanks for dropping by. Cheers!

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  12. Thanks for the tip; I agree full heartedly. I enjoy the satisfactory feelings that come from full anime reviews. Episodic reviews are good reads, and praise to people who can pull it off, but to me it sounds like too much work, as well as not being my forte nor main reason for blogging. That’s why I’ve started a new segment called Cafe Talk, where I ramble on about anything, usually anime related, to just let my feelings go, get to know other bloggers, and to express myself as freely as I can without straying from my full review format. Thanks again!

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    1. Thank you very much. I’m glad that you find this post helpful. Indeed, I kind of envy those bloggers who’re able to pull of those very entertaining episodic anime reviews. It’s because of their brilliance that I almost gave in to the temptation of writing episodic reviews when I know that I hate writing them!

      I’m glad that you found the best style for your blogging. Keep it up. I also think that your “cafe” idea for a blog is original. Kudos to you. Keep on blogging. Cheers!

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  13. raises glass here, here. I completely agree. Though I appreciate episodic reviews I myself do not wish to do them. My anime episode reviews are usually limited to a few sentences. A blog entry it does not make. But it makes a great Facebook comment. And I’m ok with that.

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    1. Oh yeah. Cheers! That’s great. Actually I’m quite envious of those people who are able to succinctly write their opinions in a very short paragraph or so. That’s why I have an issue with the character limit on Twitter, but oh well. Can’t do anything about that. But more power to you. Keep on blogging. Cheers!

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  14. I completely agree. I wish blogging didn’t have to feel like work. The problem is, it does. And I guess it makes sense for me, because I’m pretty much blogging only to advertise a fantasy/anime book I wrote. It’s a tough blogosphere sometimes…
    But thanks for the post XD
    Aul

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    1. I understand your situation. As for me, I blog to have fun and that’s that. I stop or take a break when it begins to feel like work. I wish you the best on your blogging experience. Keep on writing. Cheers!

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  15. Hmm I get where your coming from. My blogging style usually consists of three things, Naruto Bleach and Fairy Tail. I really like these anime, so I usually just concentrate on these three. However recently I’m concentrating on many more shows, do lots of thoughts posts, manga, news, cosplay and the main reason for my blog: art. I think these fit me really well. If you believe something is your type of thing, then stick with it. You get lots of great likes so that’s an indication of what people like to read.

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    1. Indeed, it’s important to stay true to what you believe your blogging style is. It would be detrimental to have a blog that is all over the place. Although I know quite a few exceptions that manage to blog about different unrelated things but are successful bloggers.

      Good for you for discovering what you’re passionate about, and writing about them. Keep on watching anime and blogging about them. Thanks for dropping by and sharing your opinion about this topic. I appreciate it. Cheers!

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  16. Thanks for taking the time to address a crucial point. It’s very tempting to take the “easier way” especially for industry fans looking for some way to earn revenue on a topic they love. Plus, the block on this without high viewership (and ads) often leads to quite a bit of pressure where original content from the English-speaking fandom gets locked out in the favor of picture/image dumps and episode summaries for mass following.

    I’m glad staying true is on your mind 🙂 And with that, I’m off to do something to explore my own voice.

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    1. Hello! Thank you for your comment. Indeed, it’s very tempting to take what you call the “easier way”. I have a lot of respect for those bloggers who are earning money writing about what they love, but for the ones who are just mindlessly posting ad links or product links with really nothing else substantial to offer. . .hmmm, they’re a turn-off, to be frank. But if you can write about something that’s refreshing and has meaning, I see nothing wrong if you can earn money that way.

      And thank you very much. I do hope that you discover your own real blogging style and voice soon. Looking forward to your next posts. Cheers!

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  17. Good for you–and not everyone wants to see the same content/post format everywhere, so you definitely bless the anime blogging world by doing your own unique things!

    I have thought about writing episode reviews, but outside of mere impression posts, those type of reviews do seem like a lot of work. If I ever did it, it would probably be for a series that already ended so I could write them at my leisure. XD

    ~Jamie

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    1. Thank you very much. I really appreciate your kind words. Well, like I just said in my post, my philosophy for blogging here is to just have fun. If I’m not having fun, I don’t have any reason to blog.

      Indeed, writing episodic reviews takes not only a lot of time but a big commitment. Because when you start writing a review for the first episode, you want to do the next one and the next one and the one after that. It just doesn’t sit right to quit halfway through, right? Anyway, thanks very much for dropping by and sharing your opinion for this topic. Keep on blogging. Cheers!

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  18. Thanks for writing this, Arria-chan! It’s like a reminder to myself, too. I almost wanted to write episodic reviews. Here are the reasons I didn’t give in to that sudden urge:

    It feels like a chore. I hate exhausting myself (hence, my break right now)
    I don’t think I’ve much to say about every single episode
    Internet connection instability
    I watch multiple series
    Heck, I don’t even try to keep on-track with airing shows
    I am a moody watcher; basically bad with deadlines and jampacked schedules
    Doing episodic reviews will kill the ‘look’ of my blog. I want my feed to feel less congested
    I figure I could use my time for other interests I’m keeping up on

    That said, I do enjoy reading some episodic reviews like on Draggle’s blog, where they’re short and sweet. Others write weekly reviews where they list all the airing anime episodes they’ve watched within that week and discuss what they thought about each of them.

    I wrote a general comment, rather than a review, on a single episode–SnK No Regrets OVA episode 1. And that was just for fun, obviously.

    Now will I write general reviews? I’m not sure if I can do it properly, but I want to exercise my reviewing skills so I’ll get better at first/last impression posts, too. So, yes, I’ll eventually write some anime/manga reviews on my blog and on KawaranaiMono. But, no, reviews won’t likely be the majority of my blog. There are a lot more interesting topics I want to explore, and they’re outside the sort-of established review haven. Besides, I can’t say I have fulfilled my goal of exposing life lessons in anime which otherwise would probably fly over one’s head.

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    1. No problem, Miha-chan! I have the feeling that you’re like me. Aren’t those episodic reviews tempting? I was really thinking hard about them for a couple of weeks, until I decided against them. Their not my style, anyway. But the great bloggers writing those entertaining episodic anime reviews every week do it so well, that you just want to try your hand at writing them, too. Oh well. I’m glad I didn’t give in to the temptation.

      I won’t mind the least if you decided to write them, you know? But since they’re not your style, too, I’m glad that you’re staying true to your blogging style.

      I also agree with most of your points regarding episodic reviews. Besides these, they’re a huge commitment. Seeing as both of us don’t really enjoy writing them, we don’t have that much incentive to do them regularly, much less doing it weekly. Ah, I can just imagine the torture of that.

      Well, take your time recuperating from your blogging blues. I’m looking forward to when you can blog regularly again. And thanks very much for dropping by and sharing your opinion. Cheers!

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      1. Our souls might be twins separated by physical birth! Hehehe

        Yep. Episodic reviews are really tempting, and just like you said, I somehow wanted to try doing this thing. But I don’t think my writing style for episodic reviews, had I pushed through, would be that fun to read. My sense of humor (or the lack thereof) is a bit shaky and might creep anyone out. (I’m sometimes creeped out by my own writing incompetence. Sigh.) On the brighter side, I have time to remedy this by attempting to improve my writing. Grammar, punctuation, prose, humor, and everything else. And I agree that some people are just really good at it. Kudos to them.

        I actually missed one more point. Episodic reviews are transient posts. I feel that they lose their relevance over time. Although new viewers will still happen to dig up old posts, the episodic discussions are barely touched anymore.

        I honestly miss blogging and I have a lot of ideas I want to write on, but I still don’t have the energy to do it. And I’m prepping for my graduation, too. Thanks for listening to my woes, Arria-chan! I deeply appreciate it. 🙂

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      2. Hahaha! You pulled the words from my mouth. That’s what I was going to say, but you beat me to it.

        I’m not just flattering you when I say this, but I don’t really notice that you have trouble with your writing skills. You remember your post about the school uniforms and about the anime fillers? Those are my favourite posts of yours because they’re very insightful and well-written.

        Indeed, I notice that, too. Not that I write episodic reviews, but from the blogs that do, it seems that episodic reviews are hot when they’re just published but after that, the buzz dies down.

        Aaaaw. I say just focus on completing all you need to do in your personal life. Like I just said in this post, it’s very important to have fun when you’re blogging. So when you feel like blogging again, by all mean, return to the blogging world. We’re eagerly waiting for your return. But you know what? It doesn’t feel like you “left”, you know what I mean? It’s because you’re still pretty active in commenting, even if you’re not posting on your blog.

        You’re welcome! Anytime, Miha-chan. Cheers!

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  19. If there is a particular episode that is especially emotional, or is the high point of the series then it could be reviewed as an individual episode.

    Or if there is an episode where you are wondering “What just happened???” Then it needs to be discussed.

    I am a big fan of Sword Art Online(finished season 2 last night), and I still cannot figure out the season 1 Asuna and Kirito get killed episode — only they don’t really get killed. It seems like they changed the rules of the series just for that one part, and it went by all too quickly. Looking back it is the only thing I see as a “hole” in the entire series.

    Sorry for going off topic … But if you want to discuss episode, then the significant episodes or plot points could be argued.

    I also subscribe to a number of anime review blogs, and it is true there are a lot of summaries. The better ones explain how the story impacts them emotionally, and how it makes the reviewer feel — as opposed to just a summary of the action.

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    1. Yes, I understand. I also do that kind of post where I discuss an interesting element in a series, usually just a part of an episode. But that’s all. I don’t like writing those regular episodic reviews starting from episode 1 until the final episode. That takes a lot of time and commitment.

      Indeed, there are a lot of anime review blogs that aren’t really review but just summaries, but there are also quite a few one that are really great, detailed, and entertaining analyses of the episode they’re reviewing.

      As for Sword Art Online. Haven’t watched it yet. Still on my ultra-long “to-watch” list. I don’t know when I’ll actually watch it, but I’m pretty sure that I will. . .one of these days. Anyway, thanks for dropping by and sharing your opinions, Denny. I always enjoy reading your comments. Cheers!

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  20. I’m not a big fan of episode (or single volume of manga) reviews. If I’m going to watch a series, I’m going to watch the whole series–or at least until there’s too many bad episodes in a row or bad plot twists that make me drop it. I’m just not the type to be like, “Oh, this episode is supposed to be bad? Skip to next one.” I like reviews that tell me if I should dive into a show or not. To me, individual reviews are almost like holding up a single piece of a puzzle and then trying to analyze the whole picture based on that one piece.

    That, and a lot of people’s episode “reviews” are long summaries with maybe one or two comments at the end. Even if it’s a good episode, why should I watch it if you told me everything that happens? A good review should be just that: a review.

    Keep up your style! 🙂

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    1. Thank you very much for dropping by and sharing your opinions! Oh my gosh. I agree with you that there are a lot of unfortunate reviews that only summarize episodes. I’ve encountered that a lot when I started blogging, but as I met more bloggers, I discovered some people who write excellent episodic reviews. Their reviews are almost as entertaining as watching the real anime episode. They’re the reason why I almost gave in to the temptation of writing episodic reviews, when I knew that I hated writing them!

      And I really like your analogy of “holding up a single piece of a puzzle”. That applies to those “summary” reviews, but I don’t think it applies to those excellent ones that I look forward to reading.

      Also for a manga reviewer like you, I don’t think episodic reviews will work because 1 chapter of a manga is completely different compared to 1 episode of an anime, right? So I think you’re doing the right thing of writing series review instead of chapter by chapter ones.

      Keep on reading manga & blogging about them. Cheers!

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      1. I do enjoy reading some people’s thoughts on individual eps. The ones I read are more reactions/analyses types rather than forcing a strict letter or number grade (A-F, 1-10) for one episode.

        And I’m like you, I hate doing individual manga volume reviews. Like you, that style just wasn’t for me.

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      2. High-five! I’m glad that we’ve found the blogging styles that we’re good at. I’m looking forward to reading more of your manga reviews. It’s been a while since I really took a moment to read some new manga series. I’ve been focusing on anime recently. Any recommendations? I’ll take any genre. Thanks.

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      3. Here’s a quick list off the top of my head of some current series I haven’t reviewed yet. Most are pretty popular, but for a reason.

        Shoujo/Josei:
        Kiss of the Rose Princess
        Yukarism
        Library Wars
        Say I Love You

        Shounen/Seinen:

        The Seven Deadly Sins
        Master Keaton
        A Silent Voice
        My Neighbor Seki
        Noragami
        A Bride’s Story

        Extras:
        Upcoming: Haven’t You Heard? I’m Sakamoto (not until August ;_;)
        Only one volume released in US and I’m loving it: The Ancient Magus’ Bride
        Unlicensed: Aries

        Thanks for reading my blog! Hope you find something new to love!

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      4. Wow! I got myself some new titles. I’ll definitely add them to my “to read” list. I’m just finishing up some episodes from the anime that I’m currently watching. When I’m done with them, I’ll tackle my list. Thanks again for taking the time to recommend some manga titles to me. I appreciate them. Cheers!

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    2. Same 🙂 I don’t really watch episode reviews for that reason if I haven’t already watched it.
      But if I’ve already watched the episode then nothing will be spoiled and it’s always fun to see others’ opinions about what happened, especially with shows like My Teen Romantic Comedy where there’s always an element of mystery to the series in terms of why the characters do what they do.

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      1. I agree. Even if you already know what happened, you’re still curious about what other people think about the episode. It’s always interesting to learn that other people’s opinions differ from your own regarding the same anime.

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  21. Although I started blogging back in December, I sort of prefer series reviews over episode reviews. At the same time what I put into each is different. This is my first season where I am doing an episodic review, and I am still trying to figure out what to put into it, since it is mostly just me talking about the plot of the episode and my thoughts on it as a whole. Plus they take a lot of time, watching the show and getting images can take longer than watching it normally. Wring a review on it each week is a lot longer than a series as a whole. But at the same time I think it is a little better since you can get the persons reaction as you both watch the series and wonder what is going to happen together, instead of a series as a whole. But since I am only doing one weekly review series, I think I am only going to stick to one show each season at most.

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    1. I agree with you that there’s a lot of trial & error needed if you’re trying something for the first time. And indeed, episode anime reviews takes a LOT of time. No kidding. That’s one of the reasons why I didn’t want to do them. Plus it takes commitment. Besides we don’t want to start writing episodic reviews & then quit half-way the whole series, right? And you’re right again. You have to post them regularly, preferably weekly.

      I also read some of your series review before. I like reading both series & episodic reviews, I just don’t like writing them that much. I never write episodic reviews in my blog, and it’s only sometimes that I write series reviews. Instead I take one element from an anime and expand on it. It’s more fun for me this way.

      Anyway, thanks for dropping by to share your views. Best of luck on writing those episodic reviews. Keep on watching anime & blogging about them. Cheers!

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      1. For me, at least this season and the show I would like to do this summer, I have either read at some point or am following the source material, and that is the only reason I am doing the weekly review, so having that also helps when it comes to this.

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