Archive for December 29th, 2009

Oftentimes, filler is just terrible. Bad animation, bad plotlines and absolutely no character development whatsoever. Though most of the time it’s regulated to the long running shounen series, filler can show up in shorter series as well, such as in the case of Endless Eight. (Though I understand that it’s easy to argue Endless Eight wasn’t filler due to the different directors, animation, interpretations etc, I’m still inclined to think that it is, simply because I think that progression and development are key in any series with any sort of a plot.  Without these elements, what’s really left?). But within a genre that I love, it’s harder and harder to stick by shows when they fall from grace into filler hell. (more…)

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