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Old 2012-06-29, 15:42   Link #882
Staring into your soul
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: UK
Age: 27
Originally Posted by Flawnalyst View Post
I will never understand why this is a negative. The father's actions with giving Sen a pen (I forgot why that was significant, but I'm pretty sure the anime explained it) was more than enough to resolve things. It's that Watanabe style of "show don't tell" that I want to scream at Fate/Zero, Tatami Galaxy, and especially Makoto Shinkai to do.
I've never really thought introspection on emotions counted as "telling". Rather, I thought giving ones thoughts that otherwise can't be conveyed counted as "showing".

Last edited by Haak; 2012-06-29 at 16:25.
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