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Old 2011-10-20, 07:09   Link #827
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Originally Posted by Klashikari View Post
NoitaminA were hardly "oscar bait" or anything more intellectual than any other series. The real point was how the block was aimed at non otaku crowd, giving more diversity in term of genre and style. That was its primary goal, although these series are hardly more or less worthy than others (basically a big "YMMV").

The trend has shifted for the past few years, with very few recent series that reflect the initial goal of it (AnoHana and Musukou), hence the reaction for having a series like GC in this block.
Exactly.

The reason I liked noitaminA was due to the fact that they did 'B' when every other producers did 'A'. That's exact reason why I like Shaft too. noitaminA block didn't really care for trends, but they always adapted hidden gems that always seemed to be unique. UnGo + Guilty Crown is a combination that doesn't really fit with series that noitaminA focused on. Maybe because they are original anime adaptations. I don't know.

Anyway, I'm in between extremes of hate and like for this series currently. If director don't go overboard with the setting. It would be juuuuuuuust fine.
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