> "Blending the quality and style of anime with Western storytelling,"
> What does that mean, lame and forced jokes as filler, no overarching storyline,
> no focus on character development (it might damage their extreme attitudes)?
> Every character has to be a character, everyone identifies with stereotypes so
> they must also identify with blatant clearly defined and exaggerated
> personalities that never sway so people know what to expect, and the trick is
> finding the right mix of characters and writers that they can use over and over
> in different situations, practically like sitcoms, so that they never actually
> have to create any deep or unique personalities and stories. Don't you find
> today's shows even re-use old jokes and story ideas? It's like 15% new