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Posted 14 January 2012 - 02:31 AM
Now you're all probably wondering why I'm asking this of you. Well, Recently I finished up a visual novel by the name of Kira Kira. It's a REALLY good Visual Novel which is similar to K-ON in some ways, but it takes itself more seriously with being in a band and the characters are expanded upon quite a bit. I suppose I'm being a bit biased in that way I suppose since anime can only have so many episodes. Well, if anyone can help me out, I'd appreciate it.
Posted 14 January 2012 - 02:46 AM
About 90% of it his silly jokes, running gags, and quirky character traits.
The other 10% is music.
The characters really come down to generic archetypes that most anime-fans are familiar with and almost nothing comes as a gigantic surprise.
There is no real climax, important plot points, and for the most part every episode was self-contained except for some over-arching goal. For the most part, it's on the same intellectual caliber of a children's cartoon in America. Which isn't bad, but provides a very casual viewing experience that really shouldn't be compared to something that really focuses on character development and plot.
K-On is silly and meant to be enjoyed. There's not really much else to say about it. With the description that you're giving of your visual novel, I feel like comparing the two would be an apples and oranges type of argument. If you want to compare K-On in terms of quality of the genre, I really prefer something like Nichijou or Azumanga Daioh. The writing in those shows is usually much better, and both try to be adventurous with their efforts.
tl;dr K-On isn't about the story, it's widely regarded as comedic, and even then I don't particularly consider it the best out there
Posted 14 January 2012 - 02:48 AM
The characters are just shallow stereotypes. And the jokes aren't even funny, they're very predictable. If there's a chance for Yui to fall, she'll fall right on her ass in the most moeblob way possible.
It just feels like moe fap fodder.
My Vocaloid Family:
Posted 14 January 2012 - 02:52 AM
It's like one of those Barbie movies they keep making, I guess. A lot of the show is driven by the market.
And I must salute them for producing something that scored higher than Lucky Star when it comes to marketability.
I mean, "What if we had a bunch of pudgy high school girls who play guitar and fall on their ass," is a pretty good pitch!
If you do want a good show in the same vein, go watch Nichijou.
Posted 14 January 2012 - 09:56 AM