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Bakuman episode 12

Bakuman’s romance is terrible.

This settles it. An entire cour spent setting up the ‘romance’ between these two. So we understand what drives Saiko. Enough has been said on how bad the romances is. Not just me, but also RP and Shinmaru. It’s dreadful, and hopefully now she’s left it will be the end of it. My theory is that the first 12 episodes were used to try to get romance fans in, because they already have the shounen fanboys from the manga. From now on they should hopefully turn to the true shounen style Bakuman now that they have the romance fans in with these earlier episodes. It baffles me that anyone can actually be drawn in by these episodes, but I’ve read the MAL forums and yeah, there really are people who like this romance. Whatever, you guys have absolutely no taste whatsoever. That’s not even my mwahaha biased views. That’s a plain and simple fact.

Bleh, too annoyed to write anything more. Call me back next episode when we get back to manga making.

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14 Comments

  1. Posted December 22, 2010 at 10:10 pm | Permalink

    This means a new OP next week right? ( ´_ゝ`)

    • Scamp
      Posted December 23, 2010 at 9:26 am | Permalink

      If it does, then I believe the trope that Bakuman invoked is known as ‘grown the beard’

  2. Posted December 22, 2010 at 10:11 pm | Permalink

    If any series needed the Kanon car, it’s this one.

    • Posted December 22, 2010 at 10:11 pm | Permalink

      I would also like to spend my 200th comment on this site thusly: Bakuman’s romance can go to hell. Thank you.

      • Samshel
        Posted December 23, 2010 at 6:20 pm | Permalink

        But but… she’ll wait for him!!!!

  3. mcm38
    Posted December 22, 2010 at 11:06 pm | Permalink

    -.- I don’t get why in the first place Azuki wanted to stay separated untill they’ve achieved their dreams. It’s true they would distract each other while trying to achieve their dreams. But I don’t think I could let my love stray far away from me only to achieve my dream. This time I would be distracted on what she would be doing or if she would forget her feelings for me, … Anyways … *Turns his back and walks away casualy*

  4. Alternate
    Posted December 22, 2010 at 11:23 pm | Permalink

    >Using shoujo to draw in more fans
    >already has shounen fans
    gj bakuman

    I can’t believe you still watch this, honestly.

    • Scamp
      Posted December 24, 2010 at 10:06 am | Permalink

      Out of respect for the guy who wrote Death Note

  5. luffyluffy
    Posted December 22, 2010 at 11:34 pm | Permalink

    I heard the fa[gg]ots dropped this!

    • Scamp
      Posted December 24, 2010 at 10:09 am | Permalink

      Which is annoying because I’m not a fan of TMD’s subs. But eh, at least someone still is subbing it

  6. Taka
    Posted December 23, 2010 at 3:38 am | Permalink

    The Miho/Mashiro romance is boring as piss. However I dig Takagi/Miyoshi, especially with the outfits she wears. Fuck I’m surprised Takagi didn’t bend her over the swing and take her right there.

    Oh right, middle school…

    …awkward

  7. Posted December 23, 2010 at 1:24 pm | Permalink

    I am normally a big romance fan, and I HATE this romance.
    Why can’t they focus on Takagi’s and Moritaka’s relationship instead :(
    Nahhh~ In most Shonen-Manga, Romance is the cancer that kills the action and the plot. Oda knows this, and that’s why he didn’t include romance in One Piece. Just make some subtle hints, where romance could be, and the fans do the rest.

    • imananon
      Posted December 24, 2010 at 1:26 am | Permalink

      But even though the romance is completely boring in this show, it is Saiko’s driving force. So really there could be no shonen-ish manga making if the terrible romance wasn’t there to incite it in the first place. It just took too long.

  8. BlueYoshi
    Posted December 23, 2010 at 3:38 pm | Permalink

    I’m not looking forward to the episode when I do get around to watching it.

    I know the exact moment in the story when to call you back though. The one event that raises the hot blooded manga making and will hopefully save this anime adaption.

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