Where generic-brand moe may just be as good as the brand name…

Sunday, November 2, 2008

Selection is important in some areas and not as important in others (like above). Can you get value with generic-brand moe or is moe something too refined to go for less?

whitehatazn-48.jpgOf the shows I’m watching this season, I started picking up the first few episodes of Akane Iro ni Somaru Saka. Even though it has quite the who’s-who of a seiyuu cast for a harem show, the show itself is not particularly impressive. Outside of Rie Kugimiya’s character being really annoying for a tsundere character, the other thing I’ll note is that I’m starting to really like Aya Hirano’s character, Minato. Part of it is because I tend to like a character which fits the motherly/housewife harem archetype. Part of it is the conclusion that came to me in the first episode: “Wait… She looks like a Nanoha knockoff.”

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