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Question: What kind of anime would you like to see made that, so far as you know, has not yet been made? From Curiously Dead Cat
Well, given they’ve made almost everything, this one is a fairly hard question to answer but I’m going to go with what I’d love to watch and haven’t really found a perfect match for. I’d really love a serious, adult fantasy story that didn’t just add in gore and sex to appeal to adults but actually went for some complex characters and a more lofty goal than good vs evil or hero smashes bad guy.
While we’re on that though, can we make it not isekai. So no one from our world arriving randomly in fantasy land so we don’t have to go through the exposition dumps as character learns how the world works. It would be lovely for a show to feel confident enough in its world building that it didn’t feel the need to ‘tell’ the audience about things but rather let us learn through seeing the world as the background for the story that was unfolding.
And if we’re going to make a wish list, I’d also like some decent dragons in the story. Not just a random dragon that attacks the heroes at some point but have dragons as actual characters who serve a purpose and look amazing. Leading at some point to a dragon against dragon fight because that could be awesome.
Lastly, whoever the antagonist is, can they not be lame? Please. Neither over-confident sit in the tower and gloat, nor insane giggling laughter. Could they be like a real person with their own goals and more ambition than just sitting around thinking up evil they can do?
Oh wait, one more thing. Some decent female characters in the cast would be great. If a few them could actually have lead roles that don’t involve being kidnapped, seducing someone, or generally wearing armour that serves no practical purpose, that would be even better.
So, there’s probably already something out there like this, but I’d love to see a wider range of fantasy stories being told. I love a good fantasy but they have a tendency to go through patterns and trends and then they all start blending together so something a little different in the genre would be amazing.
This is such a great question and I’d love to know what the reader’s think. What kind of anime would you like to see made?
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