Episodic Reviews.. to do or not to do -that is the question?
– Melody – Realize
Okay inspiration for this entry was because of reading this entry. I have been reading enough blogs every semester to actually know the dedication that many animebloggers has, and this was one of my original reasons for starting this blog, but because of certain reasons I stopped.
One was because of some odd reasons – episodic blogging and the scope of it, messed up my Categories. Mostly it was my fault, I got too obsessed with trying to figure out order.. and that backfired on me. There’s still an open forum thread asking for support… which wasn’t resolved as I wanted. It got too much of a headache to try and figure out the answer.
Two was because the blogging of each episode got too much of a chore, as I did those screen caps and impressions.I fell behind, and that was depressing. Blogging wasn’t fun then. Oh it can be like this, but then wouldn’t that block a lot of potential animes? Since it’s been a while, I have been going back to the older animes I never got the chance to see, and then rewatching them. Case in point -marathoning Kamichu at the moment for me. However because I watch so many old anime on a marathon basics, keeping track, and trying to list them in MAL is one of the harder things for me to do. I look at that list occasionally and wonder hope people can keep up with updating that list.
Three was because it became too much to try and figure out what exactly is good enough to blog? Everyone is going to say oh you’re blogging the same anime series that everyone else is doing, so why bother? My solution for that now, was to go to various blogs and then comment there. It creates community that way. But I always wonder, when there was that one exact epsiode, would it help to blog about it? So reading this blog entry made me think of some more things.
I am contemplate on starting again… should I or not? I do observe enough blogs and their ideas on categorizing the entries, to think about beginning it again. Otherwise there final impressions, but the bad thing now is that I will probably parrot a lot of people… so this idea is still out for the count. Will be contemplating on the matter some more.