Pointless Debate #4: A New Character Appears

Kanejou Kyoka steps into the picture
Time for yet another strange character to be introduced.

Whilst watching the sixth episode of romantic comedy B Gata H Kei, after the introduction of bro-con Kanejou Kyoka, I came to a thought that too often series are ruined by the introduction of new characters halfway through. Kyoka is pretty similar to protagonist Yamada, but is really just a waste of time as far as I’m concerned. Yamada’s sister Chika, the most likely character to hit Yamada’s 100 sexual partner target, would be a much more interesting target, but I digress. Utilizing series set over multiple years in high school, I will try to determine if new characters between years ruin things, probably not though.

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40 Seasons in 40 Days: Spring 2002

In the casual racism episode of Rizelmine, they also decided to make MiGs into variable fighters. Because they could I guess.

The spring of 2002 was a rather unique season in that there were at least a couple good shows in the midst of a malaise era spring. Today, there’s 2 romance themed series of questionable taste, the story of a girl trapped in a coma and some girls doing stuff over the course of 3 years of high school amongst other things.

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