Some of My Favorites: Five of the Best Endings in Anime

The ending of an anime is what separates “great” from “legendary.”

An ending is the last hurrah, the thematic synopsis, the final moments in which an anime can distinguish itself from the rest.

These are some of my personal favorites, not the greatest literary, thematically satisfying, most powerful of all time.  So, other endings that would probably be considered the “top” might not be here!  Also, obviously, be prepared for spoilers!

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One Punch Man: Subversion, Storytelling, and Success!

One Punch Man is AWESOME.

I don’t think that’s a secret: it was released to hugely receptive audiences, and quickly rose in popularity almost over night.  An entertaining series that parodied the traditional action/superhero genre, One Punch Man was something new and innovative, with great production value to boot.  However, as many people know, the series did not start out with this great success.

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Some of My Favorites: Five Fun Anime!

Sometimes, you just need to relax, don’t ya?

You just need sometimes to take some time off, turn your mind off, and enjoy life.  Screw thinking about an emotionally powerful story, romance isn’t your deal, definitely not any of that horror crap- what do you want?  Well, lucky for us, anime can provide us with some of the craziest, most nonsensical, most entertaining scenarios known in the history of mankind.

Anime has become renowned for its slight ludicrousness, and, although that is a huge oversimplification, there is something to say about that.  Anime tends to be quite a bit larger than life, and some shows relish that fact, and use it to entertain.  These tend to be some of the most ludicrous, ridiculous, but above all, freaking fun anime to watch.  So, if you’re having a bad day, watch one of these shows- I guarantee you, GUARANTEE that one of these will be able to cheer you up to some extent.  These are my personal pick-me-ups in the world of anime, and they’re pretty great, I think.  That said, let’s get to it!

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