My Top 10 Anime of 2012

I was originally just going to put “Top 10 Anime of 2012” as the title, since it’s already obvious this list is just my opinion and such, but I caved and changed it because it made the title look better aesthetically. Two words followed by a number, then another two words followed by another number. Sweet.

The rules for this list are simple: the show needed to end at some point during 2012. Actually, that’s the only rule, but this means that shows could start in late 2011 as long as they continued into 2012. Oh, and only shows I actually watched can make the list, obviously.

So basically this is the ballot I sent in for the APR Best of 2012 voting. I just flipped the order they’re listed in and expanded a bit more on some of the reasons for picking a few of the shows. However, this is still ultimately just a list, so I’m still only giving about a sentence or two to explain why I picked each one.

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Sneak Peek: Sakamichi no Apollon, Tsuritama, Shining Hearts – Shiawase no Pan

Sneak peeks are now down to three shows instead of four, because there’s only six shows left. That makes three for this post, and three for the next.

Yes, I know Acchi Kocchi and Sankarea have already been out a while, but since I’m anal about choosing sub groups, I’ve only now decided on which groups to go with. You’ll have to wait until Hyouka comes out for my thoughts on those shows, though, because I’m OCD about the number of shows I cover each post. THERE HAS TO BE A PATTERN OR I’LL GO INSANE.

Oh, and if you haven’t noticed yet, I won’t be covering Fate/Zero since it’s a continuation. If you want something on it, there’s still the preview I wrote back when it first started.

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