Will anime ever run out of ideas? I’m sure this question has come across your mind at some point. I’m sure people have felt certain anime plots have become exhausted over the years, in sports series the underdog reaching his dream, misconceptionS that occur in love triangles, novice heroes becoming real heroes through trials. It’s happening on the repeat, being diverse is getting harder as newer anime is pouring out like a waterfall, keeps falling down into our laps for you to ask yourself. What plot ideas/genres has anime not covered yet?
Being not generic in anime and manga is hard at times. Even so somehow you are surprised out of the blue which keeps you coming back for me in this entertainment medium. A genre that I’ve craved to see more diversity is the romance, I’ll happily sit down and watch any romance series, no matter all the cliches in can consist of. There is enough teen/school romances series out there but what not just I would like to see is another more mature, adult series. The last good one that I watched along these lines was Nana, emotional driven series between all the characters and their individual issues they have. Nana is one of those series that is a must see in my opinion, handling the dealings of trying to make it in the world, the time in our life where it’s all trial and error in work, friendship and love.
Since watching Nana, I’ve explored the vast internet and not found a similar plot relation to Nana. Strongly feel the romance genre needs another adult series, like Nana but it could be the flip side about two guys, total nerds, moved to a new city trying to start a fresh slate. But randomly meet on a bus or something, choose then to live together becoming chummy and have their own girl issues. That would be really cool to see a plot idea I’ve had going in my head for like ever. Scum’s wish that is airing this winter 2017 season is handling some strong mature themes for a school/love series, these kids around sixteen above, are thinking beyond their years. Showing the bitter ugly of unrequited loves, I would like to see this implanted into a mature romance series. Seeing it from a adult perspective instead from young teens, to see the true ugly of love would be a riveting watch for me. Just give me another mature adult series like Nana for the love of god !!!
Coming from a personal place this next idea I’d like to see happen in a anime. Revealing a post last that myself having Autism and how anime is a safe haven for me. It would be surreal if a anime was centred on a character with Autism and the daily struggles of what people go through. it would have to be done right, not making people who have different problems to yours look crazy or stupid. Autism is a sensitive subject for many, I think to be portrayed in a serious light through anime would be a eye opener for people. It is something that I crave to see more than an adult, mature romance, and maybe one day it will happen.
Anime sports over the last few months have had me hooked. A sport idea I would love to see happen is a series about Gymnastics, a mixture of points of view from female and male gymnasts. Just don’t make all the repetitive routines like in Yuri on ice with the same skating sequences, it got a little boring. Gymnastics you have plenty of room to play with with gym routines and if done right could make for one hell of a entertaining series.
The idea for this idea.. haha came from watching when I was younger a corny film series called Flicker. There are three movies all about a girl who comes to caring for a wild horse, but not one easily that can be tamed, eventually the horse and her become best friends. It would be beautiful to have a anime series centred in the American west setting, along the lines of the flicker movie. A girl or boy meets a wild horse, family owns a horse ranch, wild horse and person become best friends. It would be such a heart warming watch but given the anime touch a series about the bond of man and animal.
Anime covers gore aspect very well but Vampire sector has been lacking for a while. My last enjoyment of a vampire series was Shiki and hellsing, ever since then no gritty vampire series I have not seen. Wouldn’t be cool if they centred a whole anime around classic Dracula but make it as gritty as possible? How the legend was born, show the vicious nature of how he captured his victims, and maybe throw in a girl he meets who falls for him. Add some drama because??? I want that haha. At least give us another bloody, gory, gritty vampire series that stuns us till were spreading the word about it YOU HEAR ME ANIME INDUSTRY MAKE THIS HAPPEN, MAKE ALL THESE IDEAS I WANT REALITY.
I would love to hear down below in the comments What anime idea/plot idea would you guys like to see? What’s something anime has not covered yet?
Anime will never run out of ideas but I wanted to share some personal ones I’d like to see happen one day.
I’ll see you all in the next post !!!