Slice of life anime is often defined as cute girls doing cute things. A bunch of sickeningly sweet high schoolers start an after school club, open a bakery, or form a rock group all with a singular goal in mind.
But the final narrative destination doesn't really matter, instead acting as a foundation for the usual hijinks this genre has been obsessed with for decades.
It’s all grown a bit tiresome, with only a few shows from each new season managing to shake up the formula and offer something new.
So much anime nowadays hopes to break through the noise and catch our attention, keeping us entertained long enough that it can justify shifting Blu-rays and figurines to keep the profits rolling in.Read more on thegamer.com