Rzerox21xx wrote:I do wish Naruto and Bleach managed to give more character spotlight and not neglect others but what can you do, I rather not drag it out even further.
KazeShiki wrote:There are suspicions it has kind of been "graciously" cancelled since Kubo said 3-4 years ago the series still had 10 years left and then a couple years later, the final arc was announced.
KazeShiki wrote:As for replacements, Toriko has definitely taken a spot of "the big 3." HunterxHunter would've easily taken a spot if Togashi didn't take 3 year breaks on a regular basis.
Schokolade wrote:Not sure if Bleach is the same way with its characters, but 60+ volumes for either series is enough for them to just forget it.
uc pseudonym wrote:KazeShiki wrote:As for replacements, Toriko has definitely taken a spot of "the big 3." HunterxHunter would've easily taken a spot if Togashi didn't take 3 year breaks on a regular basis.
What do you think of Toriko? I ignored it based purely on the gimmick, but now I look again and it seems to be trying to channel both One Piece and Hunter x Hunter. I could see it all working poorly, but this could also be one of those series I'll enjoy regardless of if it's actually good.
And yeah, I forgot about HxH. I'll be reading whenever that shows up.
KazeShiki wrote:Toriko is decent. It isn't something good enough that I'd recommend but considering its length and the fact it hasn't gone down the typical path of terrible yet, it's at least a fun read. It has issues with power creep, and I think it's starting to get dumb (arc transition atm so this is more based on what I think is coming), but the plot as a whole has been fairly simplistic which means a lack of plot twists that dig holes for the author, though again, the latest developments might change that.
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