Most of the time when we choose something like say, books, we’d look at its cover page, its title, its price or anything except its summary and synopsis. And sometimes we even buy on impulses. The same reasoning could be applied to animes too. I will share with  you people how I judge an anime by its title, it may not be 100% correct all the time, but it generally has more hits than misses. And do continue  reading for more epic stuffs you never thought of.

1st step ,

Choose an anime title. For this example, we shall use The Melancholy Of Haruhi Suzumiya. From the name, think of what  the anime itself might be about.  “Melancholy” and “Haruhi Suzumiya” are the keywords here. After choosing your anime of choice and highlighting the  keywords, we shall proceed to the second step.

2nd step,

Now we all know what’s the keywords here, we shall guess the  storyline from these keywords. From the keyword “Haruhi Suzumiya” we know that the show will mainly revolve around this character by the name of Haruhi Suzumiya. Now, the trickier keyword is “Melancholy“. To help some English-challenged people, melancholy meant :

–noun

a gloomy state of mind, esp. when habitual or prolonged; depression.

–adjective

affected with, characterized by, or showing melancholy; mournful; depressed: a melancholy mood.

Now we know that our main character is emo and depressed, we can now  proceed to our 3rd step.

3rd step,

For this step, fantasize about what the show  will be. I shall give you what I had fantasized:

hmmm wow omfgwtfbbqhaxx0rzchik3nw1ngzzzzzzz SOME EMO SHOW FINALLY! must be some biatch damn emo about her  life then start to have…. WHAT GORE?! will it be like ELFEN LIED?!?! or BETTER?!?! wow i can’t wait, this anxiety is killing me. WHEN WILL THIS BLOODY SHOW BE AIRED?! will this Haruhi go around massacring her hapless classmates, friends or relatives? Will there be  secret agencies hunting her down? (Hey I got this correct!) And also some questions people will be asking – shall this Haruhi be a schoolgirl or some random girl on the street who is so moe that men will just kill themselves to see her literally. Or get killed by her when she  sees them.OMFG A MOE KILLING MACHINE THIS IS SO LIKE DMC!!@@!!@!@!@! SINGING FUCKING BITCH IS MOE!!!! *Ahem that was out of the  picture already* Now that we have fantasized what the  story shall be like, we shall continue to the 4th step.


4th step,

*ahem* Sorry for getting far fetched in my own fantasy world. Now, just like purchasing books, we also have to look at some pictures.

Haruhi's Childhood

Haruhi's Childhood

Dressed to kill

Dressed to kill

The true Suzumiya Haruhi

The true Suzumiya Haruhi

5th and last step,

What else? Now, go buy the DVDs or VCDs and support the anime industries today! What else can I say other than it’ll make you melancholic after watching it? Sit down in front of your teebee and enjoy the 13 episodes of gore! (Or whatever you fantasized, maybe something below?)

Were you expecting this?

Were you expecting this?

Or something like this?

Or something like this?

OMFG, NOT THIS?!?!

OMFG, NOT THIS?!?!

And I hope you guys will have a better knowledge on how to judge  an anime by its title soon!

Credit. Lol holydreams  dunnoe how to credit. ~from da boss
All picture is rip from sankaku complex , but the specific page is nsfw , so I just add in their homepage.

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