Someone had to say it.
Fact 1: Macross is super dramatical.
For reals? She’ll make someone’s wish come true, and all she wants in return is to see them smile? I don’t know who she is, but that’s some heavy shit.
But from the way she phrased it, it’s almost like she’s talking to… me. If so, fuck yeah I’m on board. I’ve always wanted to be in an anime.
So what does Madoka have? One girl being sad cuz she sucks at golf, and a bunch of other girls whose emotions don’t matter cuz they just get wiped out with every reset?
Fact 2: Better title
Magical Madoka Meguca Magica? That’s a fucking mouthful. How am I supposed to remember that shit?
Selector Infected Macross is much more sensible, so maybe people will actually bother to watch it.
Fact 3: More moe
The closest Madoka got to this was… oh, not even within a goddamn inch. Vixtor: Macross.
Fact 4: Cutest Kyubey
Fact 5: More lesbian pairings
Number of potential lesbians in Madoka: I dunno, 6?
Number of potential lesbian pairings in Madoka: 6! = 720
Number of potential lesbians in Macross: Infinite
Number of potential lesbian pairings in Macross: Infinite! = Double Infinite
It’s been a while since I’ve taken Stats, but this is almost probably close to accurate.
Fact 6: Better battle worlds
Madoka had like cake worlds and shit. Lame.
Fact 8: An emotional connection to the viewer
Macross simply connects with its audience better than Madoka ever could. For me, it managed to cross the full gamut of the human experience in the first episode alone. Some of the emotions I experienced were:
- Surprise that the trailer I had watched was not an accurate representation of the show.
- Sadness that there was still more of the episode to go.
- Fear that the episode would not end.
- Happiness when I hit the ED and knew it was almost ever.
- Anger when the episode finally ended and I realized there were 11 more to go.
I don’t think Madoka made me feel anything but a desire to look up doujins. And according to Wikipedia, that ain’t a human emotion. Point to Macross.
Hell, I even found myself communicating with the show much more often than I did for Madoka.
Macross with the sweep.
Verdict: Macross wins.
And that’s why I don’t have to eat my words for saying this show would be good.