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Right here is Top 10 Most Disappointing Anime of Summer 2023. Let’s take a look at Otaku+.
10. Jitsu wa Ore, Saikyou deshita?
This anime has a promising premise, with a main character waking up in a world of magic and monsters with no memories of his past. The main character, Shingo Ichinomiya, is reincarnated as a child in another world where he was abandoned in a forest full of dangerous creatures. However, the implementation leaves much to be desired. Plots often feel rushed and characters lack depth, making it difficult for viewers to connect with them. Animation quality is also inconsistent, which further degrades the overall experience.
9. Eiyuu Kyoushitsu
Based on a popular novel, Eiyuu Kyoushitsu tells the story of a hero who becomes a teacher after defeating the demon king. The premise is intriguing, but the anime doesn’t live up to its potential. Character development is lacking and the plot often feels disjointed. Animation quality is decent, but it’s not enough to make up for other shortcomings.
8. Uchi no Kaisha no Chiisai Senpai no Hanashi
This slice of life anime focuses on the relationship between junior and senior employees at a company. While the premise is simple, the implementation is lackluster. The characters are one-dimensional and the plot lacks depth. The humor is often unstable and slow-paced, making it a tedious movie.
7. Jidou Hanbaiki ni Umarekawatta Ore wa Meikyuu wo Samayou
This anime has a unique premise, with the main character being reincarnated as a vending machine. However, the novelty quickly wears off and the plot becomes repetitive. The characters are underdeveloped and the humor often feels forced. Animation quality is also average, which further degrades the viewing experience.
6. Seija Musou: Salaryman, Isekai de Ikinokoru Tame ni Ayumu Michi
This anime is about a salaryman who is transported to another world and becomes a hero. While the premise is interesting, the execution is poor. The plot is predictable, and the characters are cliché. Animation quality is also inconsistent, which further degrades the overall experience.
This anime focuses on a young girl named Ayaka who has the ability to see spirits. The premise is intriguing, but the anime doesn’t live up to its potential. The plot is slow-paced and the characters lack depth. Animation quality is decent, but it’s not enough to make up for other shortcomings.
This anime is set in a world where temples are the center of life, and the plot revolves around a group of young men chosen to become the guardians of the temple. The premise is unique, but the implementation is lackluster. The plot is complicated and the characters are underdeveloped. Animation quality is also average, which further degrades the viewing experience.
3. Okashi na Tensei
This anime is about a pastry chef who is reincarnated in a fantasy world. While the premise is unique, the execution is poor. The plot is predictable and the characters are one-dimensional. The humor often feels forced and the animation quality is inconsistent.
2. Yami Shibai 11
The eleventh season of this horror anthology series is a disappointment compared to its predecessors. The stories lack the suspense and horror that made previous installments so compelling. The cartoon style, while unconventional, feels less polished this time around.
1. Yumemiru Danshi wa Genjitsushugisha
This anime is the most disappointing of the summer. It is about a young man who can see the future in his dreams. Fascinating premise, but poor execution. The plot is complicated and the characters are underdeveloped. The anime’s Tsundere is the most annoying female lead we’ve ever seen, the main character is unlikable, and nearly every character makes us nervous. The pacing is slow and the animation quality is average. The series had a lot of potential, but it failed to live up to its promise, making it the most disappointing anime of Summer 2023.