My profile picture is from Katanagatari and my forum avatar is from an anime named No. 6, which used to be among my favorite anime (back when I was still a newbie to anime) until I rewatched it. Now I think it's merely good.
Best anime quote ever:
"That bastard! He tricked us into killing him before we could get him to tell us anything."
- Satoru Asahina (Shinsekai Yori Dub)
One of the reasons I love that anime. The protagonists are hilarious.
I rate anime like this:
1 - Appalling. Watching this is torture, it literally causes me emotional pain! This rating is very rare, since I wouldn't normally watch enough of such an anime to feel qualified to rate it.
2 - Horrible. I hate watching this anime, and don't see why anyone would subject themselves to this. This rating is very rare, since I wouldn't normally watch enough of such an anime to feel qualified to rate it.
3 - Very Bad. I hate watching this, but I can at least see some aspects that might explain why some people like this anime. This rating is quite rare, since I wouldn't normally watch enough of such an anime to feel qualified to rate it.
4 - Bad. Although there might be some moments that are enjoyable in this anime, most of the time, it is either plain boring or cringeworthy. I could bear watching it if someone I trust tells me that it gets better later, and is worth it. This rating is not common, since I wouldn't normally watch enough of such an anime to feel qualified to rate it.
5 - Average. I get a neutral feeling from this anime. The good parts manage to balance out the bad parts, but don't quite override them. It has nothing to get upset or excited over. This is how I feel about quite a lot of animes.
6 - Fine. This anime may have a few boring or cringeworthy moments, but for the most part it's interesting to watch. Nothing to obsess over though. Most animes I watch fall into this category.
7 - Good. I really like this anime and would recommend it. When I'm in the right mood for the genre of this anime, I can easily get obsessed. I'll be shaking with excitement during those scenes when I'm supposed to be, and laughing out loud during funny scenes. When I'm not in the mood for it though, I can easily resist its temptations. I wish this type of anime was more common.
8 Very Good. No matter what mood I'm in, this anime can always sweep me up in its world and make me forget it's not real. It's very rare for me to find such an anime, some of these might even deserve a spot on my list of top 10 favorite anime.
9 Great. I love it. It's an all time favorite and leaves me with lots of things to think about, even once I'm done watching. It could almost be considered a masterpiece, if only it weren't for a few tiny flaws... Something with this rating definitely deserves a spot on my list of top 5 anime.
10 Masterpiece. Anime doesn't get any better than this. Sure, it might not be 100% perfect, but does perfection even exist? If we let one tiny annoyance stop us from considering something a masterpiece, there probably won't be any masterpieces at all. Only Shinsekai Yori has achieved this rating so far.