2012: A Look Back At Another Year of Animated Foolishness

That's going to get annoying after awhile


2012 is out, 2013 is in, and all things considered, we had a hell of a year for both established franchises and new shows. It’s particularly hard for me to really drill down and pick favorites from this year’s draw, but since I’m in that end-of-the-year mode, let’s go into my list of shows, characters, stories, and more that I found great from this year in anime.

Plot Lines

With the season one or two episodes from a close, I thought I’d take the moment to go through ten weeks of this season’s WatchRanking and touch on what went into every decision point through the season. But first, Nisemonogatari chose the first spot in closing out the season, so let’s review that quickly.