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I can't think of any anime where the second season is better than the first. It all just feels either repetitive, or too much time has passed and the charm has worn off.
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ARIA
The second season is twice as long as the first so the accumulated amount of goodness is doubled.
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Also Hidamari Sketch.
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Index II was pretty much better than the first season
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>>100340795

This.

I'm like 10 episodes into the second season right now after picking it up on a whim about a month ago. I've been hooked since the first episode. It's like every time I turn it on I get waves of relaxation while watching. I'm only watching one episode per night to drag it out because I just don't want it to end. Aqua is just such a magical place, man.

If you haven't seen ARIA, pick it up and begin your journey to healing.
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Valvrave
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Slayers
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>>100340795

Same goes for K-ON.
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>>100340708
Second season of K-On is better than the first.
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Banner of the Stars had a lot more emphasis on space than Crest did.
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Clannad is probably the biggest exception
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>>100341042
So was Railgun S.
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>>100341050
This is the best advice I have ever received. I started a couple weeks ago and I can watch one episode and cruise for days on the healing power.
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>>100340708

And OP is wrong with his pic as well.
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Hajime no Ippo
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>>100340708
Hidamari Sketch
Genshiken deal with it
Symphogear
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Off the top of my head there are a few that haven't been mentioned:
GitS:SaC
Queens Blade
There aren't a massive number but I don't think it's that uncommon when you consider most shows also don't get second seasons.
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>>100341271
"Watch Aria" is indeed the best advice someone can give. That's why we've been doing that for years.
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>>100340708
monogatari
k-on!!
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>>100340708

I can. Boku no Pico
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>>100341354
You are a kind soul.
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SZS.
Black Lagoon.
Dokuro-chan.
Genshiken. Not Nidaime you fuck.
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>>100341323
I'm sorry bro, but Symphogear s2 is lame compared to s1.
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Do JoJo's part 1 and 2 count? If not, Stardust Crusaders will surely make it
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>>100341323
Definitely agree with Symphogear

Something I'm surprised no one mentioned was season 3 of TWGOK. All 3 are good, but the third season really stepped it up.
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I'd say Nanoha fits that.
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>>100340708
Date A Live will be an example soon.

>>100341372
Boku no Pico doesn't even have seasons, just OVAs.
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>>100340708
Your just a fag who can't enjoy things OP. Learn to relax a little and you might enjoy even the shittiest thing to brighten up your pathetic lyfe.
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Definitely Yozakura.
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>>100341323

Genshiken's second season was meh. And I'm not talking about nidaime. The original cast had a second season back in 07. It wasn't as good
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>>100341850
>It wasn't as good
You're right because it was better.
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>>100341323
>>100341388
>>100341479

Symphogear is very disputable.
S1 starts rather slow and needs a while to pick up, but then it goes overdrive into an awesome finale.
S2 has better character designs and Chris from ep.1 on, also lolis. But it's like a rollercoaster ride and never reaches the heights of S1 finale, in fact the finale is rather meh.
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Milky Holmes
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>>100341915
The finale and writing generally are very meh. Anyone who's been in the threads, and has a brain, knows why that happened.
Art and flashiness is indeed improved thanks to budged, but sadly, this doesn't what makes a show for me, especially after the BANG S1's finale's been.
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>>100342012
*isn't what makes a show.
I'm sorry,
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>>100342012

Yeah....poor writer-kun....
Best thing about S2 were the live-watching threads.
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>>100341050
>I'm only watching one episode
Only way to watch it. I use to watch it before going to sleep.
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>>100342241
>Only way to watch it.
You faggots gotta stop doing that.
Marathoned the shit out of some parts, especially the second half of Origination.
Still the best thing I ever watched and my favorite show from then until forever. Still having endless rewatches of it and enjoying it like it's the first time.
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>>100340708
But you just posted it
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Eh, there's plenty out there. As for comedy, I found the second season of Kore wa Zombie Desu ka? stepped up its game quite a bit.
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Code Geass R2
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Now if only this got a season 3 it would have been better
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>>100342642

I dropped S2 since it was only a collection of random fanservice episodes. S1 had an actual nice story.
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K-On's second season in my opinion was way better then the first one. Better animation aswell, which is really rare in the second season.
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>>100342881
I think we differ because I didn't like the story. I found the second season to be quite a bit funnier which was the only thing I thought it had going for it.
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>>100341258
Code Geass was about the same level both seasons
Full Metal Panic was better later season,
Fomofu was just straight up funny and second raid was just awesome
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>>100342988

Makes sense.
I think it's also about how the show feels. Korean Zombie has a darker tone that fits better with a darker story.
Dog Days e.g. is much lighter so the dark story from S1 felt oddly out of place and S2 which was as well just fanservice without a story felt much more pleasant.
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Godannar
Gravion

Although I guess those fall under "It was written as one show but they only gave us funding for 13 episodes so let's make half the story and hope it does well enough for another season"
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Just to give a few examples,
>Spice and Wolf
>Code Geass
>Fate/Zero
>Black Lagoon
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>>100342011
This.

While S1 was quite great on it's own, the writers were still confused if the show was a wacky comedy or not, resulting in some awkward serious scenes even after episode 3.

In S2, they went all out. The result is the masterpiece of our generation. I always show the farm episode when I'm trying to get someone to watch milky holmes

I could just hope that we get a third season someday...
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>>100341070
m8 nice bait
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>>100343053
>Code Geass
>Second season being better
I agree anon
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Working'!!
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>>100343312
Fucking this.

Season 3 when?
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>>100341040
First season was the best one
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zombie desk car and monogatari's second seasons were better than the first, not because the first was bad but because the second was just 2 gr8
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>>100343214
Which anime is this semen demon from?
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>>100343442
Despite what one of the series claims, Nisemonogatari is the second season, and it is the worst Monogatari TV series.
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>>100341915
>>100342012
I'd say S2 did best what S1 didn't do as well, and worse what S1 did better. Mainly the action vs SoL scenes.
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>>100343204
>Black Lagoon
First was better

>>100343312
First was better

>>100343442
>Korean zombies
First was better

>>100343214
However Milky 2 was better
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>>100340795
>>100341050
Should I read or watch Aria?
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>>100343595
>However Milky 2 was better

Didn't I imply that in my post you quoted?
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>>100343429
No, the faces weren't wide at all.

>>100343714
Both.
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Milkey holmes
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Fumoffu and TSR
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>>100341040
I don't care if it's repetitive now, I just need some more wide healing,
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>>100345410

Sae and Hiro just graduated, it's not repetitive anymore.
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>>100344951
Was just agreeing anon



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