Random Thought 761
Just got another early watch of Glasslip and I must say that this is the most disappointing anime of the summer season. I mean it gave us (PA Works fans) the hype the first time the showed its PV. What the show is lacking are both character backgrounds and plot. Frankly speaking, we don't even know of all the characters, we weren't (or still) shown of any significant introduction or back story or whatsoever. The thing about seeing the future through glass is still vague thus far, and it felt like dragging it like this isn't right considering it's only a 1-cour anime. Lastly, what I think the most disappointing of all, that it ultimately made me feel betrayed, is the fact that the focus of the anime ended up not being about the art of glass making. Sure, we get to see Touko do some glass craftsmanship but for only a minute or so. It made me even thinking why do we have to have that in the first place aside for being a supposed plot device for the "seeing the future through glass" concept? What I see about this anime is that, it's trying to be everything in every other genre in every other anime. It would have been better if the focus of the anime is more specific.
The attached photo, pretty much nailed my thought regarding this anime as a whole so far. I saw this in the ep. 4 forum of Glasslip on MAL. I didn't censor the username for credit purpose.