Why do some shows only last a few weeks?
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Posted 6/16/11
anyone know why?
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Posted 6/16/11
Becuz it's not popular or it's not doing too well with its sales of fan products
Posted 6/16/11
Because the magic Anime Fairy said so.
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Posted 6/16/11
Can't tell you if you don't give examples. Certainly can't think of any show that's lasted a couple episodes.
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Posted 6/16/11
It isn't viewd by many people or they have gone bankrupt and lost all their sponsers or copyright issues. o-o

These are only possible reasons though.
Posted 6/19/11
Ratings of course. If people aren't watching the show, it won't be on air for long. =T
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24 / M / Amurka
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Posted 6/19/11
Ratings. I usually prefer short anime anyway so I don't mind.
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35 / M / Construction land!
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Posted 6/20/11
Ratings is a common reason, though if you mean few as in 12-13, that's a standard cour in Japan. Many times things are only planned to go for 1 cour. Now, if you mean 2-3, for something like My Dear Marie, that would be due to the show being cancelled. Make sure, however, that it was an actual TV series, and not an OVA. OVAs are usually planned for a short number of episodes (sometimes as few as 1), and are sustained by sales of the DVD. If the DVD doesn't sell enough to cover costs, it will also be dropped.
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19 / F / New York
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Posted 6/20/11
Because they suck.
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27 / M / Phatuum Thani, Th...
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Posted 6/20/11

-yukin wrote:

Because they suck.


Damn, you beat me to it D:
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Posted 6/20/11
Some shows are also planned to last only a short time, such as OVAs or for a non-anime example most British television series.
Posted 6/20/11
Short stories.
Posted 6/20/11
longer will only make things tedious and dramatic
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