Does Punchline get more interesting after the first episode?
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Posted 6/25/15 , edited 6/26/15
I watched the first episode when it came out and it didn't hook me and decided to wait and see what other people thought of it. I was just wondering now if it's worth watching or if I should drop it for good.
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Posted 6/25/15 , edited 6/26/15
Depends on your taste. It has a pretty good payoff if you want to sit through all 12 episodes. Halfway through the series it switches from lewd comedy to something completely different.
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Posted 6/25/15 , edited 6/26/15
I'd watch anything good, it just get me from the get-go and I wanted to get an idea if it was worth or not. I already like the idea of it switching tones, I love when an anime does that. well, thanks a lot. I really appreciate your reply.
Posted 6/25/15 , edited 6/26/15
nah dont bother. i got halfway through and gave up. it got too confusing and time wasteful. and you gotta remember the plot is ridiculous
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Posted 6/25/15 , edited 6/26/15
Yes, the first few episodes seem silly but they do build the foundation for the rest of the series. Once the story gets going and the mystery begins to unfold about 4-5 episodes in it gets really interesting.
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Posted 6/25/15 , edited 6/26/15
Yes, actually Punchline is surprisingly good overall. In a way it is too bad that it has to be so much about the pantsu seeing gag. It is actually quite interesting in the end, good characters too really.
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Posted 6/25/15 , edited 6/26/15
Punchline is not at all what I expected it to be. What I very nearly dismissed as just a fanservice show ended up being fairly complex and reasonably well written.

Time Travel, Global Conspiracies, End of the World cults, Superheroes, Robots, Mecha and a battle against the US armed forces.
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Posted 6/25/15 , edited 6/26/15
Yes
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Posted 6/25/15 , edited 6/26/15
it was def one of the more enjoyable shows of the season.
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Posted 6/25/15 , edited 6/26/15
Yes.
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Posted 6/25/15 , edited 6/26/15
Its a bit random in the beginning, but the second half and ending was pretty good.
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Posted 6/26/15 , edited 6/26/15
I haven't watched the final episode yet, but I'm going to go with the flow here and say "yes". I love non-linear story-telling, which this pretty much is. But like any other series that does the same (We Without Wings, I'm looking at you, which took me over a year to finish), you need to invest more than the stereotypical 3 episode commitment.
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Posted 6/26/15 , edited 6/26/15
The first 6 episode were basically just character introduction and bonding, Once thats all over with the real plot takes the rein after episode 7.

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Posted 6/26/15 , edited 6/26/15
I had the same exact feeling and was about to give up about 3 episodes in then began to realize the characters were growing on me. I'm glad I held out because when the story started taking form it was actually well written. I wouldn't call it a great show but I would call it a very very good one.
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