I'm not a big anime person. I've seen the classics like Cowboy Bebop, Full Metal Alchemist, and Ghost In the Shell, so you can see why I hesitated when this anime was recommended to me. I looked it up, saw all the frills and bright colors, and immediately shot it down.
I was stupid... So stupid.
You cannot judge this anime by its cover. That would be a high crime to humanity, equivalent to ...