Fans debate why Solo Leveling is ‘being ignored’

Fans Debate Why Solo Leveling Is 'Being Ignored' Portada Solo Leveling 18

In a recent discussion thread on one of Japan’s most popular forums, Users have been hotly debating the possible reasons behind the anime adaptation of “Solo Leveling”’s apparent lack of popularity.. Despite high expectations and anticipation from fans, the series seems not to capture the attention of the public in the way that was expected.

To make matters worse, it has been announced that the next episode of “Solo Leveling” will be delayed to make way for a compilation, which has generated even more concern among fans. This delay is considered a bad sign, especially coming from the studies A-1 Pictureswho have already experienced similar situations with previous projects such as “NieR Automata Ver 1.1a” and “86: Eighty-Six“.

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News of the delay has further fueled debate online, with many fans expressing their disappointment and concern about the future of the series. Despite everything, some fans continue to hold out hope that “Solo Leveling” can recover and reach its full potential in future episodes:

  • «It’s like seeing Kirito again, I don’t see the point».
  • «The battle with Cerberus was not interesting».
  • «Anime media has done everything to boost the popularity of this series, but there have been no good results.».
  • «The first half of the story was interesting, but eventually it turns into the same thing we’ve seen in other series».
  • «The reviews are bad simply because a story like that is no longer interesting.».
  • «I’ve only seen a video of the anime, I don’t have much idea what it’s about, but when you read the description you can’t help but compare it to Sword Art Online».
  • «In South Korean manhwa stories, there is a constant of characters who were physically and verbally abused in the past becoming super powerful. It has been seen so much that it is already boring to see».
  • «Although Solo Leveling was original and interesting in its time, I think that by 2015, many similar stories that came later did get their anime. They took too long to animate Solo Leveling, they missed the opportunity».
  • «It’s much better than any light novel with broken characters, too bad they didn’t think to animate it about five years ago, at least».
  • «It’s the power fantasy we’ve seen endlessly. Maybe Solo Leveling did it first in its time, but for the anime world it came quite late».
  • «I have read the original story and I know what is going to happen within the anime. I stopped watching it after four episodes without having any special opinion, I didn’t find it interesting».
  • «With just one episode, Arifureta is much more interesting than this».
  • «I think it’s the best-selling manhwa in history and I didn’t expect it to be flying so far under the radar now that it’s been turned into an anime. I don’t think I’ve even seen it enough to have an opinion.».
  • «It is simply an anime that is more appreciated outside of Japan than inside. Although they changed the name and settings to seem more Japanese, they couldn’t withstand nationalism».
  • «The status and quest screens are in English, not Japanese, so if you haven’t seen the manga you won’t understand it at all».
  • «Like any story of a broken protagonist, the interesting thing is only at the beginning».

Source: Yaraon!


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