I pretty much judge a show just with the previews and the first episode, hadn't been wrong about this once, I thought Gosei was bad just from the previews, watched the first episode, turns out I wasn't wrong, the same applied to KR W, same routine, but tried watched more episodes, still bad...
On a personal note... I don't know where you picked up that way of thinking, but -- I honestly mean no offense here. -- it's a pretty dangerous one in any aspect; it's called "Prejudice". You might wanna throw that away while possible.
That's a little rough. I agree it is usually a fairer idea to go into something with an open mind and give it a chance, but sometimes something about a series will just rub one person the wrong way.
Some people have specific attributes they like or dislike, and to some people they are show breaking. If any of these most loved or most hated items appear in the show, even for a few moments, it can be a deciding factor. For example... if an american show features any real amount of american country music, I absolutely cannot tolerate it... it makes me feel like brain cells are dying with every twanging-mispronounced verse. The presence of country music would not make a series "bad", but due to my massive hatred for the genre, it would most assuredly make me
despise it and not want a thing to do with it. I *could* notice in a few seconds of a preview (and some reading about it after the preview) if the show featured a high quantity of country music, and a SINGLE episode would convince me for certain... so I can understand someone sometimes being able to see clearly in a single episode enough about a series to know they are not interested.
Now, sticking with my "american country music" example, I could tell you "I hate _________ because of all the GDMFing COUNTRY CRAP music in it!" and you should accept my opinion as being just that, my opinion. No harm, no foul. Reaver's opinion should not cause any foul here either for the same reason. However, if I had said "Country music ruined that show and now nobody will watch it because it just sucks!" then it would be a completely different story. When I read Reaver's comments, I read in an understood "bad to me", and not "bad and sucks horribly no matter who you are". So to me, that was just Reaver's opinion, and as opinions are *NOT FACT* and are instead personal feelings and tastes about things... I am totally okay with them not liking the current Sentai after one episode, for whatever their personal reasons.
Personally, I am already fairly certain Goseiger will not rank among my favorite sentai ever. That does not make it a "bad" show, obviously the writing will be solid (speaking historically) and the acting will be great and the stuntwork/effects will be stellar. It does not mean I dislike Sentai. All it does mean is that I do already have an opinion forming early in THIS Sentai's run. This does not make me a bad person, it does not make me prone to "prejudice", and it does not mean I am somehow "doing it wrong". It means I have my own tastes and dislikes, and this show might not be my favorite. If it becomes someone else's favorite ever, I am thrilled for them. Everyone should form their own opinion, THEIR OWN WAY, and nobody should call them names or imply they are "wrong" for having their own opinion.
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I didn't think it was possible to not like W. What DO you like?
I don't like W much either. I watch it because TVN subs it, and I love high-quality subs of anything, even if I hate the content. Plus, the suit actor is the finest I have seen on any show (and who can look at Wakana and not smile?), but I dislike many of the characters and the "flow" of the show itself. It's just not to my specific tastes.
As far as what someone that dislikes W enjoys... I enjoy Kamen Rider, and Toku in general. So far, Skyrider, Black RX, Faiz and Ryuki tie for my favorites, with Den-o, Kuuga, Kabuto, Black and Decade closely tied just barely a heatbeat behind them. Stronger, Amazon, Hibiki and W are among my least liked. So, I suppose I really like Kamen Rider... ALOT... I just don't LOVE every single rider to date. W is among those I don't love. And that's okay, because everyone should have their own tastes and opinions, or life would be boring as hell.
As far as TV Tropes goes, I compare my opinion of that site to my opinion of country music. Every time I have gone there I have come away feeling like I lost a few brain cells for even reading the p00p idiots write on that site.