DiscardedYKTTW Animation Decay YKTTW Discussion
Needs More Examples Up for Grabs (because I haven't watched nearly enough animation to remember a comprehensive list of examples) Episode 1 looks beautifully-fluid, perhaps even better that some scenes from an animated film. The OP/ED sequences likewise never cease to amaze. But, by episode 10 or 20: crooked eyes, off-center noses, one frame of animation every 3/4ths or whole second, and other atrocities. There is probably a companion trope, Animation Budget Surplus, which most-frequently affects works that originally consisted of long static scenes or conversations with very little action, such as Akagi and Death Note.
ExamplesAnime and Manga
- Le Chevalier d'Eon
- Otogi Zoshi: First episode, "Hey this is pretty neat!" Episode where Sadamitsu goes boxing, "AARRRGGGHHHHH WHY AM I STILL WATCHING THIS AND WHAT HAVE THEY DONE TO THE PRODUCTION CREW"
- Seirei no Moribito: The quickest way to notice this is to watch Jiguro vs. One Guy, compared and contrasted with Humans Fight Off La-Lungas.