Final Update (01/01/18): New Year is here and with it the last update of this article for this season. Most of the tracked shows now finished its airing and final score is recorded by the people who watched the anime seasonally or binged it at the end of season so we can finally speak about some results and yet again they are not that surprising. I was wondering if to keep track of the shows for the next season as well, but I don’t think I will. What I learned looking at the last two seasons - scores are not changing that much. After the initial hype of first or second week, from week three or four, the score will settle down and there are not big deviations until the last episode airs, when people like me come to score show they finished. So if you’re the kind of person, who doesn’t go below certain score threshold or score is some indication of quality for you - wait until week three or for each season and then have a look on MAL.net and you’re probably seeing the numbers which will be there by the end of the season (+/- 0.5 points approx.). Anyway thank you y’all for staying with me the whole time and reading my stuff!
Update (17/12/17): I’m back! My holidays were amazing and long, but I’m finally back, so I can update this with what happened during the past month. As I look at it, nothing really changed that much, I’m still glad I didn’t started Dies Irae as I wanted to watch it, but it’s constantly dropping score is not a good sign. On the other hand I’m really glad Mahoutsukai no Yome - despite getting more and more votes (overtook Black Clover as number 1 in number of voting users) - it’s still around solid 8.5 / 10. As we are closing in on the season, I need to catch up on the shows which I missed during the holidays, but I doubt anything will change in the charts until the last episode is aired and everybody, who is like me and votes after seeing it completely, jump on the voting train.
Update (19/11/17): Yet another week and another update. There are still some shows which steadily losing their score, but overall everything seems to set on the level it will keep until the end of the series - where the rest of the fans (like myself) will come and rate the shows after final episode is out. One small note - I’ll be on my holidays for three weeks now, but the system I have in place, will still record the score so you should expect three weeks update in one around 10th of December.
Update (12/11/17): Week six is upon us and the fans of Black Clover took over the second chart, where it did not positively reflected on the first one and it’s still losing votes, and I’m not surprised. What I’m really glad is that except of one - every my favourite shows are so far over the 8 score point - 3-gatsu no Lion 2nd season, Ballroom e Youkoso, Mahoutsukai no Yome and Shokugeki no Souma: San no Sara. Shame Youkai Apartment no Yuuga na NIchijou is so underrated, but I guess it makes sense based on what the show is about, or maybe I just simply like it and give it too much credit, but I cannot help it.
Update (29/10/17): I personally don’t watch Dies Irae as I have heard it’s not good and as you can see it’s the only show which steadily goes down with the score. The other interesting show is Shout Show (a.k.a. Black Clover) - clearly it has big fan base as it’s closing the difference in number of votes with Fate/Apocrypha which is airing already for the second season.
Update (25/10/17): Finally I have got to update this article with the latest Sunday’s scores. After the initial drop from week one to week two (where some shows had there only expectation scores as those were not released yet in the first week), score stabilized itself and now we can truly watch, what progression will be following next weeks.
Last season I did an experiment, where I took some currently airing shows and put them on a charts week to week, based on the number of votes and the score given to them on MyAnimeList.net. I felt like the it had found it’s audience and decided to give it a go once again this fall season.
First data were taken on 8th of October and from there I will be taking data every day during the night from Saturday to Sunday and will keep updating this post.
Feel free to comment on if you like those stats and what shows you want to follow score development in the next season of Winter 2018.
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