Finally decided to get around to watching "Symphogear GX", the third season of the series.
I rather liked the first season, despite not exactly being a fan of the ending, and the second season, while I had some problems with it overall, it did end in a very spectacular way with many hanging lines more or less properly concluded. The third season, "GX", on the other hand I felt like it was a complete mess for the most part.
Between all the inconsistencies and plot-holes, the entire season was just so poorly written in general which led to asspull after asspull to just keep happening one after another. One thing that really got me was how previous personal dilemmas that some of the characters had addressed in previous seasons, if not earlier episodes this season even, got reiterated...meaning some of the characters development came from them undoing their regression which meant they barely even actually developed, if at all. That's a huge pet peeve of mine in particular, especially when I don't think it was handled well. Hibiki's character in particular and the circumstances surrounding her probably suffered the most in this regard, it's almost unbelievable. Worse still was that that the ending to season 2, the one I thought was actually pretty good and a fitting finale to the series, was more or less invalidated of pretty much any worth it had.
The fact that it's been announced that there's already two more planned seasons has me really worried. Unless the series goes in a completely different direction or has a brand new cast, I really don't see how much more can be squeezed with the current cast or even setting. This third season already showed that it barely knew what to do with them without retreading old plot points or pulling out something near random.
Geez, I really need to find a series that I can just enjoy. Feels like I've been doing nothing but complaining about the shows I've been watching lately.