Are gacha game adaptations the next front in bad anime?

I dunno, they’re anthropomorphized swords doing Halloween or something. It’s bizarre. I just pulled an image off the official website because I couldn’t be bothered to watch again for screenshots.

For the past year or so, I’ve made casual tradition out of picking out the worst-rated anime towards the end of each season just to… see. I’ve covered a few here on this site and avoided writing about several others because I couldn’t even finish a single episode. But with the addition of the anime short Tenka Hyakken: Meiji-kan e Youkoso! (rated 4.8 out of 10) to the bottom of my list this season, I’ve begun to pick up on a trend that I had never noticed before:

All of the worst, or at least the most bizarre, of my bad selections in recent months originated as adaptations of gacha or collectible card games.

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