I know people on Tumblr don't like the anime, but I've seen people on other English discussions liking it. How much do the Japanese fans like TOXZ? They hate Alisha not being the main heroine in the game, so the anime is catering to their complaints. Although, now the anime comes with even more problems for them to complain about, so what's their reactions?
To be honest, I don’t know, since I don’t follow the Japanese side of the fandom. I’m probably one of the few people who still likes Alisha after all this (lol) as I feel like the anime is trying to please everyone while not realizing that they’re gutting a lot of what made the story compelling in the first place.
Because at least for me, having the protagonist struggle to reconcile their ideals with the realities of their world as they know it and having them grow as a result of that struggle is what makes a story interesting. If the hero succeeds at every turn, the story rapidly becomes predictable and there’s no character growth from it - and I find that not very compelling and interesting in the first place.