It’s around there that the boom years for anime hit a little. The industry had fully shaken off the awkward transitional period of the early 00s and was really getting down to business of cranking out product. The amount of TV anime being made shot up. Gonzo were on top of their game. The OVA market of old was giving way to make way for many an ambitious 26 episode TV series. Not all of which worked. In fact, not many did.