#anime is a highly competitive industry, and it takes a considerable amount of luck to gain a second season. Like most of the entertainment industry, the quality of the series influences whether a sequel will be made, meaning it's the DVD sales that matter. There is such an enormous amount of shows released every season that the fan community cannot help but breathe a sigh of relief whenever a well loved anime receives a second season.

Today, we will be listing three sequels or second seasons that dropped the ball. It should be noted that a series that went from a brilliant first season to a mediocre follow up would be given precedence over an anime that started out mediocre [VIDEO] before declining further.

'Dragon Ball GT'

Low hanging fruit, your name is "#Dragon Ball GT." At this point, considering how much dirt has been flung at Toei Animation's follow up to "Dragon Ball Z," it is honestly starting to feel like we are just bullying the poor show.

One of the most disappointing series of all time, there is possibly no other sequel that lost all its momentum as quickly as "Dragon Ball GT." Toei's decision to turn Goku into a kid might have sounded good on paper, but the execution was far from flawless. The audience was put off almost immediately and decreased from the very first episode.

The idea was to combine the original series with "Dragon Ball Z," but it did not feel well thought out. Akira Toriyama's manga and the anime adaptation succeeded due to the sense of wonder incorporated in the universe, not because Goku was still a child.

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The Saiyan did not behave like your typical 12-year-old, which made the adult based humor all that more entertaining.

The show does get better as it goes on, and it is not the worst thing ever, but "GT" never even comes close to matching the quality of its predecessor. "#Dragon Ball Super" is far from perfect but is a better sequel.

'Darker than Black: Gemini of the Meteor'

The original "Darker than Black" introduced a fascinating world and a slew of interesting ideas that could be explored. With a cool and sarcastic lead, each character felt unique and instantly memorable. After 25 episodes, the anime ended leaving fans desperately wanting more.

Well, we got it. "Darker than Black: Gemini of the Meteor" is not one of the worst anime of all time, but it is easily one of the most disappointing sequels ever released. The plot is completely unrelated to the manga and barely has anything to do with its prequel. The characters we loved are either not present or twisted beyond repair, given way to a poor excuse for a protagonist that is more focused on providing fan service than anything resembling depth.

A sequel should at least attempt to expand the world of the first season, yet "Darker than Black: Gemini of the Meteor" wanted to do none of that. It is better just to avoid this season altogether.

'Psycho-Pass 2."

"Psycho-Pass 2" is the best of the three sequels listed but also the one that fell the farthest. While the others at least tried to shake it up, the follow up to the fantastic "Psycho-Pass" treads the same path as the original, just without the fascinating villain and enigmatic male lead. Two new characters are introduced but are not given anywhere near enough time to develop into interesting personas.

The most infuriating part is just how dumbed down it is compared to the first season, as it removes any of the gray areas of the original "Psycho-Pass" in favor of a tired conspiracy theory. A movie was released shortly after which captured the spirit of the first season a lot better.