Originally Posted by Westlo
Railgun considerably amped up one aspect it had to appeal more to Otakus and that's why it was successful. And Fencedude quality has nothing to do with sales the majority of the time, you should know better.
Sure, quality isn't a totally accurate predictor of sales, but in a situation like this, its a pretty fair comparison.
I certainly wouldn't use it to compare two shows that weren't fairly closely connected anyway.
(and Railgun is a better show, anyway. So yay for quality being rewarded over mediocrity)