When I watch a story play out on anime and manga, I have absolutely no clue in hell. I don't think twice about the things that happen and just follow the flow of it all thinking that's just the way it is so that's what happened. Which lead to missing out on enjoying deeper analysis of the stories and understanding them in their full potential. Instead I was left with just shallow impressions: there was no real reason, insight, or anything and I just liked them because I felt I do.
From the perspective of the audience, this may be perfectly fine because there are vastly different ways to enjoy a story. But from the writer's perspective, such a thought process is a privilege that is unforgivable. A writer must provide the audience various ways to enjoy their story, as writing in a way only enjoyable to themselves is only as good as masturbation.
Being such an audience that I am and being in a position of a writer, it's a real struggle because stories that I create turn out shallow and po