Long time readers of my blog know that I am a bit of a K-ON tard. That being said, I was delighted late last year when a second season was announced for the Spring 2010 season. Soon after the first episode aired, it was revealed that the second season would be 26, making me even more excited. However, my common sense and a bit of simple math kicked these positive emotions away as I realized that there wouldn’t be enough material in the manga for 26 episodes without making stuff up. I then remembered that the first season did this very well, and fleshed out the simple original gag strips without feeling forced or dragged out. Now that we are well over half way through the second season, I have mixed feelings about the show. The tl;dr version is that it’s not as good as the first season. For a more complete view, read on.