After Episode 5 of Deadman Wonderland: "Wow, this is pretty awesome. That's the best setup for a tournament arc I've seen. The premise manages to be brutal without coming across forced. At least a couple of these characters feel like they're heading somewhere."
After Episode 6: "Uh oh. I sense plot holes and deus ex mechina in the air. The series momentum is poised to drop and trample on all character development established to this point - and there's 6 more eps to go.
"This isn't going to wend well, is it."