To keep things free form, the basic idea of this topic is how do you feel about main/supporting character death? From there, you can include all sorts of responses to things like: does the purpose of the death matter (i.e. sacrifice, unfortunate casualty, etc.)? Does how the character perishes matter? Does the length of the character's appearance matter? And so on and so forth.
Personally, I can accept character death as part of good storytelling or character development. For example, a bad guy who in his last moments finds goodness and makes those moments count (i.e. FMA's
When biased, I get pretty in denial about death, even if I see it coming from a mile away. I've even given up on series due to a favorite character's passing. [s]Bleach is toeing the line right now[/s].
Anyone else have thoughts on this? And again, sorry for the morbid-ness. I need to watch more happy series XD