Originally Posted by Ripplinger
An anime-art cover would make me pass the book up also, no matter what good reviews I'd heard about it, for all the same reasons already stated. I may not like some covers of books I read, but anime is going too far out of what genres I like (and yes, an anime-art cover would denote it's not a genre I want to read, even if it said it was a mystery or crime or horror novel).
This exactly for me too. I would see the cover and not even pick up the book. It's nothing against it, just not my reading preference.