Indeed. Apparently Suyama-san likes anime songs lol. But to be more specific, Monet is intended to provide extra high-energy, sparkly and detailed highs and forward female vocals (perfect for maniacs/otakus/anime freaks/vocaloid fans I suppose?) as hinted by the driver arrangement.
And based on my short demo session, it does deliver what it is intended to do, lol.
Heh, i guess we're freaks in the real world.....
Yea, I can see where you are coming from, I personally dislike Monet myself. But I'm surprised you think Monet is darker than TG334, I think figuratively speaking Monet is as bright ad sparkly as morning sun. It does lose a lot of details at low and mid. But then again, most of the details in your typical Vocaloid or Geeky anime tracks are in the upper-mids and highs....Right? I'm not sure though, I have an aversion to those kind of otaku music stuff so I might be wrong.
It's a matter of personal preference I suppose, I know people who loves the sound sig of Monet~