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Response to Why should I get into anime? 2013-01-12 05:07:10 Reply

At 1/12/13 12:52 AM, Sekhem wrote: anime is kinda boring

Wha?

watch the classics and that's pretty much it

Define Classics..

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Response to Why should I get into anime? 2013-01-12 05:10:50 Reply

The only anime I seen was that scene in kill bill

also pokemon and digimon


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Response to Why should I get into anime? 2013-01-12 05:45:32 Reply

They're pretty much just like every other television show. There's some really shitty ones and some really good ones, and opinions tend to vary from each fan. I go for one's that have unique storylines and appealing artwork.

I watched one called xxxholic recently and thought it was really good. I had some issues with it but I can't really get into it without spoiling the show, but it focuses on morality and ghostly spirits. I thought it was pretty cool even though the characters were kinda freakishly tall and sort of skinny.


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Response to Why should I get into anime? 2013-01-12 06:13:43 Reply

Like you, I used to think anime was pretty lame. As recent as a couple of years ago in fact. I always just dismissed it as being childish cartoons that Westerners who obsess over Japanese culture claimed to enjoy just because was Japanese. I wasn't a fan of the art style either. Big stupid looking eyes and crazy hair styles that nobody could ever pull off.

Then one of my friends told me they were watching an anime series. I think it was Cowboy Bebop and he'd also mentioned watching Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood. I was pretty bored that summer and didn't have much to do so I decided to try FMA: Brotherhood for myself and it was actually pretty interesting to watch. Everything I used to hate about anime no longer seemed to bother me. I think I watched about 39 episodes before I eventually stopped watching. It wasn't until this week that I actually decided to start watching it again and I randomly got interested in anime. I've been watching various episodes of several series to find things I like and I think watching anime is going to be a new pastime of mine.

Why should you get into anime? Nobody's forcing you to. Watch a couple episodes of a series that sounds interesting to you if you're curious and then make your decision from there. Anime seems pretty varied in terms of themes and stuff.


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Response to Why should I get into anime? 2013-01-12 07:08:21 Reply

I don't think I could come up with a good reason why you should get into anime, because if don't like it you probably will never like it.

But if you would want to watch a anime that is not "typically anime", I suggest you watch Cowboy Bebop.


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Response to Why should I get into anime? 2013-01-12 07:16:15 Reply

At 1/12/13 12:51 AM, TheColourAwesome wrote: What do you get from anime that you don't from any other style of tv show?

A refreshing escape from reality.

Either this, or fapping material.

Fun to play with, even better to eat.

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Response to Why should I get into anime? 2013-01-12 11:23:54 Reply

I heard Cowbow Bebop is great.


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Response to Why should I get into anime? 2013-01-12 11:37:15 Reply

At 1/12/13 11:23 AM, Slint wrote: I heard Cowbow Bebop is great.

You heard correct.

Space westerns are pretty good, I recommend Cowboy Bebop to anyone, though. In a similar setting (sort of) is Trigun which I have yet to finish but I have liked the first 15 or so episodes.


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Response to Why should I get into anime? 2013-01-12 11:38:22 Reply

Watch all of Dragon Ball Z please. You'll get into it, I promise :)


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Response to Why should I get into anime? 2013-01-12 11:41:53 Reply

At 1/12/13 11:38 AM, selena wrote: Watch all of Dragon Ball Z please. You'll get into it, I promise :)

Hit my scrotum with a hammer and I'll consider it.


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Response to Why should I get into anime? 2013-01-12 11:43:42 Reply

At 1/12/13 11:41 AM, TheColourAwesome wrote: Hit my scrotum with a hammer and I'll consider it.

I won't do that, but i'll send pics of my scrotum if you watch it.


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Response to Why should I get into anime? 2013-01-12 11:49:39 Reply

At 1/12/13 11:43 AM, selena wrote:
At 1/12/13 11:41 AM, TheColourAwesome wrote: Hit my scrotum with a hammer and I'll consider it.
I won't do that, but i'll send pics of my scrotum if you watch it.

Go on.


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Response to Why should I get into anime? 2013-01-12 12:00:58 Reply

At 1/12/13 11:43 AM, selena wrote:
At 1/12/13 11:41 AM, TheColourAwesome wrote: Hit my scrotum with a hammer and I'll consider it.
I won't do that, but i'll send pics of my scrotum if you watch it.

Niqqa, you best not be lying about these scrot pics.


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Response to Why should I get into anime? 2013-01-12 12:02:07 Reply

At 1/12/13 12:00 PM, TheColourAwesome wrote: Niqqa, you best not be lying about these scrot pics.

i can't find my camera. my cam is broke. ill do it later when my parents arent home. i dont have to prove anything to you

tehehhehehe


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Response to Why should I get into anime? 2013-01-12 12:09:27 Reply

At 1/12/13 11:38 AM, selena wrote: Watch all of Dragon Ball Z please. You'll get into it, I promise :)

Or just stop after Cell, just like the series should have.


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Response to Why should I get into anime? 2013-01-12 12:14:21 Reply

You shouldn't. But if you do, watch Samurai Champloo or Cowboy Bebop.


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Response to Why should I get into anime? 2013-01-12 12:17:59 Reply

At 1/12/13 12:09 PM, Oolaph wrote: Or just stop after Cell, just like the series should have.

Now that it's over, I wish they had dragged it on even more.. I wouldn't care how crappy it was.


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Response to Why should I get into anime? 2013-01-12 12:20:45 Reply

At 1/12/13 12:16 PM, Scary wrote: a lot of ppl have recommened me multiple anime series and i start them and like a couple eps in i just drop them

Due to a few recommendations I started watching K-ON last night, and I'm actually kind of enjoying it.

itz moe as fuq br0 u shud try it we can b moe br0s 2gether


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Response to Why should I get into anime? 2013-01-12 12:27:52 Reply

I should point out I've been recommender Welcome to NKC or something and may watch it in the near future. Apparently it sums up my life quite well and from what Youtube clips I've seen it looks pretty good. As I said before. I like to stay well tuned into reality as possible and I find fantasy boring anyway so most anime doesn't appeal to me unless I get scrot pics.


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Response to Why should I get into anime? 2013-01-12 12:30:47 Reply

At 1/12/13 12:24 PM, Scary wrote: then u realise thats all it is and it becomes very boring very quick midway through

sorry im not moe mate

I've pretty much only kept watching because I find the music related jokes entertaining.

als0 that animation is dayum fyn hnnggg


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Response to Why should I get into anime? 2013-01-12 12:42:31 Reply

If you want to try, go for the (relatively) popular shounen anime. Then, if you liked what you saw, you may want to move on to deeper, more meaningful stories.

Though if you want to watch 'The big 3', it would take around a year, if you don't marathon everything.

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Response to Why should I get into anime? 2013-01-12 12:44:13 Reply

At 1/12/13 12:42 PM, MaartenC wrote: If you want to try, go for the (relatively) popular shounen anime. Then, if you liked what you saw, you may want to move on to deeper, more meaningful stories.

Though if you want to watch 'The big 3', it would take around a year, if you don't marathon everything.

Oh, and Full Metal Alchemist and Full Metal Alchemist: Brotherhood are pretty much the best gateway anime around. You might wanna start with them.

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Response to Why should I get into anime? 2013-01-12 13:43:25 Reply

At 1/12/13 11:41 AM, TheColourAwesome wrote:
At 1/12/13 11:38 AM, selena wrote: Watch all of Dragon Ball Z please. You'll get into it, I promise :)
Hit my scrotum with a hammer and I'll consider it.

If given a chance, I'd tie you up, take out a rusty knife and cut you all over and douse you with a peroxide.


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Response to Why should I get into anime? 2013-01-12 13:44:58 Reply

At 1/12/13 01:43 PM, Idiot-Finder wrote:
At 1/12/13 11:41 AM, TheColourAwesome wrote:
At 1/12/13 11:38 AM, selena wrote: Watch all of Dragon Ball Z please. You'll get into it, I promise :)
Hit my scrotum with a hammer and I'll consider it.
If given a chance, I'd tie you up, take out a rusty knife and cut you all over and douse you with a peroxide.

No you wouldn't.


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Response to Why should I get into anime? 2013-01-12 13:53:40 Reply

At 1/12/13 12:51 AM, TheColourAwesome wrote: But peeps seem to love it so I wanted to ask you fellas what you think is so great about it and why I should get into it. What do you get from anime that you don't from any other style of tv show? I don't mean to bash anime, just my opinion on it.

If you're tired of sex, go for it!

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Response to Why should I get into anime? 2013-01-12 13:55:42 Reply

At 1/12/13 12:09 PM, Oolaph wrote: Or just stop after Cell, just like the series should have.

Why do you say the series should have?

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Response to Why should I get into anime? 2013-01-12 13:57:00 Reply

At 1/12/13 11:38 AM, selena wrote: Watch all of Dragon Ball Z please. You'll get into it, I promise :)

I watched all of DBZ years back.

I enjoyed it at the time, but I'd rather stick my head in the toilet than go through it again.

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Response to Why should I get into anime? 2013-01-12 14:02:36 Reply

At 1/12/13 01:55 PM, LemonCrush wrote:
At 1/12/13 12:09 PM, Oolaph wrote: Or just stop after Cell, just like the series should have.
Why do you say the series should have?

That's obvious. The series should have ended at Dragonball Z. After that it was just powerlevels and nonsense.

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Response to Why should I get into anime? 2013-01-12 14:04:06 Reply

At 1/12/13 02:02 PM, MaartenC wrote: That's obvious. The series should have ended at Dragonball Z. After that it was just powerlevels and nonsense.

The Buu Saga was part of Z...I agree it should have ended at Z...GT was shit

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Response to Why should I get into anime? 2013-01-12 14:06:02 Reply

At 1/12/13 01:44 PM, TheColourAwesome wrote:

No you wouldn't.

You're right, I would rather sell you to slavery instead.


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