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Response to Why should I get into anime? 2013-01-12 18:58:23 Reply

If you are making such a thread then it is obvious you desire to watch it and are either looking for people to stop you or aid you. So just watch some.


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Response to Why should I get into anime? 2013-01-12 19:24:52 Reply

Do it or don't. There's a lot of great anime out there and you'll be missing out if you don't look. You just have to dig through a lot of awful, horrid, trash.


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Response to Why should I get into anime? 2013-01-12 19:35:16 Reply

akira
grave of the fire flies
nadia of the secret of the blue water
blue gender
lupin the 3rd: the castle of cagliostro
berserk
ghost stories (english dub only)
rahxephon (evangelion without the confusing vague subtext)


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Response to Why should I get into anime? 2013-01-12 19:38:02 Reply

At 1/12/13 07:35 PM, captainlolz wrote: akira
grave of the fire flies
nadia of the secret of the blue water
blue gender
lupin the 3rd: the castle of cagliostro
berserk
ghost stories (english dub only)
rahxephon (evangelion without the confusing vague subtext)

I haven't seen those last two or Nadia, but the rest of those are great choices.


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Response to Why should I get into anime? 2013-01-12 20:53:19 Reply

Depends what kinda anime you wanna get into

Seinen, shounen, or shoujo,

or yaoi, eechi or hentai if you're a pervert

I really can't stand shounen animes anymore though I used to like them when I was younger. Now all I watch are seinen animes and a few love-love school romantic comedies

If you haven't seen School Rumble....I pity you

plus both seasons are up in their entirety on youtube

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Response to Why should I get into anime? 2013-01-12 23:02:42 Reply

Like other forms of entertainment/pop culture, anime is a medium of entertainment that is enjoyed by passionate fans and is often hated or misunderstood by others. {how passionate depends on the fan in question.} I'm not much for convincing people to like whatever I like, but for the sake of this thread, I'll gladly throw my two cents in.

Anime, like other forms of entertainment, has many different genres and even sub-genres designed for just about anyone, so there is always something available out there. Now with that said, there are a lot of sub-par shows within the medium in which to avoid, {which depend on taste more times than not} and others that everyone, including myself, would gladly recommend. Also, to counteract the stereotypes of anime, {which have been noted for being full of tits, ass and whatnot} there are decent number of anime that steers clear of that proverbial landmine, such as Monster.

In short, all you have to do is find a genre/style you would be interested in and do some research. I know that's a bit vague, but that's the best advice I got.


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Response to Why should I get into anime? 2013-01-12 23:08:37 Reply

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

I always wondered why I never liked anime as much as other people. That would explain a lot...


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Response to Why should I get into anime? 2013-01-13 21:50:16 Reply

At 1/12/13 03:13 PM, LemonCrush wrote:
Even DBZ is boring. I cannot pay attention to any animes besides Dragonball, Cowboy Bebop (for the music), and Death Note (for the premise, but I couldn't even finish it)

Well I'm a sucker for insane epic violence so yeah it was love at first sight.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VOlToLUBSBU


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Response to Why should I get into anime? 2013-01-13 22:06:08 Reply

At 1/12/13 07:58 PM, Sekhem wrote:
At 1/12/13 05:07 AM, Ceratisa wrote: Define Classics..
i will lay out the ANIME CANON for those uninitiated into anime (in roughly their order of importance)

Jin-Roh is pretty essential viewing for any anime buff and also Urotsukidoji Legend of the Overfiend is a pretty important piece in some ways...

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Response to Why should I get into anime? 2013-01-13 22:10:39 Reply

At 1/13/13 10:09 PM, Urban-Champion wrote: fuck that shit, watch spirited away or grave of the fireflies

see these animes are movies so their plots aren't dragged on for 50 episodes like every other anime in existance

The majority of anime are 12-14 episodes unless they follow an ongoing series or get a second season.

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Response to Why should I get into anime? 2013-01-13 22:12:31 Reply

I enjoy anime that made by Studio Ghibli such as Spirited Away, Totoro, Arrietty. Other than these and Ghost in the Shell, I don't like the rest of anime.

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Response to Why should I get into anime? 2013-01-13 22:19:27 Reply

At 1/13/13 09:50 PM, II2none wrote: Well I'm a sucker for insane epic violence so yeah it was love at first sight.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VOlToLUBSBU

Don't misunderstand. When I was a kid, I LOVED DBZ. I spent all day wishing I was a super saiyan. I used to draw DBZ characters all the time. I knew power levels by heart. I was obsessed.

But everytime I watch it now, it's just like "Oh my god, just fucking fight! Enough dialogue!!"

However, Dragonball is pretty awesome

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Response to Why should I get into anime? 2013-01-13 22:21:51 Reply

You shouldn't because fucking weeaboos.

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Response to Why should I get into anime? 2013-01-13 22:50:20 Reply

At 1/13/13 10:33 PM, Urban-Champion wrote:
At 1/13/13 10:21 PM, Sandman99999 wrote: You shouldn't because fucking weeaboos.
^ 100% valid argument

Let this serve as a sobering warning to those who may wish to become interested in anime.

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Response to Why should I get into anime? 2013-01-13 23:06:52 Reply

Yes. Watch One Piece. Best anime ever.

Don't watch Naruto please. It's just some blondie going on his dumb ninja adventures which are boring as fuck.


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Response to Why should I get into anime? 2013-01-13 23:12:28 Reply

Hokuto No Ken is a pretty good anime. Don't watch DBZ. It's so long and drawn out. You'll start raging when you're 20 episodes into the Frieza fight and Goku STILL hasn't gone super saiyan.


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Response to Why should I get into anime? 2013-01-13 23:14:27 Reply

There can be only one non-shitty anime.

It's known as Highlander: The Quest for Vengeance. I only enjoyed it because I'm a sucker for the series.


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