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Re: Anime? More like Ani-GAY

Postby Insert_blank » Tue Jul 08, 2014 2:51 am

No I don't hate shounen because it's "not mature" enough. I watch Sentai and Kamen Rider and I love magical girl shows. I started watching anime when I was 6 and I'm 25 now. I've hit the saturation point on a lot of action shows. If people weren't talking about AoT saving anime I wouldn't have noticed it at all. I also didn't like Kill La Kill again because I've reached my saturation point.
A lot of hotblooded shows bother me because I've seen them before. They need to do something really cool for me to get interested. Usually even just a healthy sense of humor about itself is enough. If I started watching anime 10 years later than I did I may have really loved AoT. It's not bad it's really just that I've seen it before. Same with SAO, Magical Index, and a lot of the shows that were popular in the last 6 or so years. If you guys keep going down the line you'll always remember your first animes with rose tinted glasses and dislike the new stuff for doing the same thing, which I know is stupid but it's just how it goes.
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Re: Anime? More like Ani-GAY

Postby Quantumsurfer » Tue Jul 08, 2014 3:30 am

I get that.  Like I said before, it's gotta do something different for me too, in order to stand out.
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Re: Anime? More like Ani-GAY

Postby Silverdream » Tue Jul 08, 2014 4:05 am

Yeah, but Attack on Titan actually has some semblance of good writing while SAO is just shit. Still, I guess we all have different opinions.
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Re: Anime? More like Ani-GAY

Postby Insert_blank » Tue Jul 08, 2014 4:18 am

I loved the art style but what it comes down to for me is if anyone can die at any time I can't get emotionally invested. I'll cry when I watch kid shows though, so go figure.
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Re: Anime? More like Ani-GAY

Postby Quantumsurfer » Tue Jul 08, 2014 4:31 am

Hence my earlier point about anime being hard to recommend.  

As, for example, the fact that I liked SAO almost as much as AoT.  It wasn't terrible but it wasn't spectacular either.  It was, however, the best of it's niche genre that I've ever seen...so I suppose that counts for something to me.

I think, as with anything but perhaps moreso with anime, when you talk about anime, you almost have to break it up instead of discussing whole shows.
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Re: Anime? More like Ani-GAY

Postby Vami IV » Tue Jul 08, 2014 5:01 am

Why the fuck does Silent keep changing the name of this thread?
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Re: Anime? More like Ani-GAY

Postby Insert_blank » Tue Jul 08, 2014 6:18 am

Quantumsurfer wrote:I think, as with anything but perhaps moreso with anime, when you talk about anime, you almost have to break it up instead of discussing whole shows.


Yeah anime is literally just a shortening of animation in Japanese. It's not a genre it's a medium. It'd be the same if you said "I like TV but I don't enjoy the shows for teenagers. But I really enjoy the cop shows"
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Evangelion Rebuild 2.0

Postby Vami IV » Tue Jul 08, 2014 8:57 am

I finally tracked down Evangelion 2.0 You Can (Not) Advance on animetoon.tv.com. So far so good, but imagine if Shinji were not so much pussy, and instead a sarcastic closet perv like me or Overwatch.
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Re: Evangelion Rebuild 2.0

Postby The Shadowscythe » Tue Jul 08, 2014 9:25 am

Vami IV wrote:I finally tracked down Evangelion 2.0 You Can (Not) Advance on animetoon.tv.com. So far so good, but imagine if Shinji were not so much pussy, and instead a sarcastic closet perv like me or Overwatch.


2.22's ending then. . . You are in for a fucking ride old chappe.
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Re: Evangelion Rebuild 2.0

Postby Vami IV » Tue Jul 08, 2014 10:12 am

The Shadowscythe wrote:
Vami IV wrote:I finally tracked down Evangelion 2.0 You Can (Not) Advance on animetoon.tv.com. So far so good, but imagine if Shinji were not so much pussy, and instead a sarcastic closet perv like me or Overwatch.


2.22's ending then. . . You are in for a fucking ride old chappe.

Exactly what I like to hear. Unless it was EoE, which was straight shit. But I'll get there when I get there.
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Re: Anime Thread

Postby The Shadowscythe » Tue Jul 08, 2014 12:29 pm

Well. Dat final battle. . .  Can only be summed up as raw and unedited HOLY FUCKING SHIT. So yeah, be prepared for a ride.
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Re: Anime Thread

Postby Vami IV » Tue Jul 08, 2014 12:36 pm

I just saw it. It was epic.
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Re: Anime Thread

Postby Silverdream » Wed Jul 09, 2014 12:58 am

Just watched Tekkon Kinkreet, and it was good (although I think it was lacking in story). I just have one question, is the character Rat also the older Yakuza in Mind Game? I also noticed that the time traveling superhero from Mind Game also appears for a moment on the TV in Tekkon Kinkreet.
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Re: Anime Thread

Postby Silverdream » Thu Jul 10, 2014 5:31 pm

Is anyone watching Zankyou no Terror (aka Terror in Resonance)? It's a more serious anime directed by Watanabe (Cowboy Bebop, Samurai Champloo, Space Dandy). I just watched the first episode and I thought it was pretty well done.
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Re: Anime Thread

Postby Quantumsurfer » Thu Jul 10, 2014 7:42 pm

No, I had to look that one up.  It looks interesting, though.
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