anime movie and shows

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  1. foxleader

    foxleader Well-Known Member

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    now I love DBZ and hunterxhunter, and full metal alchemist, and a number of other shows out there both new and old.

    but I'd like to hear what you guys like to watch out side of the sit coms and big budget movies.

    as for me I like evanglion, princess monoka, appleseed (all moives.), spirt away, ghost in the shell, Dragon ball,z, gt(only when it was out), super, and zoids just to name a few.

    so please share what show and movies you like both now and when you where younger.
     
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  2. xXDashIVXx

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    Leverage. Best show ever. Used to be on netflix... don't know how you will see it now, other than catching a marathon on ion
     
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  3. TurboCharizard

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    My top 5 anime shows
    1. Black Lagoon
    2. Requiem for the Phantom
    3. Gunslinger Girl
    4. Highschool of the Dead
    5. Kill la Kill
    I don't really watch shows anymore so some of these are super old in terms of anime. I kind of just binge things when I'm knocked out by sickness and can't leave the couch:whistle: Most of my knowledge of current stuff comes from memes and cosplay friends. What's good in the most recent seasons?
     
  4. Dirtdives

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    TurboCharizard Sorry but those aren't super old........Let me school you:

    Circa:1970s

    Star Blazers
    Macros Saga....all 3 of them
    Battle of the Planets

    And my favorite....Captain Caveman!!!!
     
  5. Lieutenant Jaku

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    most I watch is initial D, one punch man and mob psycho 100.
     
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    I’m a guy of animes that want to make your cry, sympathize with the characters and/or really make you piece all the details together.

    I liked the movie Your Name and the series Erased.

    I think there was a couple I enjoyed, but they dont really stand out.

    Funnily enough though, my law lecturer suggested hunter x hunter and * did i love the final arc.
     
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  7. Lieutenant Jaku

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    that ark is the one that everyone says is bad though (and i dont blame them) it was drawn out through like 100 episodes
     
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  8. PaiganBoi

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    Filler episodes for the win!
     
  9. Lieutenant Jaku

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    If you read mfghost (sequel ti initial D) right now you get a lot of it. But it's fun.
    That's why I like episodic shows no filler and easy to put down
     
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    Naruto was one of the worst for fillers.... I think it ran 2 years of fillers before Shippuden finally started airing.
     
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  11. gerard2567

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    Ah, I actually meant the Chimera Ant arc, not the final arc, I completely forgot that final arc was seperate for the chimera arc, my bad XD
     
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    the ant one is what i meant also
    went on forever. think it was the last one
     
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  13. gerard2567

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    I personally dont think the Chimera Ant arc was bad, it was stretched over 60 eps, but the prior arcs weren’t considered appealing to most of the fanbase, thus why the original 1999 series was cancelled.

    As for the majority thoughts on the arc, every forums i’ve seen talk about it was overwhelmingly positive, and the occasional few who disliked it were bombarded with fans calling them “Not true fans” etc.

    I liked the character developement and the surprise of established characters being killed off.

    I think the more interesting aspect was Gon slowly turning into the monsters he hates.

    That’s just my two cents.

    In other words, I prefer that a series takes its time to tell a story, aslong as the story is good and makes you wonder about each ep. But I believe the hate for the series was from those who waited for a new ep each week and were dissappointed in the slow developement, unlike me who could binge watch because of being introduced so late (No, i’m not including those shonen jump animes that go on for 1000 episodes)
     
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    the 1999 one basically just got through the trials and magic. i thought that it was much better in art personally. especially the battleship trial that was left out of the new one.
    i was fine with people getting killed off but kite turning into a girl was disturbing.
    also yes, i hate waiting through slow development where basically nothing happens. and i dont like to see main characters turn into monsters (although its fun to write things where that happens.)
     
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    You know that Rakin Bass stop-motion Rudolph was filmed in Japan? Technically animu! (in the opening credits you can see "Burl Ives" credited as "Buri Ives, a bit of Engrish silliness going on there).

    KONYA WA HURRICANE!

    Any Bubblegum Crisis fans?
     
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    lately I started reading "That time i got reincarnated as a slime." Its pretty good, i cant find the original books anywhere though
    (it also has a good anime that's currently airing.)
    has anyone else been watching/reading this?
     
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    I have been watching Slime. I am enjoying it as well.
    The other recent shows I have watch that I enjoyed are Made in Abyss and Saga of Tanya the Evil.
     
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    okay so I don't know if the eva I have is the perfect or the first English dub in the US lol.
     
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    I don't really watch Anime, but the closest thing I've enjoyed is Avatar: The Last Airbender as a kid.
     
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  20. foxleader

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    that is an anime, an American anime but an anime none the less.
     
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  21. PaiganBoi

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    LOL. Don't let any Weebs hear you say that.
    To a Weeb if its not made in Japan then its not an Anime.
     
  22. gerard2567

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    Well technically it’s because the name Anime was made in Japan, to describe a cartoon from that region, but I understand why weebs hate it being used for anything out of japan because simply put, other regions have their own names for cartoons.

    It’s a cultural thing for the Japanese aswell.

    Me being from asian ethinicity, recognize that alot of my people don’t like it when another country or race impersonates something from their own country.

    Example is a foreign person makes some basic rice and fish meal, but calls it Japanese cuisine despite it not actually being Japanese. It just grinds their gears.

    I think it’s more of a respect issue, you just don’t apply names to something that has no relation to the country of origin.

    As for weebs however, there’s some irony in being a weeb. To dishone your own culture for Japanese cultural is a taboo on its own and makes you not part of Japanese culture.

    They have hogh respect for their heritage, and to throw it away for some foreign culture is greatly looked down upon.
     
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  23. foxleader

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    hey its my way of separating the good stuff and the bad just out right bad stuff. like family guy, bobs burgers, Simpsons, and most of what's on cartoon network is cartoons, now toonmai, chruchyroll, and anime network, and a few other sites I check up on are not hard core anime either, Lucy is a German anime/cartoon a dead pool R anime but it's still a kick * show.

    and then theirs France... lady bug & car noirr... take a year to do one episode for the show and its a cartoon a much better cartoon then some of the things I've watched

    needless to say cartoon or anime the weebs don't scare me because in the end i'll just tell them that I stand with TFS who fixed dragon ball z's time line in a way funamtion couldn't.
     
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  24. TurboCharizard

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    Yeah! Like when Americans put Canadian flags and maple leafs on their luggage when on vacation so that people treat them better.
     
  25. Dirtdives

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    WHAT??
     
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