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Re: Anime!

Postby miraidesuka » Mon Oct 22, 2007 9:55 pm UTC

Anime I've Loved:

Neon Genesis Evangelion
Ghost in the Shell (The Tachi's made me cry at the end of 2nd Gig)
Trigun
Darker Than Black
Black Lagoon
Cowboy Bebop
Death Note (Except for the second half)
My Neighbor Totoro (as well as everything else by Miyazaki)
Grave of the Fireflies (watch once because you must, twice if you want to kill yourself)

Decent Anime:

Gundam Wing
The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya
Bleach
FLCL
Azumanga Daioh (Lucky Star is better)

Crap Anime:

Naruto
Pokemon (but only in America, the Japanese version is written for a higher age group)
Dragonball Z
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Re: Anime!

Postby pieaholicx » Tue Oct 23, 2007 12:53 pm UTC

I watch anime when I can afford it.

Favorites:
.hack//SIGN
FLCL
Death Note
Stellvia
Samurai Champloo
Tsukihime Lunar Legend
Azumanga Daioh
Excel Saga

Things I really need to see more of:
.hack//G.U.
The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya
Ergo Proxy

Uh...that's all I can think of right now, though I'm sure my "need to see" list would be much longer. xD
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Re: Anime!

Postby Rodan » Tue Oct 23, 2007 9:06 pm UTC

I'm really not into anime. At all. Or manga. I'm really kind of pissed it's so popular. I've been to Barnes and Noble's graphic novels section one too many times.

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Postby william » Thu Oct 25, 2007 7:32 pm UTC

Bakemaster wrote:
Lyra Ngalia wrote:I watched Deathnote until... episode 25. Then the writers lost interest.

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Okay, that's unfair, because clearly they were still interested. They just weren't any good after *spoiler*.

After Near arrives the plot just collapsed under its own weight. It stretches suspension of disbelief to
Spoiler:
have an 8-year-old kid take down Light Yagami
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Re: Re:

Postby pieaholicx » Thu Oct 25, 2007 7:56 pm UTC

william wrote:
Bakemaster wrote:
Lyra Ngalia wrote:I watched Deathnote until... episode 25. Then the writers lost interest.

Fix'd

Okay, that's unfair, because clearly they were still interested. They just weren't any good after *spoiler*.

After Near arrives the plot just collapsed under its own weight. It stretches suspension of disbelief to
Spoiler:
have an 8-year-old kid take down Light Yagami
.

You do realize that
Spoiler:
Near was 12 at first appearance, and 18 for the rest of it, right? He was only 5 years younger than Light, and only 2 years younger than Mello. I would also say that age has nothing to do with it, as Light managed to beat L, and L was much older than Light.
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Re: Anime!

Postby EdgarJPublius » Thu Oct 25, 2007 8:21 pm UTC

I love Ghost in the Shell and Cowboy Bebop.

I liked Outlaw Star and Gundam Wing when I saw them a while ago (back when Adult Swim was called Toonami) I was just about to start re-watching them when tv-links got shutdown.

I tied desperately to get into the .Hack series, but I could never get past the first few episodes of any given incarnation.

I liked Dragon Ball and Dragon Ball Z a longgg time ago, now I still think the series' could be good if they gut out all of the "Here, set me take two weeks to power up so when the fight actually takes place, it'll be over in three seconds"

If they'd replaced all that with the kind of stuff they did for the really good fight scenes, the show would probably rank up there with Ruroni Kenshin (I liked it, not one of my favorites though) The movies were good though.
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Re: Anime!

Postby Zohar » Thu Oct 25, 2007 8:54 pm UTC

EdgarJPublius wrote:I liked Dragon Ball and Dragon Ball Z a longgg time ago, now I still think the series' could be good if they gut out all of the "Here, set me take two weeks to power up so when the fight actually takes place, it'll be over in three seconds"


This is why I don't like Dragon Ball Z. I don't think the original series did this too much, I remember it being fluent and filled with humor. DBZ just tried to be so serious it ended up being silly with all the stretching...
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Re: Anime!

Postby pieaholicx » Fri Oct 26, 2007 12:42 am UTC

EdgarJPublius wrote:I tied desperately to get into the .Hack series, but I could never get past the first few episodes of any given incarnation.
Yeah, unfortunately it's not the series for everybody, but it's great for those that can get into it.
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Re: Anime!

Postby R1Budha » Fri Oct 26, 2007 2:06 am UTC

My current anime DVD collection.

Ah My Goddess
Akira
Amazing Nurse Nakano
Appleseed
Argento Soma
Banner of the Stars
Banner of the stars 2
Blood: The Last Vampire
Chobits
Cowboy Bebop – The Movie
Cowboy Bebop Remix
Crest of the Stars
Dual - Visions
Elfen Lied
Escaflowne
Full Metal Alchemist, The Movie
Full Metal Alchemist
G Gundum Ep 1
Gasaraki
Ghost in the Shell – Stand Alone Complex
Ghost in the Shell – Stand Alone Complex, 2nd Gig
Ghost In The Shell (Movie)
Ghost in the Shell 2
Gundum Wing
Last Exile
Macross (9 disc version)
Macross Do You Believe In Love
Macross Plus
Martian Successor Nadesico
Neon Genesis Death & Rebirth
Neon Genesis End Of Eva
Neon Genesis
Ninja Scroll
Oh My Goddess Vol 1
Oh My Goddess Vol 2
Orguss 02
Outlaw Star
Perfect Blue
Please Teacher
Rahxephon
Rorouni Kenshin
Samurai Champloo
Samurai X – The Movie, Directors Cut
Samurai X
Scrapped Princess
Serial Experiments Lain
Slayers Next
Slayers -
Slayers - Excellent
Slayers - Gorgeous
Slayers - Great
Slayers - OAV
Slayers - Premium
Slayers - Return
Slayers - The Motion Picture
Slayers - Try
Star Blazers Season 1
Star Blazers Season 2
Stratos 4
Super Atragon
Trigun
Weather Report Girl



btw, for anybody that cares, if you like anime and want to rent it easily and cheaply, Netflix does have a fairly good selection.

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Re: Anime!

Postby Dark Ragnarok » Wed Nov 07, 2007 11:00 pm UTC

Do people really think the The Melancholy of Haruhi is only decent?

I seriously think it's better then FLCL, Elfen Lied, and GITS combined. When watched in the order it was aired. It's not the best series around, but there's a serious art to Haruhi wanting to change the world. Give me opinions when you finish the series.

Edit: Other opinions:

MUST watch shows -

Higurashi ( :twisted: )
School Days (If you don't mind the moral bends, this seriously blew my mind away. Be wary however...)
Code Geass (The Death Note awesomeness when taken into the right direction. Almost no flaws.)

- Death Note would have been a near perfect series with 2 changes. One. They made the jail time of Kira in only 1-2 eps. Second. The series should have ended with the fight between Kira and L ended. No near, Mellow, or or that extra crap. It's not a sucky second half. Just a not as good as first half kind of half.

Further Edit:

Other series to check into:

Shakugan No Shana
Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha
Animal Yokocho

Don't watch:

Fafner of the Azure. It got great music. and it had great potential. But after finishing it. I seriously was disappointed. It's so saddening how it almost made the worthwhile wait of 22 Eps climb into soemthing awesome then fall back down again. It's just too... stuck on drama.

*cough*. AMV Hell 0. Is one great "OVA" DL it sometime. *sneer*

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Re: Anime!

Postby miraidesuka » Wed Nov 07, 2007 11:23 pm UTC

Dark Ragnarok wrote:Do people really think the The Melancholy of Haruhi is only decent?

I seriously think it's better then FLCL, Elfen Lied, and GITS combined. When watched in the order it was aired. It's not the best series around, but there's a serious art to Haruhi wanting to change the world. Give me opinions when you finish the series.


This of course is subject to taste, but there's a good reason why I ranked GITS over Haruhi.

1) Haruhi is fluff - insanely creative and very well executed fluff, but still, fluff. It's great to watch to cheer you up, but it hasn't made me seriously discuss it's implications, and that's something I really appreciate.

2) The GITS:SAC stuff is set in a pretty believable world. With the advances that nanotechnology and bio-engineering are making it's possible that the world could be like that someday. Haruhi, on the other hand, will never happen IRL. EVER. Also something I appreciate, but that's my taste.

3) GITS:SAC is also realistic (well, moreso than Haruhi). The ending doesn't always work out in complete favor of the good guys. Witness:
Spoiler:
At the end of season one, Mr. Serano gets his memory wiped while getting into a car to go testify against the biotech companies that advanced the inferior micromachine therapy over the Murai Vaccine. If we believe that law in the future is much like law today, then it's easily believable that the trial would have lasted forever and gotten nowhere, not unlike several major trials in reality have gone.


and

Spoiler:
Kuze getting killed at the end of season two. Yes, the team manages to catch the bad guys, but only narrowly, and they're almost all wiped off the face of the earth in the process. Dejima almost gets blown to smithereens, and is only saved by the Tachikoma.


Of course, this is all personal opinion, colored still by the fact that I havn't seen all of Haruhi, but unless the series takes a dramatic turn, it's not going to end up ranking as 'good' in my mind.
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Re: Anime!

Postby Dark Ragnarok » Thu Nov 08, 2007 2:39 am UTC

This is why I said finish it. Also the fluff you're talking about is actually philosophy portrayed literally IRL.

The ending of Haruhi is not in favor of anyone (in particular). Like FLCL, it's supposed to demonstrate a major meaning. Although I do agree with you when you mention about complete favor for the good guys. Haruhi however isn't that. Also, in terms of realism, Haruhi is only *portrayed* as unrealistic, when if you really consider the philosphy involed, and then just think in terms of context, it's no more realistic than GITS. GITS has the ease of using the future as a way to incorporate a technical fiction. I'm not dissing it do much as saying in terms of realism they both are on par with each other. One is more believable, but that doesn't make it any more real.

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Re: Anime!

Postby yesway » Thu Nov 08, 2007 5:30 am UTC

ok guys and gals you need to widen your variety lets have something besides stuff on adult swim.

my favorite animes are elfen lied and .hack//sign
those are real animes and if you agree with me lets talk it up

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Re: Anime!

Postby yesway » Thu Nov 08, 2007 5:36 am UTC

sorry about the double post but i thought i would mention my dvd collection.
FLCL
GITS
elfen lied
.hack//sign
steel angel kurum
disgeae
outlaw star
golden boy (funniest thing you will ever see... really)
blue submarine
black lagoon
gundam wing
i know its not anime but red vs blue is awsome.

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Re: Anime!

Postby Dark Ragnarok » Thu Nov 08, 2007 6:37 am UTC

Er.... I agree... but you're talking to someone who keeps up with Japan's October Premiers.... It just so happens FLCL and GITS are on Adult Swim, don't group me with the people who stick with just that.

If you go back about a page or to you'll see my *old* list of anime i've kept up with. that one had at least 50 or so series.

yesway wrote:sorry about the double post but i thought i would mention my dvd collection.
FLCL
GITS
elfen lied
.hack//sign
steel angel kurum
disgeae
outlaw star
golden boy (funniest thing you will ever see... really)
blue submarine
black lagoon
gundam wing
i know its not anime but red vs blue is awsome.


All of those have been aired in America... in fact all on Cartoon Network...

*ahem* Negativity Aside...

Favorite Animes:

Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya
Lucky Star
School Days
Last Exile
FLCL
GITS:SAC
Elfen Lied
Grendadier
Gunslinger Girl
Mahou Sensei Negima
RahXephon
Wandaba Style
Black Lagoon
Code Geass
Animal Yokocho
Higurashi

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Re: Anime!

Postby pieaholicx » Thu Nov 08, 2007 12:47 pm UTC

Dark Ragnarok wrote:- Death Note would have been a near perfect series with 2 changes. One. They made the jail time of Kira in only 1-2 eps. Second. The series should have ended with the fight between Kira and L ended. No near, Mellow, or or that extra crap. It's not a sucky second half. Just a not as good as first half kind of half.

For the first point, would you really have liked to watch a few more episodes of "you're kira!" "no I'm not!" back and forth? It'd be the same thing for a few more episodes, so I think speeding it up was a bit better. You realize that removing the second half is like trying to take the new testament out of the bible. The fact was that the battle between L and Kira had never ended. Ever. In the end he was still fighting L.
Spoiler:
Mello and Near individually were not as strong as L, however together they could be on level with, and even surpass L.


Now, if you'd like to explain how it was inferior to the first half please explain, but I don't think it's any worse off.
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Re: Anime!

Postby Zohar » Thu Nov 08, 2007 6:36 pm UTC

pieaholicx wrote:You realize that removing the second half is like trying to take the new testament out of the bible.


You realize that Judaism doesn't recognize anything in the new testament and for us "the bible" is just the old testament? And that Islam doesn't recognize either of them at all though it is supposedly based on them? (in the "Both Moses and Jesus were wrong, let Muhammad have a shot")

And I also think that the second half was nowhere near (heh heh) as good as the first one. First, it wasn't as realistic. Second, if it would've ended in the second half I think the series would've had a much more interesting conclusion than the one it got now. Plus, the old testament has cooler stories.
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Re: Anime!

Postby pieaholicx » Thu Nov 08, 2007 6:45 pm UTC

Zohar wrote:
pieaholicx wrote:You realize that removing the second half is like trying to take the new testament out of the bible.


You realize that Judaism doesn't recognize anything in the new testament and for us "the bible" is just the old testament? And that Islam doesn't recognize either of them at all though it is supposedly based on them? (in the "Both Moses and Jesus were wrong, let Muhammad have a shot")


Eh, analogies. You try to make one and somebody else just has to break it down.

Zohar wrote:And I also think that the second half was nowhere near (heh heh) as good as the first one. First, it wasn't as realistic. Second, if it would've ended in the second half I think the series would've had a much more interesting conclusion than the one it got now. Plus, the old testament has cooler stories.

How was it any less realistic I may ask? It seems pretty on par in realism. Also, didn't it end in the second half anyway, or am I going crazy here? Is there a third half I missed?
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Re: Anime!

Postby Dark Ragnarok » Thu Nov 08, 2007 9:14 pm UTC

Hold on maybe I didn't make it clear. Most of the first season was Kira fighting L. I mean the episode where

Spoiler:
L FINALLY DIES!


IF they stopped the series right there. I would have been VERY happy. Because it concluded the battle. maybe one aftermath ep... but still. That EP was WAY better than the last episode. I know indirectly Near and Mellow were working as a better L. But they are not L. And it just have a different vibe. It felt like they were trying to make the fight longer... more than provide another more so antagonist. L was just cool in his own way that near or Mellow didn't par up to. And jsut the fact L was actually somewhat friends with Kira made it more cool.

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Re: Anime!

Postby pieaholicx » Fri Nov 09, 2007 2:37 am UTC

But there's no conclusion there. I mean really, what would the conclusion be?

Spoiler:
Would it be like: Light won. The police gave up. Light's been passing on the Death Note for centuries? At least we got conclusion on pretty much everything this way.
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Re: Anime!

Postby Dark Ragnarok » Fri Nov 09, 2007 7:19 am UTC

Spoiler:
Um pretty much just that. Kira won. The police can't win. Kira accomplished his goal, making the world his idea of justice.


that's a conclusion. I happen to think its way better then the second season's conclusion.

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Re: Anime!

Postby Zohar » Fri Nov 09, 2007 9:30 am UTC

pieaholicx wrote:How was it any less realistic I may ask? It seems pretty on par in realism. Also, didn't it end in the second half anyway, or am I going crazy here? Is there a third half I missed?


Sorry, I mis-wrote. I meant the first half. I agree completely with DR, it would've been better (IMO) if it ended in episode 26 (I think) and that was the conclusion.

As for the non-realistic part, I meant that the story and characters just weren't very believable anymore. At least to me.
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Re: Anime!

Postby pieaholicx » Fri Nov 09, 2007 12:50 pm UTC

That's not much of a conclusion. That's a very Nickelodeon closer. A "let's leave it completely wide open so that we can make more profit later" closer. In the ending we have now we know where everybody stands, not just L.

As far as "realism", I guess it helps to know a bit more of the character background then is presented in the series. In all honesty, they have very realistic once you know that. How exactly are they "unrealistic"?
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Re: Anime!

Postby william » Fri Nov 09, 2007 8:07 pm UTC

Fuck closure. You don't see "closure" in the real world. Things aren't all nice and neat. There are loose ends and things that are never fully explained.
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Re: Anime!

Postby Dark Ragnarok » Fri Nov 09, 2007 8:44 pm UTC

pieaholicx wrote:That's not much of a conclusion. That's a very Nickelodeon closer. A "let's leave it completely wide open so that we can make more profit later" closer. In the ending we have now we know where everybody stands, not just L.

As far as "realism", I guess it helps to know a bit more of the character background then is presented in the series. In all honesty, they have very realistic once you know that. How exactly are they "unrealistic"?


I'm having a *big* problem understanding what you're saying. What do you mean by no closure? How is it *not* much of a conclusion? It doesn't take long for anyone too see Kira got close enough to obsessed with his power that he might even destroy himself, but the main *point* behind first season was literally a duel between 2 people. No solid philosophy was taken behind Death Note about why Kira *should* die. And I also see no need for it. L had his opinion on justice, and so did Kira. Kira had a very legitimate reason, I might even say justified reason, to actually go ahead and change the world as he saw fit. So I'm just utterly lost what you mean by closure. It would have been so much more gratifying to see Kira win like that because of the whole tragedy of them being friends and yet he got his goal unlike most antagonists.

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Re: Anime!

Postby pieaholicx » Fri Nov 09, 2007 10:30 pm UTC

Okay, let's say it did end there.

How did the police lose? When did they give up? Did they give up? How did the path of the Death Note continue? What became of Ryuk? What about Mello and Near (they did exist, that fact cannot be disputed)? What happens when Light is about to die? What about Misa?

Now, let's look at the responses the second half gives:

Spoiler:
They didn't, they won eventually. It eventually was burned up by Near. He went back after "killing" Light. Mello = dead, Near = winner. Light is killed by Ryuk. Misa commits suicide.


It's not just a battle between L and Light. It's a battle of morals. Both were "justice" in their own right. It was an anime to delve into the idea of justifying evil because the end result is good. It poses the questions of "is it okay to kill criminals?", "do the ends justify the means?", and "is it evil if the target it 'evil'?"

Also, you seem confused on who the antagonist is. I'll give you a hint, it's nobody. Another point pressed by the series is that there is no clear antagonists. Light is the main character, yet he is "evil". L is trying to stop the main character, yet he is "good". So which is really the antagonist? Which is the protagonist? Is it for anybody to really decide? You cannot look at this series as black and white, this series is totally in the gray area.

As for the "fuck closure". Sure, there are some loose ends (did anybody pay attention to Matsuda's end bit in the manga?), but I think leaving Light's fate open is just way too big of a hole to leave open. That's like (back to the bible example) telling Jesus that he's the son of god and cutting it off there. Oh yes, and I like my fiction to have conclusions anyway, thank you.
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Re: Anime!

Postby Bakemaster » Sat Nov 10, 2007 8:36 pm UTC

You don't have to give away what happens for X amount of time after to conclude a series. If the fight between the two main characters is over, you can leave everything else up to the imagination—or future series/OAV(s). That's not whorish profiteering, it's a creative decision that as it happens would have increased the overall quality of this particular series. The fact that you're curious about the epilogue does not mean there would have been no closure to the series at the halfway point, it just means you were particularly engrossed in the universe, and what you want is not part of the main storyline, it's more information about the setting or the backstory.

As far as the police force goes, they can't compete with Light. The whole point of the show is that L is called in to deal with Kira because Kira is on a level above what the police can handle.

Neither Near nor Mello have the charisma of L. The series became relatively less episodic and the plot suffered. There was no longer any question in my mind, once we entered the second half, who would win in the end, and that took a lot of the enjoyment away. The logic became less predictive and more reactive. It wasn't bad but it was less good.

Light is an anti-hero, and as such is defined as the protagonist. Everyone opposed to Light is an antognist. It's pretty basic.
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Re: Anime!

Postby clockworkmonk » Fri Nov 16, 2007 6:48 am UTC

Just thought I'd throw in with a very good unlicensed anime I've been watching.
Claymore.
A dark fantasy series, focusing on the female warriors called by humans claymores, for the swords they wield to fight the Yoma.

It is very, very good, I am unable to describe it with any kind of language.
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Re: Anime!

Postby FoS » Fri Nov 16, 2007 9:15 am UTC

My recommended Anime:
Blood the Last Vampire (the movie not the rubbish series)
Berserk (but only if u read the manga as the series only shows a tiny fraction of the story)
Full Metal Panic Fumoffu!
Full Metal Panic the Second Raid
Jin-roh
.Hack//Sign
Ghost in the Shell :SAC (haven't completed 2nd Gig yet but 1st Gig was brilliant)

Anime I felt was overrated:
NGE (the story was excellent but the character development was absolute rubbish. Shinji was a whiney bastard the entire series. I'd rather watch RahXephon if I feel like seeing Mecha)
Akira (sucks. Hands down)
Metropolis (more suckage)
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Re: Anime!

Postby miraidesuka » Fri Nov 16, 2007 3:43 pm UTC

pieaholicx wrote:Also, you seem confused on who the antagonist is. I'll give you a hint, it's nobody. Another point pressed by the series is that there is no clear antagonists. Light is the main character, yet he is "evil". L is trying to stop the main character, yet he is "good". So which is really the antagonist? Which is the protagonist? Is it for anybody to really decide? You cannot look at this series as black and white, this series is totally in the gray area.


An even better series for this kind of moral ambiguity is Black Lagoon. It's got the existentialism factor down to a T.
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Re: Anime!

Postby Bakemaster » Fri Nov 16, 2007 4:58 pm UTC

clockworkmonk wrote:Claymore.
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It is very, very good, I am unable to describe it with any kind of language.

A bit gory, though not as gory as Elfen Lied. Characters could be done better but the plot is pretty good and the action is very well done. I enjoyed it, and it's a complete series in something like three dozen episodes? or whatever, so you don't have to feel like you're undertaking a hundreds-of-episodes-with-no-end-in-sight-a-la-bleach/naruto show.
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Re: Anime!

Postby Jack Saladin » Sun Nov 18, 2007 11:58 pm UTC

Except it got completely and utterly shit in the final arc and the finale was a joke.

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Re: Anime!

Postby cacp » Mon Nov 19, 2007 2:16 am UTC

Well all the good ones have been said already. I love anime. Holleywood's plots are explained fully in the title of the movie, anime actually has *gasp* character development.

One that hasn't been mentioned is Ranma 1/2. Funny as hell (where do they always get kettles?).
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Re: Anime!

Postby Rodan » Mon Nov 19, 2007 2:49 am UTC

Just for the record:
I've never particularly liked Anime in general.

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Re: Anime!

Postby Jack Saladin » Mon Nov 19, 2007 3:47 am UTC

... Uhh, I believe you mentioned that in an earlier post on this very page, and it was completely pointless then. After doing it twice, I take it you're just attention seeking at best or trolling at worst, and will therefore ask you to kindly gtfo the topic.

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Re: Anime!

Postby william » Mon Nov 19, 2007 11:50 am UTC

cacp wrote:Well all the good ones have been said already. I love anime. Holleywood's plots are explained fully in the title of the movie, anime actually has *gasp* character development

What? I'm pretty sure it's shonen anime that titles its episodes with an overly-descriptive explanation of the episode's plot, usually with two exclamated sentences.
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Re: Anime!

Postby Bakemaster » Tue Nov 20, 2007 3:13 pm UTC

Fearbears?! wrote:Except [Claymore] got completely and utterly shit in the final arc and the finale was a joke.

I dunno, I guess I never felt this way because I recognized it from the beginning as being a fairly mainstream, cookie-cutter series, so I kind of expected a weak/predictable finish. It did seem to have a slightly more intelligent than average take on the formula, but I suppose that could have been nothing more than a really good translation.
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Re: Anime!

Postby Jack Saladin » Tue Nov 20, 2007 11:08 pm UTC

*Kinda maybe spoilerish sorta but not enough to put in tags really, almost maybe*

The thing I liked best was the semi-strategic nature of the fights - there was at least some vague idea of figuring out the best way to tackle the enemy, and then executing it. That was fucking badass, and it made multiple Claymores vs Anyone fights teh r0xx0rz. But in the last arc, the entire formula switched to:

- Claire gets beaten up hard.
- Claire continues to get beaten up hard, no hope in sight.
- Claire is about to die.
- Claire beats enemy in one attack.

LOLWUT>!? Every fight became exactly that for the rest of the series, even the very last fucking battle. It sucked.

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Re: Anime!

Postby Aleril » Tue Nov 20, 2007 11:17 pm UTC

I think there is one reason I dont have anime

I hate the japanese language, infact, to me, everyone in a japanese voiced anime sounds the same.

Seriously, I don't understand where you people are getting the idea that this is "anime is teh sux i hate it kbye" thread. Don't like anime? Cool, fuck off. And there's no need to come in with "they all sound the same" - that's a word away from a ban right there, mister.

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Re: Anime!

Postby Swordfish » Wed Nov 21, 2007 3:41 am UTC

Aleril wrote:I think there is one reason I dont have anime

I hate the japanese language, infact, to me, everyone in a japanese voiced anime sounds the same.


You could... you know... watch the English version.
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