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inuyasha

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Postby PrimaryLotusUser » November 20th, 2011, 8:31 pm

Kai is absolute BS.
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Postby loulabelle » November 22nd, 2011, 10:51 am

Technically the first anime I got into was Pokemon when I was 10/11...but I don't generally count that anymore... I truly got into anime after watching Inu-yasha... after watching all 167 episodes I was hooked!
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Postby PrimaryLotusUser » November 23rd, 2011, 4:21 pm

how can you get hooked AFTER you watch the entire series...
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Postby unamused » November 25th, 2011, 9:21 pm

pokemon :shock:
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Postby someonelovesanime » November 26th, 2011, 3:57 pm

Pokemon is pretty cool :) it's just that those pokemons are so slow in battel O,o that kindoff irretates me
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Postby stampers » December 5th, 2011, 8:43 pm

Okay, here goes--

[And if you've ever read my AC Profile, you already have an idea of what's coming...]

Way back in the 1960's, when I was around 4 [and the dinosaurs roamed :wink: ], I started watching anime even before the Japanese started calling it that, when Astro Boy first hit the broadcast airwaves on independent channels trying to entertain kids coming home from school, and EVERYTHING was in Black & White! Soon following, I was hooked on the earliest versions of Gigantor, Prince Planet and Marine Boy [which was actually in COLOR, tho' I didn't own a color TV until I was an adult :cry: ], but by the time I was in 6th grade, those shows were no longer on, and I forgot all about them, until--

Sometime in the mid-1980's, I was at a General Science Fiction & Fantasy Convention [went to alotta' those during that time], and just for the heck of it, watched a showing of the original "Ghost in the Shell"--

I wasn't yet hooked, but I was intrigued.....

I saw bits and pieces at other cons--Loved DragonHalf, which taught me not only the word, "anime", but that this genre could have a sense of humor, too!--but it wasn't until Toonami came along that I really got serious--

With DragonBallZ!

So, when I saw a commercial for Trigun on [adult swim], I thought--"What the hey? I'll be up that late on a Saturday night, anyway...."

And it was that first episode of Trigun which really got me PERMANENTLY HOOKED!!!

Haven't seen much anime I have actively disliked since then [tho' Evangelion and Blue Gender have come Pretty Dang Close :roll: ], and haven't looked back since..............

In fact, until I discovered Netflix, I probably woulda' been bored right outta' my skull during those "dry times" on TV, when first broadcast, and then eventually cable, began to get.....Old :wink:
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Postby stampers » December 5th, 2011, 8:53 pm

KeKe wrote:probably was just a joke.... but


i like the taste of blood....


I don't--Makes my teeth hurt :(
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Postby stampers » December 5th, 2011, 9:00 pm

Sexxiikittennikki wrote:
lol, my first was Nightwalker, but bleach was after that. i hated yu-gi-oh or however you spell it. it's gay.


I really liked Nightwalker, even if it's an "older" anime--Just wished it had lasted longer than 12 episodes, tho'.....
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Postby stampers » December 5th, 2011, 9:02 pm

Tsumai wrote:heh mine ought to be Tenchi Muyo or Hamtaro. :o lol


Yay, Hamtaro!

[Silly as heck, but still kinda' fun]
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Postby stampers » December 5th, 2011, 9:08 pm

TessL1981 wrote:KeKe and Steve you guys are soooo right. I almost can't stand to watching AdultSwim (Cartoon Network) anymore. When I first discovered it, I believe back in 2002-ish when it was all anime and InuYasha was huge. Now they've replaced most anime shows to ghetto ridiculous shows like Robot Chicken (though there are some hilarious scenes), Tom Goes to the Mayor, etc. type of shows. Before it used to be a lot of anime shows now your lucky if you get 2 anime shows...lol!!!


I agree that CartoonNetwork--and especially [adult swim]--just ain't what they used to be.....

Which is why I don't pay for cable anymore
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Re: oh come on

Postby stampers » December 5th, 2011, 9:10 pm

jreece wrote:Apparently I'm old compared to people in here... I got into anime from dragonball z and old cartoon network stuff that was on right after school. Plus some of the older movies like Akira also helped push me to become a hopeless anime lover


Betcha' ain't as "old' as me!

[I'm 51] :wink:
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Postby stampers » December 5th, 2011, 9:12 pm

TessL1981 wrote:LOL, jreece. I don't about being old, but I started likely anime when Sailor Moon came out in the States. After than went off the air I didn't watch anime for the longest time. Then in 2000, sometime around there I discovered Inuyasha and loved anime ever since. I'm going to admit, I'm 27. LOL!!!


And since when is 27 old, Young' Un!?

[Guess it's all relative, like one's taste in anime]
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Postby stampers » December 5th, 2011, 9:17 pm

Gunblade wrote:the humor is what made the show worth watching, definitly not the plot.


What?

You mean FLCL HAD a plot!?

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Postby stampers » December 5th, 2011, 9:22 pm

Gunblade wrote:I can kinda, sorta, vaguely see someone think that south park or spongebob is anime, like where they think anime is animation and drawings, but I can't see anyone think hannah montana is anime.


I qualify anime as strictly animation made in Japan [or Korea], for their original home audiences--

Which may or may not leave out some of that stuff like Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, since I'm not certain just where they originated, and they seem rather aimed at American audiences, all English dubbing aside.......

[Of course, some anime, such as Yu-Gi-OH! get so cut up and mangled in this country for their "kiddie" audiences, one almost wouldn't recognize them as anime, afterwards]
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Postby stampers » December 5th, 2011, 9:28 pm

Gunblade wrote:I just hope that I never get too old for anime


If you can judge by my experience, you won't! :D
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