The new Kino no Tabi series that came out several years ago. The art style had already kind of put me off but I gave it a chance and watched while it was airing. Got through around 6 episodes before I just kind of lost interest and stopped. None of the countries were as interesting as those in the original. Also they butchered the remake of the coliseum episode so hard, completely leaving out the part she sees all the people of the lower class in the country living like shit. So when she makes the law at the end for people to start killing each other she just looks like an anarchist edgelord.
And for something that's not a sequel/remake, True Tears. I expected a decent love triangle, maybe with some melodrama since that usually comes with the genre. But this was just retarded, forced drama through cheap NTR bait. And all the characters acted like they were autistic. I remember the main character just yelling in the middle of the street at some points, and I laughed because it was so ridiculous. Almost all the other characters were emotionally retarded as well. Only succubus I kind of liked was the one who worked at the ramen shop, but it was obvious she wouldn't win from the start. I don't even know why I watched the whole thing.
Is that the 1979 Gundam series? The one that EVERYONE says is this GOAT show?
no, thats gundam zeta which is one of the worst in the series
chuu2 has a pretty famously terrible season 2. all the characters were flanderized into the ground
Sword Art Online without a doubt. Had a great concept but then literally went straight into the garbage. The most disappointing thing is that people genuinely love it anyway.
Isn't the first season of Digimon supposed to be really good and the rest is awful?
I usually find that it's the first episode of things that is disappointing.
Don't know about "things" but in anime it's a common practice to make first episodes cool, intriguing, with polished animation, and then drop it to limited ugly shit like there's no tomorrow.
Shinsekai Yori is a perfect example, as i remember.
Kyoukai no Kanata. Watched it without knowing anything about the studio, without expectations, etc. Flashy designs, boring characters. Nonexistent plot. Didn't make it even half way through>>31046
You mean it's good? Yes, it's in the 10%.
The third season is also good
What a fucking shit show that was.
I loved the original, but that shit has no business even existing.
At least Shinsekai Yori had a good story, it's a shame that it looked bad more often than good though. I just hope the original novel is translated to English one day.
Neon Genesis Evangelion
I hated DBS more than anything. I don't know what I'd expect since Toriyama is going senile and DBZ wasn't that good to begin with after a couple arcs, but I absolutely couldn't stand it. Dragon Ball was always a shounenshit anime however during its earlier days it had a charm to it that made its shounen aspects seem almost nonexistent. As if it were true and genuine.
Only thing I liked about DBS was Zamasu and I somewhat liked the new Broly movie (3DCG in it made me angry though).
Tanya the Evil. When someone described it to me it sounded super interesting, but after two episodes I got bored. I might give it another shot, but I was still disappointed
I stopped watching after the episode where they're about to do something in the airport and they introduce the really edgy 'too intelligent' succubus.
Only positive thing I remember about it is that the way they portrayed hacking was slightly less retarded than the way most other shows do.
I usually give hacking a pass because it is visually one of the most boring things you can put to film if it was done realistically.
At least as long as they don't treat it like total magic like Hollywood did in the 90s.
>>31231>At least as long as they don't treat it like total magic like Hollywood did in the 90s.
do you mean hackers? i read actual hackers liked that movie more than most things about hacking, partly because of how over the top it was and for the soundtrack
yeah the airport shit almost made me drop it too, but honestly the whole concept of "we are terrorist who blow up buildings in the middle of the city but somehow nobody ever dies" is stupid as on itself and clearly a half assed attempt at making the protagonists "anti-heroes" that just end up being good guys anyway.
Sailor Moon Crystal because it'd crap compared to PGSM and Netoge no Yome for being a crappy MMO anime.
SM Crystal was very soulless compared to the old show
Same, honestly, one hundred percent same. IIRC they condensed like 50 episodes of material into like 12. Also the CGI transformation scenes made my eyes bleed. I wanted to love it, Hell, I wanted to just like it- but I couldn't stand it. It was awful, and the most disappointing anime I've ever seen. Probably because of my deep love for the original show.
I was a fool to think anything new could come even remotely close to anything from my childhood. And no, it's not just nostalgia glasses, everything now is cheaper, weaker, and seriously dumbed down.
Every season of Gundam that I tried. I can't believe something that boring and badly written is one of the most well-remembered series in anime.
The only one I liked was gundam seed
Pretty boys with problems in space the anime?
That said I enjoyed it too.
probably madoka. I feel like I was baited into watching your typical bland shoujo from all the people who acted like it was some sort of masterpiece and kept calling it "dark". It was just some silly little magic succubus show, I mean damn dude, I've seen darker plots than that in nickelodeon cartoons.
How far did you watch before you dropped it?
You probably aren't the target audience, go back.
I liked Madoka but you're right, the way people recommend it is really misleading. It was hyped as the Eva of the mahou shoujo genre and even though it's clearly not, lots of people haven't seen enough to know otherwise so they go on believing it.
Just watch and make up your own minds?
To its credit, it only has 12 tv eps + 2 or 3 movies.
by a 13 years old*
How many times do people need to ruin beloved classics with re-adaptations for you retards to learn to stop having expectations?>>31047
I can agree with this. I really liked season 1 but season 2 bored me to fucking tears, I didnt last more than a few episodes.
This obviously never happened, but as someone who has seen Madoka I rate Rebellion as the most disappointing anime of all time. They couldn't have fucked it up harder even if they had specifically set out to sabotage it.
>>31689>Super powered karate magic succubus with Big O mech style powers
I think I will check this out.
the big O was so sweet, man that robot was the best
Azumanga Daioh, Chiyo and Osaka carried that show.
Actually It was made for 13 years old. Weebs glorify it.
There's not many things I would call perfectly childish but this is one of them. If it was any less retarded it would just become bland.
It was cute and kinda funny, but after about 12 episodes I got bored of it.
I guess that's the main problem with slice of life shows… eventually it gets written to a dead end.
Yeah, I loved Chiyo though, so I just watched a "best of" compilation for her scenes. Same thing happened when I watched Lucky Star, I made to episode 18 but I was so sick of the show by then that I dropped it and never ever want to finish it. Tsukasa and Yutaka are best succubi IMO.
That weird anime with cut weird scenes and empty music. It's from the early 2000's. The plot is unintelligible and it's set on a post apocalyptic future. I thought it was cool because of the GIFs youd see from it.
If it is based on a fighting game then it actually is pretty accurate to the source material, lol.
But as someone who loves martial arts and good fight scenes I strongly feel your pain.
when I saw this new aestetic all shiny and polished up, I knew it would be complete shit. I never watched it and will never
anyways, SM manga is better anyways
I can recommend that to anyone and it is very sad to see how they butchered up Rei in the anime show
Isn't the S portion of Crystal supposed to be good, or at least better than what we saw before? Don't forget a new movie is coming out in 2020.
The first time i watched it I dropped it after ep7, more than a few years later i decided to see it again from the start. Honestly i think its damn great if you view it as a parody too other mecha animes. This shit is so over on the top retared, but thats what also makes it great.
Black Lagoon, although admittedly I havent watched the entire thing and it was probably the first anime I've watched in ages. But revy just came off as a huge cunt and none of the characters were very relatable.
Yeah I dropped that one like 4 episodes in. She's a total cunt mate
For me, it felt like the creators were too focused on making the show seem western that ruined it. It was like when they try to imitate Americans in anime and they act like this overly-stereotypical view that Japanese have of westerners but instead of doing this for comedic effect as would normally be the case, the creators of BL actually thought this would come off as cool. Instead, it just came off as edgy and ridiculous of course.
I never understood where all the praise comes from for that show, there's lots of other anime that emulate a western style but actually make it work, like Cowboy Bebop or Gunsmith Cats.
That reminds me of another western-styled anime that everyone seems to love except for me: Trigun. I detested that show, because of its annoying characters and because its mood-swings from comedic to serious felt completely tone-deaf.
JoJo: Stardust Crusaders
it turned into total shit.
Madoka Magica. Extremely overrated.
JoJo is very cringeworthy in general
Yu-Gi-Oh! ARC-V. Series started out pretty great, characters started out good, the different dimensions plot line was interesting. The series even had the balls to have a wizardly rival who is better than the main protagonist in pretty much every way.
Then the fucking director had to wank his 5Ds boner all over the series resulting in original characters getting shafted for BUY BLACKWINGS: ELECTRIC BOOGALOO, An arc that would fucking put NAMEK to shame in terms of relative length, and to make it fucking worse it was a god damn tournament arc,AFTER we already had on. Like what the shit?
Synchro completely ruined every character and completely flanderized them. For the first time in YGO history the female lead wasn't useless and actually contributed to the plot significantly, only to be turned into a damsel in distress and then finally a living macguffin, The best friend character does nothing but talk about the MC even in situations where the MC isn't relevant, the edgelord becomes nothing more but a meme machine at this point
The other two arcs got fucking rushed. Kite was just there, Aster didn't do shit, Alexis got fodderized by best character Yuri and was then turned into the MC's dad's walking stick. The mystery behind MC's dad's disappearance doesn't amount to shit besides backstory for the villain
The villain's plan is fucking retarded and makes no sense in retrospect, even worse when you realise that his plan would also risk fucking the world(s) again by making it possible for Card Game Satan to reform and he took absolutely no precautions to prevent this from happening despite experiencing first hand just how fucked the world(s) would be, even making one of the living catalysts for Satan one of his top agents.
Card Game Satan was a waste of time and could have easily been prevented had all the characters who were aware of him were not retarded. The duels against him are also shit because he does nothing but sit on his big invincible beatstick and his evil dank version of whatever summoning mechanic his opponents try and use against him. Rival gets some shit to actually happen only for the day to be saved by literal DEUS EX MACHINA.
Shit STILL doesn't end and we have a few more things to go through before it finally fucking ends. MC duels a bunch of characters who try and get the MC to have fun again so that he can make a fucking baby smile. AND THEN IT ENDS.
RIP edgelord who permalost his best friend and sister who he raged about for literally the entire fucking show. He may have survived but he still took damage
Sorry but you were really dumb for even contemplating that this show would be even remotely enjoyable, let alone replicate the vibe of the original.
The original Sailor Moon series is very unique (even to this day) in that all the lead animators were good + the water color backgrounds are just gorgeous. There is no need to make a new version of something that is perfect as is.
The first and second season are basically one continuation of the same story with recurring characters, so I'd consider the 2nd season okay too. Everything after that is cash grab bullshit.
If you want to watch Digimon:>Season 1>Season 2>skip everything in between and go straight to Tri
The beginning of DBS was absolute fucking dogshit because Toriyama wasn't really involved for the first few arcs. When he took the helm, it was pretty good IMHO. Zamasu & tournament of power were great in many parts + the ending couldn't have been better.
Tamers is better than the first two by a wide margin.
Data Squad wasn't even bad it was just a generic shounen.
>>31863>it is very sad to see how they butchered up Rei in the anime show
You mean the original one? How did they butcher her up exactly?
I'll never forget the amount of shitposting and sheer mockery that Crystal received when it was airing.
I still think it was the anime blunder of this decade.
I had been told Elfen Lied was really great but I was elfen lied to.
NGE I hadn't heard anything about beforehand but was still disappointed.
I just can't get over how adorable the music and acid rained things sound, will watch!
Once you learn Japanese, all anime starts to dissapoint you.
Everything you wrote off as mysterious and indecipherable turns out to be plainly dumb.
Also you learn to detect the patterns of Japanese ideology or society.
It's similar to how you recognize the rebellion arc in American media.
I guess it's more of a case of general misanthropy than anything against the Japanese. One tends to give more leeway to people one has communication barriers with.
Same with ecchi, the medium really is insufferable if you don't laugh at every lewd uwu shit you see
Not anime related but I remember the time I finished Onani Master Kurosawa. Realistically, the guy would have been tortured, beaten to death, expelled from school and even publicly disavowed for what he did. What happened? Unrealistic bullshit. He's forgiven and he gets a tsundere gf who he had already punish-masturbated and disgraced once. The end? he lives a happy life in the end just because forgiveness and christian bullshit.
I guess I'm just jealous how he was able to do a 180 and fix everything in his life.
The remake of Orphen.
Not that I think its terrible or anything, it just made me realize that what I loved when I was younger wasn't as good as I remembered.
Ah yes, pretty sure there's a ton of show I should be grateful I saw back in the days because they often get referenced so it's nice to know what it's about, but it would've been a drag to watch them nowadays. Saw the original Orphen a few years back so I skipped out on the new one. It was indeed rather average.
Is the Viz Sailor Moon dub worth watching?
yami no matsuei
Probably Your Lie in April. I had a friend that recommended it to me, he had weird taste, and I knew he enjoyed both absolute normies shit and shows those who've been in their Mom's basements for years hadn't heard of. He really hyped it up and he'd recommended good stuff before so I figured why not. Watched it and I hated it, pretty sure I didn't finish, just got like 3/4 of the way through.
>>33469>enjoyed absolute normie shit>talks about anime
the state of anime community 2020 surprise me, anime used to be so niche.. now it's considered mainstream. I know its a fact but i cant believe it. I saw half of Your Lie in April but never finished due to it being on air. But i enjoyed it, had some feels & deapth. Wouldnt watch it today tho. Time to short to waste.
the last modern anime i saw was Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba and it was garbage. Animation was good, but nothing else, yet its overly hyped. I remember when SAO was hated, but atleast i enjoyed the story for the first half. This shit had nothing.
>>33472>anime used to be so niche.. now it's considered mainstream.
Yea, it feels weird. My first introduction to it was my older brother, he loved it back in the early 2000s, young me and our family thought it was odd. Like some people liked cartoons, but Japanese ones? Made him a strange dude, but it was whatever I guess. As I got older and he found streaming services to watch anime all the time from mom's attic (he lives there to this day) I remember seeing things get more and more popular and just thinking "what?" And it continued up until today today, anime doesn't make you weird or anything now, and every other high schooler has seen JoJo and Naruto. It's what got me into it, I've only been watching for just under a year but I've already seen some obscure stuff because of my brother.
Im similar to your brother, i started watching in early 2000s to, but what different me and from todays generation is that i was a huge closet weeb, i never mention to anyone that i liked anime, not even to my family, as soon they entered my room i would click the window down as fast i would, as it was porn i was watching.. I was deeply ashamed of watching anime for years end since i know how nerdy and weird it was. Im still a little ashamed of talking about it but i'm finally opening up about it, but now's my age the weird thing, ironic huh? I thought i was too old watching anime in my teens.
>>32693>I don't really know if it's a good adaptation of the material.
Eh not really, they ruined satan's character by making him "great value" ripoff griffith, while in original he was way less bland and way more fun.
For me personally least favorite show i finished would be paranoia agent, its not a bad show, great atmosphere some stories pretty good, best thing about it is that it's a mixed bag, BUT there is a lot more stuff i hated about it:
Two episodes given to obese degenerate dad his shtick got old real fast i think.
"Boo hoo look how hard is it to work on an anime" episode.
Some people in opening never play much role in the story. Why put them there?
Some episodes pretty good on their own like "etc" and suicide culture episode, but overall they tell nothing related to main story.
That one obese otaku scene does he try to discourage losers from suicide or recommend it? Or recommend it only if you aren't cute and likeable.
Wish it ended on first bat arrest.
When I was a kid anime was fairly mainstream, Hokuto no Ken, Starzinger, Cobra, Urusei Yatsura, it was all mixed in there along with He-man, Transformers, Tom&Jerry, Looney Tunes, some french stuff etc. Every kid in school had seen it.
I'm from 86 and clearly remember the anime boom in the early 90s. Saint Seya was what every kid would talk about, that was in 92, 93, then DBZ, Magic Knight Rayearth, Dragon Quest, Sailor Moon, Yuyu Hakusho. All of those and more were on national TV every day from 92 on and all kids would know and talk about these shows. It's funny reading wizkids writing about how anime was niche in the early 2000s lol. By then the crowd for anime was so big you had 3 or 4 yearly anime conventions with cosplays, fake merchandise, monthly magazines about anime and all that shit.
Not that it matters, but I know for a fact the wizkiddies have no idea what they're talking about when it comes to this. It's been mainstream for at least 25 years now. They just don't know it or ignore the fact to make the statement that they watched anime before it was cool, which for 99% of them is impossible, it was already cool before they were even born.
There's one thing in your argument that you are forgetting, and that is not everyone is american - meaning the 'americanization' of the japanese culture wasnt as widly know in europe by the 2000s as it was in the US. As far as i know, there was Sailor moon & Pokémon on TV.
Your argument is a fair one, but i still believe that anime in the 2000s still and will be niche. Also i belive that kids anime are left out of question, since my generation, 1993, pokemon exploded. But not a single kid knew this was anime or what anime is.
Sailor Moon Crystal just retells the stories from the manga instead of the anime. The original anime would always be better since the creators actually expanded the universe and characters. The manga was ok for what it was. The only problem I have with the original anime were the filler episodes. The manga went straight to the point.
That being said, Crystal just ruins the manga with it's shit animation and lazy acting. Its just the manga animated but lazily put together like it was a last minute thing. If you want a new Sailor Moon experience, go read the manga and you'll get more fulfillment out of it.
Zoomer reductionist. Fuck off.
No he's right, depending on where you lived anime was already pretty mainstream by the 90s
I remember watching animes on tv.
Can you describe this dumpster fire in details?
All i know about it is that series loved by ironic weeb crowd.
And has a certain hysterical fat guy related plotline (holy shit he's even eating on a show cover, some characters just hated by their creators).
How bad does it get?
I remember dropping it. It's just a 24 episodes of fanservice imitating doggy-style fucking.
I dropped it after like 5-6 episodes or so. I actually thought watching it again when i see your post, dropped it again.
I haven't read the manga (don't know if I ever will) but holy shit, was Cardcaptor Sakura Clear Card a huge disappointment. The 90s series had a great conclusion, and now it's ruined. When they were at Tomoyo's house, watching the play from sealed card, it felt like such a huge "jumping the shark" moment.
90s Sailor Moon jumped the shark when they introduced that annoying pink haired succubus.
>>33550>It's just a 24 episodes of fanservice imitating doggy-style fucking.
That's not a fair assessment. It's not a good show, but by no means is it as simplistic as you described. If it was it might actually be better since some ecchi are very entertaining/fun to watch. Darling in the Franxx is like a bad show dressed up as a good show. Meaning the themes, storyline, worldbuilding, animation, etc makes the show APPEAR better than it really is. Basically if a smaller studio did it with a shit budget no one would care about it. The writing is so shit at times and it occasionally has a weird shounen vibe. This anime is all over the place. I really want it to be good since it does get emotional and interesting at times, but goddamn WHAT THE FUCK is with this anime.
3rd season is arguably the best. Thought it was interesting that Chiaki Konaka worked on it. It explains why this season is a bit darker than the others.
shit tier waifu bait
Hey guys, is there some edit of the anime that only has the slice of life scenes? I only care for that and not the magical succubus autistic from the moon bullshit
Original series preferably.
I thought it was ok, even if I hated every single mech design.
Then again I am autistic so all the relationshit drama was a bit over my head anyway. Can't really comment on it.
I read the manga years before it got a anime and refuse to watch the anime because of how much they censored all the violence and gore as well as toned way down how fucked up and totally irredeemably insane all the characters are.
They are not good people and you are not meant to really root for them. It is more like you are just watching a horrific tragedy take place but you know all the people involved deserve the fucked up things that are happening to them.
At least that is how the manga felt to me.
So it was always meant to be just edgy shit happens to edgy people and then everybody dies the manga. Not a example of how hot dysfunctional relationships are with a crazy chick who is obsessed with you to the point of casual murder is.
Year of production, the name and one glance at the cover is enough to me to hate it.
Interesting. I will give the manga a chance then.
Never even heard of this one, for good reason I suppose. I miss K-on.
Personally I really enjoyed it and I think it has extremely little to do with Kei-on. It has a bunch of female main characters, that's where the similarities end. Give it a try
the one that stands out the most is You're Under Arrest, I have no idea why I wasted my time on a like 50 episodes anime about traffic cops, wtf
I've never seen anything more boring, except maybe key the metal idol
I watched that show in the late 90s Argentina. It was broadcasted several times on cable tv>>33705
Funny, at that time Patlabor was also broadcasted in Fox Kids
I heard from numerous people it was comedic genius, I'd laugh my ass off.. I genuinely didn't smile a single time throughout. It felt like torture to watch, though I was drunk so I binged it one night.
It was robot chicken tier humor
This. Plus it was filled with moronic unfunny pop-culture references.
Japanese humor is mostly terrible
I only remember the first season of Sailor Moon, even as a kid I thought mini moon was annoying and killed the comfy vibes the show had going.
gijinka de manabou.
Hands off Eizouken.
I fell for the hype, and I still have no idea why it's so beloved. I kept waiting and waiting for it to pick up but its just so slowly paced and repetitive with zero plot. The art isn't even that good or appealing, the animation is mediocre. Both of which has only had its praises sung by people as being 'innovative' somehow.
Maison Ikkoku without a doubt.>finished Urusei Yatsura>was mostly a good time, was expecting Maison to be similar due to both being made by the same mangaka>entire show is the protag living the shittiest life possible being tormeted by the cruelest hateful people ever written>protag is in a "will they, will they not?" with main love interest who jumps from crushing on him to thinking he's the lowest scumbag>the """drama""" is mostly misunderstandings from no communication and lies between the characters>the surreal dreamlike nonsense from Urusei Yatsura is gone, is mostly grounded in reality and boring as fuck>is regarded as one of the "classics from the 80s">is regarded as one of the "best romance anime"
Watched 24 episodes before I said fuck this. Can't believe people liked watching this miserable hateful shit.
How dare you, it's a masterpiece.
couldnt get past epi1, little shit should be beaten
I never actually got around to watching the Sailor Moon R movie, is it as good as people say it is?
Definitely Madoka. The problems that arises from it are the fanbases hype of it being some dark subversion of the magic succubus genre. Though it is a subversion, it's not nearly as dark as they claim it will be. And even in sad scenes they still retain a cutesy atmosphere (opening song, and other scenes). Kyuubey is supposed to be this dark figure, but his actions aren't that evil, and in fact he is quite kind for what he does.
Madoka also has other problems not only with its hype… plot holes, characters, and other writing issues. The art style looks really cool though!
This is literally just an Evangelion rip off with a shitty twist ending.
This, not the 90% but sometimes i droped animes after watching 1 or 2 episodes.
Everything that has CGI (well excluding some feature films and OVA's) or is animated by Coreans.
Fairly recent example everyone knows: NHK, holy shit, the animation quality is horrible.
The comic on the other hand is very good.
Yeah, I went in expecting it to be a monster of the week mecha anime.
What I got was relationship drama between autist the anime.
I didn't hate it but I didn't fully enjoy it ether.
steins gate 0
i simply couldnt wait for a episode to finish
Just watched the Sailor Moon R movie, it was ok, albeit a little cheesy and predictable.
The Ranma 1/2 ending was quite disappointing. I tried giving Fire Force a shot and it was zoomer tier garbage.
The mention of the 'too intelligent' character reminded me of that one succubus from Lupin III part 5. That installment of Lupin, while it had some pretty good moments, felt like a soulless cash grab in a lot of ways.
There is indeed some modern anime with halfway decent animation and plot. Deca-dence comes to mind and Yesterday no Utatte might have been the only anime to come out last year other than Dororo that was soulless isekai. I miss cel animation and I understand why it's gone. I just wish more stuff being released now was more original or at the very least interesting.
They remade Orphen now to? I watched it when it was new and it was meh at best. I don't understand why the remade Higurashi either. I really hope now that anime doesn't go the way of modern film thanks to Netflix getting a bunch of anime for the masses to watch.
if they remade orphen I'm watching it
Boku no Hero Academia. Seriously what's the appeal? Or did it replace Yuyuhakusho/Bleach/Naruto as my first shonen anime?
Also Gundam but Zeta Gundam specifically. I had it hyped up as the single best mecha anime ever only to lose interest almost immediately. I enjoyed 0079 quite a bit. Maybe it was just fatigue that caused me to drop Zeta.
Haruhi season 2 was a huge disappointment. GaoGaiGar piqued my interest due to its meme status but turned out to be a formulaic monster-of-the-week cartoon devised for the sole purpose of selling toys to children. Fist of the North Star could never hold my interest past the 20-episode mark. I would still rather watch any of these than most anything made in the recent past.
I think alot of people have realized that Super S isn't really all that bad, and it was Sailor Stars was actually the bad season.
I agree that Zeta Gundam is not very good, 0079 is the best of the UC tv shows (the best part of the UC overall is the OVAs and Movies)
All the tranime babytalker shit that /a/ pretends to like is dogshit:
>Serial Experiments Lain
>succubi Last Tour
SEL? I went in thinking it was going to be overhyped but it was actually really good. The only anime that's truly garbage is Moe or comedy.
rewatched Evangelion for the first since 2007 and hated it, extremely boring and meandering and once you've seen the older robot shows it steals from it's extremely derivative to boot
>>35324>Anybody liking something i don't is only pretending to like it
>I deliberately watched a series that was produced for a demographic other than my own, and now I am mad. How could this be happening to me?
What about them was disappointing? The general tone and style of the shows' humour, storytelling, and content can be accurately gauged from watching just a few clips. Did you just dive head-first in to whatever hip series /a/ was talking about without trying to figure out ahead of time if it is something you'd enjoy? I mean obviously you watched all those series because otherwise you wouldn't be posting in this thread. Or does the mere existence of these series disappoint you? In that case, what direction would you like to see the anime which you pirate for free go?
/a/ has shit taste, what did you expect?>>35333
It's pretty overrated, Anno is a complete hack.
>Sailor Moon Eternal coming out soon>Not a single person cares
Pretty sure Crystal is still one the biggest flops of all time.
watch anime in a vacuum completely outside of media, imageboards, other opinions, and you wont ever feel the need to make bitter posts online about X becayse Y group likes it. your mind is poisoned and the experience of watching it is sabotaged from the start
filtered>>35353>Anno is a complete hack
are you another one of those retards that thinks he was saying "I called it Evangelion because it sounds complicated" unironically?
get over it evageek, not everybody likes your show
I made it about five episodes into Lain and just couldn't get into it.
Nah, I tried to like it, but it was pretty goddamn lame.
>>35459>outdated unfunny late 90's raunchy humor
shut the fuck up kid
Marai nikki diary's, fallowed by sword art online.
Keep Your Hands Off Eizouken!
I had been looking for a new anime and it kept showing up in top anime of 2020 lists after some googling. I hated the comedy attempts in it. I didn't care much for the character interactions or the character themselves. And nothing drew my curiosity or made want to see what happened next. I made it through 4 episodes.
I will say I liked how highly motivated and inspired the main character was to create and make something. Similar reason why I liked Bakuman I think.
how is it possible not to like it? it's so mind-blowing
>>34526>The art style looks really cool though!
This seems to be the case for a lot of stuff coming from Shaft, so I get baited and it just ends up being not good.
It was hyped to the moon and back. And I just don't see what's so good about it, when I ask there's always mouth breathers saying "lmao loli nazi", and they're not even nazis.
I don't think it's bad, it's just that there are so little stakes. The main character is an expert tatician because… he's from the future? I mean maybe he was a history buff or something,maybe they mention this at some point and I didn't see it because I was strugling not to fall asleep, but knowing some history doesn't make Alexander the fucking great. And I don't complain that he always wins ,because most anime does that, it's just that every battle is so one sided, it's just no fun. One may think "well but he's in the body of a succubus, so he's easily overpowered, or nobody takes him seriously" but of course this isn't the case because he's just so fucking perfect and smug.
This is going to sound dumb, but it reminds me of Tom and Jerry, and I hated Tom and Jerry even as a kid because I hated that smug fucking mouse do much just thinking about it makes me angry.
Haven't watched the movie, maybe it's more balanced, but I doubt it.
I can't wait for the second season.
Hate all you want but I loved the shit out of the show. Rooting for the sociopathic bad guy as he gets into more and more absurd situations is very entertaining. The MC is prideful but always ends up paying for it by having to deal with even more crazy shit due to it. It's a escalation narrative driven by a highly motivated and active character who will use any means necessary to progress while still ways rigidity following any rules and conditions they are put under. Making them probably the best example of a lawful evil MC done well.
I'm glad you like it wiz, I really wanted to like it myself because the animation and aesthetic is nice, and this setting is pretty rare in all sorts of media, not just anime. Watched the movie last night and actually enjoyed more than the series. But still I don't think I'll watch another season of it. There are things that just aren't for you.
Your reasons for disliking it are understandable and your own. It isn't like you are one of the idiots that hate on things just to be a contrarian so I respect your opinion even if I don't agree with it.
Los! Los! Los! is lit.
…I feel like I'm the only one who doesn't think the MC is evil.
Good to see others had my same exact reaction. The hype around it makes zero sense to me.
huh, and I was this close to starting that show this week, but not if there's going to be such a retarded premise, being an office drone from the future doesn't make you a perfect soldier, in any time period
show seemed a little too hyped anyway
I was one of the few who wasn't disturbed by it. Mainly because:
- I read into it too much. It made it seem like the guy was an office drone in his previous life because he missed his calling.
- WWI really was the perfect era to drop into. So many militaries did absolutely retarded shit and pulled retarded tactical moves. There were a lot of times I wanted to put it down thinking, "Like that would ever happ–" followed by me thinking, "Shit, something on that level of retardation DID happen when country X first joined the war."
didn't know it had a animated anime as well.
The manga is about revenge, but at some point he get's his revenge and it goes on further. They get to the "Vinland" lands way way ahead in the story.
Story is not about that, and not about revenge either.
But I liked the whole manga a lot. I think it's still ongoing?
>>36122>being an office drone from the future doesn't make you a perfect soldier, in any time period
No but being a functional sociopath does.
yes, being a dick who can hold down a job magically makes one a master battlefield tactician
I finished it, it was dumb and 3D was insulting at times. Didn't care enough to watch the movie/sequel whatever. One of those shows that convinced me to just skip FoTMs.
Guess it's over your head.
Maybe something like yokai watch or pokemon is more your speed.
yes, that ginormous plot hole is just too deep for me
I hate how every anime or live action show that revolves around revenge almost always ends up being self-righteous moralfaggotary.
Now you are revealing that you don't know what plot hole means ether.
Maybe hello Kitty or Afro-kun is something you would better enjoy.
Drawing out revenge plots tend towards that kind of story.
Imo they work better as shorter stories such as movies or short ova.
the abyssal chasm of a plot hole that composes salaryman=/=invincible war strategist, which doesn't seem to strike you as odd or a total plot hole
and you're calling me stupid
>>36164>salaryman=/=invincible war strategist
She didn't go straight from salaryman to soldier. She was reborn in the other world from childhood and was raised and teached tactics and trained like a soldier in the military. From there she become efficient in her job. Is not that complicated to understand.
>>36164>and you're calling me stupid
People, well middle class consumers have less money, less children, less consumption on children items like cartoons, toys and anime. Now most consumers of previously children toys like funko pops are adult soyboys in their thirtys, some have disposable income, but not as many as in the past when the middle class still existed and had disposable income.
Who's ass did you pull that out of because that goes against what nearly all market research says.
While I love it I can easily see why it wouldn't be to everyone's taste.
Probably Darling in the Franxx. People hyped that shit up so much so I had to watch it. But after 6 episodes, it got MAD boring, and left with a sigh.
The hype was deserved it was great and was promising but then became total trash.
Flavor of the month meme shows like Uzaki, Tejina, Nagatoro, ect.
You would think people would know to expect the mid point twist of that studio's projects by now.
My main complaint was I didn't like the mech designs and most of the emotional and relationship drama didn't work for me because most of the characters are too stunted.
Stuck around because I knew some sort of twist was coming and actually enjoy it somewhat, the animation, and because Zero Two is just interesting enough to carry the rest of the cast of soggy briskets.
Apparently, the new Sailor Moon Crystal movie is really bad.
>>31039> I remember the main character just yelling in the middle of the street at some points, and I laughed because it was so ridiculous
God I hate shit like that. It's when melodrama is taken to the utter extreme. When characters start acting like little kids throwing an unhinged tantrum that's when I check out.
Number one example:https://youtu.be/nHd3xfDzTg8
banana fish: unrealistic and too gay
jin rou: names of the organizations were way too similar, lacked character
kissxsis: visuals were cancer
kizumonogatari: dialogue was mid, movie went nowhere
garden of the sinners 7: too corny, message made no sense
eva rebuild: lacked the charm and message of the originals
mob psycho: boring cancer
parasyte: pretentious unimaginative cancer
the big o: story lacked continuity
laputa castle: literal kids movie
gankutsuo: director doesnt understand the connection between enviroment/technology and culture
but the honor to most disappointing goes to attack on titan. what a bullshit fucking ending.
when i watched it i thought almost the exact opposite
first 4 episodes or so were a trainwreck. then it finally took off around ep 7
The new Eva rebuild was actually pretty good. I loved how it pissed off every nerd and fanboy.
Baki:I watched the 2001 anime, i liked the overall concept, but the shitty animation and the awfully repetitive ost ruined it for me, it doesn't help that the version i watched had subs that were literally made with google translate, i guess i should give the manga a try someday.
Devilman Lady:Boring shit unless you have a monster succubus fetish, and in that case the manga is better.
Genocyber:It's just two hours worth of boring garbage, and it's nowhere near as gory as people say if that's why you want to watch this thing in the first place.
it doesn't really have anything going for it
the OG eva had an interesting (but poorly explained and rushed) plot and it has an important message that was related to the plot itself. i dont see any of that in the rebuilds.
Probably every single anime that is not a CGDCT anime after you have watched the few good serious anime. Anime shines with cute relaxing moe moments to gaze upon as you nod off to sleep or snuggle in your blanket and rarely can the medium entertain serious tones.
Fucking boring, the ending was cool though
Weird as hell
Decent flick, but didn't need to be animated
Extremely overrated, especially the dubbed portion
Not into medieval stuff
All the same tropes and cliches
>Pokemon Yugioh beyblade ect.
Stupid kid shows
Got annoying fast
Only enjoyed the parts with Chiyo and Osaka, everything else was hit and miss
>Pop team epic
>cringe and unfunny
Poorly written and overrated
Got boring fast
Cringe woke shit
The original is pretty good, the sequel series is absolutely terrible
Season one is good, season two is awful
Liked it when I first saw it, but after a while it slipped down my chart due to confusing plot, pretentious writing and overall obnoxiousness from fans
that had to be animated iirc with the way kon fuses scenes together and does scenes.>berserk
i can see it. for me the story/art/atmosphere was the seller. animation/action were pretty atrocious.>EVA
agree on the plot. only pretentious thing i remember was the religious symbolism>akira
i saw it as something that should've been a series based on the length of the manga, but having the same level of animation wouldn't have been feasible so they went with an overly compact but brutal and cool looking movie.>jojo and one piece
mostly agree but dont see them that negatively
didnt watch/agree with the rest
Ouch, take care to don't hurt yourself with that edge, badtaste and ignorance all combined at once, kid. You will have a better time in a more normie medium.
>>38119>Cowboy Bepop>Extremely overrated, especially the dubbed portion
Agree, it's just a very common babby's first anime, so it's understandable to be overrated.
I enjoyed the first anime, then read the manga and didn't like the excessive fantasy elements.
>Pokemon Yugioh beyblade ect.>Stupid kid shows
I guess they are not supposed to be otherwise. Would have Medabots here as well, but I understand it's separated as it is a kind of a parody of these.
>Lucky Star>Got annoying fast
Agree, also aged terribly. Too many references to events and culture specific to the time of production.
Agree. I kind of enjoy it, but not that much. The powers are creative, but every event ends up being too convenient to tie everything in.
The anime was ok, but the manga was pretty terrible. There was no actual menace at any time, and all enemies were some stupid wind or something.
Should have ended at the series, really, that ending was alright.
Every Ghibli movie that I watched was average at best but is always presented as a masterpiece. I watched Nausicaa, Kiki, Chihiro, Totoro, Mononoke and Only Yesterday. Also the characters tend to be too unlikable. Most of older Disney stuff is better.
Not all kids shows are equal.
You should give spirited away and howl’s moving castle a shot too. I think those are head and shoulders above the rest. Not masterpieces, but very enjoyable.
Disney is kind of an apples to oranges thing. They were more focused on adapted fairy tales than trying to make a narrative. Which era of Disney do you mean exactly?
They were all enjoyable, just not amazing masterpieces as I was made to expect. Spirited Away was the one I referred as Chihiro, did watch it. I've got Howl's in my HD, will try some time. Also got Porco Rosso, but the MC design looks too ugly and is putting me away.
>Which era of Disney do you mean exactly?
90s and backwards.
And I mentioned Disney because Ghibli is distributed by Disney in the West, and it's common from critics and reviewers to compare them.
What I mean is that they may all exist in the same framework but they are not all written the same.
Lain put me to sleep.
>>38153>Films that make people fall asleep are good films[…]Feeling sleepy when watching a film is a good thing. It’s a proof that your brain is synchronizing with the film.
so i haven't watched digimon, pokemon or bayblades but i've watched all of yugioh, from the manga and season 0 to vrains (we don't tak about sevens) and it's not "just a stupid kids show". Yeah, it is shonen but that doesn't mean it's just for kids.
also it depends on if you're watching the dub version or sub. the sub is more serious, the DM and GX dub is ok, 5ds dub is meh, ZEXAL dub is dumb but in a good way, the arc V dub is a bit boring and the VRAINS dub is really bad.
the sub vers of all of them are good.
if you'd want to start watching yugioh then i'd recommend you start with either the original , zexal, 5ds, or vrains, ideally the original. gx has some stuff that references the original, and so does arc V. zexal is the most "lighthearted" (not counting zexal 2, that one is full of death) and vrains the most "serious" (Fujiki was tortured and starved for 6 months when he was 6, along with 6 other kids so that Kogami could create the Ignis.)
yeah, not to mention that one time kaiba tried to kill himself to guilt yugi into ending his duel with him so that kaiba wouldn't loose back in season 1.
also have you watched vrains? if so, what are your thoughts on it? the last season in my opinion was good but, the animation, oh boy. if i'm not mistaken it was supposed to be about 20 eps longer but konami killed vrains off early so it was a bit rushed, but the ending was still good. i won't spoil it. sadly vrains was not profitable enough for it to even get a manga version, unlike every other YGO spin off before it
I didn't like vrains because it uses a speed duel format, the same from that phone yugi game duel links. I forced myself to watch 31 episodes and then dropped it. I did enjoy playing ygo pro with trickstar and gouki decks
yeah, personally i'm not a big fan of the speed duels, but i like the characters.
also, do you remember when yugioh bam was a thing?
and yeah, i also am not a big fan of duel links, if i want to play YGO then i usually just play through dueling nexus.
Cowboy Bebop was boring and overhyped.
The English dub is completely overrated and shit by modern standards.
I am sure these are your totally sincere feelings and aren't just being said to be a contrarian because it's popular, highly regarded, and extremely influential when it comes to the global spread of anime.
I thought that the first time i watched it, when i was young. Now im 30 and thought it was great when i watched it again recently
I can't comprehend why you would care about the English dub or why that would affect your opinion
Cowboy Bebop is a classic. Here's your (You)
I agree. The show suffers from being in an era where everything was mostly episodic and serialization was more of an afterthought. It has a few really good episodes but overall taken as a whole the show is shit because the overall story it tells is shit.
every anime I try to watch is dissapointing and I can never finish anything. I think the problem may be me.
one mental exercise to help could be to see if you could design something that is better than what there is.
Sailor Moon season 5 was pretty underwhelming, the budget cut is noticeable with the sloppy animation and off model characters, and overall, it totally jumped the shark.
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Still better than Crystal tbh fam