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viaxd
10-26-2006, 02:12 PM
i think i'm getting addicted to anime, so suggest me something good to watch.

Prelude
10-26-2006, 02:15 PM
Wow, that's like saying you like food, so suggest something good to eat. Give an example of things that you like about anime and I'll be happy to suggest some shows that I think you would enjoy.

h_howee
10-26-2006, 09:08 PM
i think i'm getting addicted to anime, so suggest me something good to watch.

so am i =D
what have u watched?

Draco
10-26-2006, 11:48 PM
I agree with Prelude but I'll give a couple of suggestions if either of you need a starting point. A light-hearted comedy that's classic anime is Love Hina. A classic that's more serious and action filled is Cowboy Bebop.

Remember that there are all types of anime and it's not just for kids. Do a little homework before you watch a random show.

SlyMaelstrom
10-27-2006, 12:02 AM
The only anime worth watching is Dragonball Z. Teehee.

jverkoey
10-27-2006, 12:37 AM
I definitely would recommend Cowboy Bebop if not just for the absolutely amazing sound track. Love Hina's a good series and the mangas are quite humerous. If you're in to completely random nonsense I'd vouch for Excel Saga also.

maxorator
10-27-2006, 01:51 AM
Garfield and Friends - good ideas
The Simpsons - even more good ideas

indigo0086
10-27-2006, 10:30 AM
My favorites (in no particular order)
Cowboy Bebop
Rahxephon
Escaflowne
12 Kingdoms
Now and Then, Here and There
Ghost in the Shell:Stand alone Comples (specifically 2nd gig)
Haibane Renmei
Requiem from the Darkness
Berserk
Argento Soma
Texhnolyze
Victorian Romance Emma :D
Mushishi
Monster
read the reviews on my anime list http://www.animenfo.com/myanimedb.php?userid=3730

There are more not on the list for some reason, if I find them I'll post my reviews.

What can I say, you flipped my switch

Dante Shamest
10-27-2006, 10:46 AM
My favourite animes, in decreasing order.


Naruto (episodes 1-135)
One Piece
Rurouni Kenshin
Love Hina
Full Metal Alchemist
Great Teacher Onizuka
Escaflowne
Monster
Cowboy Bebop
Detective Conan
School Rumble
The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya

viaxd
10-27-2006, 10:48 AM
oh, thanks for the list, indigo0086. i'll try to watch them all.
Prelude, i agree, i didn't describe what i wanted exactly. That's because i've just discovered how big anime world really is and i really don't know what i want/like. So far the best things i've seen are `ghost in the shell`, `death note` (3 eps), ohh, and ranma 1/2 is pretty good. Right now i'll watch anything, so just suggest something you like best.

indigo0086
10-27-2006, 10:49 AM
...I didn't put monster on the list...

*jumps off building*

although a manga to anime adaptation it is one of the most compelling stories I've ever seen animated. No one holds a candle to Monster cliffhangers, appropriately named.

maxorator
10-27-2006, 10:49 AM
I see no "The simpsons" in the last two lists!!!
Do you even know, how many quotes of Homer Simpson there are in Cboard? :D

indigo0086
10-27-2006, 10:50 AM
The simpsons isn't anime, while it is one of the greatest works of animation in history (american or otherwise), it isn't what is generally accepted as anime.

viaxd
10-27-2006, 10:52 AM
I see no "The simpsons" in the last two lists!!!
Do you even know, how many quotes of Homer Simpson there are in Cboard? :D
anime is, well, japanese stuff.

maxorator
10-27-2006, 10:53 AM
Luckily there are no japanese stuff in my TV channels atm.
It is just too... "silly action movie with happy ending" and no jokes... boring.

How did Japanese get a whole word for THEIR cartoons?

viaxd
10-27-2006, 10:54 AM
Luckily there are no japanese stuff in my TV channels atm.
It is just too... "action with happy ending" and no jokes... boring.
you obviosly havent' seen a lot, have you?
ok, let's not flame here. anyone esle can suggest something?

indigo0086
10-27-2006, 10:56 AM
Although I'm going to break the rules a bit, but not by much considering Korea has a huge hand in animating a lot of so called Japanese animation, is a Movie called Wonderful Days. It's a beautiful Korean Animated, Directed, and Produced Sci-Fi movie. It's probably the biggest self-credited Animated work that has come from Korea and it's worth it's weight in gold. It's pretty rare to find, but if you're in europe, or import, the dvd is available over there.

viaxd
10-27-2006, 10:58 AM
yes! i've heard really great things about it! and i have it on my hard drive right now =)
ohh, and i also heard gungrave is pretty good..

Dante Shamest
10-27-2006, 10:58 AM
Offtopic, but...

My favourite American Cartoons!


Silverhawks
Transformers
Mask
Centurions
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (the original series)
Spiderman
Batman: The Animated Series
Animaniacs
Tiny Toons
The Simpsons


Yeah, a lot of them are from the 80s and early 90s.
For some reason modern cartoon animation in the USA isn't as attractive as anime anymore.

CartoonLarry
10-27-2006, 10:58 AM
My favorites:

1. Agent Aika
2. Najica Blitz Tactics
3. Ikki Tousen AKA Battle Vixens
4. FLCL AKA Furi Kuri or Fooly Cooly
5. Tenjho Tenge

viaxd
10-27-2006, 10:59 AM
Dante, how could you forget futurama ? =)

maxorator
10-27-2006, 11:05 AM
I still only like The Simpsons and Garfield and Friends.

Dante Shamest
10-27-2006, 11:10 AM
Dante, how could you forget futurama ? =)

Regretably, I've only watched 1 episode. :p

Oh btw, don't you need an exclamation mark (!) at the end of the wq command?

viaxd
10-27-2006, 11:16 AM
=) no i don't, but i it works with (!) too :)

maxorator
10-27-2006, 11:18 AM
What does :wq do? :D

viaxd
10-27-2006, 11:20 AM
downloads the best anime to my hard drive =) j/k
it's a vim command to save and quit

nvoigt
10-27-2006, 11:34 AM
Full movies worth watching:

Ghost in the shell
Appleseed
Pat Labor ( 1 or 2 )
Jin Ro
Princess Mononoke
Perfect Blue

"Steam Boy" and "Wonderful Days" are both on my shelf waiting for a rainy day.

Prelude
10-27-2006, 12:27 PM
>So far the best things i've seen are `ghost in the shell`, `death note` (3 eps), ohh, and ranma 1/2 is pretty good.
GITS is good, Ranma annoyed me after a while, and Death Note so far is fab. If you like the anime you should read the manga as well.

Let's see, recommendations. Since you like Ranma, I'd say Tenshi na Konamaiki. The art is funky, but I tolerated it and found a really good series. Bleach is good, but the voice acting in the recently started English dub SUCKS! If you can get a hold of the Japanese version, do so. I always recommend Suzumiya Haruhi no Yuutsu because it's just plain good, and if you like that then you'll probably like Shuffle!. If you like mystery/horror (somewhat like Death Note), Higurashi no Naku Koro ni is good. I'm a fan of Outlaw Star, but it's kind of hit or miss, and Cowboy Bebop is good. One that a lot of people miss out on that turned out to be pretty entertaining is Dragon Drive. Be on the lookout for Utawarerumono in English (I think the name is something like Shadow Warrior Chronicles :rolleyes:) because it's very good. I was thrilled and dismayed to hear that it was licensed because the story was just starting to really take off in the fansubs. Inuyasha is a story by the same person who did Ranma, you might like it. I'll mention more as the come to mind, I'm not thinking anime right now so I probably missed several great ones. ;)

psychopath
10-27-2006, 12:39 PM
Nerds.

viaxd
10-27-2006, 12:46 PM
exellent suggestion, Prelude. i'll watch what i can get :)

Prelude
10-27-2006, 01:00 PM
Just as a side note. Most of the stuff I recommend can be found on animesuki.com. If not, then it's been licensed and you need to pay.

cboard_member
10-27-2006, 01:17 PM
Do you speak Japanese, Prelude ?

Prelude
10-27-2006, 01:22 PM
>Do you speak Japanese, Prelude ?
A little.

SlyMaelstrom
10-27-2006, 01:24 PM
Otaku.

twomers
10-27-2006, 01:27 PM
My Dad's got this friend who says he knows a little ancient Greek, by which he means that he knows enough to read the Illiad and Oddesy, in Homer's tongue, so how much is a little, Prelude, and how's that progressive story going on :p

Prelude
10-27-2006, 01:36 PM
My Dad's got this friend who says he knows a little ancient Greek, by which he means that he knows enough to read the Illiad and Oddesy, in Homer's tongue, so how much is a little, Prelude
Just enough to know how to answer that question so that I can maintain a proper level of etiquette while still avoiding the usual requests to "say something in Japanese". ;)

>and how's that progressive story going on :p
You'll see in the next installment. :p

indigo0086
10-27-2006, 01:42 PM
Gilgamesh is another must. I did a double take with that anime. When I first watched a few episodes I dismissed it because it looked wierd, then whne I came back a second time I marathoned like 22 episodes in one day. It's a great anime, disturbing towards the end though.

twomers
10-27-2006, 01:49 PM
>> You'll see in the next installment. :p

Looking forward to it :D Any chance I could get a copy of the last few installments? I think I've lost track of them.

Sentral
10-27-2006, 02:24 PM
I like Hentai... :)

SlyMaelstrom
10-27-2006, 02:57 PM
I like Hentai... :)This can't go anywhere but down...

whiteflags
10-27-2006, 03:20 PM
>and how's that progressive story going on
>You'll see in the next installment.

I'm sorry, what are you talking about?

Watch Lupin the Third.

twomers
10-27-2006, 03:51 PM
You'll have to figure that out yourself, citizen. It's anime related though.

divineleft
10-27-2006, 05:18 PM
anime confuses me =\

Sentral
10-27-2006, 08:20 PM
Same. That's why I watch Hentai! :D You might want to watch some, if your over 18 (even though I'm 16) :)

BobMcGee123
10-27-2006, 08:27 PM
anime is silly

Wraithan
10-27-2006, 09:00 PM
Calling people nerds while you use linux and program... that is just wrong on so many levels.

Then again if you mean nerd as in the revenge of the nerds sorta way, then right on!

I watch Bleach religously with my girlfriend. Thursday afternoons I make sure that I get off on time and down load the new episode as soon as I can.

h_howee
10-27-2006, 11:41 PM
I'd watch bleach but my parent wont let me dl anymore vids till we get a new isp without data transfer limits

Lionmane
11-01-2006, 11:27 PM
These titles are good:
1) Generator Gawl
2) Project Arms
3) Armitage
4) Berserk
5) Black Heaven
6) The Count of Monte Cristo (no, you haven't seen THIS one)
7) Desert Punk
8) Devil Lady
9) Elfen Lied (EXTREME blood/guts)
10) Gantz (EVEN MORE EXTREME blood/guts)
11) Neon Genesis Evangelion
12) The Vision of Escaflowne (series is better than the movie)
13) Full Metal Panic (there's at least 2 series of this and another one coming)
14) etc, etc, etc, etc, etc, etc, etc, etc, etc

These hentai titles seem pretty popular:
1) Bondage Game
2) Stepmother's Sin
3) Bible Black (4 volumes)
4) Anyone You Can Do... I Can Do Better
5) Oni Tensei
6) Crimson Climax

I work in an anime store. It was my first exposure to anime, and I was hooked. I don't generally watch hentai (I liked the plot in Oni Tensei though), but I like the anime.

mw

Sentral
11-02-2006, 03:10 PM
Bible Black is the best Hentai!!!! I would reccomend it if your into Hentai.

taelmx
11-05-2006, 02:38 PM
I like Bleach, Chobits, and Ghost in the Shell. There are so many ideas that could made from Ghost in the Shell. They already have that active camouflage at Tachi Labs. Chobits is...damn I want a perusakon.