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dai

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  • Joined Sep 13, 2007
  • 34 / F

Don't haze! Really, the first "anime" I've seen was probably Pokémon... a while ago, meaning years ago. Not too long ago, my work schedule had me staying up all hours of the night and I was able to catch some programming, specifically Bleach (new) and Fullmetal Alchemist (again).

Bleach intrigued me because the point I caught it in featured a different character or two for a couple episodes at a time. I didn't even know what it was called until I'd seen 4 episodes (never caught the beginning). I like it for the fight scenes, stories of friendship, bouts of quirkiness, and even sad/deep moments.

I found a site where I downloaded all the episodes and have seen it from start to finish in Japanese. I know much prefer to see subbed rather than dubbed anime. While it doesn't look as silly as live action movies, I felt the voices were off and have found that the subbed lines may be completely reworked to try to fit the targeted viewers rather than the original intention... poor Hitsugaya-teichou, he's been belittled the most.

I really couldn't watch just that series over and over, I do have limits. But it did inspire me to try to find more anime to watch. It's why I joined Anime-Planet, I like the recommendation database.

But I'm probably not the best anime fan. I'm not into the cutesy ones. Romance is ok, but I'd prefer it as a subplot, not main idea. Robot/futuristic(mecha) doesn't seem appealing yet. Animated or not, samurai stuff interests me. Drama/tragedy should be ok. And definitely, anything that can poke fun at itself. Suggest away!

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Lolo says...

Have a Happy New Year!!!

love - the marvelous captain lolo

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Dec 30, 2007
tasanime says...

How go-eth the anime exploration?

Nov 24, 2007
Alucard says...

Hey just droped by to say HI!!!  Haven't talked to ya in forever. 

Nov 19, 2007
KurodaShun says...

I'll love to as soon as we develop them. Did you know that you change your AVA more than anyone I know......

Do you read the bleach Magna? Since Kenpachi has returned to the story it's very good again.

Nov 7, 2007
JumpMaster13 says...

Excellent! Samurai 7 is terrific.

Yeah, I haven't been around much of late -- I'm absolutely buried with a number of projects which have hit all at once, and now I have trips (for work) back east and then to Mexico in the next few weeks.

What have you been up to that's keeping you busy?

Nov 7, 2007