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Posted 9/8/08
i love inuyasha baby i love inuyasha lol ;]
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Posted 12/23/08
my favorite classic anime is Golden Boy.
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Posted 1/1/09
Taken from a newspaper article in Asia.

In light of recent events during the past months, I can only see change that would and should happen. Although the complexities of laws in various countries with regard to television and movie media could never compare to the lawlessness of the Internet, as everything can be expressed regardless of nationality, age or sex.

Crunchyroll, a web-based video-streaming and social website has been a buffet of almost all ‘unlicensed' (in the USA) titles that Japan, and the rest of Asia has to offer. Having been a member since 2006, I have gorged myself of the past and present titles that have kept my childishness healthy and in moderate dozes every evening after coming home from work. Anyone with a high-speed connection and a computer can relatively access its vast library to bring about some good Asian shows so they can kick back and just enjoy the view. You want to watch the same episode of Naruto or other titles a few times more, you may have to pay a subscription fee, if it’s available in regions aside from the US and Canada.

Shinji, website moderator and founder, successfully garners licensed content to grace Crunchyroll has been a big step, allowing the Japanese animation industry to be recognized even more and this has been a first since Animax or even AXN back in the late 1990s to the early 2000. Total freedom and access can be attained as one member can view their favorite titles, old and the new, to know what they have to offer. Of course, the recent fad of such titles like Naruto has been a boon for those who want to know the twisted side of how the Japanese would see fantasy even if their textbooks says otherwise.

That, dear reader, is called creativity.

Having been a seasoned review writer for television and movies in several newspapers all over the globe, Crunchyroll’s move has been nothing more than a traditional sellout. Either it would please the current majority of licensors of today’s popular shows in Japan on a website that is accessed by millions on a global scale or some other undocumented conspiracy. Not that every country that is not based in the US and Canada is banned, mind you, but it does limit the choices for viewers who has grown up to watch familiar shows and to enjoy the new ones. Despite of having a minimal monthly fee, it wouldn’t matter since not everyone would watch only Naruto every weekend.

Disappointing as it may be, it’s quite understandable, in a legislative point-of-view, that bootlegging media content is a crime, yet it has been around for decades. It allows a chance to know what a company can offer and people will pay to see it. In a sense, why bother window shopping when they are not allowed to even purchase it? In some cases, anime fandubbers (people who edit original video content to add subtitles in English or other languages), may not be fazed with the idea that Crunchyroll will no longer be accepting their work. These people are dedicated to just translate Japanese or Chinese into a language for anyone to understand, as their usual motto is ‘For fans, by fans’. And if it gets licensed, they stop that project and encourage people to buy it.

The change or region locks may be temporary, as Shinji, website moderator and founder, would say, but it’s only part of a bitter pill to swallow until access can be granted in a lawless world where thick boundary lines are drawn, and often crossed: the internet.
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Posted 10/18/09
I think Project A-Ko should be up there on the list of Anime Classics. This is the anime that dragged me into the "anime world" - and how I learned that most of the "cartoons" that I had enjoyed while growing up were all Japanese Anime as well.
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Posted 2/18/10 , edited 2/18/10
I can't say I have a favorite classic anime. I watch older shows to understand the evolution of anime. That's what really matters to me, not just to watch but to understand the influences as well. I think a lot of it has to do with what was happening when you were watching a certain show. The emotions associated can make an anime good or bad. I was watching Revolutionary Girl: Utena when my wife and I were planning our wedding; that's one reason why I will always call her my Bride. Two other memorable anime for me are Outlaw Star and The Big O. I like The Big O for it's deeply philosophical nature and uh... I guess Outlaw Star is just fun to watch.
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Posted 3/27/10
sailor moon and dbz were my first...my favourite was......... tekkaman!!! man i love that anime!!!
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Posted 12/20/10
Inuyasha without doubt!! Saint Seiya,CCs,Sailormoon,Rurouni Kenshin..I Love Them All!!!
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