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Posted 7/4/13
Okay, I'm in my mid-30s and have been watching anime FOREVER. The other day I was looking at old anime openings and came across Fushigi Yuugi. I remember how much I loved that anime when it first came out. Now, I detest it. Miaka is one the MOST ANNOYING "heroines" to plague the screen. It's a reverse harem at its worst. Ugh.

So anyway, do you have any anime that you may have loved years or even months ago, but now you cannot stand?
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inb4 pokemon

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Anyway I was obsessed with sonic X as a kid, but then I got exposed to adultswim animes back in 07 and it wiped the floor with sonic X. Sadly even the subbed version is not even entertaining for me.
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23 / M / This Dying World
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Clannad AS

too much love for this anime then again having an opinion is equivalent to being a troll, fuck me i'm a troll

when I finished clannad as it was pretty good, a few years down the road i read people are crying, "omg it is so sad" ... nope I didn't have that feeling. mainly because we knew the ending, by "we" I mean a special group of people who have disbanded.
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Posted 7/4/13 , edited 7/4/13
Nostalgia usually gets me by when I watch things I used to like a lot.

I still have a soft spot for Naruto, for example.

But I think I would've liked Code Geass a lot more if it had been one of the first things I watched. Although this goes in reverse too; there are some anime I couldn't stand when I started watching anime that I now think are completely amazing (like Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann, Serial Experiments Lain, Legend of the Galactic Heroes, etc.).

I should probably give Ergo Proxy another shot too. It's been a few years.
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21 / M / California
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I enjoyed geass when it was airing on adultswim back in 08, gave me somthing to look forward to next week, I'm sure if I saw it in a couple of sittings instead of a year, I wouldnt have enjoyed it as much.
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Posted 7/4/13
Robotech. Now I love watching Macross, the original before Harmony Gold butchered it...
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20 / M / Norway, Oslo
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Posted 7/4/13
Let's just say that a couple of years ago when i first tried out anime, i had no standard.
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25 / M / Sydney, Australia
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I used to be obsessed with Pokemon and Dragonball Z and GT. But now I think they're ridiculous.
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Pokemon and Yu-gi-oh were good when i was a kid. I still enjoy watching DB and DBZ. Never liked GT.

I still enjoy watching old cartoons though such as: Rocket Power, Bugs Bunny, Tom n Jerry, Ed Edd n Eddy, and more of course.

I really loved Zoidz back in the day, but i tried to re-watch it and just dropped it after 10 mins lol.

Yu Yu Hakusho is still great imo. Rewatched it a year ago, still one of my favorites.

I didnt watch to much anime back than though.
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Posted 7/4/13

hpulley wrote:

Robotech. Now I love watching Macross, the original before Harmony Gold butchered it...


This. Totally this.

It's also hard to enjoy Battle For The Planets, the butchered version of Gatchaman.
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33 / M / Planet Sanno
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Anime from back in the '80s and '90s – especially the '80s! – only becomes more enjoyable for me as time passes, but I admit that I love it despite its faults.
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26 / M / Small town, Japan
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There are some that I can't stand anymore, but it's mainly because my interests have changed/matured. Dragon Ball Z would be the first one that comes to mind
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29 / M / Bellingham WA, USA
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Tenchi Muyo is way way way crappier than I remember it. It was the first harem I ever saw and it totally blew my mind when I was like 14. Re-watched it last year and was surprised by how mediocre it actually was.
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24 / M / The heart of Linc...
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Pokemon. I religiously followed every ep and re-watched it, still have the movies. : )
Though sadly it just got annoying, I never liked the voice changes or the pointless eps with no motivation or reason.

Yugioh. Again, loved it but it never seemed to go anywhere with the story.

DBZ. Now I don't hate it but looking back at watching all the filler eps, it drove me nuts re-watching it especially with kai being better than funimation's original dub. Heck ocean had filler but at least they cut out the really dull filler eps! I loved garlic junior arc cos it was scary that goku wasn't there to save the day. Yet I can no longer rewatch ocean no matter how much I want to, and I refuse to watch funimation's original.

Sonic X, started off awesome but quickly became such a shame. How I miss sonic satam, proof it wasn't just another cartoon, it actually stood on it's own!
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Don't watch Dragon Ball Z anymore, if that counts..
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