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Post Reply Is anime weird?
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Posted 11/7/13
The question is NOT "Is liking anime weird?"

but rather is anime itself weird?
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Posted 11/7/13
weird is good
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Posted 11/7/13 , edited 11/15/14

Catzombiez wrote:

weird is good


I've seen Boku No Pico. Sometimes weird isn't always good. Gotta say it was a hoot though.
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Posted 11/7/13
Yes.
Anime is playing to the fantasy and ideals of the generation they are attempting to entertain so of course it will be weird. It will always have an "off" element, especially to those watching it from a different culture.
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Posted 11/7/13
They say "truth is stranger than fiction". So the truth is that anime is indeed weird yet it keeps pulling us into the weirdness.
Posted 11/7/13
Certain things they portray in anime are weird to me;


for instance, the act of using the foot to stomp on someone's head as a gesture from a friend saying, "you're silly" or "Why you gotta do this".

I don't really like seeing a character being stomped by someone's foot or being smacked in the head with a fan or hand constantly. I'm not even sure if this is a "cultural" thing or they are trying to be "humorous"... but I find it weird and very uncomfortable.
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Posted 11/8/13
Yes
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Posted 11/8/13
Can be, but isn't that the fun behind it sometimes?
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Posted 11/8/13
A good weird.
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Posted 11/8/13
I think it is without a doubt.

But that in itself has appeal, no?
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Posted 11/8/13 , edited 11/8/13


you are correct
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Posted 11/8/13


90% of the time.. yes
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Posted 11/8/13


very true
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Posted 11/8/13
Anime comes from a countery where you can buy use girls panties in vending machines. So yeah it can be a little odd
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Posted 11/8/13

XxOtakuQueenxX wrote:



very true



Thanks.
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