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Post Reply Ain't it funny how anime went from an era of manly men to "kawaii" overdeveloped (or underdeveloped) teenaged girls?
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Posted 9/11/15

Dariamus wrote:

Not that I watch magical girl type shows or anything super kawaii, but I also have no interest in watching guys with godly super powers running around blowing up entire cities.

Give me a show like Steins's Gate or Bakemonogatari with believable characters. They are imperfect. They have their strong and weak points. They develop over time. Hell, I'll gladly watch Toradora before subjecting myself to something like DZ.


Pretty much this.
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Not to be a hater but I wonder what made Japan's perspective on what sells change so much.



Watch yourself there. That sounds dangerously close to the old stereotype of 'ANIME IS FOR PEDOPHILES'

And also, cute has always been around. You do realize that there's plenty of series out there that isn't all "overdeveloped or underdeveloped teenage girls"?

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I blame the Wests influence and an ever rising increase in hatred of anything male. Especially males who're worth anything. Feminists want to be superior. Feminists are running the government especially when Obama is their slave.

And yet a man like Kenshiro will always be superior to a woman like that. They don't want women equal to men. They want women to drain every last right of men, and make sure that they have no image as anything but slaves and punching bags to women.




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Posted 9/13/15
you know what's REALLY funny?

this thread.


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Umm what exactly is the timeline in mind here? Muscle men is really oldschool and back in the day was popular over in the States just ask a certain former Governator.

Compare Kenshiro to Goku, the latter is certainly muscled but there's not the sheer mass there. Better yet lets compare Josuke to Jotaro, Joeseph, and Jonathan. By the mid-90s any predilection would seem to be well on the way, heck I'd judge it less prevalent in turn of the century material then it is today, well at least among the Toonami Era wave of imports that shoved out all the really old school stuff.

Meanwhile while moe was at the latest set off by Rei in '95 with other decent prototypal cases (like the theory its from Hotaru Tomoe) I'm not sure it really coalesced into a conscious thing much less something marketable to until what mid 00s or so?

A couple of decades is plenty of time for tastes to change. Especially given that you are talking about major demographic turnover. How many people here today watched anime in the previous century?
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SorasTevaGee wrote:

Umm what exactly is the timeline in mind here? Muscle men is really oldschool and back in the day was popular over in the States just ask a certain former Governator.

Compare Kenshiro to Goku, the latter is certainly muscled but there's not the sheer mass there. Better yet lets compare Josuke to Jotaro, Joeseph, and Jonathan. By the mid-90s any predilection would seem to be well on the way, heck I'd judge it less prevalent in turn of the century material then it is today, well at least among the Toonami Era wave of imports that shoved out all the really old school stuff.

Meanwhile while moe was at the latest set off by Rei in '95 with other decent prototypal cases (like the theory its from Hotaru Tomoe) I'm not sure it really coalesced into a conscious thing much less something marketable to until what mid 00s or so?

A couple of decades is plenty of time for tastes to change. Especially given that you are talking about major demographic turnover. How many people here today watched anime in the previous century?



I can at least speak for myself. I grew up in the 90's and watched FOTNS at least 3 times over in 1 year. The issue lies in WHY people change. People can change for bad reasons.
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