First  Prev  1  2  3  Next  Last
Do we even want originality in our anime/manga anymore?
1073 cr points
Send Message: Send PM GB Post
F / Sumwhere
Offline
Posted 12/5/16 , edited 12/5/16
For me It doesn't have to be original, but a little bit different would be nice. It gets boring when it's always the same predictable stuff.
27021 cr points
Send Message: Send PM GB Post
24 / M / Wales, UK
Offline
Posted 12/6/16 , edited 12/6/16
Tropes are not bad. Genres are not bad. Anime has many well-treaded genres and character archetypes, and this is one of the things that make anime what it is. Anime fans like this repetition, and if they didn't they wouldn't be anime fans (or they won't remain so for very long).

That doesn't mean originality is bad or that anime fans dislike it. The reason anime fans seem hard to please is that if you actually like anime too much, you're not an anime fan anymore, you're a weeb.
120408 cr points
Send Message: Send PM GB Post
F / Boston-ish
Offline
Posted 12/23/17 , edited 12/23/17
Year-end cleanup. Closing threads with no new posts since 12/31/2016.
First  Prev  1  2  3  Next  Last
You must be logged in to post.