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Animes with no BS

Postby Foristality » Tue Apr 03, 2012 1:29 am

I'm looking for anime's that are deep. Some what like "Kid's Story" from animatrix. Real life with some sci fi. Something like deadman wonderland would be fine too, but nothing dumb and dull.

Guilty Crown would be a no no.
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Re: Animes with no BS

Postby Otohiko » Tue Apr 03, 2012 1:56 am

You might have to explain your tastes a bit more, like what you liked about Kid's Story and didn't like about Guilty Crown, and what you find BS or dumb or dull. Everybody's tastes and perceptions of BS are different.
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Postby Foristality » Tue Apr 03, 2012 2:42 am

Basically I want the anime to be solid and maintain a strong theme.

I hate animes who have those sketchy funny/angry sad faces.

Examples:
http://sungem.animeblogger.net/wp-conte ... p20-02.gif
http://www.animekon.com/gallery/2007/07 ... 081918.jpg
http://api.ning.com/files/XHtM8H8M6iCEU ... eAnger.jpg

Animes like bleach,naruto, fairy tail etc are filled with them. It takes away from the experience.

Also animes like naruto are too unanswered. First off what century are they in? why wont someone just shoot the nine tail fox? just blow his brains out. They have fridges,tv, light, electricity, but live in during B.C Why is the story so broken? There is no ending.

Kid's Story has that feel to it. Its like a movie.

If you watched ergo proxy you know what I mean. Although there was one episode in ergo proxy that was full bs.

I want animes that are like movies, not cartoons for children.
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Re: Animes with no BS

Postby Foristality » Tue Apr 03, 2012 3:06 am

PS. I dont have problems with Animes like Blood C. It had a solid story line with a twist.
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Re: Animes with no BS

Postby EkaCoralian » Tue Apr 03, 2012 8:25 am

-Xam'd: Lost Memories
-Planetes

Those have solid themes going throughout; Planetes moreso.
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Postby EkaCoralian » Tue Apr 03, 2012 8:27 am

Oh and only Xam'd if you're able to swallow the 'Kid gets powers' type thing; I know thats kinda GC'ish but I felt like Xam'd tweaked it in a really interesting way; it was more 'survival' than anything.
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Re: Animes with no BS

Postby mirkosp » Tue Apr 03, 2012 9:24 am

I will very much echo the suggestion on PlanetES; would discourage Xam'D, though. Also, if you haven't checked it out yet, watch Memories, at least the Magnetic Rose short (not sure if the other two would be to your taste, but that first one probably would).
I also believe that perhaps Cowboy Bebop could be something you'd enjoy, though you've probably already seen that?
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Re: Animes with no BS

Postby outlawed » Tue Apr 03, 2012 10:01 am

Watch the original Votoms TV series.
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Postby mirkosp » Tue Apr 03, 2012 10:10 am

Oh and, it's just started, but I suggest you to follow Uchuu Kyoudai.
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Postby ZephyrStar » Tue Apr 03, 2012 10:42 am

One of my favorites, Noir. Not sci-fi, but pretty decent.
I also just watched Space Brothers, which is airing this season, it definitely has a Planetes feel to it. I'd suggest checking it out.
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Animes with no BS

Postby TEKnician » Tue Apr 03, 2012 11:07 am

Ghost in the Shell

Hands down.
Almost as hard as fighting a Holy Paladin.
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Re: Animes with no BS

Postby Foristality » Tue Apr 03, 2012 11:23 pm

I didn't watch cowboy bebop yet, because it was made a generation ago.

I watched the first episode of xam'd. it was fair enough
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Re: Animes with no BS

Postby Foristality » Wed Apr 04, 2012 12:01 am

I want something like this.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9_Hg_0l_Mj4

some sort of mystery.
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Re: Animes with no BS

Postby mirkosp » Wed Apr 04, 2012 12:22 am

Yeah, the Magnetic Rose short would very much be up your alley, I think. Also you are terrible if you only consider which animes to check out based on when they were done: there are many good shows that are old enough to pass under your radar in this way, you should reconsider this approach.
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Postby Ijexis » Wed Apr 04, 2012 1:41 pm

Foristality wrote:Also animes like naruto are too unanswered. First off what century are they in? why wont someone just shoot the nine tail fox? just blow his brains out. They have fridges,tv, light, electricity, but live in during B.C.

You ARE aware that Naruto does not take place within our reality/timeline/world, right? :|
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