oldwrench wrote:I remember seeing Astro boy when I was young, but didn't know it was Japanese then. I'm a year older than your mom, Kionon. I first got into watching anime when my son brought Ninja Scroll home shen he was in college, back in the 90's. That sure wasn't kids cartoons. Next he brought Evangelion, and I was hooked. He also brought home some amv's, and I got hooked on them too.
SovietJedi wrote:My first anime EVAR, like the first anime I watched on Toonami as a kid, was Robotech. And I know people are going to hate me for saying it, but I think Robotech is way better than Macross will ever be.
Neon Genesis Evangelion
had read about the show on Wikipedia
first episode online
Kionon wrote:SovietJedi wrote:My first anime EVAR, like the first anime I watched on Toonami as a kid, was Robotech. And I know people are going to hate me for saying it, but I think Robotech is way better than Macross will ever be.
Hate you? No.
Think you terribly misguided? Maaaaaybe.
I have fond memories of watching Robotech in the 80s, but nostalgia does not make me think Robotech is better than Macross. Not when it comes to strength of story consistency. I hold no ill will towards Robotech, especially having discussed it in detail with Carl Macek in 2003. I respect what he did because of why he was forced to do it. I'm glad I had Robotech to watch in the 80s.Neon Genesis Evangeliontwelfth birthdayhad read about the show on Wikipediafirst episode online
I have to stop reading this thread. When I was twelve Eva didn't exist, and when it did come out, you could barely get it in VHS, let alone online, and wikipedia was years from being developed.
Lawn, off, etc.
SovietJedi wrote:So what if I'm only fourteen? We're all anime fans, should age really matter?
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