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The Anime I Recommend
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The Anime I Recommend

I have no fucking clue whether or not if members of the forum are into anime, but I might as well recommend thoughtful, philosophical, and artistic anime. The people into anime in the U.S are in the minority, since the majority of anime produced today is meant as masturbation material for mass otaku consumption in japan. There are exceptional artists and directors who choose to utilize the versatility of anime as a means to enthrall, inspire, and to challenge the audience. The Anime I would recommend to anybody would be the works of Hyao Miyazaki. Now like 30% or 10% or something, already know his works, but to the 70% or 90% or 50% or 20% to you who have no fucking idea who he is. His films are very well known to japan and is enjoyed b everyone; it would be an insult to him If I were to call him the Disney of Japan, because his films are far more sophisticated and spiritually engaging than the majority of Disney's film. Emphasize the word majority. The films have romanticized naturalistic backgrounds and artwork, but the animation and character design have a distinct look of its own. That's all I really have to say.





I'll be dissapointed if everyone already knows his movies.
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Btw here's all his films:
The Wind Rises
Ponyo
Howl's Moving Castle
Spirited Away
Princess Mononoke
Porco Rosso
Kiki's delivery service
My Neighbor Totoro
Castle In the Sky
Nausicaa Valley Of The Wind
Lupin The Third: Castle of Cagliostro
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10-19-2014 07:51 AM
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I've seen some of those movies before and they're really good ^_^. I also like anime as well.

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I think I never saw them , thanks Biggrin
10-22-2014 11:29 PM
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Oldies, oldies everywhere Biggrin I've only seen Spirited Away, and it's awesome.

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