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  • #16
    Adult oriented? That tenticle-porn type thing?

    I might have a few of those somewhere...

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    • #17
      Originally posted by Tolitz
      I'm a HUGE anime fan

      Around 30% of my 300+ DVD collection is anime, and no, none of them are from the DragonBall Z or Gundam series, thank you very much

      I primarily collect adult-oriented standalone anime pictures, like Ninja Scroll, Ghost in the Shell, Akira, Wind named Amnesia, etc ... and yeah, this includes the Urotsukidoji series and most Pink Pineapple and Manga-18 productions (even Cool Devices!!!!)

      Right now, I am currently waiting for all Yamato special movies to be translated to DVD so that I can complete my collection (Yamato is known as "Star Blazers" to the yankee folk).

      hehe, I have 1000+ DVD's and 450 of them are anime.

      This is also not counting my 400 LD collection of just 'anime' and video tapes i've collected over the years.
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      • #18
        I don't really like anime.
        The ones I like are only available through illegal downloads over the internet, and I don't want to waste my bandwidth on that.

        I am a matrix fan, so the AniMatriX was fun to get on dvd though. But.. I rather just see a good movie on tv serie then watch anime.

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        • #19
          Originally posted by fury
          I have over 70 gigs of it... so yeah, you could say that
          only 70 gigs?.... whimp

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          • #20
            Originally posted by AWS
            You're not the only one.
            Glad I'm not alone, I have seen a clip here and there, but dont understand it, or understand why anyone would want to watch / collect it...
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            • #21
              Originally posted by Jakeman
              i like la blue girl
              hehe .


              I havent been watching much lately but ive always been a fan of it. 56k keeps me from downloading alot of stuff, so I get alot of DVD box sets insted.

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              • #22
                Originally posted by Oricon
                only 70 gigs?.... whimp
                I know, but I only have so much hard drive space.

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                • #23
                  Major anime fan here, too
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                  • #24
                    I have a few serious questions to ask about anime, and since you people seem to be fairly level headed compared to other fans I know, I'll entrust you with the following questions:

                    1. How is the popularity of anime these days? Does it seem to be growing?

                    2. Do these usually appeal to people of Asian descent or those who understand Japanese?

                    3. What age range do these shows appeal to?

                    Thanks.

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                    • #25

                      1. How is the popularity of anime these days? Does it seem to be growing?
                      Its very popular these days along with RPGs, Yes it keeps growing and growing.

                      2. Do these usually appeal to people of Asian descent or those who understand Japanese?
                      Hell no.

                      3. What age range do these shows appeal to?
                      Almost every age, I've seen 65 year old men and women watch the stuff constantly. But a large portion I would thing are 15-25 year olds right now.

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                      • #26
                        Reason I ask are because of the submissions people sent to this page: http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=anime

                        Comments like "****in' sweet **** made by Japanese people (the coolest people on earth)" and "Fanboys are usually the pathetic balding white guys who wanna be japanese even though they clearly are not." as well as others on that page prompted me to ask.

                        If anyone else has more answers to the questions posted, I'd like to get your view on it also. I've heard a lot about the topic but don't know too much about it.

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                        • #27
                          Originally posted by stanmxl
                          I have a few serious questions to ask about anime, and since you people seem to be fairly level headed compared to other fans I know, I'll entrust you with the following questions:

                          1. How is the popularity of anime these days? Does it seem to be growing?
                          It is fairly wide spread, and growing in popularity at a steady rate as more English translations of animes are released.

                          2. Do these usually appeal to people of Asian descent or those who understand Japanese?
                          Not necessarily.

                          3. What age range do these shows appeal to?
                          It depends. Some of them are aimed at young children (e.g. Dragonball series) and can end up appealing to young adults as well, and some of them are aimed at adults and end up having young children watch them anyway.

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