In a visual storytelling medium such as animation, character design is incredibly important, especially in this modern era where character goods make up a huge part of the anime market.
I agree with TTGL, FLCL and Cowboy Bebop, Soul Eater looks pretty cool as well, must check it out. Looks like this is all newer anime, I personally love the style of older movies/shows. Akira, Ghost in the Shell and Vampire Hunter D FTW.
@Parapraxis Hiya, I'm the author of this post~ Indeed, I didn't include many older things, which I kind of feel bad about, but at the same time, my taste doesn't coincide with most of the older designs. However, I love the designs of Kenichi Sonada, who did Gunsmith Cats, Bubblegum Crisis, and Otaku no Video. I mentioned them in the 'honorable mentions' but didn't get to do a proper write-up. And yeah, Soul Eater rules. It's definitely worth watching, and even more worth reading~
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