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Anime for People who Don’t Like Anime

Yumeka: "A recent post on Japan Powered talks about certain anime titles that even people who hate anime could watch and enjoy. The idea it’s bringing out is that, despite how much we love it, we know that all anime – from shonen to slice-of-life – is full of tropes and character archetypes we see over and over again. Many of these cliches we love, some we don’t, but generally what makes us stay fans is that we don’t mind such things in our anime or even have specific tropes we can’t get enough of. But for some people, anime-specific tropes such as bishy guys, moe girls, giant robots, wild fantasy battles, and cuteness for cuteness’ sake, just aren’t their thing. So today I wanted to think about what anime are virtually free of these cliches and seem to cater to universal tastes rather than otaku tastes…"

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Simon_Brezhnev3244d ago

Kemono no Souja Erin is a good depressing show.

iChii3244d ago

Really? Is it any good? I love me some depressing shows.

Simon_Brezhnev3244d ago

Yeah i loved it. Don't let the pic fool you you actually grow up with the girl in the series.

It has the same author as Moribito - Guardian of the Spirit. I think story wise this might be better but action wise Mobirito is better.

It got some depressing moments but i wouldnt say its up there with Keys production shows.

frjoethesecond3243d ago

Hell yeah. It's amazing. Wish I could buy it on DVD or Blu-Ray here.

ExCest3243d ago

hmmhmm, now I have something else to add to my backlog. Thanks!

iChii3243d ago

Then I'll definitely give it a go, thanks man.

Simon_Brezhnev3243d ago

Glad ya'll are going to check it out its a very underrated anime. It can be a drag but for this anime you actually care about the main character. LOL