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AP 605 - Grew Out Of

Post by VicMonado » Sun Jun 09, 2019 8:26 pm

This is an inverse of last week's because I'm lazy, please post some anime that you liked at the start but for whatever reason fell out of.
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Re: AP 605 - Grew Out Of

Post by rampant_a_i » Sun Jun 09, 2019 8:38 pm

I can only think of one, although I am certain there are others if I think a little longer. I first became a big fan of anime when I saw Macross/Robotech waaaay back when. Also like Battle Tech the tabletop RPG as well. But years later I kind of fell out with the genre of giant mecha. I tried to get into the Macross Plus and other subsequent series, and just got quickly bored.
And the Gundam craze never grabbed me as a result either. It is not like I do not like mecha anime, quite the contrary. But few giant robo series ever grabbed me since. (I can blame it upon learning too much about actual robotics in college.)

However, I did enjoy the SSSS.Gridman series recently, as it either avoided a lot of the bad tropes or hung a lamp-shade on them. My taste in media has matured to where I appreciate good characters and story lines. The tech is just the icing on the cake.
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Re: AP 605 - Grew Out Of

Post by Trinityangel0666 » Sat Jun 15, 2019 1:00 pm

The first anime that came to mind for me is Fushigi Yuugi. I watched this anime in the very early years of my anime fandom and I remember really liking that series. During that time I was watching anything I could get my hands on. However as my tastes in anime matured; I started getting bored with certain anime tropes and unfortunately this series fell into that category. Fushigi Yuugi is just a reverse shojo harem anime. I tried rewatching it a few years ago (yes I still own the DVDs lol) but it is tough to get thru. The main character "Miaka is just so whiny and annoying but all the male characters love her. I just don't have the patients for annoying characters anymore either. I will say Fushigi Yuugi is a very pretty anime. For a shojo series that came out in the late 90's; the production design is amazing.


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