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    Mike_Industries
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    Anime Anyone? (Top Ten List and General Discussion)

    Well, judging from how many people seem to like Anime around here, I felt this was appropriate. I was thinking of doing a specific show... but there is so much Anime, it would just be wasted space.

    So, I give you my top Anime list:

    1. Karin

    2. Bleach

    3. Love Hina

    4. Happy Lesson

    5. Inuyasha

    6. Dragonball Z

    7. To Love-Ru

    8. Sailor Moon

    9. Death Note

    10. Strawberry Panic

    Side Note:
    Don't know if this is what you wanted in the test forum, but I thought I give it a shot.

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    I don't know if these shows qualify as anime or not, but there were some Japanese-made cartoons I remember seeing on TV when I was a kid. Back when I was in third grade (1966-67), WGN-TV had an afternoon kids' show on called "Rocket to Adventure." Hosted by a local actor named Ray Rayner (dressed in a cliched 50's-style space suit, of course), this show presented several different cartoon shows from Japan, all having an SF theme. There was "Gigantor," about a boy named Jimmy Sparks, who with his enormous robot Gigantor, went on fantastic adventures and battled a variety of bad guys. There was another one called "8th Man*," about a human-looking robot named Tobor who could run exceedingly fast and disguise himself as other people in the blink of an eye, just by willing it.
    And, of course, there was "Speed Racer," which I discovered in the early 70's.
    (*The show's title comes from the fact that Tobor was the eighth robot built by his human creator. )

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    I haven't watched too much anime - besides the obligatory Pokemon back in 5th grade - but from reading about it on wikipedia, Ghost in the Shell looks pretty cool. I've never seen an episode, though, because it comes on at 4 AM on CN.
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    Here are some of my favorite in no particular order.

    Detective Conan (Case Closed)

    Rurouni Kenshin

    Dragonball Z

    Fullmetal Alchemist

    Love Hina

    Cowboy Bebop

    Bleach

    Happy Lesson

    Ninja Scroll (movie)

    Desert Punk

    I could go on for about an hour, but I won't.

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    Favorite anime, let's see. There's so many shows I like, even though I've only recently gotten more seriously into anime. Here's a short list, in no particular order:

    -Rozen Maiden

    -Cowboy Bebop

    -Black Lagoon

    -Chobits

    -Planetes

    -Ah! My Goddess!

    -Gunsmith Cats

    -Hellsing

    There's many more, but I can't remember them all and I'm at work so I can't check my collection. Btw, Mikey, I could recommend a couple of shows to you: Kanokon (new show, only three subbed eps so far), and Shuffle!. Shuffle! is based on an H-game, and it pretty much plays like a game, right down to the music (no H-content, though ). It starts out pretty bland and boring, but about half-way through it really gets into some serious drama, and revelations about everyone's seriously effed up pasts.

    Most reviews I've read for Kanokon were pretty negative, but I found it utterly hilarious. A well-endowed (naturally ) upperclassman infatuated with a weeny younger guy, and she's not shy about it. In fact, other girls in his class call the guy The Great Ero-King because of her shameless antics. Also, it turns out she's a fox spirit.
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    Mike_Industries
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    I actually already watch Shuffle... It's good, but I don't exactly find it likeable... I don't know why, but I just don't.

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