10406Re: Anime question
- Dec 7, 2005Animation is a serious film genre in Japan. Here we still consider
it a kiddie genre. Hollywood now is ripping it off big time a la the
Also many times when Cartoon Network gets stuff it has been edited,
and that is pathetic. Other times characters are added to make it
appealing to kids here, i.e. Battle of the Planets.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, karl barnes
>glances of shapely thighs and peeks at under-panties. Inuyasha(a
> Yeah, alot of anime comes off as soft core with tantilizing
regular on Adult Swim on the Carttoon Network) has a main female
character(can't spell the name right,but it starts with a K) from
modern times is dressed in a super skimpy school uniform throughout
the series. And there are some anime that ARE very soft core ie show
nudity etc ; where the main characters are very young(school girls).
>characters and I'm sure that there are some. I've just haven't seen
> I'm of the thought of why don't some of these anime use older
many that do.
> Herod Antipas <antippas@h...> wrote:
> I know this is somewhat off topic but I really mean this as a
> It seems like alot of anime, some of which is ostensibly for kids,
> rather sexualized. I recenlt watched Kiki's Delivery Service withmy
> 5 year old, who adored it. Kiki is a 13 year old witch who movesto a
> new town to find her fortune. The funny part was, the characterwears
> a dress throughout the movie, and is constantly showing hera
> underwear. Now I know that if a person really didi fly around on
> broom in a medium length dress, that would happen, but theanimators
> seemed to be going out of their way to do this at everyopportunity,
> whereas American animators would have kept it to a minimum justunderwear.
> because it isn't seemly to show alot of 13-year-old girls
> I wasn't upset, and my daughter didin't mind, but I'm just reallyJapan?
> curious. Is this some cultural difference between the US and
> Are they being realistic and just showing what things would looklike,
> or are they being deliberately titilating?fiction Science fiction movies Fantasy game Writing science
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