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#85 - 10 years ago any 12 year old could read this. Congratulations,… 09/13/2013 on What does this shirt say? +6
#19 - That might shield you a bit from an explosion. And what size o…  [+] (1 new reply) 09/12/2013 on Fashion Aid Kit 0
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#20 - marksey (09/12/2013) [-]
I stand corrected
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#3 - Not only was yesterday 9/11, but I heard this song yesterday. … 09/12/2013 on Ylvis - The fox 0
#2 - If you tried to use that as a fire shelter, you'd die. That is…  [+] (6 new replies) 09/12/2013 on Fashion Aid Kit +6
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#5 - marksey (09/12/2013) [-]
Too many movies... Fire blankets are to put out a fire not protect people from a massive explosion.
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#19 - mrefox (09/12/2013) [-]
That might shield you a bit from an explosion. And what size of fire are you even talking about? If you're so crap a survival that you let a tiny fire get out of control, you were too stupid to bring a first aid kit.
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#20 - marksey (09/12/2013) [-]
I stand corrected
#13 - azzyx (09/12/2013) [-]
He's still right though, that's not a fire blanket. You wouldn't use that to put out a fire, you'd use it to reflect your own body heat and prevent/treat shock.
#3 - wesergold (09/12/2013) [-]
fire shelter? do you know what fire blankets are used for?
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#46 - Lol, saw it too. Whoever hacked that is hilarious. 09/11/2013 on I-75 closed 0
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#117 - Yeah, but it was the one I could grab off the top of my head. …  [+] (7 new replies) 09/11/2013 on Anime evolution 0
#120 - Nihatclodra (09/11/2013) [-]
Fate/Zero would have been a good example (though my picture isn't the best representation of the series... but how could I possibly resist posting it?).
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#171 - snowshark (09/11/2013) [-]
People seem to forget them but the best examples I can think of are Eureka Seven, Cowboy Bebop and Trigun.

Trigun has a lot of elements that people who aren't fans of anime may find to be turn-offs but it is a good demonstration of those elements not being horribly overused/abused whilst highlighting the juxtaposition with intense plot that characterises the best anime out there.

Cowboy Bebop really speaks for itself by this point in time.

Eureka Seven is one of the best anime I've ever seen and I stand by that. At no point does it mess about with elasticated character design, it has a good moral centre and demonstrates how young main characters can be utilised in dynamic and creative ways. It is filled with giant robots, robust visuals, memorable moments and is a good example of what anime does better than every other genre in film. It places great characters inside an intriguing and evolving plot alongside strong, memorable and creative visuals.

Oh, and it is one of the few times when children are written as children. It is traditionally very difficult to write children. Film tends to go the wrong way by making them too cutsey/irritating/serious and anime falls into a lot of those pitfalls too. Eureka Seven is one of the few times when children feel genuinely distinct from adults and they deal with their problems like kids do.

(It also has a bit of corniness to it which is something found across a whole swathe of anime.)

Though I can see why you wanted to mention Fate/Zero. That image is golden.
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#330 - Nihatclodra (09/11/2013) [-]
There's also Spice and Wolf, Tatami Galaxy, Emma: A Victorian Romance, Beck, Vampire Hunter D, Ninja Scroll, Sword of the Stranger, Perfect Blue, Berserk, Ghost in the Shell, Basilisk, First Squad: The Moment of Truth, House of Five Leaves, Monster, Shigurui: Death Frenzy, Speed Grapher, Tokyo Godfather, and many more.
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#333 - snowshark (09/11/2013) [-]
I've never been a fan of Spice and Wolf. It is good but romance is rarely enough to get me interested in a plot and there's no mistaking that the biggest focus and strength of the series is the relationship between the leads. Oddly enough I don't mind Gosick which has a similar concept with the heart of the story focussing around the main characters interactions but it had the strength of the sleuth element backing it up.

I'd still not watch it twice, though.

Either way, all good suggestions, except perhaps for Ninja Scroll... which, if I remember correctly is the one with the woman with a snake in her cooch. I can't take that movie seriously. Perfect Blue is the one about the pop-star gone mental, right? It's a good film and I love the use of shared madness, that's so rarely utilised in film. Berserk is always a classic as is Ghost in the Shell. I prefer the remake of Vampire Hunter D to the original though and whilst I've heard good about Beck I've yet to dive into it.
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#475 - Nihatclodra (09/11/2013) [-]
Spice and wolf is good due to the interactions between the main characters, but that's not limited to romance. and maybe it's just because you're not the slow-paced type.

I also forgot to mention Mushishi.
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#612 - snowshark (09/11/2013) [-]
That's not it at all. I love law and political matters, I simply dislike shows that revolve around a back-and-forth character dynamic. I've seen them before and I find them to be disappointingly unambitious. I see characters just as strong as those in the genre placed in far more imaginative/inventive/tense situations where the plot is more dynamic.

It just isn't the kind of story that interests me. The same with soaps and most sit-coms.
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#642 - Nihatclodra (09/11/2013) [-]
Fair enough, I quite enjoy back-and-forth Character Dynamics though.

some more I came up with are: Natsume Yuujinchou, Legend of the Galactic Heroes, Kara no Kyoukai, and Usagi Drop.
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