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      What would you change about anime if you could?

      This I thought would be a interesting forum to start up.


      I love anime, I love the variety of shows and the freedom to be creative in ways other mediums cannot.

      However, as a near 30 year old there are some things I do wish I could change about anime. I would love more anime shows that have adult protagonists, and not be set in high school.


      What would you change if you could? Any cliches or troupes that bother you?
       

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      Re: What would you change about anime if you could?

      Less soyboy MCs



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      Re: What would you change about anime if you could?

      The sexualization of minors, and the minor-ification of sexuality. Not just the fact that underaged characters are sexualized, but making sexualized characters look younger and younger over the years with more and more blase attitude about it.

      Anime feeds the doujin and hentai industry, loli becomes more and more mainstream, and it feeds right back into anime and back again, and if nobody thinks there isn't the same cycle between loli hentai and doujins and actual child porn, they're goddamn wrong. I've seen memes about artists admitting they model their loli art after child porn. And because loli is mainstream enough to be accepted in some circles now, you're starting to see meme circles giving a pass to pedophilia as well, and as a function of that acceptance, more people show lack of restraint in falling into pedophilia. It may be indirect, and it may not affect the majority of anime fans, but this aspect of anime culture promotes an acceptance of child pornography, which ultimately endangers children. I think there are other people who see this happening, and no one wants to talk about it--certainly not in the industry, since they know that if they make any waves over it, the public would force the government to regulate art and it could take the entire industry downhill and it would be a lot harder to sell anime and a lot harder to find jobs.

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      Re: What would you change about anime if you could?

      Totally agree @Momogari

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      Re: What would you change about anime if you could?

      I cannot think of too many cliches or tropes, but I would probably want it to be more focused on substance than just using eye candy.

      For example, I tried watching Attack on Titan, which people seem to be raving about and claim it is deep, but I did not really notice any of this deep stuff, as I only noticed some basic things needed to draw in audiences. Right now, I see it like some similar to what South Park brought up in the Tale of Scrotie McBoogerballs, where people see themes and other messages that are not really in a work.

      Mindless entertainment can be good some of the time, but I got into anime because things seemed to be different from the norm, and with shows like Attack on Titan, that is becoming less and less, especially with how much easier streaming has made it to watch anime.
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      Re: What would you change about anime if you could?

      Quote Originally Posted by Momogari View Post
      The sexualization of minors, and the minor-ification of sexuality. Not just the fact that underaged characters are sexualized, but making sexualized characters look younger and younger over the years with more and more blase attitude about it.

      Anime feeds the doujin and hentai industry, loli becomes more and more mainstream, and it feeds right back into anime and back again, and if nobody thinks there isn't the same cycle between loli hentai and doujins and actual child porn, they're goddamn wrong. I've seen memes about artists admitting they model their loli art after child porn. And because loli is mainstream enough to be accepted in some circles now, you're starting to see meme circles giving a pass to pedophilia as well, and as a function of that acceptance, more people show lack of restraint in falling into pedophilia. It may be indirect, and it may not affect the majority of anime fans, but this aspect of anime culture promotes an acceptance of child pornography, which ultimately endangers children. I think there are other people who see this happening, and no one wants to talk about it--certainly not in the industry, since they know that if they make any waves over it, the public would force the government to regulate art and it could take the entire industry downhill and it would be a lot harder to sell anime and a lot harder to find jobs.

      Couldn't agree more with this.

      I would change this about anime in a heartbeat if i could.
       

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      Re: What would you change about anime if you could?

      Male MCs being afraid of anything sexy
      Male MCs being allergic to lewdness
      Girls hitting, punching and slapping men for comedy
      *belly growls* "ha ha, you sure must be hungry"
      Women treating men like pervs
      Parents don't exist


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      Re: What would you change about anime if you could?

      The over use of filler, aka, episodes that don't have anything to do with the plot and/or reusing scenes from previous episodes in the form of "flash backs" in order to stretch out the series...
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      Sexual fanservice can go and stay gone.
       

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      Re: What would you change about anime if you could?

      I would like to see more adult protagonists too, I would echo most of what has been said here. I don't have a big problem with fan sexual fan service in appropriate series. However I do agree that I wish the characters were aged up.
      I would like to see more full relationships explored in anime, thier life dating ectr not just the romantic climax being holding hands or a small peck on the lips.

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