Everytime someone brings up the subject of Anime, there is alot of hatred or dislike towards it.
Usuall arguments include:
- Art Style (usually the eyes)
- 'Stupid' plots
- The Word Weeaboo
- It's Anime
Now, up until a few years ago, i thought pretty much all anime was stupid and not worth watching, even though quite a few of the shows i watched as a kid were Anime (Which i did not realise) Such as Yu-gi-oh, Digimon, Pokemon etc. I then watched some Anime, and realised i was completely wrong.
The Usual Arguments make no sense to me. There is no consistant art style, and the idea of large eyes is not exclusive to Anime:
The plot depends on who it is aimed at, if it is aimed at younger people of course the story isn't going to be very good - you wouldn't say all TV Shows or movies are bad because you've seen a few you didn't like when they aren't even aimed at you as an audience. There are plenty of serious Anime outthere. The Term Weeaboo shows up the majority of the time anime is mentioned despite it never being the correct context for it. I have not seen any good reasons to hate all Anime, people disliking it because it just doesn't appeal to them is fine, but that does not seem to be the case - it seems to be hate.
So, anyone else think the general dislike of Anime unwarranted? Or is there a good reason for it all?