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Posted 09 April 2011 - 08:58 PM

So out of curiosity, what's your favorite genres of anime? I'm not opposed to watching different types of anime, but my personal favorite is harem anime. I know it's kinda cliche, but still, something about the awkward moments make me laugh and put me in a good mood. So how about you?
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Posted 09 April 2011 - 09:11 PM

I love a good supernatural show. My mom loves watching vampire/werewolf/creature from the lagoon movies so I guess it rubbed off on me. I don't mind slice of life shows either. Nice to take a break from action and all of that sometimes.
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Posted 09 April 2011 - 09:17 PM

Hmm... I probably like action-comedy series more than anything else. In other words, I enjoy anime series with a lot of stuff happening, especially if they aren't too serious.

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Posted 09 April 2011 - 09:35 PM

It's not really a genre, but anything that has to do with time travel or traveling to another world. Just the idea of it is amazing to me. Also looking for suggestions if anyone has some :)

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Posted 09 April 2011 - 10:12 PM

Slice of life.. And then I like folktale-ish ones, like Mushishi or Natsume no jinchou.

I also tend to like animes that were based off of games, like Tales of Symphonia and Tales of Phantasia.
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Posted 10 April 2011 - 06:17 AM

View PostDeadCruiser, on 09 April 2011 - 08:58 PM, said:

So out of curiosity, what's your favorite genres of anime? I'm not opposed to watching different types of anime, but my personal favorite is harem anime. I know it's kinda cliche, but still, something about the awkward moments make me laugh and put me in a good mood. So how about you?

Speaking of harem, I noticed you started watching Shuffle! That's easily my favorite harem series, even if I didn't like particularly like the girl he ended up with.

Anyway, I watch just about everything. Slice of life, shounen, harem, comedy, shoujo...
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Posted 10 April 2011 - 10:41 AM

I enjoy Action/Comedy with a little romance built in to the story...I also enjoy just straight comedy anime as well
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Posted 10 April 2011 - 12:08 PM

Reverse Harem/ecchi/comedy.

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Posted 11 April 2011 - 09:04 AM

Reverse Harem, Cross dressing, horror seinens, historical dramas also I really like delinquent high school animes like Gokusen, GTO, Tenjou Tenge, Crows (I think its the gakurans)
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Posted 11 April 2011 - 10:41 AM

View Posti_like_kyos, on 11 April 2011 - 09:04 AM, said:

Reverse Harem, Cross dressing, horror seinens, historical dramas also I really like delinquent high school animes like Gokusen, GTO, Tenjou Tenge, Crows (I think its the gakurans)



Mmmmm such a good show :)
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Posted 11 April 2011 - 11:41 AM

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Posted 11 April 2011 - 12:26 PM

I can pretty much watch anything, especially if it's action oriented, but I tend to like romance the most.

Even in shows where romance isn't the main point, I still tend to like that part the best.
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Posted 11 April 2011 - 12:28 PM

I like

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Posted 11 April 2011 - 12:33 PM

I love the typical Shoujo/Slice of Life anime!! You know, the romantic ones with bits and pieces of comedy, followed by some huge cliff-hanger where the series then takes a turn, becoming dramatic or angsty? Yeah... Those are my favorites! xD
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Posted 12 April 2011 - 08:57 PM

ACTION!! Fighting anime (Yu Yu Hakusho, Naruto, etc) > guns & explosions... not that guns & explosions are bad or anything.
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Posted 12 April 2011 - 09:20 PM

Gender benders, romantic comedy, mystery, seinen (weirdly), a bit of ecchi, definitely reverse herem, bishi types, sports, very little of that slice of life stuff, but my guilty pleasure is shojou even tho it doesn't have to be....I'm just so not good with that cute cuddly stuff but gosh.....it just its so darn cheesy and I love that
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Posted 13 April 2011 - 12:00 PM

I love anything with action and a lot of cool fight scenes, and if they are futuristic/sci-fi that's even better. I also have a little room in my heart for romance/romantic comedy and some shojou. <3
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Posted 27 April 2011 - 10:52 AM

I love me some good action, horror, and comedy anime. Those will grab my attention the most. Don't give me any slice of life or harem b.s.
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Posted 28 April 2011 - 02:43 AM

Although it's not really a genre, my faves tend to be where they end it on a "bad" note. I cant seem to get enough of the ones the leave me with a truly crushed heart... though, those are hard to come by
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Posted 28 April 2011 - 10:16 PM

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Although it's not really a genre, my faves tend to be where they end it on a "bad" note. I cant seem to get enough of the ones the leave me with a truly crushed heart... though, those are hard to come by


I tend to call them Tragedies, tragic-drama, whatever. Unless they're a completely separate genre.
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Posted 28 April 2011 - 11:02 PM

Tragedies are their own genre. However most of what I've seen, the endings have been "softened" for their anime versions. Plus endings like this are found cross genres; action - slice of life
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Posted 28 May 2011 - 09:56 PM

I watch and read everything. I don't stick to one thing, although I do like more fanciful series over anything else.

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Posted 28 May 2011 - 10:05 PM

I like action or scifi adventure the best. Probably mecha the least, but I'm not against it as Code Geass and TTGL are some of my favorites and have watched some Gundam with my husband... it's just... idk. Not my cup of tea.
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Posted 28 May 2011 - 10:43 PM

Fantasy is my slice of the week. Whether it old school D&D style Slayers or urban fantasy in the way of Haruhi or even the heaven versus hell mixture that comes with Ah! My Goddess, I just love seeing magic and monsters in anime.

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Posted 31 May 2011 - 08:00 PM

Anything with comedy is good enough for me. :thumbup:
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Posted 01 June 2011 - 09:13 AM

Action or just plain oddball stuff with some comedy. I enjoy laughing at what I watch.

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Posted 01 June 2011 - 10:31 AM

I enjoy pretty much everything, but if I had to pick... I'd narrow it down to Slice of Life and Action.
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Posted 04 June 2011 - 01:08 PM

I tend to like action and sci-fi adventure animes and some comedy.

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Posted 16 July 2011 - 01:35 AM

What genre is Soul Eater/TTGL/One Piece/etc? I tend to like outlandishly colorful and action based anime. :pirate2:

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Posted 16 July 2011 - 04:29 PM

I'm pretty eclectic. I have favorites all across the genre board, so it's hard for me to pick. BUT, by the same token, I am selective on the anime I watch within each genre.

Harem anime tends to rank lower with me, simply because it's hard to find a good one that has actually STAYED good. Tenchi Muyo, Ah! My Goddess, and Ranma 1/2 are a few I particularly enjoy. Shuffle! wasn't horrible by any means, but my problem with it was how the majority of the characters were Mary Sue/Gary Stu types - people whom everybody loves, but very few dislikes - with very few exceptions.

I like fantasy/action types - like Fate/Stay Night, 3X3 Eyes or Ghost Stories. (Again, though, you hit the "Gary Stu" issue with Shirou Emiya in FSN, who gets pretty irritating after a while.)

Then you have comedy. Now, I like my comedy to be spiced up with action, too. So, Lupin the 3rd and GetBackers are my favorite examples there, along with FLCL.

I THINK, though, what tends to rank highest with me are the "surreal" types. Princess Tutu and Aria, for instance. I love the artwork in these, and the stories play out to a degree that I personally enjoy.

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