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Old 10-24-2013, 04:26 PM   #17
Tron Bonne
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Default Re: Anime: Why you love/hate it so much?

Lol, yeah. I think the director of Akira (I believe it was) even said he felt that no one really wanted Japanese aesthetics anymore at one point in the 80s. I think Eva changed that. Well, it was more than just Eva I guess, but it was one of the first to bring back a lot more traditional design choices and aesthetics that a lot of the industry thought were too outdated. The artist who did the designs at the time was thought to be very passe, if my memory serves me correctly.

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