wrote: Anime, originating in Japan, has since invaded the United States of America with the force of the infamous Pearl Harbor bombings. I have no problem with Japan but with the artform known as Anime. Not only is the name itself grotesque, but the art and animation is unusually atrocious. I'm sorry to be so blunt, but Pokemon makes me want to vomit. Anime animations, with the usual 5 frames per second, have given me headaches just from the abominable color palette. Surely people would see right through it, see that they are getting ripped off the moment they set eyes on it. No, most don't. Only the 1337 few do. Mark my words, Anime is today's bubonic plague! This is a war! This is the Foundation against Anime and its Suckiness aka A.S.F
Gage Kronos wrote:He refered to himself as "1337". Which makes me immediately think of someone that has not entered/has not completed/dropped out of high school.
Mercury_Hat wrote:My my my, the hypocricy is nearly palpable...
RLC Davidson wrote:Mercury_Hat wrote:My my my, the hypocricy is nearly palpable...
The only reason I'm not willing to deal with these people is because they can't carry on a logical argument. If someone were to come up to me and say "Anime is stupid, for [logical reason 1], [logical reason 2], and [logical reason 3]," I'd have no problem with them, just their views. It's the people who aren't worth arguing with because they think (and cannot be convinced otherwise) that anyone who opposes their views is scum that have a problem with.
Seriously, why waste time arguing with these people when it gets you nowhere? I'd rather have a logical, non hate-spamming debate in a forum such as this, myself.
EDIT: Not to mention the fact that people here are running around randomly spouting l33t.
Me wrote:> On Thu, 22 Apr 2004 18:09:58 -0400, Carl Schulz <email@example.com>
>> First: You obviously know very little about Anime. It's quality, like
>> anything else, varies.
>> Second: If you don't like it, don't watch it. Don't try to tell me what
>> can and can't watch.
>> Third: Trigun Rulez!!!
Jacob Villarreal wrote:> Hello Carl,
> Because I don't have the time to write out something long to counter
> strike your comments, I will simply show you what I wrote earlier in a
> Anime forum that covers much of your own remarks. It isn't direct but I
> feel it should do the job. The forum reply starts below:
> This is the creator of the website titled 'Anime Sucks
> Foundation.' My name is Jacob Villarreal. Since Shinji Ikari came to my
> forums so I'd figured I go to his. Firstly, I have just finished
> all the posts concerning my website. Out of all of them, I think there is
> one I fully agree with. Please, allow me to set the record straight.
> My website is not, all in all, a joke. However, the introduction
> paragraph, the oath, and other things that may seem stupid (and are) were
> created with humor in mind. Not to be taken completely seriously but
> somewhat seriously. Don't get me wrong though, I do think Anime sucks.
> I am NOT racist. I have nothing against Japan or any other country for
> that matter. I simply added Pearl Harbor bombing reference to demostrate
> the force of Anime arriving in the United States. I do not find it
> at all. If you do, please specify. Sure, it may be exaggerated but like I
> said before, I wrote it out with humor in mind. The same thing goes for
> when I wrote "Anime is Baghdad".
> Also keep in mind that I have nothing agaisnt Anime fans at all. I am
> friends with many Anime loving people. To me, they are just like any
> persons in the world. I only have a problem with the artform known as
> Though the only Anime I mentioned on the front page was Pokemon (as most
> people can relate to it), I have seen a very large variety of Anime
> Partly due to early curiosity and partly due to Anime enthusiastic
> friends showing me their finest. I have kept a open mind and I still
> strongly dislike it all. Period. I HAVE seen real Anime. I HAVE given it
> a chance time, after time, after time.
> QUOTE ("Jim")
> You know...I'm surprised. I'm not surprised that people think it suck
> all...tha's their opinion. I'm surprised that you people are so...angry
> that someone is actually doing so. Do you think that us making an anime
> site is any different? No, it's not. It's the same thing. So, before you
> go ranting about how these people are idiots, realise tey think the same
> thing about us and essentially we're all in teh same boat.
> I completely agree with Jim. What is so bad about insulting Anime? Go
> ahead, tell me. Am I hurting anyone? No. Does Anime have feelings? I hope
> not. It's a artform, not a person. You don't have to stick up for it
> one. I'm not calling you all idiots, I know it's human nature to defend
> what you like; I am merely proving a point.
> I think I answered everything and I hope I wasn't too harsh. Anyways, I
> hope you look at A.S.F differently after reading this. Thanks,
> If you have come from a Anime forum, please explain to the others
> (especially the one that thought it would be funny to make fake petition
> posts...) I respect people's opinions and I am not forcing them to
> agree with me. The website started out as a place for people who dislike
> Anime to laugh, discuss topics, and other things of the sort. That's all
> it will ever be. Have a good day, -Jacob
me wrote:> Ok then, very reasonable. But if you are going to post strong opinions
> the internet, expect to get strong responses.
Jacob Villarreal wrote:Good point. I never thought about it that way, really.
Jacob Villarreal wrote:*letter*
Mercury_Hat wrote:What's wrong with their methods? They've got a website of their own on which they voice their own opinions. They don't parade around the internet posting in anime-related fora with "ANIME IS TEH SUX". They stay on their turf, it's up to you if you wanna play them on their home field, you're more than welcome.
Murmillo wrote:what would have been funnier (if this is a joke i mean) is if it was Foundation for Anime and its Gayness... Instead of it being G.A.F. it would be *ahem* "Join F.A.G. Now! Lettus stop theees terrible animinations that are comming frum Japan. LISTEN TO MEE, FOR I AM 1337!!!!!!1"
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