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Unintentionally Funny Things in Anime
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What are some things in anime that just evoke a chuckle when they're trying to be dramatic or serious?

Whether it's because of weird dialogue, sketchy translations or just odd body language?

Pic related for me, whenever this pose pops up in anime or manga, that awkward "spread arms and legs out to protect or stop something" like the guy's trying to scare off a bear.

Is that something Japanese people do? It seems like something an autistic alien would think up if you wanted them to describe human body language.
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>>118532195
Another is the king of unintentional funny things.
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>>118532195
Manic laughing, whenever someone would laugh like a retard in Higurashi I'd always lose my shit.
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>>118532699
I love that shit

Gotta laugh along with them every time
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Glasslip was funny to me for said reason above
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>a character that is/was a serial killer
>nobody really cares.
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>>118532831
The fuck does the skull and crossbones represent?
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>>118533151
no clue; just pilled the pic off google
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>>118533039
Shiki wasn't a serial killer though
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>>118532195
Apple Pie and Potato Sack.
CA Watchers understand.
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proto-Kohaku/Sakura was though
just wanders around after getting her eyeballs cut by Shiki.
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>>118532195
CGI background students. Every time.

>>118533039
Shiki only killed one person. She knew what murder was better than anyone, since she had two personalities.
She killed that guy in 7 in a fit of rage because she thought he killed Mikiya.
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>>118533471
He really deserved to die anyway
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>>118533039
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Hard to explain but...

When there is a dire situation going on that obviously has a strick time limit to it or if someone is dying or close to death they go into a flash back or explain something when obviously there shouldn't be any time for this to even fucking happen.
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>>118533526
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>>118532480
Or any time Japan tries to make a horror anime, really.
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>>118532195
>It seems like something an autistic alien would think up
The same can be said of most character actions in anime.
Most anime feels like it's been written by someone who has only viewed humans from afar.
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>>118533683
I'm pretty forgiving of most stuff in anime. It's not quite as fluid and manic as western animation.

But that fucking standing snow angel pose. Who the hell looks at that and says, "Yes, this isn't stupid as hell."
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>>118533683
>>118533834
ITT: Retards.
Welcome to /a/, faggot-kun-tachi. Allow me to explain:
The huge majority of anime is cheap shit produced in studios that pay only a few yen more than your average sweatshop, if any.
As the cheap shit it is, it has to find as many shortcuts as possible. One of these shortcuts is establishing standard poses that any Korean monkey can draw. This way you say "This character is expressing [thing]" without actually showing or saying anything.
Want to show a protective character? [x] Use Protective Pose #2
Want to show a pensive character? [x] Use Pensive Pose #1.b
The only people who don't take anime for the value it has is you retards.
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>>118532195
Final Episode of Another.
>Building is in Flames.
>No sign of waifu
>Building collapses around MC
>takes a look around
>Makes phonecall amidst sea of flames
>Doesn't even flinch
>Gets hunted by Classmates
>Lets WALK to safety
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>>118534248
You wouldn't believe how HOT it is in India right now!
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>>118534229
I think someone made the autistic megaweeb mad.
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>>118534248
>Pretty girl dying in his arms
>"Do you remember that time, MC-kun"
>"Nope"
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>>118534248
>Misaki Mei...
>Too moe!
>Dies from Heart attack.
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>>118534248
I wish I kept watching that series.
Last episode I remember was someone getting fucked by a motorboat.
Goddamn hilarious.
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>>118533683
What's some anime that isn't like this?

I hate that "airy" confusing feeling that a lot of anime has, and pretty much only like the basic Western friendly ones because of this.

Manga is better simply because I can make my own head atmosphere.
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Whenever characters do that bicep rubbing pose.
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>>118535364
Just stick to manga/LN
I haven't found an anime that can live up to that kind of quality either.
Anime does what Movies do to books.
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All of Valvrave.
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I'll take this potato chip... AND EAT IT!
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>>118532195
Most modern anime, especially ones featuring high school students, is either unintentionally hilarious due to their attempts of conveying dramatic events realistically or causes me to cringe for presuming people will see it as such.

I have no idea what's happening in the anime industry, but it just seems subtlety found in older shows like LoGH or Texhnolyze just isn’t common as it is now. Almost everything in anime has to be exactly explained to the audience, emotions are exaggerated and even directly stated instead of just expressed realistically.

I guessed that’s why I find myself reading and watching more live action TV shows more recently, because they can’t resort to stereotypical emotional reactions or archetypes that the anime industry seems to be content with.
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>>118532195
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Whenever you can do this.
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>>118532195
everything, that`s why I watch it
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>>118533151
Hate? It's not rocket surgery, anon-chan.
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>>118534803
You should have it just kept getting better the scene with school kids dying as they try to make it off the mountain had some classics along with any deaths in the mansion. Not to mention mc turned pretty autist at some points AMD gave no fucks about twin tails not even telling her valuable information that would of stopped her.
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Any scene with glasses characters pushing them up even though they're all almost satire now...or forced exposition of clearly explain what's happening to the audience even though showing it on screen for everyone
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engrish
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>>118539077
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MNIFILU7gfc
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>>118539209
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5TXTpik5wf4
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>>118534229
But they can just stand in front of the other person. It requires even less effort to draw
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>>118539209
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eoEiU2KAs9E
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>>118539209
>>118539268
>>118539943
Is this now an engrish thread?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OwIZLdclRws
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The entirety of EVA
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