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Why was Utena the best anime ever?
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Why was Utena the best anime ever?
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It unquestionably has the best cast of characters in anime where everyone is relevant in providing a new facet to other characters as well as parallels to form more complex character relationships. It has the best use of symbology in anime, it is a perfect mixture of minimalism and maximalism, it is the most thematically rich anime out there, it has the best directing where so many shots can emphasize certain points, stir ambiguity and express unspoken thoughts and emotions like through body language, every episode is relevant gradually adding to the characterisation of the cast and providing allegories that all intertwine with the main theme of the series, it has an incredibly surreal atmosphere, it's theatrically aware and uses this to criticize the 'fake' nature of regular drama as well as mislead the viewers on multiple occasions and the series has the best ending ever.
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Spats.
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Maybe. If you're a huge fucking dyke.
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Madoka is way better.
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>>120420981
Madoka was barely even good
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>>120420981
Why do people compare Madoshit to Utena? They're nothing alike.
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>>120420559
>Shitena
>best anime ever

shitsux.
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But it's not The Rose of Versailles.
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>>120421227
Utena has surpassed Versailles, but it's still in the top 5.
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>>120420981
Madoka was shit though
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>>120421545
>implying
Utena is still shit
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>>120420559
ZETTAI UNMEI MOKUSHIROKU
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Its not, and the only people who say it is are 12 year old girls in a loldeep phase.

The best anime ever has likely not been made yet. The current best anime to date is NANA.
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>>120420559
Because I'm watching it right now.
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>>120422019
>NANA

More like HAHA, shitsux.
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>>120422019
Poor bait.
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>>120422203
>>120422166

If there is a more realistic and genuinely deep (not LOL LOOK SYMBOLISM WOW deep, but truly deep) romance/drama in all of Japanese animation I have not seen it.
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Anyone who hates Utena can't into symbolism
There I said it
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>>120420559
Utena more like shit
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>>120422621

Utena's symbolism hits you over the head. They literally just throw symbols at the screen. Its symbolism done shit. Symbolism for retards. Symbolism for people who can't into symbolism.
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>>120422317
>buzzwords everywhere
>comparing a surreal fantasy drama to a romance drama
You're not even trying.
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>>120422900
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>>120420559
Good show, great characters and interactions, but a lot of people seem to think it's a goddamn masterpiece of theme and symbolism when it bludgeons you over the head constantly with them.
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>>120420686
Is this copypasta? If it isn't, it needs to be. Sums up everything about the show's fanbase.
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>>120423108
Nice try.
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Woops, posted the wrong image, sorry guys.
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>>120423414
>>120423235
>>120423108

If you guys are just gonna do this shit what's the point of even calling samefag?
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>utena
>best anything
Said no one ever
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Only anime worthy of an 11/10.
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>>120422621
7/10
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>>120420718
Underrated post.
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>>120422317
>LOL LOOK SYMBOLISM WOW deep, but truly deep
I can't think of an anime that screams that more than Utena.
Oh wait, I actually can: Yuri Kuma Arashi.
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if there were no male characters ruining everything it would be good
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>I'm_a_car_now.webm
Post it.
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>>120423932
Madoka Rebellion
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Could use some more art
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Certainly one of my all time favorites but I gotta correct you and say that Rose of Versailles is the best anime ever from which Utena took inspirations anyway.
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>>120424068
Now this shit actually smashed you over the head with symbolism.

At least it was pretty.
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>>120420686
Congratulations you just described Evangelion
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>>120420718
>>120423902
>underneath her girly veneer she's a tomboy
2symbolism4me
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>>120424469
Ok, I give up. Why is Ed shooped over her?
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>>120424469
Well, Utena is the Evangelion of shoujo.
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>>120420559
no. LOGH is.
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