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Why is /a/ so against watching mecha? Is it because most of the

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Why is /a/ so against watching mecha? Is it because most of the good ones are too old?
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>>134065784
because >>>/m/

I doubt most people here actually have anything against mecha anime
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>>134065784
>Why is /a/ so against watching mecha?

Everybody who likes it knows to go to /m/ instead.
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>>134065784
>Is it because most of the good ones are too old?
Probably at least some of the reason. You look back and there's stuff like patlabor, UC gundam, votoms, etc. And nowadays we have garbage like Code geass, AZ, and the newer bones mecha.
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>>134065906
But /m/ would make almost anyone hate robot anime by association.
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>>134065784
I don't like robots or robot fight scenes. It's literally that simple.
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>>134065784
Because the the good ones you talk about aren't good even by anime standards. Mecha is as bottom of the barrel as you can get when it comes to jap stuff.
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>>134066455
>Mecha is as bottom of the barrel as you can get when it comes to jap stuff.
sounds like you're the expert on mecha here

i rather watch a shitty mecha series than watch a shitty anything.
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>>134066506
And most of us feel the opposite hence why /m/ was made.
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>>134066541
That's not even slightly close to why /m/ was made.
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>>134065996
Nah, just Gundam.
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I like mecha shows (or at least some of them) but the real issue is mecha fans can be elitist man children diametrically opposed to the kinds of shows /a/ often likes.

Their taste is often too narrow /community too different to fit in with /a/ in other words.
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>>134066591
Nah trust me eventually you start getting pissed off with these people when they infect other things as well.

New one off robot anime usually never get noticed and are pretty safe though, which tells you a lot about that shitshow in its own right.
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>>134066455
>Mecha is as bottom of the barrel as you can get when it comes to jap stuff.
Irony enough among the top rated Japanese animation TV shows are mecha related.
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>>134066657
>Their taste is often too narrow

I thought being elitist was what /a/ was all about?
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>>134066864
/a/ is about pretending to be elitist. /a/ has never been elitist.
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>>134066740
I don't really watch that much new mecha anime. Something about most of it doesn't appeal to me at all, which causes me to stick mostly with 70s and 80s series with the occasional 90s entry.

It's not as if I don't watch and like new anime either. I just don't like new mecha anime specifically.
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>>134066959

>/a/ is secretly casual & only watches seasonal shows

Color me surprised.
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>>134067026
Because most new mecha anime is about poorly copying Gundam without understanding what made it work (including the Gundam series) and irrelevant robots in poorly written chuuni shit.

It's only the smaller series that seem to get it and have some actual creative heart but they get shat on by production circumstances.
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>>134066782
Japs have shit taste. Nothing new there.
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>>134067189
I was think more in terms of design, but I think you're right for the most part.

One of the complaints I have heard from someone that doesn't like mecha about the genre is how stagnant. In a sense, it's pretty hard to argue with this.
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Because mecha fans are elitist assholes
See
>>>/m/13553485
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>>134067618

/a/ does this kind of thing all the time though
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>>134067618
>not being an elitist asshole
you dont belong on /a/
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>>134067618
I'm not seeing much difference from /a/'s currently airing anime antics.
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>>134067040
More like
>/m/ will literally not watch other anime besides their mecha shows for teenagers, which they glorify as far beyond anything else in the medium, and will violently lash out at anyone who likes other anime
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>>134066455
Stop lying. Romance and LN adaptation action-harem stuffs are even worse.
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>>134067926
>/m/ will literally not watch other anime besides their mecha shows for teenagers
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/a/, some of it, knows Gundam, VOTOMS, Macross, and Patlabor, and of course your 90s change-up stuff like Eva, Escaflowne, and Nadesico. And of course most new mecha is followed, but I doubt you'll see much discussion in the way of L-Gaim, Daitarn, or Gorg. That's literally why /m/ exists.
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I grew up with mecha.
Looking from the outside in, /m/ and mecha fans are the worst.
Whether or not a show has robots in it or not should not determine anything about its quality. I don't know if it does because I haven't kept up.
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>>134067926
I like that you said that mecha anime is "for teenagers" like there is a constant stream of extremely mature high-art anime
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>>134067483
I could probably apply it to the designs as well, these days so much shit is done without any thought as to how the fuck the thing is going to move or work.
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I've been trying to find stupid over the top mecha shows like Getter Robo but none of it really gets that itch that New Getter Robo reached. Especially when it comes to MCs, nothing comes close to Ryoma.
I've been enjoying Star Driver though.
I tried to watch Shin Mazinger but it was too dialogue heavy for my tastes.
TTGL was shit
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>>134068036
I'm saying it more to remind you fucking faggots that mecha shows are not actually any better than other anime and are shitty just as often as other genres.
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>>134068036
I think he meant more like
don't ride on a high horse because we're all doing the same stuff
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>>134068028
>Whether or not a show has robots in it or not should not determine anything about its quality.

That is kind of assuming that the people on /m/ like anything just because it has robots in it, which couldn't be farther from the truth.
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>>134068134
I can't trust your opinion on the subject unless you tell me all the mecha anime you've seen
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>>134066657
>>134066740
Sounds like /a/ then.
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>>134068109
The only real option is to read the Getter Robo manga.
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>>134068153
It is - you're right.
Which is why I'll probably have to catch up to figure out my own consensus.
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>>134068183
I put it down around Getter Robo G for awhile to watch the OVas so its probably time to pick it back up.
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>>134065784
We post in /a/ when we want to talk about anime and in /m/ when we want to talk about mecha. It's that simple dear anon, if you, like me are a filthy crossboarder.

There are a few shows that make /a/ and /m/ join hands though. Muv luv comes to mind, also Akibaranger, back in the day.
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>>134067926
>enjoy giant robots beating the shit out of other giant robots
>also enjoy people beating the shit out of other people
>love most anime, but consider myself a /m/ech-guy thanks to gunpla building, a passion for srw,and the watching of Kamen Rider
Do I fit in your stereotype, anon?
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>>134068109
G Gundam? Or not a fan of passionate shouting and the undefeated school of the east?
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>>134068382
I think most people that browse /m/ and /a/ are like that.

Although personally I'm not much into Gunpla and I like Ultraman more than Kamen Rider.
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I've already seen them all.
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>>134068467
I only liked a few of the series. How's Ultraman? I haven't looked into it; have been meaning to. Stupid fight scenes and passionate shouting?
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>>134068490
That's a mighty statement
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>>134068444
I've seen it recommended a couple times but never checked it out, I always thought of Gundam as the Space Opera type (which I'm not into). Is G Gundam really that much different?
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>>134068109
G Gundam.
Master Asias horse literally puts on the suit and drives a horse gundam.
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>>134068444
>G Gundam

It's time. Nice 4s too.
https://youtu.be/AiluIsFXxI4
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>>134068566
G Gundam has the same director as Shin Mazinger. Imagawa likes wuxia type shows (martial art stuff from china, usually involves a kungfu master and his student)

Shin Mazinger was never an entry point in the series anyway. It was an attempt to give a solid backstory to the Mazinger canon, as opposed to the various Mazinger mangas which all did their own thing and were never consistent among themselves.
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>>134065784
Because they're (almost) all the same

1) Little boy's world is in trouble

2) Little boy gets big robot.

3) Little boy saves the world and becomes a hero.
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>>134068566
.....shouting, punching skyscrapers out of the ground, and martial arts robots. It's the outlier amongst Gundam; the only thing it shares with most of the other Gundams is it has robots. The rest is just Super Robots, passion, and manly battles.
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>>134068703
>G Gundam
>Super robots
No that's wrong.

Watching Chinese martial art flicks will give you a much better idea what G Gundam is all about.

It's literally wuxia with giant robots.
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>>134068028

Mecha is a man's romance anon. If you don't understand that then how can you call yourself a man?
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>>134065784
I’msure a lot of people here are just indifferent to it.
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>>134068467

>gunpla
>not plamo

Does these abbreviations angry & confuse you /a/?
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>>134068540
Passionate shouting is more a feature of early 70s Ultras and some of the more recent movies/series.

Early stuff like Ultra Q, Ultraman, and Ultraseven are more like bite-sized kaiju movies and can be either silly or serious.

>>134068863
No?

I was under the impression that plamo applied to more than just Gundam modeling.
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>>134067618

Fafner is objectively shit tbqh familio
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>>134068382

/m/ became shit in past couple years thanks to retards not being held accountable for being retards, glad I don't go there anymore desu senpai.
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>>134068863
>tfw i've thrown away all my vhs to the dumpster.
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>>134069348
>thanks to retards not being held accountable for being retards
Just like /a/ then.
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>>134065784
Are you from MAHQ?
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>>134065784

in your last thread you used the "let alone" expression wrongly I hope you saw my post and found out the correct usage. Have fun in the future.
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>>134068697
That why I like gun x sword mc not a boy he a man he's name is van
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>>134066455
>Mecha is as bottom of the barrel as you can get when it comes to jap stuff
>not LN adaptations
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Looks like another one of /a/'s shitposting

>>>/m/13561001
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>>134065784
But I love Unicorn
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>>134067926
This is entirely wrong. It's obvious you've never been to /m/.
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>>134066455
>mecha worst jap stuff
>eva and gundam one of the most iconic anime franchises historicly
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>>134065784
/a/ isn't against watching mecha. /a/ just have standards anon. /m/ literally think that their type of anime are actually the pinnacle of what anime can be. /m/ usually have no taste in shows and anime. they literally watch anything that's related to either mecha or toku.
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>>134065784
>Why is /a/ so against watching mecha?
A lot of people just aren't that interested in giant robots.
No one would stop you from watching mecha stuff if that's what you're into.
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