Ben Moore Anime Watch List

  • House of 5 leaves: mature, samurai, ronin, action, plot, deep character progression, psychological, anti heroes. A pretty underrated series, with a different art style, which is quite unique in it's own way. The story is simple, we have a swordsman who needs work, and when desperate, willing to work for the strangest things.
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    YES DUDE! I forgot about Saraiya-Goyou, such an underrated and beautiful gem! Great recommendation!

  • my god just saw ep. 15 of Re:Zero dam.... show keeps getting better and better

  • I can't believe I forgot, but Persona 4 the Animation (original, not Golden), and the Persona 3 movies are great. He likes the games that they're based on so I'm sure Ben would enjoy these anime.

  • I fell behind on this

  • Wait. Has no-one suggested Barakamon yet?
    It's like the perfect mix of slice of life and comedy in a rural setting. A genius calligrapher punches someone in the face at an exhibition for getting called "uninspired" and is sent by his father as punishment on a remote island where he needs to reflect on his behaviour. He then gets surrounded by funny cute and quirky characters. It's very fun and heartwarming.

  • I wonder if Ben is going to watch the new Dangan Ronpa anime that airs this season given that it closes the book on the Hope's Peak academy arc.

  • I recommend this anime to Ben Moore:

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  • @Whoaness Ben should do a Kyle and make a dumb anime review show - Bananya would be perfect for the debut :P

  • Oh man a Easy Allies anime review show would be great!

  • This is such a genius / hilarious thread, beating Ben over the head with anime suggestions. I'll spice things up with two flavors of ramen:

    Miso: Savory Classic

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    Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion

    It's got romance. It's got tragedy. It's got mechs, cartoonish villains talking in eerily-lit corridors, and supernatural powers; tragic pasts, terrorism, and political intrigue; and Japanese high school students, apropos-of-nothing fanservice, and giant futuristic mecha. This is the best anime I've even seen. It has a downright gratuitous amount of animation without looking dated (the mechs are animated in 2D too). More than that though, it's got a fabulous plot with characters who actually talk to each other while they're not heavily involved in the storyline. Basically every character is well developed with a satisfying arc that resolves their character within the 50 episodes. Not to mention Johnny Yong Bosch, who absolutely steals the show as Lelouch (this is one to watch dubbed—it's very very good).

    Udon: Hipster Zest

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    Moribito: Guardian of the Spirit is a anime that everyone should have watched, but basically no one has watched. It's anachronistic: The setting is feudal Japanese fantasy, but the music reminds me of a 80s Spielberg movie. The animation is beautiful, of course, with gleaming sword fights and peaceful mountain hikes alike. It's 26 episodes, It's on Netflix: there is no excuse.