Reasons Why Anime Sucks


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21 Confusing edgy with dark, deep or even scary

So? I kinda like dark shows. - LordDovahkiin

22 Cat Girls

Huh? The animes I watch, don't have Cat girls.

AmericanS do not have shows with people getting naked then fighting bad guys. But there's also a great deal of shows from America that people in Japan like too. Invader Zim, My Little Pony, Lilo and Stitch... - Discord

Whats so bad about this? American cartoons have stupid superhero shows. Cat girls are cute and not every anime has this. Go watch sailor moon. They don't have cat girls. Neither does pmm. The fight scenes are epic. The background isn't moving. The PEOPLE are.

Cartoons are just as great as anime lets just stop now between this - epictoonsfan1

Cats are ugly (Before you harass me for having an opinion, gtfo, never come back, go outside, and get a life before judging people because of what they think. Bitch.). Girls are treated terribly on anime. (Before you harass me for having an opinion, gtfo, never come back, go outside, and get a life before judging people because of what they think. Bitch.) Mi them both, you get Purugly. (Before you harass me for having an opinion, gtfo, never come back, go outside, and get a life before judging people because of what they think. Bitch.) - Ohno

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23 Female tropes
24 Female Representation

To all anime haters - I can see your point. I realize that animes can have bad details or bad plots but as an anime fan myself, I must back up myself and the rest of the anime fans - what animes have you watched? Some animes are horrible in general, everything is bad. But mostly the most favored animes, like Fairy Tale and Black Butler, THOSE, in my opinion, were fantastic. To all of the people who dislike anime but have actually watched one or two, maybe even a popular one thanks. You guys actually have tried out different animes and experienced different things, and you found out that anime just isn't your cup of tea. But there are some anime haters out there who have only watched half of an anime that is twelve episodes and decided they hate anime from the six episodes they have watched. Please, if you're going to hate on anime, have enough knowledge about it and watch enough of it to actually say "I've watched a few and I didn't like it." Everyone has different taste. Who knows, ...more

If you would look at anime and how they portray females, you might see that they are quite more progressive than western cartoons. In the anime industry, both male and female genders are well represented across all anime genres. There are badass male and female ninjas and gunslingers, there are cutesy, lovesick male and female characters as well. When you say representation, you might mean that some female anime characters tend to expose more body and sexuality at first glance, but if you would watch the show they are in, you would see that these scantily clad women are badasses, depending on what genre they belong in. In other words, clothing is just that -- clothing. Female anime characters, much like women in real life, must not be judged by the way they are judged without knowing their story first.

This is the reason I cannot stand anime. I am a male, and I am completely against the way females are treated in anime. Most of the time, females have zero character, and are just there so the male main character can show how protecting he is of her. Females only ever seem to be little pets for the male to have a sexual interest in, and are only there to create some sort of plot point to allow the male main character to stride to save the female from whatever. Anime needs to have stronger female characters, who are not only there as sexual interests.

Yep - ParkerFang

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25 Anime Has Furryporn

This is wrong too because not every anime has furryporn.

Heh Heh laugh out loud What is it with people and cat ears

Not much actually. People think it's cute. Because cats are.. cute? Lol, yeah not much. It's basically to up the cuteness levels. - Eimi_i

You are very correct

Name one. - izayaorihara

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26 Naked Girls

The over sexualisation of female characters just really bothers me. Not because I'm a prude who thinks all women should be covered up, no no no! It's the fact that anime females are drawn/designed in a way to have the characteristics of a YOUNG girl. Like way too young to be sexualised and it really freaks me out. Even if the story line involves a character that is 30 years old, she still seems to talk like a young girl and make baby-ish noises. What's up with that? It makes me more than uncomfortable and I'm seeing more and more anime lovers and it honestly gets under my skin. Don't get me wrong, if you like something then I'm not the one to tell you to stop but just the over sexualisation of young or young behaving characters seems disgusting to me.

27 Fanboys and bandwagons
28 Everyone In Anime Seems to Be an Orphan

This way I must think that every single anime character is an orphan and this is not true.
Ichigo Kurosaki isn't an orphan.
Sakura Haruno isn't an orphan.
Light Yagami isn't an orphan.
Hinata Hyuga isn't an orphan.
Gohan isn't an orphan.
Goten isn't an orphan.
Videl isn't an orphan.
Kari Kamiya isn't an orphan.
Tai Kamiya isn't an orphan.
Shino Aburame isn't an orphan.

I forgot to mention Monkey. D Luffy. He is not an orphan either.

What the person beneath me said...

I can't list a character off the top of my head that is an orphan...

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29 Too Many Anime Shows

There is a HUGE variety of animes, and I'll admit that a lot of animes repeat. But the thing is, people want to make money. When it comes down to it, when you're in Japan and in an animating business, you got to make money somehow, and since there are so many animes out there, sometimes anime needs to slightly repeat. Also, think about it this way the more animes there are, the more of a variety there is. People that are just being introduced to anime have a huge variety of animes to choose from and some are trash compared to others. I agree with the one person who was saying the thing about marvel as well there are a LOT of marvel comics and a lot of marvel movies and cartoons and things like that. It's like anime haters are angry because there are too many animes and the anime fans are angry because there are too many comics and such as well. There's too much of everything!

You know it's none of your business, right? They can make as many anime shows as the want!

Too many idiot haters

And that's a problem because...? - alphadan12

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30 Overly Bloody

They don't get a nosebleed when they fall in love! They get nosebleed when they do something bad and perverted. It's for disciplining young viewers and for comic relief!

Not every anime is gory. For example, SAO (Sword Art Online) and Fairy Tale are both animes with extreme action, yet no blood "squirts" everywhere when someone gets cut. Attack on Titan is a completely different story, though. It's just based on the age limit for the animes.

Excuse me ouran high school host club it doesn't have that much blood in it same with hetalia.

The only cartoons I know of that are overly bloody and come close to anime is modern family guy and ren seeks help - epictoonsfan1

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31 Sexual content

Amime sucks

32 Waste of Time

Anime is not all that's on television so saying that isn't really the same thing.

So is commenting on this list. A waste of time. - Animefan12

These are some of the worst reasons ever for not liking anime band wagoners, also saying I bet all of you liked Teen Titans which the animation is inspired by Japanese animation, and the theme song is sung by Japanese artists. I can't believe you said bad writing when the stories are better than most western shows cartoons and movies. Lastly bet your favorite movies/shows are rip offs of anime

If you enjoy something you basiclly don't waste your time - Lemmingnator

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33 The Romance is Unrealistic

The Notebook and Twilight don't have realistic romances. And some anime have very realistic romances. Just look for the right one. - Elric-san

Oh, please. Just look at Twilight. Even Sword Art Online's romance is more realistic. - ModernSpongeBobSucks

Depends on the anime you're watching. This is something I'd say Chivalry of a Failed Knight did well, an intimate and genuine feeling relationship, even between two teenagers. Leo asks Mary out on a date in Kekkai Sensen, but never has the guts to actually confess to her. Ed and Winry have a completely genuine feeling relationship by the end of FMA, and there are lots more examples of realistic anime romances. - Suzu-kun22

Twilight is more realistic. You guys are just haters of girly books.

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34 Dense or possibly mentally disabled MCs
35 Tsundere

Aka anime girls beating badass for no reason.. and its meant to be funny... yeah right

How about Anime boys beating up Girls for no reason,it will be funny right?... no cause anime like that are rare and low.

Do you think it funny? ,if it does then I don't judge cause it your opinion.

But its not funny to me.i mean... come on?

Every single anime has this Girl or most the Female "Protagonist" abuses our favorite characters



"Sitboy"... ohh I want to rip her throat for abusing Inuyasha using that... Word like that

Taiga from toradoa.

-sign- yeahhh she cute and adorable but... COME ONNN I am at high point to Slap her face and teach her some manners for her stupid ass attitude


She Beats up Naruto... even now and that guy literally beats the god himself... she is useless anyway.

Such a waste for a beautiful name though.


She Beats up ZORO!... For F! @K ...more

It's meant to be played for comedy. Sakura is not useless. And besides, I'm a fan

First of all kagome is hilarious second of it u don't like anime don't watch it #logic

Tsunderes are everywhere. SO ANNOYING.

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36 Style Mismatch V 1 Comment
37 Female-on-Male Violence

I must admit this is true, especially with the perceived pervert stereotype, where the guy falls in just the right position to see the girl's private parts under her skirt or shirt and then this girl turns red, gets angry, and starts beating up the guy endlessly for no reason. - xMagnoblade

It's annoying how there is so much of this in anime, yet there's not as much male-on-female violence. It's unrealistic and gets old quickly. I hate it how an innocent guy could get the crap beaten out of him yet an evil girl could hardly get touched.

I like how there are a lot of people who believe in gender equality but think that male-on-female violence is WORSE that female-on-male violence. I'm not saying that I support either one of them, but I think they should be reacted to not based on the victim's gender, but their ability to hold up against the person attacking them. - alphadan12

In anime, the guy does something kind of annoying, and then the girl screams, her eyes gleam red, and she just starts beating the poor guy up. w hat? I sense someone in need of anger management classes. It's even worse when the guy is all powerful and the girl is weak and useless and when the dude says something that bugs the female character, he just gets practically murdered. Unrealistic as heck.

Double standards. Enough said. - alphadan12

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38 It's Too Awesome

That Doesn't Even Make Any Sense. If It Was Too Awesome Than How Would Anime Still Suck?

In my opinion this is very true

Wow only thing on the list I agree with thanks dude-aka America said that

Its true animes are just too awesome

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39 Fangirls

I love anime, but I do agree that there is too many fangirls. A character is cute and everyone says he's her boyfriend. Anime characters can be hot- and even I think there are some that are pretty good looking- but there's nothing like obsessing over them.

You little peace of ediots keep your mouth shut, anime isn't the only entertaniment with fangirls, it's the society that chooses it - SkyFlower

I despise anime. There was this one girl in one of my classes last year who loved anime and read it and drew it during the whole class. Whenever I pointed out how unorigonal and perverted it was she would get so defensive and say that it wasnt and that I should read/draw/watch anime. that's when I stopped being her friend and completly ignored her because I used to draw anime in fourth grade and when I looked stuff up to draw it was aweful

They like fairy tail and yaoi
They should just die

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40 Pantyshots

That is true. But not every anime has that. - ModernSpongeBobSucks

Not every anime has that. - Tia-Harribel

I agree. It gets annoying.

Really highschool of the dead...REALLY!?

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