Reasons Why Anime Sucks


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81 Bad Sense of Humor
82 Too Many Characters Have the Same Head Shape

True as heck

83 The Characters Sound Like Zombies

i agree

84 People Bandwagon on It to Make Themselves Look Cool
85 Distracting Fanservice Distracting Fanservice

What's the first thing that catches your eye when you look at this picture of an Eiken girl?
I thought so. - Popsicles

86 Odd Expression Marks

Oh grow up and get a life. Not everyone likes anime.

I agree, this cliche can totally break the immersion of a show just by including one of these every episode (talking to you FMA)

Ok if you know that not everyone likes anime then just go away and ignore this list and don't post on it - YakkoWakkoDot

No, it's the other way around. This list was designed for people who dislike anime to share they thoughts on this topic, not for protective fans to come here, and basically post in defense of anime, and dislike other people's opinion for no reason

Oh my god, I actually wrote about this for my rant. Copy and paste time.

Okay, so Japanese animation has a bigger variety of expression marks than western animation on shows. What part of that makes it ‘weird’? Doesn’t that just mean you don’t like the look of the expression mark, or it’s just foreign to you? Either way, that’s not hating on anime. Just the Japanese expression marks. - Eimi_i

87 The Plot

Many cartoons take place at either school or at someone's house. Anime can take place anywhere because they have different genres. Either you don't understand anime or you're just high. You do realize that the characters hairs op are different colour so you can tell. You can also just read up on it. Retard RETARD.

Different genres don't mean the same thing as different places. Besides there are barley any cartoons that take place at school or a house and even if they do, that isn't even the main setting.

Anime has pretty much the same plots/places they go to. It's school, then they go to someone's house, then they fight the bad guys. The plot is repetitive, only they fight scene is in a different place, like animal shelter, park, secret base etc etc. The characters' hair styles are usually colorful and spiky, and that's really it. Western cartoons can be repetitive, but not as repetitive as anime. This is coming from someone who likes both anime and western cartoons. - BlueTopazIceVanilla

Ya I can even argue with that. But also, to people calling this guy a jackass. He is not bullying you. He is not attacking any of you. He is just expressing his opinion. If you truly love anime, why would you come here in the first place? He is not stupid because he doesn't like whatever you like. Everybody is different. So please, maybe if you ignore him, than you wouldn't be in this mess.

Yes but the plot from deathnote was ripped right from the movies of saw were a serial killer goes about murdering crimminals while out smarting the police and hiding his identity, if saw wasnt made the main character would have most likley been just another teenage boy in higheschool in the middle of a unrealistic love. Triangle Battleing monsters.

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88 No Ethnic Diversity

Why is it that anime (originating from Japan) tends to have a very big influence on American culture? And why do all the characters in anime resemble Americans? My only guess is they're trying to demoralize our youth. It's not a coincidence that the most popular cartoons in the USA is anime. And the majority of anime is very controversial. Most of it is adult content dumbed down to appease the more adolescent viewers but still holds true to adults as well.

All I see is white people. I'm not saying that's a bad thing, but it would be nice to see someone of a different color. In western cartoons I always see ethnic diversity, even if it's not even a human. For example: Ponies with brown, pink, purple, blue, yellow colors. - BlueTopazIceVanilla

Excuse me, I've seen a good amount of Afro-Japanese characters in anime like Sword Art Online (there is a character named Agil who is of African-American heritage), Deadman Wonderland (there is an Afro-Japanese woman named Karako who can kick butt), Michiko to Hatchin, and so much more! - ModernSpongeBobSucks

89 Anime Fans Never Leave

Some do, although I'm not sure what they did.

So. True...

Listen, quit being so butthurt okay. Maybe mama will help you? 'kk. - Jihadi_John_Isis

90 Shameful Moments
91 Not Realistic

Really, what about yellow people. A show with a talking raccoon and bluejay. A show where a kid goes on adventures with his stretchy dog. A show with a talking sponge. - Goatworlds

That's not what he means and you all damn know it. What it means is that the Characters personalities are unrealistic (idealistic personalities, no show of logic and reasoning, etc). Sure Fantasy animes are cool and all but when you want to get realism, you have got to have original character personalities as well as a set path of logic and reasoning behind their actions.

Really, what about a show about sea animals living under water that can walk and talk like humans.

Because western cartoons and comics are the most realistic medium in the world. - Suzu-kun22

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92 Taking Place In a School

I actually am really tired of the school animes and also gundam clones. Been there done that.

93 Confusing Use of Honorifics

Because Americans are not Japanese. The honorifics are confusing to most of us. - LordDovahkiin

94 It's Overrated

Overrated just like the steelers

I wouldn't say that I hate anime. I just don't see whats so good about it, some of it I think is just gross. I haven't watched it but I've seen a lot of things about it and most of it is nasty. the things I see outside of watching it makes me not want to watch it. ill try to watch it and get a better feeling of it for my friends sake,but I might not continue to watch it. other than that I agree about the anime fan thing, like if I say I think anime is nasty then that's what I think. I don't get how they thing its okay to judge someone elses thinking if the other person doesn't like it.

95 It Makes Kids Angry

My little cousin watches anime and he's very aggressive and angry all the time. He was pretending to be an anime character and was pushing little kids on the play ground down and hitting them. All he watches is anime and it's making him violent. Before anime he was sweet and gave people flowers.

96 It Teaches Children to Hit People

Like my little cousins watch anime and then start punching each other pretending to be those characters.

Hitting on people's head and have a bump is not funny at all.
Bumps are equivalent to head trauma or brain damage.
I mean imagine how a stranger hits a child for no reason.(Doraemon for example).
Well, one reason why I don't like animes with unfunny moments.
But DBZ is much better than other Japanese shows.

u r dumb

Only bad children who are easily influenced. - LordDovahkiin

97 Ugly Teachers

Watch Soul Eater.

Them ugly ass teachers

The teachers are always portrayed as ugly.

98 Ugly Screen Colors

It hurts your eyes. My little cousin watches anime and he started crying saying his eyes hurt.

Some are so ugly

99 It Tricks Kids Into Liking It

Most kids shouldn't WATCH anime, unless it's something like Glitter Force or Sonic X or whatever.

They have to advertise anime like crazy, basically forcing it's merchandise into your face. It draws kidsin, and soon enough they become little anti-social otakus who don't pay attention in class because they are drawing characters and playing pokemon.

100 It Will Affect the Children's Future

Seriously. it makes people fat, lazy, and they become anti social nerds.

Anime are dim witted but also addictive because of cliffhangers,In my country one piece was airing and I was addicted to it but the series did not long enough and was canceled in my country if I was addicted back then I would still be watching it now.Now when I watch it,I can see dumb character development and can't even go beyond one episode.If I was a kid I would have watched all 700 or so episodes which still has IQ of a 5 year old.
It will mentally destroy you so only watch short Highly recommended anime which serve as Note or FMAB.

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