COMIC I'm about to watch Akira for the first time.

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  1. niangelo

    niangelo Buy me Bonestorm... OR GO TO HELL

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    Shawn_hi I have no life.

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    RDB Blinded By Subpar Modulators

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    do not watch the THX version, the digital encoding of the video ruins all the fine lines.
     
  4. niangelo

    niangelo Buy me Bonestorm... OR GO TO HELL

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    Great show, what a finale. :eek:

    Anyone care to suggest something else? I've GITS and Akira, but other than that I'm an anime n00b. I thinking of Ninja Scroll next.
     
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    You might want to check out Ghost in the Shell, I personally didn't like it, but many compare it to Akira.

    Akira is a great film, but the comic (manga) is so much better it will blow you away, I highly recommend picking that up if you liked the movie.
     
  6. Jaron95

    Jaron95 "Gattai" dattou?!

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    BEBOP > *
     
  7. Joshua Blood

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    no, akira> *

    i watched it last night and words couldn't express what a truly amazing picture this is.
     
  8. tenchuninja

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    tetsuuuuuooooooooo! kinedaaaaaaaaa! ~blorp!~
     
  9. Jago

    Jago It helps if you hit it.

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    if your looking for just movies, try escaflowne, ninja scroll, or spriggan.
     
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    Camcam J.U.N.K.E.R.

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    I really don't know why everone and their mom swears by Akira... the best EVAR? Year right! I think it was very boring and should be seen for the animation only.
     
  11. AsianRage

    AsianRage Know about Media Ventures?

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    The animation in Akira WAS astounding. Great mating of visual and audio. The story IS good, but NOT THAT AMAZING...
     
  12. Armond

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    Ninja Scroll is a must have for any ANIME lover. It roxs!!! So does Samurai X.
     
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    Akira is a pretty deep film, but I think that is lost on most of its harshest critics. I've watched it countless times and wrote some papers on it for film classes.

    I would avoid the Escaflowne film unless you've watched the television series first.

    Ninja Scroll is very good. Both Vampire Hunter D films are good as well.
     
  14. Jay

    Jay My shit don't stink

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    Grave of the Fireflies > Akira


    Akira is a good anime, but way overrated
     
  15. Joshua Blood

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    you can't compare ninja scroll and vampire hunter d to akira, thats for morons and fools. which one are you!?!?

    hint.
     
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    I must concur. :cool:
     
  17. Scud

    Scud I'm an aquired taste.

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    Akira = over rated fodder
     

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