When any of you want to start watching and appreciating the good anime out there rather than obsessing on American comic books where the villains are so one-dimensional you wonder how stupid the super heroes can be for not just ending their pathetic lives when they catch them the first time, let me know. Almost all of the good anime I listed is on Youtube in its entirety, from Claymore and Violence Jack to Hellsing and Karas.
They're just cartoons, they're meant for kids and reminding adults of their childhoods. No kid sits there thinking this is shallow and has a totally predictable story. All they want is to see Batman kick Jokers ass.
And I don't know about the rest of the people here but I don't watch these cartoons anymore, I grew out of them. If I happen to stumble across something like The Bugs Bunny and Tweety Show I watch it but I don't plan to watch them.
[Edited by SuperSkyline89, 8/3/2010 5:24:09 PM]
Alucard's voice in the dub is the only great thing about it.
Ya, a site mostly visited by North Americans and Brits isn't much of a place to preach how you think Asian cartoons are superior.
It's a natural occurrence that when you outgrow American cartoons, you move on to the more adult-oriented Japanese animes.
But really, no one in their right mind could think Joker was a good villain. No discernible motivation other than a clear mental handicap. Sure sociopathic "villains" are fun, but they're nowhere near evil.
But I honestly don't care, the majority of people being classified as "Villains" are clear anti-heroes or were easily manipulated by the REAL villain. No one mentioned Sovereign, but Saren made it in no questions asked. Not only is that a clear case of ignorance on the differences between anti-heroes and villains, but also a clear sign of ignorance of the plot of Mass Effect as a whole.
MewTwo is an anti-hero as well. He wanted ONLY to ensure Pokemon superiority and dominion rather than Pokemon being eternally enslaved to humanity. Villains would want total dominion over EVERYTHING, even their peers, which Mewtwo didn't want at all.
I fail to see how that's a natural occurrence. Not one of my real life friends or even acquaintances watches anime, not one. But they all watched cartoons as kids.
As for this whole anti-hero thing, that's what happens when you ask for nominations. I wanted the members to decide what they're going to be voting on. There will be disagreements, there's no way around it.