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    Re: top fifty animes: agree or disagree

    As I understand, this list is being provided by a group of magazine writers saying that these choices are the literature of Anime. Well taking things literally, Anime is not literature and I would expect writers to be able to find a better way of describing what they are writing about.

    Furthermore without understanding what their criteria was, it makes it difficult to judge whether or not an Anime should be on the list or where it should be placed. For example if writing and dialogue is more important than appearance and visual aesthetics then it should be stated.

    Also it may have been better dividing the 50 into categories. I think that is how its done for many award ceremonies such as the Oscars, Grammies or the Razzies.

    In the end since I did not see the article I am assuming the editorial staff needed space to fill in the magazine and this was the best they could do on short notice. Considering the amount of disagreement seen within this thread I could only assume that whereas they may have completed their goal in filling the space, they did a poor job of doing so.

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    No Dragon Ball Z? Seriously? That's like one of the most revolutionizing animes in the world!

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    Re: top fifty animes: agree or disagree

    I disagree with this list for one reason...no samurai jack, no Zoids, and no inuyasha! I can't believe this list didn't include aleast one of these. I didn't really watch very much of Cowboy Bebop and so it didn't really catch my interest.

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    Re: top fifty animes: agree or disagree

    I completely disagree with the list. They left Inuyasha out because they didn't like how
    it ended. Why they left out Dragon Ball, Bleach, Naruto, Death Note, and many, many,
    others I have no idea. But I would say this definetely does not count as the top 50 is
    because it was just their opinions and other magazines and not the readers.

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    Re: top fifty animes: agree or disagree

    Quote Originally Posted by kaki tori kaizoku View Post
    i was reading anime insider their 50th issue.to celebrate they had a top 50 animes list. do u agree or disagree?why?

    Issue 50 "Best Anime Ever"
    1. Cowboy Bebop
    2. Porco Rosso
    3. Millennium Actress
    4. FLCL
    5. Revolutionary Girl Utena
    6. Neon Genesis Evangelion
    7. Jin-Roh: The Wolf Brigade
    8. Castle of Cagliostro
    9. Akira
    10. Macross Plus
    11. Fullmetal Alchemist
    12. Now and Then, Here and There
    13. Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind
    14. Ghost in the Shell (movie and TV series)
    15. Haibane Renmei
    16. Grave of the Fireflies
    17. Paranoia Agent
    18. Boogiepop Phantom
    19. My Neighbour Totoro
    20. Gankutsuou
    21. Tokyo Godfathers
    22. Mobile Police Patlabor: the Movie 2
    23. Galaxy Express 999
    24. Serial Experiments Lain
    25. Princess Tutu
    26. Mobile Suit Gundam 0080: War in the Pocket
    27. Samurai Champloo
    28. Planetes
    29. The Place Promised in Our Early Days
    30. Samurai X: Trust and Betrayal
    31: Gunbuster
    32. Princess Mononoke
    33. Read or Die!
    34. Trigun
    35. Excel Saga
    36. Night on the Galactic Railroad
    37. Fruits Basket
    38. Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust
    39. Astro Boy (1960's)
    40. Urusei Yatsura
    41. Azumanga Daioh
    42. Twelve Kingdoms
    43. Giant Robo
    44. Irresponsible Captain Tylor
    45. Fantastic Children
    46. Card Captor Sakura
    47. Kino's Journey
    48. Berserk
    49. Saikano
    50. Vision of Escaflowne
    *they said they animes were picked because they were the literature of anime

    i agree with some but, cant believe they others, i think fullmetal should be in the 7.
    the hell can't even call it a list! i can't agree to any of them well except for the first place ... "Vision of Escaflowne" is the last place? what can i call that?!
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    Re: top fifty animes: agree or disagree

    i will agree with you on that one its not a list just some one opien
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    Re: top fifty animes: agree or disagree

    Not sure if I agree with all of those..
    I do agree with FMA being up higher though.
    FMA has to be one of the only anime I have enjoyed from start to finish. And with so much emotion.
    But I think Wolf's rain should be on there somewhere.
    That one is a great classice legend.

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    Re: top fifty animes: agree or disagree

    for all u ppl out there itching ur heads. i tell u y naruto ,deathnote, bleach, etc., all the major sj titles did not make this list. many of the series r not fully aired in north america. such as naruto. this is what they had to say,"naruto is not fully aired and we believe the shippuden part of the series is far better." or something like that.

    and as for inu yasha, they believe that the ending was wrong and did not finish the story(see the worst anime endings article). besides the ending was not created by Rumiko Takahashi,as the manga still continues.this is what happens when the anime gets ahead of an unfinished manga series

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