It is called "WHY ANIME SUCKS" yes, the title really shouts.
This is not even the writer's opinion necessarily, somebody paid them to write it.
Otaku were naturally upset by it, and responded as they typically do, by throwing tantrums and insults.
Edited for language, and I'll insert my own comments as usual.
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WHY ANIME SUCKS
Goth or Freak
Anime Sucks I hate Anime Anime Freaks
Mar 30, 2011
Article: - Anime sucks and it has nothing to do with the animation ideas of Japan.
American teens and young adults specifically are obsessed with anime because you can do things in those cartoons that are rarely accomplished in reality. The girls look like the girls are forever 12, with huge eyes, massive chests, waists the size of a normal person's wrist and abnormally colored hair. While the guys either have tentacles, or resemble little boys; forever on a quest for something and practicing their karate on overly-NOT humorous "masters" who spout bullcrap about their supposed mission.
Ocean Elf: Since I don't watch the stuff, I didn't know tentacles were gender-specific. But that it's a boy thing, apparently, Slender Man fits the bill.
Article: It's a realm of fantasy that the world can do without. Not to mention the amount of porn that revolves around the creation of Anime. I've spoken to real women who are sick of their boyfriends drooling over easily drawn cartoon images instead of preferring the real deal. Anime porn is designed for grown men to get off on the sexual innuendo portrayed by these underage-looking cartoons. Can you say pedophiles in the making?
Ocean Elf: Don't forget the drooling swooning fangirls over the anime pretty boys. They're always writing stupid marriage fanfics or other Sue stuff, shipping characters, and even fighting for the affections of their character crushes, which they can never really get from a nonexistent person.
Article: Not only this but it has been scientifically proven that kids or young teens that indulge in anime, have lower IQ scores because they're constantly living in a world that doesn't exist;
Ocean Elf: Prove it. The fact I think such overindulgence is childish and and embarrassment is beside the point. Anybody can pull the "Scientific study" card, and it can turn out to be a complete hoax.
Article: while the women who view anime on a regular basis are usually mildly retarded or have other mental illness issues.
Ocean Elf: I'll call foul on this as well. You have not made any distinction between casual fans and otaku. You have just implied that anyone, regardless of being just a casual fan who might watch a couple of anime per week regularly, is retarded.
Face it, you're nowhere near as good as me at this, and it's because you're not sincere. You were paid to write this so you threw that in just to be as controversial as possible.
Article: I've heard most anime fans say "You have to watch it to get a feel for the underlying tone and plot!"
Ocean Elf: So have I. More than I can count.
Article: Well, you're a moron, for one. Anime has obviously fried your brain cells to the point where you're unable to differentiate between a good plot and a pointless one. For two, people definitely don't need another reason to watch anime. So the 'underlying tone' will have to surpass me, for which I apologize. I can't bring myself to watch enough mind-numbing bullcrap to really see your point about a plot that simply isn't there.
Ocean Elf: Wow. That was really convincing! No really, you hit that one right on the head. You must've listened to enough people like me to put this paragraph together like you actually mean it.
Article: I'm not bashing the Asian creators because not everything that comes from Asia is bad; I present chicken lo mein as example one; but I do curse the people who allowed Americans to get ahold of anime. Anime is for nerds and basement dorks
Ocean Elf: You just ran off the rail and down into trolling with that basement thing. That you actually got paid for this troll, sucks.
Article: who probably wank it all day to cartoon depictions (such as anyone who opposes this article).
Ocean Elf: So, you're calling me a cartoon depiction? That was not written too well.
Article: The anime "society" as a whole needs to find another brand of entertainment that won't make them stupider than they already are.
Ocean Elf: Some have. Although it's only fair to add that they have other genres to fan-brat over in addition to anime. Twilight. HP. MLP. The Hunger Games. The Walking Dead. Game Of Thrones. The Bro Army. FNAF. Undertales. *Cough* But of all these, I think anime and MLP have the highest ratio of fandom as opposed to more casual fans for the others.
Byron Shelley Injeeli
Aug 30, 2014 8:14 am
I hate all this anime crap, its sucks. It should be eliminated completely.
Happy to post this:
Jul 24, 2014 4:43 pm
Cool story bro
Ocean Elf: Eckh... "Bro"? And this is not a story, it's an article. Not all that cool either since it is a paid piece and way overdone to the point of trolling.
Feb 3, 2014 8:08 pm
i don,t give an uck about hatres and opinions.
Ocean Elf: Apparently you don't give much of a care about good typing either.
Jan 27, 2014 2:49 am
When the hex you see boys with tentacles
Apr 12, 1:37 am
Anon replied to ... : Haha I was wondering the same thing :)
Ocean Elf: Ever heard of Slender Man? I know, not necessarily an anime character, but he either inspired that anime trend or vice versa.
Dec 14, 2013 12:18 am
Yeah anime considered "mature" is pornographic don't forget there are nerds out there who hate anime I myself am one anime is both whiny arse crap ,bland and porn
The just a guy guy
Oct 12, 2013 9:04 am
I came to the same conclusions, it is a dream world marketed for adults, which is very dangerous, because if you obsess with a dream world you are not an adult.
And adults is what we need more then ever in our damaged western society.
Sep 28, 2013 6:28 pm
This is an opinion. I watch anime and I get top grades in school, so don't tell me that watching anime makes you stupid. If you don't like anime, don't watch it, but don't ruin it for everyone else. I myself dislike some anime, but I never go ruin them for other people.
Sep 25, 2013 4:41 pm
"If you're going to indulge your anger in this site, realize it's mostly based entirely on opinion. Anime addiction is a very real thing. ANY addiction leads to lower IQs and mild retardation of the addict. Please don't take me out of context because you're too ignorant to read between the lines. It's also widely addictive to young kids and teenagers, therefor my statement is valid. Although, I doubt you went much out of your way to research or come to terms with anything related to addiction, period. I think it's funny how you say you COULD go on but then continue to do so. Considering this is again, an OPINION based site, and the complaints stem from emotional upheaval, you've successfully made yourself appear as a babbling moron; obviously not comprehending the opinion part of the "YOUR" part in complaints. Nice jab. ;) I think someone who thinks they're as smart as you claim to be could find something far more hurtful to say. The father comment was obviously made because you ran out of anything to say that might add substance to your already pathetic little display. I hope you didn't exhaust all your brain cells because you'll need them for the retort, I'm sure. In short, you are the very essence of everything I could possibly loathe in a commenter. Tell me, all this discussion of merit and you have very little yourself? You are not as intelligent as you think you are, my dear. Please returned to your life of boredom and circle jerk porn and leave the intellectual conversations to me. Because as long as you feel the need to respond to me, I am your God;
Ocean Elf: *Menacing scowl* No...No, you are no one's god, and you are not God. You were doing so well with this comment in reply to that troll, and then you botched it all down to the earth's core...
People, STOP tossing God's name around lightly and using the word god where it should not apply!
I will designate you as the Hamgod's assistant for this.
Comment: pi$$ing you off effectively and making money off your stupidity. Thanks for that!"
Ocean Elf: Just because I'm not stupid, does not mean you are welcome.
Comment: You're the one that looks like a ***ing moron.
Another comment: You say were dumb for watching something that you hate. Oh yeah, let's not worry about Starvation, death, or 2nd world problems, lets bitch over a ***ing 1st world problem.
Ocean Elf: Oh, absolutely! Because the fact some of us don't like anime surely is worse than starvation and death to you! Get a life.
Comment: Kindly, SHUT THE *** UP YOU SELFISH PRICK!
Ocean Elf: Not so kindly, shut the heck up, you selfish jerk. If you're going to get so hurt over people disliking anime, you really do need to get your priorities straight.
Oct 10, 2:25 am
Big Willie replied to User18883 : I love Anime... From Death Note to Super 8 Man.... Whoever hates anime is an idiot.
Oct 10, 1:11 pm
Big Willie replied to User18883 : Amen!
Jan 3, 8:15 pm
Ocean Elf: I don't like your internet handle. It stinks.
User19087 replied to User18883 : Big willie
No no, that's their opinion.
But if you're going to be obnoxious, you're an idiot just as much as he is.
Jan 5, 8:17 am
Big Willie replied to User18883 : @User19087 You are the ignorant idiot. You just stated that it is the users' opinion. Then you call me an idiot. ???? Go suck out
Ocean Elf: ENOUGH! *Scowl* I'm deleting your utterly disgusting incest fantasies. It's plain to see why you chose that stupid nickname. You are, without a doubt, not only an idiot, but a perverted one as well. Shut up!
Comment: Freaking rednecks.
Ocean elf: Oh, so you're one of those losers that believes in the stupid redneck inbred stereotype thing. You are in fact stupid. *Hauls out cyber-strap and hits Big Will with it repeatedly*
Aug 11, 2013 12:42 pm
Omg people like anime. So what are you going to do about it? NOTHING! Do research before you start on crap like this!
Ocean Elf: Calm down, It's not the end of the world that some of us don't like anime or the fandom.
Aug 6, 2013 5:26 pm
Oh yeah, people like anime. Go *** yourself. YOu make yourself look logical, but it's their ***ing opinion. Who cares what they think?
Ocean Elf: Egads. Lot of swear words flying around. Good thing the page *s them out, it saves me the trouble of search and replace.
Jul 20, 2013 6:45 pm
The fact that you say it sucks makes you suck. You can't take a whole type of show and insult it all.
That's like saying you hate realistic shows, when there are so many to choose from. This post is bull.
Ocean Elf: Wrong. It is possible to dislike every bit of an entire genre. If you really think it's your duty to persuade someone otherwise, you need to work on your own intolerance issues a lot more.
Apr 8, 2013 8:01 pm
this is 100% ***ing true and everyone in the comments is just making it worse for themselves
Jul 20, 6:44 pm
Anime replied to meepo : True? This is an opinion. Opinions are not "True".
he says i'm a retard
Mar 28, 2013 6:00 am
LOL if you say i'm one, then what more of you?
anyway just to tell you,,, I BELIEVE THAT THOSE WHO ARE INTO ANIME HAVE MUCH HIGHER IQ AND IMAGINATION. They are less prone to experiences like drug addiction and sexual activities.
I'm sorry dude.. but you have to get a life or you'll never understand what you're actually living for LOL.
Ocean Elf: Getting into anime addiction to avoid drug addition is still sad. Not so sure about sex, though... There is plenty of that in anime, especially in fanfiction.
Mar 27, 2013 9:33 pm
I know this isn't going to do any good and blah blah blah, but I think anime is a great hobby. I love anime and I have the top grades in school and a higher IQ than the average grade I'm in. If you don't like, don't watch, if you do, then watch. It's simple as that. Now, don't go hating on me just because of what I said. And the ones that men masturbate to are either ecchi (slightly perverted) or hentai (porn). So not all anime is like that.
Ocean Elf: You sound like a casual fan rather than an otaku. If all fans were so level-headed, there wouldn't be articles like this written. Or there wouldn't need to be.
A random flarer
Dec 24, 2012 1:08 pm
What a stupid post.
Ocean Elf: What a stupid nick. I changed it to "flare" as is done with f-bombs I come across.
Apr 7, 2012 7:44 pm
And here I am reading the most hilarious yet idiotic article I stumbled upon in my whole lifeI have seen in my entire life =)).
YOU MY FRIEND ARE A COMPLETE RETARD and I honestly pity you =))
M O R O N =D
Probably another frustrated wanker who tries to act cool and epically failing
Ocean Elf: No, you doofus, he was paid to write the article on request.
Mar 31, 2012 10:44 pm
You are an arsehole, kind sir.
Ocean Elf: Wow. You actually managed to do sarcastic and ironic all in one simple sentence. Congratulations...
Jan 11, 2012 2:58 pm
you don't masturbate to anime, its called hentai. also anime made my life. it shows me many ways to get through life and also its a great way to escape my normal stupid life. it sparks ideas to other people and out of the comes books, movie, manga, ANIME, and many things. so anime doesn't suck at all/ you just don't understand yet. try watching a few animes, ALL THE WAY THROUGH, and then if you still feel the same way then its not for you. However I'm going to college to be an animator and i want to be an animator because of anime. so yeah. this highly upset me when i saw this so there is my opinion.
Ocean Elf: Hentai is anime porn... As for the rest of your diatribe, one word, pathetic.
Nov 13, 2011 10:23 pm
Enter your Comment
Nov 13, 2011 10:20 pm
This post has been subjected to numerous logical fallacies.
I am not certain, however this may satisfy the required conditions of an IQ lower than 70, therefore it may be mild MR, being that my younger sibling has MR, furthermore reasoning relative to yours.
I would 'suggest' that you attend to professional psychologist to have your IQ measured, there are practices that attempt to increase such.
Ocean Elf: Forget it.
Oct 3, 2011 10:54 am
Seriously...this is bull! Whoever posted this must be on something...'cuz I mean like, seriously, only dumb people watch anime???Uh...WRONG! I watch anime and guess what my IQ is...over 150!!!Get your facts straight before you go dissin' one of Japan's best impacts on the world. Quit complaining about it. Who cares if you hate anime? Doesn't mean you can go and try to ruin it for others...jeez....grow up!!!
Ocean Elf: If you think something as irritating as mere anime is the best Japan has to offer the world, you are sadly mistaken as well as a kook. Japan didn't give the rest of the world animation. We had cartoons here long before anime became such an annoying fad.
Then there's all the real things Japan has offered, necessary, tangible things that benefit a lot more people, much more than anime ever could. Anime is just an extra.
Jan 3, 8:23 pm
(Bad nickname deleted) replied to Thorn : Okay, dude, your grammar is crap!
I like anime too, but your grammar is making me look bad!
Aug 9, 2011 5:48 am
looks like a dense person wrote this
Aug 8, 2011 9:15 pm
i agree with anni,pet, and reason. I assume that the author is blatantly lying about the want for money. This is an obscenity to the eyes of right mind. Not all people hate anime and not all anime is about karate.
If the author desired money, they would not have written harshly, aka like a
Ocean Elf: Enough of that name-calling. I got rid of your stupidity here.
No, you just don't want to admit that people out there don't like anime.
Jul 26, 2011 6:37 am
You spelled Job wrong in your "I want to be Smart" Comment ^^
Ocean Elf: You used an otaku smilie.
Apr 25, 2011 10:18 pm
Ye *** anime who needs it at all -.-
Its just always about the same "2 Apples". (Hentai)
People who watches anime have no life or are bored in some way; idk.
Ocean Elf: Well, not casual fans, but otaku definitely.
Jul 20, 6:46 pm
Troll replied to paul9750 : "Have no Life"
It's a hobby. Now shut it fat *ss american.
Ocean Elf: No, stupid shallow-minded troll, it's a genre that too many people like you are hopelessly addicted to. Get a life.
Sep 25, 4:38 pm
lololll replied to paul9750 : Were not losers just because we watch anime. You're going to bully us instead of worry about IMPORTANT things like Africa. Now go *** yourself.
Also, at troll, I like anime and i'm american.
Ocean Elf: Since you're supposedly so concerned about Africa, go do something about it instead of playing the victim act and bullying people who don't like anime and have a right to express that.
Apr 20, 2011 1:39 pm
Wow. Room full of jackasses.
Ocean Elf: Pretty much.
Apr 20, 2011 2:41 am
1, trolling for attention?
2, American comicbooks (I used to buy in mass), where the guys and girls dress in tight outfits, dons a cape and.....act out adolescent power fantasies? (I used to be one of them who ate up all the xmen and new mutant I can get)
3, All the criticism mentioned can apply equally to everything else on this planet in every culture.
4, mindless brain dead entertainment..... Jersey Shore?
5, video game addiction? Gambling addiction?
6, dumbing down of IQ? Anime? Same as WWF, nascar, nfl, mlb, day time soap, reality show which follows no talent hacks who are famous just because they are famous (Paris Hilton, etc, etc)
7, Porn? Like the billion dollar industry in America?
Ocean Elf: Wrong on point 1. Wrong also on point 2, most anime is inferior to the classic comics and cartoons and series here. That's why everybody knows about Super Man, Spider Man and Wonder Woman, but only the otaku know and care about Madoka Magica, Lucky Star, and the like. Only Pokemon is in the same league with our western classics because it's for all ages and has a bunch of cute and interesting creatures. Dragon Ball Z being probably the next most well known and liked.
Yes, there is a lot of different addictions, and crap out there. But that doesn't make otaku any less addicted and fanatical, or their crud any less cruddy. Don't try the deflection trick. It doesn't work on me.
Apr 20, 2011 1:38 am
whats better ? watching a bunch of over paid arseholes toss a ball around... Eat crap die wench..!!!
Ocean Elf: Oh, so being paid to play a sport makes someone an arsehole to you? What do you do for a living that makes you better than them? What's so great about watching stuff people were overpaid to draw, and still more people were overpaid to work into a motion picture?
If it comes to watching a real sport, or watching anime, I'll choose the sport most of the time. Both tend to bore me, but one is less irritating.
Apr 17, 2011 3:16 am
Ouuuu, swing and a miss.
Not sure why I'd need merit as I didn't state anything as fact.
But now that you've cleared it up, your problem is with all addictions. So if anime didn't have addicts you wouldn't have a problem with it?
Ocean Elf: Not quite. There is addiction that's easy to understand, a drug literally alters your brain and body chemistry and makes you behave a certain way, in some cases, becoming addicted. With gambling, the addiction stems from two other things, greed, and or desperation. With gaming, it's probably partly due to interaction with the game and the artificial high produced by a win. I don't know. Maybe just the person living exciting adventures vicariously through game characters. I'm not sure. But anime? There is no reason or excuse to be addicted to a cartoon. Even back in the day when my mom and niece were self-confessed addicts to a soap opera, they sure didn't act like childish fanatics the way otaku do over their silly anime. Lots of addicts don't treat their addiction like a cult and get all offended when somebody else says they don't like it. And that's the difference here. There's real addiction, and then there's manufactured addiction plus fanaticism. Otaku are the latter.
Comment: How about I just take the time to break down your entire post, and point out every logical fallacy within it.
1) Anime is the Japanese equivalent to cartoons in North America, and to generalize it like that is like saying "Family Guy and Dora the Explorer are desensitizing American youth."
Ocean Elf: Those crappy shows aren't doing anything to help, that's for sure.
Comment: 2) Porn revolves around everything, get used to it.
Ocean Elf: Nope. Just because porn revolves around everything does not mean everything revolves around it. Nobody has to get used to porn. Get used to *that*...!
Comment: 3) Pedophiles have been around well before Anime, and there are no statistics to indicate that the Pedophilia rate in Japan is higher than that of the west. The definition of a pedophile is governed by the age of consent, which is surprisingly low in the Vatican at 12 and most prefectures in Japan have age of consent at 18. Source:
Ocean Elf: Who cares? Fact is, there is lolicon. Because of otaku fanaticism and addiction, It is notorious enough to get noticed. Get used to it. I'm going to throw that statement right back at you whenever I can.
Comment: 4) That pretty much sums up half the crap on the boob-tube. Not sure if you made any posts on reality TV, but I think it's right up your alley.
Ocean elf: I hate reality TV and just about anything uber trendy. but the difference with that is it's the content itself and its utter virality that's so annoying. There are a lot more people who like that junk but are otherwise, rational, functioning human beings in society, who don't go making a cult out of their favourite piece of crap.
Comment: 5) Seriously? Because I disagree I'm automatically thrown into the category of a sexual deviant who rubs his meat raw. But then again men will rub one off to anything that looks remotely sexy :P
Ocean Elf: Eww! Look, I even had a few things to say to that part of his post. But this was way TMI. If men are really that piggish...And BTW, that's exactly what feminists want everyone to believe, too... So good going, you just touted a feminist stereotype/myth and made me cringe in the process. I do know men who aren't like that.
Comment: I'm sorry if my post came off as a personal attack, which was not my intent, I just wanted to make you think about what you wrote and how it is slightly misguided.
Ocean Elf: He was just a little off in a couple of things.
Comment: You can kind of compare it to prohibition in the 20's/30's, a handful of people ruined the fun for everyone else.
Ocean Elf: The difference being that the prohibitionists actually ran the whole show for a while. Let's hope otaku never get their hands on that kind of power. It's already frightening enough how close SJW have come to that.
Apr 17, 4:17 pm
The Author replied to Reason : "But then again men will rub" (snip out) I lost all interest when you said that one. lol That was just funny. You are way over-analyzing an article I wrote for money, seriously. lol Someone requested a slam, and I provided it. It's a job. *shrug* You'd be surprised what people want bashed these day but hey, it's GREAT money for such a little negativity to a small population of people.
Ocean Elf: 1. Ugh. That wasn't funny, it was awkward, and frankly, gross.
2. Otaku do not seem to be a very small population of people, they are everywhere, spreading their cruft where it is not relevant or even welcome some of the time.
3. Your admission/confession here unfortunately makes your article a nothing piece since it isn't actually your opinion, but something you were paid to write.
But all the negative feedback does show how otaku take anime and themselves way too seriously.
Apr 15, 2011 5:24 pm
If your going to write a complaint, don't back it up with a blatant lie. I've never heard of or viewed a study that indicated lower IQ's or mild retardation among people that watch anime. I even went out of my way to look for one, and I still could not find one.
A complaint should have merit based on truth, rather than just ignorance.
I could go on and say that the person who wrote this article displays the rationality of someone who has a lower than average IQ, as they let their emotions do the writing rather than their brain. But I won't, as it will let the author take a step back and reflect on what they wrote.
Plus your dad probably had a boner for Jessica Rabbit.
Ocean Elf: *Scowl* ENOUGH! *Slaps commenter several times across the face*
You are the one letting your emotions run away with you to write this trash. You should've stopped at a complaint about the writer's IQ study claim and left it at that.
Apr 16, 12:53 am
The Author replied to Reason : If you're going to indulge your anger in this site, realize it's mostly based entirely on opinion. Anime addiction is a very real thing. ANY addiction leads to lower IQs and mild retardation of the addict. Please don't take me out of context because you're too ignorant to read between the lines. It's also widely addictive to young kids and teenagers, therefor my statement is valid. Although, I doubt you went much out of your way to research or come to terms with anything related to addiction, period.
I think it's funny how you say you COULD go on but then continue to do so. Considering this is again, an OPINION based site, and the complaints stem from emotional upheaval, you've successfully made yourself appear as a babbling moron; obviously not comprehending the opinion part of the "YOUR" part in complaints.
Nice jab. ;) I think someone who thinks they're as smart as you claim to be could find something far more hurtful to say. The father comment was obviously made because you ran out of anything to say that might add substance to your already pathetic little display. I hope you didn't exhaust all your brain cells because you'll need them for the retort, I'm sure.
In short, you are the very essence of everything I could possibly loathe in a commenter. Tell me, all this discussion of merit and you have very little yourself? You are not as intelligent as you think you are, my dear. Please returned to your life of boredom and circle jerk porn and leave the intellectual conversations to me. Because as long as you feel the need to respond to me, I am your God;
Ocean Elf: Shut it! *Scowls and slaps writer across the face several times* No! No, you are not anybody's god, and you are not God! DO *NOT* ever do that again!
Comment: pi$$ing you off effectively and making money off your stupidity. Thanks for that!
Ocean Elf: Just because I am not stupid, does not mean you are welcome.
Over and out!
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