Chris Maier (
Thu, 18 May 2000 18:54:48 -0400

It's posted somewhere at Although the initial target is
Pokemon, it's fairly obvious from the first and last paragraph that the guy
does'nt really like the whole thing as a whole.
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From: Vince Leon <>
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Subject: RE: [gundam] (OT)anti-anime article....

> Where can i find the actual article?
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> Vince Leon
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> From: Chris Maier []
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> Subject: [gundam] (OT)anti-anime article....
> << File: ATT00005.htm >> I hate when I find this stuff....what is it with
> some people and anime! I mean, it's OK to not like it, but I really hate
> when people go out of their way to insult it's fans, and even question the
> way in which it is made. Anyway, here are some excerpts from a
> annoying article from some guy:
> >From, by Steven Bailey,:
> "It's pronounced "ah-NEE-may," but for this cartoon fan at least, "anime"
> " gathers that the garish violence is what's attracting the
> kiddies.All of the characters have the same glassy eyes and barely moving
> lips (it costs less to animate them that way, you know). And the
> all move the same way: little more than they need to.
> After being spoiled in the last few years with imaginative cartoons such
> Space Jam, The Rugrats Movie, and The Iron Giant--not to mention the
> high-quality Disney productions of the past decade--it's insulting to be
> served a cartoon whose style is almost as nausea-inspiring as the jittery
> camera techniques of The Blair Witch Project. Even an average episode of
> "The Simpsons" has more thought behind it than this.. If this crudely
> animated stuff is enough to attract a following, what would its fans do if
> someone showed them a real cartoon?"
> Feel free to E-mail him at: and tell him how you feel.
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