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kamomesan

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kamomesan last won the day on September 12 2023

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    Kino's Journey, Gurren Lagann, Mushishi, Neon Genesis Evangelion, Hi no Tori
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  1. I rediscovered this Baki x Nissin ad recently. Pretty interesting that in the other commercials the kitsune only has a single tail but the Yujiro one has nine tails.
  2. Welcome to the forums! We are certainly a place with some nostalgia for anime
  3. Yo happy belated birthday @efaardvark !!!
  4. Welcome to the forums! Good luck with your studies and hope you share some cool anime with us all
  5. I mean not a lot of people know the mythology behind other cultures. I doubt a lot of Japanese understand or care about the Jewish significance of the golem despite it being a relatively common enemy in JRPGs. Mythological creatures are such a broad topic that sometimes its difficult to tell what is the contemporary creator's imagination and what isn't. I find that particularly to be the case with Ghibli films. Is there some giant-bug beast the Ohm are based on, or did Miyazaki just think it'd be cool to have giant bugs?
  6. Woooo the forum hit 100k total posts! Congrats!

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    1. Animedragon

      Animedragon

      That's an impressive total, and we've all had a part in reaching it.

  7. Welcome to the forums! I hope it wasn't too long of a bike slide over here all the way from Scotland.
  8. Technically Journey to the West is Chinese mythology, but I love the folksy feeling that those influences bring to the the original Dragonball. Pokemon also has a lot of references to yokai, kami and Shinto, even though it originated from a fascination with collecting bugs. And speaking of bugs, Mushishi. There's all sorts of folk mythology that inspires the the creatures Ginko handles, though I don't recall any off the top of my head based off of the more famous myths.
  9. Shelter certain has a lot more defined plot to the video and was a great recommendation to someone who had never seen it. The buzz around Colors is mostly the appealing visuals, but there is some sort of abstract and ambiguous story there too
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