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RandAlThor13
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If you hate Elfen Lied you have no taste in anime

Someone had to make the thread. :smileyindifferent:

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And I still haven't seen it, so I can't say anything on it really.:smileyindifferent:

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Re: If you hate Elfen Lied you have no taste in an

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Elfen Lied is gutter trash. If that means I have no taste in anime, I will wear that label with pride :smileyvery-happy:
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I really like Elfen Lied, but I don't think this rings as true as One Piece does.

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Re: If you hate Elfen Lied you have no taste in an

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Best anime of all time and I'm only 3/4ths done with it
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I read some of the manga and it's just too gruesome for me. I sort of see the appeal, but I could have used a few smiles. But no, I get cruel just for the sake of being cruel (probably more than that, but it's not worth watching the series to see).

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Or maybe you just don't like watching people being raped and/or disemboweled every five minutes.

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Re: If you hate Elfen Lied you have no taste in an

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I don't hate it; I just generally avoid most horror anime that doesn't have a little bit of humor in it. From what I've heard from my girlfriend, who's seen it and liked it, it's pretty depressing. It's the same thing with Higurashi No Naku Koro Ni (which my gf has also seen and liked it, and also said was depressing); the whole psychological horror thing just doesn't really appeal to me without some sort of comedy aspect to it. :smileyvery-happy:
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I wouldn't categorize it as horror.  I don't recall any part of it being particularly scary.  It's more an action show with some light comedy and then everyone is raped and/or disembowled.

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Well that was a given. I mean I do post in OA.
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Maaaaybe I'll give it a try. <_<
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Unless you find girls peeing on floors or cousin loving particularly funny, the humor is nigh on non-existent.
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Height of comedy gold, right there...

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Re: If you hate Elfen Lied you have no taste in an

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well...

 

i don't think not liking incest and utterly copious amounts of gore means that i don't have a taste in anime. 

 

i saw the first 5 eps of elfen lied. couldn't get passed that.

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Re: If you hate Elfen Lied you have no taste in an

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I liked the part with the puppy.
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Suikotsu wrote:
I liked the part with the puppy.


wow

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Calfy wrote:

Suikotsu wrote:
I liked the part with the puppy.


wow


What?
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There were several parts of the show involving a puppy
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Lucy's flashback.
Brothers, oh brothers, my days here are done,
the Dornishman's taken my life.
But what does it matter, for all men must die,
and I've tasted the Dornishman's wife!
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Fixed.

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Suikotsu wrote:
I liked the part with the puppy.

 

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Oh, so THAT one, eh? I have a feeling that that scene is what alot of people know Elfen Lied for, like the dog **beast** scene from Pink Flamingos. A pattern of dogs, so to speak

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Elfen Lied was a good concept that had a fixation with gore on the same level of a freaking snuff film.

 

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I have no interest in EL.  Don't know if it's bad, I just don't like that kind of thing.

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