AnimeSuki Forums

Register Forum Rules FAQ Members List Social Groups Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Go Back   AnimeSuki Forum > Anime Related Topics > General Anime

Notices

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 2009-08-09, 10:23   Link #121
C.A.
Absolute Haruhist!
*Artist
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Age: 27
Quote:
Originally Posted by Guernsey View Post
Why does it seem that Super Robot shows have a lot more of depressing tone than their real robot counterparts?
This is not true, there are about as much depression in both Real and Supers, actually I think the entire mecha genre has more depression than most other genres.
Quote:
Originally Posted by roriconfan View Post
You guys are missing the thing that seperates the various mecha categories. Anthropomorphic personafication! Straight from Prachet's books of Diskworld.

Mecha are seperated into how identified they are with their pilots or ideals.
I guess you missed my large posts on page 5.
Quote:
Originally Posted by C.A.
Mecha anime always talks about philosophy and the mecha itself is an extension of the human spirit and ideals, to help the character achieve a goal.

The important point of mecha in story perspective is not the war itself, but usually the struggle of the character and how he develops. The war is the stage, the story is the characters. Mecha is about the human will and spirit, its because its a human in the robot, it is called a mecha and not just a robot.
__________________
No longer a NEET so I'll not be online as often.
Ignore gender and kick sexuality to the curb!
I'm a big mecha fan, who keeps playing the SRW series.
When I say 'My god...', god refers to Haruhi-sama.

My art album updated 11th May 2013, Science.
Deviant Art: http://ca0001.deviantart.com/
C.A. is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 2011-11-27, 08:00   Link #122
DawnEmperor
Senior Member
 
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Somewhere
I used to find mecha anime kind of...unrelatable. When a series revolves around a certain concept(fighting, card games, whatever), there seems to be less emphasis on character development, and more on "oh, what's the next fight going to be like". And conflicts are rarely resolved in any other way.

However, mecha anime is a genre I slowly warmed up to. Full Metal Panic! had a more realistic feel, and while the AS fights are important, they're not THE central part. Gurren Lagann had that idealistic motivation behind the characters. Fighting with giant robots is just a vessel for characters to vent their powerful emotions, it seems.

Last edited by DawnEmperor; 2011-11-28 at 09:19.
DawnEmperor is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:27.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
We use Silk.