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Jun 29, 2010 11:56 PM

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bowzef said:
Anything thats rated under 17 is crap


You will missing out on a bunch of mature show if you really think that...

Kino Journey (pg-13)
La Maison en Petit Cube (G)
Tokyo Magnitude 8.0 (pg-13)

anyways, for things that are 17+
Shigofumi
Phantom ~Requiem for The Phantom~
Serial Experiment Lain
Gunslinger Girl

as for R+
Boogiepop Phantom

Watch Boogiepop.
 
Jun 29, 2010 11:58 PM

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Evangelion please.

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Jun 30, 2010 12:01 AM

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oh yeah, don't forget Boku no Pico, it's a classic.
 
Jun 30, 2010 12:27 AM

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oh yeah, don't forget Boku no Pico, it's a classic.


Forget this please. It causes brain damage.
 
Jun 30, 2010 12:35 AM

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shadowsword said:
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oh yeah, don't forget Boku no Pico, it's a classic.


Forget this please. It causes brain damage/cancer/diabetes/tumors/rigamortis.

Fixed.
 
Jun 30, 2010 12:38 AM

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Moved to the recommendations board.

I can't help but laugh at half the anime mentioned here as "mature" but hey, whatever floats your boat.

To me, a good example of a mature anime are those aimed at seinen/josei demographic like Monster and Aoi Bungaku (Blue Literature).
 
Jun 30, 2010 12:57 AM

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Sempie said:
shadowsword said:
AirStyles said:
oh yeah, don't forget Boku no Pico, it's a classic.


Forget this please. It causes brain damage/cancer/diabetes/tumors/rigamortis.

Fixed.


All I know is it will cause your penis rigor mortis after you die from how heavenly it is.

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Jun 30, 2010 1:44 AM

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Seconding Monster and Aoi bungaku.

And check out Kemonozume as well.
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Jun 30, 2010 5:26 AM

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AirStyles said:
bowzef said:
Anything thats rated under 17 is crap


You will missing out on a bunch of mature show if you really think that...

Kino Journey (pg-13)
La Maison en Petit Cube (G)
Tokyo Magnitude 8.0 (pg-13)

Seconding this sentiment. They may not be rated R but they are not kid-friendly.

Some that are R are Dentpateki na Kanojo
FMA: Brotherhood
Ergo Proxy
Ghost in the Shell: SAC
Tetsuwan Birdy Decode (the first season is PG-13, the second R)

And totally thirding Monster
 
Jun 30, 2010 5:33 AM

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Jun 30, 2010 5:34 AM

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Pokemon has a hard core, and has matured nicely.
 
Jun 30, 2010 5:38 AM

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Really? Pokemon still seems as kiddy as its always been
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Jun 30, 2010 5:41 AM

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Really? Pokemon still seems as kiddy as its always been


Pokemon... is hardcore... I mean, how can one live there...

Pokemon is...


Pokemon gives me nightmares!!!!
 
Jun 30, 2010 6:11 AM

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Lets see... Shows that were considered quite "hard-core" and "mature", atleast in my book of what I've watched...

- Legend of the Galactic Heroes (Surprised no one has mentioned this yet, it's quite possibly one of the most "hard-core" things you'll watch. It's probably the closest thing you'll see to realistic space war)

- Armored Trooper VOTOMS (Another realistic war scenario; it's the closest thing to real mecha battles as you'll get. :p And the main character is incredibly dark, you might enjoy this)

- Aura Battler Dunbine (Aside from the OP, this is quite a dark show, granted the ending is rather random, it's worth watching)

- RahXephon (Interesting show, somewhat similar to Evangelion, it's pretty good, I'd recommend watching this)

- Zeta Gundam (Great plot, wonderful characters, and dramatic endings to those characters; it's worth watching as well)

- Victory Gundam (This is probably the darkest of Gundam series; you'll have to be pretty harden to watch this, and have somewhat of an understanding that death is completely random to enjoy this. People tend to dislike this series for some reason, but if you can figure out the "unintentional" meanings of the series, it's very good, and one of my favorites)

Yes, I'm a mecha fan, love mecha. :3
 
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Kino Journey (pg-13)
La Maison en Petit Cube (G)
Tokyo Magnitude 8.0 (pg-13)

Seconding this sentiment. They may not be rated R but they are not kid-friendly.


yes its true indeed thats why i said 17 because there is anime classified that its not R rated but more hardcore then 15+ like MA rated tho some MA rated stuff is well good soo.. eh it depends on the makers
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Jun 30, 2010 5:15 PM

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bowzef said:
Kino Journey (pg-13)
La Maison en Petit Cube (G)
Tokyo Magnitude 8.0 (pg-13)

Seconding this sentiment. They may not be rated R but they are not kid-friendly.


yes its true indeed thats why i said 17 because there is anime classified that its not R rated but more hardcore then 15+ like MA rated tho some MA rated stuff is well good soo.. eh it depends on the makers

MA means that it's more hardcore than R... that's like porn/Saw territory. For this site, you have R and you have PG-13. No 15+ ratings.
 
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Sweetpea said:
bowzef said:
Kino Journey (pg-13)
La Maison en Petit Cube (G)
Tokyo Magnitude 8.0 (pg-13)

Seconding this sentiment. They may not be rated R but they are not kid-friendly.


yes its true indeed thats why i said 17 because there is anime classified that its not R rated but more hardcore then 15+ like MA rated tho some MA rated stuff is well good soo.. eh it depends on the makers

MA means that it's more hardcore than R... that's like porn/Saw territory. For this site, you have R and you have PG-13. No 15+ ratings.

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Get ur ratings correct mate there is a RATING called MA, and R is higher then MA.. R18, MA15, M15, PG13, G and don't be thinking everyone lives in same country as you coz im betting u think were u live everywhere should be like... and ur wrong

and idc what site has for age ratings
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Jun 30, 2010 6:12 PM

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bowzef said:
Sweetpea said:
bowzef said:
Kino Journey (pg-13)
La Maison en Petit Cube (G)
Tokyo Magnitude 8.0 (pg-13)

Seconding this sentiment. They may not be rated R but they are not kid-friendly.


yes its true indeed thats why i said 17 because there is anime classified that its not R rated but more hardcore then 15+ like MA rated tho some MA rated stuff is well good soo.. eh it depends on the makers

MA means that it's more hardcore than R... that's like porn/Saw territory. For this site, you have R and you have PG-13. No 15+ ratings.

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Get ur ratings correct mate there is a RATING called MA, and R is higher then MA.. R18, MA15, M15, PG13, G and don't be thinking everyone lives in same country as you coz im betting u think were u live everywhere should be like... and ur wrong

and idc what site has for age ratings


I'm not trying to be offensive, I'm just pointing out that for this site there is not MA- rating. Which means that while there are probably some anime that would fall into that category of above PG-13 and below R, they don't have a rating for that.
 
Jun 30, 2010 6:12 PM

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http://www.ag.gov.au/www/agd/rwpattach.nsf/VAP/%28CFD7369FCAE9B8F32F341DBE097801FF%29~a0000CPB+-+Cinema+information+sheet+for+M++MA+15+and+R+18+Classification+qld+Public+Affairs+Comments.pdf/$file/a0000CPB+-+Cinema+information+sheet+for+M++MA+15+and+R+18+Classification+qld+Public+Affairs+Comments.pdf

Click this and it shows that were i live there is a MA Rating not my fault you guys don't get more ratings :S have copy n past -_-
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Jun 30, 2010 6:20 PM

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bowzef said:
http://www.ag.gov.au/www/agd/rwpattach.nsf/VAP/%28CFD7369FCAE9B8F32F341DBE097801FF%29~a0000CPB+-+Cinema+information+sheet+for+M++MA+15+and+R+18+Classification+qld+Public+Affairs+Comments.pdf/$file/a0000CPB+-+Cinema+information+sheet+for+M++MA+15+and+R+18+Classification+qld+Public+Affairs+Comments.pdf

Click this and it shows that were i live there is a MA Rating not my fault you guys don't get more ratings :S have copy n past -_-

I already knew that for Australia- and it's not my fault that Australia has so many ratings.

The point was that there are mature, good anime that are rated PG-13... and some lower.... on this site.
 
Jun 30, 2010 6:28 PM

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you do realize the more age ratings the more understanding what category of matured level is. Being restricted by less ratings makes it worst then having more ratings due to fact you will not know if this is just some childish anime/movie or it will be matured so with more ratings you def know that its for older people its simple as that other wise its a guessing game and tbh no one wants be guessing if this anime/movie is crap it waste peoples time trying figure out whats worth watching whats not.
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Jun 30, 2010 6:41 PM

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Detroit Metal City
Berserk
Golden Boy
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Jun 30, 2010 6:42 PM

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Regardless of how anyone sees age ratings (and the lack of), that doesn't change the fact that you're stuck with the American ratings on this site. And I'm not sure that you realize this, but Americans don't rate based on percieved 'childishness', but on content such as sexual themes and language- there can be mature anime that don't have any swearing or sex, and those automatically get a lower age rating.

The thing is, everyone has different tastes. So what may be brilliant to me might be crap to you. And vice-versa. There are R-rated anime out there that are gawd-awful. The rating has nothing to do with quality. Besides, this does have a way to tell if a lot of people liked it- there's a part on the anime page that shows what the average score of an anime is, and shows how many people have rated it. And you should be able to tell what shows you're more likely to enjoy based on personal tastes- there's a mature PG-13 anime that deals with politics and space. If you enjoyed politics and space, you'd enjoy that anime.
 
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What hasn't been mentioned yet: (Or i overread it)

Kaiji
Ghost in the Shell
Michiko to Hatchin
Berserk
Basilisk
Trigun
 
Jun 30, 2010 7:03 PM

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being PG13 does not tickle my fancy a PG13 anime thats matured would be awful no way in earth u be able see someone get there head riped off let alone anything sexual or language so again i state the more ratings the more understanding i don't feel that any PG13 stuff is matured for me becoz i have grown up i have realized theses typs of anime and movies are design to attract the younger people a family movie will come under that now days you see familys rent out a PG13 movie for there child and a M to R rated movie for there self's the reason why we have a age rating system is to make sure kids are not watching R18 stuff so again i state it clear that TRUE reason behind it was fact people are aware of content that will be shown placeing a PG anime/movie to a younger person will understand the storyline and its content so it is not just about what content either also how story is told some are more harder then others a PG film is easy to follow through i never once seen a PG film that wasnt easy to get or understand..
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Jun 30, 2010 7:56 PM

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So OP watch anime to see 2D characters getting beat up, amputated, abused and mentally scarred?

Watch Angel Beats! It got some very gruesome shit in there, and they actually make it funny... I'm not even joking. (and it's PG-13)
 
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i tryed Higurashi i could not get into it the style of drawing was blah could not watch it i guess style of drawing helps a lot it cant be cheap looking idk how els to explain but dint lke drawing so couldnt even stand watching first 4 epos
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i tryed Higurashi i could not get into it the style of drawing was blah could not watch it i guess style of drawing helps a lot it cant be cheap looking idk how els to explain but dint lke drawing so couldnt even stand watching first 4 epos



What's so hard to understand about Higurashi?

You have a poor dude who got terrorize by very cute girls to the point of insanity, it's pretty straight forward, I mean, it's not rocket science...

isn't that all you wanted anyways? Seeing 2D character get scarred/abuse bad... Blood, gore, horror?
 
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You need to watch Berserk.
 
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i tryed Higurashi i could not get into it the style of drawing was blah could not watch it i guess style of drawing helps a lot it cant be cheap looking idk how els to explain but dint lke drawing so couldnt even stand watching first 4 epos



What's so hard to understand about Higurashi?

You have a poor dude who got terrorize by very cute girls to the point of insanity, it's pretty straight forward, I mean, it's not rocket science...

isn't that all you wanted anyways? Seeing 2D character get scarred/abuse bad... Blood, gore, horror?


you can't read? i clearly stated if drawing is crap i cant watch it :S i CLEARLY stated that i did not like drawing design so it was too hard to get into
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What is this I don't even...

You know what, Gurren Lagann is right up your alley. No matter what you said about Naruto and Bleach. If the amazing has happened and you haven't already checked it out, you should.

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i been watching code geass i finished the first season and now up to epo 2 on 2nd season its alright the storyline is alright the characters are some what interesting but it does lack putting detail in to there personality's has action and so it can be enjoyed to watch but clearly first season is rated PG and the 2nd is rated 17+ so i need to give it a chance coz so far i wont say i don't like it but i wont say its best or is my favorite its just alright something new to watch nothing more but like i said give it chance on 2nd season coz it is after all 17+ already seen some skin.

that's my review of Code Geass So far
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Jul 2, 2010 8:43 PM

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Why don't you try Kara no Kyoukai movie series?

It's pretty bloody, the graphic is very good, and yeah... It got nudity too.
 
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Watch Kaiji.
 
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bowzef said:

Samurai Clampoo
Code Geass Season 1


LOL, these are hardcore & mature for sure

Something 17+? Maybe this it's a gorefest so idk if it's something you might be interested in


 
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i been watching code geass i finished the first season and now up to epo 2 on 2nd season its alright the storyline is alright the characters are some what interesting but it does lack putting detail in to there personality's has action and so it can be enjoyed to watch but clearly first season is rated PG and the 2nd is rated 17+ so i need to give it a chance coz so far i wont say i don't like it but i wont say its best or is my favorite its just alright something new to watch nothing more but like i said give it chance on 2nd season coz it is after all 17+ already seen some skin.

that's my review of Code Geass So far


Try watching Armored Trooper VOTOMS. It's what Code Geass should've been (Realistic mecha, without the magical ish or the super robos).
 
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bowzef said:
i tryed Higurashi i could not get into it the style of drawing was blah could not watch it i guess style of drawing helps a lot it cant be cheap looking idk how els to explain but dint lke drawing so couldnt even stand watching first 4 epos


Dude, do not quit before episode 5. The stuff that happens outweighs the shitty art, which is pretty bad, I'll agree. But, rest assured the second season (Kai) looks much, much better, so it's worth it. Don't watch Rei, half of it is fairly lighthearted stuff, just catering to fangirls like myself. XD

Seconding Kara no Kyoukai (Garden of Sinners.)

Seconding Berserk as well.


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Kara no Kyoukai (specially the 5th movie, awesomeness), Mnemosyne - Mnemosyne no Musume-tachi and Higurashi no Naku Koro ni (most of the arcs are annoying until the last 2 episodes or so...), if you haven't yet, watch Hellsing Ultimate OVA

Be sure to check out the 3rd season/OVA of black Lagoon, which just started airing... :D

Honestly if you want seinen stuff (mature stuff), then anime will never fill that void, you are better off looking up manga. alot of really good manga never make it to being anime because the darkness in the series is too much for animation companies to have any interest in it. they remain niche series...

oh, and the anime for berserk sucks... epically... the manga is much MUCH better.
 
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I do like mecha anime but it got be like GunXSword or Blue Gender were mecha have upgrades and its all about mechas and good combat :D so ya if u guys can post mechas that be cool :D
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Kara no Kyoukai Movie Series. A Type Moon series. (Fate/stay, tsukihime, etc)

There are 7 movies. Goes from simple cuts to piercing someones chest with bare hands and crushing their heart in front of their face while arm is still piercing their body and keeping only thier head then crushing it in front of someone who cared about them. There's a couple... or so rape/sex scenes.

It's a great series. Most of what i said is in the 5th movie which is also placed at 10th place out of all the animes on MAL.
 
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iv seen Fate/Stay
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Jul 4, 2010 9:45 PM

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bowzef said:
iv seen Fate/Stay


how you find it ?
 
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Yes watch Kara no Kyoukai.


 
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Seikon no Qwaser is a hardcore ecchi, it's not a hentai... you can check that out, but it's not for those who can't handle extreme ecchi.
 
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iv seen Fate/Stay


how you find it ?


Yeh it was not bad sad at then end tho
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Jul 6, 2010 1:25 PM

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Mature?
Aoi Bungaku Series
Monster
Texhnolyze
Mononoke
 
Jul 6, 2010 1:49 PM

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*sigh* I actually find that "everything-that's-not-mature-sucks" attitude pretty annoying(no offense) , but your not all that bad.

Hmm, I suppose I'd suggest Darker than BLACK and Baccano.
Darker Than BLACK is pretty sweet. I recommend it ^^
 
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