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12-17-12, 4:24 PM

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Hey guys,

I don't mind any genre but I need something with a fast pace as I have a short attention span.

I'm currently watching Accel world and I'm gripped by the pacing.
Plot is also very important to me and I don't really like watching episodic type animes.

I really wish I could have enjoyed anime such as One piece, Kara No Kyokai, Ghost In the shell or Gurren Lagann but I just found them waaay too slow.

I enjoy action but dragged out fight scenes, repetition and dramatic pauses are a major turn off (eg. One Piece)

Thanks in advance,

CrazyFool
 
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12-17-12, 4:26 PM

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FLCL: About as fast paced as it can get

Modified by RandomPerson6, 12-17-12, 4:48 PM
 
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12-17-12, 4:44 PM

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Btooom! (one of the best animes I've seen in 2012. It also fast paced, only 12 episodes)
 
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12-17-12, 4:49 PM

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Jojo's Bizarre Adventure 2012; part 1 50 chapters in 9 episodes, part 2 still airing.
 
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12-18-12, 9:57 AM

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Fairy Tail - it is very similar to one piece but it is very fast paced from pretty the start to up to date right now. http://myanimelist.net/anime/6702/Fairy_Tail
 
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12-18-12, 10:06 AM

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Keep watching the Kara no Kyoukai movies. The first one doesn't make too much sense because its set in the middle (chronological order and broadcast order are different) of the story. The 5th and 7th ones are really fast paced for 2 hour movies. The rest are each like an hour.
 
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12-18-12, 10:21 AM

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Hunter x Hunter 2011
 
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12-18-12, 11:25 AM

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Thanks for all the replys guys.

I'm half way through Btoom! and its really good.
I'll watch all of the anime that are recommended here.
I'm already watching hunter x hunter (it's awesome) and I've watched 6 of kara no kyokai movies but don't have the motivation to watch the final one... same problem, great plot but its too slow :S

Thanks again folks :)
 
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12-18-12, 12:12 PM

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Fumiko no Kokuhaku>>Fumiko's Confession - it's literally 2 minutes and very fast-paced.
 
12-18-12, 1:17 PM

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Mirai Nikki http://myanimelist.net/anime/8460/Mirai_Nikki it's got a SUPER deep story but is very fast paced and all explained to you. PLEASE WATCH IT!
 
12-20-12, 9:49 PM

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12-20-12, 9:51 PM

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Mirai Nikki

Btooom is likely not gonna have a complete ending this season.
 
12-20-12, 9:57 PM

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Magi
 
03-10-13, 6:05 AM

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Thanks for the comments folks.
I've tried all of the anime in the list above and found Hunter x Hunter to be the best, followed by Mirai Nikki, Btoom, Magi.

Does anybody have any other suggestions? I need a gripping plot focused anime with a fast pace.

Cheers

Crazy
 
03-10-13, 7:46 AM

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What does fast pace have to do with attention span :/

isn't continuity the actual problem if you have a short one? :P


 
03-10-13, 7:47 AM

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suprised no one recommended Zetman!
 
03-10-13, 7:52 AM

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Nowadays's people dont have patience anymore.
Well *sticks up cigarette* whatever happens ... happens - Spike Spiegel







 
03-10-13, 8:03 AM

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I have never seen anything as fast paced as sword art online. However, its mega ultra fast pace made the show mediocre/okay and removed alot of potential.
 
03-10-13, 8:14 AM

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Kuroko no Basuke, non-filler basketball anime throughout. You will love it.

You can also try Hunter x Hunter (2011). Battles are long for only one episode or two, it's a reboot of the old version.
Until BBCodes are back.
 
06-06-13, 10:55 AM

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Thanks for the comments.

Zetman was pretty damn good. Does anybody have more suggestions for fast paced anime?

Cheers
 
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