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Apr 10, 2017 12:17 PM

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So, I'm pretty old, I think, by anime standards. I have a real, actual 10 year old son who casually suggested I try watching something called "Gurren Lagann"... I've never tried to force my love of anime onto my boys (I have 2), but I've never hidden that I watch it either. How excited am I by the prospect that I have a perfect, unspoiled vessel to mold? Well, he may end up liking really different stuff, but its mega cool that we'll have more things to share and talk about in the future, if today's convo is anything to go by.

I've seen it already, btw. Liked it. Hope he keeps watching it! But the concerned mother in me is desperately trying to remember if there is anything too scary or "adult" for him to be watching... There's not, right?!
 
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Apr 10, 2017 12:29 PM

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Claudia83 said:
I have a real, actual 10 year old son who casually suggested I try watching something called "Gurren Lagann"


Your son has good taste.

It's also aimed at kids his age, so there's really nothing to worry about. There's some raunchy humor in the DVD version of the hot springs episode, but the version on Netflix, TV, and most sites is the edited version.
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Apr 10, 2017 12:32 PM

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I don't have kids and I don't plan to have kids.
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Apr 10, 2017 12:34 PM

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A son and a daughter. They are covered in fur and purr when you rub their bellies.
 
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Apr 10, 2017 12:36 PM

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I prefer to have a daddy, not be a daddy.
 
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Apr 10, 2017 12:36 PM

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Damn, I wish my mum liked anime XD

Answering your question, no I don't have kids but if I did I'd probably make them watch anime hehe
 
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Apr 10, 2017 12:40 PM

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I remember watching Elfen Lied when I was 13. I mean on paper it's like something you'd never recommend to a kid. But honestly it didn't really affect me in the grand scheme of things.

Although I was deeply suspicious of pink haired anime girls for a while when I watched other anime.

Looking back I'm not sure if anime affected my upbringing at all. Hmm.

But yeah if I ever have kids they'll start seeing the posters around the house and will probably pick up anime by themselves lol. Can't really tell 'em anything up front tho. Subconscious persuasion, starto.
 
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Apr 10, 2017 1:19 PM
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You have nice kids and it's cool that you both have similar interest. To answer the question, I don't have any children yet but I will at some point in the future.
 
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Apr 10, 2017 1:28 PM

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No, kids are the worst thing to ever exist.
 
Apr 10, 2017 1:30 PM

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I don't have kids right now and I don't plan to


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Apr 10, 2017 1:36 PM

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I'm a tad young for that. And besides, I can't even pluck up the courage to ask a girl out so getting married and settling down isn't looking like much of a possibility at the moment. Also somewhat doubt that I'd be a good dad.
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Apr 10, 2017 1:38 PM

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i have 6 kids and i'm raising them on naruto just like how my parents raised me.
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Apr 10, 2017 2:25 PM

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Idk
I think that critter cralling around in you know is a bit pg-13 but who cares!




That is pretty cool though if he joined a anime forum in 3 years and the parent was also on the forum, do not think Ive seen that one before.
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Apr 10, 2017 2:59 PM

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That is pretty cool though if he joined a anime forum in 3 years and the parent was also on the forum, do not think Ive seen that one before.
That... would not be cool... in any way.
 
Apr 10, 2017 4:55 PM

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Loving the responses, guys! You young'uns without children, fret not. Your time, should you want that life, will come. Enjoy child free time while you can! But not having them is reasonable, if not far more sane.
I'm not sure "cool" is the right word, but it will be interesting. It may be because I'm completely biased, but I'm a generation of parent who can understand gaming and more modern entertainment, so perhaps there'll be a different sort of clash of the generations than ever before? Aforementioned 10 year old is a big Zelda fan because of yours truly, so this may end up that same sort of thing?
 
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I sure hope I do not have some child somewhere
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Apr 10, 2017 8:15 PM

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Yup, too bad not a one of them really likes anime. Though a few occasionally watch over my shoulder.
You'd think at least one of nine would. brats.
 
Apr 10, 2017 10:54 PM

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nah. i honestly don't know how parents are able to raise a child. the whole idea to me is very crazy. it's probably cause i'm still young. thank you to parents raising children tho
 
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There's definitely stuff too scary for him to see but it's not like you can control everything he sees. Best you can do is prepare him for it. You should watch Boku no Pico, that will give you a sense of what to expect lol.
 
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No I dont have kids and I don't want to think about having them.

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i have 6 kids and i'm raising them on naruto just like how my parents raised me.

Did you lure 6 random kids over to keep you company? Be honest, i know you did.
 
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My husband and I are undecided about children, even though our parents keep bugging us about having them before we're 30. :/

also, it's neat to have a mom that's into anime. My parents (especially my mom, who is a giant weeb) love anime and watch it all the time. Mom got me into it when I was a child with Dragon Ball.
 
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Most people on MAL have kids but everyone just calls them waifu.
 
Apr 11, 2017 9:59 AM

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Claudia83 said:
Loving the responses, guys! You young'uns without children, fret not. Your time, should you want that life, will come. Enjoy child free time while you can! But not having them is reasonable, if not far more sane.
I'm not sure "cool" is the right word, but it will be interesting. It may be because I'm completely biased, but I'm a generation of parent who can understand gaming and more modern entertainment, so perhaps there'll be a different sort of clash of the generations than ever before? Aforementioned 10 year old is a big Zelda fan because of yours truly, so this may end up that same sort of thing?


+1 for this

It's cool you're an experienced parent of 10 years and you still like the same stuff as us.
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I don't have kids, I don't want kids and I am probably not able to get them from a physical/medical perspective considering the amount of accidents I had when I was playing as a kid near things with different sorts of edges, my prince probably still has some scars left.

Also I had to take care of my nephew before... 6 hours of pure torture... I cannot even imagine babysitting 24/7.
 
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My daughter is 15 years old and hates Anime, and is utterly disgusted that I like it, LOLZ.

idk about you but the closer a girl gets to looking like ronald mcdonald, the more aroused i become. CAV

where can we cast our eyes to @PoruMairu who thinks of himself a member of the true church. Helion.
 
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Me and my waifu don't plan on having one.
 
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Darek said:
I don't have kids, I don't want kids and I am probably not able to get them from a physical/medical perspective considering the amount of accidents I had when I was playing as a kid near things with different sorts of edges, my prince probably still has some scars left.

Also I had to take care of my nephew before... 6 hours of pure torture... I cannot even imagine babysitting 24/7.

I had no use for kids, right up till I had them. Now I have a bunch.
 
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Can't see myself having kids; I'll probably die before that.
 
Apr 12, 2017 3:33 AM

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I don't have kids.
Great for you OP, i hope you are not from these mean parents that torment their childrens....
 
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I don't have kids and don't plan on having em but its good that you and your kid like the same things.
 
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I don't have kids...but I plan on adopting one someday. I wont have kids of my own though.




 
Apr 12, 2017 5:31 AM

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A very interesting thread. Miss, you have my respect!

In my opinion, you should just stick with giving your kids very motivating and and action-oriented anime that'll keep em going such as the aforementioned Gurenn Lagan and Naruto.
Just keep them away from ecchi stuffs until after they reach their puberty.

I write anime stuffs here.

http://paullevesque.blogspot.co.id/
 
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I have kids. They watched pixar.

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