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Jun 12, 2007 5:53 PM

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I need to find some sort of crazy, insane, psychedelic, trippy, anime... anyone know of any?

Possibly something to do with the end of the world...
 
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Jun 12, 2007 6:00 PM

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u should fill out ur list so we know what you've seen...unless those 3 things are all you've seen.

then your first stop should be Neon Genesis Evangelion.
 
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Jun 12, 2007 6:04 PM

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Yeah, I've only seen those three things. What is Neon Genesis Evangelion about?
 
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Jun 12, 2007 6:09 PM

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http://myanimelist.net/anime.php?id=30

The first half will seem normal but by the time you get done with the second half prepare to go, "whoa...wtf?"
 
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Jun 12, 2007 6:17 PM

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Dead Leaves is pretty insane. As is FLCL. And Excel Saga is insane too, though in a different way.
 
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Jun 12, 2007 6:56 PM

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end of the world.. well the anime X comes to mind >>> http://myanimelist.net/anime.php?id=156

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Jun 12, 2007 7:05 PM

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Serial Experiments Lain should fit the bill.

...even a saint needs a soldier to do the dirty work.
 
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Jun 12, 2007 7:24 PM

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I'm surprised you would become an anime fan and take part in an anime website with just Wolfs Rain. O.O

Umm... Higurashi no Naku Koro ni, perhaps?
 
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Jun 12, 2007 7:35 PM

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Yeah, I'm not really into anime that much, so I thought some people could try and change my view by presenting me with some good anime that are my taste.
 
Jun 12, 2007 7:40 PM

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o.O
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Jun 13, 2007 3:27 AM

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Krelian said:
Dead Leaves is pretty insane. As is FLCL. And Excel Saga is insane too, though in a different way.


Yeah I agree with those. Mushishi almost matches exactly my hallucinations during my one experience with magic mushrooms so you might want to check that out too.
Samurai Champloo is also pretty cool, the animation style plus the music makes it kinda cool.

And I will never hesitate to recommend Windy Tales (Fuujin Monogatari). There is some super psychadelic episodes there and the whole concept is very trippy - flying cats and school girls who control the wind.
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Jun 13, 2007 6:59 AM

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If your looking for crazy animes then Hayate No Gotoku and Yakitate Japan are really really whacko animes
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Jun 13, 2007 7:35 AM

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BLAME!
I've never seen an anime so weird.
 
Jun 13, 2007 12:33 PM

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Some recommendations:
Le Portrait de Petit Cossette
PAPRIKA (just came out in theaters)
Key the Metal Idol
Cat Soup (<----WATCH THIS!)
 
Jun 13, 2007 1:06 PM

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Yeah, Cat Soup is short and weird, so you might like that.. Um, I agree with a lot of the things said.. FLCL, Excel Saga.. It is my plan to watch dead leaves, and it seems like it'll be weird (and Krelain suggested it so yeah...)

Um.. yeah..
 
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Kodomo no Omocha... aka Kodocha... aka Marmelade Boy on crack
 
Jun 13, 2007 1:11 PM

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Krelian said:
Dead Leaves is pretty insane. As is FLCL. And Excel Saga is insane too, though in a different way.

Yeah, Dead Leaves is a good one.
 
Jun 13, 2007 1:17 PM

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I would recommend:
-.hack//sign
-Elfen Lied
-Higurashi no Naku Koro ni
-Le Portrait de Petit Cossette
-Serial Experiments Lain

As for the end of the world theme there are:
-SaiKano
-X
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Jun 13, 2007 4:41 PM

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hmm..Ergo Proxy was crazy Imo..
 
Jun 13, 2007 8:20 PM

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Oh forgot Mind Game, the number one craziest anime of all time. Still need to get around to Cat Soup.
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Jun 13, 2007 10:48 PM

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Thanks for the help people, if you have any more ideas post them up.
 
Jun 14, 2007 12:28 AM

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Akira!
 
Jun 14, 2007 12:48 AM

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Well, my ideas have already been posted. Excel Saga, Samurai Champloo, FLCL...i highly suggest Samurai Champloo. Highly.
 
Jun 14, 2007 8:47 AM

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how is samurai champloo at all "trippy" or "psychedelic"?
 
Jun 14, 2007 12:38 PM

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kei-clone said:
how is samurai champloo at all "trippy" or "psychedelic"?

I was wondering the same thing...
 
Jun 14, 2007 3:33 PM

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Texhnolyze, that serie is weird, still cool, but in a weird way :p
Paranoia Agent, didnt really like it as much myself, but its fits in what you search.
If you search at the genre "Dementia" at for example : www.anidb.net , I think you would find what you are looking for ;)
 
Jun 15, 2007 9:49 AM

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wicked2k said:
If you search at the genre "Dementia" at for example : http://www.anidb.net , I think you would find what you are looking for ;)


lies wicked. do your search on MAL :)
 
Apr 19, 2009 9:16 PM

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you all are forgetting the crazyest tripped out piece of animation ever... HEAVY METAL...
Big breasted chicks wacked out aliens wierd ass trippy shit... a trippy gloing orb... stright up crazyness...thers aliens getting all Feked up off zarfnar.. plus its got the voice of john candy... how can you go wrong? even though its not japanamie its canadime canadian animation son.. its trippy as hell its got good music its animated... and well some people consider avatar anime but its clearly made in america... and you will mostlikely find it in the anime section of your local blockbuster...
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Neverender said:
kei-clone said:
how is samurai champloo at all "trippy" or "psychedelic"?

I was wondering the same thing...


There was that episode where they got stoned....
 
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Apr 19, 2009 11:44 PM

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Where the hell do people come up with the idea of bumping threads that are a year and a half old. D:


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Apr 19, 2009 11:48 PM

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I can't fucking believe I'm the one getting banned when there are morons running around bumping threads that are 2 years old

On the other hand, it's kind of nostalgic
 
Oct 17, 2013 1:55 PM

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Mushishi really psychedelic in every way, I suggest this show to all my friends. Great concept, story and audio that goes well with the visual.
 
Oct 17, 2013 2:00 PM

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The opening for Fractale
 
Oct 17, 2013 3:36 PM

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Paprika is pretty fucking trippy. It is based around dreaming and lucid dreaming. Also the plot is great on top of that.
 
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Oct 17, 2013 3:56 PM

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2001: A Space Odyssey. Very trippy anime, dude.
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Oct 17, 2013 4:40 PM

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FLCL and might be inferno cop? watch those
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Oct 17, 2013 5:02 PM

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Chaos Head is pretty weird and strange if thats what your after.
 
Oct 17, 2013 5:17 PM

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Bakemonogatari?

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I'm gonna have to agree on with Dead Leaves and FLCL being pretty wild.

Dead Leaves is about some amnesiacs who wake up naked and then get sent to prison and have to break out.

FLCL is about an alien named Haruko Haruhara who comes to Earth in search of someone called the Pirate King, but while doing so she helps a boy grow up.

Also, I'd like to personally add Kick Heart. I didn't like it, but its about 11 minutes long and its really weird. Its a love story between a masochistic wrestler and a sadistic wrestler.
psychomonkey888 said:
Yeah, I've only seen those three things. What is Neon Genesis Evangelion about?

A boy is asked by his father to pilot a giant robot and fight against aliens called Angels trying to get to something on Earth. But while doing so, he discovers many secrets about the Angels and the robot he pilots.

 
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Mind Game is pretty great.
 
Oct 17, 2013 5:43 PM

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No anime is psychedelic enough to compare to people replying seriously in this thread; not even cat soup.
 
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Space Dandy, Kaiba, Major Lazer, Tekkon Kinkreet
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Stuff by Masaaki Yuasa and Satoshi Kon, and Chiaki Konaka
 
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nice necro m8
 
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Jun 23, 2015 7:35 PM

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Kyousougiga is a good one.

Jinrui wa Suitai is not quite psychedelic, but it has the wtf quality that you may be interested in.
 
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Madoka Magica: Rebellion
Mawaru Penguindrum
 
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