30 Day Anime Challenge – Day 5

Anime You’re Ashamed to Enjoy

Samurai Pizza Cats

Too be honest I’m not deeply ashamed that I liked “Samurai Pizza Cats”, but do have a little shame. The series was set in the city of “little Tokyo”. The city is headed by Emperor Fred. The city is truly controlled by “the Big Cheese” who’s a rat trying to over throw the Emperor. He has his minions Jerry Atric and Bad Bird and a army of ninja crows. Speedy Cerviche, Polly Esther, and Guido Anchovy are three cyborg cat samurais chosen to guard the city. Samurai Pizza Cats is rather ridiculous from the story to the names but I still enjoyed it. By far the best part of the series is the theme song (English version).

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30 Day Anime Challenge – Day 4

Favorite Female Anime Character Ever

Most female characters in anime are generally secondary. This also true of Sakura Haruno. She always had potential to be a great kunoichi (female ninja), but it took her until just recently to achieve that potential. For some reason I’ve always loved medic type characters and Sakura  is one of the best medic in Naruto. Sakura has always wanted to get stronger as she became tired of being protected.  She has a fiery personality and had a crush on Sasuke Uchiha. She was trained by Tsunade the strongest kunoichi, although Sakura may have surpassed her. With medical skills, fearlessness and massive strength Sakura is hands down my favorite.

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30 Day Anime Challenge – Day 3

Favorite Male Anime Character Ever

Unlike the last post this was easy to answer Monkey D. Luffy hands down.

Monkey D. Luffy ( Also known as Straw Hat Luffy) is a pirate and the main character of the anime and manga One Piece. His life long dream is to become pirate king and obtain the much sought after “one piece”. He ate the devil fruit Gomu Gomu no Mi and leads the pirate crew “the straw hat pirates”. Luffy quickly rises to fame through his adventures and misdeeds. Luffy is a character that has compassion, courage and intergity. He never kills his opponents and always fights hard. This has lad to him having a 400,000,000 bounty on his head. He loves his crew (nakama) and would never leave them behind. Much like his personality Luffy’s fighting style can be unpredictable, being rubber can create interesting, silly and cool attacks that do some series damage. Luffy is fast becoming one of the strongest characters in one piece.

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Monkey D. Luffy from Movie 10
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Monkey D. Luffy from Movie 10

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30 Day Anime Challenge – Day 2

Favorite Anime you’ve watched so far

This question seems almost impossible to answer but I’ll try. The difference between anime can be vast. However, there are many high quality anime that has been produced and are currently being produced. So in order to determine which anime I liked the best so far I decided to compare the likely hood that I re-watch them after I’ve seen them. Whether they stand the test of time (do I still enjoy them as much as I use to). The engaging story, quality of characters and animation. I also compared the quality of battles. For more check out my post “What I look for in Anime and Manga“. First I’ll give my top ten then I’ll give my favorite. My top ten is (in no special order):

  1. Bleach
  2. One Piece
  3. Naruto
  4. Gurren Lagann
  5. Dragon Ball Z
  6. Neon Genesis Evangelion
  7. Samurai Champloo
  8. Yu Yu Hakusho
  9. Pokemon
  10. Attack on Titan

My favorite anime is NARUTO.

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Naruto using the Rasengan

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30 Day Anime Challenge – Day 1

While checking out the blog lazyusagi.wordpress.com I read her latest post. So I decided to join in on the challenge.

The Very First Anime You Watched

Sailor Moon. Like most Americans I was exposed to only a handful of anime as a child. Most anime came on too early in the morning for me to watch (5:00am to be exact) so I could only catch “Sailor Moon”. For those who are unaware sailor moon is an anime about 14 year old girl named Usagi Tsukino (Serena in America). She meets a cat named Luna. Luna tells her that she is magical warrior with the destiny to save the earth from evil. As the series progresses Serena and Luna search for the other Moon princesses. They find Sailor Mars, Sailor Mercury, Sailor Venus and Sailor Jupiter among others. The story is decided into five arcs.

  1. The Dark Kingdom Arc (Sailor Moon)
  2. The Black Moon Arc (Sailor Moon R)
  3. The Infinity Arc (Sailor Moon S)
  4. The Dream Arc (Sailor Moon SuperS)
  5. The Stars Arc (Sailor Stars)

I loved Sailor Moon. It featured love, action, and humor. My favorite character is Serena she’s the most entertaining.