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Things you miss about the old Pokémon anime (early anime)

Discussion in 'Animé Spoilers' started by Emboar_Rulez, Jan 14, 2020.

  1. Ignition

    Ignition Smug Smasher

    I also liked how no one was purely comedic relief in OS and that everyone could be the butt of a joke.
  2. Zoruagible

    Zoruagible Lover of underrated characters

    Instead of just Ash.
    Yeah, I miss that too
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  3. Jangobadass

    Jangobadass Well-Known Member

    It had an energy, edginess, and emotion (and insanity) we haven't seen since. Oh, sometime they come close, or at least try, but it's just not the same. As well as some unique, interesting concepts.
  4. Jibanyan

    Jibanyan Well-Known Member

    Lots of things posted here are more like "90s anime stuff" that you don't see in modern anime.
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  5. BabaVanga

    BabaVanga Well-Known Member

    That's the problem I have with Pokémon anime (and franchise in general), it follows the trends at cost of its own identity.
  6. Leonhart

    Leonhart Imagineer

    Particularly during SM from my viewpoint, where it followed a lot of cliches seen in other anime series like Yokai Watch for example. I don't like slice-of-life storytelling in general and prefer seeing more traveling involving the main cast, which is why I liked OS and the other older sagas a lot more.
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  7. Zoruagible

    Zoruagible Lover of underrated characters

    Not to mention way too much gen 1 representation nowadays, at least it's somewhat exceptable currently with them being based there... but still.
    Too little gen 2/4/5 rep :/
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