Environment and Time

B StAR

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What is your favorite era of time and what environment do you mostly like in anime and manga?

I personally love present day time because anime makes the ordinary world into EXTRAordinary.(think Clannad and Black Lagoon)! I also dig the cyberpunk world (Ghost in the Shell) for hey, it might happen in real life :eek:

The urban sprawls that are associated with them work great for the environment for there is always something to do (school adventures or a shoot out in the city). Old school eras are a bit too historic for my taste and scenes with mountains and nature is a bit too calm for me.
 

Rei Ayanami

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Yeah, in the era and time, I agree with you.

I like urban scenarios too, but the occasional open, grassy area, mountains and stuff are good too.
 

Shinji Ikari

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Yes, I agree with both Cobalt and BStAR. Present day is great, as long as the city or urban areas do not become lame. I also like settings in the past. With a little modern stuff thrown in, like Afro Samurai.
 

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yeah, i have no problem with the present and wouldnt really have an issue with a Ghost in the shell type era either.
 

Ray

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Meh anywould do fine for me but I like the age of knights more though or adventure
 

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Modern Japan is the best environment! I like it better then Modern day... Well every other country, really.
 

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well I like the feudal era with swords and such... but present life is good...
 

Ray

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Modern japan is kinda good the uniforms for school are kool =]
 
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I like medieval times, it's like that in Berserk.

It's old, ancient and dark which I like.
 
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I honestly couldn't care less what era/location a anime is set in. But being that most slice of life is set in modern times that's my pick I guess. Though there are still some very good SOL shows that are set in different worlds like Mushishi and Aria.
 

Ray

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Rave master a good time line IMO I guess its about a hero in a weird age ^^

It got me into anime
 

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i like the future. i wana go into space and discover new lands and maybe even new life. i want to be the first to step on a planet thats not earth.
 

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I like the gintama time.. It's edo time but alieans invaded so it's like a major fast forward but still keeping the old traditions and building and such and such.
 

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it doesn't matter what time the action of the anime is as long is not too similar to the real life of this time
 

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I personally prefer futuristic setting(gundam, ghost in the shell, etc.)I also like feudal Japan setting since I love ninjas and samurais.
 
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I like it more is it's based in europe and during anywhere from the 1800's down. That would be ideal. Even a completly different place is good too.

=]

But I do like modern time one too.
 

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i prefer the present time... but with lots of falling cherry blossoms or an autumn weather will be just fine...
 
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I like ancient Japan, like Soul Society in Bleach. XD
I also like the countryside...dunno what anime that might be.