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The Mike Toole Show -The Other 100 Best Anime Movies of All Time, Part 1


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Zhou-BR



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PostPosted: Sun Mar 19, 2017 10:22 am Reply with quote
I guess I'll have to hunt some of these down. Also, the director's cut of Highlander: The Search for Vengeance is pretty damn good, and my favorite thing Kawajiri has done since Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust. I'd buy a BD release in a heartbeat.
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Marzan



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PostPosted: Sun Mar 19, 2017 10:28 am Reply with quote
Wonderful stuff. You, sir, are a connoisseur. Some stuff I know and sherish while some are a complete mistery to me. I look forward to being educated by you with the next 25 installments.
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WingKing



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PostPosted: Sun Mar 19, 2017 10:33 am Reply with quote
Love seeing a recommendations list that isn't just full of the usual suspects! I am bookmarking this page directly (and the remaining parts when they come out) so I can pull it right up again whenever I'm looking for ideas on what to watch.
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angelmcazares



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PostPosted: Sun Mar 19, 2017 10:38 am Reply with quote
Cool. Thanks for creating this list Mike. It will also serve me as a great resource to find more anime movies to watch.
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Hiroki not Takuya



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PostPosted: Sun Mar 19, 2017 11:18 am Reply with quote
If you live to find good shows like these, I live to check them out because I also think some of the best works in anime are not the mainstream fare (I'm not a hipster though). I'll look some of these up, thank you so much Mike-san!

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Pestarzt



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PostPosted: Sun Mar 19, 2017 11:22 am Reply with quote
Wow, two Mizawa adaptations? I'm definitely watching those as a big fan of Galactic Railroad.
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Dop.L



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PostPosted: Sun Mar 19, 2017 12:35 pm Reply with quote
WingKing wrote:
Love seeing a recommendations list that isn't just full of the usual suspects!


Seconded. In fact that's almost exactly the comment I came here to make and I agree wholeheartedly.

I look forward to seeing the rest of the list and finding out about more things I'd never heard of but which sound interesting!
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CatSword



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PostPosted: Sun Mar 19, 2017 12:38 pm Reply with quote
This is an awesome idea/a great way to find lesser-known anime movies!

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There's no escaping Discotek if you like great anime films, is what I'm saying.


Damn straight. I love Discotek.
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Bowl of Lentils



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PostPosted: Sun Mar 19, 2017 12:43 pm Reply with quote
Love the concept behind this list! Can't wait to see what other titles will show up, pretty such we'll be seeing HELLS at some point though.
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 19, 2017 1:41 pm Reply with quote
CatSword wrote:
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There's no escaping Discotek if you like great anime films, is what I'm saying.


Damn straight. I love Discotek.

Given that theatrical anime usually fares quite well over here, I can only hope that Discotek's catalogue somehow gains the attention of further-flung licensors in due time.
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Spawn29



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PostPosted: Sun Mar 19, 2017 1:52 pm Reply with quote
I like Legend of the Overfiend a lot too. Today's anime fandom does not know about Urotsukidoji since people tend to think of Bible Black or Boku no Pico when Hentai is brought up.
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Jose Cruz



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PostPosted: Sun Mar 19, 2017 1:59 pm Reply with quote
That sounds like a great list so far. Lots of obscure stuff I feel like I need to watch now.

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Lord Geo



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PostPosted: Sun Mar 19, 2017 2:04 pm Reply with quote
Glad to see Asura included on the list, because it truly is a completely overlooked gem from only ~5 years ago. That being said, 2012 was a hyper-strong year for anime movies, so I guess something had to get looked over.

I do like how Mike isn't exactly equating "best" with "excellentt" in this list. Instead, he's focusing on if the movie is simply interesting & worth watching, even if the story/characters/etc. aren't exactly stellar. Granted, I don't think Mike will be including downright terrible movies in this list, but at least we can all tell that this will be a relatively unpredictable list.
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Tenchi



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PostPosted: Sun Mar 19, 2017 4:51 pm Reply with quote
I've seen enough anime films that I could probably make a top 100 list of my own, but, if I'm being honest, after about the top 40 or so, I'd just be listing films that I vaguely remember seeing well over a decade ago at the FantAsia festival or at the Université de Montréal's long-defunct Animate anime club.

Let's say, Studio Ghibli would get at least a fifth of my top 25 but they'd be spaced out fairly evenly by mostly series-based films and my top Miyazaki film, Kiki's Delivery Service, isn't one of the ones that usually ends up in the top 5 of generic top anime films list. My list would be top heavy with series-based films for the simple reason that I just prefer anime series to standalone movies and actually like that the movie outings for the series don't need to devote a lot of time, or any time at all, to character exposition since you're supposed to already know who everyone is.

I wish the Paste list would've also given an index where I can see the rankings without having to scroll through a screencap and a paragraph for each single film.


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Gina Szanboti



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PostPosted: Sun Mar 19, 2017 4:51 pm Reply with quote
While I'm delighted to see Asura on the list, I'm a little disappointed that it's so far down on it. It's really great, so if Asura is only 78th, the rest of the list will likely be (better be!) spectacular. Smile
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