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28038 No. 28038 [Edit]
How quick people are to forget. It's funny to think some things can be such massively popular hits one day, only to quickly fall into obscurity the next. I truly can not remember the last time I saw anyone so much as mention evangelion, where as it used to be all anyone could talk about for the longest time. Likewise it's hard to look back and believe something like k-on or lucky star was once a massive hit. I guess without new material to hold people's interest, this is doomed to hit everything sooner or latter. Just seems a bit sad to think about.
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>>28038

That really depends on where you look and what groups you associate with.

There are few anime referenced as often as Evangellion, even today.
The ikari gendo pose is stupidly common.
>> No. 28044 [Edit]
>How quick people are to forget.
20 years is far from "quick". I love Evangelion, it's legitimately my favorite anime. But maybe if Rebuild 4 wasn't vaporware they'd have less issues with 'falling into obscurity' (even though people are still shitting out fanworks etc.). Most anime that are good in some way have even a cult following or find themselves on "top 10" lists all over the internet. Lain being an example.

Shit like Saber Marionette J is an example of something that has fallen into obscurity. Who the fuck still talks about Saber Marionette J? Maybe 3 people at most.
>> No. 28045 [Edit]
>>28044
I like saber marionette j ;v;
>> No. 28046 [Edit]
>>28045
I don't hate it ("shit" was used as a general term, not a pejorative if that makes sense) but it's just not discussed a lot. It's discussed far less than Evangelion for sure.
>> No. 28057 [Edit]
>>28038
>How quick people are to forget
I don't know that online places you frequent besides this one, but Evangelion (and many other not-current-year) series have constant talk, even more so in active image boards (than say, specific community forums). I think the rule of thumb is very simple in this case: If it ever was massively popular, then it will retain that popularity forever; you can still find occasional discussion on ever older series like Lupin and even ancient stuff like Mazinger. Series like "Saber Marionette" stopped being go-to topics after moe anime became commonplace, same with others like "Oh! My Goddess".

What's up with the /b/-tier replies though?
>> No. 28058 [Edit]
>>28038
>I truly can not remember the last time I saw anyone so much as mention evangelion

Is... is this a serious post? It gets mentioned and referenced so incredibly frequently that I've grown outright sick of anything to do with it, despite loving it during its original run.
>> No. 28059 [Edit]
>>28057
>What's up with the /b/-tier replies though?
Wow, I just gave my opinion. I think you need to chill, there's no reason for that kind of talk.
>> No. 28060 [Edit]
Saber Marionette and OMG are still quintessential. I mean, Saber Marionette even discusses moe instead of just having it there, and OMG is definitely a high point and a tie-in to other nerdy and intellectual shit that correlates with liking moe. Maybe it's that people who consume moe are quickly bored, and the best works aren't discussed at the expense of newer ones. Look at us, we have an active thread for fucking Tooru the Magic Dragon Maid, but threads with topics are either inactive or stupid.

Then again, in person things are different. The common ground everyone shares is usually the classics (at least from mid-nineties onward) and it's easy to dive into an in-depth conversation of these works. I guess you can't really go "exactly! and even more, it's like this and that, too" here when you have to wait days for a response, if you get any. Do we even have a population of active and good conversants here? At least three or four are required to get anything going.

I didn't see K-on as interesting to begin with. The girls are cute but... I guess it ultimately lacked the depth of, say, Azumanga or Lucky Star. Speaking of Asumanga, do you guys remember Masamune Shirow? That guy put out some lasting masterpieces. Depth everywhere you step to the extent that reading his works is like walking in a swamp, at least until the third or fourth time. The latest anime with substance I remember was Cross Ange, and that was terribly articulated. Anime like that will be easily forgotten since nobody even picked it up when it aired. Kill la Kill is the latest really good anime, and it still gets content and discussion. The latter should get even better now that the edgemasters and perverts are looking for their next fix away from klk.
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