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    Default Is any American animation serious?

    I can honestly say that I haven't seen any shows from America that are serious. They base their whole show on comedy. I mean some of it is actually funny, but I'm getting tired of it. In anime, there is a huge amount of serious shows. Even in things like Pokemon, they take their adventure seriously and don't waste every second of the show for comedy. But in lets say Teen Titans Go, there is no heroic acts. Just some comedy.

    So have you seen any shows from America that are, for the most part, serious?
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    Default Re: Is any American animation serious?

    You have avatar, also don't forget animated movies are still animation so you have things like WallE and Up that pack a nice message or so and while they are cute they do have a nice solid underlining message to them. Just try to look more outside of Cartoon Network and things.

    It's really because only Kids watch those shows so they try to be funny. Adults will watch stupid crude humored shows on Adult Swim later on.

    Even in Japan the accepted demographic to watching anime IS children so there are plenty of comedy/magical girl/action shows. It's just they happen to have a pretty big outcasted culture of otaku's so they can make pretty much whatever they want unlike here in america where it's just kids basically that watch it.


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    Default Re: Is any American animation serious?

    Quite so, actually. Expect most of it to at least retain a tinge of comedy, but there are serious shows. You just have to look for them, and expect no one to want them no matter how successful or loved. For example, Cartoon Network? Young Justice had solid ratings, as did Green Lantern, Ben 10 Alien Force, etc. etc... But because it wasn't Johnny T-... er... """""funny""""" they didn't want to market it.
    Whether you mean "Serious slow" or "serious action packed" is more important. I haven't seen a single Western cartoon here that features those slower, more real and emotional moments as the bulk of the series. Young Justice combined some of it, however.

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    Default Re: Is any American animation serious?

    Most of the stuff from the '80s [ie: Transformers, G.I. Joe, He-man, and more] was serious (even if it was a ploy for selling merchandise). The ideas and some plot devices may have be campy and cheesy, but the storylines were pretty serious. You still had the going into the '90s with Gargoyles, Swat Kats, and Roughnecks: The Starship Troopers Chronicles. Even now with shows like Avatar: The Last Airbender, Legend of Korra, Ben 10, and Generation Rex there's plenty of seriousness around.
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    Default Re: Is any American animation serious?

    Alas, Here let me list: Avatar: The Last Airbender/Legend of Korra, Young Justice, Tron: Uprising, Avengers: Earth's mightiest heroes, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Batman: The Animated series. Don't let shows with jokes fool you into thinking that. There are plenty of very serious moments and themes in these shows. The reason why the witty jokes are existent is so they can appeal to a younger audience. Kids usually wont get all these serious themes in the shows, Kids are too impatient to wait between action sequences thus, they tend to add jokes to keep the kids interested. I mean Avatar has serious things that even most anime doesn't even cover(Murder being the biggest one). Legend of Korra has a real dark ending. I really suggest you look up these series and REALLY pay attention, there's a lot of seriousness going on in these.




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    Default Re: Is any American animation serious?

    Define "serious". I mean do you mean where they don't make jokes while kicking butt at all? not many. None that lasted. but some stuff is serious.










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    Default Re: Is any American animation serious?

    of course there's serious american animation.

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    Default Re: Is any American animation serious?

    I'm still waiting for this movie. Do you consider this serious? After all people are dying.







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    Default Re: Is any American animation serious?

    If you think a comedic show can't be serious then youre stupid.

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    Default Re: Is any American animation serious?

    Hrrmm. Shows is a little tricky since most cartoons are aimed at children, but Disney's older animated works (Bambi, Fox and the Hound, Hunchback of Notre Dame) were very serious and tragic. (One of them even dark, Hunchback of Notre Dame while a bastardization or the original text is still a disturbing story. The scene with Frollo singing into the fire comes to mind.)

    As for cartoons there is Legend of Korra, Generator Rex, Young Justice, and Thundercats are decent examples.

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    Default Re: Is any American animation serious?

    Avatar the Last Airbender - One of the best cartoons that I've seen to date (even adding in the hundreds of anime)
    Generator Rex - Pretty enjoyable and the ending was satisfactory.

    There's more but I don't really watch all that much. Legend of Korra is basically a fail so just ignore it.
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    Default Re: Is any American animation serious?

    Serious american animated shows come around very little. Justice League comes to mind for me. There are others but I can't think of any.

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    Default Re: Is any American animation serious?

    Anyone ever hear of the movie Heavy Metal? It's definitely not a comedy, but entertaining. Some of the stories are more "serious" than others.

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    Heavy Metal 2000 was a bit more serious than the original though.
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    Default Re: Is any American animation serious?

    They aren't too common, but there are some examples of shows that aren't comedic AND aren't geared towards minors.

    There is Spawn the Animated series which is going for graphic and violent. There is also Aeon flux, which is aiming for avant guard. Huh, looks like hulu has the third season of it (the first two were shorter and often didn't have any speaking, season three appears be rather talky.)

    The Ultramarines movie also comes to mind. This AMV features clips from the movie and captures how Games Workshop feels about Space Marines pretty well I think.


    And these days there are low budget (or student made) animated movies out there.

    But generally speaking in the US the budgets are high enough, the tech is developed enough, and the actors good enough that if something is going to be made for an adult audience it's worth doing live action (or James Cameron's Avatar style or something). For example in Japan a successful Manga might well turn into an anime, but in the us a graphic novel that achieves success like Sin City or Watchmen, will turn into live action.
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    Default Re: Is any American animation serious?

    Its ok aslong as it doesnt turn into melodrama, i like it mostly when it is cool and fun. If thats the way with the show, then i fully support that.
    But Disney had some good themes i think in the 90's, the golden age
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    Default Re: Is any American animation serious?

    Heavy metal was a great movie if you like music and

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    Default Re: Is any American animation serious?

    Do you ever go to Disney movies?
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    Default Re: Is any American animation serious?

    For cartoons in the PG to very light PG-13 range check out:
    Legend of Korra. Teen Titans (some of this show is quite serious). Batman The Animated Series (later called The Adventures of Batman and Robin). The X-Men (either original X-Men cartoon, or any of the others like "X-Men Evolution", or "Wolverine and the X-Men"). Spider Man (any of the Spider Man cartoons). EXO Squad. Conan the Adventurer. Captain Planet.

    For an obvious PG-13 cartoon, check out "War of the Worlds: Goliath".

    Then there's outright R rated cartoons like Heavy Metal or Heavy Metal 2000.

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    Default Re: Is any American animation serious?

    Try "Strange Frame" that was a good movie that came out last year.
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    Default Re: Is any American animation serious?

    As mentioned before, a hand full of the action superhero series have been more on the serious side. Batman the Animated Series is a fine (and one of my favorite) example.

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