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    My Hero Academia
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  1. Funimation put up Your Name. I remember all the hype behind this film and how it it became the highest grossing anime at the box office. After watching it, it was kinda a letdown. I mean it wasn't bad, but Spirited Away is immensely superior to this movie. Its worth watching, but I wouldn't grade it above a solid straight to Netflix feature.

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    2. DeathscytheX

      DeathscytheX

      It was absolutely beautiful from and animation standpoint. I just found it to be a typical love story. XD the musical montages sprinkled through out it didnt really do anything for me. I could have done without the episodic series style opening too. I liked it, I just expected more since it got so much praise and every new movie is wrote about comparing it to Your Name. 

    3. Strider Hiryu

      Strider Hiryu

      That'll be the problem for the foreseeable future until something else comes out that's superior to it in some way (Shinkai has a new film coming out so who knows it'll probably kill the Your Name hype if its good (which who am I kidding, I'll think its amazing so my opinion here is pretty much moot XD)). Almost every sub-genre in anime has a "Your Name" title in it that everything else gets compared to so I completely understand the sentiment when looking at it that way.

      Honestly Your Name's OST is probably one of my favorite ones to date so those muscial montages were amazing to me (one thing Shinkai does well is having a good musical score for all of his movies). Honestly my only gripe about the whole film is how it ended but I should be used to that by now, none of his fucking movies have a happy ending (Your Name is probably the only one that comes close to being a happy ending). They always end with both main characters going their own way either not remembering who the other is (ala Your Name), not recognizing each other in the future (5 cm), completely loosing their memories (The Promised Place), being million miles away from each other (Voices of a Distant Star), or having  a falling out and not seeing each other again (Garden of Words, though both still pine for each other). Drives me fucking nuts and I wish he'd fix that about his stories.

    4. DeathscytheX

      DeathscytheX

      OMG, I thought Your Name was gonna end like that. If they wouldn't have turned around and acknowledged each other for the payoff, I would have been so pissed. XD

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