Since I'm watching my DVR'd episodes of Monster right now, I was wondering if anyone's parents watch any anime. This comes to mind because my mom watches Monster with me every week. She also really enjoys watching Miyazaki films too.
Considering my parents told me "What's so special about those cartoon books" this answer is a hell no for me.
Well, they have watched some Pixar movies if you want to take it a broad view. They would never be interested in anime.
Ha no not even a little. My mom watched Pokemon with me when I was little for like the first 5 minutes before she called it dumb and left the room. My whole family still can't rap their heads around my "backwards books".
My parents think both anime and manga are for kids. Whenever they see me reading/watching it, they say to me "you should grow up and stop watching Japanese cartoons" LOL! or they keep bringing up Uni "how's studying going, are you up to date with all your work" and stuff like that. I've tried explaining it to them but they just don't get it/believe me.
my mum tells why i waste my time watching spike haired kids XD
lool.same here but one time my brother put spirited away on the big tele and we all watched it and enjoyed it.needless to say, it was a special moment,haha.other than that,never.
Now its like a quiet agreement i do wnatever i want and they do their own stuff so noone asks noone comments.
Well manga-anime is a reason why i started drawing again so they are happy that i do not sit the whole day in the front of the computer or TV anymore XD
My dad says i need to do better myself rather than watching japanese cartoons. i dont know about you guys, but i will be a parent that WATCHES anime!!!!! and one thing is for sure as soon as i see my kid watching a dubbed series ill turn off the tv and show him real voice actors!!!!
the hell with it, both of them are totally against anime and manga
Erm...My parents doesn't mind watching Detective Conan, they actually enjoy it with all the different cases and so on. My mum enjoys movies by Studio Gihibi...she always says My Neighbour Totoro is really good.
My parent's doesn't really mind me watching anime, suprisingly enough. I have no idea why they don't say much about it. I do try and hide certain animes from my parents.
As long as I get good grades they wouldn't say much I guess...
Looks like we're an oddity, Lila, haha! My parents don't care what I'm into. They realize they're just cartoons and drawings (although, I won't be showing them my copies of MPD Psycho anytime soon). They know I'm a nerd, but it isn't all I do (they might get a bit upset if all my time was devoted to something like anime/manga).
My grandmother only watch my AMV´s and are mostly surprised about the product of my doing xD
My parents doesn´t watch any cartoons or animes more. They are, for theirself said, to old.
well in my family if any one watches anime they r my cousins, and they were the ones who introduced me to anime
though my mom once watched Grave of the fire flies , and she said it was really good.
Last edited by shaheer; March 12, 2010 at 07:32 AM.
My mom used to wonder what I found interesting about anime and manga, when all of a sudden I caught her watching Pokemon daily. Then she told me she used to watch the original Astroboy when she was a kid and enjoyed it a lot.
She watched all of Fullmetal Alchemist when it aired on local tv (even cried on that scene), some Rave and some Cyborg 009. She watched some Gundam SEED with me and has asked when will we watch more (but she has to me on a special mood).
She's more of a gamer, though.
My dad used to be the one that told me to grow up and stop watching cartoons, and that that stuff wasn't for ladies. But recently he's been trying to understand what exactly is it that I like.
Since 99.99999999999999% of us have gone through this thing of having our parents tell us to not watch anime because it is stupid or it wont help us grow, or some other lame excuse, do you guys, and girls, think that with your own kids you will be more tolerant with what they watch??
P.S. I will.