In the English-speaking world, the word "cartoon" is often synonymous with children's entertainment. In Japan, however, animation is not thought of as a genre as much as it is a medium, one capable of telling all sorts of stories. Because of this, if you put on a random anime for your family without vetting it first, you may end up getting something far more adult than anything you'd ever see on American TV. Today, we're here to tell you about some of the most "adult" anime to ever exist. Y'know, without crossing the line into talking about that kind of adult anime.
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Netflix's Beastars does a decent job of making alterations to the manga so that the anime still has some surprises. The 12 episodes condense around 45 issues of the original story cleverly, but one character feels like she could have been adjusted much better: the dwarf rabbit Haru. Haru's the object of affection for the wolf, Legoshi, and the red deer, Louis, at Cherryton High. In fact, it's a major travesty and fails to fix what the manga handled poorly: the objectification of women. Regardless, some tweaks could have helped.
No matter how amazing the subject matter is, there always will be a nerdy stigma surrounding the genre, whether you like it or not. Trying to defend yourself while talking about watching anime is already a tough task, but if you are a fan of any of these anime, life gets much much harder. They are either incredibly silly, bizarre, overly racy , or just plain dumb. Sometimes one show can be all of those things! Anime is a strange medium where weird stories can come to life and not all of them are the best, to be honest.