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Old October 9th, 2012 (8:11 PM).
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Originally Posted by Ausaudriel View Post
My personal opinion is that they should remain separate. I understand where you're coming from but in this particular case it isn't just a Japanese version of GE, it's more of a subculture thing. Anime/manga/etc. is undeniably the dominant part of JE and I think it sells it short to just group it all together, even if the forum is a little bit less active than it used to be.
Oh my god, I almost always agree with Audy, but oh well!

Basically, this.

A big percentage of the member base here belongs to the anime fandom, and Pokemon itself is an anime and manga too, and while the Pokemon side of things have their own area - the point is PC targets and draws in a lot of anime fans. I'm one of them, and I'm not sure about others, but I've always liked that JE was separate from GE. I want my anime with my anime, and I don't want to scroll through pages of GE threads to find JE topics. Likewise, plenty of GE goers probably feel like anime should stay the heck out of their area if they dislike it.

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