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  1. Kerberos
    Actually Monster is another show I'd say feels more western than anime though unlike Hero Mask it wasn't made for this express purpose.
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  2. Kerberos
    What I mean by the series feeling more western is not that it feels cliché but more that it feels tonally in line with western (adult oriented) shows like 24 and Alias. To me this isn't necesarilly a good thing as I seek out anime to give me the kind of entertainment I can't get out of western media. But as one of the very few anime that feels distinctly non-anime it's an interesting curiosity nevertheless.
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  3. Kerberos
    Also fun fact: seinen does not equal mature. Did you know for instance that most moe slice of life shows are also seinen? They're made to target a certain sense of nostalgia for a high school life they probably never had. Also seinen doesn't always equate to serious either. For instance did you know Berserk runs in the same magazine as Ai Yori Aoshi and that the SAC manga ran in the same magazine that runs Prison School?
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  4. Kerberos
    Seinen does mean they are made for an older audiene and it is true that, like shonen, seinen series are made specificially to appeal to that audience but the way it goes about that differs vastly from series to series.
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