What are some good, epic anime that tackle complex issues? I mean like Ghost in the Shell-type stuff. I'm going to Japan in 3 days and I'm stocking up my iPod with stuff to watch.
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did someone say iSip?
I agree with Boku no Pico. Pedophilia is a very serious issue.
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Tackle complex issues? Since you mention GITS, I'm guessing you mean philosophical and psychological, and not abortion.
Kodomo no Jikan
Doraemon is actually full of cautionary tales about being too dependent on modern technologies.
Hajime no Ippo tackles the complex issues of not being a wimpy faggot, getting muscular and punching people in the face for glory.
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>>10243033 Paranoia Agent.
Stupid cryptic shit.
This. Need to pick up the DVDs at some point.
Fuck yeah, and so is Ergo Proxy.
But if you're a between-the-lines reader, the mind fuck in these anime is awesome and godly.
Kino no Tabi is a thinkan animu. Download it.
Paranoia Agent was shit.
Just about all the Gundam series deal with war and the ethical issues involved with it. I recommend 08th MS Team. Gundam SEED if you'd like to throw racism into the mix.
Also consider Mahoromatic, for it's exploration of the impermanence of life.