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Is This For Real? Famous Anime/Manga Fans

It would make my day if any of these people were reading this right now.

I looked up most of these and they all appear to be legit-- Efron, for example, mentioned enjoying a bunch of Shounen Jump manga in a Japanese interview; Robin Williams actually incorporated a scene references Evangelion in his film One-Hour Photo, and Kanye West's Japanophilia is well-documented. So I thought this blog post from Len was well worth a frontpage news post.   
 
Do note, however, that I couldn't find any sort of confirmation for a lot of them (like Leonardo DiCaprio liking Code Geass or Robert Pattinson liking Mushishi); they may just be from Japanese sources that I can't find, or they may not be true at all, so do take them with a grain of salt.
 
I'll update this post later if we can figure out the original source.
- gia

Is This For Real?




So I gotta ask...which celeb (supposedly) shares your tastes the most? For me it's probably Masi Oka or, god help me, Twilight star Robert Pattinson. Huh.
- gia
crusader8463on Dec. 9, 2009 at 10:13 a.m.
Masi Oka simply because he has Shaman King on his list! And i guess Hulk Hogan would be my number two since he as One piece and Pokemon, wow i cant believe just used hulk hogan and Pokemon in the same sentence. I so bet he runs a full team of Machop, Machoke, and Machamp!
Kelleth moderator on Dec. 9, 2009 at 10:14 a.m.
Gackt and Masi :)
damswedonon Dec. 9, 2009 at 10:17 a.m.
Kayne with Love Hina and Lupin III. duder may be okay but he is no Ice T
CapeBarneson Dec. 9, 2009 at 10:23 a.m.
Jackson likes Jojo
Andrew likes GL
Zac likes Outlaw Star.
 
This.
Chibi_Kajion Dec. 9, 2009 at 10:30 a.m.
If this turns out to be true I'll have less of a reason to hate some people... also Andrew W.K. shares my taste the most, if this is true anyway.
Nikoon Dec. 9, 2009 at 10:33 a.m.
Probably Gackt.
 
But why was this thread split off into two?
giaon Dec. 9, 2009 at 10:35 a.m.
@Niko: Len posted it as a blog post, and I upgraded it to a full post, so to speak :)
Hadezon Dec. 9, 2009 at 10:42 a.m.
Andrew W.K. has said in interview that he loves Anime. He's a beyond huge fan of Giant Robots
Sombreon Dec. 9, 2009 at 10:59 a.m.
I remember this from like a year ago.
Daniel_Newton moderator on Dec. 9, 2009 at 12:24 p.m.

 
I knew it!
Chengyon Dec. 9, 2009 at 12:55 p.m.
omg Haley Williams likes anime !! <3
giaon Dec. 9, 2009 at 1:13 p.m.
@Hadez: He also did a Gundam cover album or something to that effect-- he, Gackt, and Masi Oka are kind of the obvious gimmes ;)
asian_prideon Dec. 9, 2009 at 1:20 p.m.
Kanye likes anime? Oh hell no, I'm done with anime. F this. =P
Nerxon Dec. 9, 2009 at 1:25 p.m.
@asian_pride said:
" Kanye likes anime? Oh hell no, I'm done with anime. F this. =P "
LOLWUT
constanzadellarosaon Dec. 9, 2009 at 1:31 p.m.
Many of these do not surprise me (Kanye West, Keanu Reeves and Robin Williams). Light, I mean, Zac Efron did. 
 
This explains why suddenly everybody is talking about several anime/manga adaptations.
Hadezon Dec. 9, 2009 at 1:45 p.m.
@gia said:

" @Hadez: He also did a Gundam cover album or something to that effect-- he, Gackt, and Masi Oka are kind of the obvious gimmes ;) "

I totally didn't know that about A.W.K. I figured on the other too also. But I can believe that about Zac Efron too. and two more odvious ones are Jason David Frank......He was the friggin Green/White/Red/Black Ranger. and James Kyson Lee
giaon Dec. 9, 2009 at 1:51 p.m.
@Hadez: Haha, I had a huge crush on JDF when I was like, 11 years old. =P
Slimon Dec. 9, 2009 at 2:07 p.m.
Leonardo Decrapio shares similar tastes with mua.
CorAutMorson Dec. 9, 2009 at 3:19 p.m.
Mostly Andrew W.K. and Hayley Williams with a little bit of Zac Efron because of Outlaw Star.
Hadezon Dec. 9, 2009 at 3:49 p.m.
@gia said:
" @Hadez: Haha, I had a huge crush on JDF when I was like, 11 years old. =P "
I was more a a Kimberly kinda guy. But, I'd believe all the names on this list Especially Robin Williams......He has strange taste to begin with

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