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If you’ve never cracked open a quiz by Kyle, you’re missing out. This savvy examinator writes his knowledge from a place of passion - he made it to the final round in a quiz show as a child, and his love of the question-answer format was born. Never one to sit on his laurels, after losing out to a well-read young lady named Myrtle, Kyle set out become the best quiz master the internet has ever known. In his six-year tenure as a test-writer, has Kyle written for a) three quiz sites b) no quiz sites c) more than 30 quiz sites d) National Geographic. Yes - his friends also find him kind of obnoxious (and the answer is C). If you’re serious about your status as a supreme quizard and are determined to make your way through the ranks to our Expert level, you won’t be able to escape a few of Kyle’s challenging, informative projects.
Before Akira, distributors tried and failed to bring anime to an international audience. In 1963, for example, NBC attempted to make anime available to an American audience in the form of a series called Astro Boy. In order to Americanize it, NBC changed character names and re-edited episodes to remove scenes they didn’t think would do well in the states. The result was initial interest followed by a steep decline in popularity, so that they eventually dropped the show after episode 104, leaving 89 episodes undubbed. When Akira was released in 1988, nobody thought it would have any success outside Japan. In fact, George Lucas and Steven Spielberg, both fans of anime themselves, turned down offers to bring it to the US, calling it unmarketable. It might have never reached our theaters if it weren’t for a struggling distribution company called Streamline Pictures that believed in Akira’s potential. The English-dubbed but otherwise unaltered version was an instant success across the United States, United Kingdom, and Australia. It was the film that proved definitively that anime could be successful without Americanization. It’s cult status today, and the flood of popular anime that followed in its wake are a testament to that fact!
Our personality quizzes are set up a little differently than your basic trivia quiz, but you’ve probably seen their kind around. Rather than having to choose the right answer from a list of multiple choice options, in this case, there is no “right answer”! (Two plus two will always be four, but every Golden Girls character is equally awesome.)
So, stop stressing. Just click on the answer that suits you best, and enjoy the ride. These quizzes are just for fun but who knows – you might just learn something about yourself along the way!
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