Japan Quotable

Tossing some of my favorite quotes from anime/manga on this post.

Brigadier General Roy Mustang: Nothing's perfect, the world's not perfect, but it's there for us, trying the best it can. That's what makes it so damn beautiful. ~ FullMetal Alchemist

Ed: Ed will introduce Ed. Full name - Edward Wong Hau Pepelu Tivrusky the 4th.
Spike: That's a long name.
Faye: Who the hell's this?
Ed: Ed made up that name for Ed, isn't it cool?
Spike: If you made it up, how can you be the 4th? ~ Cowboy Bebop

Jet: [Talking to his bonsai trees] So that's it? The secret to the universe is so simple! By the way, just who am I anyway? ~ Cowboy Bebop

Jet: [describing Edward from conflicting interviews] 2 meters tall. Ex-basketball player. Beautiful kid. And on top of it, a gay alien. ~ Cowboy Bebop

Asuka: [threatening Shinji through the dividing wall between her room and his] This is the unbreakable Wall of Jericho.
Shinji: What...?
Asuka: If you invade my side over this wall, you shall be executed. A child must not be awake this late, go to bed! ~ Neon Genesis Evangelion

Coro:...But he was my friend. He even gave me cheese. ~ +Anima

Haruko: It takes an idiot to do cool things. That's why it's cool. ~ FLCL

Most Hilarious Quotes from the Ouran High School Host Club

Haruhi Fujioka:
Actually, I realized it's not that bad to be popular among the girls. They're rather cute too. I think I might be interested in girls. I'll put on a more macho front next time! That's what I'll do! Yeah!

(in the theatre of Tamaki's mind) I'm scared Hikaru! Hold me, protect me! Ahhh! I'm scared Kaoru! Hold me, protect me!

Tamaki Suou:
All hail poverty!

(In a very shonen voice) And yet, even as we speak, the curtain's rising is upon us.

Kyouya Ootori:
Well, no, I don't ever remember asking for her hand in marriage.

(regarding Tamaki) And we've lost him yet again

(Technically, my favorite quote from doesn't appear in the anime or manga but from a blooper real of Ouran. "Au Chaunte. Moron")

Hikaru Hitachiin:
I'm sorry, but who's mama?

We must induce amnesia!(grabs a baseball bat) Hold him.

Kaoru Hitachiin:
...You nasty pervert.

Hikaru and Kaoru:
Our powers are nothing against this wholesmoeness!


Mitsukuni "Hunny" Haninozuka:

Takashi "Mori" Morinozuka:
No more candy.

(Also from the blooper reel. "Mmmm. Mori like seashells.")

That was fun.

Pikachu: Zapdos is better than all the other Pokémon. ~ Pikachu's Bizarre Adventure Official Comic (Pokemon)

YĆ«ko Ichihara: There is no such thing as a coincidence in this world, there is only the inevitable. ~ xxxHolic

Aang: I know how to deal with these guys, Katara. Pirates love to haggle. Watch and learn. [walks over the Pirate Captain.] What say ye to the price of... one copper piece!
Pirate Captain: Hahaha! The price is 200 gold pieces. I don't haggle on items this rare.
Aang: Okay, two copper pieces!
Pirate Captain: It's not as amusing the second time, boy. ~ Avatar: The Last Airbender

Dr. Fuji: We dreamed of creating the world's strongest Pokémon... and we succeeded. ~ Mewtwo Strikes Back (Pokemon)

Conan Edogawa: A detective who corners someone with logic, but lets them commit suicide... is no different from a murderer.
Heijki Hattori: To hear the perfect one say such a line... is a pain to my ears...
Conan: There's no such thing as a perfect person. Even I am just one person... ~ Case Closed

Neo: There is some fiction in your truth, and some truth in your fiction. To know the truth, you must risk everything. ~ The Animatrix

Apachi: (answering phone) Apachi here! Give me you money and I'll teach you how to fight! ~ Kenichi The Mightiest Desciple

Paprika: Don't you think dreams and the Internet are similar? They are both areas where the repressed conscious mind vents. ~ Paprika

R.I.P Satoshi Kon.

Arsene Lupin III: Good ol' Zenigata, the archetypal Japanese man. Totally devoted to his work. ~ Lupin III

Vash: I am Valentinez Alkalinelia Xifax Sicidabohertz Gumbigobillo Blue Stradivari Talentrent Pierre Andri Charton-Haymoss Ivanovicci Baldeus George Doitzel Kaiser. Don't hesitate to call. ~ Trigun

Ed: Lesson #3 : If you see a stranger, follow him. ~ Cowboy Bebop

Various characters: When you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth. ~ Case Closed

Light: This is the first time I actually want to punch a girl. ~ Death Note

Wally: Only by having an adult to pull the chains , and a child to advance forward can the mission be accomplished. ~ Pokemon Special: The Fourth Chapter

The words of Ishballa: Even in the darkest of suffering, a man can sleep; but for the man who inflicts suffering, his mind cannot rest. Ever.