In all honesty they do produce quality shows that are unique and well made. I will also say that they are the reason Family Guy became big to a point that Fox renewed it after a few years; I give them props for that. Finally, they gave anime to a country that needed something more in life, and for that I will forever thank them. But, something has been bugging me for the past few years about Adult Swim that I haven't been able to put my finger on until now; late night Adult Swim on the weekends anime is not ballzy enough and quite honestly is stale. Granted I understand that there are probably licensing issues and all that stupid stuff, and granted yes anime is not their main focus seeing as they play anime only once a week rather then every night like they used to because they are focusing on original programming; but Adult Swim just plays either bubblegum anime (the generic popular stuff that the masses like such as Full Metal Alchmeist ect.) or the old stuff like Bebop, FLCL, Ghost In The Shell ect.. Now before I continue, I like the oldies, and bubblegum is good now and then but it gets stale and truly I think this is what makes Adult Swim suck hard and makes me not feel that feeling I got when I used to watch it as a kid.
Simply stated, Adult Swim is playing it safe and not taking risks on its anime selection. The Adult Swim today would NEVER take a chance on an anime like FLCL which is arguably the best anime of all time and before Adult Swim took the chance on it not even Japan cared about it. And what of Blue Gender? Wasn't the best anime true but it wasn't that bad and was a major risk to play on Adult Swim in the early 2000s. All that being said it put a good balance on all the awesome going on at once such as the old titles above being played.
So what do I want Adult Swim to do? Honestly they aren't going to give anime more than one night so no use trying to get them to change that. BUT PLEASE pick titles that are out there and not normal. And I don't mean blood and guts or magic alien monsters blah blah blah, but rather SOMETHING different and stick to it. Like BECK would have been a great anime to play on Adult Swim is one example.
So yes, this is my problem with Adult Swim.
What do you guys feel and what amines do you think old or new that would fix this rift in Adult Swim?