Personally.. This is my crack.
this is what I'd love to achieve even if its taking me 10 more years. (I tend to be a slow learner? :p)
While its def. not the pinnacle of vfx, this is the kind of stuff I would love doing every day until I no longer can use my hands/brains.
Ok, loads of videos incoming, dont hold your breath
(and yes, I have watched most of these a dozen or more times, sometimes in slowmo)
if you want them in slowmotion, best use http://www.youtubeslow.com/
Special thanks to InBetweenGamer who recorded all these.
https://www.youtube.com/user/InbetweenGamer/ (also has DBZ, One Piece, Sonic, etc)
additionally, from "Anime Games Online" (sometimes comes with annoying music)
Most of these can be seen in the previous videos, but I did notice quite a few that havent been recorded by Inbetween.