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Qurupeke
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(01-04-2017, 12:32 PM)
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Hanasaku Iroha [END]

Man, the ending was so good. Certainly sad seeing Kissuiso empty, but everyone moved with their lives, having obtained valuable experiences. Really loved that kind of ending, much better than the classic "We gotta saved this place->We did it!->Hooray!". Also, I'm just so surprised that Ko ended up with Ohana, seemed like he was doomed to be forgotten at first. I certainly enjoyed their love story, which really was secondary to the show and this is fine.

Anyway, the series had some sour spots, but my overall impressions are very positive. Great characters who had a lot of development, a heartwarming story and a generally beautiful show. Ohana was a very good heroine too. I was expecting a SoL show, but this ended up, in a lot of ways, be very different. More like a country side drama with SoL moments I suppose.

I guess I'm watching the movie now.
Theonik
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(01-04-2017, 12:44 PM)
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How very novel
/XX/
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(01-04-2017, 12:45 PM)
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Originally Posted by Grexeno

So I'm assuming I'm not actually going to be able to watch LWA until like April

Well, Michiru Shimada confirmed 25 episodes for the series, but the exclusive early screenings of it on theatres in Tōkyō will be running from January through March, which hints at two 'cours' (even if the number split is strange, maybe an OVA or later special episode was also counted by her? I'm not sure).
mAcOdIn
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(01-04-2017, 12:51 PM)
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In for Konosuba. Need moar Megumin.
names2hard4you
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(01-04-2017, 12:53 PM)
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Originally Posted by duckroll

Can't wait for more Sword Art Online. Ooooh yeah baby!!!

Cornbread78
(01-04-2017, 12:53 PM)
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Originally Posted by MikeHattsu

Should have listed Clannad first!

Definitely! Clannad is amazing.


Originally Posted by duckroll

Can't wait for more Sword Art Online. Ooooh yeah baby!!!

Legit shook, lol.


Originally Posted by mAcOdIn

In for Konosuba. Need moar Megumin.

Oh yeah. Been waiting for a year now!
Last edited by Cornbread78; 01-04-2017 at 12:57 PM.
MikeHattsu
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(01-04-2017, 12:55 PM)
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Originally Posted by /XX/

Worst case scenario; if it isn't split 'cours', we have to wait for 25 EPISODES to air before Netflix makes it available globally! :-/

Well, they did split Kuromukuro into 2 parts when they added it on Netflix. They added 13 episodes first and then the last 13 later on.
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(01-04-2017, 12:57 PM)
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Originally Posted by Cornbread78

Legit shook, lol.

Everyone hates SAO. But everyone is still going to watch that movie. I'm putting money on it lol. I chose to be a free spirit, free of the shackles of anime society, and just say that I like it. Oh and Mahouka too. That movie is going to be EPIC let me tell you
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(01-04-2017, 12:58 PM)
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Originally Posted by Cornbread78

Oh yeah. Been waiting for a year now!

I hope it has a relaxing ED.
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(01-04-2017, 01:00 PM)
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Originally Posted by names2hard4you

Everyone hates SAO. But everyone is still going to watch that movie. I'm putting money on it lol. I chose to be a free spirit, free of the shackles of anime society, and just say that I like it. Oh and Mahouka too. That movie is going to be EPIC let me tell you


I want theater dates and times NOW!
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(01-04-2017, 01:00 PM)
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Originally Posted by names2hard4you

Oh and Mahouka too.

Okay now you've gone too far.
MikeHattsu
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(01-04-2017, 01:02 PM)
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Originally Posted by Qurupeke

Hanasaku Iroha [END]

I guess I'm watching the movie now.

Go to the Bonbori Festival as well ;P

http://mikehattsu.blogspot.com/2016/...ku-part-1.html
http://mikehattsu.blogspot.com/2016/...ival-2016.html
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(01-04-2017, 01:04 PM)
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Originally Posted by duckroll

Okay now you've gone too far.

Not only is SAO getting a movie, but Mahouka and No Game No Life are as well.

The holy trinity.
/XX/
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(01-04-2017, 01:05 PM)
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Originally Posted by MikeHattsu

Well, they did split Kuromukuro into 2 parts when they added it on Netflix. They added 13 episodes first and then the last 13 later on.

That makes me hopeful, yeah! :-)
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(01-04-2017, 01:05 PM)
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Originally Posted by Cornbread78

I want theater dates and times NOW!

I dunno about you but...

Qurupeke
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(01-04-2017, 01:10 PM)
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Originally Posted by MikeHattsu

Go to the Bonbori Festival as well ;P

http://mikehattsu.blogspot.com/2016/...ku-part-1.html
http://mikehattsu.blogspot.com/2016/...ival-2016.html

I had some yakisoba in-between the various performances. It wasn't heart shaped like in the show though.

Awww. :P
Cornbread78
(01-04-2017, 01:11 PM)
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Originally Posted by duckroll

I dunno about you but...

hmm.

I wonder if they are going to pull off an international launch at theaters around the world with this movie.


http://sao-movie.net/us/


BRB, going to claim the OT for it.

Last edited by Cornbread78; 01-04-2017 at 01:37 PM.
Pellaidh
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(01-04-2017, 01:20 PM)
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Hi AnimeGAF, I'm hoping to get some suggestions on what to watch next.

I kinda feel like I've already seen every big/well known show that I'd be interested in, and even plenty of obscure things that still regularly show up on various top 10 underrated anime lists. I'd also prefer suggestions from earlier than 2015, since that's when I started following shows seasonally, and I feel I'm pretty well caught up. Basically, I'm looking for shows that either slipped under the radar for one reason or another, or shows with flaws that keep them from being universally recommended but still have enough redeeming values to be worth watching.

Mostly, I'm looking for two different kinds of shows.

First, a good, decently fast paced (so no 100+ episode shounens) action show with a focus on fast and interesting visuals. Some examples of shows like that that I feel are very rarely mentioned:

Yozakura Quarter (the 2013 one)
Xam'd
Noein

Secondly, something with a good and interesting world, where it feels more like the world and its mysteries are the main draw, as opposed to characters or the overall plot, if possible with the presentation of said world being as unique or imaginative as possible, or even just something with unique and otherworldly visuals. Some examples I've seen would be:

Several Space Dandy episodes (like 21, 18, 9)
Angel's Egg
Shin Sekai Yori
Gankutsuou
Mononoke

Really though, I'm open to any suggestions that have a strong and distinct visual or animation style. It seems most anime reviews focus much more on the story/character side of things than on the visuals/overall execution, which can make finding interesting shows to watch rather difficult for me, as I much prefer the latter. For reference of what I've already seen, here's my MyAnimeList, although it might not be 100% up to date: https://myanimelist.net/animelist/Pellaidh.
duckroll
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(01-04-2017, 01:25 PM)
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I recommend Yuasa's often overlooked Kemonozume. It's a 13 episode series with super distinct art, quite a bit of action (but it's not the focus), nudity and sex, nice animation, and a gripping love story about yakuzas fighting man eating demons.
Moaradin
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(01-04-2017, 01:26 PM)
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Based on your list, you'd probably really like Kyousougiga if you haven't seen that.
Dedication Through Light
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(01-04-2017, 01:29 PM)
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Originally Posted by MikeHattsu

Wall of Shame:

Code:

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MetroidPrimeRib	785
hosannainexcelsis	696
Narag	619
duckroll	587
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Dedication Through Light	563
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Jarmel	511
Admiral Woofington	475
nintendoman58	432
Qurupeke	428
names2hard4you	419
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SliceSabre	356
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blurr	330
Haly	324
Quasar	319
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Thud	275
TUSR	247
Szadek	227
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MikeHattsu	214
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Valdfellgar	194
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Thoraxes	127
8 X 11 Printer Paper	126
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javac	100

Still 7th even after being banned for posting a non lewd heroaca bakugou dj cover...unreal.
SliceSabre
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(01-04-2017, 01:31 PM)
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Originally Posted by duckroll

I dunno about you but...

Make sure you give us juicy details while you're watching it!
Dedication Through Light
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(01-04-2017, 01:35 PM)
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Puzzle & Dragons X omitted from the OP is sad.

And no banner for Super Lovers? BL deserved some representation and love.
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(01-04-2017, 01:37 PM)
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Originally Posted by Dedication Through Light

Still 7th even after being banned for posting a non lewd heroaca bakugou dj cover...unreal.

Why so salty? Just stop posting that sort of shit so I don't have to deal with complaints! C'mon, it's not hard bro.
Regulus Tera
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(01-04-2017, 01:39 PM)
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Bring me witches I need nothing else in my life
MikeHattsu
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(01-04-2017, 01:40 PM)
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Originally Posted by Dedication Through Light

And no banner for Super Lovers? BL deserved some representation and love.

I remember when you got Corn to put the first season of that in the preview thread :P
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(01-04-2017, 01:41 PM)
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Originally Posted by MikeHattsu

I remember when you got Corn to put the first season of that in the preview thread :P

He's right though. There's no reason why there shouldn't be representation for shows just because they're BL or whatever. I think people just don't know these shows even exist, so there are no banners. :P
Theonik
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(01-04-2017, 01:42 PM)
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Originally Posted by Regulus Tera

Bring me witches I need nothing else in my life

Have you watched the Witches of the Brave variety yet? They will fill that void in your soul
Newtype-001
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(01-04-2017, 01:43 PM)
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I didnt realise blue exorcist was so close
:0
Valdfellgar
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Originally Posted by MikeHattsu

Wall of Shame:

Code:

Valdfellgar	194

and I only bothered to join the community mid season.... I have a problem.
MSMrRound
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(01-04-2017, 01:43 PM)
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There's a Hibike! Euphonium hole in my heart so I'll try to find a show that's able to fill it for a bit until the new season well and truly starts.

Guess I'll finally try Hyouka. I'm curious.
Qurupeke
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(01-04-2017, 01:44 PM)
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Fuuka also needs representation on the OP, the more people start it, the better. I have reasons.

Originally Posted by MSMrRound

There's a Hibike! Euphonium hole in my heart so I'll try to find a show that's able to fill it for a bit until the new season well and truly starts.

Guess I'll finally try Hyouka. I'm curious from some of the stuff I heard about this show.

Well, if you liked Eupho, it's guaranteed that you'll enjoy Hyouka. It's a very interesting show and just as beautiful as Eupho.
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(01-04-2017, 01:54 PM)
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Originally Posted by Theonik

Have you watched the Witches of the Brave variety yet? They will fill that void in your soul

Witches In Name Only
Narag
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(01-04-2017, 01:56 PM)
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Originally Posted by Regulus Tera

Witches In Name Only

Even little witches are generally accepted as legitimate witches but if that's how you feel about them, who am I to try and convince you otherwise.
BGBW
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(01-04-2017, 01:56 PM)
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Originally Posted by Dedication Through Light

And no banner for Super Lovers? BL deserved some representation and love.

It is the Year of the Cock after all.
Cornbread78
(01-04-2017, 01:58 PM)
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Originally Posted by Pellaidh

Hi AnimeGAF, I'm hoping to get some suggestions on what to watch next.
https://myanimelist.net/animelist/Pellaidh.

Blast of Tempest
Katanagatari
Eccentric Family
Yona of the Dawn
Planetes
Blue Exorcist
Gate
Heavy Object
Kaiba
Kokoro Connect
Horizon in the Middle of Nowhere
Kyousou Giga
Mirai Nikki
hosannainexcelsis
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(01-04-2017, 01:59 PM)
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Originally Posted by Pellaidh

Hi AnimeGAF, I'm hoping to get some suggestions on what to watch next.

I kinda feel like I've already seen every big/well known show that I'd be interested in, and even plenty of obscure things that still regularly show up on various top 10 underrated anime lists. I'd also prefer suggestions from earlier than 2015, since that's when I started following shows seasonally, and I feel I'm pretty well caught up. Basically, I'm looking for shows that either slipped under the radar for one reason or another, or shows with flaws that keep them from being universally recommended but still have enough redeeming values to be worth watching.

I strongly doubt you've seen everything worthwhile, considering the wealth of anime that's been produced over the decades. Even as far as big or well known works go, I imagine there's a number of older anime that you haven't seen yet.

Mostly, I'm looking for two different kinds of shows.

First, a good, decently fast paced (so no 100+ episode shounens) action show with a focus on fast and interesting visuals. Some examples of shows like that that I feel are very rarely mentioned:

Yozakura Quarter (the 2013 one)
Xam'd
Noein

While they don't all have the same approach to animation as the shows you listed, some action anime which don't drag and which have eye-catching visuals I would recommend are:

Blue Exorcist movie
Boruto: Naruto the Movie
Code:Breaker
Dirty Pair (especially the movie Project Eden)
Doraemon: Nobita's Dinosaur 2006
Fullmetal Alchemist 2003
Fullmetal Alchemist: The Sacred Star of Milos
Fuse: Memoirs of a Huntress
Gunsmith Cats
Hunter X Hunter 1999
Jojo's Bizarre Adventure OVA 1993
Kara no Kyoukai Movie 5: Paradox Spiral
Kizuna Ichigeki
One Piece Movie 6
One Piece Film Z
X/1999 (movie)
You Are Umasou

Secondly, something with a good and interesting world, where it feels more like the world and its mysteries are the main draw, as opposed to characters or the overall plot, if possible with the presentation of said world being as unique or imaginative as possible, or even just something with unique and otherworldly visuals. Some examples I've seen would be:

Several Space Dandy episodes (like 21, 18, 9)
Angel's Egg
Shin Sekai Yori
Gankutsuou
Mononoke

For this kind of work, I would recommend the following (including several anthologies):

Ani*Kuri15
Aoi Bungaku
Boogiepop Phantom
Casshern Sins
Fantasic Children
Flowers of Evil
Genius Party and Genius Party Beyond
Gosenzosama Banbanzai!
Iblard Jikan
Kagewani (S1 only)
Kaiba
Kemonozume
Kyousougiga
Metropolis
Mushishi
Patlabor Movies 1 and 2
Pupipo
Robot Carnival
Sengoku Collection (certain episodes)
Space Battleship Yamato 2199
Urusei Yatsura Movie 2: Beautiful Dreamer
Wolf's Rain

Really though, I'm open to any suggestions that have a strong and distinct visual or animation style. It seems most anime reviews focus much more on the story/character side of things than on the visuals/overall execution, which can make finding interesting shows to watch rather difficult for me, as I much prefer the latter. For reference of what I've already seen, here's my MyAnimeList, although it might not be 100% up to date: https://myanimelist.net/animelist/Pellaidh.

There are a number of people here who do care about visuals (as well as plenty of people who don't, of course), so you should be able to find a couple sympathetic souls here. I used your MAL to draw my recommendations from the overlap of what I have seen and what you have not according to your list.
Cornbread78
(01-04-2017, 02:03 PM)
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Originally Posted by MikeHattsu

I remember when you got Corn to put the first season of that in the preview thread :P

Well, I think that I said some things out of line at the time in defense of it and made a couple peeps angry with me. I know it was BL, but wasn't aware of it's nature at the time, so yeah. All for representation, however....


Originally Posted by Newtype-001

I didnt realise blue exorcist was so close
:0

Yes. I just finished the first season last week to get ready! The show was a ton of fun and the dub was pretty good. I'm putting together an OT for it as well.


Originally Posted by MSMrRound

There's a Hibike! Euphonium hole in my heart so I'll try to find a show that's able to fill it for a bit until the new season well and truly starts.

Guess I'll finally try Hyouka. I'm curious.

I see what you did there!

Originally Posted by BGBW

It is the Year of the Cock after all.

Oh you...
MikeHattsu
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Originally Posted by duckroll

He's right though. There's no reason why there shouldn't be representation for shows just because they're BL or whatever. I think people just don't know these shows even exist, so there are no banners. :P

Well, it was more about the description he got Corn to use for the show.
SliceSabre
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(01-04-2017, 02:08 PM)
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Originally Posted by Valdfellgar

and I only bothered to join the community mid season.... I have a problem.

Too late you've been tainted.

Originally Posted by Regulus Tera

Witches In Name Only

Those are fighting words. Do witches with wands, staves and brooms only count!? Unfair!
TUSR
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(01-04-2017, 02:09 PM)
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The OP does have room for two (maybe 3) shows for banner respresentation.
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Originally Posted by Cornbread78

Blast of Tempest (duckroll note: there are chunks of lolz worthy boring shit inbetween the series sadly, but the opening episodes have some fantastic fucking action. The ending is alright too.)
Eccentric Family (Very good)

Originally Posted by hosannainexcelsis

Fantasic Children
Flowers of Evil
Genius Party and Genius Party Beyond
Kemonozume
Kyousougiga
Mushishi
Space Battleship Yamato 2199
Wolf's Rain

Good recommendations.

In fact.

Wait.

He hasn't watched Wolf's Rain or Yamato 2199? But he gave Garo 9/10 and Sword of the Stranger 10/10?

STOP EVERYTHING AND WATCH WOLF'S RAIN AND YAMATO 2199. Lol.
Joe Molotov
(01-04-2017, 02:16 PM)
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Where the yuri at?
Theonik
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(01-04-2017, 02:18 PM)
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Originally Posted by Regulus Tera

Witches In Name Only

Wow, Witchist.
gashikunFLCL
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(01-04-2017, 02:19 PM)
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I'm a little late but...happy new year!

Looking foward to watching animelurking again this season.
Qurupeke
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(01-04-2017, 02:19 PM)
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Originally Posted by Joe Molotov

Where the yuri at?

I've heard good things about Dragon Maid. But it's a KyoAni show...
Szadek
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(01-04-2017, 02:20 PM)
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Szadek 227

Good, twice as many as last time.
Theonik
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(01-04-2017, 02:21 PM)
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Originally Posted by gashikunFLCL

I'm a little late but...happy new year!

Looking foward to watching animelurking again this season.

I'm starting Motto Ojamajo Doremi soon. PLEASE BE EXCITED.

Originally Posted by TUSR

The OP does have room for two (maybe 3) shows for banner respresentation.

Add a link to AOTY too.
MSMrRound
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(01-04-2017, 02:24 PM)
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Originally Posted by Joe Molotov

Where the yuri at?

Hopefully later this year, if Symphogear S4 is on track.
gargles
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(01-04-2017, 02:26 PM)
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No Darkness fans here? Guess we're just a dozen.

Also in for LWA and for some Rakugo goodness.

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