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Anime/Manga Community

Nani?

  • WRYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY!

    Votes: 26 16.5%
  • Muda Muda Muda!

    Votes: 40 25.3%
  • B..baka!

    Votes: 65 41.1%
  • Why yes I like isekai!

    Votes: 7 4.4%
  • Anime Thor

    Votes: 2 1.3%
  • I'm here for the plot!

    Votes: 18 11.4%

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SLoWMoTIoN

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Even elite oper8ors need to catch up on the latest volumes. I'm not military either lol

Welcome to the thread. Do NOT read Volcanic Age.
 

Cornbread78

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Almost done with Deca-Dence and am really enjoying it! After that I'll give Re:Zero S2 a go even though I really didn't get on with the first season. People won't shut up about it though so I'm wonder what the fuss is about.

Also how do people feel about having a separate Anime thread? We could rename this the Manga Community Thread or whatever?
Smh, only anime nrrds matter. Manga nerds can huddle in the corner reading their lil' books backwards. I'll be watching anime on my phone, so I can multi-task..
 
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Komatsu

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Smh, only anime nrrds matter. Manga nerds can huddle in the corner reading their lil' books backwards. I'll be watching anime on my phone, so I can multi-task..

Anime is a waste of time*. Everything is better on the page, even complete steaming piles of shit like DARLING IN THE FRANXX



You guys are numbed by the same endless isekai/slice-of-life bullshit every season whereas we are given access to content which you will never see animated. You think Madoka was soul-crushing?! Huh, I bet you've never read Oshimi's Chi no Wadachi (Trails of Blood)!

Manga Master Race, Rise Up!!

*This post is not entirely serious.
 
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tichamac

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An 11 minute "sneak peak" of "So I'm a Spider" was released a few hours ago.


The best way I've seen it described, slime = civ / spider = dark souls. And the human characters at the end are from the light novel which the manga (only version I've read) cut out.
 
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infinitys_7th

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Anime is a waste of time*. Everything is better on the page, even complete steaming piles of shit like DARLING IN THE FRANXX



You guys are numbed by the same endless isekai/slice-of-life bullshit every season whereas we are given access to content which you will never see animated. You think Madoka was soul-crushing?! Huh, I bet you've never read Oshimi's Chi no Wadachi (Trails of Blood)!

Manga Master Race, Rise Up!!

*This post is not entirely serious.

Chi no Wadachi is the right kind of fucked up, but dramas IMO translate perfectly fine to animation.

There are definitely some things that are better in manga, though. Berserk is a big one - I'm not sure if it can be adequately animated to take advantage of the medium, especially now with everything being done by CG. I love '96 The Golden Age, but its best moments came from the use of music and the excellent casting for Guts, Griffith, and Casca. The visuals never lived up to the manga. The movies are the same way, but worse because of the CG. The new series is barely worth mentioning because it has not had genuine work put into it, or at least I refuse to believe that it has. The (bad kind of) fucked-up plotting, the awful CG, and those fucking clangs every time Guts swings his sword.

Of course, then I am watching One Piece instead of reading the manga, so who am I to talk about the superior medium lol
 
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SLoWMoTIoN

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An 11 minute "sneak peak" of "So I'm a Spider" was released a few hours ago.


The best way I've seen it described, slime = civ / spider = dark souls. And the human characters at the end are from the light novel which the manga (only version I've read) cut out.
I'm happy the adaptation became this rather than what they had showed us for the last 3+years.
the cgi still hurts my soul.

ANYWAY

This anime is on the OP (tumbleweeds edition) btw under recommendations under Winter (currently airing). It is based on a great manga no idea how the LN is cause fuck a book but yes.

I also will never get over Kumo being voiced by fat birb.

I don't trust either of you.
 
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Guilty_AI

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So, just finished ch3 of Higurashi and here are my conclusions so far:

-Keiichi is really good at baseball
-Mion is best girl
-They really like quoting this Bernkastel Bernkastel character at the benginning of each chapter for some reason
 
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Bernkastel

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So, just finished ch3 of Higurashi and here are my conclusions so far:

-Keiichi is really good at baseball
-Mion is best girl
-They really like quoting this Bernkastel Bernkastel character at the benginning of each chapter for some reason
Those poems are by Frederica Bernkastel who appears at the end of Chapter 8. The actual mention of Bernkastel is in Higurashi Rei.
 
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basically TOEI releases Episode 1-130 of One piece for Free on their Youtube Channel. Starting the 15th. Every Friday they will release 5 episodes. Do not know if with subs or not but still this is pretty cool.
 
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Cutty Flam

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The end of Act ll for WANO KUNI arc in One Piece (the anime) has concluded this week

Very exciting stuff. I took a few pics:

Preparing for the Raid on the night of the Fire Festival, to be held/celebrated at Onigashima. *Fire Fox Kinemon said that they have 4,200 allies in this particular episode. The Nine Red Scabbards naturally looked the most determined as they walked closer to battle in this episode but I decided to get a closer look at their toughest allies in this monstrous war









 

dead_lighter

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I'm still amazed today by Gankutsuou (art design, plot) . Still one my best anime 15 years later but I feel disconnected. What did I miss? Any recomandation?
 

Cutty Flam

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CrunchyRoll is complete trash after all. I was warned here before, but I didn’t listen

The issue is their fucking app not working for the phone / mobile device. Works on a smart tv on the CR app but my phone is not having it. Not sure what the deal is. About 10 months ago I was using CR on the phone no problem and the layout was much better then too. They’re about to lose a customer

Besides that, One Piece Chapter 1,001 should be releasing on the 14th
 
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Bernkastel

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Anyone here ever read Wagatsuma-san wa Ore no Yome? That manga is absolutely hysterical.



Which MangaStream series is this from? Asking for a friend.
Use Saucenao
 
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Shouta

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Winter Season is pretty stacked. It's easily the most excited I've been for an anime season in a long time.

I'm definitely watching:

Mushoku Tensei
Log Horizon
Re:Zero S2 Part 2
Kumo Desu Ga
Dragon Quest: Adventure of Dai (continuing from last season)

Checking out:
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Hortensia Saga

I've played the Hortensia Saga game and I recall liking the story from that but mobile game to anime adaptations are generally pretty bad so I'm a bit wary on it.
 
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Komatsu

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Winter Season is pretty stacked. It's easily the most excited I've been for an anime season in a long time.

I'm definitely watching:

Mushoku Tensei
Log Horizon
Re:Zero S2 Part 2
Kumo Desu Ga
Dragon Quest: Adventure of Dai (continuing from last season)

Checking out:
Back Arrow
Hortensia Saga

I've played the Hortensia Saga game and I recall liking the story from that but mobile game to anime adaptations are generally pretty bad so I'm a bit wary on it.

Besides ReZero S2, I might check out Horimiya since I read some of the manga a few years back.

Great profile pic, by the way. Love me some Patlabor.
 
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Khalid M.

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The end of Act ll for WANO KUNI arc in One Piece (the anime) has concluded this week

Very exciting stuff. I took a few pics:

Preparing for the Raid on the night of the Fire Festival, to be held/celebrated at Onigashima. *Fire Fox Kinemon said that they have 4,200 allies in this particular episode. The Nine Red Scabbards naturally looked the most determined as they walked closer to battle in this episode but I decided to get a closer look at their toughest allies in this monstrous war









I watched this episode the other day with my brother and we were very surprised by the art, the colors and the animation. We haven’t watched OP in a very long time and it’s nothing like old OP episodes at all. I had seen some scenes from the Wano arc before but didn’t think the quality would be consistent. We went back to around episode 936 and we’ll keep watching until we catch up to new episodes. Toei managed to make these slow-paced episodes quite enjoyable. Is there staff from Dragon Ball Super working on the anime right now? Some fight scenes has the same flair as the Broly movie.
 
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Cutty Flam

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I watched this episode the other day with my brother and we were very surprised by the art, the colors and the animation. We haven’t watched OP in a very long time and it’s nothing like old OP episodes at all. I had seen some scenes from the Wano arc before but didn’t think the quality would be consistent. We went back to around episode 936 and we’ll keep watching until we catch up to new episodes. Toei managed to make these slow-paced episodes quite enjoyable. Is there staff from Dragon Ball Super working on the anime right now? Some fight scenes has the same flair as the Broly movie.
They are great, they’ve been executing these episodes with the utmost creativity true to Oda’s vision in the manga. Where he excels in the manga, Toei seems to put their best work in to match that. I love the entirety of the New World after time skip, it’s all been very impressive, but for me, right around the time of Punk Hazard was when Toei started kicking it up notches and raising the bar. Fishman Island is probably in my top 10 arcs but things started to get really crazy around Punk Hazard. And I know a lot of fans take shots at that arc, but personally I noticed the production value steadily increase from Fishman Island onward. To the point where, in Dressrosa, I was spending hours just rewatching scenes in my spare time. I think the anime is that great at times. And I thought the same thing. There was one instance in Wano Country where I was like 😳 just couldn’t believe what I was seeing. I figured it was going to reach that point sooner or later but it’s a bit surreal now that we’re here. Luffy is about to throw down and alarm the World like Gol D. Roger and Whitebeard. His actions here in this arc are going to cement him in that tier when this arc is finished. He’ll be a top 3-5 character in terms of power and notoriety after WANO KUNI

This is the arc that will turn the world upside down. It will mobilize Blackbeard, the Navy, and the World Government, CP0 all into action very quickly after word gets out about what has taken place and will take place in WANO KUNI
 
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SLoWMoTIoN

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I still don't get wtf Higurashi is trying to do and this new sequel anime makes me question everything Rika did. Also why is the horn demon thing boobs now?