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Enjoying Magical Destroyers. Surrealist and dumb and knows it. Reminds me a lot of FLCL.
i wish the mc was a frumpy girl kek
the show itself seems a little too male-pandering for my tastes, but i could sit through it if it was yuri…
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anyone watching older shit? i binged di gi charat on yt a while back – it's dumb as hell, but funny. i like how lazy and irreverent dejiko is.
picrel exists too, a (joke) gay couple and their evil adopted daughter.>>289946
oh that's true. it's been a while since i last watched nanoha, i forgot about the panty shots. i think sailor moon had those too, though?
anyway madoka and blood+ are still good. there's also princess tutu, lwa, claymore, etc.
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Thinking about the other nona that was going to watch FMA 03 because of our discussions! I caught up on the past thread. I hope you're out there and enjoying them! I'd say that 03 starts out kinda goofy and gets way more serious as it goes on. The other nonny that described 03 as gothic horror made an interesting point… I never thought of it that way, but maybe that's why I enjoy it more? kek.
finished the madoka anime recently, found it excessively overhyped and personally it really carried a vibe like the grown men who made it were jerking off to their suffering under the guise of art
hated how part of the ending (visually) were two little girls naked in space for a long period of time, even if there was no detail (like a barbie doll) it was just uncomfortable
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For anime watchers and non-manga readers what anime you wish to be rebooted, have a second season or continue as an ongoing anime series? For me it's picrel after rewatching it on Netflix. It's probably nostalgia but I love this show and wished for more shoujo being relevant and appreciated especially when it's a reverse harem with loveable and charming characters. I've been seeing other well-known shoujo anime being brought back like Sailor Moon, Cardcaptor Sakura, Fruits Basket and recently with Tokyo Mew Mew so I hope this one gets it too. Though at the same time I worried if it wasn't made well since the anime industry doesn't really care much about shoujo or anime targeted at women.
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I kinda want more of this but at the same time not so much since it becomes less interesting with the unnecessary yuribait. I just want more anime with plain-looking loser girls who are relatable.
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I started watching this trash because one of my favourite artists was the lead animation director. I hate that i ended up liking it so much, the animation is so good and it has my ''dream artstyle''. I expected it to have more fanservice, but it's surprisingly tame. I wish ryo Imamura works in better stuff next time, i really dont wanna watch the shitty isekai he worked on, i draw the line at generic shitty fantasy.
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Fooling nobody troon.(stop accusing people of being the troon just because they don't have the same taste as you)
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>>292025>it's more moe than anything
what a coincidence, moe and lolicon actually have the same origin. pic related. and on top of being pedo shit, this anime is also tranny shit lol
i'm a longtime weeb too. i generally don't care about loli when it's basically a tiny woman with curves but this was straight up child bodies with goofy anime faces.
bit disturbing how well-animated it was, judging off of webms i saw. makes you wonder who exactly who is funding this content…
its anime, it's removed from reality by default. They are big eyed, rainbow colored cartoons. Seems stupid to make a difference between hdxd and this. I am probably biased because i am an artist and i know you dont need to look at x to draw x and the style of the show looks very similar to mine, a lot of detail in cartoony anime bodies, and i draw guys.>>292048
i agree its probably someone's passion project, it's rare for a moeshit anime to have such a big budget. The production quality is insane for an anime i forget 5 seconds after i am done watching it.
I almost always stream it.
The only times I download anime is when I really really want to watch my country's dub version. We don't have whole sites for anime streams and official international services never have the classic dubs I actually want to watch, so the only way is to dig around for someone with mega links.
If I'm short on storage I just stream it. I usually torrent and keep my favorite shows and delete any other show that I've finished so I can have space for new stuff.>>292054
NTA but good professional animators actually do
have to look at real life references to be able to draw and animate something. That, or incredibly realistic 3D models that are based on real life. It's something you do at some point if you want to improve your art. Also where do you think the artists you reference got their
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I was thinking about watching Parasyte for so long but always getting to the conclusion I wouldn't like it and watching something else instead, but holy shit I finally watched it and it's great, I didn't expect it to be this good and hit so many notes close to me and touch on some themes related to human nature that interested me for a long time. And episode 18 made me bawling my eyes out. Maybe I'm too autistic to understand and explain why exactly it evoked such strong emotions in me, but I could feel it. And - spoiler alert I guess - the fact that I also lost my mother young didn't help. Every scene related to Shinichi's ptsd felt like it was inducing panic attack in me, I could feel growing pain in my chest and my breathing shortening. Just a very quick physical reaction to it, like it evoked some of my own trauma from the past. Usually I never get that kind of physical reaction to tv shows and movies, even when they also have a dying parent, and horrors and similar shit don't scare me at all. But this, this shit scares me. Just a warning, if you have any guilt and parental death related trauma and you're a pussy like me I guess
was the anime I was coming here to complain about lol
yeah that's what I was looking for but it looked inactive when I checked it.
Is ranting about specific anime okay in this thread?
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>Gynecologist Gorou Amemiya is tasked with helping deliver the children of Ai Hoshino, a Japanese idol whom he admires, without the knowledge of the general public. However, the night of Ai's delivery, Gorou is murdered by an obsessive fan of Ai's, and is reincarnated as Aquamarine "Aqua" Hoshino, Ai's son, retaining his memories of his previous life. Aqua's fraternal twin, Ruby Hoshino, is also a reincarnation, though she refuses to admit her original identity as one of Gorou's patients who got him interested in Ai in the first place. Four years later, Ai is murdered by the same obsessive fan, who later commits suicide. However, Aqua pieces together that the fan must have had his and Ruby's father as an accomplice and thus resolves to enter the acting world to find and kill his father.
This seems weird and all over the place but I am kind of drawn to this batshit plot. Has anyone watched it?
I like it. And I’m one of the people who loved the really stupid movie they made later where Anthy turns into a car.
Inject that shit into my veins, yesss.
i'm watching Utena for the first time and I don't know if it's because I'm getting close to my period or not, but so many moments make me tear up, especially the lesbian moments, and the themes of protecting who you are and your normal
even if it's completely not normal for society, I wish I could see it as a 12 year old, maybe I wouldn't identify as an aiden kek. I never wanted to marry, have children and be feminine, but that doesn't mean I'm a boy. I want a cool gf so bad…
I used to like FLCL but I couldn’t make it through a rewatch ten years later.
Random but what do you think of Shin Sekai Yori?
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Not a huge Shinkai Makoto fan but I enjoyed Suzume a lot. My friend recommended I go in blindly and I'm glad I did. I love the cat so much!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Please watch it if you love cats and beautiful animation.
The concept of this is so fucking creepy to me like why is it necessary for the gynecologist (ofc it had to be a man) to turn into her child.
fucking hate anime sometimes
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almost done with kare kano; i'm going to miss this show. it's rare to see female relationships that are this funny without being doused by love triangles and petty stereotypical "female" drama. which is a bit ironic considering it's a…romcom.i really need to pick through the shows nonnies recommend to me last thread. anyway>>294812
off the top of my head:
horror; follows a small group of friends as they grow up in a post-apocalyptic world where everyone is psychic. huge warning that it kind of tanks around the second half because the female mc goes from "active badass" to "wimpering girlie", she's still cool but it's like she mellowed out in adulthood. which makes sense for spoiler reasons, i guess, but…ymmv.
cyberpunk anime that goes hard with themes of transhumanism/isolation in a world where everything is digitized. it's only 13 episodes iirc so there is some weird plot stuff that feels suddenly shoved in near the end
>cyber city oedo 808
kind of pulpy (hope i'm using that right) sci-fi buddy cop show. gives me cowboy bebop vibes but disclaimer, i've never watched cbb.
I only recently watched Cyberpunk: Edgerunners. I thought it'd be really cringe-worthy based on the game cutscenes I'd seen, but the anime was honestly really great, despite kind of feeling like they ran out of budget at some point.
Stein's Gate is a bit of an otaku show. You'll probably like it just fine if you aren't really into otaku culture, and you'll love it if you are.
And I'll second this nona's >>295028
recs of Shinsekai Yori and Psycho-Pass.
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(Anime: Why Raeliana Ended Up at the Duke’s Mansion)
He's hot but why is his name Noah is it just me or is that a wimpy name
Also this is the best one of these types of isekai anime I've ever watched I even like it better than My Next Life as a Villainess which is hilarious. I like the drama also how the mc is grounded
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finished kare kano. it didn't really have a proper ending, because apparently the studio caught up the manga + had disagreements with the mangaka on how it should be adapted. kind of bites, but whatever. it's still one of my favorite shows now
has anyone seen skip to loafer? i've read good things about it
>>295290>has anyone seen skip to loafer? i've read good things about it
I didn't watch it but I read the manga and I can say it's a very cute story. The protagonist is great and the main guy is also nice.
I think you'll enjoy it nonnie
What about Ascendance of a Bookworm >>295273
Isekai is automatically better when it's for women
Seeing that this got animated is really making me hope we get more shoujo/josei demographic korean webcomics animated. I like Raeliana just fine but I also feel like there's plenty better out there in this category. Unfortunately I doubt we'll ever get some of the fun ones with more feminist themes like Beware the Villainess animated for obvious reasons but I wish>>295278
It's true that nowadays isekai is just used for bland wish fulfillment but the genre isn't inherently garbage, wizard of oz would by definition be an isekai story and even old anime imo actually do isekai well, I highly recommend Twelve Kingdoms. Regardless for the longest time only scrote wish fulfillment isekai shit got animated so I'm happy women are finally getting our time with more silly wish fulfillment anime aimed at us
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Finally got around to watching Serial Experiments Lain, it was pretty fucking good. The late 90s animation style added to the completely surreal feeling of the series
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Same anon here man it's been a good season so far and My Love Story with Yamada-kun at Lv999 has gotten so much better I give it 8/10 now. I love the gaming group and the slow burn romance. Too Cute Crisis is consistently great as well
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seconding twelve kingdoms. fun story about a wimpy damsel becoming a badass woman and learning her throne.i second it even though i haven't finished it yet lol…
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I heard author of this is woman and now I really wish she didn't make it moid pandering and pervert themed.
I like character designs and I really dig the extroverted gyaru into cosplay / shy and modest guy into doll-making couple. But the entire series has been ruined with MOID SHIT, including Marin's character.
Why oh why didn't author nake it female-oriented.
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There are definitely several older shoujo "isekai". Red River has the main protag being magically summoned to the Hittite empire (present day Turkey) thousands of years ago. It's a historical romance, with a very plucky main character. I'm re-reading the series again and I enjoy the 90s shoujo flair.
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Another 90s isekai is From Far Away. The main character gets teleported to a completely different world. I haven't read this one yet so I can't say if it's good or bad.
I am usually very annoyed at fanservice, but I appreciate how realistical the boobs movement is. I give Gunbuster a pass.
Diebuster was much, much worse.
Yeah, a lot of older anime that seems neat is ruined for me because of that. If you love 80's, or 90's anime and you're not a moid it is very disappointing.
I still want to watch Gunbuster though. Maybe its fanservice isn't so bad compared to other shit I've seen. But maybe I'll just be annoyed at how the characters/plot are good but the fact that they're designed by and for horny moids could make that feel less genuine to me. I don't know
Ican completely understand that being a turn off to people. I'm not sure if it's nostalgia (I'm re-reading it after about 5-6 years) or the fact that that trope doesn't faze me if I like the overall plot more, but it is what it is. The plot can be a bit too overdramatic at times too.
Also, I don't want to brush it under the rug, but that was arguably realistic at the time period (characters mention it several times that women from losing territories would be captured).
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Ok, pls don't judge me, kek, but I have been watching scrote-pandering animes that I never watched when I was still a weeaboo/when I was still following seasonal anime. So far, the only one I have managed to finish is Oreimo 1st season. I'm not watching the 2nd season, because I know it becomes even shittier. I fucking hate harems.
Anyways, I started watching Seishun Buuta Yarou (Bunny Girl Senpai) and oh god… it hurts so. fucking. much. knowing that this could have been an interesting anime if it weren't for the retarded fanservice, main character and the stupid shit they do with the romance. When I finished the 4th episode I was kinda invested in the plot, but at the same time I had a strange feeling, because the main couple got together pretty fast. And then, bam, fifth episode introduces a new girl that seems to be the second female lead and the first female lead… is ok with it? Idgi.
The MC having to clarify that he only helps girls if he finds them attractive was just the last straw for me, kek. Retarded moids.
I now have the urge to watch Charlotte, which I haven't watched since it premiered…
Anyone that watched Bunny Girl Senpai has any thoughts to share? I also think the anime looks nice, but the manga has shitty art.
>>297855>>297856>the main scrote character is insufferable, I assume he's meant to be a self-insert.
AYART, and yesss, god, he is retarded as hell, and he can't stop talking at all or saying the most autistic shit ever. I understand he is suppossed to be a horny teen moid, but sometimes he really was too much. As you said, those things take away from the serious theme.>one of the mangaka (the artist nanatsu-gumi) mainly draws loli and high school girl porn doujins
KEK, of fucking course.
guess i'll skip it then
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Kek I can't believe Innocent was written by a scrote with all of those stars and butterflies and teary eyes close-ups, literally peak female gaze
Maybe someone knows if there will be an anime adaptation? I've seen so much retarded moe coomer garbage getting adapted but not this masterpiece it's infuriating
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Reveal your power level nonnies.>>299570
I think Madhouse could take it up, they've been coming out with a lot of shoujo-adjacent anime recently. But the only studio that could hold up the desired level of quality for a full TV series of Innocent would be Sunrise, there's no way they'll adapt it though. I'd rather not see it animated anyway, does anyone remember what happened to 7Seeds or Baraou no Souretsu?
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The powerlevels of nonnies in this thread are so high.
They're of different genres so you'd have to look up the summary to get what vibe you want, but here are a couple that I would consider filled with action(also noting moid stuff that might put you off):>Dorohedoro>Samurai Champloo>Vinland Saga>Great Pretender (moid stuff is barely there)>Bungou Stray Dogs (brother-sister incest but it goes away)>Hellsing Ultimate (lots of mentions of rape in the vampire needing a virgin sense)>Akudama Drive>Vanitas no Karte (very little pandering, mostly fujobait)>Trigun (1998, new versions ok too depending on your preference)>Golden Kamuy
But if anons have any more, please share. I'd also like some recommendations.
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Just finished princess tutu and tbf i did not expect the story to end like that especially for Ahiru, and i think the fact that Mytho chose Rue as a princess was maybe the biggest cucking i've seen in an anime towards a main character , but i started routing for Fakir and Ahiru halfway and now i'm sad they didn't get a proper happy end of their own kekk but i really liked it
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I just finished Maria sama ga Miteiru S1 and was blown away. It truly felt like something made entirely for women. Loved the way the used the flower names. I think this series has a lot of moid fans but I have no idea how they can enjoy it.
I also watched the specials for S1 but that was a mistake. They're not written by the original author so one of them had tone-deaf moid humour about one of the girl's breasts.
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i started watching vinland saga, i love it a lot. i really like the fighting scenes and the way thorfinn fights with the dual daggers. usually don't care about action sequences in anime, but for some reason the ones in this show are really captivating
i remember reading this and getting so disappointed by the dogshit writing, i don't know why i never see people talking about how badly tied the story is
that being said, the art being so pretty and expressive was the only motivation for me to finish it
watched the first hour long episode of Oshi no Ko because I saw loads of people talking about it as like, the best anime of this year and shit. It is just okay, though?
I don't want to spoil it for anyone who hasn't seen it yet, but it's got major Perfect Blue vibes (not as good tho) and is telling quite a like, known story about celebrity and the perils therein. Its kind of weird, a few interesting things happened, but the first episode (which is an hour and a half long) ended in quite a boring way, like the set up for what is going to happen sounded boring. I dunno. What do other nonas think?
this sounds comfy nonnie
, now im wondering if i should watch the anime or read the manga
You're right that the anime gives perfect blue vibes in its attempts to criticize the idol industry but it never truly goes all out and still remains a typical anime that treats it's audience like idiots. You'll have characters discussing and knowing how horrible it is but then through the power of anime dreams and hope and sparkly eyes the main character will prevail and become an idol anyway because it's what truly makes her happy in life! And cheesy shit like that.
Not to mention the whole fantasy aspect was so incredibly pointless. Could have totally done fine without it.
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Can anyone recommend an anime similar to the whole Free! series? this means: no disgusting fan service made for moids, slice of life, has handsome husbandos in it who have vanilla but quirky personalities, and its story line is mostly wholesome. I'm about to re watch the whole Free! series cause BL is alright, but I also want an anime where cute male characters just act gay and wholesome without any relationships. Imo it's so hard to find that these days
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Going to end the eva waifu wars with one image, would Assuka rock THIS? i actually love them both don't come for me
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Unironically Saint Young Men
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anyone have a good sad anime that doesn't involve moid shit? i tried welcome to the nhk and well parts of the mc were relatable he was just too obviously male and mikasa (whatever he name was) was too "cute girl saves poor weird guy from his life" to me. can't watch shit like clannad or angel beats either because it's just romcom with a melodramatic coat of paint.
i really enjoyed "a place beyond the universe". i'm done with succession and need something else to watch please help me nonnies
Kinda want to recommend something like Claymore or Cross Ange but they’re more action although I was genuinely moved at times. Cross Ange is controversial in some ways due to the sexual violence but I liked the majority female cast and the crazy plot and the overall message and the badass lead. Haven’t rewatched since it aired so I don’t know if it holds up.
Claymore is a classic; if you don’t shed a tear over Theresa you don’t have a heart.
kek i was sleepier than i thought when i posted this. >>301773
i appreciate you
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op of >>301512
Thanks nonas! I haven't been browsing much cuz ive been busy, but all of these look promising. I appreciate these recommendations a lot! the sanrio danshi husbandos look so cute! i hate that sanrio stuff attracted so many ddlg lowlifes. they ruin everything
Yeah it's a lot. Bar on the floor… at least the sexual assault stuff eventually ties back into the plot and conflict between the villain and the main character in a way. I didn't really drop anything when Cross Ange came out so I stuck with it and I remember being kinda surprised (in a good way) by where it went.
I also wound up liking daphne in the brilliant blue
which is basically a wholesome mystery action-comedy except the insane outfits and has a plot that actually ties together at the end and sort of tugs at the heartstrings (not rushed like a lot of anime emdings out there). I almost didn't watch it because of the outfits but I'm glad I did.
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Tomo-chan Is a Girl! is such an underrated gem this season and the main group of friends and their drama is surprisingly really refreshing. I thought this show was going to be more shallow than it is
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i want one of these insane love dodecahedrons but it's gay, or at least not annoyingly hetshit (i can just look at school rumble and tell the female characters are going to be fucking awful). i already know of princess tutu and utena…
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Female character 3x3, thoughts
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SK8 the Infinity - it's better than Free!! imo.
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I am the n1 trap hater in the world, but damn if hibari kun hasnt been super fun so far. I wish he was a woman though, because i fucking adore how mean and smug he is, his design and voice. Havent finished it yet, but if anyone likes really 80s anime, westaboo references, cute clothes, good humor, and is willing to get past the fact hibari is a man larping as woman i recommend it. Funny how this is probably the one and only true tranny anime character there is but tras prefeer to transwash real women characters. I honestly hope they never find out about hibari.
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post the site so other nonas can make theirs no?https://gqgs.github.io/3x3-generator/
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all traps are that, at least the main protagonist seems to see hibari as a man(so far). I am a bit salty the one 80s anime with the trap has my favourite mix of artstyle/animation/music. As much as i love Kimagure it's animation is very subpar and the op is very meh.
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the author is a failed troon so it is, but i can appreciate its other qualities. Believe me, i went in to test my limits and cringe with friends and i ended up liking it. 100% better than trash like astolfo/felix and other modern traps that have no redeeming qualities. Still, would only recommend it if you exhausted all the other 80s sol/romance anime. I personally finished my watch list a while ago so i went out looking for more obscure and i ended up finding a surprise.
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Will be shitposted and hated for years to come more than IBO, mark my words. >https://desuarchive.org/m/thread/21819724
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10/10 for yukino & anthy
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I mean, hatewatching and shitting on a show on /a/ and /m/ as soon as the new episode airs is also entertaining…>https://desuarchive.org/m/thread/21815509/
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wait, i changed my mind. >>303779
i don't know kek. i'm on pc
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I think you'd like Idolish 7!
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All the homu's and maki's in the house tonight
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I was so shocked to see other Monogatari enjoyers here.>>303763
Same, it was a struggle.
Ahhh nice. You've got hitagi too as your waifu! I didn't think that there would be another monogatari enjoyer either. Since the anime is…. well you know how it is.
Ahhh you've got bike as your girl. I thought she was pretty cool in the vn
Is that pink girl the tsundere from akame GA kill?
Who's the black, short hair with purple eyes on the top right corner?
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Sorry, I couldn't choose only 9 and I also included manga only characters I hope I can be forgiven
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this was a little tougher to do for males
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I'm rating your 3x3s as good as I can. The numbers are for how many characters I know closely.>>303730
Ashamed to admit I've not seen many of these… Love Lust though!>>303750
Poor Sakura deserved better. Nami's only downside is the artstyle. Love Usagi, Chihiro and Tomoyo though!>>303777
Haru, Akane Homura and Makima!! Love the first 3, Makima is a good character but I have no personal ties to her.>>303785
Homura, Mokoto, Quanxi and Makima again! Homura has a special place in my heart…>>303790
Seras, Rin and is that the MC girl from Blue Flag?? Love Seras and love Futaba! If it's her.>>303794
WITCH HAT ATELIER REP YEAHHH I can't wait for it to get an adaptation!!!
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word. and his character development is great
kek, 5/9! I was waiting for someone to post Kuroki Tomoko.
Also, shame because I totally forgot about Princess Tutu when I was doing mine! Love Ahiru to death.
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Are we all Homufags? Is she /ourgirl/?
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thank you for the link, nonna!
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4/9, but who's the top right? His design is very cute
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kek, I'm so ashamed to have fujimoto character on my chart but I have to admit how much I love some of his female characters are, she's endlessly cool and attractive to me unfortunately>>303796
based Mithrun enjoyer!
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Kinda ot but who is he and from what anime/manga? Or is it just someone's art work? And if so who's the artist?
Haha… I think we all have a bit of Tomoko Kuroki inside us… Ahiru is still one of my all time favourites. She embodies so much of what I love in a character (hope).>>303804>>303806>>303811
I have such a lovehate relationship with Elfen Lied. It was my first grimdark anime and I loved how female characters were allowed to be brutal and violent and traumatized and still persevere, but then you find out that the author is just an edgelord who keeps shovelings his fetishes into his series… the anime was WAY toned down compared to the manga too… I love the concept and characters of Elfen Lied, but they all deserved a better author, even if I was fine with how the story played out (mostly). >>303807
Saber was one of the ones I considered putting on mine, but I only like her in Fate Zero. Can I ask what you like about Megumin? I feel like the only time I see people talking about her they're bieng p*dos about it, so I wanna know what someone who isn't a moid might think of her.>>303810
INTEGRA HELLSING REPRESENT BUT MORE IMPORTANTLY MOTHERFUCKING SUBARU FROM .HACK SIGN! I fucking loved that anime. Loved Subaru. Wanted to cosplay her as a wee teenager.
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mithrun, dungeon meshi. dm's getting an adaption by trigger
; i don't know how long it'll be, so he might not appear :(>>303819
i used to be so obsessed with gon. such a crazy character
Megumin's birthplace is a chuunibyou village so she acts chuuni as fuck and thats literally one of my favorite tropes, so she's always hilarious to me. But even if you put the comedy aspect aside she has the sweetest relationship with her little sister and best friend (in-denial) Yunyun, she struggles to act openly selfless or affectionate so she uses bluntness or chuuni excuses to treat them well. She's essentially the perfect mix of all my favorite tropes, its a real shame she's always attached to moids (ironic weebs, at that) since I really adore her as a character
Also its really funny you say that about Saber because it was FZ that made me truly love her. I still really liked her in FSN but FZ put a lot of things into a new perspective for me about her character. Moids always complain about how her character is "ruined" in FZ but those faggot retards probably never paid attention to her outside of the SoL le funny eating saber XD scenes.
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Ayrt and she is seriously the best written monogatari character. I have a theory that scrotes don't like her because she's a mentally ill, psychotic teenager and not just a perfect loli (ick) waifu character like shinobu is
unrelated but nonna, what is your opinion on the dungeon meshi trailer? Do you think trigger
will do a good job with the adaptation?
>i used to be so obsessed with gon. such a crazy character
He is, weirdest little guy, I love him
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Barely watch anime so I had to reach out a bit
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Based Lust enjoyer.>>303839>>303777>>303785>>303807
Imo Homura did a lot wrong but she's a great and interesting character.
I cheated a bit with manga characters but they're from a Puella Magi spinoff so I think they're fair game. Yuma>>>>>>Nagisa and I'm not sorry.
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here, gonna do guys as well! Had to cheat with the last guy cuz he wasn't listed on any of the websites so I had to put him in through Paint. Hope someone recognizes him!>>303796
3/9 and I feel like I should know the very first guy in the top left too. Really surprised to see someone put Mithrun as their favourite, he is really pretty though! Also, I thought Phos was a girl? I know nothing of Hosuki no Kuni.>>303816
5/9, OPM, Greed, Archer, Kamina and Kaiman. Really surprised to see Kaiman here! You have a type btw.>>303819
Reigen, Laos, Kabru, Josuke and Johan. I love seeing the Delicious in Dungeon love here. I considered putting Laos on mine too.>>303839
8/9!!! Only thing I haven't seen yet is Serial Experiments Lain. I love all of the girls you posted! The Oban Star Racers girl was my idol when I was a teenager. Love to see more PT fans too.>>303850
I only really know Olivia here. I haven't read any of the Madoka side stories yet, are they any good?
a dabi enjoyer, my fucking respects
apologies, because sadyl, I don't recognize the last one>>303850
No way, Captain Dola, top tier taste right there.
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The gems are all genderless rocks. They (mostly) use male pronouns but they look female as part of the genderlessness of them. So really calling them either one is fine imo.
The PMMM manga are a mixed bag. The ones with the same cast are mostly good, especially Wraith Arc (adds a lot of context to Rebellion) and Homura's Revenge. I thought Tart was good. Kazumi had interesting concepts but the artist is a reformed lolicon so a lot of the characters and designs were really uncomfortable until he had a come to Jesus moment and redesigned a bunch of them.
Oriko is really good as a whole in my opinion but the art is extremely stylized and the initial story is rushed, then Extra Story and Sadness Prayer go back and fix a lot of narrative problems from the original. I love Oriko but a lot of people don't like it.
Suzune is a dumpster fire, don't read that one.>>303859>>303856
Thanks anons. I've always loved Galaxia. Castle in the Sky is my favorite Ghibli movie and Dola plays a huge part in that, she's so badass.
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It didn't save the proper picture… this is bottom right boy.>>303859
He's from Hokuhokusei ni kumo to ike, I recommend it if you're interested in Iceland in any way shape or form!
I love jin so much, good choice. who are the ones in the top middle and top right? >>303839
seeing someone else who still remembers hamtaro makes me happy. even though it's meant to be for little kids I still occasionally watch a few episodes when I need a serotonin boost
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may as well have an actual show 3x3 too…how many tastelets walk amongst us……
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Wanted to add champloo but had no space.
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I haven't watched much anime lately and I'm thinking about rewatching and finishing some of them while getting into newer ones.
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The dudes. This one was kinda hard to choose.
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Turn off your adblock, and if you're using brave, turn off the built in script/adblock too. >>303938
We've got the same taste nonnie
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There are, but it was an amazing space opera. I don't even know if I'd have the attention span for it nowadays, but I was blown away by it at 17. I haven't watched anything besides the 1988 110 episode OVA though, I heard the new remakes are good and accurate to the novels but I don't like the artstyle.
Yang was my husbando, so moe.
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remade mine shortly ago
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Post yours, I'd love to be introduced to new and better anime
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3x3 won't work on any browser for me, so I did it myself in paint.
It's "Binbougami ga!"
I remember when it aired, I feel old now
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and my favourite girls>>304110
i just wish there was an equal love for aircrafts, i want my gup with planes>>304111
funnily enough never spent too much time on /a/, but i am cursed with f/a/ggot taste
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this was fucking hard and made me realize i hate most anime i have watched (i was a pickme when i was younger and would watch shitty stuff to seem like a ~cool~ anime fan, barf)
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Pls no bully.
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You're thinking of Diebuster. Gunbuster has some nudity, too, but it's pretty tame and I was able to put up with it because I just love the art style, music, and overall vibe. Noriko is just more sympathetic and likeable to me than Shinji (despite one ostensibly being the prototype for the other.) I also liked what the show did with space travel and time distortion. Plus it's not annoyingly long, so I've been able to watch it more than once.
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Kimagure Orange Road
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So many nonnas with great tastes and underrated anime here! Might have to make changes after finishing and getting into others that I'm long interested in.>>304023>>304384
Sawako Kuronuma from Kimi ni Todoke. She's an absolute sweetheart.>>304026
Yuu Kashima from Gekkan Shoujo Nozaki-kun. She's very prince-like and silly. I love her so much.>>304261>made me realize i hate most anime i have watched
Same, specifically shounen/action with anime girl fanservice or male self-insert fantasy that people consider them to be "good" or "highly recommended" even though the loudest of anime fans are moids. Completely dropped them for how overdone, annoying and cringe they are. It's not worth the time to watch and invest in the shit that gets their dicks hard.
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homura is a fan favorite here, i'm curious to hear everyone's reason for why she's best girl. i find her very relatable and i love how insanely devoted she is to madoka
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replied to a few earlier and now wanted to post my own, it's interesting seeing how there's a variety of tastes but still some overlap! >>304413
excellent picks nona, I like that you enjoy lots of different genres
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samefag did one for female characters too
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Incredible taste nona
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is Uma musume Pretty Derby actually a good show or is it more of a novelty, a flash in the pan, or something you like if you played the game –etc.?
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You guys are gonna roast me.
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This was hard, every time I finish an anime these days I'm eh on it sorry for the interspecies reviewers, I'm a degen & found it funny kek
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you're so based for almost all of this nonna, you just need to get into the older devilman ova and you're set!
Season 2 of the show is actually a genuinely pretty good sports anime, season 1 is more of a moe SoL but has some good parts. If you read manga there's also a spinoff called Cinderella Gray that's a great starting point. But I'm biased towards the series because I'm autistic about real life JP horse racing kek, the attention to detail in it for keiba facts is impressive. >>304487
NSFW art usually gets reported and taken down, but typically Japanese artists just choose to follow the regulations or post things privately. Since the whole franchise depends on Cygames having good relations with the horse owners if they want to license more famous horses to turn into characters, most Japanese fans are okay with the porn ban. There was a lot of initial whining from coomers about how it would kill the franchise but it turned out to have no impact at all on its popularity.
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I know I missed stuff, I always do
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i hate the "tee hee moe alcoholic" trope with every ounce of my being. moids have ran out of things to fetishize
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I'm glad it's not just me who likes it, I've been way too obsessed with the franchise ever since the game came out. I also used to be into im@s (still kind of am but less so) and yeah compared to that the lack of coomershit in Uma is so refreshing, even if some of the fanart is still sort of borderline NSFW. I hope CinGray gets an anime adaptation some day.
i love you so much anon.
thanks for putting angels egg on there <3also what is top right
Yes! I got to see it in a theatre last year which was way fun.>>304536
Calling in Angel's Egg anon above me as top dog. I heart you
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Ok but what if you filled it out as yourself from 10-15 years ago? This is mine at 20 years oldhttps://gqgs.github.io/3x3-generator/
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Golden Boy is coomer but it's so absolutely ridiculous and over the top I can't help but have fun whenever I watch it.
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Late but here’s my thing. I wasn’t going to include movies, but I realized I hate most of the anime series I’ve watched. Mainly because even if they start off really strong 90% of the time they have terrible endings or go to shit after a certain arc.
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kek, mine at 13-14 years old
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I remember the struggle of trying to watch anime with shit Wi-Fi on sketchy websites where videos take forever to load. Massive Hetaliafag and fujo back then and wasn't too concerned about scroteshit pandering/fanservice until I was fed up with it.
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way back in middle school when all I knew how to watch was toonami and janky youtube episodes split into parts kek
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this is my all time, in no particular order. i'll make my 15-20 year old 3x3 in a bit lol
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15 year old me was OBSESSED with InuYasha
Oh god you reminded me of when I watched FMA (the first anime) on Dailymotion with the French subtitles because Canal+ aired the episodes in French and I missed a bunch of episodes. The struggle was real, kids these days wouldn't get it. >inb4 what Brotherhood
It wasn't announced yet and I was reading the manga at the same time anyway and waiting for the next volumes until it ended.
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The last time I watched anime properly was 10-15 years ago, so…
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I've tried but sort of gave up halfway through since my only source of anime back then was whatever our single nighttime anime slot was willing to buy and dub, and the only thing that was worth watching there I didn't already add was Yu Yu Haskusho (and HxH wins out on that slot for me). Also Umino Chika is life
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A bit late to the party but I still want to share my current favs.
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Ok maybe I missed some discussion on it, but did anyone else watch jigokuraku this season? I actually enjoyed it despite it having an obvious coomerbait character. I didn’t read the manga and was only barely aware of it before this season so I was a bit surprised at how popular it was. I was really impressed with the style and I thought the two mcs were well done.
I think the anon you replied to was asking about the one with the cat >>305048
top middle is natsumes book of friends
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Did anyone elses weeb circle have this weird phenomenon of every girl loving Chobits while every guy despised it, even though you'd expect it to be the other way round, if anything?
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I took a long break from anime, forgive me as I catch up
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And the men, I'm so late to the party>>304976
It's grown on me, the coomerbait was distracting at first but I'm glad I stuck with it. I really like the two MCs too.
i picked this up on a whim after not liking the manga much because the art style put me off. i really love sagiri. the "twist" at the end of the first episode that gabimaru loves his wife
got me hooked. i also really like yui
and find their relationship very cute, even though we only see glimpses of past interactions. the episode where tenza sacrifices himself for nurugai und shion
made me cry. i also like how shion is considered an absolute dreamboat and he doesn't even know, kek. i read on the wiki that sagiri and yui
get along great and i can't wait to see their interactions if the show gets more seasons. i like how they are polar opposites - sagiri is a woman but wants to be equal to men and nobody takes her seriously for that, while yui
is a woman but is expected not to behave like one outside of having children, but really wants to be a wife and mother.
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i call this "shows that gave me brain damage over the past 13 years" because i would spend so much time being active in their respective fandoms, writing fanfic and just being very silly in general.
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Feel free to judge me kek
most of the 3x3s look like I could find some new interesting anime to watch there, especially those who share shows with mine, nice
Time to pirate Netflixshit yet again.
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morbidly impressed that azumanga gave me a great depiction of adult female friendship then immediately veered into the skit about the weird, creepy teacher who's "obsessed with high-school girls" kek what whiplash
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gankutsuou! I love you nonnie
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Cardcaptor Sakura is also Clamp and that has tons of male fans. But then again those men might just be lolicons. Plus CCS is more "moe" than "coquette">>305388
Shame I really liked Azumanga as a kid but I had to stop watching it because the pedo teacher made me massively uncomfortable>>305393>>305397>>305408
Many schoolgirl slice of life mangas are published in shounen or seinen magazines (Azumanga Daioh included) so even though they may not seem like it at first glance they are made for a male audience. While I don't think it's blatantly lolicons (though it does attract that audience) there is a subtle pandering to JK culture (which is also super creepy) and a subtle fetishization of teenage girls. Not in that sense that it calls them sexy and thad these mangas and animes are ecchi, but in that sense that it wants to show girls acting cute and "pure". It almost feels voyeuristic since it wants us to observe teenage girls acting like normal teenage girls and kyaaa over them if that makes sense. If it was only about watching funny characters interact then why isn't "schoolboys slice of life" or "adults being at work slice of life" a bigger genre? It's deliberate that it's only the schoolgirl stuff that gets popular
Speaking of school girl slice of life I never got the appeal of Lucky Star. I get that its a love letter to otaku culture but the lolicon jokes are annoing. Konata and Kagami had some funny interactions sometimes but other times it just became too much. The other characters aren't memorable.
Konata's "I'm a flat chested loli" stick was also annoying. I cringe everytime I think back on how tween girls weebs used to parrot her. I know that Lucky Star wasnt written for tween girls in the first place but stuff like that feels like subtle grooming
I will tolerate a man who likes Haruhi but I will feel disgust for a man who likes Lucky Star.
I wonder what’s the new/zoomer version of those shows. Is there a new flat chested justice moeblob franchise that creeps watch or a new surreal highschool Haruhi dupe?
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Finally someone said it. I tried multiple times to get the appeal because it was responsible for so many early 2000s anime memes and gifs. Picrel. But I never found it funny.
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Any love for Soul Eater? Yes the anime had a bad ending but it also cut the underage pantyshots so I think that makes it even
Maka has a better character arc than 90% of shonen MCs
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Any love for Soul Eater? Yes the anime had a bad ending but it also cut the underage pantyshots so I think that makes it even
Maka has a better character arc than 90% of shonen MCs
Any love for Soul Eater? I was obsessed with it in middle school
Im still shocked they had a female lead in a battle shonen and it wasnt a bait and switch like that Fairy Tail garbage
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This website kept randomly crashing while I was making this so I had to screenshot instead of saving file but here’s my childhood faves!
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Holy shit, same anon! I actually read the manga from the point where the anime left off, and I wasn't really too impressed by the ending. All I remember is it had something to do with breasts.>>305538
It's a shame that Okubo had to insert so much fanservice, it really went on for too long at certain moments and I felt like Fire Force was even worse which is why I dropped it really early on. At least soul eater had a lot more style
Oh you must be >>303938
? I must have missed it, perfect taste nonna.
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I can't watch this shit because of picrel. Maka looks so cool though that I always wanted to. Please tell me it gets better.
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The author really went the lolicon ecchi schoolgirl yuri route later in his career and retconned Soul Eater to this garbage, really ruined it for me. But the original anime is still good, it has a really good OST and I don't remember that much moidshit from it besides some stupid Tsubaki's anime tiddy jokes.
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Anyone watching Ooku?
Nta but what's wrong with that kek
Imo it is pretty funny
ntayrt but it definitely does get better I can guarantee you that. At the beginning you're bombarded with fanservice both from Black Star ogling Tsubaki, DTK groping the Thompson sisters and Soul ogling Blair but it chills out after a while. However, I tried re-watching it now in my mid 20s and even knowing what I told you I couldn't get past the first few episodes kek>>305646
I read the manga quite a while ago and even though I loved it the historical english made me stop reading midway, I just watched the first episode and I like it so far.
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anyone here a fan of fruits basket? I'm watching the old anime for the first time and just found out there is also a new one - I've read that the new one is way more faithful to the manga and does a better job at adapting it. is it worth watching the new one too?
Kek no way this is so fucking stupid. Idk what the japanese dialect used in the show is called, but it doesn't sound nearly as dated as this. Like it's something you can still hear specific characters use in an anime with a modern setting. They could've used this in the parts where they introduce the shogun and stuff, but not everywhere. >>305880
Maybe it's because you're an ESL that you were able to put up with it. I'm also ESL but I would refuse to read that, it sounds so bad.
you're so esl that you didn't get the joke, nani the fuck was referring to the guy's reaction
t. also esl
Makes me glad me that people are catching on to the masterpiece that is Rainbow.
On a related note, Sakuragi was also best boy.
I've only watched 4 eps but I'm loving it so far. I love seeing men told their duty is to make children, just like they've always told women. I love watching them be in a vulnerable position where they can be sold for their body, and watching them be treated as fancy objects/baby makers for the Shogun. I love when the ugly men seethe at the prettier ones, and it's good to see how they stay true to their moid urges and can't help but rape them.
My favorite part so far was the dojo scene in ep 1 where one pretty guy tells the other pretty guy he's prettier than him. Beauty has been made into such a huge deal for women in our society, feels good to see men go through the same worries.
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started watching vanitas. i wish the entire show was only about murr. i love cats so much so every scene with murr is a gift.
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apparently they're finally making an ao no exorcist anime that is true to the source material! i'm excited. i was 17 when the first anime aired and i was so mad that the anime went into a completely different direction, like it offended me on a personal level kek. i'm glad that anime studios seem to be more patient now and don't force an anime adaptation when the source material doesn't give enough story to adapt.
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I finally ended up watching Fena: Pirate Princess. I liked it, IG did a good job on the character designs and animation, but I feel like it was meant to be two seasons that got mashed together. The conflicts being set up suddenly got turned on their heads and the twist was not very well set up, it really felt like there were missing episodes.
I liked Fena being a shounenesque idiot power of friendship hero though, it was cute. And the romance arc was cute too.
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Have you seen Chi’s Sweet Home? It’s a cute series. A Whisker Away and The Cat Returns are good anime cat movies also. Sketchbook Full Color’s is a super chill slice of life that dedicates some scenes and episodes to the cat character. I haven’t watched this one, so idk if it’s good, but My Roommate Is A Cat looks pretty cute.
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I think it had a lot of good moments, the cast is pretty fun and Fena herself didn't annoy me, I think Fena being kind of dumb and naive makes sense given her isolated upbringing. I will say the "Pirate Princess" title is kind of misleading, but you'll see why. I hope you enjoy it, anon!
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does anyone know of a (good-ish) anime where a girl has to manage a really unruly supernatural entity? not inuyasha, because that's like 200 episodes. not noragami either because i didn't like it
—haven’t watched it since it aired but I remember liking it
Also A Letter to Momo
might fit the bill, it’s a movie.
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Natsume is getting a 7th season! No release date yet.
I'm so happy, I could watch it forever. >>306322
Kamisama Hajimemashita is an Inuyasha clone with less episodes, if you want that.
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Nonnies, we're getting more Kuroshitsuji in 2024…
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I’m so excited for this, I can’t believe it’s already been 7 years since the last anime release. Cricket sports anime here we come
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Every 4th of July I think about this character
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Is anyone else watching Jujutsu Kaisen S2? There are people complaining about the animation, but it looks great, clearly high budget. I don't care much about the characters in this flashback arc, but the episode was fun and Mei is gorgeous. Would like her more if she didn't engage in certain activities that are revealed later
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the list anime about cute boys doing cute things anime is already very short. It'd be better if you told us which ones you already watched. Have you seen Cool Doji Danshi? It's 4 adults and 1 highschooler.
For anyone who hasn't watched it, I highly recommend it. The original manga is written by a woman and you can really tell. It's simple but it's one of the best, most enjoyable shows I've seen. Since the author is a woman everything is very delicate and unlike the usual generic anime and coomer stuff. The characters act normal and are very human. I'd consider it to be iyashikei too.
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As a swordfag I also rec this but idk if non-swordfags would like it.
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That anime with Jesus and Buddha, Saint Young Men.
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Orenchi no Furo Jijou / Merman in my Tub. It has cute oceanic monster boys hanging out in a bathtub with a human guy taking care of them.
>>307226>the art direction is so fucking bad. very boring and bland to see.
The art really was disappointing and low budget, and at times it was hard for me to tell the characters apart>top knots
Personally don't care about this, it's nice that the author tried to to include it in fact. Usually anime does not stick to this rule in the slightest. I like how hair became a signifier of the times, so women started wearing updos because it's more convenient than flowing long hair, while men would wear top knots as a symbol of times far gone, when they were glorious warriors. >no trap characters
thank fucking god
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LOL hadn't heard of this before but just put it on from seeing the description. Already seems like a potential winner within the first five minutes.>historical what-if set in Edo period Japan>mysterious pox spreads through the country, stabilizing the population of men at 1/4 that of women>social power shifts to women, women are the main paid labor force, businesses handed down from mother to daughter
These women better treat their concubines like shit or I'm going to be disappointed.
I've read from moids elsewhere that isekai for women is better on average. I was surprised at how right they were.
The first episode sets up the framing device for the next few episodes.
Also I want to keep watching Ooku but only the first few episodes were put up and I can't find a working torrent for anything past episode three reeeeeee
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Which summer anime are you watching so far?
Besides Ooku I can recommend giving Undead Girl Murder Farce a chance. The designs are pretty but memorable and it seems to have a good bunch of handsome men of different ages and the plot wasn't very original yet but well done.
The other ongoing series I enjoy so far are Ai no Idenshi and Zom 100. Heard that the latter gets worse later, but at least the first episode was very relatable for someone like me that regularly contemplates suicide whenever I have a fulltime job.
Sadly not much else that looks promising. Tried a few but barely even finished the first episodes. The MC of Herck looks funny, but the many girl characters seem to be a red flag. Will give it a chance, though. In general the season is pretty weak so far. >>307201
Very good choice and underrated. I can only recommend reading the manga too.
I was not able to enjoy Zom 100 at all. First the unrealistic work situation and then the unrealistic reactions to a very realistic zombie apocalypse. I feel like it was written for edgy teenagers or something.
I liked Undead Girl but it sucks that she's supposed to look 14. She doesn't act like it or actually look like it so you know it's just the author's weird fetish and it's immersion breaking.
The only things I'm genuinely enjoying are My happy marriage and s2 of Sugar apple fairy tale.
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Does anyone have any recs for something in the same vein as evangelion and lain? I just watched both for the first time and really enjoyed that surreal feeling both had.
Paranoia Agent, Mind Game, Kaiba, Perfect Blue, Texhnolyze, Paprika, FLCL, maybe Tekkonkinkreet, Samurai Flamenco and Ergo Proxy too.
If you play games and can deal with emulators (or still own a PS1) I heavily recommend Xenogears. It's basically NGE as a game even if the plot is different.
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Anybody else enjoying Therma Romae? It's so cute and funny IMO.
Just an ancient Roman casually traveling to the future Japan to steal ideas from modern onsen for his Roman baths.
It's actually the first anime in ages I am watching dubbed since I understand Italian and listening to this is giving this series a nice touch. Can only recommend it if anybody is into historical shit and in need of a comedy anime. Absolutely watch the endings too, they show the mangaka traveling to different types of onsen and talking about her experience with them and how they inspired her to draw new chapters for the manga.
boogiepop phantom, texhnolyze (really, REALLY slow start but it's worth it if you stick around), paranoia agent, sonny boy, tatami galaxy, bokura no, haibane renmei, now and then, here and there (frankly don't remember much about this one except for the weird vibes), kaiba, ergo proxy, kemonozume, mawaru penguindrum, tekkon kinkreet
Maybe not all of these will be to your liking but they're all kind of weird/surreal in some way or other
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Watched the first episode of Zom 100 on Netflix and I really enjoyed it. Seems like it’s going to have some bigbooba standard fan service characters at some point unfortunately, but the animation was so good and it was funny enough that I may be able to overlook that as long as it isn’t stupid excessive.
I really wanted to like Helck, I even think that I would like the MC, but dear god most mangaka are such fucking awful writers it's not funny anymore.
I am incapable of watching a first episode of a series that fills its whole first half with a loud annoying bitch talking about a fighting video instead of, you know, actually SHOW the fights of the guy she talks about.
Mangaka have such a waifu brainrot that they cannot think up scenes that don't revolve around their harems anymore to the point at which they even ignore the MC. Maybe the story gets better later, fair, but episode 1 was nothing but waifus, tell don't show and peanut gallery commentaries about ongoing fights, which were always one of the worst parts of battle shounen, so I am not willing to sit through a series that literally starts with that and fills most of the episode with this instead of letting me watch those awesome fights they're talking about.
Also not filling me with hope that the rest of the episode introduced like three more girls. I've reached a point at which I became incapable of giving anime with a primarily female cast a chance. There are very few exceptions for this but they never star a male MC and you can usually tell which ones are good by just looking at the female designs.
I don't want to hate on this series actually, but it's my opinion. I even think it's a bit sad since it would be one of the very few recent fantasy series out there that aren't isekai.
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I've been thinking what the hell happened to old school shoujo and realized now everything is about work/office romance and it makes me want to vomit. As soon as i see the characters looking like overworked corporate slaves i lose all my interest, this is not something i can daydream about or want to put myself in the protagonist shoes. BL manga have the same exact problem, just corporate rats fucking each other in the ass. I don't care if this is the "japanese reality" we were fine for years without any manga or anime that includes mundane work place shilling and i'm convinced this is just the japanese government brainwashing young women into romanticizing labour force and corporate jobs instead of allowing them to enjoy actual escapist fiction. They never even make it about fun or unique jobs, it's just sitting at the desk and doing paperwork, like how is this entertaining to anyone? Do the readers want to be reminded even in their manga about the sad reality of their lives? You don't even need to go for fantasy (looking at you the hundreds of series with otome villainess reincarnation), just do some comfy SoL shoujo with idyllic landscapes, it seems to work well enough for incels
Going with your logic, it should be OK to drop the retard fish at an animal shelter or zoo, give him away on Facebook or, better yet, never pick him up in the first place, but call an animal rescue organisation.
I hope you extend your pet logic to homless people too. 'I took in a hobo, so now he's my property and I can do whatever I want with him'.
I think it's just that the newer generation of mangaka lacks any sort of creativity and is incapable of creating characters that aren't "literally me!" MCs.
Same reason for why everything is flooded with "nerd" MCs that love anime or games like (you) do. They even exist for both genders be it otaku, otome or fujo MCs, it all sucks ass IMO.
girls who grew up with school romance stories are old enough to work now so this transition makes sense. It's also no longer taboo for adults to read comics and it's no longer seen as a nerd thing so you can get away with blatantly appealing to adult readers. Basically what >>308345
says about work being the reality of many adults.>>308340
many old shoujos had a school setting and where targeted school girls
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I love this so far, even though I don’t like the pacing of the first two episodes. The story is on hyper speed or something? I haven’t read the novel or the manga, so idk how it compares.
late but if it helps, it wasn't really Ahiru who liked the Prince but Tutu. All of them but Mytho had real lives outside of the story hijacked by Drosselmeyer's influence to play their 'mythical' roles. You can see it whenever Ahiru transforms and becomes much more eloquent and a better dancer, the story requires her to be Tutu the swan, not Ahiru the duck, and Tutu loves Siegfried. I would've been happy either way but it was refreshing that he ended up with Rue instead.
Speaking of Rue, notably, Princess Kraehe never existed in Drosselmeyer's story, so Rue is the only one not playing a character like the others. All of her jealousy and desperation that drives her towards villainy doesn't come from any evil role she's forced to play but from herself and that makes her and Mytho's final choice to be with her so compelling to me.
I genuinely don't understand why this is a thing. Everyone hates it and nobody wants to come from their soul sucking office job to reading about how their soul sucking office job could be marginally more interesting in a manga. Yet it's everywhere, all shoujo is either stupid office or high school romances with no hint of fantastical elements. Why? Who finds this interesting? Are Japanese women just really excited by a retelling of their daily lives but with a hot guy they met at the office printer room? Is that such a world turning twist? As a mangaka I would be so fucking bored with it myself I would just isekai the protagonist to be able to experiment with different ideas.
>They never even make it about fun or unique jobs, it's just sitting at the desk and doing paperwork, like how is this entertaining to anyone?
Yeah exactly, you could create a compelling escapist story in modern times too without making it an office romance, like make them musicians or film stars or doctors or something unconventional. Anything
but a fucking corporate job.
Difference with high school romance is that HS romance at least skips boring parts of school life like lectures and homework whatever. Plot usually takes place during after school activities, weekends or school trips which is the fun part of school life.
Meanwhile office romance is more like "Hot coworker brought me paperwork to do and told me boss expects to do presentation by monday. Then I went to get some water cooler and some office ladies were gossiping about him! Oh no I need to do more paperwork oh so overworked." No just fuck off.
princess tutu has the most satisfying ending I have seen in any media ever. It doesn't play into your first expectations but neither does it go completely cynical, don't get me wrong I like cynicalism in media and I like tragic endings (though tragedy isn't inherently cynical) but the ending of Princess Tutu was very refreshing. It felt very humane. Sometimes grief works out in real life but not the way you expect. Sometimes you don't get the things you want but you still feel happy and content because life throws other good things at you you didn't know you wanted.
Princess Tutu displays self acceptence
really well. Lots of media targeted young girls teaches self acceptance in a "you had the power all along inside of you btw you are beautiful" way, but Princess Tutu tells you that you should just accept who you are because you can't change it, that still doesn't mean you can't change your life for the better, but you are still you. Ahiru stays a duck in the end even if she didn't want it at first. She still takes control of her own fate but she still is just a duck in the end and she accept herself for it.
Honestly it feels very forward for it's time, I don't think it was the intention but it aligns well withbody neutrality mentality
. I think lessons like that are more important than the usual "you had the beauty inside of you all the time so therefore you gonna get what you want"
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I don't know what the crossover here is with horror/grindhouse stuff, but The Last Drive-In with Joe Bob Briggs did an animation night a couple of weeks ago, and showed Mad God and Perfect Blue. It was pretty fun, even though I'd seen it before. He gave some commentary and actually looked emotional when he talked about Satoshi Kon's letter he wrote as he was dying. Best episode of the season so far, and it was made funnier by all the weirdos I saw online crying about an icky animation night on their fun genre movie show.
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i love it when animes usually have very colourful styles, eye candy>>292048
its me im funding it all, what you gonna do about it>>300701
lol my dad who never watched anime is also into this
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Since the anime felt like just a commercial for the manga, I remember trying to read it and finding it an incomprehensible mess. Not just that but the puberty allegory many people point out is only really viable in the anime because the manga introduces a billion new things and everything loses its meaning.
And you're right, there's a lot of weird fetishistic shit in it. Imo, it's almost impossible for a man to try and tell an allegory of girls puberty while not making the story somehow sexual or not showing his lolicon fetish kek
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I read that the mangaka of Somali and the Forest Spirit is in financial troubles, I hope watching the anime adaptation will help them in some way?
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are there more dark fantasy animes/mangas? All i can think of outside of Lodoss is either Berserk and maybe Slayers. Is Berserk worth getting into? Do i watch the anime(movie?) or jump straight into the manga?
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Depends on what you mean by fantasy. Does it have to be like elves and MtG/DND or more general fantasy?
This is what comes to mind at the moment:
Vampire Hunter D
Shin Sekai Yori
The Heroic Legend of Arslan
Guin SagaMade in Abyss
Mahoutsukai no Yome
Attack on Titan
I'm going to be yelled at but whatever there's Bastard too.>>310564
Wouldn't Hellsing be more like urban fantasy but taking place in the past?
watch the old tv series then move on to the manga. also, do NOT
watch the 2016 series
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looking for romance recs, either anime or manga. I really dislike pretty much all the popular shojos/romance anime targetted at women i have tried getting into, except for cipher and princess jellyfish. I also enjoyed kimagure orange road.
I haven't seen it but my understanding is it follows a different character, so maybe it's possible to watch standalone. I'm not so interested because I love the original MC kek.
The manga is god tier though I highly recommend it.
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Futago (iketani rikako), Principal, Cousin, Tomodachi no hanashi, Hanshin (hagio moto), Machi de Uwasa no Tengu no Ko, Butter!!! (yamashita tomoko) sorry all manga
What are some good deep/heavy series? Can be heavy as in hard sci-fi, gloomy setting, or psychological themes. I've already seen the classics, e.g Utena, Evangelion, Madoka, Princess Tutu, Monster, etc, so some more obscure series would be cool. Thriller anime like The Promised Neverland or AoT don't really do it for me, even if the premise is pretty depressing.
>>312347>What are some good deep/heavy series?
Shin sekai yori
>>312347>hard sci-fi, gloomy setting, or psychological themes
A fair warning, these are all from the early to mid 2000s, so animation quality can get pretty iffy in places kek
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Undead Murder Farce is good so far if you like Sherlock Holmes type mystery stuff. Might be my favorite of this season. Plus, I think the deuteragonist being a disembodied, immortal head in a bird cage is creative, at least.
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Nta but I'm going to check this out, it reminds me of the obscure visual novel game Animamundi where you need to find a body for your witch sister after she survived a beheading.
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Here it is, the "monkey" episode of Jujutsu kaisen S2. One episode felt too short to squeeze in all that story. I wish the anime would have fleshed out Geto's change of values more. What was cool though, was mixing the sound of water/rain with the memory of the applause in the moment that had enraged and traumatized him so.
So my fellow JJK fans are you ready for Shibuya? I'm excited. And kinda scared.
Shit I really loved that the other anons didn't mention yet was:
- Casshern Sins (very moody story about androids and robots taking place after humanity was basically eradicated)
- Avenger (a bit cryptic though and reading between the lines and looking at lyrics of the songs helps understanding)
- Zettai Shounen (not dark, but it deals with mental stuff even if it seems like a supernatural series first)
- Mouryou no Hako (pretty but also dark and it's one of the rare anime with a surprising 10/10 ending IMO)
- Kaiba (bizarre mysterious sci-fi in space with a few tear jerker scenes and some psycho stuff)
- Ergo Proxy, if you haven't watched it yet
- .hack//SIGN (not actually that dark, but heavy on the mental/psychological themes and quite moody too)
- 86 (would say you have to get through the first episodes of s1 but after that it gets dark/sad and pretty damn dramatic, it's also a sci-fi about war)
- Made in Abyss (think most here hate it, but it is a very dark exploration/adventure series)
- Now and Then, Here and There (when isekai were still good)
- Aku no Hana
- Noein (this is actually a must-watch anime IMO)
There are more but guess that's enough for now.
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>>312734>Mouryou no Hako (pretty but also dark and it's one of the rare anime with a surprising 10/10 ending IMO)
Starts out fine, turns into garbo at the end. At first you think it's going to be realistic, but then it takes some surreal turns while keeping the realistic form intact. Really wrong execution of the source material (novel).
>Noein (this is actually a must-watch anime IMO)
Not really dark and heavy - it's meant for a teenage audience. Sure, it's climatic and has well-written characters, but it's not even Nabari no Ou
-level of 'heavy'. It's still a good show, with amazing music and imagery
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Might be the only one watching this shit but I enjoy the new season of Bastard. This series was one of the first manga I ever read and I have a weak spot the sort of pulp fiction it's reminding me off so even 20 years later I am still having fond memories of it. Would be cool if the anime could finish that series since the mangaka is obviously not healthy enough to do it anymore. >>312813
Seconding this. How could I forget about them? Absolutely recommend reading the rest of GLT that the anime didn't adapt though. It's a bit sad that they never adapted those last few chapters as an OVA or special. Think it was only 20 chapters or something.
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I'm going to watch Bastard this weekend too, both seasons one after the other. I used to read the manga when I was in high school so I remember liking it but I forgot enough about the plot to not be bored. I'm looking forward to the DS/Kal Su fanservice.
I watched the worst
anime in 2010, I was literally watching Highschool of the Dead. If I could go back and slap myself I would.
Princess Jellyfish was nice though
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Hope you will enjoy it anon!
2010 was one of the best anime years, so much original stuff aired
anyway now i am wondering, how did durarara end? did it even end?
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The story has been fully adapted if you wanna watch it yourself. Life pretty much continues as usual in Ikebukuro (after a whole bunch of drama and antics), it was that type of ending. I think the main change was that Celty got her head back and Izaya leaves Ikebukuro and is half disabled
There's a sequel LN but thats on hiatus just like most of Narita's books
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It's a fanservice show, the gay option is usually on the table.
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I like how the new Blade of the Immortal has Shigurui aesthetics.
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I tried watching because of Izaya and Shizuo back then but later dropped it since I couldn't follow the plot and has unnecessary disgusting scroteshit like Izaya's incest sisters and yuribait of the fujoshi (who I liked at first) with the glasses girl. Is this series even worth the watch?
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Ryougo Narita has a fetish for lesbians. In Dead Mount Death Play it's even more brazen, including an implied lesbian threesome (mind you, I only watched the anime, so it might not even be implied in the manga).
Anyway, that show was a disappointment. The MC is yet another goody two shoes who just wanted to protect his family yada yada. Having lived for so long, he has somehow resisted cynicism and is still an idealistic kid at heart. The secondary characters are not fun to watch for the most part and I don't care for the two Sarazanmai cop rejects. Overall, it's lazily-written when compared to Durarara!!.
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I'm only on ep 1 but god this woman is an uggo chaser
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samefag but I want to suggest one of my favorites that rarely gets a mention, Terror in Resonance. Dark, sad, gloomy, not too much pandering. Feels really adult. Great animation, awesome OP.
I think you wanted something out of it that simply wasn't there (like the characters being real
terrorists that harm/kill people).
My problem is that mystery anime always come off as stupid when their smartass MCs are rather guessing than knowing but the show makes you think they did the latter since they always happen to be right. This anime is suffer from the same issue and it makes it feel dumb, like how the dirt on the ellbow of that one guy must be proving that he came by train and that he sat at the window and the he's from Germany and like 20 other things, all guessed by noticing one or two details (at night even, IIRC) that could have a multitude of other explanations. I cannot think of more than one or two anime that ever did mystery right which is why I tend to avoid it, even though it would technically be a genre I otherwise enjoy.
I still watch it, but honestly rather for the male MC and the settings. You rarely get the chance to see any european countries besides brittain from that period, at least not in anime.
I wrote a bit about it, but it was in a mundane shit thread over year ago lol >>>/ot/1210216
I wouldn't call it similar to kamihaji at all, at least dynamic wise. Himari isn't as, let's say feisty lol, as Nanami is, and Aoi gladly accepts Himari instead of being annoyed by her. While I loved the manga, it was a bit weird actually, it was so long but I felt like nothing happened at all (which isn't to say it was boring), and I feel like they could actually fit the entire 16 volumes into 12 to 24 episodes.
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About to start watching LOGH. Going in absolutely blind off a recommandation I've since forgotten the content of. Any nonas here who've watched it? What are your thoughts?
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I was disappointed when the current season of Jujutsu kaisen only had these two in the first episode and promptly moved on to be about mostly men. The women are the best part of the series for me. SHOW US THE LADIES
the women in jjk are absolute peak, i love maki and mai and their family background. not sure if you know manga spoilers but i absolutely love maki's
new look and actually started a self indulgent fanfic about my jjk oc and her
. i only got 3 1/2 chapters finished before i lost steam and the intense brainrot disappeared but i still indulge in daydreams about the story kekkk
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Has anyone heard of Vermeil in Gold? The only reason I know about it is because a band I like sang the ending song it's a good song btw but I have never heard anyone mention it or seen pictures of the characters(neither fanart and official art) shared on social media. I honestly think it looks like dogshit but im bias cause I dont care about romance animes targeted boys. I don't interact with male anime fans in general so lots of these types of animes flies under my radar but even then I'm still familiar with waifubait characters because they get used in cosplays, memes, anime articles, etc. I assume that this was released without much fanfare and didn't gain a large fanbase.
Tbh I dont hate the artstyle. The character designs are kinda ugly but they arent an eyesore compared to other coombait animes
>>314978>the women in jjk are absolute peak
Only if it's your first shounen. They are all so…meh. You forget them as soon as the show is over. Every major shounen that was popular in recent years (Naruto, Bleach, Dragon Ball, Ao no Exorcist, Once Piece, Mob Psycho) had more memorable female characters.
There is just something about the mangaka that he focuses on sloppy-seconds characters that feel almost AI-generated (the MC being the main culprit), while ditches or sidelines the ones with potential.
the writer(s) just misunderstand these female characters, nonnie
. you have to open your heart and welcome them in like long lost sisters.. accept that they are perfect, just like all women are perfect and superior. they are merely victims
of bad moid writers. improve on their endless potential and fill in the gaps in the source material. these female characters are so amazing, the bland stories that they are in could never contain them. unleash the love of sisterhood. godspeed.
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Oh fuck off with that attitude. Some of us like them, you don't have to, deal with it.
personally I liked that tomoe was a tsundere and slowly had to warm up to nanami along with nanami being very determined and not a total pushover. I read your post despite the minor spoilers and honestly I do prefer the slow burn type romances like hamihaji rather than the fast moving one this seems to be. I think I'll still watch the anime regardless just because that foxboy or chimera or whatever he is appeals to me kek>>315069
from the brief trailer the anime art looks nice, I hope the animation and soundtrack are good as well. I do quite like yokai stuff. seems worth a watch from what you and the other anon itt said about it so far
kek did you mean to reply to >>315085
or is your reading comprehension really that poor?
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And slice of life/mystery-solving.
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I think I understand what anon is talking about, there were even collabs with lolita brands back in the day, but all the show's elements that make it appealing to women are more accidental imo, the fact that it was one of THE animes for imageboard type moids says a lot though touhou also has a 99% moid fanbase despite not being particularly gender targeted imo
I love Rozen maiden so much, it's my comfort anime. I Loved Rozen Maiden 2013 because it felt genuinely more relatable, now that I think about it the vibe of it it's close to my life in quarantine.
Also the openings were just my favorite thing ever, Ali project songs are so nostalgic and over the top with the flashy visuals and Lolita aesthetic, love it sm.
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What are some examples of manservice shots in shounen anime?
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It's one of the very few really long series that I genuinely enjoyed watching. It's slow but good and every episode has a reason to exist. Also it is easily the best anime about politics out there. Not that there were many to choose from to begin with.
Many great and varied characters too with lots of development and the writer was genuinely invested and caring about both sides, so you don't get any black/white worldview or forced conflicts. Would pay money to get more series like this. >>315308
I unironically miss ALI Project. Even if you shouldn't like their OPs you should give instrumental OSTs like that of Avenger a chance. Absolute underrated as BGM band.
There must be a good bunch but rn I can only think of Dorohedoro, though I fear it's rather in the manga than the anime. Can't find the specific panels but there were a bunch of scenes with naked male backs that had such detailed muscle drawing that you know that Q must have been horny when she was drawing this.
Bastard too. Bastard is very veeery fanservice heavy so you will see a ton of female asses too, but it doesn't shy away from showing us the naked ikemen MC in his full glory. See here for example >>312838
Shockingly enough, both series are shounen. Different times.
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Regardless of what you think about letting or not letting the dead lie, did anyone else think Yashahime was way too convoluted of a story? At first I thought I just had a sucky comprehension while watching it, but I'm re-reading the episode plots right now and it really seems to me that there wasn't a real plot thread to be followed.
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All of Blue Lock too, it felt like the animators were horny as fuck working on the anime
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Thanks! The only other example I can think of is Gintama.
Is Blue Lock worth it for the guys if I don't care one bit about football?
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Watching Bastard makes me a bit nostalgic. I still remember having a crush on Abigail as a young teen lmao
I would pay for more dark fantasy and gritty sci-fi anime and manga shit today.
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Good question. I generally like dark, brooding characters I guess and he was a loner, a bit like myself, but incredibly powerful. I also unironically like his looks. He is absolutely not a bishounen or anything, but something about his derpy older man face is endearing. Plus, his cape is fucking cool and I generally liked villains back then. I am glad he wasn't killed off when facing DS, he gets some quite funny scenes later.
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Just watched JJK 0 before watching season 2 and god, what's with Japanese men and not being able to let their childhood crushes go? Is the power of love between 2 10 year olds being more powerful than the main villain even after years of one of them being dead supposed to be relatable? Emotional? They should've made the guy place a curse on her because he's traumatized by his inability to protect the ones he loves, love being general instead of just romantic. He didn't even imagine the child growing up with him and being his own age when he was hallucinating of her. It's like Tokyo Revengers, you have to suspend your disbelief so hard to not see the character or the author as a dumbass scrote with the mental age of his 10 year old self, who also can't tell female children and women apart. They could've gone for a curse that actually made sense instead of insisting that a child's playground crush is just that powerful and it's the kind of love that ~stays with you forever~. Then she caresses his face with her small hands and it's jarringly obvious he's been obsessed with the little girl and not his helplessness back then. That's the only thing that bothered me though, the rest was ok enough for me to want to watch season 2. It's just frustrating how scrotes keep getting away with retarded plots like this. This just certified gege as a man in my mind.
>>318492>god, what's with Japanese men and not being able to let their childhood crushes go?
No idea. Seems like a thing with moids in general. I had crushes as a kid but barely remember them. Why would you obsess over that?
And yes Gege is definitely male.
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>>318492>what's with Japanese men and not being able to let their childhood crushes go?
I imagine most mangaka have very limited dating experience and it's hard to write romance when that's completely absent from your life. In that case an idealized childhood crush would still be something they cling to and the japanese audience is a big sucker for the "first love" trope anyway so it works in their favour. Also when you lack dating experience you're more likely to get inspired by romance stories and tropes from other anime, like I wouldn't be surprised if menma served as inspiration for rika, they're both dead young girls who left a huge impact on a particular moid
I think it's a mix between lack of experience and romanticizing of the past. I get annoyed by the first but relate to the latter so it depends on how it's done but most series do it really badly.
Most of the time it's the typical "kid 1 doing mundane nice thing once, kid 2 having a crush on her/him for 20 years straight afterwards"-story which is IMO just bad writing. The thing is that life usually gets monotone and boring once you become a working adult. The fascination and fear children experience vanishes when you grow up, the world stops being mysterious and you have already seen most things and are now forced to waste most of your life away for a boring job so childhood feels magic or gets retroactively idealized. I think that old love interests are often used as a way to connect the allegedly glorious past with the present again.
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Most shounen manservice are just for comedy purposes rather than to sexualize and objectify men but it's still better than no manservice. The guys need the same treatment if not more than their female characters.
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Agree, this was always the one Fate I wanted to see animated the most. There were those Fragment novels I think but I haven't read them yet since they had no TLs back then.
With all the Fate stuff they produce nowadays I am disappointed that Prototype of all things never managed to get a proper anime. Maybe one day.
The things I remember about heaven's feel are retarded wars about pointless shits on /a/ and me feeling so bored when I was playing the visual novel I even skipped the last part of the route.
If you hate Sakura you probably will hate her "fans" as well. Besides moid being moid they're one of the most obnoxious parts of fandom
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I just watched the first episode of Kageki Shoujo.
I don't know if it's because my expectations of anime are so low, because I haven't watched any new anime in months, or because it's truly that good, but Holy shit, that was more than enough to hook me in. I'm fully invested kek. I don't know how anyone can say that female characters are all shit when something this BEAUTIFUL exists.
To my surprise, it was originally a seinen manga? I would've expected it to be published as josei or something.
I also thought it was very good and really liked the man hating girl.
Apparently it was only published in a "seinen" magazine for two volumes and then changed into a josei one. I think japanese publishers care less about these labels. I looked up the original magazine Jump X, and wikipedia says it was created with female readers in mind and aimed to publish manga that transcended gender and age. So it doesn't really sound like a seinen magazine.
I remember seeing a post somewhere here about a nonnie
explaining why labels for shoujo manga made no sense nowadays, and that they shouldn't be taken so seriously. I definitely agree.
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Based Ai Narata Scene Ever!
Yeah true, at least stuff like Do it Yourself or Bocchi have some sort of goal and characters that are more than just memes.
I am not even saying that LS is bad on principle, but it's nothing for me. I never found parodies very funny anyway, especially with most parody comedies solely relying on citing and referencing other works instead of coming up with own jokes.>>319408
It wasn't my AOTS I think but certainly good. A rare case of well written female characters too. Sad that it never got another season. Even most josei I see nowadays rather feel like seinen to me. In a bad way. I often love serious/"masculine" seinen, but I almost never like seinen about female characters or romances (exceptions always exist though). Good josei is harder to find nowadays.
Random but does anybody remember that josei from ages ago with the florist woman and her dead ghost husband? No idea why I am thinking of that now I just remember that it was a very niche series too that I enjoyed a lot.
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It was incredibly popular IMO. But maybe it depends on the threads and places people frequent. I remember a lot of memes that made fun of it, but the hype also felt massive and not liking it got you into one of those arguments where others call you a newfag for not understanding the references, even though it was just the humor itself that wasn't for me.
That said I am a shitty audience for comedy since I rarely find things funny. Can probably count the anime that made me genuinely laugh on one hand, which doesn't mean that comedy anime are bad. They just rarely pander my shittaste. How shit? I found Azazel-san very funny, something even 4chan considered too retarded.
Other series I loved that might be more popular here namely DMC, GTO, Gintama and Nami yo Kiitekure.
I absolutely recommend the latter, since I assume it's not well known. Especially if you like comedy about an adult, not-sexualised woman who is still seething about her ex and starting a new job to vent and use her talent.
Think I also laughed a bunch of times about that gamer girl anime with the kabaddi. Too relatable.
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. A man falling in love with another man is the only guarantee that the romance is not going to be utter shit.
I like everything if the chemistry is good but never like any of the chemistries in romance anime so I stick to shipping lel
IMO chemistries in fiction are usually better written if it's m/m, to a lesser degree f/f ("lesser degree" because female characters are usually written as moe ughuu or other pandering characters), so most of the ships I am into are gay, even though I theoretically like het just as much.
no one asked, fujoshit>>320037
the fujo 'joke' was also entirely unrelated to the original post>>319980
bc it's not even romance, it's all ecchi shit. moids can't get into romance that doesn't come with large amounts of panty shots, jiggling tits and gross thinly veiled fetishes. i refuse to even call it romance
No I really hate romances for women or at least as much as I hate romances for men, never seen an otome I didn't consider garbage and like half of that media targeting women includes crap like arranged marriages or twilight tropes. I can't watch anime like that marriage thing everybody here hypes up so much.
I know there are exceptions somewhere that exist without these stupid housewife tropes and I saw a few but didn't like/relate to the characters either.
IMO romance is just a cursed genre in general which is why the good chemistries mostly exist between characters that aren't canonically supposed to be in love.
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So many old shows are getting remasters, feels good.
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I just got into Fate two weeks ago and reading about Prototype was soul crushing. There is another universe out there where F/SN revolutionized otome and gave us a successful anime adaptation…
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Redid my 3x3 yesterday, rate if you'd like to!
Finally the madoka movie is not a hallucination anymore sorry for link lolcor won't let me embed it https://youtu.be/AXpnlROHu78?si=vmtDzCoT3iyqdvBF
I don't think the plot itself is bad, even if it's by all means just baby's first shounen, but I don't think I've ever seen a show get so strongly ruined by a single character. I have no idea how there can be Zenitsu fangirls unless they're 13 years old
The way Zenitsu and pig guy constantly interrupt serious moments with oh so "hilarious" comic relief yelling and crying feels like the weeb equivalent to capeshit forcing quirky quips into serious moments. I still have no idea why the hell the mangaka tought a THREE person main cast need TWO comic relief characters, or how there's not really a trend of making fun of shounen shit like there was for making fun of marvel movies.
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FUCK CRUNCHYROLL. They translated 'okama' as 'queen' in Gatchaman Crowds. And it's a show from 2013. The woke virus runs deep.
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anon that's not troonwashing, just an older term for flaming homos. Much like "okama" in Japanese.
No way pre-school kids would even know this term. They should have translated it to 'gay', because that's within a pre-schooler's vocabulary (if they didn't want to be vulgar with 'tranny'). >>320937
No, it isn't. 'Fruitcake', 'queer', 'poof', alongside the tried-and-tested 'tranny', are better.
Anon Rebellion came out 10 years ago. The only anime to come out besides that was Magia Record which isn't mainline canon.>>320598
I hope it keeps to the Concept Trailer, the art they featured in that looked pretty interesting.
YES FINALLY. I didn't realize going into madoka initially that homura would be one of the most prominent of the crew but I'm happy it's turned out that way. she quickly became my favorite when watching the original series.
Is there a planned release date?
Okama is a word that encapsulates both.>>320989>a preschooler is more likely to know what a drag queen is
Only in America.
this is a conversation about american slang in an american company's english translation of an anime, sperg. why the fuck would they choose weird britbong slang that no one else on the planet uses over common slang? bonglish was the butt of every joke on 2013 tumblr for a reason, to the rest of the world 'poof' is an indecipherable inside joke between a group of 90 year old men.
>Okama is a word that encapsulates both
no, it doesn't. a gay man cross-dressing =/= a tranny.
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>>321047>no, it doesn't. a gay man cross-dressing =/= a tranny.
In your headcanon only. Just watch Gintama to educate yourself. Plus crossdressing gays are trannies more than ever in this day and age.
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you are embarrassing tf out of yourself
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this would be more accurate but you can't really put this on crunchyroll. you expect too much, nona.
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We will never get anime with actual men and more diverse women anymore will we? Even harder mode if the woman is older than 22.
I feel like almost every design from modern anime looks bland as hell and barely human, it doesn't even work as bishoujo anymore as it was the case with Sailor Moon and the likes, rather soulless advertising.
I think that designs tell you way more about a show and its quality than the synopsis.
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>>321516>I think that designs tell you way more about a show and its quality than the synopsis.
True, but sometimes it's a misdirection. I avoided Shin Sekai Yori for the longest time, because I thought it would be a 'we want the KyoAni audience' show for waifufags.
Yeah this happens too. I also kinda enjoy Ai no Idenshi right now, but I am pretty sure that the potential audience of this is ignoring it for it's generic juvenile designs. Old anime directors did that right and knew what style to use for which series. You just have to look at Bebop, Witch Hunter Robin, Lain and such and know what type of show it is. Not sure when people have lost the ability to draw adults or grittier things.
I have recently seen three muscular adult anime men that had the heads of toddlers that made them look like bad edits in which someone has swapped the heads as a joke. They probably can neither draw guys nor any older women anymore. Or nothing that isn't skinny.
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Stop talking out of your ass. Just accept you're wrong, it doesn't cost you anything.>https://legendsoflocalization.com/okama-in-game-translation/>>321174
Back to your Chinese memes.
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>>321235>you can't really put this on crunchyroll
They had no problems in the past, and neither with hosting NSFW loli and harem shows.
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Best boy of the season. Not that there was much to compete with in the first place.