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1 Name: Anonymous : 2013-06-13 20:25
Yama no Susume was a very pleasant surprise. Very short at 3 minutes per episode, but it enjoyed a very high production value and it had lots of beautiful nature shots. It might even get a second season!
2 Name: Anonymous : 2013-06-13 20:41
I absolutely loved Yama no Susume, can't wait for the second season.

Aiura is another great short anime and it's airing this season. Everything about it is really relaxing, I look forward to it every week.
3 Name: grey !C.MxxuCiTo : 2013-06-14 01:21
I have never read the manga, but the Shingeki no Kyojin anime is great.
4 Name: Anonymous : 2013-06-15 21:28
I finally caught up on Otoyomegatari. Now the painful wait for scans begins.
5 Name: Anonymous : 2013-06-16 22:17
I'm watching Durarara! and I like it even as much as I liked the manga. Simon however is the most racist depiction of a black guy in Japanese media I have ever seen in my 23 years. Stay classy Japan.
6 Name: Anonymous : 2013-06-16 22:23
>>5
http://afternoon.heliohost.org/61/howcanapersonbeblack.jpg
See?
7 Name: Anonymous : 2013-06-17 06:23
>>3
Yeah it's pretty neat.
8 Name: Anonymous : 2013-06-17 11:16
I don't want Chihayafuru to end. It's the only one I'm looking forward to every week.
9 Name: Anonymous : 2013-06-17 12:40
I have so many things in my Manga backlog and so little time due to Japanese studies, goddamnit!

Is anyone watching Golgo 13, DD HnK, Yuyushiki and Aiura here?
10 Name: Anonymous : 2013-06-17 18:12
>>9
I'm watching both Yuyushiki and Aiura. Tuesdays are so relaxing.
11 Name: Anonymous : 2013-06-18 05:12
>>9
The humor in Yuyushiki can be a hit or miss for me, since it often relies on puns or word plays and sometimes jokes go over my head to be honest. But the emphasis the show puts on the affection characters feel for each other and the cute mannerism derived from that makes up for it plenty.
12 Name: Anonymous : 2013-06-18 23:55
I finished Durarara.
That was great.
13 Name: Anonymous : 2013-06-19 01:07
I just started on Katanagatari. I was expecting more action than talking but I really enjoy the banter between the characters.
14 Name: Anonymous : 2013-06-19 03:14
>>13
Yea, Isin is a really wordy author, and you're in for a long wordy trek with usually only a short fight scene per episode.

Not that I mind, I feel like Katanagatari is one of the few pieces of his where that really works. He weaves it together really well, and the visuals/audio are just wonderful icing on that in anime form.
15 Name: Anonymous : 2013-06-24 23:55
Hey all, other than in physical form, how do you like to read your manga?

I like phsyical best, but the translations end up being american-ized and not as true to itself. I mostly would just web-search it and read it on whatever site comes up first.
16 Name: Anonymous : 2013-06-25 07:15
>>15
I got a Nexus 7 recently pretty much exclusively for the purpose of using it for reading books/manga, since doing so on a computer screen has never really felt right for me. It totally exceeded my expectations, I actually really enjoy reading manga digitally now that I have a portable means to do it on something that looks and feels like a page and not just a window on a computer screen. I imagine the same would be true of other tablets.
17 Name: Anonymous : 2013-06-25 13:18
>>15

I too like physical the best, and the German translation of Yotsuba! turns out kind of cute (´・ω・`)

Other that that I read it on my Sony Ericsson Xperia Play. MangaWhat is my favourite reader although 2 of the 3 available sites are broken
18 Name: Anonymous : 2013-06-25 20:46
Yotsuba&! is pretty amazing because the quality hasn't dwindled at all, while it's still about the same things since Volume 1. Azuma is very talented.
19 Name: Anonymous : 2013-06-30 11:30
Waiting warmly for the new season of Tamayura.
20 Name: Anonymous : 2013-06-30 14:23
>>19
It's pretty amazing it got a new season. It didn't feel like something that would sell well.
21 Name: Anonymous : 2013-06-30 17:22
>>20
The first season sold decently, around 4k if I remember correctly so it probably did a little bit more than breaking even. I also think Junichi Satou enjoyed working on it a lot, it almost felt like a love letter to Aria considering how similar it was in tone and structure. I suppose it became possible with a well-respected director willing to create more and not-so-bad sales. I can only hope he'll work on an Amanchu adaptation in the future.
22 Name: Anonymous : 2013-06-30 20:24
Today is almost the most enjoyable day.
23 Name: Anonymous : 2013-07-06 02:17
Started on the second season of Arakawa Under The Bridge earlier today. I love the surreal humor and the awesome cast of the show. Not to mention the art style and animation quality is top notch.

>>13
You're probably finished with it by now, but I hope you enjoyed it. Katanagatari is my all time favorite anime, and too many people skip over it because it isn't the typical shonen swordfight action anime they wanted.
24 Name: Anonymous : 2013-07-06 03:29
I wish a new Yotsubato chapter would come out.
25 Name: Anonymous : 2013-07-06 05:47
>>23
I actually just finished it on Thursday and loved it. Like I said, I was expecting more action but I really prefer it the way it was done. The characters developed well and while I can see why some people wouldn't like the ending I thought it was perfectly in spirit of the series. I don't want to say too much more because I don't know if spoiler tags work or even exist here, but that final episode was great.

Now I'm gonna start on Tamayura Hitotose. Hopefully I can catch up to the second season before it's finished airing.
26 Name: Anonymous : 2013-07-08 02:14
Anybody excited for FREE!?
27 Name: Anonymous : 2013-07-08 05:06
>>26

I would be if the boys looked more like cute girls
28 Name: Anonymous : 2013-07-08 08:29
>>26
I'm a straight male, so there's not much sexual appeal to it for me. I've never been hot for sports anime. It's also a KyoAni anime, and I tend to be cautious about those.

I guess you can say it hasn't really piqued my interest.
29 Name: Anonymous : 2013-07-08 10:09
>>28
I also wasn't a big fan of sports anime until I saw chihayafuru. Now I'm eager to try more, but I'm afraid it's an exception to the genre.
30 Name: Anonymous : 2013-07-08 10:47
>>26

No, not really. I guess it's cheap to say that it doesn't pander to me but that's how it is. I usually tend to watch KyoAni's shows for the cute girls but those are nonexistent this time. I'm not into swimming either.

While we are talking about sport anime, is anyone excited for the baseball anime airing in fall? Name's Ace or something
31 Name: Anonymous : 2013-07-10 14:10
The opening for the new Tamayura season is just amazing! I can't stop listening.
32 Name: Anonymous : 2013-07-10 19:06
>>31
Now I'm tempted to check it out before I finish the first season. I really like the opening for ~hitotose~.
33 Name: Anonymous : 2013-07-10 22:17
Fairly surprised to see a significantly higher amount of "This season sucks" around the internet (read: /a/) than usual. I mean, it isn't fantastic, but it's probably my favorite season of the past three or so. Varied, too.

I've got Blood Lad, Dangan Ronpa, Free, Kami-sama no Inai Nichiyoubi, Monogatari Boogaloo Fever, Servant x Service, Tamayura, TWGOK, Uchouten Kazoku, Watamote, Fate/Kaleid, and Silver Spoon under my belt so far, and there haven't been any massive disappointments (other than the weird pacing issues with DR). I watch a lot of different genres/material that appeals to a wide range of individuals, so I can't really see anyone feeling left out from even that small lot, from the deepest DEEP type to the heaviest moe fan. A dearth of harder action, perhaps?
34 Name: Anonymous : 2013-07-10 22:59
A new chapter of Kabu no Isaki is out!
35 Name: Anonymous : 2013-07-12 00:14
>>33
I don't think I've ever seen a single season go by without some people there saying it was the worst season in recent years. Best to not take those things seriously.
36 Name: Anonymous : 2013-07-12 06:28
I just marathon'd Angel Beats (I'm late to the party, I know), and dear god I'm an emotional wreck. I don't know what to think or feel, I think it actually made me depressed. I think this may have been the first time I've ever cried to an anime before, and I was tearing up throughout the entire series. I can't sleep because I keep thinking about it, and I don't have the mental stability at the moment to fap. I'm really just not in the mood to do anything at the moment.

I do have thoughts about how much it sucks to be a hikikomori sometimes, but seeing shit like this makes me want to stay away from all forms of love. It's distressing to be lonely, but I'm guessing it doesn't hold a candle to the crushing effects of a broken heart.
37 Name: Anonymous : 2013-07-13 02:58
I am currently watching Mirai Nikki.

I now understand why Waifu's exist.
38 Name: Anonymous : 2013-07-13 03:58
>>37
No, man, no. Don't go down the Gasai Yuno hole. That hole never ends man.
39 Name: Anonymous : 2013-07-13 04:57
>>37
Be careful with that concept. Things could get ugly for you.
40 Name: Tokiko : 2013-07-13 20:03
are all y'all watchin Danganronpa? I hope ya be!
41 Name: Anonymous : 2013-07-13 20:39
I'm watching Uchouten Kazoku, the new Tamayura and Genshiken. I still have to warm up to Genshiken, because they ditched the entire old cast and have now started with a a group that is almost exclusively female.

>>40
I haven't played it yet. I plan to when I pick up a PSP.
42 Name: Anonymous : 2013-07-14 00:32
>>41
It's getting an official release! Hopefully they put as much effort into it as the translation project/great LP out there. A shame it's for the Vita, though, or else I might be able to say this post is a recommendation for when you get that PSP.

Definitely a good idea to not watch the anime if you haven't experienced the game, though. It isn't bad, and it's fun to see the characters move and all, but it's pretty badly rushed to squash a lengthy game into 12 episodes. Probably not the best way to experience the plot for the first time.
43 Name: Anonymous : 2013-07-14 02:17
New Kabu no Isaki chapter. Very much Post Office related.

http://www.mangareader.net/kabu-no-isaki/34
44 Name: Anonymous : 2013-07-14 12:39
>>43
→/138/kabu-no-isaki-4291083.jpg
This could just as well be a scan from YKK. Wonderful.
45 Name: Anonymous : 2013-07-14 19:32
>>44
Same artist. Ashinano Hitoshi. Here's something else called "Position"

http://www.anymanga.com/position/001/001/
46 Name: Anonymous : 2013-07-17 06:21
Favorite manga of 11 years ends, last thing my favorite character is seen doing is crying. Not sure I want to do anything but imitate them for a few days. How do you cope with this sort of thing, Post Office?
47 Name: Anonymous : 2013-07-18 02:11
>>46
I can't say I've ever followed something for so long before, but it's always a bittersweet feeling when something you love comes to an end. What manga is it? I'm going to go out on a limb and guess it's Hourou Musuko since I recently heard that it was ending soon.
48 Name: Anonymous : 2013-07-18 02:25
>>47
Good guess, and great taste. It's been such a long time, with so many characters I love and relate to. Shimura is a wonderful mangaka, and a great storyteller in general, but I'm finding myself really sad to think that I'm parting with them for good...
49 Name: Anonymous : 2013-07-18 02:38
>>48
Same to you. I never did read the manga but I thought the anime was one of the better shows of 2011. For You is probably one of my all time favorite ending themes. I should really get to reading it soon.
50 Name: A taste of summer. : 2013-07-18 05:55
I just finished Moribito. It is truly a work of art.

In this world that's always changing, human warmth never does.
51 Name: Anonymous : 2013-07-18 07:55
>>49
You should definitely get on that. Despite the long runtime, as a monthly manga it ended at around 120 chapters, so it shouldn't take up too much time.

Glad to see other people liked the ED as much as I did, feels a bit like an unappreciated gem in Rie Fu's popular lineup. Have a happy remix.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gRaY_EO4x5A
52 Name: Anonymous : 2013-07-19 15:05
I just started Ladies vs Butler. I don't like harems that much but god, this show get's me so fucking horny (・∀・)!!

I can't wait to see the extra content.. 2 minutes of pure girls, tits and asses as far as the eye can see!!
53 Name: Anonymous : 2013-07-20 01:03
>>52
You should check out Kanokon. Same artstyle, similar feel, plus there's like 12 specials dedicated to fanservice. It's really a must watch for ecchi fans.
54 Name: Anonymous : 2013-07-22 05:53
The first two episodes of Free! actually made me laugh a lot. I'm going to keep it up.
55 Name: Anonymous : 2013-07-22 07:09
>>54
Yea, the plot and characters aren't really anything special for a sports anime, but Kyoani always manages to put a fun amount of personality into their shows at the very least. Pleasantly surprised.
56 Name: Anonymous : 2013-07-22 22:19
I just marathoned Eden of the East. It was an interesting short watch. Though it felt weird that the protag had a very similar personality to mine.
57 Name: Anonymous : 2013-07-24 19:45
I'm not sure if this constitutes as a shitty recommendation request but I'll ask anyway since it certainly doesn't warrant a new thread.

What is the dumbest superhero anime that takes itself seriously? I'm talking like the kind of superhero anime that you see other anime characters watching (like Magical Girl Kyoko in To Love-RU). I'm just in the mood to watch something hilariously bad.
58 Name: Anonymous : 2013-07-24 22:01
>>57
It's not a superhero anime but Mars of Destruction is notorious for being hilariously bad.
59 Name: Anonymous : 2013-07-26 07:29
I made the mistake of watching Hotarubi no Mori e around other people after recommending it to them.

Over a year later, and it still makes me cry like a little girl.
60 Name: Anonymous : 2013-07-26 15:19
>>53
I will, thanks.
61 Name: Anonymous : 2013-07-27 18:38
Here's a volume of short stories that are about different places in Japan. Very much Post Office quality.
http://www.anymanga.com/tsubame-hidamari-shoujo-kikou/
62 Name: Anonymous : 2013-07-29 09:48
I'm reading Living Game and it's so cute. The art is very 90's adn the plot is delicious.
63 Name: Anonymous : 2013-08-01 00:48
To whoever posted the Amanchu images on the photoboard, thanks for reminding me that I need to start reading that.
64 Name: Anonymous : 2013-08-03 20:25
How is Galaxy Express 999?
65 Name: Anonymous : 2013-08-06 14:48
>>63
You're welcome.
66 Name: Blacknose-sama : 2013-08-14 05:33
Kabu No Isaki is out~!

http://www.mangareader.net/kabu-no-isaki/35
67 Name: Anonymous : 2013-08-21 04:27
New Isaki of the Cub!
I really have no clue what just happened.

http://www.mangareader.net/kabu-no-isaki/36
68 Name: Anonymous : 2013-08-31 15:00
(´Д`; ,)
69 Name: Anonymous : 2013-08-31 15:01
I'm 100% straight and I fucking love Free!

Also

Nagisa is kawaii.
70 Name: Anonymous : 2013-08-31 19:36
The continued production of Teekyuu gives me great joy.
71 Name: Anonymous : 2013-08-31 20:49
>>69
I've been loving Free! too, I've always liked swimming and the local indoor pool opens up in a few days, I'm watching it and getting super pumped.
72 Name: Anonymous : 2013-09-02 01:16
All Rounder Meguru is outstanding SoL with an amazing dash of tsundere romance.

I'd recommend it if you're into sports or are looking for motivation on getting better physically.
73 Name: Anonymous : 2013-09-02 17:03
So I just got caught up on KnI.

http://www.mangareader.net/kabu-no-isaki/37
http://www.mangareader.net/kabu-no-isaki/38

Spoilers below!

Does Isaki remember what happened? What exactly WAS it that hapened to him? I feel like he went backwards into a past memory? But he has a smartphone? Maybe everyone in KnI has cell phones and it has just not been shown until now.
But then he gets back to the group with the cat-mouthed-woman, and he thinks he's been gone 20 minutes. But to his friends he just came back instantly!

What.
74 Name: Anonymous : 2013-09-03 04:40
>>64
Hopelessness, despair, isolation. Angelic blonde maiden.

>>70
Me too! I've been keeping my eye on MAPPA since they promise to eventually finish Dreaming Machine as well.
75 Name: Anonymous : 2013-09-06 14:17
This weekend I might be able to get my group of new friends together and watch some anime off of a USB hard drive I have. I've got Sora no Woto, NO.6, Kino no Tabi, TTGL, Last Exile, Summer Wars, and a couple others. What should we watch.....
76 Name: Anonymous : 2013-09-11 22:56
I'm finally starting to read through Kabu no Isaki. Makes me want to fly...
77 Name: Anonymous : 2013-09-12 12:40
>>75

If you're watching with friends TTGL or Summer wars would probably be best.
78 Name: Anonymous : 2013-09-15 03:54
SnK is too good. The traitor is really terrifying.
79 Name: Anonymous : 2013-09-16 02:08
FALL SEASON CHART!
http://atxpieces.files.wordpress.com/2013/09/fallv4.jpg
80 Name: Anonymous : 2013-09-16 04:30
>>79
I'm very pleased that Kyousogiga has gotten a full TV series.
81 Name: Anonymous : 2013-09-16 05:47
>>80
Yes I am happy about that as well and that Imaishi's studio are finally putting out their first real show. Such a treat.
82 Name: Anonymous : 2013-09-16 07:11
>>79
It's funny, I don't follow seasons and rely on others to separate the wheat and chaff. Looking at that chart, I realize I don't know how to form expectations at all. Everything seemed silly except maybe Non Non Biyori, but I'm sure I'll be proven wrong in that.
83 Name: Anonymous : 2013-09-16 16:28
>>82

I generally pick one or two things that seems interesting to me, wait for them to finish, then torrent and watch/marathon the whole thing all at once.
84 Name: Anonymous : 2013-09-18 09:17
>>79
Best season in years, honestly, just from a perspective of staffing. If Space Dandy were airing now, it'd be the One True Sakuga Fall, but as it stands it's damn amazing.
85 Name: Anonymous : 2013-09-24 23:24
Rereading Hoshikawa Ginza Yonchoume. Kinda like a lesbian Usagi Drop without the incest. The subject matter makes me a little uncomfortable but with a few exceptions it's not really exploited and on the whole it's sweet.
86 Name: Anonymous : 2013-09-25 02:58
>>85
The subject matter makes me a little uncomfortable

What parts exactly?
87 Name: Anonymous : 2013-09-25 04:04
>>86
Romance between a guardian and a ward, and between an adult and a child. The one depicted didn't seem predatory, but any such relationship requires extreme scrutiny, and an ingrained squick reaction is a good mechanism for forcing that.
88 Name: Anonymous : 2013-09-27 13:11
I have no goddamn clue what just happened in SnK. How and why can Annie do what she just did? Where the fuck is Erens father?
89 Name: Anonymous : 2013-09-30 07:03
oh man, im about to watch a Legend of the galactic heros. The download was three gigabytes.
90 Name: Anonymous : 2013-09-30 16:05
>>88
I see the SnK anime has reached that same point as in the manga where it piles on more questions instead of answering anything.
91 Name: Anonymous : 2013-10-01 01:30
>>90
Ah. I've not read the manga. But I will once the show is finished.
92 Name: Anonymous : 2013-10-02 14:27
Free! has finished. Rei-chan is truly the bro of the season.
Soundtrack should be coming out soon!!
93 Name: Anonymous : 2013-10-02 22:16
You should use Batoto for your manga reading needs instead of manga reader. Batoto doesn't watermark their images just for hosting them, and they have better image quality.
http://www.batoto.net/comic/_/comics/kabu-no-isaki-r593

It isn't good to support sites like manga reader and manga fox that watermark their images, even though they did not translate them.
94 Name: Anonymous : 2013-10-04 01:09
Figured since it was October I'd be festive and watch a bunch of scary-ish or at least gory violent anime throughout the month. My line-up is School Days, Shinsekai Yori, Elfen Lied, Boogiepop Phantom, and a few movies like Perfect Blue and the live-action adaptation of Another.
95 Name: Anonymous : 2013-10-04 01:13
School Days was the most scarring anime ever. I thought it was just an innocent romance anime, and then everything went horribly wrong.

I might check out some of those anime too! I'd love to get into the Halloween spirit.
96 Name: Anonymous : 2013-10-05 12:23
>>94
I recommend Serial Experiments Lain or Higurashi. They're both creepy with bits of gory violence.
97 Name: Anonymous : 2013-10-05 15:35
>>96
Oh sweet Jesus Higurashi. Never again. うそだよ!!
98 Name: Anonymous : 2013-10-05 18:36
>>97
the only thing ive seen of higurashi is a scene involving something that rips out fingernails on youtube, and a series of murders.
Yeah, I can pass on this one.
99 Name: Anonymous : 2013-10-05 22:49
>>98
Yeah, I can pass on this one.
More like, pass out.
100 Name: Anonymous : 2013-10-11 16:32
Non Non Biyori has almost three minutes worth of scenery porn as its intro. Ren-chon is also the adorablest.

It is off to a great start with the first episode.

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