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101 Name: Anonymous : 2013-10-12 10:45
>>89
Oh, god, im continuing to watch LoGH
EVERYTHING IS GERMANIC
THE JAPANESE FEELS THEMATICALLY INCORRECT EVEN THOUGH ITS THE DEFAULT DUB
102 Name: Anonymous : 2013-10-12 16:25
>>101
I have resumed watching it recently as well; it's a nice show to watch every night before going to bed. I'm at episode 60 and I like how they have been able to provide such consistent quality.
103 Name: Anonymous : 2013-10-13 00:04
My friend bought vol1 of Yostubato in Japanese for me and she's going to give it to me when she gets beck from Japan!
104 Name: Anonymous : 2013-10-13 13:10
>>103
Nice!
105 Name: Anonymous : 2013-10-16 04:17
Why has there been no Kabu no Isaki update in 44 days? Did something happen to Roselia Scans?
106 Name: Anonymous : 2013-10-17 02:27
What's something I can read a chapter of before going to sleep?
107 Name: Anonymous : 2013-10-17 03:11
>>106
I feel like that's really tough.
I want to say all of the Aria/Aqua manga. But I don't see how someone could *only read just one* and then put it down.
108 Name: Anonymous : 2013-10-17 18:09
>>107
If we're talking Aria, the anime is very easy to fall asleep to. Reading takes a bit more effort
109 Name: Anonymous : 2013-10-18 02:57
I just watched Garden of Words.

SPOILER!

It made me sad.
110 Name: Anonymous : 2013-10-20 00:16
I'm enjoying Kill la Kill. Actiony shows usually aren't my thing but it's really cool and funny and doesn't take itself very seriously.
111 Name: Anonymous : 2013-10-21 13:15
>>109
We have spoiler tags, you know.
112 Name: Anonymous : 2013-10-21 15:09
>>111
Why, no, I did not know this. (´Д`; )
113 Name: Anonymous : 2013-10-21 17:37
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114 Name: OLD MAN WINTER : 2013-10-22 20:47
Winter Anime Chart

http://i6.minus.com/inI3JHYqwrJg4.jpg
115 Name: Anonymous : 2013-10-23 09:39
Protip from an old anime watcher: any anime is a winter anime if you watch it during winter.
116 Name: Anonymous : 2013-10-29 12:47
>>115
But if you see an slice of life anime with about skiing and/snowboarding, then it's double winter.
117 Name: Anonymous : 2013-11-02 16:26
Is anyone watching Samurai Flamenco? This show is really damn good! ww
It's a pity that the animation is so poor at times though, I've heared that the budget is pretty low and the Japanese are not really interrested in it either. Oh well.
118 Name: Anonymous : 2013-11-30 10:21
I'm really liking Gingitsune this season; the character interactions are very fun to watch.

One or two of the episodes were angsty as heck but they didn't dwell on it and I'm glad, since it detracts from the atmosphere.
119 Name: Kajika is what? : 2013-12-05 18:05
Okay.
Okay.
So I just caught up on Kabu No Isaki. From chapter 38 to 47.
WHAT IN THE NAME OF NAME OF SAM HELL IS HAPPENING? TIME TRAVEL? AIRSHIP SEARCHING FOR THINGS AND NOT FINDING THEM? TIME TRAVEL? MAGIC SODA? TIME TRAVEL???
120 Name: Anonymous : 2013-12-05 20:00
>>119
Yeah, I'm in disbelief myself. I thought the tone was too inconsistent with the rest of the series and it felt awkward. The Mt Fuji thing was nicely inserted into an already otherworldly experience, and it remained mystical so it could be just a 'wonder of this world'. But the latest chapters, with only one remaining, are a bit too much. Plus KnI was first released as a one-shot so this could very well be an 'arsepull' Ashinano thought of later on...
121 Name: Anonymous : 2013-12-07 04:18
>>120

I reacted like you have, but in a positive light. I liked it. Even if I have no idea what's currently up. Did Ashinano say the next one will be the last for sure?
122 Name: Anonymous : 2013-12-17 06:53
Hyouka is wonderful!
123 Name: Anonymous : 2013-12-21 01:57
What anime is this from?
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124 Name: Anonymous : 2013-12-21 12:42
>>123
I think it's Golden Time.
125 Name: Anonymous : 2013-12-22 05:41
>>124
Eehh, I don't see anyone in the character lists that looks like them.
126 Name: Anonymous : 2013-12-22 17:23
>>125
I reverse image searched it and found a few other screenshots from the scene. Japanese textboards and some Portuguese sites claim it's Golden Time. I don't think they're particularly important characters in the show, though.
127 Name: Anonymous : 2013-12-28 00:44
Non Non Biyori was great, makes me wonder how many great SOLs I miss because they don't get animated or translated or even scanned.
128 Name: Anonymous : 2013-12-28 10:34
So, I very recently watched the latest Magica Madoka Movie.
What the FUCK just happened? Why were Mami and Sayaka and QB doing an experiment on Homura, trapping her in her own body? What the fuck even WAS any of that? Don't get me wrong, I really liked the movie, I jst have no idea what just happened.
129 Name: Anonymous : 2014-01-05 02:29
MUSHISHI IS GETTING A SECOND SEASON!!!
http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/news/2014-01-04/mushishi-anime-gets-2nd-season-in-april
130 Name: Anonymous : 2014-01-05 12:55
>>129
(・∀・)イイネ!!
131 Name: Anonymous : 2014-01-05 14:06
Also, here's the new Mushishi one hour special that just came out if anyone wants it.
http://www.nyaa.se/?page=view&tid=508453
I really liked it a lot. It had a dire situation, but still had the original slow calm feel Mushishi is famous for.
132 Name: Anonymous : 2014-01-24 04:22
I watched Wolf Children Ame and Yuki. AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA IT WAS SO SAD
133 Name: Anonymous : 2014-01-29 03:33
Finished Yuushibu.
It was better than Lord of the Rings.
134 Name: Anonymous : 2014-01-29 04:33
>>133
Are you just saying Yuushibu is really good or are you serious about that statement?
135 Name: Anonymous : 2014-01-29 17:08
>>134
I said it because of the last episode and my association with it. I don't know, i'm a big weeb so i don't really like LotR.
The show was very enjoyable for me, it didn't take itself seriously, most people would probably say it was shit.
I liked it a lot though.
136 Name: Anonymous : 2014-01-31 17:53
Anime made from Swedish literature!
http://www.crunchyroll.com/anime-news/2014/01/30-1/goro-miyazaki-works-on-tv-anime-adaptation-of-swedish-novel-ronia-the-robbers-daughter
137 Name: Anonymous : 2014-03-28 02:41
I thought I would post it here, as I am not sure a general thread for visual novels would be interesting.

The Subarashiki Hibi translator released recently an unofficial 80% translation patch for it. It covers almost everything up to the middle of Jabberwocky 1. I'm in the middle of Invention right now, it's pretty spooky and great.

https://mega.co.nz/#!a9RS0IRC!FIzUTvW1mi-stQEcapkrku9FGJ6pjgUMYMtlO708CdM
138 Name: Anonymous : 2014-03-30 20:52
Is Kill La Kill really that good? It just seems like another fanservice anime but now that it's done it seems like an easy Torrent.
139 Name: Anonymous : 2014-03-31 00:27
>>138
I had a lot of fun watching it, for what it's worth. The animation can get kind of iffy at times, you can definitely feel that it's not a high budget show, but it's very enjoyable. A lot of the jokes draw from older shows like Gunbuster, Mazinger and Getter Robo, etc. but even aside from the parodies it was pretty fun to watch. The fanservice gets a lot more subtle, or there's less of it, in the second half than in the first. I'd say it was probably one of the better shows of the season. If you like action-comedy shows give it a shot.
140 Name: Anonymous : 2014-03-31 05:25
>>138

I mean, there's fanservice, yeah, but it's not "pause every ten seconds to press the camera in the crotch of every female onscreen" or anything, it never gets in the way awkwardly. They just kind of soak everything in sex as part of what it is, I guess?

That aside, it's basically TTGL taken even more over the top. If you enjoyed that, you'll enjoy this.
141 Name: Anonymous : 2014-04-01 15:58
>>137
I got curious about this one so I looked it up in the vn database and it picked my interest. Added to my wishlist. I guess I'll give it a try when the translation is 100%, I'm pretty busy currently.

I personally would like to see a general visual novel thread since I want to get more into them, but not sure if it would be interesting (or active) tho. Oh, and thanks for the link.
142 Name: Anonymous : 2014-04-03 12:33
So what's everyone most looking forward to in Spring 2014?

JJBA and Mushishi particularly for me. A nice SOL to round things off and the season looks to be pretty good.
143 Name: Anonymous : 2014-04-03 20:55
>>142
MUSHISHI STARTS IN TWO DAYS MAN!
144 Name: Anonymous : 2014-04-08 02:26
News: Knights of Sidonia has gotten an anime!
145 Name: Anonymous : 2014-04-09 03:48
>>144
If it was Blame! or biomega, i'd be much, much, much happier. Sidonia is okay, but it's really a letdown, compared to Nihei's other works.
146 Name: Anonymous : 2014-04-09 07:10
>>145
In what way was it a letdown?
147 Name: Anonymous : 2014-04-09 09:01
Some Aria walls.
http://boards.4chan.org/w/res/1637871
148 Name: Anonymous : 2014-04-09 13:00
>>146
Art style, obligatory fanservice complete with nosebleeds, the Sidonia's Architecture is pretty lame compared to Blame!'s Megastructure or the... thing from Biomega.

Don't get me wrong, it's still really cool. I just like Blame!/Biomega and his shorts a lot more.
149 Name: Anonymous : 2014-04-11 01:51
>>147
Thank you, these are now in my wallpaper cycle! Aria is such a visually stunning anime. I've had it for a while but decided to finally begin watching it because of this thread. It's very soothing.
150 Name: Anonymous : 2014-04-12 06:57
Wait, Knights of Sidonia is actually taking place in the Biomega universe?? I just got to a chapter in the manga where Toha heavy industries is mentioned and many characters are wearing clothes with the Toha HI logo on it like it's normal! How significant is this? How does it work? In Biomega Earth has destroyed by the DRF using the seeds to recreate it, yet in Knights of Sidonia it get's split in half by the Gahna. It's too different! How is Toha HI here?
151 Name: Anonymous : 2014-04-12 13:54
I'm definitely enjoying Ping Pong. Yuasa's colours and animation make the show fucking delicious. Where most anime limit angle animation, Yuasa's deformed/twisted faces and bodies make it possible to animate bodies and heads in a dynamic and three-dimensional way because the animators don't need to worry about looking realistic. Not needing to look realistic also means he was able to pick atypical but really really satisfying colours for the backgrounds (which also have really good textures while none (or little) of that common "unmoving plead" crap). The unrealistic art style almost makes me want to forgive the somewhat over-the-top scenes.

>>141
I thought about making one, but I lack the confidence that it would gain enough interest from the userbase... And I, myself, wouldn't be able to contribute to it meaningfully, considering I've read very few VNs.

>>149
It gets better! I prefer the manga, though. Much better art. but it doesn't have the magical OST.

Also I'm being a faggot about animation but I can't get past Sidonia's CGI. My only experience with the author is BLAME!, which I consider to be cyberpunk porn, and I'm entering Sidonia biased with similar expectations, so the CGI just disappoints me, so much.
152 Name: Anonymous : 2014-04-14 21:07
>>150
This confounds me, as well.
153 Name: Anonymous : 2014-06-13 19:58
This is a true story manga about a girls experience with the a-bomb at hiroshima.
http://homepage3.nifty.com/sasurai/index.html
154 Name: Anonymous : 2014-06-14 09:13
>>153
A very nice read. Thank you for posting that.
155 Name: Anonymous : 2014-07-12 06:20
I finally found a working torrent for fucking Sky Crawlers.
156 Name: Anonymous : 2014-07-13 05:40
>>155 Rule 34 rules all.
157 Name: Anonymous : 2014-07-29 05:42
Nichijou is honestly the best anime you can watch if you are ever having a bad day. Its wacky and classic humor....its unique, beautiful, and cute art style is guaranteed to make that dark rain cloud over your head drift away.

Everyday, I watch random episodes while I eat my lunch; fun times.
158 Name: Anonymous : 2014-08-01 01:08
>>157
Indeed. Makes me sad to think it didn't perform so well financially.
159 Name: Anonymous : 2014-08-01 05:24
>>158

It crushes my soul to think that there most likely won't be a second season :(
160 Name: Anonymous : 2014-08-03 12:03
https://www.animenewsnetwork.com/news/2014-08-03/tamayura-franchise-gets-4-films-that-complete-story/.77242

Wow, this is amazing news! Tamayura holds a special place in my heart since it was what introduced and warmed me to iyashikei and Aria. And back when the original OVAs were released I never thought we would see this much Tamayura content. It is really a project of passion for Junichi Sato.
161 Name: Anonymous : 2014-08-10 20:00
RUMOR: Ghibli might be closing down due to low box office numbers.

http://blogs.indiewire.com/thompsononhollywood/are-studio-ghiblis-days-numbered-say-it-aint-so-20140731
162 Name: Anonymous : 2014-08-11 17:29
It appears that Miyazaki are contemplating making shorter pieces, while the studio will temporarily suspend its production of feature films.

http://ajw.asahi.com/article/cool_japan/movies/AJ201408080042
163 Name: Anonymous : 2016-11-05 23:54
I recently picked up Flip Flappers after originally passing on it at the beginning of the season. It's the most fun I've had watching anime in a while. The characters are great, it's mysterious about what exactly is going on without being annoying about it, and I love the way the dreamworld (or whatever) gimmick allows it to create a variety of situations. I hope the ending doesn't screw this one up, because it's a gem.
164 Name: Anonymous : 2016-11-06 08:37
>>163
Dude, Flip Flappers is lowkey dark as hell man. I'm loving that show so much.
165 Name: Anonymous : 2016-11-06 23:57
>>164
Yeah. I hope it stays low key. Nothing ruins that kind of vibe like rubbing your face in it.
The yuri ghosts (zombies?) last week were freaky as hell. I never thought a girls' school could be so scary.
166 Name: Anonymous : 2016-11-07 07:15
>>165
Not seen it yet. You recommend it?
167 Name: Anonymous : 2016-11-07 21:19
>>166
Flip Flappers? It's awesome. Check it out, man.
What are you watching this season?
168 Name: Anonymous : 2016-11-08 00:28
>>167
I'm watching FLip Flappers but I've not seen Yuri Ghosts.

The only 'current' show this season I'm watching is Alderamin on the Sky.
169 Name: Anonymous : 2016-11-08 03:49
>>168
The newest episode takes place in a spooky version of the all-girls school from every yuri manga ever.
170 Name: Anonymous : 2016-11-08 04:02
>>168
>>169
I hadn't heard of Alderamin on the Sky, but it sounds pretty good. I'll check it out one of these days.
171 Name: Anonymous : 2016-11-10 22:29
Koukou Kyuuji Zawa-san

Manga about a high-school girl on the boys' baseball team.
Reads like a series of vignettes about her and how people react to her.
Not a romance manga, or a comedy, or a typical sports manga.
Great art.
172 Name: Anonymous : 2016-11-21 20:55
new Kotonoba Drive chapter finally arrived! it's the latest manga from Hitoshi Ashinano, you should check it out if you liked Yokohama Kaidashi Kikou and Kabu no Isaki
173 Name: Anonymous : 2016-11-25 14:19
>>172
I love Kotonoba Drive! I quit following the new releases at chapter 15, I'll have to get up to date soon.
174 Name: Anonymous : 2016-12-01 10:43
I saw Kimi no Na wa in the cinema last weekend and really enjoyed it. I'd be hard pressed to say why that is, though; at least partly I think it captures the way that dreams fade in your thoughts really well. It was also good to see a beautiful Shinkai film that wasn't as soul-crushing as his usual ones!
175 Name: Anonymous : 2016-12-07 07:33
Shinya Shokudou

Manga about japanese food and japanese people. It has a simplistic, distinctive artstyle that is more crude than artistic.

It's interesting to learn a bit more about japanese daily cuisine. It also has interesting stories about the people eating the food. Doesn't really have a plot, but some characters recur.
176 Name: Anonymous : 2016-12-07 07:54
Thanks for the tip. Sounds a bit like Oishinbo, which I adore.
177 Name: Anonymous : 2016-12-07 21:04
>>175
I love food manga, so I'll check that out.
One of my favorites is Wakako-Zake, about a single woman in her twenties going to bars and restaurants alone after work. There's also an anime and a live action show.
178 Name: Anonymous : 2016-12-21 19:03
http://ak-scans.wikia.com/wiki/Groundless

I read all of the manga named Groundless and it’s fucking great. If you think think otherwise then that’s okay, you’re just wrong.
179 Name: Anonymous : 2016-12-23 10:29
>>177
After reading your recommendation, I went to read Wakako-Zake, and it's really good! Thanks for sharing.
180 Name: Anonymous : 2016-12-26 00:20
>>178
I've been following that. I love it: you can't go wrong with a gritty tale about a militia. The MILF sniper only makes it better.
181 Name: Anonymous : 2016-12-27 03:06
>>175
>>177
Thank you for these recommendations, both are excellent. I really need to mine this thread deeper.
182 Name: Anonymous : 2016-12-31 00:02
I finished Flip Flappers yesterday. I'm not quite sure what to think. I feel like it kind of lost steam the last few episodes, but that might just be me. I'll have to rewatch it in a year or so when I can do it in one go and really think about it.
183 Name: Anonymous : 2017-01-06 21:28
Spring season is upon us! I'm really looking forward to the new Shouwa Genrouku Rakugou Shinju.
What new anime are you guys excited for?
184 Name: Anonymous : 2017-01-08 16:24
>>183
I haven't watched anything the last season.
I watched the Sora No Woto stream last night, though I couldn't finish it because I fell asleep, I had fun.
At the same time it feels like a mistake, I feel existential about it again, like I want to escape real life, escapism isn't good for me.
185 Name: Anonymous : 2017-01-09 14:50
i'm waiting for Yoru wa Mijikashi Arukeyo Otome in April
186 Name: Anonymous : 2017-01-11 01:33
anime is gay.
187 Name: Anonymous : 2017-01-11 22:43
I really, really need to continue watching Loli in Cheeseland. But I play too many video games.
188 Name: Anonymous : 2017-01-14 12:03
Has anyone here ever watched Hakaba/GeGeGe no Kitaro?
189 Name: Anonymous : 2017-01-16 04:08
>>188
I'm interested in sixties and seventies anime, so I'm planning to get around to it one of these days.
190 Name: Anonymous : 2017-01-16 14:20
I've been watching Akage no Anne and Fushigi na Shima no Flone lately. Both highly recommended!
191 Name: Anonymous : 2017-01-20 20:25
I saw all these .gifs flying around of a recent anime with a red haired royal woman of some kind who goes down into some engine room and takes off her armor to do some work on the engine and reveals that she's pretty strong. What is it from?
192 Name: Anonymous : 2017-01-23 13:39
>>191
i googled 'muscular anime girl' and seems it's Yukina from Koutetsujou no Kabaneri
193 Name: Anonymous : 2017-02-10 05:08
Maid Dragon is great, and not just because of the size of Lucoa's boobs.
194 Name: Anonymous : 2017-02-10 05:08
Maid Dragon is great, and not just because of the size of Lucoa's boobs.
195 Name: Anonymous : 2017-02-11 17:07
I've been watching Maid Dragon too, it is really sweet.
The animation is quite good too and Kobayashi is too lovely.
196 Name: Anonymous : 2017-02-14 15:17
Everyone else seems to like the dragons, but Kobayashi-san is my new waifu.
197 Name: Anonymous : 2017-02-14 17:49
i couldn't find anything interesting this season so i'm just chewing my backlog. still waiting for the new Yuasa movies
198 Name: Anonymous : 2017-02-14 19:49
>>197
This season's kind of weak, I guess. That's cool, though. I have a backlog to work on, too. I am really enjoying Gabriel Dropout and Masamune-kune no Revenge, however.
199 Name: Anonymous : 2017-02-17 21:06
KINO NO TABI IS GETTING ITS OWN MANGA
THIS IS NOT A DRILL

http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/news/2017-02-16/kino-journey-novels-get-1st-manga-adaptation-next-month/.112328
200 Name: Anonymous : 2017-02-18 15:50
Just finished the anime last week, that's great. The original novels were never fully translated, were they?

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