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Post here every time you finish an anime/manga
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As this board can be rather slow and the standard 'post here when you come' format hasn't helped recently, I figured I'd start a content/recommendation thread.
So, here are the rules:
Whenever you finish reading a manga or watching an anime movie, season, or short series, post here and give it a short review. (Post spoilers for major or minor plot events in spoilers, obviously.) If you feel someone else's review is shit, tell them why so they can improve. I'll start.
Name: Made In Abyss
The Good: the worldbuilding is phenomenal, and the environments are gorgeous. The titular abyss or Netherworld that the story takes place in has varied and versatile landscapes, and each and every one of them is memorable. The creature design is serviceable, a few are uninspired but for the most part they feel at place in a hellscape.
The Bad: there are a few plot inconsistencies and conveniences. Near the end, one of the characters who is portrayed as an experienced researcher seemingly wastes all but two of his test subjects, and then allows the remaining two to escape easily. Reg's arm length seems to fluctuate depending on what the writers need. One minute he's expressing difficulty rescuing the other main character because he lacks the length, the next he's lowering himself down what are presumably hundreds of meters to descend in the abyss safely. The two hollows don't have that well of a defined dynamic, so when you see one of them turned into cat yogurt you don't feel the same emotional investment. The one sentient hollow also sort of stole the show for me, I found her motivations were far more interesting than 'I gotta find my mom.' or 'I am a robot, I will protect you from danger because plot.'
The Ugly: I didn't really like the humor. 99% of it is just some character making a remark about dicks, pussies, balls or butts. Maybe I'd find it a bit less unbearable if they weren't all around 12 (or appear to be around 12). It's just disgusting, felt like the writers were child groomers.
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I just finished binging Parasyte: The Maxim which is currently streaming on Netflix in the US, and maybe a few other places so if you want to check it out it's rather convenient. Otherwise well... yo ho ho.
The Good: The creature design is overall solid, somewhat reminded me of Carpenter's "The Thing". The creatures aren't anything like the thing though, they are far more restricted. Still, I think the people working on it knew what they were doing as flamethrowers were brought up a few times but never really used, and felt more like an homage/running joke than anything. The fight scenes were for the most part pretty serviceable to great in most instances. At times they could get a bit dull because almost every single scene is parasite blades clashing against parasite blades, but Migi and Shinichi always come up with some strategy that keeps the battlefields changing constantly. The characters (the main characters, that is. I'll get into my gripes with the side characters later.) are great. Shinichi and Migi have a nice dynamic and play well off of each other despite the fact that the values they uphold are very different. Ryouko starts out as a sort of antagonist, but almost completely redeems herself by the end and the main villain's complete lust for destruction and death is explained in a fairly believable manner.
The bad: On the wikipedia article for Parasyte, it's mentioned that the only reason the show is set in a high school is because the manga author thought of a gag where Migi imitated Shinichi's penis and he thought that it would work best in a high school. It shows. Our MC will leave high school at will with no repurcussions, his parents don't seem to care about it, none of his friends seem to care other than worrying about his absences, and the high school setting is just painfully underutilized. There are a few fight scenes that take place there, but whenever the story decides Shinichi needs to be anywhere but his high school it's put on hold.
The ugly: The art is pretty good, nothing exceptional and nothing horrible. I suppose my only gripe would be how they try to make Migi look 'cute' more often than not, when almost every other parasite looks wonderfully ghoulish when revealing the full extent of its form.
Rating: 7/10, would recommend if you don't mind philosophical waxing.
I finally watched Kill La Kill last week.
It was pretty good.
I read about a dozen chapters of the slime manga years ago, and it was trash. The MC is a total Mary Sue, and not in a cool way.
Just finished (ish, it's on hiatus cuz the rona) Shokugeki no Soma (Food Wars for plebs). It has successfully usurped the position of all time favorite anime from Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann. I didnt even think it was possible
Just finished rewatching that one in preparation for seeing the movie. Still perfect.

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JoJo's Bizarre Adventure General
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Do you like Jojo /mlpol/? If you want to read up on Jojo's Bizarre Adventure check out this website: http://jojocoloredadventure.blogspot.com/2014/08/download-our-latest-releases.html You can download Jojo Part 1 to a good amount of Jojo Part 8.
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What's the second and third one from?
*I mean, who made them.

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Love the memes, but I have never seen a JoJo episode in my life.
I remember watching that one eqg jojo video, anyone got a link? Can't remember where or what

Favorite Anime
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Aggretsuko is my favorite anime.
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>Favorite Anime
Totoro, a classic.

Totoro, really?
It's such a bland piece with no real story and only nice visuals
>bland piece
>no real story
Real life story indeed. A solid family life plus fantasy for everypony delight.
Death Note but just a remainder Near and Mello do not exist. Thank you.
No, furry.
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Projekt Melody
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Worlds first Hentai Vtuber/Camgirl/Stripper
IRL Female with motion capture gear brings the beginning of a new age of internet pornography.
Western Low Effort Low IQ Thots have meltdown over jawbs and attention being redistributed to more sophisticated creator.

>her Youtube channel


>Is Hentai art

>Dance Video

>Drana recap


>her twitter account



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Fucking hilarious. Yes, that's correct, there's innovative competitors who will put your basic cam-whoring to shame. Don't worry, you can always #learntocode
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Mel Fanart


Jay took some time out of his busy schedule and made this after the drama reached his server and exploded as it went on. He tweeted this at Mel, one of the anime guys who popularised it and the purple thot who reeed at mel.

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also as some of you may already have noticed, Mels design was heavely inspired by Cyborg Major Motoko Kusanagi from the Scifi Anime Ghost in the Shell.

Is This Board A Failure?
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It seems like every other one serves a purpose or has found its groove (except for maybe /cyb/), but /a/ is super fucking dead.
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Okay, so it's on life-support. Not much better.
What the heck is up with you guys proclaiming a board is "dead"
Sure, /a/ is slow as fuck, it gets almost no posts a day but the board is still there, anyone can post and get some people to post if they make an interesting thread.
As long as one anon can make a post, and another anon can reply, a board is never truly dead, it's just that the current population of mlpol doesn't seem to care too much about /a/nime.
Hmm, but how can we get them to care about anime...
Sebastien Levesque anime when?
Make some webm from good anime and post them on /a/ obviously
Some people might or might not get interested if they are good enough.
Maybe make a thread or another about manga or something like that.
Nope, it's just that ponies steal the show.
Don't be mean to Geta she is my fav anime character

Katawa Shoujo anime when?
i like the bottom row, also muh drills is missing.
Which girl did you go for in the game and who is your favorite pone out of the main characters? I like drill head and pinkie, curious to see if others preferences carry over to other medias.

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Fanfiction Containment Thread - Or How I Learnt to Stop Sperging and Worship Trash
So here you post your fanfiction of chinese cartoons if you have any. The rules for posting are the following: 1) Avatar: The Last Airbender is an anime. 2) Panty and Stocking is a cartoon. 3) The tier-list for animes goes as follows: Eromanga-sensei>Mad Bull 34>Sword Art Online> Garcy's wings>>>>>>Death Note.
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Heh, I'm actually still here. Well, sure I can continue this but it won't be in second-person but in third-person since I suck less with that.

Hehe, epic.
How about a title change for example what about, "Taking a dump in another world - Why are we still here?-edition"

Have cute loli for your efforts.
Chris took a stance that was like T-pose but with his hands pulled up so that they looked like tried to stop somebody with them.

"Secret how to catch a predator technique number 1488!" Yellow light sprang forth from his open palms which contorted began change into a shape. "Please, take a CHAIR!!!"

The yellow lights turned into two wooden chairs. He spun them around in the air before he intertwined their legs infront of him.

You and your sister did not wait for him to finish his preperation of his dark arts. Btw your name was Anon and your sister's was Nonny.

Nonny's body began to gradually glow brighter and brighter until only her blinding silhuett of light rocketed into the air leaving a trail of light that made loops in the air. Then like a lightningstrike this light beam zigzag down to the ground before spun around and while it spun its shape took the form of
a scythe.

Anon lunched forward making several buildings fly by in a blur. With his brown steel toe-cap boots he dog into cobblestone as he slide sideways causing all the stonebreak into splinters that off to the sides. The street would need re-pavement. At first the silvery blade of the scythe hanged near the ground low and with his hand one hte black wooden handle like a hockey club, he twisted his entire body to make the blade slash upwards diagonally. Nonny's blade tore the legs of the chairs into rain of wooden splinters in the air.

Chris fell backwards as the chairs fell to the sides. Chris managed to catch himself from losing balance as he took a low pose to the ground.

Anon managed to take control of his oown balacned after the powerful strike he had inflicted by smoothly transision from his swing to using the scythe to find balance again.

Anon took the initative again and brought the other end of the scythe into the ground as eh ran forward. Nonny's handle bended like

Tbc. need sleep.
Taking a dump in another world - Why are we still here?-edition
>Waking up to massive anime tiddies was not what I was expecting.
>The Eldritch voice rings back
>"Hey? You still want to sell your eternal soul for some cheat powers?"
>"Ah, Anon-kun you're finally awake-"
"Where am I?"
>"Step away from Anon-kun you harlot he's mine!"
>"Fufufufu- Ohohohoh oh! You think you Louise the zero holes can compete with me?"
>The busty anime girl that is far taller than Louise the pink haired reaches towards her and
> pulls down her skirt and panties.
>Smooth as a doll, and as featureless as some of them. Louise freezes up.
>"Kichicootchi! Stop this at once you rug muncher!"
>Boobie girl just has blood running out of her nose as her pants pops a tent.
>her pants have a bulge.
"What the fuck."
>"Like it darling? I call my salamander Flame, for the passions we will feel-"
>She pulls down her own reveiling something horrifying.
>It's an animal mascot that looks like a lizard in the shape of a penis attached to her.
>It's eyes move to look at me as a 'tongue' tastes the air.
"Ahhh! Kill it with fire!"
>"My Flame is fire resistant-"
>"Cootchi stop bothering them."
>"Aw why Tabi-chan?"
>She holds up her bitch slapping hand that was holstered by having the book she was carrying open.
>a true master.
>Sufficiently cowed cootch leaves.
>"Th-that harlot!"
"Yo Pinkinator?"
"You gonna get dressed?"
>Her hair and face now match.
Sometimes I think about joining a waifufag anime forum, making faggy friends, writing terrible erotic fanfiction of me fucking anime girls, and seeing who I can actually get to read this trash and call it good.
What do?
Sit down and spend a whole day thinking about a one-shot story in tousend words and make the greatest piece you have ever written. You are good at writing so why not test you wings?

What about some writing tennis? I write and you continue it tomorrow and I the next day. The first one to fail their responsibility to write loses. Feel no pressure it dosent' have to be that good.

Okay, I serve.

Anon crawled out of his bed when the sunlight began to prod his closed eyes. Walking downstairs like downsyndrome-zombie, Anon was unconsiously expceting to be passed by his imouto, Nonny, in the staircase. This was not the case though. In fact, when he reach the kitchen table he realized that she wasn't even up yet.

Suddenly, he was fully awake and he gave her spot at the table a double take. For a moment he thought he would go up and wake her but then decided against it. If she wanted to snooze for once, thenthat as okay and besides he just knew he would be called out for being a hypocrite about it since he used to mock her for being nervrotic like jew, to theiir mother's disapproval of course, in the morning.

He glanced at the clock and made a mental note to wake her up in five minutes. He made a two sandwiches with ham and then poured himself a glass of milk while he pondered how he would tease his sister for this.

Five minutes came an went and Anon gave her five more. Nothing.

Anon shook his head and moved up to his sister's door. He knocked the coor with his knuckles.

"Nonny, wakey wakey! The sun shines and the birds chriping." But nothing. "Hello?... Nonny?... Okay, I'm coming in okay? So don't be naked," Anon said.

He opened the door slowly. He was expecting it to be slammed shut any second now and to be berated by her angry sister. However, he ended up opening the whole door.

The room was a mess. The floor were littered with clothes. Anon noticed this when he stepped on something soft that clinged around his toes, it was a pair of pink panties!!!

Anon shook off the panties from his foot.

Books seems to have fallen from their places on the bookshelf and had been left laying on the floor.

His sister's desk was covered by map and next of the city and next ot it was a card. He picked the card up to investigate it. First he only saw a black plain side with three golden cricles intersecting with each other. He flipped it around in his hand. The otherside, was a picture of a monster-like creature that would be closest compared to a cheese with its many holes replaced with toothy mouths and worm-like tentacles coming out from it.

Anon didn't know his sister had followed up on his advice to read based lovecraft but it seems like she had. Good for her. He put the card back down.

A cool brezee entered through the window that was mostly covered up by curtains.

He realized that he mess had distracted him from his purpose here. His gaze wanderd to the foor of the bed and found a throng of wangaurds of stuffed animals and then the at the bundle of blankets further up in the bed.

He walked up to the side of her bed. She was wearing some strange blue shirt. It had short sleeves but puffy. Her hair was braided in as if of a professional and on top of that was a silver and blue tiara.

Suddenly, she rolled towards him and the many of the blankets covering her fell off revealing that she was wearing a fancy blue skirt and silver ballet shoes.

Anon grinned as he shook his head. What the fuck? Was she LARPing as a fairy when she was alone? Kek, this was gold.

He then saw a that she was embracing something. Was that a pony?

In her arms, a dog-sized white pony with a blone mane was snoozing.

If most be a new stuffed pet, right? Anon thought as he poked it with his finger.

It openedits eye and their gazes meet.

They both screamed like faggots.

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NepNep/Nepboo/Neppu containment thread.
All Neptunia postings are to be contained here.
Anyone feeding the Neppu fag will be shot.
The bad joke from the old days of CS soundboarding is not to leave or it will be shot.
This is your only warning.
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I'm not RoyalPony.
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He makes ok music though.
Blanc is ruder
Nep Nep
Blanc a cute
Hypercontainment Nepthread Re;viving!
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Help Please
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I'm more of a /lit/ fag than an anime kind of guy, but people have been recommending me animes left and right lately and I'd like to give some of them a shot in their best possible format. I'm a bit nervous about Piratebay because of the takeover there, and I'd like to know what sites you all use for your anime torrenting.
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I'm fairly /lit/ myself and I have been watching anime a long time. I know a lot of older and lesser known stuff that often doesn't get mentioned, I can probably make some recommendations you'd like. I'll go through my collection and see if I can put together a list in the next few days.
>Only problem
I have found another problem
Sorry, I was falling asleep when I wrote that last post and completely forgot about this. Here are my recommendations for some good story anime, in no particular order:

>Cowboy Bebop
This is quite possibly the best thing Japan has ever made. If you've never seen it, you need to watch it immediately.

This one is only six episodes long, and you will probably not like it the first time you watch it, particularly if you don't watch a lot of anime. It's very bizarre and parts of the story are borderline nonsensical. However, I recommend watching through it at least twice, because once you get past the weirdness it's actually a really well-told story about early adolescence. Along with Cowboy Bebop, it also has probably one of the best soundtracks of any anime.

>Record of Lodoss War
This is a now mostly forgotten gem from the 90s that is nonetheless worth watching. It's basically just an animated version of someone's Dungeons and Dragons game, but its fun. There is also a second series called Chronicles of the Heroic Knight, which basically tells the same story with different characters, and even more confusingly overlaps with actual events from the first story. But both are good.

This one is actually somewhat redpilled in that it explores a world in which UBI exists, and shows the kind of atomized, purposeless, friendless lives that humans would most probably live in a world where all their basic needs are provided by government and people mostly communicate through virtual reality. A covert group of survivalists rebells and forms a self-sufficient community that refuses all gibs from the AI government. If I remember correctly it gets pretty bizarre towards the end.

>Kaze No Yojimbo
I've never met another person who has even heard of this series, but it's great if you are able to find it somewhere. It's a contemporary story based on the plot of the Akira Kurosawa film Yojimbo.

>Bamboo Blade
Fun story about a high-school girls' kendo club and the lives of its members. A fairly lighthearted story that is nonetheless quite good. I remember enjoying it a lot.

Fair warning: this one will induce heavy feels. It was written by some of the people from Key, who make visual novels. If you're familiar with the types of stories they write, you should have a rough idea of the kinds of feels you're in for. Highly recommend, though.

Renowned calligraphy artist gets angry and punches a critic in the face over a bad review, and his agent sends him to cool out in a remote village in the country. While there, he develops a relationship with some locals and rediscovers his purpose in both art and life. This is probably the most /lit/-tier anime on this list.

>Magical Shopping Arcade Abenobashi
Another good story about growing up and coming to terms with things. Has a lot of random silliness to it, but there's a deeper story underneath if you stick with it.

>Revolutionary Girl Utena
This one is good if you like mindfuck stories. The movie is especially weird. If you've ever seen Madoka Magica, I felt that it borrowed a lot from Utena. Basically a dark magical girl story. There's some covert lesbian stuff in there that you can probably ignore.

>Higurashi When They Cry
I'm almost hesitant to include this one on a list of anime recommendations, because the anime itself is not that good. However, it's based on a series of visual novels that are absolutely top-notch. I highly recommend playing the visual novels first; however, as they can be a bit of a time investment, the manga does a pretty decent job of adapting the story and will do in a pinch. However I don't recommend starting with the anime as it abridges quite a bit of the story and leaves out some important details.

>Elfen Lied
Fair warning: this one will also induce heavy feels. It is also pretty fucked-up and gory if that bothers you. Actually, both warnings apply to Higurashi as well.

The Count of Monte Cristo adapted into a sci-fi anime. It has a very unusual visual style that a lot of people don't care for, but if you can get past that it's a good series.

>Chrono Crusade
I haven't seen this one in a long time so it may not be as good as I remember it, but I do remember liking it a lot. Story about a nun and a reformed demon who go around fighting devils and satanism.

>Night Walker
Another old, mostly forgotten gem from the 90s. Kind of a cornball and cliche story about a vampire who feels remorse for taking human life, but it's good.

>Gunslinger Girl
Little girls that have endured excessive trauma and abuse are taken into custody by the Italian government, have their memories wiped and are transformed into bionic super-soldiers who perform contract kills. An incredibly fucked up and bizarre premise that nonetheless makes a pretty good story. There are a few spinoffs of varying quality.

>Excel Saga
This one really doesn't deserve to be on this list, I just like it. The story is complete nonsense but it's funny as fuck. Fair warning: the humor is somewhat degenerate at points.

If I think of more I will add them.
Which anime characters have the biggest tits?
Goku from Naruto.

I've heard people recommending Made In Abyss. Gonna torrent it overnight, is it worth watching?

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