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14094 No. 14094 [Edit]
Recommendations thread:
What's the best anime to watch when you are stuck at home on a rainy day?
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>> No. 14095 [Edit]
Irrelevant, I would be at home whether I am stuck there or not.
>> No. 14097 [Edit]
>> No. 14099 [Edit]
there is a thread in here somewhere about watching anime in the rain under an umbrella
>> No. 14104 [Edit]
I think OP meant this as a general recommendations thread, not one meant just to ask just that one question.

Actually I wanted to make one myself for a while but instead of using a 'ask for recommendations' formula I'd go with 'feel free to recommend anything'.
>> No. 14106 [Edit]
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just look up shows you liked on MAL and check the recommendations there
also chartfag's older charts can be fun to peruse and if you're a real noob you can always look at 4chanarchive's old /a/ threads. they only go back to 2008 unfortunately, but its a bit informative to see what other people were in to back then.
>> No. 14107 [Edit]
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On rainy days it is nice to watch cheering anime, something light sol like K-On!, Hidamari, Lucky Star etc. Or other choice is to watch some grimdark anime.

I would like to know more 90s ecchi anime like Burn Up.

Post edited on 24th Feb 2013, 4:39am
>> No. 14129 [Edit]

>just look up shows you liked on MAL and check the recommendations there

No. Just no. Might as well use
>> No. 14180 [Edit]
what the shit...
>> No. 14182 [Edit]
The stuff there is actually mal recommendations but with the tittle of the show changed.
>> No. 14271 [Edit]
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Something happy & light ?
K-on, Ika Musume, Nichijou
>> No. 14274 [Edit]
If its raining really hard, kanamemo or maybe the remote island syndrome eps of haruhi or higurashi
>> No. 14275 [Edit]
Natsume Yuujinchou
>> No. 14456 [Edit]
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Kino no Tabi
>> No. 14496 [Edit]
It's a girl.
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>> No. 14664 [Edit]
Watch some funny animes, like School Rumble or Soremachi.
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<3 that School Rumble OP ~ Guru guru mawaru ~
>> No. 14708 [Edit]
that OP is amazing, but its nothing compared to the ED
i wish i could post the yuko ougra video without getting b&
you know just fuck it, i like this.
if i get b& its because i don't belong here anyway.
i'm willing to die for yukorin

  "A man's life of 50 years under the sky
    "is nothing compared to
      "the age of this world.
        "Life is but a fleeting dream, an illusion --
          "Is there anything that lasts forever?"

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It's gonna rain!- Bonnie Pink
This ED has the cheapest background ever. Let's take some scenery photos and watercolour filter those shots. Then add a constant drizzle effect. Brillant!
Although it is one of the better rainy day songs ..
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かみちゅ! OP 晴れのちハレ!
Sunshine in song form!
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Anyone recommend some good samurai animes?
>> No. 14962 [Edit]
Samurai champloo
samurai Afro
Samurai Jack
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>> No. 14966 [Edit]
You forgot
Samurai x
Samurai 7
Samurai Spirits
Samurai gun
Samurai girls

Post edited on 14th Apr 2013, 12:48am
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>> No. 15014 [Edit]
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You forgot "Samurai Pizza Cats"
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You asking for something cute?
>> No. 15178 [Edit]
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Which of the current series stuff is worth watching?
Hataraku maou-sama!
Valvrave the liberator
>> No. 15180 [Edit]
Photokano is good if you like typical harem caricatures.
>> No. 15211 [Edit]
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Just wondering, what are some anime with main characters who have a mental illness? (Girls like yui with mental retardation for the sake of moe don't count.)
Only ones I can remeber seeing so far have been NHK, chaos head, Macross 7 and kino no tabi.
>> No. 15214 [Edit]
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You might enjoy Paranoia Agent
>> No. 15215 [Edit]
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Seen it, certainly was a trip.
>> No. 15216 [Edit]
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Perhaps Boogiepop Phantom, then? Some (most) of the characters are pretty out there.
If not that, Gungrave? Harry is...
If you do watch Gungrave, skip the first episode. It happens again.
>> No. 15218 [Edit]
I've seen Gungrave multiple times, and have also told people to skip the first ep, although some believe it's best to watch it to give you an idea of what to expect or something along those lines.
Might watch Boogiepop Phantom someday, I've heard people bring it up a lot.
>> No. 15221 [Edit]

Denpa teki na Kanojo
Perfect Blue
Not exactly the main character but in Oniisama e everybody expect for the MC and her osananajimi belongs in a psychiatric ward. Saint Juste might be the biggest headcase in history of anime.

In Arakawa Under the Bridge the sanity of most characters is questionable, not the main character though and it's portrayed in a humorous way. More or less the same goes for Kuuchuu Buranko.

Hamdo from Ima Soko ni Iru Boku and the warden from Rainbow are kinda fun if you like psychos. Both of them are voiced by Ishii Kouji who gets lots of roles like that.
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Ghost Hound is another one you may like if you enjoyed boogiebop phantom.

it sort of falls apart near the end, but overall it has a wonderful atmosphere, an amazing OP, and a few very delicious lolis.
>> No. 15238 [Edit]
Seconding this, Ghost Hound was fantastic.
>> No. 15239 [Edit]
yeah ghost hound was truly excellent.
i know a lot of the posters here will get bent out of shape about it being not "real otaku anime" because its not a moé show and it has a plot, but it really was a top quality show. even moétards would peopbably enjoy it.
>> No. 15244 [Edit]

She isn't insane, though.
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She doesn't need to be. She's the loli. A breath of hope in an otherwise cruel and insane world.
>> No. 15247 [Edit]

Actually she kinda does.

>what are some anime with main characters who have a mental illness?
>> No. 15262 [Edit]
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Sayonara Zetsubo Sensei
The teacher is suicidal & every student is modelled after a psychosis.
<- This is the FIRST SCENE in the anime & manga.
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It's a shame you'll have to read the books to get the true ending to the series.
>> No. 15268 [Edit]
>The teacher is suicidal
No he's not, he just wanted attention. When that girl tried to save him he started choking for real and told her he could have died.
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>every student is modelled after a psychosis.

Nah, they're more like representatives of the "troubled" youth in Japan.
>> No. 15274 [Edit]

>> No. 15281 [Edit]

... Doo you guys even bother to read the topic before responding? Even if you don't I used > to indicate I'm quoting somebody, should've been obvious just because of that.


On top of that Trapeze was mentioned already.

A recommendation thread was a pretty bad idea now that I think about it.
>> No. 15287 [Edit]
>A recommendation thread was a pretty bad idea now that I think about it.
Why is that?
>> No. 15518 [Edit]
See ROD OVA if you want an action movie anime
>> No. 15541 [Edit]
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Is Attack on Titan any good? Should I follow it?
>> No. 15546 [Edit]
It's been years since I read the first two volumes, but some people seem to really like it. Also, Mikasa is in the anime, so I say that you should go for it. There shouldn't be much gore or anything.
>> No. 15549 [Edit]
If you like action anime, then yes, so far at least.
>> No. 15562 [Edit]

It's garbage but amusing garbage. Kinda like Mirai Nikki - it's very bad, so bad in fact that it turns moderately entertaining as a result.
>> No. 15601 [Edit]
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Is that the one with the stalker girlfriend?
>> No. 15602 [Edit]

Do you realize how much faster it'd be if you'd look it up yourself?

Yes, it's that one.
>> No. 15691 [Edit]
Are there any anime with fights in the rain?
>> No. 15838 [Edit]
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I hate the rain
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Pitter patter
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This was painfully beautiful. He still didn't top 5cmps (a task that might prove likely impossible) but... Well, just add it to my top recommendations alright.
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He's my idol, now.
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Rain is keeping me indoors
>> No. 16009 [Edit]
Holy schmoley this looked good, I couldn't stop cursing for the first 20 minutes of it because everything was so goddamn pretty. Great film too, the only minus was the soundtrack which wasn't on par with the rest.
>> No. 16037 [Edit]
Personally, I utterly loved the music. I even thought it was made by Tenmon as well.
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Agreed that the music is so good.
>> No. 16106 [Edit]
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If I'm watching Sankarea, at what point should I watch episode 00?
Should I watch it first or last or after ep 5 or not watch it ever?
I tried to look it up myself, but its hard to figure this out on your own without running afowlpic related XÞof spoilers
>> No. 16143 [Edit]
Is there a kawaii moe slice of life Recommendation chart?
>> No. 16152 [Edit]
Start with ARIA & Binchou-tan. Then continue alphabetically...
>> No. 16155 [Edit]
Not bad but not as good as the rest of the movie and not as good as the rest of his music. Didn't think the music captured the mood.
>> No. 16157 [Edit]
Seen them. I ask because I feel as if I've already seen most of whats available. For something people love to bitch and complain about ruining anime, there sure isn't much of it out there...
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What have you seen then? Ichigo Mashimaro? KamiChu?
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I personally go for episodic shows or some lighthearted SOL.

ARIA, YKK, Natsume Yuujinchou, Kino no Tabi, Cowboy Bebop

Or just use that time to catch up on your backlog (shows you've never gotten around to watching but have decided to watch at some point or another).

Maybe the pic related will help.
>main characters who have a mental illness
>Kino no Tabi

Kino had a mental illness? I'm not so sure I know what you're talking about.


The pacing of the anime is pretty slow at times but otherwise the anime has a great OP and ED, and the story is pretty interesting. I would recommend reading the manga first - I'm not so sure how far the anime will adapt but either way it'll end either disappointingly or on a cliff hangar.


-Hidamari Sketch
-Busou Shinki
>> No. 16178 [Edit]
yes to both. and sure I'll give it a try, but I might forget a few.

Chicchana Yukitsukai Sugar
Kokoro Toshokan
Hime Chen!
Magical Nyan Nyan Taruto
Yama no Susume
GA: Geijutsuka Art Design Class
Binzume Yousei
Chicchana Yukitsukai Sugar
Hanamaru Youchien
Azumanga Daioh
Kyou no Go no Ni
Yuru Yuri
Hidamari Sketch
Acchi Kocchi
Gakuen Utopia Manabi Straight!
Tari Tari
Tamako Market
Natsuiro Kiseki
Tamayura: Hitotose
Gokujou Seitokai
Ichigo Mashimaro

not sure if counts department--

Busou Shinki
Shinryaku! Ika Musume
Milky Holmes
Renkin San-kyuu Magical? Pokaan

Post edited on 11th Dec 2013, 1:30am
>> No. 16179 [Edit]
Schizophrenia is my guess. She was regularly shown having full conversations with her motorcycle who few others seemed to notice. unless they were humoring Kino by greeting the bike.
>> No. 16180 [Edit]
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Have you ever considered that maybe the bike was just as much a character in the show with its own personality and voice rather than Kino hallucinating things?

At least that's the way I interpreted it.

It does raise an interesting point however seeing as no-one else seemed to interact with her motorcycle nor did Hermes really interact with anyone other than Kino (except that dog in the tournament arc).

Maybe Hermes just plays into the whole fantastical world that Kino inhabits and travels around. In any case hermes did make the travels a little more interesting giving Kino a conversational partner letting us understand more about her very introverted personality and thoughts she might otherwise have kept to her self and no expressed openly.
>> No. 16183 [Edit]

Looks like you've seen the vast majority then. You need to go watch Hyakko ASAP, though, one of my favorite SoL shows. Aside from that there's:

- Sketchbook
- Teekyuu
- Sora no Woto
- Taishou Yakyuu Musume
- Morita-san wa Mukuchi

Not really 4 cute schoolgirls doing cute things but aside from those there's Binbou Shimai Monogatari and I have always seen Galaxy Angel as in this SoL-esque category.
>> No. 16190 [Edit]
I've already seen Sora no Woto & Taishou Yakyuu Musume. I really wouldn't consider Sora no Woto a cute girls doing cute things type of anime, or anything else that has a spider tank in it. may as well add in stuff like girls und panzar and strike witches in that case.

aside from forgetting Taishou Yakyuu Musume I also forgot to add One off. Almost added Galaxy Angel but remembered that's much more of a wacky random comedy much like milkyholms with more action sprinkled in. The episodic episodes have covered a variety of genras; Westerns, Soap Operas, High School Romance Comedies, Super Robot Anime, you name it. sure it has cute girls doing cute things (sometimes) but that's not the focus of the show, it's a Gag Series.

I'm aware of Sketchbook and Hyakko but just never got around to watching them for whatever reason. Thanks for the reminder, I should really get to them already.

anyway off to do some downloading, thanks again.
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>I really wouldn't consider Sora no Woto a cute girls doing cute things type of anime

For the majority of the show, that is leaving aside the politico-military drama that slowly creeps in then becomes full blown in the final arc/episodes it was undoubtedly a fantastic SOL with the MCs working in a military outpost in the middle of nowhere in a fantastically contrived post-apocalyptic world full of mystery, culture, and intrigue. It was by and large (simply because the main cast were cute girls/women) a cute girls doing cute military things in a distant out of the way military outpost.

I would certainly rank it amongst the best SOL anime and a must watch if only for the first half and the shenanigans the group get up to and coupled with a great OST and an inspiring finale.
>> No. 16193 [Edit]
>the politico-military drama that slowly creeps in then becomes full blown in the final arc/episodes
>MCs working in a military outpost in the middle of nowhere in a fantastically contrived post-apocalyptic world full of mystery, culture, and intrigue.
>cute girls doing cute military things in a distant out of the way military outpost.

Thats exactly why I couldn't call it a SOL. An improbably female cast doesn't automatically make something a sol. Pointing out the characters are cute is a bit redundant since almost every anime strives to have marketable cute girls. Typically SOL are every day lives of normal people with little or no overall plot. I don't mean that in a condescending way, it's simply a escapism genre for people not necessarily looking for anything deep/meaningful and who couldn't care less about the plot and who just want to relax and watch something simple and cute. Perfect worlds with perfect people where nothing could ever go wrong. You can't toss Sora no Woto up there with the likes of Yuyushiki, Hidamari Sketch or Ichigo Mashimaro just becuase it ripped off k-on's character designs and had a lot of filler episodes. It's just like calling Gargantia a SOL because it has episodic filler episodes with some cute girls. You can do that with just about any anime.
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>I'm aware of Sketchbook and Hyakko but just never got around to watching them for whatever reason.

Just what reason could be grand enough to justify putting either show on your backlog?

>You can't toss Sora no Woto up there with the likes of Yuyushiki, Hidamari Sketch or Ichigo Mashimaro just becuase it ripped off k-on's character designs and had a lot of filler episodes.
They weren't filler. Those episodes are the meat and potatoes of the show. The girls' pasts, and the world they live in being explained are at most side things added for the sake of justifying the premise at best. While I will agree with you about those points being the most interesting of the series, they aren't what the series is based around, nor are they strong enough to consider the show's focus.
>> No. 16204 [Edit]

>Typically SOL are every day lives of normal people

I wouldn't really agree with that, I see no reason why it should be limited to slice of 'normal' life only. Planetes is a SoL show for the largest part and it's about picking up trash. In space.
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I prefer the term "healing anime" to SOL. So to me, SOL can't have too much drama & excitement. It's like doing yoga while listening to whalesong. The purpose is to calm.
>> No. 16213 [Edit]
Now you're really stretching out the meaning. If you can call Planetes a slice of life because they don't do anything necessarily meaningful for a good chunk of the show, you can call most anime a slice of life. If you want to get really literal about it you actually could call any anime a 'slice of life' since what you're seeing in any show is in fact a slice out of the main character's life. If Planetes is a slice of life anime then so is the likes of cowboy bebop or space brothers. You guys are being way too liberal with what you think is slice of life and you really can't, if you give it an inch it will take a mile.

Look at harem anime, that's a pretty cut and dry genre. 3+ girls lusting over MC. what if you lowered the bar to 2 girls? then you'd have tons of romance anime and shows with love triangles you'd now have to call harem anime.

I'm with what >>16205 said.

I think there are a few things that make a anime obviously not a slice of life anime (unless part of a dream sequence):
people dying, graphic violence, sex, war, drugs, or a heavy focus on drama/romance/action/mystery or other such genres for multiple episodes.

These things kind of ruin the point of the genre as many pissed off otaku would tell you if the characters in some slice of life show like hidamari got gang raped or dragged into some complex murder mystery. slice of life anime is not the place for any of that stuff.
>> No. 16229 [Edit]

I'm too lazy to actually argue about that but
>people dying, graphic violence, sex, war, drugs, or a heavy focus on drama/romance/action/mystery or other such genres for multiple episodes.
Planetes has none of that and that was exactly my point. If you ignore 4-6 last eps (which I suggested in my previous post) it's Nothing happens: the anime.
Personally, I think it's you who try to misuse the term by trying to only limit it to completely unrealistic 4 cute girls doing absolutely nothing but cute things series. It might be a slice of some utopian life but the slice couldn't possibly get any thinner - you don't really see them in 'normal' situations, experiencing 'normal' emotions and 'normal' life. All you see in 'incredible awesomeness'.
>> No. 16235 [Edit]
Well OK I'm off to watch incredible awesomeness.
>> No. 16239 [Edit]
>If you ignore
If you have to say 'If you ignore...' or 'leaving aside...' it's not a slice of life anime. Again you can do that for just about any anime.
One could say bible black is a slice of life anime if you ignore the sex and violence. leaving aside all the cyberpunk action ghost in the shell is a slice of life anime. Any harem anime can be called a slice of life anime if you leave aside the harem part.

>misuse the term by trying to only limit it to completely unrealistic 4 cute girls doing absolutely nothing but cute things series.
That's what genres are for. You wouldn't say I was misusing the term if I unrealistically limited 'mecha' to only anime with mecha, would you? or if I claimed that a yuri or yaoi anime wasn't a so if characters turned out to be heterosexual? genres are supposed to be limiting, they're like tags on a imagebooru and become increasingly redundant the more vague they get. you label something like Planets as a sci fi anime so people looking for a scifi will find it easily. you don't label something a ecchi anime just because it might have a pantie shot in one or two ep, or harem anime if it has a love triangle. if you're not going to be specific there's not point to having genres or sub-genres in the first place.

I'm getting the impression here you think 'slice of life' is some catch all term for anything with some episodic content between plot focused episodes. episodes that are separate from the main story and could be cut out without getting lost in the over all story ie filler episodes. these type of episodes can be found in just about any anime and their inclusion does not make something a 'slice of life' anymore than you would call smile precure a mecha anime just becuase one out of the 48 ep featured a mecha battle.

Slice of life doesn't mean 'doing jack shit for half the show' and ignoring most of that jack shit is actuality exposition for the over all story in the case of Planets. The term isn't some trashcan for you to toss in whatever you find boring. and who said it was limited to 4 cute girls? Danshi Koukousei no Nichijou is a slice of life anime and it's centered around boys.
>> No. 16267 [Edit]
I recommed ‘Non Non Biyori’ ~ cute schoolgirls doing cute things in rural Japan.
See here. >>16266
>> No. 16270 [Edit]

>Danshi Koukousei no Nichijou is a slice of life anime and it's centered around boys.

At heart it's anything but; it's a gag show.
If you want 'cute boys doing cute things' there's Kimi to Boku.
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>>16270 'cute boys doing cute things'

There's such a thing?!?
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>> No. 16339 [Edit]
you mean like this?
>> No. 16378 [Edit]
Go cuter!
>> No. 16531 [Edit]
Anyone care to recommend some bite sized anime? you know, anime with like 7 or less minute long eps?
I want some stuff I can get in quickly on a portable device, for the rare occasions when I leave my house.
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>> No. 16589 [Edit]
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Fireball & Fireball Charming
>> No. 16590 [Edit]
seen it but thanks anyway.

>> No. 16766 [Edit]
Did you like it?
>> No. 16878 [Edit]
-- Chi's Sweet Home (104 episodes @ ~3 mins/episode)
-- Keitai Shoujo (6 episodes @ ~6/7 mins/episode)
-- Saishuu Shiken Kujira (12 episodes @ ~5 mins/episode)
-- Tooi Sekai (1 episode @ ~2 mins/episode)
-- Chocolate Underground (13 episodes @ ~3 mins/episode)
-- Di Gi Charat (16 episodes @ ~4 mins/episode)
-- Man & Whale (1 episode @ ~2 mins/episode)
-- Mizu no Kotoba (1 episode @ ~9 mins/episode)
-- Ame to Shoujo to Watashi no Tegami (1 episode @ ~6 mins/episode)
-- Candy Boy [yuri] (7 episodes @ ~10 mins/episode)
-- She and Her Cat (1 episode @ 5 minute/episode)
-- Kigeki (1 episode @ 10 minute/episode)
-- Superflat Monogram (1 episode @ 5 minute/episode)
-- Ani*Kuri15 (15 episodes @ ~1 mins/episode)
>> No. 16883 [Edit]
That helps a lot, thanks!

Fireball or Aiura?
>> No. 16888 [Edit]
Fireball or Aiura; did you like either or both?
>> No. 16894 [Edit]
>> No. 16924 [Edit]
Catman sounds like a Batman ripoff cartoon.

Anyone see Donyatsu?
"Donyatsu was originally a manga illustrated by Yusuke Kozaki that was featured in Square Enix’s Young Gangan in 2011. The approximately two minute anime shorts will be directed by Mankyu, the lovely genius that brought us Tono to Issho. Starting on June 1st, Donyatsu will run before feature films in T-Joy theaters, with a new short released every month."
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Didn't realise there's so many short anime I can watch on my 15-min bus ride.
>> No. 17009 [Edit]
I enjoyed Aiura to some extent, but the short episode length always left it feeling lacking. It seemed like it didn't make use of the time very well. I would say slice of life anime doesn't work well in in this format becuase it's over before had a chance to settle in but I didn't have this problem with Morita-san. Even yama no susume felt very fulfilling for it's short run time. Aiura comes off feeling like an average slice of life anime that gets abruptly cut off after the first two minutes.

fireball I'm finding kind of so-so. lot of the humor goes right over my head sometimes, and there's not much else to the show. I almost want to call it boring, since it's just two robots in a large empty room discussing a random topic for a minute at a time. really has me curious why it's so popular. only seen a few ep so far though, which it might be a bit bland I'll still see it through to the end.
>> No. 17089 [Edit]
Also see NyanPire, world's cutest vampire kitty.
>> No. 17107 [Edit]
And so our attention span keeps getting shorter and shorter...
>> No. 17139 [Edit]
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What's wrong with short & cute?
>> No. 17388 [Edit]
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<- Anyone recommend this anime?
>> No. 17391 [Edit]

The idol thing isn't executed very well but the girls are cute. My favorite idol show probably.
>> No. 17436 [Edit]
OK, thanks!
>> No. 17544 [Edit]
I'd like to watch something over the top sentimental that tries its hardest to pull your strings constantly
Something like Saikano or Ef: A Tale of Memories
>> No. 17547 [Edit]
I found Melodies to be much more shocking than Memories. Anyway: Key's (Air, Clannad AS) and Makoto Shinkai's stuff are a must. And I assume you already watched Madoka, which is meant to traumatize you alright. Among the older, Fruits Basket made me cry and Elfen Lied made me hurt. True Tears and Kimi ga Nozomu Eien were fair for romance. Koi kaze was escelent in every way.
>> No. 17787 [Edit]
I watched Ef when I was 18 or something, I don't really trust my taste from back then so I don't know.
Voices of a Distant Star is definitely what I after, Madoka too although I don't like as much. Clannad and Kimi ga Nozomu Eien is too much mopping around, I want dying declarations of love not some guy being depressed alone in an apartment, it started to get somewhere at the end of Clannad AS but then it was over in an episode or two.

I think Ill try Koi kaze next.
>> No. 17788 [Edit]
Add Five centimeters per second and grave of the fireflies to your list, if you haven't seen them already.
>> No. 18037 [Edit]
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Could anyone recommend Hyouka or Angel Beats?
>> No. 18042 [Edit]
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Hyouka might feel boring to you if you like things constantly happening in your show. I did however like it, so if you can find scenery and a more slow pace pleasing, then you might enjoy it too.
Angel Beats is a little more generic, but I'd recommend it as well. It has its fun moments and interesting events. And also this guy.
>> No. 18048 [Edit]
Thanks. I will give them a try!
>> No. 18051 [Edit]
don't waste your time on that shit.
theres a lot of good anime out there that you haven't seen yet.
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I loved Hyouka, the other Anon was right about the slow pace but I found that to be part of its charm. It's quite beautiful at times too

Post edited on 27th Nov 2013, 2:23am
>> No. 18066 [Edit]
This was one hell of a year for anime.
>> No. 18069 [Edit]

- Madoka Rebellion
- Monogatari
- Oreimo Final
- Kotonoha no niwa

(- Rozen Maiden abridged)
(- Haganai 2nd)
(- Tamayura super-agressive)
(- Ro-Kyu-Bu Final)

For me, it's been a great year. It would have been better if Aku no hana wasn't ruined, though.

To each its own.
>> No. 18084 [Edit]
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Go read the Aku no Hana manga. Eww at that rotoscope. Bleh...
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I already do, it's great. Though the original character design was also a bit off in the beginning, but it turned really beautiful later.
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If you draw anything long enough, you'll get better at it!
>> No. 18114 [Edit]
I wish it was true.
>> No. 20119 [Edit]
What would you guys recommend for anime movies which aren't media tie-ins?
>> No. 20120 [Edit]
>media tie-ins
What does that mean?
>> No. 20121 [Edit]
sorry I thought it was obvious/self explanatory.

Basically something that is a squeal, prequel, spinoff, or part of something else be it manga VN or tv anime. Something that isn't tied to another form of media. Good examples of movies that aren't media tie-ins are ghibli films, and the majority of American made live action movies. I have little interest in watching a movie that will just end by telling me to read the manga for the rest of the story.
>> No. 20123 [Edit]
Do you have a list of the movies you've watched? It's very dull to make pointless recommendations in that sense.
>> No. 20125 [Edit]
I am surprised no one has recommended Mushishi yet. As long as the storm is not violent, the show compliments the relaxed atmosphere of a shower quite nicely.
>> No. 20127 [Edit]
There's this I guess.
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Any recent anime with elves, sorcery & swords?
>> No. 20387 [Edit]
Well there was no game no life which aired last season.
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"Is the Order a Rabbit?" blue-ray discs are the doing well. Kawaii wa Seigi!
>> No. 20551 [Edit]
What are some light hearted anime one could watch while stuck at a ward?
>> No. 20552 [Edit]
Hidamari Sketch
Sketchbook Full Colors
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Big O
>> No. 20632 [Edit]
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There's a Bayonetta anime?
>> No. 20634 [Edit]
I saw it even though I never played the game. It's not bad, I heard the story is just like in the game and in my opinion it's nostly eye candy.
The animators did a good job, it looks sharp in 1080p and there's no 3dcg.
>> No. 20667 [Edit]
No 3DCG? What is this? 1999?
>> No. 20937 [Edit]
>> No. 21598 [Edit]
Watch BAHAMUT (the Behemoth!)
>> No. 21667 [Edit]
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Watching やはり俺の青春ラブコメはまちがっている aka Teen Romantic Comedy Snafu.
>> No. 21668 [Edit]
what is a "snafu"?
>> No. 21671 [Edit]
It's an acronym.
>> No. 25438 [Edit]
Zetsubou Sensei.
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>> No. 25519 [Edit]
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Girls und Panzer
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Amagi Brillant Park
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Kiki's Delivery Service
>> No. 25595 [Edit]
I think I liked this thread better before people started naming off random anime they enjoyed.
>> No. 25634 [Edit]
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Old school anime!
>> No. 25702 [Edit]
I used to be rather fond of Hinamori Amu from Shugo Chara. What's a decent show with a similar character?
Mainly looking for a female character who's deeply understanding of other characters emotions, but slightly insecure about it. A plus if she's a bit introverted and struggles with expressing who she want to be.
>> No. 25719 [Edit]
I would think you'd be able to find more characters like that in most other Shoujo anime wouldn't you? it doesn't seem that uncommon.
>> No. 25767 [Edit]
Perhaps not, but Id like a suggestion if anyone has one
whats another character who has it as one of her main traits?
>> No. 25769 [Edit]
Maybe you could try Houkago no Pleiades?
>> No. 26384 [Edit]
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Watch Magic Knight Rayearth
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Aria the Animation and Wolf Children for comfy
>> No. 30075 [Edit]
How about some mecha anime that isn't hyper violent grim and dark, but also isn't garbage? Mecha should be more fun!
>> No. 30101 [Edit]
Combat Mecha Xabungle?
Episodes‎: ‎50Original run‎: ‎February 6, 1982 – January 29, 1983
>> No. 31783 [Edit]
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Goblin Slayer is filling the gap for a grim & gritty action anime...
>> No. 32050 [Edit]
Hataraku Saibou; my pick for best anime of 2018
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>> No. 32241 [Edit]
Are there any good series in the harem genre which end similarly to the Peoples Temple Agricultural Project?
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It definitely ain't SLAYERS.

Gin no Saji? There's No-Rin.
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Watching ALITA the anime, not the high-budget live-action film.
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Black Cat. The characters have fun personalities and it's always relaxing to watch in my opinion, has a very 2000s style and cool action mixed with slice of life here and there.
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Wolf's Rain
>> No. 32531 [Edit]
I was just thinking about this show recently, and downloaded it.

I also just watched the American live action for this. The romance was really bad, but otherwise the movie wasn’t as bad as I thiught it would be. It was probably only a little worse than the Ghost in the Shell movie.
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I thought the Alita live-action was competently done but lacking a certain wow-factor.
GiTS live-action was a travesty though~ felt like a high budget fx usa fan-film.
>> No. 32744 [Edit]
There's still a way to download it? That came out in 2003.
>> No. 32830 [Edit]
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Watching Street Fighter Alpha
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Cannon Spike!
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Tsurune! Twang!
>> No. 32942 [Edit]
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One Punch Man...
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Monster if you stuck on rainy month.
>> No. 32996 [Edit]
Requiem For The Phantom, Seraph Of The End, Black Lagoon, Ghost Hunt, Durarara!!!, Toradora, Psycho-Pass, Devil May Cry, Marmalade Boy, The Vision Of Escaflowne and Mushi-shi. Monster too, but in my opinion it fits any season. These never get old during a rainy day for me.
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Any anime where rain features a lot?
>> No. 33145 [Edit]
Garden of words
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Will give that a try.
>> No. 33477 [Edit]
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A Silent Voice/ Koe no Katachi/ The Shape of Voice
Your Name/ Kimi no Nawa
A Garden of Words
5 Centimetres per Second
I want to eat you Pancreas*

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