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Cute 2D Males

we hit the bump limit for the last thread

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What are you Watching?

What are you watching?
What are you enjoying?
What have you dropped?
What are you looking forward to next season?
Previous: >>31249
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Where do you guys find anime?

It seems to me that many NEET wizzies do nothing but watch anime all day. That would be tens of episodes a day. How do you guys not run out of stuff to watch? Where do you find new shows?
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日本語の勉強のスレ - Japanese Language Thread

Want to start learning Japanese?
Here's some useful links to help you out.

-https://docs.google.com/document/d/1pKgBm8Aa58mjB1hYhbK-VOPZsRBTXBuPBzw8Xikm2ss/pub?embedded=true (A basic walkthrough of what to do first and what to expect)
-http://realkana.com/ (tool to learn the kana)
-http://www.guidetojapanese.org/learn/grammar (grammar guide)
-http://pastebin.com/kXqhRbWi (setting up Anki)
-http://jisho.org/ (Japanese-English dictionary)
-http://dictionary.goo.ne.jp/ - (Actual Japanese dictionary for rare words and alternate definitions)
-https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/rikaichan/ (Popup dictionary definitions when you hover over a word, Chrome version is called Rikaikun)
http://rikaisama.sourceforge.net/ (alternative to rikaichan)

Last thread: >>25255

みんなさん、がんばって!
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Going to Japan to improve yourself

I heard of Street Fighter gamers going to Japan as a path to improve their game. It would be cool to go to Japan to learn how to make ramen or forging a katana.

What skills would learn if you can make it to Japan?
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Most disappointing anime

What was the most disappointing anime you have ever watched? For me personally, it was Sailor Moon Crystal. I'm a big Sailor Moon fan and I was pumped for the new series to come out, even though it kept getting delayed I didn't care, I just wanted to feel the magic I felt watching the series for the first time again. But when the show aired in the summer of 2014 i was met with a show with extremely sloppy animation, poor writing and really just an underwhelming vibe to it. It was just such a gut punch to see my favorite show get treated with such a mishandled and mediocre retelling.
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Satou would about 37 if we base it around the time the original Welcome to the NHK book was published. If they made another book or series that revisited his life in the present day what do you think it would be about?
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Anne of Green Gables

I'm a Canadian wizard, is this series any good? Is it at least historically accurate?
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Cute 2D Females

Last one is at the bump limit.

>>15122
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3x3 Thread

Create yours here: https://bighugelabs.com/mosaic.php
Rate others liked/watched
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Anime Openings

Let me present to you the best anime opening:

Patlabor
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For all those who have lost hope in true love IRL, let's have a must have-tier Eroges thread. Wizard, NEET, Hikky and Otaku related are preferred.

I'll start with Otama! Otaku Nakama wa Chikkoi Mania and Semen Security 2009. They were really fun games.

What would fellow wizards recommend?
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Character Songs

This is a thread to post anime character songs in.

>What's a character song, wizzie?

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image_song

Moddess can move this to /music/ if she wants, but I'd wager that the /jp/ audience will be far more receptive to the ultra-moe songs I'm going to post ITT. Plus, it will probably get more contributors if it's on /jp/.
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AMV thread

post ur fav amv's
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Does anyone else at this point where the only anime you have left to see are long running children's' shows, old mecha anime, unsubbed shit, indie shit, anime unavailable on the internet and future/upcoming releases? How do people stick to one medium when it's so limited and scarce?
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One Piece

I've been thinking about tackling this monster, over 900 episodes sounds daunting but I figured if I can do a 200 episodes show in about a month it should take less than 6 to catch up with this.
Is it worth it? Or will I waste all that time just to get disappointed by newer seasons?
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Touhou Thread II - 2018 ed.

Talk about Touhou here. I think the OP or something. It's been three months. We've all talked about our favorite characters, so what's your favorite part of the fandom? Do you like the setting the most, the characters the most, the lore the most, the music the most, or, like me, do you just idealize the series like I do?

What are you doing right now to enjoy the series?
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CardCaptor Sakura

CCS is one of he best animes I have ever seen! I remember watching the shitty dubbed version on Teletoon but the Japanese version is a million times better! Sakura S so cute and the show is so fucking comfy!
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Post ITT every time you finish an anime

and write something about it.

last thread: >>28944

To anyone searching for things to watch, maybe this thread is useful for you too.
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Ojamajo Doremi

This is a highly underrated, extremely fun series that can occasionally get pretty sad and heavy. No one talks about this hidden gem enough.
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Manga thread

My brain is too fucked to pull two intelligible sentences together, so pardon me if I don't make any sense.

As there are just too many manga, it is a huge pain to dig into this pile to find good ones to read. So why don't we share each other great manga, and good mangaka.

I'd recommend Fumetsu no Anata e (To You, the Immortal), pic related.

Story of some sort of immortal being of the shape of a sphere, has the ability to imitate object and being in his surrounding. It bit by bit, start to experience the world, pain, hardship, death, not having any idea of anything of who it is, and slowly develop of conscience. It's set in a fantasy world, where the clothing and customs are loosely inspired by early Japan, and maybe the Ainu.

Beautiful and detailed artstyle, incidentally the author of this manga is Ooima Yoshitoki which can explain why it reminds me of Koe no Katachi (same author after all).
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/manga/ 2021

Thread for discussing what anime we have read and liked enough to suggest to another wizard I hope the thread goes ok I know we have one but it seems quite old and a bit of a mess remove if this was a mistake.

I need new manga to read and maybe you do as well so post some manga and explain why you liked it so much.

>We did it

A great coming of age manga similar to pun pun in ways it has a wizard character in it as well.
>himizu
A cynical story about a young man that just sees society for what it is and it is quite bleak
>a bullet or a lollypop
A depressing manga that has lovely moe character design it is only short so a must read
>euthanasia society
A one shot that is about killing yourself I suggest it
>Shomo
A longer anti hero martial arts manga that is worth the read but do not expect an amazing ending
>holy land
A fighting manga about a wizardly MC and it actually is very good
>koku no hito
Disregard succubus acquire mountains
>vinland saga
I suggest this because it was a great read although I dropped it near the end of what is out but that is after 170+ chapters of solid story
>spirit circle
A great manga I highly suggest reading this and the mangakas other works.
>Yankee Juku e Iku
A manga about a delinquent and it is quite nice to read I realy liked how raw it was it is not finished although the current arc is
>Yamikin Ushijima-kun
Amazing one of my favourite manga to read a shame not all of it is translated but it is VERY raw and shows how fucked the world is with a great anti hero
>beck
A nice lovely music manga I really think it is worth reading for the friendship and other stories I never watched the anime though.

Please do suggest some other manga I was only posting what I read recently and seen was missing from the other thread.
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Welcome to the NHK

What did you guys take away from this show? Did it help the way you feel about your situation, or did it cause more despair?
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MMDs

Do you like erotic MMD's? Do you like Kemonomimi? Do you like erotic MMD's of Kemonomimi? Pretty swell.
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Love Live

https://bilibili.com/video/BV1vV411z7f2?p=2

The new Love Live music video is CUTE CUTE CUTE !!!!!! The song sounds pretty good too.

I'm still undecided about how I feel about the Nijigasaki generation. This latest release looks promising though. I worry that the characters might be poorly written despite the musical content being decent.

The future direction of the franchise seems unclear at this point. I'm hoping that we'll get at least one more anime season for Aqours. It looks like they're starting to release solo music albums for each Aqours member. Hopefully Corona doesn't seriously affect the financial viability of the franchise.

A new generation has been announced recently ("Love Live Superstar"). At this point that generation is a total wild card. I'm cautiously optimistic about the smaller size of the group though (5 members). Larger group sizes mean that some members can be kind of neglected; this is particularly true in the animated content. So a smaller group might have better character development. It'll probably also diminish any scheduling problems with the various seiyuus. On the other hand though, if one character is a bad singer then it will have a stronger effect on the overall quality of the vocals. So hopefully they will all be good vocalists.

Anyway, let's have a thread about MY FAVOURITE FRANCHISE OF ALL TIME. Yay!

No spoilers ITT plz. Let's discuss how much we love Love Live and how we feel about the future of the franchise. Let's post musical content and art, and talk about our favourite characters and ships! Who is the best singer and what are your favourite songs? Will the soul of the franchise and fanbase be preserved as these new generations are introduced?
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Independent Japanese Animation

A thread for sharing independently animated shorts, music videos, and experimental films from Japan. Any related thoughts or news are welcome.
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Evangelion

Okay, I just finished the the series.
and I have to ask - is this a joke? Like a big decades long meme? I think this was the worst anime I've ever seen. A pseudo-philosophical LARP. Like does it actually have a point? A meaning? Beause I think I just witnessed someone's acid trip.

Unironically is the worldwide fame a LARP? Or is it like with the emperor's new clothes, where nobody mentions that he's actually naked?

What the acual fuck? Either I'm a brainlet retard or I'm the only sane person on earth - but what the fuck did I just watch?

It reminds me of those old french psychological art films… What a fucking waste of time…
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New to anime

I've never been into anime and I don't know much about it. However, I decided to check out One Punch Man and I'm enjoying it a fair bit. I've never been able to stick to hobbies or find any passion or purpose in life. Is anime a worthwhile thing to get into? I'm beginning to see why so many people love it. The problem is, it just seems so dense. So much to learn, so many forums, so many niches. It's a little intimidating for a newcomer. Where do I begin? Should I learn Japanese? I've never been able to actually succeed at something like that, but maybe getting into anime would give me a reason too. Will anime improve my life and make me a better person? Will it make the bad things in life, like wageslaving and disease, more bearable?

I await your responses. Thank you, wizards.
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Photos of Japan

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/dep/ anime

Maybe this belongs more on /hob/ and if the mods agree I would hold no ill will for them for moving or deleting it but I recently got around to watching Serial Experiments Lain and wanted to find some other wizzards with good reccomendations for /dep/ anime. The ones of course given are succubi last tour and Lain. I would personally not count Watamote as it seems quite shallow and everything turns out fine in the end and whatnot. So what are some other anime, manga or light novels dealing with actual depression or schizophrenia and not in the mainstream boohoo am so sad way.
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Why is this considered "anime" ?

Why is Tower of God considered an anime when it is adapted from a manhwa? If it is solely because a Japanese studio did it then why isn't the same logic applied to Cannon Busters? So basically anyone with money can just pay a studio to adapt their source material and it will be "anime"? Seems like a bad precedent we are setting. How does Japan feel about this?
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revengful characters in anime

Hey. What character I like from anime?
I like Scar from FMA and FMA B. Why? Because he was mysterious and his country was treated poorly when there was a war.
But after war was over he came after alchemists, because he wanted revenge so much.

That impressed me.

Are there any character who wanted revenge in anime? Give me examples of them.
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Wallpaper Thread 2019

Here's some images for Mayday 2019. Please enjoy them.

Also it's end of the Heisei period. Please welcome the era of Reiwa.
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Is getting a dakimakura body pillow with an anime character on it sad? Pic related.
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Anime recommendations

I'm looking for a new animu to watch, I've listed some of the stuff I highly rated, maybe there will be something others may be interested in listed below, but I would greatly appreciate any recommendations based on what you think I might love.

Animus: Serial Experiments Lain, Akagi, Cowboy Bebop and Samurai Champloo, Psychiatrist Irabu, FMA:brotherhood, neongenesisevangerion, steins gate (prob gonna watch steins gate: zero if nothing seems better), Gilgamesh, Death Note, Ping Pong the animation, Baccano! , NHK…

Those are the best I can think of at the moment.
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The Future of Japan

I don't like making /dep/ressing threads, especially on hobbyist boards like /jp/, but this has been bugging me for a long time now. Japan has always been a hot spot for foreigners, but I've noticed a lot, and I mean A LOT of people trying to invade the country recently. And to make things worse, not only will they eventually flood the gene pool, but they're going to pressure Japanese society into changing their morals as well. Don't think they wont, the Japanese are a very insecure race, especially young people that idolize shitty American pop culture. https://twitter.com/obskyr/status/1274628006103838720.

I'm so scared I'm going to live to see Japan's death before I even get to visit. I wish I could become some sort of stoic wizard samurai and kill any foreigners who plot against the country and its people, spreading propaganda. It infuriates me that eventually SJWs will be normalized in Japan, and people will still deny the fact that Japan will change, saying shit like "nawwww that wont happen" until it does. It happened to the majority of Europe, it'll happen to Nippon too.
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/f/lash

Early Japanese web culture would not have been the same if it wasn't for flash. Since flash is going to lose all browser support in 2021, why not look back at some Japanese flash content?
Keep in mind this thread isn't for moping about flash dying or how the internet sucks now, it's for posting old flash movies and games that have Japanese origin.

https://cdn.donmai.us/original/61/94/__kimi_no_tame_nara_shineru_drawn_by_chibitami__6194767d345954fd82c95bc161464293.swf
http://i.4pcdn.org/f/1399264069563/Ice%20Punch.swf
https://web.archive.org/web/20041019210124/http://www2.odn.ne.jp/sanetomo/
https://web.archive.org/web/20060902124151/http://www.geocities.jp/eceystm/monster_ball.html
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Pokemon

I haven't watched the Pokemon anime in a really long time, did they ever have another good series? I only know that they changed the animation style after all these years and they gave Ash a love interest or something? What do you wizards think of this series?
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Waifu Thread

In this thread we say we love our waifus. I love my're waifu Ruri Gokou. She's an Onee-san so she would make a good mother.
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AnimeGate Coming Soon?

>Celebrities and reality stars have been tweeting about anime
>Crunchyroll censors fan service in the english release of a well anticipated game
>Funimation called anime fans "creeps"

Granted, after Crunchyroll made the mistake they made, they apologized and cowered with their tail between their legs. So we may have more of a fighting chance than we did in GamerGate.
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Any animes similar to welcome to the NHK?
It doesn't have to revolve around being a hikikomori, but i liked the theme of a succubus wanting to save a boy
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Escaflowne

Escaflowne thread?

Went into this blind after looking to explore the Mecha genre separate from Gundam. I was pleasantly surprised with the solid pacing and unique presentation, it's a great show to immerse yourself in, great for escapism.
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KissAnime and KissMangna shut down forever

The websites were closed forever, the owners said.

I am so sad and heartbroken, as are hundreds of thousands of other people who loved the website.

Here's an article on it: https://geekculture.co/pirate-streaming-sites-kissanime-kissmanga-shut-down-permanently-as-japan-cracks-down-on-piracy/
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japanime ost's

put up the best songs from an anime ost
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Aesthetically Pleasing Anime Images (non-lewd)

Let's have a thread to post aesthetically pleasing anime-style art. We can post nice character designs, landscapes, cute couples (hetero or otherwise), franchise promo art, wallpapers, etc…

This thread could be a catch-all for anything that doesn't belong in the gender-specific threads.

Nothing too sexualized please. There are already other threads for that kind of thing.
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Jojo General

>Ctrl+F catalog
>No Jojo thread

Let's fix that. I am currently watching part 4 and plan to watch part 5 afterwards and read the manga's. It is not as good as part 3 so far that I've watched but I've been told it gets better later on.
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Ero Guro Goes Mainstream

Why am I so mad Supreme are making jackets with Toshio Saeki art on them?

Do you think it'll be just a one off thing or are normlfags gonna be into Ero Guro now?

I checked price estimations and it's gonna cost around 400$ for the jacket, so not only are swagfag normans gonna wear the late & great Toshio's art it's gonna be rich swagfag normans.

What's next? Will Ariana Grande wear Anal Cunt merch?
You are welcome to post your fave Ero Guro that's not hentai.
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Hamtaro

Is this show any good? I watched the dubbed version as a kid, and I seemed to have remembered enjoying it.
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Gals!/Super Gals!

Is this series any good? I have nothing to watch or read at the moment.
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Searching for a lost anime

hello could any anime experts here help me find an anime that has been stuck in my head for years?

it has 80s or 90s artstyle from what I remember there is some kind of military conflict being shown in what appears to be tokyo
there is a giant enemy turning humans into liquid goo [with it's laser beams or sound waves i don't remember] anyway the humans send in a bunch of tanks and airplanes but it does nothing they all end up blowing up and people are still being turned into goo and melting in broad daylight

i tried google searching the themes but it seems like im unable to land on an exact title without having to sift through basically every 80s or 90s title
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Medabots/Medarot

Has anyone else ever seen this series? I watched the dub as a kid was obsessed with it. Are there any good subs of this show?
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What's a good place to start this show and when's a good spot to stop watching it?
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Post trashy early 2000s hikikomori hoarder pictures
(preferably with old anime/tech junk)
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Meanwhile in Japan

In Yokohama they are building a giantic real life gundam:
https://www.forbes.com/sites/olliebarder/2020/01/22/a-walking-life-size-gundam-will-be-unveiled-in-japan-this-october/

They want it to be completed by october this year
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If you're into Hikkikomori/NEET stuff you might find this interesting.

This guy's story is interesting and i think more people should know about him. I also found his kickstarter video reminding me of Borat, begging people to buy his game or "he will be execute", it was funny but also gave those all too familiar wageslavery feels hard.
His kickstarter: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1363912222/pull-stay?ref=6ttd71

Also they did his room and life interview on youtube by a bunch of normalcattle: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pu9Ty9fxTHE
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web novel / light novels

A few web novels I found recently have been really good especially since I haven't been enjoying any manga or anime lately. I've been reading this web novel about swinging http://novel18.syosetu.com/n2838cn/ and a few others that have been really good. It's been my best fap years which was really unexpected since I never read and don't expect much from text to being exciting.

Who else enjoys japanese novels?
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Anime is Perfect

I've come to this realization after watching tons of comedic, ecchi, slice of life cutesy animes. The characters precisely because of their simplified caricatured personalities form together a perfect universe - there are no imperfect parts to the characters, they're idealized to the utmost, every feature of their fits perfectly, the relationships as well. Anime is the better version of our world. I'm happy I have anime in my life. I can feel a huge variety of emotions while watching it, which are inaccessible to me in any other medium, be it movies, books, TV series, actual real life. I feel no connection to anybody in the real world. I care not for even for my parents. Yet I still cry for these animated characters. Nothing moves me but anime, the art style, the characters, the music, everything about it fills my soul with joy (and sadness, anger - the whole emotional scope, but mostly joy)

I hope when I die I'll go to 2D heaven.
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Japanese Internet

Didn't see one in the catalog, so I'd like to have a thread on Japanese internet to share interesting things we've come across. Can be videos, sites, articles, particular threads, etc.

I'll start off with a few things below.
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Tokyo = best city ever

Safe to walk around
Nice scenic walks
Housing actually affordable and not NYC tier jewed up
Clean and comfy

Too bad western and azn normies are flooding the city now.

I'd love to move there if I could.
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What are you watching?
What are you enjoying?
What have you dropped?
What are you looking forward to next season?
Previous: >>29212
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Is anyone else exceedingly bothered by the fact that they forget anime they've seen? It's like losing an important part of yourself. All these worlds and characters, even if they're fictional, feel dear to me, yet I forget what happened to them and sometimes their existence as a whole. Of course, you can re-watch anime (I'm on a spree of doing that right now), but it still upsets me.

It's as if these shows are disposable information to fill my time with, and can subsequently be discarded once I've "consumed" them. I despise my brain for failing to even roughly recollect the events of an episode I saw a month ago, yet recalling that time a random kid in elementary school made a sarcastic comment about my cellphone on the landing of the northeast stairwell, between the third and second floor. Do I have a normalshit brain that marks memories pertaining to fictional stories as unimportant and consequently, readily deletes them? How can I remember the series I've seen better? As autistic as it sounds, I've resorted to taking notes on anime and reviewing them at irregular intervals, but even that ends up in me only remembering the general plot of the show, with the finer details as well as recollections of the sounds and visuals falling through the cracks.
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Anime scenes

Share scenes from anime you like, found interesting, or that caught your attention.
You can also explain what you like or found interesting about it.

I'll begin, in this one scene, which is from an anime for kids, you can be misled into thinking that these two had sex. It gives that impression, which makes a scene that should be sad and romantic, a hilarious one.
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Anime Recommendation Thread

Tell us your anime likes and dislikes or some sort of information about what you're looking for, or just examples of past shows you've enjoyed, and hopefully someone will recommend you a good show to watch.

Like
>plot driven
>interesting fantasy or sci-fi worlds
>interesting social commentary or philosophical stuff
>hero archetypes
>good character arcs
>political intrigue
>fights where strategy is involved rather than just powering up with beams or determinationing your way through it


Dislike
>romance (esp. pedo shit)
>boring slice of life shit where nothing outside the realm of normality happens (cute succubi doing cute things)
>high school setting and children mcs in general (not always I've just seen a lot of them and it's getting old especially as I myself am getting older)
>slow paced
>fan service that takes away from the plot and wastes time
>comedic relief/gags (situational comedy is fine but the japanese tend to do this annoying shit where they put on wonky music and people yell at each other and they call it comedy)
>style over substance (eg, lain, technolyze, FLCL)
>lol so randumb shit

Specifically at the moment I'm looking for anime dealing with world domination or military/political conquest. I've enjoyed pretty much every one I've watched with that theme eg Code Geass, TTGL, No Game No Life, LOGH, Berserk, Magi, etc. I'm open to other suggestions as well though.

I don't need it to include all of my likes or avoid all my dislikes, just not be too excessive. I'm pretty indifferent to bad CGI/animation as long as the substance is good. Thank you in advance for any suggestions you might give me.
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guilty pleasure anime thread

Post shitty/poorly written anime that you unironically enjoyed

*Please no trolling*
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It makes me sad that anime from the early 2000s have already faded into obscurity, and discussion has all but died off on imageboards and forums. I see maybe one short-lived thread per year about tsukihime on all the imageboards I lurk. Do younger fans of anime just not like the style of 2000s stories?
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Reccomend me some good animes

Unfortunately, I've lost all interest in anime, even the ones i used to like, due to the ammount of normalfags watching it and how cringe they are. Please reccomend me some good animes (especially mecha, slice of life or isekai) that are out of the reach of normalfags
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So, I'm almost done downloading monogatari… is this show worth it or is it a big waste of my time?
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NoAnime September

Has anyone experience in cutting out anime from your life? I'm thinking of doing a NoAnime September and seeing how it will turn out.

Anime has consume my life and I keep buying anime merchandise, watch anime all day, and have turned my room into an anime haven. It made me fap all the time to anime succubi and I am always weak and tired now, and when I am I watch some anime to feel happy - it is like a drug.

Even after finishing anime it doesn't stop for me as I go on gelbooru and look up pictures of anime characters I like.

So does anyone have experience quitting anime or cutting down on this habit?
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Lupin the 3rd

Anybody here fan of Lupin the third didn't they make a new season I just started washing it and then I would have to say it's pretty good I think it's one of the earlier one's ever made
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General help thread

Bros I need some help. I downloaded this one anime (with english subs) and I can't figure out how to use the english subs. There is a file named: subs.rar in the the file directory but I have tried to paste them out of it (they're called [insert episode name here].ass) and when I use my video player, it has an option (in the subtitle settings) to find a subtitle file so I can play the video with subs. Yet, when I select the file directory, it just says: no subtitle files found. What do I do? This anime pretty high quality and it's very hard to find a torrent(s) of it (with all the seasons) that are still seeded on utorrent. I honestly don't know what to do and I'm stuck
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Any anime that anyone thinks is just better off/works better as a manga?

Haven't read Nichijou but watched the first episode, I could already tell that the jokes might have had a better effect reading them, not watching.
Despite AzuDai's charm, I feel the same with some of its jokes, too.
Lucky Star is also up there.

Is this the slice-of-life curse?
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Connichi Online

This years anime convention connichi (germany) will be held online because of this virus pandemic. it appears that everyone will be free to watch the stream for free. I am not sure if they will block IP adresses from outside germany from watching it.
I felt obligated to inform everyone of this event.

>link: https://online.connichi.de/online/

I don't know if they will have english subtitles though

>program: https://plan.connichi.de

here is the program plan. there are some high profile guests from the anime industry and apparently they will show interviews, concerts and workshops / cosplay competitions.

I have no idea how this will be but I have nothing to do on friday and I might try this one out.
I hope it will be fun
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Is there a more relatable /wiz/ character than Yonro? I haven't watched Shin-chan in years since it's a pain in the ass to watch outside of Japan and I'm pretty sure it shares the same fate as spongebob or south park, but is yonro still in modern episodes?
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Obscure anime

Name the most obscure anime shows out there in the deep dark reaches of the internet that most people don’t know about
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Anime Screenshots

Keep it to one screenshot for anime you watch to not take too much space.
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Do you ever watch shitty/obscure/forgotten anime just for the hell of it?


http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x2bml9_is-littlekuriboh-writing-for-yu-gi_fun#.UbxvqfnqlEI

I haven't kept up with anime trends in a long time, last thing I really remember was when K-on and PAnty stocking were all the rage
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Honda's and Toyota's (JP Cars)

I have no clue what is keeping you people from talking about the best contribution Japan has brought into the Americas.
Personally, I like any 90s Honda Coupe just as long as it's possible to rice up to 500+ horsepower with at least 50 pounds of torque. The Honda Del Sol was by far my childhood dream car, but I ended up settling for a Honda CRX my parents gave me.

Any Toyota fans out there too? Toyota has been going down the drain in terms of fun factor. I can't wait until Toyota's reliability goes down too to the point where Toyota stops production in America alltogether like Toshiba.

And of course, Mazda is doing just fine.
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Can anyone translate names of these games?

it's a hikkikomori who killed himself, i want to understand his taste in games.

here is his life story: https://archive.is/wgdlk
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This is my favorite anime of all time, it resonates with NEET lifestyle and struggles.
>tfw actually went to a "japanese" restaurant run by chinks to try their imported ASAHI beer
>9$ for a 500ml can
>it was crisp and refreshing
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This one scene is one of the biggest plebfilters in all of anime. Unless you have great patience or can understand the context and humor of the situation, most people will turn it off around here.
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Moomins

Is this show any good? I always hear people recommending it, but I've never seen it at all.

Which version is the best way to watch it: Japanese, English or Finnish?
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Legend of the galactic heroes question

So i want to start to watch the Lotgh and i dont know which version should i watch, so i need your advice.

Does remake is good(it looks fancier for me) or should i watch original instead?
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Japanime artists

post all your favorite japan/anime artists. you can post hentai artists too since most of the good ones make hentai.

The first image is from 廃狼@新刊よろしく yotushiku something, I can only read the end of it. He is an artist on pixiv, I don't know if he posts his work anywhere else, but everything he posts is amazing.

The second picture is from an artist I found on pixiv called SPEC. I don't like most of his work, but this one is in a good style I wish I could see more.

The third image is made by Akyuun, another artist I found on pixiv. I like the colors, it looks dreamy.

I'll post more artists I like later. Please add whatever art you like.
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Just finished binging Fire Punch and holy. Fucking. Shit. This was fantastic from start to finish. Have anyone else read it? What did you think about this manga?
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why does anime have to be so fucking long? i cannot be fucked to watch an anime more than 24 episodes. I (unintentionally) dropped Duel Monsters, Slayers, Rurouni Kenshin, Dragon Ball, Dragon Ball Z, and some other shit because I cannot be fucked to watch that many episodes.

I don't even LIKE anime that much, even when though I have a MAL from 2012 which is older than 90% of the people on the internet who claim to like anime.
R: 25 / I: 4

Watamote

I despise this series.

Don't give me the "IT MAKES A TURNAROUND IN CHAPTER 132498579182, AND IT'LL ALL BE WORTH IT." Even with the turnaround, all it becomes is the epitome of "Jus b urself :^)" logic. Without the turnaround it's just embarrassment, and I have enough of that thinking about myself.

This is a series made by normies to laugh at wizards.
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Have you ever gotten into an anime or manga just because of one specific character or characters? Did you stick around long enough to see through it, or did you drop it once you grew bored?
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Obscure anime part 2

Many people were disagreeing with a lot of the anime that were in the iceberg meme and I have to agree too. I didn’t make the image, I only found it somewhere and I wish someone or some people can make better, more accurate images of the obscure anime iceberg meme. It doesn’t have to be an iceberg, another cool way of making it would be the depth of the ocean with the Mariana’s Trench being the deepest part of the ocean. I just really wish someone could make a more accurate meme/image for obscure anime list cuz I feel the current one is very inaccurate
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Backlog

What do your backlogs look like wizards? Do you plan on adding or dropping anything? Mine isn't the biggest since I've only recently gotten into anime, I've pretty much only seen the basics like CCS, Evangelion and the Dragon Ball series.
Clear Card (manga)
Evangelion (manga)
Kinnikuman (manga)
Ojamajo Doremi
Kodocha
Perfect Blue
Paprika
Tokyo Godfathers
Lain
Excel Saga
Lucky Star
Azumanga Daioh
Berserk
Yu Yu Hakusho
Sopranos
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What's some good anime torrent sites? I remember back in the day I used Nyaa.se and Bakabt but Nyaa doesn't have what I'm looking for i.e. it won't finish downloading, and bakabt is private now.

What is the new anime-torrent site people uses now?
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Nyaa

Nyaa.se is down, rumored to be because the owner was afraid of new EU laws making pirating more dangerous, so it's unlikely it's coming back up again.

Use mirrors like:

https://nyaa.pantsu.cat/
and
https://sukeibei.pantsu.cat/

to download the things you want before it's too late, the magnets still work but without an indexing site it's on borrowed time.
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shounen anime

Does anyone still watch them? One of the biggest reasons I haven't touched a shounen anime in like, 12 years is how there's always someone talking passionately about his freaking boku no seigi….

that grew to become extremely cringy

I can't imagine where the hell japan got that from or why they decided to make it a trope. I'm still not even totally sure what it's supposed to mean.

Have there been any good fantasy genre shounens since 2008 that break out of the box?
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Life in Japan

Post videos related to living in japan
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Lonely anime

Do you know any more anime that give you a feeling of isolation and loneliness? Where the interactions between characters are short? Where it's more about the atmosphere created by images and sound rather than story and dialogue? They don't necessarily have to take place in desolate places. It could also be about the sense of isolation you get from living in a big city.
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send cute pictures and your favorite scene from the anime KonoSuba that involves Megu
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>tfw you will never experience a wizard anti-social hikki friendly ramen shop like this
>you will never be comfy like that
>no one to judge you eating
>no normies on a date to see and get bitter about
>no tip expected no staff bothering you
>pay with via vending machine
wish i was born in Japan…
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Doki Doki School Hours

Good news Mika Sensai! We are transferring you to an underprivileged city school in America!
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Neon Genesis Evangelion

I'm kind of surprised this isn't already in the catalog. So, uh, let's talk about Evangelion?

The first time I saw it was actually on an online stream organized on…either here or back when wizardchan was still up. In retrospect, I don't know HOW I managed to watch the anime I did and not run across NGE. It's like never hearing about Star Wars, but that's how it was. In any case, I thought it was a sort of Plan Nine kind of thing, because I came into the stream midway through the series, and particularly after seeing Episode 25 and 26. It felt like the narration at the beginning of Plan Nine. I also wasn't too phased by the apocalypse because…isn't that how all anime end? So many JRPGs and anime have to have some sort of over-the-top climatic ending that I sort of just shrugged it off.

Afterwards, I thought that others would have funny stuff to say about it, but then realized that…this was something pretty serious to a lot of people. It sort of annoyed me because it came off as horribly pretentious to me. Since then, a few years have passed and I've forgotten about it. But then recently it nagged on me, and I saw it again. It struck a chord with me. I hate to say that because I don't want to give an inch to all the pretentious reviews I read. Why it has done so NOW I wish I knew why, and for some reason that really disturbs me.

I think the best review I've seen on NGE is a single sentence long, "You like NGE in inverse proportion to the amount you like yourself."



It's disgusting.
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Anyone here been to japan?

Times ticking so I’m thinking about making my pilgrimage soon. What places would you recommend going to? I’d like to see a lot of mecha stuff but any recommendation would be fine.

Also, how much Japanese do i need to know to go? My vocabulary is limited to 3 or 4 words, so I thought about just paying someone here to come with me to translate but that’d suck if I payed all that then he ditched me so I’ll just tough it out and learn some