Most disappointing animeWhat 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.
Lonely animeDo 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.
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.
Post in this thread every time you finish an animeand write something about it.
Similar themes in Katawa shoujo and Interview with Monster GirlsAfter completing Katawa Shoujo and watching Interviews with Monster succubi, I have noticed many similar themes presented to the audience. First, When we are introduced to the snow succubus, the main theme that is presented about her and the fact she is a Demi human is that if we are different than everyone else it doesn’t define us as a person. This is the also the overlying theme of katawa shoujo that all the characters and Hisao has to learn about themselves. Also In Interviews with Monster succubi and katawa shoujo, we are shown the main cast of characters in tasteful ways. They both show us the good and bad of each character, and they aren’t presented as a pity piece saying how bad they have it but as a story of everyday life. Such is shown with the dullahan and Rin, they both have to make adjustments but in the end they are just everyday succubi. Rin has to wear pants while eating for modesty and Machi has to wear a backpack instead of the standard Japanese satchel to carry her head. Though these are only two examples, I believe you can easily compare both as very similar in character and theme. What do you guys think?
Manga threadMy brain is too fucked to pull two intelligible sentences together, so pardon me if I don't make any sense.
Anime recommendationsI'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.
EvangelionOkay, I just finished the the series.
Anime Recommendation ThreadTell 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.
Anime is PerfectI'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)
NoAnime SeptemberHas anyone experience in cutting out anime from your life? I'm thinking of doing a NoAnime September and seeing how it will turn out.
Waifuism generalThis Japanese Company Pays Its Workers More If They Marry Anime Characters.
Gal-games with loser MCsAaah, disgusting. I'm currently 2 or so hours into If My Heart Had Wings.
BacklogWhat 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.
日本語の勉強のスレ - Japanese Language ThreadWant to start learning Japanese?
WatamoteI despise this series.
Japanese music threadI remember in one thread we used to discuss japanese music. Thanks to this thread I found out about Nomak and Mari Hamada who became some of my favorite artists. I noticed the thread does not exist anymore and I thought we should start another one now. Anons might appreciate it like I do.
NarutoReminder that an in depth enjoyment of naruto is anti-normalfag, as regular normals enjoy naruto on a very superficial level, maybe only watching a few episodes every now and then, and internet/4chan discord chads hate naruto because it isn't hardcore weeb enough.
Living in JapanDoes anyone on here live/want to live in Japan? I know I do.
Japanime artistspost all your favorite japan/anime artists. you can post hentai artists too since most of the good ones make hentai.
web novel / light novelsA 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.
Non- Japanese created famous girlHello, been lurking here for a while but this is actually my first post. I'm looking for a famous female character which I'm pretty sure was created by a non-Japanese guy; he's probably Indonesian or Malaysian. The succubus in the picture kinda reminds me of her (again not sure, though).
Heavens feel movie is outhttps://nyaa.si/view/1034854
revengful characters in animeHey. What character I like from anime?
New to animeI'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?
Friday - MondayIn one anime there is a person who is called Friday - Monday. He is synonym of evilness in the serie.
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?
Hajime no WizzoCan we take a moment to discuss what is one of the best anime out there: Hajime no Ippo?
3x3 ThreadCreate yours here: https://bighugelabs.com/mosaic.php
NyaaNyaa.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.
ITT: Mecha Anime that you Really LikedThis one here's Aldnoah.Zero. While many might argue that it's not really good, I actually managed to understand the anime on a deeper level. It has a lot of metaphors and says something a lot about Earth and the people living there. The main problem is that the characters are not so written well and being an anime with only 24 episodes, it kinda got rushed when it could have been a lot better if only they made more episodes of it. So, what mecha anime do you like, fellow apprentice wizards and wizards ?
Yuri aestheticsIt seems that a lot of yuri works tend to have this particular aesthetic about it. The distinction is clear when compared to normal male-female romance manga. Yuri artworks tend to have flower imagery, mellower color, more elegance. On the other hand, conventional romance work tends to have a more passionate theme, uses bright and simple colors, and have characters that exudes cuteness and salaciousness rather than beauty. In the story itself, yuri also tends to be more emotional and have more subtle developments and interaction. This is also expressed into traditional yuri cliche where instead of a regular highschool, the story takes place in a prude ladies' school with mild-mannered characters and repressed interactions.
AnimeGate Coming Soon?>Celebrities and reality stars have been tweeting about anime
Fantasy world buildingThe most fun part about anime for me are always the cool fantasy settings that have integrated magic or spirits or robots into their culture or something like that. Sci fi future dystopias or post-apocalyptic societies or idylic fantasy tribal settings are way more fun that boring old real world settings. I don't want a boring slice of life in a japanese high school, give me some fucking cool fantasy worlds please!
日本語の勉強のスレ - Japanese Language ThreadI want to learn Japanese! Where do I start?
Neon Genesis EvangelionI'm kind of surprised this isn't already in the catalog. So, uh, let's talk about Evangelion?
Ergo ProxyAny wizzie who haven't seen this should. Definitely has some interesting philosophical content and a very atmospheric and oddly comforting world imo. I'm sure many other wizards would find a barren, gray waste devoid of people as comforting at least.
Nature Focused Anime Recommendations?I want to watch more anime that is focused on nature scenery. I really enjoyed Yuru camp, but I felt the last few episodes were too focused on high school slice of life crap. I want to see more anime like Non Non Biyori, or if there is a series out there about a guy that lives off grid that would perfect. Thank you in advance.
Tourism SimulationI always fantasized about going to Japan and Hong Kong but beeing a poorfag I can obviously not afford it. Do any of you know some good tourism simulations (can be either video games or documentary movies)?
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.
save the bathing waifus?AnimeBaths.Wikia.com (all 6200+ pages) is being shut down November 30: https://animebaths.wikia.com/wiki/?diff=119753
Japanese wizchanIs there a japanese wizchan with japanese wizards speaking japanese with the same rules here but with no gay mods/chadmin? If there isn't I was thinking of making one. I can probably only pass the n1 japanese test though since I've read most of tae kims grammar guide, but I don't want to make a japanese imageboard until I can at least pass the n3 so I can read the comments without trouble. I want to do this because I spend a lot of time here but it would be better time spent reading wizardly japanese posts so I can practice my japanese at the same time and no gaijin is good too. Would any other wizards like a website like this to be made? If any of you are interested and can speak japanese we can team up and I'll handle the programming, but I need someone to translate all the rules and text into japanese. I also need mods that can speak japanese and english to ban all the failed normal japanese posters.