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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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And yet you would understand exactly what the person was talking about with both of those


I hate her, absolute bitch.


rei> asuka


fuck> you


What do any anons have to say about the last Eva movie?
I love Rei for being the only succubus I've heard of, real or fictional, who is laconic.
>What I liked about it was how human and lifelike the characters were, which anime characters very seldom are.
It's been repeated many times, and it deserves to be repeated again: Shinji is a 14 year old boy, and that is how a 14 year old boy with a shit father figure who was suddenly shoved into war would act.
>it just happened to be that those constraints allowed to anno shit something out of his mind so raw, unfiltered, and unrefined that it couldn't be considered humanely polite. it didn't go through the self/peer review process the earlier episodes went through.
I think this is the real reason Eva is remembered. Honesty and risk taking are so rare in our modern life that we couldn't help but be drawn to it. I think this is also why there has been this change of opinion and people nowadays are unironically liking Sonic '06. We've reached a state where something is good so long as it's genuine and risky because we are starving for honesty.

There's something to be said about the beauty of depression. Anno created Eva. Kurt Cobain created Nirvana. Radiohead created Creep. Picasso created his blue period. There's something transcendetal about depression when it is embraced as opposed to something that one tried to hide from.

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I've noticed that on imageboards finding anti-anime posters tends to be a pretty reliable red flag. In particular, finding posters who get really upset on someone posting some anime image is one helluva red flag. Why is that?
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I think overwork hours are generally unpaid and a Japanese office worker may work the same amount of overwork hours as regular hours in a given month.


Shameful post. The "Japs work 80hr/week with no overtime" is a meme from wartime.

Nips today work at most 40h like anyone else PLUS additional pay if they make long commutes. Companies have to earn employee's loyalty by showering them with benefits and other perks so they don't go work for some other company. The market for office workers is stretched so thin that guys fresh out of college can make a living salary working for big suits from home. If a man or succubus has kids, they get even more benefits and payed leave to tend to them. Nintendo, Sony, and all other nip gamedevs don't even have an equivalent term for "crunchtime". Anime studios put in a lot of overtime but that's because every animator wants to come out on top and become independent so they put in the work to prove themselves.

Taking what drunken anime dudes say in comedy anime about working overtime is like believing what The Simpsons have to say about working at a power plant


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Different anon

The perceptions comes from alot more than just anime. I'd honestly be curious to know if what you're saying is true. And i don't mean that in some backhanded way either.

Mainly wondering since, in the US at least, 40H is a standard work week here as well, but only on paper. In practice you're lucky to only be working 40H while making over minimum wage.


Because imageboards' conception is intimately tied to anime and anyone who throws a fit over it is both a newfag and either incapable of fitting in, or takes pride in being part of a newfag clique raiding the place. Usually both.


Anime is overrated

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 No.36185[Reply][Last 50 Posts]

Post ITT when you finish an anime, and write something about it. Can be anything from brief unrefined feelings to long formal reviews.

Last thread: >>32036

This thread can also be helpful for people looking for things to watch.
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I watched ACCA: 13-ku Kansatsu-ka. Also known as ACCA: 13th Territory Inspection Department. Here are my thoughts:

I'd describe the world this takes place in as a fascist monarchy. Culturally, it felt like a mix of France and Germany but not overtly Nazi-inspired (aside from the uniforms). It also felt like a mid-20th-century time period but with some modern technology added like cell phones and desktop computers. It was peculiar. Sometimes a random piece of technology would appear in a scene and it would seem very unusual and break my immersion for a moment.

This anime is about a political conspiracy that unfolds painfully slowly over the course of the show. Most of the characters are government officials in the ACCA department and/or belong to the ruling monarchy in some way. There is inadequate exposition, particularly during the early episodes. This anime tries to be 'show don't tell', but this is not the right setup for a subtle conspiratorial political plotline. This is definitely a show that requires world building and background information, and its deficiency in this regard is a major issue. I often felt like I was watching a promo trailer or something because it frequently seemed like I was just randomly dropped into a scene with zero context or ability to comprehend the significance of the dialogue. I wasn't given a reason to care about anything or anyone in this show. Literally, putting a 1-minute exposition blurb by a narrator with visual aids in every few episodes would enhance this show tremendously. There is no broader context to what is happening in the show and it almost just feels like a nonsensical fever dream, particularly during the earlier episodes. The story feels totally aimless for much of the runtime.

Pretty much the entire cast is unlikeable or at least lacking personality. The little sister character is annoying and airheaded. The MC (Jean) is a memorably awful character. He has zero personality at all and resembles a chainsmoking beached fish. He is such an incredibly dull character, and what's even weirder is how he's adored everywhere he goes. There's also Niino, who is chairman of the Jean fan club and is his stalker BF (not quite literally). Other characters include a large number of ACCA organization members, nearly all of whom are underdeveloped. Many of thePost too long. Click here to view the full text.


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Ichigo Mashimaro follows the daily lives of Itou sisters Nobue and Chika and their friends, Miu, Matsuri and Ana. It's SOL and CGDCT with a rather unique timing to it, but more of that later. Nobue is 20, Chika and Miu 12, Matsuri and Ana 11, making the show mostly about childhood and how those kids' personalities clash for humorous effect. As one might expect for a show of this genre, the atmosphere and mood are quite soothing and the plots are all trying to be lighthearted and endearing and it hits the mark most days.

The timing for this particular SOL is rather unique. The pacing is slower than most I think, not the plot itself but how the dialogue works and the way the comedy is delivered. This is not a bad thing and it works particularly well if you want something to shut your brain off for 20 minutes which is what I was looking for. This is also hinted at in the color palette for the show. A small range of mostly meek and calming colors. Right away you know what you're getting yourself to.

As far as the characters go, they're all quite nice and it's comforting to watch them playing around and being mostly silly. Miu is the chaotic element of this crew and as a result most of the comedy revolves around the rest of the succubi having to deal with the crazy stuff she pulls off all the time. Ana is English but has lived in Japan for most of her life. She's very keen about Japanese culture and is very eager to make friends. Matsuri is a very shy, meek and introverted succubus whose only weapon is her natural ability to inspire her friends to immediately stand up for her whenever needed. You'll understand why when you watch it. Chika is described by her older sister as "a succubus whose main trait is not having any particular traits" but that's not true. She's the mature one of the group, many times acting more like an adult than Nobue herself.

Then you have Nobue. Being almost a decade older than the other characters and with no parents in sight, she ends up being a parental sort of figure, but without the pressure of being a real parent. All the other kids think she's super cool, except her sister who knows her a little better than that. She's a real mystery. Sometimes it felt like she had her own life going and having to take care of her sister and her friends is a nuisance to her. Other times it feels like all she has going on in her life is her sister and her friends and outside of that she's a recluse. It's obvious she disPost too long. Click here to view the full text.


cute anime, I remember watching it back in the day and posting screenshots on 4chan when people still cared about it


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I finished my rewatch of Trigun recently
Gave me that weird feeling of when you check out something that you thought it was good as a teen and then realize that it was kinda bad.
Way too much filler in the first half and then the second is rushed because it suddenly remembers that its supposed to have a plot. The animation is very stiff for an action series too which doesn't help.
Also the main conflict is supposed to be this deep ideological conflict but it has zero nuance, you either have a guy who is like "noo you must never kill anybody" and another one who is "humanity must perish because some humans are assholes" and its not really compelling at all.
I do however think that it does a good job at making things look cool though.


I finished 'Kumo desu ga, nani ka?'. It would have been a lot better if every scene featuring the other reincarnations was cut from the show. In fact if you ever decide to watch this show I suggest you do a search and see if you can figure out what parts contain those scenes ahead of time so you can skip them, that's how utterly worthless everything in this show that was not the mc fucking around was. The mc fucking around though is fun enough to make the show worth it.

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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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Do not get deceived OP, One Piece has not looked like that for over a decade.

This is a more realistic picture of how current-day One Piece looks like, it's been on a slow downturn since 2011, if you did not read it as a child or grow up with it then do not bother.


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spoil 1045 one piece: did shueisha hot hacked? looks like the raws come from straight out of a device


I kind of regret burning out on this manga and anime I would like to watch/read it again but feel like I can't just pick up around where I left off (since I'll miss context and have forgotten things) but also don't want to watch/read what I have already read since I won't have the same feeling I once had when I started the series and it may feel like a chore


First of all watch the english subs (type “One Piece subs” in whatever anime website) and secondly watch it from beginning to end (look up a guide on one piece filler episodes and skip all of it) It may seem like a massive amount of content but if you love it you’ll wish there was more. When you start watching remember this: If you aren’t hooked by the end of Arlong Park, drop it.


Hey there, one peace is masterpiece!


What are they like? Especially their political ones equivalent to the goldmine that was Trump memes.
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i dunno but it's funny when japanese politics shows up in anime


This could count as a meme. Shit like Spongebob and Shrek are memed everywhere even now.


That ain't even politics, that's just wholesome all around.


how the red head succubus type is calling?


This show came out ten years ago this year and it's one of the last shows I watched in its entirety.
The manga was written by the same mangaka of Sayonara Zetsubou Sensei, both are extremely Japanese with political references sometimes brought up too.

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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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My favorite anime scene.


The kind of people who continue to watch anime as adults tend to have a peurile sense of humor.


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I hope folks don't mind if I post pages from manga that have stuck with me.

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Post cute 2d females ITT

Previous thread: >>22575

It's been nearly 5 years since the start of the previous thread.
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Dark skin(cute).


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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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it's just entertainment, bro


That's just your opinion man


I'm a pretty big DB/Toriyama fag and i'd say overall: No. Theres a sprinkling of things i like in there but overall it feels very exhausted and like bad fan fiction a lot of the time. I assume this is what star wars fans feel like. If you're into the visuals then maybe check out the new Broly movie. It's the best looking DB related thing to come out in years.


Anything media franchise that gets too big will have parts you don't like. It happens…


Pretty much. Thats why i wish things would just stay dead.

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I've found myself watching, and this thread is as much of a confession as much as anything, kids shows. It started off due to the threads we've had about Cardcaptor Sakura and Doremy, but then I realized after watching them that I was feeling…oddly good and optimistic about the world in general. It's weird, because on the one hand I hate watching this stuff because, well, it's so fucking stupid and vapid, but on the other hand I love watching it because it's so goddam relaxing and healing to the soul. I find myself questioning whether this entertainment is purposefully made this way, to emotionally manipulate individuals past a certain age into a state of depression.

Uhm, thanks for reading my blogpost? Otherwise, I guess share some younger-demographic anime you might be watching?
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I like Yugioh too but I prefer Season 0 since it had more games than just Duel Monsters.


yeah, yugioh started off strong then it seems like they lost the plot (or just wanted to focus on one game for easy merchandising). isnt he supposed to be the king of games plural?


yes but the card game got extremely popular so the author was asked to focus on it instead of on other games


But what if Yu-Gi-Oh! was about prisoners who became really good at e-sports?
Sage because posting Yugioh Youtube poop.


Season 3 of Sonic X was really good (a.k.a. Tails X). It's a nice, classic space opera. Starts at ep. 53 of the series. Honestly, I would completely skip Seasons 1 and 2. Embed is my fav episode of the series.

Actual spoiler ahead, not an ironic spoiler.

That ending. Cosmo why ;_;

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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: >>31249
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I dropped Rozen Maiden, the story didn't interest me, and watching a show about dollies is kind of gay desu


Rozen Maiden Overture actually makes for a better introduction. Due to shorter runtime, it's more focused and has less filler です.


I still felt weird watching a show about talking dolls with a somewhat dark plot and silly antics.



There's some tonal whiplash between the slice-of-life stories and the Pinocchi's Highlander game. Overall I like its aesthetics but the story moves forward slow.


It's one of my favorite shows and I think it has something for everyone in there. Time travel, dimension shifts, hungry little doll ghosts, a hikikomori, suicidal succubi, a mysterious bunny and pretty much everything in between. Plus you get dolls in nice dresses fighting with waves of rose petals, feathers, watering cans and scissors. A lot of sibling rivalry and little dolls drinking tea in tiny tea cups. It's filled with charming ideas.

The heart and soul of the show is the relationship between the dolls themselves and Jun, a hikikomori, so the main plot tends to move slowly because its gets on the back burner a lot. It's not really a problem though, the plot is not the strong point of any RM iteration anyway. But yeah, I assume you can only really enjoy it if you're into BJD. If own one or you spend time browsing Azone, Parabox and Dollfie Dream catalogues, then you'll definitely enjoy it. I think if you're the type of person who likes toys as an adult you'll find something to like in Rozen Maiden.

Also, watching cute dolls is not gay. Watching a mostly male cast of dense retards screaming at each other, now that's gay.

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