/a/ - Anime & Manga



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When you've seen all the classics, it's hard to find anything else that really feels worthwhile. I find myself watching mediocre anime more often than not, and I'm sure many of you are in the same boat. That's why I've made this thread. We can share anime that we consider obscure enough to be overlooked easily, yet good enough that you'd be glad not to miss it. Note that these don't have to be totally out of the way, nor do they have to be complete masterpieces; just anything you think more people could stand to watch. I'll do a few write-ups to start us off:
>Aria the Animation
Fairly popular in some circles, but it doesn't seem to get talked about much. It's a very genuine portrayal of a beautiful, perfect world that makes me happy whenever I watch it. It's at least as good as K-On, so check it out if you liked that series.
Action with light science fiction and elements of mafia drama. The pacing is surprisingly subdued considering how absurd the fight scenes can get. The story takes place over many years and uses this to develop the characters impressively well towards a compelling conclusion. Not for people who want to take the whole thing seriously, but good if you think Shadow the Hedgehog was pretty cool.
Directed by Tomino in between Gundam and Zeta Gundam, among other things (making it not all that obscure, really). It's a mecha series, as one might expect, but it's more comedic than most of what Tomino is known for. His knack for character design shines here.

I might do more of these later, but that should do for the moment. Let me know if these aren't obscure enough, and of course, leave your own recommendations if you please.

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yo that's gay

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Post your favorite animu girl
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It's just a girl, bro, they're fucken' everywhere
And they're annoying as all tits


Sounds like someone has never experienced being either in an all-male school/workspace or being in a mixed environment. Sure girls have their annoying things but being in a sausage party for like 2/3 months is boring and very same-y, and I'll take a little annoyance over staleness.

Also that paragraph was a joke


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I'll be honest: I actually take waifu-ism seriously.
My waifu is Sayaka Miki. I feel legitimate love toward her. I often fantasize we're together. God, what I would give to have her next to me...
I find her the most beautiful girl I've ever seen. She's idealistic, kind, and kinda brash which I like.

I wanna be with her for the rest of my life.

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Think of this as a book club
It can be for anime/manga new or oldfags
Stuff you read or watched recently or in the past
I posted these on livechan, but i figured i might as well post them here!
Both of these where stories made by anons on 2channel, then was adapted word for word into mangas
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Hey anons, I have a request. Does anyone know any good horror or thriller anime/manga aside from Junji Ito? I want to get back into manga/anime and horror is my favorite genre, so I thought'd I'd read more of that. If anyone has any suggestions, I'm open. I'm also fine with mystery or other horror-related genres.


Yeah, i mentioned several in this thread, but one i havent really mentioned before is Corpse party, also Parasyte is pretty good although it feels more like an action adventure story at times.
Helter Skelter: Fashion Unfriendly
more of a body-horror story that's sort of an exposé of the fashion industry.


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Found an interesting manga. It's called Chi no Wadachi, by Oshimi Shuzo (his other works i also reccomend checking out) Not going to spoil the story, but it's about family, and subtle insanity. Nothing supernatural or too insane, quite realistic and honestly i think that makes it more spooky.

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This series is overrated trash
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>This series is [HEADCANON]
Kill yourself autistic retard




its incredible how the first thread on /a/ can still be based

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Nichijou thread
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I love wood cubes


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Wood cubes you say? You're welcome.

Sincerely, the CGI guy.

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because for whatever reason there isn't one up. It's time to settle the fact that 22chan is an Asukafag website.
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She was a bit rude though. At least she did know how to fight.


Shinji deserved everything she ever did or said to him


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Cute thread!
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>tomoko isn't real
i have the sadness


she's real in my heart

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So for all that keep in touch with virtual youtubers, what is the status of Mira Akari? Is she still popular? I met her twice a few years back and she seems like a nice young girl. Seemed full of life but quirky at times. Just wonder how she has been since it's been awhile. Hope she is doing alright still. TIA!


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Why was this moved to anime and manga? This isn't an anime or manga.


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Almost all vtubers use anime-style avatars and you also posted one such example. And to any new people, who are not familiar with the subject, it also seems like anime-related stuff. In any case, I'd encourage you to broaden the topic and throughout this thread focus more on vtubers in general, not just one character, in order to give this thread a longer lifespan.


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That is fine with me. I don't mind if it goes off topic. Just wanted to know what is up with Mirai that's all, but feel free to talk about whatever. I don't really know anything about youtubers since ive never really watched them. Only read fanfiction, doujinshi and played around with MMD models of them. Just wondering if she is ok, it being the holidays and all.

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What's your favorite sports anime or manga /a/? Eyeshield 21 here
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Can someone recommend me a good golf anime? I haven't found anything...


Tankery aka Senshado.



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Gib me your lolis
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Because of peer pressure.


Peer pressure's a bitch, I've made a lot of mistakes because of that.


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The first episode just came out. Thoughts? I think it's promising. Starting to feel the hype. The animation quality hasn't dropped as much as I thought it would, what with the change in studios.


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It's more "smooth" I think


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There's definitely effort being made in the animation and it doesn't stop me from enjoying it. People are overreacting in it "looking like garbage", but let's be real. The show looks better than what you usually see seasonly.

On another note, that effect on the metal for Genos and G4 does look really odd. Never seen something like that.


OPM@ aka Garou show.


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Anime wallpaper thread
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wew nice


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i love this

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All Transformations of the Sailor Guardians:



I was actually planning on watching everything named salor moon cause a friend highly recommends it, but the series is just too big. You got any cheat sheet or guides?


Just chip away at it at your own pace.

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I appreciate Liru and all she has done to make imageboards, nay... LIFE so fantastic for the world. I just can't imagine what my life would be like without her. Probably worse and for that, I am eternally grateful. Thank You.


no problemo dude


what anime is this from


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