What Sort of Anime/Manga have you Viewed Recently?

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  1. Brijesha

    Brijesha Teller of Seasons Senior Member

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    If this is your first visit to the

    'What Sort of Anime/Manga have you Viewed Recently?'

    thread, than let me be the first to say WELCOME!

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    Be sure to check out this thread for updates on newly added series. I'm going to post a few recommendations below this block of text that you're reading now, and if you'd like- you should post your own recommendations too! After all, the question is.... 'What Sort of Anime/Manga have you Viewed Recently?'

    The anime/manga I've been into over the past month or so are as follows.

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    SALARYMAN KINTARO (サラリーマン金太郎)
    Series created by Hiroshi Motomiya. Serialized in Weekly Young Jump since 1994.

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    Yajima Kintaro was once the infamous boss of the Hasshu League biker gang, who at their peak boasted more than 10,000 members, but after meeting and falling in love with a partially sighted girl named Akemi, he gradually mellowed and disassociated himself with gang life.

    Unfortunately their love proved to be short lived when Akemi died in childbirth, but her last wish was that Kintaro would become a salaryman and raise their son, Ryuta in a stable environment. It's a request Kintaro cannot refuse, and after saving the life of the CEO of Yamamoto Construction he finally gets an opportunity to change his lifestyle once and for all. However, it seems the life of a salaryman is anything but stable when your employers are a multi-million pound constructor whose managing board is made up of corrupt ex-governmental ministers that are busy setting plans in motion to stage a hostile takeover and seize the company for their own nefarious dealings.

    ANIME: http://www.animehere.com/anime/salaryman-kintaro.html

    MANGA: http://www.mangatank.com/manga/salaryman-kintaro

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    Karakurizōshi Ayatsuri Sakon
    (人形草紙あやつり左近?, lit. "Doll Puppeteer Sakon")

    Series written by Masaru Miyazaki (under the alias Sharaku Maro) and illustrated by Takeshi Obata.

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    The dark-haired bishounen is Sakon Tachibana, a puppeteer, and the other is Ukon, his favorite puppet and best friend. Sakon is the (only) grandson of Saemon Tachibana, a national treasure of Japan famous for his manipulation of Bunraku puppets. Ukon is a child doll puppet made in the early Meiji era by the famous female dollmaker Unosuke. Together they run into murders and solve them.

    ANIME: http://animehere.co.uk/ayatsuri-sakon-anime.html
    MANGA: http://mangafox.me/manga/ayatsuri_sakon/

    OST DOWNLOAD LINK:: http://bakabt.me/127026-karakuri-zoushi-ayatsuri-sakon-osts.html

    OST 1: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLmblJ2Aa8Vnho8HOCcthczqrcNSt1ckFq

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    Kuuchuu Buranko
    [Alt titles: Trapeze, Welcome to Irabu's Office]


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    Meet the bizarre and twisted psychiatric doctor Ichirou Irabu. Occasionally taking the form of a lime green bear, a young man or even a small child, this freaky physician and his seductively sadistic nurse Mayumi deal with all manner of patients. Though in order to satiate his rampant injection fetish, everyone receives the same treatment: a large vaccination, whether they need it or not! From a trapeze artist suffering from insomnia, to an office worker tormented by a permanent erection, to a romance novelist with OCD and stress-induced vomiting, no one is safe from Dr. Ichirou's unique and psychedelic medical practice.

    ANIME: http://www.animeseason.com/kuuchuu-buranko/

    MORE INFO: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Psychiatrist_Irabu_series

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    Bartender (バーテンダー Bātendā")
    A Japanese manga/anime series written by Araki Joh and illustrated by Kenji Nagatomo.

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    Its focus is a genius bartender who uses his talents to ease the worries and soothe the souls of troubled customers. The manga was first serialized in the Japanese manga magazine Super Jump. The manga was later adapted into an anime which was broadcast between October and December 2006 on Fuji TV. In February 2011, TV Asahi began airing a live action television version starring Masaki Aiba of the Japanese pop group Arashi in the lead role. The Drama has mostly an original plot but follows the manga.

    Bartender follows the nightlife of Ryū Sasakura, a bartending prodigy who is said to mix the best cocktails anyone has ever tasted. Sasakura bides his time in a bar named Eden Hall, hidden in a nook of the Ginza district in downtown Tokyo. It is said that normal people cannot simply find and enter Eden Hall, but they must be invited in by the host. Over the course of the anime, various figures of high and low stature, all of whom share unusual troubles and heavy burdens, are "invited" into Eden Hall and are treated to Sasakura's fine drinks, which, with guidance from the young bartender, lead the customers to reflect upon their lives and decide on a course of action to tackle their problems.

    ANIME: http://www.animeseason.com/bartender/
    MANGA: gnibeuynet.tk/literature/bartender/

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    Spice and Wolf
    (狼と香辛料 Ōkami to Kōshinryō?, lit. Wolf and Spice)

    Series written by Isuna Hasekura, with illustrations by Jū Ayakura.

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    The series has been called a "unique fantasy" by Mainichi Shimbun due to the plot focusing on economics, trade, and peddling rather than the typical staples of fantasy such as swords and magic.

    Spice and Wolf's story revolves around Kraft Lawrence, a 25-year-old traveling merchant who peddles various goods from town to town to make a living in a stylized historical setting with European influences. His main goal in life is to gather enough money to start his own shop, and he already has been traveling for seven years while gaining experience in the trade. One night when stopped at the town of Pasloe, he finds in his wagon a pagan wolf-deity named Holo who is over 600 years old. She appears to be a 15-year-old girl, except for a wolf's tail and ears. She introduces herself as the town's goddess of harvest, who has kept it blessed with good harvests of wheat for many years. Despite her responsibility to watch over the town, she wants to go back to her homeland in the north called Yoitsu; she believes the people have already forsaken her and that she has kept her promise to maintain the good harvests. Holo wants also to travel to see how the world has changed while she has remained in one place for years. She manages to bargain her way out of the village by making a deal with Lawrence to take her with him. As they travel, her wisdom helps increase his profits, but at the same time, her true nature draws unwanted attention from the Church.

    ANIME: http://www.animehere.com/anime/spice-and-wolf.html
    MANGA: http://www.mangareader.net/1014/spice-and-wolf.html

    Wolf, Spice, and Currency: The Economics of Wolf and Spice

    Published February 9, 2008 Long Winded Analysis , nomadotto 14 Comments
    Tags: Economics, nomadotto, spice and wolf



    OST STREAM:
    OST DOWNLOAD: http://bakabt.me/169194-spice-and-wolf-music-collection-mp3.html

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    Rurouni Kenshin (るろうに剣心 -明治剣客浪漫譚[?], also known as Rurouni Kenshin and Samurai X.)

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    The story takes place during the early Meiji period in Japan and follows a former assassin from the Bakumatsu, named Himura Kenshin, who becomes a wanderer to protect the people of Japan. Watsuki wrote this series upon his desire of making a shōnen manga different from the other ones that were published at the time, with Kenshin being a former assassin and the story taking a more serious tone as it continued. The manga revolves around themes of atonement, peace and romance.

    MANGA: http://www.mangareader.net/118/rurouni-kenshin.html
    Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Nobuhiro Watsuki.

    ANIME: http://www.anime-sub.com/watch/rurouni-kenshin.html

    Directed by Kazuhiro Furuhashi, began airing on Japan's Fuji TV on January 10, 1996 and ended on September 8, 1998. It was produced by Aniplex and Fuji TV, and was animated from episode 1 to 66 by Studio Gallop, whereas the episodes from 67 onwards were animated by Studio Deen. The anime only adapts the manga up until the fight with Shishio, from then on it features original material not in the manga.

    OSTs: http://eva00rei.blogspot.ca/2012/01/rurouni-kenshin-ost.html

    All of the Rurouni Kenshin soundtracks, available to download.

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    Nazca (時空転抄ナスカ Jikū Tenshō Nasuka?)
    Created by Yoshihiko Inamoto.

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    It is about a group of people who are reincarnations of ancient Inca warriors who have returned to re-enact a civil war that resulted in the fall of the Inca Empire.

    Miura Kyoji, a dedicated kendo student, discovers that his instructor, Tate Masanari, is a reincarnated Inca warrior named Yawaru who wishes to destroy the world to purify it. Kyoji himself is the warrior Bilka, who foiled Yawaru's plans in their previous lives. As Yawaru gathers other awakened spirits to give him ever more power, Kyoji faces conflicting loyalties; he must decide if he is merely a vessel for the reincarnated soul, destined to fulfill a role given to him and destroy a person he liked and respected in order to save the world, or if he is a free individual who can bring Masanari to his senses and break the cycle of rebirth and human possession.

    ANIME: http://www.animestatic.org/subbed/nazca/

    MANGA: http://www.mangahere.com/manga/jikuu_tenshou_nazca/

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    Threads of Time (살례탑)
    Manhwa series created by Noh Mi-Young.

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    High school student Moon Bin Kim has difficulty sleeping due to a recurring nightmare where he's stranded over a thousand years in the past chasing a dark-haired girl into a deep abyss.

    Before long, the nightmare overwhelms him, and he is unable to tell whether he is Moon Bin, a Seoul teenager at the end of the second Millennium, or Sa Kyung Kim, the son of a prominent warrior family in the middle of the first Millennium. People in his present-day life assume roles in his historical life as he struggles to learn exactly who he is and what he's expected to do, straddling a transmigratory portal through time and space.

    In the present, his school's kumdo club battles to stay in the championships but in the past, Moon Bin finds himself at the threshold of a territorial dispute on the plains of Mongolia.

    MANHWA: http://mangafox.me/manga/threads_of_time/

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    House of Five Leaves (さらい屋五葉 Sarai-ya Goyō?)
    Series created by Natsume Ono.

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    Masterless samurai Akitsu Masanosuke is a skilled and loyal swordsman, but his naïve, diffident nature has time and again caused him to be let go by the lords who have employed him. Hungry and desperate, he becomes a bodyguard for Yaichi, the charismatic leader of a gang called “Five Leaves.” Although disturbed by the gang’s sinister activities, Masa begins to suspect that Yaichi’s motivations are not what they seem. And despite his misgivings, the deeper he’s drawn into the world of the Five Leaves, the more he finds himself fascinated by these devious, mysterious outlaws.

    WATCH ANIME: http://www.animehere.com/anime/house-of-five-leaves.html
    READ MANGA: http://www.mangago.com/read-manga/house_of_five_leaves/

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    I also just bought volumes 1 - 5 of the 'House of Five Leaves' Manga series online, so those will be cool! I haven't bought any form of literature in a few years now, so this is quite something for me.

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    Mōryō no Hako
    (魍魎の匣, "The Mōryō's Box") (aka Box of Goblins)

    Created by Natsuhiko Kyogoku.

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    Synopsis: In the 27th year of the Shōwa Era, the reticent and distant Kusumoto Yoriko catches the attention of classmate Yuzuki Kanako. Enchanted by Kanako’s beauty, enigmatic aura and reincarnation beliefs, Yoriko is rapidly drawn to her as her relationship with her estranged mother continues to worsen. One day, Kanako invites Yoriko to go to a faraway lake with her during summer break where they can gaze at the moon and spend time together all night long. Unfortunately, tragedy struck when Kanako was mysteriously pushed onto the railroad tracks and gets mortally wounded. Who is the culprit, and more importantly, how is her case related to a string of bizarre murders of schoolgirls that involve their dismembered limbs being stuffed into boxes?

    WATCH ANIME: http://www.animehere.com/anime/mouryou-no-hako.html
    READ MANGA: http://www.mangareader.net/866/mouryou-no-hako.html
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  2. calmchaos

    calmchaos Moderator Staff Member Senior Member

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    The only anime I've been watching recently is Hetalia. I've watched through the first series, and I'm currently working on the second one.
    While I congratulate you for putting so much depth into your post, Brijesha, I don't think I'm going to put that much into mine. +1 for depth, though
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  3. Brijesha

    Brijesha Teller of Seasons Senior Member

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    Lol, well thank-you Calmchaos. My posts get a little thorough when I'm bored.
    What is Hetalia about?

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    Mind Game (マインド・ゲーム?)
    A 2004 Japanese animated feature film based on Robin Nishi's Japanese comic of the same name. It was planned, produced and primarily animated by Studio 4°C and adapted and directed by Masaaki Yuasa, with chief animation direction and model sheets by Yūichirō Sueyoshi, art direction by Tōru Hishiyama and groundwork and further animation direction by Masahiko Kubo.

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    SYNOPSIS: Nishi has been in love with Myon since he was 9 years old. They both had feelings for each other, but due to Nishi's cowardice their relationship never became more than friendship. Now, in the present, Nishi is 20 years old and aims to be a great manga artist; but he still loves Myon. After years of being apart they meet again, but she tells him that she's thinking of marrying her boyfriend. Nishi is still a coward so he accepts it and wishes her luck. While they're talking at her older sister's restaurant a pair of yakuza walk in looking for their father. One of the yakuza starts harassing Myon and out of anger Nishi chooses to finally take a stand -- but he is shot and dies. Now, in limbo, he chooses to live again; but will he really live any differently than before?



    WATCH THE FILM:
    http://www.veoh.com/watch/v1740156EwfqWWce

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    Dennō Coil (電脳コイル Dennō Koiru?)
    -- || lit. Electric Brain Coil or Computer Coil, Coil — A Circle of Children || --

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    SYNOPSIS: To the children of Daikoku City, daily life is enhanced by augmented reality glasses, bringing forth a new world of virtual pets, exploitable glitches and killer antivirus programs The latest fad is collecting metabugs, small bits of virtual rock that can be manipulated into numerous programs and sold at a sizable price. But rumors arise of the kirabug, a far more valuable object that holds earth shattering properties. In fact, it is said that the kirabug can unlock the doorway to “the other side”…

    WATCH THE ANIME: http://www.watchanimeon.com/anime/dennou-coil/

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    Robot Carnival
    (ロボット・カーニバル Robotto Kānibaru?)


    This collection is comprised of 7 very different and unique stories. This OVA series preaches of intriquing storylines and fantastic artwork, each from a different artist. Each story has a different interpretation or concept about the one theme upon which this collection revolves: Robots. This interesting anime classic has least one story for everyone.

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    Tekkonkinkreet (鉄コン筋クリート Tekkonkinkurīto?)
    - A child's mispronunciation of "Tekkin Konkurito" (steel reinforced concrete) -

    A three-volume seinen manga series by Taiyō Matsumoto, which was originally serialized from 1993 to 1994 in Shogakukan's Big Comic Spirits and first published in English as Tekkonkinkreet: Black & White. It was adapted into a 2006 feature-length Japanese anime film of the same name, directed by Michael Arias and animated by Studio 4°C.

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    SYNOPSIS: In the rusty and run-down Treasure Town, young orphans in their respective gangs rule the roost and use the landscape as their playground. The violent Black and naïve White are two such orphans who are unafraid of fellow children and Yakuza alike; never have they found a foe who could best them in a battle – until now. A strange man and his even stranger (and seemingly indestructible) henchmen have plans to tear down Treasure Town and erect an amusement park in its place, and they’ll cut down anyone who stands in their way. Can Black and White save their home, and each other?

    WATCH THE FILM: *You'll need the Veoh Web Player for the sub.
    [SUB] ~ [http://www.veoh.com/watch/v20819222WRMQ3BZe]
    [DUB] ~ [http://www.watchcartoononline.com/tekkon-kinkreet-english-dubbed]

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    READ THE MANGA: http://www.mangareader.net/black-white

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    Serial Experiments Lain
    (シリアルエクスペリメンツレイン Shiriaru Ekusuperimentsu Lein)


    Serial Experiments Lain is an anime series directed by Ryutaro Nakamura, original character design by Yoshitoshi ABe, screenplay written by Chiaki J. Konaka, and produced byYasuyuki Ueda (credited as production 2nd) for Triangle Staff. It was broadcast on TV Tokyo from July to September 1998 and has 13 episodes. A PlayStation game with the same title was released in November 1998 by Pioneer LDC.

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    WATCH THE ANIME:
    http://www.animeflavor.com/node/16821
    [I'm currently re-watching the show after finding a data-dvd with various other titles I made and watched a while ago.
    4 gigs worth of delightful data.]


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    READ 'THE NIGHTMARE OF FABRICATION':
    http://manga.animea.net/the-nightmare-of-fabrication.html

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    Boogiepop Phantom (ブギーポップは笑わない Boogiepop Phantom Bugīpoppu wa Warawanai Boogiepop Phantom?, literally "Boogiepop Never Laughs: Boogiepop Phantom")

    A twelve-episode animetelevision series produced by Madhouse Studios, based on the Boogiepoplight novel series by Kouhei Kadono, particularly that of Boogiepop and Others and Boogiepop At Dawn. The series is directed by Takashi Watanabe, from a screenplay by Sadayuki Murai, with original character designs by novel illustrator Kouji Ogata, and sound direction by Yota Tsuruoka.

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    WATCH THE ANIME: http://www.animedubbedonline.net/watch/boogiepop-phantom/

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    Kakurenbo: Hide & Seek (カクレンボ Kakurenbo?, lit. "Hide and Seek")
    A Japanese cel-shaded anime short filmwritten and directed by Shuuhei Morita.

    The film is based around "Otokoyo" (オトコヨ?, lit. Man Hunt), a game of hide and seek played by children, wearing fox masks, near the ruins of an abandoned old city. The children who play this disappear, believed to be spirited away by demons. Kakurenbo follows Hikora, a boy who joins the game with hopes of finding his missing sister, Sorincha. The storyline is built on the idea that Tokyo is losing its natural aesthetic, which includes child's games such as hide and seek in order for industrial progress to ensue i.e. lighting the city of Tokyo costing innocence of childhood games.

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    Mononoke (モノノ怪?)

    A spin-off of 2006's horror anthology series Ayakashi: Samurai Horror Tales, Mononoke follows the character of the medicine seller as he continues to face a myriad supernatural perils.

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    Mononoke takes place during the Edo Period of Japan with the four class system, Samurai being the highest class and merchants (such as the medicine seller himself) being in the lowest class. Evil spirits known as mononoke plague both households and the countryside, leaving a trail of fear in their wake. One mysterious person has the power to slay the mononoke where they stand; he is known only as the Medicine Seller, and he vanquishes the mononoke using the power of his Exorcism Sword. However, only Samurai were permitted to carry swords, which is why it comes as a shock to many of the characters that the medicine seller would be carrying a sword.

    In order to draw his weaon, the Medecine Seller must first understand the Form, Truth and Reason of the mononoke. Armed with a sharp wit and keen intellect, the Medicine Seller wanders from place to place, striking down the mononoke in his wake.

    WATCH THE ANIME: http://www.animeflavor.com/node/31297

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    Mushishi (蟲師?)
    A manga series written and illustrated by Yuki Urushibara, published in Kodansha's Afternoon magazine from 1999 to August 2008.
    The manga was adapted into an animetelevision series in 2005. The Artlandproduction was directed by Hiroshi Nagahama. A live-action feature filmadaptation, directed by Katsuhiro Otomo, premiered on March 24, 2007.


    The Mushishi manga won an Excellence Prize at the 2003 Japan Media Arts Festival and the 2006 Kodansha Manga Award.

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    SYNOPSIS: Adapted from Urushibara Yuki's manga, Mushishi presents a world of wondrous strangeness and allure. Here, life in its purest form courses beneath the Earth's surface, seeping into the soil and hanging in the air. Spirits of the dead rub shoulders with the living as mysterious creatures hibernate in mountain hollows and dwell beneath the surfaces of stagnant swamps. Like most stories of the fantastic, however, this world isn't as distant as it first appears. Re-imagining the forms and themes of traditional folktales, Mushishi weaves Shinto mythology and rich evocative artistry into a tapestry as quintessentially Japanese as the medium it inhabits. Exploring these influences doesn't diminish Mushishi's charm but brings it tantalizingly closer, begging us to get lost within.

    Guiding us through this landscape is Ginko, a traveling Mushishi specializing in the strange life forms known as mushi, literally meaning "bug" or "insect" but here referring to much more elusive creatures: "They are kept at a distance, coarse and mysterious, they seem to be completely different from the flora and fauna that are familiar to us." Set in an unspecified period of Japan's past, each stand-alone episode explores the effects these mushi have on humans. In episode one, for example, Ginko travels deep into a thriving mountain forest. Inside, Shinra, a young boy, lives in isolation; unbeknownst to him, the spirit of his deceased grandmother maintains a protective vigil. Ginko discovers that when Shinra's grandmother was a young girl she took part in a mushi banquet, a gathering of mushi in human form who invite their guests to drink from a sake cup. Upon doing so the recipient ceases to be human and becomes an inhabitant of the other world, a plane of existence beyond our own.
    Episode One also introduces the central tenets of Shinto, Japan's native religion. In her landmark study of shamanistic practices in Japan, Carmen Blacker explains that "our human world is no more than a narrow segment of the cosmos … beyond it lies a further realm, altogether 'other,' peopled by beings non-human, endowed with powers non-human, whose whole order of existence is ambivalent, mysterious, and strange." In Mushishi, this other realm is visualized as an expansive, ever-moving river of green light—animated using digital processing techniques—known as the Kouki, or "light wine." Flowing beneath the earth's surface, the Kouki nourishes the land and inspires fear and fascination in the human world above. Each episode of the series features a different mushi born from this river.

    Significantly, unlike its Western counterparts, the other realm of Shinto myth isn't entirely separate from our own. The boundaries are blurred and its intersections varied and veiled; the exact location of the other world and its entrance portals is subject to great debate. Many traditional folktales point below the ocean to the watery kingdom of Ryūgū, whose serpentine guardians block passage to halls of unparalleled wealth and beauty. Other myths and legends identify Japan's many mountains as the home of kami and a point of intersection with the other world. Given that the Kouki is ever moving, Mushishi can conceivably explore both. Tellingly, the vast majority of episodes take place on Japan's shores or deep within inland mountains. Indicative of the importance of these locales, director Nagahama Hiroshi requested that Waki Takeshi, Mushishi's art director, produce background images for each episode before production began. The results dramatically amplify the series' stories, linking them to traditional folklore and contributing to the palpable atmosphere of earthly wonder that runs throughout the full twenty-six episodes.

    In Shinto myth, the mysterious beings Blacker refers to are known as kami. Like mushi, they can be hard to define. Some people, quite specifically, believe kami to be beings from the other realm, while others, more generally, use the term to refer to anything beyond the ordinary. Both schools of thought agree that kami can have a profound impact on human life; they can be the cause (and solution) of natural disasters, human illness, and unhappiness. As Blacker observes, "Their nature is non-moral, ambivalent, perilous, [and] unpredictable." Although each species behaves differently, collectively mushi share many characteristics...


    WATCH THE SERIES:
    http://www.animefave.net/mushishi/


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    READ THE MANGA:
    http://yuebingvaspa.wix.com/tsukuyomi-dot-tk#!blank/ck1b
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    Kino's Journey: the Beautiful World
    (キノの旅 -the Beautiful World- Kino no Tabi -the Beautiful World-?)


    A Japanese light novel series written by Keiichi Sigsawa, with illustrations by Kouhaku Kuroboshi. The series originally started serialization in volume five of MediaWorks' now-defunct light novel magazine Dengeki hp on March 17, 2000. The first volume of the series was published on July 10, 2000 by ASCII Media Works under their Dengeki Bunko publishing imprint. As of October 2013, 17 volumes have been published, and over 7.85 million copies of the novels have been sold in Japan.

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    In Kino's Journey, the protagonist, Kino, accompanied by a talking motorcycle named Hermes, travels through a mystical world of many different countries and forests, each unique in its customs and people. A spin-off light novel series titled Gakuen Kino began with the first volume published on July 10, 2006 by ASCII Media Works; four volumes have been released as of July 2010.

    A 13-episode anime adaptation produced by A.C.G.T and Genco aired between April and July 2003 on WOWOW in Japan. Two visual novels for the PlayStation 2 were released by ASCII Media Works, the first in July 2003, and the second in December 2005. There have also been two 30-minute animated films produced, the first in February 2005, and the second in April 2007. A Kino's Journey light novel was only released as a promotional gift for the second animated movie. Additional merchandise includes an art book, threepicture books, and a drama CD.

    WATCH THE ANIME:
    http://anilinkz.com/series/kinos-journey

    DOWNLOAD THE LIGHT NOVELS:
    http://www.baka-tsuki.org/project/index.php?title=Kino_no_Tabi:Downloads

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  4. calmchaos

    calmchaos Moderator Staff Member Senior Member

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    http://www.animefreak.tv/watch/hetalia-axis-powers

    That is almost a difficult question. Hetalia, the name coming from a mix of the words hetare (the Japanese word for useless) and Italia (the Italian word for Italy), is a show that essentially gives life to all the different nations and details their relations via comedy. Put simply, it's a parody of world-wide politics and events. The main characters, in the first series with a little less emphasis in the second series, are the nations that formed the Axis powers, Japan, Italy, and Germany. From the title, I assume you can tell that Italy, in this case Italy refers to Northern Italy, is somewhat... useless. That just makes the point that all the values associated with each country are greatly exagerated. In one sense, I guess it could be called satire, but, for the most part, it is just a comedy, quite literally, of the world.
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  5. Brijesha

    Brijesha Teller of Seasons Senior Member

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    That sounds like worthwhile entertainment that I'm going to get into relatively soon.

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    Haibane Renmei (灰羽連盟 Haibane renmei, Une fille qui a des ailes grises?, lit.Charcoal Feather Federation, a girl who has grey wings.)

    A 13-episode anime series based on the work of Yoshitoshi ABe. It began as an original dōjinshi comic series, The Haibanes of Old Home (オールドホームの灰羽達 Ōrudo-hōmu no Haibane-tachi?), but this was quickly superseded by the anime and was never completed. The anime series was also broadcast by Animax on its respective networks around the world, including its English networks in Southeast Asia under the French title Ailes Grises (Grey Wings).

    The series follows Rakka, a newly hatched Haibane (灰羽?) (a being resembling an angel), and other characters in the city of Glie (グリ guri?), a walled town with a single gate through which only a mysterious group, the Toga, are allowed to enter or exit.

    The music for the series is composed by Kow Otani.

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    SYNOPSIS: A dream of falling from the sky... and then birth. Rakka is born from a large cocoon into the Old Home, greeted by a group of females with small wings on their backs and shining halos above their heads. Soon Rakka’s own wings grow, a halo is placed on her head and she is told that she must work in the nearby town of Grie. She soon realizes that the town and the entire world they live in are confined behind the Wall, a tall, impenetrable wall that none except the mysterious Toga are allowed to exit.

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    WATCH THE ANIME:
    http://www.anime-realm.com/anime-Haibane-Renmei.html

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    DOWNLOAD THE DOUJINSHI:
    http://www.yatpay.net/haibane/doujinshi/index.html

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    Cencoroll (センコロール Senkorōru?)

    Cencoroll is a 2009 Japanese animescience fiction film nearly singlehandedly written, designed, directed, and animated by manga authorAtsuya Uki. Produced by Anime Innovation Tokyo and Aniplex, the film had its world premiere at Canada's Fantasia International Film Festival on July 28, 2009.The film made its Japanese debut on August 22, 2009 in Tokyo and Osaka.Cencoroll made its debut in the United States at the New York Anime Festival on September 25, 2009. A sequel tentatively titled Cencoroll 2 is in production.

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    SYNOPSIS: Rumors have it that a monster has appeared over the city, and Yuki would love to catch a glimpse! However, she soon discovers something even more fascinating: a boy named Tetsu not only knows of the monsters, he has a monster pet of his own named Cenco! Yuki is delighted to meet such a creature and tags along with Tetsu to find out more, but soon the two find themselves in the middle of a dangerous conflict with another monster that threatens them and bystanders alike!

    WATCH THE OVA:
    http://www.animeplus.tv/cencoroll-online

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    Belladonna (哀しみのベラドンナ Kanashimi no Beradonna?, literally "Belladonna of Sadness", also known as "The Tragedy of Belladonna")

    Directed and co-written by Eiichi Yamamoto and inspired by Jules Michelet's non-fiction book Satanism and Witchcraft, it is the third and final film in the Animerama trilogy and the only one to be neither written nor directed by Osamu Tezuka (he left Mushi Production during the film's early stages to concentrate on his comics and his conceptual-stage contribution is uncredited). Belladonna is also of a more serious tone than the more comedic first two Animerama films. Its visuals consist mostly of still paintings panned acrossand are strongly influenced by western art, such as Aubrey Beardsley,Gustav Klimt and classic tarot illustrations. The film was a commercial failure and contributed to Mushi Pro becoming bankrupt by the end of the year. The film was entered into the 23rd Berlin International Film Festival.

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    SYNOPSIS: In medieval Europe, the peasants Jeanne and Jean are in love. But when they finally decide to marry, Jean discovers he is required to pay a tax to the baron; and having insufficient means to pay, Jeanne is raped by the baron instead. After this traumatizing event, Jeanne is drawn by the Devil into a forbidden, occult world of power and lust. Witchcraft, orgies, assaults and surrealism abound in this erotic, psychedelic arthouse film.

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    Cowboy Bebop (カウボーイビバップ Kaubōi Bibappu?)

    The critically acclaimed, 1998 Japanese anime series developed by Sunrise. It featured a production team led by director Shinichirō Watanabe, screenwriter Keiko Nobumoto, character designer Toshihiro Kawamoto, mechanical designer Kimitoshi Yamane, and composer Yoko Kanno. The twenty-six episodes (sessions) of the series are set in the year 2071. It follows the adventures, misadventures and tragedies of a bounty hunter crew travelling on the Bebop, their starship. Cowboy Bebop explores philosophical concepts including existentialism, existentialennui, loneliness, and the past's influence.

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    SYNOPSIS: The year is 2071 AD. With the systematic collapse of the old nation-states, a mixed jumble of races and peoples were driven out of their terrestrial Eden and spread to the stars, taking with them the now confused concepts of justice, freedom, violence, and love. New rules were established, and a new generation of bounty hunters came into being. People referred to these bounty hunters as "cowboys."

    Meet Spike and Jet, a drifter and a retired cyborg cop who have started a bounty hunting partnership. In the converted ship The Bebop, Spike and Jet search the galaxy for criminals with bounties on their heads. They meet a lot of interesting characters, including the unusually intelligent dog Ein, the bizarre hacker child prodigy Ed, and the voluptuous and vexing femme fatale, Faye Valentine.

    WATCH THE ANIME:
    http://www.animebox.tv/anime-title/cowboy-bebop/

    WATCH THE FILM:
    http://animesubbed.com/watch/episodes/cowboy-bebop-movie

    READ THE MANGA:
    http://www.mangahere.com/manga/cowboy_bebop/

    LISTEN TO THE ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK:


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    Gantz (ガンツ Gantsu?)

    A Japanese anime and manga series, (the manga) written and illustrated by Hiroya Oku. The Gantz anime adaptation, directed by Ichiro Itano and animated by Gonzo.

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    SYNOPSIS: Much to the annoyance of Kei, he and his childhood friend Katou have died, having been torn apart by a train. But rather than finding themselves at the gates of heaven, the duo materialize in a room full of strangers and a giant black sphere known as GANTZ. As if dying once wasn’t bad enough, the occupants of the room are then forced to embark on dangerous missions to kill strange aliens; missions that very few return from. Now, Kei, Katou, and a well-endowed friend must fight for their freedom with an arsenal of guns, high powered suits, and a very low chance of survival.

    WATCH THE ANIME:
    http://www.nwanime.com/gantz/anime/119/

    READ THE MANGA:
    http://www.mangareader.net/97/gantz.html

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    Steins;Gate(シュタインズ・ゲート Shutainzu Gēto?)

    A Japanese visual novel (turned multimedia franchise) developed by 5pb. and Nitroplus and released for the Xbox 360 on October 15, 2009. It is the second game in 5pb. and Nitroplus' "science adventure game" series following Chaos;Head and was succeeded by Robotics;Notes.

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    SYNOPSIS: The eccentric mad scientist Okabe, his childhood friend Mayuri, and the otaku hacker Daru have banded together to form the Future Gadget Research Laboratory, and spend their days in a ramshackle laboratory hanging out and occasionally attempting to invent incredible futuristic gadgets. However, their claymore is a hydrator and their hair dryer flips breakers, and the only invention that’s even remotely interesting is their Phone Microwave, which transforms bananas into oozing green gel. But when an experiment goes awry the gang discovers that the Phone Microwave can also send text messages to the past. And what's more, the words they send can affect the flow of time and have unforeseen, far-reaching consequences - consequences that Okabe may not be able to handle...

    WATCH THE ANIME: http://www.youtube.com/show/steinsgate

    READ THE MANGA: http://www.mangareader.net/1291/steins-gate.html

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    Ghost in the Shell (攻殻機動隊 Kōkaku Kidōtai?, literally "Mobile Armored Riot Police")

    Ghost in the Shell is a Japanese media franchise originally published as aseinen mangaseriesof the same namewritten and illustrated byMasamune Shirow. The manga, first serialized in 1989 under the subtitle ofThe Ghost in the Shell, and later published as its owntankōbonvolumes byKodansha, told the story of the fictional counter-cyberterrorist organizationPublic Security Section 9, led by protagonist MajorMotoko Kusanagi, in the mid 21st century of Japan.

    Animation studio Production I.G has produced several different anime adaptations of Ghost in the Shell, starting with the 1995 film of the same name, telling the story of Section 9's investigation of the Puppet Master. The television series Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex followed in 2002, telling an alternate story from the manga and first film, featuring Section 9's investigations of government corruption in theLaughing Man and Individual Eleven incidents. The year 2013 will see the start of the Ghost in the Shell: Arise film series.


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    SYNOPSIS: Shirow has stated that he had always wanted the title of his manga to be "GHOST IN THE SHELL", even in Japan, but his original publishers preferred Kōkaku Kidōtai(攻殻機動隊?). He had chosen "Ghost in the Shell" in homage to Arthur Koestler's The Ghost in the Machine, from which he also drew inspiration.

    Primarily set in the mid-twenty-first century in the fictional Japanese city of Niihama, Niihama Prefecture (新浜県新浜市 Niihama-ken Niihama-shi?),[Note 1] otherwise known as New Port City (ニューポートシティ Nyū Pōto Shiti?), the manga and the many anime adaptations follow the members of Public Security Section 9, a special-operations task-force made up of former military officers and police detectives. Political intrigue and counter-terrorism operations are standard fare for Section 9, but the various actions of corrupt officials, companies, and cyber-criminals in each scenario are unique and require the diverse skills of Section 9's staff to prevent a series of incidents from escalating.
    In this cyberpunk iteration of a possible future, computer technology has advanced to the point that many members of the public possess cyberbrains, technology that allows them to interface their biological brain with various networks. The level of cyberization varies from simple minimal interfaces to almost complete replacement of the brain with cybernetic parts, in cases of severe trauma. This can also be combined with various levels ofprostheses, with a fully prosthetic body enabling a person to become a cyborg. The heroine of Ghost in the Shell, Major Motoko Kusanagi, is such a cyborg, having had a terrible accident befall her as a child that ultimately required that she use a full-body prosthesis to house her cyberbrain. This high level of cyberization, however, opens the brain up to attacks from highly skilled hackers, with the most dangerous being those who will hack a person to bend to their whims.


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  6. CanaanAzure

    CanaanAzure Active Member Senior Member

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    That reminds me, I have to finish watching Rurouni Kenshin. xD

    I feel sad that I've only spent 3 months...
    But then again they dont let you say how many times you've watched 1 episode.
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    Anime-Planet.com - anime | manga | review
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  7. Brijesha

    Brijesha Teller of Seasons Senior Member

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    I re-watch my anime collection more often than I go finding new ones to add to it.

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    (トリニティ・ブラッド Toriniti Buraddo?)

    A series of Japanese light novels written by Sunao Yoshida with illustrations by Thores Shibamoto and originally serialized in The Sneaker.

    Set 900 years after an apocalyptic war between humans and vampires, the series focuses on the on-going cold war between the Vatican, the human government, and the "New Human Empire", the government of the vampiric Methuselah. Fighting on the Vatican's side is Abel Nightroad, a Crusnik- a vampire that feeds on vampires. The novels blend science fiction, fantasy, and political intrigue, with some in the Vatican and the Empire striving for peace, and the Rosen Kreuz Order doing anything in its power to stop it.

    Trinity Blood has been adapted into both manga and anime series, with continuity differences between the three versions. After Yoshida's death on July 15, 2004, Kentaro Yasui, his friend and the author of Ragnarok novels, stepped in to complete the remaining novels. Yasui also aided in completing the manga, with illustrations by Kiyo Kujō. The anime series, spanning 24 episodes, was produced by Gonzo and originally aired on WOWOW network.

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    SYNOPSIS: In a post-apocalyptic future, Abel Nightroad does occasional dangerous work for the Vatican, to whom he is extremely loyal. While the apocalyptic war has long been over, humanity is still entrenched in a shadow war against the vampires. Lady Catherine, the leader of his operations group "AX," seeks to prevent a renewed full-scale conflict, but there are many forces on both sides bent towards war. As Abel and the rest of AX try to stop this, he encounters a young girl who will be the key to humanity's survival or demise. Now, Abel must not only fight for humanity, but also try to face his regrettable past...

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    WATCH THE ANIME:
    http://www.animestatic.org/trinity-blood/

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    READ THE MANGA:
    http://www.mangareader.net/672/trinity-blood.html

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    Trigun (トライガン Toraigan?)

    A Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Yasuhiro Nightow, published from 1996 to 2008 and spanning 17 (3+14)collected volumes.

    The manga was serialized in Tokuma Shoten's Shōnen Captain from the series debut in 1996 until the magazine's demise in 1997. The series continued in Shōnen Gahosha's Young King Ours magazine, under the title Trigun Maximum (トライガンマキシマム Toraigan Makishimamu?), where it remained until finishing in 2008.

    Trigun was adapted into an animated television series in 1998. The Madhouse Studios production aired on TV Tokyo from April 1, 1998 to September 30, 1998, totaling 26 episodes. An animated feature film was released in April 2010.

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    SYNOPSIS: “Vash, the Stampede” - worth 60 billion dollars to the one who can turn him in. Bounty hunters everywhere are on the lookout for this legendary gunman, not to mention insurance agents Meryl Stryfe and Milly Thompson, who are tasked with preventing any potential damage that this Vash can cause. But with 60 billion on his head, Vash is not an easy man to find.

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    WATCH THE ANIME:
    http://www.animedose.net/trigun-anime/

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    READ THE MANGA:
    http://www.mangahere.com/manga/trigun/

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    Desert Punk (砂ぼうず Sunabōzu?)

    A post-apocalyptic manga series written and illustrated by Usune Masatoshi, serialized in Enterbrain's Comic Beamsince 1997. The published chapters have been collected in 13 volumes.

    The manga was adapted into a 24-episode anime television series produced by Gonzo and directed by Takayuki Inagaki with character designs by Takahiro Yoshimatsu and music by Kōhei Tanaka. FUNimation has licensed the series for distribution in the United States.

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    SYNOPSIS: In the future, a man roams through the desolate wastelands. His enemies whisper his name with fear and awe: the "Demon of the Sands". Using his skills and ingenuity, as well as having a mind for tricks, he has a perfect record as a bounty hunter. Yet, he is still a man, and may have finally met his match in the beautiful and very well endowed Asagiri Junko. Now, he must learn to deal with the the harsh climate, hapless outlaws, and his complete weakness for the opposite sex!

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    WATCH THE ANIME:
    http://www.animedose.net/desert-punk/

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    READ THE MANGA:
    http://www.mangareader.net/desert-punk

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    Elfen Lied (エルフェンリート Erufen Rīto?)

    A Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Lynn Okamoto. It was originally serialized in Shueisha's Weekly Young Jump from June 2002 to August 2005, with the 107 chapters collected into twelve tankōbon volumes.

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    SYNOPSIS: The story involves human mutations called "diclonii", who are born with horns on their heads and possess telekinetic powers, in the form of invisible "arms" called vectors. The power of these arms vary, but they can stop normal bullets and deflect some others. The number of them differ with each diclinous, as does their full range. The tendency for violence among diclonii is high, especially as they grow older. As children, their violence stems from a certain playfullness, unlike the absolute hatred of humans in their later years. Diclonii are rare, as they are the members of their species that are able to reproduce naturally. Silpelits are more common. They are the offspring of two humans, the male of which has been infected with the mutation. Interestingly, only males can pass on the genes, and all diclonii and silpelits turn out to be female. Certain scientists noticed an increasing number of babies with horns being born, along with those children murdering their own parents and others, and tried to contain the spreading and find out the cause by placing them in a Facility in cells where they are subject to inhumane experiments to test their abilities or were they await execution for being too dangerous. The main non-mutant character in the story is Kouta, who ends up becoming increasingly involved with one diclonius in particular, the main mutant character Lucy, the only pure diclonius, as she seeks a way to infect or kill all of humanity. Lucy has a cruel and unsettling past, and she has long since lost her empathy for humans, except for Kouta. However, Director Kakuzawa, who has diclonius ancestry although he doesn't have the vectors, has plans to mate with Lucy and start a true diclonius race. If Lucy is found and he manges to do so, humanity will be nonexistent. Kouta and Lucy's lives have been intertwined since their childhood, but not necessarily in a good way. And after the virus is airborne and spread across all of Japan, what is the fate of humanity and who holds all of the answers?

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    WATCH THE ANIME:
    http://www.allsubs.org/search-subtitle/elfen lied/

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    READ THE MANGA:
    http://www.mangareader.net/190/elfen-lied.html

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    (戦国御伽草子 犬夜叉 Sengoku Otogizōshi InuYasha?)

    A Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Rumiko Takahashi. It premiered in Weekly Shōnen Sunday on November 13, 1996 and concluded on June 18, 2008, and was collected into 56 tankōbon volumes.

    It was adapted into two anime television series produced by Sunrise. The first was broadcast for 167 episodes on Yomiuri TV in Japan from October 16, 2000 until September 13, 2004 and was directed by Masashi Ikeda for the first forty-four episodes and by Yasunao Aoki for the remainder. The second series, called InuYasha: The Final Act, began airing October 3, 2009 to cover the rest of the manga series and ended on March 29, 2010. Four feature films and five original video animations have also been released. Other merchandise include video games and a light novel. Viz Media licensed the manga, the two anime series, and movies for North America.

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    SYNOPSIS: Kagome is a normal high school girl who falls into a well, transporting her back in time to the feudal era. Upon her arrival to this world, she mercifully unleashes Inuyasha, a half demon. As if this isn't enough, she also discovers that she is the bearer of the Shikon no Tama, a jewel of great spiritual power, a jewel which has just shattered into a million shards. Now, along with Miroku the priest, Sango the demon hunter, and Shippou the mischievious fox-demon, they must set out to find the Shikon shards and defeat the evils of the demon Naraku.

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    WATCH THE ANIME:
    http://watch-inuyasha.com/

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    READ THE MANGA:
    http://www.mangapanda.com/226/inuyasha.html

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  8. Crim

    Crim Guest

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    The last anime I was watching was Princess Tutu, which I didnt finish. And I was rewatching El Hazard which I didnt finish. And I tried re watching Princess Mononoke and Nausicaa, but fell alseep before finishing them. (I have both those movies memorized though, Ive seen them soo many times)
  9. Brijesha

    Brijesha Teller of Seasons Senior Member

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    I love Ghibli films, but what anime enthusiast doesn't? My favourite Ghibli film is in my forum signature actually, but here's a description. I also really like Pom Poko from the same director.

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    Only Yesterday
    (おもひでぽろぽろ Omohide Poro Poro?, lit. "memories come tumbling down")

    A 1991 Japanese animated drama film written and directed by Isao Takahata, based on the manga of the same title by Hotaru Okamoto and Yuko Tone.

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    Only Yesterday is significant among progressive anime films in that it explores a genre traditionally thought to be outside the realm of animated subjects. In this case a realistic drama written for adult, particularly female, audiences. In spite of its subject matter, the film was a surprise box office success, attracting a large adult audience of both sexes.

    In 1982, Taeko is 27 years old, unmarried, has lived her whole life in Tokyo and now works at a company there. She decides to take another trip to visit the family of the elder brother of her elder sister's husband in the rural countryside to help with the safflower harvest and get away from city life. While traveling at night on a sleeper train to Yamagata, she begins to recall memories of herself as a schoolgirl in 1966, and her intense desire to go on holiday like her classmates, all of whom have family outside of the big city.

    At the arrival train station, she is surprised to find out that her brother in law's second cousin, Toshio, of whom she barely knows is the one who came to pick her up. During her stay in Yamagata, she finds herself increasingly nostalgic and wistful for her childhood self, while simultaneously wrestling with adult issues of career and love. The trip dredges up forgotten memories (not all of them good ones) — the first stirrings of childish romance, puberty and growing up, the frustrations of math and boys. In lyrical switches between the present and the past, Taeko wonders if she has been true to the dreams of her childhood self. In doing so, she begins to realize that Toshio has helped her along the way. Finally, Taeko faces her own true self, how she views the world and the people around her. Taeko chooses to stay in the countryside instead of returning to Tokyo. It is implied that she and Toshio began a relationship at the end of the movie

    WATCH THE FILM: http://www.goodanime.net/only-yesterday-movie

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    Pom Poko
    (平成狸合戦ぽんぽこ Heisei Tanuki Gassen Ponpoko?,
    lit. "Heisei-era Raccoon Dog War Ponpoko")

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    A 1994 Japanese animated film, the eighth written and directed by Isao Takahata and animated by Studio Ghibli.
    WATCH THE FILM: http://www.watchcartoononline.com/pom-poko-english-dubbed

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    Princess Mononoke (もののけ姫 Mononoke-hime?)
    [*I love everything about this film.]

    A 1997animeepic historical fantasyadventure filmwritten and directed byHayao Miyazaki, animated by Studio Ghibliand produced byToshio Suzuki. The film stars the voices ofYōji Matsuda,Yuriko Ishida,Yūko Tanaka,Kaoru Kobayashi,Masahiko Nishimura, Tsunehiko Kamijō,Akihiro Miwa,Mitsuko Moriand Hisaya Morishige.

    The term "Mononoke"(物の怪 or もののけ?)is not a name, but a general term in theJapanese languagefor a spirit or monster; a closer rendering of the title into English would be "The Mononoke Princess" or "The Spirit Princess". The film was first released in Japan on July 12, 1997, and in the United States on October 29, 1999. It is widely considered to be the first Studio Ghibli film to be a major hit and receive large attention worldwide, along withSpirited Away(2001),Howl's Moving Castle (2004) andThe Secret World Of Arrietty(2010).
    Princess Mononoke is a period drama set specifically in the late Muromachi period (approximately 1337 to 1573) of ancient Japan but with numerous fantastical elements. The story concentrates on involvement of the outsider Ashitaka in the struggle between the supernatural guardians of a forest and the humans of the Iron Town who consume its resources. There can be no clear victory, and the hope is that the relationship between humans and nature can be cyclical.

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    SYNOPSIS: With the rise of the Iron Age in feudal Japan, man and nature grow increasingly at odds. As mankind infringes more and more into the kingdom of the beasts, many of the elder animal gods begin to succumb to their rage, cursing themselves as they lash out at rural and urban settlements alike. When a young Ashitaka, hero of his village, is imparted with one of these curses after slaying a crazed god, he forces himself into exile to prevent further harm to his village. As he ventures out into the world, however, he discovers just how dire the straights have become - with man and beast ready to break into all out war, his curse becomes the least of his problems. As both sides teeter dangerously on the side of outright slaughter of one another, Ashitaka sets his own problems aside and, using his charisma and honor, seeks to quell the hatred before it gets beyond repair - but will he be in time or is he simply delaying the inevitable?

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    WATCH THE ANIME:
    http://www.animeonhand.com/watch/princess-mononoke-hime/princess-mononoke-mononoke-hime

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    READ THE MANGA:
    http://www.mangahere.com/manga/princess_mononoke/

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  10. Kaldeon

    Kaldeon Well-Known Member Senior Member Indiegogo Backer

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    Anything Rockman (Mega Man).
  11. Brijesha

    Brijesha Teller of Seasons Senior Member

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  12. Azrial

    Azrial Well-Known Member Senior Member

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    Well I just finished going through Ruroni Kenshin again, Im also watchin SAO again since it's on the toonami block. Now I have my eyes set on Black Butler, and I want to rewatch Tenchi Muyo from ages ago. I need to find some newer material that peaks my interest.
  13. Brijesha

    Brijesha Teller of Seasons Senior Member

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    You came to the right place for new and interesting material! I hope you find something you like. I haven't seen Sword Art Online yet, and as for Black Butler and Tenchi Muyo- I've never heard of them...
    (Avast ye' google, yer sea o' data is no match for me sails n' searches! Huzzzah!)
  14. Azrial

    Azrial Well-Known Member Senior Member

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    If you like .hack//'s reality/in-game concept Id definitley reccomend SAO. Black Butler on the other hand is something completely different, not many people I know enjoy it, but it turned out to be one of my favorites. Tenchi Muyo is a bit more dated, and its been years since I've seen it.
  15. Crim

    Crim Guest

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    You've never heard of tenchi muyo? It's like the only anime amazon ever recommends to me. I've never been interested in it though.
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    Extian Senior Member Senior Member

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    I just finished rewatching Trigun, and have started watching Hellsing Ultimate.
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  17. Azrial

    Azrial Well-Known Member Senior Member

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    I'd recommend giving it a try.

    Trigun is very good, I've never heard if Hellsing Ultimate.
  18. Crim

    Crim Guest

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    As I said before, I usually avoid main stream anime.

    My favorites are kashimashi (great emotional love story, albeit a weird one), el hazard, and Martian successor nadesico. GTO and Ranma 1/2 are pretty good too. And chobits, how do I forget chobits, another great love story and another weird premise.

    And yes there are great main stream anime. Death note was excellent, full metal alchemists was good, and FLCL some how made it to main stream even though it seemed to make no sense, lol. Adult swim just started airing a show years back when I got detached from anime I was sort of getting into. All I remember is the main character was like in high school and there was either a war or civil uprising going on, and I think he joined the rebels and would use chess mentality to always win. Can't remember if it was a mech show or it was like tanks or something. Wouldn't mind someone helping me of they remember the name.
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  19. Azrial

    Azrial Well-Known Member Senior Member

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    I thoroughly enjoyed Death Note. I'm at peace with Full Metal. Your thinking of Code Geass, Lelouch is the main character acting as Zero, leader of the rebellion. Code Geass is in my top three favorites.
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  20. Silaan

    Silaan Man Behind the Mask! Senior Member

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    Trigun is def. neat... Hellsing Ultimate is a OVA of Hellsing, but unlike the Anime Hellsing it is story-wise far closer to the Manga... means basicly more blood, more gore, a even more insane Alucard, more zombie/vampire-nazis and of course of more crazy... and more blood... wait, I already said that. The most simple way to put where Hellsing Ultimate is going is with the words of the Major "my friends, it has often been said that I like war. My Friends, I like war... No friends: I love war!" (which is even more creepy in the german dub....)
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