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Title: What Anime are you currently watching?
Post by: Surgeon Of Death on November 07, 2014, 11:01:28 PM
I don't want to create too many threads for anime that I probably only watched here in this board, so for the purpose of getting some activity around here what are some anime that you are currently watching?

I just finished Kimi Ni Todoke S2, a fairly popular shojo anime, it was pretty good. I'm just a sucker for romance anime after watching Toradora and since this was recommended to me. I just don't like the ending too much. I guess I should get started on reading the manga...

I also finished To Aru/A Certain Magical Index S2, quite a step above Index S1 and leagues better than Railgun. I just can't seem to find myself too interested in the magical side of the story though even though the title suggests its mostly about magic and the show always seems to tend to get better whenever the story calls for Accelerator or an arc with espers. I'm also starting Railgun S2 much to my dismay since its the latest anime from the Toaru series and since I heard many good things about S2 especially since they're adapting the Sisters Arc and the Clones and Accelerator tend to be one of my favorite characters in the series.

What else.....I guess just the Steins;Gate IBM episodes,Love Live (considering dropping),Kore wa Zombie and trying to finish Gekkan Shojo Nozaki-Kun.

Anyone else watching anime other than Ai? Or maybe something I've watched?
Title: Re: What Anime are you currently watching?
Post by: Lоиεѕомεиεѕѕ on November 08, 2014, 04:16:05 AM
Gekkan Shojo Nozaki-Kun.

Anyone else watching anime other than Ai? Or maybe something I've watched?


Monthly Girls' Nozaki-kun's pretty neat, although their character design for Nozaki was annoyingly lame. Nozaki looks like a secondary/supporting character. :damn:
They should've made Mikorin the main guy or something. The other characters are interesting to some extent. :emot-chio:

Other than that, Full Metal Panic? Fumoffu was fun to watch.
. . .  :frustrated:
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Post by: Dr.Soviet on December 24, 2014, 07:14:46 PM
JoJo's Arc 3
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Post by: takahata on January 06, 2015, 06:16:36 PM

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Post by: WarOmnimon on November 11, 2016, 11:19:33 AM
Here's what I'm currently watching in terms of anime.  This isn't a huge list right now, but it's going to get massive soon enough.

-Dragon Ball Super (Dang nabbit, the Future Trunks Arc has been GODLIKE thus far)
-Tiger Mask W (Even the two episodes thus far that some would consider filler had a method to their madness, Toei is handling this one perfectly, BIG UPS!)
-Digimon Universe Appli Monsters
-Digimon Adventure Tri
-Kamen Rider ExAid (Okay, so this one's not actually an anime, but I'm still putting it here... DEAL WITH IT :smug: )

What I plan on watching at some point in the future, but definitely before we get too far into 2017.  This is where that list gets even bigger as these get added.

-Tenchi Muyo OVA 1 to 3 (Marathon, likely right after Thanksgiving in preparation for OVA 4 Episode 1)
-Tenchi Muyo OVA 4 (The moment episode 1's subs are out, I'm on this like flies on a backyard BBQ)
-Ultimate Muscle - The Kinnikuman Legacy (Ultimate Muscle 15th is next year, time to revisit this one even though Toei likely won't do anything new with it)
-JoJo's Bizarre Adventure (Marathon of all four parts after Diamond is Unbreakable finishes, JoJo's 30th is next year and I therefore expect an anime adaptation of Part 5 / Vento Aureo)
-Sailor Moon Crystal (Marathon of the entire series thus far - given that the Sailor Moon 25th is next year, you KNOW that Toei is likely doing the next season of Crystal for that, likely Stars, calling it now)

Not gonna have time to marathon Naruto for its anime's 15th next year, so that one's out.  Too many episodes = it would cut into everything else and with the massive number of anime anniversaries next year, that's a BAD THING (c).  As for Sword Art Online, I'll only even consider going near it if they do something for its anime's 5th aside from just the recently announced movie, meaning if they do Season 3.  If the movie is all they do given that it's not part of the canon, I'm not going to even bother.  Same thing goes for Gundam Seed (Though I can't see Sunrise doing anything for that given the fact that they just did an HD remaster of that AND the Gaogaigar 20th next year - if they do something new for an anniversary, it will be for Gaogaigar, calling it now)... but I'm more than likely going to check out Gundam 00 for its 10th.
Title: Re: What Anime are you currently watching?
Post by: Surgeon Of Death on December 02, 2016, 03:33:43 AM
Whoa it's been awhile since I've been here.
Let's see....Been binge watching Gundam since this summer. Zeta and War In Pocket are the best so far. Currently watching Mobile Fighter G Gundam (just wished the BD rips would come out faster! Same with OVA 4!).

Also watching Flip Flappers,Watashi ga Motete Dousunda,Oreshura,JoJo and Keijo.

Just wished Fall 2016 would have as cool a lineup as Winter or Summer. I miss Mob Psycho 100 and Re:Zero already.
Title: Re: What Anime are you currently watching?
Post by: shades of blue on December 06, 2016, 10:01:18 AM
Now that I'm feeling better, I started working on my backlog and finished up Thunderbolt Fantasy. Man that was good. The first half I watched many weeks ago, before undergoing surgery, but with everything going on and how lousy I felt, I put watching the rest on hold and just got around to finishing it. And it was well worth the wait. Looking forward to the show's next season.
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Post by: Ryokos Stepdad on December 10, 2016, 12:59:38 PM
The shows I'm watching with a friend

Hokuto No Ken
Seikon No Qwaser (Close to the end of this)
Moretsu Space Pirates
Bamboo Blade

On my own I'm in the middle of both Gochuumon and Bakuon!! the latter of which I picked back up after starting it with a few people. Last night DrSoviet and I started watching Tenchi In Tokyo and... I don't remember having so many gripes about it and it was just the first episode. Will probably try and remember to list them all somewhere.
Title: Re: What Anime are you currently watching?
Post by: takahata on December 12, 2016, 03:38:29 PM
Utamatwero the False  Faces
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Post by: WarOmnimon on December 29, 2016, 10:51:48 PM
Commence me listing my early 2017 viewing lineup.  Most of these are based on franchises hitting anniversaries this coming year.

-JoJo's Bizarre Adventure (JoJo's 30th).  Gonna be marathoning it as a whole soon given that Diamond is Unbreakable just ended.  Therefore, it's time to jump in before Vento Aureo gets announced.

-Digimon Universe Appli Monsters (Digimon 20th).  It features Appmon rather than Digimon, but it is a VERY good series and definitely worthwhile if you're a fan of the Digital Monsters.  Gatchmon is mah BOI.  GATCHI GATCHI GATCHI!  :)

-Digimon Adventure Tri (Again, Digimon 20th).  Episode 4 in February.  Phoenixmon and Seraphimon comeback incoming!

-ToHeart and ToHeart 2 (ToHeart 20th).  Marathoning all three iterations of the TV series - 1, Remember my Memories, and then 2.  After that, gonna go through the ToHeart 2 OVAs, because they actually continued that one with OVAs rather than a second season a la RmM.  Gonna skip Dungeon Travelers because that one isn't exactly canonical.

-Utawarerumono (Utawarerumono 15th).  Haven't decided when I'll get The False Faces done.  For now, I'm going to get through the original series given that this one's hitting the big 1-5 this year (The original game released in 2002).

-Tiger Mask W.  I have a gut feeling that we're nearing endgame here, so this one might be over soon.

-Kamen Rider ExAid.  It's a tokusatsu, not an anime, so yeah... but if you're a Rider fan or just a video game guy / girl in general, GO WATCH THIS.  Seriously.

Given that Tenchi OVA 4 episode 1 subs might not be far off now, I'm going to get the marathon of OVAs 1 to 3 done soon, but not until I finish JoJo's.  But on the other hand, a monkey wrench is now in play - I just caught wind that the rumors of Sword Art Online Season 3 have started flying, so yup, gonna have to marathon that one (I previously said that I'd only marathon SAO if Season 3 gets announced, and it's looking like yeah, it's gonna happen).  Still not marathoning Naruto for the anime's 15th - too many episodes, too little time.  But I likely WILL catch Boruto as it progresses.
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Post by: GP cadet 87 on January 18, 2017, 06:16:39 PM
KonoSuba Season 2 - A great fantasy parody that continues to be great.

Akiba's Trip - a surprisingly good ecchi comedy. Gonna watch episode 3 ASAP.

Youjo Senki - a dark fantasy. The premise sounds cliche, but the animation is great and the fight scenes are really good.

elDLIVE - A fun sci-fi adventure story. Not as great as the first two shows, but entertaining.

Kobayashi-san's Dragon Maid -  A very funny and creative SoL fantasy comedy. Gonna wait until the other shows are done to watch the whole thing.
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Post by: ShiroNight on January 18, 2017, 09:31:17 PM
I really want to watch Kobayashi-San and KonoSuba but with lack of Internet access I have to put them on a wait list for now sadly. I also want to check out Gabriel Dropout too. The only anime I'm currently watching is Yuri on Ice. ~ I'm about halfway done with it.
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Post by: WarOmnimon on January 26, 2017, 02:12:17 PM
Continuing onward with Digimon Universe Appli Monsters and Kamen Rider ExAid.  Yeah, Timemon confirmed Appmon's version of Dio & The World... except that he's one of the good guys.  (This fight with Dogatchmon was a strength test.)  That, and they made some nice historical references in this episode, specifically involving Marvin Minsky.  Nice tribute stuff there, and an outright awesome real world reference.

Elsewhere, I'm taking a break from Dragon Ball Super until the current batch of filler ends, and yeah, the Universe Survival Arc is gonna be LIT.  I'll likely take advantage of the break in Super to get a marathon of Utawarerumono in soon, both the original and The False Faces, and then transition to ToHeart and ToHeart 2 (Most seasons for both, though I'll skip Dungeon Travelers given that's not exactly as canonical to the story as the other iterations of TH2 are).  I still haven't gotten the Tenchi OVA marathon done, but that likely won't happen until the subs are out for OVA 4 episodes 1 AND 2 now, because we're too close to episode 2's release.  That, and Digimon Adventure Tri episode 4's also coming this month, so yeah, gonna wait for OVA 4 subs before marathoning 1 to 3 given that Tri's episodes are movie length.

To summarize my current watching and will watch soon list...

Currently Watching
-Digimon Universe Appli Monsters
-Kamen Rider ExAid
-"Chain List" (See below)

Chain List (Watching in this order, not multiple at once)
-Utawarerumono: The False Faces
-ToHeart: Remember My Memories
-ToHeart 2 (TV)
-ToHeart 2 (OVAs in release / story order save for Dungeon Travelers which is getting left out)

Standby List
-Digimon Adventure Tri Episode 4 (Once released)
-Dragon Ball Super (Once Universe Survival Arc begins)
-Tenchi Muyo! OVA 1 to 4 (Once OVA 4 episodes 1 and 2 get English subs)
Title: Re: What Anime are you currently watching?
Post by: shades of blue on January 26, 2017, 10:24:50 PM
Watching MaidDragon, been enjoying the manga for months and I'm enjoying the anime adaption so far.
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Post by: WarOmnimon on February 13, 2017, 06:54:34 AM
DAAAAAANG, Digimon Universe Appli Monsters and Dragon Ball Super have continued to impress me greatly.  As of last week, I am watching DBS again now that we're out of the filler zone and the Universe Survival Arc has started up.  On the Appmon side of things, still waiting on English subs for this episode (Should be out soon!) but we just got Gatchmon's Ultimate form Globemon... just plain BEAST.  *Points at his new profile pic*

Likely going to take a breather from ExAid for now and focus on Super, Appmon, and get through ToHeart in order as noted before.  At this point, I've decided to save Utawarerumono for April and watch that alongside Digimon Frontier for two reasons - one, both hit their 15th anniversaries that month, and two, we're likely to get Tenchi OVA 4 episode 1 English subs soon as talked about in the main discussion, which combined with the impending release of episode 2 and Digimon Adventure Tri episode 4 means OVA marathon time sooner than later.  Can't put too much on my plate right now, 5 at once is enough (Even though once out of the original series and Remember My Memories, ToHeart as a whole shouldn't take THAT long TBH)... but as a result, I'm able to add Dungeon Travelers to the queue.

So the lists now read as...

Currently watching / Will watch once released
-Dragon Ball Super
-Digimon Universe Appli Monsters
-ToHeart (Everything from original series to TH2 Dungeon Travelers)
-Tenchi Muyo! OVA (1 to 4)
-Digimon Adventure Tri Episode 4

Backburner until April
-Utawarerumono (Original + False Faces)
-Digimon Frontier
Title: Re: What Anime are you currently watching?
Post by: WarOmnimon on May 03, 2017, 05:42:44 PM
Double post because it's been a while and this post is a significant update.  Not intended as a bump.

Anyway... with Nyaa, which was my means of keeping up to date with Digimon Universe: Appli Monsters and Tenchi Muyo! OVA 4 completely wiped (Likewise for the rest of you at least for OVA 4 I'm sure), it looks like I'm going back to what I've already got available to me and / or what is known to be worked on by other sub groups at other trackers, and will be waiting until OVA 4 gets English subs for both episode 3 and 4 to get back to it.  At this point, I'm not expecting to be able to finish Appmon so easily compared to OVA 4, given that only one smaller, lesser known sub group was working on it and Nyaa was their only means of distribution.  Shame given that I'm the Digimon guy around here...  :orks:

Ahem.  What I'm likely going to do is continue with both Kamen Rider Ex-Aid (Gonna have to switch sub groups through, but hey, at least it's still gonna be available!) and Kyuranger (Fun fact for Tenchi fans, Champ / Oushi Black has the same voice actor as DA KING... errr, I mean Azusa), get through all of ToHeart (1 and 2) starting on the exact date of the 20th anniversary, and then wait for Ultraman Geed to start up in July.  In addition, I'm watching Kyoryuger Brave as of earlier this week, which is a neat little continuation of the original series, which was adapted as Power Rangers Dino Charge / Supercharge (They likely won't do anything with Brave for PR though).

Watching Now
-Kamen Rider Ex-Aid
-Uchuu Sentai Kyuranger
-Zyuden Sentai Kyoryuger Brave

-ToHeart (Everything from original series to TH2 Dungeon Travelers) (Starting 5/23)
-Ultraman Geed (Starting in July, series premieres on 7/8)

Backburner / Potentially forced to end premature
-Tenchi Muyo! OVA 4 (Hopefully once subs for episodes 3 and 4 are done, no time is wasted in putting them up)
-Digimon Universe: Appli Monsters (YEEEAAAAAH... good luck here given that only one smaller group was working on it and they've likely disappeared)
Title: Re: What Anime are you currently watching?
Post by: Zigra on May 07, 2017, 04:17:29 AM
Currently in the middles of season 3 of Sailor Moon Crystal. The first two seasons were meh, but it has finally gotten good with the third season. Plus, I have to say that I'm in love with the new version of Michiru Kaioh :huh:
Title: Re: What Anime are you currently watching?
Post by: Nanaten on May 07, 2017, 04:53:41 AM
I recently watched Ghost Stories (english dub, of course). It has become an inside joke for us at home to do Keichiro's trademark sob.

As for this season's anime I watched:
Rage of Bahamut: Virgin Soul
Eccentric Family S2
Natsume's Book of Friends S6
World Fool News S2
My Hero Academia S2
Grimoire of Zero
Alice and Zouroku
Tsuki ga Kirei

and I know this doesn't count, but I just got into Rick & Morty.
Title: Re: What Anime are you currently watching?
Post by: WarOmnimon on May 26, 2017, 04:38:35 PM
Updating stuffs.  The good news is that Appmon is still active given that the group doing it just moved to another tracker and made it known, so we're safe there.  Likewise for everything else.  I'm still waiting for a bit to begin ToHeart, but aside from that... list time.

Currently Watching
-Kamen Rider Ex-Aid.  DAAAAAANG did things just get crazy in this week's ep.  Kamen Rider Cronus is legit Dio.  Yes, THAT Dio.  As in, ZA WARUDO.  Seriously, at this point, I'm DEFINITELY going to recommend that anyone who hasn't watched a Kamen Rider series in their life but wants to?  Yes, go and start with Ex-Aid.  The video game motif makes it a good starting point for ANYBODY, and the story is REALLY good.  Everything actually gets explained eventually.

-Ultra Fight Orb.  These are only 5 minutes at most, but it's a neat way to continue Ultraman Orb's story for a bit longer (And introduce the Emerium Slugger form) while buying time for Ultraman Geed to be ready come July.  The nods to the Ultraseven 50th this year (Ultraseven, Ultraman Zero, and of course Emerium Slugger) are neat too.

-Digimon Universe Appli Monsters.  The last 8 episodes or so were slogging, not gonna lie.  That's because "oh look, Sixth Ranger trope character, and what's that? He's got a different Appli Drive than everyone else? Time to make everyone go SHUT UP AND TAKE MY MONEY because TOYS PRINT MONEY!", but this week's ep bought things back on track.  Wish it didn't take 8 episodes for them to do so though... but so far, that's my only complaint about the series.  The first half was great, the 8 episode slogging was bad... but we're back on track.

-Dragon Ball Super.  I am a couple of episodes behind, but it won't take THAT long to catch back up.

-Tenchi Muyo! OVA 4.  As soon as English subs drop for episode 3, I'm in like Flynn.

-ToHeart.  Waiting a bit and when I start, going through the whole thing (Both 1 and 2).

-Ultraman Geed.  Waiting until, you know, it actually starts.

-Uchuu Sentai Kyuranger.  Fell off course completely, so I'm gonna drop it just to be safe and get back to it later.

and I know this doesn't count, but I just got into Rick & Morty.

Oh... but what if I were to tell you that given I'm counting tokusatsu franchises (Ultraman, Kamen Rider, and Super Sentai) on my lists, then yes, Rick & Morty DOES count?  Bottom line, it's not anime.  Just as tokusatsu isn't anime.  Just saying.  +1 to your post.  :)
Title: Re: What Anime are you currently watching?
Post by: Ryo-Okay on May 27, 2017, 10:15:12 PM
I watched both seasons of Seitokai no Ichizon, read the sequel manga, and read a part of the light novel all in a few day. I rarely find shows that I enjoy enough to plow through like that, but this show has become one of my favorites. Ken has become one of my favorite harem mcs as well. Hopefully, someone eventually translates the light novels because the anime seemed to leave out a lot, and I'd love to give them a read.

I don't tend to watch shows as they air because I prefer to watch them at my own pace, but I'm watching a few this season.

Renai Boukun was the one I was looking forward to the most, and the one I'm most behind on. I really like the manga, but the pacing of the anime is terrible. They've cut so many fun parts out just to get to the hell arc, which isn't even that great. I keep telling myself I'll catch up, but in all likelihood I'll probably never touch it again and just keep reading the manga.

Another show I might not finish is Rokudenashi Majutsu Koushi to Akashic Records. I found the first two episodes really enjoyable, but everything after that I've had a hard time getting through. I find Sisti, Lumia and Re=l(what a stupid ass name) to be unbearable, and just want to see more of Glenn interacting with Celica and the rest of the class. I think this show would have been better if it had just been fantasy GTO.

The last show I've been watching is Busou Shoujo Machiavellianism. The mc is great, the girls are all insane and it's just been a lot of fun. It's the only show I'm caught up on, and I find myself really looking forward to it each week. Hopefully, whoever is translating the manga can pick up the pace a bit because I will probably start reading it after the anime ends.
Title: Re: What Anime are you currently watching?
Post by: WarOmnimon on July 11, 2017, 03:54:17 PM
Update stuffs!

Currently Watching
-Kamen Rider Ex-Aid.  It keeps getting better.  Ex-Aid and Brave got their final forms, stuff's getting real... yeah.  This show is GOOD.

-Digimon Universe Appli Monsters.  It keeps getting better here, too.  The only stuff that has to be explained now is lined up to be explained before it all ends, so we're in good territory.  8 episodes wasted is 8 episodes wasted... out of 52.  That's not bad, and at least those 8 came in a row rather than in spurts.

-Tenchi Muyo! OVA 4.  Episode 3 was EPIC WIN.

-Ultraman Geed.  Watched episode 1, and DAAAANG.  Orb was really good with its story and pacing, Geed is looking like it will be the same way.  The big difference here is that Geed Primitive VS Skull Gomora was a much better opening fight than Orb Spacium Zeperion VS Maga-Basser.

-Dragon Ball Super.  If you're not watching the Universe Survival Saga at this point, you're not trying.

-Tiger Mask W.  The series ended at the end of June, and dang nabbit, it was a fun ride while it lasted.

-ToHeart.  Why I haven't even started yet, I don't know.  But I'm gonna get to it.

-Tenchi Muyo! OVA 4.  Yeah, it's on both the current and standby lists now because as Rumble always said... "First we crack the shell (Wait for episode 4), then we crack the nuts inside (Wait for subs)".
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Post by: WarOmnimon on August 29, 2017, 03:54:38 PM
Posting again because it's been a while.  Editing the previous post won't work.

Currently Watching
Dragon Ball Super - Dang, this past week's episode hit everyone right in the feels, even Goku.  The whole Universe Survival Arc being one big battle where they take moments to explain things is REALLY good (Especially given that 8 of the 12 Universes are involved in the darn thing).

Digimon Universe Appli Monsters - HUGE PLOT TWIST and now we're in endgame.  Big bad Deusmon coming up this week, heroic God Appmon incoming after that (Team Hadesmon here as far as the 5 heroic Gods go, by the way).

Ultraman Geed - Fell off course for a bit but now I'm caught up.  Ultraman Zero Beyond is just all forms of win.

ToHeart 2 - Got through the first 4 episodes of the TV series, and I plan on watching the whole thing in order (Including Dungeon Travelers).  Tough to pick a favorite character this early given that there's a 13 episode TV series and several OVAs of 2 to 3 episodes each to get through...

Kamen Rider Ex-Aid - Sit down, my friends, and let me tell you the story of a Genius Gamer named Emu Hojo... but yeah, Ex-Aid finished up this week, and it's officially going down as the series that I will recommend to anyone who wants to watch Kamen Rider but haven't seen any of the previous seasons, no questions asked.  The video game motif combined with its well written (And VERY awesome) story makes it the perfect entry point for newcomers to the franchise.  Favorite character award from me goes to Kuroto "Memelord" Dan (AKA Kamen Rider Genm).

Tenchi Muyo! OVA 4 - URK.  The wait for episode 4 and then subs is likely gonna be painful as @#$% compared to what originally was the plan because of that delay.  The fact that Ex-Aid is over makes it even harder to deal with honestly - I hope that someone picks up Kamen Rider Build quickly enough for me to watch that while I wait.
Title: Re: What Anime are you currently watching?
Post by: WaitoKon on October 18, 2017, 03:04:59 PM
Right now, looking for 1080p of Sekirei (2008); Amazon is charging $29 for the HD season and the Bluray itself is a few bucks more. We'll see!
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Post by: Ryo-Okay on December 23, 2017, 08:47:05 PM
I recently watched the Tetsuwan Birdy OVA and thought it was pretty good.

I also watched the Ane Log OVAs which were great. It's a shame that it never got a TV series. It also sucks that the manga scanlation is dead. I need more Moya-nee in my life.

I tried the first 2 episodes of Sorcerer Hunters and the first episode of the Battle Athletes OVA. I'ill probably watch at least one more episode of each, but as of now I'm not all that interested in either.

And I've started catching up on One Piece too. I've watched 16 episodes but I'm still around 50 episodes behind.
Title: Re: What Anime are you currently watching?
Post by: Tensami on December 31, 2017, 09:31:02 AM
Watched Josie and the Pussycats. Loved it. Anime Of The Year 1970.

Watching Josie and the Pussycats in Outer Space. Still like it but I want more music chases.

Been listening to the soundtrack nonstop ever since. Fucking amazing music.

Tried watching Riverdale when I heard Josie was in it. Instead it was Valerie and the Valeries. Fuck that. Also one of the worst things I've ever seen. Pure cancer. :emot-commissar: << Also my feelings towards the new Josie comic.

Also, Alexandra is best girl ya ding-a-ling.
Title: Re: What Anime are you currently watching?
Post by: WarOmnimon on January 25, 2018, 08:03:24 AM
Doing some Spring 2018 season based anime catchup right now.  Given that My Hero Academia, High School DxD, and Full Metal Panic! are all getting sequel seasons in April, along with Sword Art Online getting a spinoff in April (And an actual sequel season later this year, hence why I'm doing the catchup now even though April gets the spinoff), I am doing that now to be ready (I haven't watched any of them yet, and YES, I am already well aware that the second half of SAO Season 1 is going to be an outright cringefest).  First on the list is DxD and Academia.

Anyway, usual bullet points list.

Dragon Ball Super - SERIOUSLY loving the Tournament of Power.  The continued nods to Dragon Ball lore that we thought we'd never see nodded again (Super Saiyan Second Grade and the Mafuba for example), some of the best and consistent action we've seen from the series in a while... but DANGIT.  That makes me sad that it's gonna be over in March.

High School DxD - Season 1 finished as of last night.  Gonna skip the OVAs in all 3 seasons for now and go back to them after I'm caught up with the TV episodes and Academia.  Knowing that there are 2 more seasons to get through, I don't have a favorite character yet (Issei and Rias are competing for that top spot so hard right now, but look out because Akeno is packing heat).  However... Koneko is DEFINITELY in possession of the "swag points" bonus.  BA Adorable?  DARN RIGHT.

My Hero Academia - 3 episodes into Season 1.  GOSH DARNIT.  Why did I not start watching this show sooner?  The idea of an anime heavily inspired by American comic books is just done so RIGHT here.  And oh, I can already tell that All Might is going to be my favorite character once I finish both seasons.  That's already a gimme.

Checklist for Spring 2018?  Simple.

-High School DxD Hero
-My Hero Acedmia Season 3
-Full Metal Panic! Invisible Victory
-Sword Art Online Alternative: Gun Gale Online
-Persona 5

Yeah, you can see why I'm doing the catchup now.  4 of those are sequels / direct spinoffs to shows that already have canonical material leading to them.  Even though it's not a well known thing (Albeit it is tied into Ashita No Joe which IS well known), I'm definitely looking forward to Megalobox - it's probably going to remind me of the time I spent watching Tiger Mask W from late 2016 into early 2017, and that is a VERY good thing.  I'm also seriously looking forward to SAO Alternative (Finally, a season of SAO where Kirito in particular isn't gonna be around - this should definitely lower the level of complaints about this season by around 60%, give or take a bit).

And even though this technically doesn't count because it's tokusatsu, Kaito Sentai Lupinranger VS Keisatsu Sentai Patranger is also on my Spring checklist.  Gotta have something to fill the "long running series" void that Dragon Ball Super ending is going to leave behind, and I can't rely on Kamen Rider Build for that because I am NOT caught up with it at all.  But oh, Lupinranger VS Patranger starts at the beginning of February, so that's another technicality that prevents it from counting here...   :shy:
Title: Re: What Anime are you currently watching?
Post by: Ryo-Okay on February 21, 2018, 08:33:49 AM
I watched season 2 of My Hero Academia. It has one of my favorite tournament arcs ever. I'm pumped for season 3.
Spoiler: show
Especially for the All for One fight.

I also started Ixion Saga DT. I'm not sure if I will finish this one. The day I started watching it I was really enjoying it and watched quite a few episodes, but when I went back to it a few days later I couldn't really get into it.
Title: Re: What Anime are you currently watching?
Post by: WarOmnimon on April 09, 2018, 12:58:42 PM
Alright.  Let's start by posting my watch list for Spring 2018.

-High School DxD Hero
-Persona 5
-My Hero Academia Season 3
-Sword Art Online Alternative: Gun Gale Online
-Golden Kamuy
-Megalo Box

To catch up, I caught DxD in its entirety save for the OVAs (Those are filler stories anyway), Season 1 of Academia, and the first half of Season 2 of Academia, as in the U.A. Sports Festival arc.  My sentiments are the same as Ryo-Okay's - that is probably THE best tournament arc I've seen in any anime in quite some time.  I was going to watch Full Metal Panic! Invisible Victory, but I haven't seen any of the previous seasons and by the time I was caught up for DxD and Academia... TIME UP.  So I switched it out for Golden Kamuy to compensate.

Anyway.  Right now, I've caught the first episodes for Academia Season 3, GGO, and Megalo Box.  Academia, recap episode basically.  GGO, good start and it definitely seems like it will be a different kind of story than SAO, even though it's set in the same world / canon (In fact, Kirito and the rest of the main cast won't appear in this at all).  Megalo Box, also a good start.

This anime season's gonna be GOOD.  :getin:
Title: Re: What Anime are you currently watching?
Post by: WaitoKon on May 22, 2018, 11:56:12 PM
In, to say we desperately, desperately need a Kimi no Todoke S3.
Title: Re: What Anime are you currently watching?
Post by: Ricin on May 24, 2018, 11:31:16 PM
I have been watching Kakegurui, Shokugeki no Soma, a bit of High School DxD and Stien's Gate 0.
Title: Re: What Anime are you currently watching?
Post by: WarOmnimon on May 25, 2018, 01:54:42 PM
Checking in and giving my thoughts on what I'm watching in the Spring 2018 season.  First, I should list off what I'm watching.

-High School DxD Hero
-Persona 5
-My Hero Academia Season 3
-Sword Art Online Alternative: Gun Gale Online
-Fist of the Blue Sky Regenesis
-Golden Kamuy
-Megalo Box

Now, my thoughts on each one.  I like all 7 shows here, but I feel that Golden Kamuy is the weakest of the bunch and I will get to that soon enough.

-Don't let DxD Hero's changed art style (Which is because they changed studios because BorN's ending went WAAAY too far off canon; Hero episode 0 is basically canon based damage control) turn you away from it.  It's still everything we love about DxD (Well, except the second half of BorN, anyway).  The Kyoto arc (Which just ended) was awesome.  Kunou is a good addition to the cast (FINALLY we get youkai in DxD), and the decisive battle of this arc was VERY satisfying.  Not gonna spoil it because it involves characters that weren't noted before coming in (Not just Issei's new powerup), but let's put it this way... a curbstomp for a curbstomp.  Can't wait for the Rating Game between Rias and Sairaorg (That's what the second half of Hero will be, by the way).

-Persona 5... admittedly, there are some pacing issues here.  Not nearly as bad as Kamuy's, but there are pacing issues.  26 episodes or so and they needed the first 4 to finish Kamoshida (The first villain)?  COME ON BRUH.  This means one of two things; either we're getting a Season 2, or there's gonna be a rushed and shoddy ending.  I hope it's the former (Season 2).

-Academia Season 3.  I mean, it's Academia.  It's awesome.  Nuff said.

-GGO.  Even if you didn't like SAO (I understand the complaints everyone has about it), give GGO a chance.  It's set in the same canon / universe as SAO, but none of the characters from SAO itself show up.  Karen / Llenn is actually a much more relatable main protag than Kirito in so many ways.

-I'll say it now... I actually like Regenesis being all CG.  It reminds me of Guilty Gear Xrd and Dragon Ball FighterZ.  Kinda unique to have an anime like that.  I'm loving the consistent pace with both the fighting and the storytelling here.

-Kamuy.  Two words: PACING ISSUES.  This one's only gonna be 13 episodes or so.  7 episodes in... and there hasn't been ANY progress to the main plot.  As soon as Sugimoto and Asirpa got 2 of the tattoos (I think they have 2 right now)... no progress on the main plot whatsoever.  Shame.  It had a strong start and now it's slowing down something VERY fierce... something that can't be afforded when they're halfway done already.  We should be expecting a Season 2 here.

-Megalobox.  THIS ONE RIGHT HERE.  In my opinion, this is THE anime of the Spring 2018 season.  If you're not watching it... stop what you're doing and get started on it already!
Title: Re: What Anime are you currently watching?
Post by: WarOmnimon on June 02, 2018, 07:06:17 AM
Okay, so after the past week or so of episodes, gonna chat a bit more and then note what I'm looking forward to in relates to Summer and Autumn 2018, hence the double post.  My watch list is still mostly the same right now, but I ended up dropping Persona 5.  Stuff happened elsewhere and I fell 3 episodes behind there, so... yeah.

(WARNING: This post transforms into more than a bit of a wall of text from here on out.)

Still enjoying all of what I'm watching, but yeah... Megalobox continues to prove itself as THE anime of this season every time a new episode is released.  On another note, Golden Kamuy, much to its credit, seems to finally be getting over its pacing issues... but guess what?  It's too little too late at this point given that we're only getting 12 episodes and this ended up happening in episode 8.  That's more than halfway through and a bit TOO close to the endgame for my liking; this means we're either getting a Season 2 (I REALLY hope this is what happens because there are some awesome ideas in this series, and the characters are plain awesome; Asirpa's goofier moments and the faces she makes during them are just plain smile inducing) or a rushed ending (If this happens, I'm gonna riot and yell "What a wasted opportunity!" at the top of my lungs).

As for the Summer 2018 season.  Only 2 seasonal shows really have my attention there, and those are Hi Score Girl and Grand Blue.  Zoids Wild is likely to be at least a 2 season deal like the seasons before it, so I'm not noting that one as a seasonal anime (I'll be watching it though).  I can't jump into most of Summer's offerings though, given that they are mostly sequels to shows I haven't even jumped into in full yet.  That means stuff like Attack on Titan Season 3 and Free!... nope, not caught up, so YOU'RE DISQUALIFIED!  My watch list there will probably be Hi Score Girl and Grand Blue Dreaming, and that's it (Zoids Wild and Ultraman R/B notwithstanding).

The good news is that this actually works to my benefit.  That'll give me the time I need to catch up on Sword Art Online (Yes, I am already aware that the second half of Season 1 brings some serious cringe in numbers, so I'm already bracing for impact), A Certain Magical Index (Along with A Certain Magical Railgun), and Phoenix Wright: Ace Attourney.  Gotta get caught up on those because SAO Season 3 and Phoenix Wright Season 2 are both confirmed for Autumn 2018, and we know that Index Season 3 is coming in 2018... which means given that Summer 2018's cards are already on the table, that's likely Autumn 2018 territory as well.

Let's close it out with my tentative watchlists for the next two seasons...

Summer 2018
-Hi Score Girl
-Grand Blue
-Zoids Wild
-Ultraman R/B (It's toku, not anime, but I've noted toku in my lists here before, SOOO...)
-"Warm and cozy catchup slot" (Basically means me going back and watching SAO, Index, Railgun, and Phoenix Wright)

Autumn 2018
-Sword Art Online Season 3 (And yeah, I am NOT looking forward to having to deal with SAO Season 1's second half in preparation for this)
-SSSS Gridman (OH MAN, I am SERIOUSLY looking forward to this one!)
-Phoenix Wright: Ace Attourney Season 2 (OBJECTION! :P )
-Hinomaruzumou (Hey, a sumo wrestling anime... this oughta be interesting!)
-A Certain Magical Index Season 3 (If it happens here... please let it happen here...!)

P.S. I'll say it one more time.  Index Season 3 is NOT confirmed for Autumn 2018, but it IS confirmed for 2018... so Autumn is likely where it will be.
Title: Re: What Anime are you currently watching?
Post by: WarOmnimon on July 22, 2018, 07:13:52 AM
PHEW... dang, it's really sad to see the Spring 2018 anime season go, because two season deals such as My Hero Academia Season 3 (That, as you all know, I'm watching) and sequels such as Attack on Titan Season 3 (None of which I'm caught up for) aside, Summer 2018 doesn't have much variety at all.  In my opinion, my top 3 shows of the previous season would have to be Megalobox, High School DxD Hero, and Sword Art Online Alternative: Gun Gale Online (And in that order, too).

As much as Summer 2018 is cursed with both "most of this season is sequels, we hope you're caught up!" and "by the way, if you're not caught up for those sequels, too bad because there isn't much genre variety with this season's new shows!", I AM watching 2 of this season's new offerings, those being Grandblue and High Score Girl.  And gosh darnit, am I VERY glad that these are the 2 I went with.

Grandblue - Crazy fun for all the right reasons.  Went in expecting a typical slice of life series in a college setting where the main cast is part of a scuba diving club... ended up getting a slice of life series in a college setting where the main cast is part of a scuba diving club AND said main cast just so happens to be filled with wacky zany nutty funsters.  The first episode alone had me VERY close to busting a gut laughing a couple of times.  I did laugh a couple of times, but no gut busters yet.  This series is gonna be GOOD.

High Score Girl - Gamers.  RIGHT HERE.  This is your anime.  Real video games show up having been licensed to appear by their devs.  Tips, tricks, and so forth get explained (In episode 1, they talk about Guile's turtling in Street Fighter II and the "alchemy" trick in Final Fight).  And in my opinion, Akira very well might have already become my pick for best girl of 2018 in terms of new shows that aren't sequels.  Waiting to see what way she's gonna beat up Haruo next is always fun, and oh, she gets HUGE bonus points from me for being a Zangief main.  I usually main grapplers in fighting games, so I find Akira to be VERY relatable.

As for prepping for Autumn 2018, which we now know that both A Certain Magical Index Season 3 AND JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Part 5 (AKA Golden Wind, AKA Vento Aureo) are gonna be there.  Because of JoJo being over 100 episodes and Index being close to 100, I had to drop my plans to catch up on Phoenix Wright so that I could get caught up with both of those AND SAO, and JoJo is what I'm catching up on first.  After that, I'll move on to SAO and then Index and Railgun.  As for JoJo, I already got through the first 3 seasons and am a few episodes into Part 4 (AKA Diamond is Unbreakable).

One thing that I love about JoJo that I noticed most people don't mention is that the changes in the art's tone between each part is probably done intentionally as a sign of the changing times.  Granted, it's not too noticeable in transition from Part 1 (AKA Phantom Blood) to Part 2 (AKA Battle Tendency), but it is kinda noticeable from Part 2 to Part 3 (AKA Stardust Crusaders, AKA "the most iconic story in the franchise" which I can definitely see why; enjoyed the heck out of this one!), and DEFINITELY noticeable from Part 3 to Part 4.  Consider this; Part 3 takes place in 1988 and 1989 while Part 4 takes place in 1999 and 2000.  There's a 10 year timeskip there and I just LOVE that the look of the show changes to basically wag the fact that there was a big timeskip in your face.

But let's be real... JoJo is GOAT material.  :emot-smugdog:
Title: Re: What Anime are you currently watching?
Post by: royce.cooker on July 27, 2018, 01:55:02 AM
Currently tracking the 3rd season of Boku no Hero Academia. It's fucking great so far.

Also am currently going to get into Overlord, especially since they got a third season airing right about now. Maybe also rewatch Ryo-Ohki 1 & 2.

I'm also hoping later I can hop back on to the tokusatsu train I abandoned for far too long with Kamen Rider Blade, Build, and Dekaranger. The last thing I watched was I think Ex-Aid and ToQger.
Title: Re: What Anime are you currently watching?
Post by: WarOmnimon on July 30, 2018, 05:56:34 PM
Currently tracking the 3rd season of Boku no Hero Academia. It's fucking great so far.

Also am currently going to get into Overlord, especially since they got a third season airing right about now. Maybe also rewatch Ryo-Ohki 1 & 2.

I'm also hoping later I can hop back on to the tokusatsu train I abandoned for far too long with Kamen Rider Blade, Build, and Dekaranger. The last thing I watched was I think Ex-Aid and ToQger.


My name is WarOmnimon and I already approve of this guy right here.  :)  I seriously want to check out Kamen Rider Build when I finally get a breather from having to watch other stuff though; been hearing good things and as much as I want to check it out now, I have catching up to do for Autumn 2018 that is holding me up, and Autumn 2018 itself is a holdup because I'm watching quite a LOT there.

Anyway.  My thoughts in relates to my Summer 2018 watchlist so far (Not counting Super JoJo SAO Index Catchup Time)...

Academia Season 3 - Loving it.  Just as royce said.

High Score Girl - Like I said in my previous post, if you're a video game person, you NEED to watch this.

Grandblue - 3 episodes in, and yeah, the humor is just so over the top in so many random directions that it's crazy.  I'm getting a surprising kick out of it, and I'm seriously glad I picked it up.

Ultraman R/B - The general tone of R/B is a bit more upbeat than Orb and Geed were, but it's still just as enjoyable.  Albeit for different reasons.  To reference the Super Mario Bros. Super Show theme song, "you'll get hooked on the brothers" definitely applies here.
Title: Re: What Anime are you currently watching?
Post by: takahata on August 08, 2018, 10:22:30 PM
MY hero Academia
Black Clover
FLCL Progressive
Attack on Titan.
Title: Re: What Anime are you currently watching?
Post by: WarOmnimon on September 10, 2018, 07:18:41 AM
Okay, so this is a massive post; hopefully, everyone can keep up.

Leading up to the super stacked Autumn 2018 anime season (I will talk about those shows once that season starts and we get to start watching them), I've been watching My Hero Academia Season 3, Grand Blue Dreaming, High Score Girl, and Kamen Rider Zi-O (That started last week).  I've already spoken on Academia, Grand Blue, and HSG (All 3 are awesome).  As for Zi-O... it's basically everything Decade (Which is very similar in base concept to Zi-O; both are anniversary seasons for the Heisei Riders, and Decade, Zi-O, and Geiz's form changes are all based on previous Riders) wishes it could have been, albeit with time travel instead of world hopping.  As one person elsewhere said, Zi-O is basically trolling Decade and saying "I'm doing everything you did, but better".  Granted, Decade's flaws mostly stemmed from it being a shorter series, but still... a better series with the same base concept is still a better series with the same base concept.  :)

On the other hand, I unfortunately ended up dropping Ultraman R/B.  I was loving it, but the release for English subs hasn't been consistent at all.  *Shakes fist at Crunchyroll for NOT licensing R/B even though they licensed Orb and Geed*

As for catchup.  Fully caught up on Sword Art Online (GAAAH, that second half of Season 1 was just SOOOOO cringy; I can see why people hate on it, thank goodness Season 2 stepped back a bit on doing stuff like that so frequently!) in preparation fo Alicization and am also caught up on as much as I need to be for JoJo (Watched all of Parts 1 to 3 and most of Part 4).  Unfortunately, with Index and Railgun being almost 100 episodes put together, I don't have time to catch up on it now that I'm watching 4 shows at once (Admittedly, I'm behind on both Grand Blue and HSG), and I didn't start catchup yet... so yeah, had to drop Index Season 3 from my Autumn 2018 watchlist.  I'm also catching up on Kamen Rider Build, and have watched 31 episodes out of 49 so far, so I'm almost done.  I'm also going to play catchup with Senran Kagura Season 1 before Season 2 kicks off in Autumn 2018, which should be VERY easy (Only 12 episodes; MUCH easier and actually possible to finish with this little time than Index and Railgun's almost 100).  I have also been watching Hajime no Ippo here and there whenever I get a moment where I'm NOT catching up on other stuff, current or not; if you want to blame something for me jumping into Ippo, blame how awesome Megalobox was.

Gonna close it out with some bullet point lists for stuff I'll be watching for various reasons at various times...

My Autumn 2018 anime season checklist
-JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Golden Wind (JoJo Part 5)
-Sword Art Online: Alicization
-Goblin Slayer
-Golden Kamuy Season 2
-Senran Kagura Season 2
-Release the Spyce
-Fist of the Blue Sky Season 2
-SSSS Gridman
-Kamen Rider Zi-O (Yes, it's tokusatsu and not anime, but I'm still putting it here as I always do)
-My Hero Academia: Two Heroes
-Dragon Ball Super: Broly

Older stuff that I want to catch up on or rewatch and am doing so right now
-Kamen Rider Build (Almost done here, starting Unlimited Blade Works afterward)
-Hajime no Ippo

Older stuff that I want to catch up on or rewatch but won't do so until the Autumn 2018 season
-Fate/stay night: Unlimited Blade Works (Gonna start this after finishing Build)
-Kamen Rider Gaim (Very likely that I'll start watching Gaim at some point after finishing Fate)
-Mobile Fighter G Gundam (Been meaning to rewatch this for a while now, actually)
-Comic Party & Comic Party Revolution (Same deal as with G Gundam)

I'd put the usual goofy speech about a wall of text doing overkill damage here... but I'm leaving for breakfast shortly, so NAAAAH.  Not this time.  :P
Title: Re: What Anime are you currently watching?
Post by: WarOmnimon on October 02, 2018, 05:55:59 PM
Alright, so the Summer 2018 anime season has come to a close and we're gonna get some REALLY good stuff soon (I already noted what I'm watching in the previous post).  Figured that I'd give closing thoughts on this season and also talk a bit about Kamen Rider Zi-O.

First, My Hero Academia Season 3.  Yeah, that ending was literally a non-ending, but at least the final episode ended with confirmation of a Season 4, which means we won't be waiting TOO long to continue this awesome roller coaster ride.  This is the same thing that Golden Kamuy Season 1 did (Season 2 was confirmed at the end of Season 1's finale and they even noted that it would be in October), something that I REALLY appreciate was stuck out there immediately.  Someone elsewhere noted Academia as being like Dragon Ball and Naruto, but without the filler.  That's definitely accurate; Academia being a seasonal anime and not just ongoing REALLY helps with this IMO.  As for Grand Blue Dreaming... admittedly, I still have to watch the last 5 episodes.  Probably going to do that in a marathon or something.

Now, about Kamen Rider Zi-O.  I like how Zi-O has basically been taking what Kamen Rider Decade did and doing it better... ESPECIALLY the story.  It's the ultimate tribute, but at the same time the ultimate "take that!".  The time travel aspect actually leads to a better take on a story with the same idea as Decade's, which was alternate world hopping based rather than time travel based.
Title: Re: What Anime are you currently watching?
Post by: Ryo-Okay on October 03, 2018, 08:26:48 PM
I watched all of Sunohara-sou no Kanrinin-san over the last couple of weeks. This was the first anime I've watched in a while. I really enjoyed it, it reminded me of all the shitty harem anime I watched when I was first getting into anime.

I also plan on watching the Conception anime this season.