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Re: What anime are you watching?

Postby Kaori » Thu Apr 18, 2019 11:05 am

So, quite a while ago (over a year ago), I watched Generator Gawl, which was one I had always wanted to watch and never gotten around to.

The premise was quite fascinating and had a lot of potential, and despite some paradoxes and plot holes was very interesting--but unfortunately, the whole first half of the series was monster-of-the-week fare with no plot development at all, and that was a bit painful to get through. Overall, though, the second half made it worthwhile, and I am glad I watched it. (And no matter what anyone says, that intro song is simply awesome.)

Recently, I just started watching the original Patlabor TV series (episodes 1-4).

Although I'm not very far into it yet, I am really enjoying it. In contrast to Generator Gawl, although the first 4 episodes each have a 1-episode plot arc, it's a different thing each time:
Episode 1 is about stopping an attempted theft of a labor robot.
Episode 2 is a tournament to decide positions within the squad.
Episode 3 shows viewers what the daily lives of the characters are like and is about some shenanigans which they have to cover up before the boss finds out what a mess they made.
Episode 4 is about going to capture a monster that somebody reported to the police.

I'm also enjoying the little cultural tidbits like the characters composing haiku and the green meadows song, as well as the humor of the series. (For example, I love the captain's deadpan reaction to everything.)
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Re: What anime are you watching?

Postby ClaecElric4God » Sun Apr 21, 2019 5:31 am

Finished Fruits Basket and it was super cute. Once the remake is finished I'll probably watch that too. :lol:
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Re: What anime are you watching?

Postby MightiMidget » Thu Apr 25, 2019 3:46 pm

Wow. It's been like. Five years since I've been here and I'm like poke. Is it alive? Oh well!

Only recently getting back into anime which has been surprisingly overwhelming... But went through Made in Abyss and The Promised Neverland in the last few months...I am currently going through Little Witch Academia on Netflix which is adorable.
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Re: What anime are you watching?

Postby Lady Arianrod » Wed May 08, 2019 9:53 pm

I enjoyed LWA too.

I'm currently watching My Hero Academia. I love it!
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Re: What anime are you watching?

Postby Lady Arianrod » Wed May 29, 2019 10:07 pm

I finished My Hero Academia Season 2. I just started watching the Fruits Basket reboot. I am loving it so far!
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Re: What anime are you watching?

Postby shooraijin » Thu May 30, 2019 4:23 pm

Without any spoilers, any substantial difference from the original series? I rather liked the original Fruits Basket and I'm sceptical there's much to improve.
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Re: What anime are you watching?

Postby MangaRocks! » Fri Jun 07, 2019 1:07 am

^ If I may interject: The difference is that this one is (over several seasons) actually going to finally follow the manga to its conclusion, which (in the source at least) is a far deeper and more emotionally amazing trip than you might expect. :jump:

(...Not at all biased here, of course; it's only my favorite manga of all time, LOL... ;) But for good reason, which I dearly hope this new adaptation will live up to! It's doing good so far, though. :thumb: )

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Re: What anime are you watching?

Postby shooraijin » Fri Jun 07, 2019 8:37 am

Well, then, actually finishing the story is a plus! :thumb:
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