The Anime Thread

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  1. BlazingRebel

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    Maybe because I love cooking shows and absurdity, but my fiancée and I are really enjoying Food Wars and will be getting the cook book based off it. I’ll admit the fan service is pretty ridiculous reminds me of High School of the Dead, but descriptions of the dishes and visuals are freaking hilarious and creative.
     
  2. bigCUM

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    The studio that did the anime completely changed it up from the manga
     
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  3. CC_Nole

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    Tokyo Ghoul’s manga is :chefs kiss:

    Unforgivable what they did with the anime.
     
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  4. CC_Nole

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    The narrator for the Chimera Ant arc is certainly hit or miss for people. I loved it, though.
     
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  5. Jake Barnes

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    One of my most rewatched shows.

    Have used a lot of the concepts in my own cooking.
     
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  7. Nandor the Relentless

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    No subtitles what the hell
     
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  8. shawnoc

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    So I need to watch a lot more anime to get more than half those references. The Raiders were One Piece, the bye week was Avatar, and the 9ers was Naruto but that’s about all I got on first watch.
     
  9. Professor Moriarty

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    Food Wars was in there. The Jags might be Beastars. Attack on Titan
     
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  10. Jake Barnes

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    Herbert’s throw at the end references the breathing technique from Demon Slayer.
     
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  11. Corky Bucek

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    No South Park “Good Times with Weapons” reference, I am disappoint

    I know nothing about anime, but I enjoyed that intro
     
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  12. The Blackfish

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    We can help you with that
     
  13. hood b. goode

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    Its actually almost a frame for frame creation of 1 Punch Man's season 1 opening's ending

    Also the Kyler art style is demon slayer
    The chargers/ chiefs robots are from gundam
     
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  14. Jake Barnes

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    :laugh: omfg I didn’t even think about that, you’re exactly right.
     
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  15. Professor Moriarty

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    How did I not notice the Jaguar at the bar is Urban Meyer feeling the chic up.
     
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  16. PaulKemp

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    Finished Naruto. Backing off my GOAT story claim, but it was wonderful overall in spite of some flaws that frankly I’m mostly fine with glossing over. The story continues with Boruto, but holy shit does it suck. I’m out and think I need a break

    But this entire Anime sprint this year was incredibly unexpected and enjoyable
     
  17. Professor Moriarty

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    There are specific episodes you should watch. Some of the best fight scenes. Highly worth a watch.
     
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  18. The Blackfish

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    Naruto and One Piece seem like too big of commitments to me. But I’m considering watching Bleach next which I think is like 300 episodes so what do I know.
     
  19. The Blackfish

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    One Piece is over 1000 I think so it’s a definite no go
     
  20. PaulKemp

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    Good to know. I’ll dig a bit more into it. Thanks dude
     
  21. Jake Barnes

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    Bleach starts off amazing and loses its way a bit once you get to about the midpoint. Ichigo is an interesting character, but I don’t think Kubo did a great job of giving him motivation or goals to push forward.

    I’d definitely recommend it solely based on the art style/character designs/fights though. All exquisite.
     
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  22. Professor Moriarty

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    I’d add the world building and mythology to the reasons to watch. The second arc…..that’s when the show becomes amazing. The filler arcs are very mid. Highly recommend finding a viewer guide that tells you what episodes or arcs to skip.
     
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  23. hood b. goode

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    Bleach starts off at GOAT pace but falls off
     
  24. Nandor the Relentless

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    This debuts Monday on NEtflix. Seems interesting to me. From the same studio that did Vinland Saga and the first three seasons of Attack on TItan

     
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  25. Nandor the Relentless

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    Bubble soundtrack is now available as well
     
  26. hood b. goode

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    Lotta people say the kaguya knife twist on madara ruined the ending. I dont agree

    But the war arc couldve been executed better
     
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  27. PaulKemp

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    Naruto in general was awesome at world building and a slow burning escalation of intensity. I mean how many years did it take to see him finally leverage the full power of Kurama? Amazing pay off.

    I started quipping about GOAT potential early in the War Arc. While I appreciated diving into lore by being directly exposed to long dead characters, the reanimations never really sat perfectly with me. Kaguya being an alien was pretty weird. Obito's redemption didn't completely land with me. Finally, I think Hinata should have been made a way more compelling character given where she ends up. You can also quibble about inconsistencies in abilities over the years (like whatever happened to the Sharingen giving one the ability to copy everything). But again, I'm fine forgiving all of that. I may have backed off the GOAT claim, but I think Naruto is at the very top of my favorite fictional worlds

    I could literally write/talk about this stuff for days, but I'll leave one last parting criticism: When Nagato absolutely wrecked shit in the Village of Hidden Leaves, I was sitting there with a level of shock that equaled what I felt during my first read of The Red Wedding. I realize it can be argued it had to be undone; otherwise, it would be impossible to imagine Naruto being able to ascend to his enlightened "break the cycle of violence" through forgiveness mentality, but... if all those people would have stayed dead, that would have been one of the wildest events in fiction and fun to explore the aftermath emotionally.

    edit: wait. The forgiveness came before the undoing, so disregard the caveat. They all should have stayed dead
     
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  28. Name P. Redacted

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    The music too. Some great ones in there. This is probably the most memorable for me.

    Ban…kai

     
  29. hood b. goode

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    The movie Naruto The Last is essential viewing because you finally see Naruto and hinata get together. I agree kishimotos writing for hinata and sakura was god awful.

    Agreed on the jutsu that reversed everyone's death

    There's a really good video breaking down the mistakes of the ending
     
  30. PaulKemp

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    It's wild that it's so convoluted that I can mostly agree with everything pointed out as weaknesses but also disagree on a lot of the "fixes." The threads are easy to find and pull on, but it's like, well did that actually do anything positive, or was Kishimoto closer to nailing it than I thought?

    I read that he was really burned out and rushed by his publishers to finish, so I'm guessing that largely contributed to the sloppiness.

    And yeah, I watched The Last. Appreciated that it added to Hinata's character, but I still don't completely buy their relationship. A fiery and powerful character in the mold of like Guren would have been more fitting jmo
     
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  31. dathalfnukkahd

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    WIT did a great job with bubble. I will give this a watch.
     
  32. RSK

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    The lack of hunter x hunter talk in here is dissappointing
     
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  33. RSK

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    Yea when I read your best story of all time claim I was like woof he is in for a gigantic let down. Let me guess you made that proclamation during the pain arc?
     
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  34. CC_Nole

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    Kurapika the GOAT.

    The fact we are never seeing the Dark Continent and Chrollo v. Hisoka animated is immensely sad.
     
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    If they come back with chrollo vs hisoka and give it some demon slayer level animation the internet will have to shut down for a few days
     
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  36. BlazingRebel

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    My fiancee and I will start a rewatch of it soon.
     
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  37. afk999

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    Currently grinding through One Piece for the first time its really good but damn its a commitment
     
  38. The Blackfish

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    I was literally JUST talking about the Chimera Ant arc
     
  39. PaulKemp

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    Very early war arc, but close enough.

    You have Hunter x Hunter as a personal near top? May check that out next time I feel up to something new
     
  40. Homo Erectus

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    First few seasons were awesome until close to the end with the story lines being rushed & awful. They did the fans dirty by jumping the shark like they did. Was fucking bullshit
     
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  41. Homo Erectus

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    Dr Stone & Demon Slayer are the ones I'm currently waiting for new season of right meow.
     
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  42. RSK

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    Yea I don't want to hype it too much for you but I definitely think you will like it especially if you enjoyed Naruto. Naruto took a lot of story beats and character types directly from Hunter.
     
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  43. Jake Barnes

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    I am also now starting Hunter x Hunter. Much excite
     
  44. RSK

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    Feel free to post yalls thoughts on it as you go through it love discussing hxh
     
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  45. CC_Nole

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    Y’all making me want to do a rewatch. Randomly watched Killua v. Jones on YouTube yesterday. So good…
     
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  46. hood b. goode

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    The chimera ant didnt do a lot for me. Tons of hype around the internet only to be let down (aside from that big fight at the end between the main bad guy and the other guy)

    Now the Yorknew arc...
     
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  47. The Blackfish

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    You guys weren’t joking about the 45 episode final battle in the Chimera Ant arc
     
  48. Jake Barnes

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    wat
     
  50. BlazingRebel

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