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Offline Jesmaster

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Re: General Manga/Novels Recommendation thread
« Reply #100 on: April 01, 2011, 04:56:13 PM »
I'd recommend Cowboy Bebop for sheer coolness. It's not a great story-based anime but the characters and music make it great.
I agree with School Rumble, it had me in stitches so many times. Comedy anime is great, so if you like an anime that doesn't take itself too seriously, go for Samurai Champloo. If you like GTO, there is an earlier story of it called Young GTO! Where Onizuka is like 15. There are 5 OVA's of it out, but it's a bit hard to find.
And if you want very story-driven anime, Code Geass and or/Death Note are both great series.
I personally prefer manga, because it's easier to get and there's so much of it out there.

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Re: General Manga/Novels Recommendation thread
« Reply #99 on: March 31, 2011, 06:06:53 AM »
I don't know if there is a thread on this already, and there are too many to go through, so this is one that I will be starting. Am I the only one who loves a good tournament themed anime/manga? I love the battles for the top position and the buffoonery that accompanies each story, last night I watched all 26 episodes of Gigantic Formula and it was awesome, but not a real tournament as far as I'm concerned:maikka:. How about you all, what tournament themed anime/manga do you enjoy?:huh:

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Re: General Manga/Novels Recommendation thread
« Reply #98 on: March 29, 2011, 10:39:10 PM »
hey guys.... for some reason...... i wanna watch MM lol..... soooooooo can u give me some good anime to watch???

and oh yeah i found out who made the earthquake and the tsunami blame him
Sorry, please read the forum rules to see why you can't view spoilers and why you can't post in this forum section. Thank you!

yep blame him

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Re: General Manga/Novels Recommendation thread
« Reply #97 on: March 28, 2011, 09:04:12 PM »
Some of my fav ones that i recommend would be:
Slam Dunk
Black Cat
Ares
Liar Game
Fairy Tail

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Re: General Manga/Novels Recommendation thread
« Reply #96 on: March 27, 2011, 03:07:39 PM »
have u ever read it? it has an awesome storyline
the main is Nana who had an anmesia he wants to stop war on all over the world and he then soons join a group called Tripeace each member should have 3 laws first is Peace second is Love and Third is where they make their own law for Nana his third law is Crossdressing (i know i know  :hahaha:)

ok brainstorming time for me Nana is the LEADER OF TRIPEACE when he didnt got the anmesia

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Re: General Manga/Novels Recommendation thread
« Reply #95 on: March 26, 2011, 07:44:18 PM »
Mirai Nikki

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Re: General Manga/Novels Recommendation thread
« Reply #94 on: March 24, 2011, 11:56:28 PM »
Chrno Crusade
Seconding World Embryo
Akumetsu
Red Eyes
Hellsing
Tasogare Otome x Amnesia
Mushi-shi
Spice and Wolf
Ubel Blatt

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Re: General Manga/Novels Recommendation thread
« Reply #93 on: March 23, 2011, 11:46:32 PM »
One piece
Bleach
Nyan koi :am:

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Re: General Manga/Novels Recommendation thread
« Reply #92 on: March 21, 2011, 10:00:08 AM »
i would recommend Black Lagoon. the action scenes are awesome. but there's a lot of crude jokes... and they swear a lot, so that's just something to keep in min before you decide to watch it

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Re: General Manga/Novels Recommendation thread
« Reply #91 on: March 21, 2011, 09:57:10 AM »
i think Paprika is pretty psychedelic.... it's a movie though  :XD:

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Re: General Manga/Novels Recommendation thread
« Reply #90 on: March 18, 2011, 07:59:16 PM »
go read it... its really a great manga with super good story line and characters

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Re: General Manga/Novels Recommendation thread
« Reply #89 on: March 18, 2011, 10:43:03 AM »
One of my favorite manga of all time is Air Gear and ID, I read them all the time, but anyways I was wondering are there any other good manga like those two because I can't rally find one out there, so I was wondering if you guys had one.

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Re: General Manga/Novels Recommendation thread
« Reply #88 on: March 18, 2011, 08:08:06 AM »
I think you are looking for something like Meteor Methuselah or Avian Wander.

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Re: General Manga/Novels Recommendation thread
« Reply #87 on: March 14, 2011, 05:34:31 AM »
most of these are probably very well known by most people here but just in case:

REAL: A very compelling drama manga by Takehiko Inoue centered around wheelchair basketball. Convincing characters with touching stories.

Blame!: Sci-fi action manga with next to no dialogue. Extremely captivating.

Mushishi: The most atmospheric manga I've read besides Blame!. It's basically a collection of loosely related short stories about a Ginko, a traveler who helps people having problems with micro-organisms with strange abilities called mushi in a setting that resembles medieval Japan.

One Piece: A simple yet fun story in which the author demonstrates great imagination and attention to detail. Surprisingly touching at times.

Aria: This slice-of-life manga can't be explained in words, it must be experienced.

JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Alongside Tezuka's Phoenix the most worthy manga being called an epic in my opinion. An action/adventure genre manga about the adventures of members of Joestar family which spans generations.

Phoenix: Tezuka's greatest work. A bit aged at times, but it's definitely worth reading. Sadly it was not finished.

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Re: General Manga/Novels Recommendation thread
« Reply #86 on: March 13, 2011, 11:01:54 PM »
I recomend shingeki no kyojin, it' s great  :banzai:

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Re: General Manga/Novels Recommendation thread
« Reply #85 on: March 13, 2011, 01:06:04 PM »
i think kore wa zombie desu ka is a pretty good comedy.

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Re: General Manga/Novels Recommendation thread
« Reply #84 on: March 08, 2011, 01:52:55 PM »
Best way to know is by telling us your favorite genre, but
One Piece is my favorite because it combines hilariousness with some awesome battle scenes
Same for Gintama, it focuses a lot on the comedy, but a couple of the fights aren't bad. There's comedy infused throughout the whole series though
DBZ is a classic
Alive-the final evolution is good for fights but also is pretty dark
The World God only knows is a great Romance/Comedy manga
Read Bakuman for insight into a mangaka's life
Detective Conan for mystery
And Lolita Complex Phoenix is pretty damn funny



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Re: General Manga/Novels Recommendation thread
« Reply #83 on: March 07, 2011, 04:42:09 AM »
Hmm i always thought deadman wonderland was a action/horror with some sci-fi, please correct me if i am wrong.

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Re: General Manga/Novels Recommendation thread
« Reply #82 on: March 01, 2011, 12:16:24 PM »
The Breaker

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Re: General Manga/Novels Recommendation thread
« Reply #81 on: February 28, 2011, 11:47:44 PM »
Cat Soup is a translated title of Nekojiru, i mentioned it.

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Re: General Manga/Novels Recommendation thread
« Reply #80 on: February 28, 2011, 11:09:03 PM »
Since no one else has mentioned them yet, may I suggest Cat Soup?  There are two animated adaptations, Movie and TV series, based on the original manga, which I am not yet familiar with.  The Movie is more tending towards the "psychedlism" you're looking for, whereas the Series is hard to describe in words.

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Re: General Manga/Novels Recommendation thread
« Reply #79 on: February 28, 2011, 06:15:48 PM »
Like everybody else is saying, it all really depends on what genre you like best.
Personally i lean towards supernatural action manga's with a romantic subplot like Shingetsutan Tsukihime and Elfen Lied.
Other wise i can also recommend eyeshield 21, Beelzebub, fairytail, D.Gray-man, witch hunter, Rave, ect..

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Re: General Manga/Novels Recommendation thread
« Reply #78 on: February 28, 2011, 05:34:23 PM »
Like others said, there are quite a lot of choices. It might help if you tell us what kind of manga you'd like to read, or at least what manga did you enjoy so we may suggest you something similar.
:am: In any case, here is some among my fave list:
  • World Embryo
  • Shin Angyo Onshi
  • To Aru Kagaku no Railgun
  • Hoshi no Samidare (a.k.a. The Lucifer and Biscuit Hammer)
  • Tegami Bachi
  • Otoyomegatari

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Re: General Manga/Novels Recommendation thread
« Reply #77 on: February 28, 2011, 06:26:43 AM »
FLCL
Dead Leaves
Excel Saga
Nekojiru movie
End of Evangelion
i also recall a fairly recent anime about some psychotherapist (it was a mix of anime and live action)

manga:
Ultra Heaven
Tropical Citron
Dorohedoro

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Re: General Manga/Novels Recommendation thread
« Reply #76 on: February 25, 2011, 07:36:38 AM »
on my opinion... Mirai Nikki & Bloody Monday is so tiring ) but it's right, what genre you need? O_o i can recommend fullmetal alchemist, for example, and Tenge Tengou, adn Vulgare Chost DreamDays... thousend of them ))

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Re: General Manga/Novels Recommendation thread
« Reply #75 on: February 25, 2011, 07:29:24 AM »
It really depends on the genre and the type of storyline you enjoy. xD
Can you give an example of what you like to read?

But I'll recommend some that I personally enjoyed:
Mx0
Bloody Monday
Doubt (TONOGAI Yoshiki)

And those are the only ones I can think of at the top of my head.

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Re: General Manga/Novels Recommendation thread
« Reply #74 on: February 19, 2011, 04:54:13 AM »
Saver , 1/2 blood prince , from far away , red river , Twelve kingdoms(anime) -I feel are good ; other worldly stories like Id

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Re: General Manga/Novels Recommendation thread
« Reply #73 on: February 13, 2011, 10:01:12 AM »
What genre are you looking for? I just picked up Iris Zero. It's a pretty interesting read so far.

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Re: General Manga/Novels Recommendation thread
« Reply #72 on: February 13, 2011, 05:01:44 AM »
Mirai Nikki

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Re: General Manga/Novels Recommendation thread
« Reply #71 on: February 13, 2011, 04:52:39 AM »
im looking to read some good manga can u guys recomend something?