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Bernkastel

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Are there any light novels on par with the best of novels from the West? I read a couple pages of fan-translated stuff from popular series, but it felt awkward / unnatural.
What do you mean by own par ? Themes of Eastern and Western novel will ofcourse be different. If you just want to read a story that is different try this.
Utsuro no Hako to Zero no Maria or Hakomari or The Empty Box and Zeroth Maria
You will enjoy it.
 

SLoWMoTIoN

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Are there any light novels on par with the best of novels from the West? I read a couple pages of fan-translated stuff from popular series, but it felt awkward / unnatural.
The west has good things to read?
 

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How do I prove to you that you're insane?

Another thread down the drain. Peace.
 

SLoWMoTIoN

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How do I prove to you that you're insane?

Another thread down the drain. Peace.
This is where you would list great Western LN's. Note that I never said great Eastern LN's existed. This is the dumbest thing you have sperged out about.




You haven't read that old book where they say the n-word or hairy potta?
Like 17 years ago I think.
 
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O-N-E

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Are there any light novels on par with the best of novels from the West? I read a couple pages of fan-translated stuff from popular series, but it felt awkward / unnatural.
NOVELS.

Any Light Novels that are as good as novels from the West.
 
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Have you read Chainsaw man manga?

I’ve been thinking to give it a shot but one question: should I go in expecting any sort of meaningful story?
 
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I’ve read about 4 vols in a single sitting(chainsaw man).

Shit is tight, dumb, typical manga fluff, very interesting characters and a superb art. I think I’ve got a new best girl🤡

Ifyou haven’t read it. Give it a chance. Chapters are light and by chapter 3 you’ll know if you like it or not.
 
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Karmic Raze

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I know Netflix's anime is blasphemy around these parts, but I started watching Baki. It's pretty entertaining if not just plain outlandish at times. Just got two episodes in, though. I'm having fun with it.
 

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So I finished up Tower of God the other day, really good for a first season. I was constantly surprised and disappointed that the episodes ended so quickly. Lots of great lore left in the world, and I really like the characters. I only wish I hadn't read through comments where everyone hated Rachel so much because I feel like it tainted the experience. What are the hits of this season btw? I need something new.
 

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I know Netflix's anime is blasphemy around these parts, but I started watching Baki. It's pretty entertaining if not just plain outlandish at times. Just got two episodes in, though. I'm having fun with it.
Yeah that's how I watched Baki as well. Watching Parasyte on there now. I'm surprised how legitimately good it is.
 

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I know Netflix's anime is blasphemy around these parts, but I started watching Baki. It's pretty entertaining if not just plain outlandish at times. Just got two episodes in, though. I'm having fun with it.
Have you watched the old anime or read the manga? If not you’ll miss out on quite a lot. More than half the cast is from previous arcs and knowing these characters before starting the Netflix-funded adaptation lets you appreciate them a lot more and makes the whole new anime a lot less overwhelming.
What are the hits of this season btw? I need something new.
As far as new series go, probably nothing. The big hits are sequels: Oregairu, Re;Zero and Fire Force.
 
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SLoWMoTIoN

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Yeah that's how I watched Baki as well. Watching Parasyte on there now. I'm surprised how legitimately good it is.
I mean Parasyte wasn't made by Netflix it is just available there. I think he meant Netflix originals. Aka things that were streamed only there (not that it was made by them I believe) like Violet Evergarden, Knights of Sidonia and Little Meh Academia.
 
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Pejo

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As far as new series go, probably nothing. The big hits are sequels: Oregairu, Re;Zero and Fire Force.
Oh nice, I didn't know we were getting those sequels this season. Not sure I can go back to Re;Zero after the way they treated Rem in the first season. Fire Force i'm 100% in for though, loved the first season of that.
 
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Karmic Raze

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Have you watched the old anime or read the manga? If not you’ll miss out on quite a lot. More than half the cast is from previous arcs and knowing these characters before starting the Netflix-funded adaptation lets you appreciate them a lot more and makes the whole new anime a lot less overwhelming.

As far as new series go, probably nothing. The big hits are sequels: Oregairu, Re;Zero and Fire Force.
Nah, I haven’t watched the old anime or read the manga. I already feel like I’m missing a lot, but it should be fun nonetheless.
 

Sakura

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Oh nice, I didn't know we were getting those sequels this season. Not sure I can go back to Re;Zero after the way they treated Rem in the first season. Fire Force i'm 100% in for though, loved the first season of that.
Rem is a very minor character in season 2. Though she is in the first episode of season 2 because it technically should be the ending to season 1.
 

SLoWMoTIoN

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Idk what THAT episode is. Spoil me.

This guy has been simping on a girl for a good 13 episodes
Like she doesn't like him that way, just the maid
The girl is like dude stop embarrassing me
Everybody hates the girl because she looks like evil incarnate
They go to the fucking castle where they gathered to power wank/titles
He goes to defend her honor even though she told him not to
He makes a gigantic ass of himself and all the top officials of the shitty country by
being a gigantic sperg saying every wrong possible thing he could at the moment
a sperg that was "championing" MUH Emilia
this is your mc
It was worth watching just to get to that point. I'm never buying a Subaru car again.
 

brap

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This guy has been simping on a girl for a good 13 episodes
Like she doesn't like him that way, just the maid
The girl is like dude stop embarrassing me
Everybody hates the girl because she looks like evil incarnate
They go to the fucking castle where they gathered to power wank/titles
He goes to defend her honor even though she told him not to
He makes a gigantic ass of himself and all the top officials of the shitty country by
being a gigantic sperg saying every wrong possible thing he could at the moment
a sperg that was "championing" MUH Emilia
this is your mc
It was worth watching just to get to that point. I'm never buying a Subaru car again.
Lol. This is why I hate modern anime.
 

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I finished trigun a while ago, it has an interesting story but sadly ruined by comedy! I thought before it was a great show, but it turned out to be okay at best!
I was really disappointed with it.
 

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Wish Caesar could have taken down Wamuu, hated to see that he lost at the very last second smh. Those types of loss are so tough to swallow. But at least Wamuu is a true warrior and gracefully honored his opponent. I'm glad Joseph Joestar wasn't there to witness the final mistake, the last slip in execution, but I also wish he was there from the start so he could have fucked him up fighting alongside Caesar

This one was always crazy to watch
 
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Bernkastel

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I just finished reading the Korean novel Adonis upto the latest chapters and it was among the best things I have ever read. There is also a Manhwa adaption called Reminiscence Adonis(weird since volume 1-4 of the Novel is called Adonis:Reminiscence and Volume 5 onwards its called Adonis:Eternal Bliss), I guess I will skim through it to experience it in a visual medium. There are so many amazing Korean novels and Manhwas that will never get an anime adaption. We are just happy with getting Tower of God and now The God of High School, but there are hundreds of amazing Korean Novels/Manhwas like Dungeon Defense and Adonis that will be forever be unknown to the Anime community. All we have is this Webtoons trailer.
 
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SLoWMoTIoN

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Wish Caesar could have taken down Wamuu, hated to see that he lost at the very last second smh. Those types of loss are so tough to swallow. But at least Wamuu is a true warrior and gracefully honored his opponent. I'm glad Joseph Joestar wasn't there to witness the final mistake, the last slip in execution, but I also wish he was there from the start so he could have fucked him up fighting alongside Caesar

This one was always crazy to watch
Wamuu is a far better character than Caesar. Keep watching.
 
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$2000 is still cheap. I've seen Taiga figurines being sold for $50000 on Amazon before. Of course that's only if you want the original. There are always lots of china copy versions of the expensive ones that are only $100 or less. But the quality is noticably worse.
 

SLoWMoTIoN

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$2000 is still cheap. I've seen Taiga figurines being sold for $50000 on Amazon before. Of course that's only if you want the original. There are always lots of china copy versions of the expensive ones that are only $100 or less. But the quality is noticably worse.
Why would you spend even a dollar on worst girl?
I am not Ami.
 

Shouta

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Re:Zero S2 starting off strong. I'm definitely looking forward to seeing what happens this season.
 

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GoH ep 2 - Animation and action still going strong. Thumbs up for that. The rest is still a question mark.

Decadence ep 2 - This show just got a lot more interesting. First episode was purposely leaving out a lot of info. Don't know if what they're trying to build here will work out, but I'm intrigued for now.
 

Bernkastel

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Re Zero Season 2(or Arc 4 of the Web Novel) may actually change peoples opinion of Emilia.
Then again Rem is gone for good till the author changes his mind. But seriously Emilia has a lot of character development in Arc 4.
 
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