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What are you Watching/Reading Q2 2019

Post by Yl33 D4 N00b » Mon Apr 01, 2019 4:03 am

Spring 2019 promises to be interesting, at least. I have the largest Plan to Watch list I think I ever had.

Still continuing Dororo and Shield Hero.

Bokuben is based on a harem manga I've been reading for almost a year now. The PV looks like crap, but I hope they clean it up before it airs. It deserves better.

Don't know how Bungou Stray Dogs S3 will top S2, but I believe Dasai and Co. will still be entertaining....

Carole and Tuesday could be one of the greatest things ever, or it could be overdone.

PA's latest is Fairy Gone. I'm going into this one cautiously.

Fruits Basket has been super hyped, hope it lives up to it.

Isekai Quartet may interesting. This is a short, right?

Kimetsu no Yaiba could be the sleeper of the season.....

Will J. C. Staff screw up One Punch Man S2? The Internets sez guilty! I'm going to watch it, anyway....

Sewayaki Kitsune no Senko-san will at least be cute, I hope.

I think that's it...... :roll:

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Post by omoikane » Tue Apr 02, 2019 12:17 pm

Blargh I had a whole thing written up and it lost my post because it timed out.
Basically still watching half or a third of the airing shows.

[time to abuse mod edit powers]

List of shows, some new most old--
Kaguyasama was really fun, but probably also not substantive enough. Good example of what anime can do.
Fruits Basket is just like the old one. I went to the preview showing near me and lol, such fangirl groaning and moaning.
Dia no A is back! Good recap and jumping into the next stretch of the story.
Catching up on Pastel Memories and it is not great, but solid otaku food. Perfect kind of watch-for-the-seiyuu work short of actually worthwhile.
DomeKano was good throwback-feely trash. Didn't like the plot conceits but sure was juicy.
I just finished Kotobuki last weekend. Glad I binged it as it was a bit rough to do it episodically. Good anime
Moving on to starting Kemurikusa, but I am already halfway through before pausing...
Manaria Friends is the hottest anime i've seen lately. Even hotter than the new Trinity Seven film (outside of that chestrub scene I guess).
Quints is great. Also throw-back-y. Well, great in a "this is quite fun and the characters are enjoyable" way I guess. Miku is best btw.
Shield Hero was okay but even tho I finished it, I didn't think I would miss it if I didn't.
Tensura was a lot of fun in a yo dawg, "I herd u liek worldbuilding so I build a world in your world building anime" way.
Yakuneba was also very catchy. Only if every escape room anime was this riveting. (I'm looking at you Rokka)
Mob Psycho is great, I like how this builds on the first season by recontextualizing what happens. Still haven't finished yet.
Wataten is great. Forget Lolita, this is the new lolicon gospel.
Enjoyed the new Boogiepop anime, but really behind. Hard watch...
hmm missing some stuff I'm sure.

Other shows i neglected due to eventing lately: bang dream s2 (kind of eh anyways), price of smile, ekoda (interviews were great), Grimms Note (oddly enjoyable for me but sucks), Roommate is a cat (good show I like but not in mood for this...). Want to finish Endro but not sure if it'll ever happen.

Hmm still need to finish Tsurune and Chio School Road. Recently got access to Netflix (but lost Prime...?) so I will have some shows to watch too.

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Re: What are you Watching/Reading Q2 2019

Post by Yl33 D4 N00b » Fri Apr 05, 2019 5:42 pm

Fruits Basket is very nice, at least the first ep was. If there is a nitpick, it's the CGI "smoke" at the end. Otherwise, if it holds up, it's definitely a keeper.

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Re: What are you Watching/Reading Q2 2019

Post by Yl33 D4 N00b » Mon Apr 08, 2019 12:03 am

Still keeping my fingers crossed about Bokuben. The OP and ED are good, and the animation is showing a lot better that the PV had it. The story is coming along slowly; hopefully, it'll reach it's stride soon.

They could've skipped the brocon sequence entirely, though.

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Re: What are you Watching/Reading Q2 2019

Post by Yl33 D4 N00b » Mon Apr 08, 2019 3:21 am

Kimetsu no Yaiba started off strong; good animation, OST, characters, and story.

Fairy Gone is typical PA: looks really good, plot makes me scratch my head.

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Re: What are you Watching/Reading Q2 2019

Post by cidjen » Mon Apr 08, 2019 6:32 am

Heh,

just caught up to Rising of the Shield Hero, and it's kinda a refreshing take on... some things people believe :)

Also as the 'effort to catch up to great classics' I caught up to Rin-ne and just started reading Ranma 1/2 hahaha. Looks like another one to binge read on :)

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Post by cidjen » Fri Apr 12, 2019 4:53 pm

So finished Ranma and now having a read at Kaguya-sama: Love is war...
Also early days but This Girl is not Just Cute is another of those quick and lightweight ones you like me for hehe :)

Also (ninjaedit) slightly heavier but I'll worth it : Mata, Kata Omou. Just working through its first dejavu ...but seems like something interesting will be happening.

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Re: What are you Watching/Reading Q2 2019

Post by darrin » Fri Apr 12, 2019 6:28 pm

Uggh, you like Kaguya-sama?

How... cute. <sneer of disdain>

No, just kidding. :D Yeah, Kaguya-sama is brilliant, no argument there.

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Re: What are you Watching/Reading Q2 2019

Post by DaRk_KnIgHt » Sat Apr 13, 2019 11:51 am

Sarazanmai is hahaha. Even if I don't understand what the hell Ikuhara is trying to do, the presentation still never fails to amuse.

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Re: What are you Watching/Reading Q2 2019

Post by cidjen » Tue Apr 16, 2019 4:24 am

I just found a pretty interesting one : Dioti Manual ~Kamisamatachi no Ren'ai Daikou~. There's been only 13 scanlated chapters so far, but I am on 9th now and feel like can't stop :)
Aaand done.
Other ones I'd like to mention are the 'retired/returned hero' series, The Hero Who Returned Remains the Strongest in the Modern World and The Strongest Wizard Becomes a Countryside Guardsman After Taking an Arrow to the Knee. Early days on both but the premise is at least amusing.

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Post by cidjen » Tue Apr 16, 2019 8:32 am

Oh and I'm a Middle-Aged Man Who Got My Adventurer License Revoked - to complement the other 3 :)

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Re: What are you Watching/Reading Q2 2019

Post by cidjen » Thu Apr 18, 2019 5:00 pm

Hananoi-kun to Koi no Yamai looks like an interesting beginning of something....

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Re: What are you Watching/Reading Q2 2019

Post by Yl33 D4 N00b » Sun Apr 21, 2019 5:26 pm

If I had to cut a show, it would be Fairy Gone. (Or is it Fairly Gone?) What a snoozefest; even the action sequences are low key.

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