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What is Your Favorite Anime?

Day 1,982, 00:00 Published in Japan Japan by BoredomsEdge
Out with the OLD in WITH the NEW??

Pop. Culture of late has been taken by storm with the appearance of the art form we lovingly call Anime and Manga. Each year the appearance of new stories/characters grow exponentially.

With the first issue, I'm going to pose a question to any of you possible readers out there: Which do you prefer, the newer manga/anime (i.e bleach, naruto) or the older, shall i say more original versions (i.e Dragonball, Pokemon)?

This question can be looked at in many various ways, we can view it in terms of storyline, artwork, ideology. I leave these point up to any possible viewers.

I base future articles on any responses you may have.



Kara Cocuk
Kara Cocuk Day 1,982, 02:38

One piece manga & anime ❤ dragonball cool but so OP characters . Anyway One Piece rulez !

Lonqu Day 1,982, 03:36


Koragi Day 1,982, 04:04

Naruto and Bakuman for me right now 😛

Kazami Yuuka
Kazami Yuuka Day 1,982, 05:29

A proper person, like me, can't answer such a simple yet hard question. I've more or less hit my 300 watched anime series(I know it's a bit lower then a lot of others) and i continue to watch a decent amount of series from each new batch of anime per season of the year, and well you can't just simply answer who is THE best.

Jose07 Day 1,982, 07:01

my number one has always been "School Rumble". even if i had watched alot of other animes, this is my number one.

Natsu Natsumee
Natsu Natsumee Day 1,982, 08:21

Like Hizaya Wold said, it is difficult to say who anime i like most. There are some i see on the same level.

Btw, if someone say to an mainstream anime it's the best anime. Did that person really saw a lot of anime?^^

Son   Goku
Son Goku Day 1,982, 09:20

Dragon Ball.

Amamiya Mii
Amamiya Mii Day 1,982, 09:37

There are really good anime nowadays (story/characters wise, bc I don't care about artwork as long as it's not hurting my eyes), but there are also great older anime. I prefer the older ones, probably because less series got budget for the anime, so there was a better selection in the first place. It can also be so because I got used to the 'style' of the old-days anime (80's of XX to early 00's of XXI century)...

Well my point is: its hard to find something not overloaded with moe nowadays. And even if anime doesn't have moe overload, there is much more vulgarity in anime now comparing to the old days..As for comedy/romance fan it's really hard to find something suiting my taste from current season.

School Rumble was one of the first series I watched and while I agree there are series with better story, the thing I loved was the brilliant character development and quite complicated relations between them.
I'm currently reading Hatsukoi Limited, and while overally it has much simmiliraties with the SR, it lacks spontaneous humour and is kinda vulgar which doesn't fit that well in romance/comedy genre.

Speaking of moe, don't get me bad, I can watch ecchi/harem, but comparing nowadays ecchi to old timer like Love Hina, they doesn't look too good.

On the other hand we get nice series like OreImo which please my otaku senses and quite enjoyable romance series but 'the romance got turned into harem' ,
also I like new Key productions like Angel Beats! and Little Busters! than the older Air/Kanon/Clannad.

As well as VN (while not many of em gets turned into anime) get quite good story and often touch many taboo/society problems which is quite nice change from the old repetitive stories patterns.

Amamiya Mii
Amamiya Mii Day 1,982, 09:41

PS. Anyway welcome and good luck with your newspaper ^.^
Voted & Subscribed~~

Kazami Yuuka
Kazami Yuuka Day 1,982, 13:09

Shame on you, Mii..

Aister Pendragon
Aister Pendragon Day 1,983, 17:14

imo, LB isn't that good compared to Clannad... I mean, the story is meh, comedy is quite good but the comedy and the routes are pretty normal. Original storyline, that I can say though.

Red Zerg
Red Zerg Day 1,982, 12:50


DankChronic Day 1,982, 13:34

I agree its hard to just pick one, but some of the few of my favorites are Beck Mongolian Chop Squad, Samurai Champloo, Wolf's Rain, Black Lagoon, Hajime No Ippo, School Days, High school of the Dead, and Bakemonogatari.

Plenty of older ones I like also, but its hard to get into them after watching so many series mainly because the classics are what established the popular cliches you see repeated in MANY series.

ardishabutaro Day 1,982, 21:36

you really like yandere scene in School Days? o.O

Aedolf Hitler
Aedolf Hitler Day 1,982, 19:54


Nanashi Senshi
Nanashi Senshi Day 1,983, 06:12

So you're asking which one we prefer old school anime/manga series or new school, well I prefer new school. Also I agree with the those who said that it's hard to decide which is the best anime, especially if you watched a lot of anime series. Anime rules !

EdwarNewgate Day 1,983, 11:06

fairy tail is the best o/ manga and anime

Lukas Arrav
Lukas Arrav Day 1,983, 11:54


iYiJosse Day 1,983, 13:03

DBZ and One Piece.

Black Raison D etre
Black Raison D etre Day 1,983, 13:31

Steins;Gate, K-ON!!, Mahou Shoujo Madoka Magica.

Darshu Day 1,983, 15:48


Lunaatic Day 1,983, 15:58

evangelion been loving it since i dont remember when

Anorna Sharnath
Anorna Sharnath Day 1,983, 16:04

Fav Visual Novel: Muv-Luv Alternative
Fav Light novel: Utsuro no Hako to Zero no Maria
Fav anime: Kara no Kyoukai
Fav manga: Mahou Sensei Negima

yamizer0 Day 1,983, 16:42

Code Geass

mancera Day 1,983, 16:47

I have a lot of favorite anime series, because no one can have just one 😛

But if i have to choose one, that would be Gundam (Universal Century) cuz is the reason i started to watch anime and it have been my favorite anime series since back then.

Shadowmaniac Day 1,983, 17:19


Imre Bertalan
Imre Bertalan Day 1,983, 23:46

Dragon Ball, VanDread, DeathNote

Imre Bertalan
Imre Bertalan Day 1,983, 23:46

oh, and Gundam 00 🙂

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