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Today is Nagatoro day

Just notifying that the new chapter has been released in english now.

You can use this thread to talk about the manga in general too if you want

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new chapter is out


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She has based taste


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It was always weird to me that both of these exist and are so different in every way.
I think you would find nobody that prefers the first one over Ultimate.
But for me Hellsing was always great in alot of unique ways the main problem it has is story.
If you only watch Hellsing you will have no idea what the fuck is even going on for some odd reason they dont explain the most basic principles.
Hellsings Seras will always have a special place in my heart
So lets talk Hellsing(Ultimate)
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Well than its nice meetin you here


One Punch Man is the best rebuttal to Hellsing


I'm interested tell me more


It's about a guy who wins every fight without trying, just like Hellsing. Except there's actually some tension and clever writing.


One man punch is pretty good

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>donghua wtf is that

Cmon guys we are a LEFTIST board after all let's talk about chinese communist anime
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that's really well animated but aikido is such a gay martial art


What is it about that you identify as aikido?


the arm slaps and the throws


Seems more like Xing Yi Quan or Baguazhang to me. Does aikido even focus on pressure point shit?

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What are some anime that are better than the manga they're adapted from? Starting with an obvious one.

Why does it seem so uncommon?


I don't know if it's necessarily better, but let's say the 2011 Anime Adaption of Hunter X Hunter was more successful in pulling in new fans, than the Manga was


Utena and Ping Pong for sure. NHK is better than the manga but worse than the novel. Also Mob Psycho and Jujutsu Kaisen because the sakuga makes an otherwise boring story worth watching IMO
It depends. It's definitely far better once Togashi gets too lazy to draw, but they also rushed the first few arcs a tad too much


Dragon Ball Super
It just isn't the same without akira toriyama drawing.


That's like putting perfume on a pig.

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First episode of new Mamoru Oshii anime just dropped on YouTube:


You can watch the PV here:

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"Mitsugu" version of the opening was just posted a couple days ago. It looks like the rest of the show is gonna be dumped onto streaming sites this Sunday.


>no male main characters
>automatically means moeshit
look at this clown


I suppose it could be kind of like Gall Force. Doesn't seem like it though.


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Would this be funnier if I was Japanese? Because it's awful.

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What is your guys opinion on Vagabond and how can a deaf Man such as Kojiro be such a Gigachad
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I've had the torrent downloaded for maybe 2 years now for both of these manga, but I got caught up in berserk.
Which do I read first?


Whichever you like. Since this thread is about Vagabond, maybe you want to start with it


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When will Inoue decide to draw again? It's been over 5 years. I want to see the final battle between Musashi and Kojiro.


>duhh this manga in the MAL top 10 is actually very obscure and not for casuals
Real is far better.


Real is better in fact, but that doesn't make Vagabond bad. Imo Inoue doesn't even know to write bad manga

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Can he be considered the greatest Anime Director ever or does the Crown still go to Miyazaki?

If he is, what makes puts his work in a class of his own?
If he is not, why do you think he is overrated?
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Who makes an animated film about regular people doing regular things? Why not just make it live action?


> radlib



To show off your animating skillz


Some things can only be expressed through animation. Satoshi Kon is widely known for cutting his own films, and the cuts themselves are much shorter and thus convey more information than what is feasibly possible in live action film.


Not him, but i find that the themes of escapism and consumerism or whatever that permeate his work are treated in too straightforward and near-sighted a manner. It's probably the biggest reason why Perfect Blue has become a staple of the pretentious weeb canon, it's critical of it's own audience but more in a conservative way that's supposed to fill you with pure disgust rather than actually make you think about the distinction between the real and virtual or whatever. Tokyo Godfathers is good kino tho

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Hey! I just scanned and uploaded a collection of Genpei Akasegawa's left wing political cartoons from the 1970s. You can find it here:


It contains Concerned Theatre Japan's English translation of the special issue. Although I didn't realize it was already on mangadex:


More information about both Genpei Akasegawa's manga/illustration work as well as Concerned Theatre Japan:

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This is really cool, and good work posting those indeed.

>Japanese Left

Never sure what to make of the Japanese New Leftists. ThEy seem to embody both the worst and the best things of the New Left generation. Regardless, their history seems very interesting, so there should be more posted about that here, if it's not off topic to do so.

Wish I could help with the translating, but I can't. :-(


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You are most welcome! Again I hope scanlators will pick it up at some point; do please share it with other people.
Yeah, scholarship on Japanese Old/New Left movements are pretty scarce. Aside from Gavin Walker and Patricia G. Steinhoff, there are few contemporary English-speaking scholars who're actually talking about them. From a cursory glance, New Left schisms from the JCP seem very similar to the Trotskyist splinter sects from CPUSA just a few decades prior only much, much more violent. I'm sure a Paul Le Blanc type figure could write a multi-volume series on them alone. Gavin Walker actually has a new book that came out recently; it contains translations of essays on the "Japanese '68"—here's an epub.


What's that second picture supposed to mean?


I wish I could tell you.


Bumping for interest.

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I've had difficulty suspending my disbelief with Dr. Stone more and more lately, but this character is really stretching it close to the breaking point.
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Yeah that isn't Suika. This is a new character that just happened to get unpetrified independently of everyone else at almost the same time as everyone else and just happens to have a useful set of skills the team needs.


For me it's the incredible overload of characters to keep track of: the cast of Dr. Stone is practically a fashion show at this point.

Technology progression is also ridiculous at times in a way that really strains the reader's credulity. Apparently Senku is such a turbo genius he apparently knows an improved form of chemical vapor deposition for making diamonds, and the entire team is so gosh darn amazing at craftsmanship they can convert one form of complicated machinery to another while being chased.


The writer wasn't a hentai author, it's seems that was only the illustrator.


Then I have no idea why the fuck it's like this.


Elaborate on the hentai logic thing because it makes sense, but doesn't make sense at the same time.

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Is anyone else watching Gou?



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