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2007: The Fox News reportage on 4chan (hackers on steroids), Rickrolling being conceived as a meme and Gurren Lagann, Lucky Star, Clannad, Kaiji, Kodomo no Jikan, Baccano, Minami-ke, Sayonara Zetsubou Sensei, Moetan, Potemayo, School Days, Bokurano, Claymore, Nodame Cantabile, Darker than Black, Gundam 00, Devil May Cry, Denno Coil, Mononoke, 5cm per second, Kara no Kyoukai, Eva 1.0 and Hidamari Sketch airing. Gurren Lagann was huge on /b/ at the time with the ROW ROW FIGHT THE POWER memes and stuff. Katawa Shoujo was also apparently conceived as an idea on /a/ in this year. This is when I started using imageboards. I can't go back further than this.

2008: The channology crap, the creation of /jp/ as the sewed off conjoined twin of /a/, GEASS SUNDAYS, Spice and Wolf, Rosario + Vampire, To Love Ru, Kannagi, Toradora, Chi's Sweet Home, Strike Witches, Hyakko, Soul Eater, Jigoku Shoujo, Chaos;Head, Ga-Rei-Zero, xxxHOLiC, Detroit Metal City, Kissxsis, Macross Frontier, Gurren Lagann movie and Index airing. This is when I first started using /a/.

2009: The Boxxy shit on /b/, Bakemonogatari, Umineko, Railgun, Redline, K-ON, Saki, Sengoku Basara, Kimi ni Todoke, Maria Holic, Sora no Otoshimono, Seiken no Blacksmith (the infamous katana gif), Kämpfer, Nyan Koi, Tokyo Magnitude 8.0, Fairy Tail, FMAB, Hetalia, Redline, Gurren Lagann movie, KnK 7, Eva 2.0 and Haruhi S2 airing. Also the Lanced Jack/Taiga mass shitposting on /a/ and /v/ which culminated in moot changing everyone's names to Lanced Jack and Taiga on /a/ and leaking Lanced Jack's tripcode. Very chaotic year.

2010: Nothing special happens that I can recall. Oreimo, Amagami SS, Angel Beats, Durara, Soremachi, Nyaruko, Arawaka, Seitokai Yakuindomo, Panty & Stocking, Ika Musume, Shiru Sekai, Sora no Woto, Bakuman, Tatami Galaxy, Katanagatari, Heroman, Shiki, Yosuga no Sora, Kiss×sis, Highschool of the Dead, Mitsudomoe, Heartcatch Precure, Milky Holmes, Eden of the East and Haruhi movie airs. Boring year.

2011: Madoka, Yuru Yuri, Nichijou, Usagi Drop, Steins;Gate, Fate/Zero, Carnival Phantasm, Deadman Wonderland, Mirai Nikki, Kaiji S2, Denpa Onna, Hanasaku Iroha, Hyouge Mono, Chihayafuru, Gosick, Guilty Crown, Penguindrum, Haganai, [email protected], Anohana, Kore wa Zombie, Dog Days, Majikoi, Fate UBW movie and Infinite Stratos airing and Watamote becoming popular on /a/ and /v/, perhaps resulting in the anime adaptation later. Also, galo sengen, fukkireta, constanza.jpgPost too long. Click here to view the full text.
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Listing some more shows that I forgot:
2009: Phantom: Requiem for the Phantom

2010:Demon King Daimao, Rainbow, Hanamaru Kindergarten

2011: Astarotte no Omocha, Mayo Chiki, Ro-Kyu-Bu

2012: Tonari no Kaibutsu-kun, Tasogare Otome x Amnesia, Ano Natsu de Matteru, Inu x Boku SS, Binbougami ga, Aikatsu

2013: Aku no Hana, Hataraku Maou-sama, Yama no Susume, Mondaiji-tachi, Gatchaman Crowds

2014: Kimi no Uso, Mahouka, Zankyou no Terror, Parasyte, Noragami, Inou-Battle, Mikakunin, Mekakucity Actors, Sekai Seifuku, D-Frag, Witch Craft Works, WIXOSS, Trinity Seven, Hanayamata, Shingeki no Bahamut, Pripara, Psycho-Pass 2, Mushishi S2

2015: Shirayuki-hime, Osomatsu, Koufuku Graffiti, Yurikuma Arashi, DBS, Somera-chan (homosexuality isn't right)

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>Aku no Hana


Thought I put Aldnoah.Zero (2014) before but it apparently isn't there. Also, Black Rock Shooter (2012), Uchuu Kyodai/Space Brothers (2012, confused me because it aired for two whole years straight) Gargantia (2013) and Kakuchou Shoujo-kei Trinary (2017). The last one isn't really relevant, only the "PaPa TuTu WaWa" song from it.


Gatchaman Crowds was 2014? Dang.


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2013. And then S2 aired in 2015. Also, thought I included Junketsu no Maria for 2015 but it isn't there.

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Seeing the display of magical power recently in this anime has me wondering how the topic of magic itself will be addressed as Myne ages and learns to wield it more efficiently. The anime thus far has gone to great lengths to avoid becoming a magic battle shounen so I don't see it becoming the norm, but it most certainly has to be addressed given how powerful of a tool it has proven to be. However, I think that as long as it doesn't lose sight of making slow progress towards mass literacy and somewhat modern printing I'll enjoy the ride it takes me along, since the strength of the characters still has yet to waiver.

Those are my thoughts on Honzuki so far, what does kissu think? Are you guys enjoying it?
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I'm worried that Myne will be forced to disappear into adoption sooner rather than later with the recent noble aggression towards her. It seems like it's getting harder and harder to protect her family while at the same time drawing ire for her outstanding achievements. If that happens I'll really miss Tuuli.

She just needs to try harder, it's really easy.


Watched the most recent episodes and I think you're right... Also, given the lyrics of the ED, it would make sense if it actually happens this season.


>The ink mafia thing made sense and maybe it's even historical.
There was always the Chinese and silk among other cases I'm sure.


the ink mafia was pretty short lived


The Ink Mafia are small frys when Myne can push people to the brink of death just by being angry.

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Are you capable of enjoying the silence?
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I kind of hate pure silence, but white noise from water running or a fan is really good. I'm not a swimmer, but it'd be great to live near a coast with crashing waves because the sound is so relaxing. Waterfalls or streams can also be really good. I even had a little water trickling fountain in my room for a while, but cat broke it. Hmm, maybe I should get another one...


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Over vacation a few times, my family would go and stay at a small cabin on a lake. There was always that sort of wave crashing noise in the background. Maybe it was just because the little cabins were built in the 40s/50s, but it would always sound pretty scary when it was stomry out, with the lake getting a bit violent and crashing loudly while wind and rain assaulted the building from all sides.

>had a little water trickling fountain in my room for a while, but cat broke it.
Probably not what you're talking about, but I have one for my cat. It's kind of annoying because there's a lot of pump noise at times.


I really don't want to hear my own heartbeat, it's upsetting.


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It was something like this, but shorter and with a lot more rocks.
It also reminded me that we have hard water around here, because at first it coated everything in the room with a layer of mineral dust that was annoying to clean. I needed to buy distilled water at the store for it, which was quite annoying


Agreed. Bodily sounds are pretty disturbing.

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How do you heal yourself from paranoia caused by consumption of scary media?
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Easy, watch some healing CGDCT anime, or something funny. Laughter is a good antidote for fear and anxiety.


time heals all wounds


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Just watch some other scary media until you're more paranoid of something else.


NTR. the sick feeling you get from a good story will distract you from your fear


a good glass of pilk before going to bed

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If people are perfectly capable of restoring footage like https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gu9HhYv0C7E to 4k becuase it was shot on film, and tons of old movie have seen amazing remasters because of this, why is it that anime seems to be sorely lacking? There's certainly a good portion of older anime that was certainly recorded on film, and yet their BD releases see only crappy upscales of whatever they aired on TV with. It's a real disappointment to see this occur and feels only like sheer laziness to not make a proper remaster, why does Japan do this so often?
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maybe because they didn't think it was that important?

we're talking about seasonal anime from like over twenty years ago here, things get lost/destroyed and companies go bankrupt, low budget shows weren't even transferred to film the usual way by using a camera to photograph the animation cels and used some other cost-saving process which i forgot the specifics of but i think it adversely affected the ability for the material to be remastered later on


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A shame, it'd be nice if they kept the original film for at least archival purposes. You'd think for how long the Japanese hold onto other tech that they'd hold onto the film as well. Although guess I'll need to look into whatever that other method was.


Japanese are notoriously bad at archiving stuff. I think it's some kind of cultural thing.


it probably has something to do with earthquakes


Or the humidity.

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Do you like it when anime has references to other works in it? I like it when it's a relatively obvious like this and: >>>/jp/34173 but not if it's about some Japanese book/novel I'm never going to read in my life.
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Oh, cool. I never would have guessed a 90s French film as a reference.

Spoilers are for spoiling, dummy!


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Leon isn't exactly obscure; it has been referenced in other anime. I can't remember exactly which ones, though.



Hah! That's great.


shouldve kept that scene in the movie quite frankly
wouldve made it flippin legendary

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Dance Dance Danseur and Paripi Koumei are spreading awareness of a style of bullying that isn't as blatant as defacing your desk, beating you up, or spreading vicious rumors. It's badly and loudly pretending to be friendly, which implies the victim is socially inept and the bullies aren't doing anything wrong. Even though I view incorporating bullying as a cheap way of playing with the viewer's emotions and developing characters, I'm willing to put up with this new type of bullying in anime because it hasn't entered mainstream awareness yet and needs to.
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I don't! Shut up!


Is this really a new form of bullying? Feel like I've seen it around for a long while, just it was never really targeted like it is now. And it's certainly not just localized to a few anime I've seen it all around.


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Women seem to be fond of this tactic. I think my grandmother tries to do something like it to my mom.


I read the whole thread twice and I have no idea whatsoever what's it about.


When a bunch of intimidating people crowd around you and ask for you to buy something for them

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Going to dump the new Fujimoto Oneshot if anyone is interested in reading it here. I was apprehensive of doing it at first because the person who dumped DDDDD had to delete it later to free up server space, but it shouldn't be a problem in this case as the whole thing is only 35mb long.
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Pretty good. I wish I didn't struggle so much to start something new, the first 80 or so pages were just hard to get through. Not because of any failing in the story, it's just a feeling I have to trudge through when I start something new. Maybe it's my brain resisting a plunge outside reality.
Anyway, nice story. I really like her eyes. I forgot what their real world equivalent was called. Slavic or Baltic or something? Something around there...
I really like the artist's style overall, both visually and thematically so this makes me look forward to Chainsaw Man.



Usually for me I get the opposite feeling when reading something new. I step a bit into something interesting and can't stop reading until I'm done. As such VNs and long manga become time blackholes that I emerge out of without realizing how much time has passed.


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In my opinion, it's much easier to read a manga or VN for several hours than watch anime for the same amount of time. I could not watch movies for 9 hours straight like the characters in this Oneshot, but I'm pretty sure I have read manga/VN for that long before.


I really liked the movie-way of storytelling this oneshot had. It fit with the theme of it extremely well and it won't at all surprise me if, given Chainsaw Man is a hit, it gets a movie adaptation of its own. The bittersweet ending complimenting both Eri's and Yuta's more unique fascinations was what really got me I think and made this oneshot a really nice treat.


You know, I like Chainsaw Man and Fire Punch as much as the next guy, but between last year's Look Back and now this, there is little doubt in my mind that Fujimoto is at his absolute best when working within the long-ish one-shot format.

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i've seen dedicated drawthreads and writethreads here, but never once saw a music creation thread. considering you can post sound files here i wonder why it happens, because i did see several posters here said they made music. is it because many consider the stuffs they make have no merit to be posted? or because many have some musician profiles that they want no connection to this place...?
anyway, post some musics you made!
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It would need better build ups for that I think - if only I didn't lose the project files I could work on it more ah well..I honestly don't know what that song would fit for.
I find myself now doing whatever this weird horror stuff that this is, I lack focus...


Dang, maybe this would be a good opportunity to switch away from my dinky little Anvil Studio.


I'd also recommend cakewalk(its free) its midi support is really good and can even do sysex shit which is neat but you may have todo tinkering to figure out what everything does



it sounds very classic Sonic the Hedgehog stage to me and I mean that in the best of ways.
I like it.

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Apparently EA is switching over to using Unreal 5 as its main engine, and my question is, is it really that good? What makes this one so special that everyone seems to love it?
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>high performance over usability
Like, game-usability? Or do you mean Unity has a leg up on it by being easier to create with.

So they can customize it to their liking to be like their older engine without needing to pay to maintain it? Is that the way it works, or is there more to it that would make UE5 a better pick than the engine they'd currently be using. Because I know I've seen a lot of graphics demos with it that since I don't really understand how engines work, I don't really know if that just means the default graphics are good or if it's something like no matter the modifications you'd never get something made on say Unity to have as good graphics as something made on UE5?


While that doesn't sound too consumer friendly it does seem like a better thing for those coming out of college for game-dev since they'd most likely be learning it there


> Unity has a leg up on it by being easier to create with

>So they can customize it to their liking to be like their older engine without needing to pay to maintain it
No, they still need to redesign the UI or add features to it, but they don't have to worry about the core of the game having as many issues(requiring the money to resolve said issues) by letting UE's team take care of it. Negative is that everyone shares the same security exploits if discovered.
> I've seen a lot of graphics demos with it that since I don't really understand how engines work
Those are made for people who don't know how graphics programming works. Nothing is engine specific. Though UE's toolkit to designing HD graphics is one of the best. On game engines you just need to adjust sliders to get differing levels of graphical effects, but if something doesn't exist then the team working on EA's UE fork just has to program in those sliders


Does this mean the game devs won't need to crunch as hard now?


No, the increased ease of use will actually mean that companies will expect increased productivity and thus will impose the same crunch regimes like usual, because why wouldn't they? These struggling multi-million companies need to get out by the holiday season, or who know what could happen to their stock prices when they have to announce a year delay due to the slow sales that they would otherwise face if released sometime other than the holiday season?

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How often do you use phones? Do you post on imageboards using them?

I use mine so little that I lose the number most of the time. I find it very annoying to type on them too. It's something I'm not very used to yet.
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she ate kissu before it could get any larger


When I'm away from home or laying in bed, I use my phone for just about everything I would normally be doing on my PC. Firefox with addons like uBlock Origin and Search by Image make life a lot more bearable on mobile. Still annoying when sites disrespect the "Desktop Mode" slider, however; there's a lot of websites that have a crappy mobile interface that hides things that are normally viewable on desktop.


At this rate it's only a matter of time before we become the next internet hate machine of terrorists and hackers on steroids.


going to tell everybody i know to post here on their phones


ok done

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I hope the James Webb telescope breaks when they try to launch it, I don't care about the beginning of the universe and it would be funny to see how mad those nerds would get.
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Oh wait, this is the same as >>84764


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>With the fine phasing stage of the telescope’s alignment complete, the team has now fully aligned Webb’s primary imager, the Near-Infrared Camera, to the observatory’s mirrors.


Pretty. Do they have anything else that needs alignment or is this all?


There's a bunch more to do.
>Over the next six weeks, the team will proceed through the remaining alignment steps before final science instrument preparations. The team will further align the telescope to include the Near-Infrared Spectrograph, Mid-Infrared Instrument, and Near InfraRed Imager and Slitless Spectrograph. In this phase of the process, an algorithm will evaluate the performance of each instrument and then calculate the final corrections needed to achieve a well-aligned telescope across all science instruments. Following this, Webb’s final alignment step will begin, and the team will adjust any small, residual positioning errors in the mirror segments.


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I think it's done? Or maybe it still has some minor adjustments to do.

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Comedy is going to become uncool in the future. People will want super serious works and jokes will be seen as childish and stupid. Norms need to laugh now while it's still socially acceptable.
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Comedy is subjective... I just don't find Kaguya really that funny at all...


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I don't like Kaguya either. It looks good, but that's about it.
Cromartie High School and Kill Me Baby on the other hand... Now THAT'S comedy. Funniest japanimations out there!


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I'm glad you agree. Just the mere mention of those series is enough to make one chuckle.


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Comedy is for DWEEBS

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Drinking to ring in the new month! It's still early enough for that probably I think
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That's a butthole and you're gay!!


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It is Friday nite


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i am incredibly drunk, just got back from a concert, headbanged my mind out to some dad rock.

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There are people in a NEET phase or in a hikki phase but have you ever gone through an extended phase of being offline, possibly while staying at home? Tell me about your experiences.
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No. I'd rather die than live without internet. I've grown too dependent on it. I stayed without internet for two weeks before and it was the worst thing that has ever happened to me.


What's so good about the internet


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It lets you talk to other people so you don't go crazy. And no, leaving my room isn't an option.


I honestly think I would've killed myself by now if I didn't have the internet growing up.


I've had my computer die for a couple months before I could afford new parts to get it running again. It was rough, but I thankfully could borrow my brother's laptop at the time to transfer over ROMs onto my handhelds so it was basically just lots and lots of video games for a while.
It was really hard to start posting again, though, and it's definitely something I should try to avoid happening again since I think it takes me a while to get used to having conversations again.

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