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  1. 5 points
    ❤ ❤ ❤ ❤ ❤ ❤ ❤ ❤ ❤ ❤ ❤ ❤ ❤ ❤ ❤ ❤ ❤ ❤ ❤ ❤ ❤ ❤ ~ Happy Valentine's Day ~ @Mars Terra ❤ ❤ ❤ ❤ ❤ ❤ ❤ ❤ ❤ ❤ ❤ ❤ ❤ ❤ ❤ ❤ ❤ ❤ ❤ ❤ ❤ ❤ From Sleepy Wolfy San
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    Happy Valentine's Day!!!! Any obligatory pudding for me?
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    hey everybody! ~ I happen to have an extra crunchyroll guest pass laying around but nobody in mind to give it to, so I figured that someone around here could hopefully get some use out of it instead of letting it go to waste. (for those of you who don't know, a guest pass allows you to have 48 hours of premium access to crunchyroll) I know it's not much, but I wanted to give back to this super awesome community who have been nothing but kind and amazing. ~ \(^-^)/ so, to make this fair, leave a comment who your best girl/waifu is and i'll randomly choose someone tomorrow night to give it to! don't worry, your answers won't affect your chances of being chosen, just thought it would be fun (unless ur best girl is emilia, then u are wrong bc REM IS BEST GIRL. just kidding .. maybe)
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    Konnichiwa Minna-san! It's been a long time and since I'm back for the time being I recorded a song from K-On which is Fuwa fuwa Time! Hope you like it https://vocaroo.com/i/s1XDH3lX8aGu
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    My holidays are over and I'm back to full-time work. But I will endeavour to stay active and keep the anime topics active.
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    Feeling exultant and wonderful lately. Things seem at peace for me and I never felt like this in a very long time. Sending good and positive vibes to everyone~
  7. 4 points
    Just wanted to wish all my Otaku and Non-Otaku friends Here on AF a Happy Valentines Day! (Remember when you were in Elementary School and you got and gave those cheesy Valentine's, consider this my cheesy digital Valentine to you!) PS: It's a bit early but considering I mostly forget holiday's all the time, this one is right on schedule. Cheers! -Kuro
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    @SoullessMarshmallow I obviously don't know this guy personally, but myself and most guys that I've know/been friends with over the years aren't really that complicated. If you really enjoy being with this guy I'd backtrack (when you're ready) and just simply apologize about not saying the truth including how you felt/why you did it. Though with this telling him how you felt/feel play down how you may be feeling if the thought was 'I f***ing love you!' or 'I feel incomplete without you!' because this may intimidate him if he doesn't quite feel the same way. 'I had no idea what I was saying. But by the time I had said it I was too embarrassed to correct myself.' or something similar might help lead the conversation in the direction you need. Also, don't worry too much about what this guy might be thinking. I'm guessing you're in high school and honestly 95% of guys at that age are dipshits (excuse my French) And are just as stressed about talking with you as you are with talking with them. Don't stress about what he thinks about you, as long as you are being yourself, and things will most likely turn out for the better.
  10. 4 points
    Starting out my new workout routine this morning and so far the eatting healthy part is a success. Some days it will be hard I'll admit but I know I can push through it and keep being motivated to continue on to reach my goal, to live a healthy lifestyle. Do it for you and no one else. Other than that going do my best to watch some anime and Asain realted shows & movies more. Hope everyone is doing well and as always sending good and positive vibes your way~
  11. 4 points
    The embarrassment from dying so many times without killing anyone while playing LOL is unmatched
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    Glad to be apart of this forum. People on many parts of the internet are so quick to judge.
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    Lately, my lungs have been keeping me awake all night, but it's been easier knowing that my sister, INTJ, wakes up early in the mornings and she'll watch anime with me while she eats breakfast. Today she was able to watch five episodes of My Hero Academia season 2! I'm so happy that she finally saw Todoroki's origins. And of course, I cried again.
  14. 4 points
    Shirayuki obviously 😜 Red haired pharmacist. Need I say more? There are some runner ups, but she's my absolute favorite.
  15. 3 points
    Hey folks, new to the forums. I just wanted to share some of my pencil sketches to get some feedback. Hopefully, you guys will enjoy them. Cheers. Some older sketches from a few months back. I use to really love Naruto and Monster Rancher. I haven't watched either one of those in years. Just started this sketch this morning, before having to get ready for work. I will add to this piece at a later time, but till then I give you Soul from Soul Eater!
  16. 3 points
    The last 2 weeks have been very hectic. This coming week should be much better!
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    Years and years (and years) ago science fiction was viewed the same way. If you were interested in "science fiction" then it was assumed that you were mainly after the large-breasted women of Venus. Even Star Trek TOS was considered scandalous. My god.. just having Uhura on the bridge was bad enough, but when she and Kirk kissed on-screen that one time I thought people were really going to lose it. (It didn't help that the morality-play aspect of the show actively tried to push the envelope.. and not incidentally push peoples' buttons in so doing.) It really wasn't until "serious" movies like 2001: A Space Odyssey made a splash that people started to tolerate SF, and it wasn't until Star Wars that it became anything approaching mainstream. Why? I don't know. Part of it is that most people like staying in their comfort zones. Part of it is that the first thing that people usually hear about something is the extreme examples, and often those are negative. From there they generalize that the whole subject must be tainted and start to erect barriers. Very few people get to know the medium well enough to discover the good parts as well as the bad. Often other politics like nationalism or religion reinforce the barriers to understanding, appreciation, and enjoyment. People should keep an open mind and learn everything they can about a topic before deciding to blacklist it, but that all too often doesn't happen.
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    ~ Happy Valentine's Day ~ Have a fantastic day with your loved one or even if your single, just know you are loved no matter what and self love is important too. So stand tall and proud even if your not with someone people still care and love you, the ones who are friends and family. Sending good and positive vibes to everyone~ From Sleepy Wolfy San ❤ Chu~
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    So I read your post and seen as you suggested future diary cuz as you said it's very special i thought it might be good......I just finished the entire anime.....i feel empty inside Never has an anime built me up too such a bitter ending! I love you and hate you for what you've done!
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    Hello, everyone!! I was wondering if anybody wanted to be friends? This seems like a nice social group, so who's up to being friends? Have a nice day!
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    @Yona Hime OH GOD! Not the Dog! I haven't seen wolf rain, but if anything happens to that dog I would definitely die on the inside
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    I am older than the Internet, the Intel 8086 CPU, and Dungeons & Dragons. I had a boring childhood. (Thank god for books and science fiction.) I watched the Apollo 11 moon landing.. live. One of my earliest memories. I have two (slightly) webbed toes on my right foot. Yes, I am a good swimmer. On the internet nobody knows you're a frog. I've never owned a Windows computer. I really don't know how I managed that. Probably too distracted by other things. Commodore, old Apple - even a ][gs signed by The Woz himself, mac, linux. Yep. Been there, done all those. Bunch of handhelds too, some of which ran msdos or DOS-alikes like freedos. (Anyone remember the 100LX "palmtop"? Loved that thing.) But never Windows. Bother.. I can't think of anything else atm. Wait.. Yes! I have string in my pocket! No magic rings however. Probably for the best, all things considered.
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    Hi everyone, The old background image themes we had prior to moving to this platform have now been re-added. You can change your theme on the lower left corner of the page. The full list now includes: Anime Forums - Sci-Fi (now 5 images) Anime Forums - Sword Art Online (6 images) Anime Forums - Attack on Titan (2 images) Anime Forums - Hatsune Miku Anime Forums - Hyperdimension Neptunia (5 images) Anime Forums - Sailor Moon (2 images) Anime Forums - Black Butler Anime Forums - Fate Stay Night UBW Anime Forums - Puella Magi Madoka Magica (3 images) Anime Forums - Mobile Suit Gundam SEED Thanks to the background image chooser, many of the themes were consolidated into one. If the theme above has (x images) in brackets, then you can choose a backgruond image inside the theme by using the chooser on the top right corner. New background images were also added to some of the titles, including Sword Art Online, Attack on Titan and Puella Magi Madoka Magica. Examples of the background image chooser are below. Anime Forums - Sword Art Online: Anime Forums - Puella Magi Madoka Magica: Any issues, let me know below. Thanks!
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    @Mars Terra To a special friend who's been a light in my life recently and shown me kindness as well lets me be myself. I'm glad your in my life and know I will always have your back no matter what and also be there for you. Be well my friend~
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    Trying to be more active, again. < 3
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    Just a Quote I made.
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    I don't really like it when an anime has fanservice, so I don't watch ecchi, but I don't judge people who do. But it can really annoy me when an awesome female character, such as Lucy Heartfilia, is repeatedly used for fanservice. She is such a kickass character with a lot of depth and character development, yet she's often used as someone to ogle at.
  28. 3 points
    I finally realized how much better sub is than dub... I also feel like an idiot for not knowing this before.
  29. 3 points
    I haven't watched too much anime yet to make a fair stand, but in the few I've watched there were a couple of red haired characters, and out of all of them until now it's Chise Hatori. It appears she's really hard trying even when she shouldn't have a reason to, she's basically kept alive by others but she makes an effort as well.
  30. 2 points
    Feel free to ask Optic anything... ... I don't bite! Also don't report AF issues/feedback here, use the proper section for that.
  31. 2 points
    "Wanna play a game? Let's play a game."
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    I answered something similar to this question recently. It has a lot to do with how we as humans become invested and tend to start to feel a connection to characters in media, even if they are fictional. We start to feel as if we know them personally, we form a sort of bond or friendship with that character and feel as if they were a close friend. So, when something bad happens to them, we feel hurt from the same place we'd feel as if it had happened to somebody real (although yes we are obviously aware of this fact, but it happens nonetheless.) Yeah, I get pretty upset when something bad happens to a character I like, but I try to look at it as part of the story. It's a bit unlike reality where sometimes things just happen and are unpredictable and etc. In fiction, things happen for a narrative reason, even if just to motivate the main character to do something or move the plot in another direction. To me that makes this character who has been wronged important to the overall story, and therefore I can justify loving that character even more. Also, I tend to latch onto more than one character, so that helps keep my interest if something happens to one of them. I can even forgive Kim Harrison for killing off the most perfect couple (13/10 cry every time) in the Hollows series because if it didn't happen, there's no way we would have gotten the beautiful ending we did in that series. Alternatively, you can also turn to fan fiction / fan art. Either read one or even write one about an alternative direction where X event didn't happen. For example I know there is a BH6 story out there where Tadashi gets firey superpowers from the explosion at his lab rather than dying, and it's actually 10/10 fantastic. Don't underestimate fanworks. ; )
  33. 2 points
    Good day, I'd like to share an idea that might interest certain people, especially those familiar with Role Playing Games. The idea I have in mind is to have an RPG adventure with any Anime Forums members interested, and what kind of RPG adventure? I'll explain in detail: For those who don't know, Role Playing Games (aside from a videogame genre) are board games in which each player has control over one (sometimes more than one) character they made up and they follow a quest in a fantasy world (generally), it's just Dungeons & Dragons style but not necessarily in the world of Dungeons & Dragons, for example one RPG I've played with my friends is based in the Legend of Zelda universe, and it allows the Game Master (the one controlling NPCs and supervising everything that happens, basically the 'god' of the game) to invent crazy ideas and it's extremely fun for both the GM and the players who enter a fantasy world they've always dreamed of exploring. How would this work? It's quite simple, there shall be one Game Master who's responsible of narrating the story to the heroes, he's supposed to do so in an immersive way so the players feel more like they're living under the skin of their characters, the Game Master also decides what happens, or at least what triggers something to happen, basically setting a context and a meaning to the story. The players who play as their characters listen carefully to the GM's indications, trying not to miss little details about descriptions concerning NPCs they'll interact with, or environments they must go through. The characters can interact between them, if it's supposed to be in secret from other characters their players must tell the GM in private so he can create a separate group, this often leads to interesting situations, rivalries and friendships, sometimes romance. Characters in RPGs are often given stats on which their abilities depend, such as strength to rely on when attacking a foe, agility to dodge an attack or to move faster, social skills to facilitate interactions with NPCs... Many different stats can be made up depending on the Universe the RPG takes place in. A big detail which is important to note is that narration and conversation will take place in Audio Calls, since hearing voices makes it feel more realistic and it adds more to the experience. We may have exceptions with players who have a really bad ISP who would have problems with audio calls. How to participate? Just write a comment addressing that you want to join, then I'll start the development of the RPG. A common chat will be created to discuss and vote in which universe the RPG will take place in (Anime universes are also welcome of course, it would be quite interesting), then I'll follow by sharing a Google Drive folder in which every document we'll use will be avaiable, rules, character list, character journals (this one should be kept personal between the GM and the player) and others. The website which would suit best for dice rolling is called Roll20, so an account of that RPG tool is necessary (here's a link https://roll20.net/), and other than that it's not that difficult. Evidently it would be good to have a minimum of 3 different players aside from me as Game Master, otherwise it could get too boring, but not too many players is also recommended as I need to know well every character to know what could trouble them most (ʃƪ¬‿¬) . Anyways I think that sums up well my idea, I'm not going to explain too much without even knowing if anyone's interested at all, so I'll leave the idea here for now and wait until people come around. Note that this is a project on a large timescale, developing the RPG might take 1-2 months so don't expect to join the first and start playing next week. So, any questions you might have just put them down and I'll answer ASAP. Good evening.
  34. 2 points
    I'm pretty jubilant with my life right now and been improving quite a lot recently with the things I've been doing and accomplishing. I'm also so glad I have support from my dear loved ones as well. ❤ Life is marvelous I can finally say about myself, I've been through many trials and some hardships and I've overcame them and became stronger and even wiser from going through them. Things are really turning around from me and I'm so ecstatic about it. Hoping all the best for everyone else and sending everyone good and positive vibes your way~ すべての人に大いに愛し、強く肯定的なままでいます。
  35. 2 points
    That's a bit rude, no? Maybe you might not like the game, but Lildoop does. Why the disrespect?
  36. 2 points
    Sadly, that is a very common stereotype. I attended one anime panel that really focused in on debunking the "everyone into hentai" stereotype is, even going to the point of showing sales from the 80s and 90s of hentai versus the number of anime fans during the same timeframe. It was very interesting. I wish I still had the guy's information. I found my convention booklet for that year but it just has the name of the panel...no speaker info attached. Then, as said above, there's also the "cartoon" stereotype. That is especially embedded in the "just for kids" stereotype. It all really reminds me of the video gamer bad rap. I was told by a colleague once upon talking about video games that I couldn't be a fan. That was something just for guys....I MUST be making it up! Not to mention how childish and immature I must be for enjoying them! The horror that she had to work with such a child! No joke. Then she went on to say that only men of a young age (12-22 years old) play video games.... Yeah...I nearly fell on my face laughing. So, the next day I emailed her the most current report from the ESA (which at that time stated that 40% of gamers were women, and the average age if I remember correctly was somewhere around 35-40 years old LOL...I was actually younger than the average age!). Take that hater! The Most Recent ESA Statistics for those of you who are now wondering She hated me after that. Good thing I wasn't going to have to deal with her but for another month. She was the type of person who didn't like being wrong - and although she hated being wrong...she was terribly unprepared to perform her job...that's what happens when you go to a school that you pay to be given a degree (and yes, the place she graduated from is quite famous for that in my industry, no one takes their grads seriously). Anyways, I really wish that the anime industry had a version of the ESA. Truthfully, Japan does have an industry report. I believe it's from the Association of Japanese Animation....but it doesn't have the nitty gritty viewership details that ESA has for its own report (maybe they just didn't include it in the English summaries...). Sure it has how many people viewed or streamed something, but nothing like their ages and genders. I honestly wonder if that is why there is so much ecchi and harems. Do they really not have the viewership data to guide them in making a better anime? Do they really think that they are mostly serving young horny males (a common EA Games mistake...even with gamership data to contradict it)? Anyways....Click Here to Access the English Version of the AJA's Industry Reports. I would love to ask one of the producers or directors at a convention some day if they actually have the right statistics. It would be interesting to see if they even know themselves. I've done some digging and haven't been able to show much for it sadly.
  37. 2 points
    Happy Valentine's Day, minna-san! Hope you enjoy it with your special one. If not, here are some chocolates from me!
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    Happy Valentines Day to every couple around, may your love be everlasting and your bonds strengthen everyday (-‿◦) I'll return to my corner and continue watching the Ancient Magus' Bride as a compensation (*^∀゚)ъ
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    Hi! I'm Nora, 15 years old and I watch anime sometimes. I've watched Attack on Titan, Clannad, Yuri on Ice, Lucky Star, Recovery of An MMO Junkie and I plan to watch Noragami sometime in the future. I don't watch just anime, though, if you wanna know other things I watch that aren't Japanese you could probably message me since it's kinda off topic. Anyway, nice to meet you all! (^.^)
  40. 2 points
    Definitely Nao Tomori from Charlotte
  41. 2 points
    Hello @JalStar Due to apparent spam messages (e.g. advertising posts), the leadership of AF decided to take countermeasures. I would advise you to read our forum guidelines about advertising, here. Thanks for your understanding. As for the part of being new, would you like to introduce yourself to the community? I would like to welcome you anyway, ask away in case you got any other questions.
  42. 2 points
    I'm watching Black Bullet.
  43. 2 points
    I love Neko anime girls
  44. 2 points
    Looking at getting the AF Shop/Points/Badges re-implemented.
  45. 2 points
    It's there. Usually I find it mildly cringeworthy. Occasionally it achieves amusing or annoying status. Most animes could easily do without it. Very rarely does it add anything significant to a story. When I do come across it I generally just ignore it. I tend to not care for the types of animes that are the worst offenders anyway (harem/romance).
  46. 2 points
    It probably just depends on the genre or the demographic. If it's something aimed at an older audience, I guess I could see the fanservice playing into that. Something like an adventure show aimed at like a bunch of ten-year-old kids, I don't want to see it. Then again, it depends on how it's done if I can tolerate it or not. For me, personally, though, unless it's blatantly obvious, I don't really notice it much.
  47. 2 points
    What is your age group? Adult What is your preferred genre of anime? Changes every year. I swing between space opera, paranormal, and romance from year to year. Male or female? Female - I think if you went to an anime convention you'd be surprised at how even the genders are in numbers. Do you think anime is for kids? Wow, what a close-ended question. I'll just give you an open ended answer anyways. Anime is a massive industry. Consider it like American Hollywood. You have movies with various ratings (G, PG, PG13, NC17, R). Obviously the G and PG movies are made either directed at a very young and sheltered population or made to be enjoyed in the company of such a population. PG13 might be less sheltered, typically directed at teens and adults and so forth. An R rating obviously adults only. Anime is like that, except without the rating system. There are anime made for kids, made for teens, made for adults made for all. Ponyo to me is aimed at younger children. Princess Mononoke is aimed more at your adult and teen populations. Hentai is definitely aimed at adults. There are many anime as diverse as the stars in the sky. Someone up above said Anime is for all. I agree with that. Anime is for all and can offer every age something to enjoy.
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    1. I'm multi racial and I'm 7 nationalities combined. Over the years people judged me for how I look, some really liked how looked and thought I was interesting. Then a few others didn't.. Those who didn't made fun of me for it and called me pretty bad names or was racist to me.. It did hurt I wont lie but gotten over it now and I don't really care what people say to me about how I look. But.. sometimes my self esteem is low since people still stare at me but learning to live with it and just forget them and not let it bother me. I am who I am and love myself since I'm so many things, that makes me unique. 2. I have chronic nightmares all the time due to my past mostly and just my strong imagination I have so I'm really creative I think, always have been. The nightmares got worse after high school for me. I want to really write my dreams down ( therapist and family said I should to help me sorta like a therapeutic thing ) to maybe make stories into them or clear my head so I stop thinking about them, since they bother me during the day, sometimes. The ones about other stuff though monsters and so on.. But I haven't yet and sorta scared if I do since people could think its too morbid or something and terrifying that it came from my mind. Heck I could be like the next Steven King, doubt it though.. 3. I'm VERY protective of my family and close friends. I'm not a violent person but I'll do whats necessary to look out for them and protect them. Sorta like a wolf would do for its pack. 4. I'm REALLY fascinated with wolves and Lycanthropes ( werewolves ) a lot. I'm really not sure how I came so fascinated and interested by them, just one day began to like them. I have dreams about them a lot if I am a wolf or just a girl who runs with them. I love all the lore of Lycanthropes really and I also re searching stuff about wolves all the time. There just magnificent beautiful creatures, mysterious, and also misunderstood since people sometimes fear them. It's also sad that there becoming more extinct now, I think I read up on. I think my spirit animal is a wolf really to be honest as well, I know it sounds weird and some of you don't believe in that kind of stuff but I do since I really do have a lot of dreams about them, and in some ways feel contented. That's why you see around my profile on here I call my self a she-wolf since I'm into them, heh. 5. I have a learning disability ( this is sorta hard to admit still even know ) and always had since pre school and finding it out more in kindergarten. They thought It was odd I didn't' get things right away in school like all the other children my age so they did tests on me and found out I had it. I felt bad about it for a long time and felt like I was stupid. I'm NOT at all I'm just a little slower than normal people. It takes me a bit to get or understand stuff at times but I'm still I'm a VERY hard worker and give my best all the time. I never tell a lot of people online or in person this since I'm not sure what they will say.. But true I shouldn't care really what others think, but still.. sometimes is hard for me. Math I suck at the most and sometimes reading with my dyslexia. For reading I'm getting better though math...eh not so much but trying more on my own to learn it. Other than that I'm still smart and wicked good at art and writing related stuff the most. So yeah now you know anyone who reads this on the forum.
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