Holy shit! I've been avoiding /a/ for 5 years already, and when I came back there's a fucking DESU Thread! THANK YOU DESU CHAN!!
Turns out Jinbe is more useful that Zoro and Sanji combined.
New chapter of our favourite monthly has just been released
Is she Hanakana's best role to date?
Post cute and innocent bat in this thread.
What do you think about Flame of Recca? Have you seen it? Have you read it?
Story apart do you actually enjoy the manga's art style?
>YEE YEE YEE YEE YEE YE YE YE YEYEYEEYEE NOW LISTEN YO!
>super hot tit cow introduced early on
>constantly cucks MC and
killed off early
>the greatest waifu of our time Reika comes in later
>will never be properly animated and is
killed off screen
Is there a bigger asshole on this planet than Hiroya Oku?
So who did she bake cookies for the first time?
It's almost 4 AM but I'm still wide awake.
Who is the most thoroughly depressed anime character?
Besides the guy from Sayonara Zetsubō Sensei
pic related is me
7/10, it's cheerful and fun, not the greatest story of all time.
Manga is an easy 9/10
Anime is a 5 though. rearranging Kobayashi's subtle story arc so the whole thing feels like a plateau where nothing happens.
But you know, it's necessary to get the entire cast in as fast as possible, so that entire cast can spend the rest of the series buying food and sleeping.
They got 4 extra points for the intro being good.
So we are all very familiar with casual filter anime and manga that allow us to know who functions at a lowest common denominator of baseline taste. With the proliferation of anime and to a far lesser extent, manga, these have deteriorated as filters and are no longer very useful for finding people with enough taste and sense to discuss /a/ topics with.
This is truer every day on /a/, where you can expect to easily find people watching the current anime season (nothing inherently wrong with this but often demonstrates sheep-like tendencies and lack of taste), or people who have only just graduated from baby's first anime and assume that their love of Mushishi, Oreimo or Fate makes them well-read or watched.
With the proviso that I have nothing personally against these people, I suggest that it trying to discuss other types of anime or manga can lead to conversational dead ends with these folks. Therefore, I find it prudent to establish a shorthand for knowing who's up on the more patrician tastes behind the curtain.
What are patrician filters, my friends? I find that while not every historical manga is good, the many that are, are largely ignored. Pictured here is Ad Astra - Scipio to Hannibal, an excellent historical manga. You will be hard pressed to find regular threads about people following Cesare or Historie's scanlations.
What are some other filters that you know of?
>So we are all very familiar with casual filter
No. It's a relatively recent idea that I suspect was imported from another board, and while I theoretically understand what you mean by it, I refuse to make myself familiar with the concept. It's stupid and unhelpful.
Relatively recent, you mean? The concept has been around for years and it is fairly useful for time management when it comes to quality discussion. The idea that it's some sort of crossboarder import is fairly silly, anon.
>The concept has been around for years
No, it has not. But I wouldn't expect a newfag to know such things.
By the way, /a/ has always been primarily about currently airing shows. If anything, that focus has been lost in recent years. Lurk more.