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What's the best shounen ever made?

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What's the best shounen ever made?
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>>134901499
Nah Dragon Ball is
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>>134901499
Boku no Pico
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I personally like one piece more.
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>>134902919
>and 800 episodes later... Still nothing!
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>>134901499
>yet another thread about battle shounen started by a retarded calling it 'shounen'
Stupid enough as it is, but now the thread is going to be full of idiots consciously ignoring what you intended so they can act superior about their favourite being Yotsubato or Ippo or some other non battle shounen series.
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>>134902965
It's about the fun adventure mixed with the hype scenes more than the destination.
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>>134902507
Kuuko please. Go back to heaven.
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>>134903598
If there was a definitive list of the top 3 shounen I can assure you One Piece would not be one of them.
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>>134904705
>definitive list
There wouldn't be one period because taste is subjective. If you were even able to somehow add objectivity in any way, One Piece wins in sales and popularity.
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>implying all shonen isnt shit
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>>134901499
First series of Naruto
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Objectively? Fucking Dragon Ball.

Back when I was an edgy teen, I watched the entirety of Bleach, half of Naruto before dropping it, a large amount of One Piece and all of Fairy Tail, and all of them were either 7/10, or just underwhelming.

The last one I watched, Dragon Ball Z (Kai) is one of the only shonen to make me genuinely excited for the next episode. Bleach had it's moments, but Toriyama knows how to tell a great story. The Androids saga is probably some of the best anime storytelling I've ever seen, and the comedy, while toned down later on, still works from time to time. It isn't forced down your throat like most modern shonen. I don't care about the constant power ups, it's the way the story is told, the way these power ups take their toll on each of the characters, and the way it gradually gets more and more difficult to pull a power up out of their ass that makes the story so good. Toriyama may be a senile old biddy, but from having read the entire manga recently, I can assure you it is NOT overrated in any sense.
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Yu Yu Hakusho

Dragon Ball was good before it turned into big burly men screaming as they molested each other for 20 minutes every episode.
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>>134907013
>>134907533
>Yu Yu Hakusho
Overrated shit.
>20 minutes every episode.
>Animefag
Explains your shit taste.
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>>134907591
You sound upset.
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>>134907661
A little yes, why do people like Yu Yu Hakusho so much? It sucks.
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>>134907591
It's the same thing in the manga
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>>134901499

Dragon Ball is the best shonen cancer ever made.
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>>134907691
People have different tastes and opinions.

Yu Yu Hakusho is really great. Might not be the best shounen but it's very good.
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>>134907701
Confirmed for not reading the manga. The pacing is fast as hell unlike the anime.
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>>134901499
You might as well ask what's the best cancer we ever saw.
I was going with STD but then i remembered that none of us ever was in a position to catch any.
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>>134907899
>STDs
>cancer
Anon, are you fucking stupid?
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>>134908246
>I was going with STD but
Learn to read, spic.
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Yu Yu hakusho
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Why are Americans such plebs?
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>>134908436
>watching Homolust: the anime
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>>134901499
Nekketsu?
Hikaru No Go.
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>>134901499
YYH and HxH get my vote. Togashi knows what he's doing.
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>>134908457

chinga tu madre
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Naruto up to Pain arc if we can pick and choose

YYH for entirety otherwise
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>>134906423
Is this pasta? Smells like it and a lot of bait.
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World Trigger is pretty good if you can read past chapter 20. Anime is cancer
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>>134901499
Over time I dropped pretty much everything. Naruto, Bleach, Hunter x Hunter and most of the newer stuff could newer hook me. They only shounen that still entertains me is One Piece.
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>>134901499
Naruto
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>>134901499
One Piece, not a single doubt. After reading it every other shounen just felt boring to me. It is incredible how addicting this manga is.
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>>134908489
Changes your Mother?

Not sure what you mean by that, friend.
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>>134901499

FMA

One Piece is shit btw
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>>134901499
Magi
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>>134901499
Ashita no Joe
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Is it really even a question?
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>>134908834
FMA has no shounen spirit. I mean, it's great, but it's not that kind of show that makes a boy of 12, 13, 14 years old punch the air and imagine himself like one of the characters.
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>>134901499
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>>134901499
>using shonen to describe a genre
>>>/reddit/
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>>134907533
>Dragon Ball was good before it turned into big burly men screaming as they molested each other for 20 minutes every episode.

That was exactly what was good about it you goddamn cockgobbler, Super is shit due to the lack of that.

JoJo suffered the same fate, when it stopped being buff men posing in a manly way at eachother like in part 1 and 2, it became shit.
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>>134908246
Also some cancers can be STD, the viral ones
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Dragon Ball.
I'd like to give special mention to Hikaru no Go. Bakuman too.

>>134907533
>am I fitting in yet?

>>134908436
I loved it but it's probably the gayest cartoon which aired here.

>>134906423
Kai is shit compared to DBZ.
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>>134910231
>cancer
>viral
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shounen blows, only children, newfags, and south americans like it.
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>>134901499
None, because shounen.
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>>134908834
This FMA is the only one with solid writing and an actual ending that isn't shit. Every other one goes full retard or never ever ends.
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>>134910464
>bakuman
You're cute
Also retarded
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>>134910919
Fuck you, Bakuman was great.
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>>134901499
Hunter x Hunter/YYH.
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>>134901499
This, Rokudenashi Blues, or Hokuto no Ken.
>>134902985
Yotsubato isn't a shounen.
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Dragonball, given how influential all of its tropes were, and how the manga still holds up today (assuming you can read Nip!!!)
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>>134910738
>FMA
>good
The first anime adaptation was good thanks to the liberties it took but the manga (and Brotherhood) were uber shit. How can you like a manga were the "heroes" do nothing but lose and run away all the time?
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>>134910738

Exactly.

Even YYH went to shit with the Three Kings arc. Or arguably Sensui.
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We all know the answer
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Let's be real here, it's this series
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>>134911380
I always see webms that make this shit look awesome but I can just never get into the comic and the length turns me off a bit.
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>>134911493
>reading it

LITERALLY WHY!!?

Just watch the 99 anime and be done with it.
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>>134911335
>tfw the only person who liked YYH better after the dark tournament arc
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>>134911528
this guy got it half right
watch the 2011 its superior in everyone to anyone with sense
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BLEACH up until Saving Rukia arc concludes is up there. The series has been in the shitter for so long that people forget how great that arc is.
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>>134911493
>comic
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>>134911565
>2011
>Better then 1999

Fuck of new faggot.
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>>134911615
Just like anime aren't cartoons, right?
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>>134901499
You posted it, friend. DBZ forever.
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>>134909892
Unfortunately I'm not a prancing la-la homo man so I can't enjoy that shit.
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>>134901499
>What's the best shounen ever made?
Whichever one you liked the most between the ages of 10 and 14.
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>>134909892
>when it stopped being buff men posing in a manly way at eachother like in part 1 and 2
Absurd posses and reactions never stopped being an aspect of the series. You're just blueballed because watching HnK characters strike cat posses did more for then gucci models doing it.
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>>134907591
>DBZ
>not the very definition of "overrated shit"

One day you'll grow up and remove the nostalgia goggles, anon.
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>>134901499
Saint Seiya.
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>>134911860
>DBZ
Yeah fuck off animefag.
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>>134901499
One Piece and FMA.
It's funny how the former has passed Dragon Ball after just a few years in publication.
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Nisekoi
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>>134911881
I always thought saint seiya was a girls show as a kid and never watched it

is it not as gay as it looks? it looks like
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>>134911860
DBZ is the best shounen, dipshit. Objectively.
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>>134911930
>One Piece
>Passed Dragon Ball

Is this bait?
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>>134911930
it's a shame one pieces anime is so goddamn shit otherwise one piece would be way more popular outside of japan
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Negima
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>>134910464

>Kai is shit compared to DBZ

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L7fASqHz_eE

You're a fucking imbecile
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Sailor Moon, obviously
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>>134912040
>Dub

No anon, you are the retard.
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>>134911565
>watch the 2011 its superior in everyone to anyone with sense
Besides the taste one.
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>>134911927
>>134911944
Or not, I guess. Whatever, if you desperately want to let childhood nostalgia cloud your judgement that's your own business.

>>134911961
One Piece at least surpassed Dragon Ball in sales.
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>>134911082
Yotsuba is shounen you retarded newfag
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>>134912153

>Kai is literally Z with improved visuals, and without the shit filler

Nah, I'm really not the retard here.
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>>134911941
It's a hot blooded battle manga with fabulous characters.

It gets pretty absurd but all around is solid.
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Yu Yu Hakusho, until the shitty last arc that has no Kuwabara

One Piece deserves an honorable mention
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>Almost 100 posts
>The correct answer still hasn't been posted
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>>134912040

>''I'VE HAD ENOUGH OF.... YOUUUUUU!

sometimes I forget how shit the original Z dub was. It's so bad it's actually funny.
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>>134912040
>dub
Kill yourself.
I'm talking about awful music, shitty filters, fucked up colors and lower tension in the fights.
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>>134911335
Sensui arc was good, and the Three Kings Arc I can excuse since it was an impromptu wrap-up of the series not fleshed out enough. I didn't even know it was a thing when I was a kid, just up to the part where Yusuke died. The only thing I regret is how quickly they transcended Younger Toguro's power level with calling him B class.
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>>134912213
>improved visuals
Haha no. Only opening looked good.

>filler
Fuck off with your Naruto meme.
DBZ fillers weren't shit. Hell, the best battles in entirety of Dragon Battles are DBZ fillers.
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Name a better shonen than Slam Dunk.

Protip: You can't
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>>134912864
no one gives a shit about slam dunk
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>>134908926
That's because shounen isn't a genre
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>>134908809
>2015
>not knowing spic-speak
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>>134912184
>One Piece at least surpassed Dragon Ball in sales.

Manga sales you mean. Only japanese give a fuck about manga.
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I'd go for these.


>DB/DBZ
I mean, this is a given. It practically set the standard and structure for all shounen that followed. All of the big 3 confess to toriyamas influence.

>Yu Yu Hakusho
This show has a great story, tournaments, violence. A lot of great action. Aweome music.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HO6zv4XDmEc
Could it get more metal?

>FMA:B
I thought that a woman wouldn't be able to write a good shounen series (because I'm an idiot) but the author of FMA:B proved me wrong. It by far has the best story of any of the shows. A true classic.

>Fist of the North Star
You're already dead. Great fucking show, manly as fuck
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>>134908436
The show never caught on here. I don't remember it ever airing. It's huge in hispanic countries but not in america. Not even available on dvd. I don't know why
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>>134901499
Dragon Bleach Shippuden
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>>134913298
>I don't remember it ever airing
It had a shitty timeslot, gatorade blood, and a theme song by Bowling for Soup.

It was bound to fail.
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Berserk
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Yozakura quartet
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>>134913179
I know it's not a genre, but is targeted to young boys. FMA, on the other hand, seems to be made to an audience a little older. It is easier to a kid (of any part in the world) to identify with Luffy and his cartoonish adventure than with Ed and his dead mother.

Certainly the writing of FMA is more consistent than OP, but if we will talk about best shounen, have good writing technique is not enough (only adults care about these aspects). Charisma also counts.
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>>134909667
>>>mom's basement
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>>134912752

>fucked up colours
>lower tension in the fights
>awful music

Shit taste? Shit taste. I had no idea that /a/ was populated with faulconerfags, but here we have a prime specimen.

>>134912816

I can tell you're underage already.
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Stone Ocean
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>>134901499
DragonBall
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>>134912460
The fuck are you talking about Kuwabara is in the last fight at the end of the story?
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