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Sunday, February 8, 2015

Good Anime/Manga Situational Report:

Here's the good anime that's currently airing this season and is worth at least a try, in the order of how exciting each episode is week to week (not in the order of how good the series is overall, which would favor older series too much):

1.  Eromanga Sensei
2.  Shuumatsu Nani Shitemasu ka?  Isogashii desu ka?  Sukutte Moratte Ii desu ka?
3.  Shingeki no Kyojin 2 
4.  Berserk 2
5.  Bolt
6.  Sakura Quest 
7.  Granblue Fantasy the Animation 
8.  Dragon Ball Super
9.  Danmachi Sword Oratoria
10.  One Piece 
11.  Kyoukai no Rinne S3
12.  Kira Kira Precure a la mode 
13.  Rokudenashi Majutsu Koushi to Kinki Kyouten 
14.  Hinako Note
15.  Clockwork Planet
16.  Re:creators

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Here's the lowdown on the good manga that is still coming out and thus must be tracked continuously to stay on top of things:

Weekly translated manga includes:

Fairy Tail

Monthly translated manga includes:

Fate/Kaleid Liner
Shingeki no Kyojin
Shinohayu: Dawn of Age
Vinland Saga
Mujaki no Rakuen
To Aru Kagaku no Railgun
Bolt
UQ Holder
Saki
Toki
Akatsuki no Yona
Card Captor Sakura:  Clear Card Hen
Omoi, Omoware, Furi, Furare
Berserk

Some manga are translated or released sporadically, but they still come out every now and then:

Shin Prince of Tennis
Chihayafuru 
Gekkan Shoujo Nozaki-kun
Btooom!
Broken Blade
Sakura Trick
Saki Biyori Otona no Maki
Mikakunin de Shinkoukei
New Game
Joukamachi no Dandelion
Major 2nd  
Dimension W
Nanoha Vivid
Kimi ni Todoke
MIX
One Piece
Railgun: Astral Buddy
Yuru Yuri 

Some manga are lost to the West because no one's translating them:

Fairy Tail: Blue Mistral
Fairy Tail Gaiden:  Raigo Issen
Fairy Girls
Kitakubu Katsudou Kiroku
Futari Ecchi
Lucky Star
Locodol
Hanayamata
Sakura Zensen
Junai Sensation
Kokoro Toshokan
Guyver
Kyoukai no Rinne
Major
Yama no Susume
Nichijou
Working! Re: Order
Bang! Dream!
Shinryaku! Ika Musume
Freezing
Non Non Biyori

Some Manga are licensed by official companies even though fansubbers have abandoned them so at least they'll come out eventually:

Akame ga Kill! Zero
Kin-iro Mosaic
Angel Beats:  Heaven's Door

Some manga are on hiatus due to useless authors:

Bastard!
Nanoha Force
Ad Astra per Aspera
Hunter x Hunter
Zettai Karen Children  

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