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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. Yuuki Yuuna Yuusha no Shou
2.  Love Live! Sunshine! S2
3.  Dragon Ball Super
4.  Fate/Apocrypha
5.  Imouto Sae Ireba ii
6.  Bolt
7.  Anime-gataris
8.  One Piece
9.  UQ Holder
10.  Kira Kira Precure a la mode
11.  Idolm@ster Side-M
12.  Wake Up, Girls! Shin Sho

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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:

One Piece

Monthly translated manga includes:

Shingeki no Kyojin
Shinohayu: Dawn of Age
Vinland Saga
Bolt
UQ Holder
Saki
Toki
Akatsuki no Yona
Card Captor Sakura:  Clear Card Hen
Omoi, Omoware, Furi, Furare
Railgun: Astral Buddy
Fate/Kaleid Liner
Zettai Karen Children
To Aru Kagaku no Railgun
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
Broken Blade
Saki Biyori Otona no Maki
Mikakunin de Shinkoukei
New Game
Nanoha Vivid
MIX
Yuru Yuri
Angel Beats:  Heaven's Door
Kyoukai no Rinne
Sakura Trick
Kimi ni Todoke
Btooom!
Joukamachi no Dandelion
Junai Sensation
Freezing

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

Fairy Tail Gaiden:  Raigo Issen
Kitakubu Katsudou Kiroku
Futari Ecchi
Lucky Star
Locodol
Hanayamata
Sakura Zensen
Kokoro Toshokan
Guyver
Major
Yama no Susume
Nichijou
Working! Re: Order
Non Non Biyori
Sore ga Seiyuu!
Angel Beats: Last Mission
Major 2nd

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
Dimension W
Fairy Tail:  Blue Mistral

Some manga are on hiatus due to useless authors:

Bastard!
Nanoha Force
Ad Astra per Aspera
Hunter x Hunter
Mujaki no Rakuen
Rurouni Kenshin

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