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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.  Full Metal Panic! Invisible Victory
2.  Major 2nd
3.  Steins;Gate 0
4.  SAO Alternative: GGO
5.  One Piece
6.  Basilisk 2
7.  Bolt
8.  Cardcaptor Sakura: Clear Card-hen
9.  Uma Musume Pretty Derby
10.  Gurazeni
11.  Hugtto Precure

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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
Bolt
UQ Holder
Shinohayu: Dawn of Age
Saki
Toki
Akatsuki no Yona
Fate/Kaleid Liner
Railgun: Astral Buddy
To Aru Kagaku no Railgun
Berserk
Vinland Saga

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
New Game
MIX
Yuru Yuri
Btooom!
Freezing
Mujaki no Rakuen Parallel
Omoi, Omoware, Furi, Furare
Akame ga Kill! Zero
Dimension W
Non Non Biyori
Major 2nd
Sakura Trick

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
Guyver
Major
Yama no Susume
Working! Re: Order
Sore ga Seiyuu!
Angel Beats: Last Mission
Zettai Karen Children
Kimi ni Todoke
Junai Sensation
Angel Beats:  Heaven's Door
Broken Blade
Nanoha Vivid
Joukamachi no Dandelion
Mikakunin de Shinkoukei

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

Kin-iro Mosaic
Fairy Tail:  Blue Mistral
Kyoukai no Rinne

Some manga are on hiatus due to useless authors:

Bastard!
Nanoha Force
Rurouni Kenshin
Hunter x Hunter

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