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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/longer series too much):

1.  SAO S3
2.  Fairy Tail S3
3.  Index S3
4.  Goblin Slayer
5.  Irozuku Sekai no Ashita kara
6.  Tensei Shitara Slime Datta-ken
7.  Ken en Ken: Aoki Kagayaki
8.  One Piece
9.  Tonari no Kyuuketsuki-san
10.  Gurazeni
11.  ImoImo
12.  Hugtto Precure
13.  Bolt

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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:

Edens Zero
Fairy Tail: 100 Years Quest
One Piece
Hunter x Hunter

Monthly translated manga includes:

Shingeki no Kyojin
UQ Holder
Akatsuki no Yona
Railgun: Astral Buddy
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
Freezing
Omoi, Omoware, Furi, Furare
Akame ga Kill! Zero
Sakura Trick
Nanoha Reflection
Nanoha Vivid
Lucky Star
Junai Sensation
Alien Nine Next
Mikakunin de Shinkoukei
Angel Beats:  Heaven's Door
Futari Ecchi
Kin-iro Mosaic
Rurouni Kenshin: Hokkaido Arc
Card Captor Sakura: Clear Card-hen
K-On! Shuffle
Fairy Tail Gaiden:  Raigo Issen
To Aru Kagaku no Railgun
Berserk
Fate/Kaleid Liner Prism Ilya 3rei
Honzuki no Gekokujou
Fairy Tail: Happy no Daiboken
Kuma Kuma Kuma Bear
Kyoukai no Rinne
Hinowa ga Yuku!
Shikaku no Mon
I shall survive using potions
Konjiki no Mojitsukai

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

Kitakubu Katsudou Kiroku
Locodol
Hanayamata
Sakura Zensen
Guyver
Major
Yama no Susume
Sore ga Seiyuu!
Zettai Karen Children
Joukamachi no Dandelion

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

Non Non Biyori
Kimi ni Todoke
Btooom!

Some manga are on hiatus due to useless authors:

Bastard!
Nanoha Force
Yuru Yuri
Saki
Toki
Shinohayu: Dawn of Age
Broken Blade

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