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General Anime Recs

This is for anyone who is interested in trying out some anime titles :)

Top Two Favorites
  • Fullmetal Alchemist: Action | Family | Adventure | Humor | Drama - go from anime to manga so you can enjoy both :) [ uploaded it here  - just join the comm! ]

  • Kare Kano (His and Her Circumstances): School | Slice of Life | Romance | Humor - one of the best school!animes around, good character development, super funny and favorite romantic couple EVER! [ uploaded it here ]
Other Favorites (listed alphabetically)
  • Beck: Music | Slice of Life - a complete surprise!favorite and one of my most rewatched shows. The development of a band and so much more :)

  • Oofuri (Big Windup): Sports | Slashy - sports with lots of sortof!slash moments :) The main character is not your typical protagonist (a bit of a scaredycat haha) but somehow that became a positive rather than a negative for me as I watched it ^^

  • Gakuen Alice: - Humor | Cracky | School - light and fun, the main character is a foil for the other characters who are AWESOME and hillarious

  • Mushi-shi: Supernatural | Life - the art turned me off initially but it's brilliant - the stories form a tapestry of life *_*

  • Natsume Yuujinchou: Supernatural | Slice of Life - you can watch this with slash goggles :) [ uploaded it here ]

  • Nodame Cantabile & Nodame Cantabille - Paris :  Music | Humor | Cracky | Romance | Slice of Life - my second favorite romantic couple! It also made me develop a new apreciation for classical music. The japanese drama version is also worth watching for the incredible crackiness :)
This is 'cause I just updated my completed anime list and thought it might be good to have this around as a pointer. There's something for everyone out there and it just depends on what genre and style of anime clicks for you.

You can download from anime_downloads or galanime or watch them streaming from various sites (just google them)
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Ooh lovely recs! Were the uploads for FMA episodes or the actual manga? The entry is protected :(
You just need to join anime_downloads to get access :) It's the anime I uploaded ^^
So many favourites!

Beck was amazing, I loved it completely, though the Engrish was frigging hilarious throughout the series. I wished there was more. D:

Gakuen Alice! xDDD I wanted more of this series D: It was just so amazingly good.

And of course, Natsume <3333 This has got to be one of my favourite animes of the year. It reminds me a lot of Shounen Onmyouji, which also has a huge slash potential (<333 Guren/Masahiro!).
I knoooow, most of these I've watched multiple times and they've just grown on me like hell too :)

THE ENGRISH OMFG XD And everytime I hear "Sakuuu" I burst out laughing :D It kills me that there isn't a sequel or something or another around - so fabulous OMG

Gakuen Alice was a surprise hit since I expected to be standard fare and watched it mainly for Romi Paku - but I was laughing from the first few episodes XD

Shounen Onmyouji had so much slash potential (yes, Guren/Masahiro is LOVE) but the ending had me all D: But Natsume Yuujincho totally delivered on everything :3
I seriously need to buy a ton of CDR's and just .. burn everything. xD I have already burned Oofuri and Baccano! to CDs.

Ahaha yes, there needed to be more Beck, especially since, I believe, in the manga they do go to the US and .. do stuff lol.

Omfg Shounen Onmyouji's ending had me in TEARS. Literally. I was so sad by the ending but still happy that they were still together. D:

I will be REALLY REALLY SAD if Natsume ends up not being able to see the spirits and youkai anymore (by the end of the manga, or anime).
Hahaha, in the same situation - I have a 100 DVD pack but have yet to actually burn anything. It's easier to just store stuff on the new external harddrive hahaha

Beck in the USA, WOOOOOOOT - that would kick so much ass. I really want to see some new material in anime form :)

Onmyouji had me going WHHHHHYYYYYYYY D: Though there are one or two fics that had me going ♥

I think Natsume resembles Mushi-shi more than Shounen Onmyouji in feel, so I don't think that would ever happen :) *lives in hope/denial*
My dream is to get one of those .. terabyte external harddrives and have nothing but my favourite anime on there. xD

Yes it would! Bigger, better concerts, more music! More soundtracks! xD

I live for fics when anime series' end badly. Especially S-O ones. The fandom is so small though =\

What IS Mushi-shi about? Of course I could probably just go look it up ..
I just got a 1 TB one and it was for $120 :3 TOTALLY WORTH THE $$$

OMG YEEEEEES *dances with youuuuuu*

The fandom is non existant :( Which makes the one or two fics even more special lol

The main guy is sort of the random travellor who is interested in looking for creatures called mushi-shi who are almost supernatural in nature - the anime follows the stories of other people he meets and we see a few of them more than once across different episodes. Some episodes are poignant and quite beautiful and you get a feeling that its about more than the individual people and about the story of life itself in a way. It's probably critically acclaimed in some way (manga or anime form) but I never really looked that up :)
Omg that's such a good price! I would have figured 2-300$ for one .. *SAVES UP*

xDDD I want caramelldansen!Natsume! D: With Natsume, Tanuma and fox!boy dancing! Omg that would be so cute xDD

That .. sounds really interesting! I will definitely have to give it a try. I loooove supernatural/paranormal stuff.
I got it off amazon and applied for the amazon credit card at the time to get $30 off (originally it was $150) but yes, defnitely under 200! In a few months it'll probably hit $120 :)

FOX!BOY DANCING EEEEEEE! That was the episode I couldn't stop grinning everytime I thougt about the series for the next day - so damn cute gah

It's super unique but also has a similar feel to Natsume so \o\o/o/
That would be a sweet deal.

FOX!BOY! I hope there's more of him this season. He is just so darn precious and adorable! I loved the end episode with the fireworks watching. The only thing that could have made it MORE perfect is if Tanuma kissed Natsume .. *sighs*
All the boys in that last episode was like a super special almost!orgy hahahaha - any kissing would have made me sad for the other boys who don't get any action tho - so this way, everyone won actually ^_^

Your icon jcdjhjfshjdks - I get pervy thoughts whenever I see that sequence :F
There .. SHOULD be an orgy .. with as many pretty boys that come into the picture ..

HAHA I KNOW! I almost keyworded it as "Natsume blows" ahahah xDDD
It happens in my brain all the time - I'm watching the anime and there are all these 'behind the scenes' moments in my head where smut ensues hahaha

LOL, SO MADE OF WIIIIIIN ♥
Aaah, if only there WERE filler episodes like that ..

xDD DID I WIN AN INTERNETS??
They would be available in online form only and with credit card identification for people over 18 mwhahaha

YES, THAT YOU DO XD
YOU'VE WATCHED BECK? Have you read the manga? Because it's really, totally awesome. It's one of my Top 5 favorites, actually. That and I'm completely in love with Chiba. XD
This is the sad thing about anime - its like Stargate SG-1 where I watch shows so many times and then sometimes the mangas too (like with Beck) and I LOVE THEM TO PIECES but I never actually mention them on LJ usually XD

Oh and I think Beck and the first things I hear in my head is "Sakuuuu" + sniffing (LOLOL) and the opening lines to Moon on the Water :)

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Yeah, I get that. I've been guilty of doing that a few times as well. XD

Aww! :3

I had, once upon a time, what feels like a bajillion songs from the soundtracks and some that were ripped from the anime but I don't know what happened to them.
Hahaha, yes XD I'm trying to make note of it nowadays but *shrugs*

Usually, whenever I wanted to listen to them I just hooked up my external drive and played the eps, but then I downloaded them off gendou in the past few months :3
There are probably people who it doesn't click for, but so far, have yet to hear about it. SO DAMN AWESOME OMG. Out of those listed above it was the first I watched (during highscool) and then came FMA during the last year before finishing :) BEEN SO LONG BUT STILL SO MUCH LOVE
ILU. I just watched an episode of Nodame Cantabile last night. I was bored and channel surfing and it was on and yeah, I have never laughed so hard. It gives me the H&C vibes. Definitely snagging both. Thanks!
Haha, I've loved that title in both drama and anime form - is simply fabulous and I've watched it with my sis and there's just laughing for hours XD The only other one that did that was Gakuen Alice I think...
The only one I haven't watched is Kare Kano. I'm not sure where I'd fit it in right now. *has too much on-going stuff* I did enjoy all the others. I respect your taste in anime.