Shingeki no Kyojin / Snk Thread
Happy new Year! 2016 is the year of the Monkey, may MT throw boulders until the end of the manga.
2016 is also when S2 will air. Hopefully WIT won't fuck everything.
Spoilers will arrive in a few day, will Reiner survive the blow?
And here is Isayama with a light beard.
How come shounenshit anime isn't as dark or bloody like it use to?
Older shounenshit relied on hyperviolence and gore to portray the grimness.
Modern anime are more subtle about the grim aspect but if you pay attention, its there. The bullying, the authoritarian policing, the suicide, the mental asyllum, etc. It will hit more home if you have processed those types of information before.
Let's take a moment to say a farewell to the /a/nons lost in 2015.
First Shiki thread of 2016
So, this trope of rage unleashes power, pain and sorrow unleashes power, I have to kill my father to be sad and have power. First of all its edgy and a childish idea for a story, I am not even asking why they do this so much.
I would like you guys to help me find alternatives of sudden awakening of potential besides the edgy trope I mentioned.
First of all, the Uchiha thing is actually somewhat creative because it's different from the "mad at villains=strong" thing. It's more of a "courage to become evil" type of deal.
Second, there's enlightenment powers such as this you might find in some anime.
I feel like there are stories where extreme sadness and hardship causes characters to withdraw and lose their power, like making them go into a slump, but I can't think of anything like that off the top of my head.
Ironically is the opposite of mythology and traditions usually portray the discovery of potential which is through illumination, understanding and finding inner equilibrium.
I guess is more popular to make rage induced power ups because those are easier to relate to and is more cathartic. People want to feel righteous and empowered when they rage over something.
For examples I think of Virgo Shaka from Saint Seiya, he's the total opposite of rage and screaming being a living Budha and is undoubtedly...
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Would you be able to keep it together, anon?
What's the first anime you've finished watching in 2016?
I finished up Tonari no Seki-kun. I don't know how I forgot to finish that show. It's so good. I think I just have a hard time keeping up on shorts. I got way behind on the Procreation Propaganda series too.
What age do you prefer your ghosts to be?
First 3x3 thread of the year
This is the thread where you post the oldest /a/ image you have saved.
Or maybe the one that you've never gotten a chance to use?
in a physical fight who would win: the love live girls or idolmaster girls?
say not mass produced garbage waifus
Haruhi Suzumiya vs Tomori Nao
Which would you rather have as a girlfriend?
Which maji would you koi?
First majikoi thread of the year