Who else is reading this?
/a/'s thoughts on platinum end?
Whose Blood would you Strike, /a/?
>yo engrish sounds a wittle owkwerd
Have there ever been so many creative female directors working in the industry? There were always profilic female mangaka, composers, character designers and for obvious reasons seiyuu but directors weren't too common. Sayo Yamamoto, Naoko Yamada, Rie Matsumoto and Atsuko Ishizuka all had their directional debuts in the last 10 years and are some of the more prominenent new directors to come out in that time period in general.
Is there a reason for this? I can't the imagine the industry having been somehow less open to women earlier on, but maybe I'm wrong.
>Is there a reason for this?
Yes. Women having real and open-ended careers is a relatively recent thing.
>There were always profilic female mangaka, composers, character designers
I'm pretty sure this is wrong.
>most of the promising directors today are women
>I can't the imagine the industry having been somehow less open to women earlier on, but maybe I'm wrong.
Probably not so much the industry as society itself discouraging women from working which even in Japan seems to be slowly changing.
>I'm pretty sure this is wrong.
In the first generation (Osamu Tezuka) there probably weren't, but the next generation...
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ITT: Overrated anime
If a miracle happens and Togashi starts writing again she will die, for two reasons:
a. Her ability is way too strong, whatever something bad happens everyone is gonna be like "why killua doesn't wish for this to go away?"
b. Killua will never be truly free as long she is alive
What manga are there with shit story but great art?
Onee-san > Imouto
Conducting a poll for /a/'s favorite anime from the 80s- more specifically, 1980-1989
GUIDELINES HERE: http://pastebin.com/cdrvnPe3
Read the guidelines before voting.
VOTE HERE: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/13dSrVK_lCbYPXCTyk7uH7enuhHH_2gmXezdvqKOECFk/viewform?usp=send_form
DEADLINE: 14/01/2016 - 00:00 PST
Should be interesting, not even sure what will win.
>Show about snacks
>The characters aren't all fat as fuck
Can we have a lewd webm thread?
On the topic of AOTY, has /a/ ever agreed on an anime of the decade? If so, what was it?
Of course I'm talking about between 2000 -2010, this decade is not over yet.