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I started reading No Game No Life today. I've only read the prologue, but so far it is interesting.
I read volume one of No Game No Life. Pretty good. The plot was interesting, so was the main character, Sora. The ecchi elements were a little intrusive, they didn't seem to fit the tone of the story. They were also a little creepy. Not sure if I will read volume two. Next I am going to read Mahouka, a series I have received multiple recommendations for.
I recommend Mahouka, too. I reading the manga and I'll read the novel soon, very good series. It mixes magic and engineering a very innovator system of magic in my opinion.
I read Sword Art Online recently until volume 6, the part covered by the anime plus GGO. I really want to see Guns Gale Online animated. It focuses on characters' relationship as well as in battles very well, falling in all tastes, even those who complain about SAO and ALO. I'm taking a break right now to read other novels and right now I'm reading Accel World, by the same author as SAO, it needs no introduction, I guess. I'm still in the beginning, where the anime covers but it is really good. Kawahara Reki is a good storytelling, make two novels with quality at the same time seems very tough.
My next reading is Kokoro Connect, which produced a very good anime that I like very much. I want to see the ending of the story.
Last edited by Leoat12; December 03, 2013 at 07:30 PM.
Well the three Im reading as they releases are -
Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei - Finished volume 11 last week.
Yahari Ore no Seishun Rabukome wa Machigatte Iru. - started because I loved the anime, on middle of v1 now (well cause I follow nanodesu's take on, feels easier to read than the other group doing it)
Sword Art Online - on volume 5 (Gun Gale Online) - will probably start reading more once I get more time.
Last Savior - on v1 still coolest start and magical premise thus far with cool art of the bunch. If the series gets more love could easily rank up as high as Mahouka for me as a favorite.
Want to read Accel World, but Ill just wait for that to release in print.
Leo: I loved the Kokoro Connect anime, but had trouble reading the novels. I don't know if it's the translation, or the original, but the writing was a little awkward. I nay give it another try, sometime.
SB: Where do you read Oregairu? Baka-Tsuki has not translated that many chapters. I definitely want to read it, I loved the anime. Same goes for Hataraku Maou-sama. If it's being translated, I want to read.
My list is so small it has a Napoleon Complex:
I'm not sure what I want to read next. Mahouka is so long that I will likely take a break, and start something else, every few volumes. I'd like to read Golden Time, but at this point I am just going to wait for the anime to end in April. I also will read the Chuunibyou novels after the second season is over.
- No Game No Life: One volume. Volume two is only partially translated. I will wait.
- Mahouka: I've read one chapter. Obviously only an intro, but well written. I like it so far.
Last edited by Kaiten; December 03, 2013 at 07:43 PM.
here. Typically they update it weekly or so
Do you know any good sites to find links to translations? Mangaupdates is inadequate, at best. Google is not cutting it either.
I'll give a chance even so, maybe it is the way that the novel was written. Hyouka, for example, the anime is very good, but people say that the novel is very boring.
After Kokoro Connect, I'm going to read Mahouka. I'm planning to read Toradora and Baka Test afterward.
I haven't heard much about the Kouten-bu novels. I know a lot of people who have watched the anime, none who read the novel. I might have been judging Kokoro too harshly, or simply unwilling at the time to overlook grammatical catastrophes. It's at least worth trying for yourself. I loved the anime, Inaba is one of my all time favorite characters. The novels art is spectacular. The artist, Shiromizakana, is one of the chief animators at KyoAni. She did the character design for the Lucky Star, K-On, and Tamako Market anime.
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Last edited by Kaiten; December 04, 2013 at 11:35 AM.
I read the Oreimo X Railgun special yesterday. This was freaking hilarious.
I finished the Nine Schools Competition and am going to take a short break from Mahouka. I started Tokyo Ravens last night.
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I'm watching the anime of Date A Live right now, and really like it. The novels are now very high on my list.
I've finished Accel World's volume 2 and I decided to make a stop, this battle against the Chrome Disaster tired me, and to think that the next arc is not one of my favorites made me take this decision.
I thouht read Remembrances for a Certain Pilot, but I postponed it after the Prologue. XD
I'm going to read two more volume of Sword Art Online and read Mahouka after this.
Started no Game no life, will continue but I probably wont be reading through it as fast as Mahouka, unless things in it pick up fast. Kind of want to make it to Tokyo Ravens.