manga or anime?

Malaysia
June 6, 2008 12:19pm CST
there are lots of anime out there which was adapted from its respective manga.some are similar in storyline while others not.also,some anime adds 'filler' episodes which not included in the manga.what's your opinion?should we stick to the manga or watch the fillers?
8 responses
@poohgal (6848)
• Singapore
7 Jun 08
I'll usually read the Manga first then watch the animes. Currently I just finish watching Tsubasa Chronicles Animes and OVA. I think the music is simply great. Even though, the anime does not strictly follow the manga, I still think it's good. I do not mind watching the fillers as long as it's still stick to the main theme of the manga. Some anime fillers are not too good though. They seem to be done for the sake of doing it. There's hardly any story line.
• Malaysia
7 Jun 08
what anime have the best fillers and which have the worst?
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@poohgal (6848)
• Singapore
7 Jun 08
Aye.. I do not really enjoy Naruto's fillers. Others are OK with me.
• Malaysia
10 Jun 08
Could you believe the amount of fillers Naruto has before Naruto Shippuden came out?For some time I had lost my interest with the series.I was relieved when Shippuden finally came out,the story is becoming interesting again.I really like the akatsuki stories.
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7 Jun 08
And some anime spawns manga that might be different and/or include filler. It works both ways. Me? Whichever one tells the story better, but I'll usually enjoy both (except for Chobits...)
• Malaysia
7 Jun 08
chobits?what did'nt you enjoy?its manga or anime?
8 Jun 08
The anime... it broke me. I only managed to get through the first episode (just about). It was just too spazzy. Though I love the music. And Hideki's seiyu is delicious (which is wrong!). His VA is my favourite; Crispin Freeman (again wrong! lol). I love the manga. I think I read it all in about a week. It just came out feeling more like Love Hina when I was expecting something with more of the feel of Fruits Basket. Yes, I know... wrong gender; I just don't like the spaz to outweigh the actual story telling... which is why FLCL and Excel Saga are beyond my comprehension. Hmmmm, I wonder if there's an Absolute Boyfriend anime yet... it's Chobits but with a sadder ending (I cried) and gender reversal. Nope... oh well. But there is a live action version of Tramps Like Us... worrying... *wonders off, muttering to herself*
• Malaysia
10 Jun 08
I guess it's better to read shoujo mangas than its anime.
• United States
13 Jun 08
uhm, ionno, I kinda like it when the anime and manga are different, not filler, just different, cause otherwise it's kinda like "....I already read this."
• Malaysia
13 Jun 08
Yeah,it's not fun to watch an anime that you'll know what'll happen next.
@wabuser (114)
• China
11 Jun 08
Anime is the best way to see action and adventure whilst Manga is for those who want things to speed up after watching some anime with all those filter episodes and long dialogues or flashbacks that only cover one page in a manga. I persoanllu prefer manga and that is my first, anime is only good when I like a specific manga and would enjoy watching the episode. Current mangas i read are the best and the anime is pretty well , I only pick those that dont have too much filters in manga or anime
• Malaysia
11 Jun 08
Yeah,manga is better if you don't like to see "to be continued" at the end of the anime.
10 Jun 08
Manga anyday. It's alot faster to endure the story than anime. Now anime is cooler as it has the sound and effects but if you don't want to take the time buying or streaming the videos manga is the best. I used onemanga.com currently reading full metal alch
• Malaysia
11 Jun 08
Yeah,onemanga is probably the best place to read manga.
• Poland
10 Jun 08
I prefer anime, but honestly many times is far worse than manga. Just look at Naruto for example. Anime is now worthless and manga is still good. I haven't seen any good episode till Sannins fight (something like 250 episodes ago!).
• Malaysia
10 Jun 08
The Naruto fillers is rubbish.I guess they make anime because of the popularity of its manga,it does'nt matter how bad the anime is,if the manga is popular,the die hard fans will still watch every episode of its anime.
@Henjin (81)
• South Africa
7 Jun 08
I actually like both, in that they usually compliment each other. The manga has the detail and story, while anime has the action and atmosphere.
• Malaysia
7 Jun 08
i agree, manga and anime compliment each other
@emarie (5455)
• United States
7 Jun 08
Right now, there's a lot more manga that i like then anime. I like anime in high action things. i like manga mostly for the storylines. I like reading the shoujo type mangas now days and watching the shounen type anime. its just how i am. like naruto for example. i like watching the anime because the fighting sequences are a lot better (same goes for bleach and one piece) but i also like reading the manga because i know its ahead of the anime. but i like fillers to. since i read the manga ahead, the fillers new to me so it keeps me on my toes.
• Malaysia
7 Jun 08
manga for shoujo and anime for shounen.nice idea!