Register  |  Login Retro Game Room  |  Board  |  Downloads  |  Memberlist  |  Video Game Room Staff  |  About Us  |  Help Center  
  Views: 1,062,973,694     04-24-14 12:55 AM  

Anime or Manga?

Thread closed

Anime or Manga?
- Which do you prefer?
Pages: 1 2 3 4 Add to favorites | "RSS" Feed | Next newer thread | Next older thread
Which do you prefer? Anime shows or Manga books?
Think about the Anime shows you have seen and if you have read the Manga or vice versa, and which one did you usually prefer?
62.5%, 30 votes
37.5%, 18 votes
Multi-voting is disabled.

Posted on 09-13-11 11:07 PM trouble982 is Offline     Post: 41 words - (ID: 461787) - Post Rating: 0 - Report Abuse | Link
Level: 55

POSTS: 694/1096
POST EXP: 47397
LVL EXP: 1263974
CP: 80.8
VIZ: 57435
I prefer anime as long as I haven't read the manga first. For some reason if I read a manga first, even if I don't enjoy it as much as the show, It just ruins my mood for watching the show.

Check out my let's plays on Youtube!
Affected by 'Laziness'

Position: Trusted
Since: 12-27-10
From: New York, Unided States
Last Post: 387 days
Last Active: 211 days


Posted on 09-14-11 01:50 AM tabbikatt13 is Offline     Post: 44 words - (ID: 461870) - Post Rating: 0 - Report Abuse | Link
Level: 68

POSTS: 1201/1904
POST EXP: 54861
LVL EXP: 2598172
CP: 0.0
VIZ: 54775
I like both, actually. =| They both have their perks. Normally, I'd go for the manga because I tend to like books more than movies, but I've seen plenty of anime I love. I can't really choose. They're both great in their own ways.  

WINNER of September 2011 VCS!
Affected by 'Laziness'

Position: Trusted
Since: 08-20-11
From: Oregon
Last Post: 857 days
Last Active: 778 days

Posted on 10-11-11 06:46 PM silverthundr is Offline     Post: 94 words - Spell checked - (ID: 479523) - Post Rating: 0 - Report Abuse | Link
Level: 80

POSTS: 623/2780
POST EXP: 131086
LVL EXP: 4647518
CP: 4146.5
VIZ: 40151
I've watched much more anime than I've read Manga. There's only one were I've read the Manga and watched the Anime, and because I get such a preference to the first way the story goes, I thought the Manga was much better. Well, there was also the fact that the Anime messed up someone's name and had a big inconsistency right at the beginning. I'm not sure if it ever got patched up, I only watched 1 episode, because it had terrible pacing, too. So, I guess the answer is, whatever I watch/read first.
Not Here
Affected by 'Laziness'

Position: Elite
Since: 07-23-11
Last Post: 96 days
Last Active: 1 hour

Posted on 10-13-11 01:13 AM Benpsycho is Offline     Post: 25 words - Spell checked - (ID: 480131) - Post Rating: 0 - Report Abuse | Link
Level: 15

POSTS: 32/61
POST EXP: 4048
LVL EXP: 15122
CP: 78.4
VIZ: 42689
I much prefer manga over anime. I can't concentrate on the T.V. for that long, there is just way too many things to distract me.


Affected by 'Laziness'

Position: Member
Since: 07-21-11
Last Post: 293 days
Last Active: 66 days

Posted on 10-15-11 09:45 PM beautiful nightmare is Offline     Post: 18 words - (ID: 481675) - Post Rating: 0 - Report Abuse | Link
beautiful nightmare
Level: 31

POSTS: 111/326
POST EXP: 18972
LVL EXP: 182099
CP: 264.4
VIZ: 45627
I prefer anime to manga, though i enjoy both if i was made to choose i'd pick anime.

Trusted Member
Affected by 'Laziness'

Position: Trusted
Since: 09-09-11
From: Canada/America
Last Post: 22 days
Last Active: 2 days

Posted on 10-18-11 07:35 PM farmboy8 is Offline     Post: 4 words - (ID: 483197) - Post Rating: 0 - Report Abuse | Link
Level: 30

POSTS: 25/256
POST EXP: 10150
LVL EXP: 159973
CP: 284.2
VIZ: 18674
UserMike : Thats sad.


Affected by 'Laziness'

Position: Member
Since: 02-18-10
Last Post: 16 days
Last Active: 4 hours

Posted on 10-21-11 11:53 AM legacyme3 is Offline     Post: 49 words - (ID: 483991) - Post Rating: 0 - Report Abuse | Link
Level: 204

POSTS: 9182/22418
POST EXP: 1376870
LVL EXP: 121833017
CP: 15057.0
VIZ: 197515
I personally lean to anime. I don't need to hold a book and can relax while I watch it. Generally I watch dubs so I don't even have to pay really really close attention. I can do one or two other things while watching it and not miss anything.

"But if you close your eyes, Does it almost feel like
Nothing changed at all?
And if you close your eyes, Does it almost feel like
You've been here before?"
Affected by 'Trooperness'

Position: Site Staff
Role: Game Reviewer

Since: 09-14-10
Last Post: 1 hour
Last Active: 1 hour

Posted on 11-04-11 10:43 PM epicpokenerd! is Offline     Post: 8 words - (ID: 491812) - Post Rating: 0 - Report Abuse | Link
Level: 46

POSTS: 167/739
POST EXP: 30199
LVL EXP: 668121
CP: 1561.2
VIZ: 32580
just keepin the thread alive and out there.<embed type="application/symantec-toolbar" cotype="cs" id="cosymantecbfw_product_namespace" style="width: 0px; height: 0px; display: block;">

Aradia Megido
Affected by 'Laziness'

Position: Elite
Since: 04-13-11
From: Heiling
Last Post: 130 days
Last Active: 120 days

Posted on 11-04-11 10:47 PM tj4bigred is Offline     Post: 17 words - (ID: 491814) - Post Rating: 0 - Report Abuse | Link
Level: 109

POSTS: 2246/5152
POST EXP: 187571
LVL EXP: 13544988
CP: 3991.5
VIZ: 88302
It really depends. For Bleach, I'd rather watch it, but for Death Note, I'd rather read it.

Affected by 'Laziness'

Position: Elite
Since: 08-21-10
Last Post: 375 days
Last Active: 204 days

Posted on 11-05-11 12:54 PM korbei is Offline     Post: 17 words - Spell checked - (ID: 492207) - Post Rating: 0 - Report Abuse | Link
Level: 16

POSTS: 44/74
POST EXP: 4501
LVL EXP: 19185
CP: 7.4
VIZ: 7602
I would have to say manga on this one. Generally more story/character development compared to the anime.


Affected by 'Laziness'

Position: Member
Since: 10-28-11
From: Spokane, WA, USA
Last Post: 33 days
Last Active: 20 days

Posted on 11-06-11 01:54 PM Cyro Xero is Offline     Post: 89 words - (ID: 492694) - Post Rating: 0 - Report Abuse | Link
Cyro Xero
Level: 97

POSTS: 2418/3113
POST EXP: 237057
LVL EXP: 9040811
CP: 1632.3
VIZ: 850068
Anime or manga. Both have their advantages. I prefer anime simply for the fact that they're shows. Moving animations with voices and actions. However, manga almost always last longer than their anime counter parts. Inu Yasha, for example, which I'm sure everyone here has heard of and seen at least one episode. They figured the anime was getting too long, maybe due to financial reasons or whatever, and cut it off. The manga continued long after, but I think that ended a few years ago. Bastard!! is another example.

Record holder: Posted from 3 different continents in 24 hours- Sep. 27, 2010
Affected by 'Laziness'

Position: Elite
Role: Funder

Since: 11-22-06
From: Minnesota!/ Maple Vally, WA
Last Post: 15 days
Last Active: 1 day

Posted on 11-06-11 02:13 PM yoshpit222 is Offline     Post: 24 words - Spell checked - (ID: 492703) - Post Rating: 0 - Report Abuse | Link
Level: 26

POSTS: 4/220
POST EXP: 8045
LVL EXP: 97900
CP: 1.0
VIZ: 17438
i prefer anime as long as the artwork is good. most of the time manga artwork is good, so both are okay with me.

Sand Crab
Undergrad of the Academy of Trolololz
Affected by 'Laziness'

Position: Trusted
Since: 11-05-11
From: Behind you.
Last Post: 650 days
Last Active: 632 days

Posted on 11-15-11 08:14 PM Evilninjagamer is Offline     Post: 32 words - Spell checked - (ID: 498941) - Post Rating: 0 - Report Abuse | Link
Level: 18

POSTS: 10/99
POST EXP: 2210
LVL EXP: 29780
CP: 351.5
VIZ: 33461
I prefer manga because the ones I've read have a better plot compared to the shows (this is my opinion at least). Anime's cool too because it can have an awesome soundtrack.


Affected by 'Laziness'

Position: Member
Since: 10-23-11
From: Canada
Last Post: 183 days
Last Active: 1 day

Posted on 11-17-11 12:08 PM BlueDagger is Offline     Post: 21 words - (ID: 499785) - Post Rating: 0 - Report Abuse | Link
Level: 5

POSTS: 4/6
LVL EXP: 438
CP: 2.0
VIZ: 4823
Going to have to go with Anime. I have nothing against Manga, but I you get a fuller package with anime.

Affected by 'Laziness'

Position: Newbie
Since: 11-14-11
From: CO, USA
Last Post: 878 days
Last Active: 382 days

Posted on 11-17-11 01:41 PM NotJon is Offline     Post: 98 words - Spell checked - (ID: 499822) - Post Rating: 0 - Report Abuse | Link
Level: 96

POSTS: 3063/3496
POST EXP: 180797
LVL EXP: 8683035
CP: 60.9
VIZ: 126244
Typically, when there's a manga, I'd rather read it than watch the anime first. Sometimes the anime is better, however, my favourite anime happen to be standalone as in there was no manga prior. That being said, it usually depends but I feel confident in saying that I prefer the manga. As an artist, I really respect the writers/illustrators work.

Also, manga is convenient in that I don't need to focus all of my attention on it, or I can take it with me very conveniently. Since it's a book, there leaves a little more to the imagination.

Sea Snake
More Not than the average Jon
Affected by 'Laziness'

Position: Elite
Since: 06-24-09
From: Paterson, NJ
Last Post: 474 days
Last Active: 441 days

Posted on 11-20-11 04:30 PM MegaRevolution1 is Offline     Post: 17 words - (ID: 501963) - Post Rating: 0 - Report Abuse | Link
Level: 101

POSTS: 2368/4170
POST EXP: 274003
LVL EXP: 10523806
CP: 1731.1
VIZ: 6860
I personally like Anime better than Manga, but for some, like Rosario+Vampire, I prefer the manga, Nya~.
I asked for it. This is what I wanted.
Affected by 'Laziness'

Position: Elite
Since: 02-16-10
Last Post: 282 days
Last Active: 272 days

Posted on 11-20-11 06:51 PM pennylessz is Offline     Post: 26 words - (ID: 502015) - Post Rating: 0 - Report Abuse | Link
Level: 57

POSTS: 1074/1104
POST EXP: 39093
LVL EXP: 1436260
CP: 786.8
VIZ: 17285
I've only read a bit of Manga, and I admit I did enjoy it, but anime occupies me more than manga and the story progresses faster.

Noob Saibot
Bored chat dweller
Affected by 'Laziness'

Position: Elite
Since: 02-10-10
From: Washington,USA
Last Post: 515 days
Last Active: 329 days

Posted on 11-25-11 08:52 PM qsxcft11 is Offline     Post: 14 words - Spell checked - (ID: 504267) - Post Rating: 0 - Report Abuse | Link
Level: 17

POSTS: 33/88
POST EXP: 2556
LVL EXP: 24518
CP: 0.0
VIZ: 6848
I like anime because i would like to watch it more then reading it

Mysterious Vendetta
Affected by 'Laziness'

Position: Member
Since: 11-23-11
From: Illinois
Last Post: 543 days
Last Active: 542 days

Posted on 11-30-11 09:15 PM death_nation is Offline     Post: 11 words - Spell checked - (ID: 506750) - Post Rating: 0 - Report Abuse | Link
Level: 52

POSTS: 3/1087
POST EXP: 39610
LVL EXP: 1062581
CP: 5.6
VIZ: 609
To avoid all the horrible voice actors and music try mangas

Death 2 all !!
Affected by 'Laziness'

Since: 11-26-11
From: Las Vegas,Nevada
Last Post: 715 days
Last Active: 714 days

Posted on 12-18-11 04:07 PM Arctic Wolf (SS82) is Offline     Post: 28 words - (ID: 516241) - Post Rating: 0 - Report Abuse | Link
Arctic Wolf (SS82)
Level: 28

POSTS: 30/264
POST EXP: 15545
LVL EXP: 126373
CP: 519.8
VIZ: 368
Anime, so every orange coated person, clap for Anime... Or, well, since that file exceeds the limit by 100 KBs, get zapped!

Image upload: 256x192 totaling 26 KB's.

Paradox ~ Border of Instinct and Analysis
Affected by 'Laziness'

Position: Trusted
Since: 12-08-11
From: Quebec (province), Canada
Last Post: 13 days
Last Active: 13 hours
Pages: 1 2 3 4Add to favorites | "RSS" Feed | Next newer thread | Next older thread
Vizzed Board - Cartoons / Anime & Comics / Manga - Polls
Anime or Manga? - Which do you prefer?
| | Thread closed

  Site Info  Sponsor © was created, designed, coded by & is property of:
David Auchampach
All Rights Reserved 2002 - 2014
Powered By: Vizzed Board, Acmlm Board and Adeon Dev.
Affiliates: - -  

Page rendered in 0.285 seconds.