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Mai-HiME anime versus manga, which is better?

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Anime versus manga
« on: December 29, 2004, 09:24:58 PM »
Meh, this may be a little pre-mature since there's been 13 episodes of the anime released and only 8 chapters of the manga released by us, but I figured why not. So which do you enjoy better, the anime or the manga? Personally I like the manga better. The anime has better artwork, but I enjoy the story and the characters much more in the manga. Plus the manga has boobies and ecchi, can't beat that! ;D
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Re: Anime versus manga
« Reply #1 on: December 29, 2004, 09:31:21 PM »
i like the anime a lil better. i like how it's mai being new to the school, and not whats- his- nuts. i think it gives a lil more time with mai and how she got them rings and whatnot. so yeah i like the anime better.

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Re: Anime versus manga
« Reply #2 on: December 30, 2004, 11:57:38 AM »
Well, like you said, it's a bit premature for this poll, but I am leaning towards the manga.  It shows a lot of potential and I love how the concept of the child needing a key to be summoned.  The anime does a lot for Mai's character development.  Much more so than what we've seen i the manga thus far, but it is still in the early stages.  Tate's character though is much more interesting in the manga.  Sure he's a regular guy, but he's not just a character on the sidelines much like how he is in the anime, but an actual integral part to the whole story.  Maybe he is later in the anime as well, but so far, he hasn't shown that, though still a potential love interest for Mai. 

Art-wise, I'll say the anime artwork is much better.  The art in the manga isn't bad either, but the faces look very round and somewhat flat from certain angles.  The fanservice gets my thumb of approval though ;)

Looking forward to more of the anime and manga.
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Re: Anime versus manga
« Reply #3 on: January 24, 2005, 01:56:51 PM »
you can't compare them... the story lines are a bit too different...
i perfer the manga...chapter 18 was cool
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Re: Anime versus manga
« Reply #4 on: January 25, 2005, 01:56:08 PM »
Definitely the anime for me.  I guess I should be used to fanservice by now but I'm not.


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Re: Anime versus manga
« Reply #5 on: January 25, 2005, 06:34:13 PM »
Erm, I would hesitate to say that the anime is light on fan service, although it is slightly less than in the manga.  To make up for that you have lots of mikoto + mai yuri scenes.  Both of these series are meant to appeal to young males with raging horomones and the inability to date actual girls.
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Re: Anime versus manga
« Reply #6 on: January 25, 2005, 07:42:50 PM »
At least it's less than the in the manga.  There's no, uh, inserting keys.  I'll read/watch both for now though. 


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Re: Anime versus manga
« Reply #7 on: January 25, 2005, 09:50:18 PM »
You better, I know where you store your yaoi collection, viruses spread very easily ;D
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Re: Anime versus manga
« Reply #8 on: January 26, 2005, 02:22:48 PM »
*stomps on your back with spiky shoes on*

I have no yaoi, yuri, hentai, or anything related to them!


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Re: Anime versus manga
« Reply #9 on: January 26, 2005, 10:51:21 PM »
methinks thou doth protest too much
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Re: Anime versus manga
« Reply #10 on: January 27, 2005, 07:00:15 AM »
You're exactly like my cousin...


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Re: Anime versus manga
« Reply #11 on: January 27, 2005, 09:51:04 AM »
If he's hot, sexy, and irresitible to women, then I would say you should be honored to have such a cousin
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Re: Anime versus manga
« Reply #12 on: January 27, 2005, 02:23:41 PM »
He's a fat, squinty-eyed, smelly cousin who's never had a girlfriend.


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Re: Anime versus manga
« Reply #13 on: January 27, 2005, 07:06:30 PM »
He's a fat, squinty-eyed, smelly cousin who's never had a girlfriend.

sounds like jaisbane alright.

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Re: Anime versus manga
« Reply #14 on: January 27, 2005, 07:17:35 PM »
At least it only sounds like me and doesn't look like me, I'd be in trouble if that were true.  Why, I'd be worse off than roots in the affairs of love... ;D
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