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Do you only watch anime, or do you read manga as well?
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20 / M / Tiphares
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Posted 4/14/13 , edited 4/14/13
Mostly anime, but I do read a few mangas that interest me. Usually, when the anime ends without finishing the whole story I go to the manga, one example is Gunslinger Girl.
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28 / F / irst
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Posted 4/14/13
Anime is great and all, but there's not a very broad range of types of stories that typically get animated. A lot of great ones are too "niche," so my only chance of experiencing it is to read it.
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35 / M / Planet Sanno
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Thanks to streaming services like Crunchyroll, the entry cost for anime fans is much lower than it used to be, so I find myself watching a lot more anime than I used to (because I no longer have to pay $30 for a DVD ... or a VHS tape). Also, several manga publishers, most notably Tokyopop, are now out of business, and, where I live, there are no book stores to sell manga, anyway. I use to read quite a lot of manga, but the market for this type of fandom has changed a lot, so, these days, anime is the way. ($6.95 U.S. for a month of anime provides much more value than $12.99 for one volume of manga, IMO.)
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first anime, then I got into manga, and most recently light novels. if you only watch the anime, you're missing out on a lot. there're a lot of good manga that never get made into anime, and anime adaptations usually skip or sometimes outright change things from the source material.
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21 / F / Pearl of the Orie...
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i do both but now i'm focus on reading manga.
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22 / M
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I definitely watch more anime than I read manga, but I have a subscription to weekly shonen jump and I read every issue, plus the occasional digital volume of Psyren or Nisekoi.
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35 / M / ICQ / Skype (ask)
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Depends on the case.
If an anime is announced I usually stop reading the manga until the anime has been aired - avoids self-spoiling
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I do both.
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23 / M / With Lucina
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Both if I have the time, haven't been keeping up with a lot of manga lately, only 2-3 that I really like
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23 / M / Ohio
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i rarely read manga still trying finish the few ive started but im just more of an audio person love sound effects music and stuff to go with my stories
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28 / M / NY
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I first check out the manga and if I like it then I'll watch the anime. After all, anime is an adaptation of the first and most time it doesn't deliver as well as the manga.
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24 / M / London
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i read alot of manga, but i tend to prefer anime seeing as it brings it to life with the music, voices and colour ;p
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22 / F / Chittenango, New...
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I read both manga and watch anime.
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24 / M / Atlanta, Georgia
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I use to only watch anime. Then when some of my favorite anime did not get renewed seasons I had to result to reading their manga, then I even had a few where I had to find their light novels.

Now however I really enjoy watching anime and reading light novels and manga.
Posted 4/14/13
I both watch the anime/read the manga (if it has one)
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