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Best debuts (Winter 14)
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31 / M / Over there
Posted 1/11/14
Seitokai Yakuindomo S2
Sakura Trick

Well those are the only ones I've watched so far. :P
I've been a slump or whatever for a good while now. I checked out the first ep of so many animes last season, but I've only stuck with like 2-3 :P
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41 / M / NJ
Posted 1/11/14
I was hoping for some help in picking what to watch next, but most of you like Space Dandy or Sakura Trick a lot more than I did. :-)

I think Winter 2014 is going to be another season where my favorite show ends up being different from the "popular" choices... I just hope I find it soon,
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Posted 1/11/14
1 - Engaged to the Unidentified

2 - Seitokai Yakuindomo 2nd season

3 - Sakura Trick

4 - Witch Craft Works

5 - D-Frag

Top 5 really liked the first episode and will be keeping up with them every week.
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Posted 1/11/14
Tier 1 (Must watch!!!):
1. Nisekoi
2. Noragami
3. Space Dandy
4. World Conquest

Tier 2 (Good):
5. Nobunaga the Fool
6. Magical Warfare
7. Hamatora

Tier 3 (Interesting):
8. Nobunagun
9. Buddy Complex
10. Chuunibyou Ren

Witch Craft Works
Recently, My Sister is Unusual
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Posted 1/11/14 , edited 1/11/14
There's five that have grabbed my interest enough to pretty much commit to them, so that makes for a neat top 5:

1. Nobunagun
2. Engaged to the Unidentified
3. Tonari no Seki-kun
4. Wake Up, Girls!
5. Hozuki no Reitetsu
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41 / M / NJ
Posted 1/11/14
What I've seen so far:

Mahou Sensou
Tonari no Seki-kun

Chuunibyou demo Koi ga Shitai! Ren
Hamatora The Animation
Toaru Hikuushi e no Koiuta

Can't look away:
Saikin, Imouto no Yousu ga Chotto Okashiinda ga

Nobunaga the Fool
Sakura Trick
Super Sonico The Animation
Witch Craft Works
Posted 1/11/14
1. Nisekoi
2. Nobunagun
3. Noragami
4. Buddy Complex
5. Mahou Sensou
Posted 1/12/14 , edited 1/12/14
Well, I've started Nobunagun, Nobunaga the Fool, Witchcraft Works and Chuu2. Excluding returning anime (I prefer to focus on new titles for my point of discussion) I like what I see so far. Starting Magical Warfare right now. I have a lot of series on my queue for this season and if everything turns out decent then I think 2014 is off to a good start.

Update: Magical Warfare could have potential, I like it so far. Also, Nano ED furthers my desire to continue watching.

More update: Hamatora is off to a great start.

Even More Update: World Conquest looks like it will be amusing with some actiony bits, looking promising so far.
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22 / M / My Desk
Posted 1/12/14 , edited 1/12/14
Nisekoi had a great first episode. Always expect gold from SHAFT.
I thought Wake Up, Girls' debut was pretty good. Heck, it had its own prequel movie.
Sakura Trick was good fun for those of us who are suckers for yuri.
Edit: Should probably put Sekai Seifuku as a favorite too. "Loli conquers world" was just too good of an idea for an anime.

Other debuts ranged from good to so-so except for My Little Hentai Can't Be This Censored. Imma pass on that one.
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28 / M / USA
Posted 1/12/14 , edited 1/12/14
My top five would be:

  1. Nobunagun (for the crazy).
  2. World Conquest Zvezda Plot (for the imagination).
  3. Noragami (for the atmosphere).
  4. Chunibyo demo Koi ga Shitai! Ren (for the chunibyo).
  5. Engaged to the Unidentified (for the laughs).

And an honorable mention to Nisekoi (for the art).
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Posted 1/12/14
Nobunagun and Witch Craft Works would have to be my favorites!

Honorable mentions goes to World Conquest Zvezda Plot, The Pilot's Love Song, and Nisekoi.
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20 / M / Manchester, England
Posted 1/12/14
1. Nisekoi
2. Chuunibyou demo Koi ga Shitai! Ren
3. Silver Spoon
4. Noragami
5. Hamatora: The Animation

Honourable Mentions go to, Space Dandy, Seitokai Yakuindomo 2 and Sakura Trick
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Posted 1/12/14 , edited 1/12/14
Things I have watched the first episode of so far:

1. Nobunagun
2. Saki: Zenkoku-hen
3. Mahou Sensou
4. Tonari no Seki-kun
5. Toaru Hikuushi no Koiuta

6. Witchcraft Works
7. Gin no Saji 2
8. Go! Go! 575
9. Onee-chan ga Kita
10. Pupipoh!

11. Nourin
12. Z/X Ignition
13. Super Sonico The Animation
14. D-Frag!
15. Hoozuki no Reitetsu
16. Space Dandy
17. Double Circle
18. Youkai Watch (dropped)
19. Pupa
20. Nobunaga the Fool
21. Strange+ (dropped)
22. ImoCho (dropped)

yet to air:
Buddy Complex
Wizard Barristers
Inari, Konkon, Koi Iroha

unable to locate:
Chou Zenmairobo: Patrasche

Waiting on the possibility Animax licenses it:
Chuunibyou demo Koi ga Shitai! ren
Hamatora The Animation
Mikakunin de Shinkoukei
Sakura Trick
Sekai Seifuku

Yet to watch:
Wake Up, Girls!
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28 / M / アビス
Posted 1/12/14
Favorites so far are


Unidentified engagement

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45 / M / Canada
Posted 1/12/14 , edited 1/12/14
Specifically for the best first episodes... out of all but Wizard Barristers, Maken-ki2 and Inari that have aired so far which is over 40 shows I have watched the first episode for already (including first episodes of second cours), this seems like a long list at first but it is 7/42 shows so only 17% of them LOL:

Nagi no Asukara (2nd cour, episode 14 was amazing), won't say anything so as not to spoil but amazing

Sakura Trick - yuri and action and humor, so good!

Nobunagun, that gun! Sio!!!

No-rin - laughed the whole way through, like an idol in Silver Spoon meets Non Non Biyori with fanservice!

Mikakunin de Shinkoukei (Engaged to the Unknown) - So much better than I was expecting, seems to be SOL comedy, great!

Seitokai Yakuindomo2 - amazing humor which knows no bounds and those it knows, it stomps on, jumps over and keeps on going!

Mahou Sensou (Magical Warfare) - great first episode, want to know where it goes

Oh and for the record my first drops are:

Z/X Ignition, just too silly a card game anime for me

Horuki, just not my style

And Space Dandy in episode 2, just too stupid, not funny enough, not enough of an overarching plot or character story to hold my interest.
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