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Posted 9/11/16
So I've been getting back into anime after about 5 years of being out, but I'm finding I have an issue. I have no patience.
Let me rephrase a bit. I'm finding that I can't watch all the shows that are simulcast. I just can't... wait for the next episode. I've been watching all of the series that have fully aired, and even some of the more... unusual shows. In a way, I feel bad becuase there's some shows I want to get into but I can't bear the patience, but on the other side at least it means I can watch shows without watching, but then I feel like I'm missing out. Does anyone else experience this? S'just me?
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Posted 9/11/16
Not really, I'm mainly a manga reader. The only anime I've been keeping up to date with this season are Naruto (which is ending soon), One Piece, and the tragedy that is known as Berserk. Nothing else looks interesting to me.
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22 / M / Finland
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Posted 9/11/16
I do have patience waiting for new episodes.
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56 / M / U.S.A. (mid-south)
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Posted 9/11/16
I normally wait until a series is over and then view it. Even when I'm impatient, that usually means waiting until the last few weeks of an anime and then watching it (which typically leaves me waiting on the last 1-2 episodes).

Even back when I watched week to week I wasn't the "The episode is 5 minutes late! RAGE ON!" type. Even then I would often view it hours after an episode was posted or the next day.
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Posted 9/11/16
To be honest, I enjoy binge watching an anime and watching it simulcasted equally. I think there are pros and cons to each. Sometimes when I am binge watching an anime, I am so happy that I can just go to the next episode, but sometimes I get tired of watching so many episodes in a row, and I don't really have time to think about the episodes that I've watched because I am already on the next episode and I might miss out on some things that way. Watching episodes every week can be annoying when you want to watch the next episode but can't. However, I like having something that I look forward to every week, and I don't really get bored of shows that way. Sorry if that was kind of confusing, but there you go that's my opinion on the subject.
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Posted 9/11/16 , edited 9/11/16
Like you, I came back to seriously watching anime after a gap of a few years last year. I've found that the majority of the discussion happens in the first few weeks of the season and the end. So if you can't wait, I'd suggest checking out the first episodes at the beginning of the season to be part of the discussion and then waiting to binge watch the rest until the end. That way you don't really have to wait but you're not missing out on much.

Personally, I've kind of settled on a routine of picking up only the feel-good shows that would get tiring to watch all at once or ones that I absolutely love every week (maybe 3-5 shows a season). Everything else then waits until I can binge watch it at a later time.
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Posted 9/11/16
I'm primarily a marathon viewer, though there are some shows that feel better watching once a week.
Posted 9/11/16
I write in my survival journal. It's all stained with tears and snot.
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