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Offline rigningardagur

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artistically unique manga ?
« on: December 10, 2017, 01:24:23 AM »
heya !! not sure if i'm titling this correctly, but i'll explain.

i haven't read manga in forever, nor watched anime. mainly because i like to see things which go against what you would usually see, like in how the story is told, what kind of plot it has, the artwork, etc. i don't usually find things that are that way.

some anime i have an appreciation for and like for their uniqueness are serial experiments lain, angel's egg, and haibane renmei.

if you have any manga you know of that are maybe like what i'm looking for, please let me know. i'm looking for very different manga than the type you would usually see, if possible maybe even some kind of experimental manga.

thanks ~

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Re: artistically unique manga ?
« Reply #1 on: December 10, 2017, 01:49:25 AM »
BLAME! by Tsutomu Nihei is an unusual kind of manga. Very rough, very gritty, tons of emphasis put upon architecture and backgrounds, since Nihei was an architectural student. Not much in the way of story, but as for the art, there isn't anything quite like it. Definitely experimental.
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Re: artistically unique manga ?
« Reply #2 on: December 10, 2017, 11:59:01 AM »
Ah blame is really good, they even made a CGI anime movie off of it on Netflix, I loved it and highly recommend it.
As for different art, have you tried attack on Titan? It has a pretty interesting style that mixes realism and the anime art style, also it has some pretty good story telling

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Re: artistically unique manga ?
« Reply #3 on: December 10, 2017, 04:28:20 PM »
I mean if you want different art.. there’s always Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure..

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Re: artistically unique manga ?
« Reply #4 on: December 10, 2017, 11:49:52 PM »
My finals are over, so I am here to give you some cool looking manga! I'm going to be going through pretty manga and interesting looking manga, and a little bit of both!
Siúil, a Rúin:
Definitely not an average manga art style- it reminds me more of a "Nordic" style of illustration used for fairy tales.
Tegami Bachi:
A lot of pure black backgrounds makes for a really cool looking enviroments!
The Case Study of Vanitas:
It's really, really pretty. What can I say.
Macchi Shoujo:
Look at it. It's got some pretty A+++ shading.
Doukyonin wa Hiza, Tokidoki, Atama no Ue.:
I love it??? So?? Much?????
At his point I'm just posting stuff I love.
Children of the Whales:
This will be my final one xD

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Re: artistically unique manga ?
« Reply #5 on: December 11, 2017, 12:17:23 AM »
thanks everyone !! i'll try to check these out, they all sound interesting ~ ;0;b