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R:10 / I:3

I just bought my first manga!

ピれと の モア !
R:38 / I:4
Lots of gamers here, how about a thread for games /qa/ could be playing together.

I'll start, there's a new season of D3 starting tonight if anyone's in the mood to play.
R:131 / I:31

/qa/ Subs

we should make a group that can fansub anime. maybe even expand it to manga and VNs that dont have an english translation yet

discuss
R:24 / I:1
Have you watched anything neat on youtube or similar sites lately? Don't just link it, mention why you like it!
This is a re-enactment of the American Psycho dubs man scene with Weird Al and Huey Lewis. There's some very nice attention to detail and the humor is great. Somehow it's 7 years old and I never saw it.
R:2 / I:1
is it just me or has anyone else noticed there's been a drastic decline of panty shots in anime?
R:4 / I:0
This bothers me more than it should. Phone flashlights are generally some sort of LED, so if your phone is running out of power the light should just turn off and not flicker right? If your phone's flashlight is flickering that means something is wrong with the wiring or battery with your phone, right?
I realize it's not explicitly stated that her phone's battery died but that is what they were going for I'd imagine.
R:40 / I:15
Does /qa/ like puzzles with counterintuitive solutions? This one has been going around 4chan lately.
R:3 / I:0
This CG isn't all too bad, looks kinda like something from the ps3 era.
R:8 / I:6
Does /qa/ own any merchandise? Do you regularly buy things for series you like? Manga, novels, figures, blankets, key chains, any kind of merch is good! Share what you have.

I really really REALLY want these cuties but I didn't have the money to preorder them. Made me pretty sad.
R:10 / I:9
Post those crazy random GIFs/WEBMs that otherwise wouldn't get posted.
This one is obviously hilarious when you look at it, but (don't read until after you watch it) the way the cat immediately and effortlessly turned its forward momentum into rotation to stop the collision is a marvel of biology. No matter how many times I watch it I can't believe how it could do such a thing without even thinking about it. Wow.
R:4 / I:1
What's the most emotional moment in video games?
R:15 / I:12
Hey /qa/, I have an idea! I think we should do a map-game where we all draw on a map!
Like this one!
R:14 / I:3
how are kyuuei's familial relationships
R:7 / I:3
new pigmhall
R:5 / I:1
Why do people watch bad anime
R:9 / I:9
the pout girl
R:23 / I:11
Taking it easy juice.

100% /qa/
friends

And EDF after if anyone has it.
R:2 / I:0
Hey wait a minute… this isn't Monmusu!
R:13 / I:5
There's a new season of strike witches right around the corner! Are you going to refresh your memory in preparation for it /qa/?
R:3 / I:3

Requesting Feedback

I'm currently working on a short nichijou animation. I'm adapting chapter 9 of helvetica standard I have made this test frame to test the style and technique. I wanted to hear an unbiased opinion from the frens over at quality anime what they think of this frame.
I've stared at it for too long. On one hand I really like how it came out. On the other I feel dissatisfaction, you can instantly tell its not a frame from nichijou, at least I can tell.

Your feedback is much appreciated, thank you in advance.
R:13 / I:3
I think /qa/ should have a writefag thread!
But I don't know any good prompts… But is /qa/ making anything?
R:28 / I:17
I started playing Atelier Shallie on vita and it's pretty good. If you haven't hacked your vita if you have one you should definitely consider it as many consider it the best way to play PSP games as well.
R:5 / I:0

Please send them the love they gave us

A month and half a week from now will be a year to the tragedy that took many passionate, talented, and loving Kyoani animators from us for good.
Please, when that day come, send love their way.
Fanarts, letters, or even a simple tweet could help show them how much the love they and their lost friends gave to us meant and motivate them to keep going even harder.

During the aftermath of the event, many people wanted to say something, but didn't know what to say. This ended up making a lot of the things said sound like people were already mourning the death of the studio, and not the animators.
A message like that could be quite discouraging to staff who is fighting to not let their friends die in vein. Remember when you give the staff at kyoani good words that to focus on the important things:
How much their work brought and still bring joy to you
How much they mean to you
and to never give up, and to keep going, and that you believe in them and they can keep fighting on!
R:54 / I:9
How did we end up here
R:31 / I:25
Cute images only! Let's see the cute!
R:13 / I:5
People complain that cows produce co2 but isn't that actually a silly complaint? Because cows themselves don't actually produce it, grass uses the co2 in the atmosphere to grow and cows eat that grass thus they consume the co2 and that becomes part of them so they release it in to the atmosphere but they are only releasing what was in the atmosphere before and what they release is going to be absorbed by grass again and thus the cycle of life continues. It would not actually effect anything because cows and grass are operating in a loop.
R:12 / I:6
how does /qa/ sit at their pc?
R:2 / I:2
I started watching lala because of my /qa/ friends :)
R:5 / I:3
Utawarerumono: Prelude to the Fallen is out on Vita! (and PS4?)
It's a remake of the original, but without the ero elements. It's a shame that they removed it, but I'm sure it's worth another play and read!
Do it for Aru!
R:21 / I:7

kissu seasonal stream summer

So uhh, for those interested in watching seasonal anime every Saturday at 7PM with kissu friends, what are you wanting to watch for summer?
We have a lot of holdovers due to the many delays from COVID, so right now this is what's still being watched or already a long show to begin with:
Mewkledreamy
Healin' Good Precure
Railgun
Houkago Teibou Nisshi (fishing girls)
Brand New Animal (only a few episodes left)

Right now a show that I'm pretty confident in adding is Enen no Sh-… Fire Force because we watched the first season in Winter. I'm generally not too keen on watching sequels to things that the stream hasn't watched together, so no Re:zero 2.
R:3 / I:1
This anime's pretty chuuni… It seems like a perfect mahouka substitute while I wait for the upcoming season. Where does /qa/ stand on super chuunibyou power fantasies such as this?
R:18 / I:7
MASSIVE /qa/ boobers
R:3 / I:1
I wasn't expecting much out of BNA at the start with other anime of similar premises mostly using them solely as a way to display and condemn racism. However with the later episodes I'm finding myself pleasantly surprised with the turn of events that muddies the plot while calling into question the morality of the characters. I'm still not entirely sure if I should believe in Alan since some of his actions have been fairly shady, like capturing the mayor.
R:71 / I:37
So /qa/, what are you watching?
R:13 / I:6
Recently reinstalled windows and forgot to backup my recettear save, now I'm going through it all again from scratch trying to get all the true cards again. I've got to say it's a pain in the ass trying to dungeon with Louie, and without all the NG+ bonuses or Merchant levels I'm really noticing the difficulty in trying to make the bills each week more than usual.
R:13 / I:2
Do you guys use VPNs or something to seed your torrents? I used to do it without any VPNs before when I had like one or two at a time, but I don't think I'll get away will seeding about 500 torrents at a time…
But I want to give back, what do?
R:7 / I:0
Well, do you?
R:11 / I:4
How cool is this! Imagine replacing that humming bird with an anime fairy! Imagine all the data they could mine about you!
R:149 / I:33

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R:12 / I:5
My waifu Chino is so cute.
R:5 / I:2
TAMAKI'S BACK!!!!!
R:7 / I:4
/qa/ - nappers union
R:62 / I:5
ITT: post a sentence from Wikipedia, out of context.

ERP has a strong evidence base, and it is considered the most effective treatment for OCD.[89]
R:7 / I:3
I see, a post-apocalyptic setting where humanity is desperately struggling for survival. Now to figure out how decadence plays into this…
R:43 / I:9
Man, what the hell is with vtubers? Can someone explain the appeal to me, because my opinion is that it's still just watching another person playing video games instead of directly playing them yourself.
I like playing video games.
R:0 / I:0
Can you really say that a girl's been raised properly before they're able to assemble/disassemble their gun?
R:13 / I:2
We're playing Supreme Commander again! Is there anyone here on kissu that's not in the steam chat that's interested in playing? It's an RTS game and it's really fun, but kind of hard to learn… so we're all flailing around right now.
R:19 / I:6
Will she ever find the railgun? Do you think maybe they're saving it for sweeps week?
R:2 / I:0
Patche's belly is squishy! It must be groped and squeezed!
R:77 / I:46

MHW Mod Blog

I'm going to use this thread to blog about my continued efforts and frustrations in modding Monster Hunter World: Iceborne. You can ask questions and stuff, too
R:5 / I:1
naruhodo
R:6 / I:1
What's the significance of panties on a butt?
R:8 / I:4
R:27 / I:8
I guess I need to marathon Re:Zero since I never got around to it. Was that re-release with new scenes worth it at all? I downloaded the original a couple years ago and from what I remember people saying there was almost nothing new
R:49 / I:10
So /qa/, what'll it be?
R:11 / I:4
What makes lying in a bed so relaxing and energizing, even if you're not sleeping?
R:12 / I:3
did i just spot a /kissu/ poster outside of /kissu/?
R:3 / I:0
Is Trigger behind this
R:3 / I:1
>/qa/
R:12 / I:2
How often does /qa/ adopt a new pseudonym or create a new email?
R:3 / I:3
it's no longer no-cute day
R:0 / I:0
I mm'd.
R:1 / I:1
dumb horse off to the glue factory with you
R:2 / I:0
That's gotta hurt
R:1 / I:0
It's literally me…
R:5 / I:4
This world is filthy
R:8 / I:7
today is Lala's birthday… you remembered right /qa/?
R:26 / I:11
Happy America Day!
R:23 / I:5
Did you forget to eat today?
R:58 / I:18
which posters do you recognize?
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P.S.A

Today's cute has been CANCELLED.


Whatever you do, do NOT cute today;
don't be one of those people who
mistakes cute for not cute,
or you could face a fine.


Regular activities will resume tomorrow.
R:151 / I:68
/qa/ bump when drunk!
R:4 / I:1
I SEE THE (1) BUT IT WAS A SAGE AND I DON'T KNOW WHERE IT IS
R:32 / I:19
>/qa/
R:15 / I:6
kissmin, kissumin, pissumin, pissmin, v, verniy, vermin, vern, hibiki, hibikid, or qamin. How do you refer to our admin?
R:5 / I:3
What did she mean by this?
R:9 / I:6
I want to become a cute and girly boy!
R:8 / I:2
Playing AOE2 DE, if anyone wants to get in. Going to give it ~10 minutes for anyone to join

Lobby: /qa/
Pass: friends
R:4 / I:0
It appears that the UK will very likely put forth regulations for loot boxes in video games to make them gambling. If regulations like these continue to spread and become more common, it'll be interesting to see how this affects the gaming landscape. Particularly, it'll be interesting to see if and how mobile gacha games are affected. Besides the swift and obvious affect it'll have on AAA games like Fortnite, CoD, and Apex Legends, and FIFA it might but also affect card games like Hearthstone which is an interesting thought.

So, what does /qa/ think?
R:2 / I:0
Life's been good, since miraculously some manga in my special stash has actually been animated.

Centaur's Worries, Hinamatsuri and High Score Girl seemed like pipe dreams, Dagashi Kashi a little less so, but still they ended up getting animes. And watamote I guess too.

Now just wait and see if something like Mozuya-san gets the pass.
R:6 / I:1
R:7 / I:2
ARIGATOASTU!!!!! LOLE!!!!!!!!!!!
R:6 / I:2
Why is this so beautiful?
R:8 / I:3
can someone please explain whats going on with precure? i think there is something airing for it now but im confused as to if I can start there and how far behind I am on this new season
R:13 / I:10
??????
R:110 / I:35
what are some good 'nime
R:9 / I:3
Educate yourself, /qa/.

https://seifuku.neocities.org/
R:10 / I:3
KO
KE
KO
KO
KO
!
R:9 / I:0
How do I come to terms with the fact that I have no yandere girlfriend in my life?
R:7 / I:2
What manga have you been reading lately?
R:1 / I:1
Meeting beneath the furu furu moon
R:18 / I:3
Sometimes I worry that my refusal to get a smartphone since I'm a hermit is going to make me into a luddite.
What cool things are people doing with smartphones today? Do you have anything cool on yours?
R:2 / I:0
It's been a whole season since ishuzoku aired where the hell is the great ecchi spike???

Do I really need to wait a couple years to see results…
R:5 / I:0
What do you do in the summer drought while nothing airs?
R:23 / I:4
What is your stance on websites that require a phone number for registration?
I have a despise on any web service that requires an account in general, so I have never used any social media or forum in my life and all of my public writings are posted exclusively in anonymous boards.
If a web service has no other alternatives, I only use it if it requires at most an email, which I can register without giving out any real personal information. In rare occasions I use a disposable phone number, if it doesn't work I simply don't use that even when no other alternatives exist.
R:6 / I:2
hey, /kissu/, how do I convert .mkv files into .avi or .mp4 files with hardcoded subtitles? what's the best way to do it?
R:2 / I:1
heh
R:41 / I:15
Pick an imageboard script, find a site running it, and post any interesting features you find.

You can find imageboard software with existing instances on:
https://github.com/ccd0/imageboards.json/blob/gh-pages/software.md
Then search for the code in
https://ccd0.github.io/imageboards.json/imageboards.json
to find an imageboard running it.

https://overscript.net/ has a more comprehensive list but not all scripts have a site using it.
R:113 / I:88
AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA

I'M GOING TO HAVE A HEART ATTACK SHE'S SO CUTE.
R:3 / I:1
how many guns do kissus sleep with
R:16 / I:5
What's the greatest deciding factor in whether a thread succeeds or not, it's OP or the first reply?
R:3 / I:0
You are now entering, the tard zone.
R:6 / I:1
Are gamers the most dedicated/addicted type of media consumers?
R:74 / I:61
Post /qa/-core pics
R:17 / I:6
What's /qa/ reading in these slow days while nothing airs?
R:11 / I:3
Does /qa/ know of any remedies to sore muscles? I kinda maybe just so happened to pull a bunch of muscles in my arms by moving some heavy stuff around…
R:3 / I:1
ZZZZZZZZZZZZZ I'm a cat ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ

Majsoul Friends Room 83289(4-Player South): https://mahjongsoul.game.yo-star.com/?room=83289
R:161 / I:30
where's the music thread?
5/4 edition?
R:14 / I:8
why do girls like boys?
R:10 / I:3
New Sailor Stars BDs out, and they're actually good! Why can't all BDs just be upgrades like this?
https://animebytes.tv/torrents.php?id=1125
R:8 / I:1
How much practice does something like this take?
R:4 / I:0
Why is one eye cuter than two eyes?
R:32 / I:11
Steam summer sale this week. What are you hoping for?
R:8 / I:4
Your meal, /qa/.
R:4 / I:2
what the heck
R:16 / I:10
Cute 2D girls are great and all, but let's take a moment to appreciate the great men that embody the burning male spirit.
Honor. Camaraderie. Strength. Tenacity. Sacrifice. And often the best damn character themes when a skilled composer is involved.
R:13 / I:4
I think I messed up. Really, really, really badly too… I'm such an idiot…

AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAHHHHHHHHHHH
R:6 / I:1
https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2020/06/to-evade-detection-hackers-are-requiring-targets-to-complete-captchas
Then they learned they did not need cyberpunk movies, for they were already living it.
R:29 / I:7
What does /qa/ think of Cyberpunk vs Virtual Reality settings? Even though their tends to be faults with cyberpunk societies, in some way they still represented a vision of the future in which technology far surpassed what we have currently. And within those settings people live with this extraordinary tech that oftentimes if developed in current times could oftentimes completely reshape civilization. I'm not sure if it's just me, though it feels like people have become more complacent in the idea that society won't advance much further, that there aren't any cool visions of what's to come. With all the neat virtual reality scenarios out they seem more focused on giving up and escaping our current reality rather than being in awe of possibilities the future could hold. It doesn't feel as amazing as our own society becoming extremely advanced.
R:1 / I:1
come with me if you want to live ~lun
R:9 / I:5
When will an asteroid destroy the Earth?
R:5 / I:1
>Riamu's hometown being "A kind world" is a reference to the fact "Together, let's make a kind world" is a phrase frequently said by >Japanese SNS users who simply avoid topics they dislike and do not want to get into online arguments or drama, and encourage others to do the same.
R:33 / I:27
6/25 is yuri day!
R:3 / I:0
cute
R:4 / I:1
Dunno if you guys have seen this, but Aniplex has a new VN brand, and last week it released its first two games in a simultaneous Japanese/English/Chinese release.

https://aniplex-exe.com/

Both of them are short games, but they're developed by well-known VN studios and have been well-received (>80 median on EGS.)

Anyone here played them yet?
R:7 / I:3
I told the /qa/ girl I love her!
R:11 / I:1
This is how I feel right now just so you know.
R:1 / I:1
im soo tired I can barely stay awake but its too early to go to sleep, this is omega annoying
R:48 / I:8
AB Freeleech is up! But I don't know what to grab..
R:5 / I:0
What to watch after Dorohedoro?
Emphasis on 2000-2008 hidden gems, don't have to be very good though.
R:11 / I:1
How tall is too tall for a girl?
R:7 / I:2
What's the preferential order for watching Matsumoto's series?
R:14 / I:5
Apparently there's going to be an Inuyasha sequel, but man, it's centered on three little girls- the daughters of previous characters. Rumiko's work really shined in interactions between the genders and romance, but the sequel is just promoting three girls. So I read more about this and she only did the character designs of the three main characters and is not involved with anything else. What the hell?
It'd be good if I eat my words, but I don't have any faith in this project, and we'll find out in Fall of this year…
R:13 / I:1
im homu
R:27 / I:6
How do I mpv /qa/?
R:4 / I:3
Really hot lately, so thinking of /qa/ I got myself some orange soda.
R:15 / I:2
More than the fact of shifting cultures, my displease with the current state of imageboards stems from the fact their current resemblance is that of a frankensteinian kitbash wherein supposed innovations are embedded to vintage stylistic choices. Multiple file uploads and embedded video files on a burichan background! Catalogue view by default instead of page view! And as more time passes and more new users get attracted to imageboards the more these changes will persist as something normal. It is no wonder, then, that under such an environment the cultures experience drastic change and move on from discussions about individual statements into long blog rants that persist long since their expiration.

It was at this moment that my desire for imageboard decentralization had shifted into realization that imageboards as a format are something I no longer deem attractive.
R:4 / I:0
Let's find some good fonts!
https://www.dafont.com/
I love this website because a lot of the font websites are full of crappy ads, CAPTCHAs or of course paid fonts.
One of my favorite fonts is Neuton, I was introduced to it in Etrian Odyssey 4 and it's nice: https://www.dafont.com/neuton.font (I used it in some old 4/qa/ images)
Part of the reason I'm making this thread is I want to start making some banners, and good fonts really make a banner shine.
R:9 / I:3
IT'S MORE THAN A FEELING
WHEN I HEAR THAT OLD TERM THEY USED TO SAY
R:185 / I:37

blog thread

got a headache
want things but cant have them
R:3 / I:1
math
R:54 / I:18
Myne is reading.
R:8 / I:1
I find this commentary interesting. Many cultures view death as a way to reclaim honor, or as the end of your current existence. Some see it as a time of judgement.

I for one say YOLO
R:7 / I:2
My Next Life as a Goddess: All Routes Lead to Reverse Harem!
R:8 / I:3
What slice of life really get what it means to be slice of life? There's a whole lot out there which are nice and enjoyable, but are missing something that turns a good slice of life into a perfect one.
R:4 / I:2
have you ever considered how your reality is formed? it cant just be what you are able to sense, maybe not even what you are able to gather from past experience. if someone has never been happy does this mean that reality is by default filled with despair?
side note: has anyone else noticed that the cloud in op picture shows up alot in anime
R:1 / I:0
I had dat /qa/ dream again…

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