What Do You Look at First?

Discuss about your favorite manga or anime here.
belfry
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belfry
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24 Feb 2016, 01:28 #176

I usually read manga from my favorite mangaka. If it's a new mangaka, then the art will catch my eyes first. Then continue with genre and if scanlated.
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butterfingers
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Joined: 25 Feb 2016, 16:35

25 Feb 2016, 17:24 #177

I look at the plot and then the reviews.
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keebl44
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26 Feb 2016, 03:56 #178

I look for high fantasy or Sci-fi with romance of course but slice of life certainly has its ups and downs. Things like Overlord for example. Which I have re-watched almost 20 times. . .
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Silverfoxkit
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29 Feb 2016, 13:27 #179

I look at the art, then the summary, and escalation, if I like it enough, I will buy it when it comes out, in my area, if not I would buy it in the original form.
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reddernat
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Joined: 08 Apr 2016, 02:59

08 Apr 2016, 07:35 #180

Summary and then art. Then plot. But I feel like art is probably more important.
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Joined: 10 Apr 2016, 14:31

10 Apr 2016, 15:10 #181

for me im usually attracted to the art style/character design. If something catches my attention im likely to look into it to see what its about and then read it if its something im likely to enjoy
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allymarei
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Joined: 11 May 2016, 21:35

11 May 2016, 23:00 #182

Art of the cover, art of the inside, and then the genre. There has to be some romance but no ecchi. I usually read one chapter or one volume before deciding if I am ready to commit. I also look at other's reviews if it is a longer series. Nothing worse than getting sucked into a series only to realize later that the ending is gonna such or it gets stupid.
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ruchiki
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ruchiki
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12 Jun 2016, 01:32 #183

The storyline to see if it's worth my time. And then the artwork.
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anny
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anny
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09 Jul 2016, 00:13 #184

I'll look at the summery first then the art, but if the plot is not great for me i just stop
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VS11
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16 Jul 2016, 01:04 #185

I usually go by cover art and summary, and then sometimes I'll check a couple of pages and see if it's fairly interesting
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sito-jaxa
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Joined: 07 Jul 2016, 17:57

16 Jul 2016, 21:07 #186

Cover, summary, same as for most everyone else... I often also look at reader comments, because I find it helpful to steer clear if people are saying things like "hate where this is going" or "why did the author stop writing at such a crucial point?!"

Manga by an author I know I like are always a plus. It can be hard to go back in time to when their style was not as polished though.

I need a better strategy for finding new series. I get daunted trying to find new ones, so my list is pretty short right now!

I have had some success using the "random" button on Batoto. :P
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Minachan123
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20 Aug 2016, 13:23 #187

I look at the art then at the story and how it go
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xmaria88
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15 Sep 2016, 17:11 #188

summary and art. They go together. Wont have an interest in reading/watching anything that's not easy on the eyes even if the story is good
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Joined: 31 Mar 2017, 18:34

31 Mar 2017, 19:13 #189

Besides if it's available- if it has a good art style and well-developed characters and plot, I'm usually all in.
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