Critics and Connoisseurs

Club Description:

First and foremost, I would like to make it clear that this is not an elitist club. Our goal is to come up a list of highly recommended quality shows that are exemplary either within genre or universally. However, everyone has different standards when it comes to this, so I have made up a short list of basic requirements with the goal of ensuring maximum participation from our members.

Entry Requirements:

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Activity Policy

THIS Week's You Decides:
OPEN - Mushishi Zoku Shou (Anime) (10/4)
OPEN - Shigurui (Manga) (84/21)

OPEN - Beck (Anime) (26/7)

For Challenge:

THIS Week's Spotlights:
JoJo's Bizarre Adventure (2012) (Anime) (26/7)
Ping Pong (Manga) (55/14)

Watashitachi no Shiawase na Jikan (Manga) (8/8)

For Challenge:

NEXT Week's Spotlights:
Nichijou (Anime) (26/7)
Vagabond (Manga) (Ongoing (322)/65)

Neon Genesis Evangelion: The End of Evangelion (Anime) (1/1)

For Challenge:

Double Advance Spotlight Notice:
In order to give everyone more time to get fully acquainted with these entries, we'd like you to take note in advance of the fact that both Hajime no Ippo (Anime) and Fourteen (Manga) will be spotlighted for the week starting on Friday the 17th of October.

Please note: each anime and manga entry is followed by a number denoting the total amount of episodes or chapters and the amount you must have watched/read in order for your vote to be legitimate.

Nomination Lists:
Nominate an Anime
Nominate a Manga
Resurrect a Manga
Challenge Nomination Count (CLOSED)

Resurrection Calendar

Old Spotlights:
Click For List

If you have any questions, comments, suggestions:
Open Discussion Thread
Ideas for Club Improvements

Feel Like Joining a Review Team?
Review Team Signup Thread
Editors and Proof-Readers Signup Thread

Need a Recommendation?
Anime Recommendations
Manga Recommendations

Want to just chat with fellow members?
Open Discussion Thread
You Decide - Afterthoughts
Your Favorite Scenes

IRC Chat:
Channel: #critics-conn


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Club Discussion
Sticky: You Decide: Shigurui (Manga) ( 1 2 3 )
48 replies by Kuiper »»
13 minutes ago
Sticky: You Decide: Mushishi Zoku Shou (Anime) ( 1 2 3 4 )
79 replies by Kuiper »»
13 minutes ago
Sticky: Resurrected You Decide: Beck (Anime) ( 1 2 3 4 )
64 replies by Kuiper »»
14 minutes ago
Sticky: Nominate a Manga
7 replies by idlezeal »»
09-17-14, 10:15 AM
Sticky: Nominate an Anime
11 replies by danz »»
09-15-14, 6:55 AM

Club Comments
Lindle | 11 hours ago
I'm glad about JoJo 4 being promoted to a Blue N as well. It's funny how, a few years ago, it was considered one of the weakest JoJo arcs, and yet now that it's fully de-duwanged, it's pretty much the only universally-loved arc besides Steel Ball Run.

Lindle | 11 hours ago


Rosa_FOEtida | 11 hours ago
You Decide Results:

Kuragehime (Anime)
- Yes: 14
- No: 23
- I haven't watched this anime: 36
~ Abstained: 9
~ Ineligible: 2 (galimx, Hayama-Mizuki)

This club's waters are too inhospitable for jellyfish to live in - 37.8%

Vinland Saga (Manga)
- Yes: 18
- No: 1
- I haven't read this manga: 38
~ Abstained: 3
~ Ineligible: 0

The Vikings have successfully conquered CnC - 94.7%

Resurrection You Decide Result:

JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Part 4: Diamond is Unbreakable (Manga)
- Yes: 9
- No: 2
- I haven't read this manga: 35
~ Abstained: 3
~ Ineligible: 0

This manga has returned to the nominations list until it finds somebody to love - 80%

Valik93 | 09-17-14, 8:55 AM

Orion1 | 09-16-14, 2:06 PM
We've been discussing Zankyou's fading quality in writing since the introduction of Five. Haven't seen the 9th episode yet Goo, but it seems pretty apparent the show has fallen way short comparatively to the first three episodes or so. Lisa has become a horrible plot device. I doubt one Ferris wheel scene is going to change the downward momentum into the vortex it's been heading in. Flush.

NavyCherub | 09-16-14, 9:17 AM
The way the music rose as the ferris wheel did, the feelings between Twelve and Lisa, the decision made on the other colored side of the ferris wheel, the physical and spiritual separation of Twelve and Nine. Great episode.

Nagisa33 | 09-16-14, 7:49 AM
I found episode 9 of ZnT to be great. The investigation and ferris wheel scenes were intense.

Lindle | 09-16-14, 1:50 AM
A note for the Old Spotlights thread - Me and the Devil Blues has been rebooted (fuck yes!), which means it needs to be changed to a white N, as it only has 4 volumes at this point.

Club Stats
Members: 136
Pictures: 1
Category: Other
Created: Mar 7, 2008

Club Officers
8GaugeBrett (Creator)
danz (Admin)
NavyCherub (Admin)
Orion1 (Admin)
Rosa_FOEtida (Admin)
Wilio (Admin)

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