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Favorite Anime
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Mahou Shoujo Madoka★Magica
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Suzumiya Haruhi no Yuuutsu
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Clannad: After Story
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Mahou Shoujo Lyrical Nanoha
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Favorite Manga
Sasameki Koto
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Hidamari Sketch
Hidamari Sketch add
Yuru Yuri
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Girl Friends
Girl Friends add
Oomuro-ke add

Favorite Characters
Hatsune, Miku
Furukawa, Nagisa
Suzumiya, Haruhi
Kotobuki, Tsumugi
Carroll, Alice
Aisaka, Taiga
Teppelin, Nia
Katou, Marika
Sakura, Kyouko

Favorite People
Hatsune, Miku
Hatsune, Miku
Sawashiro, Miyuki
Sawashiro, Miyuki
Yuuki, Aoi
Yuuki, Aoi
Hanazawa, Kana
Hanazawa, Kana
Asumi, Kana
Asumi, Kana
Komatsu, Mikako
Komatsu, Mikako
Fujita, Saki
Fujita, Saki

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Anime Stats

Time (Days) 205.4
Watching 6
Completed 830
On Hold 4
Dropped 312
Plan to Watch 2
Total Entries 1154

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Manga Stats

Time (Days) 12.7
Reading 53
Completed 53
On Hold 3
Dropped 26
Plan to Read 1
Total Entries 136

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About jmal
I only use MAL for lists now, so I'm not currently accepting friend requests, am not likely to reply to PMs, and comments are disabled. If you need to contact me, see:

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2012/12/24: I've recently revamped my ratings to knock most shows down 1 point. The goal was to thin out the 9s because that ranking was covering too wide a range, from very-nearly 10s to strong 8s. The latter are now 8s, and 9s are more exclusive, and a small number of 10s are now 9s.

Regarding rating
• I rarely rate shows I don't finish, unless I've seen at least 6-7 episodes.
• I rarely finish shows I don't like at about a 6/10 level. Life is too short to watch anime you don't enjoy. Better to drop and dedicate more time to what you like.
• I infrequently rate specials and OVAs.
• And I don't believe that 10/10 has to be reserved for "perfection". It's 10% of your available options, and therefore there's no reason why it can't represent upwards of 10% of franchises. I do try to keep it down closer to 4-8% myself, depending on whether I include dropped shows in the denominator.

Therefore, the vast majority of what I rate, especially if it aired in the last few years, is going to have a 6, 7, 8, 9, or 10.

5 is generally reserved for fairly insubstantial shows that I didn't find particularly offensively bad, but didn't click with or find memorable. 4 or below is mostly for shows with a few deep, fatal flaws, often a terrible ending. Often than not, I've dropped and not rated shows I really dislike.

10 is reserved for the best of the best. As of writing this, only 30 TV series have received a 10, representing 26 unique franchises. This is out of 445 completed (698 total counting dropped) TV series. I give a 10 to roughly 3-5 shows a year out of the 60-100+ I end up trying.

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