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Nov 28, 2016 3:15 PM
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Made upon a request from @Hinata.



nextMAL : What should you watch next?




You know when you're looking for an anime to watch, and you start looking through your Plan to Watch list, but then realise after 30 minutes that you still haven't decided?

Just let a machine decide.

nextMAL randomly selects an anime from your Plan to Watch for you, so that you don't have to waste your time trying to decide.

https://www.foxinflame.tk/dev/nextMAL



This website is also Mobile Friendly. The design and functions work even on my iPhone 3GS, which has like 320x480 screen size (although, a few aesthetical things don't work pretty well on screens smaller than 1280x720....)

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Nov 28, 2016 4:36 PM

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Wow, that pretty easy & user friendly to use.
Great work!
 
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Nov 28, 2016 5:04 PM

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I'm sure I'll end up using this in the future. Thanks and good work!
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Nov 28, 2016 5:28 PM

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I have tried it back then and what I could say about this nextMAL, I think it's quite helpful to me (and also to the others here as well).
According to most of the results, I might ended up watching some anime movies first, since the school holidays have just started.
Anyway, it's such a good and helpful additional feature. Keep on keepin' on doing it!
 
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Nov 28, 2016 6:14 PM
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That's already two awesome things you shared to MAL, keep it up!
 
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Nov 28, 2016 7:44 PM

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Nov 29, 2016 10:55 AM
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CheekyKunt said:
That's already two awesome things you shared to MAL, keep it up!


Three. Don't forget my Chrome Extension.
 
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Nov 29, 2016 12:39 PM

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Well that is great, I won't use it personally because I pick muh anime not randomly but who knows I may actually use it at some point if I ran out of idea or just won't have a specific mood, anyways, keep it up, you're doing a great job on MAL.
 
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Nov 29, 2016 3:04 PM
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Decided to try it, told me to watch Pupa at first try.

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Nov 29, 2016 3:55 PM

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It would be cool if you could also select a random anime from the different genres listed on the website.
 
Nov 29, 2016 4:11 PM
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@LouM
This isn't really a random anime generator. It takes your Plan to Watch list and then chooses a random one from there.

@psychedelic_bee
The website, as in nextMAL, or MAL? If it's MAL, yeah, they're the genres, but if it's the ones on nextMAL, those are the tags that you set when you put them in your list.

I could implement this feature (searching by tag/genre) but I want to keep this project simple without any geeky settings, so I'll probably keep it as it is.
 
Nov 29, 2016 4:15 PM
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@FoxInFlame yeah i know, i mean random from my PTW
 
Nov 29, 2016 4:47 PM
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have you made it so it doesnt show yet aired anime?
 
Nov 29, 2016 7:45 PM

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Wow, I just love it. A very useful feature. Most of the time I don't know what to watch next because I have like a hundred of PTW anime in my list.
 
Nov 29, 2016 7:55 PM
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I have used it recently and while it doesn't really work for me a bit due to my internet being super slow, I did gave it a shot, and it's actually a pretty good feature if anyone would want to go and pick something from the PTW without really thinking too much. Great job of course.
 
Nov 30, 2016 9:52 AM
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@LouM
It shouldn't show the "not yet aired" anime, no.

@Takana_no_Hana
Great!

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Oh... um... well. Yeah! Slow internet!
 
Nov 30, 2016 9:33 PM
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Great, I'll definitely try using it in the future.
 
Dec 1, 2016 1:22 AM
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Nexu said:
Great, I'll definitely try using it in the future.


Seriously, you haven't watched Noragami?
 
Dec 1, 2016 7:34 AM
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Lol, I read the manga so idk if i want to watch the anime yet.
 
Dec 6, 2016 5:11 PM

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Darek said:
Well that is great, I won't use it personally because I pick muh anime not randomly but who knows I may actually use it at some point if I ran out of idea or just won't have a specific mood, anyways, keep it up, you're doing a great job on MAL.

same here I just use random.org
 
Dec 10, 2016 3:58 PM

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Darek said:
Well that is great, I won't use it personally because I pick muh anime not randomly


same thought here

but yeah i will use it any time when i am just lazy to check the whole my ptw list or don't have much free time .


@FoxInFlame good job you and RafaelDeJongh are making some quite good works on mal

 
May 26, 2017 3:03 AM

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Tried it out for the first time, quite nice, gave me Youjo Senki.

I decided to click the 'try again' button a few times, and it would often give me OVAs, ONAs, specials and stuff that isn't online yet (which is why I have them on my PTW and not completed list), so I thought maybe it would be nice if you could add an option to filter those out and only leave TV shows and movies. But of course, it's possible to just keep clicking 'try again'.
 
May 26, 2017 3:08 AM
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@jyuushimatsu

It's supposed to only take Airing or Finished Airing ones, regardless of OVA or ONA...
Maybe some stuff on MAL marks them Airing when it hasn't started yet.
 
May 26, 2017 3:09 AM

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Isn't it better to develop the idea as a browser extension?

Anyway, consider me interested. Any chance of it being in GitHub?
 
May 26, 2017 3:09 AM

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FoxInFlame said:
@jyuushimatsu

It's supposed to only take Airing or Finished Airing ones, regardless of OVA or ONA...
Maybe some stuff on MAL marks them Airing when it hasn't started yet.


Stuff like https://myanimelist.net/anime/34533/Nanbaka_Special has already aired, but just isn't online yet.
 
May 26, 2017 7:00 AM
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@jyuushimatsu

Those would be hard to find, because it already says "Finished Airing", and everything on MAL makes it seem like the episode is already available...
 
May 26, 2017 7:26 AM

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FoxInFlame said:
@jyuushimatsu

Those would be hard to find, because it already says "Finished Airing", and everything on MAL makes it seem like the episode is already available...

Ahh, well that's unfortunate, guess I'll stick to the 'try again' button.
 
May 29, 2017 9:23 PM

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pretty cool. gave me my neighbour totoro haha