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Sep 14, 10:17 AM

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I'm in a huge Gundam hype atm but somehow i don't care about the chronological order.
First i watched Iron Blooded Orphans, then Thunderbolt, 00 and now Seed.

But as i watched Garden of Sinners, i NEEDED to watch it in chronological order.
Same goes for the Fate/ Series.

How do you decide?
 
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Sep 14, 10:18 AM

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Always airing/broadcast order...
 
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Sep 14, 10:19 AM

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Erebus25 said:
Always airing/broadcast order...


this.. if it aired in a certain order than thats obviously the way they wanted you to watch it



 
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Sep 14, 10:31 AM

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Yeah I'd recommend watching Baccano and Danganronpa in chronological order.
 
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Sep 14, 10:31 AM

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Depends if it's relevant to the story and making of the series or not.

Endlosschleife said:
I'm in a huge Gundam hype atm but somehow i don't care about the chronological order.
First i watched Iron Blooded Orphans, then Thunderbolt, 00 and now Seed.


I admit you lost me here. XD There is no chronological link at all between those four stories.
Have a good time with this great teenagers soap-opera.


@PoeticJustice How did you dare not including F91, G-Reco and Turn A in the timeline but added all 79 spin-off?
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Sep 14, 10:33 AM
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Erebus25 said:
Always airing/broadcast order...

Unless most Gundam shows that have very loose connectoins
 
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Sep 14, 10:36 AM

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Rei366 said:
Depends if it's relevant to the story and making of the series or not.

Endlosschleife said:
I'm in a huge Gundam hype atm but somehow i don't care about the chronological order.
First i watched Iron Blooded Orphans, then Thunderbolt, 00 and now Seed.


I admit you lost me here. XD There is no chronological link at all between those four stories.
Have a good time with this great teenagers soap-opera.


Those shows are more stand-alone than other Gundam Shows. If you look for the UC-Order, then you'll have fun
 
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Sep 14, 10:46 AM

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there is no chronological order for most gundams since they are alternative universe stories. Only if you watch the main UC timline the chronological order is relevant (and watching IBO S1 before IBO S2 and so on).

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Erebus25 said:
Always airing/broadcast order...


this.. if it aired in a certain order than thats obviously the way they wanted you to watch it


Not always. Sometimes it's a remake (like Berserk 97 and the Berserk movies from the 2010s) or something just gets delayed endlessly (like Kizumonogatari) while other parts of the franchise air.
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Pullman said:
there is no chronological order for most gundams since they are alternative universe stories. Only if you watch the main UC timline the chronological order is relevant (and watching IBO S1 before IBO S2 and so on).

EcchiKingMamster said:


this.. if it aired in a certain order than thats obviously the way they wanted you to watch it


Not always. Sometimes it's a remake (like Berserk 97 and the Berserk movies from the 2010s) or something just gets delayed endlessly (like Kizumonogatari) while other parts of the franchise air.


well yea that does happen, sure, but regardless, im OCD and would rather just watch in the order it came out



 
Sep 14, 10:51 AM

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...it depends.

Most of the time I do, but there's one instance I can recall I didn't. I watched the first JoJo OVA (which adapted the second half of Part 3 I believe, they waited until the DVD releases to adapt the first half) because Satoshi Kon directed an episode, I'm more interested in his work than I am JoJo which is why I didn't care. But if the OVAs were released in chronological order to begin with I probably would've watched them that way.



...also, like most people in the english speaking world I saw Dragon Ball Z before Dragon Ball
 
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Pretty less... like watching all the different timelines by arc in Monogatari series and in Jinrui

TBH the most confusing one is the Haruri franchise -_-







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Sep 14, 10:55 AM
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Fuck no I don't watch in chronological order.

Airing order 4 lyfe.
 
Sep 14, 11:00 AM

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Airing order except for Humanity Has Declined
 
Sep 14, 11:05 AM

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Sometimes I go yolo like when I watched haruhi, gundam, monogatari. I have no idea where im picking that time. Lmao
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nymi said:
Sometimes I go yolo like when I watched haruhi, gundam, monogatari. I have no idea where im picking that time. Lmao


Gundam order

0079
08th Team
War in the Pocket
Stardust Memory
Zeta
Double ZZ
Char's Counterattack
Gundam Unicorn
Victory Gundam

Monogatari

Chronologically

KIzmonogatari
Nekomonogatari white I think
Bakemonogatari
Nisemonogatari
Monogatari Second Season
Hanamonogatari
the doll monogatari
owarimonogatari
Owarimonogatari season 2
 
Sep 14, 11:12 AM

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(x) Depends on my mood and title
If there is a thing that I want to see, and the "airing route" will take forever to reach this specific part, then chronological.

If not, I will choose airing because, this is the way how you supose to watch the serie.

 
Sep 14, 11:14 AM

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Wait I thought this discussion trend was in August and this month was Ecchi.
 
Sep 14, 11:16 AM

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Erebus25 said:
Always airing/broadcast order...

Well, this, but Haruhi is an exception. It's MUCH BETTER and natural to watch with chronological order and even KyoAni said that it's a proper way to watch it.
 
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I recall having watched the Haruhi Series in both chronological and Broadcasting Order, since it was mentioned somewhere that the Episodes are messed up. Your Name reminds me of it, OP, lol.
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I can understand not watching Gundam in airing order because there is like 50 of them, but I see no reason not to watch Monogatari series that way when it's so clear in how they aired.
 
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Depends on the series, some shows like Monogatari are meant to be experienced non-chronologically, if its not really relevant I just go by what I'm in the mood for


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I always watch the anime in order of time of airing unless few animes must watch in chronological order like daganronpa and kara no kyoukai .ect
 
Sep 14, 11:26 AM

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I always watch as intended: airing order.

Although most of the time it matches chronological, and it's not that harmful to watch any entry first and the other later, I do believe that following airing order you are better positioned to have the correct watching experience.


 
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You do not need to watch many of the Gundam series unless they shared the same name in any order. I'm not sure about the older ones but a lot of the newer ones hold very little to no correlation between each other. So unless you're talking something like watching Seed Destiny before Seed or 00 s2 before s1, the example the OP uses does not even work.

 
Sep 14, 11:41 AM

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in fact i go out of my way to watch in non-chronological order

usually by randomly renaming each episoded and watching them in that order.. every anime is now a puzzle
 
Sep 14, 11:44 AM

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The way the series is intended to be watched, this is usually indicated by the broadcast order. I for one feel like watching something chronologically that isn't structured to be seen that way is pure asinine.
 
Sep 14, 11:47 AM

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Why are the mood and the title used in the same sentence...

Watching always in the airing order.

>mfw I'm on AD for more than 10 seconds
 
Sep 14, 11:48 AM

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So far, I've always watched series according to air date, at least for the first time through.
If there are prequel series, episodes, OVAs, etc, then a re-watch might involve chronological order of the story timeline.
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It depends. I have seen the Kara no Kyoukai movies in airing order but I'm still confused about the watching order for the fate franchise, I have read so many conflicting opinions and I still don't know the right way to watch it.
 
Sep 14, 1:40 PM
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Always when given the chance or opportunity do I do that
its the best way to watch something in my opinion
 
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Based on airing/broadcast unless it's Suzumiya Haruhi series
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Sep 15, 1:29 AM

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I always watch anime in the order it was released in.
 
Sep 15, 3:05 AM

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Your example are quite loose, but still valid nonetheless.

If we still talking about series order. I tend to watch/play anything on chronological order. But sometimes I don't really care, especially when it hard to obtain / achieve the list order.

If it's about episode, I watch it in airing order, except if it's already completed and valid chronological order.
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I am trying to understand the point of this peculiar* thread ..
People who take anime so seriously are very pathetic ..
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