What manga do you want to see adapted most, regardless of how popular or publicized they are?
The mystery I’m referring to is the fact that Mysterious Girlfriend X (among other names), the highly touted and incredibly awesome manga by Ueshiba Riichi, still hasn’t been adapted into an anime.
And some of you may be saying, “Haven’t you said this before?” Well the answer is a clear and well defined “Yes,” but I don’t feel like looking for that post where I actually said things about Mysterious Girlfriend X. I’m pretty sure I only said “This manga is awesome!” like 50 times anyway ( it is very, very awesome).
Look at some of the shit that’s been adapted from manga. We’ve got shows like Boku was Tomodachi ga Sukunai, which is a good manga if you ask me, and is well deserving of an adaptation, but there’s only a little more than a dozen chapters out (as I write this). Comparatively, Mysterious Girlfriend X has over 60 chapters released, and far exceeds Boku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai in terms of….well…..everything?
Then we have all of that fanservice shit that comes out every season, and then the cutesey anime that comes out……you know, all of the generic, cliche anime.
Mysterious Girlfriend X is anything but cliche. It’s easily (to me) the most intriguing manga that I’ve read in recent memory (granted, I’ve stopped watching Gantz, Claymore, and Berserk because I want to wait until they’ve had a significant amount of chapters released). I mean, look at the main female character, who ranks number one on my top ten female manga character list. She could carry (oh wow I just farted smells TERRIBLE) any anime on her back, but in MGX, she doesn’t even need to, because the plot, while simple for the most part, is intriguing as a plot can be. And with a girl like this:
I guess I’m just bitter. Truth is, there’s a lot of great manga out there that I would love to see become anime:
- Inu Neko Jump
- Ai Kora
- Onani Master Kurosawa
- Franken Fran
- Gantz (again)
- Claymore (again)
- Iris Zero
- The Lucifer and Biscuit Hammer
- Sankarea *Just found out that it got green lit for an anime adaptation!!! Can’t wait!!!