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Old 2011-06-25, 21:21   Link #1
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Looking for a HILARIOUS anime

Ive been watching gintama and hetalia, and im LOVING THEM!!!! I saw ouran high school host club, one piece, and kenichi as well, and im looking for something along those lines. ABSOLUTELY NO TRADGEDY. It would be good to have some action as well, but its fine without it too. Can anyone think of anything? Thanks!

List of anime/manga ive read/watched:
Naruto :/
One piece
D gray man
Code geass
Saiyuki
Bleach :/
Fruits basket
Tsubasa
Fma:/
Fairy tail
Death note:/
The world god only knows
Beelzabub
Deadman wonderland
Blue exorcist :/
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Old 2011-06-25, 21:25   Link #2
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Well people say Ouran High School Host Club is funny

My Bride is a Mermaid is mainly comedy as well with romance

I really dont look for comedy. Sorry. I like more of a serious atmosphere
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Old 2011-06-25, 21:50   Link #3
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I'm with Elegance. I tend to lean toward either the more serious anime or the light relaxing ones that are low on laughs. Regardless, here are some recent comedies I've enjoyed:

Shinryaku! Ika Musume
A squid takes the form of a human girl and washes up on land to invade the humans who polluted her seas. This is more cute than funny but it has lots of laugh-out-loud moments.

Tantei Opera Milky Holmes
A group of young superhero detectives fights a group of villainous thieves who also have superpowers. However, a cryptic incident causes our heroines to lose their powers. They subsequently lose their great reputation and are forced into probation by their detective academy, at the same time losing their teamwork and revealing their ugly sides. Much more funny than it sounds. If you see it please watch up to at least the third episode before deciding whether to continue.

Level E
This is a series of short stories about several races of aliens secretly hiding among Earth's citizens. Most of the stories center around a mischievous alien prince from the planet Dogra. He finds his royal duties and grand destiny boring and seeks to have fun shenanigans on Earth instead. Highly recommend.
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Old 2011-06-25, 22:07   Link #4
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Baccano are good comedy/action series.

Full Metal Panic? Fumoffu
is totally hilariouse, can be watched on its own.

Great Teacher Onizuka another great comedy series. Does have some seriouse themes but still hilariouse.

Kaichou wa Maid-sama!
are good comedy/romance series with bunch of comedy.

Kore wa Zombie Desu ka? funny + some action

Love Hina another funny/romance/harem series though manga is better.

Sengoku Basara are quiet funny with lots of action.

Soul Eater has a lot of comedy.

K-ON! are good comedy series as long as you don't mind slice of life and some moe.

Working!! are also great, pure comedy series.
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Old 2011-06-25, 23:19   Link #5
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I totally forgot about Soul Eater. Seconding it. 1st anime that actually made me laugh
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Old 2011-06-26, 00:59   Link #6
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I third the FMP: Fumoffu suggestion. Sousuke and Kaname are hilarious in that series and the love comedy of the love triangle really shines through.

Second K-ON!. I love the way Ritsu and Mio interact, and how you find out that Sawako(the teacher) has a hidden past.

I find Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya to have some really funny scenes and Kyon is great in his narration. The movie, Disappearance is a lot more serious but is also a great movie too.

Lucky Star is Japan's answer to Seinfeld, so if you like that kind of humor, it's a great show.

Also Excel Saga and Azumanga Daioh are hysterical older shows.
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Old 2011-06-26, 01:28   Link #7
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I strongly second/fourth Azumanga Daioh, Fumoffu, School Rumble and Lucky Star

and I add Minami-ke, Dai Maho touge and Muteki Kanban Musume


If you don't mind the old stuff: Ranma 1/2 and Uruseiyatsura are great comedy classics, but the manga are a lot better than the animated versions imo.
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Old 2011-06-26, 02:13   Link #8
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Much of the above are great series indeed. You could also try Cromartie High School, Mitsudomoe, Seitokai no Ichizon, Hayate no Gotoku and Pani Poni Dash.
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Old 2011-06-26, 02:41   Link #9
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If you don't mind the old stuff: Ranma 1/2 and Uruseiyatsura are great comedy classics, but the manga are a lot better than the animated versions imo.
I've never really "gotten" Urusei Yatsura. Tried the manga and anime a couple times... mediocre stories with dubious plot continuity and ANNOYING main characters. Ranma 1/2, on the other hand, is awesome.

TC, if you want hilarious, go no further than Hare+Guu.
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Old 2011-06-26, 02:51   Link #10
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I've never really "gotten" Urusei Yatsura. Tried the manga and anime a couple times... mediocre stories with dubious plot continuity and ANNOYING main characters. Ranma 1/2, on the other hand, is awesome.

TC, if you want hilarious, go no further than Hare+Guu.
I had the same opinion for the anime but then I changed my mind when I read the manga, it somehow felt a lot fresher and a lot less annoying, but apparently didn't work with you.

and oh, how could I forget Hale nochi Guu! Crazy anime that literally made me cry for how hard I laughed at some scenes.

Unfortunately not all the episodes are good and some are outright boring.
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Old 2011-06-26, 03:16   Link #11
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Not sure this anime is "HILARIOUS" and as I have stated in a previous tread i suck at finding funny anime... maybe i'm emotionally damaged........

Shakugan No Shana (I, II, III)
http://www.anime-planet.com/anime/shakugan-no-shana

Zero no Tsukaima
http://www.anime-planet.com/anime/zero-no-tsukaima

Kaichou wa Maid-Sama (I loved this anime!)
http://www.anime-planet.com/anime/kaichou-wa-maid-sama
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Old 2011-06-26, 09:24   Link #12
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i lol'd very hard during many points of SETO NO HANAYOME

this is a clip, may not understand now, but after a few eps...hilarious

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Old 2011-06-27, 16:50   Link #13
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I have another suggestion Angel Beats. To me its absolutely hilarious. Cuz well its in the afterlife and you cant die so they do some really hilarious stuff. But in the end its very emotional. Throat starting hurting.

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Old 2011-06-27, 16:55   Link #14
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I agree with a lot of the above, particularly I think you should try Soul Eater, Lucky Star, and School Rumble all of them made me laugh a lot, especially Soul Eater
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Old 2011-06-27, 23:45   Link #15
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Full Metal Panic Fumuffu

Ranma 1/2

Hayate The Combat Butler
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Old 2011-06-28, 13:38   Link #16
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Mitsutomoe-freaking hilarious, get ready for potty jokes

For something older - Crayon Shin Chan
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Old 2011-06-28, 14:26   Link #17
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People already listed most of the good series, so i just add series that are missing so far, imo
Soredemo Machi wa Mawatteiru
keroro gunso
2x2=Shinobuden

and if you can take it
Ultimate Girls
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Old 2011-06-29, 09:47   Link #18
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3 titles come to mind immediately, most of the already suggested before:

Full metal Panic? Fumoffu
Seto no Hanayome
Baka to Test
School Rumble


Guess Nichijou qualifies but it is currently still running.
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Old 2011-07-03, 00:25   Link #19
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Surprised no one has mentioned this one:

Azumanga Diaoh - It is a slice of life/comedy anime about 5 girls going through school. DO NOT LET THIS FOOL YOU! This is by far the funniest anime I have watched and have yet to find anything that tops it.


I know it isn't what your looking for, but trust me it is worth it.
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Old 2011-07-03, 00:29   Link #20
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As hilarious as Gintama and Hetalia ?

Sakigake!! Cromartie Koukou
Seto no Hanayome
Full Metal Panic ! Fummofu
Muteki Kanban Musume
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