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Anime About Tabletop Gaming

Arnox

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There is that recent Castlevania anime, but I don't know if that really counts. But they had Wizardry listed, so I think it should get a pass.
 

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There is that recent Castlevania anime, but I don't know if that really counts. But they had Wizardry listed, so I think it should get a pass.
I think if you want media that was clearly influenced by tabletop gaming it would definitely count, the Speakers in particular seem very much inspired by what a College of Lore Bard would be, like similar to a Wizard they are scholarly & well learned but their Arcane tradition is exclusively handled by verbally passing down stories & legends rather than studying books, and everything they do including magic is comitted to memory rather than using a Spellbook.

Other than those I would imagine that another obvious choice would be the other Netflix animated show The Dragon Prince, which very much seems like it's own D&D setting, in fact due to the inconsistent tone and wildly varying quality of dialogue, is very much reminiscent of what an actual D&D campaign actually is.

As for Anime in particular I think much like the Article mentions Konosuba is very reminiscent of a D&D campaign where the players are being wacky and also very much ignoring the main quest and instead going off to do dumb ass shit, like Kazuma is the smartass rogue that thinks he's much more clever that anyone at the table, Aqua is the moron player that pretty much exclusively wants to mess around and get drunk, Megumin the player that focuses on cheesing that one specific mechanic and neglecting everyithing else to the point of uselessness & Darkness is very much the same as Megumin except that player's main source of entertainment isn't the mechanic they cheesed but rather the joke they thought around that mechanic and how uncomfortable they can make other players with it.
 

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I'm just gonna drop this here https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dungeons_&_Dragons_(TV_series) . Doubt some of you have seen it since its really old, saw it in the early 90's but the series is from early 80's. Not anime of course, but still.
I've heard about this from a lot of different sources but I don't recall this ever airing on México, however it is from the 80s so it might have been on before my time, but as far as I'm aware most 80s stuff aire in the 90s in México & considering that my older friends that I play D&D with don't ever mention it I must assume that it didn't air here.
 

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I've heard about this from a lot of different sources but I don't recall this ever airing on México, however it is from the 80s so it might have been on before my time, but as far as I'm aware most 80s stuff aire in the 90s in México & considering that my older friends that I play D&D with don't ever mention it I must assume that it didn't air here.
Then hopefully you also didn't see that awful fucking D&D movie made in 2000. Though I did hear an entertaining fan theory that if you see the movie as an actual visualized D&D game being played out, it makes a lot more sense and is a lot better.
 

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There was an anime called Slayers that a friend showed me. It was based off of an actual tabletop game that someone chronicled and it was hilarious.
 

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There was an anime called Slayers that a friend showed me. It was based off of an actual tabletop game that someone chronicled and it was hilarious.
Oh yeah Slayers,used to watch that in the late 90's it was a good anime. Its all actually based on a series of sword and sorcery japanese light novels. Became so popular that it was adapted into manga, anime, OVAs, films and even tabletop games. Its mainly comedic in nature, a parody of the high fantasy genre, but when it got serious it was pretty awesome.
 
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