Dam.. i was the only one who clicked anime.
Well i watched the anime first, then read the manga around two weeks ago. It follows it pretty closely and i think the fights are wayy longer in the anime, i dunno i just kinda like how they make the comedic elements in the anime and the music is so good in fairy tail. However the newest episode is like ...wha... theres a filler arc now? which doesnt show up in the manga, but i still think anime is better because its actually really close to the manga, as its only one and ?1/4? arc behind.