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@GoGo Yubari @damshow @Ruki apparently there's going to be a Code Geass season 3? WTF? 

How would that even work given the ending of S2?

Either way, my expectations are low, but if it's even half as insane as S2 was, I'll be happy.

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GoGo Yubari    26,840

Ugh, no, I'm good. It would take pretty everyone I trusted saying "no, it's great" to get me to go back.

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Ruki    3,396

I'm in.Is there a release date? Or trailer?

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I am watching a live action version but I figured this was the best place for this.

 

So Titans are just giant fat Asian people without genitals? I mean ok then I guess that's something. o_O

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Whoa, whoa, whoa.







































They're not all fat.

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Hellraiser    494

I don't know if anyone here is a fan of Digimon but in 2015 Digimon celebrated it's 15th anniversary. To celebrate Toei Animation kicked off a 6-part movie series that acts as a direct sequel to Digimon Adventure 01 and Digimon Adventure 02. They've just released the 4th movie. So far it has been enjoyable but I have a few problems:

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First Of All It took some time getting used to the animation style. They're obviously going for something more simplistic and less flashy than the anime. But other than their hairstyles that also makes them look somewhat generic and same-y.

Then there is Tai's character arc in the first movie. He is portrayed as having the most trouble with moving on from being a digidestined and living a normal life out of the crew. He has no idea what to do with his life and he constantly tries to get the band back together but fails because they have all moved on with their lives. And when the Digimon start showing up again and the bands is brought back together he can't even enjoy it as he just now realizes that his actions have consequences and that people might get hurt when Digimon fight in the real world. He and Matt basically switch roles as now Tai goes all Emo while Matt is the hotheaded one trying to rush into battle. And i have to say I sympathize with Matt. So Tai only now realized that people might get hurt? The Myotismon arc of Digimon Adventure 01 took place in the real world and a big part of Adventure 02 as well. He should already know that there are certain risks involved with being a digidestined! And guess what? Even if their is the chance of people getting hurt, if you don't fight the corrupted Digimon running riot in the real world EVEN MORE PEOPLE WILL DEFINITELY GET HURT! Every time I see him in the first movie I just want to slap him and tell him to get over himself.

And finally we are 4 movies into a 6 movie series that is marketed as a sequel to Digimon Adventure 01 and Adventure 02 but none of the digidestined introduced in 02 have shown up yet. Davis, Yolei and Cody are nowhere to be seen. In Movie 2 (or Movie 3, I'm not quite sure which) we learn that they are all missing. But as of movie 4 they haven't followed up on that plot line at all. Nobody seems to care too much about their disappearance. Ken showed up as his evil alter ego the Digimon Emperor and it looked like he was behind all the recent happenings but that was a fake-out as it was revealed in the latest movie that the real antagonist was just using Ken's Digimon Emperor alter ego as an avatar. Other than that the only link that the movies have to Adventure 02 is the special digivices that Kari and TK get in the beginning of Adventure 02. Seems like the writers of the show don't really care all that much for Adventure 02. That vexes me. I know Adventure 02 wasn't as well received as the original series. But they announced this as a sequel to both series and if they are just going to ignore Adventure 02 I would prefer it if they were upfront about that.

But other than that it has all been rather enjoyable.

 

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Lars Kuyt    1,451

So I've seen DBZ a couple of times and I thought well, before I start watching Dragon Ball Super, lets watch Dragon Ball.


So far I like it, I'm 5 episodes in but will Goku be slapping everyone in the crotch during the whole series? 

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Attack on Titan season 2 premiered yesterday!

Thoughts:
 

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Titans have breached Wall Rose, and this new "Beast Titan" can speak, and seems to be intelligent. And interested in the omni-directional gear. 

Also, Mike :( I liked him.

Crazy to think that it's been 4 years since season 1.

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Lars Kuyt    1,451
On 2-4-2017 at 19:56, Broken Cloudy said:

Attack on Titan season 2 premiered yesterday!

Thoughts:
 

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Crazy to think that it's been 4 years since season 1.

Have to check it out! 

Also anyone checked out Boruto's first episode?

Sooo Boruto is the opposite of Naruto and some kind of child prodigy? Already knowing the Shadow Clone Jutsu before even attending the academy, I also like the guy who wants to combine ninjustu with mechanic stuff and the beginning looked promising, hopefully it won't be filler city.

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=BK=    8,462
On 3/29/2017 at 03:54, LarsLars said:

So I've seen DBZ a couple of times and I thought well, before I start watching Dragon Ball Super, lets watch Dragon Ball.


So far I like it, I'm 5 episodes in but will Goku be slapping everyone in the crotch during the whole series? 

That will occur a few times, yes. Also you'll be getting a few eyefulls of little boy Goku's junk. Get used to Goku's DB personality because that's how he is in DBS.

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=BK=    8,462

Just watched the newest Dragon Ball Super

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So happy with this. Gohan has his power back! I hope they make him the strongest again.

 

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I really want to like Fukumenkei Noise, but something about the art style is throwing me off. Namely, the characters just look.. I dunno. Something about the way they draw people in this show is putting me off. Everything else looks like any other anime, but Yuku, Alice, and the other characters - there's just something weird about how they're animated. It's like they don't belong.

I'm only on episode 1, though, and I'm a sucker for anime about music, so I might stick with it anyway.

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=BK=    8,462

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All hail King Piccolo.

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Attack On Titan's latest episode:
 

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Reiner and Bertholt being Titans wasn't as surprising to me because I keep up with the manga, but man, still a good episode. I feel like regardless of whether or not people keep up with the manga, they should have connected Reiner and the Armored Titan already anyway, because the Armored Titan even looks like Reiner.

 

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New Attack on Titan is chock full of MMA/pro wrestling moves.

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Apsham    8,891

I actually like that I didn't even bother to look into One Punch Man because I was tired of the idea of shows where the main character is some undefeatable badass who follows the same tropey junk over and over again when it comes to challenges.

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So I blind bought Your Lie in April as I had heard wonderful things about it, and from what I knew, it seemed like it would be a show I'd enjoy. The second set finally arrived wednesday and I started watching Friday, finishing the show yesterday, and I absolutely do not regret it in the least. Incredible show, I loved all the main characters, the story was funny, it was moving, it was tragic, and even though I'm not actually a fan of classical music, even the music segments were amazing.

 

Now if I could only get these fucking onions away from my eyes...

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=BK=    8,462

Thing that relates to my last DBS spoiler

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:D

 

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Hellraiser    494

I'm watching The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya right now. How long will this time loop storyline last? I'm like 4 episodes into it right now and although the concept is intriguing seeing the same episode play out again and again with minor cosmetic differences is getting tedious.

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1 hour ago, Hellraiser said:

I'm watching The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya right now. How long will this time loop storyline last? I'm like 4 episodes into it right now and although the concept is intriguing seeing the same episode play out again and again with minor cosmetic differences is getting tedious.

 

 

IIRC, the arc is called Endless Eight, and it lasts 8 episodes.

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Hellraiser    494
47 minutes ago, Johnny Latino Heat said:

 

 

IIRC, the arc is called Endless Eight, and it lasts 8 episodes.

They really do this shit for 8 episodes? Why would they do that? What is gained by basically doing the same episode 8 times over? How does it make the arc better? I would love to see the thought process behind this because I just don't get it.

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1 minute ago, Hellraiser said:

They really do this shit for 8 episodes? Why would they do that? What's the point? I really enjoyed this show so far but this is just mind-boggingly stupid.

 

Yeah, it wasn't a very popular arc or decision. I mean, I've never read the books, and I'm sure that, in written form, it's completely different, but in animated form, it really misses the mark.

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Hellraiser    494

So I skipped to the end of the eight episode because there is no way in hell that I will watch the same episode another 4 times. I was expecting for Kyon to confess his love to Haruhi to break the loop because this is what Itsuki the esper suggests in every loop. Also they suggest that the reason for the loop is that Haruhi feels like she didn't make the most of her summer and I thought the thing that was missing from her list of things to do might be a summer romance. And I've been getting the impression that she might care more for Kyon than she lets on.

But that wasn't it at all. It was homework. Kyon suggests that they all help him do his homework that he hadn't done yet. Because apparently that is what makes Haruhi's summer experience whole. And she didn't think of it because she already did all her homework in the first three days of the summer break. There wasn't any real payoff to this mess. We didn't learn anything new abut Haruhi. We still have now idea about how she gained her powers and why she is so special. We didn't learn anything new about any of the other characters. They wasted 8 episodes out of a 14 episode season for nothing.

The makers of this show have to be the biggest trolls ever. Okay, maybe not Hideaki Anno-"The End of Evangelion"-big but still pretty big.

Edit: There are people who actually defend this bullshit because apparently it is a set-up for the storyline of the movie that was released after the anime finished. Yuki is the only character who can remember every of the over 15000 loops because she is the human form of some kind of god-like entity that somehow isn't bound to the rules of time and space. And therefore her memory isn't erased every time the loop starts again. So she went through the same 2 weeks over 15000 times. And that causes here to go crazy or something. It is monotonous by design and the point is to get us to share the plight of Yuki. I suppose that makes sense and it is kinda admirable that they go through these lengths to explore one of their characters. But I'd argue that the same effect could have been achieved without doing the same episode 8 times over. Especially if you take into account that in the light novel this anime is based only the last loop is covered.


 

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Ruki    3,396

Yeah, I fucking HATED that arc....to the point that after season 2 was over? I didn't keep up with the series (I think there was one more season and a movie or two?), and that was after loving the first season.

 

Finished Konosuba last night. It's an enjoyable anime, but doesn't seem like it is getting a 3rd season, which is a shame because there is still story to be told. But in the end? Not the worst for it to end...I feel like they were starting to tread water with the jokes.

 

Liking gonna be watching My Hero Academia, Attack on Titan season 2 or Little Witch Acadimia next (the movie, followed by the series I believe is the right order)

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Hellraiser    494
On 5/30/2017 at 02:45, Ruki said:

Yeah, I fucking HATED that arc....to the point that after season 2 was over? I didn't keep up with the series (I think there was one more season and a movie or two?), and that was after loving the first season.

There was a movie based on a story arc in the light novel to which this Endless Eight bullshit serves as set-up. They also did a series of animated shorts released on Youtube in which the characters are animated all cutesy and in which elements of the Anime are parodied. It is sorta like Teen Titans Go if you're familiar with that. 

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