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Unknown Soldier
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(04-02-2012, 06:44 AM)
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Fate/Stay Night 15:

New OP.

That was the ugliest CG dragon I've ever seen. I'm sure it was intentional that it looked like Godzilla. I laughed at how bad that whole sequence was. I mean, it was super-Nasu since Shiki does almost the same thing in KnK but God was that CG horrible. It was like I was suddenly watching an episode of Beast Wars or something.
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Originally Posted by Cloudy

So what's good this season?

AKB0048. It's an avante garde deconstruction of Japanese idols.
Thoraxes
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Man, i'm rewatching some of Penguindrum right now.

Why is it so good? I just fucking love this show.
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Mirai Nikki 24

Well after Yukki like powered up last episode, I was expecting more. Still a bit epic.

But I didnt know Ninth was so popular that the writer decided to bring her back to life and a major character in this ending arc, that was a nice surprise to see and I like how she has powers to assist in moving the game along. Unfair that Yuno has Murmur! Confusing showing the other players, unless they will somehow have some involvement in the next two episodes? I hope we see Akise again then, and Kousaka the Brilliant.
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Originally Posted by KO Traveling Hobo

AKB0048. It's an avante garde deconstruction of Japanese idols.

Now we're lumping it together with School days and Blood.C?
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Originally Posted by Thoraxes

Man, i'm rewatching some of Penguindrum right now.

Why is it so good? I just fucking love this show.

Because Ikuhara planted his phallus into our oral opening.
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(04-02-2012, 07:00 AM)
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I was dreading to watch Space Bros. thinking it won't capture the feel of the manga. But after seeing that first episode...



Haly
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Gundam 0083 Ep 9:
"It's almost like the sea is weeping, don't you think? Like it's trying to tell us something."

"It's welcoming us. I can hear it..."

No wonder Zeon lost if they let clowns like these on board.
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Steins;Gate 3

Dat Engrish!

Also things are picking up...a little. Hope it keeps gaining momentum.

I'm still impressed with the amount of humorous intent it has (mostly from lab member interactions). It's not a ton, of course, but more than I expected initially.
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trejo
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(04-02-2012, 07:07 AM)
Space Bros 1

Okay, that was a pretty solid first episode. I feel like Mutta is a strong protagonist and I'm really digging the relationship between the two brothers. Definitely interested.
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Originally Posted by hosannainexcelsis

Kaiba 6

Hold on, is the name of the protagonist Kaiba or Warp? Both names refer to something besides himself as well. Quite curious.

In addition to some nice subplots - reflections on the meaning of gender when a person can switch between the two at will, and the bond between an elderly couple which does not give way under adversity - the main plot appears to have kicked into gear. Let's see how this goes.

it'll go about as well as every other yuasa work that isn't called the tatami galaxy

Originally Posted by Thoraxes

Man, i'm rewatching some of Penguindrum right now.

Why is it so good? I just fucking love this show.

IT'S DESTINYYYY
chickdigger802
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Fuuuu

it's monday...

but...

no Gintama!

?
?
?

=(
Unknown Soldier
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Fate/Stay Night 16:

Ilya's not nearly as fun when she's not being yandere. She's still obscenely moe though. I love the way she always curtsies when she introduces herself or thanks somebody. She easily exceeds the levels required for the forbidden reaction to extreme moe.

In unrelated news, I guess F/SN actually is a harem story. I was mistaken based on the other Nasuverse stuff I've been exposed to, in reality it's just a harem with a whole lot of other shit going on too. I'm not sure how to express my level of disappointment about this.

Originally Posted by Basileus777

Unless they've changed things for the anime, Archer just lies and pretends not to remember who he is. He probably just didn't want to explain that he's Shirou and that Rin summoned him because she used the gem she heals Shirou with in the future as a catalyst. i

Archer specifically tells Rin that he doesn't remember who he is because she summoned him incompletely. However there's still no evidence that he wasn't lying to her, especially since he starts giving Shirou random advice almost from the moment they meet.
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Mirai Nikki 24

Yeah, here's where the plot is trying way too hard.
firehawk12
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(04-02-2012, 07:18 AM)

Originally Posted by chickdigger802

Fuuuu

it's monday...

but...

no Gintama!

?
?
?

=(

I'll always have my Sa-chan/Tsuki body pillows. :(
chickdigger802
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Blazing through One Piece Enies Lobby Arc

That death of Go Merry might be the saddest thing ever. Teared up during manga... and again during anime T___T.
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Originally Posted by Mad Pierrot

Milky Holmes S1 02:

Much better than the first episode. I was really worried that something horrible was going to happen to the cat, but thankfully the humor never veered in a dark direction.

Poor Cordelia, even when she wins she loses. Her martyrdom fantasy was all that she had left after taking the fall for Kamaboko, but now that she's free she just gets to live out the same second-class student life. Watching her etch drawings into the stone wall with her fingernail was pretty disgusting.

The show hasn't really excelled visually yet, but it shows promise. The characters have a great variety of reaction faces, and if more of that bold, dynamic style can be incorporated into actual scenes, the show will have great personality.

Oh yeah, that episode.. great stuff. :lol

Originally Posted by Ultimadrago

Sweet. I think mine is probably Nero, Sherlock, Hercule, Cordelia.

Same second and fourth ones then, but the other two are reversed. :)

Yeah, they even increase it in the Special episode after the season. It was a nice touch.

Expect that process to continue! :)

Yeah, it was just Resplendence gone mad.

Resplendence? What's that a reference to?

Originally Posted by Mad Pierrot

I don't think I've ever taken part in Sailor rankings yet, so here goes:

Makoto > Rei > Minako > Ami > Usagi.

I can agree with that, yeah, except I'd note that Chibiusa goes in last place, Uranus and Neptune down there too (they're just such fools...), and Saturn and Pluto high on the list.

Originally Posted by frostbyte

If you can get past the admittedly moe exterior, there is still some Gunslinger Girl goodness to be had. Unfortunately, nowhere close to how good the first season was.

From what I've heard though, it's not just the visuals that got a significant downgrade, it's also the story, episodes, plot, and everything else...

Originally Posted by Ultimadrago

Yeah, it was neat to see.
And yeah, how the heck are they related?! They should get possessed more often, maybe something will stick!

Yeah, that episode certainly does do a good job of showing how far they have fallen versus their forebears... indeed, maybe they should get possessed more. :)

The girls are suppose to study for an exam, but keep procrastinating which leads them to fail their exam.

Oh, right. Yeah, not the best episode, I only faintly remember it.

Naw, I suppose I can't.

Seriously, with all Milky Holmes put her through, it's a wonder that Arsene even manages to contain herself as much as she does...

Yeah, it definitely wouldn't set it apart much. (Alas, why I was being selfish and not thinking about the show's quality when stating that :P )

It really is the comedy that makes it the show that it is. But yes, for those who like action, ep. 11 of season 2 is as good as this show will ever get.

A terrible way to treat such a masterful mind!

:lol Indeed.

Thanks for spending your posting time to discuss it with me, Falcon. Much obliged.

No, quite the opposite, it's pretty boring when there's no one willing to discuss much... hasn't been enough of that since macodin stopped posting in the anime threads.

Originally Posted by firehawk12

I think I've hit the limits of my pop-cultural anthropology at this point. It seems to be much more complicated that simple socialization though, since it's so far reaching.

Anime is just one outlet for this weirdness.

Most of what I said there came from what I remember from anthropology 101, but I think I remembered many of the more important points...

Originally Posted by firehawk12

Tsunderes are a weird form of wishfulfillment, especially in magical girlfriend land, because it's like they're aware that they have no reason to like the guy but DESPITE that, they still somehow fall in love with him. It's just strange is all.

What, as if the girls who are in love with the guy because he was nice to them once when they were five have such a better reason for loving him? Hah!

Seriously, they're all various degrees of bad. I don't think tsunderes are too much worse than other types. Oh, and as for being self-aware, that could sometimes be true, but in IS wasn't in Char, the one non-tsundere in the harem, who was probably the most self-aware about it? I don't know if this problem is so much worse with tsunderes, it's really present with all of them.

Originally Posted by firehawk12

Still have the dress uniforms!

True, but don't they have pants on under the... dress coats?

You mean Nichijou. :(

That certainly is what it should have said, yes. What happened to that show... so sad. :(

Originally Posted by icecream

Old? Little Busters Anime Announcement Trailer

Saya!! Looks like not KyoAni!!

Nice, a trailer! (Oh, and yeah, this was mentioned, but I think only as a rumor, not as a reality, and certainly not with a trailer link, so I'd call that new, yeah.)

Originally Posted by Unknown Soldier

Fate/Stay Night 4:

It's surprisingly different how the same things sound and are explained when you compare F/Z, which originated as an LN written by Gen Urobuchi, and F/SN, which originated as a VN written by Nasu. The expository dialogue in this show is insufferably banal and generically shounen (mainly due to Shirou's perspective as the main character, he annoys the shit out of me and so does his internal monologue) compared to how it went in F/Z. I'm still waiting for Nasu's trademark fake deep philosophy to show up and save me from boredom every time somebody opens their mouths because right now this whole thing is dumber than a bag of rocks. This might be because the Masters are all bunch of kids in F/SN whereas they are all adults in F/Z. I'm not sure the high school setting is doing F/SN any favors here.

There's been lots of Rin though, so far this is the show's only saving grace. It's strange that I know why Rin reacts the way she does when she runs into Sakura while walking from Shirou's house, had I watched F/SN before F/Z I wouldn't know precisely why she acts the way she does around Sakura.

Yeah, that's basically F/SN -- one of the stupidest and most annoying main characters ever in mainstream anime, mediocre writing, plenty of reasons to not watch it... and Rin, who is awesome. Shirou just got too irritating though, I never managed to get through the whole season. He's such a sexist idiot... seriously, the main character in anime is often mediocre, sure, but he's far, FAR below that, to the point where he has a significant negative impact on the series. That's ... not good. So yeah, basically, it's too bad Rin wasn't in a better show.

Originally Posted by duckroll

Ceiling wideface:

Is that Omnimax/Imax Dome? I've been to the Boston Science Museum's Omnimax theater before, and I think a few others as well... really, really cool stuff, the way it takes up your whole vision is amazing.

Originally Posted by ponpo

http://i.imgur.com/oNqW5.jpg

Wan.

Wait, so are they going to make a second season of Dog Days? That'd be nice. :)

Originally Posted by jman2050

Wasn't most of the Oreimo thread icecream trying to convince everyone of how not blatantly otaku pandering the show is?

Originally Posted by Dresden

It was mostly Kirino hate from what I remember.

Originally Posted by jman2050

You forgot 'Kirino is totally like a real teenage little sister! (As long as you ignore her entire character)'

There were elements of all three of these, I'm pretty sure. I mostly stayed out of that thread, but some of it strayed into the anime thread too... and as some of the replies to that third one show, there are still some crazy people defending their very, very wrong stance on that third point, somehow. How, I have no idea, of course, as I've always said. The number of actual people who have incestuous feelings for their siblings is miniscule.

Originally Posted by Ultimadrago

The Legend of Koizumi (3 OVAS)



*Two thumbs up*

Unknown Soldier and cosmic, you two did not disappoint.
This was a very good kind of crazy.

I might take a peek at the manga now, or take a look at Saki (that has super specials too, right?...RIGHT?!)

I doubt you'll find it quite the match of The Legend of Koizumi's level of awesome, but yes, there are some great mahjong specials in Saki, along with everything else in the series. I like it a lot, and of course the spinoff starts very soon...

But yeah, it's too bad The Legend of Koizumi didn't get more than three episodes. It was way too awesome to be restricted to just three! :)

Originally Posted by Mad Pierrot

Milky Holmes S1 01:

A lot of the screens of this show that have been posted in the thread lead me to believe that it might have a level of visual creativity, writing, or comedy not immediately apparent from the premise or rather horrendous character design. I can't say that I was impressed by this first episode, but I'm going to give it a few episodes and hope that it finds its spark.

This pilot was pretty expository but didn't do much to individualize any of the loli detectives. The whole thing looks pretty lighthearted so I'm not expecting any serious characterization, but I'd at least like to see the four main characters as more than just palette swaps of each other. I'll laugh if this ends up being a better detective show than other recent shows that I tried and didn't enjoy like Kamisama no Memochou.

As was already said, it's mostly a comedy show, not a detective show, and yes, the four characters are each different. And yeah, the first episode isn't too representative of the show as a whole. I thought it was decently good, but the show as a whole is certainly is better than the first episode.

Originally Posted by Lain

Highschool DxD x-12

I don't remember which episode I last commented yesterday, but just finished watching this and I'm actually surprised at how entertaining this show was at the end of it.
Issei is a moron, but they still managed to make him appear cool even in spite of some bullshit he pulled off (like that Dress Break move) and the last episode underlined that well enough.
Even some things like why would Rias be interested in him don't matter much. Yeah, it's usual for these kind of shows to have women fall in love for the idiot and pervert protagonist, but usually there is a far fetched explanation behind that. Like, it's understandable why Asia would be interested in Issei given the way they met, what happened between them etc (naturally it's less understandable why she'd still be interested in him when finding out how big of a pervert he is, but it's anime and so it's OK).
With Rias I don't get such a silly but acceptable explanation though. But that is of little importance when all is said and done.
I'm going to hope for a second season to have a follow up, otherwise it's time to start reading the manga.

I posted my review of this episode recently (yesterday or so), but yeah, I of course agree on the point about why Rias loves him; there is indeed absolutely no reason given, just as, yes, there's no reason why Asia still loves him even after learning what he's really like. The only "reason" is harem anime logic that girls who like the main character always love him forever, period, and most or all major opposite-sex characters are going to love the main character. Besides that, there's nothing here, like usual, but yeah, with even less of an excuse. All I can come up with is that they're impressed by him acting cool and winning or something, but that should not be considered to be enough. That the series thinks it is says something about the level of the writing.

But sure, it's an entertaining enough show, if you can turn off your brain... my problem of course is that I often can't really do that. Still, for its genre it was above average, at least, I think.
Jexhius
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Originally Posted by EmmanuelMunoz

It's actually the only Birdy I've seen.

Rectify this situation.
Noirulus
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Originally Posted by chickdigger802

Fuuuu

it's monday...

but...

no Gintama!

?
?
?

=(



Thought it was appropriate :P
cosmicblizzard
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Originally Posted by chickdigger802

Blazing through One Piece Enies Lobby Arc

That death of Go Merry might be the saddest thing ever. Teared up during manga... and again during anime T___T.

Might want to spoiler that, dude. People are still getting caught up.
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Lupin III 01:

Gotta get up to speed on who everyone is in the next couple of days.

So, first of all, that's certainly some...uhh...opening theme this show has. I don't think that I'll be forgetting who the show is about any time soon. I find pretty much all 70s television music to be gut-wrenchingly horrible and the music (not just the OP) in Lupin III is generally no exception. Keyboards, bombastic trumpets, electric funk, kazoo-sounding shit, rattle snares........I'm just not a fan of any of it, but it's not really impacting my enjoyment of the show. It's all just a little dated in that respect.

So basically, Lupin is an invincible supergenius con man with a band of sidekicks and an uncanny ability to escape dangerous situations. I haven't gathered much more about him than that, but I like his air of mischievousness and total self-confidence. The shit-eating grin on his face the entire time that he was conning the SCOPION dude in the hotel was amusing. I kind of hope that everything stays this campy. Also, Fujiko has huge tits.

I know that it's mentioned often in the thread how pitiful mechanical animation is today compared to 20+ years ago, but I couldn't help but notice just how great everything looked--and this isn't even a show about cars, spaceships, or military craft, just a one-off episode that happened to have racing as the theme. Everything from the chassis of the racecars to Jigen's radio device to the face of his watch had detail that you just don't see today, and the cars had a lovely motion to them that captured the trembling of the motor. The show looks fantastic in general for a product of the early 70s, but the fact that average grunt animators were able to produce things like this on a weekly basis just hits home how much we've lost for what we've gained.

I don't plan on doing long write-ups for each episode unless something notable happens, but hopefully my first impressions are of some small interest to any Lupin scholars in the thread. I really hope that I have time between the Spring shows and my concurrent marathons to get some of the show in regularly.
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Originally Posted by Unknown Soldier

Fate/Stay Night 16:

Ilya's not nearly as fun when she's not being yandere. She's still obscenely moe though. I love the way she always curtsies when she introduces herself or thanks somebody. She easily exceeds the levels required for the forbidden reaction to extreme moe.

In unrelated news, I guess F/SN actually is a harem story. I was mistaken based on the other Nasuverse stuff I've been exposed to, in reality it's just a harem with a whole lot of other shit going on too. I'm not sure how to express my level of disappointment about this.



Archer specifically tells Rin that he doesn't remember who he is because she summoned him incompletely. However there's still no evidence that he wasn't lying to her, especially since he starts giving Shirou random advice almost from the moment they meet.

Isnt Mai Hime a fairly similar kind of show also with a cute loliperson in it?
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Originally Posted by A Black Falcon

Resplendence? What's that a reference to?

Arsene's Toy type, able to create illusions and summon massive power. She loses control of it while sleeping in the dream episode, turning her surroundings (and the girls') into a Wonderland.


Originally Posted by A Black Falcon

That certainly is what it should have said, yes. What happened to that show... so sad. :(

*sniffle* I'll never forget it, such a freaking great anime. Hoping someone licenses it for U.S. release :/ (I'll be forced to import otherwise)


Originally Posted by A Black Falcon

I doubt you'll find it quite the match of The Legend of Koizumi's level of awesome, but yes, there are some great mahjong specials in Saki, along with everything else in the series. I like it a lot, and of course the spinoff starts very soon...

Yeah, it's still on my list. I might get to it around the time I tackle the Legend of Koizumi's manga.

Originally Posted by A Black Falcon

But yeah, it's too bad The Legend of Koizumi didn't get more than three episodes. It was way too awesome to be restricted to just three! :)

Yeah, man! I would've loved to see more countries feel the humiliating taste of awesomely stylish mahjong defeat!
cajunator
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(04-02-2012, 07:45 AM)
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Yeah I remember now.
Mai Hime has Alyssa Searrs. Ilya is much cuter though.
Unknown Soldier
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I don't know who was telling me this yesterday, but the PRISMA☆ILLYA anime actually is real and is going to happen!

http://prisma-illya.jp/

MOAR ILYA!
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Originally Posted by Unknown Soldier

I don't know who was telling me this yesterday, but the PRISMA☆ILLYA anime actually is real and is going to happen!

http://prisma-illya.jp/

MOAR ILYA!

YES YES YES

Mankind has finally evolved to a better place.
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Originally Posted by Unknown Soldier

I don't know who was telling me this yesterday, but the PRISMA☆ILLYA anime actually is real and is going to happen!

http://prisma-illya.jp/

MOAR ILYA!

This has been mentioned before, but yes, loli fanservice aside it's a pretty good manga and it is good to see it get an anime. Lighter tone, minimal Shirou... better take on the F/SN universe in some ways for sure.
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Originally Posted by hosannainexcelsis

Kaiba 3



;_; This one got me good.

That episode was brutal :(
Cloudy
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So I just finished Another. Was not expecting that..

Maybe I wasn't paying attention but I must have missed when they said Reiko and Ms. Mikami were the same person. Or did they never say it and it was just something he remembered at the end there (where she said not to call her Reiko at school). If so, that was super-lame and gave the audience no chance to guess who the extra was.

Good series but they cheated with that lol

Oh and somehow Reiko was really his mother? What?
Last edited by Cloudy; 04-02-2012 at 08:17 AM.
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Steins;Gate 4

Kyouma makes me lol. But some of his interactions with "Christiiiiiina!" are getting way too drawn out.
This thing is starting off on a stretcher and shouldn't fill 8 minutes with bickering. It's humorous for a while, but distracting later on. Specifically in lines with my desire for progression in the overarching narrative.

In other words, GET ON WITH IT!


P.S.: OP...slowly...growing on me!
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Saint Seiya Omega 1

As pretty much a complete newbie to the Saint Seiya series, I liked it.
Also, Kouga in street clothes reminds me a bit appearance-wise of Takuto.
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Originally Posted by Unknown Soldier

I don't know who was telling me this yesterday, but the PRISMA☆ILLYA anime actually is real and is going to happen!

http://prisma-illya.jp/

MOAR ILYA!

Non-serious Naruverse is the best kind of Naruverse!
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Fate/Stay Night 17:

Setting up the next arc. In addition to being the current Einzbern mage, it seems that Ilya's also been trained at ballet. I'm okay with this.

Shirou certainly has a very short attention span. He seems to have entirely forgotten that Ilya killed Shinji after Rider was defeated. She also fully intended to kill Shirou and Rin. She's far too cute though, I can see how he would forget so quickly!

Originally Posted by Ultimadrago

P.S.: OP...slowly...growing on me!

The OP for Steins;Gate is actually quite fantastic and you'll see why later on. Everything about it is perfect for the show's content. Haters gonna hate but that's not your problem.
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Speaking of Seiya, I was kind hoping they would do a bit more with the transformation sequences. Maybe other ones will be better.
trejo
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Originally Posted by Jexhius

Rectify this situation.

It's also the only Birdy I've seen. :(

Originally Posted by Ultimadrago

Steins;Gate 4

Kyouma makes me lol. But some of his interactions with "Christiiiiiina!" are getting way too drawn out.
This thing is starting off on a stretcher and shouldn't fill 8 minutes with bickering. It's humorous for a while, but distracting later on. Specifically in lines with my desire for progression in the overarching narrative.

In other words, GET ON WITH IT!


P.S.: OP...slowly...growing on me!

The show does eventually get on with it but yeah it does take a while before it finally decides to.
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Milky Holmes 6

When things slow down for quasi-inspirational speeches, it can get a bit dull, but when the comedy hits it hits, with perfect fast-paced timing.

The next episode preview is too amusing:

If you've got it, flaunt it.
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Originally Posted by Unknown Soldier

I don't know who was telling me this yesterday, but the PRISMA☆ILLYA anime actually is real and is going to happen!

http://prisma-illya.jp/

MOAR ILYA!

Yes please.
YES. PLEASE.
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It's found it's way to the Internet before the first episode which features it airs:

Kalafina - To The Beginning (Fate/Zero OP2)
firehawk12
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(04-02-2012, 09:11 AM)

Originally Posted by A Black Falcon

What, as if the girls who are in love with the guy because he was nice to them once when they were five have such a better reason for loving him? Hah!

Seriously, they're all various degrees of bad. I don't think tsunderes are too much worse than other types. Oh, and as for being self-aware, that could sometimes be true, but in IS wasn't in Char, the one non-tsundere in the harem, who was probably the most self-aware about it? I don't know if this problem is so much worse with tsunderes, it's really present with all of them.

Char becomes tsundere-lite at times though. It's like the first all-tsundere harem!

True, but don't they have pants on under the... dress coats?

Well, in the same way that women can wear hose/stockings I suppose.
dimb
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(04-02-2012, 09:14 AM)
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Originally Posted by Unknown Soldier

It's found it's way to the Internet before the first episode which features it airs:

Kalafina - To The Beginning (Fate/Zero OP2)

I was hoping I'd take to this more after a little while, but it's still really underwhelming.
Lain
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(04-02-2012, 09:18 AM)
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A Black Falcon's replies feel wrong to me, when there isn't even a mAcOdIn's quote in them. It's like there is something missing. In other words, has mAc deserted the anime threads?!
chickdigger802
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(04-02-2012, 09:21 AM)
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What's that new show this season by guilty crown duder? Accel something?
firehawk12
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(04-02-2012, 09:25 AM)

Originally Posted by Lain

A Black Falcon's replies feel wrong to me, when there isn't even a mAcOdIn's quote in them. It's like there is something missing. In other words, has mAc deserted the anime threads?!

Yeah, he bailed a while ago. :(
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(04-02-2012, 09:30 AM)
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Originally Posted by chickdigger802

What's that new show this season by guilty crown duder? Accel something?

Accel World. It sucks, you want to avoid it.
Noirulus
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(04-02-2012, 09:36 AM)
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Saint Seiya Omega - 01

This is the shounen itch that i've been craving. PEGASUS METEOR FIST!

Makes me want to marathon the original series, but i'm not sure how it's aged. Loved the 20 or so episodes I caught as a kid, though.

The OP is crazy awesome, too.
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(04-02-2012, 09:56 AM)
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Originally Posted by Lain

A Black Falcon's replies feel wrong to me, when there isn't even a mAcOdIn's quote in them. It's like there is something missing. In other words, has mAc deserted the anime threads?!

He has not posted in an anime thread since getting back from his ban, even though that ban ended in February. :( I wish he'd return too.

Originally Posted by firehawk12

Char becomes tsundere-lite at times though. It's like the first all-tsundere harem!


Well, in the same way that women can wear hose/stockings I suppose.

Sort of, but it's considered okay because they're pants and not tights, so it's totally different!

... Men's coats sometimes used to be long like that, back in the 19th-early 20th centuries. Of course, at that point women would all have had ankle length or longer dresses, so they weren't similar like those look today, or in Star Trek.

Originally Posted by Ultimadrago

Arsene's Toy type, able to create illusions and summon massive power. She loses control of it while sleeping in the dream episode, turning her surroundings (and the girls') into a Wonderland.

Oh right, that. Now that you mention it I remember the power, but not its name.

*sniffle* I'll never forget it, such a freaking great anime. Hoping someone licenses it for U.S. release :/ (I'll be forced to import otherwise)

Nichijou definitely needs a US release, yeah! I'd have to seriously consider getting it too...

Yeah, it's still on my list. I might get to it around the time I tackle the Legend of Koizumi's manga.

Do try it, but if it takes a while, byt the time you do there'll be another show to watch too, the soon-to-start Achiga-hen.

Yeah, man! I would've loved to see more countries feel the humiliating taste of awesomely stylish mahjong defeat!

Yeah, it'd be great to see. It's just such an awesomely over the top anime, I don't think there's anything that matches it really.

I don't mean I like it more overall than Saki, I don't think I do, but it's the best at what it does.
zeroshiki
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(04-02-2012, 09:59 AM)
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This is a very cute commercial by Ghibli for Nissin. The song is nice too, very Ghibli.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D7OS7dZSHcU
dimb
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(04-02-2012, 10:00 AM)
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Mirai Nikki 24
Oh god, the serious plot holes that poke through the entire story just pile up. The show just nonchalantly throws these out left and right in a manner that glosses over any implications they might have on the world, characters, or the previously established workings of the universe.Superman Ninth, seriously? Even when they draw out the timeline visually it's wrong. This show had two separate paces this episode. One involved unnecessary scenes being shoehorned in that went nowhere and covered information we already knew. The other was the show racing through new and potentially complicated information without really covering anything.

This show has been writhing on its death bed for what is beginning to seem like an eternity. Somehow even in its absurdity it feels completely dull, the nonsensical nature seeming to be little more than the uncontrolled slobberings of the writer. I'm not even sure I should sit through the last two episodes of this.
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(04-02-2012, 10:00 AM)
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Space Brothers - Episode 01

Y'know this is probably the first time I've felt like I've really related to a character in an anime.

Hit pretty close to home too.

- Losing a job from a stupid mistake (I didn't go all Zidane on my boss though that would've owned)
- Having to move back with my mother after living a pretty decent life
- On the brink of giving up on childhood dreams
- Remembering those dreams and feeling that passion lost a long time ago.
- Having a pet Pug. (lol)

I dunno it honestly kind of moved me. Strange.

This episode was really nicely done and I'm definitely gonna keep watching it. I really hope the rest of the show maintains this quality.
Last edited by Soma; 04-02-2012 at 10:03 AM.
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(04-02-2012, 10:05 AM)
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BLOOD-C THE LAST DARK

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gA_g5I6evRA

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