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MikeHattsu
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(09-24-2017, 08:42 AM)
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Originally Posted by ZachDeKoromaru

Reincarnation is real.

Are these the real teachings of Zach? :p
I don't want to be reborn but live in the Stricke Witches leg dimension.
Jarmel
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(09-24-2017, 09:04 AM)
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Gamers-6

This is a masterpiece.
zulux21
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(09-24-2017, 09:05 AM)
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Corn... can you watch Chihayafuru? I want to see someones reactions to it :P?
The second half of episode 6 was maybe the greatest moment in anime this year.

All that delicious build up!
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(09-24-2017, 09:14 AM)
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Originally Posted by PdotMichael

The second half of episode 6 was maybe the greatest moment in anime this year.

All that delicious build up!

The last five minutes are impeccable and then that final swerve.

blurr
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(09-24-2017, 10:20 AM)
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Originally Posted by Jarmel

I should also mention that anime-only viewers should not watch that MHA episode preview for next week. What the fuck are they doing?

lol, too late

My Hero Academia 37

Good episode.

All Might was brutal.
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ibyea
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(09-24-2017, 10:39 AM)
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Blood Blockade Battlefront: 8-9
This show has comedy gold every time Zapp and Chain are involved. Holy crap episode 8 was especially funny. Episode 9 was great for a really well done action scene. They also finally showed what's up with Black and White.
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(09-24-2017, 11:26 AM)
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Kakegurui [END]

Lame ending, why would they put a Suzui episode for the series' finale? Kakegurui was, overall, of subpar quality, but I found it really enjoyable. Jabami was a unique protagonist and the show's over the top crazy faces were fantastic. A guilty pleasure, through and through.

Also, gambling is bad, don't do it.
Theonik
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(09-24-2017, 12:40 PM)
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Originally Posted by moogs

Akane's breezy jingle**

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Rymuth
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(09-24-2017, 01:02 PM)
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Rage of Bahamut - Virgin Soul 23

Thus falls, Alessand. I wouldn't say he was an awful character, though. He was perfectly suited for what the writers intended...an irredeemable piece of shit for the audience to irrevocably hate. In an anime where all sides have a sympathetic side to them, that's pretty important I think.

Still, I had pegged Cerberus would be the one to kill him.
Taruranto
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(09-24-2017, 02:51 PM)
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Bahamut #23

I'm not opposed to S1's characters dying if THEY ACTUALLY HAD DONE SOMETHING WITH THEM.

Al least Jesus Mugaru Christ isn't dead, they didn't even bother to bury the body.
Rymuth
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(09-24-2017, 03:36 PM)
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Originally Posted by Taruranto

Bahamut #23



I'm not opposed to S1's characters dying if THEY ACTUALLY HAD DONE SOMETHING WITH THEM.

One word: Zombieism
Admiral Woofington
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(09-24-2017, 04:24 PM)
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Man yall have seriously an issue with posting straight up spoilers on images and without spoiler Bars lmao.
Line_HTX
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(09-24-2017, 04:30 PM)
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Don't those bars not show up on mobile or something?
Admiral Woofington
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(09-24-2017, 04:32 PM)
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Originally Posted by Line_HTX

Don't those bars not show up on mobile or something?

It's been common knowledge on gaf by now that spoiler tag bars don't show up on mobile.
Ascheroth
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(09-24-2017, 04:32 PM)
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Ya, image spoilers don't work on mobile.
Dedication Through Light
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(09-24-2017, 04:50 PM)
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Ducktales continues to be amazing, if only anime could learn from it.

Beagle Boys remain the best.
Admiral Woofington
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(09-24-2017, 04:51 PM)
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Originally Posted by Dedication Through Light

Ducktales continues to be amazing, if only anime could learn from it.

Beagle Boys remain the best.

I think I saw its available on Hulu now? Need to check my Hulu.
Basileus777
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(09-24-2017, 05:10 PM)
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Originally Posted by Jarmel

I just realized Welcome to the Ballroom spent an entire cour on what Haikyuu did in under 10 minutes.

This is an issue with the source material though not the anime.

But Haikyuu doesn't start very well either and doesn't become an interesting show until the whole team in assembled some episodes in. Haikyuu is not exactly the gold standard for how to start a sports/competitive show.
Thud
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(09-24-2017, 05:23 PM)
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Originally Posted by Admiral Woofington

It's been common knowledge on gaf by now that spoiler tag bars don't show up on mobile.

Go to preferences -> don't show images.
Dedication Through Light
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(09-24-2017, 05:23 PM)
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Knight's & Magic 13 END

One of the times where the anime makes me want to get the source material immediately, usa please get this series.

Kid gets the VIP award, he was amazing.
blurr
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(09-24-2017, 05:41 PM)
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Kakegurui 11-12 END

What were they thinking with that ending after that episode 11?

I'm all for anime original content but man, what a waste of opportunity. I wish I could just overlook it but if I'm ever going to recommend or mention this show in the future the ending is going to stick out and I'll be pointing it out.

That said, this was a rich and vivid show that I am very glad I picked. Jabami's perverse obsession towards gambling is not hard to indulge in with the way it's presented, the choice to visualize it along the lines of someone aroused is not unseen when it comes to "obsession" towards something maybe. At this moment I can only think of Hisoka but I wouldn't be surprised if there were other examples. However Kakegurui from what I've seen goes much further than the rest. I had to turn down the audio hearing the shrieks of excitement over the towering risk. The lengths it goes are perhaps an exaggeration but that didn't stop me from at least momentarily playing along with that indulgence. Much like Suzui, the supposed audience surrogate, I've grown to admire and get influenced by Jabami. Risk is sexy.

There's still little we know about Jabami since the first episode so from a character writing perspective there's little for me to relate with her indulgence but whether it's the impressionable upclose facial moments or the audio-visual dramatization of its gambling sections or the undertones that add weight to them or a combination of all of them there's much the show achieves over one character trait that we know and juxtaposing it with a variation of it. Jabami confronts those who are afraid, proud, prepared, cunning, even abusively as obsessed as her and finally just as obsessed as her.

I found myself laughing hysterically at multiple moments in episode 11 and 12. It really reminded me of the time I played the first trial of Danganronpa 2.
daveo42
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(09-24-2017, 05:45 PM)
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Originally Posted by Rymuth

One word: Zombieism

Hey, at least Rita will get a new friend that she has seemed keen to fuck for ages

Originally Posted by Hellwarden

Blood Blockade Battlefront season 2 trailer.

I really to watch that final episode and OVA this week. I'm currently in the middle of a rewatch of the first 11 episodes.
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Chase17
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(09-24-2017, 05:52 PM)
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Originally Posted by Hellwarden

Blood Blockade Battlefront season 2 trailer.

Excited.

Now that I've watching so much Gintama all I can hear is Shinpachi lol.
Ascheroth
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(09-24-2017, 05:58 PM)
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Originally Posted by Chase17

Excited.

Now that I've watching so much Gintama all I can hear is Shinpachi lol.

Isn't that Shinpachi anyway.

Cornbread78
(09-24-2017, 06:05 PM)
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MHA S2 ep.24

Damn, that was pretty intense. I was expecting them to lose to All-Might Either way, it was brutal either way. I wonder if those two will ever find common ground..
Puruzi
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(09-24-2017, 06:10 PM)
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Originally Posted by Basileus777

But Haikyuu doesn't start very well either and doesn't become an interesting show until the whole team in assembled some episodes in. Haikyuu is not exactly the gold standard for how to start a sports/competitive show.

It doesn't start very well? The first episode did amazingly at making me want to watch more, thought it was great
Jarmel
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(09-24-2017, 06:11 PM)
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Originally Posted by Basileus777

But Haikyuu doesn't start very well either and doesn't become an interesting show until the whole team in assembled some episodes in. Haikyuu is not exactly the gold standard for how to start a sports/competitive show.

I thought the Haikyuu start was excellent. The first episode establishes the main character and his rival very clearly from the get go and what makes them interesting characters. The shots with Hinata frustrated did a much better job than anything so far with Ballroom.

On top of that Ballroom has done a piss poor job fleshing out Tatara's relationship with the other dancers and only this episode felt like there was any sort of moving progress with Shizuku and Gaju. The first cour of Ballroom doesn't have any value because of the heavy focus on the competition, instead of on the characters, as it failed to either make the competition itself engaging or actually explain any of the dancing mechanics. I haven't learned jackshit about dancing from watching that entire cour other than you have to generally maintain your hold and your posture is key.
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(09-24-2017, 06:20 PM)
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Originally Posted by zulux21

Corn... can you watch Chihayafuru? I want to see someones reactions to it :P?

I am, I am. Destiny is just taking up ALL my free time, lol.
Shard
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(09-24-2017, 06:22 PM)
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Princess Principal Episode 12:

Well then, that was a pretty fun season finale and indeed to the surprise of nobody this series is intended to have more then one season which makes sense because certain elements have gotten a build up with no pay off, like everything surrounding the Duke of Normandy. I do hope they get that season as this is currently my second from the top for AOTS.
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(09-24-2017, 06:25 PM)
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Tsurezure Children 12 END

Me when I started the show: Oh cool just 12 minutes I can totally watch this.
Me now: In this world 12 minutes counts for NOTHING. You gotta be standard length at least. TELL US MORE ABOUT CHIAKI AND KANA.

What a wholesome anime.
Moaradin
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(09-24-2017, 06:30 PM)
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Originally Posted by Chase17

Excited.

Now that I've watching so much Gintama all I can hear is Shinpachi lol.

Half of the characters in that show was Gintama cast lol
Kenstar
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(09-24-2017, 06:44 PM)
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Originally Posted by Hellwarden

Blood Blockade Battlefront season 2 trailer.

sara ni mukou he? Wow umm MHA much BBB
Taruranto
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(09-24-2017, 06:50 PM)
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Dive 12




I wanted to meme about Japanese cold, but then I realized diving with a cold is probably serious shiet.

This ended up being a surprisingly OK show, and not because of the half-naked dudes because they are kinda ugly and often looked like ken dolls anyway.

It's probably not a top-tier sport anime (Not to mention it was more focused on the drama) but I had a pleasant time with it, especially because it was really focused on developing the characters, even if the character development itself was nothing to write home about, the show featured a bunch of dudes with well defined personalities and goals. A lot of shows tend to forget to develop their characters, so when I see a show that loves and cares for its cast, I usually tend to be a bit biased and give it a a bit of free pass.

Originally Posted by Jarmel

I thought the Haikyuu start was excellent. The first episode establishes the main character and his rival very clearly from the get go and what makes them interesting characters. The shots with Hinata frustrated did a much better job than anything so far with Ballroom.

Yeah, I definitely agree. HQ's start is pretty strong and the characters are instantly likeable.
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Sterok
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(09-24-2017, 06:53 PM)
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Princess Principal 12

That was rather uneventful. Back to the status quo, but now Zelda is a direct enemy while the Duke has a lead on Principal team. Assuming we get a season 2. Which it seemed to be setting up for, but nothing confirmed right now.

Pretty enjoyable overall once you accept this is an episodic cute spies do cute things show. Could've tightened up the plot at some points, but I liked this for the most part.
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(09-24-2017, 06:57 PM)
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Princess Principal - Episode 12 (End?)

See, I knew it. The entire final arc was a foil to lead in to another season. That explains why the last two episodes weren't even written by Okouchi. Lol.
zulux21
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(09-24-2017, 06:58 PM)
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Originally Posted by Cornbread78

I am, I am. Destiny is just taking up ALL my free time, lol.

but but... competitive poem reading :P

I'm glad you are having fun with Destiny at least lol
Sterok
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(09-24-2017, 07:01 PM)
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KiraKira Precure La Mode 33

Now starring Bibury. More cute mascots on the team. What point does Pekorin serve again? Bibury sure is a glutton. I guess she hasn't eaten sweets in awhile. And they did bring up her apparent age. That was funny. Ciel is still running her shop? While helping out at the Kira Pati? And school? She should be way too busy to be doing anything. Oh hey, they finally realized that they're literally baking power-ups for the enemy. Took them long enough. And Himari brings up that sweets really aren't a good thing for you. So we got some nice introspection this episode. Too bad there wasn't a good conclusion beyond sweets brought them together. At least address the points you brought up. Also new villain, but he's not hype yet.
Hellwarden
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(09-24-2017, 07:02 PM)
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I do actually want another season of Tsurezure Children.

Show is damn cute.
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Princess Principal END

Zelda best spy. Didn't think twice about putting a bullet in somebody. Princess is naive and stupid if she thinks the change she wants will come without bloodshed. I mean how many people has she had a hand in killing while a spy?
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(09-24-2017, 07:09 PM)
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So I've come to realize that I watch enough subbed anime that a VRV subscription would actually be useful. Signed back up for it since there isn't really many Funimation titles that they don't have that I actually want to watch. Probably will give Claymore and Trigun a watch before my Funi account expires.

Only thing I don't like so far about VRV is the Roku interface is kind of ass. You basically have to already have added the series you plan to watch to your queue from your desktop because everything is kind of buried on their app.
AquaWateria
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(09-24-2017, 07:20 PM)
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Originally Posted by Hellwarden

Blood Blockade Battlefront season 2 trailer.

Looks so much fun.
Turin Turambar
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(09-24-2017, 07:36 PM)
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In this corner of the wold

Damn this is a excellent film. Great source material and great adaptation.
The heroine is instantly likeable with her clumsiness and innocence, the story uses mainly SoL and a bit of humor but later it mixes perfectly drama and tragedy as the war grows in intensity and in closeness, but without falling in the easy cheap melodrama. The few times things get serious feel real, and earned, thanks on building well on the more calm first part of the movie.

That said, it reminded me strongly to the other 2 works I read of the same author. Similar setting, also a woman as main character, with the same type of personality, and similar tone too. But hey, she does it so well, so I will forgive the lack of innovation.
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Ascheroth
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(09-24-2017, 07:50 PM)
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Originally Posted by hosannainexcelsis

The liquid effects animation in Houseki no Kuni is just incredible. (OP MV with lots of show footage)

That looks amazing :O
Turin Turambar
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(09-24-2017, 07:51 PM)
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Originally Posted by hosannainexcelsis

The liquid effects animation in Houseki no Kuni is just incredible. (OP MV with lots of show footage)

Finally CG has a good point over 2d!
AquaWateria
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(09-24-2017, 07:55 PM)
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Originally Posted by hosannainexcelsis

The liquid effects animation in Houseki no Kuni is just incredible. (OP MV with lots of show footage)

It really looks quite unique.
sonicmj1
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(09-24-2017, 07:56 PM)
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Originally Posted by hosannainexcelsis

The liquid effects animation in Houseki no Kuni is just incredible. (OP MV with lots of show footage)

I guess this is what the Kado people are doing next?

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