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Khalid M.

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@Cimarron I haven't seen the last two épisodes yet, but the climax was in episode 37. So yeah, if you were expecting more insane action I understand you feeling disappointed. Personally I can't recall other series (aside from Parasyte) that throws a bonus conflict after the final showdown is over. I really like it that way.
 

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The 2 episodes of Jojo was very unsatisfying. Wtf? :(
Rolling stones is weird and I still hated how dumb mista and buciarrati were in that scene (not that it's out of Mista's character) but other than that I loved it. Granted I already knew what was going to happen since I read the manga. Don't forget to watch the after-credits scene too. They added the flowers and Bucciarati's zipper. I think the original only had the turtle.
 
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@Cimarron I haven't seen the last two épisodes yet, but the climax was in episode 37. So yeah, if you were expecting more insane action I understand you feeling disappointed. Personally I can't recall other series (aside from Parasyte) that throws a bonus conflict after the final showdown is over. I really like it that way.
I guess it was the whole Rolling Stone thing that threw me off. I don't understand the point of its inclusion and spending nearly 2 episodes of its inclusion. I also felt that the climax of the series kinda snuck up on me. I could have used a few more episodes. Also requiem and the arrow? Huh? I enjoyed the ride but so far I would rate this is both my least favorite Jojo and least favorite part. it wasn't bad but I not great either. Highlights of this arc for me was Mista's character and the roflstomp at the restaurant.
 

Whataburger

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I guess it was the whole Rolling Stone thing that threw me off. I don't understand the point of its inclusion and spending nearly 2 episodes of its inclusion. I also felt that the climax of the series kinda snuck up on me. I could have used a few more episodes. Also requiem and the arrow? Huh? I enjoyed the ride but so far I would rate this is both my least favorite Jojo and least favorite part. it wasn't bad but I not great either. Highlights of this arc for me was Mista's character and the roflstomp at the restaurant.
Wait until part 6 airs.
 
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manfestival

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Just got done with episode 4 of Vinland Saga. While I saw this coming just from the intro video... I want to say that the last new show that hooked me this hard was either One Punch Man or Attack on Titan. I cannot wait for more of this show. Also feel like the intro and outro songs are trash comparatively to the show.
 
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I knew there was something I have seen before so KABOOM! Warning: JJBA Part 5 Spoilers

LIKE FATHER LIKE SON!



I knew Giorno absolutely reminded me of Dio in that scene, just did not realize it was copied from elsewhere.
 
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Whataburger

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Dio used another mans body to impregnate women so they aren't his kids right?

Women that he treated like trash and fed on

So how does he have 40 children?

 

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Didn't realize Jojo's final chapters were out.

Pretty meh to be honest, almost felt like filler. I wasn't expecting a whole lot of fighting but I think there would have been better ways to wrap things up.
While still really enjoyable I'd rank this part as one of the worse parts so far. Some fun fights and the cast was decent but they spent a lot of time hyping up this big climax which wasn't too exciting, definitely the worst "final boss" so far.

Still, looking forward to part 6
 
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Mista

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Didn't realize Jojo's final chapters were out.

Pretty meh to be honest, almost felt like filler. I wasn't expecting a whole lot of fighting but I think there would have been better ways to wrap things up.
While still really enjoyable I'd rank this part as one of the worse parts so far. Some fun fights and the cast was decent but they spent a lot of time hyping up this big climax which wasn't too exciting, definitely the worst "final boss" so far.

Still, looking forward to part 6
I disagree. This part was very well done, I mean part 7 is still my all time favourite but Diavolo and King Crimson were no joke. Good luck with part 6 mate, I hope you have fun.
 

Helios

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Part 6 isn't good btw. It had about 25 fans on the internet until these episodes ended within the last 48 hours.
To be honest, the part isn't that bad in my opinion. It's just bad for JoJo standards. Than again, I knew a lot of people that said part 5 is the worst and have turned around after seeing the anime version. So maybe I'll do have the same epiphany.

It also has some really cool stand designs like White Snake, Kiss and Made in Heaven, Too bad it's being weighted down by fights like Bohemian Rhapsody and Dragon's Dream. Speaking of which I'm guessing Dragon's Dream might be explained better this time since it's an anime and not a manga panel.
 
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Fbh

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I disagree. This part was very well done, I mean part 7 is still my all time favourite but Diavolo and King Crimson were no joke. Good luck with part 6 mate, I hope you have fun.
Well, as I said, I still thought it was really enjoyable. I just think both Kira and Dio were better villains, they both seemed more charismatic and I enjoyed the final fight against both of them more than the sort of indirect fighting at the end of this part (where the focus was put on getting the arrow)


Also, damn, based on the 2 replies I got I think I should lower my expectations for part 6
 
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Mista

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Well, as I said, I still thought it was really enjoyable. I just think both Kira and Dio were better villains, they both seemed more charismatic and I enjoyed the final fight against both of them more than the sort of indirect fighting at the end of this part (where the focus was put on getting the arrow)


Also, damn, based on the 2 replies I got I think I should lower my expectations for part 6
Oh yes mate, definitely. Dio/Za warudo and Kira/Killer Queen were better no doubt

Part 6 is fun no worries just don’t go in there expecting it like any other previous parts. Part 7 is my personal favourite
 
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Whataburger

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To be honest, the part isn't that bad in my opinion. It's just bad for JoJo standards. Than again, I knew a lot of people that said part 5 is the worst and have turned around after seeing the anime version. So maybe I'll do have the same epiphany.

It also has some really cool stand designs like White Snake, Kiss and Made in Heaven, Too bad it's being weighted down by fights like Bohemian Rhapsody and Dragon's Dream. Speaking of which I'm guessing Dragon's Dream might be explained better this time since it's an anime and not a manga panel.
The worst thing about part 6 is how the Pucci becomes Gio.
His main power is just winning until the plot tells him to job. Also the stand fights were trash outside 2.
 

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Been sleeping on anime in the last month or two but catching up on Yaiba. Ubisoft Ufotable's visual direction never fails to impress me, from the hand-to-hand fight to the Spatial Awareness ability. This in particular was an utsukushii shot and lawd the accompanying ost gave me goosebumps.

As a sidebar, and it's been said a thousand times b4 already, but I really do love Tanjiro as a character. His trait of being merciful, empathetic and pitying whilst remaining unforgiving isn't just a good foil against the typical trope of "today's enemies/tomorrow's friends" but against today's social media pitchfork and knives hate mob. I kind of hope it'll segway into Jump introducing more of this type of dynamic as I feel the core 3 values have kind of run its course.
 

kiiltz

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in other news Alicizations second OST came out and the most important track wasnt included on it and so now i have to suffer through War of the Underworld goddamnit

its okay i still have reona


 
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Whataburger

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Nakanohito Genome is like a less shit Danganronpa. Not sure if that is saying much though.
 

Mista

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Just when I thought I wouldn’t see a garbage CG after Berserk......


 
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The Dragon Quest movie is out in Japanese theaters today, unfortunately critics are giving it low ratings. I hope for future 3d anime movie's sake. The Lupin the 3rd film turns out good.
 

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The Dragon Quest movie is out in Japanese theaters today, unfortunately critics are giving it low ratings. I hope for future 3d anime movie's sake. The Lupin the 3rd film turns out good.
It must be pretty rough if Japan is giving DQ shit considering how much they love it.
 

manfestival

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so like... what is up with anime studios using this crazy ear explosion dull blowing into a microphone sound in so many shows lately? I think the first show I heard using it was OPM. Then I have heard it in other shows and now in this weird fantasy show super hero with firefighters thing. Just an observation. I kinda find the sound odd but it never takes me entirely out of the scene.
 

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Loved JoJo part V but thought the ending fell flat. I was a lil bummed about that. Decided to try a couple new shows and watched all episodes of Vinland Saga and Demon Slayer. They are both fucking amazing.
 

Whataburger

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Fumetsu more like feel like shitsu,
More like shit manga that became irredeemable trash.
God I hate this mangaka.
 
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Atarted watching Aria. Its aesthetics (both visual and audio), characters, and world building are by far one of the best I've seen in anime.
 

Mista

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David Production proves that they aren’t only good with JJBA! Their other anime Fire Force so far have been great
 

Helios

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:messenger_fire: :messenger_fire: :messenger_fire:
That is literally fan fiction. If they are going to do that might as well do Jorge Joestar.
As long as it gives me more jojo they can give me fanfiction.net tier stuff, idc
 

Helios

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What Purple Haze feedback?
It's a short novel drawn by Araki but written by someone else that focuses on Fugo after the events of Vento Aureo.
It also has some uhhh "interesting" design choices.

It's not what you probably think
 
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Mista

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It's a short novel drawn by Araki but written by someone else that focuses on Fugo after the events of Vento Aureo.
It also has some uhhh "interesting" design choices.

It's not what you probably think
Oh this🤣🤣

I really don’t know what’s that about