The Japanese Japanese Anime and Japanese Manga Thread

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PostRe: The Japanese Japanese Anime and Japanese Manga Thread
by Jam-Master Jay » Sun Nov 26, 2017 4:31 pm

Made in Abyss season 2 was apparently announced during an event in Japan. :wub:

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PostRe: The Japanese Japanese Anime and Japanese Manga Thread
by Qikz » Mon Nov 27, 2017 8:16 pm

Just started watching Blend S.

This is my gooseberry fool right here.


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PostRe: The Japanese Japanese Anime and Japanese Manga Thread
by Rightey » Tue Nov 28, 2017 9:52 pm

Qikz wrote:Just started watching Blend S.

This is my gooseberry fool right here.



So that's where that's from, I've seen that used for memes in a few places but had no idea what the actual name of the show is.



Also, Love Live is pretty good. The Student Council President seems like a dick though (so far) :x

Love live meme's are also good as well...

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PostRe: The Japanese Japanese Anime and Japanese Manga Thread
by Karl » Tue Nov 28, 2017 10:50 pm

Rightey wrote:Also, Love Live is pretty good.


Love Live! is my favourite anime franchise. It's hilarious, sweet, and just thoroughly endearing.

Season 1 has some great bits (every Nozomi scene :wub: ) but maybe hasn't quite found its voice yet (look forward to multiple eps of depressed Honoka :dread: ).

Saying that, I do like that the first season experiments with forms of surrealism that we don't see again until the second season of Sunshine!!. It's always amused me that it low-key establishes non-plot funny moment spoilers Nozomi has genuine magic powers, Honkers can control the weather, and tiny Maki was a time traveller (dat OVA) and then quietly never mentions any of these points again in season 2. This kind of joke picks up again in Sunshine!! 2 which has great absurdist moments like that troll dolphin that follows Dia around and laughs at her social awkwardness.

But apart from that, the changes in tone and emphasis in Season 2 make it a better show. The gags become in some ways more conventional but also more consistently funny. There's a bit where they decide to swap personalities as a training exercise that still puts me in fits of laughter even after having seen it on YouTube a trillion times. And the dramatic moments are better paced as well, IMO. So if you're enjoying S1 then you have a lot to look forward to.

If you work together with your friends and try your best, you can achieve any dream. :wub: :toot:

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PostRe: The Japanese Japanese Anime and Japanese Manga Thread
by Karl » Tue Nov 28, 2017 11:08 pm

P.S. Who's hyped for School Idol Festival All Stars!? ...Just me? OK... :shifty:

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PostRe: The Japanese Japanese Anime and Japanese Manga Thread
by Qikz » Wed Nov 29, 2017 6:59 am

Have you seen iDOM@STER Karl?

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PostRe: The Japanese Japanese Anime and Japanese Manga Thread
by Karl » Wed Nov 29, 2017 11:20 am

Qikz wrote:Have you seen iDOM@STER Karl?

Yeah, I liked it! I haven't seen Cinderella Girls yet though. It's perpetually on my Plan To Watch.

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PostRe: The Japanese Japanese Anime and Japanese Manga Thread
by Rightey » Wed Nov 29, 2017 4:50 pm

Karl wrote:
Qikz wrote:Have you seen iDOM@STER Karl?

Yeah, I liked it! I haven't seen Cinderella Girls yet though. It's perpetually on my Plan To Watch.


Likewise to both these statements.

Miki is best girl.

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PostRe: The Japanese Japanese Anime and Japanese Manga Thread
by Karl » Wed Nov 29, 2017 8:27 pm

Rightey wrote:
Karl wrote:
Qikz wrote:Have you seen iDOM@STER Karl?

Yeah, I liked it! I haven't seen Cinderella Girls yet though. It's perpetually on my Plan To Watch.

Likewise to both these statements.

Miki is best girl.

iM@S has a lot of solid waifus. Miki is definitely high-tier, but I think I prefer Hibiki. Haruka and Yukiho are also notable for being extremely moe.

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PostRe: The Japanese Japanese Anime and Japanese Manga Thread
by Saint of Killers » Thu Nov 30, 2017 7:05 pm

Holy gooseberry fool at some of the VA in Dragon Ball Super :lol: Goku sounds totally ridiculous.

| (•_•)| S: This is the best date I've been on since my last date. PB: This is not a date.
S: Neither was the last one. It was a robbery. M: Really? S: Yeah. She stole my heart. And my crown. (❍ᴥ❍ʋ)
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by Qikz » Thu Nov 30, 2017 7:28 pm

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by Karl » Thu Nov 30, 2017 7:37 pm

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PostRe: The Japanese Japanese Anime and Japanese Manga Thread
by Saint of Killers » Fri Dec 01, 2017 9:00 pm

Really enjoying this antagonist in DB Super. Ditto Whis. Totally called Super Saiyan God transformation cosmetic change. And while Goku and some of the other Saiyans still sound crazy odd, the other voices are really well done. Especially King Kai, even when his voice doesn't match his panicked behaviour. :lol:

| (•_•)| S: This is the best date I've been on since my last date. PB: This is not a date.
S: Neither was the last one. It was a robbery. M: Really? S: Yeah. She stole my heart. And my crown. (❍ᴥ❍ʋ)
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PostRe: The Japanese Japanese Anime and Japanese Manga Thread
by Jam-Master Jay » Sun Dec 03, 2017 2:32 pm

Goku's voice is a bit jarring at first for sure but I now prefer it over the dub I grew up with.

The newest episode had some good moments, Gohan not being uselss for a change and the magical girl transformations for the men of Universe 2 raised a smile. :lol:

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PostRe: The Japanese Japanese Anime and Japanese Manga Thread
by Rightey » Sun Dec 03, 2017 3:44 pm

Tell Karl his brother is dead wrote:
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I'm going to take a guess and say this says "flat is justice" or some other nonsense like that, in which case...

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Meanwhile I'm here like...

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PostRe: The Japanese Japanese Anime and Japanese Manga Thread
by Karl » Sun Dec 03, 2017 11:19 pm

Rightey wrote:I'm going to take a guess and say this says "flat is justice" or some other nonsense like that

From memory, it's roughly, "Being flat is a status symbol -- a rare commodity!"



Merry Christmas anime thread. BEST SIX(ISH) POSTERS ON GRCADE :toot: :toot: :toot:


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PostRe: The Japanese Japanese Anime and Japanese Manga Thread
by Qikz » Mon Dec 04, 2017 7:29 pm

Rightey wrote:
Tell Karl his brother is dead wrote:
Qikz wrote:
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I'm going to take a guess and say this says "flat is justice" or some other nonsense like that, in which case...

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I refer you to my badge

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PostRe: The Japanese Japanese Anime and Japanese Manga Thread
by Skarjo » Tue Dec 05, 2017 1:07 am

I would like to do my yearly post in this topic to point out that a while back, someone on Reddit did the maths about some of the book physics in High School of the Dead and some of the big tiddie antics would have literally exploded the girls.

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PostRe: The Japanese Japanese Anime and Japanese Manga Thread
by Rightey » Tue Dec 05, 2017 1:27 am

Tell Karl his brother is dead wrote:
Rightey wrote:I'm going to take a guess and say this says "flat is justice" or some other nonsense like that

From memory, it's roughly, "Being flat is a status symbol -- a rare commodity!"



Merry Christmas anime thread. BEST SIX(ISH) POSTERS ON GRCADE :toot: :toot: :toot:


Right back at you, and to all the rest in here as well :toot: :D

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PostRe: The Japanese Japanese Anime and Japanese Manga Thread
by Saint of Killers » Tue Dec 05, 2017 10:08 am

All of a sudden I have an urge to spend hundreds of pounds...

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:lol: :wub:

| (•_•)| S: This is the best date I've been on since my last date. PB: This is not a date.
S: Neither was the last one. It was a robbery. M: Really? S: Yeah. She stole my heart. And my crown. (❍ᴥ❍ʋ)

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