Okarin tutturu~! The Japanese Anime & Manga Thread II [POST YOUR RECOMMENDATIONS]

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by Saint of Killers » Wed Sep 09, 2020 2:55 pm

Haikyu!! S2 Ep24 - Dat centre dump tho :datass: Will be rewatching that. On to s3 via Crunchyroll!

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by Saint of Killers » Thu Sep 10, 2020 6:23 am

One Piece 668 spoiler:

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:lol: Funniest, and generally the best, thing by far in this arc so far.

Oh and, Uniqlo has a new line of Demon Slayer tees.

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by Fruits Punch Samurai » Fri Sep 11, 2020 7:09 pm

What's everyone's thoughts on haki? I picked up One Piece volume 70 after my girlfriend started reading the series from the beginning, and whilst I've been enjoying the story, I feel haki makes devil fruits largely redundant, and the fights don't have the creative solutions seen in the past when characters couldn't use haki to break through funky abilities.

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by Saint of Killers » Wed Sep 16, 2020 6:57 pm

Fruits Punch Samurai wrote:What's everyone's thoughts on haki? I picked up One Piece volume 70 after my girlfriend started reading the series from the beginning, and whilst I've been enjoying the story, I feel haki makes devil fruits largely redundant, and the fights don't have the creative solutions seen in the past when characters couldn't use haki to break through funky abilities.


Agree with the latter. Sort of. Luffy just caught Caesar Clown thanks to haki. No inventiveness in it at all. He just grabbed him. But I don't think it makes devil fruit pointless as haki isn't what gives them the weird powers. That stuff can be very inventive, like Trafalgar Law's powers. Now if Luffy was just able to beat him because haki then yeah, that's gooseberry fool. But leading up to it it'd still be entertaining to see how Law uses his abilities to strawberry float with people. I think a good mix of devil fruit powers, ingenuity and haki would be the best way forward.

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by Saint of Killers » Mon Sep 21, 2020 8:21 pm

One Piece 690: Law :bad mofo:

Where the hell is Franky at?! I remember him saying he had to go back to the Sunny or something, but then you don't see anything of him!

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by Saint of Killers » Tue Sep 22, 2020 9:06 pm

One Piece 700: Buggy is a Warlord of the Sea?! :lol:

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by Saint of Killers » Tue Sep 22, 2020 9:25 pm

Oh yeah, Punk Hazard arc improved greatly as it went along. I still wasn't a fan of all the snow – it really did make it a pain to figure out what I was meant to be looking at.

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by Saint of Killers » Wed Sep 23, 2020 8:38 am

It took me way too long to realise just exactly who they were :lol:

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Thank god for curly eyebrows man.

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by Qikz » Thu Sep 24, 2020 1:16 am

One of my favourite characters died in Zeta. WHY DOES THIS ALWAYS HAPPEN. NOOOO!

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by Qikz » Sat Sep 26, 2020 1:15 pm

Finished Zeta. HOLY strawberry float THAT ENDING WAS AMAZING. However as with my previous post pretty much all the characters I liked died in the final battle minus a few. I really am cursed.

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by Saint of Killers » Sun Sep 27, 2020 9:54 am

Finally started on s3 of Haikyuu!! This tension of wondering who wins is killing me already, so I may well end up reading the plot before I get to the final episode.

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by Jam-Master Jay » Sun Sep 27, 2020 6:04 pm

My god that last two chapters of Chainsaw Man have been the most ridiculous and funny chapters I've read in a long time. :lol:

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by Saint of Killers » Sun Sep 27, 2020 6:18 pm

I heard about that elsewhere. Probably in one of Viz's emails. *adds*

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by Pedro » Mon Sep 28, 2020 8:15 pm

Chainsaw Man is great. Really compelling stuff that I genuinely don't know where it'll end up.

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by Fade » Tue Sep 29, 2020 10:11 pm

Is the Battle Angel Alita manga as good as it looks?

Don't actually own any manga but I'm considering getting the collection as the film got me really interested in the story.

Looking at some scans it doesn't seem particularly tropey either (at least in a modern anime sense) which is a plus

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by Jam-Master Jay » Tue Sep 29, 2020 10:35 pm

If you've enjoyed the movie and scans you've read I'd say go for it. There is a lot to read with the spinoffs and sequel series and some of the art is downright beautiful and amazing considering the amount of detail shown in some panels.

There are some issues with pacing here and there in the first few volumes but once it finds its groove it's hard to put down. Alita herself gets far more character development than most other protagonists in similar series though I suppose that's a given with how long it's been around.

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by Fade » Wed Sep 30, 2020 7:37 am

What spin offs/ sequels are there?

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by Jam-Master Jay » Wed Sep 30, 2020 10:03 am

After the original series ended the author occasionally released short stories based in the same universe. They were released as their own volume called Battle Angel Alita: Holy Night & Other Stories.

The main series itself continued after a break of a few years with Battle Angel Alita: Last Order and then Battle Angel Alita: Mars Chronicle is the currently ongoing final series.

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by Fade » Wed Sep 30, 2020 1:00 pm

Okay, guess I'll just go with the main series for the moment.

Sounds like last order isn't as good from some of the reviews I read

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