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LIGHT NOVELS THREAD

I've been reading Re:Monster lately and I really like the "Broken Super Nintendo game" universe.

So here's the gist from a thread about it, because for a good long while it seems like a universe made of fan fiction...then you find out it is.

The Gods are divided thusly: Greater Gods, Gods, Demi-Gods and Fallen Gods.

There are only 5 Greater Gods, just two of which have been revealed, they have limitless powers.

Then we have Gods and Demi-Gods, neither of which have limitless power so they need to spread word about themselves to build faith. To do this they literally turn people into main characters in their "epics" and directly give them super powers, but if their stories aren't good no one will care about the god so they god does things like throw curve balls at their MCs by killing their villages and such to make the story more interesting though they have to be careful. A god can only choose one main character at a time and if they die you will be considered a lame god and you get down graded, so if the epic of a God falls apart or is lame people will lose faith in them and they'll become a Demi-God, if a Demi-God fails they become a fallen god and stand a good chance of falling into obscurity. If you aren't one of the original Great Gods the highest rank you can have is God.

For some reason the Greater Gods seem to enjoy fucking with EVERYTHING and since their no limit on their power for all intents and purposes this universe was created by terrible fan fiction writers with limitless money yet at the same time writers who are just trying to scrape together a living have to write their stories within their canon.

The Great Gods seem to pick "Sins" for main characters, so our ridiculously over power protag is the result of The Greater God of Beginning and End trying to fuck up whatever the Greater God of Time and Space is doing.

We don't know why yet, but it makes the universe a lot more fun.
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Sato's general amusement at everything Rou does makes my heart feel good.
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Re:Monster Wiki team styling all over translator team
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AHH MI IS SO CUTE
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Shonen Jump Thread 3:Leaders of the New School

We're back.

One Piece is still running across the battle ground.

Bleach is getting convoluted.

Naruto is over.

Ass Class and Hero Academy are in festival mode.

And I lost track of World Trigger.
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I love how Bakugou's temper has become somewhat of a joke instead of going full edge with it.
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If Death Note were a gag manga.
Seems cool.
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Yui & Mari
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Here something I'm bold enough to do, I'm posting a thread of cute furry character from different anime series you know, if anyone has any pics of furry mascots post em here.
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Here's a new post for it
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What's the stupidiest translation you've ever encountered?

For me it's in the English dub of Knights of Sidonia, which is pretty good despite some of the female voicing being far too high pitched but they make the dumbest decision I've ever encountered.

instead of saying "Placenta" which is literally and explicitly what the skin of a Gauna is called, the call it an "enta" which is so fucking stupid for so many reasons.
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>91153
Ugly image quality aside that translation was actually pretty decent once you got to the second half. Only problem was the diction.
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Kisama-tachi style subs?
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Is...is it just me, or is HSDK actually kind of awesome lately?
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It all went downhill once the masters got involved.
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>91124
Seriously, when it was just the semi-plausible martial arts that was fantastic, but the master's bullshit was so dumb and boring.
Think I dropped it around the time one of the master's didn't die from his injuries because "hurr ancient martial arts medicine is superior", the scene had been so dramatic and if he'd died with his rival taking over training the kid it would have had so much meaning.
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Such an awful final page.
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Old /jam/ general autosaged, so here's the new one, with a reminder that you should be reading Spirit Circle. It's by the Biscuit Hammer guy!
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>91047
Wait have you actually never seen the Gurren Lagann movies?
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Yup, I saw the series though.
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You know, one of the ingenious things of having an MC who's already known to be dead in the future, is that you can actually have situations like these be somewhat dramatic.
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Bigger than Gundam thread since it was eating the /jam/ general. Are we in Fate Zero territory or is Ei Aoki a hack and this is the second coming of Valvrape?
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Is Psycho Piss 2 any good? Got to about episode 11 or so of the first season before I got bored.
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>90687
Not as good as first season, but at least it's nowhere near as terrible as Darker than Black's second season.
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>90690

I actually liked DtB's second season more than the first one.

Until the last ten minutes. Holy shit that was the worst possible ending imaginable. To this day, I don't think it's been topped.
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Shonen Jump Thread 2:The Last but probably not really though

Naruto was dumb, Bleach was a cheep-out, and One Piece wasn't there.

Also World Trigger, Assassination Classroom and Others.

So is this the Naruto series really ending or are they setting up for a whole new series?

How much of a dick is Yhwach and how useless are the ones left behind?

How much more tragic will Law's backstory be?

Let's talk about these things and more!
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>Chapter 26

Dammit Deku, do you ever do anything that isn't cool?
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Is that the thread hit maximum posts?
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Pretty sure we did.

Bleach and One Piece are still things. The captains are about to break in and the monk thinks Ichigo is going to job. Meanwhile we Leo did a coll thing and rescued the princess and we're still not back to Luffy.
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She's my favorite character and she has a lot of flaws. However, there's a lot to like about her. She's constantly called a bitch and a slut, but she really isn't in my opinion. I think some of the people just don't like a woman that speaks her mind takes charge and dresses how she likes without giving a fuck.
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Pretty sure this is some sort of copypasta, the exact same thread was on /a/ down to the letter.
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You missed the Shonen Jump thread above you, son.
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Yeah. It's probably just your average false flag.
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http://anichart.net/fall

Pretty much everything has aired now, what are you watching /jam/?
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Jesus Christ.

Does that take into account the korean animators too?
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Wow. I make more money than anyone under the Series Director. And Series Director wouldn't be THAT much of a step up in pay. I know the economy's different in Japan since no one's saving up for real estate, but still, it's surprising how little they make.
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>Does that take into account the korean animators too?
You mean when they outsource work to korean studios?
Thats a series-by-series basis. But if its a studio job in japan, its in-house.

That said, no, korean animators don't make much either.
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Let's general, /jam/!
Michael Jackson - Jamyoutube thumb
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http://tvshowsondvd.com/news/Mighty-Morphin-Power-Rangers-Super-Sentai-Zyuranger/20416

Neat.
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Funimation to start simulcasting dubs. Laughing Under the Clouds and Psycho-Pass 2 to be among the first.

http://www.nerdist.com/2014/10/funimations-new-strategy-to-english-dub-anime-broadcasting-in-japan/
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If you aren't reading Spirit Circle (the current main project of Satoshi Mizukami, of Biscuit Hammer and Sengoku Yoko), you do not yet know the meaning of shitstorms and agony.

It's about as depressing as you can get without entering the trying to hard realm of Punpun and company.
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Since One Piece is back on /jam/ for the time being, instead of making threads for the big three let's just make one big Shonen Jump thread for everything Jump related, like Naruto, Bleach, One Piece, World Trigger, Assassination Classroom. Stuff like that.
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...what?
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How did Nisekoi land on Shonen Jump? The series sticks out like a sore thumb among the others.
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Gintama 319

JEEESUUUUUS.

My heart ;_;
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Hey /jam/, do you like Code Geass?
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Geass is riddled with problems and low points but boy those high points are really fucking high. The Black Rebellion is one of the best smackdowns ever put into a Real Robot series.
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People always hate on the noodle people, which has always confused me because a large part of what made Geass the sensation it was (best internetwide simulwatch of all time) was that strange theatrical style it had. And the reason it had that style is because Lelouch (a lot of characters, but particularly Lelouch) was made entirely out of joints.
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No. Thought its mash-up of Death Note, Gundam, and England was terribly hollow. Only memorable scene from the series was that one chick humping the table.
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