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/jam/ General
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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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Mr. StonezWb42fBPMM
http://comicbook.com/2014/11/03/marvel-attack-on-titan-crossover-revealed/

…HOW IS THAT A THING
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Anonymous
>90102
Speaking of Lucifer and Biscuit Hammer, it finally comes out in English in Omnibus form this month.
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Anonymous
>90105
Was still more likely than them having another crossover with DC.

Marvel has no shame, any cheap gimmick to try and draw in new readers. AoT is pretty popular amongst the casual anime fans.
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http://teamfourstar.com/video/tfs-hellsing-ultimate-abridged-episode-5-2/

>Anderson
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Mr. StonezWb42fBPMM
>90110

>dat Holocaust museum joke (one of the funniest things TFS has ever written)
>dat heroic sacrifice
>dat BECAUSE IT'S FUCKIN' FUN

I get why we have to wait a full year for this and all (Youmacon you magnificent bastards), but damn, I wish they would get these out sooner.
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Anonymous
http://toonami.tumblr.com/post/102102142900/movie-time-announcement

WE'RE GETTING HELLSING 9 & 10

IT'S A CHRISTMAS MIRACLE
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Mr. StonezWb42fBPMM
>90177

THANK YOU BASED SPACE SANTA
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Anonymous
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How many manga series are you keeping up with, /jam/? About 120 here, but 64 are monthly releases, and 49 seem to be completely random as to when they come out.
Open to suggestions if you guys know of anything good that I'm not reading already. I really enjoy slice of life stuff without drama.
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Anonymous
>90188
Typo in the pic and I can't delete it due to incorrect password. This shame is killing me already.
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Anonymous
>90188
Most of the manga I read are almost ways on hiatus, stopped being translated a long time ago, or have completely random update schedules. I think the only weekly I read is One Piece. For slice of life without drama, Sumire 16 is one of the best. It's about a girl who is a puppet.
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Anonymous
>90192
Yeah, I've got about another 30 bookmarked that haven't been updated for several years. I finished Sumire 16 a couple years ago, but it's been long enough that I've forgotten most of it.
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Anonymous
>90196
There's also Silver Spoon, by the same author as Fullmetal Alchemist.
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Anonymous
>90197
That does have some drama, though. It's scarce and pretty well done, but it's there and it's important.
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Finally getting around to catching up with Mushishi (stopped watching for a very stupid reason). Yo, that Path of Thorns episode was fuuucked.
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Mr. StonezWb42fBPMM
Everyone knows about Team Fourstar, but I'm curious: are there any good non-TFS abridged shows out there on the Internets?
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Anonymous
>90240
There's an Abridged series general, go ask there.
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Anonymous
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The plot thickens in Choujin Gakuen. Also, the chairman's powers are hilarious.
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The Sneaky Tiki
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>90247
I fucking love this manga.
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Autonyworkx4vv0ZYuAo
The Mouretsu Pirates (Bodacious Space Pirates) anime had a week ending. I realize that it's supposed to be a fun lesbian space pirate romp, but they had all this build up and the final fight was so incredibly easy for the pirates. I realize it was all planned out, and Captain Mika is the chosen one or whatever, but a single Grand Cross took out like two other pirate groups already so they could have at least made someone be at risk for a bit. No tension at all. The arc where they saved Jenny Dolittle was far more enjoyable.

Also, the princess twins were worthless additions to the series.
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First chapter of the final part of GUNNM has been translated. Seems like we're getting back to a more personal story.
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Jumpman
//youtube.com/watch?v=vHbgHyYiivcyoutube thumb

Testing the waters for an anime adaptation?
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>90273
I don't know what series this is but usually this kind of thing is what they do to advertise tank releases.
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Anonymous
>90247
Man I'm trying to get into this series but all I'm seeing is wasted potential. Everything starts really interesting, then quickly devolves to generic battle manga tropes and characters. Adam himself is the biggest example, but Oska changed so quickly from her great debut it's sad.
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>90273
Yes, more lesbiani-
>incest
Goddammit, Japan!
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Jumpman
>90275
Citrus.

First English manga release from Seven Seas is coming in December.

>90280
Step-siblings, so it's not totally incest.
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http://yaoi-blcd.tumblr.com/post/102893637270/yaoi-blcd-tumblr-release-their-story-by-tanjiu-zip

https://www.mediafire.com/?2dz5cu9auc4nfnk

Thanks, China.
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Anonymous
Studio Khara's third short Me!Me!Me! starts at 1:30

http://animatorexpo.com/mememe/
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F-ing
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mysterious girlfriend x is over

i've been reading it since i was a kid

and even though it lost steam and the story went from surrealist and art went from lively and interesting to stale, I still enjoyed it because I've been with the characters since I was young.

And its over.

and the worst part is, they never tied up any plot threads
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Anonymous
>90312
>i've been reading it since i was a kid
Jesus fucking Christ, I'm so fucking old.
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F-ing
>90313
Let me make it worse: I didn't start reading it until a few years after it started.
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>90312
>that spoiler
I fucking haet that. Sad, I was planning on eventually getting around to reading that. Damn shame.
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>90303
Good, good!

>90285
Oh, then that's totally fine!
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Autonymoosex4vv0ZYuAo
I hate Railgun because I find the powers and scenarios interesting, but the character interaction makes me feel like a pedophile sometimes.
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Anonymous
>90285
>Step-siblings, so it's not totally incest.
GOD DAMN IT
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>90325
>but the character interaction makes me feel like a pedophile sometimes
What would make you say that?
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Mr. StonezWb42fBPMM
>90327

…Jesus H. tapdancing Christ, Japan.
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Autonyworkx4vv0ZYuAo
>90328
Unfortunately that's not even the most risque the show will go, and I haven't even seen all of S2 yet.
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https://archive.moe/a/thread/117464505/

Fucking adorable.
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Anonymous
Psycho-Pass is like the shitty anime version of Total Recall. I'm really enjoying it.
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Anonymous
>90339
Japan.
I fucking hate you.
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The Sneaky Tiki
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FUCKING SHIT DID LIKE KLK?!?

GET THE FUCK ON BOARD!

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Anonymous
>90366
Is that the Jojo announcer guy?
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Anonymous
>Spirit Circle 30
HAW. That's quite the different kind of cliffhanger than the usual for this series.
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>90366
That looks promising.
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The Sneaky Tiki
Holy shit episode 9 of Seven Deadly sins, they blazed through like 8 chapters and accurately payed enough time to their events, this fucking anime is...weirdly better?

Parasyte The Maxim seems to be the same way.
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Anonymous
>90366
This looks one part interesting, nine parts generic bullshit.
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Anonymous
>90340
>90359
Yes. Marriage. How vile and disgusting. Those degenerate japs deserve another nuking
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Chaika swings back and forth between QUALITY animation of the most anime shit imaginable and lovingly rendered depictions of DarkSouls.gif

This scene was obviously coming from like, the first few episodes of the show but boy did it live up to the hype.
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F-ing
>90373
Is that REALLY what you think is up with that page?
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Anonymous
>90380
I never fucking imagined there'd be a bigger body horror scene this season than what Parasyte has to offer, but Chaika proved me wrong.
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Anonymous
>90373
First the gays.
Then 8 year olds.

Its a slippery slope, anon.
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>90381
It looks like it's a manga about a married high school couple. Is that not what's happening?
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>90384
>Then 8 year olds.
She's ridiculously short, but if you'd looked at any page but that one she's obviously not a child.

>90385
The dude is in high school, the wife is older.
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>90389
>but if you'd looked at any page but that one
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Anonymous
>90392
What are you greentexting for? That I took two minutes to find out what it's actually about, when all the people reacting with disgust clearly didn't?

This isn't a recommendation, in case anyone is wondering: it's super boring.
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Anonymous
>90392
Eh, you're just trying to be offended now.
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Anonymous
>90393
Yeah, considering a child's form sexual really is boring.
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Sharkman Jhones
>90397

Not for nothing, but that woman is pretty damn stacked for "a child's form." She's short, not prepubescent.
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Anonymous
>90398
But don't you get it? It's Japanese, so it's automatically gross, icky and problematic.
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Jumpman
I'm just now catching up with the discussion. How did anyone think she's a loli from the page I posted?
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Anonymous
http://toonami.tumblr.com/post/104441873323/new-year-new-schedule

Three things of note to kick off the new year:
Cowboy Bebop is restarting in HD.
Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood will be leaving (for how long is uncertain).
Deadman Wonderland and IGPX will be back in the rerun hours.
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Mr. StonezWb42fBPMM
>90402

>Cowboy Bebop is restarting in HD.

Fuck yeah. Best news about the new lineup. I hope they give it the DBZ Kai treatment and use custom pillarbox graphics to keep it 4:3 (because if they stretch that shit out I will know someone at Turner networks has no fucking clue about aspect ratios despite one of said networks producing the definitive video about aspect ratios).
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Mr. StonezWb42fBPMM
>90404

Thank fucking God.
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Anonymous
>90403
>custom pillarbox
Am I the only one that finds that super annoying, then?
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Anonymous
>90400
>It's Japanese, so it's automatically gross, icky and problematic.
Shut your SJW mouth. Seriously.
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>90407
I know sarcasm doesn't translate to the internet and all, but come on, man. I thought I was being fairly obvious about it.
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>90407
>SJW

Is that SERIOUSLY still a term people use?
For insults?

Guh, its just so subjective! I see all kinds of people dismissing opinions based on that one moniker, and on the one hand, I have seen some super-preachy nuts about how, say, that new anamanaguchi video is detrimental to the portrayal of women in the music industry which is SUPER REACHING.
But then I've seen some people call SJW and throw all kinds of shit at people who are just "hey maybe we shouldnt make rape jokes in total public."
GAH.
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Anonymous
>90409
If anything, it just found its way into the mainstream. You've just been exposed to it a lot longer. And it's just as subjective as the term liberal. Someone who's being called liberal by some rednecks in the woods might be called right-wing nut by hipsters in a Portlandian Starbucks. It's politics. It's always about emotions and painting others as enemies nowadays, not about rational evaluation.
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Mr. StonezWb42fBPMM
>90406

I’ve gotten used to seeing them courtesy of WWE DVD/Blu-ray releases heavy on archival (read: pre-HD) content. I’m not a fan, but I understand why it’s done.

That said: Turner networks outside of Turner Classic Movies stretch everything 4:3, so custom pillarboxes are the only solution to their stupidity.

>90409

This is why I prefer "Social Revenge Warrior"—it’s a tiny bit more accurate as to their motives. People actually working for social justice know it’s not a zero-sum game (‘if I win everything, you lose everything’), but one where everyone can win (if just a little).
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>Log Horizon Season 2
>William spends AN ENTIRE EPISODE giving a speech about the merits of MMOs and raids
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Anonymous
>90411
Personally I like to split them into two subtypes:

* The Social Revenge Warriors you just described, who think it's OK to bully and threaten people they perceive as having more privilege than them (It's not rape if it's female-on-male! Misandry or racism against white people don't exist! You don't like the OTP/headcanons I do, so I'm going to dox you! You DO like characters I don't, so I'll call them rapists/abusers and dox you! Baww, hurt cis/white/male fee fees! Interracial marriage is evil because it fetishizes POCs and contaminates them with white DNA! Internalized misogynist, white identifier! This poor hoax post is proof that X famous person is a bigot! I'm losing the argument so I'm going to accuse you of triggering me! Disregard and hate allies, they're all secretly evil or moles planted by the privilege cabal to sabotage us! #CancelColbert! Compromise, centrism, and settling for baby steps are for traitors! ).

These people are fucking terrible because they legitimize the worst elements of the radical left or revive ideas that should have remained dead and buried a long time ago, and actively obstruct the fight for true social justice in order to appease their own sense of sadism. It's pathetic. I identify as "liberal" and tick off a lot of oppression boxes myself, and even I've been targeted by these fucks way too many times because I wasn't extreme enough for them.
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Anonymous
>90418
* And Windmill Crusaders, who don't target their ire at any specific group but go out of their way to find offense in everything (The word "crowbar" is racist! White people eating sushi and wearing kimonos is cultural appropriation! Frozen is racist because the Saami people are black, regardless of what geneticists, anthropologists, and people who know what they're talking about say! Dr. Strange and Captain America are whitewashed POCs! Naoto and Chihiro are definitely trans! Shinji Ikari is white! Ymir and Marco Bodt are black! Everyone in Jojo's Bizarre Adventure is trans! The Last of Us is misogynistic! Zoe Washburne and Ellen Ripley are tools of the patriarchy to shame femininity! The Far Cry 4 cover is racist and homophobic! Inu x Boku is anti-miscegenation propaganda! Whatever bullshit Nangbaby is saying!)

These people make up the majority of said SJW and they're less dangerous in comparison, but they're also way more common and obnoxious than the above so I don't blame people for getting annoyed. However on occasion some people are stupid enough to listen to them and give them some legitimacy, in which case sane social justice people can just try to counter it on a case-to-case basis. And sadly none of the stuff I just mentioned here is made up.

I think using these two terms helps because bigots no longer have the excuse of using the "social justice" part of SJW to attack people who are engaging in social justice advocacy without the hateful elements, and likewise the people being called these terms no longer can conveniently hide behind the "social justice" part of SJW as an excuse for their shitty behavior.
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Anonymous
Cool essay man
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>90418
>90419
Goddamn, dude. You're fucking obsessed with this bullshit. You should go out for a few drinks with friends some time and remind yourself that the internet and the people on it are just piddly fucking bullshit to fart your time away with.
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Anonymous
>90421
Based on his tirade, I imagine he doesn't have any friends to go out for drinks with.
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Autonymoosex4vv0ZYuAo
Oh man, the No Game No Life anime is awesome. I hope they adapt more of the light novel to anime. I'd like less loli, but I'll accept it that would somehow lower the interest of the production staff.
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Anonymous
>90419
>Dr. Strange and Captain America are whitewashed POCs!
Wait what?
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>90422
>I imagine he doesn't have any friends to go out for drinks with.
Takes one to know one.
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Anonymous
>90424
Take it to /co/, please.
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Anonymous
>90424
No idea about Strange but I've seen lots of people claim the Irish are POCs now.
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>90427
POX? Or people with a history of oppression?
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Someone please explain.
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Anonymous
I hate to encourage this discussion, but it's always seemed to me that lumping every non-white into one group is itself racist. I don't call my Lenape best friend a POC, I call him Lenape.
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Anonymous
Well actually I usually call him "shitbag" but I don't think that should be the basis for race relations in general.

Then again I've yet to even consider killing him and stealing his land so maybe the system works.
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>90402
FMA: Brotherhood may be gone for good since the contract is finally up.
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Mr. StonezWb42fBPMM
>90432

Makes sense, and frankly, I’m fine with it leaving. (I’d kinda hope they would re-run the original series for the hell of it, but I ain’t holdin’ my breath.)

What series do you think they’ll acquire next?
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Anonymous
>90430
I agree, especially considering the long and sordid history around the world of white-on-white and nonwhite-on-nonwhite racism (the latter of which my family went through), which these people tend to ignore, deny, or try to blame whitey for instead of the assholes who actually committed it. Not to mention what is and isn't PoC is mega arbitrary and usually boils down to whatever is more convenient for the argument self-righteous people want to bullshit through. Internet social justice as a whole needs to be less goddamn Americentric.

>90432
Now if they could just do that for Inuyasha. Do people even enjoy that show unironically anymore?
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Mr. StonezWb42fBPMM
>90434

The original InuYasha is long gone. Final Act is probably going to get a couple of re-runs after it airs in full, though.
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Anonymous
>90433
Hunter x Hunter, maybe? I have not a clue.
>90435
>90434
Final Act's GOTTA GO FAST pacing caught me off guard. The original was far too slow, but this is almost comical.
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Deon
>90436
Doesn't the first episode burn through like 10 chapters or something.
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>Stream now includes commercial breaks for the card game
>Card of the day segment that is literally "check out this awesome card the character just used, coming to a store near you!"
I enjoy how commercial they can make it when they skip TV and go straight to YouTube.
Yu-Gi-Oh should get in on this.
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Anonymous
>90467
Is that a single page? I can't tell what's going on.
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>90470
Firo kicked Motoyasu in the nuts so hard she sent him flying 30 feet in the air, impressed Naofumi now wants to race the nut crushed Motoyasu despite not wanting to before, I posted it mainly for smug ass Firo face.
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Anonymous
Why are you reading the manga version of Shield Hero and not the novel?
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Anonymous
>90473
He just said he loves the art.
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>90473
>90474

Yeah it's way condensed but the art is soooo cute!

Plus I dunno, there is something comforting about seeing Naofumi happy in light of "irritation it seems, has become my default personality."
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Anonymous
Oh my god a good Log Horizon ;_;
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Jumpman
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This is all kinds of adorable.

http://yaoi-blcd.tumblr.com/post/105010567865/12-12-2014-update-from-tan-jiu-translated
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Anonymous
>90499
This is wonderful. I love the artstyle. I ususally have an issue with those background tracing programmes on sale but this looks okay.
Is this a webcomic? Where could one keep up with this apart from that blog?

Also, should this really be on /jam/ given its not japanese?
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>90502
>Is this a webcomic? Where could one keep up with this apart from that blog?

http://dynasty-scans.com/series/their_story

http://weibo.com/u/1300957955
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Anonymous
>90105
Did anything ever come of this? I haven't heard anything else about it.
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>90526
Far as I can understand, it was basically just a cameo to begin with.
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Not sure if I like Senran Kagura or not; it's silly, but very basic. The narrator is hilarious, though.
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http://dynasty-scans.com/chapters/kase_san_ch14#1
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Goddamn, Yamada is too pure.
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More cute Christmas yuri!
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Anonymous
>90550
ffs, I have to buy me some new kicks.
2010 adidas look good for only so long.

its related cos look at them - they're fashionable!
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>90545
>>Goddamn, Yamada is too pure.
I liked Chapter 9....
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PARASYTE SOUNDTRACK SOUNDTRACK OF THE YEAR

Will post the whole thing if anyone desires.
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>90580
yes please
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The Sneaky Tiki
http://www.nyaa.se/?page=view&tid=638455


My internet is unfortunately being shitty so you'll have to settle for the torrent.
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>90588
That is just the way I likes its. Many thanks.
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>90597
>paying for animu
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Mr. StonezWb42fBPMM
>90597

>Ghibli
>on Steam

Like Disney would ever allow that. Unless…oh dear God no…
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90604
Anonymous
Just get a crunchy sub at that point, it's like, 5 bucks and they send their sub money to the studios based on what shows your account watches.
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Autonymoosex4vv0ZYuAo
Is The Pilot's Love Song worth watching? I watched the first two episodes and it doesn't seem like a bad series, but there's nothing I find interesting. So far it seems like Attack on Clouds, what with all the schooling and isolation. But no Titan counterpart, far more human-relationship centric.
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thatother1dude/PKS88+dMMc
>90604
Does crunchyroll ever use the BD version of series, or only the TV versions?
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>90611
It's TV versions while it's airing, that I know. And I've yet to see BD rips on nyaa until someone rips the BDs themselves, otherwise Horriblesubs would rip the Crunchyroll releases of BDs.
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Anonymous
Utena and Penguindrum aren't good, Yuri Bear probably won't be either, but damned if Ikuhara isn't a memorable director.
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Anonymous
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>90630
I'll give you Pengshittydrum but
>Utena
>not good
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Anonymous
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Every time a new OPM chapter comes out I get super excited and then I get super mad that it's so goddamn short.
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Anonymous
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>90632
wow now i wanna quit art hows that for a good illustration
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Anonymous
What the hell Netflix, why only 52 episodes of fma brotherhood when there's 64 of them?
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Jumpman
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http://dynasty-scans.com/chapters/yuri_idol

>This doujin

My sides have left orbit.
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Anonymous
Is "Cowboy Bebop + FLCL" a reasonable description of Space Dandy?
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RodyleCljnc/gZnM
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>Catching up on Kuragehime
Trap is getting all these points while Big Bro's out of the country and if he wins I am going to cry I swear to god
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RodyleCljnc/gZnM
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God damn it Tsukimi don't let Signapore get all fresh with you, AND GET YOUR HEAD IN THE GAME BIG BRO
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The Sneaky Tiki
>90644
>90645
Your ships are all wrong, Tsukimi X Kuranosuke and Shū X Shōko (which is also double great because it's her redemption and his freedom from past traumas through being forced to address them.)
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RodyleCljnc/gZnM
>90646
Fuck no, Shoko sucks (And isn't really relevant in the manga anymore anyway, since the Signapore stuff has taken off)
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The Sneaky Tiki
>90647
Damn, guess I need to catch up, still though, damn, I liked Shoko's becoming a human for the first time story line.
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RodyleCljnc/gZnM
>90648
I don't think that whole thing is in the manga (the anime definitely had some original content), not sure though since I skipped what was covered by the anime (and then promptly forgot about it long enough for 30 chapters to stack up).
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The Sneaky Tiki
>90649
I read the manga from chapter one and I'm pretty sure I recall it as part of her arch.
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Alpharius
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http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/news/2015-01-10/yoshitoshi-abe-despera-project-is-moving-forward-with-new-director/.83127

Despera soon
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90683
Anonymous
Consider this: An anime or live action Japanese adaptation of The Addams Family where they use giant robots to protect monsters from humanity.
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Anonymous
>90683
Is there some sort of connection I'm missing here?
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The Sneaky Tiki
>90683
SOMEONE GIVE THIS MAN A RAISE.
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Anonymous
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>people on Tumblr complaining about the new Magical Boys anime because it's men intruding on a safe space for women and appropriating their struggles for men's self-glorification
Come on, do you fuckers realize just how fucking sexist and misogynist you sound? "White people eating tacos and marrying outside their race is cultural appropriation" was bad enough, are we going to move into actively maintaining gender norms in the name of "gender appropriation" now?
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Anonymous
Earth Defense is rad watch it.
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Anonymous
>90694
Especially funny since the show is obvious fujoshi bait like Free, its target audience is women, not men.

Especially funny since one of the earliest magical girl manga/anime was Cutey Honey, targeted at boys.
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90697
Anonymous
The show shares a director with Nichibros and writers with Gintama.
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Anonymous
>90696
>
>Especially funny since the show is obvious fujoshi bait like Free, its target audience is women, not men.
>
>Especially funny since one of the earliest magical girl manga/anime was Cutey Honey, targeted at boys.
Your points are kind of irrelevant, and also kind of wrong--Cutey Honey had many of the tropes that we now recognize as being associated with the transforming magical girl warrior genre, but it was a science fiction superhero show that *inspired* those sorts of shows, not an entry itself.

I think the "gender appropriation" thing is overstated, but the fact of the matter is that the Magical Girl genre has always been about little girls becoming young women (this is most obvious with the Transforming magical girls, of course, but it's even true with the old school Cute Witch / Magical Idol genres that spawned them), and about traits and symbols traditionally seen as feminine becoming symbols of strength rather than symbols of fragility. This has been true even when it's aimed at boys like it was with Nanoha. A "magical boys" show is not so much a commentary on gender norms as it is just a standard superhero or sentai show with more fanciful trappings.

I don't think there's any reason to be up in arms about it. But yes, I think it's fair to say that an appropriation of something intended to give strength to a group of people who traditionally feel weak and putting it in the hands of a group of people who have always been taught to think of themselves as strong. The target audience is irrelevant to the what message it's sending, and the fact that it's fap-bait doesn't change the fact that it's doing it. There's no reason to be offended by it or to campaign against it, but that's a thing that is happening.
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Anonymous
>90698
>traits and symbols traditionally seen as feminine becoming symbols of strength rather than symbols of fragility.

You want to be careful about jumping to that conclusion because that's only true from a Westerner-centric viewpoint, and it's an attitude I've seen native Japanese feminists get extremely annoyed by. To them the female empowerment themes of the magical girl genre are overtaken by the continued reinforcement of traditionally "feminine" iconography that limits women's gender expression to this day. Characters like Makoto from Sailor Moon who are insecure in their femininity are an example of that struggle.
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Anonymous
>90698
It's like a more comical Billy Elliot. I don't see why that would be stepping on feminists' toes. If anything, as long as it's not a minstrel show then all but the most rabid misandrists should be embracing that kind of thing as a two-pronged assault on gender barriers, not treating it as yet another attempt by men to actively rub it in the face of women like the crazies are convinced it is.
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Anonymous
>90698
Earth Defense episode two revealed the "magic" was super science, like Cutey Honey. In fiction, super science is basically magic; Cutey Honey is as much "magical warrior girl" as it is "sci fi superhero", seeing as how it helped start and popularize many of the tropes associated with it.
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Anonymous
>90701
By that logic, Bewitched is a Magical Girl show.
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Anonymous
>90702
It kinda is, isn't it?
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Anonymous
>90703
>90702
Considering Sally the Witch was inspired by Bewitched, it really is.
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90705
Anonymous
ITT: The Hidden Fortress was a Space Opera since it inspired Star Wars.
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90709
The Sneaky Tiki
What is sex ed like in japan? because damn near ever manga I read lately makes it seem like male and female genders aren't sure if the others are even fucking human.
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Anonymous
>90709
Tiki, these are written for otaku. They're like that with all other people.
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The Sneaky Tiki
>90710
Fine, but it has me curious what they're sex ed is like.
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90712
Anonymous
It's sex ed in a first world country, what do you think it's like?
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Anonymous
>90712
>It's sex ed in a first world country, what do you think it's like?
A lot of us on this board are Americans, so we wouldn't know.
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The Sneaky Tiki
>90713
Yeah, I'm Canadian and our is based on yours so it's just as shitty so I'm not sure how I'm supposed to take his comment any other way than "extremely poor."
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Jumpman
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http://toonami.tumblr.com/post/108300261753/oh-yeah-kill-la-kills-coming-to-toonami-february
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Mr. StonezWb42fBPMM
>90715

I’m left wondering how much is going to be edited because DAMN that’s not a series meant for American TV (let alone that sweet, sweet 11:30 spot).
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DudeWithMoneySFwR6DnH/Y
>90709

I don't think sex education is itself the issue (although if Kodomo no Kodomo is any indication that's pretty sorry too), I think it's mostly about what they learn about gender relationships culturally, a cultural pressure to succeed in every way, and a collectivist culture with a strong face-consciousness which makes public humiliation unbearable.
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The Sneaky Tiki
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This is the most awesome "I'm fucked" face in a LOOOONG time.
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Anonymous
>90716
//youtube.com/watch?v=k0u21uL2QMUyoutube thumb

I don't think they'll censor too much.
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Anonymous
>90720
How is the dub on that anyway? Based on the preview snippets I heard about half the voices were incredible but the half that wasn't was clearly phoning it in super hard.
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RodyleCljnc/gZnM
Why the hell is there so much watchable shit this season? Is this seriously Winter? I'm watching Jojo, Aldnoah, Rolling Girls, Log Horizon, Maria, Death Parade, and Parasyte. I might start watching Yatterman soon, and... well Yurikuma MIGHT turn out good but I'm holding off until it's over and I can be assured that Ikuhara has made something watchable this time. I refuse to eat shit like I did with Penguindrum.

Now granted those are not all on the same level of quality and I'm watching them for different reasons but I can't remember the last time I picked up this much.
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90724
Anonymous
I was left utterly disappointed by Durarara, why am I even considering watching the second season?
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Anonymous
>90724
Good will from Baccano?
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The Sneaky Tiki
If Rolling Girls doesn't complete fall to shit on episode three it'll be a good series.
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Anonymous
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>Etherius Natsu Dragneel
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Anonymous
UQ Holder just confirmed that Ken is going to deal with the Life Maker properly, which is awesome.
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RodyleCljnc/gZnM
I've never watched any Tatsunoko stuff but Yatterman Night is great. Gonna punish those shitty Yattermen!

Earth Defense is still my favorite new thing this season though, even if objectively Death Parade and Yatterman are better. So is Rolling Girls, but that could turn to shit next episode since the prologue is over now.
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Jumpman
//youtube.com/watch?v=DTMgbOQvEOkyoutube thumb

This is gonna turn out horribly, isn't it?

The only Sentai dub I've watched was Kill Me Baby and that... was not good.
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Anonymous
>90739
Are you familiar with the source material?
Because it is pure fucking garbage. And I say that as a self-proclaimed moefag. I felt insulted watching it.
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Anonymous
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Murata really went all out with the T&A in this one. Also, looks like Saitama is gonna gather a sister harem sooner or later.
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RodyleCljnc/gZnM
A heartwarming episode from Death Parade of all things isn't what I expected, but it IS welcome!
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RodyleCljnc/gZnM
>Kakukaku Shikajika 28
You know it's coming from the very start, you just don't know when and how, and FUCK it's worse than I thought it would be, like, I'm crying irl. And you know she's not going to go, because if she did go this series probably wouldn't exist.

Also this is the Kuragehime lady's autobiography manga if you don't know. It covers a lot of stuff, college lethargy, industry troubles, but it's mainly been about her relationship with her art tutor, who apparently walked right out of Great Teacher Onizuka and inhabited our reality.
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Alpharius
DouchebagChocolat/DEMOLITION D+ is back.
//youtube.com/watch?v=i-tQ1qwCrN4youtube thumb
I'm glad he wasn't permanently pulled down. Good for him.
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Mr. StonezWb42fBPMM
FUCK. Toonami gets cut down by a half-hour this week, then loses the 5-6AM hour for good starting next week.
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Anonymous
>90754
>television
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I can't believe Jim Lee did a cover for Eatman when Viz was publishing it. Eugh.
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Anonymous
>90754
I'm trying to get angry for you, but 5-6 AM? Who could possibly give a shit about that timeslot ever
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Anonymous
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This was actually a pretty good chapter. If this is how the rest of the training arc is gonna go, I'm honestly impressed. That's a neat idea.
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The Sneaky Tiki
>90756
Jim Lee is such a shit artist I can't believe they let him basically redesign the whole DC universe.
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Anonymous
>90760
I can't believe they actually had a vanity for Jim Lee's cover... on the cover.
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Anonymous
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TUMBLING DOWN
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Anonymous
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>90779
More Inuyasha. How positively riveting.
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Anonymous
>90779
Okay seriously, why do you care about this television block, or television period?
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Mr. StonezWb42fBPMM
>90781

Not everyone pirates animu, and not everyone can afford a shitload of animu. Toonami is a way for people to enjoy animu without having to blow hundreds of dollars on DVDs/BDs/digital video or commit acts of copyright infringement.
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Anonymous
>90782
Crunchyroll and Funi are 10 bucks a month each. A TV has no purpose beside consoles and being a 2nd monitor.
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Anonymous
>90782
All that and a pinch of nostalgia.
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Anonymous
>90783
There are people who are anime fans and live with someone else who already gets cable. For them Toonami is fine (Toonami/AS Saturday was my main source for anime many years back.)
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Anonymous
>90783
>Crunchyroll and Funi are 10 bucks a month each.
Thats still a bit of an investment for quite a bit of people, especially since its its considered Entertainment - the last rung people budget their income for.

>A TV has no purpose beside consoles and being a 2nd monitor.
and... and sports...
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Anonymous
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In a temporary moment of weakness I downloaded Seikon no Qwaser. It's... not very good.
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Anonymous
>90812
It's good if you have a breast play, nipple focus, lactation kink.

And I do.
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Alpharius
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Sooooo, french dub for Bakemonogatari. I find it a bit weird monogatari is getting a french dub before an english dub.
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Anonymous
I really like Rolling Girls. I wonder how much they're gonna lean into the dark bits. Because, boy, there's been some shit that was just kinda quickly brushed off.
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Anonymous
>90815
It's not surprising. From what I hear France is pretty big on animation and is generally more welcoming of cartoons that aren't comedies or just for kids.
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The Sneaky Tiki
HOLY SHIT, I thought Bastard!! had ended years ago, wow, I don't even now what it's about now, it was literally taking place during the biblical Apocalypse when I was 8.
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RodyleCljnc/gZnM
>Spirit Circle 32
This explains so much and yet so little.

What the fuck Mizukami
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Anonymous
>90698
Kind of late, but you have to understand that compared to the West, Japan actually has a long history of training women (especially noblewomen) in the arts of combat and self-defense, to the point that one of a housewife's expected duties was to protect the home during warfare. It's more socially acceptable in Japanese culture for women to be warriors than to be outright "masculine", so the magical girl genre isn't anywhere near as subversive within Japan as the West likes to think it is.

It's similar to how Japan has historically had better representation of LGBT characters compared to the West, but that doesn't extend to its rather mixed acceptance of LGBT people in real life, so I cringe whenever I see people on Tumblr claiming Kill La Kill is so progressive for portraying a queer couple because A. getting ahead of yourself for declaring them a canon couple B. it's not actually progressive by Japanese standards unless they stay together for life without ever getting married to men and having kids C. there's a whole genre of this kind of thing called yuri. Ever heard of that? Equating your KLK OTP with what Korra did is borderline offensive to the LGBT community.

It's fine to look to Japanese series for applicability (especially when Western media isn't giving you diddly squat I don't blame you), but going so far as to actually evaluate them under Western value systems is misguided at best and risks running roughshot over native activism at worst.
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Anonymous
>90820
>there's a whole genre of this kind of thing called yuri
it's actually called "girl's love" in Japan
"yuri" is just the way Americans marketed it.
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Anonymous
>90821
Really? I thought terms like BL/GL were frowned upon in Japan because they're associated with pedo stuff.
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Anonymous
>90822
>90821
No. GL/Shoujo-ai is often used synonymously with yuri, but they are both terms that exist in Japan. Enough so that the term "yuri" is a frequent source of both verbal and visual puns, such as having "lilies" present in a scene with two women bonding (since "yuri" means lily), or all the recent slate of shows playing on the word yuri to imply that it's going to have girl-on-girl action.

In the past I've heard it suggested that shoujo-ai is non-explicit and yuri is explicit, but I don't think that's the case anymore. I rarely see the word shoujo-ai used at all these days.

As to the yuri-genre, contrary to what >90820 suggested, most of the yuri I've read outside of hentai tends to imply permanent relationships for the participants. That doesn't mean life-long homosexuality has become acceptable in Japan (it's still very much a country that lives by the idea that "The nail that sticks out gets hammered down,") but yuri manga at least seems to be unambiguously love stories a lot of the time.
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Anonymous
Yoru no Yatterman is so damn good.
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90829
Mr. StonezWb42fBPMM
Discotek Media makes my nostalgia boner ROCK HARD.

They re-released the Fatal Fury OVAs and movie (first time in anamorphic widescreen), Project A-Ko, Golden Boy, Samurai Pizza Cats (and the show it was based on!), several Lupin movies, Tekkaman Blade II, and Jin-Roh. Now they have Yoroiden Samurai Troopers on the way AS WELL AS new DVD (and Blu-ray!) releases of the Street Fighter II anime film and Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust lined up for sometime this year.

Times like this make me wish the old "crack is cheaper than anime" adage wasn't still true (and that I had the money to afford all those nostalgiabombs).
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Anonymous
>90829
Also: Cutie Honey and Mazinger Z. Discotek is great.
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Mr. StonezWb42fBPMM
>90836

And I looked on their site again: CRYING FREEMAN.

Discotek would get a gorillion dollars from me if I had it.
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Alpharius
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Toonami State of the Union

http://podcast.toonamifaithful.com/toonami-faithful-exclusive-17-jason-demarcos-state-of-toonami-address-2015/

Points of interest:
>movies were a failure
>AoT reruns failed
>adult swim wasn't in charge of dropping Star Wars or Batman
>budget wasn't cut
>DeMarco doesn't like to disappoint fans
>toonami is NOT on deathwatch
>toonami will never be entirely anime
>toonami is planned week by week
>toonami is making money
>Intruder II will change EVERYTHING and hit in Fall this year
>DeMarco likes simulcasts
>DBZ and Bleach sells really well
>old reruns are dandy, but premiers are better
>if you want toonami to live, watch it
>NEW SHOWS COMING
>DeMarco is still trying to get any Gundam
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Anonymous
Wonder if they could get Samurai Flamenco, and if it would work.

Shame Titian wonky quality is part of that problem.
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Anonymous
>90845
>movies were a failure
What did they expect airing the exact same ones as last year?
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Mr. StonezWb42fBPMM
>90845

AoT reruns failed - gee big shock there; the show was barely worth a watch the first time around.
Toonami is making money - good to hear.
Toonami is NOT on deathwatch - honestly, I'm glad it's cut back on time now; it means no more endless reruns of shows that've aired for years (which means the possibility of being able to afford more new shows in the future)
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Anonymous
>90846
No way, it's just too niche to begin with.
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Anonymous
FUCK. I just noticed by chance my Rightstuf pre-order for Vinland Saga omnibus 6 (volumes 11 and 12) got cancelled.

http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/news/2014-12-22/kodansha-temporarily-suspends-vinland-saga-manga-in-us/.82480

Goddammit.
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sanzoku_no_Musume_R%C5%8Dnya

HOW THE FUCK DID MY SWEDISH ASS MISS THIS!
I FUCKING LOVE Ronja Rövardotter ju!
Them Vildvittror allså.
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Anonymous
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This guy I'm following on Pixiv started releasing videos on Youtube, though I can't understand what's being said in them since all the dialog is in captions that are baked into the video, and I can't read Japanese.
//youtube.com/watch?v=wSbSUTG7bDMyoutube thumb

Also:
//youtube.com/watch?v=6ldWLwO7U8Uyoutube thumb
//youtube.com/watch?v=L2uRtqunoz8youtube thumb
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Anonymous
>Yoru no Yatterman 5
Pretty fun episode! They managed to win for the first time but they still lost...poor Doronbo.

Given the mood of this episode, I fear for this week's.
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Alpharius
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SAO II is coming to Toonami March 28
http://www.animeboston.com/news/article/503
I think I'll actually finish SAO 2 this time around. Heckling SAO with /co/nami was just so fun.
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90885
Anonymous
So how is Ghost in the Shell: Arise?
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Alpharius on the move
>90885
It's good. Not Stand Alone Complex good, but it's good. I only recommend the Arise series for people that have already watched/read everything else Ghost in the Shell material already.
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The Sneaky Tiki
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So I get why we abandoned Ken's identity, they were falling into the "oh poor ghouls" trap where they were becoming too sympathetic.

Like, this really drives home both sides are COMPLETE SHIT and for an anime that's impressive.
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The Sneaky Tiki
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It's....a lovecraft themed amusement part.
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The Sneaky Tiki
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MESIAS
>90894
Damn it, I need to catch up with Murcielago.
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The Sneaky Tiki
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>90897
You really do.
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Alpharius
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If you haven't already watched Redline you should consider why you haven't and watch it yesterday 9 years in the making when you get the chance.
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Anonymous
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Question: Is The Breaker /jam/ material?
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The Sneaky Tiki
>90926
There isn't anywhere else for it so it's fine.
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Anonymous
Flying Witch is a pretty cute slice of life manga. Reminds me of the kind of atmosphere Yotsuba has.
http://bato.to/comic/_/comics/flying-witch-r7645/
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The Sneaky Tiki
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Shit.
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Anonymous
>90942
I agree, Drifters is dumb.
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The Sneaky Tiki
>90944
Oh yeah, it knows it.
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Anonymous
>90945
Does it?
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>90946
Oh yeah man, it loves being Schlock, the creator described it as a Micheal Bay movie meets The Hobbit Trilogy.

It knows how to be good at being terrible.
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The Sneaky Tiki
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EVERYONE SHUT THE FUCK UP THE GREATEST WAIFU HAS ARRIVED
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BEST GIRL
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>90960
>90961
>have a Infested Kerrigan knockoff as your waifu
>2015
But seriously, I'm hyped for S2 of Knights of Sidonia.
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>90964
ALL THE HYPE
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>90965
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>90966
The cutest kaiju
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I was tricked by the first few chapters into thinking this would be about a former chuunibyou and her magical girl neighbor.
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Anonymous
I'm pretty angry that power levels are a thing in Nanatsu no Taizai.
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Alpharius
So grimdark reboot/imagining of Power Ranger by the guy who did Dredd. Catch it before SANBAN takes it down.
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>90977
Eh, standard grimdark outcome. It had good production values, but poor writing and story; essentially a Quentin Tarantino tribute where some people wear Power Ranger outfits and name drop. (Although Tarantino films have far better story/writing.)

Hell, the opening scene has them firing regular sub-machine guns. (Dunno what type, closest approximation I could think of was FN P90.) They couldn't even bother doing weapons that were either the original blasters they all had, or themed off of their individual weapons.

Pacific Rim was a far better "mature" Power Rangers than this.
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>90977
>90978
They said it was satire to make a mockery of the efforts to make everything darker and edgier.
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>90979
Oh. In that context, it was a great success. First I've read about it, though.
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>90980
I hate to link IGN, but they're the first site that came up when I googled for confirmation, since I only heard that it was satire via word of mouth. But here's where they talk about it:

http://www.ign.com/articles/2015/02/24/power-rangers-fan-film-starring-james-van-der-beek-and-katee-sackhoff-gets-dark-and-gritty
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>90977
Damnit, too late. Any mirror?
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>90983
Thanks, that was really entertaining in a dumb way. Or is it the other way around?
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I love how the Lovecraft Eldridge monster is more conspicious than the green and blue hair.
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FUCK! Oh Jeez he's getting the hang of being the worst dickhead ever.
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Anonymous
>90992
>90993
How's the anime?
I've heard it was a Netflix exclusive.
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The Sneaky Tiki
>90995
Pretty good, a few parts get compressed and changed like they don't but it feels organic and this gonna sound weird but once it gets going it has a 60 frames per second frame rate.

Because it uses 3d models it can do a lot of really crazy shit with space battles, I remember Tanikaze emptying his gun into a Guana's face had the most spectacular spent shells physics I'd ever seen.
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>90995
The dub is Netflix exclusive. And if I can recall correctly, it wasn't simulcast so there were no horriblesubs for it.

Knights of Sidonia was thoroughly 2nd best anime of its season. 1st was 'Ping Pong the animation'. It is an interesting scifi romp with mechs, aliens and a bunch of high technology. Its the best mecha I've seen in awhile and I highly recommend it.
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Kojima literally called it the "restoration of what is cool about Japan."
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It's boring. Nihei can draw some cool stuff but he can't write and has never really been able to.
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>91004
You got a funny idea of boring pal, it's slow as part of the mood like Metroid or Star Trek.

(I won't fight you on his other works though, he has Lucas ideas overload syndrome but got reigned in on Sidonia.)
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Anonymous
>91005
It's not that it's slow, it's just generally kind of bad characterwise, especially shitty, bland harem boy MC, whose only particularly interesting quality is hanging around an actual, unironically used example of a moe kaiju.
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>91006
Man, Tanikaze is one of my favorite characters so talking shit about him is something I don't get.

He's one of the only main characters I've ever seen with the proper justification for being hyper socially awkward and naive, he was literally raised in isolation.
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Enjoying this quite a bit so far.
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I think the only reason I continue watching Code: Breaker is to see just how stupid Sakura can be. I don't know if they intentionally write her to be oblivious or it's just poor writing on the series' part.
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Fucking how can anyone dislike Tanikaze?
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I love the idea of using a Jetpack to go hang out.
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It might be awfully cliché, but I love it when villains completely and utterly fuck up by taunting the MC.
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Oh look what just got confirmed for a third season.
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>91023
Praise Namori.
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thatother1dude/PKS88+dMMc
http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/news/2015-03-07/one-punch-man-manga-gets-tv-anime/.85713

Hmmmmmmmmm.... this could go wrong in so many ways, but I'm cautiously optimistic.
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The Captain had sex with Nagate for THREE FULL DAYS.

>91025
>ONE wrote that he is participating in production meetings for the anime.

THIS IS A GOOD SIGN
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>91025
This is almost certainly going to suck.
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>91032
We literally know barely anything, if they are consulting ONE there is at least hope.

Budget is the factor we need to know about.
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>91033
>Budget is the factor we need to know about.

Budget and directors. Timing and framing is at least as important for getting a bunch of the best scenes to work in animation.
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Anonymous
>91033
Consulting ONE doesn't mean anything, it's not like story is the sticking point here. It's like Berserk, Bride Story, or any manga with detailed art: the anime is going to be vastly inferior visually. Vomiting color is not a substitute for that detail downgrade.
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thatother1dude/PKS88+dMMc
>91035
That's like saying manga sucks because it doesn't have sound.

Berserk and Onepunch Man (I don't know anything about Bride Story) are famous not just for detailed art but for overall visual storytelling--their ability to use the medium to convey events in an impactful manner. And different mediums have different tools for doing that.

The manga certainly set a high bar that not many can live up to, but nothing makes an anime adaptation inherently bad or even inferior in that regard.
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I really like the "Madoka-fying" of short series once they finish by turning them into movies and upping their quality.
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>91041
That's not exactly a madoka thing though.
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Qualia of Purple's moving into the final chapter and shit is getting both gay and heartwarming.
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>91041
Anime has been doing compilation films forever Tiki.
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Anonymous
>91043
It's always been gay though.
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DudeWithMoneySFwR6DnH/Y
>91045

Of course, but now it's turbo gay.
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>91042
>91044
Apologies, I only became aware of it though Madoka.
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Anonymous
>91047
Wait have you actually never seen the Gurren Lagann movies?
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>91048
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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