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Response to Anime Club 2010-06-27 05:04:09 Reply

Okay wow.

I have to hand it to Soul Eater.

If there was ever a show that I was not expecting to be referenced in a shonen anime it was Twin Peaks.

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Response to Anime Club 2010-06-27 09:05:04 Reply

At 6/27/10 05:04 AM, Aigis wrote: Okay wow.

I have to hand it to Soul Eater.

If there was ever a show that I was not expecting to be referenced in a shonen anime it was Twin Peaks.

Indeed, there really wasn't a series that even tried to reference Twin Peaks before (at least not to my knowledge). Also I have to agree with most of the people here on topic of Soul Eater. The series is definitely top notch, although I had hoped that it wouldn't end on a filler, which is a shame. Nonetheless a great series and as mentioned before, one of the best on the marketplace right now.

As for the Korn dude, if you're still here reading (since you probably had nothing else in life besides Korn music), I legit lol'd at your statement because as a matter of fact, I was done with Dragonball right roughly around the middle of DBGT and furthermore I listen to music in the generally similar genre as Korn, except what I listen to is better 10 fold. kthxbai~ :)


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Response to Anime Club 2010-06-27 13:40:24 Reply

At 6/27/10 12:49 PM, Mendou wrote: Currently I'm trying to plow through Urusei Yatsura, it gets a bit much in large doses, but it's still a very funny show - Oshii's writing really made it better than the original manga. Also watching Eureka Seven, Planetes and Armored Trooper Votoms(Fuck yeah old school mecha).

I've not seen much of the actual series, but the various movies have always been great. Obviously Beautiful Dreamer would be the top pick from the bunch.
During my stay at my most recent convention, I acquired a number of Ranma 1/2 DVD's for a fantastic price. (seriously 8 DVD's for 25 dollars, fuck E-Bay and Amazon, I know where I'm going to pick up hard to find series.) Yet to watch them, but being made by Rumiko Takahashi I'm sure I'll find them enjoyable.

I also happened to find the complete series of Magic Knights Rayearth. Can't believed growing up I was so oblivious to how much of a girlie show this was.

As for Lolicon, I'm quite certain people have such things shipped to them often, it's just very rare the law attempts to make a big deal out of it.
Considering all the various things of a sexual (and even non-sexual sort) that are legal, attempting to make Loli contraband is bias idiocy at it's finest.

As for my Ray-Gun, having it in my possession makes me tingly all over. I feel content knowing such a thing is finally in my possession, fitting quite nicely along all my other villainous articles.

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Response to Anime Club 2010-06-27 14:25:47 Reply

At 6/27/10 09:05 AM, CheppZanoff wrote:
At 6/27/10 05:04 AM, Aigis wrote: Okay wow.

I have to hand it to Soul Eater.

If there was ever a show that I was not expecting to be referenced in a shonen anime it was Twin Peaks.
Indeed, there really wasn't a series that even tried to reference Twin Peaks before (at least not to my knowledge).

In Monster, there is a Neo Nazi leader called "The Baby" who is an obvious tribute to the character "the midget" from Twin peaks.. So, Monster beat Soul eater to it.
Can't find any pics of him, the only things that turn up are pictures of babies.

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Response to Anime Club 2010-06-27 17:55:10 Reply

At 6/27/10 04:28 PM, korg53 wrote: I think this is old news, but whatever

word to the wise, not everyone can read japanese.

takeshi aono had a stroke

no idea who that is personally, but from the stuff he works on I'm guessing he's important.

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Response to Anime Club 2010-06-27 20:24:55 Reply

I'm reading a manga right now called the Drifting classroom, which is about the students of an elementary school trying to survive in a postapocalyptic world. Some of the most intense stuff i've ever read.. If you like to see little kids get killed in gruesome ways or Lord of the flies, check this one out.

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Response to Anime Club 2010-06-27 21:58:10 Reply

I also finished Uzumaki by Junji Ito, which was bizarre, interesting, and maybe a bit disturbing(eg.Woman trying to destroy her own cranial nerve.)
Right now i'm reading Tomie by Junji Ito, which is quite good, but not as captivating as Uzumaki. I've only read about 3 chapters, though.
I'm going to look into more of Kazuo Umezu's work.

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Response to Anime Club 2010-06-28 03:37:25 Reply

I was really happy this week when while looking for Chapter 104 of Claymore I found a website that not only had the chapter I was looking for, but also Gantz.

Naturally I spent the next 2 and a half hours catching up and it was epic.

It's unfortunate the anime is so sketchy because Gantz the manga is a truly ambitious, human, and sometimes terrifying experience.

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Response to Anime Club 2010-06-28 18:18:37 Reply

At 6/27/10 08:24 PM, DeIirium wrote: I'm reading a manga right now called the Drifting classroom, which is about the students of an elementary school trying to survive in a postapocalyptic world. Some of the most intense stuff i've ever read.. If you like to see little kids get killed in gruesome ways or Lord of the flies, check this one out.

I'm not a real big manga man myself, but something about apocalyptic society and ultra violent executions piques my curiousity. I'll check it out when I get the chance.

Speaking of ultra violence, I am getting back on watching Violence Jack, {pardon the pun], and maybe some M.D. Geist for my pallate of animated blood and gore. Probably gonna need a couple Prozac after this lol, but oh well....


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Response to Anime Club 2010-06-28 20:33:57 Reply

At 6/27/10 09:05 AM, CheppZanoff wrote: Indeed, there really wasn't a series that even tried to reference Twin Peaks before (at least not to my knowledge).

I'm pretty sure I've seen references to the show in other stuff before, though not anime.

I listen to music in the generally similar genre as Korn

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At 6/27/10 12:49 PM, Mendou wrote: Currently I'm trying to plow through Urusei Yatsura, it gets a bit much in large doses, but it's still a very funny show - Oshii's writing really made it better than the original manga. Also watching Eureka Seven, Planetes and Armored Trooper Votoms(Fuck yeah old school mecha).

I'd like to start watching Urusei Yatsura. I only saw the first episode a while ago. Too bad Netflix doesn't have all the volumes, and the show is kinda long. And I've been meaning to start Planetes. Speaking of old school stuff, I think I ought to start watching Mellowlink. I saw the first episode and it seemed kinda cool. I thought there was a new series, though, but I've seen nothing.

At 6/28/10 03:37 AM, Gobblemeister wrote: I was really happy this week when while looking for Chapter 104 of Claymore I found a website that not only had the chapter I was looking for, but also Gantz.

Naturally I spent the next 2 and a half hours catching up and it was epic.

scan site? please pm.

At 6/28/10 06:18 PM, orangebomb wrote: Speaking of ultra violence, I am getting back on watching Violence Jack, {pardon the pun], and maybe some M.D. Geist for my pallate of animated blood and gore. Probably gonna need a couple Prozac after this lol, but oh well....

I have the 3 Violence Jack OVAs on DVD. It's fucked up shit, but that doesn't stop me from laughing.


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Response to Anime Club 2010-06-28 20:41:13 Reply

At 6/28/10 06:18 PM, orangebomb wrote: Speaking of ultra violence, I am getting back on watching Violence Jack, {pardon the pun]

Are you just trying to fuck with my mind?

I'm fairly certain that there is no pun in that sentence, but I still keep looking for one.


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Response to Anime Club 2010-06-28 20:45:21 Reply

At 6/28/10 06:18 PM, orangebomb wrote:
At 6/27/10 08:24 PM, DeIirium wrote: I'm reading a manga right now called the Drifting classroom, which is about the students of an elementary school trying to survive in a postapocalyptic world. Some of the most intense stuff i've ever read.. If you like to see little kids get killed in gruesome ways or Lord of the flies, check this one out.
I'm not a real big manga man myself, but something about apocalyptic society and ultra violent executions piques my curiousity. I'll check it out when I get the chance.

I had a hard time when i was looking for it online, most sites only have a few chapters of it.
This is the only website that has the whole thing, unless you want to buy the volumes for 10 dollars each on Amazon.

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Response to Anime Club 2010-06-28 23:58:23 Reply

At 6/28/10 11:41 PM, KermitTheMuppet wrote:
At 6/28/10 11:36 PM, Mendou wrote:
Fuck you, you're the one who's the troll you cocksucker.
YOU ARE THE TROLL!

Kermit, You are an idiot, and unless you want the anime club locked down, I suggest you stop your shit now.

You? The leader? Jesus christ I should just kill myself.
YES I ASSUMED LEADERSHIP QUITE DEMOCRATICALLY SOME TIME AGO! ASS!

Childish namecalling and spamming doesn't make you a leader, It makes you look like an ass. Maybe being a little constructive and talking about anime instead of this shite.

What the fuck? God you're a little hypocrite and I'm tired of your faggotry now fuck off you little faggot.
YOU THE LITTLE BITCH WITH A LITTLE CAWK! I OUGHT TO DIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIARRRRRRRRRRRRHEAAAAAAA AAAAAAAAA PPPPPPPPPPPPPFFFFFFFFFFFFFRtTTYTTTTT!

Sigh, using poop jokes here only makes this situation worse. No matter what insult you throw, you'll miss the broadside of the barn.

I've done nothing but good things for this club. I've ran it for the past 3 years with no problem and all of a sudden you come derpin' claiming you're the leader because I stopped giving a fuck?
WHEN I CAME IN IT WAS LIKE WORLD WAR 69, THINGS HAVE BEEN MUCH BETTER SINCE I ARRIVED!

Overexaggeration to the exterme here, last time I checked, there has been only 2 world wars, and with you around, this has been going down the shitter with you in charge.

Fuck you
FUCK YOU
Oh, btw, you're a loser.
Oh, btw you're a dick with a stick in it!

Some people never learn, I guess.


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Response to Anime Club 2010-06-29 00:22:53 Reply

Er... you two might just want to stop these shenanigans. I foresee terrible things if things keep declining the way it is now. Ignore the troll.


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Response to Anime Club 2010-06-29 01:14:43 Reply

Back to your duties, gentlemen.


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Response to Anime Club 2010-06-29 19:11:46 Reply

At 6/29/10 06:32 PM, ChuckDude131 wrote: hey guys I just put this movie called My Neighbor Totoro on netflix, can you guys give me your opinion on the movie who ever saw it?

insane

but also pretty neat. it's about as coherent in terms of plot as a child's tangential imagination, which is entirely the point.

and it's awesome.


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Response to Anime Club 2010-06-29 23:45:12 Reply

At 6/29/10 08:06 PM, LaForge wrote:
At 6/29/10 06:32 PM, ChuckDude131 wrote:
Also.

I'm getting sick of Bleach and DBZ, someone suggest a quality anime that's non-shonen.

Black Lagoon is a must watch, and Skullman is a pretty good {and obscure} anime, It took me a while to find out about that one.


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Response to Anime Club 2010-06-30 17:53:06 Reply

At 6/29/10 06:32 PM, ChuckDude131 wrote: hey guys I just put this movie called My Neighbor Totoro on netflix, can you guys give me your opinion on the movie who ever saw it?

This is indeed a fascinating movie, anything Hayao Miyazaki has made is filled with surreal imagery, amazing animation, and highly imaginative to say the least.
If you like Totoro, I'd say it's imperative you check out Spirited Away as well.

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Response to Anime Club 2010-06-30 21:40:24 Reply

At 6/30/10 05:53 PM, BaronVonBadGuy wrote:
At 6/29/10 06:32 PM, ChuckDude131 wrote: hey guys I just put this movie called My Neighbor Totoro on netflix, can you guys give me your opinion on the movie who ever saw it?
This is indeed a fascinating movie, anything Hayao Miyazaki has made is filled with surreal imagery, amazing animation, and highly imaginative to say the least.
If you like Totoro, I'd say it's imperative you check out Spirited Away as well.

My favorite Miyazaki film has always been Princess Mononoke but Spirited Away is also an excellent film, just about all of Miyazaki's films are excellent.

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Response to Anime Club 2010-07-01 02:37:21 Reply

I haven't seen Princess Mononoke, of the Miyazaki films I've seen, Spirited away is simply the best. The story is good, the animation sublime, and it's a good balance of plot elements, while other movies, like Laputa or Kiki's Delivary Service go bit too much in one extreme.


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Response to Anime Club 2010-07-01 03:20:41 Reply

Dude, you must see Princess Mononoke, you're doing yourself a disservice if you don't

It has a strong environmentalist theme and is the largest, most epic Miyazaki tale. Not only the movie itself but even some of the voice talent.

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Response to Anime Club 2010-07-01 13:45:55 Reply

I plan to see Princess Mononoke at the earliest possibility, but as averse as I am to this consept of b-u-y, I own several Miyazaki films on DVD, and will be waiting for the Finnish release of this one, too.

Mononoke, on the other hand, is a complletely different anime series, which I plan on seeing if only because I have a massive boner for the lead character:

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Response to Anime Club 2010-07-01 16:36:53 Reply

At 7/1/10 03:16 PM, Mendou wrote: I'm waiting for stateside releases of Ghibli films on bluray. Don't know if it will happen, though.

I've seen My Neighbour Totoro as well as a few other Studio Ghibli films on Bluray, so I'm sure the rest of them will adventually come out. I can't think of any specific ones, but I remember seeing quite a lot of them though.


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Response to Anime Club 2010-07-01 18:33:19 Reply

hey...may i still join this?

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At 7/1/10 06:33 PM, carinaleblanc wrote: hey...may i still join this?

Sure. Just post things related to the topic of 'anime'.


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Response to Anime Club 2010-07-01 20:22:23 Reply

Hoo boy...

Anyone want to take bets as to who gets cast and how bad they're gonna suck?
And whether or not they censor it into oblivion?


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Response to Anime Club 2010-07-01 20:46:13 Reply

I think Princess Mononoke, Nausicaa, and Spirited Away are a three-way tie for my favorite Miyazaki movie.

My friend likes to play the one song from Nausicaa on his guitar. The one with the little girl who sounds like she's saying meow. "meoow...meow meow-meow-meow meooow meow". It sounds better on guitar.

Am ah sayin' meow? Am ah sayin' MEOW?
At 7/1/10 01:45 PM, JohnnyWang wrote: Mononoke, on the other hand, is a complletely different anime series, which I plan on seeing if only because I have a massive boner for the lead character:

That's a continuation/spinoff/something of a story arc of another show, Ayakashi. I tried to watch the first episode of Ayakashi, but it was loaded with all these cultural notes before anything even happened and I wasn't following what was going on. I'll probably give it another go sometime because Mononoke looks really interesting and I'd like to watch Ayakashi first.


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At 7/1/10 08:22 PM, HibiscusKazeneko wrote: Hoo boy...

Anyone want to take bets as to who gets cast and how bad they're gonna suck?
And whether or not they censor it into oblivion?

What on Earth is there to censor in K-On!?

Though I have only watched the first season. Maybe in the second season it devolves into hardcore pornography.

As a side note, it's very difficult to have the title of 'K-On!' at the end of a sentence without sounding like you're shouting.


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Response to Anime Club 2010-07-01 21:09:09 Reply

hey d-gray man, a yes anime or a fail anime.

also an ok anime/

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Response to Anime Club 2010-07-01 21:13:39 Reply

At 7/1/10 09:01 PM, Aigis wrote:
At 7/1/10 08:22 PM, HibiscusKazeneko wrote: Hoo boy...

Anyone want to take bets as to who gets cast and how bad they're gonna suck?
And whether or not they censor it into oblivion?
What on Earth is there to censor in K-On!?

There are corporate logos in each and every episode. If you ever watched the English dub of Code Geass, you'll note that they censored out all the Biglobe and Pizza Hut logos.

Though I have only watched the first season. Maybe in the second season it devolves into hardcore pornography.

Hahaha, no.
I've actually seen part of season 2 and there's no porn. Plenty of stupid antics, but no porn.


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