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anon 04/15/2022 (Fri) 05:05:31 No. 1010 [Reply]
It's nearly easter, post bunnies.
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>>1010 Madoka a cute
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Urusei Yatsura anon 01/18/2022 (Tue) 19:51:52 No. 236 [Reply] [Last]
pretty Ran deservers to be here I love you Ran
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>>1529 I have not ruined any generals, its not my fault the /a/ threads died and if your talking about the /g/ crt threads: 1. I often make them 2.They are usually shit because of trolls 3.CRTs are an autistic hobby Im not a spammer the only thing that ever even came close was posting Ran screencaps
BEING A GENERAL NUISANCE
>>1531 All I have to say is, r/dickgirls
>>1531 >1. I often make them And we hate it. Your OPs are garbage and nobody wants to post in them seriously. >2.They are usually shit because of trolls As the latest thread proved, you're only trolling yourself, especially considering how much you samefag. >3.CRTs are an autistic hobby You have down syndrome, autists would be capable of deep technical discussion. All you do is spam >i love ran i love ran and such garbage.
>>1531 >1. I often make them Holy fuck how fucking new are you? Do you ever see marisa-anon create threads? No. Even with the somewhat good reputation that he has with the regulars, he knows he cannot make a thread in his own name. Avatarfags and such personalities are hated by default on anonymous imageboards, and the 2hufag knows this. He just obviously enjoys playing with fire, and is quite adept at it. It's remarkable how little hate he gets despite being the most obnoxious personality on /g/, at least until you came along. I actually know exactly how long you've been posting, and you have still failed to pick up on any of this. No wonder you have no friends, job or life.
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>>1531 You're done on here. I gave you a million more chances than you deserved, and yet you continued to be a massive pain in everyone's ass. Grow up, kid.

Macross is fucking stupid anon 07/18/2022 (Mon) 20:02:02 No. 1463 [Reply]
Are we really supposed to believe that hardened soldiers are going to defy their superior officers, whom they've been conditioned to fear all their lives, to defect to an enemy they've been conditioned to hate all their lives, just for the sake of some shitty pop songs? That would be like the Norks or Talibans defecting to the United States in mass because of Taylor Swift. And why would anyone in that situation even give a shit about gay idol drama anyway? They're supposed to be fighting for their lives, stranded in the outer solar system millions of the nearest supply base, and yet they have not only the available resources but also the audience for this garbage? Or that the chief archivist whose supposedly spent his entire life studying combat footage, wouldn't notice that a goddamn martial arts movie was clearly faked? Actually zentradi in general seem pretty dim, the infiltration team is able to speak perfect Japanese with no effort, but somehow remain clueless about every other aspect of Terran culture. They really should have been caught right away, especially since they acted like total buffoons and Hayase actually saw them in the miclone chambers. The way they handle romance was also pretty dumb. At most civilian workplaces its frowned upon for officers to engage in relationships, let alone in the military. And then there's the whole romance between Max and Milia. "I tried to kill you an hour ago, let's get married!"Yeah, right. How is this garbage considered a classic in any way? My eight year old sister could come up with a better mecha show.
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Gundam is even worse with this shit because it actually tries to be serious.
>>1495 >ZZ
>>1495 >ZZ
>>1463 wait you mean people watch it for reasons other than lineart?
>>1495 Which Gundam series are you talking about? I won't accept any slander of classic UC! Or the The Origin manga!

Adachi Thread anon 01/08/2022 (Sat) 15:11:23 No. 39 [Reply]
Have (you) read his works?
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>>832 part of the waptv thursday block is Miyuki, which was adachi's first manga to be adapted and feels distinct from his later works due to not being primarily based around sports. you should check it out
In preparation for the first in a series of videos about Adachi, I just watched Nine: The Original. It's interesting seeing an earlier version of the style he's come to be famous for, as most of the core elements were already there. I really enjoyed seeing Katsuya overcome his earlier struggles picking up baseball, even with his prior track experience, and Yukimi showing up halfway through to throw a wrench in Katsuya and Yuri's budding love kept it interesting throughout. The animation is nothing stunning, but the chase sequence with Yukimi reminded me of Take On Me. Definitely worth a watch if you have a spare evening.
I read Touch a year or so ago and really liked it. Haven't seen the anime though, and I plan to read Rough later down this month.
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Video's up on Nine! https://youtu.be/ZvjghVlCazw
>>39 I loved Touch and H2. I enjoyed Cross Game and Mix, but don't feel that they lived up to the legacy. Probably an unpopular opinion. OP 4 of Touch always hits me RIGHT where it hurts. "Hitoribocchi no duet"... what a name, what an image. https://yewtu.be/watch?v=zLHt0Yo6TZc

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Dezaki anon 08/04/2022 (Thu) 12:36:36 No. 1518 [Reply]
Thread dedicated to the great Osamu Dezaki. Starting his career notably as an animator for Astro Boy, Dezaki made his claim after directing the Ashita no Joe anime. In it he defined much of what would become his signature style, which he would continue to develop throughout his future works. Many aspects of his style became defining tropes of anime. For example, his famous freeze frame technique, known as a postcard memory (pics related) has become a staple of anime. If you want more examples of tropes he started I recommend watching Ashita no Joe. IPs he has directed include: Golgo 13, Black Jack, Space Cobra, Lupin III, Aim for the Ace, Moomin, The Roses of Versailles, and more. Without Dezaki the golden age of anime, that this board relates to, would not have existed as it did.
>>1518 Forgot to mention that he also formed the Madhouse studio so

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Arbegas anon 08/02/2022 (Tue) 02:36:34 No. 1517 [Reply]

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anon 08/02/2022 (Tue) 02:00:49 No. 1516 [Reply]
Happy Odaiba Day!

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Slayers anon 01/21/2022 (Fri) 22:56:57 No. 304 [Reply]
OOOHOHOHO
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>>1433 It is the peak of pre digital 90s aesthetics. As an anime to me it's kind of a precursor to early digital fem led comedies. Saber Marionette J, Nadesico, Excel Saga etc. Though those are obviously deteriorated versions of the theme. I wouldn't recommend any of them unless you are into lazy lol random totally-not-harem stuff. I can recommend a few of it's contemporaries. Lodoss War may not be good but it's really nice to watch if you are into the style. But in truth, all the good animation in the pre digital era was consigned to OVAs (movies or one season stuff like Bubblegum Crisis. Watch Bubblegum Crisis.) or mainstream shonen/seinen megaproductions ie ranma. You'll be hard pressed to find good series that aren't a cliche fest that hides it through eye candy. People tend to forget how young modern serialized anime standards are. I mean character dynamics, tropes, comedy. Stuff from 91, 92, 93 looks more in place with 80s trends. And not to diss 80s animated serials, but they were some of the cheapest stuff you could find, their one good thing was the line art, which in my opinion few 90s or modern series can measure to, but 80s OVAs had great line art too and were better in general. I think the cut off year for most people's tolerance would be 94. Anything before will be hard to watch. And Slayers, having nothing to innovate with, shows it's age. >This is the first one I've really felt this from Lesson of the day: Small Japanese companies can be incredibly scummy. Specially when subcontracted as they won't even bother to get their hands on the original masters (or worse, be denied access). A proper pre digital 720p or 1080p should be looking clean like this, DVD rip quality iirc: https://archive.org/details/zeta-gundam-720p-eng-sub/Z+Gundam/Zeta+Gundam+-+Ep+01+-+The+Black+Gundam.mp4

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>>1433 Well I finished Next, and you know what. It was quite good. Slayers can have its low points but it really can up the stakes right at the end, especially when you're watching this lighthearted adventure for a majority of it, only to see Lina kill a undead child, Xellos screaming as he loses an arm and Phibrizo killing all of the supporting cast one by one with no effort. It's stuff like this that really makes Slayers feel a bit different since it's always the light hearted comedy for the most part until someone REALLY wants to fuck shit up. It reminded me slightly of Yu Yu Hakusho near the end, unstoppable forces that the main characters need to defeat with both Phibrizo and Gaav reminding me of Toguro a bit. I liked that about them, they were surprisingly ruthless and seeing character just get brutally hurt or die was actually quite shocking. Especially when you've seen them hit a wall or be knocked out before, only for blood to start spewing from them now. I enjoyed Gaav a lot and wished he stuck around longer, seeing him die to Phibrizo was a little underwhelming (would've preferred if Lina's Gigaslave was "delayed") but they had to introduce the real antagonist so I'm not fussed. Episode wise, I do very much enjoy the episodes that didn't relate to the main plot much at all. The tennis episode, the episode with the all female city and the doll episode were really cool and some great episodes on the side, but once it started to pick up and fights with the demon lords became more common I began to really enjoy it more. Character wise, I liked them all pretty much, they continue to be great. Was very fun to see Sylphiel and Zangulus come back, and actually felt a chill down my spine when that guy appeared after Gourry was turned against the party, never thought I'd see him again and working with the heroes. My only complaint was that I would've liked it if the supporting cast didn't feel as useless as they did. Sure, Lina is meant to save the day but I would've preferred everyone being able to go toe-to -toe with the demon lords only for them to really show their true power. I would've liked it if Martina was some sort of wildcard who could turn a situation around once or twice with Zoamelgustar even if it is made up, she did will a curse into actually working so having *some* form to Zoamelgustar would've been interesting through her own psychosis, in particular with how people would have no fucking clue how to react to it. But I guess I'm just a sucker for comic relief characters proving they're more than they are so I always say this about them. I love the music in the anime as well, it sounded very similar to Pokémon in a lot of the tracks, but I guess listening to the dub also doesn't help separate the two much for me. Hearing the heroically comedic "Only To Go Ahead Believing Myself" track as the heroes walk around discussing mundane things, or "The Door Of The Battle" as fights are about to begin to really pump you up or hell just hearing the Dragon Slave music is just great. I can tell a lot of effort went into the music so I'm glad for that. Overall, Next was definitely better than the previous season and can see why people call it the peak, it does suffer from a few boring parts and overall "generic-ness" of the show can't be denied, but it has charm and is enjoyable if you're up for it. Next up is Try (or possibly the movie, I haven't decided) but at that point I'm not sure if it'd be cool to talk about them since they go beyond the pre-2000s defined era, might just make one final post in a month or so when I'm done with the whole series about my thoughts.
>>1438 >I can recommend a few of it's contemporaries. Lodoss War may not be good but it's really nice to watch if you are into the style. It's on the PTW, I'll get around to it one day. I imagine it's a lot more serious though. >all the good animation in the pre digital era was consigned to OVAs (movies or one season stuff like Bubblegum Crisis. Watch Bubblegum Crisis.) True! I've seen BGC and it's really good. OVA's really were amazing back in the 80s, so much animation was put into them and it's a shame you don't see it much anymore. >I think the cut off year for most people's tolerance would be 94. Anything before will be hard to watch. What do you mean animation wise or general quality wise? People wouldn't find the animation appealing enough to watch or the general tone/characters/plots? >Lesson of the day: Small Japanese companies can be incredibly scummy. Specially when subcontracted as they won't even bother to get their hands on the original masters (or worse, be denied access). I just assumed they were lost or something, a shame it was just scummy companies handling the Blu-rays.
>>1443 > I imagine it's a lot more serious though. It's pretty much a straightforward D&D campaign. Suffers from a the same "nothing new" problem Slayers have, but it can be peak comfy. >and it's a shame you don't see it much anymore. The digital revolution destroyed animation in all countries sadly. That's not to say -nobody- tries. I'm sorta a pretentious ITS CALLED SEQUENTIAL ART fag but even I recognize Kimetsu No Yaiba looks quite good. But in general be it USA, France or Japan, 2d animation has gone under. Japan is famous for cutting corners while still making their animation look good. But in recent years it's been less "cutting corners" and more "removing the foundation". I'm still mad the Jinjo Ito's Souichi anime looked so bad >What do you mean animation wise or general quality wise? Content wise, unless you are watching really cheap children's series or sleazy stuff, the animation's tolerable. It escapes my knowledge of old japanese pop culture, so I'm only speculating here. But I think 80s anime tries to emulate japanese TV in some ways. Angles, dialogue, humor, etc. Which makes it look as dated as the actual TV shows are, and it's a 80s only phenomenon, because even 70s anime could get quite experimental at times. But again I'm just speculating here's an example of what I'm talking about: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ebs4FuzlOSM Not a bad concept, not bad art. But boy designs and script are braindead. >I just assumed they were lost or somethin It's analog media so they'd rarely be lost. The "production masters are 480p" problem is an early digital thing.
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Well, I finished Try a few days ago and I really have nothing more to add to my Slayers opinions. I thought Try was fine honestly, a step down from Next but it's to be expected, at this point Lina is pretty powerful so nothing can stop her. I liked Filia's character for being someone who felt like she was out of her league when dealing with Lina and co, as well as Xellos who seemed to be putting on a much more evil personality which I enjoyed. I also enjoyed Jillas but wish he was given a bit more time with the good guys and wasn't just pushed aside as another joke character. The new world they were in being based around gunpowder over magic, I sort of wish we saw more of it and it was a bit more lethal to the protags. Beyond that I really don't know what to say, Try feels the same as Next and the original Slayers, maybe it's just fatigue from watching 60~ episodes of the same kind of premise. There doesn't seem to be anything new or that interesting in Try. I've moved onto the movies and OVAs now, Naga is a very fun character and it's a shame she's only in these movies and I'm assuming OVA's. >>1444 >Suffers from a the same "nothing new" problem Slayers have, but it can be peak comfy. Yeah that's how I feel about them, if I was watching this as a kid I'm sure I'd love it a lot but as an adult I've kinda seen it all before but I still enjoy it for the comfy adventure it gives off. >The digital revolution destroyed animation in all countries sadly. Yeah, it's a real shame. Seeing some of the animation and art in the movies (in 1080p) is amazing, it's a real shame this isn't attempted anymore. I'm not even sure if there are Japanese autists out there giving us one off animation in a hand drawn style. You just don't see it anymore since digital is so much easier. >But I think 80s anime tries to emulate japanese TV in some ways. Angles, dialogue, humor, etc. I never really saw that until you pointed it out, but you're right. Perhaps by the time the 80s rolled around a lot of directors/animators were spending their time watching TV and copying it, as opposed to the 70s where I imagine a lot of the animators/directors were spending their time doing other things that didn't involve TV (perhaps watching western movies or something), but again that's also just me speculating.

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anon 07/20/2022 (Wed) 13:29:26 No. 1468 [Reply]
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In an interview conducted in conjunction with the event, he talked about his future goals. Writing a sequel to “ZETMAN” in addition to a new manga on the theme of ghost stories, which he says he has recently become more interested in. He has apparently set his sights on remaking “Wingman” and “Video Girl” Katsura said, “Video Girl is difficult, but I have an idea for Wing Man. I would like to draw a continuation of the previous one and give it a modern twist. It is a sequel rather than a reboot. I think it would be more interesting that way,” he said. *Wingman Spoilers here I don't know if there are spoiler tags* The final episode of the 13-volume book depicts the decision of the main character, Kenta, to discard all memories of Wingman in order to save Aoi’s life. Katsura revealed part of his idea: “I think that when Kenta, who has forgotten everything, and Aoi, who remembers everything, meet, a drama is born.
>>1469 Posting tags can be found here for future reference https://www.wapchan.org/.static/pages/posting.html

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Ranma 1/2 anon 01/08/2022 (Sat) 13:13:57 No. 31 [Reply]
Now THIS is a classic.
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>>1203 Ranma bib boobs sex
>>1212 Ryoga is better true
>>1203 why does she look like she just smoked a fat blunt
>>1223 because she did, ranma is a huge pothead.
>>31 I'm currently watching this again after like 20 years or so when it aired where I live. It's very weird that I remember a lot of things, but can't tell what the story is or how it developes further down the line. But I guess thats normal considering I didn't watch it regularly and just saw a random episode here and there, did the same with Inuyasha and never really knew what was happening there either lol. Well anyways, felt like I was teenager again for some time while watching it, that's some mad nostalgia not gonna lie, makes me sad this is one of the seemingly forgotten shows.

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