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@  Nevermore : (20 January 2019 - 07:52 AM)

The recent ongoing series didn't start until what, 2013?

@  Nevermore : (20 January 2019 - 07:51 AM)

Then was continued as a five-issue mini-series ("Local Heroes"), then came a 16-issue maxi-series ("The Dark Age"), plus a couple of standalone specials and two-parters...

@  Nevermore : (20 January 2019 - 07:50 AM)

It started out as a series, but due to Busiek's health problems (?), it was put on hold after six issues, then got relaunched with a new #1, had several delays (again because of Busiek's health issues), was discontinued after #22...

@  Nevermore : (20 January 2019 - 07:49 AM)

I don't get why people are making such a big deal out of Astro City becoming a series of graphic novels now. I mean, it's not like it's always been a steady ongoing series.

@  Nevermore : (17 January 2019 - 08:19 PM)

I'm also only reading the trades. So I'm still missing... two volumes that are currently only available as hardcovers? Three?

@  Trpodeca : (17 January 2019 - 06:22 PM)

Astro City is great. Since I only read the trades, there probably won't be a big change for me.

@  ZakuConvoy : (17 January 2019 - 05:34 PM)

I have. Great series. Hopefully the transition to OGNs will be a smooth one.

@  Nevermore : (17 January 2019 - 07:20 AM)

Anyone here reading Kurt Busiek's Astro City?

@  Verity Carlo : (16 January 2019 - 01:12 PM)

https://sites.google...ations---part-1awwwww shit

@  Benbot : (16 January 2019 - 12:36 PM)

Remember the Noid? He steals pizzas!

@  Steevy Maximus : (16 January 2019 - 10:47 AM)

That said, the old "Nester" character from Nintendo Power IS owned by Nintendo, and I could see a homage in there

@  Steevy Maximus : (16 January 2019 - 10:46 AM)

Because technically DiC created the character, Nintendo does not own him.

@  Paladin : (16 January 2019 - 10:28 AM)

sidebar- why is "Captain N" not in Smash yet? that seems like such an easy option.

@  wonko the sane? : (16 January 2019 - 09:18 AM)

The 90's mario cartoons had exactly three character aspects to work with: fat, italian and plumber. He wasn't exactly wrenching pipes in every episode, so they had to do something...

@  TheMightyMol... : (16 January 2019 - 07:31 AM)

It's in another castle.

@  unluckiness : (16 January 2019 - 06:24 AM)

i HOpE sHe mADe LotSA SPAGHETTI

@  Locoman : (16 January 2019 - 06:17 AM)

Mario, wherever you are, HEEEEEEEELP!

@  unluckiness : (16 January 2019 - 06:07 AM)

That's Mama Luigi to you, Mario *wheeze*

@  Pennpenn : (16 January 2019 - 02:24 AM)

It's too hot here.

@  Echowarrior : (15 January 2019 - 11:03 PM)

I liked the Super Mario Brothers Super Show the best myself.

@  Sabrblade : (15 January 2019 - 10:35 PM)

There's always the three Mario cartoons DiC made back in the 80s.

@  wonko the sane? : (15 January 2019 - 09:48 PM)

So they could make a show that everyone would scream was an adventure time knockoff? I get what you're saying, but I can't see it being well received.

@  Sean Whitmore : (15 January 2019 - 08:47 PM)

The fact that Adventure Time was on the air for 8 years and at no point did Nintendo hand the creators a large sack of money and say, "Please make a Mario thing for us" will forever anger me.

@  wonko the sane? : (15 January 2019 - 07:03 PM)

There was so much awesome put into design and conception of the super mario bros. movie, and it didn't even need the branding: but it wouldn't have made it to the screen without the branding.

@  TM2-Megatron : (15 January 2019 - 06:56 PM)

Many aspects of it have stuck in my memory, though. The boots, the devolution ray, the aesthetic of the dinosaur city

@  TM2-Megatron : (15 January 2019 - 06:55 PM)

I had no idea there was another Mario Bros. movie coming out, though. Doubt it'll top the first one, it was just so bizarre

@  TM2-Megatron : (15 January 2019 - 06:55 PM)

They already act a bit like minions; they just aren't stupid

@  wonko the sane? : (15 January 2019 - 05:35 PM)

The trouble is: I honestly can't decide if making them minions would be better or worse than the continuously shrill voices they've used for the last 20 years.

@  Paladin : (15 January 2019 - 05:27 PM)

hope everyone's ready for Toads to look, act & sound like the Minions forever...

@  Lancer : (15 January 2019 - 04:54 PM)

I mean, considering Illumination is making the new Mario movie, Super Mario Bros. 1993 won't be the worst Mario movie anymore

@  Sabrblade : (15 January 2019 - 04:36 PM)

"Sir, your pizza's here." "Not now!"

@  wonko the sane? : (15 January 2019 - 04:28 PM)

Actually, yeah. I think I need to watch it again. Great movie.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (15 January 2019 - 03:44 PM)

It's a fun movie with amazing sets. As long as you don't try to connect it to anything else Mario, it's fine.

@  TM2-Megatron : (15 January 2019 - 03:38 PM)

Damn, I haven't thought about the Super Mario Bros. feature film in forever. Need to watch it again, soon; I can only imagine it gets better with time.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (15 January 2019 - 03:21 PM)

Re:Zero is a fantastic series.

@  ▲ndrusi : (15 January 2019 - 03:10 PM)

Yeah it's not a bad concept, it's just that lately the term is associated with "I, a Loser Everyman, Woke Up In a Generic Fantasy Setting Where I'm Super Special So Now Girls Orbit Me"

@  Sabrblade : (15 January 2019 - 12:59 PM)

So too is the old Super Mario Bros movie

@  wonko the sane? : (15 January 2019 - 12:28 PM)

I went and looked up the term "isekai"... that's not actually as bad as I thought it was going to be.

@  ▲ndrusi : (15 January 2019 - 12:19 PM)

I'm not sure, but the cartoon segments of The Super Mario Bros. Super Show are.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (15 January 2019 - 12:12 PM)

Wait. A. Minute. Is Blaster Master an isekai?

@  MEDdMI : (15 January 2019 - 08:49 AM)

*Dragon Slave*

@  Xellos : (15 January 2019 - 06:22 AM)

I used to use a pic like that as my avatar for years, but that... is a secret.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (15 January 2019 - 02:07 AM)

Is Flatland an isekai?

@  MEDdMI : (14 January 2019 - 11:16 PM)

@Xellos Every time I see you post, I picture Xellos' infuriating smug grin and finger waggling with the "sore wa hi*mi*tsu*desu <3"

@  Waspinator : (14 January 2019 - 09:50 PM)

The Last Starfighter is also one of those

@  Cybersnark : (14 January 2019 - 09:28 PM)

Astronaut gets shot through a wornhole and ends up on a living starship full of escaped alien prisoners.

@  Cybersnark : (14 January 2019 - 09:28 PM)

I realized a few months ago that Farscape is a sci-fi-based Isekai.

@  Sabrblade : (14 January 2019 - 09:03 PM)

The Thor movies and Enchanted, as well.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (14 January 2019 - 08:45 PM)

@xellos We get to many of those in Hollywood movies.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (14 January 2019 - 08:13 PM)

Re:Creators!


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#41 NotVeryKnightly

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Posted 19 December 2017 - 01:05 PM

I kinda wanted to watch the cooking show that guy who played Kaito in Gaim hosted.


Seems it's (partially?) on YouTube.



Kurumi's OP (Girl's Only Miracle or Girls Only Miracle who know) is by Mia REGINA but it's not on their latest mini-album...?


Yeah I'm not sure what's up with that either. I haven't even been able to find a longer version so far.

Edited by NotVeryKnightly, 19 December 2017 - 01:08 PM.


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Posted 19 December 2017 - 06:05 PM

I can't believe jokes about Tuxedo Mask are still in.

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Posted 19 December 2017 - 06:09 PM

He's probably the most recognizable love interest to appear in a magical girl anime.



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Posted 20 December 2017 - 02:19 AM

<fourteenwings> I like "DEATH DISC /SENSATION/ "
<Naas> this sounds like a Kirika thing
<fourteenwings> indeed
<fourteenwings> she's even blonde
<Naas> wait Kirika would be
<Naas> "DESS DI5C S3NS8SHEN"
<fourteenwings> indeed
<fourteenwings> DEEEEEESSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS
<fourteenwings> I mean


Also:

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The weirdest thing is how the blue one's weapon looks like an upsized kitchen knife.

Edited by NotVeryKnightly, 20 December 2017 - 02:23 AM.


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Posted 20 December 2017 - 03:05 AM

I like how the most magical thing about this team is their transformation sequences.


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Posted 20 December 2017 - 06:03 PM

So does that mean they're tied with Calamity Mary in magicalness, and all four rank slightly above Mysterious Bishoujo Gun Fighter Rider Kino?

Edited by NotVeryKnightly, 20 December 2017 - 06:03 PM.


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Posted 21 December 2017 - 11:23 AM

I can just imagine Wedin giving you the 'pure magical girls don't have offensive abilities to begin with' speech.


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Posted 22 December 2017 - 05:36 AM

That's a lot of random Takahashi.

 

I think GMH needs to post here once just so we can make a joke about an LN anime nobody watched (except GMH).

ok



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Posted 22 December 2017 - 05:39 AM

How am I supposed to make the Akashic Records joke when I didn't watch it?

 

Though I am the only person who thought the school uniforms in that looked cool.


Edited by fourteenwings, 22 December 2017 - 05:40 AM.

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#50 GlennMHarvey

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Posted 22 December 2017 - 05:40 AM

How am I supposed to make the Akashic Records joke when I didn't watch it?

try BSing it

 

if you fail, just tell everyone that you're not suited for the task

 

Though I am the only person who thought the school uniforms in that looked cool.

okay yeah that i don't agree with

 

but i generally have little opinion on them from a fashion design perspective


Edited by GlennMHarvey, 22 December 2017 - 05:43 AM.


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Posted 22 December 2017 - 05:44 AM

Though I am the only person who thought the school uniforms in that looked cool.


This is such a surprise.

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Posted 22 December 2017 - 05:46 AM

White skirt overalls are cool.

 

try BSing it

 

if you fail, just tell everyone that you're not suited for the task

 

This probably makes sense to the other three people who finished Akashic Records


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Posted 22 December 2017 - 02:21 PM

http://figsoku.net/b...ntry-92152.html
So.


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Posted 22 December 2017 - 02:31 PM

Oh yeah that was announced at some point.

But still no description of accessories?

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Posted 22 December 2017 - 02:57 PM

Pretty much everything that's even mildly popular gets a nendoroid unless the merchandising rights are owned by Bandai.



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Posted 24 December 2017 - 01:26 AM

I finished Kino 2017.

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Unchecked violence against sheep has got to be one of the weirder choices to end on, but that technically makes it the least sociopathic episode all show.

In other stuff, chauffeur-looking girl seems to be the main villain of Magia Record so far.

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Her fighting style involves throwing Rubik's cubes around, so you know she wasn't based in PMMM's design principles.

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Posted 24 December 2017 - 01:42 AM

I can't help but think the Magia Record villains are really dumb.

 

Kino ending on sheep murder sounds quite Kino, from what I've heard.


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Posted 24 December 2017 - 01:55 AM

I can't help but think the Magia Record villains are really dumb.


That is probably true.

Kino ending on sheep murder sounds quite Kino, from what I've heard.


I was hoping for "sheep" to be some religious metaphor and involve Minase's character, but no, she's only in one episode and never interacts with any of the recurring cast.

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Posted 24 December 2017 - 01:59 AM

I'm always surprised at how consistently funny the Magia Record manga is.

 

I mean, Magia Record Madoka is at the very least my #3 favorite Madoka.


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Posted 24 December 2017 - 02:23 AM

I don't read manga but I always liked Kazumi's design.
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