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@  ▲ndrusi : (17 June 2019 - 01:33 PM)

Also you have Bayonetta and a bunch of Fire Emblem people.

@  ▲ndrusi : (17 June 2019 - 01:33 PM)

...I mean, Tales character. Probably up to/for it.

@  TheMightyMol... : (17 June 2019 - 01:26 PM)

But what if I need to kill a god? Or several of them?

@  ▲ndrusi : (17 June 2019 - 11:25 AM)

Kratos is allowed, but only the one from Tales of Symphonia

@  TheMightyMol... : (17 June 2019 - 10:56 AM)

So no Kratos?

@  ▲ndrusi : (17 June 2019 - 10:42 AM)

In any case I'd rather have another Fire Emblem character than another character from a PlayStation exclusive game who teeeeeechnically was in a spinoff.

@  ▲ndrusi : (17 June 2019 - 10:39 AM)

Kong had his name on the games first, but Mario was the protagonist first. It's debatable.

@  Rycochet : (17 June 2019 - 10:33 AM)

Wouldn't Mario be the one spun off from the Donkey Kong franchise, given that Kong was first?

@  Pennpenn : (17 June 2019 - 05:19 AM)

I would count Wario and Yoshi, but not DK (might be because I wasn't even aware DK was spun off from the Mario franchise until I was in my mid-20s, but whatever)

@  unluckiness : (17 June 2019 - 04:13 AM)

But to be fair, Corrin is the only one I particularly dislike and it's really more boredom due to their blandness as characters

@  unluckiness : (17 June 2019 - 04:09 AM)

It would depend on whether or not you count DK, Wario and Yoshi as part of the Mario franchise or separate. Scratch that, there are more Mario characters even with just the mushroom symbol people but it's a close call.

@  Pennpenn : (17 June 2019 - 02:55 AM)

You'd figure Fire Emblem would have enough characters in Smash. Kinda feels like there's more FE characters than Mario characters.

@  unluckiness : (16 June 2019 - 01:20 AM)

And for hug's sake, I hope that the new Fire Emblem's PC isn't one of the DLC

@  Sean Whitmore : (15 June 2019 - 04:11 PM)

Smash Bros could never touch a new franchise again, and I'd still have laundry lists of side characters and villains I'd love to see included.

@  unluckiness : (15 June 2019 - 09:36 AM)

DINNER

@  SG Roadbuster : (15 June 2019 - 09:36 AM)

cuz i wanna fight a boat

@  SG Roadbuster : (15 June 2019 - 09:35 AM)

if we must have another zelda character, id want the king of red lion

@  MEDdMI : (14 June 2019 - 10:38 PM)

I would unironically love Tingle in Smash.

@  Paladin : (14 June 2019 - 02:06 PM)

they HAVE to put Travis Touchdown in at some point now, right???

@  TheMightyMol... : (14 June 2019 - 01:24 PM)

Right after Shaq.

@  Locoman : (14 June 2019 - 12:36 PM)

When will we get Bluster Kong in Smash?

@  unluckiness : (14 June 2019 - 08:20 AM)

The last three DLC characters are Tingle, Charles Barkley and L Tetris block with Reverse L Tetris block as an Echo fighter.

@  MEDdMI : (14 June 2019 - 08:09 AM)

Pipe dream Smash entry: The Prince from the Katamari series. :D

@  MEDdMI : (14 June 2019 - 06:35 AM)

The space/time around them gets frozen too! ....or something.

@  unluckiness : (14 June 2019 - 06:01 AM)

I still want to find out how freezing people suspends them in midair

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (14 June 2019 - 02:45 AM)

We really need Subzero or Scorpion in Smash. Violence aside, they are pretty big gaming icons as well.

@  Steevy Maximus : (13 June 2019 - 08:18 PM)

Given Nintendo's relationship with Tecmo, I'm still waiting for Ryu Hyabusa

@  TheMightyMol... : (13 June 2019 - 07:19 PM)

I'm still waiting for Doomguy.

@  Steevy Maximus : (13 June 2019 - 06:47 PM)

I just started watching High School DxD (don't judge me...) and I caught on the Nintendo Treehouse some request Rias for Smash lol

@  ▲ndrusi : (13 June 2019 - 11:25 AM)

I have having to watch a video to find out why someone wanted me to watch the video

@  Nevermore : (11 June 2019 - 04:58 PM)

I remember when the TPB for The Dark Age 2 was delayed for an entire year...

@  Trpodeca : (11 June 2019 - 03:55 AM)

I just wish they'd release the Astro City paperback trades.

@  Nevermore : (10 June 2019 - 05:31 AM)

As an open-minded heterosexual, I wouldn't mind seeing more of that.

@  Nevermore : (10 June 2019 - 05:29 AM)

Currently in the process of re-reading Kurt Busiek's Astro City. Big props for the issue featuring the "Dancing Master" and its portrayal of non-stereotypical gay characters.

@  TM2-Megatron : (10 June 2019 - 05:25 AM)

Don't phone charges often contain special rapid charge circuitry, though? The voltage might be higher too, given the selfie stick probably has a very basic battery.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (09 June 2019 - 11:28 PM)

Glad to be of assistance!

@  Telly : (09 June 2019 - 10:32 PM)

*checks selfie stick and phone charger* huh. perfect fit. thanks!

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (09 June 2019 - 09:58 PM)

I would use the USB-to-AC adapter that came with my iPhone, though I gather you must have a different brand of cell phone.

@  TM2-Megatron : (09 June 2019 - 05:42 PM)

In that case a generic adapter is probably your best bet, then. Keep in mind a lot of hotels now have plain USB outlets in rooms too, though; but I guess that's not guaranteed

@  Telly : (09 June 2019 - 05:31 PM)

yeah, i just need something small to plug into the wall. im not sure im taking my laptop on my trip later this year and i want a way to charge my stuff

@  TM2-Megatron : (09 June 2019 - 05:04 PM)

They also have wall outlets with built-in USB in addition to the two regular plugs; I installed those around my place so I have USB ports everywhere

@  TM2-Megatron : (09 June 2019 - 05:02 PM)

You might be able to get a generic adapter to use with it at Radio Shack if you know the appropriate voltages or whatever

@  TM2-Megatron : (09 June 2019 - 05:01 PM)

It came with a USB cable with no AC adapter? A lot of lower priced electronics do that, presumably assuming that USB is pretty ubiquitous

@  TM2-Megatron : (09 June 2019 - 05:00 PM)

Yeah, must be, I guess.

@  Telly : (09 June 2019 - 04:59 PM)

maybe having bluetooth has something to do with it?

@  Telly : (09 June 2019 - 04:58 PM)

the one i got has an on/off button, and came with a usb to attach to my laptop to charge it. its this one https://www.walmart....ility/432985497

@  TM2-Megatron : (09 June 2019 - 04:51 PM)

Selfie sticks have power? I thought they were to just hold the phone away from you

@  Telly : (09 June 2019 - 04:44 PM)

need some technical help.how do i charge my selfie stick without using my laptop? is there some kind of portable charger? i know it sounds like a dumb question, but i dont know very much about this stuff

@  MEDdMI : (08 June 2019 - 06:58 PM)

Different songs or overdosing don't work for me. My brain can play multiple songs at once. Best to do something else to distract me.

@  Xellos : (08 June 2019 - 05:36 PM)

Still, the worst is having the last song I hear before going into work being stuck in my head all day.


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#4801 Fortress Ironhold

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Posted 12 February 2019 - 01:20 PM

It's actually the most recent Utawarumono series, "The False Faces", that Anime Network on Demand has up right now -

 

https://en.wikipedia...s_(2015–2016)

 

I watched the first episode early this morning and caught that. 

 

100% subtitles though; no one dubbed it. It's not the only subbed series they've had (Hidamari Sketch, Den-Oh Coil, and a few others come to mind), but it's possibly the "newest" show they've had up so perhaps there's been no turnaround time for it. 



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Posted 14 February 2019 - 04:33 AM

Gridman Anthology arrived.

This really is just an officially licensed doujin tier anthology, to the point that if you remove the jacket you find a two part Unfortunate Akane strip making fun of the cover.

I agree with Japanese fan reviews that for an official release this anthology does nothing to explore unseen hooks in the show. What we instead get is just gags and fanservice like Akane making a kaiju of herself inspired by a kaiju musume figure or Yuta trying on different feminine outfits.

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Posted 14 February 2019 - 05:39 AM

Are there any spinoff anthologies that aren't like that? Only thing I remember from the first PMMM anthology was the teacher asking Kyubey to marry her.

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Posted 14 February 2019 - 08:14 AM

Naruware~ /jokes about comic anthologies about anime from 2012 nobody will remember

 

I think it's better for really important canon stuff to stay out of stuff like that, or for a spinoff to 180 something that happened in a series so fresh in everybody's minds. I mean, it's a fun mindless thing. No problem with that.

 

 

Yuta trying on different feminine outfits.

 

brb I've got to go order... something completely unrelated to this

 

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Posted 14 February 2019 - 02:44 PM

Next up on Anime On Demand: 

 

"My Love Story!", just in time for Valentine's Day. 

 

There's also some show called "Love Stage" that I've never heard of before now. 



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Posted 14 February 2019 - 04:35 PM

My Love Story is so good. I've been itching to rewatch it for a while, but haven't found the time. Maybe I'll squeeze in a few episodes tonight.



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Posted 14 February 2019 - 09:56 PM

It's actually the most recent Utawarumono series, "The False Faces", that Anime Network on Demand has up right now -

 

https://en.wikipedia...s_(2015–2016)

 

I watched the first episode early this morning and caught that. 

 

100% subtitles though; no one dubbed it. It's not the only subbed series they've had (Hidamari Sketch, Den-Oh Coil, and a few others come to mind), but it's possibly the "newest" show they've had up so perhaps there's been no turnaround time for it. 

Actually, Sentai dubbed it, and got most of the actors from the original dub to reprise their roles.  Now I just hope they make an anime for the third game to finish the story.

 

And yes, My Love Story is quite good.  I just find shoujo manga/anime with male protagonists to be some of the more entertaining ones.

 

Also, Gun Gale Online popped up on Netflix, so I finally got to watch it.  GGO was my favorite game and segment from SAO, so I have been waiting to watch this spinoff for a while.  Only took two days to watch, and that was because I started the first day pretty late. 

I am glad I never read to much up into it (unlike knowing for a while what happens in Alicization), as I loved...

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As for what I am rewatching bit by bit while I do things like eat or feel like farming in F/GO, that is Soul Eater Not (and likely Soul Eater afterwards).


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Posted 14 February 2019 - 11:58 PM

There's also some show called "Love Stage" that I've never heard of before now. 

 

LOVE STAGE!! is a BL anime about an otaku boy from a family of models who is reunited with the actor boy he was in a commercial with once whilst crossdressing (while in a dress, again). I didn't watch much of it since it was inevitably Very Bad but the character played by DAIGO was really great.


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Posted 15 February 2019 - 12:44 AM

recently finished

 

*Maid-Sama

 

*Hidamari Sketch (not including DVD-only episodes)

 

currently watching

 

*Log Horizon (two episodes a week)

 

*Hidamari Sketch 365 (two episodes a week)

 

*Say I Love You (one episode a week)

 

*Utawarumono: The False Faces (two episodes a week)

 

will start:

 

*My Love Story (I'll have to check)

 

I wish I'd have known about my having Anime On Demand before now. Money's been tight IRL so I've not been able to afford any streaming services; this is going a long way towards me getting caught back up on various shows and titles. 

 

Not all "On Demand" programming I get through my cable provider is free (some items, like certain movies, are still essentially pay-per-view), which is why I was so slow to poke around. 



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Posted 15 February 2019 - 12:46 AM

Naruware~ /jokes about comic anthologies about anime from 2012 nobody will remember
 
I think it's better for really important canon stuff to stay out of stuff like that, or for a spinoff to 180 something that happened in a series so fresh in everybody's minds. I mean, it's a fun mindless thing. No problem with that.
 

 
Yuta trying on different feminine outfits.

 
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Posted 15 February 2019 - 12:47 AM

 

There's also some show called "Love Stage" that I've never heard of before now. 

 

LOVE STAGE!! is a BL anime about an otaku boy from a family of models who is reunited with the actor boy he was in a commercial with once whilst crossdressing (while in a dress, again). I didn't watch much of it since it was inevitably Very Bad but the character played by DAIGO was really great.

 

 

So basically, it's not really worth anyone's time then unless they're specifically into BL? 

 

The cable box in the rear of the house is too old to get the On Demand programming, so I have to wait until everyone else is asleep or out of the house and use the cable box in the living room. That's only about 1 - 2 hours a day, so I've had to pick and choose what I want to catch. 

 

Edit - I actually had to miss out on "School Live" because I just didn't have time in the day to watch it on top of the other shows I was doing at the time. I just have to hope it comes back around again. 


Edited by Fortress Ironhold, 15 February 2019 - 12:49 AM.


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Posted 15 February 2019 - 06:51 AM

 

[crossdressing Yuta]

 

Thank you~

 

Re:LOVE STAGE!!, yeah basically all recent BL is like that aside from the Doukyuusei film, which I haven't seen but I've heard good things about it.

 

I remember trying to ignore my parents' confused looks as I powered through Gundam SEED HD Remaster on the big front room TV. It was really awkward.


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Posted 19 February 2019 - 08:01 PM

Hidarmari Sketch 365.

 

I understood when Anime Network On Demand skipped the two bonus episodes for Hidamari Sketch, leaving them DVD-only. 

 

...But they also skipped episode 3 of 365 as well. 

 

Episode numbering goes 1, 2, 4. 

 

I think I can get that individual episode off of iTunes, but it's still annoying. 



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Posted 23 February 2019 - 12:22 AM



Sums up a lot of my problems with the Crunchyroll Anime Awards. Especially MHA dominating categories it has no right winning.

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Posted 23 February 2019 - 01:51 AM

Whats there to really embrace other than the Awards are a popularity contest pure and simple. Giving the vote to the people will sadly skew the vote to what is hot in the general mindset of anime fans. But there in lies the problem with such awards. How do we determine whos opinion matters to give praise to who deserves it.

Its the common problem with such awards. When I voted I did feel a disservice when voting on certain subjects. Especially the best movie catagory. I voted for MHA Two Heroes, but thats because it was the only film I had access to this year. Its probably one of the harder to judge since actual releases of Anime films outside of Ghibli and popular franchises films are usually not easily available to the public at large through legal means. Im fairly certain at least 3 others were more worthy but how can I vote for something I havent experienced? Similarly how does a person non fluent in Japanese give a fair vote to Japanese VAs

But on the other hand if not voted on by the populace I again pose the question, Who? If you take the vote away from the fans they will just as much anger their audience as much when their panels decide to snub the popular vote in favor of something they like instead. I did see Arkadas reaction to the Best movie reveal and I really dont blame him for his reaction, but other than putting his opinion out in the world through YouTube, who is he to judge everyone elses taste.

And ya the nominations were pretty weird this year. Outside of the continued MHA dominance cutting some of the catagories was pretty dumb and some of the nominations were pretty garbage.

As far as the presentation. I dont give a fig. Im glad to see the nominations give their notice but I rarely actually pay attention to the show itself. I really dont care if its just a bunch of people in a room or an amphitheater packed in with people. Sure if they want to pad it out with some cool performances, I really dont mind but it really doesnt matter to me either way as long as they nominees and winner get their recognition.

Edited by Daith, 23 February 2019 - 02:43 AM.


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Posted 23 February 2019 - 09:01 AM

I'm surprised the CR awards are still a thing, but in a good way. It means the company's publicity stuff is going well, and that can't be anything but good.

 

As for the Awards themselves, I'm honestly surprised to hear it was a giant popularity contest, but who cares? It's not like anybody takes what Crunchyroll says seriously, and even less so if anime fans themselves voted. I mean, on some macro level it might influence what CR decides to put their marketing money or production committee money behind, but if it's stuff like MHA instead of Shield Hero I'd have no problem with that either.

 

What I find ridiculous is how much Netflix anime was on the nominees list. What type of promotional message is "All the best anime is on Netflix, now watch more Crunchyroll!" They ended u having to give "Best Animation" and "Anime of the Year" to shows they don't have. In fact, AOTY is half Netflix.

 

Can't wait for Dragon Ball Super Broly to win Anime Film of the Year next year~


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Posted 23 February 2019 - 09:56 AM

Hmm, never cared too much of the results of awards shows, as, like this, they are often popularity contests.  I think one of the biggest factors are the nominations.  When some series are conspicuously missing (like Goblin Slayer), some I have never heard of (half the movies, though I did some research and saw I had read a few of the manga, it seems), and characters in the wrong categories (Momonga as antagonist?), it is hard to take them super seriously.  (Plus, looking at some of the stuff the judges had written about before)

 

But dealing with what was nominated, yeah, MHA had quite a few wins, but I don't think anything they won was really wrong (again, with what was nominated).  Fight scene could have been any of them, VA could have been any of them, though I probably would have picked Deku for best boy myself, and the antagonist would have been a toss up between All For One and Tsurumi.  Movie, yeah, though it was pretty fun, and the theater sold out where I saw it.

 

I guess the villain is one of the toughest for me, as over the past 25+ years I have been watching anime, there are really only about a dozen or two bad guys that I really think are great/memorable/love/hate/cool.  I mean, most anime bad guy/antagonists are perfectly serviceable, like Steppenwolf from Justice League, where the ones I really like and remember would be like Ultron, Red Skull, or even Helmut Zemo from the MCU.  I think I would put Lt. Tsurumi in with my favorites, due to the nature of the series, he can be either really fun, or you want to put a bullet between his eyes.  And All For One has a very western supervillain feeling, so that helps him a bunch.

 

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Posted 25 February 2019 - 08:32 AM

Grimms Notes Episode 7 addressed female characters who aren't covered up in snowy areas; Reina, whose outfit doesn't cover her shoulders, feels the chill immediately when the enter the realm of the Snow Queen.

 

Yet Shane, whose upper legs are exposed, is totally okay. I wonder if this was some sort of visual in-joke since Shane at least has a very big jacket and the whole scene was done waist-up.

 

It was also a strangely bland take on The Snow Queen which culminated in a blase ending which was weird because before this we had an episode where Snow White

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Posted 25 February 2019 - 08:56 AM

Don't you mean episode 7, not 8?

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Posted 25 February 2019 - 09:10 AM

Indeed I did,

 

The new thread name reminds me of this article: Millions of Anime Fans Relieved That More Anime is Coming.


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