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@  Maximus Ambus : (20 November 2019 - 01:05 PM)

On my shelf I have Ginrai donning the Star Convoy armor.

@  Liege : (19 November 2019 - 07:42 AM)

That he is.

@  Benbot : (18 November 2019 - 04:01 PM)

And a good boy

@  Liege : (18 November 2019 - 09:19 AM)

Hound is at least a very good toy.

@  ThunderWear : (18 November 2019 - 09:11 AM)

Hound is the only other one that even comes close to Chromia in my area, and he ships in two separate waves.

@  Liege : (18 November 2019 - 08:58 AM)

This might be how they finally get rid of all the Chromias. I've not seen a shelfwarmer like that in ages.

@  RichardT1977 : (17 November 2019 - 08:26 PM)

It's a good deal if you want a full set of Refraktor (and if they have them at your location)

@  TheMightyMol... : (17 November 2019 - 04:43 PM)

Here we can buy two and get one free, but at least two of them are gonna be the same toy, because lol distribution.

@  Bass X0 : (17 November 2019 - 01:01 PM)

In the U.K., it’s more like you but two, you only get one given how expensive they are.

@  RichardT1977 : (17 November 2019 - 11:38 AM)

Transformers are Buy 2 Get 1 free at Target this week.

@  Bass X0 : (17 November 2019 - 04:29 AM)

2019 has been one long South Park episode.

@  Sjogre : (16 November 2019 - 10:46 PM)

Okay, that actually sounds pretty fun.

@  Maximus Ambus : (15 November 2019 - 12:49 PM)

It was set in the forties, featured Nazi's as the villains and had Kiko fight mostly Ice Age animals and a mythical dragon that now ruled the island guarding Kongs treasure.

@  Paladin : (15 November 2019 - 11:37 AM)

and it was ALSO eleven hours long.

@  Maximus Ambus : (15 November 2019 - 10:55 AM)

In a alternate reality Peter Jackson made Son of Kong.

@  wonko the sane? : (15 November 2019 - 09:30 AM)

To be fair to boba: everyone else to go into the sarlacc was a sacrifice. Stripped almost naked and tossed, and didn't have body armor, a jetpack and a weapon.

@  TheMightyMol... : (15 November 2019 - 06:54 AM)

Nah, he just has to keep up his plot insurance payments so he can shoot his way out of the Sarlacc again.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (15 November 2019 - 02:59 AM)

Funny, but everyone knows he bounty hunts for Jabba Hutt to finance his 'Vette.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (15 November 2019 - 02:54 AM)

Okay.. Not sure why.. but streaming is harder than jsut playing the game.. even though that's pretty much what I was doing.

@  Xellos : (14 November 2019 - 06:47 PM)

What type of vehicle does Boba Fett use for time travel? A Man-DeLorean.

@  TM2-Megatron : (14 November 2019 - 03:55 PM)

Admittedly, it's been a long time since I've been to a walk-in clinic, as I tend not to get sick (and the one time I do every 4-5 years, I prefer just riding it out at home), but the last time I went I'm pretty sure you could just show up, no appointment. It may be different in Quebec,though

@  Nevermore : (14 November 2019 - 02:36 PM)

One thing to note about health insurance in Germany is that we have a two-class system: mandatory health insurance is basically the economy class, while private health insurance is the business class.

@  Nevermore : (14 November 2019 - 02:32 PM)

My local doctor is actually a shared office with several doctors where you will get randomly assigned to one of the doctors available that day.

@  Nevermore : (14 November 2019 - 02:30 PM)

Also, employers are required by law to cover part of their employees' health insurance fees, so I only have to pay my part.

@  Nevermore : (14 November 2019 - 02:28 PM)

Basic examinations and sick notes (known as "work-inability certificates" in Germany) for the employer are covered by our health insurances by default.

@  TheMightyMol... : (14 November 2019 - 12:02 PM)

Around here, we can go to a walk-in clinic whenever, but might have to wait in the queue until there's a doctor available, which can take hours on a busy day. And then hope our insurance will cover anything.

@  wonko the sane? : (14 November 2019 - 07:38 AM)

There actually are a good number of clinics around here: but the walk ins require an appointment (what?) and are only done once a week. IF you can get an appointment, you see a doctor usually within 40 minutes, but good luck getting the appointment.

@  Nevermore : (14 November 2019 - 03:35 AM)

Depending on the day.

@  Nevermore : (14 November 2019 - 03:35 AM)

We have family doctors (called "house doctors") with regular office hours where you may need an hour or two of waiting time.

@  TM2-Megatron : (14 November 2019 - 12:50 AM)

Two weeks? That seems a little long; are there not a lot of walk-in clinics around you?

@  wonko the sane? : (13 November 2019 - 07:01 PM)

Does germany make it quick and easy to see a doctor too? Cause an emergency doctor visit can take two weeks out here, and an emergency ROOM visit can take 18-24 hours.

@  Nevermore : (13 November 2019 - 06:43 PM)

(Good thing is, under German law, if you call in sick during your vacation and see a doctor immediately, you get to keep your vacation days.)

@  Nevermore : (13 November 2019 - 06:42 PM)

Too bad. My plans wee to do two more overtime hours before having my last day of vacation for the year on Friday. Oh well.

@  Nevermore : (13 November 2019 - 06:41 PM)

So I'm currently on medical leave for a particularly stupid reason: Burned my back with a hot-water bag while sleeping last night. Though the doctor said I'm hardly the first person to have this happen to them.

@  Patch : (13 November 2019 - 06:11 PM)

Just a particularly odious example of the 90s era of depicting transgender women as either the subject of crude humor, or "Jerry Springer" material.

@  Ashley : (13 November 2019 - 04:55 PM)

I think Ace Ventura legit contributed to me spending years in self denial. I will never be ok with Jim Carrey.

@  Benbot : (13 November 2019 - 01:22 PM)

I thought he since changed his tune.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (13 November 2019 - 12:51 PM)

Jim Carry Paladin?

@  Maximus Ambus : (13 November 2019 - 12:22 PM)

Don't doubt what he can do. Sonic the Hedgehog!

@  Paladin : (13 November 2019 - 11:51 AM)

not giving a dime to a transphobic antivaxxer.

@  wonko the sane? : (13 November 2019 - 11:25 AM)

It'll be a terrible movie if jim carrey phones it in. Otherwise it should be decent.

@  Paladin : (13 November 2019 - 10:45 AM)

sonics' still gonna be a terrible movie but at least they whined loud enough to make him look passable for a 2-minute trailer. "yay."

@  ▲ndrusi : (13 November 2019 - 10:37 AM)

But of course to annoying people there's no such thing as different decisions made for different reasons, there is only "I like it so it's right" and "I don't like it so it's wrong."

@  ▲ndrusi : (13 November 2019 - 10:35 AM)

Even if we pretend it's objective truth that they were both bad, then they were bad in very different ways.

@  ▲ndrusi : (13 November 2019 - 10:33 AM)

Sonic's previous movie design looked genuinely bad. The Transformers '07 designs just looked insufficiently like what certain loud and obnoxious parts of the fandom think Transformers are required to always look like.

@  Otaku : (13 November 2019 - 08:50 AM)

Um... Purple Monkey Dishwasher?

@  TheMightyMol... : (13 November 2019 - 08:25 AM)

Do we really need to have Every Movie Transformer Thread Ever in the Squawkbox?

@  Bass X0 : (13 November 2019 - 08:13 AM)

Sure it made money but that doesn’t mean it has appealing character designs. Lot of god awful fugly faces in the Transformers movies.

@  Otaku : (12 November 2019 - 08:25 PM)

@Liege My issue with Transformers (2007) were elements I thought were unnecessary.  I know it was supposed to just be a joke, but I didn't ever need to hear about "Sam's Happy Time". >.> Which, being in awe of the first "live action" TF-film, didn't even register until I'd already purchased and watched it on DVD a few times (after seeing it in theaters 3 times).

@  Liege : (12 November 2019 - 08:22 PM)

For all the Bayisms in the 07 movie, it was tempered by Spielberg as producer. Designs aside it was an enjoyable popcorn blockbuster about a boy and his first car who happens to be an alien from another planet. They sequels are just Bay going unchecked after he proved how much bank he could bring in.


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#4861 Daith

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Posted 05 April 2019 - 12:56 PM

I may be one of the few wanting to see the movie here but Code Geass: Lelouchof the Re;Surrection tickets are up for sale now. Got me and my brother ours with our favorite seating area. I hope they got most of everyone back for the Dub.

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Posted 05 April 2019 - 01:06 PM

https://www.funimati...ovie/codegeass/

 

Yep, looks like they got most back, which is fantastic considering how long it has been.

 

Then again, they got so many back for Fruits Basket as well, and that includes Laura Bailey, who doesn't really do anime anymore.


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Posted 06 April 2019 - 12:02 AM

That's an oddly nostalgic move, considering the mangaka insisted on the Japanese cast being entirely new.


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Posted 08 April 2019 - 07:56 AM

Star Twinkle Precure ep10 sure happened a lot, didn't it.

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Posted 08 April 2019 - 08:07 AM

Ah man I'm way behind.


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Posted 08 April 2019 - 11:20 AM

Interestingly enough, they are going to be premiering the Code Geass movie at Anime Boston on the 20th, along with a Q&A with Johnny Yong Bosch and Yuri Lowenthal, so I guess I'll be skipping the theatrical release.

Hopefully they will have the other VA guest panels scheduled better than the past few years.

Starting to get to be slimmer pickings over the past few years since simuldubs started. Sure, there are always Aniplex titles and movies (like this), but fewer big series.
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Posted 08 April 2019 - 02:17 PM

Ah man I'm way behind.

You're way more behind than I would have said you were 24 hours ago

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Posted 09 April 2019 - 12:03 PM

The live action Akira sounds awesome. I've always wanted to see Neo-Manhattan brought to life.

 



 



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Posted 09 April 2019 - 02:01 PM

Watching the Ultra Man anime, honestly, it kind of weird, the story makes sense, sort of, but the animation, its kind of poor for a CGI show, at times it can be amazing other times, it looks flat and down right horrible, as if they are trying really hard to recreate live action, if anything, I would say Gridman was better animated, with Ultra man, the animation keeps changing far to offen, while fluid, there are times when it looks horrible and painful to watch, good example of this bad animation is the alien in charge of the SSSP or at least scenes with him in, I haven't finished the series, yet. but I'm not exactly impressed.


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Posted 13 April 2019 - 02:04 AM

Funimation got the Million Arthur anime, which was probably from the bilibili deal.

The most surprising thing about this news is that Bushiroad owns New Japan Pro Wrestling. Wonder if they've considered buying out a wedding planning business too.

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Posted 20 April 2019 - 09:26 PM

Just saw the Code Geass movie today, and it was a pretty fantastic movie that has quite motivated me to rewatch the series next on my list.

 

I do highly recommend it to those who loved the series.

 

And as a explanation/spoiler of something that happened at the end that the producer had explained to Johnny Yong Bosch when they had the LA premier with some of the Japanese production team earlier in the week:

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Also, I JUST found out that the recap movies (that were not dubbed, so prolly will never watch) are the cannon for the movie, and they changed a few things like:

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Edited by Xellos, 20 April 2019 - 09:31 PM.

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Posted 21 April 2019 - 02:46 PM

Just watched the latest ep of Boruto, I know its filler but the story was kind of lame, the sudden reveal in the last ep of the guy being the "Big bad" of the arc wasn't great but to see him get his transformation demolished in seconds, was kind of a guilty pleasure. Of this season watches, there hasn't been much that really caught my attention, the only one I'm watching on a Sunday besides from Boruto and One piece is Shoumetsu Toshi (Afterlost), its a sort of action mystery series, the story starts when a whole city just disappears completely, aside from one girl and the main part begins a couple of years later when she broken out of a possible groverment facilty but there seems to be people with strange powers and the girl with the person who broke her out are heading to what commony refered to as the lost AKA the missing city.


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Posted 23 April 2019 - 08:57 AM

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Posted 23 April 2019 - 02:11 PM

Well I ended up watching "That time I got reincarnated as a slime"

...that sure was an anime I watched.


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Posted 23 April 2019 - 02:51 PM

It's another in a long line of constant Isekai, but one I at least find kind of charming with it not devolving into a straight Harem series. Rimiru is much too OP to make any threat feel credible or finds a way to get around things much to easily but I do enjoy the world of characters being built.



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Posted 23 April 2019 - 05:05 PM

Just watched the latest ep of One Punchman, the scene before the credits role was really funny to watch, I can't help but smile/chuckle from it!


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Posted 23 April 2019 - 08:26 PM

It's another in a long line of constant Isekai, but one I at least find kind of charming with it not devolving into a straight Harem series. Rimiru is much too OP to make any threat feel credible or finds a way to get around things much to easily but I do enjoy the world of characters being built.

I stuck with it due to the interesting world, and Rimiru was a neat enough character. However what you say is true. He's too OP, and does get around things too easily. It's basically "Go here do thing" the anime.

 

Another thing that bothers me about it is we introduce characters that really have little point for the story. Hey meet these cool orges! Okay we'll focus on them for a couple of episodes then push them aside. Hey do you like that cool Lizard girl who's the Chief's daughter? (Like I did) Too bad, she changes and is just forgotten about.

 

It's part of what I feel makes shield hero so good. We meet characters and get to LEARN about those characters over time.


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Posted 24 April 2019 - 01:56 AM

Another thing that bothers me about it is we introduce characters that really have little point for the story. Hey meet these cool orges! Okay we'll focus on them for a couple of episodes then push them aside. Hey do you like that cool Lizard girl who's the Chief's daughter? (Like I did) Too bad, she changes and is just forgotten about.


Are you sure they're actually gone and not just temporarily away? I mean, the novels are a lot of material and the anime already had a second season confirmed.

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Posted 24 April 2019 - 08:55 AM

I did some snooping, and from what I can tell yeah they are THERE but get little focus. They mainly exist to move that specific piece of the plot along, then are basically demoted to "Background Character"

 

Even so, this 23 (Episode 24 hardly counts being a recap episode) anime series had more then enough time to develop SOMEONE other then Rimiru, and well it really doesn't. You learn a bit about Shizu, but it's mostly again just to set something up for Rimiru.

 

Everyone really only exists to serve as a plot point to get Rimiru to go do something. I know there are a few characters that do play a major role in the story, but we didn't meet them in season 1, and even so I don't feel it's a good thing to have all these characters serving this purpose for a 23 episode series.

 

Like I said, Rimiru is nice and all, but given he doesn't really have to struggle with anything, it gets a bit stale after a while.


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Posted 24 April 2019 - 09:14 AM

LN shows are like SoL shows, except replace "people do stuff and it's relaxing and everything that's worth with the real world is okay for twenty or so minutes" with "MC is the best and you're just like MC and everthing that's wrong with the real world is okay for twenty or so minutes".

 

 

I know there are a few characters that do play a major role in the story, but we didn't meet them in season 1

 

IIRC from what I know about this series; the manga it's adapted from is adapted from a novel series that was meant as a meandering nothing on Syousetsu. Then it got really popular so the author finally had to decide stuff was going to happen in a serious way after like four volumes.

 

So you'd expect stuff to start heading in that direction around episode 13-19, but maybe it took way longer than that for things to solidify.


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