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33019 No. 33019 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [Edit]
How would you describe your favourite character 'type' in anime?
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>> No. 33175 [Edit]
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>>33019
Autistic.

Pic related is kinda trashy because her show is haremshit, but she's the most mainstream example I can think of. Note that I consider autistic girls to be distinct from the silent/emotionless type like Rei or Nagato Yuki.
>> No. 33176 [Edit]
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>>33175
Not really my thing. Or do you mean a different type of autistic?
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>>33175
Would Baka (>>/an/33153) be an example?
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>>33176
Haven't played Swan Song so I'm not sure

>>33177
Nah, I glanced at the first episode, and if anything it would be more like the blue/black haired girl. The one with deadpan replies.

Pic related is another example, or perhaps Bocchi from last season. Basically, characters that don't pick up on social cues and that have a dorky and awkward way of expressing themselves. I think it's a more realistic way of writing shy girls, because most "shy" girls in anime feel forced, like they're just trying to act cute.

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33060 No. 33060 hide watch quickreply [Reply] [Edit]
A half length show starring Hotaru as a distinctly unmagical girl and ditzy senpai. Seems like it might be based on a 4-koma type comic, first ep was pretty entertaining. Every time she pulls a trick, it gets botched resulting in unintended fanserivce instead of magic
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It's a pretty fun anime. I'm surprised by how horrible not-Hotaru is with magic.
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33138
This anime is almost too lewd for me, almost.
>> No. 33144 [Edit]
>>33138
its too lewd for me when they go to the extra effort to show the ... never mind I just wanna suck dick and lick ballsbulge like that
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33172
Do I even want to know what the heck this is supposed to be?

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26438 No. 26438 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [Edit]
Some douche deleted the old thread so might as well start over.
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>> No. 32923 [Edit]
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32923
This series in a eggshell.
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>> No. 33170 [Edit]
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33170
American health care system in a nutshell.
>> No. 33171 [Edit]
>>33170
Yeah but only if every spin costs you $5,000

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>> No. 32963 [Edit]
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32963
Hey that's not fair! You gotta wait till they finish announcing their attack!
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33152
I can't believe they went with a Synthwave theme for the new Precure end. That's awesome!
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Interesting depiction of the Jersey devil.

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33120 No. 33120 hide watch quickreply [Reply] [Edit]
I forgot if I dropped the oringal DanMachi or not so I checked out ep1 of s2 and dropped it about halfway through.
I realize thats kind of a bummer to open the thread with.

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33103 No. 33103 hide watch quickreply [Reply] [Edit]
Cromartie High School was one of the first anime I watched and dubbed happened to be the thing most readily available at the time. I enjoyed it a lot. Soon after that I started avoiding dubs altogether for pretty much the same reasons as everybody else, but over the years I always rewatched Cromartie dubbed. I'm not here to debate or anything, and I apologize if this is inappropriate, but is it possible that there's something special about Chromartie's dub?

When it comes to comedy, I'm tempted to say dubs are least bad, but I wouldn't really know for sure and I imagine they have a lot of the same problems as others like added vulgarity to emulate American "adult cartoons". Crayon Shin Chan is another show I watched dubbed and I know they changed cultural references so as to not confuse American audiences, so if I ever rewatch that, i'd like to see it subbed. Then there's the case of Ghost Stories, which was too vulgar for my taste and pretty much the same as "abridged" shit. What do you think about these outliers?

Post edited on 19th Jul 2019, 2:20am
>> No. 33104 [Edit]
I'm not quite sure what question you are asking. Are you asking about our thoughts on dubs?
Anyways, as far Cromartie High School, I would say give the subs a shot. Since I am not familiar with the series, I'm not sure how much they left out (if anything) but I can say I have seen quite a few anime series that left out certain themes in the dubs (Cardcaptor Sakura comes to mind).
Also, thanks to you I know what series to watch after I finish the one I'm watching now. Many thanks!
>> No. 33106 [Edit]
>>33104
Well, i'm asking more about these specific dubs and others which might break from the mold a bit.
>> No. 33107 [Edit]
Dubs are all awful, never watch them.

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23946 No. 23946 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [Edit]
What a fucking poser.

It just dawned on me. She's this series's Makoto.
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Didn't I see this exact post on /a/ four-years ago?

Ahah, the show only came out practically two-years ago.

Post edited on 21st Nov 2016, 7:43am
>> No. 27430 [Edit]
>>27419
I accidentally made this thread when I meant to reply to the IM@S;CG thread. I thought I deleted this post...
>> No. 27435 [Edit]
Makoto was cute, though.
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>>27435
Cutest boy ever

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32780 No. 32780 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [Edit]
A cute little 800 year old fox girl pampers a lonely officer worker.
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>> No. 32946 [Edit]
>>32854
>If I were that guy I wouldn't be able to enjoy myself.
The latest episode did in fact touch on this. The way MC just dismisses the issue that Senko is probably projecting her feelings/guilt over his ancestor onto him quite unsatisfying emotionally.

But on the other hand the reason he gave is ultimately practical and I don't fault him for just being content with Senko's company. Even though it may only be a facade, having Senko around is probably more comforting for him than not having anyone at all, much in the same way watching the show provides the viewer with comforting escapism.
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>>32946
I noticed that, and it seems they doubled down on it for ep8. I guess they must have figured many viewers were thinking the same thing. So it's nice to see them address it. Like they say it doesn't really help things to worry about good times coming to an end and you shouldn't let that stop you from enjoying the moment.
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33030
No kidding...
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33085
At this point, any sane person who isn't a complete and total bitch would just hang up the phone.

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32770 No. 32770 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [Edit]
Season2 is out now.
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>> No. 33028 [Edit]
>>33015
I'm confused and don't understand how a fighting game works when one of the characters is invincible. That's the whole point of this series.
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>>33028
Simple, this is how.
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33054
Wow, thats was a really sugoi punch.
>> No. 33081 [Edit]
>>33054
That it is... only one punch!

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33001 No. 33001 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [Edit]
Believe me you will be like god
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>> No. 33072 [Edit]
>>33071
Breasts have to act according to gravity, the rear doesn't, for the rear all you would need to do is draw it larger.
>> No. 33073 [Edit]
>>33072
Well there's bras, and it's not like boob physics are realistic in anime. It's unnecessary work. Plus the walk cycle is probably tricker with a large ass.

Post edited on 6th Jul 2019, 7:54pm
>> No. 33074 [Edit]
>>33073
Bras still act on gravity, there is the matter of construction of the character as well. Generally to draw a character you will start with a sketch of the framework of it including a circle for the head, a block for the torso and a block for the hips. To make the rear larger all you do is enlarge the block you drew for the hips. To add breasts you then are adding two completely new entities that act in their own way, have there own shadows and effect on the cloths and must be symmetrical to each other. Enlarging the rear is just a matter of scale. Breast are much harder to draw than many people realise and the larger and more detailed they get the harder this becomes.
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>>33074
Well, I suppose you're right that doing large breasts well is more difficult. If we're talking about something mediocre to completely horrible, breasts take less effort, in my opinion. I think large breasts are more common on the completely horrible side of the scale. Pic is my counterpoint.

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33037 No. 33037 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [Edit]
Very unpopular opinion, but I've wanted to get it off my chest for a while: I don't like Haruhi. At least, I don't anymore. When I first watched it, it was fine. My tastes weren't really developed and I just watched whatever. Looking back on it though, it was a disappointing experience, and I don't just mean season 2. I watched it in chronological order. The first few episodes got me really excited. I loved the premise and thought a lot of crazy, mind fuckey things were going to happen. The possibilities were endless. I was excited to see all sorts of people ask the SOS Brigade for help with supernatural problems. I was excited to see more of the "radical alien faction" or something. I thought Kyon was going to go through a lot of traumatic shit. Haruhi's kind of a cunt, but if she gets better or if there's some repercussions for it, it's fine. Then the baseball episode happened, and most of the show ended up being like that. I get this is a consequence of the source material. I get this is why they aired the episodes out-of-order. I still don't like it.

It's not that I don't like slice of life. I liked Azumanga Daioh. I liked Lucky Star. Konata wasn't a magical girl though, and she wasn't possessed by a demon. If the show is going to be high schoolers doing high school things, why can't they just be normal high schoolers? Why waste an interesting premise? It's not even a comedy. There's jokes and gags and references, but it's not funny funny like Danshi Koukousei No Nichijou. Same thing with Hyouka. After the first arc, I thought he was going to solve a murder case or something. Nope. With his genius level mystery solving powers he just hangs around school. There was a cultural festival, last-minute romance sub-plot, and that's it. I just checked, and other "stuff" did happen, but all of it was wiped from my memory. Both of these were adapted from light novels and I think that's a big part of it.

Post edited on 2nd Jul 2019, 7:02am
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>> No. 33056 [Edit]
>>33051
I don't know for sure, but I would guess the main reason Despera isn't being made is because of difficulties finding staff to work on it. An anime I was looking forward to was even cancelled because of this. There are more anime productions per year resulting in there being less staff available for a project like this.
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>>33055
Most of the time it's more interesting to see characters fail than succeed. This is definitely the case with Haruhi. I think a golden rule of story telling is that whenever characters have a goal, something has to go wrong in a way that has lasting consequences. That takes a hell of a lot more effort to write though. Maybe the premise of Haruhi had too many possibilities, but i'd pay a million dollars to see an Urobuchi version.
>>33056
The official statment is here.
>Thank you for worrying about Despera. In the case of Despera, it is not simply a matter of funds, but now it is in chaos of animation business in Japan.
>The old business model has collapsed, and the route to make independent planning as a commercial work has disappeared.
>That is a problem. But well, I will do something. Remember The Big O project had spend years and years to the project has been established.
https://www.animenewsnetwork.com/interest/2018-03-21/yoshitoshi-abe-despera-anime-project-isnt-dead/.129307
>> No. 33058 [Edit]
>>33055
You have to admit that the vast majority of discussion and interest about isn’t because there’s a lot of brass connoisseurs in the anime fandom.
>> No. 33059 [Edit]
>>33058
Sure, but I also don't think most people who like Girls und Panzer build tank models. There's lots of other reasons one might like one of those series.
>>33057
>The old business model has collapsed, and the route to make independent planning as a commercial work has disappeared.
Makes sense.

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