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11689 No. 11689 [Edit]
FUCK YEAH
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>> No. 11690 [Edit]
What the hell OP, we already have a jojo thread
>>11675
would it kill you to check first?
>> No. 11697 [Edit]
They sure made a huge deal about a kiss.
>> No. 11698 [Edit]
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>> No. 11699 [Edit]
 
>>11698
them subs
>> No. 11703 [Edit]
>>11697
Of course they did, now thanks to Dio, Erina isn't a pure maiden anymore and has been forever dishonored.

>>11698
oh god
>> No. 11710 [Edit]
>>11697
Things were different back then. Things might not have been better, but at least woman cared about being pure.

>>11698
I don't know what to say about that.
>> No. 11711 [Edit]
>>11699

Was this supposed to be a joke or a serious attempt at translation?

Either way I couldn't stop laughing.
>> No. 11712 [Edit]
>>11711

Troll subs of course.
>> No. 11716 [Edit]
>>11712
Joke subs*
>> No. 11719 [Edit]
>>11698

WRYYYYYYYYYYYYYY?
>> No. 11921 [Edit]
I really liked the second ep, looking forward to the fight in the mansion on the next one
>> No. 11937 [Edit]
Wow, the first episode really went straight to the time skip. I was expecting it to take at least two or three episodes until it got there, but the anime really isn't messing around.

We might get through Phantom Blood in pretty quickly at this rate.

Stone-men and Nazi cyborgs. I fucking love Jojo.
>> No. 11955 [Edit]
>>11937

Wow, so they're actually going to animate Battle Tendency? Thing's are really looking up this season.
>> No. 11961 [Edit]
>>11955
I have no idea. I was pretty much talking out of my ass since I had only seen the first episode, but I've now seen the second episode and have seen the OP so it could be possible. The rate at which the anime is going through the manga is still pretty fast, though.
>> No. 12015 [Edit]
 
Bump for AWESOME
>> No. 12046 [Edit]
all that censoring...
>> No. 12053 [Edit]
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I found these subs a little funny at first, but I couldn't stand it after a while. It's just so bad.

I did like, however, the references to the Diamond is Unbreakable translation with the "ABAJ!" thing.
>> No. 12055 [Edit]
>>12053
Why not just stick with Nutbladder?
>> No. 12057 [Edit]
>>12055
Well, I am currently watching this with the Commie subs, however I had decided to see exactly how bad the subs for this were out of boredom and for a good laugh.

Holy hell, I just realized that Duwang was the name of the town in the mistranslated Diamond is Unbreakable chapters. Haha.

Oh Hanyuu, I should've noticed when they translated George Joestar to say " my nam is(u dont need to remember)".
>> No. 12067 [Edit]
I hope that this show covers all 8 arcs of Jojo. If this show gets cancelled I will literally murder the producers
>> No. 12109 [Edit]
god damn that dad is a dumbfuck
>> No. 12164 [Edit]
were they falling very very slowly or was that building a heck of a lot taller than it looked on the outside?
>> No. 12172 [Edit]
Time was slowed for dramatic effect and for the characters to, in full verbatim, explain their thoughts that would've taken a fraction of a second to realize and act on.

Post edited on 27th Oct 2012, 2:23am
>> No. 12242 [Edit]
>>12164

Oh god, that scene got me good too, they were falling for literally like a straight minute and a half just off a 3 story house.

That was just some more of the oh so wonderful QUALITY though.
>> No. 12291 [Edit]
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Is it just me, or was anybody else too preoccupied with listening to the soundtrack playing to pay much attention to what was actually going on?
>> No. 12292 [Edit]
4th episode was bit boring after first three episodes full of awesomeness, but 5th episode was again very awesome.
>> No. 12293 [Edit]
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Very good 5th, my main complaint is Zeppeli reaction after the bread line.
I was expecting something more...
>> No. 12295 [Edit]
I can't watch the 4th episode since I'm waiting to see if Commie will release a v2 of episode 4 like they did for episode 2 and 3. I can't switch to the other subbers since it'd make my torrent download list annoying to go through and I don't like that.
>> No. 12298 [Edit]
>>12295
utorrent has a labeling feature that I find pretty handy
>> No. 12499 [Edit]
http://superrobotwarz.wordpress.com/2012/11/14/2012-jojos-bizarre-adventure-the-animation-the-adventure-will-continue-with-joseph-joestar/
>> No. 12687 [Edit]
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After the latest this is top show for me this season. Best thing is, it's just going to get better from this point forward.
>> No. 12688 [Edit]
>>12687

Latest ep.
>> No. 12740 [Edit]
Straits is a punk ass bitch
>> No. 12824 [Edit]
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REAL NAZI SCIENCE!
>> No. 12825 [Edit]
 
Act 1 had the manliest OP of the year
Act 2 has the most fabulous OP of the year
>> No. 12826 [Edit]
>>12824
It already moved to Battle Tendency? Damn my shitty and low HD space! I guess that I'll have to use Windows 8 if i want to keep up...!
>> No. 12827 [Edit]
>>12826
why would you need to use windows 8?
>> No. 12828 [Edit]
>>12827
Because the only other HD that I have is on a laptop with Windows 8 already installed into it.
>> No. 12829 [Edit]
>>12824
SEKAAIIIIICHIII
>> No. 12830 [Edit]
>>12828
Sure would be hard to uninstall 8
>> No. 12842 [Edit]
Just got done watching the first ark/chapter or whatever. I'm sorry but I just can't love this as enthusiastically as everyone else does. It's probably just me, but I couldn't help but wonder if this was possibly written by a 12 year old.
Is all the dialogue supposed to be this corny and strange? I feel like I'm watching a high school play at times. I keep trying to tell myself while watching this that I'm just over thinking it, but it's hard not to get confused when you've got a talking vampire head that shoots lasers and moves around with it's hair, explaining how a zombie holding onto a pipe is about to make a ship explode... it's all just so... "are you serious?"
There's just so much that makes no sense, I wouldn't know where to start.
well okay, since when can vampires shoot lasers from their eyes? and if it was something he did with the last bit of his demon life (which was changed in the next ep to the act of cutting his own head off) why was he able to do it freely on the boat? for that matter, if jojo already saw what the attack was capable of, why did he try AGAIN to block it with his arms? from the looks of it, he clearly had time to move. why can't these people just die? whats with all this "I'm not dead yet!" guy gets ripped in half but can still crawl across the room, guy gets his decapitated but can still pick up a flower with his mouth and spit it out to hurt some one's eye... hey if dio can regenerate his body back to normal after getting body parts cut off or even being sliced in half, why does he need a replacement body? and, why didn't they just get any old body?
I know I'm reading to much into the show, but it's just too much for me.

Is this all supposed to be funny or whats the deal here? I really don't get it.
>> No. 13747 [Edit]
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Next week: AC/DC. Gotta love Jojo, training arc in 1 episode.

I just wanted an excuse to post this image.
>> No. 13748 [Edit]
>>13747
I'm pretty sure the training arc was like that in the manga too. I like that they just skipped that shit.
>> No. 13760 [Edit]
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I hope they animate part 4.
>> No. 13940 [Edit]
Dubstep, in jojo?
>> No. 14049 [Edit]
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Hilarious, isn't it?
>> No. 14709 [Edit]
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Sure was lucky for him a large unmanned German plane just happened to be flying itself into the side of a cliff as he came along.

That whole ep was awesome. I really hope they make another season.
>> No. 14756 [Edit]
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>>14709
>I really hope they make another season.
Seems likely.
>> No. 14757 [Edit]
>>14756
I can't wait
>> No. 14770 [Edit]
They're actually going into Stardust Crusaders? Wow, that's sort of surprising.
>> No. 15001 [Edit]
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>>14709
>>14756
>>14757

Sigh, I already miss my weekly Jojo dose. On top of that David Production is stuck with Neptunia for the time being so they won't adapt Part 3 this year probably. OTL
>> No. 19053 [Edit]
Stardust Crusaders finally started airing. Thoughts on the first ep?
>> No. 19054 [Edit]
I don't know. Recently I've been following the philosophy of logic, reason, and secular humanism. And the way I see it, women are just as suspecptible to the the human urges of sex as we are. What is intrinsically wrong with sex anyway? As long as we are still able to keep our reason? I have pretty much been what most guys here would cost a "normalganfagonisticst gere" for well over a year here, and found women are susceptible to a lot of the same problems we fins ourselves probselibitsic to.
>> No. 19056 [Edit]
>>19054
Just what I've been thinking about this show.
>> No. 19060 [Edit]
>>19054
>And the way I see it, women are just as suspecptible to the the human urges of sex as we are. What is intrinsically wrong with sex anyway?

The problems aren't with sex itself, but the undesirables that tend to accompany it, and the crime, disease, and illegal activities that those undesirables bring with them.
>> No. 19070 [Edit]
Fuck, first ep of Stardust Crusaders felt like it was over before it even began.
>> No. 19178 [Edit]
The ED is fucking weird. Didn't like it matched at all. It was like someone muted the original audio track and played something only vaguely related over it.
>> No. 19180 [Edit]
Ch-ch-ch-changes
http://www.capsulecomputers.com.au/2014/04/jojos-bizarre-adventure-all-star-battle-name-changes-details/
>> No. 19228 [Edit]
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Don't forget to buy the dvds!
>> No. 19484 [Edit]
I got the impression a lot of people were looking forward to stardust, so it's kind of funny how no one has much to say about it now that it's airing.
>> No. 19495 [Edit]
>>19484
Well like people already mention before during the first season; Eveyone who's interested in jojo has already read the manga so there's not really anything to talk about. Add onto that the ova from years back.
>> No. 19499 [Edit]
>>19495
I realize that. I just find it amusing is all.
>> No. 19541 [Edit]
What the hell was the deal with ep8. Who gets attacked by a mystery assailant in their hotel room then after casually telling their near by friends about it just continues to hang out in the room. on top of that, while only being a few rooms away no one stops by to check on the guy knowing full well he just got attacked. wtf?
>> No. 19633 [Edit]
>>19541
Polnareff is not known for his working well with others nor his wariness.

I was impressed by how the crew managed to use telephones without the cables being cut. I mean, they were idiots even with them, but I was surprised how that simply remained a thing through the episode.

So far Jojo is pretty good. Nothing unexpected, but everything I wanted was delivered in spades.
>> No. 19666 [Edit]
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>>19228
DVDs? Considering that digital tv resolution is better than tv, buy bluray discs!
>> No. 19671 [Edit]
>>19495
While I've already seen the old ova there's still plenty of the content in this version that didn't make it's way into that. so there's at least that.
>> No. 19917 [Edit]
I thought stardust was kinda dull for the most part since I already saw the ova, but the parts that weren't in that are something I'm able to enjoy.
>> No. 20337 [Edit]
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I'm finding this show a lot more entertaining now that we're getting into a lot of content that was left out of the original ovas.
>> No. 21711 [Edit]
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Fuck yeah, we're finally back in business.
>> No. 21958 [Edit]
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Man this was some wile e coyote shit right here.
>> No. 21985 [Edit]
Where's Lisa Lisa?
>> No. 21988 [Edit]
>>21985
I'm pretty sure she's dead by the time of Stardust Crusaders.
>> No. 22164 [Edit]
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See, this is what I love about this show.
...just wish they didn't drag that segment out so much.
>> No. 22228 [Edit]
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Love how they've nearly been killed tons of times on their long arduous journey across foreign lands, enemies lurk around every corner and death follows them each step of the way... yet they still care about looking silly in front of complete strangers.
>> No. 22315 [Edit]
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What a convenient power for a pedo.
>> No. 22316 [Edit]
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Jojo's levels of insightfulness never cease to amaze me.
>> No. 22323 [Edit]
>>22316
He's a regular Sherlock Holmes.

How noticeable was the covering on Polnareff running around naked?
>> No. 22324 [Edit]
>>22323
What covering?
They censored his poop but not his dick.
>> No. 22326 [Edit]
>>22324
Fair enough. That's all I wondered.
>> No. 23011 [Edit]
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It's stuff like this that make this series so great.
>> No. 23025 [Edit]
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You sure about that?
>> No. 23070 [Edit]
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umm... How exactly would having what's essentially a lie detector help you out in a car race?
>> No. 23155 [Edit]
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Why couldn't that mofo just roll his ass out of that circle? why did he just keep moving further in?

Also what the fuck is with this cool ice bullshit?
>> No. 23228 [Edit]
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Holy shit it's finally here. God I can't wait for the road roller.
>> No. 23229 [Edit]
>>23155

Something about Horriblesubs being ripped from Crunchyroll and Crunchyroll not being allowed to use copyrighted words. Yes it's retarded and they did the same thing with Oingo Boingo.
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>>23347
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>> No. 23352 [Edit]
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>>23348
No fun allowed I see.
>> No. 23354 [Edit]
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Shouldn't Joseph be burning up in that sun too?
>> No. 23356 [Edit]
>>23354
Dio only took Joseph's blood. He didn't give any to Joseph to make him a vampire.
>> No. 23357 [Edit]
>>23356
Jojo gave him Dio's blood to bring him back from the dead.
>> No. 23358 [Edit]
>>23357
Oh, then, I have no idea. I didn't watch the anime and forgot that that happened since I'm only remembering bits of it from when I read the manga.

Maybe Dio has to do some other special thing for it to work that they didn't show. Like: rubbing his crotch and mumbling broken gibberish in Gaelic, or something.
>> No. 26205 [Edit]
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Jojo Part 4 ED - Ending JoJo Diamond is Unbreakable
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kgFbiPQNN9Q
>> No. 26209 [Edit]
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that hair transformation when his stand comes out
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I didn't follow part 4 as it was airing because I wanted to wait on the BDs, but I said to hell with it and decided to start marathoning this yesterday. Seemes the BDs didn't really fix or change much anyway. Apparently this just finished airing too so I guess it was good timing.

One of the first things I noticed was the obnoxious way they still rename all the stands for English speakers, almost forgot they did that for the previous parts. I get some of them are for possible copyright issues since they're usualy band/song names, but many are so obscure or simple common words/names so it doesn't make any sense to change them. pic related, Who's gonna sue them for typing out the word "surface"?

Post edited on 24th Dec 2016, 6:03pm
>> No. 27584 [Edit]
I'm 20 ep into jojo part4 and... it's not very good lol.
It's really lacking substance. There's no over arching objective, threat, or goal.
It's just a lot of pointless dicking around. They had a rather straight forward premise set up early on but took care of it far far too quickly. It was nothing special but the mystery of who's creating stand users was much better than having absolutely nothing at all to tie things together. After that got resolved it became like watching and waiting and wondering if they're gonna establish a new over arching villain/goal for the characters.
Which I guess sort of came in the form of some random murder who feels very detached from the main characters, and is treated like a minor sub plot at best in a show that has no main plot.
Also, I find the setting very boring. they went from traveling the globe, to keeping everything in a small generic Japanese town. It's hard to switch from watching as they're traversing deserts and oceans while fighting for their lives, to watching characters go to and from school while occasionally getting into wacky hijinks on the way.
I thought it was neat at first they brought back part3's jojo, but then they had him sit in a hotel room jerking off and doing nothing for half the season. As of ep 20 the only episode he's really done much of anything in is one where they go hunt a rat of all things. Meanwhile part2's jojo shows up and as soon as he does they literally have him playing babysitter and nothing else.
They repeatedly bring out what seem like interesting villains, then kill them off or BEFRIEND them Nanoha style within an ep or two, most going with the befriending direction..
While I know nothing about jojo is supposed to be taken too seriously or read too much into, I still can't help but notice they're extremely inconsistent with the main character's power. They can repair stuff which is all well and goo, but they made a very clear point that he warps and distorts the things he repairs. That distortion thing only seemed to happen within the first couple ep after that only happened randomly. It's like the writer figured it'd be more convenient to have the power repair stuff normally and retconed it while not even being half way into the series yet. In general it feels very much like the result of a writer who used up all his best ideas on their previous works.
To be fair I will say the art, sound, animation, and over all style is great quality stuff. The substance just isn't there.
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we running in the 90s over here!
>> No. 27608 [Edit]
>>27584
jojo's is a comedy anime
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Just finished it. I like how part 2's jojo showed up early on so he could use his ability to find someone who showed themselves as soon as he arrived anyway. Then did absolutely nothing at all aside from kidnapping a baby. Then while much of the second half of the anime revolved around trying to find someone else he was nowhere to be found.

>>27608
Maybe so, but I don't believe it's intentional.
In this season things were so over the top silly and ridiculous that I could 'almost' believe it was intended, but it didn't feel like it was meant to be a comedy to me. There's no shortage of hilarious moments sure, but things seemed far too dark, gritty, and violent for this to be a comedy for one. The very first villain was introduced as someone who liked to rape and kill people, including children. You've got to have a twisted sense of humor to include something like that into your comedy. Besides, comedies tend to be episodic with actual jokes or funny situations. This was around half episodic half serial and there wasn't much in the way of actual jokes, the focus here was largely on action. The humor mainly came from "are you serious" moments, the kind found in movies that are "so bad they're good". I think the best proof of this is the main character's retconned power. They originally had him distort things he fixed which could have been a comedy gold mine, but it was changed to be more practical and usefully in and out of fights.
>> No. 31765 [Edit]
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Time to keep this thread alive now that Part 5 has an anime.
>> No. 31932 [Edit]
They renamed Sticky Fingers to zipper head in the subs? why the fuck would you do that?!?
>> No. 31933 [Edit]
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>>31932
US Copyright law reasons.

They'd open themselves to the right owners of that rolling stone's album wanting a royalty or flatly having them remove all episodes containing those words.

If it was just a small handful of stands, they probably would've went through the hasstle to get permission, but due to the sheer number of stands and all of them being in the same boat, it wouldn't make much sense.

Sadly, the references to REO Speedwagon and the Cars are going to be the exception, especially now that the references start to get numerous.
>> No. 31934 [Edit]
>>31933
Yes we all know the bizarre excuse they use, but you can't copy right generic words/phrases. Reasons why should be pretty obvious.
https://yourbusiness.azcentral.com/can-single-word-copyrighted-9327.html
The only thing more insane than trying to sue someone for using a word like "surface", is actually thinking you'll get sued for using it.
By that same logic we might as well all stop using the word "it", less we get sued by Stephen King.
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>>31934
The key word there being "generic".
For a few of the one-woders, it is a bit of a stretch, but it may still fall under the term 'generic'. Cars and Speedwagon were weak examples.

How does an iconic album name count as 'generic'?
What about when everything about the stand is a reference, such as killer queen's attack Bites the dust?

It also starts to get a lot more direct than previous parts starting with golden wind and continues through stone ocean. How well do Green Day, Spice Girl, and Marilyn Manson pass the 'generic' test?


Also, lawsuits are expensive to the point where it makes very little business sense to willfully open yourself to some sleezy lawyer acting on behalf of one of the large production/record companies filing a lawsuit and then asking to settle it before trial for a low cost of half a million dollars plus court fees.
>> No. 31936 [Edit]
>>31935
Seriously?
They're not going to waste their time and money on frivolous lawsuits that they have little or nothing to gain from. It wouldn't even make it to the settlement stage as any judge would dismiss the case on the spot.
The bullying tactics you describe are used by big corporations to subdue competition. In realty, no one cares if you mention the name of a movie book or what have you. This is how modern day film and tv are able to casually reference other works. Depending on how they reference the works it could be considered slander, but there is no legal president in simply mentioning the name of a band, character, movie ect. This is why youtube videos get copyright strikes from playing clips/audio from copy written materials but not from mentioning the name of those materials. If what you say were even possible, review series (both amatuer and professional)would not exist. This is simply a case of CR being needlessly paranoid, nothing more nothing less.

>How does an iconic album name count as 'generic'?
Popularity of the material has little baring in this situation, you can't copyright a generic (1-2 common words) phrase regardless of how popular your material is. Michael jackson's "bad" album is one of the most iconic albums out there, but would you get sued if you named your character Bad and gave him a stand named Speed Demon? No because those are generic terms and the very idea is silly. By generic I of course mean commonly used words.

As for your examples, yes I'd say "green day" just like "red day" or "blue day" is generic, it's a color + day, that's about as generic as you can get, same for spice girl. A person's name however in the case of Marilyn Manson, would be a different matter. You 'can' however possibly get into trouble if you create an actual band and name it similar to a pre-existing band because this would be misleading, but that is not the case in Jojo.

"Titles are not subject to copyright protection"
- Andrew K Jacobson, Intellectual Property Lawyer

"Titles are NOT copyrightable, so there is no chance of protecting it by copyright."
- Todd Lowry, former Director of Business Affairs at Hal Leonard Publishing (1991-1996)

https://www.quora.com/Do-Music-album-names-have-a-copyright
>> No. 31940 [Edit]
>>31933
umm, I don't think that's how royalty works?
>> No. 31944 [Edit]
>>31936
I think it's worth pointing out also that the characters are still saying the names, out-loud, in english. Altering the subtitles wouldn't really change anything or protect CR if this were indeed an issue.
>> No. 31945 [Edit]
>>31944
>Altering the subtitles wouldn't really change anything or protect CR if this were indeed an issue.
I wouldn't be so sure about that. Hypothetically speaking -IF- mentioning the names actually were an issue, CR could possible get away with claiming they only made the subs and had nothing to do with the creative process behind the audio/video and as such pass blame onto the original creators.
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>>31944
>Altering the subtitles wouldn't really change anything or protect CR if this were indeed an issue.

Not quite.
CR is only legally responsible for the stuff that CR adds -- this includes subs and the english dub (funi is in the same boat, and has done similar things for similar reasons).

CR has a license from the JP company to use the JP work (jojo) in the USA, but not a license to use the reference/homage in the USA. if the sleezy lawyer wanted the JP work to remove the reference/homage, they would need to do so through the JP law system (the reference/homage is a valid use in JP law, so this would fail pretty fast).

Oh, now would probably be a good time to note: the english stuff added by CR also crosses over to EU copyright laws as well, where Freedom of Speech is not a protected right. The renaming of stuff helps stove off two birds with one stone.
>> No. 31947 [Edit]
>>31945
>sue, CR could possible get away with claiming they only made the subs and had nothing to do with the creative process behind the audio/video and as such pass blame onto the original creators.
It's the other way around actually. An audio visual work can be easily shown to be non-infringing or even transformative use, and thus not actionable under almost any copyright regime. On the other hand subtitles may not be counted as transformative. I recall there was a case a while back where someone who made subtitles was sued, the claim being something like that the subtitles were identical to a copyrighted work of text (the script) and thus were infringing. That said subs are translations, so I dunno how that would be handled, still in the case of anything relating to the subtitles CR would almost certainly be the ones in hot water.

Anyways, there's no telling why they did it. It could even be something completely different such as CR trying to get the music labels that own the copyrights to toss them some cash for brand promotion, and when they didn't they wrote out the names.
>> No. 31948 [Edit]
>>31947
>there's no telling why they did it
CR is a company founded on illegal activity and business practices which relaunched and has since been trying to stay clean while projecting a clean image . Even though album tittles can not be copy write protected, They likely don't want to take any chances.
>> No. 31968 [Edit]
What a Bizarre song to use for part 5's ending theme.
>> No. 31984 [Edit]
Just started watching Part 5, on episode 2 now. Didn't read the manga so I'm pretty much going blind.
Giorno's stand seems like the most bullshit one so far, can't wait to see what kind of stunts he will pull off with it.
>> No. 31994 [Edit]
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>>31984

That is very much true, but now we start getting into the stands with more abstract abilities with lots of bullshit all around.
>> No. 31999 [Edit]
>>31994
Yeah this part stands seem to have evolved a lot from mere "punch ghosts", its really entertaining even if it allows for (even) more asspulls.
>> No. 32001 [Edit]
I'm just glad this part doesn't revolve around a Japanese highschool kid and their afterschool antics. That alone makes it better than part 4 by default in my eyes.
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I guess these guys didn't get the memo.
>> No. 32021 [Edit]
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Has someone really so far been as to sub it anime were one like to do more like this?
>> No. 32022 [Edit]
>>32021
I think my head is hurting
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Anyone could have done what he did by tossing some sort of poison into the drink. A stand wasn't required, let alone his stand specifically.
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This is probably the most bullshit thing I have seen on JoJo until now and that's saying a lot
>> No. 32047 [Edit]
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These guys mostly want money at the end of the day right? So why aren't they using their powers to say, rob banks or something?
>> No. 32048 [Edit]
>>32046
Yeah I think that damaged my brain.
>> No. 32051 [Edit]
>>32047
Its JoJo, they must find the most complicated way of doing things.
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>> No. 32220 [Edit]
What the hell happened after part3 that caused all jojo characters to start dressing like flamboyant retards?
>> No. 32239 [Edit]
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>>32220
During the great age of the sexual revolution in the late 80's, the editor at the time let the mangaka out of the closet.

don't lose all hope though, you will see the throw back to his earlier style of manly bara in part 7.
>> No. 32240 [Edit]
>>32239
That's interesting to know. I had no idea but it does make perfect sense.
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Fucking hell! How many fucking times has this fucking fucked fucker been fucking shot already? What the fuck?!
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"have her go into the building alone, no body guards should even step onto the island."
See, what's all he needed to say.
>> No. 32391 [Edit]
>>32389
You gotta hand it to the boss. He knows what he's doing.
>> No. 32932 [Edit]
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Why doesn't Green day effect this guy again?
>> No. 32933 [Edit]
>>32932

The bodysuit protects him.
>> No. 32934 [Edit]
>>32933
Shouldn't he get mold in his face then?
>> No. 32941 [Edit]
>>32934
It's Jojo, stop trying to use your brain.
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I was digging his cyber punk look.
>> No. 32981 [Edit]
>>32934
It's sort of implied that some stands users can choose who their passive abilities affect. The rules aren't set in stone, so pretty much anything works.
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