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24746 No. 24746 hide watch quickreply [Reply] [Edit] [First 100 posts] [Last 50 posts]
Because the last thread, http://tohno-chan.com/ot/res/15686.html, is now on auto sage.
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http://evenstranger.pw/
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2genki4you
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>> No. 31433 [Edit]
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You shall not pass.

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31388 No. 31388 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [Edit]
TC what are your valentine's day plans?
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>> No. 31397 [Edit]
Rubbing my penis as I look upon drawings of half naked Asian school girls on my computer screen.
>> No. 31398 [Edit]
I don't have any.
I never have any plans.
>> No. 31399 [Edit]
I forgot that this was a thing. I'm just going to act like it's another day, just like with any other "special" day.
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receive

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31405 No. 31405 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [Edit]
Is there anyone here left from the start? I remember when Tohno created this imageboard, birthed from the Rizon.net irc. To remember those days, the responsibility of the present, and ambiguity of the future fills me with sorrow.
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>> No. 31423 [Edit]
>>31422
I'm not Stilts. But it makes me smile to see the name mentioned
>> No. 31424 [Edit]
>>31423
SSRH?
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>>31424
Yes.
>> No. 31426 [Edit]
>>31425
You're not living in the woods again are you?

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30392 No. 30392 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [Edit]
Do you ever feel strange things from inanimate objects?

I don't like to look at my Rosalina amiibos or have them next to my computer much because I can actually feel hatred coming from them.
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>>30656
I've been dealing with both for some time now. Crap, this is kind of scary.
>> No. 31369 [Edit]
Never got anything from regular objects. Only those based on figures/creatures.
I've got a fair amount of figs and always kept the toy story concept in the back of my mind.
It can be kinda fun to imagine what they might get up to when I'm not home. I like to think they're content in how I take care of them and supply them with plenty of friends. Never got any vibes from them however, good or bad.
>> No. 31402 [Edit]
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mono_no_aware
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>>31402
That's about finding beauty in the suffering of life.
So I don't think it's literal 'mono' as in stuff.

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27208 No. 27208 hide watch quickreply [Reply] [Edit] [First 100 posts] [Last 50 posts]
The old one has been on autosage for a long ass time, guys. Make a new one already. Old thread: >>24879
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>> No. 31364 [Edit]
Seems for the last 5 or 6 days there has been yet another noise coming from my right ear, so I'm assuming after this long it's here to stay. This one is higher pitched than the other, and is louder, so it's kind of annoying now whereas I didn't really care before. Oh well...
>> No. 31400 [Edit]
I really, really wish I didn't have to spend every day awake until 3 am just so i can catch of few hours of silence
>> No. 31404 [Edit]
I started watching Kaiju Girls after seeing that the S2 episodes were coming out. It was honestly a lot better and more entertaining than I was expecting. It's really cute.

I'm excited to see what S2 will be like, even if the episodes are really short.
>> No. 31434 [Edit]
So, Crunchyroll decided to stream more anime on Twitch again. They showed some stuff they've already streamed like Dragon Maid and Kemono Friends, however, they showed some new stuff this time. They showed Netjuu no Susume, KonoSuba S2, Tsukigakirei, and some other shows I don't remember the title of.

I watched Netjuu and Tsukigakirei, which are romance animes. I don't usually watch these things because I get filled with hate just thinking about this kind of thing, however, I didn't when I watched these with the chat. I was there rooting for the romance garbage to develop and see the "happy" ends.

I think that maybe I got swept up by the mood of the atmosphere just like in Gatchaman Crowds Insight because I had nothing better to do, or maybe I actually don't hate those kinds of things that much and like to see "happy" things happen to not entirely shitty people? Either way, I'm still unhappy.

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31372 No. 31372 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [Edit]
lets say /tc/ had some sort of battle royale where everyone here fought each other to the death in an argument over anime.
who do you think would win? i know i would kill at least few motherfuckers if it came to that, but then once it was safe and i was in the clear i'd lay down, play dead & wait to finish off the last guy standing once he thought he'd won and let his guard down.
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>> No. 31386 [Edit]
>>31377
if you're just gonna stand there and not even put up a fight then i would knock you out and use your limbs for weapons, thanks for making it easy for me.

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>> No. 31393 [Edit]
>>31386
Careful. Just because I'm volunteering to register the event doesn't mean I can't teleport behind everyone's back and nothingpersonel'd them all at the same time. You're on my list now. I'm still a magnanimous champion so I will execute you swiftly and painlessly.
>> No. 31394 [Edit]
What a convenient way to die. Come at me fellas!
>> No. 31401 [Edit]
I'd simply bring my katana to the battle royale. Glorious Nippon steel folded over 1000 times.

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521 No. 521 hide watch quickreply [Reply] [Edit] [First 100 posts] [Last 50 posts]
I'd like to start another dream thread, if that's all right. I'll go first.
You know how when you're a fan of something like anime or scifi or similar things in your teenage years parents will try to buy stuff for you? My dad and stepmom bought anime\manga related shit at yard sales a lot. Sometimes it was good, sometimes it was off the mark.
Well, in my dream I'm still in high school. I'm sitting there playing Xbox when my dad & stepmom walk in and yell that they got me something at a yard sale. I'm think to myself, "well, probably shit, but I might as well see," and go to check it out.
I walk into the kitchen and on the table is a box full of stuff from Neon Genesis Evangelion.
I get more excited and go to see what it is. There's every episode in raws and fansubs on
VHS, some uniforms, figurines, and even Shinjis' fucking tape recorder with the tape he listens to inside it! All the merchandise seems to be older and seems like it was directly imported from Japan. I ask where they found it.
It cuts to a yard sale with a slightly sad fiftyish woman in her front yard. She talked about how her son loved this show and whatnot, and seemed very sad. She sold it all for about 10-20 dollars.
I take all the stuff out and find a suicide note. Her son had gotten into anime in the
eighties while in high school and was completely inept and friendless. He grew obsessed with
Evangelion and felt a strong kinship with Shinji because he was such a fuck up. He grew older
and couldn't find anyone to share his interests with, became more and more of a recluse, and
killed himself in the late nineties, which I recall being a shame since the internet as of
96, when he killed himself, could have given him a place to talk to others and feel less alone. I realized he was "an otaku of another generation." I hung up his note and saluted it. I then went to watch his tapes and realized that he had dubbed it himself in case he ever met anyone who wanted to share his joy. I inherited his legacy. His mother had cleaned house and ended up giving me a record of a hikkikomori life.
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>> No. 31322 [Edit]
I dreamt that I had a friend, I believe he said he went by Pop. Cool dude, unfortunately I don't remember much now. I was awoken by some scurrying noise in the ceiling, thought was mice but I guess not. There was a point where I had to drive, and I kept sliding around and couldn't control the car.
>> No. 31328 [Edit]
Today, I had one where I went to visit my parents at their house. It was of course not the real house, but a fictional house. On arrival, my brother was driving, he was able to spin the car from around the block and around the corner and slide it right into the driveway perfectly. In front of the door there was a small concrete patio, which at front had a rail in front made of those circular supports they use for chain link fences. For one reason or another I got pissed off at this, so I took a circular saw in hand and starting going at it. As it turned out, those were actually pipes with water running through them, so that came gushing out unbelievably. I can't remember how this connected now, but there was now a need to escape up to the roof of a very large hotel to get away from the flood. There were hundreds of people doing the same. At one point, someone dropped their phone on the stairs heading up, so I handed it to one of the security guards there. Thing is, when I did that, everyone stood still. The security guard said something along the lines of "Best if you just leave that where it is." as everyone stood motionless. I continued on the stairs, but one person followed me. I woke up when they caught up.

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>> No. 31358 [Edit]
>>31328
>The security guard said something along the lines of "Best if you just leave that where it is."
Do you think that stems from the anxiety we feel regarding our phones as extensions of ourselves?
>> No. 31387 [Edit]
>>31358
Doubt it, but only since I hardly use mine to the extent most people do. If I had to analize it in some way it'd possibly have something to do with getting burned by doing a favor (ie, not taking the phone for myself and flipping it) but I wouldn't know.

This past evening I had three dreams all involving people being killed or dying otherwise.

First, I was in an office situation. There were some visitors. Somewhere along the lines one of those visitors was killed by another person there in at main entry door and left there. Nobody seemed to care, and everyone else went on working as usual. Later, they started acting strangely towards me, the thing I remember most was being asked a handful of times "don't you normally wear a scarf?" or similarly worded. The other person killed wore one. Seemed as if everyone else was onto me, as if I were next.

Second, I was in a retail store, which I believe sold furniture. At some point someone started shooting and attacking people. Everyone ran from the building. Last thing I remember was getting in the back seat of a minivan and the driver, who seemed to be younger or around high school age, starting the car.

The third I don't remember but that is probably a good thing.

Post edited on 3rd Feb 2018, 7:50pm

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31344 No. 31344 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [Edit]
Do you know any nice places to visit in Japan?
Especially anime related places.

I plan to go to Japan this year and try to find some less touristy places to go to.
The thread will most likely still be up so I can post some pictures I make.

Does any one recognize the place in this picture?
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>> No. 31349 [Edit]
>>31346
There's something funny about you suggesting an elementary school in a "Places to visit in Japan" thread.
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>>31346
>Funfact Yui walks 20 km to school because the train station on her way to school is in Kyoto.
This is one of the best things about pilgrimages. You really get a feel of the geography.
Finding out that this place is a few steps away from Konata's house was pretty great.
>> No. 31356 [Edit]
>>31346
>Funfact Yui walks 20 km to school
That's insane; this can't be true. Considering her size and age, it should take her 4-5 hours to get there, round trip.
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>>31345
>Yes. Go to Kyoto or Nara. Get your ass out of the city. Don't spend more than a few days in Tokyo (make sure to spend a couple of hours at Akasaka and the imperial gardens, but otherwise avoid the concrete jungle, it is basically like any other big city in the West just in Japanese and with a lot more people crowding the place), the rest of Japan has a lot more character.
We plan to stay at last a week in the Kyoto area and get a 14 day railpass to visit some more remote places.
I have never been in any city outside of Europe, I don't know how much I'll like Toyko but I'm not a fan of big cities anyway.

>>31347
>https://anime-tourism.jp/. This is what you're looking for.

This one is nice. I don't recognise most places though.

>Have only been to the various Lucky Star locations in Saitama and Ooarai (twice) so far. First is a little bit depressing since you can see how its popularity is fading (quite literally, the flags in Satte or whatever you call them almost have no color anymore), second is still going well (they really know how to promote it).

The Lucky Star locations are a bit remote but I hope I can find time for it.

Ooari is from that one Girls and Panzer Episode?
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30724 No. 30724 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [Edit]
Have you ever met otakus from other cultures?
What were they like?
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>> No. 30732 [Edit]
>>30731
>You could say a guy that is obsessed with western video games but hates everything Japanese... is still an otaku
Do you mean a westerner (America, Europe, Russia, etc.) or Japanese? If the former, why would anyone call him and otaku? If the latter, then it's more likely they'd call them a gamer why "otaku" would be reserved as more of an insult.
>> No. 30733 [Edit]
>>30732
I was going by the Japanese definition of the word, like how they use lolicon for pedophile. Probably should have clarified.
>> No. 31337 [Edit]
I know a Chinese one. When it comes to their taste in weeb stuff it seems about the same as most other people from around the world. Their location grants them easier travel to japan and their cultures are similar in a lot of ways.
I've known some hispanic ones too. They almost always tend to have a deep love for saint seiya for some reason.
>> No. 31341 [Edit]
Not in person. I barely know any otaku people in person and don't really partake with them.

As for in anonymous boards, I'm a beaner myself and I don't think it ever specially stood out to anyone here over all these years, other than in my sometimes convulted wording. Also, I was often mistaken for a nord in other chans, so I don't think there's any solid criteria to pinpoint cultural backgrounds within the usual otaku board talk.

>>31337
Saint Seiya was huge on TV here when I was a kid (early 90's). I guess it's mostly nostalgia, but I could be wrong. I do treasure it too, however.

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31338 No. 31338 hide watch quickreply [Reply] [Edit]
i can download anime faster than i can watch it, several times faster. the standard 1080 episode comes through in just a few minutes.
what good is the excess capacity doing for me?
>> No. 31339 [Edit]
Well, better to stock up in case you loose your internet or something.

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31292 No. 31292 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [Edit]
I made a tram transit map for my area.

I really should stop fetishising infrastructure I'm in the wrong place in the world to do such a thing.
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>>31294
The purpose of a transit map is to convey basic information on an easily replicatable, easily read format, not to give an accurate geographical representation of the area served. It holds all the pertinent information a person would need to use a transit system. It has a simple and easily read format for someone attempting to find their way around a subway system, going by their closest station and finding the closest station to their destination.

By default all maps serve a specific purpose, and every map can, does, and will omit information to that end. Imagine a history textbook about the Vietnam War that went into detail about the botanical information of the jungle, each species of plant by their genus and species name and their reproductive methods.

Any transit system worth their salt will put a detailed map of the street layout of the area within 100-500 meters of the station, but it's useless to put a station map with every street corner and building on it, as the pertinent information is lost to begin with in the rest of the noise. Someone on public transit won't need to know where Interstate 93 is, but they all will need to know the order of stops on a train.

Part of infrastructure is cost, another part is implementation. So imagine the process of production to make geographically correct maps of a transit system to be published in all sorts of forms (pamphlet, website, posters, cards, wall maps, etc). Now imagine the vast amount of wasted space that would be taken up by a map where a line has several stops per mile in high density areas but miles between spots in low density areas (as is the case with my map between two cities with two lower density towns between them). You need to print such a map large enough to not crowd the high density areas, so in short, you would have a map that only works as a large poster of abnormal proportions, or is completely unreadable in any way if you try to print it in a portable format, completely destroying the point of a transit map.
>> No. 31307 [Edit]
>>31302
in almost every case its a far less functional use of space than it could be, people copy the old london tube style because it was on popular tshirts and shit. its far easier to copy the positively acceptable that to come up with your own style. most of the text on the graphic you produced is illegible so i can't really use is as a basis for comparison, but there is little doubt in my mind that graphic could be easily produced to represent a subway system with geographical accuracy if you were willing to sacrifice that cool combo of art deco stylized curves and bright colors.
furthermore i thought bostonians were really proud of having kicked the english out way back when, but now they're giving free publicity to the london tube tshirt salesmen? seems like an easily corrected minor mistake on their part.
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So we can use it if we're part of the British Crown?
Neato.
>> No. 31334 [Edit]
>>31292
What program do you use to make such charts?

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