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30778 No. 30778 [Edit]
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>> No. 33164 [Edit]
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Interesting depiction of the Jersey devil.
>> No. 33333 [Edit]
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Banana fish!
>> No. 33345 [Edit]
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What a crappy moral lesson. You can't and shouldn't compare emotional strength to physical strength. That fire creature deciding to live on a water planet is NOT the same thing as these girls using their physical strength to pump up that fire and working themselves to the point of collapsing. These girls did their best and have nothing to be ashamed of, especially as no one helped.
>> No. 33389 [Edit]
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Tsubomi a cute.
>> No. 34020 [Edit]
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Why is it that aliens in scifi from around the world almost always have humanoid bodies with only the head being weird?
>> No. 34022 [Edit]
It's actually highly likely they would look quite similar to us. We see in Madagascar this occurrence where animals will evolve to look similar to an animal elsewhere even though they are not actually related. It's likely advanced life would be similar with animals evolving for certain roles and then some of those evolving into human like life. They would not be exactly the same but they would be quite similar.
>> No. 34023 [Edit]
Assuming they're carbon-based, which is quite the assumption.
>> No. 34024 [Edit]
I'd argue that convergent evolution occurs because of a common ancestor and biosphere as well as >>34023.
>> No. 34025 [Edit]
well that's the thing, they don't have such a common ancestor that would explain it, they are unrelated. It would not be convergent evolution if they had such a common ancestor, the definition of convergent evolution is that they share a trait or form that was not present in their nearest shared ancestor.

As for Carbon based life, it's possible. It's been proven that non-carbon based life is possible to create. However, the ability for that life to developed into advanced life and how common that kind of life would be are completely different things.
>> No. 34026 [Edit]
What I meant to say is that ultimately all life form on earth can possibly be traced back to a single common ancestor, there is a possibility of carbon-based life form evolving elsewhere that are completely independent of life on earth and their evolutionary pathway and selection could be divergent to the ones we know. Perhaps there are certain traits that might be similar and necessary for intellectual life to form such as the use of language and a method to use tools (i.e. opposable thumb) but other than that they could have evolved very differently. I've read that dolphins could have potentially evolved to become human-like but are held back by the fact that they lack opposable thumbs.

Post edited on 30th Jan 2020, 9:24pm
>> No. 34027 [Edit]
>held back by the fact that they lack opposable thumbs
Being underwater also has to do with it. You can't start fires there and being able to cook was a component of humans getting so smart.
>> No. 34042 [Edit]
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Healin' Good Precure Had a really strong start.
The production design and direction felt top notch. It seemed very polished.

Felt to me like they were doing tons of callbacks to older seasons too.
The monsters seem like the Oshimaida from HUGtto! Pretty Cure. The outfit designs look like the ones from Princess precure while having a flower theme and mascots like the ones from Heart Catch.. There's a pastry van featured a few times that seems like a possible callback to the Tako Café in the original. The ocean side setting looks a lot like the one from Splash Star. The background art is styled in a way like yes precure 5. This is also the first time since the original series we've had a black haired main character, not counting dark blue/purple here. People also kept pointing out early on that the group shared the same color theme as heart catch, and princess, but I don't think that's too weird. There's probably more I'm missing.
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I like how they say this right to the camera and not the person they're talking to. It's almost like they're advertising a product.
>> No. 34080 [Edit]
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I know they're doing the subs like this to avoid having them in the middle of the screen, but it still bugs me.
>> No. 34127 [Edit]
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Okami much?
>> No. 34196 [Edit]
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Inhuman anime girl sounds are the best.
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I wonder if they still would have gone with this theme had they known what was going to happen this year.
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I'm really loving the art style they went with this time around.
>> No. 34345 [Edit]
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It's crazy to think the Precure series was beaten by the very thing the current precure were trying to defeat.
>> No. 34414 [Edit]
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For anyone who might be curious. Rather than having dead air during the usual time precure would air, They've been filling the time slots by reairing the season again from the start. Question is at the moment if they're going to pick back up once they get to ep 12, or if they'll delay this again due to the second outbreak in japan, and if so if they'd repeat this season a third time.
>> No. 34442 [Edit]
Seems Crunchy Roll Finally picked up Precure, starting with the currently airing season for now.
>> No. 34494 [Edit]
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Big sis is weirdly chill for someone trapped in her van.
>> No. 34517 [Edit]
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Such subtle advertising.
>> No. 34581 [Edit]
Yeah the movies are kind of a mess. I only got around to watching them all not that long ago. Some are fun and nice, but the majority are horrible. The world building is the least of their problems. I feel like they're an increasingly hard to pull off project each year as more and more characters get added in every time. managing 40+ characters in a single movie while ensuring they make time for all of the characters attacks and transformations and other expected elements, setting up a new story and villain, this on top of still having to work on the main series and another movie in the same year dedicated to the current season... It's amazing they can pull off what they do, even if it is a mess. borrowing just a single character from each series seems like the only logical way to go on.
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I wonder if cure earth was rushed out slightly ahead of scheduled in light of the issues with the merch spoiling her appearance. I'd have thought it'd be a good 5 ep more or so till they make an appearance.
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I love the way they have the same face!

>Pro tip: don't cut your own hair unless you want it to look like shit.
My brother and I cut each others' hair. Results are passable, especially if you have low expectations.
>> No. 34640 [Edit]
Guys have much lower standards for hair.
>> No. 34954 [Edit]
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For all the complaints about ep26, I thought it was pretty nice for a change to see an ep that didn't have an obligatory fight.
>> No. 35022 [Edit]
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Well this got kinda dark.
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>> No. 35202 [Edit]
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I have no flipping clue why, but the next movie sees the current precures crossing over with the cures from Yes precure 5.
...Why them?!?
>> No. 35253 [Edit]
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Don't shit on the Yes5 cast, GoGo was great.
>> No. 35254 [Edit]
Great at almost getting precure taken off the air.
>> No. 35262 [Edit]
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Meito Anizawa?
>> No. 35414 [Edit]
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It's pretty amazing how they took on this topic. Bad people love to take advantage of good people and make them feel like they themselves are bad people if they aren't letting themselves be taken advantage of. I could have sworn they were going to let the main character get used because it's the "right thing to do", after all last weeks ep portrayed her as cowardly and selfish for not giving in when she had all the reason in the world not to. It made this really hard to watch for a bit there, to see Grace get manipulated like that. It's awesome to see her stand up for herself in the end and not just take it. It's a very unexpectedly nice message to send kids, especially from something Japanese, to not just let people walk all over you. Anime tends to encourage the opposite after all.
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Can I just say, it's absolutely mind blowing that precure of all things would take on the subject of rape and sexual assault. I mean holy shit, how are the parents taking this I wonder?
>> No. 35435 [Edit]
Shit, really? I better get caught up.
>> No. 35438 [Edit]
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They don't say it outright (for obvious reasons), but are about as clear as they can be without being blunt about it.

I'll explain. Pretty big spoilers here:

Nodoka, the pink precure of the season, aka Cure Grace was introduced as someone who recently recovered from being very sick before moving into town.
During the series, the villains corrupt random objects and people, which can make them corrupt other things, like a disease. The villains find they can harvest gem like objects from things they corrupted, and when used in later corrupted objects, it makes them even more powerful.
One of the villains named Daruzien decides to say what the hell and j-j-jams one of these into cure grace while fighting her.
This causes Grace/Nodoka to get sick and hospitalized just like when she was younger. After working her way though it, the evil force in her gets expelled, into the form of another villain who looks a lot like Daruzien, the one who assaulted her, just not all there. Like an unwanted pregnancy, she aborts this new creature.
It's at this point we learn that Daruzien was born from Grace/Nodoka when she was hospitalized before.
Needless to say, these two have an odd relationship at this point. Daruzien is still an evil little bastard without a shred of compassion however, and almost seems to enjoy tormenting Grace/Nodoka even more now that he learned she's essentially his mother.
(I still didn't connect the dots myself at this point, maybe because I wasn't looking for them.)
Later, Daruzien gets into some trouble with his boss, the big baddy of the series. He's in rough shape and drops in on Nodoka unexpectedly. He tells her that the only way he can heal, is if she lets him in her again. She doesn't want to and runs away while him and the framing of the show make her feel like a bad selfish person for not giving in. But after some depression and talking it over, she realizes she shouldn't feel bad for not letting that horrible person use and abuse her. She stands up for herself, and kicks his ass while telling him that her body is hers alone and no one else's.

So in short. This girl is hospitalized, gives birth. Is later assaulted, hospitalized again, gives another unwanted birth, gets an abortion, and is then guilt tripped and manipulated into letting an abusive douchebag have his way with her body, again.
Daruzien is basically an abusive stalker boyfriend and rape baby in one.

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I love the idea of everyone knowing who the precure are but just pretending not to know.
>> No. 35501 [Edit]
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Wow. Holy shit, that sounds like really serious stuff. I'm surprised the edgy villain kid didn't do all that though.
>> No. 35505 [Edit]
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The last ep of healin' good feels like the most lazily done baton pass ep since they started doing them. Cure Summer literally falls out of the sky, gets knocked out, and flies back into the sky a few minutes later as soon as she wakes up. Made me think "...what the fudge was the point of that?"
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Tropical-Rouge is off to a pretty good start. Seems like this is gonna be a fun one.
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She's gonna be the midpoint fifth cure, isn't she?
>> No. 35528 [Edit]
Appearance vs personality.
>> No. 35567 [Edit]
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sango is adorable.
>> No. 35574 [Edit]
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So where's captain planet?
>> No. 35593 [Edit]
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She really wants people to touch her tail. I Wonder if she's secretly a pervert.
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How appropriate!
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I wonder if Sango has 34 older brothers and sisters and her parents just suck at naming their kids?

Post edited on 25th Apr 2021, 3:33pm
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