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by Mr. Tines
Fri Jan 18, 2019 3:09 am
Forum: Anime and Manga
Topic: What anime are you watching right now? Summer 2016 to now
Replies: 827
Views: 72069

Re: What anime are you watching right now? Summer 2016 to now B/

But I'm curious Professor, if you eliminate School/ Slice of life titles, how many of those "8" are left? School, SoL -- like Yuki Yuna , do you mean? Of the 5 watched so far, Boogiepop has a school setting/high school student main cast, and He and His Cat is SoL. Most likely to drop are ...
by Mr. Tines
Wed Jan 16, 2019 12:59 pm
Forum: Anime and Manga
Topic: What anime are you watching right now? Summer 2016 to now
Replies: 827
Views: 72069

Re: What anime are you watching right now? Summer 2016 to now B/

This new Winter season feels pretty sparse. The only two shows I'm watching are sequels. Are we talking about the same roster here? I'm still in the 3-episode test stage for enough new titles (8-10 of them, none of them sequels*, not counting carry-over, about twice as many as last winter) this sea...
by Mr. Tines
Tue Jan 15, 2019 4:47 pm
Forum: Anime and Manga
Topic: News of Anime in Japan
Replies: 1064
Views: 213302

Re: News of Anime in Japan

So it seems we're getting an adaptation of the "Do you even lift, bro?" manga (Danberu Nan Kiro Moteru?) from Dogakobo this summer -- https://natalie.mu/comic/news/316090 Are you ready for cute girls lifting cute weights? I know I am.
by Mr. Tines
Mon Jan 14, 2019 1:12 pm
Forum: Evangelion Discussion
Topic: Some interesting details about Asuka
Replies: 12
Views: 2306

Re: Some interesting details about Asuka

And people said that I was being pessimistic, back in the day...
by Mr. Tines
Sun Jan 06, 2019 9:20 am
Forum: Anime and Manga
Topic: Gundam (In All Its Incarnations) Mk. II
Replies: 1418
Views: 163913

Re: Gundam (In All Its Incarnations) Mk. II

Gundam IBO is getting (at least) a spin-off mobage -- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hF7afHHfQA4

Not sure what the motive for making it look a bit like it's meant to be a crossover with Aria might be, though.
by Mr. Tines
Sun Jan 06, 2019 6:03 am
Forum: Anime and Manga
Topic: What anime are you watching right now? Summer 2016 to now
Replies: 827
Views: 72069

Re: What anime are you watching right now? Summer 2016 to now

Being a one-week-delayed cheapskate, it's now that dead space between seasons for me. At the 13 episode mark, I'm putting JoJo part V into the long-term backlog; the fights may be as ingenious as before, but the characters are irritating -- apparently Araki was suffering from depression when he wrot...
by Mr. Tines
Sat Jan 05, 2019 3:27 pm
Forum: Evangelion Chit-Chat
Topic: What would you change about Evangelion?
Replies: 318
Views: 41910

Re: What would you change about Evangelion?

Yoshikage Kira#884236 wrote:The show needs more hands.
:devil:
by Mr. Tines
Wed Jan 02, 2019 11:26 am
Forum: Anime and Manga
Topic: SSSS Gridman - Studio Trigger (2018)
Replies: 42
Views: 3740

Re: SSSS Gridman - Studio Trigger (2018)

A few trivia from the final scene : the actress in the final scene is Sakanoue Akane; as well as the Trigger paraphernalia in her room, there is also the Japanese equivalent of a Barbie-doll, called Licca-chan . Now, how would you normally expect that name to be romanized? black Obi Masaya who playe...
by Mr. Tines
Sat Dec 29, 2018 4:49 pm
Forum: Completely and Utterly Off-Topic
Topic: News [NO POLITICS]
Replies: 438
Views: 43447

Re: News [NO POLITICS]

I think they are saying that having the Grendizer (known as Goldorak to the French) at that roundabout makes a change from having yellow-jackets there.
by Mr. Tines
Thu Dec 27, 2018 3:56 am
Forum: Completely and Utterly Off-Topic
Topic: 2018 Positivity Thread (Good things that happened, you came across, etc.)
Replies: 7
Views: 188

Re: 2018 Positivity Thread (Good things that happened, you came across, etc.)

For me, it's been a relaxing year of NEETdom, where I've managed to check off a whole bunch of unglamorous ToDo-list items around the house that I'd been living with/working around (scrubbing the bathroom floor, properly unclogging the kitchen sink, upgrading the central heating controller to one wi...
by Mr. Tines
Wed Dec 26, 2018 5:49 pm
Forum: Anime and Manga
Topic: SSSS Gridman - Studio Trigger (2018)
Replies: 42
Views: 3740

Re: SSSS Gridman - Studio Trigger (2018)

The CGI works better if you think of it as portraying men in rubber suits, rather than directly representing a mechanical hero fighting kaiju . Also, I just hated the short blonde girl that kept on kicking the poor dude. It took me a while to figure out who you meant, as Borr was obviously a ginger....
by Mr. Tines
Wed Dec 26, 2018 1:27 pm
Forum: Evangelion Discussion
Topic: "A tragedy of the people possessed by Eva. I am also one of them."
Replies: 16
Views: 465

Re: "A tragedy of the people possessed by Eva. I am also one of them."

everything to do with how NERV mucked up Ritsuko's life for little reason, and same with Misato. Exactly so. They are both what might vulgarly be called "Christmas cakes" -- spinsters approaching the status of old maids -- who have given the best years of their lives to Project-E and its ...
by Mr. Tines
Wed Dec 26, 2018 8:57 am
Forum: Anime and Manga
Topic: SSSS Gridman - Studio Trigger (2018)
Replies: 42
Views: 3740

Re: SSSS Gridman - Studio Trigger (2018)

Yes -- a solid show, where they did manage to stick the landing, staying within the previously established Gridman context (no sudden aliens reveal/into space finale this time), and resolving the central conflict they'd set up. Plus, having stumbled upon the live-action series on the way to the fina...
by Mr. Tines
Mon Dec 24, 2018 5:38 pm
Forum: Anime and Manga
Topic: What anime are you watching right now? Summer 2016 to now
Replies: 827
Views: 72069

Re: What anime are you watching right now? Summer 2016 to now

Has no-one else been watching anything? Odd that nearly three weeks have elapsed without a post. Doing some re-watching -- at about half-way through, but knowing where it's headed Real Drive isn't holding up so well; RahXephon at the 2/3 mark is faring better, partly because it's that much longer ag...
by Mr. Tines
Sun Dec 23, 2018 7:14 pm
Forum: Completely and Utterly Off-Topic
Topic: Avatar: The Last Airbender (WTF is your avatar/sig from?)
Replies: 1543
Views: 169707

Re: Avatar: The Last Airbender (WTF is your avatar/sig from?)

Today we celebrate the birth of Inamori Mika
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by Mr. Tines
Fri Dec 21, 2018 12:34 pm
Forum: Completely and Utterly Off-Topic
Topic: Enneagram of Personality
Replies: 5
Views: 199

Re: Enneagram of Personality

Answering while slightly the worse for wear, and thus quite candid, the classic test gave me You are most likely a type 1 or 5. Taking wings into account, you seem to be a 1w9 It is not clear from these test results which Enneagram type and wing you are. To determine your true type, you might want t...
by Mr. Tines
Tue Dec 18, 2018 2:50 am
Forum: Related Works & People
Topic: Sadamoto drawing of Nadia pooping
Replies: 10
Views: 500

Re: Sadamoto drawing of Nadia pooping

You did switch off the nanny filters on your searches for the given string, I trust.
It's on danbooru, if that helps refine your search.
by Mr. Tines
Sun Dec 16, 2018 6:11 pm
Forum: Related Works & People
Topic: Sadamoto drawing of Nadia pooping
Replies: 10
Views: 500

Re: Sadamoto drawing of Nadia pooping

Searching the web for images relating to "Gyaku-funsha Musume (Retro-Rocket Girl)" -- the name of the doujin -- should point you in the right direction.

Context originally posted around here.
by Mr. Tines
Sun Dec 16, 2018 9:51 am
Forum: Related Works & People
Topic: Sadamoto drawing of Nadia pooping
Replies: 10
Views: 500

Re: Sadamoto drawing of Nadia pooping

TEM nuked the post here with them in some years back. Check your PMs, though.

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