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by Dr. Nick
Wed Jun 19, 2019 9:54 pm
Forum: Completely and Utterly Off-Topic
Topic: 2018 Positivity Thread (Good things that happened, you came across, etc.)
Replies: 9
Views: 1331

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

Something that's different from last year: I live in the northern armpit of the EU, but even here a steady trickle of electric vehicles has started to appear: Kias, Hyundais, Toyota hybrids, Nissan vans, BMW i3s, and yes, some Teslas as well. It's heartening to see, considering how few models are st...
by Dr. Nick
Tue May 28, 2019 3:14 am
Forum: Anime and Manga
Topic: What anime are you watching right now? Summer 2016 to now
Replies: 868
Views: 84899

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

Coyote Ragtime Show The name may be evocative of Cowboy Bebop , but this series is more like a Chinese bootleg of Outlaw Star . In a distant future humans have colonized the galaxy and powerful mafia families rule the roost, which is probably for the best, considering how both inept and psychotic t...
by Dr. Nick
Sat May 25, 2019 11:09 am
Forum: Anime and Manga
Topic: What manga are you reading right now?
Replies: 1211
Views: 594642

Re: What manga are you reading right now?

Tokyo ESP (A.K.A. Hajime Segawa's X-Men) Tokyo ESP was Segawa's big follow-up to Ga-Rei , and actually started its serialization while the latter was still ongoing and nearing its finale. Considering this continuous transition, it's pretty amazing how markedly better the character art in Tokyo ESP ...
by Dr. Nick
Thu May 23, 2019 9:34 am
Forum: Anime and Manga
Topic: What anime are you watching right now? Summer 2016 to now
Replies: 868
Views: 84899

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

Dancouga: Blazing Epilogue Not the abject horror show I was led to expect, considering how this four-episode shortie was for the longest time avoided by classic mecha fansubbers; it's just this completely unneeded thing. Shapiro is back, and gets to do very, very little. Not the correct way to use ...
by Dr. Nick
Sun Apr 07, 2019 10:06 am
Forum: Film and Video
Topic: Last Movie You Watched
Replies: 1661
Views: 148059

Re: Last Movie You Watched

The House That Jack Built:

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by Dr. Nick
Sat Feb 16, 2019 3:40 pm
Forum: Completely and Utterly Off-Topic
Topic: Celebrity RIP Thread
Replies: 1758
Views: 189570

Re: Celebrity RIP Thread

Hitler Rants Parodies closes the circle of meta with a tastefully done, touching tribute. I'm not sure if I expected that.
by Dr. Nick
Wed Feb 06, 2019 12:07 am
Forum: Completely and Utterly Off-Topic
Topic: News [NO POLITICS]
Replies: 484
Views: 55503

Re: News [NO POLITICS]

DarkBluePhoenix#885086 wrote:But why?

Social aspect & non-splintered access to canon. It's obviously something that appeals to hardcore film buffs, so it can only really work in an urban area with high enough hipster density.
by Dr. Nick
Fri Feb 01, 2019 9:53 pm
Forum: Anime and Manga
Topic: What anime are you watching right now? Summer 2016 to now
Replies: 868
Views: 84899

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

Galactic Cyclone Bryger: So, yes, it's one of those shows that are famous for their villain, and I must admit that even though the anime as a whole is a depressingly low-rent affair, Khamen Khamen is an intensely cool villain who deserved a better series. As an Egyptian mafia princeling, he's all a...
by Dr. Nick
Mon Jan 21, 2019 3:15 am
Forum: Anime and Manga
Topic: What anime are you watching right now? Summer 2016 to now
Replies: 868
Views: 84899

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

Ghost Sweeper Mikami: So yeah, it's a really good episodic 1990s supernatural adventure show with not a single shitty episode stinking up the bunch. At 45 episodes, that's pretty amazing consistency. It's also an absolutely heathenous anime that dares to suggest that high school is actually pretty ...
by Dr. Nick
Sun Dec 02, 2018 7:44 pm
Forum: Film and Video
Topic: Last Movie You Watched
Replies: 1661
Views: 148059

Re: Last Movie You Watched

Puppet Master: The Littlest Reich In an unintentional meta way, this is probably one of the edgiest films ever made, in that it's a thematically non-edgy, soft, safe, sanitized Nazisploitation film. The edge loops full circle here, and I doubt anyone would see that coming. I sure didn't. Granted, t...
by Dr. Nick
Sun Dec 02, 2018 4:31 pm
Forum: The Editorium
Topic: Eva Misconceptions wiki page?
Replies: 10
Views: 1452

Re: Eva Misconceptions wiki page?

As for what content should go on it, what immediately comes to my mind: •Is explaining the death threats. (I honestly can't recall if they were actually about TV ending, or Death & Rebirth but I thought it was the latter?) And if memory serves, it was only a handful of messages, right? Weren't ...
by Dr. Nick
Fri Oct 05, 2018 8:11 pm
Forum: Anime and Manga
Topic: What anime are you watching right now? Summer 2016 to now
Replies: 868
Views: 84899

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

M3: The Dark Metal https://i.imgur.com/SjBHOr6.jpg An already-forgotten Satelight show that is one part low-rent Eva clone, one part curse-based J-horror. A fairly inert affair despite its Mari Okada pedigree. Most notable for Natsuiri being an eye-poppingly awful Gendo expy, and the final episode ...
by Dr. Nick
Tue Sep 18, 2018 5:23 am
Forum: Film and Video
Topic: Superhero/Comic Based Films & Tv - Vol.2
Replies: 896
Views: 54249

Re: Superhero/Comic Based Films & Tv - Vol.2

After three or so years of delays, the teaser for Enthiran 2.0 is finally out, and it looks... very sequellific.
by Dr. Nick
Sun Aug 26, 2018 3:03 pm
Forum: Anime and Manga
Topic: What manga are you reading right now?
Replies: 1211
Views: 594642

Re: What manga are you reading right now?

Ga-Rei: Hajime Segawa had lots of luck with his breakthrough opus Ga-Rei, as it actually benefited from what I assume must have been executive meddling. Its story is told in four major arcs, but the manga starts from the second arc, and throughout it the first arc is only visited in scattered flash...
by Dr. Nick
Tue Jul 24, 2018 12:37 am
Forum: Anime and Manga
Topic: What anime are you watching right now? Summer 2016 to now
Replies: 868
Views: 84899

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

Ghost Sweeper Mikami, eps. 1-19: https://i.imgur.com/Qk8vwOQ.jpg GS Mikami was a big hit back in the 1990s, spawning a whole slew of imitators within the "hot chicks busting ghosts" subgenre, and it's easy to see why: Takashi Shiina is really good at cranking out slightly comedic one-and-...
by Dr. Nick
Fri Jun 22, 2018 12:25 pm
Forum: Completely and Utterly Off-Topic
Topic: Net Neutrality Vote on Dec 13th! (#SaveNetNeutrality)
Replies: 37
Views: 5673

Re: Net Neutrality Vote on Dec 13th! (#SaveNetNeutrality)

Contacted my local ALDE rep. We'll see.
by Dr. Nick
Sun Jun 10, 2018 6:34 pm
Forum: Anime and Manga
Topic: What anime are you watching right now? Summer 2016 to now
Replies: 868
Views: 84899

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

Danganronpa 3: The End of Hope's Peak High School: It's pretty ironic that a game series that does anime bullshit so well is so bad as an actual anime. But of course, considering the basic building blocks of the franchise, any attempt at adapting it on television would be a crazy uphill battle, esp...

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