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Offline Colonol Dekker

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Re: What animes/series are you watching right now?
Never got into that one as...... (takes time to get behind hard cover and check ballistic plates are seated correctly in chest rig, adjust chin strap and eye protection)
I've not fi ished SG1 yet  :nervous:


I have got though a few "Venture Bros" and I have to say..... I do very much like Helpr and want my very own Helpr robot.
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Re: What animes/series are you watching right now?
Toonami started showing a (slightly time-edited) run of Gen:Lock, a series by Rooster Teeth, and after one episode it...kind of kicks ass.  The character models and animation are pretty stiff, but the actual action sequences are masterfully shot, and it's a glorious mishmash of Battletech meets Top Gun meets Super Sentai Gundam meets hard sci-fi meets who knows what else.  The voice cast is pretty absurd for what it is too, with Michael B. Jordan, Dakota Fanning, Maisie Williams, and a David Tennant who was absolutely chewing the scenery for the short time he was on-screen.  Can't wait to see more of this.

 

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Re: What animes/series are you watching right now?
Finished the third season of She-Ra and the Princesses of Power.
So, the "Mara went crazy" thing was more complex than what was initially said, who woulda thunk, eh?
A couple of characters seem to disappear at a certain point but other than that the series keeps getting better and this time the open ending is not a mid-season cliffhanger.

Amphibia is nice but at the moment it seems the classic Disney show first season with mostly setup for things to come, I still have to finish the first season though.

Agreed.

 

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Meanwhile I've finished Amphibia's first season.
Well, that escalated quickly.
The reunion with Anne's lost human friend was quite dramatic and
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Anne reduced to a crying mess while the Plantars try to console her after the final confrontation is a startingly sincere and powerful image
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Just finished Record of the Grancrest War.  I found it enjoyable.  Medieval battles with mages etc and something called "The Chaos".  Political and Strategic intrigue, betrayal, conspiracy, etc.  Also kind of major
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the Chaos an evil magical force was meant to prevent technology from being developed to stave off the "ultimate energy" from being discovered ... again.  Cause the first time didn't go so well once weapons were made from it. Assuming that means nuclear.  You don't find this out until the end.

 

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Finally getting around to one of the all-time great shounen series, Yu Yu Hakusho.  Botan is best girl.

  

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I have watched Infinity Train.
I've read it was originally going to be an animated movie and got turned into an animated miniseries and it's quite evident.
That said the ten episodes of this self-contained first season are weird and haunting, they also continue this trend of not beating around the bush with emotional stuff of recent cartoons. It reminded me a lot of The Endless Story original book regarding a child dealing with change (here it's a divorce, in the book it was the death of the protagonist's mother).
I don't know exactly how I feel about a second season, the protagonist story ends here it seems so I guess there will be another lost soul getting on the titular Infinity Train I guess.
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"People assume  that time is a strict progression of cause to effect,  but *actually*  from a non-linear, non-subjective viewpoint - it's more  like a big ball  of wibbly wobbly... time-y wimey... stuff." - The Doctor

 

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Go Team Venture!!

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