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About to finish AoT. Never been sensitive but felt disgusted watching this. What started as good horror turn out to be hilarious nazi apology and rightoid wet dream. Whole show is about genetically different race of super warriors who's being hated by whole world for being too cool and powerful. Which is obvious allegories for Japan Empire and somewhat Nazi Germany. So this race is so baddass it even conceded out of mercy after conquering other races. And other races are so weak they had to use those super people for their wars. What in real life is persecution for war crimes, here is portrayed as blind and wrong discrimination, even tho crimes are not denied. By the end plot comes down to whitewashing literal nationalism. Can't believe this got so much praise.
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kinda funny how people were saying it glorified fascism for awhile and the common dense until relatively recently was that i was supposed to be a critique of it


Stop reading anime and getting upset over fictional stories, incel.


Stopped reading it past the point that they defeated that bigfoot looking Titan.
Story kind of started to drag.
When does all the fascist stuff happen?




I have to ask, is it so hard to use catalog? The thread isn't even inactive FFS >>6734 Please repost there and delete this.

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Let's see
>Guts is a low ass commoner bastard born from a corpse, meant to die, raised in a hellish world (that's literally just the same as our own before Guts encounters any actual demons) so harsh and cruel he likely has severe PTSD by the time he's 15
>Best friend Griffith is a social climbing piece of shit who has to murder and scheme to almost make it to the top, even then the ruling class tells him to go fuck himself and he has to sell his soul to the devil and murder all his friends to finally make it
>The ruling class are mostly monsters; the King is a pedophile nut that tries raping his own daughter, the "nicest" nobles were wrapped up in a brutal inquisition
>The whole world is ruled by an impersonal, most amoral entity created by human will but superseding all humans, controlling their lives based on it's own whims which are of course encouraged by the worst human impulses
>The thing everyone worships is literally evil itself
>Even the leaders of the apostles are pawns of the Market, err…."Idea of Evil"
Fuck it
The godhand are the bourgeoisie
The apostles are the petit bourgeois
Fuck yea
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based, griffith 2 did nothing wrong

>Now if MIURA had ended it this way…
The only based thing he did :^)


I wouldn't trust someone randomly posting one untranslated page, BUT
<supposedly Miura had finished the manuscript, meaning the story/plot was his, but the layouts and dialogue aren't all his
<the announcement in YA is that they still aren't sure if they are going to continue
So whatever this issue has is Miura's in the broad strokes, and it's not a conclusion.


Yeah ok that's not at all what happened. This is the beginning of the interaction they have and it comes right at the end of the chapter. Either Griffith's next move is to leave through the magic highway or he has a conversation with Guts + Casca like on the hill of swords (probably the latter). The last panel mirrors one of the last panels of the Black Swordsman arc, as they are both the first time we see either the Black Swordsman or the White Hawk showing an actual emotion. The difference is with Griffith it's not genuine. It's the last remnant of moonboy as he transforms back into Griffith. The point is that he really doesn't have any emotion left, and the only way he feels anything is when he's effectively being possessed by someone else. With Guts it's a crack in the facade of manliness showing that he really is human after all. Also yes apparently this chapter was mostly Miura's work, with the assistants finishing it up for publication.


Well they announced Duranki is officially canceled, but no news on Berserk. This suggests one of these scenarios:
<It's undecided what's going to happen
<They are going to try to finish it
There's no real reason not to announce Berserk's cancelation if that's already decided. My guess is Studio Gaga is moving on from the manga that was created to train them for Berserk and going to try doing Berserk. They will have to figure out the internal structure of how to organize the team for that, and they may lose some of the artists who may have creative differences. Berserks was always led by 1 person with a clear vision, so pivoting to a team-based structure would be logistically challenging. If they are going to continue it will take time for them to figure out their process and might include a trial run like Miura's prototype for Berserk. Even if everyone at Studio Gaga walks out on the project out of respect (which I doubt would align with Miura's wishes), there's too much money to be made on the franchise (especially now), so it's inevitably going to continue. We might see some kind of spin-off or flashback arc before a continuation of the story. It would be appropriate timing considering the parallel between the end of 364 and the end of the Black Swordsman arc pointed out here >>9937


>Also yes apparently this chapter was mostly Miura's work, with the assistants finishing it up for publication.
Based, the only based thing miura did is real and cannon
I can't wait for the adventures of new griffith not doing anything wrong

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what do you think abour RWBY as an anime
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> I think the racism against people with animal ears thing is one of the most hilariously stupid ideas I've ever seen in this kind of work

I could see it being a thing in a world where you have these fucked up monsters running around. Even without that, if you've got capitalism, you're going to need a section of the workforce to hyper-exploit, ala the Irish, Africans, Jews, etc. I could see some rich, powerful people choosing the faunuses as that, making the argument that their animal features made them sub-human, and thus okay to exploit. Or if they had some kind of connection to the monsters (Hollows?), or were scapegoated as such.

But yeah, people not liking them just because they have cute anime ears or tails or whatever? No, not really. I mean, just look at Blake, a stereotypical kawaii-nekojin waifu. I find it extremely hard to believe that anyone's going to discriminate against that. Enslave and make into harem fodder? Sure. Make sit at the back of the bus? Not so much.

I've only seen the first season though because that's all that's dubbed in Japanese and I can't stand the English voices.


like I said later in the sentence, yes - it's literal laziness on part of them, as well as a convenient cop-out if someone dislikes some detail about it.

>I can't stand the English voices.
Really? I get Sub is usually better than Dub, but I found the show to have reasonably good voicing, especially later as the team grew in experience.


>Rooster Teeth
>Achievment Hunters
>Xbox 360 achievments
<Fire Emblem 9 (GameCube)


Faunus are badly done in general: what's the point of having two sets of ears like Blake? Horns and tails are alright, but two additional ears? What's the point? I guess it was hard to hide Blake's real nature in S1 if she only had her cat ears, so now almost every faunus has both human and animal ears.


See >>9913

>2 pairs of ears
Yeah that is anime tier dumb stuff


Yes I know, it's an anime board. But since this board is relatively dead, how about a nice curve ball to spice it up? if worse comes to worse more the thread to /hobby/

Anyway, I just recently watched season 1 - 9 (and some one offs) and I was wondering what's your guys opinions on the show? I personally enjoyed it, with these being my top three:
1) Bart gets an F
2) Homers Enemy
3) E-I-(Annoyed Grunt)

It's pretty obvious why 1 & 3 are solid, but I don't see people talk about 2 that much. Which I don't get why.

Homers Enemy; Frank Grimes, is obviously the personification of the "dream American worker". The dream worker who in any dire situation will simply just "pull up his boot straps" and work harder to get a better life. The reality is though is that, no one actually cares about him going through those hardships. Yes, while Burns did originally try to hire him after seeing his struggle, he was predictably ignored after Burns found the next shiny thing to gawk at, and the hardships of Frank was quickly ignored by the rest of society.

Maybe it was obvious and I'm slow, but the lesson that it taught is still a great reminder, that is: a system that abandons you to unnecessary hardships is not going to care if you actually succeeded in those hardships.

This reality is hammered in further with Homer existence, one who has gotten off lucky and lived by all accounts a fairly fulfilling life. Any mess ups that Homer has cause is ignored since as long as profit is made, they don't care what he does.

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Best moment of the Simpsons: Return of the USSR


Ooooooh, wow, that's… such a convoluted joke, you have to be obsessed with that kind of shit to have it come to mind IMO, this "Fuck and Suck" shit didn't even cross my mind from seeing that.


To be honest, it's funnier if you understand it by yourself, explaining the joke in such detail makes it unfunny.


>you have to be obsessed with that kind of shit to have it come to mind IMO
It's just phoneme substitution. It's something everyone learns as children. Dr Suess is famous for it.


I know but frankly my mind doesn't really go there, I guess it's not that far in the gutter as I thought, there's hope for me yet.

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Delinquents/yankii/banchou/sukeban are so fucking cool.

I wanted to get into delinquent manga from the 70s-80s starting with Sakigake!! Otokojuku. I torrented the whole manga's raws to practice my Japanese, as well, but I could never get around to reading it.
Likewise, even though it's not 2D (but it is adapted from manga) I torrented all of Sukeban Deka and could never watch more than 1 episode.
Unfortunately, I lost them both when my laptop broke.

Could you please recommend more delinquent stuff? Even if it's just one character in a series that's not about delinquents. If there's something like a rec chart that'd be pretty cool. If, not, we could make one.
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If they're not cool Japanese high school students, they don't count


Does he count as one?


I'd say yes, definitely, even though he's not a student.
also, related >>9823


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Do you guys think actual real-life yankii read yankii manga back then?
(This cover is from '69 btw)


>that pose
>that smug face
I raffed

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It's only 2 IPs since the .net split, this doesn't count the other posters since the thread was made, 3 months ago.


not related but every time I look at the title I instead think “Welcome to the DPRK” and I chuckle hehe


I've been waiting for a proper remake and we get…this.

Also it makes me sad how satou thinks he has a horrible life when it's all the opposite, he's a NEET leech that doesn't have to work and that has a cool friend and even a hot gf, also he fucked senpai in the anime.

He's probably more of a fucking chad than 95% of all otakus in Japan and here.


Sounds like current Watamote.


Normies can't even begin to comprehend the misery we were abandoned in.


AMV thread
I know that AMVs aren't as big (or good) as they used to be, but I certainly think they're a lot of fun so lets enjoy the best of it!
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Haha I watched that, cute
It seems to me that non-Japanese are the biggest otaku when it comes to international athletes, at London or maybe Beijing there was another gymnast who used Zelda music for her routine (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8pCmxmCrg2U), and Mexican gymnast Alexa Moreno used Kimetsu no Yaiba music at the Women's Floor qualifications this year (vid related).
There's an Olympics thread on /hobby/, I think I'll post them there later





FlexAir5 Slav and Furious


>Shippuden version
Alt link if it's blocked in your country https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rll_zjXOlfc

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Is there a character that could even possibly EVEN TOUCH Madara Uchiha? Let alone defeat him. And I'm not talking about Edo Tensei Uchiha Madara. I'm not talking about Gedou Rinne Tensei Uchiha Madara either. Hell, I'm not even talking about Juubi Jinchuuriki Gedou Rinne Tensei Uchiha Madara with the Eternal Mangekyou Sharingan and Rinnegan doujutsus (with the rikodou abilities and being capable of both Amateratsu and Tsukuyomi genjutsu), equipped with his Gunbai, a perfect Susano'o, control of the juubi and Gedou Mazou, with Hashirama Senju's DNA implanted in him so he has mokuton kekkei genkai and can perform yin yang release ninjutsu while being an expert in kenjutsu and taijutsu. I’m also not talking about Kono Yo no Kyūseishu Futarime no Rikudō Juubi Jinchuuriki Gedou Rinne Tensei Uchiha Madara with the Eternal Mangekyou Sharingan (which is capable of Enton Amaterasu, Izanagi, Izanami and the Tsyukuyomi Genjutsu), his two original Rinnegan (which grant him Chikushōdō, Shuradō, Tendō, Ningendō, Jigokudō, Gakidō, Gedō, Banshō Ten’in, Chibaku Tensei, Shinra Tensei, Tengai Shinsei and Banbutsu Sōzō) and a third Tomoe Rinnegan on his forehead, capable of using Katon, Fūton, Raiton, Doton, Suiton, Mokuton, Ranton, Inton, Yōton and even Onmyōton Jutsu, equipped with his Gunbai(capable of using Uchihagaeshi) and a Shakujō because he is a master in kenjutsu and taijutsu, a perfect Susano’o (that can use Yasaka no Magatama ), control of both the Juubi and the Gedou Mazou, with Hashirama Senju’s DNA and face implanted on his chest, his four Rinbo Hengoku Clones guarding him and nine Gudōdama floating behind him AFTER he absorbed Senjutsu from the First Hokage, entered Rikudō Senjutsu Mode, cast Mugen Tsukuyomi on everybody and used Shin: Jukai Kōtan so he can use their Chakra while they are under Genjutsu. I'm definitely NOT Talking about sagemode sage of the six paths Juubi Jinchuuriki Gedou Rinne Tensei Super Saiyan 4 Uchiha Madara with the Eternal Mangekyou Sharingan, Rinnegan, Mystic Eyes of Death Perception, and Geass doujutsus, equipped with Shining Tvåldtäktzohedron while casting Super Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann as his Susanoo, controlling the Gold Experience Requiem stand, having become the original vampire after Alucard, able to tap into the speedforce, wearing the Kamen Rider Black RX suit and Gedou Mazou, with Hashirama Senju's DNA implanted in him so he has mokuton kekkei genkai and can perform yin yang release ninjutsu while being an expert in kenjuPost too long. Click here to view the full text.
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Atkatsuki were Communist
>Capture all demons
>Use their power to generate an illusion that creates world peace
>No more private property
>No more states
>No more classes
>No more money
>Everyone living in the utopia generated by the productive forces of their mindsak-47AK-47


I know this is a joke but goddamn if it ain't stupid.
Kakuzu did it for money, Hidan was a blood-thirsty sadomasochist, Hidan and Deidara were "artists" and Orochimaru was one out of curiosity, Zetsu was a grand manipulator that sought to free his mother. Kisame enjoyed his work, even if he simply sought a world without lies, Itachi was there to keep Madara under control (originally he was just a psycho). Out of all of them only Nagato (Pain) and Konan, who were from the original Akatsuki, wanted >the power of the tailed beasts for peace.
to generate an illusion that creates world peace
None of them were aware of this plan Madara had other than Obito.
>No more private property, states, classes, money
Except that's not it at all, the Infinite Tsukiyomi gave every individual their own perfect dream based on their desires, and none of them that we see exclude any of the stated things. It was the status quo but idyllic. Moreover the whole point is it's a dream and it's promises a lie. It's like an organic Matrix.
>living in the utopia generated by the productive forces of their minds
That's not my utopia, when nothing is real and nothing matters, nothing is made, and we don't really go anywhere. It reminds me of that episode of Star Trek, when Moriarty becomes sentient and is sent into a program that lets him explore the world of Star Trek through a computer simulation, but
A) He is not aware of it being a simulation
B) He was never a real person able to live a real physical life to begin with.


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The recent episode 210 of Boruto follows up on the Boro cult that was introduced and it's surprisingly well written (if a little rushed). It kicks you in the feels like the original Naruto did. The religious sacrifices to "meet the gods" reminds me a little of Aztec/Mayan cults.


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It's really weird that Kama/Karma is massively under-utilized in Naruto/Boruto fanfics, and even more so, in regards to Kaguya. Like yeah, Boruto sucks, but the concept is at least interesting, like with the timeslip arc having Urashiki get killed by Naruto, and so potentially leave his mark on one of his opponents, leading to an alternate universe story where dealing with the Karma becomes important.

In regards to Kaguya the only fanfic even attempting to explore it is a rather wonky crossover with DxD that doesn't explore the concept of the Karma and just uses it as a plot device for Issei to have Kaguya with him, it's so poorly paced and hamfisted despite decent grammar, (as well as not actually using the Karma as a Karma mark) that it just pisses me off. Seriously the only fic that approaches this concept at all, is a NeonZangetsu fic where Naruto holds Kaguya and it hints at it being a Karma-esque situation, but it's also one of his more lacking RWBY crossover fics so that ball is dropped too.
Fic 1: https://www.fanfiction.net/s/13946589/1/The-Kama-of-Kaguya

I've also heard that Black Zetsu was her Karma Seal, but that fails to hold water - it's more of a programmed organic mass with a directive to resurrect Kaguya.


Someone noticed that teen Ben Ten and Sasuke's Dub are really similar and made a hilarious video.

It started when a Sharingan passed down did what it did.
It opened up inside his eye with secrets that it hid.
Now he's got a Sussano, he's no ordinary kid, he's Sasuke.

So if you see him, you might be in for a big surprise.
He'll summon giant boney arms before your very eyes.
With ninju- genju- amaterasu, everyone in front of him dies.
He's Sasuke.

Armed with defenses he's got a plan.
kill the leaf village to avenge his clan.
He'll never stop till he makes them pay.
Cause he's the badest kid to ever save the day.
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Thread for Questions and Answers that don't really belong in other threads as well as source requests.

- Questions
- Answers
- Anime/Manga sauce
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I found some info, the video itself seems gone tho https://archive.is/iXh9N


Looking for anime related, what is this clip from? Google search just gives 90s anime results but none of them are this particular anime.


It's Slayers, young man. I forget precisely which arc.


Damn this brings back memories


Thanks, I recall Slayers dimly, (I remember the Ginger chick having darker reddish hair TBH)

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post your ideas about epic anime:
>battle shouen stylized seinnen but instead of battles there is science and research related stuff, like conferences, and data gathering
>main character is PhD student at tokyo university researching something very technical and complicated with the objective of curing world hunger or something.
>some ideas for arcs
>MC battling for funding with someone trying to use the money for something fucking useless but profitable
>MC sabotaging people trying to use his work for evil, like building weapons, or kill people directly or indirectly
>MC fights against large corporation trying to sabotage his work, because it cuts their profits
>MC realises his scientific approach was wrong and has to pivot several times, and has to learn new skills (training arcs)
>MC realises his knowledge is incomplete and has to go to a master from another discipline to teach him, he gets taught a moral lesson about the nature of science
>MC's PhD master gets killed by the corporation trying to stop him, so he swears revenge on them, and uses science shit to do so
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Fanfic thread is now >>>/hobby/3558
Because bunkerchan transition was wonky


>Quickly people start falling into a panic as the lack of electricity and running water as well as control leads to looting and chaos as society starts to break down in fear.


A cyberpunk that's true to old cyberpunk where it's blatant late stage capitalist dystopia no apologetics for it. Help spell things out for more dumb people but without coming off preachy. Have the MC be labelled a "terrorist" by the neo feudal government for not even doing anything any ordinary person wouldnt do in a normal daily life just accidentally got the attention of authorities and it can be about how they from having this image pushed on them they decide to take on the role.


An SoL anime but IRL.


A high quality VN or even OVA in the style of video related (Your Waifu Doesn't Love You Gigguk)

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