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Just watched the new season of Castlevania the other night on Netflix and it wasn't too bad. The animation seems significantly jankier this season in a lot of places and it looks like they're using the awful CG models from Berserk or Kingdom or some shit at times. A couple of the fights are really fluid and fun, but a lot just looked… bad.

Warren Ellis isn't a spectacular writer but I did like the anti-aristocrat/ruling class and anti-imperialism themes. It's pretty explicit in calling out the greed of the wealthy and the futility of imperialism, and the main characters overtly say that the ruling classes are either incapable or unwilling to help so that the only option is for people to organize themselves. I'm not sure if the multiculturalism we see in the refugee town is meant as Liberal multicult pap or as a somewhat subtle gesture towards internationalism, but I suppose it could be interpreted either way. I don't know how many black or brown people there were in 14th century Wallachia, but in the context of the show it seems like it makes sense we have vampires from Copenhagen to Cathay in on Dracula's omnicidal war, so it's easy to imagine there's a lot of population disruption going on.

Not a great season, but fun. Three Marx out of five.
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It's actually pretty good. This season dunks on liberal Girlboss shit, imperialism, and the vampires are a stand in for the bourgeoisie which the show states in pretty plain terms should kill themselves for the good of the planet.


Some AMVs based on Castlevania Vampire Killer


Other AMV


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Honestly considering how Castlevania tears apart both literally and figuratively things like Imperialism, liberalism, religious institutinalism and corruption (and so on) I'm genuinely surprised it's not more popular on this site.


>Warren Ellis
not involved in any capacity after he was metoo'd by 60+ women

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Zom 100 dropped the marxpill
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>wow this cartoon has a super duper epic opinion (basic bitch liberal take)
Somebody could dangle keys in front you and you would start babbling the word “based” over and over.


People want to feel validated by the media they consoom.


>zombies are the real communists
Unironically I recall some /pol/fag arguing that zombies in media like World War Z are a representation of Communism… I fucking burst out laughing.


Read the manga, but I personally love it.


Ignoring the pseud tirades like the one OP posted, it's good, yes. Pretty original for zombie media.

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Which 2hu wud u hug?
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All of them, but in secret from each other.


>all of them


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Hello comrades, I'm here with a proposal: let's start a scanlation group to bring leftist manga to a non-Japanese audience.
>Are there any leftist manga???
Yes, for example the masterpiece of Japanese communist literature Kani Kousen (The crab cannery ship) got three manga adaptation. Two of them are available in digital, and I suggest we start from them.
>What do you bring to the table? You're aren't one of those "idea guys", right?
I'm a scanlator: I translate, clean pages and add text. I can do basically anything you need to do to release a manga, except I'm not too good with PS and since I'm not a native speaker I also need someone else to do editing and proofreading.
Oh, I can also provide raws and I have uploading privileges on mangadex.
>How do we organize?
That's something I can't answer. I know that d*scord is a big no-no, but I don't know many alternatives, so I'd like to hear your proposals.

So, what do you think?
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Insanely skillful artwork and inventive imagery. Really wish political cartoons in general were this good.


Scans of Sakura Illustrated were posted here and to archive.org over a year and a half ago. It includes the original English translation of the chapter you mentioned (you can also find it on mangadex iirc)

Here's the thread: https://leftypol.org/anime/res/5156.html


yeah I know lol I'm pretty sure I was the final push that got the scanner to do buy and scan em. just saying it would be cool if it was fully translated


>>5156 is how you link to other posts anon. Also bump for an actually good thread that should get more people into this.

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Got any hopes for CDPR and Trigger's joint project?
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what the fuck are you talking about schizo


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>sage posting
<muh /v/
<Ur a schizo!
1-800-C'mon Now


Anyone know what the videos were?


Glad I didn’t watch Edgepoop financed by fascist Poopland.


>can we admit that this anime sucked?
Yes. Boring story with an annoying protagonist; like the actual game, it failed to deliver its hype.

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These two are supposed to be the Citizen Kane of anime, everyone loves them, yet they are such fucking garbage, literal trash, why are they so fucking bad holy shit.
And I watched it when I was a kid and even then I HATED it, I had a friend who also watched DBZ and he hated it too, even we who were just two little dumbass kids could recognize how shit this cartoon was. And dont get me started on Super.
Naruto is just as bad if not worse, they somehow contradict their own message every god damn time, and have a little privileged retarded kid as the main character who was born with le epic god powers, and never works a day in his life to achieve anything, its all just handed to him
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Don't try and dodge the question



>the Citizen Kane of anime
lmao, what? More like the superhero movies of anime.
>yet they are such fucking garbage
Well, duh, read the manga.


>More like the superhero movies of anime.
Dragon Ball and Bleach maybe, but Naruto? One Piece? they're nothing like superhero movies.


>These two are supposed to be the Citizen Kane of anime
Nobody has ever said this

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maids just skateboarding
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You've heard of Skatin' Maids, Now we've got Skatin' Misato



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Sorta related


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Apparently there is a fairly active subreddit for this

how did this even become a thing tbh?


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I present to you a new variation: Maid KNIGHTS on skateboards

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Fellow weeboos, why do otaku like this guy? I can't stand him. I'm sure his games are fun, but he pisses me off so much that he ruins them for me. Let's see:
>Mary Sue
>two dimensional at best, one dimensional 90% of the time
>overpowered in a lazy/uncool way
>acts like a spoiled child
>almost always gets away with his crimes and gets what he wants
>is pretty much fucking Satan but whitewashed via moral relativism, poor excuse of "comedy" and plot armor
Some of these are fine in isolation or as satire, but ALL of these in combination? Holy crap I hate this fucker. And I don't even love to hate him like a villain that gets you pumped up, I HATE hate him. What's the deal? Am I missing something?
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>(in his head, this was a good rebuttal)


none of these people can process characters more than “good” or “bad, something as simple as someone who isn’t a good person or a nice person but is a Heroic person breaks their breams


Whatever anyone wants to say with art is diluted if the medium is interactive, because ultimately, players want to make their own choices and enjoy games in their own way.


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He's a parody/satire of isekai protags but rather than fully subversive like Konosuba, it leans into the tropes to absurdity.


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Rance is a "parody" of Ys, zoomie. They wanted to make Ys but with the protagonist being an amoral rapist that immediately expanded in world-building and characterization with the following games and the main characters end up changing the status quo of the world more than Ys itself, even.

Konosuba gives up the facade of a parody pretty quickly and ends up playing all the cliches straight. It gets even worse in the volumes that haven't been adapted yet.

>the concept of "subversive media" at all


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why is it called trigun if hes only carrying a single gun
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I loved the original but didn't really care for this remake. I thought they took everything that made the original interesting and tossed it out the window.


I like both designs tbh. They both exemplify their given aesthetic eras in visually striking ways


Checked, I guess GETS say you're right.


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I only watched the OG anime but now that I think about isn't the title kind of a spoiler. Like his arm nuke is only revealed about halfway through

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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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Isn't that kinda like that del Toro movie in the same setting?


I want a romcom based on Muscle Exorcism (Kinniku Jorei) where the ghost wrestler girl and the main character would have ghost-based adventures. Sort of like Yuuna and the Haunted Hot Springs but ghost specific and with the muscle (ghost) girl main love interest


For sauce, Kinniku Jorei is by Yuki Kawaguchi, the author of The Hunters Guild: Red Hood.


While not uncommon, I find that Death Loop fiction isn't often done very well. Fanfics are often better than original content.


There should perhaps be one series, that is animated, based on this, as the space stuff or affiliated kind of sci-fi seems nicely suited to anime:
>In the timeline of the sequel to the Three Body Problem, Venezuela advances to a communist state, triggers Latin America into adopting socialist policies, and faces a ground invasion from the US. The standing army of Venezuela is reorganized into a guerrilla army and devastates the US. The leader of Venezuela, who organizes the military strategy, is subsequently recognized as a world hero and is chosen to be an operative in the coming war against the alien invasion.

It may already be planned, to be adapted into animated form. And it may even possibly happen in real life.

Silly idea: Make anime that's based off of the sister-site run by Ismail, the "ERegime" forum and its simulated history games, the forum's imaginary scenarios made into short segments interspersed with the forum's drama and such.


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>A haughty, bratty princess is hated by many for being a selfish and tyrannical ruler
>Takes a carriage to make the annual visit to the other cities of the kingdom
>On a stretch of forest road, they pass a hooded traveler who does not stop and kneel as the carriage passes
>Princess notices and tries to have the 'disrespectful peasant' punished
>He defeats her guards and kidnaps her
>He turns out to be a traveling former knight disillusioned with society after being disgraced for refusing scummy orders from the Capital
>She first demands release then begs for mercy, offering money, power, and a harem of women.
<Angry at her terrible behavior, the knight-turned vagabond decides to teach her a lesson and instead keeps her and travels with her as a slave, bound by magical contract that would only break when she had repented for her sins.
>Because she was so arrogant, few people knew what she actually looked like, so nobody realizes the vagabond's slave-girl was actually the loathed princess.
>Through that, he makes her experience what the ordinary people go through, to know the oppression and violence and suffering they live in as they travel through the Kingdom's cities.

Don't have more details, but that's my initial idea.

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