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Desert Eagle

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Yeah i'd rather Yamato play the whitebeard role at this point. Like you said they make Law and Kid feel not on Luffys level and he needs some real rivals for future arcs.
 

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People who are still watching To Your Eternity, I can't be the only one who feels the show has a lot of its steam since Gugu arc ended ? The entire island arc has been really low quality in comparison to the previous few arcs. Only 3 episodes left, so a little bit shame I'm starting to feel it's going down hill. I hope the last few episodes are better.
I just finished it yesterday. The Jananda arc was sublimely charmless. As for the S1 finale ... at the risk of sounding distasteful, I was relieved to see the exploration of Alzheimer and dementia as we got to see a poignant death that wasn't directly linked to the Nokkers. Now that he's had the experience of losing his mother (March), brother (Gugu), grandma (Pioran), and friends (from the arc that shall not be named), surely the next way for him to suffer is to lose himself. Which brings me to my next point ...

In season 2, I wonder if we'll see Fushi transform into an inanimate object for a sustained period of time. Both times he transformed into one (I believe it was a rock, and a pear) the demon figure changed him back by force. External invention as the manifestation of an object removes the protagonists consciousness, and therefore problematic as he wouldn't be able to detect Nokkers. I don't know if you're familiar with the phrase many people die at 25 but aren't buried until 75. But I can see this line of thinking positioning Fushi to make the conscious decision to be unconscious, as obviously he can't die. There's a lot the author could do with that, and it wouldn't be too far removed from the finale. Most likely not though.

To come back full circle. You mentioned the Gugu arc. When he died, my expectations of the show shifted. There's only so many times the audience can be lulled into a false sense of security. If the series was an anime original, I think his death would've been a great way to end Season 1, especially if they left the audience on a disequilibrium by not revealing S2 until a later date. Good show, but looking at the series from strictly a emotional/wtf aspect, I think its a long way of Now and then. Here and then, Your lie in April. and Bokurano.
 

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I just finished it yesterday. The Jananda arc was sublimely charmless. As for the S1 finale ... at the risk of sounding distasteful, I was relieved to see the exploration of Alzheimer and dementia as we got to see a poignant death that wasn't directly linked to the Nokkers. Now that he's had the experience of losing his mother (March), brother (Gugu), grandma (Pioran), and friends (from the arc that shall not be named), surely the next way for him to suffer is to lose himself. Which brings me to my next point ...

In season 2, I wonder if we'll see Fushi transform into an inanimate object for a sustained period of time. Both times he transformed into one (I believe it was a rock, and a pear) the demon figure changed him back by force. External invention as the manifestation of an object removes the protagonists consciousness, and therefore problematic as he wouldn't be able to detect Nokkers. I don't know if you're familiar with the phrase many people die at 25 but aren't buried until 75. But I can see this line of thinking positioning Fushi to make the conscious decision to be unconscious, as obviously he can't die. There's a lot the author could do with that, and it wouldn't be too far removed from the finale. Most likely not though.

To come back full circle. You mentioned the Gugu arc. When he died, my expectations of the show shifted. There's only so many times the audience can be lulled into a false sense of security. If the series was an anime original, I think his death would've been a great way to end Season 1, especially if they left the audience on a disequilibrium by not revealing S2 until a later date. Good show, but looking at the series from strictly a emotional/wtf aspect, I think its a long way of Now and then. Here and then, Your lie in April. and Bokurano.
I liked the final episode, but yeah, my opinion on the last arc didn't change, that was really underwhelming and felt it brought the series down massively.

Will still watch 2nd season, though I hope the next part answers some of the questions regarding the state of this world, the main character and the villains, because I felt the season ended without exploring any mysteries.

I don't think it's supposed to be an emotional/drama show that surprises you with WTF deaths or evoke tears. It's actually closer to being a Shounen. The problem is, the first few arcs created well written characters that I cared about, then last arc came and it was really bland, dull, the new characters were boring, and the setting was uninteresting. The story was also bad. The zombies were ridiculous and the villain kinda made no sense at all, and the conclusion was rushed.
 

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Anime recommendation - Heike Monogotari (The Heike Story)

Just watched episode 1. WOW. Huge potential! :keano:

Its very much a blind watch for me. I was watching One Piece 729, and as I was skipping the preview, I saw "aired 10 minutes ago" on the suggestions. I have no intentions of watching the trailer, but for normal folks here you go

 

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Attack on Titan is back.
Back on Titan.

Annoyingly I started the show with English dubs which I regret because I know the character's voices now, but the dub won't be here til Feb so I'm just going to watch the Japanese version with subtitles and get used to it.
 

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Back on Titan.

Annoyingly I started the show with English dubs which I regret because I know the character's voices now, but the dub won't be here til Feb so I'm just going to watch the Japanese version with subtitles and get used to it.
Usually not arsed about subs/dubs but the sub is way better. Everyone just sounds a bit too squeaky-voiced in the dub version for me.
 

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Usually not arsed about subs/dubs but the sub is way better. Everyone just sounds a bit too squeaky-voiced in the dub version for me.
Yeah Eren's voice drove me mad.

As for Ep 17:

Gutted Levi is actually dead, and in such a crap way. I kind of got confused with the story since they introduced Marley and Eldians. I forget completely who Yelena is and why she's running things.

I'm guessing Armin will become the Colossus Titan and help out? Or were they talking about starting the Rumbling? That's basically activating all the Titans in the walls right? And Eren can control them because he's the founder. I forget how Eren even made this plan with Zeke and who is on what side these days.
 

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I can't possibly watch this weekly. The wait will kill me. I'm too hyped for this show. So I'm going to wait till March to watch it.