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Re: What anime are you watching thread

Posted: Fri Aug 18, 2017 8:15 am
by DPrinny
Sel Feena wrote:
Fri Aug 18, 2017 6:06 am
^ First thing I thought seeing that picture was it looks like Gunsmith Cats.

Late to the party on this one, but thought I'd try Littlewitch Academia. Only seen S1E1 so far, but it looks really charming, I don't know why but I get a feeling this might turn out like that old kid's show The Worst Witch
Its alright, the OVAs give you a better feeling of it

Re: What anime are you watching thread

Posted: Sun Aug 20, 2017 7:53 pm
by Katzkatz
Hey, great news guys. Studio Ghibli isn't closing just yet. Miyazaki is planning on making another film. See the following :-

http://www.empireonline.com/people/haya ... -new-film/

Re: What anime are you watching thread

Posted: Wed Aug 23, 2017 6:53 pm
by ALK
Your Name

To my surprise as I was looking through my local listings to finally go see Spiderman, my local cinema was not only showing this movie, this one movie I really wanted to see last year but was unable to and what I thought was an IMAX only 2nd release, but it was also the last showing before it would be gone. :lol: With that I said screw Spidy and booked my ticket immediately.

Just got back, and I'm still a bit teary eyed from the ending and one other scene.

SPOILERS

In a lot of ways, it really connected to a lot of things in my life, including a very recent event that brought back a very powerful feeling from when I first met someone in person after years of online interaction. The leads' first meeting on the mountain was just like that. And the ending yes, I was at that point invested in the two leads to finally meet each, wondering if they could even interact or remember each other, and it was very satisfying especially with the name of the movie. And while the comedy isnt high, the boob gag the final time told just had me laughing so hard, the build up to that final time was great. The animation looks stunning for an anime movie with today's drawing techniques. Everything looks so detailed and colourful in places. And yes, even the body swapping does feel relatable for me in a lot of ways which I won't go into, but it does almost feel like the definitive body swapping movie. I mostly kept the full story a mystery outside of the body swapping and was very satisfied with what I got.

Its definitely worth its hype and can't recommend it enough. It gets a DVD/Blu Ray release in November. On a personal note it might not just be my fav anime film period, it might be my overall fav film period.

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Re: What anime are you watching thread

Posted: Thu Aug 24, 2017 7:36 am
by Katzkatz
dste wrote:
Mon Aug 14, 2017 6:53 pm
Katzkatz wrote:
Sun Aug 13, 2017 9:47 pm
ATTENTION! Just a heads-up, the last Studio Ghibli film When Marnie Was There is going to be broadcast in the UK, on Film 4 on Wednesday 24th of August at 11:00 AM(BST).

Set your recording devices anime fans.
Bah, Wednesday's are the only day that I cannot sit down and watch. :x :(
@Dste - It's being shown again(this time it's the subtitled version) on Thursday 31st August at 01:35 (BST) and on Film 4. Yep, it's early morning - but maybe you can catch it then?

Re: What anime are you watching thread

Posted: Thu Feb 22, 2018 9:45 am
by dste
Sword Art Online II

Was quite looking forward to this as really enjoyed the first but it didn't really click for some reason. The first story took too long getting going and was a bit dull and then the second story was a vast improvement but was too short.

Re: What anime are you watching thread

Posted: Sun Feb 25, 2018 7:44 am
by dste
Sword Art Online: Ordinal Scale

A film following on from the two seasons. It was good, I enjoyed it.

Re: What anime are you watching thread

Posted: Sun Feb 25, 2018 10:39 am
by DPrinny
This seasons new anime I am watching

Cardcaptor Saukra Clear card
I really should save it till Monday mornings when I need cheering up, I CANT SEEM TO SKIP THE INTRO AND ENDING TUNES!!

Re: What anime are you watching thread

Posted: Sat Mar 17, 2018 5:27 pm
by dste
Words of the Garden.

A 42min short which was a decent watch.

Re: What anime are you watching thread

Posted: Sun Mar 25, 2018 7:04 am
by Sel Feena
Blend S, seems enjoyable enough so far, got a few chuckles out of me so far

And also started watching Dragonball Super. First foray into the franchise, and I’m actually enjoying it quite a bit! Beerus is the standout character for me so far, 6 eps in

Re: What anime are you watching thread

Posted: Sun Mar 25, 2018 7:19 am
by DPrinny
^Hundred and twenty of left of a mix of bad animation and surprisingly little filler

Just finished it as it just finished

The ending was as predictable as it should of been

Re: What anime are you watching thread

Posted: Mon Apr 09, 2018 2:49 am
by Sel Feena
Uma Musume, what the hell, mang. Magical horse girls who are also idol singers? :|

Re: What anime are you watching thread

Posted: Sun Apr 29, 2018 6:17 pm
by dste
Tokyo Ghoul √A which I enjoyed, a lot better than the first season which I found to be a bit dull.

Also a couple of one-off episodes Tokyo Ghoul [Jack] and Tokyo Ghoul: PINTO which were quite good.

Re: What anime are you watching thread

Posted: Mon Apr 30, 2018 5:18 pm
by dste
Little Witch Academia

The episode from 2013. Was OK for how much it tried to cram in to 26mins.

Re: What anime are you watching thread

Posted: Mon Apr 30, 2018 6:23 pm
by DPrinny
Sword Art Online Alternative: Gun Gale Online

So its now SAO but with guns instead of swords?
And a stupidly long title that is just using the former's name to get fans to watch it
Anyway bollocks to plot, decent story and that, heres something for people to buy merch of and a female lead thats just made for shut in wankerboys to crack one out to

censored thats most anime
DROPPED!!

Also
Gegege no kintaro
Its ok

Re: What anime are you watching thread

Posted: Mon Apr 30, 2018 9:41 pm
by Matt_B
Aggretsuko - It's cute, it's about 50/50 absurdist comedy cut with biting social satire, and there's death metal karaoke. What more could you possibly want in a show?