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by DaRk_KnIgHt
Sun Aug 05, 2018 9:59 pm
Forum: Anime & Manga
Topic: What are you Watching/Reading Q3 2018
Replies: 25
Views: 1247

Re: What are you Watching/Reading Q3 2018

Haven't been able to keep up with some shows. I've kinda just completely lost interest in Planet With and Banana Fish after 2 episodes. Can't even muster the effort to leave Free! on. I think all I'm watching is Chio, Asobi, Hataraku Saibou and Yama. Well I am watching S;G0 but I kinda forget that I...
by DaRk_KnIgHt
Tue Jul 24, 2018 12:08 am
Forum: Anime & Manga
Topic: Anime vs Drama
Replies: 3
Views: 248

Re: Anime vs Drama

I'm overall not that big on Japanese acting, it just seems exaggerated and kinda fake. But then my experience with that is mostly tokusatsu. The only J-dramas I've watched are Bartender and Densha Otoko. I've watched a few random movies on planes and stuff that I largely I don't remember. So I might...
by DaRk_KnIgHt
Tue Jul 24, 2018 12:02 am
Forum: Anime & Manga
Topic: What are you Watching/Reading Q3 2018
Replies: 25
Views: 1247

Re: What are you Watching/Reading Q3 2018

Tsukumogami Kashimasu - Looks and sounds more interesting than it actually is. That opening theme seems really out of place.
by DaRk_KnIgHt
Mon Jul 09, 2018 10:48 am
Forum: Anime & Manga
Topic: What are you Watching/Reading Q3 2018
Replies: 25
Views: 1247

Re: What are you Watching/Reading Q3 2018

Planet With - I'm kinda okay with it but at the same time not exactly impressed. Was kinda falling asleep at the end of the first episode but I was kinda tired after coming back from a wedding. Satsuriku no Tenshi - Hahaha no. Asobi Asobase - I thought this was going to just be some typical unremark...
by DaRk_KnIgHt
Mon Jul 09, 2018 3:34 am
Forum: Video Games
Topic: Pokemon
Replies: 3
Views: 1269

Re: Pokemon

I haven't played a Pokemon since BW2. I quite enjoyed Ultra Sun. The Totem Pokemon challenges put a twist on the usual gym leaders and I found those entertaining. I actually found them challenging at first. The Island Kahunas though were kinda more of the usual. After a certain point in the game tho...
by DaRk_KnIgHt
Wed Jul 04, 2018 12:54 pm
Forum: Anime & Manga
Topic: What are you Watching/Reading Q3 2018
Replies: 25
Views: 1247

Re: What are you Watching/Reading Q3 2018

Can't say I'm all too impressed by next season's lineup. Yama no Susume 3 - Glad to see this back. Grand Blue - Checking it out based on the fact I liked the manga. Tenrou: Sirius the Jaeger - Sounds way too chuu2 but it's a PA Works original so I'll give it a look at least. Free! Dive to the Future...
by DaRk_KnIgHt
Sun Jun 17, 2018 7:48 am
Forum: Anime & Manga
Topic: Anime Fandom Has Changed
Replies: 11
Views: 747

Re: Anime Fandom Has Changed

To be clear, I more meant NEW series claiming 'Flagship' status. I think a lot of the 'Classic' series keep that status in the fandom, though probably more with older demographics, but for sure people can still go 'Oh guys... EVANGELION. :O'. But I feel like there's no space for NEW series to be ve...
by DaRk_KnIgHt
Sat Jun 16, 2018 7:39 am
Forum: Anime & Manga
Topic: Anime Fandom Has Changed
Replies: 11
Views: 747

Re: Anime Fandom Has Changed

I got into anime from TV broadcasts. Being in Malaysia, we didn't have many options and as a kid, buying stuff online was definitely not accessible. So dodgy bootleg VCDs or DVDs and when internet got better - fansubs alongside any TV broadcasts was the way to get into the hobby. I try not to let ot...
by DaRk_KnIgHt
Sun May 20, 2018 11:44 am
Forum: Anime & Manga
Topic: What are you Watching/Reading Q2 2018
Replies: 30
Views: 3226

Re: What are you Watching/Reading Q2 2018

Well I've finally picked up Juushinki Pandora. For something coming from Kawamori it is pretty bland. His mechs nowadays are also all super samey looking.
by DaRk_KnIgHt
Sat May 19, 2018 5:59 am
Forum: Video Games
Topic: Mobile Games?
Replies: 16
Views: 6421

Re: Mobile Games?

Well here I am having started Girl's Frontline and now it is dominating my life. Before that I was fairly enamored with Honkai Impact 3rd. It has actual action gameplay and isn't too money grubbing. But there was way too much daily grind that I couldn't ignore and it took too much effort to keep up ...
by DaRk_KnIgHt
Wed May 09, 2018 12:11 pm
Forum: Anime & Manga
Topic: What are you Watching/Reading Q2 2018
Replies: 30
Views: 3226

Re: What are you Watching/Reading Q2 2018

I think Kaguya is fairly popular. I'm enjoying it. While it mostly makes me laugh, it can catch you off guard and hit you right in the feels every now and then. I do like how the core rivalry has slowly developed as the series progressed.
by DaRk_KnIgHt
Tue Apr 24, 2018 2:35 am
Forum: Anime & Manga
Topic: What are you Watching/Reading Q2 2018
Replies: 30
Views: 3226

Re: What are you Watching/Reading Q2 2018

I used to read mahou shoujo site, but ended up reading it alongside mahou shoujo of the end and kinda got burned out from the author's style. I can't help but compare it to Attack on Titan since it kinda relies on shock and hooks to keep pulling you along but at the same time - doesn't really go any...
by DaRk_KnIgHt
Tue Apr 17, 2018 12:39 pm
Forum: Anime & Manga
Topic: What are you Watching/Reading Q2 2018
Replies: 30
Views: 3226

Re: What are you Watching/Reading Q2 2018

Guess I'll just pasta my thoughts with some alterations. Watching Hinamatsuri - It looks nice and is well animated, but the comedic timing feels somewhat off. It is still fun to watch, but not like laugh out funny. Maybe it is because I've already done the manga but the pace and certain facial expre...
by DaRk_KnIgHt
Sun Apr 15, 2018 11:35 pm
Forum: Anime & Manga
Topic: First Thoughts, Spring 2018
Replies: 8
Views: 940

Re: First Thoughts, Spring 2018

Hisone to Masotan - Pleasant surprise. Decided to give it a shot after seeing a regurgitating gif. Hero Academia - More of the same old, a comforting way to end a Sunday. Golden Kamuy - I like the concept but by god it looks so cheap and bad. Those bears jesus. Maybe I should read the manga instead,...
by DaRk_KnIgHt
Mon Apr 09, 2018 8:44 am
Forum: Anime & Manga
Topic: Anime Toys 2018
Replies: 3
Views: 610

Re: Anime Toys 2018

The figures themselves have increased in price. I'm also from Malaysia and our currency is in a bit of a shit spot. It's kinda a gradual over time thing too, not so much sudden. Though it does feel sudden to me since I haven't been buying figmas recently, though I find myself wanting some now. But j...
by DaRk_KnIgHt
Sun Apr 08, 2018 10:21 pm
Forum: Anime & Manga
Topic: What are you watching Q1 2018
Replies: 30
Views: 4758

Re: What are you watching Q1 2018

So, new season. Hinamatsuri - It looks nice and is well animated, but the timing and pacing just feels kinda off. So it ain't quite as hilarious as the manga, and instead feels a more iyashikei sorta laid back. Not sure what to think, gonna keep watching for now. Amanchu Advance! - Nice to see Minor...
by DaRk_KnIgHt
Sun Apr 08, 2018 8:47 pm
Forum: Anime & Manga
Topic: Anime Toys 2018
Replies: 3
Views: 610

Re: Anime Toys 2018

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Better get used to figmas costing nearly double what they used to half a year ago.
by DaRk_KnIgHt
Mon Apr 02, 2018 10:59 pm
Forum: Anime & Manga
Topic: Anime Toys 2018
Replies: 3
Views: 610

Anime Toys 2018

https://i.imgur.com/caUnALv.png Got me this not too long ago. Kinda disappointed - quality is pretty poor for a 12k yen buy(mandarake unopened). Retail price is like 14k? Kinda cheap paintjob that doesn't hold up to close scrutiny. Nasty scuff on the arm, one leg was kinda loose and rattling about....
by DaRk_KnIgHt
Sun Apr 01, 2018 11:14 pm
Forum: Anime & Manga
Topic: What are you watching Q1 2018
Replies: 30
Views: 4758

Re: What are you watching Q1 2018

Season's ending. I kept up with everything except for Mitsuboshi Colors and Mahoutsukaii no Yome. Nothing wrong with those shows, but having read the manga just took the fire out of them. They weren't quite good enough for me to want to go for a round 2 and I found myself mostly getting distracted o...
by DaRk_KnIgHt
Tue Feb 06, 2018 7:10 am
Forum: Anime & Manga
Topic: What are you watching Q1 2018
Replies: 30
Views: 4758

Re: What are you watching Q1 2018

To me, the character designs are part of the whole animation package; in Franxx, I simply don't like them, for the most part. I did like the ducks, though.... :) You can paint everything in broad strokes if you wish, but I prefer to be more selective about my terms. I have no qualms with the motion...
by DaRk_KnIgHt
Sun Feb 04, 2018 11:26 am
Forum: Anime & Manga
Topic: What are you watching Q1 2018
Replies: 30
Views: 4758

Re: What are you watching Q1 2018

Not liking the character designs is not quite the same as the animation being bad.
by DaRk_KnIgHt
Sun Jan 28, 2018 11:50 am
Forum: Anime & Manga
Topic: What are you watching Q1 2018
Replies: 30
Views: 4758

Re: What are you watching Q1 2018

Yuru Camp - I didn't think comfy levels could be this high but here we are. I've rewatched the first episode a few times. Darling in the FranXX - If someone told me this was made by Bones, I'd believe them. It's not just the Star Driver mechs, there's like a certain feel that makes me think of Capt...
by DaRk_KnIgHt
Wed Dec 27, 2017 7:15 am
Forum: Video Games
Topic: Doki Doki Literature Club
Replies: 2
Views: 1009

Re: Doki Doki Literature Club

The first ending gave me a laugh. Definitely an interesting piece and it is free and short.

Hard to discuss without spoiling anything however.
by DaRk_KnIgHt
Fri Dec 08, 2017 8:37 pm
Forum: Anime & Manga
Topic: Honeyworks?
Replies: 3
Views: 1194

Re: Honeyworks?

Are they even connected? I'm pretty sure the only connection is that they are all based off songs done by the Honeyworks band. I've watched the first one and thought it was the blandest piece of shit ever and never really paid the others much heed. The third title should be based off the song "Hatsu...
by DaRk_KnIgHt
Tue Oct 17, 2017 7:57 pm
Forum: Anime & Manga
Topic: What are you watching Q4 2017
Replies: 22
Views: 5892

Re: What are you watching Q4 2017

While the BoC OP was great, I still associate the art with H&C which had YUKI OPs. Feels fitting that she came back for another of Chica's adaptations.

Too bad BoC didn't make a return on Kekkai Sensen.