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  1. Thread: One Piece Magazine

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    Re: One Piece Magazine

    This is incredibly unsurprising to me - if you'd told me to pick the three most underserved Straw Hats it'd be Franky, Usopp and Brook in a heartbeat. Obviously Franky and Usopp got a lot of...
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    Sticky: Re: Marvel Movies Thread: Excelsior!

    I just can't get over the fact that...these aren't this Spideys villains. He has no history with them, to him they're just some dudes. I know William Dafoes Green Goblin, but the MCU Spidey doesn't...
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    Sticky: Re: Non-Disney animation thread

    I'm 6 episodes in with Maya and the three and...its good. Real good. Pretty spectacular I'd say. The audiovisual package is enough to warrant the price of admission, as beyond the eye-popping designs...
  4. Thread: Cowboy Bebop

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    Re: Cowboy Bebop

    The only thing this whole endeavor is really accomplishing is making me think about finally checking out the original version; if the new one either isn't as good or is only good in the absence of...
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    Re: My Hero Academia II - A true Hero

    So after an arc where Deku beat his useless and hyperventilating classmates to near death while hypocritically saying he wanted to protect them, we get Star dying like a chump accomplishing nothing...
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    Re: One Piece Live-Adaptation Drama Announced

    Even if that is the way things might actually go, it will never stop sounding nightmaringly ghoulish to me. We've already stripped out physical sets, practical effects and physical stunt doubles,...
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    Re: One Piece Live-Adaptation Drama Announced

    Idunno, the distinct aesthetic and oftentimes gonzo attitude is a huge part of OPs appeal to me. The writing and drama are obviously key, but I don't know I would have ever picked up OP if it didn't...
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    Re: Chapter 1,031: Warrior of Science

    I'm pro Wolfwoods naming conventions, but at this point I know them all by heart, so Nico Robin being Neko Lowbun doesn't throw me in the slightest, especially in context of the conversation. Not so...
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    Sticky: Re: Marvel Movies Thread: Excelsior!

    The main thing I keep seeing in the reviews is that the stylings of the indie darling director doesn't mesh well with the at this point well-entrenched MCU formula, which is the least surprising take...
  10. Thread: Red Hood

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    Re: Red Hood

    Eh, I'll join the side of not finding the author Obviously Objectively Butthurt, and seeing these developments have some merit. Obviously the ending is extremely compromised, but the meta-angle was...
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    Re: Chapter 1,026: The Pivotal Clash

    There seems to be two things going on here – you both complain that “fans feel they're well versed or even experts on storytelling”, i.e. of fans making critical assessment of the effectiveness of...
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    Re: Wano has Failed the StrawHat Characters

    Regardless of the specific suggestions made, I sympathize with kevo_komas overall point. It’s not so much that the Straw Hats didn’t do “these specific things”, its just borne out of them being...
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    Re: Volume 101 Predictions/Discussion

    I can't help but wonder, for the people sticking to their "Raid failure"/">3 acts" stances...should it turn out that in the end, this was the final showdown, and these were indeed the definitive...
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    Poll: Re: Questions That Don't Deserve Their Own Thread Mark II

    Yeah but the perspective of "We must open the borders!" being what many of the most emotionally invested people have as their explicit goal, its a really undercooked plotline. Like, the scabbards...
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    Poll: Re: Questions That Don't Deserve Their Own Thread Mark II

    I file "Wano as isolationist" together with "Wano as old-fashionedly sexist" as "issues that on the surface should be bigger deals than they ultimately were". The isolationism specifically is just a...
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    Sticky: Re: Marvel Movies Thread: Excelsior!

    Thats true, and my dismay at the volume of MCU content comes from a place of being already fatigued at the franchise, but I do think theres also value in diversifying ones media fandom habits a bit....
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    Sticky: Re: Marvel Movies Thread: Excelsior!

    But apart from new releases in theatres, the time invested in an "at home MCU experience" is still competing with...pretty much any TV series or movie in existence available for streaming. It may...
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    Sticky: Re: Marvel Movies Thread: Excelsior!

    Even if the seasons are comparatively short, watching all of Loki is still much long than your standard movie, it just doesn't feel like as big a commitment because of being spread out. Its still an...
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    Sticky: Re: Marvel Movies Thread: Excelsior!

    I'd completely forgotten the Hawkeye show was a thing, and Miss Marvel is this year as well? In that case its more like 35+ hours to be caught up on everything MCU in 2021. Wow. And thats without...
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    Sticky: Re: Marvel Movies Thread: Excelsior!

    Don't forget about the Disney plus shows!

    I've already more or less dropped off the MCU bandwagon at this point, but the amount of time investment you need to be up do date with every thing at...
  21. Thread: Lupin the 3rd

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    Re: Lupin the 3rd

    Just got done watching islands of Assassins. I pretty much loved it; you've got escalating jokes (DON'T WALK), you've got clear stakes, you've got pathos, you've got twists, you've got good animation...
  22. Thread: Lupin the 3rd

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    Re: Lupin the 3rd

    I've started watching Island of Assasins, my third ever Lupin...thing, after Cagliostro and Nostradamus.

    In 11 minutes we have surprising violence, an explosive physics-defying motorcycle assassin...
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    Re: Oh no, there goes Tokyo. It's a Godzilla thread!

    Got done watching Godzilla vs the Sea Monster, picking it based off remembering Nobodyman liking it.

    I liked it a lot! One of the better classic Kaiju movies I've seen, probably my third favorite...
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    Re: Vivre Card: One Piece Visual Dictionary

    ...but what exactly does it matter that Yamato is a fictional character? Theres plenty of fictional characters who identify by another gender than the societal default, would you just refer to any...
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    Re: Vivre Card: One Piece Visual Dictionary

    The whole Yamato discourse continues to baffle me. As a potentially unimformed non-LGBT person I will just say that even if Yamato is "just" a man by default because Oden was a man, then that still...
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    Sticky: Re: Marvel Movies Thread: Excelsior!

    People always say the MCU "gets the characters right" but as someone unfamiliar with his original depiction...is this how Strange usually acts? With the winking, and the hoodie and stuff? I always...
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    But apart from the season pass, as far as I can tell, you can also use gems - the premium currency you buy with IRL money - to get tickets, that can then be traded for item enhancers? Meaning that if...
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    Sticky: Re: DC Movies Thread - Shazam saves the day

    Idunno, I thought the movie juggled things ok, but maybe I'm just good at compartmentalizing. Like, Weasel might be on a team, but not all inmates need be equally sympathetic, and Weasel specifically...
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    Sticky: Re: DC Movies Thread - Shazam saves the day

    I guess I'm in luck then because I gave Rogue One a very hard pass, and I just walked out of The Suicide Squad having had a blast.


    I though the characters served their functions well and were...
  30. Re: Netflix's He-Man and the Masters of the Universe... and Silent Bob?

    I'm gonna touch own on the exact same points as Robby, but these things jumped at me



    Why is "The movies are "Outright Bad tho" relevant as a response to "These movies were reviewbombed and got...
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