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Old 05-15-2021, 07:23 PM   #8051
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Kimetsu no Yaiba: Mugen Train is rated R in the USA for some reason. Is that the only anime film to get such a rating in 30 years?
No. Cowboy Bebop's film was rated R. Various Satoshi Kon films were rated R. GitS was 1995, so that's within 30 years.
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Old 05-16-2021, 05:31 AM   #8052
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I didn't even know Bebop had a film. The more you know!
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Old 06-09-2021, 12:13 PM   #8053
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Ken Akamatsu is apparently retiring but before he does, he's going out with a bang.

What would Love Hina or Mahou Sensei Negima be like if Keitaro or Negi banged both of their respective harems during a death march to the final chapter? Because that's what's happening in UQ Holder, with a series of H scenes between Touta and all the girls who crushed on him during the series.

I'm not going to post it here for obvious reasons but...it's craziness, it's madness, it's Sparta.
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Old 07-05-2021, 02:06 PM   #8054
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Odd Taxi is pretty damn cool.
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Old 07-05-2021, 08:49 PM   #8055
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Is it CGI? I'm embarrassed to say that while I recognize that name, I barely know anything except isekai manga right now due to the preponderance and proliferation of CGI in anime.
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Not that I could tell? I have a bad eye for this kind of thing. It certainly didn't seem it.

Honestly I'd say you should give it a watch but it's probably not for everybody. It honestly feels like it draws more from Tarantino films than anything else. I suck at selling things but for me this has honestly been one of the best anime I've watched in a long time. The writing was great, the characters are likeable but honestly realistic, the dialogue is excellent. That's where a lot of the comparisons with Tarantino are coming from.

The mystery at the core of the plot is intriguing but honestly the characters are what sold this so strongly to me. That and the OP. My god the OP slaps. It is liquid smooth.
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Old 07-11-2021, 05:34 PM   #8057
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Manga: Spy x Family

Getting better! Yeah! The issue I had with the series is now the main focus of the current arc! Yay!

Re-Read: Berserk

I've loved Berserk for so long, but now the earlier arcs feel like they hit harder. The chapter where an old priest picks up Guts on the road and talks about his nephew dying as a mercenary and Guts stating basically, "He died doing what he loves" brought a tear to my eyes when in the past the statement wasn't so impactful. Truly losing Miura is the death of John Lennon of our time. I truly doubt another manga will amaze me with it's art while also move me with their story as much as Berserk. Everyone should read it, first time or again as it is a true world changing series.
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Old 07-11-2021, 05:39 PM   #8058
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Holy crackers, I had forgotten Loki mentioned Spy x Family as I was reading the raws for some reason. The genesis of my curiosity had been lost to coronavirus.

It's indeed quite cute, although being JUMP I will maintain my distance because there's no possibility of it going deeper like I would prefer.
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