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Salbazier

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#1
Currently picking up Darling in The Franxx again after been hiatusing since ep 6. My, I've forgotten how fun this series is with its innuendo dialogues. :D

Interrupted marathon to watch a bit of Rogue One. Looks interesting but can't occupy my attention now. Maybe later.

Putting Elric of Melbi ... melbiwhatever on reading list.
 

Aaron Fox

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#3
I've been consuming a lot of MLP as of late, probably because it's one of the few cheerful and genuinely happy things out there, especially as the world goes further and further wrong. Wish that I got my grandmother Marian to continue buying Tom and Jerry episodes. :(
 

Salbazier

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#5
So,... Ryukishi07 (of When They Cry/Naku Koro ni series fame) and Higa Yukari made a manga.

Renai Harem Game Shuuryou no Oshirase ga kuru Koro ni


Kohinata Asunaro is your ordinary perverted high-school student who likes light novels and romance games. He has no interest in having a "3D" girlfriend and is content just fantasizing on the pretty girls of his school to create his own imaginary harem. But one day he accidentally releases Zepfur, a demon who promises to make his fantasies a reality.

The day after, one of those girls, Furuwada Serika, is summoned by Zepfur and explained the rules of a game: the girls of Asunaro's "harem" must earn points by competing for his affection. The winner will be the one whom Asunaro chooses as his sole girlfriend… and the losers will experience an infinite loop of horrible deaths in Hell. For Asunaro, it's just a romcom fantasy coming true. For Serika and the others, it's a battle for survival.​


Gotta say this is fun. Oh still it have fanservice, which kinda makes thing awkward with my brother currently shacking here till next month. (also applies for my consumption of other ...fanservicey material. Even watching Darling in the FRANXX put me in Quandary)
 

Aaron Fox

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#8
Well, been reminiscing about things like Star Trek, SeaQuest DSV (underrated in quite a few respects, but a narrative trainwreck with season 2 and even Ironsides couldn't save Season 3 even though he did a damn fine job trying alongside the writing staff), Babylon 5, among others...

You know what I want to see more in these Sci Fi shows? German officers. We've seen the gambit from Russians (hell, in Babylon 5 the Second in Command -Susan Ivanova- is a Russian Jew, and if you know your Russian history... that is usually a death sentence) to Americans to British to Frenchmen, yet I haven't seen a single German officer. The Prussian Efficiency mixed with the PARTY HARD of the southern German states. The sort of man who would not only love opera but also HEAVY METAL, that sort of thing.
 

Salbazier

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#11
Finished catching up to Shogeki Soma recently. Great stuff. There's this kinda ... empty - post climax feeling though. It will last until the new arc can truly get into high gear I suppose

Also finished Tokyo Ghoul:re. Maybe I wil give the anime another chance. I drop it after first episode of season 2 since it seems like they were about to go in different direction than the manga ... but come to think of it I prefer the anime way of handling things anyway, so I should have stick longer at least.
 

Horton

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#12
Finished catching up to Shogeki Soma recently. Great stuff. There's this kinda ... empty - post climax feeling though. It will last until the new arc can truly get into high gear I suppose

Also finished Tokyo Ghoul:re. Maybe I wil give the anime another chance. I drop it after first episode of season 2 since it seems like they were about to go in different direction than the manga ... but come to think of it I prefer the anime way of handling things anyway, so I should have stick longer at least.
Boku No Pico I hear is a good anime. :p
 

Aaron Fox

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#14
I don't watch much fictional stuff these days, I'm a terrible SBer.
Eh, I can understand your situation because 1) fictional stuff has dipped a little in quality due to the current uptick of fictional programs (The Expanse gave 'hard' end scifi a massive boost in the arm), 2) reality took a turn for the Tom Clancy given that Russia had meddled in the 2016 US elections (and elections of France, Germany, etc.) among other things, 3) for the US no one that isn't in the bottom of the upper economic class doesn't -quite literally- have the time to read/watch/listen fictional things as their downtime is so constrained and their ability to get the services in order to watch/read/listen to fictional things are comparatively expensive, and I've might have forgotten other elements though.
 

Horton

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#15
Eh, I can understand your situation because 1) fictional stuff has dipped a little in quality due to the current uptick of fictional programs (The Expanse gave 'hard' end scifi a massive boost in the arm), 2) reality took a turn for the Tom Clancy given that Russia had meddled in the 2016 US elections (and elections of France, Germany, etc.) among other things, 3) for the US no one that isn't in the bottom of the upper economic class doesn't -quite literally- have the time to read/watch/listen fictional things as their downtime is so constrained and their ability to get the services in order to watch/read/listen to fictional things are comparatively expensive, and I've might have forgotten other elements though.
I don't live in the US. ;)
 
#18
I am avid on a general media subreddit (the Zaibatsu Super best friends play subreddit) and fuck me if I did not see and get a load of "darling in the franxx is HYPE but yo dat ending tho"

Someone even had this image to describe its ending.

 
#19
Eh, seen the idea that Voldemort is an incompetent villain a while back, but given that the situation was rather interesting to say the least and for fuck's sake he would have won if it wasn't for one his subordinates fucking it up for him in book 2 and thus confirming what Dumbledore had theorized when Voldy was defeated that night.

I mean, when he wasn't dead in the First War, he shattered the Ministry of Magic so hard that it is a pure miracle that said Ministry still functions and was on the crisp of total victory that night; but the very moment he believed in a prophecy he sets up his downfall. Then when he came back, he went out of his way to bypass any and all protections Harry had... which pretty much worked. Once he and his posse of suppremists started mucking about, the Ministry -already severely weakened- pretty much went 'if you can't beat them, join them' outside of a handful of people and the Department of Mysteries.

Basically, Voldemort is a rather competent villain until his keystone advantage was discovered and sought out for destruction.
 
#20
Eh, seen the idea that Voldemort is an incompetent villain a while back, but given that the situation was rather interesting to say the least and for fuck's sake he would have won if it wasn't for one his subordinates fucking it up for him in book 2 and thus confirming what Dumbledore had theorized when Voldy was defeated that night.

I mean, when he wasn't dead in the First War, he shattered the Ministry of Magic so hard that it is a pure miracle that said Ministry still functions and was on the crisp of total victory that night; but the very moment he believed in a prophecy he sets up his downfall. Then when he came back, he went out of his way to bypass any and all protections Harry had... which pretty much worked. Once he and his posse of suppremists started mucking about, the Ministry -already severely weakened- pretty much went 'if you can't beat them, join them' outside of a handful of people and the Department of Mysteries.

Basically, Voldemort is a rather competent villain until his keystone advantage was discovered and sought out for destruction.
Its a bit weird that some of those were not in more varied locations but hey I am not a paranoid pureblood supremacist maniac, well I am not a pureblood supremacist maniac. I am quite paranoid.

also why did Rowling make 7 a magic number research gives me no reason why in harry potter 7 is magically powerful.
 

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