Official Anime/Manga Discussion Thread

Trate de ver unos capitulos de Ranma doblado en ingles :msick::msick:
Pero doblado en español? :mthumb::mthumb::mthumb::mthumb:
Lastima que sea dificil encontrar todos los capitulos en este estado.
 

mantisLJD

The Human Metroid
The original, or ultimate? I have only seen a little bit of the original series, but I have seen all of ultimate.
I have watched all 13 episodes of the first Hellsing anime a total of three times. I have watched the OVA a few more times than the original series which is starting to grow on me. I have not checked out Hellsing: The Dawn or read the manga.
 

Socar

Active Member
Btw...is it true that Oda-San treats his workers like crap? Based on one of his interviews, he said that if you want to work with him, you oughta just prepare for death.
 

theMightyME

Owner of The Total Screen
Btw...is it true that Oda-San treats his workers like crap? Based on one of his interviews, he said that if you want to work with him, you oughta just prepare for death.
oda doesn't get much sleep and works ridiculous hours, his comments seem to reflect more on his schedule, and how it affects those workign with him, than his abuse of others.... because oda sure as hell doesn't spare himself
 

Socar

Active Member
oda doesn't get much sleep and works ridiculous hours, his comments seem to reflect more on his schedule, and how it affects those workign with him, than his abuse of others.... because oda sure as hell doesn't spare himself
I just don't understand why you defend a lot about him. Because of him making One Piece, the competition of other Manga's is all screwed up and as long as he's around or as long as ONE PIECE is around, the other mangakas will be screwed.

Like the one behind Hunter X Hunter which as of now is still in hiatus.
 

theMightyME

Owner of The Total Screen
I just don't understand why you defend a lot about him. Because of him making One Piece, the competition of other Manga's is all screwed up and as long as he's around or as long as ONE PIECE is around, the other mangakas will be screwed.

Like the one behind Hunter X Hunter which as of now is still in hiatus.
he didn't create the culture of overworked manga-ka, it was there long before him, and will be long after him
 

Juegos

All mods go to heaven.
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as Is aid, it existed LONG before him, and he is not the only one doing it now... he isn't influencing others to do it, everyone has been doing it since Osamu Tezuka.... it has been aprt of japanese manga culture since f'n world war 2
I actually was looking up an Osamu Tezuka documentary last night when I saw Socar's post, but they had removed the audio from the YouTube video. But essentially, it's about Osamu Tezuka having an insane creative process that requires him to lock himself in an apartment away from his family so that he could force himself to make manga.

 

Socar

Active Member
I actually was looking up an Osamu Tezuka documentary last night when I saw Socar's post, but they had removed the audio from the YouTube video. But essentially, it's about Osamu Tezuka having an insane creative process that requires him to lock himself in an apartment away from his family so that he could force himself to make manga.

Ok...there are a few things I don't get here...

1. Why is the audio removed? There's nothing in the audio that its worth stealing audio except from some tv clips (and even then, those clips are so minor) why such an odd move for a documentary?

2. Why does he bother to work so hard if he can't meet up with the deadlines? Why does his editor have a lot of faith in him? And why are the other workers even admiring him so much?

3. What does this..have anything to do in defending Oda-San?

I get that Manga is a Japanese culture thing and I get that people are hyped in it, but its even more dangerous than that of even gaming. And why can't these manga artists go indie like indie devs instead of relying on editors?

On that note, @theMightyME I got into Hunter X Hunter a while ago and i'm in chapter 37. I'll admit, its pretty good so far. There's a lot of strategy involved facing situations so even if its straightforward, I'm happy that there is some depth to it that it doesn't necessarily end like how it should.

I will say though that Gon is a bit weak of a character as of now because he is often heroic and his heroism has little to no meaning as of now. I am happy that he doesn't exactly follow the hero dumb logic like how most manga heroes are.
 

theMightyME

Owner of The Total Screen
Ok...there are a few things I don't get here...

1. Why is the audio removed? There's nothing in the audio that its worth stealing audio except from some tv clips (and even then, those clips are so minor) why such an odd move for a documentary?

2. Why does he bother to work so hard if he can't meet up with the deadlines? Why does his editor have a lot of faith in him? And why are the other workers even admiring him so much?

3. What does this..have anything to do in defending Oda-San?

I get that Manga is a Japanese culture thing and I get that people are hyped in it, but its even more dangerous than that of even gaming. And why can't these manga artists go indie like indie devs instead of relying on editors?

On that note, @theMightyME I got into Hunter X Hunter a while ago and i'm in chapter 37. I'll admit, its pretty good so far. There's a lot of strategy involved facing situations so even if its straightforward, I'm happy that there is some depth to it that it doesn't necessarily end like how it should.

I will say though that Gon is a bit weak of a character as of now because he is often heroic and his heroism has little to no meaning as of now. I am happy that he doesn't exactly follow the hero dumb logic like how most manga heroes are.
1. there might have been copyrighted material, like music
2. because he is a creative genius and wants to express his genius, which is also why he is admired
3. because you are saying that oda is the cause of poor work conditions for mangaka and assistants, but we are saying this has been a part of manga culture LONG before Oda was involved, so it cannot be laid at his feet, he didn't create the problem, and he isn't the only on perpetuating it either.

4 (unnumbered). some do go indie, but most manga is released through subscription magazines that either come out weekly or monthly... they are large tomes, like a small phonebook in size with 20+ running series as well as interviews, and game reviews, and ads, and a ton more.... and they are super super cheap (less than $2)... that is whjy manga is black and white too, the paper of these magazines is like newsprint paper, it is all done on the cheap so it cans ell on the cheap... and they make most of the money on a s anyways... because they are magazines they have their own cultural identity, so they have editors to help enforce that... plus a lot of mangaka start VERY young, and it is a hard life, so an editor acts as almost like and agent for them too.... if you are itnerested in the process there are actually several manga about it.... Bakuman is from the writer/artist team of death note, and is about a team that begins trying to be mangaka in jr high, and it follows them from jr high, to highschool, and through professional work it explores pretty much the entire industry.... there is also a manga called Rin from the manga-ka of Beck (my personal favorite manga of all time) that explores it as well, but that series is less true to the process, it has its own narrative that it develops, unrelated to manga.

Hunter X Hunter - the series gets more strategic and intelligent as it goes along, and gon becomes far far far more interesting when you kind of begin to identify that he is kind of a dissection of the dumb hero trope
 

Socar

Active Member
@theMightyME

Oh great mighty of yourself...please teach me the chi abilities introduced in Hunter X Hunter....no seriously, I'm puzzled myself. Have no idea what Ren, Zen, Nen and Ten are all about and I'm interested to understand that.
 

theMightyME

Owner of The Total Screen
@theMightyME

Oh great mighty of yourself...please teach me the chi abilities introduced in Hunter X Hunter....no seriously, I'm puzzled myself. Have no idea what Ren, Zen, Nen and Ten are all about and I'm interested to understand that.
I don't remember the finer details of the nen system, but it is all pretty thoroughly explained
 

Socar

Active Member
So I completed the manga Fire Emblem: Hasha no Tsurugi and here are my thoughts on it.

The main characters are decent and have some level of depth particularly Gant who believe it or not has an interesting backstory added to him. Tiena can get annoying at first but later on gets better as a character.

I like the character Al a bit. Sure, his character starts out weak until mid way where things get a bit deep but he's not that boring of a character(unlike some lord who I know of)

The story is basically a somewhat of a retelling of Binding Blade and brings some characters from that game here. However, unlike the game, the characters don't play much of a role except near the end and even then, its only brief..like few pages brief. Sure some like Chad, Echinda and Percevial have some role but again as mentioned, they only appear for a short time and the rest of the story is focused on the main characters.

On top of this, some of the characters in binding blade have don't do anything in the story. Miready does nothing in the manga unlike the game where she has a role. I can't believe that Rutger has no say to this considering he's from Bern and it could have again helped into fleshing out his character more instead of taking those support conversations of his with a grain of salt. I would have liked it if the story fleshed out the characters more than what the game tried out but alas...no sign of Geese interesting backstory and all. :(

Also bummed out that Hector is completely absent story wise...why?

As soon as I saw Eliwood had no idea what the Fire Emblem was, I knew there was bound to be some plotholes here and there but I don't mind them here.

Surprisingly however, the manga has a lot of deep moments like again, Gant's backstory, Zeed and the the truth behind Al, and some of the dialogue is pretty good. I kinda like this line for instance

" Fire burns everything and creates something new".

Yes I admit that the localisation is horribly done but considering its a fan translated, I guess I can live up with that.

Overall, I found it quite nice and this is probably Nintendo's best attempt of trying the manga market. Had it done well, we could see Nintendo exploring the comic market a bit but oh well...
 

Aki

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I just bought a few of the Zelda mangas not too long ago:


Ocarina of Time (2017) Legendary Edition - A young boy named Link must defeat evil at every turn on his long, perilous quest to find the Triforce and deliver it to Princess Zelda!

The Legend of Zelda: Legendary Edition contains two volumes of the beloved The Legend of Zelda manga series, presented in a deluxe format featuring new covers and color art pieces by Akira Himekawa. The battle for Hyrule and the Sacred Realm has begun! A young boy named Link must defeat evil on his long, perilous quest to find the spiritual stones that hold the key to the Triforce, and deliver them to Zelda, princess of the land of Hyrule.

Young Link embarks on a perilous quest to find three spiritual stones that hold the key to the Triforce, the wielder of which will rule the world! Link's plan is to deliver the stones to the Princess of the mystical land of Hyrule, Zelda. But obstacles abound and his long journey has only just begun!


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Majora's Mask (2017) Legendary Edition - Link must defeat evil at every turn in his perilous quest to help Princess Zelda!

The Legend of Zelda: Legendary Edition contains two volumes of the beloved The Legend of Zelda manga series, presented in a deluxe format featuring new covers and color art pieces by Akira Himekawa.

The battle for Hyrule and the Sacred Realm has begun! A young boy named Link must defeat evil on his long, perilous quest to find the spiritual stones that hold the key to the Triforce, and deliver them to Zelda, princess of the land of Hyrule.

It’s not easy being a hero in the realm of Hyrule, but Link discovers that sometimes it’s even tougher on those around him. He’ll need the power of the Triforce to save his friends and family from threats posed by the mysterious Skull Kid and the treacherous Agahnim.




Oracle of Seasons / Oracle of Ages (2017) Legendary Edition - A young boy named Link must defeat evil at every turn on his long, perilous quest to find the Triforce and deliver it to Princess Zelda!

The Legend of Zelda: Legendary Edition contains two volumes of the beloved The Legend of Zelda manga series, presented in a deluxe format featuring new covers and color art pieces by Akira Himekawa. The battle for Hyrule and the Sacred Realm has begun! A young boy named Link must defeat evil on his long, perilous quest to find the spiritual stones that hold the key to the Triforce, and deliver them to Zelda, princess of the land of Hyrule.

Link's adventures across Hyrule introduce him to two powerful allies—the Oracle of Seasons and the Oracle of Ages—and pit him against a pair of negarious villains—General Onox and the Sorceress of Shadows. To win the day he must quest from winter to summer and beyond the veil of time itself.
 
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Koenig

The Architect
So I finally rediscovered "The Big O" animated series. I had seen a couple of episodes back on Toonami ages ago, but I never knew the name or premise of the show at the time. So far I am really enjoying it; it is a style you don't see much of any more.

 
Some catch-up
Ranma was pretty fun, especially in spanish, but the ending was pretty lackluster, even if it was pretty funny. Left a sour taste in my mouth so I ended up reading the entire fucking manga, which had a very different final arc, so much more satisfying. It was cute and I enjoyed my time with the anime. I dont think it was meant for binge watching, tho (which I find is sometimes the case with anime).
Coming off of that I figure I'd watch another Rumiko adaptation and began watching Inuyasha. It was on Netflix, took my time with that because I saw there was only 2 seasons on Netflix and I figured hey why not slow burn this? Of course this past week I found out that there are way more than 2 seasons of the show, so fuck Netflix for that false sense of security. Dont think any legit streaming service has the rest of the seasons, so I'll have to find other means to finish that up (RIP nyaa).
Ordered something off crunchyroll this weekend and got signed up for a free trial so I've been using it to watch something I've been meaning to but have put zero effort to, JoJo's Bizarre Adventure. Binged the fuck out of the first season, man this show just gets me. Definitely flawed in some areas, but I came away thoroughly entertained. Big ol' smile has not faded yet.
 

EvilTw1n

Even my henchmen think I'm crazy.
Moderator
Because I'm lazy, I just got around to starting season 2 of Ajin.

And it sucks. So far, at least. I dunno why, but with every anime I've picked out lately, they get to season 2 (after a promising series 1) and decide to eff it up. AoT better not let me down. For the time being, I'll probably mainline a little of Ajin this weekend to see if it improves.
 

Koenig

The Architect
Because I'm lazy, I just got around to starting season 2 of Ajin.

And it sucks. So far, at least. I dunno why, but with every anime I've picked out lately, they get to season 2 (after a promising series 1) and decide to eff it up. AoT better not let me down. For the time being, I'll probably mainline a little of Ajin this weekend to see if it improves.
The first season of Ajin was not particular good either, though it was...serviceable...
 

EvilTw1n

Even my henchmen think I'm crazy.
Moderator
The first season of Ajin was not particular good either, though it was...serviceable...
I thought it was OK. Interesting enough premise, sorta going back and forth on if Nagai has some sort of lack-of-empathy personality disorder, a villain that isn't totally bottom shelf...but then they kick off series 2, promptly eliminate the central conflict of Nagai not really having a "side," and turn it into a generic "team anime!" where we're all doing push-ups and living at a base. I thought season 1 had some high points...enough to recommend it. But so far, season 2 is watered down and generic. It's not as bad as Knights of Sidonia forgetting that physics were a thing, but it's still disappointing.
 
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Koenig

The Architect
I thought it was OK. Interesting enough premise, sorta going back and forth on if Nagai has some sort of lack-of-empathy personality disorder, a villain that isn't totally bottom shelf...but then they kick off series 2, promptly eliminate the central conflict of Nagai not really having a "side," and turn it into a generic "team anime!" where we're all doing push-ups and living at a base. I thought season 1 had some high points...enough to recommend it. But so far, season 2 is watered down and generic. It's not as bad as Knight of Sidonia forgetting that physics were a thing, but it's still disappointing.
I honestly enjoyed Knights of Sidonia far more, although mostly because of the setting and promise of something more.
 
I am caught up on the JoJo's.
There's stuff I could nitpick about, but man I fucking loved it. Its fun, cool, and emotional. Despite all the memes out there, all the references and shit in all forms of media, I somehow was able to dodge most spoilers and went into the series pretty fresh. Made so many of the moments surprising, funny and tragic. Cant say enough good about it, it just made my week so enjoyable. I pretty much stopped playing video games because it was time away from the series. Nuts. I watched most of it fansubbed because there was a lot of censorship in some of the parts Crunchyroll had and I could not stand hearing one thing and the subs saying something entirely different.
If I had to rank the parts: 2>4>3>1. Just personal taste, I liked them all, and Part 1 had some amazing climaxes and episode endings. I might like my JoJos to be more fun and light-hearted. And there's also refinement. Part 1 is the start of Ripple, refined and made more fun (thanks to Joseph) in Part 2. Part 3 is start of Stands, Part 4 refines and expands it.
I'm gonna have to rewatch them all to be sure, which I will not mind.

It was also pretty creepy. For me, personally, it was like deja vu.
Over the years, I would say since I was around 10 years old, I've been subconsciously crafting an epic. Its silly and bad and I would never pen it to paper, but it bears some scary similarities to JJBA. Story begins with a struggle between two friends. At some point, one of them turns into a vampire. This vampire character has a 3-letter-name. The other character doesnt die, but it does shift into a generational story ala JoJos. Vampire character becomes a "vampire" character, as everyone sort of gains stupid superpowers. Oh right, the vampire can stop time with his. It sort of continues from there, nothing else too similar until you bring in the manga, where I was told there is dimension hopping or something like that, which my dumb story also has.
So yeah, really freaked me the fuck out when I started watching this and saw those similarites. When I said this show gets me, it really does fucking get me. I might be a failed clone of Araki, I need to find a pink donut to snack on and see if it releases some latent memories.

Its taking all my will power to not change my avatar to something JoJo related.

Anyway, looking for something to waste my crunchyroll trial on, any suggestions?
 

theMightyME

Owner of The Total Screen
I am caught up on the JoJo's.
There's stuff I could nitpick about, but man I fucking loved it. Its fun, cool, and emotional. Despite all the memes out there, all the references and shit in all forms of media, I somehow was able to dodge most spoilers and went into the series pretty fresh. Made so many of the moments surprising, funny and tragic. Cant say enough good about it, it just made my week so enjoyable. I pretty much stopped playing video games because it was time away from the series. Nuts. I watched most of it fansubbed because there was a lot of censorship in some of the parts Crunchyroll had and I could not stand hearing one thing and the subs saying something entirely different.
If I had to rank the parts: 2>4>3>1. Just personal taste, I liked them all, and Part 1 had some amazing climaxes and episode endings. I might like my JoJos to be more fun and light-hearted. And there's also refinement. Part 1 is the start of Ripple, refined and made more fun (thanks to Joseph) in Part 2. Part 3 is start of Stands, Part 4 refines and expands it.
I'm gonna have to rewatch them all to be sure, which I will not mind.

It was also pretty creepy. For me, personally, it was like deja vu.
Over the years, I would say since I was around 10 years old, I've been subconsciously crafting an epic. Its silly and bad and I would never pen it to paper, but it bears some scary similarities to JJBA. Story begins with a struggle between two friends. At some point, one of them turns into a vampire. This vampire character has a 3-letter-name. The other character doesnt die, but it does shift into a generational story ala JoJos. Vampire character becomes a "vampire" character, as everyone sort of gains stupid superpowers. Oh right, the vampire can stop time with his. It sort of continues from there, nothing else too similar until you bring in the manga, where I was told there is dimension hopping or something like that, which my dumb story also has.
So yeah, really freaked me the fuck out when I started watching this and saw those similarites. When I said this show gets me, it really does fucking get me. I might be a failed clone of Araki, I need to find a pink donut to snack on and see if it releases some latent memories.

Its taking all my will power to not change my avatar to something JoJo related.

Anyway, looking for something to waste my crunchyroll trial on, any suggestions?
second jojo is best jojo
 

Socar

Active Member
Now for some reason, I've decided to continue reading One Piece alongside Hunter X Hunter.

I still hate how in many ways, One Piece kinda overdoes spirituality into things such as Luffy constantly referring people around him as friends, Smoker's subordinates valuing Vergo as a "Parent" and going as far as believing "Good" things about him etc....

I'll admit though that One Piece to some extent is good provided you don't think of it too deeply.
 

Socar

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@theMightyME

Thank you so much for recommending me Hunter X Hunter!

While some things are still not in favour such as the weak humour, and some of its....drawings being somewhat unfinished, its still a pretty cool manga. I love the huge amount of strategy that is played for each and every arc as of now. Pretty much everywhere you go, there is a certain strategy that is often played a very critical role such as how training with Biscuit in Greed island is faster and more efficient than Gon and Killua doing on their own, how selling stuff in the black market has some depth of strategy in it etc. Granted, I didn't get some of them such as the types of Nen used and whatnot but its still satisfying nonetheless.

Now the only issue......is it going to suffer the same fate as One Piece where you pray for the author's health for him to finish it rushed or no rushed, pray that you can live for as long as possible to see the ending or that it ends up being on hiatus for wrong reasons?
 

theMightyME

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@theMightyME

Thank you so much for recommending me Hunter X Hunter!

While some things are still not in favour such as the weak humour, and some of its....drawings being somewhat unfinished, its still a pretty cool manga. I love the huge amount of strategy that is played for each and every arc as of now. Pretty much everywhere you go, there is a certain strategy that is often played a very critical role such as how training with Biscuit in Greed island is faster and more efficient than Gon and Killua doing on their own, how selling stuff in the black market has some depth of strategy in it etc. Granted, I didn't get some of them such as the types of Nen used and whatnot but its still satisfying nonetheless.

Now the only issue......is it going to suffer the same fate as One Piece where you pray for the author's health for him to finish it rushed or no rushed, pray that you can live for as long as possible to see the ending or that it ends up being on hiatus for wrong reasons?
Haha welcome to hiatus hell... They do around 1 volume of hunter x hunter a year.... So it will ruin 10 or so chapters and then disappear for a year... The manga ka used to take years off and there was health speculation, but now he just does like a volume a year and takes his time... Another 1 like that would be berserk

Some other man's you might like

Yu yu hakashu (same guy who does hunter x hunter)

Berserk (super dark and brutal, fantasy series)

Gantz (also very dark, but more sci fi)

A certain magical index... And it's sister sites to a certain scientific railgun

Shamo (very dark martial arts manga, deep psychology)

Of you like any of those i can make other recommendations
 

Socar

Active Member
Haha welcome to hiatus hell... They do around 1 volume of hunter x hunter a year.... So it will ruin 10 or so chapters and then disappear for a year... The manga ka used to take years off and there was health speculation, but now he just does like a volume a year and takes his time... Another 1 like that would be berserk

Some other man's you might like

Yu yu hakashu (same guy who does hunter x hunter)

Berserk (super dark and brutal, fantasy series)

Gantz (also very dark, but more sci fi)

A certain magical index... And it's sister sites to a certain scientific railgun

Shamo (very dark martial arts manga, deep psychology)

Of you like any of those i can make other recommendations
Hmm...not sure if they are my cup of tea....anything else? Also I already finished Hakusho.

Also...are there any Manga that have/try the same essence like Fire Emblem?
 

theMightyME

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Hmm...not sure if they are my cup of tea....anything else? Also I already finished Hakusho.

Also...are there any Manga that have/try the same essence like Fire Emblem?
you mean like swords and sorcery?

lots

Berserk falls in that category, but it is MUCH darker than fire emblem, on the shounen lighter side, weekly Shounen Jump has a series called Black Clover.

Gate - Thus the JSDF Fought There! - kind of has a fire emblem feel with the fantasy world side, but is a bit different in that a fantasy world attacked modern japan through a portal, and Japan went their self defense force (they aren't allowed an actual army since ww2) through the gate to seek allies from the other side... it is basically about modern tech overwhelming a world of magic...

Granblue Fantasy - there isn't much there yet, but it is typical rpg-esque fantasy

The Heroic Legend of Arslan (Arslan Senki) - there are a few versions of this, but the current was done by the manga ka of Full Metal Alchemist... not really magic, just medieval war

Tsuyokute New Saga - a guy suffers great losses but manages to kill the demon king, then he suddenly wakes up as a child again, and he wants to prepare for the demon king without facing as many losses using his knowledge of what happened before


my favorite genre right now is this very specific and crowded one in which a character is either transferred to a fantasy world, or dies and is reincarnated in one, usually with insane advantages over others.... soemtimes from knowledge they retain from earth science, and sometimes just through divine gifts of abilities and power... I am addicted to the genre and there is a TON of stuff in it... some great, some rubbish... but I am like reading every bit of it I can lol
 
Ran through Hunter x Hunter, was aight but I was not into the final arc and ending. Chimera Ant arc was fun though, I'll take any and all Cell-like storylines.
Tried watching Little Witch Academia since I liked that one OVA but fuck I got through 3 episodes before giving up. No macguffin will entice me enough to stick around. I dont know exactly why it annoys me, but it might be the fact that I can make a half-hour supercut of Akko noises from just the episodes I watched.
Started going through Fairy Tail but decided to scour for relevant doujins shortly after. I'll finish it. The doujins, at least.

So on top of that I'll probably read through the rest of the ongoing HxH manga and JoJo Part 5 since part5never.
 

Juegos

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@FriedShoes just read berserk already. Join me in the struggle that is waiting for new Berserk chapters.

Vagabond is also excellent , especially now that you're MLG.
 

EvilTw1n

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So I went into Netflix's Castlevania anime thinking it would be like this:



But...I liked it. It's not-bad verging on kinda-good.

-Animation quality was decent. Not top shelf, but serviceable. I wasn't distracted by any terribly bad animation.
-Because everyone has to be a cynical anti-hero, the mood wasn't quite what I expected.
-Someone needed to turn the bass down on Richard Armitage's mic.
-Action scenes got better and better.
-The gears, the barrels, the cam wheels...everything but a clock level. But great fan service.
-Sypha!
-...but did she have to sound like a Russian Bond girl?
-What? A sensible, symmetrical plot, with Alucard's reveal? Not bad, Castlevania.

Part of my enjoyment was the fan-service (and damn, I want to play III again now), but this all could have gone horrendously wrong. IMO, it didn't. I'm disappointed we only got four episodes. I'll be there, ready to click play immediately, when season two is up.
 
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