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13th May '16 10:22:29 PM Sayacha
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* ''Manga/FairyTail'': While the anime will often make little corrections to Mashima's consistency errors, coming close to the manga has caused it to create a few of its own. The shadowy figure that Jellal is kept from pursuing is changed from a spiky haired silhouette to the hooded girl, for instance. [[spoiler: While that was generally assumed to have been Mashima not knowing how the figure should look until later, a manga chapter that came out at almost exactly the same time as the episode revealed that it actually had been a separate person.]]

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* ''Manga/FairyTail'': While the anime will often make little corrections to Mashima's consistency errors, coming close to the manga has caused it to create a few of its own. The shadowy figure that Jellal is kept from pursuing is changed from a spiky haired silhouette to the hooded girl, for instance. [[spoiler: While that was generally assumed to have been Mashima not knowing how the figure should look until later, a manga chapter that came out at almost exactly the same time as the episode revealed that it actually had been a separate person.]]Silver, not F!Lucy.]]
** The anime also had the Trinity Raven guild escape the Tower of Heaven before it collapsed, whereas they are implied to die in it in the manga. Along comes chapter 482 and 483, and it's revealed that [[spoiler: they actually did die in the Tower]].
4th May '16 12:10:55 AM Yash
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*** Harry does quickly say "Everyone into the castle, we have to kill the snake!" right before Neville charges at Voldemort and Nagini with the sword, although it's still pretty vague.
2nd May '16 10:05:20 AM Tianzi
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** The show-runners have notorious problems with counting to three. First they mess up the number of Cersei's children, giving her a backstory of giving birth to Robert's son who died in his infancy in the first season, and later showing a prophecy reinstating the book canon that nope, Cersei had only three children, none with Robert, who had numerous bastards. They also mess up the chronology of Ironmen storyline compared to the rest of the story making Balon Greyjoy outlive Stannis Baratheon (who by the time those events air is still alive in the books). The problem is that several seasons prior Stannis was supposed to use Melisandre's blood magic to eliminate usurpers, Balon among them. With Balon still alive and kicking, the spell obviously didn't work very well, making Stannis' over-reliance on Mel's magic (to the point of burning his own daughter) seem stupid.
29th Apr '16 5:00:24 PM AnonFangeekGirl
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*** In fact, ''nobody'' in the film thinks to just put out the firebenders' fires.
27th Apr '16 8:18:46 PM LinTaylor
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* In ''WebVideo/DragonBallZAbridged'', Vegeta [[DeathByAdaptation kills Ginyu]] rather than sparing him like he did in the source material. This eventually brings up a plot hole when the Ginyu Forces gather together at King Kai's planet yet Captain Ginyu himself is not present as he doesn't die in the canon.

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* In ''WebVideo/DragonBallZAbridged'', Vegeta [[DeathByAdaptation kills Ginyu]] rather than sparing him like he did in the source material. This eventually brings up a plot hole when the Ginyu Forces gather together at King Kai's planet yet Captain Ginyu himself is not present as he doesn't die in the canon. This will also produce an even bigger plothole should Team Four Star decide to adapt ''Anime/DragonBallSuper'', since its version of ''Film/DragonBallZResurrectionF'' has Ginyu make a grand return by [[GrandTheftMe body-jacking]] one of Freeza's new minions.
27th Apr '16 8:04:52 PM LinTaylor
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** ''Dragon Ball Kai'' fixes some plotholes (like the Vegeta-dickery from the previous point), but creates some new ones thanks to the fact that it retains some filler while excising others. For example, the Buu Saga retained a scene in Hell where the previous villains watch Goku fight Kid Buu on a giant crystal ball. Two of the Oni present recognize Goku as "that fellow who fell off Snake Way a while back", referring to a Saiyan Saga filler episode that didn't make the cut. Of course, this scene also becomes an example with the release of ''Anime/DragonBallZResurrectionF'', which shows Freeza being put through a SugarBowl punishment in Hell (suspended from a tree while fairies sing happy songs) instead of being free to move around as in the filler.

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** ''Dragon Ball Kai'' fixes some plotholes (like the Vegeta-dickery from the previous point), but creates some new ones thanks to the fact that it retains some filler while excising others. For example, the Buu Saga retained a scene in Hell where the previous villains watch Goku fight Kid Buu the final battle on a giant crystal ball. Two of the Oni present recognize Goku as "that fellow who fell off Snake Way a while back", referring to a Saiyan Saga filler episode that didn't make the cut. Of course, cut.
*** ''Anime/DragonBallZResurrectionF'' messes up
this previous scene also becomes an example with the release of ''Anime/DragonBallZResurrectionF'', which shows in another way by saying Freeza spent 15 years in Hell being put through a SugarBowl punishment in Hell (suspended from a tree while fairies sing happy songs) instead of being songs), while in the filler he was free to move around around. Of course, the entire depiction of Hell as a somewhat pleasant park originated in Filler in the filler.first place...
15th Apr '16 8:12:35 PM Doug86
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* Just like the original ''ComicBook/{{Flashpoint}}'' comic, ''[[WesternAnimation/JusticeLeagueTheFlashpointParadox Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox]]'' ends with Franchise/TheFlash [[spoiler: rebooting history and inadvertently bringing about the Comicbook/{{New 52}} timeline]]. However, this makes no sense, as in the original comic, the New 52 timeline was brought about when Pandora tricked Flash into merging the DCUniverse timeline with the Creator/{{Vertigo|Comics}} and {{Wildstorm}} timelines. [[AdaptedOut Since neither Pandora nor the timeline merger sequence were present in the film]], it's left completely unexplained as to why the Flash and Franchise/{{Batman}} are suddenly wearing their New 52 costumes at the end of the film.

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* Just like the original ''ComicBook/{{Flashpoint}}'' comic, ''[[WesternAnimation/JusticeLeagueTheFlashpointParadox Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox]]'' ends with Franchise/TheFlash [[spoiler: rebooting [[spoiler:rebooting history and inadvertently bringing about the Comicbook/{{New 52}} timeline]]. However, this makes no sense, as in the original comic, the New 52 timeline was brought about when Pandora tricked Flash into merging the DCUniverse Franchise/TheDCU timeline with the Creator/{{Vertigo|Comics}} and {{Wildstorm}} Creator/{{Wildstorm}} timelines. [[AdaptedOut Since neither Pandora nor the timeline merger sequence were present in the film]], it's left completely unexplained as to why the Flash and Franchise/{{Batman}} are suddenly wearing their New 52 costumes at the end of the film.
15th Apr '16 5:11:24 PM Theokal3
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* Season 3 of ''WesternAnimation/AvengersAssemble'' adapts the ''ComicBook/{{Thunderbolts}}'' story arc from the comic, which involves the Masters of Evil, a team of super-villains, posing as a new super-hero team in order to get people to trust them. In the comic, it actually made sense that nobody recognized them despite the fact they were still using the same powers, since the Masters of Evil had been through several line-up over the course of their career, and the members they used for the impersonation all had super-powers and abilities that were, for the most part, pretty common in the Marvel Universe (Baron Zemo[=/=]Citizen V was a BadassNormal like ComicBook/ThePunisher, ComicBook/Hawkeye or ComicBook/BlackWidow; MATCH-1[=/=]Beetle had a PoweredArmor like Iron Man, War Machine or nearly everyone in Iron Man's RoguesGallery; Goliath had SizeShifting like any hero using [[ComicBook/AntMan Pym particles]]; Moonstone[=/=]Meteorite was a FlyingFirepower like ComicBook/MsMarvel and plenty of other characters, and so on). Plus, they shew up at a time where most heroes in the Marvel Universe had gone missing, making it easier for them to get accepted with no question, since people were all too happy to have a new team serving as their protectors. In the cartoon, the Avengers have only met the Masters of Evil a few episodes before they show up disguised as the Thunderbolts, the only line-up they have displayed is the one they use while in disguise, very few of the characters with similar super-powers have been introduced, and every Marvel hero is still alive and well, so you are left wondering how the Avengers don't put two and two together when this mysterious new superhero team with the same powers than a super-villain group they recently fought shows up.

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* Season 3 of ''WesternAnimation/AvengersAssemble'' adapts the ''ComicBook/{{Thunderbolts}}'' story arc from the comic, which involves the Masters of Evil, a team of super-villains, posing as a new super-hero team in order to get people to trust them. In the comic, it actually made sense that nobody recognized them despite the fact they were still using the same powers, since the Masters of Evil had been through several line-up over the course of their career, and the members they used for the impersonation all had super-powers and abilities that were, for the most part, pretty common in the Marvel Universe (Baron Zemo[=/=]Citizen V was a BadassNormal like ComicBook/ThePunisher, ComicBook/Hawkeye ComicBook/{{Hawkeye}} or ComicBook/BlackWidow; MATCH-1[=/=]Beetle had a PoweredArmor like Iron Man, War Machine or nearly everyone in Iron Man's RoguesGallery; Goliath had SizeShifting like any hero using [[ComicBook/AntMan Pym particles]]; Moonstone[=/=]Meteorite was a FlyingFirepower like ComicBook/MsMarvel and plenty of other characters, and so on). Plus, they shew up at a time where most heroes in the Marvel Universe had gone missing, making it easier for them to get accepted with no question, since people were all too happy to have a new team serving as their protectors. In the cartoon, the Avengers have only met the Masters of Evil a few episodes before they show up disguised as the Thunderbolts, the only line-up they have displayed is the one they use while in disguise, very few of the characters with similar super-powers have been introduced, and every Marvel hero is still alive and well, so you are left wondering how the Avengers don't put two and two together when this mysterious new superhero team with the same powers than a super-villain group they recently fought shows up.
15th Apr '16 5:09:37 PM Theokal3
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* Season 3 of ''WesternAnimation/AvengersAssemble'' adapts the ''ComicBook/{{Thunderbolts}}'' story arc from the comic, which involves the Masters of Evil, a team of super-villains, posing as a new super-hero team in order to get people to trust them. In the comic, it actually made sense that nobody recognized them despite the fact they were still using the same powers, since the Masters of Evil had been through several line-up over the course of their career, and the members they used for the impersonation all had super-powers and abilities that were, for the most part, pretty common in the Marvel Universe (Match 5[=/=]Beetle had a PoweredArmor like Iron Man and War Machine, Goliath had SizeShifting like any hero using [[ComicBook/AntMan Pym particles]]...). Plus, they shew up at a time where most heroes in the Marvel Universe had gone missing, making it easier for them to get accepted with no question. In the cartoon, the Avengers have only met the Masters of Evil a few episodes before they show up disguised as the Thunderbolts, the only line-up they have displayed is the one they use while in disguise, very few of the characters with similar super-powers have been introduced and every Marvel hero is still alive and well, so you are left wondering how the Avengers don't put two and two together when this mysterious new superhero team with the same powers than a super-villain group they recently fought shows up.

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* Season 3 of ''WesternAnimation/AvengersAssemble'' adapts the ''ComicBook/{{Thunderbolts}}'' story arc from the comic, which involves the Masters of Evil, a team of super-villains, posing as a new super-hero team in order to get people to trust them. In the comic, it actually made sense that nobody recognized them despite the fact they were still using the same powers, since the Masters of Evil had been through several line-up over the course of their career, and the members they used for the impersonation all had super-powers and abilities that were, for the most part, pretty common in the Marvel Universe (Match 5[=/=]Beetle (Baron Zemo[=/=]Citizen V was a BadassNormal like ComicBook/ThePunisher, ComicBook/Hawkeye or ComicBook/BlackWidow; MATCH-1[=/=]Beetle had a PoweredArmor like Iron Man and Man, War Machine, Machine or nearly everyone in Iron Man's RoguesGallery; Goliath had SizeShifting like any hero using [[ComicBook/AntMan Pym particles]]...). particles]]; Moonstone[=/=]Meteorite was a FlyingFirepower like ComicBook/MsMarvel and plenty of other characters, and so on). Plus, they shew up at a time where most heroes in the Marvel Universe had gone missing, making it easier for them to get accepted with no question. question, since people were all too happy to have a new team serving as their protectors. In the cartoon, the Avengers have only met the Masters of Evil a few episodes before they show up disguised as the Thunderbolts, the only line-up they have displayed is the one they use while in disguise, very few of the characters with similar super-powers have been introduced introduced, and every Marvel hero is still alive and well, so you are left wondering how the Avengers don't put two and two together when this mysterious new superhero team with the same powers than a super-villain group they recently fought shows up.
11th Apr '16 1:30:52 AM Theokal3
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* Season 3 of ''WesternAnimation/AvengersAssemble'' adapts the ''ComicBook/{{Thunderbolts}}'' story arc from the comic, which involves the Masters of Evil, a team of super-villains, posing as a new super-hero team in order to get people to trust them. In the comic, it actually made sense that nobody recognized them despite the fact they were still using the same powers, since the Masters of Evil had been through several line-up over the course of their carrier, and the members they used for the impersonation all had super-powers and abilities that were, for the most part, pretty common in the Marvel Universe (Match 5[=/=]Beetle had a PoweredArmor like Iron Man and War Machine, Goliath had SizeShifting like any hero using [[ComicBook/AntMan Pym particles]]...). Plus, they shew up at a time where most heroes in the Marvel Universe had gone missing, making it easier for them to get accepted with no question. In the cartoon, the Avengers have only met the Masters of Evil a few episodes before they show up disguised as the Thunderbolts, the only line-up they have displayed is the one they use while in disguise, very few of the characters with similar super-powers have been introduced and every Marvel hero is still alive and well, so you are left wondering how the Avengers don't put two and two together when this mysterious new superhero team with the same powers than a super-villain group they recently fought shows up.

to:

* Season 3 of ''WesternAnimation/AvengersAssemble'' adapts the ''ComicBook/{{Thunderbolts}}'' story arc from the comic, which involves the Masters of Evil, a team of super-villains, posing as a new super-hero team in order to get people to trust them. In the comic, it actually made sense that nobody recognized them despite the fact they were still using the same powers, since the Masters of Evil had been through several line-up over the course of their carrier, career, and the members they used for the impersonation all had super-powers and abilities that were, for the most part, pretty common in the Marvel Universe (Match 5[=/=]Beetle had a PoweredArmor like Iron Man and War Machine, Goliath had SizeShifting like any hero using [[ComicBook/AntMan Pym particles]]...). Plus, they shew up at a time where most heroes in the Marvel Universe had gone missing, making it easier for them to get accepted with no question. In the cartoon, the Avengers have only met the Masters of Evil a few episodes before they show up disguised as the Thunderbolts, the only line-up they have displayed is the one they use while in disguise, very few of the characters with similar super-powers have been introduced and every Marvel hero is still alive and well, so you are left wondering how the Avengers don't put two and two together when this mysterious new superhero team with the same powers than a super-villain group they recently fought shows up.
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