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 26 L Dragon 2, Fri, 18th Oct '13 9:44:13 PM from Pandora Relationship Status: Longing for my OTP
ZOMG TEH REI!!!!
So is this show awesome? Because I'm debating on whether or not to watch it, especially after Kill la Kill raised the bar for action anime this season.
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 27 d Roy, Fri, 18th Oct '13 9:46:01 PM Relationship Status: Getting away with murder
For once there is an anime with a premise that doesn't make me go "What." Will check out.

 28 Another Duck, Fri, 18th Oct '13 9:51:47 PM from Stockholm Relationship Status: Chocolate!
No, the other one.
I wouldn't say Kill la Kill is awesome, unless you're easily impressed, but in this anime you'll at least find reasonable characters.
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 29 L Dragon 2, Sat, 19th Oct '13 12:52:21 AM from Pandora Relationship Status: Longing for my OTP
ZOMG TEH REI!!!!
[up] Why not? Like, what does this show have over it?
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 30 Another Duck, Sat, 19th Oct '13 1:53:47 AM from Stockholm Relationship Status: Chocolate!
No, the other one.
Reasonable characters, as I said. It has something to offer besides stupid fun. Not saying it's an exemplary anime or anything, though.
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 31 L Dragon 2, Sat, 19th Oct '13 2:09:37 AM from Pandora Relationship Status: Longing for my OTP
ZOMG TEH REI!!!!
[up] So like, how are they reasonable compared to the ones in KLK?
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 32 Another Duck, Sat, 19th Oct '13 2:23:47 AM from Stockholm Relationship Status: Chocolate!
No, the other one.
Is reasonable a word you'd use to describe the characters in KLK? At all?

As for this series, read the first post of the thread, for one.
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 33 Rynnec, Sat, 19th Oct '13 8:21:47 AM Relationship Status: Healthy, deeply-felt respect for this here Shotgun
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@L Dragon: It's incredibly generic and by the numbers, especially compared to KLK. Not bad by any means, but not particularly noteworthy either.
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 34 KSPAM, Sat, 19th Oct '13 11:32:35 AM from Asylum Relationship Status: Showing feelings of an almost human nature
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Ah come on, Koujo. You can't lose your head that easily wink
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 35 Shlugo the great, Sat, 19th Oct '13 11:34:53 AM Relationship Status: Tsundere'ing
Master of Fate
50 billion yen? Yeah, better keep quiet about it.

Ahh, Japanase High Schools. Where people will just decide some girl is your girlfriend and not listen to any voices to the contrary.

Loli Teacher is trolling. Also I suspect that the mascot has some tracking device put in.

Akatsuki, why are you surprised that someone would treat homunculus badly when you just said that they are used for drug tests?

Is our protagonist dead? Yeah, nope. He wouldn't be much of an immortal vampire if any dude with a bladed weapon could kill him.

I predict that next episode Akatsuki will lose his virginity and kick some ass.
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I love Hirgami. She's cute. She starting to have more deapth to her character in each passing episode and seeing how it ended I'm sure it'll leave a huge impect on her.

Akatsuki, man seriously? I mean think before you charge to action man. You need to have a plan. Otherwise, you get axed XDDDDDDD I do hope he can regenrate. So the priest guy host a familiar on his homunculus? As much as powerful she looks it was very stupid of him giving a familiar to a human homoculus instead of a beast. That way he could control it better cause she probably will learn to create feelings and will of her own. Typical

edited 19th Oct '13 1:02:29 PM by Watanuki-Kun

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Episode 3:

  • Aw, no 4P awesomesauce. Still, quite the destruction you've caused, Kojou.
  • Misunderstandings, the root of all evil.tongue
  • Natsuki's wearing white today. And she's cool.smile
  • Oh bother, another evil pharmaceutical comapny.
  • Who's the greater sinner? Hmm... Tough choice. I'd like to go with BOTH.[tdown]
  • Wait, hold on a second. Three episodes in, and Kojou's a dead man!? Whatever, he'll walk this brutal massacre off, right? ...Right? Still, poor Yukina.sad

edited 19th Oct '13 11:44:54 PM by Diamite

Dammit not the sacrificial meatshield schtick again. Grow a brain, people!

Otherwise, an okay episode.

 39 Ironypus, Tue, 22nd Oct '13 8:41:04 AM from Australia Relationship Status: Drift compatible
[up]He probably can, if only literally.

 40 Another Duck, Fri, 25th Oct '13 1:56:52 PM from Stockholm Relationship Status: Chocolate!
No, the other one.
Episode 4. In which there's innuendo.

Mogwai?

And then Kojou just wakes up.

Quite a loaded scene. Wasn't sure if he wanted to bite Yuki, she wanted him to, or whatever vampire biting is often an metaphor for...

...and shortly after she showed pretty much the answer to the above.

"No one can stand in our way now!" There's only one possible outcome after saying that.

And then, naturally, things get serious.

Explosive Instrumentation. Whee. I had hoped that trope had died out by now.

She makes a good Dragoon.

Astarte reminded me a lot of Rika when her shield broke. I mean. And that punch was very reminiscent of another punch in the "sequel". Which shall not be described as it is a spoiler. Even if it was awesome.

I'll have to agree with Yuki. That was rather rude of him. Even if it was practical. I do think she should consider the implications a little better. He needed her to get aroused, and Astarte didn't do it for him.

So it was for that reason...

Warning: Tsundere staking her territory. Asagi sure has a way with words.

edited 25th Oct '13 1:57:54 PM by AnotherDuck

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 41 Gilphon, Fri, 25th Oct '13 2:07:57 PM from The Third Sound Relationship Status: Having tea with Cthulhu
Scum
So the thing I that sticks in my mind about this episode the most was that a theory that universalperson called 'farfetched' when he thought of it turned out to be exactly on the money.
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 42 Another Duck, Fri, 25th Oct '13 2:51:05 PM from Stockholm Relationship Status: Chocolate!
No, the other one.
I specifically decided not to comment on that since I don't like mentioning theories I find likely.
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 43 Shlugo the great, Fri, 25th Oct '13 4:01:35 PM Relationship Status: Tsundere'ing
Master of Fate
Wow, this episode... I don't think it can be even called innuendo. Not when Kojou flat out says that he needs to be aroused to suck the blood. A vampire boner if you will.

"Sempai, you are a pervert!"

"Yeah, sorry."

[lol]

This episode we get the pay-off for all the effort previous episodes took in establishing their relationship. It was all very natural.

Nice to see that Kojou character is kept consistent i.e. his hesitation to use his powers.

Also, bonus point for them leads actually working together in the battle. It was some time since I saw a genuine, Battle Couple.

Kojou save the homunculus with his amazing vampire boner powers. It looks like she'll be in the next episode too.

I'm not sure, are we supposed to view Lion King harshly for their plan of making Yukina Kojou's lover? All they did was facilitate their meeting, everything else was their own doing.

Also interesting that vampires seem to be monogamous in their feeding, but this play nicely with the balant sex metaphor they are going for. In that regard the last joke would have worked better if they didn't explain it, it wasn't easy to miss anyway.

Nex episode, new arc! And it look they will go on some... party? Those are pretty formal dresses even for a date.

 44 Ironypus, Fri, 25th Oct '13 6:41:01 PM from Australia Relationship Status: Drift compatible
This show gets better every episode, the characters/interactions are charming and the vampire sex jokes get a chuckle for how thick they're laying them on.

 45 Culminus, Fri, 25th Oct '13 10:49:38 PM Relationship Status: Faithful to 2D
I don't culminate!
And, as they 'all' say in video comments....

"And it's still a better love story than Twilight"
Same as usual.... Wing it.
 46 Another Duck, Sat, 26th Oct '13 12:29:06 AM from Stockholm Relationship Status: Chocolate!
No, the other one.
[up][up][up]That wasn't the only part that was innuendo.

I don't think we're supposed to view them any harsher than we're already supposed to. If anything less harsh, since killing is worse than controlling. Mostly.

Are there vampires other than him that make up a pattern?

[up]It's really close to "what they say about all videos". But I'd say it's so far better than a lot of other anime as well.
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 47 Arilou, Sat, 26th Oct '13 6:27:20 AM from Quasispace
Taller than Zim
Heh, it's fairly fun. And yes, the theory was correct. Amusing.
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 48 KSPAM, Sat, 26th Oct '13 3:46:34 PM from Asylum Relationship Status: Showing feelings of an almost human nature
Kishishishishi~
"It wasn't indecent! I need to make certain preparations before sucking blood! L-Like... getting aroused..."

"So you're saying you used me as a fluffer?" *deadpan stare*

Himeragi's face during that scene. Just priceless.

edited 26th Oct '13 3:47:05 PM by KSPAM

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 49 Arilou, Sat, 26th Oct '13 6:28:42 PM from Quasispace
Taller than Zim
I wonder if that's what she actually said or an... imaginative translation.
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 50 Ironypus, Sat, 26th Oct '13 6:53:27 PM from Australia Relationship Status: Drift compatible
I was a little surprised she knew what that word meant, but then again, naive doesn't mean she never read a dictionary.

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