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Re: New Anime Season

Postby Klaudandus » Fri Oct 14, 2011 5:32 am

bummer, just noticed that yer in Germany. It's available to watch on hulu.com but don't think it will let you watch them from overseas.

Hulu actually has a bunch of series, including one of my favorite american cartoons ever -- Exosquad.
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Re: New Anime Season

Postby Skye1013 » Fri Oct 14, 2011 6:07 am

Yeah, I've looked into Hulu, and it is indeed not available. Also, thanks to various laws and whatnot, a lot of stuff that gets put on youtube (like some series I've watched on there back in the states) are blocked.
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Re: New Anime Season

Postby aureon » Fri Oct 14, 2011 8:39 am

For things unlicensed in your country, more often than not torrents and fansubbers will serve you right.
For things licensed, avaiability and legality of the whole thing drops down significantly D:
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Re: New Anime Season

Postby Skye1013 » Fri Oct 14, 2011 1:17 pm

Aye, I'm sure with minimal digging I could find them, I just haven't taken the time to do so. Hulu would just have been an easy source.
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Re: New Anime Season

Postby Fivelives » Fri Oct 14, 2011 7:43 pm

Skye1013 wrote:I've heard different opinions about it, and honestly the only reason I haven't watched it is because I haven't taken the time to hunt for downloads.


It's on Netflix.
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Re: New Anime Season

Postby Sabindeus » Fri Oct 14, 2011 8:11 pm

Fivelives wrote:
Skye1013 wrote:I've heard different opinions about it, and honestly the only reason I haven't watched it is because I haven't taken the time to hunt for downloads.


It's on Netflix.


Netflix is another thing that doesn't work everywhere
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Re: New Anime Season

Postby Fivelives » Sat Oct 15, 2011 4:14 am

Yeah, I know. I thought Skye1013 was in the US though.

http://www.funimation.com/fullmetal-alc ... rotherhood - watch it (dubbed) online. Funimation usually has pretty good reversions of anime, and I'm pretty sure it's available worldwide.

http://www.sidereel.com/Fullmetal_Alchemist_Brotherhood - another place to watch it online. Not sure if it's available outside the US, though.

http://www.animeseason.com/hagane-no-renkinjutsushi/ - not sure if it's available outside the US, but if you're a sub snob, here it is subtitled instead of dubbed.
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Re: New Anime Season

Postby fuzzygeek » Sat Oct 15, 2011 9:26 am

Fivelives wrote:but if you're a sub snob,


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There's a lot I could write about this having had this conversation about a thousand times dating back to rec.arts.anime on Usenet, but let's just agree there is no call for pejoratives on either side of the debate.
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Re: New Anime Season

Postby Skye1013 » Sat Oct 15, 2011 9:28 am

If it's not obvious that it's dubbed (ie. mouths not lining up with the words) then I don't have an issue with it (unless there are annoying voices, but that can work both ways.) Subs are fine as well.
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Re: New Anime Season

Postby Fivelives » Sat Oct 15, 2011 9:42 am

fuzzygeek wrote:
Fivelives wrote:but if you're a sub snob,


...

There's a lot I could write about this having had this conversation about a thousand times dating back to rec.arts.anime on Usenet, but let's just agree there is no call for pejoratives on either side of the debate.


It wasn't meant as a pejorative.
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Re: New Anime Season

Postby Arjuna » Mon Oct 31, 2011 11:27 am

This is the first season in ages I have nothing to watch...

I looked through the releases and nothing catched my eye, anyone got any good ones to watch?

(and I still want more of Eve no Jikan!!!)
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Re: New Anime Season

Postby Sabindeus » Mon Oct 31, 2011 2:35 pm

right now watching Tiger & Bunny and Steins;Gate though those are both shows that have ended recently. (Which is why I am now watching them!)

Tiger & Bunny is amazing, absolutely watch that

Steins;Gate I think is a bit slow for me. I read a bunch of manga chapters, enough to get to the interesting story bits, but the anime just takes so god damn long to get anywhere... it is demoralizing.



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Re: New Anime Season

Postby Klaudandus » Mon Oct 31, 2011 2:43 pm

Yeah, Steins;Gate is definitively slow paced, I'll give you that, specially the first half. And it's not like Steins;Gate is the greatest thing since sliced bread, but I thought it was a really solid sci-fi anime, specially because it deals with stuff I love (time travel, alternate universes, string theory and conspiracy theories). Not sure if this counts as me going nuts about how good Steins;Gate is or not. At the time, I thought it was amazing because I havent seen many good sci-fi animes. After a 2nd watching, it does feel quite slow, but still enjoyed quite a bit.

I never mentioned Tiger&Bunny cuz I thought that one was obvious... *shrugs*
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Re: New Anime Season

Postby Sabindeus » Mon Oct 31, 2011 3:23 pm

Klaudandus wrote:I never mentioned Tiger&Bunny cuz I thought that one was obvious... *shrugs*


i tell my friend "holy shit Tiger & Bunny is amazing" and he's like "it's been the talk of the town" and I wonder how the heck do I keep missing these amazing serieses
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Re: New Anime Season

Postby Arjuna » Mon Oct 31, 2011 3:39 pm

Cheers, I'll check them out! :)

I'm basically all alone into anime at my age over here...got no friends that I even can talk about it to, and the local anime gangs are all half my age...I feel illegal just talking to them... :(
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Re: New Anime Season

Postby Sabindeus » Mon Oct 31, 2011 4:12 pm

Yeah I hear ya, every time to go to Otakon I feel the same way.
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Re: New Anime Season

Postby Snake-Aes » Mon Oct 31, 2011 6:17 pm

Klaudandus wrote:I never mentioned Tiger&Bunny cuz I thought that one was obvious... *shrugs*
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Re: New Anime Season

Postby Delphineas » Fri Nov 04, 2011 2:48 am

Arjuna wrote:This is the first season in ages I have nothing to watch...

I looked through the releases and nothing catched my eye, anyone got any good ones to watch?

(and I still want more of Eve no Jikan!!!)

Shakugan no Shana has me exited, however there are 2 seasons you WILL wanna catch up on.

I heard about the 4th season of Familar or Zero, dunno how interested I am though. Toss up between who is more irritatingly stupid.
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Re: New Anime Season

Postby fuzzygeek » Fri Nov 04, 2011 11:08 am

The first few minutes of Shana3 crushed the happy illusions I've had since S2 ended. Now I'm going to wait for it to finish so I can just mainline it and be done with it.

It is by far one of my favorite universes, even if the story itself gets silly at times.
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Re: New Anime Season

Postby fudomyou » Fri Nov 04, 2011 12:08 pm

Sabindeus wrote:Yeah I hear ya, every time to go to Otakon I feel the same way.


It's part of why I staff cons instead, they're my age...
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Re: New Anime Season

Postby Klaudandus » Fri Nov 04, 2011 2:49 pm

I'd prolly staff at a con if I lived near a major con.

The closest one to me is A-kon, and that one is 6-7 hours.
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Re: New Anime Season

Postby Arjuna » Fri Nov 04, 2011 3:40 pm

cons are once a year at best...and far far away...

...would be nice to have an "oldtimers" anime-group around here, but with only 300k inhabitants, that's probably too much to ask...


Seen Shana 1&2, I guess I'll have to see 3 as well to get closure.
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Re: New Anime Season

Postby Kelaan » Fri Nov 04, 2011 3:52 pm

Arjuna wrote:I'm basically all alone into anime at my age over here...got no friends that I even can talk about it to, and the local anime gangs are all half my age...I feel illegal just talking to them... :(

My wife pretty much Thinks Poorly of me watching anime. We liked the Macross series, but it's hard to pitch the case for ${Random Anime Series} here -- especially when just about everything Netflix lists seems like it's about sex or schoolgirls or both. =/
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Re: New Anime Season

Postby Klaudandus » Fri Nov 04, 2011 4:01 pm

You need to go for slice-of-life stuff, like Bartender, who is about drinks. Yes, I am not kidding.

If she likes Supernatural, you could show her Supernatural:The Animation =P
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Re: New Anime Season

Postby fuzzygeek » Sat Nov 05, 2011 4:51 pm

Find and feed her the artsy stuff if that's what she's into, and use that as a gateway drug. It's harder to find interesting series aimed at a more mature market, but there's still plenty of it there. Judging the entire genre based on what Netflix has is like judging all Americans by daytime TV.
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