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  1. [Fun] Re: Call Hisoka...Maybe (1999 English Dub Version)

    My estimation of Mr Brendan Hunter just blasted through the ceiling with an acceleration of 3000 knots before rupturing the ozone layer and shattering a CNN news satellite. Five minutes later and...
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    [Discussion] Re: Hiatus X Hiatus - To Resume June 2014!

    Just as a bit of an amendment to Demonspeed's finding: it turns out that it was from the 1999 anime that Togashi voiced the climber. I think there was a somewhat badly translated interview that cited...
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    [Discussion] Re: Hiatus X Hiatus - To Resume June 2014!

    So I reckon that the teaser for the return of the manga earlier on this year had a misprint. I can only assume it was supposed to read as follows:

    http://s12.postimg.org/vxefe9arh/HIS_BACK.png
  4. [Anime] Re: Hunter x Hunter: The Last Mission (new film, 27/12/2013)

    When the 1999 soundtrack started playing out over 2011 visuals, I half wondered if a powerful electric shock emanating from the plugs beneath my feet had surged through my body and, in the moments...
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    [Anime] Re: Hunter x Hunter (2011) OST Fan Club

    A reliable friend indeed! Good show! Both Amazon and VGMDB now have an entry for it. I confess that I was a touch worried we wouldn't be seeing another soundtrack, but hereupon my fears are...
  6. [Anime] Re: HxH MadHouse Anime Discussion! (Use Spoilers for safety...)

    you guys were tough to argue with...!*]

    I would openly and enthusiastically concede that Madhouse provides the better adaptation of HUNTERxHUNTER for the majority of Greed Island--no doubt about...
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    [Fun] Ouchy.

    Teen (if only) melodrama incoming. Spoilered--isn't that a real word yet?--for natural causes.

    I...can't really feel good about myself anymore in light of a lot of the comments being directed at...
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    [Anime] Re: Hunter X Hunter New Anime Discussion

    Thank you for the kind--and very eloquent--words, everybody.

    Overall, my prevailing sentiment concerning HxH is that we've been blessed with two very stylish adaptations--each of which do some...
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    [Anime] There's only so much I can say in one post while tired and moved, like Wordsworth.

    I reckon the best thing to do when it comes to scene rearrangements, filler, and alterations is to appraise such things on their own merits and appreciate what they might do for the show in a...
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    [Anime] Re: Hunter X Hunter New Anime Discussion

    Fingers crossed for a TV broadcast--that'd be brilliant! Excited to hear how the new voices sound. I actually didn't mind the Dybex dub of the 1999 series!

    In any case, I'll put in a pre-order for...
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    [Anime] Re: Hunter X Hunter New Anime Discussion

    Has HUNTERxHUNTER (2011) been licensed for France? I'm very interested if so!

    Edit: Blimey! It has!
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    [Anime] Re: Hunter X Hunter New Anime Discussion

    I just happened to catch a glimpse of the episode earlier on, so I'd like to chip in and say that I...er...really like Shalnark's voice (no, no; don't look at my avatar--that's got nowt to do with...
  13. Poll: [Question] Re: Which is better Yu Yu Hakusho or Hunter x Hunter?

    I'll try to arrange my preferences first in a tl;dr diagram...although I'm not altogether fond of such diagrams because they may imply that one particular option is intensely disliked when that isn't...
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    [Anime] Re: Hunter X Hunter New Anime Discussion

    Having just finished the episode, I'm oddly tempted to say that Miyuki Sawashiro has been genuinely the most convincing performance in this show, for me! I haven't been thrilled with the way the...
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    [Question] Re: Why all the Genthru hate?

    Very subjective, shaky and conceptual suppositions incoming:

    I think that part--just a part--of the reason that there was general dislike for Genthru stems from the fact that, for the longest...
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    [Anime] Re: Hunter x Hunter (2011) OST Fan Club

    Apologies if this sort of thing has already been submitted elsewhere, but I just received my copy of the second soundtrack in the post, this morning--and, if you haven't already, please consider...
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    [Anime] Re: Hunter X Hunter New Anime Discussion

    Yeah, I have been too sweeping in my statement--which is ironically what I wanted to protest against! To speak only of my own experience, I have, for example, seen 1999 fans deemed "haters" without...
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    [Anime] Re: Hunter X Hunter New Anime Discussion

    I get the impression that a lot of the vitriol directed at the 1999 series in this thread is likely to militate its fans to seek to undermine the 2011 series, in order to make those who like that...
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    [Anime] Re: Hunter X Hunter New Anime Discussion

    I can't give a truly satisfactory answer here, because I can't speak for the writers who composed that episode--but I could try offering a thought, or some justification, if it helps in any way. I'll...
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    [Anime] Re: Hunter X Hunter New Anime Discussion

    That's a nice reading of the show! Myself, I do figure that this use of music is functional to an extent. This sort of show would maybe be incomplete without communicating the mood of the characters...
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    [Anime] Re: Hunter X Hunter New Anime Discussion

    I think I was most rapt in episode 30--the episode in which they first introduced the Nen explanation before the theme song plays. The scene that follows after Killua and Wing finish their private...
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    [Anime] Re: Hunter X Hunter New Anime Discussion

    Thank you. It's worth clarifying on my behalf that the very reason I took to writing about this episode is because this adaptation has a lot going for it. I do feel that the infrastructure is there...
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    [Anime] Re: Hunter X Hunter New Anime Discussion

    No offence taken, though I am a native English speaker and I feel it does make sense.* It is flamboyant, though--so I'll try to make it less prissy. I'll go back and edit, though, so as to not take...
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    [Anime] Re: Hunter X Hunter New Anime Discussion

    For a series that has a good soundtrack, the director's placement of that soundtrack has made me feel some disillusionment with his slapdash use of it.

    One musical interlude cuts off another when...
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    [Anime] Re: Hunter X Hunter New Anime Discussion

    I reckon it was to do with illustrating the passing of time in those episodes.

    Gon and Hanzo's fight lasted over three hours--and that was enough to pull the day into the evening in the 1999...
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    [Anime] Re: Hunter X Hunter Anime- Fall 2011

    I was rather hoping for this course of action myself--and then I find out this has happened, coincidentally, today:
    ...
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    [Anime] Re: Hunter X Hunter Anime- Fall 2011

    I think both of those were done by the other Death Note composer, Taniuchi--the man that did most of the prevalent stuff, outside of Kyrie. I actually rather hope Mad House pulls him on board because...
  28. [Anime] Re: Jump Super Anime Tour (Jsat) 98' Hunter X Hunter Pilot episode

    Here's the book (leaflet) dealing with the specials that aired at the Tour!

    It's possible that Pierrot wasn't even in the running to animate the series in the first place, though it's tempting to...
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    [Anime] Re: Hunter X Hunter Anime- Fall 2011

    I always figured Silva was based on Dark Schneider from Bastard!!, given Togashi's supposed appreciation for the author of that work.

    http://sarcasm-hime.net/fanboys/dswake.jpg
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    [Anime] Re: Hunter X Hunter movie confirmed!!

    Because I am diabolical and obscene, I am hoping against all hope that this movie will be to HUNTERxHUNTER's TV series what the Fist of the North Star movie was to Fist of the North Star's:...
  31. [Fun] Re: Idea for HxH Video Game (Go Crazy With This One Since It's Just Wishful Thinking. ;) )

    I've actually been mulling over the idea of a new HUNTERxHUNTER video-game for some time now, ever since I got a look at the new series, so I'm really glad you engineered this thread! Good show!
    ...
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    Poll: Re: Hunter x Hunter Chapter 332 Discussion / 333 Prediction

    No sooner said than done.

    http://img265.imageshack.us/img265/1792/reolio.jpg

    I guess that's the closest I'm ever coming to doing fan art.
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    [Anime] Re: Hunter X Hunter Anime- Fall 2011

    While I am resoundingly in favour of the old anime in virtually every conceivable regard, the heart removal scene in this episode--taken purely in isolation--is something I prefer in this new...
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    [Discussion] I have fake info to share. I know it's fake because I wrote it myself.

    Chapter 325: November 8th: Part 1 and 2 and 3 and 4 and 5 and 6 and 7. And 8.

    Alluka’s body having been violently incinerated consequence of a freak gas explosion rupturing forth from one of...
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    Poll: Re: Hunter x Hunter 317 / 318 Predictions

    By that stage, Meryem had not yet reached the conclusion of needing love that he reaches in the most recent chapter. The conclusion that he reaches by the end is one born of the circumstances he has...
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    Poll: Re: Hunter x Hunter 317 / 318 Predictions

    The Viz translation of the king's catharsis in chapter 261 helps alleviate some of the ambiguity generated by the scanlations, consequence of subtle changes made both in the delivery of his lines and...
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    [Question] Re: How come Biscuit didn't fight Gensuru?

    The question's a good one--and, off the top of my head, I couldn't point to any concrete incentives on the part of Biscuit as to why Gon was elected to battle with Genthru. However, some glances at...
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    [Discussion] Re: Hunter x Hunter Hangout Thread

    If I found a genie in my pyjama drawer tonight, I would ask him to return Kazuhiro Furuhashi--director of the first 62 episodes--as director. And I would shake his shoulders very hard while making...
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    [Chapter] Re: Gantz 332 Spoiler Discussion Thread

    Transfers usually don't happen simultaneously, as I understand it--so I'm guessing the glasses fellow arrived first. Kurono's message contained mention of Tokyo--and Anzu may well recognise Reika...
  40. Re: [GANTZ/OSAKA] Epilogue Spoilers

    No doubt. Still can't shake the desire to give him a rather firm slap on the back of the head, though.
  41. Re: [GANTZ/OSAKA] Epilogue Spoilers

    I'm flat-out disappointed that Kuwabara's out of the picture--I half-expected him to show up in the main story again--though I can fully understand why he, and the rest, decided to leave. I'm irked...
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    Poll: Re: Yupi vs. Biscuit

    The problem with scenarios involving characters like these is one that affects Hunter x Hunter as a whole: Togashi rarely discloses sufficient material upon which to predicate a definitive response. ...
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    [Discussion] Re: Hiatus

    If we do get a new OVA, I really hope they get Furuhashi back as director; I wasn't all that fond of the directors for Greed Island. Furuhashi inputted some splendid visual cues in his work--and I...
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    [Discussion] Re: Hiatus

    HUNTERxHUNTER releases have been intermittent since the series started, but he seems to be concentrating his "off" periods into solid blocks, these days, rather than staying down for seven weeks,...
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    Re: Gon Latest Technique

    It smacks of Yu Yu Hakusho, admittedly, but I think it's an apt simulacrum of his enhancement/reinforcement disposition. Given the nature of this vivid transformation and sense of rapid enhancement,...
  46. Thread: Anime

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    [Anime] Re: Anime

    I'd love to see a Chimera Ant adaptation discard the jaunty colours of Greed Island in favour of darker, subdued tones, more akin to the hues seen in the Yorkshin OVA (this need not necessarily...
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    Poll: [Favorites] Re: Favorite Character Thread

    Probably Shalnark or Feitan--but I'm basing this favourtism on what little we've seen so far; it's the prospect of learning more about them that remains appealing for me. Depending on what sort of...
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    Sticky: Re: FMA 2 Episode 19

    I hope they'll maintain the idea of the episode fading into the ending music--that's one stylistic technique used in the first series that I've longed for in Brotherhood.
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    Sticky: Re: FMA 2: Episode 15

    In all probability, they've only been allotted a fixed number of weeks to show the anime--so they'll presumably only get 52 episodes; about a year. They have a lot of material to get through, so it...
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    Re: Will the anime catch up with the manga?

    I don't earnestly believe that BONES is the kind of studio to produce a protracted anime that utilises impertinent filler. I simply don't think it's their style. The "filler" that people point to in...
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