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It's pure luck, but I can wait a sale or two to see. I didn't play two nights ago aside from trying out smartcasting against bots with Ezreal. Last night the servers were down.
Hey Doraku, how've you been? I finally finished Puella Magi Madoka Magica! It was pretty entertaining, and the plot twist was quite good. What did you think of it when you first watched it?
Also, what shows are you watching this season? I'm planning on watching Attack on Titan.
I know, but if you don't have much RP left, I'd rather suggest you to wait, like., forever before you purchasing unless you're really sure that you'd be able to play it often. Sometimes buying a champ is a hit and miss, some champs need more practice than the others.
I'm watching Red Data Girl, Aku no Hana (the picture is off, and I don't recommend you to watch this one), Attack on Titan, and Susei no Gargantia. Gargantia is written by Urobuchi as well, so you might want to give it a try.
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It was an overall great series, and to be honest it perfectly fit within 12 episodes. Normally I feel 12 episode anime barely go anywhere, but this was really tightly plotted. But I have to admit, after I finished watching it I really wanted to know why it was a bit controversial when it first came out. Instead most of the criticiszm I could find were really poorly place. I loved the animation of the witches, those were sheer brilliance.
I heard about the aku no hana controversy on tumblr. I think its epic trolling and if it weren't for the totally generic plot I'd totally watch it. Gargantia looks very Miyazaki inspired. I'm not sure whether its more light-hearted or deceptively light-hearted. Speaking of Urobuchi, I think I'm going to try Psycho Pass next. I'm really slow when it comes to anime, but I really need to make the effort to watch more. I know it just ended but still.
For most astute anime scholars, there are many things left unanswered, or obvious plot holes. To be honest I was not much of an observant when I watched Madoka when it aired for the first time, but I think it's perfectly fine. Any story with "that" plot element in the end, is prone to plot hole, since it's quite difficult to develop a story near to perfection from that. I found a good, balanced criticism on Madoka, but I think I forgot to bookmark it, but that was a good one.
As for Aku no Hana, I have to agree with Miyamoto here. Aku no Hana is anything but generic. I think (the manga) is one of the most "challenging" psychological and twisted stories out there. If it were published in a Seinen magazine, I bet the story is going to be more intricate and insane. I guess you were reading bad synopsis as a reference. Psycho-Pass is good, 9/10, sometimes the philosophical indoctrination get in the way of story telling, nonetheless it's a great anime.
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Oh, is your avatar coming from Genshiken? It's really niiiice.
Finished Fate/Zero last night, very good and I'm surprised at how quickly I breezed through it once I started( I think 2-3 days max). Really liked the concept of the Holy Grail and Hero Spirits as servant to masters the Grail considers worthy.
I hadn't read about it beforehand as I didn't want to spoil myself and I'm glad I didn't. I found Iksander to be my favourite character in the series, he's just got so much passion and life with him; and so badass. Quite a few scenes with him I liked
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I'm sure anime scholars would have a field day with Madoka. Either way, I'm satisfied with it. The only real complaint I had was my own personal preference on the character designs. I understand why they were like that but the awkwardness of the animation I could never get over.
Nonetheless, my favorite character in the whole Fate universe is still the bishoujo warrior, Saber.
Oh, and I put spoiler tag inside your post since
I found some scenes (even in BD Rip) have weird camera angles placement, making the characters look awkward. But it still maintain cutesy nature of Mahou Shoujo genre, so I don't have anything to complain, to be honest.
I do not follow the scanlation, unfortunately. , I have my subscription of Afternoon, but I haven't read Genshiken in 10 editions or so, so I might have missed something here.
Thank you for spoiler tagging, completely missed that. Regarding Saber:
I wonder what kind of hell you'll face exactly. Mine is starting soon too... Exams and a national project created by my batch about sports and science competition. It's crazy. -__-
Whaaat, you've subscribed to Afternoon?! But you haven't caught up?! Ten chapters is quite a lot. I mean, Genshiken is slice of life so its not like you missed much, but it would be nice to be able to talk to someone about it. ;_; I can't help but think Kio is doing a great job talking about a very unique subject, specifically Hato.
Fate/Stay is another anime series I've been meaning to watch. I'm curious because I've seen the Hilda = Saber comparisons for a while now. I know they aren't similar personality wise but still.