The Anime Thread

This forum is to learn about foreign cultures and habits, because language skills are not everything you need as a world citizen...

Moderators: Global Moderators, Forum Administrators

User avatar
md0
Posts: 6973
Joined: 2010-08-08, 19:56
Country: CY Cyprus (Κύπρος / Kıbrıs)

Re: The Anime Thread

Postby md0 » 2017-07-30, 18:26

I'm giving Boruto a shot tonight, and so far I'm a little disappointed.
I wasn't following Naruto while that was on; I think I gave up on it before even the first season.
But Boruto looked like "the Naruto universe going through modernisation", and that caught my attention, especially considering how great Legend of Korra was while exploring the same process.

But Boruto so far does nothing with the eroding of the old social classes, and the industrialisation of the fictional universe - they are just background.

But I can't call the anime bad. The characters are way less annoying than what I remember from Naruto, with all that overwhelming angst everyone was feeling - the Boruto characters are much more optimistic (well, that has some historical precedent). I guess I had high hopes from something in the shonen genre.
"If you like your clause structure, you can keep your clause structure"

User avatar
dEhiN
Posts: 4379
Joined: 2013-08-18, 2:51
Real Name: David
Gender: male
Location: Toronto
Country: CA Canada (Canada)
Contact:

Re: The Anime Thread

Postby dEhiN » 2017-07-31, 4:37

For some reason I find I'm not that into anime anymore. I have Kill la Kill on my recently watched list on Netflix because a couple of months ago I started it. While I liked it, I haven't touched it for the past two months. I'm not sure if I'm not that interested in anime anymore because I'm currently not studying Japanese, or if I'm just tired of the shonen genre which was pretty much what I watched.
My TAC for 2017.

N:(en-CA) | B2/B1:(fr) | B1:(pt-BR) | A2:(es-GT) | A1:(sv)(ta-LK)

User avatar
md0
Posts: 6973
Joined: 2010-08-08, 19:56
Country: CY Cyprus (Κύπρος / Kıbrıs)

Re: The Anime Thread

Postby md0 » 2017-08-03, 14:45

Shouwa Genroku Rakugo Shinjuu is a masterpiece.
"If you like your clause structure, you can keep your clause structure"

User avatar
sandrodream
Posts: 170
Joined: 2015-07-24, 6:49
Real Name: alessandro
Gender: male
Country: IT Italy (Italia)

Re: The Anime Thread

Postby sandrodream » 2017-08-04, 12:26

one of the best japanese anime is Daitarn 3 Robot with italian opening is a masterpiece :-P
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1VexkXsxMxU&t=93s

User avatar
sandrodream
Posts: 170
Joined: 2015-07-24, 6:49
Real Name: alessandro
Gender: male
Country: IT Italy (Italia)

Re: The Anime Thread

Postby sandrodream » 2017-08-04, 12:28

this is the cover of the Daitarn 3 song by an amazing italian female bassist :<3:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1YRoDM0iehQ

User avatar
sandrodream
Posts: 170
Joined: 2015-07-24, 6:49
Real Name: alessandro
Gender: male
Country: IT Italy (Italia)

Re: The Anime Thread

Postby sandrodream » 2017-08-04, 12:31

this is an epic japanese anime about wrestling and the italian opening another epic song
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R6OC0ClptW4

User avatar
sandrodream
Posts: 170
Joined: 2015-07-24, 6:49
Real Name: alessandro
Gender: male
Country: IT Italy (Italia)

Re: The Anime Thread

Postby sandrodream » 2017-08-04, 12:33

and this is the cover of tiger man anime opening by an italian female bassist. she is really amazing with her bass :<3:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v59vtUt9dM0

User avatar
księżycowy
Posts: 8806
Joined: 2006-09-13, 23:51
Real Name: Paweł
Gender: male
Country: US United States (United States)
Contact:

Re: The Anime Thread

Postby księżycowy » 2017-08-04, 12:36

Let's see, what am I watching at the moment.....
I'm liking the new season of New Game. And GAMERS is quite good too. Aho-Girl is ridiculous, but pretty funny imo. Seems I'm watching a lot of comedy ATM. :P

I started watching Netsuzou Trap out of.... curiosity, but man, it's fucked up. I'm still interested to see how it resolves though, if nothing else.

I keep telling myself to get caught up on Hellgirl Three Vessels so I can watch the new season.

User avatar
md0
Posts: 6973
Joined: 2010-08-08, 19:56
Country: CY Cyprus (Κύπρος / Kıbrıs)

Re: The Anime Thread

Postby md0 » 2017-08-16, 15:52

So, Fune wo Amu is an anime about lexicography. Sort of. It doesn't really dive into the subject like other 'professional' stories, but it was interesting. Unlike the last series I watched though, Fune wo Amu leaves a lot to be desired, it had more potential than what it ultimately delivered.

There's something it has in common with Shouwa Genroku Rakugo Shinjuu though: the portrayal of non-romantic love relations.
"If you like your clause structure, you can keep your clause structure"

User avatar
Osias
Posts: 6542
Joined: 2007-09-09, 17:38
Real Name: Osias Junior
Gender: male
Location: Vitória
Country: BR Brazil (Brasil)
Contact:

Re: The Anime Thread

Postby Osias » 2017-08-16, 23:53

Just saw on a vlog about Netflix anime releases that Brazil is the country that watch more anime on Netflix.
2017 est l'année du (fr) et de l'(de) pour moi. Parle avec moi en eux, s'il te plait.

User avatar
dEhiN
Posts: 4379
Joined: 2013-08-18, 2:51
Real Name: David
Gender: male
Location: Toronto
Country: CA Canada (Canada)
Contact:

Re: The Anime Thread

Postby dEhiN » 2017-08-17, 5:19

Osias wrote:Just saw on a vlog about Netflix anime releases that Brazil is the country that watches more anime on Netflix.
My TAC for 2017.

N:(en-CA) | B2/B1:(fr) | B1:(pt-BR) | A2:(es-GT) | A1:(sv)(ta-LK)

vijayjohn
Language Forum Moderator
Posts: 16814
Joined: 2013-01-10, 8:49
Real Name: Vijay John
Gender: male
Location: Austin
Country: US United States (United States)

Re: The Anime Thread

Postby vijayjohn » 2017-08-17, 5:23

dEhiN wrote:
Osias wrote:Just saw on a vlog about Netflix anime releases that Brazil is the country that watches more the most anime on Netflix.

User avatar
Osias
Posts: 6542
Joined: 2007-09-09, 17:38
Real Name: Osias Junior
Gender: male
Location: Vitória
Country: BR Brazil (Brasil)
Contact:

Re: The Anime Thread

Postby Osias » 2017-08-17, 10:55

:yep:
2017 est l'année du (fr) et de l'(de) pour moi. Parle avec moi en eux, s'il te plait.

User avatar
md0
Posts: 6973
Joined: 2010-08-08, 19:56
Country: CY Cyprus (Κύπρος / Kıbrıs)

Re: The Anime Thread

Postby md0 » 2017-08-31, 15:57

md0 wrote:I'm giving Boruto a shot tonight [...]
But I can't call the anime bad. The characters are way less annoying than what I remember from Naruto, with all that overwhelming angst everyone was feeling [...]


I think I found out what was my problem with Naruto. It was Sasuke's character, who simply radiates angst. In the last few episodes where he became the main focus of Boruto too, the show got so unbearable that I'm basically dropping it.
"If you like your clause structure, you can keep your clause structure"


Return to “Culture”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 2 guests