December 31, 2010

Master of Epic

Holy Cow! Someone subbed all of Master of Epic! I'm downloading it now... I want to know what becomes of the Waragecha Five, or whatever they were called.

It's particularly of interest to me because Kaneda Tomoko is one of the most important voices in it. ...and I don't think she's working any more, sob...

UPDATE: Why was I so enthused about this before? Man, it's terrible.

Posted by: Steven Den Beste in General Anime at 11:22 PM | Comments (9) | Add Comment
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1 Cool, I was looking for more at the time but it never arrived.

Posted by: Pixy Misa at January 01, 2011 12:10 AM (PiXy!)

2 I always wondered what it was that you saw in the show. I mean, you don't play MMOs in the first place...

Posted by: Avatar_exADV at January 02, 2011 11:31 PM (mRjOr)


Now I'm wondering, myself.

It dragged. I got about halfway through the second ep thistime and gave up on it after I realized I was madly skipping looking for anything good.

The Waragecha Five are the best thing in the show, but they're not a very big part of it. And they're pretty much a one-trick pony.

The second best thing in the show is the short guy with the funny ears and Krillin's voice, especially when he's doing the manzai thing with the tall woman with Bulma's voice.

But they're not enough to save it.

Posted by: Steven Den Beste at January 02, 2011 11:50 PM (+rSRq)

4 Watched a couple of random later episodes myself.

Yeah, it DOES drag, which is death for a show made out of random comedy clips. They only have half as many jokes as they really need and drawing out the ones they do have spreads the humor too thin. Production values aren't particularly good either.

Not that it's a terrible concept. Lucky Star ran a few jokes out of the MMO genre (especially in the OAV, where Konata, Kuroi, Tsukasa, and Kagami form a party...) I don't think anyone else has done a humorous take on it, though. Ah, if only I could draw...

Posted by: Avatar_exADV at January 03, 2011 12:13 AM (mRjOr)

5 Eagerly waiting for a disillusionment in Railgun, maybe I can weasel out of it then. 

Posted by: Pete Zaitcev at January 03, 2011 09:06 AM (9KseV)

6 Pete, you don't have to watch Railgun if you don't want to. (But if you don't, you'll be missing something good.)

Posted by: Steven Den Beste at January 03, 2011 10:03 AM (+rSRq)

7 I'll give Railgun the kiss of death for you, Pete: I liked it a lot. 

(note: Pete and discovered a little over a year ago that whenever one of us likes a show, almost invariably the other dislikes it.  The sole case where we both liked it is Azumanga Daioh)

Posted by: Wonderduck at January 03, 2011 08:14 PM (W8Men)

8 Sorry, I won't mention it again until the time.

Posted by: Pete Zaitcev at January 04, 2011 01:11 PM (9KseV)

9 I don't really mind, I just wish you'd fish or cut bait.

Posted by: Steven Den Beste at January 04, 2011 03:18 PM (+rSRq)

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