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Offline Zeitgeist

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Inuyashiki
« on: October 12, 2017, 05:35:09 PM »
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MAPPA is certainly keeping busy

2D Ajiin meets Parasyte with some Gantz level of violence towards the homeless.   

Now I feel like a real asshole for never responding to my parents.
Some classic Japanese "body horror" shots.
The random old guy gimmick is amazing. I want some Grandpa-driven action sequences.

No idea what is to come but am interested.

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Re: Inuyashiki
« Reply #1 on: October 12, 2017, 11:11:27 PM »
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Wow, that was weird.  A good weird, but still weird.  I know this is done by the same lunatic who made Gantz, so there should be an awful lot more weird coming if it holds anywhere true to that work's legacy.
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Re: Inuyashiki
« Reply #2 on: October 13, 2017, 11:13:28 AM »
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You men stupid aliens that got only weapons, and they configure into an old man. Well, it's more interesting than you got Star Trek's Data's body. Some how, I'll prefer Birdy from Tetsuwan Birdy Decode if I want a body swap. And alien tech can heck into YouTube.
The intro was good. I wonder why did they get a drama actor instead of a VA. MAL got only 2 anime to his credits. Full Metal will be a live movie.
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  I know this is done by the same lunatic who made Gantz, so there should be an awful lot more weird coming if it holds anywhere true to that work's legacy.

And he did this dark shit call Karas. As well as some lighter stuff like Tiger and Bunny. So I expect good stuff.

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Re: Inuyashiki
« Reply #3 on: October 13, 2017, 12:40:01 PM »
The alien shit made me laugh.  I don't know if it was supposed to be comedic, but it came off as some funny as hell dark comedy.

/Alien ship warps in, crushes an old human

Alien 1:  "****!  I think we hit something!"
Alien 2:  "Nah man, just some turbulence on landing."
Alien 1:  "What?  Bullshit!  There's a ****ing red smear on the bumper!"
Alien 2:  "Bugs around here are pretty big."
Alien 1:  "That wasn't a bug you ****ing twit!  We're supposed to be doing this shit incognito and you just flew right into some old human's grill!"
Alien 2:  "Maybe I shouldn't have had that second beer."
Alien 1:  "God damnit!  I just got my insurance premiums down, and you go and pull this crap.  Now what are we going to do?  I have a dented fender AND we've blown our cover."
Alien 2:  "You worry too much, man.  We'll just rebuild the dead human guy in one of our cyber bodies."
Alien 1:  "What, you mean make the old guy a cyborg?  You think that will work?"
Alien 2:  "Sure man, we do that shit all the time."
Alien 1:  "Well, okay.  What kind of cyborg bodies do we got laying around."
Alien 2:  "I got that one spare over in the closet."
Alien 1 checks the closet.
Alien 1:  "Hey, wait a minute, this is a military grade security cyborg.  What the hell do you have this for?"
Alien 2:  "Solicitors."
Alien 1:  "Wont this make this old guy like, really dangerous to the other humans?"
Alien 2:  "Nah, it's okay.  He'll never know."
Alien 1:  "I don't know, letting a walking weapon of mass destruction run around on the planet seems like not a way to fix our blown cover."
Alien 2:  "Seriously man, do you ever have any fun?"
Alien 1 grumbles.
Alien 2:  "Okay, let me get out the squeegee and we'll get to work.  I'm going to need another beer for this."
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Re: Inuyashiki
« Reply #4 on: October 14, 2017, 12:10:08 AM »
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Wow.

I'm not sure which one impressed me more. Evidently, this show is going blitzkrieg over the production values, sometimes a little too much. I get it why some scenes are CGI-animated, but why do so even for the mundane ones like Ichirou getting up or something?

Another is just how the whole story is set up. Notice how perfect this show did a job at capturing the quintessential Japanese passive-depressive lifestyle for the first eight minutes? And then some weird shit happens and Old Man Jenkins becomes War Machine. Despite the whole high jinks, one line captured what the show is all about: "I'm human". The first half shows just 'inhuman' life can be, aka the apathetic society, and here this old guy finally regains his sense of humanity despite ironically being anything but human.

I'm just perplexed by the derpy aliens. Seems like a too-serious Rick and Morty scene right there: why were they even obliged to even replace two humans with their weaponry? But why tho.

I'm sensing that this will be the sleeper hit of the season, the unlikely hero just like Ichirou... so quirky but charming at the same time.

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Re: Inuyashiki
« Reply #5 on: October 14, 2017, 11:46:02 AM »
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I'm just perplexed by the derpy aliens. Seems like a too-serious Rick and Morty scene right there: why were they even obliged to even replace two humans with their weaponry? But why tho.

Great, now I have to change my dialogue.

Rick:  "Wh.. what the hell happened?"
Morty:  "Uh, nothing!  I think I might have bumped into something on landing."
Rick:  "If by bumped into 'something' you mean this obliterated carcass of circa 1988 Phil Donahue you splattered all over this park, then yes, you 'bumped' into 'something', Morty."
Morty:  "Ah jeez, Rick!  I didn't even see him!  Y'know!  He just... he just jumped right out in front of me."
Rick:  "I'm pretty sure a geriatric Japanese guy with more stomach cancer than stomach couldn't just jump out in front of you.  I taught you to drive this thing so you could get us home while I'm passed out drunk, or high, or both, or if I just want to fake being asleep so I don't have to talk to you.  Especially the last one.  You're not supposed to use it like a Nan King survivor out for revenge."
Morty:  "Wha-what're we gonna do, Rick?  We just can't leave him like this.  I killed a poor old Japanese guy!  I wont ever be able to play DDR again!"
Rick:  "Calm down Morty!  Everything is gonna be fine!  All I have to do is take the little bits of this guy's whatever here and put into a cybernetic body, Morty!  He'll be completely reborn as a cyborg with no memory of any of this!  He'll go on with his life perfectly fine and ignorant for the rest of his natural life, Morty!"
Morty:  "But, wont he notice when he doesn't have to eat, or pee, or anything?"
Rick:  "Nah, Japanese people are passive wussies.  He'll just think it's the stomach cancer.  Now let's see what I have in the trunk here.... ahhh ha ha ha!  There we go!  I forgot all about this little baby."
Morty:  "Does that thing have guns?"
Rick:  "Yeah!  It's my super deluxe combat cyborg chassis I had built to replace Jerry with if he ever betrayed me to the Galactic Federation and Beth couldn't handle the separation.  Oh right, that happened and I forgot to do that."
Rick does some Rick things.
Rick:  "There!  It's done!  Now let's get the hell out of here, Morty.  Oh and you drive, I, uh, I wanna take a nap over here."
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Re: Inuyashiki
« Reply #6 on: October 14, 2017, 04:55:13 PM »
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Not enough drunken burping. 5/10.

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Re: Inuyashiki
« Reply #7 on: October 14, 2017, 07:11:21 PM »
I figured it was implied.
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