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Forum: Older Series 2014-06-13, 10:27
Replies: 710
Views: 55,444
Posted By Graveyard Duck
Anyone else have speculations on how Ichijiku...

Anyone else have speculations on how Ichijiku plans to betray the lab? It feels highly unlike a Japanese story to have an evil organization controlled by a shadowy council give field operations...
Forum: Older Series 2013-10-30, 19:40
Replies: 458
Views: 43,051
Posted By Graveyard Duck
http://i.imgur.com/bEUEgMb.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/bEUEgMb.jpg
Forum: Attack on Titan 2013-10-24, 19:50
Replies: 984
Views: 212,226
Posted By Graveyard Duck
Has anyone come across any good artwork for Anka?...

Has anyone come across any good artwork for Anka? I managed to dig up just 2 pictures on pixiv, and they're both chibis. >.>

Well, one was a good chibi involving Pixis, but still...
Forum: Older Series 2013-10-09, 00:14
Replies: 458
Views: 43,051
Posted By Graveyard Duck
The particular story they chose is quite nice,...

The particular story they chose is quite nice, because it addresses one of the biggest weaknesses of the fighting game genre's storyline. It's not a solution that everyone can adopt, because it...
Forum: Manga & Light Novels 2013-10-03, 21:25
Replies: 25,422
Views: 3,913,679
Posted By Graveyard Duck
While Outer Moka was definitely the one he fell...

While Outer Moka was definitely the one he fell in love with, I would not go so far as to say that she is the one he is in love with. He has had sufficient confusion over the identity relationship...
Forum: Manga & Light Novels 2013-10-01, 10:13
Replies: 0
Views: 516
Posted By Graveyard Duck
Marmalade Boy Little [manga]

The sequel to Marmalade Boy (http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/encyclopedia/manga.php?id=1566), started in 2013-03, by Wataru Yoshizumi (http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/encyclopedia/people.php?id=2055)...
Forum: Attack on Titan 2013-09-22, 19:47
Replies: 2,504
Views: 331,258
Posted By Graveyard Duck
So I checked a Chinese scanlation. The term was...

So I checked a Chinese scanlation. The term was “恶魔的末裔." This looks like a direct use of the kanji, because the word for descendants is "后裔" in Chinese and "末裔" in Japanese, so I guess the term is...
Forum: Attack on Titan 2013-09-22, 19:30
Replies: 2,504
Views: 331,258
Posted By Graveyard Duck
You're assuming he actually said "devil spawn" as...

You're assuming he actually said "devil spawn" as opposed to the translator using an overly literal translation of an idiom in his rush to get the product out. For example, the translation I read...
Forum: Attack on Titan 2013-09-20, 00:27
Replies: 301
Views: 36,358
Posted By Graveyard Duck
As far as narrative conventions go, having a...

As far as narrative conventions go, having a group of seasoned veterans escorting the newbie Chosen One is generally a death sentence. For example,

Full Meta Panic
Blood+
Victory Gundam
Aliens...
Forum: Attack on Titan 2013-09-14, 12:45
Replies: 984
Views: 212,226
Posted By Graveyard Duck
Christa stole Sasha's potato. :(

Christa stole Sasha's potato. :(
Forum: Attack on Titan 2013-09-12, 10:23
Replies: 221
Views: 29,540
Posted By Graveyard Duck
He broke his ankle because he landed at an...

He broke his ankle because he landed at an unexpected angle from having to suddenly change course and push Mikasa away, then putting his foot against the FT's hand. That is at least one spur of the...
Forum: Attack on Titan 2013-09-09, 00:31
Replies: 221
Views: 29,540
Posted By Graveyard Duck
You're wrong. It is utterly ineffective for...

You're wrong. It is utterly ineffective for population control because:

1. the members would first want to join the military;
2. the members have to go through 3 years of training, during which...
Forum: Attack on Titan 2013-09-08, 07:45
Replies: 2,504
Views: 331,258
Posted By Graveyard Duck
...Or they said they were from the same village...

...Or they said they were from the same village when they registered as refugees/for the military.
Forum: Attack on Titan 2013-09-08, 06:58
Replies: 2,504
Views: 331,258
Posted By Graveyard Duck
She wasn't an exception. Remember: She led the...

She wasn't an exception. Remember: She led the titans to the right flank during the FT arc. This implies they were chasing her. They stopped chasing her because there were humans in the way. ...
Forum: Manga & Light Novels 2013-09-04, 01:04
Replies: 25,422
Views: 3,913,679
Posted By Graveyard Duck
Thank you. Back onto the latest chapter: ...

Thank you.

Back onto the latest chapter:

I have the perfect solution for the outer Moka situation: Akasha will use up all her power to defeat Alucard, and she leaves her body as a husk for...
Forum: Manga & Light Novels 2013-09-03, 20:59
Replies: 25,422
Views: 3,913,679
Posted By Graveyard Duck
On a subject completely unrelated to this...

On a subject completely unrelated to this chapter: Was it ever revealed what kind of monster Haiji is?
Forum: Attack on Titan 2013-08-19, 22:27
Replies: 984
Views: 212,226
Posted By Graveyard Duck
He's telling Levi's squad about the ocean. You...

He's telling Levi's squad about the ocean. You can see the waves on the drawing.
Forum: Older Series 2013-02-20, 10:59
Replies: 1,693
Views: 199,808
Posted By Graveyard Duck
Technically speaking the o and u are two...

Technically speaking the o and u are two syllables here.

But it's a technical issue raised to avoid the practical issue of concern: Namely, in practice, the sound おう has the length of a diphthong...
Forum: Older Series 2013-02-19, 14:10
Replies: 1,693
Views: 199,808
Posted By Graveyard Duck
Not specifically related to anything in this...

Not specifically related to anything in this episode, but...

With the additional constraint of lip synching in mind, what would be good localizations for the names? Demon King and Queen are both...
Forum: Older Series 2013-02-08, 20:14
Replies: 1,693
Views: 199,808
Posted By Graveyard Duck
Retreating by heading directly toward the enemy's...

Retreating by heading directly toward the enemy's homeland (http://i231.photobucket.com/albums/ee177/rdestiny/BBS/discussion/retreatpath_zps341f3c2c.jpg), eh?
Forum: Older Series 2013-02-08, 13:52
Replies: 1,693
Views: 199,808
Posted By Graveyard Duck
A standing army means an army of professional...

A standing army means an army of professional soldiers. Existing in the peace time is a correlated condition, but not a necessary one. The distinction is important in some circumstances, including:...
Forum: Older Series 2013-02-08, 01:39
Replies: 1,693
Views: 199,808
Posted By Graveyard Duck
The military information can be inferred from...

The military information can be inferred from information in episode 5: The Crusade of the Holy Key controls the Gate City, with four armies stationed around the city and entering the city to guard...
Forum: Older Series 2013-02-07, 23:44
Replies: 1,693
Views: 199,808
Posted By Graveyard Duck
Let us ignore, for the moment, the criticisms...

Let us ignore, for the moment, the criticisms listed in the article you linked and assume that the broken window fallacy is true. The broken window fallacy does not apply to the first reason,...
Forum: Older Series 2013-02-06, 20:55
Replies: 1,693
Views: 199,808
Posted By Graveyard Duck
The literal translation of onna mahou tsukai...

The literal translation of onna mahou tsukai (女魔法使い) is "female magic user." There is a specific word for witch in Japanese, majo (魔女), which the show does not use.


For comparison, the Japanese...
Forum: Older Series 2013-02-06, 18:21
Replies: 1,693
Views: 199,808
Posted By Graveyard Duck
These are the reasons the story gives for not...

These are the reasons the story gives for not being able to end the war:
1. Certain special interest groups like the benefits they derive from war. E.g. the Merchants Alliance gain profits from...
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