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Forum: Movies, OVAs/OADs, and Specials 2006-12-19, 03:50
Replies: 36
Views: 9,662
Posted By luchamasta
Yes, they've also had pre-premiere screenings in...

Yes, they've also had pre-premiere screenings in some big cities in Japan. I think Sony Pictures have the world distribution rights.
Forum: General Chat 2006-10-09, 20:09
Replies: 41
Views: 6,329
Posted By luchamasta
Interesting stuff... I didn't find the kana...

Interesting stuff...

I didn't find the kana readings of the following words so here we go:

長女 ちょうじょ chōjo [eldest daughter]
次女 じじょ jíjo [second daughter] sometimes written 二女 じじょ
三女 さんじょ...
Forum: General Chat 2006-10-09, 19:36
Replies: 126
Views: 7,244
Posted By luchamasta
They don't even need missiles to deliver nukes....

They don't even need missiles to deliver nukes. They can secretly load it on a ship and send it off to their target.
Forum: General Anime 2006-09-07, 01:44
Replies: 239
Views: 35,150
Posted By luchamasta
Well, from what I know 99% of PCs sold in Japan...

Well, from what I know 99% of PCs sold in Japan are low-end value models made by manufactures like NEC. They're slim and small, and have crappy CPU and video card that are good enough for running...
Forum: Manga & Light Novels 2006-09-07, 01:16
Replies: 662
Views: 137,898
Posted By luchamasta
Author of Death Note Arrested

I'm not quite sure if this is the approriate place to post, but I thought the news was worth a little mention.

From Yomiuri Online...
Forum: General Anime 2006-08-16, 07:54
Replies: 239
Views: 35,150
Posted By luchamasta
I'm not sure if I fully understand your question,...

I'm not sure if I fully understand your question, but that's a pretty fundamental issue. A live-action adaptation is completely different from the original manga in terms of visuals, so an anime...
Forum: Suggestions 2006-08-15, 11:27
Replies: 52
Views: 3,221
Posted By luchamasta
Sounds like every anime is unique... :innocent: ...

Sounds like every anime is unique... :innocent:
Could NieA_7 and Lain be called unique as well...? :uhoh: :D
Forum: General Anime 2006-08-15, 11:02
Replies: 239
Views: 35,150
Posted By luchamasta
That may be mostly true in the US, but I'm not...

That may be mostly true in the US, but I'm not sure if the same would apply in Japan. The stigma of (adults) watching anime persists in the Japanese society at large.

It also may well be that the...
Forum: General Anime 2006-08-14, 05:51
Replies: 239
Views: 35,150
Posted By luchamasta
Let's just put aside the notion that reading...

Let's just put aside the notion that reading manga is normal and watching anime is childish in Japan.

The anime/manga scene in the US seems to be driven almost only (I emphasize only) by...
Forum: Movies, OVAs/OADs, and Specials 2006-08-13, 20:02
Replies: 36
Views: 9,662
Posted By luchamasta
W00t, I'll look forward to it just for the fact...

W00t, I'll look forward to it just for the fact that it's Taiyo Matsumoto AND it's being directed and scripted by non-Japanese! :) Sounds like fun.
Forum: Movies, OVAs/OADs, and Specials 2006-08-13, 19:38
Replies: 80
Views: 13,746
Posted By luchamasta
Watched it... it was good, but not good enough to...

Watched it... it was good, but not good enough to be released under the Ghibli brand :-P. But it was a nice refresh from the last two "preachy" films by Miyazaki.
Forum: General Anime 2006-08-13, 19:09
Replies: 239
Views: 35,150
Posted By luchamasta
No one (except some die-hard fans who think that...

No one (except some die-hard fans who think that the original manga are pieces of artwork understood only by the elites like themselves) would consider making Koi Kaze and Saikano into anime...
Forum: General Anime 2006-08-09, 20:57
Replies: 142
Views: 14,423
Posted By luchamasta
Damn... how much money moves around in the...

Damn... how much money moves around in the Comiket? If an average Comiket goer spends 100,000 yen ($860 US) and 100,000 visitors are assumed, then that's $86 million spent on anime/manga goods in...
Forum: General Anime 2006-07-29, 18:36
Replies: 29
Views: 2,231
Posted By luchamasta
Both producers and consumers are spoiled with the...

Both producers and consumers are spoiled with the moe and tsundere fad.
Forum: General Chat 2006-07-28, 13:06
Replies: 91
Views: 5,268
Posted By luchamasta
From what I've seen on the Internet in general,...

From what I've seen on the Internet in general, there are virtually no input from the Japanese in this kind of discussion, most likely due to the language barrier. And it's usually the English...
Forum: General Chat 2006-07-27, 21:30
Replies: 71
Views: 3,435
Posted By luchamasta
Kind of off-topic, but the thread reminded me of...

Kind of off-topic, but the thread reminded me of Resurrection by Tolstoy, which I read recently. Nekhlyudov is a "good guy" who stands up against the forces of evil, but in the end he neither wins...
Forum: Games 2006-07-27, 08:47
Replies: 25
Views: 1,765
Posted By luchamasta
Nice find. Glancing through the tutorial, the...

Nice find. Glancing through the tutorial, the scripting looks a lot simpler and easier than ActionScript (I admit the comparison is apples-to-oranges, though).
Forum: General Chat 2006-07-25, 13:40
Replies: 91
Views: 5,268
Posted By luchamasta
Personally, I think the xenophobic aspect of...

Personally, I think the xenophobic aspect of Japan has little to do with the issue brought up by the OP. But going by your notion of xenophobia, Koreans are as xenophobic as the Japanese, as...
Forum: General Chat 2006-07-09, 18:28
Replies: 5,313
Views: 464,947
Posted By luchamasta
Exactly. Le Zidane le dumbo :eyebrow: Forza...

Exactly. Le Zidane le dumbo :eyebrow: Forza Italia! (Actually I wanted France to win, but my hat's off to Italy)
Forum: Manga & Light Novels 2006-05-26, 20:04
Replies: 9
Views: 840
Posted By luchamasta
Seconded. More classics of Big Comic...

Seconded. More classics of Big Comic Original/Spirits getting translation would be nice.
Forum: Games 2006-05-15, 20:42
Replies: 182
Views: 7,280
Posted By luchamasta
"Genji 2 is an action game which is based on...

"Genji 2 is an action game which is based on Japanese history ... so here's this giant enemy crab."

LMAO
Forum: Movies, OVAs/OADs, and Specials 2006-04-22, 15:05
Replies: 80
Views: 13,746
Posted By luchamasta
Bumping the thread since I found the trailer at...

Bumping the thread since I found the trailer at Ghibli's site (it's in Japanese):
http://www.ghibli.jp/25trailer/

Looks very Nausicaa-ish...
Forum: General Chat 2006-03-21, 11:16
Replies: 52
Views: 2,416
Posted By luchamasta
Yay for Conan. What the heck lol. Why not...

Yay for Conan.

What the heck lol. Why not football :P

I do hear there are a bunch of migrant workers in the UAE. These days some of them are probably busy constructing waterfront resorts and...
Forum: General Chat 2006-03-21, 04:25
Replies: 52
Views: 2,416
Posted By luchamasta
So how was Japanese culture (or East/South East...

So how was Japanese culture (or East/South East Asia for that matter) perceived in the UAE... and which country's food fits your appetite the most?
Forum: General Chat 2006-03-21, 03:35
Replies: 161
Views: 7,652
Posted By luchamasta
Well congrats to Team Japan. Good to know that...

Well congrats to Team Japan. Good to know that Mr. Oh is still alive and well. Oh and they should donate the prize money to the Katrina victims or something. They are making more than enough in their...
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