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Forum: Older Series 2004-12-22, 19:51
Replies: 63
Views: 7,497
Posted By AvatarADV
I have to say, it's really easy to read too...

I have to say, it's really easy to read too deeply into Eva. There are plenty of places where you can say "oh, this is an allegory for this" or "they were trying to introduce this concept", and yes,...
Forum: General Anime 2004-11-26, 22:29
Replies: 6
Views: 1,113
Posted By AvatarADV
I still disagree with the point about honorifics....

I still disagree with the point about honorifics. Yes, they're notoriously difficult to virtually impossible to translate into English, but leaving them in the subtitles doesn't do anything for the...
Forum: General Anime 2004-11-26, 15:08
Replies: 47
Views: 2,481
Posted By AvatarADV
Protectionist crack, more or less... ;p It's...

Protectionist crack, more or less... ;p

It's the same with the British. They'd like for domestic movies and television to do well and not get washed away in a giant wave of Hollywood, so they put...
Forum: General Anime 2004-11-11, 15:17
Replies: 59
Views: 4,803
Posted By AvatarADV
You've got to remember that the foreign markets...

You've got to remember that the foreign markets (well, the US market really ;p) also serves to distort what's going on in Japan somewhat.

The reality of the situation is that TV revenues in Japan...
Forum: General Anime 2004-10-28, 17:38
Replies: 2
Views: 491
Posted By AvatarADV
Shin Getter Robo: Armageddon was indeed 13...

Shin Getter Robo: Armageddon was indeed 13 episodes, and we didn't cut it.

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does, however, subsist on the blood of the living ;p
Forum: General Anime 2004-10-26, 21:08
Replies: 1
Views: 578
Posted By AvatarADV
If you ever find that, get two! ^^ Avatar ...

If you ever find that, get two! ^^

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also likes Saikano ;p
Forum: General Anime 2004-10-26, 17:42
Replies: 7
Views: 835
Posted By AvatarADV
Job requirements are, unsurprisingly, highly...

Job requirements are, unsurprisingly, highly dependent on what job you're looking at. You need a totally different skillset to be an artist or an audio engineer or an accountant.

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actually...
Forum: Older Series 2004-10-04, 18:12
Replies: 185
Views: 20,518
Posted By AvatarADV
Okay, here we go. IN THE BEGINNING, there...

Okay, here we go.

IN THE BEGINNING, there was Neon Genesis Evangelion. Lo, and we looked upon it, and saw that it was good. ;p (Your mileage may vary.)

Four episodes had additional footage...
Forum: General Anime 2004-08-25, 18:11
Replies: 23
Views: 2,332
Posted By AvatarADV
Heh, I got sucked into the Harrington series...

Heh, I got sucked into the Harrington series myself. Good stuff.

As for the rest of it, the particulars for licensing are pretty particular, but there are "all English-language territories"...
Forum: General Anime 2004-08-19, 12:42
Replies: 39
Views: 1,645
Posted By AvatarADV
Don't -ever- make an assumption about the...

Don't -ever- make an assumption about the territories included in a license. Even if the company comes out and says "we hold the license for these territories", it doesn't mean they might not have...
Forum: General Anime 2004-08-18, 14:49
Replies: 17
Views: 878
Posted By AvatarADV
Well, my copy of 3x3 Eyes fell off the shelf and...

Well, my copy of 3x3 Eyes fell off the shelf and hit me on the head once, does that count? ;p
Forum: General Anime 2004-08-17, 10:29
Replies: 9
Views: 888
Posted By AvatarADV
This is unfortunately just not true. There are...

This is unfortunately just not true. There are plenty of markets where you may own the license, yet the number of fans prepared to buy the release is so small that you couldn't possibly make back the...
Forum: General Anime 2004-08-16, 19:46
Replies: 9
Views: 888
Posted By AvatarADV
Depends on a lot of factors. A license can...

Depends on a lot of factors.

A license can go from single-country to "North America" to "all English-speaking countries worldwide" to "all countries outside Asia" or even "all countries outside...
Forum: Older Series 2004-08-16, 08:14
Replies: 18
Views: 1,438
Posted By AvatarADV
Okay, but white subtitles -aren't- as good as...

Okay, but white subtitles -aren't- as good as yellow ones, and you're several times more likely to have a white background behind them than you are a yellow one. I mean, it's not the end of the world...
Forum: Older Series 2004-08-15, 14:06
Replies: 18
Views: 1,438
Posted By AvatarADV
Well, they're not pale yellow; it's a pretty...

Well, they're not pale yellow; it's a pretty solid yellow.

Remember that these things are designed for viewing on NTSC televisions. Certain color combinations, even though they work just fine on a...
Forum: Older Series 2004-08-15, 04:19
Replies: 18
Views: 1,438
Posted By AvatarADV
It's one of my projects, actually. ^_^ ...

It's one of my projects, actually. ^_^

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has quite a few of those at the moment
Forum: General Anime 2004-08-12, 03:52
Replies: 30
Views: 3,798
Posted By AvatarADV
Not "more" illegal per se - it's the same offense...

Not "more" illegal per se - it's the same offense no matter who the injured party is. But on the other hand, a US company is a lot more likely to notice or take action against you, given that you...
Forum: General Anime 2004-08-11, 17:36
Replies: 6
Views: 683
Posted By AvatarADV
Yeah, even in places that don't have the linear...

Yeah, even in places that don't have the linear channel yet, it's "on demand", not pay per view; if you've got it, you don't have to pay to watch it.
Forum: General Anime 2004-08-11, 16:55
Replies: 6
Views: 683
Posted By AvatarADV
ANN chat with Chris Nelson of Anime Network

I usually don't post actual official-ish stuff, but since there's more than a few people interested here... ;p

http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/chat.php

Tonight at 9 PM Eastern (8 central, 6...
Forum: General Anime 2004-08-11, 16:48
Replies: 30
Views: 3,798
Posted By AvatarADV
Downloading anime is, in fact, illegal. "Archival...

Downloading anime is, in fact, illegal. "Archival backup" requires you to have a legal copy, and then you're just making a copy of your legal copy; if you don't have a legal copy you can't make a...
Forum: General Chat 2004-08-10, 00:13
Replies: 70
Views: 2,512
Posted By AvatarADV
In fact, this is not merely wrong but plainly...

In fact, this is not merely wrong but plainly ignorant. Twenty-five years ago, NOBODY voted Republican in Texas; it was so consistent that running as a Republican candidate was considered to be a...
Forum: Gundam 2004-08-09, 22:21
Replies: 28
Views: 2,146
Posted By AvatarADV
Diminishing returns, basically. There's...

Diminishing returns, basically.

There's -always- merit in raising the upper end of the available bandwidth, but that's rarely an issue - it's going to be quite high in each case. However, with a...
Forum: Gundam 2004-08-09, 02:52
Replies: 28
Views: 2,146
Posted By AvatarADV
It's not just a function of average bit rate, but...

It's not just a function of average bit rate, but also of maximum bit rate.

When something's being fluidly animated, it can't be compressed all that far or you're going to get a significant...
Forum: General Anime 2004-07-26, 16:11
Replies: 299
Views: 16,842
Posted By AvatarADV
China's -banking system- is a joke, from context....

China's -banking system- is a joke, from context. They don't have a lot of the securities laws or the transparency that we have in the US. We have them because we've gone through several painful...
Forum: General Anime 2004-07-25, 02:26
Replies: 299
Views: 16,842
Posted By AvatarADV
Realistically, while the world would survive a...

Realistically, while the world would survive a major upheaval in the US, it would do -tremendous- economic damage.

It would take quite some time for the world economy to transition from dollar...
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