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Forum: Older Series 2007-08-27, 06:05
Replies: 322
Views: 42,626
Posted By Aniki Meiski
They have just released the first OVA episode...

They have just released the first OVA episode with DVD No.6. There will be in total 5 OVA episodes. The title of the first OVA episode is "River of Wailing" (Cocytus). The story takes place in the...
Forum: Older Series 2007-08-04, 11:51
Replies: 185
Views: 24,346
Posted By Aniki Meiski
Samurai language is hard to translate. gg...

Samurai language is hard to translate.

gg translation: You've heard about the announcement made to various towns a few days ago about the order to simplify handcrafts right?...
Forum: Older Series 2007-08-03, 12:15
Replies: 1,547
Views: 199,889
Posted By Aniki Meiski
Sonny Chiba can play Jiguro. Gackt can play...

Sonny Chiba can play Jiguro. Gackt can play Shuga. Angelina Jolie can play the first Empress.
Forum: Older Series 2007-08-03, 05:54
Replies: 302
Views: 63,156
Posted By Aniki Meiski
That's good news if Rumpsicat is subbing it. I...

That's good news if Rumpsicat is subbing it.
I think "ohisa" is a clever visual pun. Hisayo the innkeeper = O-Hisa =O-Hisashiburi = Long time no see.
Guard station (Bansho) is like modern day Koban...
Forum: Older Series 2007-07-31, 05:43
Replies: 302
Views: 63,156
Posted By Aniki Meiski
You might be right. They are making a pun out of...

You might be right. They are making a pun out of her name. On second thought, the subtitles did convey the gist of the story even though with a few very minor inaccuracies that hardly matters.
Forum: Older Series 2007-07-30, 15:18
Replies: 302
Views: 63,156
Posted By Aniki Meiski
She said 徳次、番所へ走ってくれ。Tokuji, Bansho e hashitte...

She said 徳次、番所へ走ってくれ。Tokuji, Bansho e hashitte kure. Tokuji, go to the police station. The "o" in Bansho glides with e in e resulting in something that sounds like Bangshwe, which can be mistaken for...
Forum: Older Series 2007-07-30, 12:48
Replies: 302
Views: 63,156
Posted By Aniki Meiski
Shinsen's version isn't too bad, apart from a few...

Shinsen's version isn't too bad, apart from a few obvious and rather bizarre translation mistakes.
For example, the caption "O-Hisa", the name of the inn-keeper: Shinsen rendered it as "Long time no...
Forum: Older Series 2007-07-26, 11:09
Replies: 1,547
Views: 199,889
Posted By Aniki Meiski
余(よ):君主が使う。(漢籍の「寡人」のようなもの)死語。 ...

余(よ):君主が使う。(漢籍の「寡人」のようなもの)死語。
朕(ちん):中国に由来。皇帝のみ使う。

The male members of the royal or imperial family use "Yo" as first person singular pronoun. "Yo" is derived from classical chnese.
Forum: Older Series 2007-07-18, 17:21
Replies: 302
Views: 63,156
Posted By Aniki Meiski
お聞かせ願いたく候。 Okikase nagaitaku sourou. You...

お聞かせ願いたく候。
Okikase nagaitaku sourou.

You are right. It might be,
お聞かせ願いたく、早漏を。
Okikase nagaitaku, sourou wo.
Forum: Older Series 2007-07-18, 14:13
Replies: 302
Views: 63,156
Posted By Aniki Meiski
It's 皆々様の真《まこと》と理《ことわり》、お聞かせ願いたく候《そうろう》. ...

It's 皆々様の真《まこと》と理《ことわり》、お聞かせ願いたく候《そうろう》.
真《まこと》truth
理《ことわり》reason
候《そうろう》Sorobun style sentence ending.
Forum: Darker Than Black 2007-07-12, 18:38
Replies: 2,645
Views: 403,698
Posted By Aniki Meiski
The little kid with red and green eyes is Maki....

The little kid with red and green eyes is Maki. Maki's eyes still glow when he is using his power. Amber (aka Feburary) is the one who wears the cap with "BY" logo. Amber looks younger than in the...
Forum: Older Series 2007-07-03, 10:38
Replies: 149
Views: 47,094
Posted By Aniki Meiski
5 Second Summary Episode 1 Suruga Castle...

5 Second Summary
Episode 1 Suruga Castle Imperial Tournament
The story is narrated backwards.
1633 - As a result of disgraceful conduct, Tokugawa Tadanaga was ordered by the third Shogun Iemtsu...
Forum: Older Series 2007-06-30, 14:01
Replies: 185
Views: 24,346
Posted By Aniki Meiski
Karnot It's not made for overseas market. That's...

Karnot It's not made for overseas market. That's why.
Forum: Fansub Groups 2007-05-31, 14:16
Replies: 238
Views: 39,939
Posted By Aniki Meiski
KonW says 鎖骨のあたりがおいしそうっす!ssssss His...

KonW says


鎖骨のあたりがおいしそうっす!ssssss
His neck around the collar bone looks so delectable!

I wonder whether this sounds natural in chinese "锁骨那里真是不能错过"?
"Collar bone" is less formal, whereas...
Forum: Older Series 2007-05-13, 18:35
Replies: 1,547
Views: 199,889
Posted By Aniki Meiski
Bluewacky, I am afraid that there is even a lot...

Bluewacky, I am afraid that there is even a lot less action and a lot more talk in the novel than in the TV series. SnM is a fantasy novel written with an anthropological slant, not an action comic...
Forum: Darker Than Black 2007-04-30, 12:29
Replies: 2,645
Views: 403,698
Posted By Aniki Meiski
It's not unusual to refer people by their...

It's not unusual to refer people by their condition, or status. It's called Metonymy. So, it is not wrong to extend the meaning of "moratorium" to refer to people who are under moratorium. I don't...
Forum: Older Series 2007-04-24, 14:44
Replies: 1,547
Views: 199,889
Posted By Aniki Meiski
The writing in the show is not kanji, but...

The writing in the show is not kanji, but fictitious Yogo writing, modelled after the extinct Tangut (Xixia) language. No one can translate those writing.
...
Forum: Older Series 2007-04-22, 13:01
Replies: 1,547
Views: 199,889
Posted By Aniki Meiski
I suspect that in Episode 3 they altered the...

I suspect that in Episode 3 they altered the storyboard later on. I remember the trailer footage from last year showing Balsa protecting Chagum while fighting against the hunters some what similar...
Forum: Older Series 2007-04-18, 13:28
Replies: 1,547
Views: 199,889
Posted By Aniki Meiski
It's much harder to adapt from novel to TV than...

It's much harder to adapt from novel to TV than from comics to TV. At this point, the author went into even greater detail about what happen in the past.

They could have move the entire exchange...
Forum: Older Series 2007-04-07, 11:22
Replies: 1,547
Views: 199,889
Posted By Aniki Meiski
I really wonder how they are going to stretch the...

I really wonder how they are going to stretch the book into 26 episodes. Will they incorporate material from the other books? Perhaps they are going to have Balsa, Chagum, Tanda and Torogai travel...
Forum: Older Series 2007-02-27, 17:57
Replies: 322
Views: 42,626
Posted By Aniki Meiski
It's still not entirely clear yet. Normally...

It's still not entirely clear yet. Normally Animax Sat TV, Gyao, Bandai and a few other local stations air Ayakashi after it has being aired on MBS-TBS network. Strangely there is nothing on Towards...
Forum: Older Series 2007-02-27, 14:52
Replies: 448
Views: 61,910
Posted By Aniki Meiski
Lia and Max were of royal blood, but not...

Lia and Max were of royal blood, but not necessarily children of Louis XIV, so they could read the book. The book predicted that the future French King would bring the royal family to an end. To...
Forum: Older Series 2007-02-24, 19:15
Replies: 322
Views: 42,626
Posted By Aniki Meiski
Episode 19 & 20 revealed a lot of interesting...

Episode 19 & 20 revealed a lot of interesting plotline.


The 8 year old Hijikata Toshizo dreamt of being a Samurai.

He momentarily saw he own death years later during the Boshin War while...
Forum: Older Series 2007-02-23, 15:10
Replies: 1,028
Views: 133,740
Posted By Aniki Meiski
No, she is not Ainu. She is from Mutsu province,...

No, she is not Ainu. She is from Mutsu province, Honshu. She speaks a form of NE dialect (Tohoku-ben).
Forum: Older Series 2007-02-11, 08:23
Replies: 322
Views: 42,626
Posted By Aniki Meiski
According to Ayakashi Official Site, the next...

According to Ayakashi Official Site, the next episode, Yuki will visit his home town and at the same time a Yuki imposter will appear in Edo. This imposter is none other than the 8 year old Hijikata...
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