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Old 2012-04-11, 02:02   Link #201
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Ooh, this first episode for this anime was a bunch of laughs. It's nice to see Kana Asumi doing the lead heroine's voice, she perfect for that character and her voice is so much fun.

I am however surprised that Kitamura Eri is voicing for the male lead. I'm so used to her girly loli voice most of the time.
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Old 2012-04-11, 03:29   Link #202
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This is the most random anime I had seen in a long time. I am already busy with many other animes (HEY FATE ZERO + BF-15J) but I will keep watching this since the first episode was so random and funny at the same time.
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Old 2012-04-11, 04:00   Link #203
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I don't know if you've seen what happens when someone kicks a man in the balls, but trust me it hurts. And drops a man on his knees instantly. And some women can hit pretty hard in general.

Wrongful violence against anyone is a problem, whether it's to women or men. And women can be just as nasty as men; men just happen to be in more positions of power so when they abuse others it's more obvious and talked about.
Seriously, it's funnier since it is a non-issue. Because, you know, he was forking a Cosmic Abomination. "She" could have taken "her" true form, and suddenly all that fuss about "omg man hitting woman" mean jackshit. In Lovecraft's way, "her" transformation would have been the stuff of nightmares like Carpenter's "The Thing", just much worse
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Old 2012-04-11, 04:23   Link #204
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Relevant:

http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.ph.../CthulhuMythos

Also: Eldritch Abomination, Go Mad From The Revelation.

I'm not too fussed about the forking. From what I know of Lovecraft, the human appearance is just that, a appearance. I've spent the entire episode trying to come to terms of "my imouto eldritch abomination can't be this cute human", it's jarring. Sure, you don't smack around your ally, but that thing is not a girl. Trying to bring gender into this and looking only skin deep is iffy IMO. Sure, if that thing stays as a person as understood by humans and won't drive everyone insane, it deserves respect as equal to anyone, but if it starts to bring about Armageddon then fry the damn squidlike creature.
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Old 2012-04-11, 07:30   Link #205
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it's like THE THING. You know this normal looking human there could turn into something nasty and you are just always cautious of it.
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Old 2012-04-11, 07:55   Link #206
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Ooh, this first episode for this anime was a bunch of laughs. It's nice to see Kana Asumi doing the lead heroine's voice, she perfect for that character and her voice is so much fun.
I agree. Her voice work here takes the spotlight. Thanks to her energetic performance, it's a fun first episode.

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I am however surprised that Kitamura Eri is voicing for the male lead. I'm so used to her girly loli voice most of the time.
First time hearing her do a male role, but I think she's doing fine. Although I am more used to hearing her genki girl voice.
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Old 2012-04-11, 08:02   Link #207
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Old 2012-04-11, 09:13   Link #208
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... but if it starts to bring about Armageddon then fry the damn squidlike creature.
You would no doubt kill Ika musume just because she has tentacles and an itch for world domination :-p

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Old 2012-04-11, 09:24   Link #209
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No, I'd rather let the Winchester Brothers to do that job.
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Old 2012-04-11, 09:51   Link #210
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At this point in time, I'm more comfortable with thinking of Nyalko as an "it" rather than a "she", in much the same way as Saya from Saya no Uta is not really a cute green-haired girl.

Ignoring the fact that this is a comedy, and that in this wacky universe the Elder Evils as we know them are really just a bunch of otaku aliens, I'm not bothered about the all the poking with the forks. It's not like our titular character is inconvenienced in the long run by it.
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Old 2012-04-11, 10:04   Link #211
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BTW... do those "Mytho devil-like" creatures have "balls"?...

I meant... she kicked him there and it seemed to hurt, but from how you look at it... the devil's below is completely flat and it doesn't look like he's wearing any cloth... I think that's his Skin.

Unless... they get auto-censored and their private parts gets flattened?... LOL




Also, forgot to post... I laughed at the Ika Family Tree (so... Gekka is like the mother of everything?)
Tho... Where's the Octopus Girl (that was shown at times but never revealed in Ika Musume manga/ anime)... she was cute... and I believe she's supposed to be related to Ika Musume.

(or in this case... Megurine Luka)
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Old 2012-04-11, 10:35   Link #212
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I don't mean to bring it up in the anime thread but is there a light novel thread for this series?
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Old 2012-04-11, 10:37   Link #213
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Over here. In fact, you posted in it
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Old 2012-04-11, 10:37   Link #214
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I see, oh wow. I completely forgot I posted in there.
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Old 2012-04-11, 10:57   Link #215
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Unless... they get auto-censored and their private parts gets flattened?... LOL
I think the audience would have to make a sanity check if Nyaruko-san goes into Lorena Bobbit mode every time she kills a nighthaunt O_o;
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Old 2012-04-11, 11:01   Link #216
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BTW... do those "Mytho devil-like" creatures have "balls"?...

I meant... she kicked him there and it seemed to hurt, but from how you look at it... the devil's below is completely flat and it doesn't look like he's wearing any cloth... I think that's his Skin.

Unless... they get auto-censored and their private parts gets flattened?... LOL
From all Lovecraft works, Nightgaunts seem genderless....
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Old 2012-04-11, 11:05   Link #217
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BTW... do those "Mytho devil-like" creatures have "balls"?...

I meant... she kicked him there and it seemed to hurt, but from how you look at it... the devil's below is completely flat and it doesn't look like he's wearing any cloth... I think that's his Skin.

Unless... they get auto-censored and their private parts gets flattened?... LOL
I would say being hit in the pubic bone, regardless of gender, would be extremely painful.


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I think the audience would have to make a sanity check if Nyaruko-san goes into Lorena Bobbit mode every time she kills a nighthaunt O_o;
Nah, I'm fine with it. In fact I'm enjoying it.
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Old 2012-04-11, 11:23   Link #218
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At this point in time, I'm more comfortable with thinking of Nyalko as an "it" rather than a "she", in much the same way as Saya from Saya no Uta is not really a cute green-haired girl.
Fortunately this is a comedy, so I find Haiyore! Nyaruko-san significantly less disturbing than Saya no Uta.
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Old 2012-04-11, 12:50   Link #219
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Wow. That was... fantastic. I had to have been giggling for twenty-five minutes straight. I was expecting a 5/10 and got an 8+. If this keeps up, this will be by far my favorite comedy in a while.

I join the chorus of "Yay! Popura in a lead role!"
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Old 2012-04-11, 13:41   Link #220
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Btw, is this the first GA LN that got animated?
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