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Old 2012-04-17, 07:35   Link #421
Marcus H.
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This series had a preview of boobs, and it has a distinct lack of boobs. It was never going to be a good horror (Nonexistent now, and probably just over the top later, what's up with Japaense style horror? :/). It can't provide what it seems to advertise. False advertisement is bad. This anime is bad. Dropped.
I dunno, like what bumbayker said, there's no sign that this is as horror as — — Ghost Hunt or Another. This kind of drop reminds me of people dropping Gosick because it's not mystery enough.
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Old 2012-04-17, 07:58   Link #422
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This is from the most recent translated manga chapter (No spoilers, it's about the anime and I found fun)

Spoiler for Saving space:
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Old 2012-04-17, 08:16   Link #423
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The art for that was a bit different than usual, perhaps on purpose since the rest of the chapter looked basically the same as always.
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Old 2012-04-17, 11:24   Link #424
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so this happens due to Teichi looked past his shoulder at the mirror?

some things dont make sense but the eps is quite fun
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Old 2012-04-17, 11:44   Link #425
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Anyone else think the dialogue here has a bit of a Nisio feel to it?
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Old 2012-04-17, 12:01   Link #426
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Anyone else think the dialogue here has a bit of a Nisio feel to it?
*raises hand*

A number of times, I found myself thinking: "Is that you, Senjougahara?"
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Old 2012-04-17, 12:12   Link #427
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*raises hand*

A number of times, I found myself thinking: "Is that you, Senjougahara?"
Yeah, I was hoping it was just me, and I'd get over it. This is a real problem.
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Old 2012-04-17, 12:16   Link #428
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I dunno, like what bumbayker said, there's no sign that this is as horror as — Ghost Hunt or Another. This kind of drop reminds me of people dropping Gosick because it's not mystery enough.
But those were bad anime, why would mimicking them do any better?
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Old 2012-04-17, 12:18   Link #429
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You obviously ignored like 95% of the PV since you were fixated on Yuuko's oppai. Your reason for hating the anime is flawed if you only saw this anime as nothing but fan service. TOxA isn't a glorified boob parade like Queen's Blade.
bumbayker is right. This anime isn't just focused on ecchiness, it's simply a slice of life mystery show filled with some horror and the ecchiness isn't essential to the plot. Read the manga and listen what bumbayker said.
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Old 2012-04-17, 12:20   Link #430
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Well with the whole advertisement: horror, mystery, ghosts, investigation... I really expected something more.

At this point it looks like a silly comedy =/
And even that lacks.
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Old 2012-04-17, 12:38   Link #431
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The show was never intended as a hardcore horror.
If you read the manga you can tell that it's not that serious. Most of the time it's more slice of life with some horror element throw in.
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Old 2012-04-17, 15:17   Link #432
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I don't think her voice actress does, but the animation at times in both shows her clearly singing the song (especially in the ED). Thus, "Yuuko" is singing them, even though her voice actress is not.
I love the OP, but having the character's mouth moving as if she is singing it doesn't look right to me.

The OP is sung by 15-year-old Suzuki Konomi, who won last fall's Animax National Anisong Grand Prize. She is quite a talent, as shown in this video, which shows her progress through the contest:



She has been performing since she was six, as the video shows.

The title of the OP may be strange ("Choir Jail") but it just sounds perfect to me as an anime theme: instantly memorable, with a clear hook.

Looking at Konomi videos for this post made me so enthusiastic that I made a blog post about her, too, with another video.
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Old 2012-04-17, 15:21   Link #433
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Wow, sung by a 15 year-old...? I thought it was like a 20 year-old singing that one. She sounds extremely polished, kudos to her for reaching such a level at such a young age. I plan on keeping up with her from time to time - she's sure to have an even greater career after this.
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Old 2012-04-17, 15:44   Link #434
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i think they got the epi mixed up, epi 2 should have been epi 1
that way it would have made more sense


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Old 2012-04-17, 15:50   Link #435
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I think they did it on purpose.
first get audience engaged and curious as to what is happening and then going flashback mode to answer few questions.

They are not the first to do it. The most obvious show would be Ga-Rei Zero.
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Old 2012-04-17, 15:53   Link #436
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Speaking of OPs...looks like the full version is already out on YT lol. It sounds like a rip, though. But w/e.
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Old 2012-04-17, 16:24   Link #437
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Speaking of OPs...looks like the full version is already out on YT lol. It sounds like a rip, though. But w/e.
Yeah. it sounded like a rip but I won't complain since I finally got to listen to the entire song. It will probably be pulled down sooner or later due to copyrighting.
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Old 2012-04-17, 17:30   Link #438
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Yeah. it sounded like a rip but I won't complain since I finally got to listen to the entire song. It will probably be pulled down sooner or later due to copyrighting.
I think it's a rip from the live performance, which you can see a video of in my blog post.
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Old 2012-04-17, 18:35   Link #439
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I can't get enough of Yuuko's voice, it's perfectly fit her character.
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Old 2012-04-17, 19:35   Link #440
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so this happens due to Teichi looked past his shoulder at the mirror?
No. Whether he looked at his shoulder or not, this encounter would still happen.

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But those were bad anime, why would mimicking them do any better?
I enjoyed Ghost Hunt, and it's more horror/mystery. I dunno about Another, though. Haven't watched past the first episode.

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Well with the whole advertisement: horror, mystery, ghosts, investigation... I really expected something more.

At this point it looks like a silly comedy =/
And even that lacks.
THIS IS WHY YOU DON'T JUST JUDGE AN ADAPTATION THROUGH ITS ADVERTISEMENT.
LEARN TO DO DEEPER RESEARCH PEOPLE.

I'm getting sick and tired of "Oh no, this isn't what I saw in the PV, disappointed/dropped" thrown in here. >_>
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