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Old 2004-10-25, 00:46   Link #261
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Originally Posted by Kyuven
also check out 20:25 on ADRTW's version, look at Kouhei's mouth and eyes
hmmmm, a bit odd huh?
maybe the reason Hazuki can't control him is the same reason he can't perceive ghosts and demons?
here's a pic of it:
Spoiler:

and if you say "they aren't as big as Hazuki's though" remember that he isn't even a "full" vampire like she is
Wow, you're right about that... but if you think about it, Hazuki's mom should've noticed it and wouldn't have said what she said.
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Old 2004-10-25, 07:59   Link #262
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Wow, you're right about that... but if you think about it, Hazuki's mom should've noticed it and wouldn't have said what she said.
...or maybe she already knew?
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Old 2004-10-25, 08:12   Link #263
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...or maybe she already knew?
Bah, I don think hes a vampire based off that one silly picture.
Thats a pretty common way to draw teeth on normal humans in
many anime...
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Old 2004-10-25, 08:39   Link #264
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Ryoga in Ranma 1/2, for example. ^^;
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Old 2004-10-25, 09:16   Link #265
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Bah, I don think hes a vampire based off that one silly picture.
Thats a pretty common way to draw teeth on normal humans in
many anime...
I have to agree here, we all have fang like teeth (they're called incisors if i remembre right), and in a lot of anime these get drawn really big for some reason.

His eyes were that color in all 3 episodes, so i dont think he's a vamp.

Also, he was just abandoned by his mum (hence his reaction to Hazuki when she told them of her mum's promise). She wasnt a vamp, since his grand pops admits that Hazuki is the first vamp he's seen.

My thoughts on this is that he's just a normal guy, nothing special, but he doesnt believe in ghosts and crap so they cant effect him any, or something like that. Course he's going to fall in love with Hazuki, there's been so many hints of that already hehehe
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Old 2004-10-25, 10:48   Link #266
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well, but in animes normal characters mostly don't have that kind of teeth... and even if he's really really dumb, I don't think being psychologically dumb can prevent him from being physically turned into a vampire
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Old 2004-10-25, 11:24   Link #267
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They keep making jokes about how dumb or thickheaded the guy is supposed to be, but I keep waiting for the term 'esper blind' to come up. Similar to a blind person being unable to see, an 'esper blind' person simply lacks the extra-sensory equipment necessary to interact with any part of a spiritual world.

I suppose you could argue that a vampire bite causes a physical change, so that he would be immune to the powers but not the transformation, but even then he wouldn't be able to use any of the powers either, he would just have pointy teeth, a reaction to sunlight, and maybe a desire to drink blood, although this particular setup seems to have that as a fuel for the powers rather than a life necessity.

And now I have put way too much thought into a show that really doesn't seem that complicated. If he is turning, I'm sure it will be made incredibly obvious over time.
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Old 2004-10-25, 11:33   Link #268
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well, but in animes normal characters mostly don't have that kind of teeth...

Excel actually has one. Allthough I'm not that sure about her being normal, but I don't think she ever was a vampire.
Spoiler for Saving space:
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Old 2004-10-25, 11:39   Link #269
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well, I'd say Excel most definitely is not normal...

I LOVE Excel's pointy teeth (or just that I love Excel )
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Old 2004-10-25, 13:29   Link #270
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Excel Saga is not the only anime character that has a pointy teeth. And I did say 'one' pointy teeth. Tina from Ai Yori aoshi also has them. I think they're suppose to symbolize a wild personality, or so I've heard.

Nonetheless, the thickheaded guy happens to have two and they look more apparent.
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Old 2004-10-25, 16:35   Link #271
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Episode 4 just came out. I'm currently working on getting a raw that is actually good so that we won't have the fiasco we went through last time.
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Old 2004-10-25, 17:16   Link #272
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if there's a possibility of romance, anyone have any ideas how old hazuki would be? she looks considerably younger than Kouhei...
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Old 2004-10-25, 17:40   Link #273
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This show is getting better and better. I still have a problem with the show starting out dark, and then that OP, it's just not right.
In ep 4 the brand of Hazuki's bedwear is shown.
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Old 2004-10-25, 19:56   Link #274
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This show is getting better and better. I still have a problem with the show starting out dark, and then that OP, it's just not right.
In ep 4 the brand of Hazuki's bedwear is shown.
Spoiler:
>w< Kawaii!
More pictures...? Onegaishimasu?
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Old 2004-10-25, 19:57   Link #275
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>w< Kawaii!
More pictures...? Onegaishimasu?
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edit: Here's a screencap from our episode 4. Everything look good here?

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Old 2004-10-25, 20:05   Link #276
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Yes, episode 4 is another good one. The alteration of comedy and darkness bothered me at first, but now I feel them emphasizing each other. Here are some caps, including one showing words on Kohei's bedding, one showing his teeth, one showing Hazuki in a new outfit, and one showing a new character.... I'm not sure they really spoil anything, but I've hidden them anyway:

Spoiler:
In the raw, recorded off TV Tokyo, it's interesting/chilling to see earthquake bulletins at the top of the screen.

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Old 2004-10-25, 20:17   Link #277
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Spoiler for more pics from ep 4:
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Old 2004-10-25, 22:52   Link #278
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Bah, I don think hes a vampire based off that one silly picture.
Thats a pretty common way to draw teeth on normal humans in
many anime...
considering they NEVER show him with fangs until the mom-cat jumps into his arms, there is reason to believe that there's something special with the cat, after all he only saw the mom after holding the cat (in the manga it's explained as some kind of "spiritual medium" thing)
whether he's affected by it or not, Hazuki put a tiny piece of herself into him when she bit him, and her mom probably partially awakened part of it so he could see her
or i, too, could be overthinking things (though i still don't think it's a coincidence since it ONLY happens while he's holding the cat)
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Old 2004-10-25, 23:26   Link #279
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Old 2004-10-25, 23:49   Link #280
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hazuki's teeth always look like vampire teeth (most notably when gramps stretches her mouth out)
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