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Old 2006-07-22, 11:51   Link #461
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I liked ep7 a whole lot - I smiled throughout the episode.
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Old 2006-07-22, 12:49   Link #462
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Question: For those who've finished Eureka Seven, was anyone reminded of that chilling scene of Anemone when Tenko was laughing even as tears ran down her face? Eerie... even the laugh bore strong resemblance.
It's probably because Anemone and Tenko share the same seiyu Ami KOSHIMIZU
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Old 2006-07-22, 13:42   Link #463
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The poor transition in emotional development has been the primary weak point of this otherwise delightful and entertaining series.
The humorous moment in the episode also seemed forced and awkward. At the same time I'm intrigued by Kumiko and her latest return. If she is indeed the evil charming damsel with ulterior motifs, why did she leave in the first place? And what sort of changes in circumstances have brought her back this time?

As you said, an explanation is necessary, although the inconsistency in transition is nothing new for this series thanks to Samatarou the spoiled-brat.
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Old 2006-07-22, 15:19   Link #464
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...The poor transition in emotional development has been the primary weak point of this otherwise delightful and entertaining series....
It's almost one of the show's main characteristics. Within two episodes, we had just about the whole emotional story, and we've been running variations on it ever since, complete with resets. I'm inclined to think the producers don't care about things happening suddenly and out of the blue, that they think of it as part of life in the world of the gods. That's probably why it isn't really bothering me, yet.
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Old 2006-07-22, 18:09   Link #465
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Old 2006-07-22, 23:18   Link #466
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But I like that pig in episode 10. That was amusing at least to me.
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Old 2006-07-22, 23:39   Link #467
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It would be depressing if Kamisama Kazoku slid down its quality as it progressed. I really like it right now.
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Old 2006-07-23, 00:48   Link #468
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Samatarou's sudden change of heart is disappointing. I'm sure we'll see it change again though, soon.
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Old 2006-07-25, 00:21   Link #469
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Here's episode 8: http://raspberryheaven.net/~adtrw/torrents/Kamisama_Kazoku-08%5BKamisabu!%5D.mkv.torrent

There have been some conflicts between my translation style and rabidkimba's that I've sometimes been unable to catch and edit out consistently. I apologize if honorifics and such make it through. I never use them, rk does. I wanted to try to keep it as consistent as possible, but it's hard with a translator change mid-series.

As for where the series is going, all I'll say is that certain moments were good enough to redeem it, even if it goes downhill further. I mean, episode 4 alone makes it one of favorites.

Edit: Other than the way episode 8 ended, I'm not sure if it's gone downhill at all. Sure, it may not be going how I'd like it to, but that doesn't mean it's bad. I'm still enjoying the show after watching 10.

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Old 2006-07-25, 03:11   Link #470
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Thank you, Chikushou! Since you said you were out of town for a week, I had resigned myself to a substantial delay. I assume your new translator has been hard at work then!

I agree that the series is still quite good, although there seems to be a gradual shift toward drama, and I find 10 an awkward transition in that regard. It is still not like I wouldn't rent it if it were a dvd.
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Old 2006-07-25, 04:00   Link #471
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Well, I don't mind drama, as long as it's done correctly... Damn, I haven't been able to watch KamiKazo since ep 5-6.
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Old 2006-07-25, 04:03   Link #472
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I myself as well am falling behind in this one >_>. Last one for me was 5. Hopefully, I'll get to catch up soon (looks like things are going to heat up in it)
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Old 2006-07-25, 04:08   Link #473
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Well, I'm falling behind on several series right now (must be the immense backup I have to do, as well as hours of online gaming). But I'll try to catch up with everything this weekend. Staying without Tenko for too long is bad for one's health
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Old 2006-07-25, 12:05   Link #474
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Hmm, Kamisama Kazoku is kinda strange in the way some of these characters act, you can't tell just how much they're admitting to themselves about how they feel.

Episode 8 was awesome, really liked how it made sense out of everything instead of just making out events to be irregular occurrences with no special significance toward those involved. Though I wished they'd allowed it to reveal more of Tenko's character--Samatarou developed quite a bit, but all we found out fo Tenko was what we found out about Samatarou, that she has that sensitive side, and just a reiteration of what we knew from the beginning about how Tenko feels about family. Samatarou made all the key choices and advanced the plot, so it seems like he's the only one who really matured through it.

The twist at the end was kinda... interesting. The second twist, I mean. Probably all for the best, though, in terms of keeping the relationships advancing sanely, since the first twist wasn't very well done IMO--random accidents are a lame plot device. Anyway, neat stuff!
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Old 2006-07-25, 15:24   Link #475
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I know that this show and Higurashi have little in
common but I'm getting the feeling the "constantly
reshuffling the deck of what happens every few"
episodes has gotten to a "reshuffle the deck every
episode" is happening a bit in this series. I like though.
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Old 2006-07-26, 11:47   Link #476
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Exclamation Heh....

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Episode 08 Screencaps and Summary

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Old 2006-07-26, 21:32   Link #477
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Theres a novel??
Is it translated?
If it is can anyone tell me where to get it?
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Old 2006-07-26, 21:41   Link #478
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I can't wait till the end..
Go Tenko!!!
Childhood friend FTW
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Old 2006-07-27, 00:55   Link #479
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I can't wait till the end..
Go Tenko!!!
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Old 2006-07-27, 10:32   Link #480
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After reading the comments, I think I'm going to be disappointed with this show despite its sparkling start. *sighs*
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