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saya_leviathan 2019-03-14 07:22

Psycho-Pass Season 3 Anime Discussion [Fall 2019]
 
Psycho-pass S3 will premiere this year in October.
https://www.animenewsnetwork.com/dai...ctober/.144531

Is it possible for the mods if the Psycho-pass subthread could be out from the Retired section?

GDB 2019-03-14 09:18

Quote:

Originally Posted by saya_leviathan (Post 6328206)
They've just announced a Psycho-pass Season 3!

But we never had a second season. I guess you can count these movies as season 2 in a way though. Yes I know there was a second season, but it sucked and thus is erased from existence.

LG-MAX 2.o 2019-03-14 10:51




Kanon 2019-03-14 18:09

Quote:

Originally Posted by saya_leviathan (Post 6329655)
Psycho-pass S3 will premiere this year in October.
https://www.animenewsnetwork.com/dai...ctober/.144531

Is it possible for the mods if the Psycho-pass subthread could be out from the Retired section?

In cases like these I think it's fine to make a thread in the Upcoming Series section. Or you could try to PM a mod, since I kinda doubt they read this thread.

saya_leviathan 2019-03-24 00:07

For those who are worried about Kougami, Akane and Ginoza's appearances in S3, good news: they will be in S3.
https://twitter.com/animeseiyu/statu...41979732754433

Mad Pierrot 2019-04-05 18:33

Wonder how Kogami will appear based on season 1 and how he was used by the Sybil in the 2015 movie. Then again, I wonder if Akane and Ginoza might appear quite older.

Still, interested in seeing the portrayal of the new leads since they seem kind of cheerful.

Kanon 2019-04-05 18:42

Quote:

Originally Posted by Mad Pierrot (Post 6336022)
Wonder how Kogami will appear based on season 1 and how he was used by the Sybil in the 2015 movie. Then again, I wonder if Akane and Ginoza might appear quite older.

Still, interested in seeing the portrayal of the new leads since they seem kind of cheerful.

Apparently his situation was resolved in the latest movie, although I don't know the details.

Still waiting to find out who the writer will be before deciding to watch this. This franchise has been a real mixed bag for me.

Kanon 2019-08-31 14:26

Still no news about this? As far as I can tell, after the announcement, it's been radio silence. Kinda doubt it will air this Fall.

Mad Pierrot 2019-09-01 10:41

It will air this October apparently with director Naoyoshi Shiotani back but we'll be busy in September as the DVDs of Sinners of the System will be released around the September 20s.

Nachtwandler 2019-09-01 10:49

Quote:

Originally Posted by Kanon (Post 6368020)
Still no news about this? As far as I can tell, after the announcement, it's been radio silence. Kinda doubt it will air this Fall.

High chance they deliberately hiding any info as of now. It was the same with S1 if I am not mistaken.

Blaat 2019-09-01 13:57

It could be that they are waiting for the release of the latest movies on blu-rays (which happens this month I believe) before revealing things from the next season.

Another possibility is that they're having production problems.

MisaoFan 2019-09-01 14:00

Quote:

Originally Posted by Nachtwandler (Post 6368220)
High chance they deliberately hiding any info as of now. It was the same with S1 if I am not mistaken.

They do this with season 2 for the most part as well.

Anyways I look forward watching the movies but I'm excited to see Tenzing's character since her genki personality type is my favorite.

saya_leviathan 2019-09-27 04:18

Finally. October 17 is the release date.

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Looks like Egoist will not be doing the ending this time.

New visual pic

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EFdbkseU...g&name=900x900

Edit: It looks Tow Ubukata, who wrote Season 2, is going to write Season 3. Well, there goes the hype :( And it's going to be 8 episodes, 1 hour long.

Nachtwandler 2019-09-27 05:28

Yup. Ubukata as a writer is a big NO. They could ask Fukami at least (noone hoped for Urobutcher).

Also, no Akane in sight. I understand that not everyone likes her, but I personaly relly like her and having Mika instead as an "experienced" Inspector is another bad thing.

LG-MAX 2.o 2019-09-27 06:12

Yeah, that doesn't give a good perspective. But I won't criticize something I haven't seen yet. There can always be surprises.

MeoTwister5 2019-09-27 07:34

I liked Akane. Even when she was becoming the veteran in the team she still gave the show that more refreshingly honest POV despite the subject matter.

AP24 2019-09-27 09:51

So it's going to be the equivalent of 16 normal length episodes

Kanon 2019-09-27 11:04

Quote:

Originally Posted by saya_leviathan (Post 6373478)
Edit: It looks Tow Ubukata, who wrote Season 2, is going to write Season 3. Well, there goes the hype :( And it's going to be 8 episodes, 1 hour long.

I can safely cross this show off my list.

Mad Pierrot 2019-09-27 11:41

Wasn't the writer Makoto Fukami? He worked in the Sinners films and season 1

Wandering Soul 2019-09-27 12:13

Yeah, my hopes for this show have pretty much been destroyed.

Kurohane 2019-09-27 14:00

Man, a few here are so cynical. As if one person is solely responsible for a show's quality.

LG-MAX 2.o 2019-09-27 15:12

Quote:

Originally Posted by Mad Pierrot (Post 6373549)
Wasn't the writer Makoto Fukami? He worked in the Sinners films and season 1

And co-wrote the 2015 movie as well.

Mad Pierrot 2019-09-27 17:22

From what I've read so far, "I saw on the official website that Tow Ubukata is the series composer with him, Makoto Fukami and Ryo Yoshigami writing the scripts." Urobuchi is not here. Fukami also happened to write the novelization from season 1 and the manga prequel focused on Kogami's work as an inspector

Nachtwandler 2019-09-27 17:32

Let's be frank. Noone hoped for Urobuchi being involved. Having at least Fukami on board is better than nothing but Ubukata being in helm of the story is still worrying.

I am not as cricical about S2 as most of the people but I still do not like what he made with the story. He is bad at writing good characters, regretfully.

Kanon 2019-09-27 18:30

I don't know why they didn't let Fukami be the main writer. Was season 2 actually well received in Japan?

To add to the injury, they actually have Mika as the supervisor this season.

Mad Pierrot 2019-09-27 18:39

Quote:

Originally Posted by Kanon (Post 6373632)
I don't know why they didn't let Fukami be the main writer. Was season 2 actually well received in Japan?

To add to the injury, they actually have Mika as the supervisor this season.

Psycho-Pass II was written solely by Tow Ubukata. Fukami touched season 1, the first movie, the Sinners of the System, the novels and a manga. II barely felt like an excuse to make extra money in Japan considering Urobuchi had already conceived the idea for the 2015 movie before season 2 was greenlighted.

Also, Mika happens to be the protagonist of the first Sinners movie alongside Ginoza. Let's hope Mika changed for good or something in that movie. The staff stated in a book titled Official Profile that they are aware that Mika is hated by the fandom but they instead love her for that. I don't know too much about Ubukata but it seems he liked Akane based on that interview. Guess they decided to leave her a break after two seasons and the movie.

Blaat 2019-09-28 05:50

Quote:

Originally Posted by Kurohane (Post 6373590)
Man, a few here are so cynical. As if one person is solely responsible for a show's quality.

Agreed, if we criticise him for the poor season 2 then we can also praise him for his other works such as Heroic Age, Fafner EXODUS and Chevalier d'Eon. He definitely has it in him to write great anime.

The issue I have with this season isn't the writer but that we're not following Akane, Ginoza and Kogami, although who knows maybe I'll end up liking this team more.

Nachtwandler 2019-09-28 08:07

Quote:

Originally Posted by Kanon (Post 6373632)
I don't know why they didn't let Fukami be the main writer. Was season 2 actually well received in Japan?

To add to the injury, they actually have Mika as the supervisor this season.

S2 faired worse than S1 but not as bad as Western audience think. Commercially it faired the same as most of second seasons for moderately sucessful anime (around 40-50 percent drop in disk sales and not much drop in other merchandise sales).

And yeah, having Mika in the spotlight bothers me also. I am the one of people who especially hate her. Doubly so bcause she is voiced by one of my favourite seiyuus.

Dark Wing 2019-09-28 11:57

Yea I thinking of skipping this one too. I'll marathon it after it's finish but I'm not hyped enough to watch it weekly...:rolleyes:

Kanon 2019-09-30 17:09

Quote:

Originally Posted by Dark Wing (Post 6373759)
Yea I thinking of skipping this one too. I'll marathon it after it's finish but I'm not hyped enough to watch it weekly...:rolleyes:

I'll probably watch it when it's over too, unless reception is really bad.

The movies aren't even subbed anyway, and as was pointed out earlier, one of them focused on Mika who is in this season so it feels like it's necessary to watch it.

GDB 2019-09-30 18:04

Quote:

Originally Posted by Blaat (Post 6373712)
The issue I have with this season isn't the writer but that we're not following Akane, Ginoza and Kogami, although who knows maybe I'll end up liking this team more.

With how non-existent season 2 was, this is a good thing. Doesn't mean the end product will be good, but it's still a good thing.

That said, I was hoping for an ENTIRELY new team. Mika + new team is bad.

I'll probably watch it still, because if I can watch the train wreck that was PP2, Index III, and Accelerator, I can watch this. Doesn't mean I'll retain it or even consider it to be canon/true to the original story (in the sense that if I recommend the series to anyone, I already say don't bother with season 2 and the movie is eh).

Wandering Soul 2019-09-30 18:14

Quote:

Originally Posted by Dark Wing (Post 6373759)
Yea I thinking of skipping this one too. I'll marathon it after it's finish but I'm not hyped enough to watch it weekly...:rolleyes:

I'll most likely watch it, though I have my doubts over whether I will stick with it to the end or even recommend it to someone.

Irenesharda 2019-10-04 12:38

Season 2 was okay to me, I never hated as much as others. It wasn't as good as season 1, but I've seen much worse.

I didn't know there were so many movies to this franchise. Is it okay to go into the 3rd season without seeing them?

It's kind of weird seeing an all-new team with the only characters that returned being Shion, the extremely unpleasant Mika, and the tech whose name I forgot, but is voiced by the same guy as Makishima for no good reason. :eyebrow:

MisaoFan 2019-10-05 03:22

Quote:

Originally Posted by Irenesharda (Post 6375303)
I didn't know there were so many movies to this franchise. Is it okay to go into the 3rd season without seeing them?

No. Watching these movies are necessary to understand that will occur in this new season.

GDB 2019-10-06 00:18

Quote:

Originally Posted by Irenesharda (Post 6375303)
Season 2 was okay to me, I never hated as much as others. It wasn't as good as season 1, but I've seen much worse.

I just can't consider an entire season that has no actual impact on anything to be even okay. You can skip it and not lose out on anything (currently, unless it gets hard referenced somehow by the mini movie trilogy or season 3).

Quote:

Originally Posted by MisaoFan (Post 6375456)
No. Watching these movies are necessary to understand that will occur in this new season.

They're actually necessary? Well damn, guess we gotta hope they get subbed soon then.

Wandering Soul 2019-10-06 19:10

Quote:

Originally Posted by MisaoFan (Post 6375456)
No. Watching these movies are necessary to understand that will occur in this new season.

Guess several of us here won't be able to pick the season up yet, unless the movies get subbed soon.

saya_leviathan 2019-10-20 23:44

^ The first two are subbed and available on YouTube. Idk if they're still working on the third one.

BTW, here's OP
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Here's also the preview.
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Spoiler for spoiler:

Kurohane 2019-10-21 00:28

^ thanks for the info, saya leviathan. Whew, crap is going down now.

Cosmic Eagle 2019-10-25 08:44

Quote:

Originally Posted by MisaoFan (Post 6375456)
No. Watching these movies are necessary to understand that will occur in this new season.

What was the last one again BTW? The South-east Asian fiasco where Sybil oppression somehow got exported there? Or was that movie slightly earlier....


Gonna watch Sinners of the System next week and I can't recall any other movie besides this and the SEA one

Mad Pierrot 2019-10-25 13:12

Just watched the first episode. Interesting change of lead character. Shindo has a sense of justice but he is chill as heck. Almost like Sora from Kingdom Hearts except Shindo is in a really dark world with really complicated rules. Mika seems to be a bit more of a comic relief in this episode considering how she handles the two new inspectors. Looks like we'll have to wait to see what happened to Akane but I also wonder about Kogami too. Check his Sinners of the System cos it explains why he is in the opening.

Does anybody know if this season is weekly or biweekly? The opening will be released in late November though


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