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Old 2009-11-13, 19:59   Link #1241
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So anyways. I'm usually up for watching anything that BONES has it's hand on. Anything they touch is worth watching imo.

Anyways, I came into this thinking it was going to be an action/disaster movie. It was defiantly not what I thought it was going to be.

I started getting bored after the hospital scene where Mirai dreamt that Yuuki died and then when Mira found her kids. I mean the Earthquake had been over for a while and it was just a matter a time before they found their parents blah blah blah hurry up and get to the happy ending.

I was pretty sure that it was going to be a generic happy ending, or at least something would happen to the parents. So I'm bracing for a small possibility that something bad would go wrong with the parents. I thought I was prepared for the last couple episodes.

BUT NO. BONES had to go and be jerks about the ending and make it REALLY EFFIN SAD.

I came in thinking this was gonna be an action/disaster/suspense show, but I ended up getting a very depressing drama. Now I'm pissed cause I feel like going and crawling up in a ball some where.


(All in all, I thought the show was very good btw)
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Old 2009-11-22, 01:46   Link #1242
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I have just finished watching Tokyo Magnitude 8.0 and boy did it blow me away! This show, by far, is the saddest anime that I have watched. It is an almost perfect show from start to finish. Only 11 episodes, but it had me "hooked" right from the start. One or two things...

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My spoiler free review here.

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Old 2010-02-22, 01:20   Link #1243
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I finished this series. Damn, so sad. It seems that when tokyo tower felt, something did hit Yuukki. I kind of knew, something spoiled me a bit before, that the happened something. Damn, didnt expected this. When I saw that the Women, wasn't talking to Yuuki I was like, sh*t, Then when we see her perspectivee and the sister perpective, it was a 100% that Yuuki died T_T.
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Old 2010-05-04, 21:54   Link #1244
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im only at ep 2 and i already teared when she found yuuki :'( im getting softer and softer

btw yuuki has an amazing VA

edit: i finished it today and
Spoiler for :

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Old 2011-01-09, 15:02   Link #1245
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10/10 this is the first anime that has ever made me SHED actually tears and get really emotional.
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Old 2011-01-09, 18:49   Link #1246
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I wish this anime would get licensed already! Come on, FUNimation! You've been nabbing every Noitamina title lately! GET THIS PLEASE!!! And cast Brittney Karbowski as Mirai while you're at it!
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Old 2011-01-09, 20:12   Link #1247
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It's interesting to see a new burst of posting on this show. It broke my heart the way only something we truly love can - I seriously loathed the direction the series took in the second half and felt it completely lost it's way. But for about 6 episodes, I loved it as much as I've loved any series in a long, long time. If nothing else, I respect that the writing was so strong as to make me care enough to be furious at where things progressed.
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Old 2011-01-14, 13:13   Link #1248
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I wouldn't say i hated the direction it went in during the second half, but it was definitely a change from the first half. besides, it has one of the most powerful endings in recent anime.
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Old 2011-01-23, 00:43   Link #1249
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Old 2011-02-10, 10:28   Link #1250
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No, but the damage was done there.
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Old 2011-03-11, 05:35   Link #1251
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When i heard of the Earthquake in Tokyo, japan.

My first image was this anime!!!

D:

Freaky prediction. Hopefully we won't see the same devastating scenarios that we saw in this series!

My heartfelt condolences to the families of the victims! ;_;
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Old 2011-03-11, 06:10   Link #1252
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I doubt this series will be aired if the earthquake happens at that time
two eartquakes struck japan just recently - one at the sea with the magnitude near 9 and one above tokyo with the magnitude of 6 D:
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Old 2011-03-11, 06:14   Link #1253
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Well it happened for real this time...Except it's more like Tokyo Magnitude Live Action 8.9 unfortunately. Not the kind of thing you'd want to see for real, ever. But Tokyo was long overdue to have a major earthquake.
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Old 2011-03-11, 08:27   Link #1254
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Well it happened for real this time...Except it's more like Tokyo Magnitude Live Action 8.9 unfortunately. Not the kind of thing you'd want to see for real, ever. But Tokyo was long overdue to have a major earthquake.
Actually, IIRC, Tokyo Magnitude 8.0 is 8.0 in a different scale... It's not richter's open scale. I believe Tokyo Magnitude 8.0 would be like 9.5 on richter's or something. Good news that it wasn't as bad as they thought it would be, and good thing it was in the sea mid-morning.

Breaking news says 95 confirmed casualties, a train with many trains has been confirmed as disappeared... Well, here's hoping it doesn't reach the thousand casualties.
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Old 2011-03-11, 12:39   Link #1255
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The main difference is that this quake hit 200km away from Tokyo. Sendai was the closest real city, and it appears to have escaped horrendous damage as the quake was offshore (as in so many cases the worst casualties will come from the tsunami). In the anime the epicenter of the quake was right under Tokyo.

Still - it seems prescient when you think about it now. Japan is an amazingly geologically active country (thus all the onsen) so quakes are never too far from the public mind.
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Old 2011-03-11, 13:01   Link #1256
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was in Tokyo last month... i believe Japanese are well-prepare for earthquakes, but the tsunami looks serious

wonder will robots being used as shown in this series
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Old 2011-03-11, 14:39   Link #1257
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I think a lot of TM8 is playing out for real today. The death toll, by various reports, is approaching a thousand people. Fortunately, Tokyo is getting off relatively easily. Among the various photos, I noticed this one of Odaiba, and the FujiTV building featured in the anime:

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Old 2011-03-11, 17:23   Link #1258
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Well it happened for real this time...Except it's more like Tokyo Magnitude Live Action 8.9 unfortunately. Not the kind of thing you'd want to see for real, ever. But Tokyo was long overdue to have a major earthquake.
8.9? More like Tokyo Magnitude 9.0. I mean they should start making a sequel of it.

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Old 2011-03-11, 17:30   Link #1259
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When I heard about the earthquake this morning, I thought of this anime. Real life is surely much more horrific.
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Old 2011-03-12, 14:21   Link #1260
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The depiction of the aftermath of earthquake in this anime is so real, except this time is much more powerful and there is a nuclear plant involve.

Need to rewatch it to better prepare myself for earthquake, I live in the west coast btw.
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