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Old 2017-10-16, 15:05   Link #121
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I got mixed thoughts on the pacing of this show so far. Sure, we got introduction of the main characters but that random flashback of Negi and the others..
I suspect they might be using this series to adapt brief 'key' snippets of Negima no other animated adaptation could or wanted to cover before, using flashbacks as an excuse.
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Old 2017-10-16, 15:16   Link #122
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Also the change in this episode was more I think to draw parallels between Negi and Touta. Something UQ Holder was not as interested in doing in early years I think.

Hence Touta having to gain the respect/entrance by landing one blow on a superior opponent, which is what Negi was supposed to have done with Chachamaru. And yeah. Pretty sure that was Eva's requirement in Negima. Although I'm not certain the same girls were there. For example I am pretty sure miss Father-con got introduced to magic side only AFTER she got into the magic world.

Also the Anime explanation for the switch and other people that wanted the sword being seemingly dumb is slightly better here.

Oh an yeah, this episode gave us some info that was not shown in Manga. Namely Mr GameImmortality's manner of immortality.
Makes me wonder if he has ways of resetting the number of lives remaining.

On the bad part, the animation is still not that great and the CGI was kinda terrible. Those monsters felt out of place and seemed ripped straight out of some video game. Thez didćt even trz making their textures fit the rest of artwork.
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Old 2017-10-16, 16:33   Link #123
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Yea the CGI was pretty bad

And with all the changes I've seen so far, I'd say it's safe to assume that the anime takes place in a different timeline from the manga.
It'll be easier to accept if we think of it that way
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Old 2017-10-16, 17:17   Link #124
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Although I'm not certain the same girls were there. For example I am pretty sure miss Father-con got introduced to magic side only AFTER she got into the magic world.
No, all the Sports Girls were there in the manga too. They didn't know Eva was teaching Negi magic, they just thought she was testing him to teach him super martial arts.

I like that Jinbei is around for the organization instead of not even trying to get out of where Eva dropped him years ago because of a petty squabble. That made them both horrible leaders who didn't worry that much about the leadership of an allegedly very important organization in the manga, I thought, so the change came off as very palatable to me.
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Old 2017-10-16, 20:33   Link #125
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Endcard by Tozen Ujiie of Seitokai Yakuindomo fame.
Spoiler for Endcard ep 3:

No dirty jokes for this endcard though.
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Old 2017-10-16, 22:44   Link #126
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watched episode 2.
the fights are so fun to watch, and it really makes use of the the regenerating thing to go all out.
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Old 2017-10-17, 00:30   Link #127
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The CGI!!! It HURTSSS!!!



also, Jinbei was just hanging around in the underground just for...fun?
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Old 2017-10-17, 09:40   Link #128
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Jinbei was supposed to be there as a punishment, only Yuki forgot to let him out for a few years.

Okay, while I can get them shoehorning Shinobu in ahead of time and changing the entry tests for time's sake, they could at least give it a more concrete explanation than "various things happened and before I knew it I wound up living and working here". These immortals are supposed to be a secret among normals, so for her to know should be extreme circumstances when the magic users know how to erase memories. If you're going to change it, at least let me see those circumstances.

And they straight up spoiled something from the last chapter of the manga.
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Old 2017-10-17, 15:37   Link #129
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Bad CGI is Terribad ... but it manages to do to in a hilarious way so for the time being I'm willing to give it a pass ...

Have to say, with how the Manga evolved from its early stages, I really don't mind the change in how Shinobu was introduced
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Old 2017-10-17, 15:37   Link #130
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And they straight up spoiled something from the last chapter of the manga.
If you're talking about Gengoro's immortality being game-based (aka Continue + Extra Lives), then I'd hardly call it a spoiler, since the anime didn't go into details.
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Old 2017-10-17, 16:06   Link #131
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Well, his immortality is supposed be top secret. Even without details it's big spoiler.

Anyway I am glad I don't remember exact content if chapter this episode covered. I have feeling I would be very disappointed otherwise...
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Old 2017-10-17, 16:22   Link #132
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If you're talking about Gengoro's immortality being game-based (aka Continue + Extra Lives), then I'd hardly call it a spoiler, since the anime didn't go into details.
A literal "Continue" screen popped up and Ikkuyu even mentioned that some people stockpile lives like a video-game. You'd have to miss a lot of cues for that not to be clear.

All of their immortalities are supposed to be reveal as needed because it also reveals their weakness.
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Old Yesterday, 04:20   Link #133
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is it me or the audio, especially the voice recording, is a little off in the anime?

or maybe the source I am watching just lacks in quality?
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