Mappy wrote:Holy shi.t, they should call the new Moyashimon "Moeshimon". That's one big character downgrade in the wrong direction. Reminds me of the difference between the Gunslinger Girl series.
Quite apart from the need to reintroduce all the characters from the first series, this is Moyashimon as usual.
Mappy wrote:The designs weren't the only problems.
The conversation between Kei and Hazuki in the latter half kinda dragged a bit too long. There also wasn't that one big gross-out moment that the first season episodes tended to have (or, at the very least, the big punchline that the episode was leading up to).
This was more like an interconnecting episode in a longer series, rather than the big punch first episode of a new series. It's equivalent in 2007 had the whole seal-corpse/Kiviak and microbe identification scenes, which set the tone of the show just right. But I'll wait until further into the show before I'll say they've botched it this time around.
So far, Jinrui looks like the one decent show of the season.
Pirate Man wrote:I am very drunk right now and possibly under the influence of a controlled substance.
Last Exile wrote:Jinrui - Not my kind of humour, didn't laugh once. Which means it should go on the AJAS playlist. Meh, nothing measures up to Minami-ke S1 in the comedy stakes for me these days.
Last Exile wrote:At this rate, Sword Art Online will be my only show for the July season.
Last Exile wrote:Actually, I'd say Hatsuyuki.
SAO Episode 3 is stirring up so many overreactionse...Can't people comprehend that the conversion of a non-linear novel to a linear anime is inevitably going to be occassionally confusing? Apparently an episode without Asuna in it is cause of the end of the world! Chuck Norris, can't people settle down and handle the fact that a flashback that is chronologically correct by the way A-1 are adaptating the timeline that occurred over late in Novel 1 and then the end of Novel 3 was rather confusing in the source novel and less confusing now? Or do people need to see Kirito grind MMo style for 40 levels before they can handle a time skip...
Pirate Man wrote:Well its Kirito's fault for setting up death flags everywhere.
By the way did it explain how Tiger fought off the holy dragon alliance?
P.S. We need more Diamonds.
Mappy wrote:Soggy SAO is soggy.
Last Exile wrote:The irony is regardless of whether they went linear progression or the way the novel did it, the reaction around this point would still be fairly adverse. Maybe moreso for the LN version since it's a 74-floor, two year skip. Meh, I have come to expect people are going to nitpick SAO even harder than they did Fate/Zero because SAO doesn't have the flashy distractions F/Z did and has a protagonist that isn't an mürrisch, a giant hahn or a drecksack. Frankly, I see the raging dying down by the time Episode 5 is around. Once people realise how much there is to be detailed, they'll stop whining about characters from an extras section of the novels not having enough impact.