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Author Topic: Jap Comic Books  (Read 20427 times)

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Re: Jap comic books
« Reply #20 on: May 20, 2008, 04:09:08 PM »

Exactly which character are you concerned about the fate of?  All the dead ones?

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Re: Jap comic books
« Reply #21 on: May 20, 2008, 04:28:14 PM »

I've always enjoyed whenever panels from the shark attack one have been posted on places like 4chan out of context and/or with the dialog rewritten, but anyone who honestly enjoys body deformation horror has problems.

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Re: Jap comic books
« Reply #22 on: May 20, 2008, 05:27:37 PM »

I liked Gyo, but it wasn't scary at all.  It had the worst level of explanation it could possibly have, however.  If it explained it a little more or less it would've been fine, [spoiler]but the fact that it was still sort of a mystery yet every last thing could be explained via "the gas had a will of its own"[/spoiler] kinda left it feeling cheesy to me.  Horror just doesn't work for me if there's no sense of hope at all.  But all that was outweighed by THE AWESOMENESS OF THE LANDSHARK. 
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Re: Jap comic books
« Reply #23 on: May 20, 2008, 06:19:40 PM »

Exactly which character are you concerned about the fate of?  All the dead ones?

More along the lines of the central villain, the secondary damsel in distress, the main 'hero', and the jacktards that just popped up in the last few panels.
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Re: Jap comic books
« Reply #24 on: May 20, 2008, 06:43:54 PM »

Oddly enough, the Wiki gives the fate of the 'secondary damsel in distress', and the guys at the end are just there to show you where the events are going.   Things were wrapped up pretty neatly, really.

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« Reply #25 on: May 20, 2008, 06:55:43 PM »

"Humanity is overrun, we will try to fight back." is about as far away from neat as possible.

The 'ending' of the book is like an opening to an 8-bit era game, complete with transfigured friend, damsel in distress, and villain plucking her into the sky.

Seven levels of post-apocalyptic platforming, and critter pounding await.
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Re: Jap comic books
« Reply #26 on: May 20, 2008, 07:00:27 PM »

It was the same ending as Children of Men.  But the story wasn't really about humanity being overrun as a whole, but about Tadashi in the middle of it all.  There's really nowhere to go from the ending unless you're wanting a series about humanity fighting back against the leg monsters, which would ruin the personal journey of Tadashi.

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« Reply #27 on: May 20, 2008, 07:02:18 PM »

I'd accept that if Tadashi was [spoiler]snuffed[/spoiler].

But now I just want to Press Start To Continue.
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Re: Jap comic books
« Reply #28 on: May 20, 2008, 07:06:48 PM »

Well, that's the glory of
IMAGINATION

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Re: Jap comic books
« Reply #29 on: May 20, 2008, 07:19:12 PM »

One extra page with the author proclaiming...

I have become bored with this story, and have ended it.

Please use your imagination if you wish for a conclusion.*

Thank you for your money.

Gomennasai.

... Would have been tits.

*Tadashi died on the way back to his home planet.
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Re: Jap comic books
« Reply #30 on: May 20, 2008, 08:09:14 PM »

Seems like a fitting conclusion to me.

[spoiler]Tadashi's only goal through the whole thing was to save Kaori.  He didn't.  The end.[/spoiler]
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Re: Jap comic books
« Reply #31 on: May 20, 2008, 08:30:31 PM »

:gameover:

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Re: Jap comic books
« Reply #32 on: June 11, 2008, 09:41:12 PM »

:popcorn:    InuYasha Ends Next Week    :ohshi~:
Which clearly is the Woman and the Dragon event as foretold by the Book of RAGERevelation.

The Beast from the Earth is for when Yotsuba ends, FYI.
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Re: Jap comic books
« Reply #33 on: June 12, 2008, 12:33:46 PM »

i'd bet money that the ending will be exactly like Urusei yatsura's and Ranma's.

NOT AN ENDING AT ALL.
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Re: Jap comic books
« Reply #34 on: June 12, 2008, 04:27:03 PM »

NEXT WEEK: INUYASHA SHIPPUDEN

the best part is you know she'd do it
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Re: Jap comic books
« Reply #35 on: July 26, 2008, 02:25:40 AM »

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Re: Jap comic books
« Reply #36 on: July 26, 2008, 04:22:18 AM »

The Gantz people's current enemy is in its seventh or eighth form. Eat your heart out, La-Mulana final boss.

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Re: Jap comic books
« Reply #38 on: July 26, 2008, 03:04:51 PM »

Last I checked Pluto was the top selling manga at Amazon Japan, so it should be no surprise.
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Re: Jap comic books
« Reply #39 on: July 26, 2008, 10:05:07 PM »

Everytime I hear about "Pluto", I keep thinking "Metropolis".
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