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>girl with daddy issues ruins everyone's life
Also why didn't they just kill off Jean and Mugen? They both should have died 4 times in the last episode alone.
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I couldn't finish this. It was entertaining enough but not the kind of entertaining that demanded my interest.
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This show was so massively overrated that it pretty much killed whatever enjoyment I got out of it.
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>>100332448

the only thing good about it is the OP
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>>100332448
I liked the first episode. After that, it all kind of blurred together and then they were playing baseball. The ending was alight, but if you're going to go with the episodic nature for most of the series, the final episode should have left more of an impact.
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>>100332543
The music will live on forever but the fans of this fucking show act like pretentious art hipsters.
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>Jean
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>>100332673
>the final episode should have left more of an impact.
Yeah, I felt that Mugin's back story and Jin's fight with the blind lady were both more memorable then the last episode.
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>Cowboy Bebop thread where people admit Steve Blum isn't the best voice actor ever
>Samurai Champloo thread where people are admitting its wasn't that great of a show

....what the fuck is going on today? Its like /a/ just suddenly grew up overnight.
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>>100332448
pretty much

I have to say though, the end of mugen's arc with his friends was fucking great
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>>100332910
Maybe there's a low concentration of reddit and MAL faggots right now.
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fuu is mai waifu
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Alright, best episode(s):
A. First episode
B. Mugen episodes
C. Blind Lady episodes
D. Baseball
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>>100333063
>Million Way of Drum
>Mugen just walks right by her and she begs for death
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>>100333160
You're waifu a fatty.
>>100333199
Fuck yes.
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>>100333195
>no mention of the zombie episode
That shit was insane.
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>>100332910
>grew up
>still watching anime
Yeah, right.
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>>100332910
You obviously missed these two completely derailed threads
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>>100321661
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>>100333265
the zombie episode made me uncomfortable
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>>100333280
Grow the fuck up.
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>>100333329
I was just about to post almost the exact same thing.

I didn't like it either. Made me feel strange.
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>>100332910
Steven Blum is not the best VA but he's the best Roger Smith.
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>>100333465
English Dorothy was great too.

You're a louse, Roger Smith.
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>>100333537
The whole dub was great. It's the only one I could actually defend.
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>>100333195
I enjoyed the brothel one.

Mugen does end up marrying the police chick... right?
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I like how jin was more than just a typical stoic
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>>100333465
fuck, the dub for The Big O was pretty fucking amazing.
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>>100333195
the one where jin falls in love with that whore and mugen is just training a beetle
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>>100333195
Zombie episode.
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>>100333195
last one
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>>100331755
I liked the underwhelming ending where they were all like "later bro" and then they all just kinda left to go do whatever.
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>>100331755
So it wasn't just me that was bitter about Mugen and Jean not getting the battle related deaths they obviously wanted?
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>>100334553
Unlike Cowboy Bebop where you cannot escape your past and your doom is guaranteed, Samurai Champloo was much more hopeful. The upbeat ending credits of them walking the countryside alone showed this much, that they were incredibly fortunate to be given the chance to move on with their lives and they shouldn't squander that.

Way to not get it, dude.
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>>100333195
"However-- they say that every once in a while, a male will try to attract another male."
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>>100334208
Gene is so beta it's almost funny.
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>>100333465
but every other role he kinda hams his way through

makes me think it's in the direction for big O
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>>100334992

>makes me think it's in the direction for big O

And you just figured it out. Most dubs have shit direction and just try to rush the process out as fast as possible. Because quality doesn't matter when your target audience are people who are just trying to watch anything besides the Japanese anyway.
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I'll never get why /a/ buys into hype, and it somehow ruins the show for them. It doesn't matter HOW good everyone tells you something is, all that means is that the show might be worth watching. It's so very silly to expect every show that is liked to be the best thing you've ever seen. Maybe people like that place too much importance on anime.

That said, samurai champloo is entertaining, charming at best. But no masterpiece.
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>>100335092
Yeah, the same people that are bad in dubs can be amazing in other stuff that a lot of people will see, like big video games.
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>>100332448
You are the worst thing to happen to /a/. Your kind has killed this board with shitposting.
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>>100335096
/a/ is a huge faggot, which includes you and me.

I also enjoyed champloo, though
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>>100334875
best champloo
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shit was meh tier at it's best.
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>>100335264
your mom
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Samurai Champloo is solid

but it's music is god tier
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>>100335158

>Yeah, the same people that are bad in dubs can be amazing in other stuff that a lot of people will see, like big video games.

Sometimes...then you have people like Crispin Freeman who do get into big name games (Batman Arkham Asylum) and are still shit compared to all the other good voice actors around him.
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>>100335228
I kept thinking he would be back because he said he would
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>>100332673

I thought everything was good until the zombies and the baseball and the last episode was a huge disappointment.

All the fights sucked, it was just them getting the shit beaten out of them and then not dying and then that dragging on and on and fucking on until they win anyway in some uninteresting way.

It's not just that it wasn't a good finale, it wasn't good in general. The other two-part episodes and most of the series in general were way better.
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>>100334875

"I have a feeling we'll meet again"

And then they never do.
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>>100335397
>not liking the baseball episode
>thinking champloo would have a grand finale

How does it feel to be cancer?
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All in all, what the heck is a Champloo?
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who says they didn't die to their wounds later
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>>100335480
a champloo is a champloo
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>>100335380
playing gothic and hearing his voice was disappointing

it made it painfully obvious how bad most anime voice actors are

didn't help that the game was awful too
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>>100335475

Actually the baseball was fun, it just broke the pace, I watched the last 4 eps waiting to see something as good as what had come before and it never came.

I think I would have liked it more if it had been a random episode in the middle of the series, honestly.

Is it not cool to expect things to have good endings? Or, at least endings that are as good as the rest of it?
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>>100335480

A champ who fucked a flamingo, obviously.
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>>100335701

Same with Old Republic and Castlevania: Curse of Darkness.

Funny how Crispin Freeman is in so many bad games.
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>>100335733
It's episodic, so there wasn't much buildup besides "I'm looking for the sunflower samurai". It wasn't meant to really be spectacular.
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>>100335480
>not knowing nipponese yet
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>>100335480
a stir fry dish
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>>100335827

You're being stupid. Lots of episodic anime have excellent plot-driven endings, lots of episodic anime have excellent non-plot-driven endings, there's no excuse at all for it to not be spectacular.
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>>100335391
That and the guy who jumped off the waterfall when he was burning, with Spike saying that he'd know he'd see him again.

The only good thing about this show was the art style and its cultural references, everything else was pretty formulaic, even for Watanabe. I got a kick out of the episode with Andy Warhol.
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dat slip hop
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>>100334208

This episode gave me the distinct impression that both Jin and Mugen were played by guys from my D&D group.

My "Jin" player always runs quiet lonely philosophers and tries to rescue women, my "mugen" player always plays rash but competent fighters and barbarians and get totally enthralled with succeeding at side-track type things that amuse him. Every line of that ep was something they would respectively do; I could almost hear the out-of-character conversations accompanying the plot.
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>>100336044
well you have every right not to like it but I do
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>>100331755
Fuu is going to be sold into slavery the minute she arrives at the next town. Why did she think it was okay for her to be traveling alone?
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>>100336707
She hadda find her dad.

At any cost.
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>>100336588
so in d&d do you just make up a plot and characters and go from there? if so then couldn't the dungeon master guy be a dick and create unfair situations and stuff?
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>>100336689

That's totally different, you can like what I don't like, but anon was making it sound like I should have expected it to be good.

(I actually had no problem with the plot proper, the deal with Fuu's dad, guys from Mugen's past showing up, it could have been good but I didn't think it was).
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>>100336790
Yes.

The DM is expected to be fair to a reasonable extent.
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>>100336790

He totally can. What happens then is that you don't play with him anymore, and it's his loss because put way more work into it than you did.

It's hard to say what an "unfair situation" is though, some players really want that no-holds-barred game where they have to be paranoid and super cautious to survive, others want to blunder around like obnoxious video game protagonists and never die, finding a group whose tastes match yours is one of the harder parts. Then everyone compromises a little, the DM tries to tell a story that you can get into, the players try to play along and lose themselves in the story, and usually everyone has an awesome time.
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>>100337211
>>100336790

(I guess the short answer is "The DM is on the same side as the PCs", even though he is the one who plays all the badguys and the badguys always want to win. It's one of the toughest things for some people to get their heads around, and yea, most bad DMs are bad because they never lose that "DM vs players" attitude)



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