>watching LOGH season 3
>At 2:55 on June 1st, Space Calendar 800, Yang Wen-Li's life ended at age 33
>can't even be bothered to skip the ED sequence
>its the sunday picnic montage with the Alliance staff members
>Fischer and Patorichev are also there
And now you know why Julian looked so assblasted
>skipping any OPs or EDs
Do you strive to be the pure water of the mountains?
Geez I forgot how many amazing characters and moments of "manly tears" this series had. Makes me wanna travel back in time and enlist in a Prussian army or with Napoleon and give my life for a (seeming) glorious cause amongst and against other great men
Will you stand up for your beliefs even in the face of overwhelming force?
>give my life for a (seeming) glorious cause amongst and against other great men
Admiral Greenhill dies.
Jessica Edwards dies.
Jean Robert dies.
Andrew Fork dies.
Everytime I watched the ED, I had a feeling something bad was going to happen. I was trying to hope that Yang would stay retired and Julian had to carry on without him.
Also teared up at the scene of OP's pic because it reminded me when my best friend throughout most of elementary school had to move away.
If that isn't a flaw of democracy, then what is?
That moment when he sees his Kaiser as he is dying in a blurry vision and simply says "Mein Kaiser" with a strong but affectionate tone. Gave me chills.
Can you imagine what it would be like to serve under someone with such a legendary persona, Like Napoleon, Julius Caesar, Alexander the Great and so on?
Favorite triangle fight?
they certainly didn't hold back any punches
lets be honest here
dont make me go all westerland on you
I always love seeing a thread oabout this show. This, along with Monster and GTO, are the only two series that span longer than ~26 episodes which are good, and extremely good at that.
But this is one of those series that you finish and look back on as being immensely rewarding in every regard. I wish there were still some ballsy people to make a series on the scale of this nowadays...
do you really want them to find out?
>I wish there were still some ballsy people to make a series on the scale of this nowadays...
Never gonna happen. Fact that LoGH ever got approved and not ditched half-way is kind of a miracle in its own right.
Wen-li was a Mary Sue with retarded ideals and shitty tactics (most of his shit doesn't even make sense and purely relies on plot armor). Democracy, a good form of government? It's barely an upgrade from mob rule and even then most of the time it turns into some sort of oligarchical dictatorship. Glad that faggot chink died.
Truniht just really doesn't give a fuck does he?
When you think about it it really is a once in a generation series. Both in terms of the actual show itself and in how it was produced/distributed.
Can you imagine being on /a/ as the vhs/laser discs are released?
Yang hated Democracy.
Maybe you should pay attention to the things you watch.
Don't take the bait. Clearly from /pol/
How did logh ever get to a hundred episodes, a couple of movies and a shitton of gaidens?
I mean how? They could've pulled the plug on it anytime but they didn't.
It wasn't a TV series, it was direct-to-laserdisc.
>Bergengrün dies twice
>>can't even be bothered to skip the ED sequence
It should have been you that died instead.
Somehow, of all the stuff I've seen about this show on /a/ which has been nothing but positive things), this image has convinced to watch this show.
Then if you haven't already been massively spoiled....leave right now before you are.
At least everyone agrees that Oberstein is moe?
>you will never in you life know what it is to have bonds as deep as this
>you will never be this great of a man or keep company with equally great men
>you will never have a life which alters the course of history.
>you will never have an adversary whom you respect and hold as dear as a close friend
>your life will never stand for ideals for greater than yourself of present political circumstance
Greatness seems to attract greatness from the stories of the BIblical King David and his infamous 30 men to Generals like Genghis Khan and Napoleon.
dat feel when no empire to glorious die for :C
THREADLY REMINDER THAT OBERSTEIN WAS RIGHT
>mfw ED1 starts playing at the end of season 3
I didn't even cry at Yang, but that fucking hit me like a train.
>Can you imagine being on /a/ as the vhs/laser discs are released?
Each disc prompting dozens of waifu, trainwreck and "DROPPED" threads?
I just got up and had my morning coffee
read OP and teared up
it's been 3 years since I've seen the show and I still tear up when I think of all the great characters that had to go
hate is a bit of a strong word
let's just say it's the form of government he disliked the least
he was probably something of an apathetic anarchist deep down
I do have to wonder what the reaction to a show like this would be.
There's only about half a dozen notable females in the series anyway, so the waifuing probably wouldn't be too bad
Even though its probably been 4 years since I watched the series. It still hurts.
Is it raining inside?
>Democracy, a good form of government? It's barely an upgrade from mob rule and even then most of the time it turns into some sort of oligarchical dictatorship.
>Yang hated Democracy.
>let's just say it's the form of government he disliked the least
Man, each time I see people crying over how bad democracy is, I am massively annoyed that they never present any viable alternatives.
How about a monarchy?
One where the space jews run everything
And why would a monarchy be better? How is giving people power purely based on genetics (sic) any better than a democratic republic?
Because that worked swimmingly for the past 2000 years, right?
An anarcho-syndicalist commune.
How are you liking somalia,anon?
I was physically ruined after Yangdied. I just moped around and tidied my room unable to go on to the next episode.
Is LoGH well known in places other than /a/?
Don't even go there.
Anarcho-Syndicalism has never worked for longer than a year and I don't see how it would it would properly handle the creation of laws.
It also appears to be backwards as fuck in regards to division of labour.
/pol/ likes it.
/m/ loves it.
I got informed of Yang's death about halfway through the series. This alone was enough to send anyone to emotional ruin.
ANN likes to pretend it doesn't exist
Don't forget what he could have had
Legend of the galactic homo?
I liked how detailed were tons of characters having their role in massive structure. But they had novels for reference.
Are there any raws for novels?
Gay lactating homos.
I started watching LOGH in Aug 2009, and I'm only on episode 50. Am I a bad person?
I am at episode 14 and I am bored out of my fucking mind.
I cant stand that fucking Vice Admiral Yang dude, he is so fucking....meh.
ALL HAIL GOLDEN HAIR.
I heard it gets better after episode 20+.
You better not be lying /a/.
Not at all,just take your time.
It gets better.
I like how this show have hundreds of characters and there is no sameface bullshit.
If you so bored then just don't bother, you more into fun things than this kind of anime.
I had to pause and collect myself for a few minutes before continuing.
In all honesty, if you don't like it now, you probably won't in the future, but it's generally agreed that the first season is the worst which ends at episode 26
What about Yang and Dusty?
What about them?
at least mittermeyer survived
The fight scenes are certainly unforgettable
I'd still rather live in the Alliance than in the Empire where I toil daily so a bunch of nobles can play grabass and suck each others cocks. At least in the alliance I have the illusion of freedom.
What are those axes made of?! Sharper than a figgin lightsaber.
It's also funny how the series is pretty tame until certain battles at which point you get 20 second montages of men being ripped in half and being burned to death
Also, when that huge admiral that was fighting for the nobles was shot in the head and brains and stuff flew out
Twins. Twins they were.
There was those two admirals in the Empire that look almost the same, Lutz and the other guy who lost his arm and still command his fleet effectively.
The lasers seem to have a hardtime with itself, sometime piercing armor, sometime it doesn't, sometime it blow a person's brain out, sometime it just leave a hole.
I could watch this all day.
The secret to the Rosenritter's success is having armour that isn't made from painted cardboard
Alliance power armour is much better than the Empire's apparently
About lasers, both the handheld ones and the ship-mounted huge ones, it depends on distance (as it should in reality)
I saw a lot of people ask "how come they don't have energy shields", but in several occasions you see they do- but they're only effective until the attacking ship comes within a certain range.
I'm pretty pleased they did this.
I dropped the anime the episode after it happened.
I just couldn't continue.
They don't even show FTL travel from the perspective of a ship until the near the end of the series, and ship shields come up very rarely
The technological side of things doesn't really get explored at all in the series, despite Phezzan having a fucking space elevator
Will there ever be a remake of LoGH, like they did with Space Battleship Yamato?
I know it'll be hard but I really do recommend that you pick it back up and finish it off.
It has been years anon, there is no point anymore.
>Remake of a show that's 110 episodes long with dozens of voice actors
Absolutely zero chance
>it depends on distance
Ah, this make sense, that would explain why Reuenthal's guard's pistol would be able to shoot through the Rosenritter's armor.
As for the shield, I'm glad aswell that it's there, even though it's pretty useless as soon as the combat start. There's also the weapons on the side of the ship which is nice, even though that become useless when they ship get into very close range.
Speaking of technology, who do you guys think is more advance, Alliance or Empire? The alliance have automated cars and everything, while the Empire have automated space ships.
Empire is more advanced, they have gigantic fortresses and much better looking ships
>better looking ships means you're more advanced!
I don't disagree with your opinion on the empire being more advanced, but that doesn't have much relevance. Though I don't think the gap is very large, and both sides likely have the edge in one area. Kind of like the US and Soviet Union during the cold war.
The better looking ships thing is a joke, but there isn't really any other way to discern how advanced the ships are in the series since they appear pretty evenly matched
But the Alliance have the Artemis Necklace, which is just as good for planetary defense since it doesn't require anyone one to man it.
As for the better looking ships, I think that's just a cultural thing rather than technological thing, you see a bunch of admirals in the Empire having their own custom ship while the Alliance just focus on churning out as many ships as possible.
>But the Alliance have the Artemis Necklace
Which they bought from Phezzan I believe. The empire also had a copy. Neither lasted very long against attacking forces.
The Artemis necklace was made redundant the instant those directional zephyr particles were made, something like Iserlohn stood for decades and had to be taken over using subterfuge rather than military strength
Didn't Phezzan copy the one from the Alliance? As for attacking forces, both were up againts military geniuses, up against normal admirals it would've been like the Alliance attacking Iserlorn before using Yang.
LoGH is my AOTYAY.
I'm not sure it takes a military genius to come up with "throw snowballs and rocks at it until it dies"
This suit is used too in "All you have to do is kill" by the way.
If someone like Bittenfeld can become an Admiral in the Empire (and a successful one at that), there clearly is an extremely small number of military geniuses
Good point, I surrender. Then again, if it was up against the usual admirals of the old Empire, it would've been effective.
I honestly wasn't impacted at all by Yang's death. I'm not sure why even though I liked him as a character.
It sucks that there's little else like it. I have to keep going back to it to get my fix
Because you get used to important characters dying?
>I honestly wasn't impacted at all by Yang's death
I was spoiled on either Reinhard or Yang dying (I actually thought Reinhard would die first), but I wasn't impacted by Yang's death either.
In fairness though, by the time you need it, you've pretty much already lost the war. The FPA would have been better off putting those resources into their fleet.
>hating on Bestenfield
No, since that didn't stop me from mourning Reuenthal or Oberstein's deaths. I think it's just the crappy way Yang was killed off or how he time and time again refused to do anything with his influence and thus didn't quite feel like a character as important to the plot as Reinhard.
Bittenfield leadership and bravery make up for his low int though.
Yang's refusal to be ambitious is the main thing that differentiates him from Reinhard
He was never going to try and control the universe like Reinhard, it prevents the series from becoming just a battle between rivals
I kinda like how he died, compare to the others it was a lot more sad to me to see him walk about, not really in full control of himself from the drugs, and walking toward Julian's voice before sitting down and bleeding out.. The same with Reuenthal's death.
As for his refusal to do anything even though he know exactly what he should do, I was frustrated with that aswell, but it fit in with his character and belief so I can't really blame him much.
I know that's what makes him him and I liked him for it. But in the end, I just felt that it didn't matter if he died then or much later.
I thought the spoiler was gonna be about Kirchiers, shit.
Well I'm surprised I dodged that one for so long.
Well that was one point of the series, that history would go on without them.
Reinhard has a pretty crappy death as well, to be honest
rare terminal cartilage disease my ass
At least he was surrounded by his family and followers
Reinhard deserved to die after all the pain and misery he caused.
He probably saved more lives by uniting the galaxy in the long run than if he had just let everything continue as it was
Aye, I agree, his death is way too anticlimatic for someone of such great power, then again that may be the point.
It all went wrong the moment Kircheis died, if only he was here.
Don't worry, I was spoiled not very far in for that as well, but to be honest the show pretty blatantly foreshadows it from quite a while away. I don't see how anyone could really find it a surprise.
>thinking LOGH means Log Horizon
im a fucking retard
>tfw Reuenthal's death hit you the hardest
He had to watch everything around him slowly fall apart, and, in the end, he died alone.
Yang killed his fair share too, but his was a defensive war. Reinhard just wanted to sate his own desire to conquer. He then gives up in the end and concedes to Julian, making the sacrifice of those who died following him meaningless
At least he still had his pride
He also conveniently took out one of the biggest scumbags in the series along the way
It was even more painful the moment Mittermeyer show up at his office, that made me cry.
Pride is pretty useless when you're dead.
>At least he still had his pride
I don't think that's a positive, it's got him killed for nothing. He crushed his closest friend, left his son alone and ultimately weakened the Empire, which was essentially his life's work.
The woman on the picture is Yang's wife, you know.
I know, that's why i mentioned Yang, saying that he did kill his fair share, but in a defensive war.
It's a fitting way to go for a man who should have never been born in the first place.
I don't think he would have been able to stand peacetime, eventually he would have followed up on Reinhards challenge and try and take him on
Reinhard dies pretty soon after, but he didn't foresee that happening, and the way the rebellion went was probably better than trying to do one years later when peace had been established
If he was ever going to do a rebellion, that was the best time to do it
Also, he probably didn't have the capacity to be a good father anyway, so what occurred was for the best for the child.
>left his son alone
He left his son with his closest friend. Let's be honest, if the kid were raised by his father or mother, he'd have grown up a broken, worthless wreck. This way he'll have loving and supportive parents.
Oberstein was the one that pulled the strings though, Reinhard wanted to think it over before he did it. He did however begrudgingly take the credit in his most inner circles because of political reasons. However, it was stated several times that if the civil war continued to go on that more lives would have been lost. Does it make it right? I suppose its up for you to decide.
Just goes to show that people like Oberstein (or even Truniht) can be necessary
Does a representative government make you faggots so butthurt that you you would rather live as a peasant in imperial russia or somolia?
I'd rather live in prussia,if that's ok with you.
Have fun in eternal serfdom without any perspectives, but the possibility to be drafted and sent to your death without ever accomplishing anything, not even in battle, because you last for just a few battles and then end up being crippled, one or two of your extremities having been shot off.
Those things could also happen now,anon.
Serfdom was abolished. The "wage slavery" we have now is nothing compared to Prussian serfdom.
Secondly, proper modern countries have volunteer armies. Prussians were famous for their cruel methods of recruiting.
The volunteer basis can be abolished if there is a severe crisis to national security, which is why men who turn 18 have to sign up for the draft in the United States.
Prussia abolished serfdom,anon .
Volunteer armies are only possible now because we haven't had a real war for almost 70 years.
If WW3 started tomorrow you could bet your ass that the draft would be reinstated.
Vermillion. Yang totally dominated the Empire but FPA pussied out and Reinhard won anyway.
If you're implying that it has the same chance of happening as it did in Prussia then you're severely mistaken. The great thing about representative government is that you can't institute a draft without public support and if you do then you can expect to lose power within a short amount of time, as was the case in the later part of Vietnam, even though only a minority of combatants were non voluntary.
In a true oligarchical system you don't have the same level of consequences at all. Even if there is a popular uprising against the nobility, most nobles could count on retaining a semblance of power and a significant amount of assets. Oligarchs and monarchs don't have to kowtow to popular opinion in nearly the same way.
The public support thing goes out the window when the military is too powerful. Its not about who has a voice, its who has the guns.
Then it's not a representative government is it?
No need for crying.
Let out your feelings.
Not anymore, but it was.
Agreed. Now I need to listen to it again.
not even one
Holy shit, some of these are.. I honestly don't know which one is the right one. I haven't watched the show in about a year though, so my memory of it isn't that great.
Surprisingly, Bittenfeld the closest to Oberstein in his hairstyle.
Oh, obviously the only one whose name doesn't have another name on top of it.
Don't mind me and my idiocy.
A tasteful choice we share.
Murai is space Wolverine.
reinhardt-kircheis- Anne Rose sama-obi
Mittermayer- Reuenthal- Müller- Marinedorf
obi doge - Yang- Julian - Frederica
Schoenkopf - Dusty - Bucock - princess
Rubinsky? - ???? - Mecklinger - Murai
Isn't that the hairstyle of the nurse that liked Kesler?
That's Marika, you know, Kessler's wife.
Unless I've forgotten my katakana, it literally says "Annerose" on top of the panel.
What? It said right here; マリーカ. If it's Annerose-(sama) then it would be: アンネローゼ.
/pol/ loves it.
Bittenfeld commanded the most efficient crewmen and ships in the Riech. He was an outstanding general, he just didn't use much strategy.
This. There's more to being a good commander than being a tactical or strategic genius. Bittenfield knew how to use his forces for maximum effect. He might not have been brilliant about when to overall strategy, but when it came time to commit his forces, he often turned the tide of battle. His failures are mostly a result of hotheadedness, a trait not unknown in real life commanders.
/tv/'s /a/ castouts like LOGH
A previous spoiler about this ruined my enjoyment of the series. I was only on episode two dammit now I don't wanna watch ;_;
Just watch it.
Season 1's op is fine apart from the singer being awful.
Check out this version: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fPeLIXWLaiw
Overrated shit wasting my time with 100+ eps.
You should always avoid threads about shows that you haven't finished.
Even if you got spoiled you should still watch it you will probably still enjoy it.
I remerber being spoiled two very important events : the 1st by the thumbnail of episode 26 (yes the fucking thumbnail !) and the 2nd by the preview (I watched it in 2007/2008, there was no one to tell me to avoid the preview...).
But still I really liked it and it remains one of my favorite story (all mediums included).
You're posting here on /a/. Your time is worthless. Wasting it is impossible.
Unfortunately, there is no one who, as Mecklinger stated "is an artist and is willing to become the country" to take the reigns.
A candle that burns twice as bright burns half as long.
I just wanted to say thank you for being the relatively small but persistent fanbase that you guys are. LOGH has been on my backlog for years simply because of how long it was, but I finally decided to watch it this winter.
Please continue to support this show without sounding pretentious so that others may choose to enjoy one of the best anime ever.
Fucking narrator, he spoiled everything.
We don't want to spoil you.