If Darker than Black aired this season, would /a/ still like it? Hei is edgier than Kirito and the first episodes were mediocre.
/a/ actually hated DtB for a good while when it started airing because no one knew what the fuck was going on and the first episode made Hei seem like a weak ass punk while we thought that doll bitch was a main character. /a/ also liked the second season until long after it finished.
>the first episodes were mediocre
/a/ will bitch about anything and everything because S3 would be overhyped. Most would probably still watch it anyway because we all want answers concerning the S2 ending.
With that said, an actual 3rd season will never happen.
Not in S1 he's not
>Hei is edgier than Kirito
I was talking to someone yesterday about this. He's edgy as fuck but bones make him work somehow, though he's a lot less edgy as an alcoholic failure in season 2.
It makes sense for someone like Hei to be edgy, as he was killing people even from a young age. Contrast that with a faggot prodigy who risks his life in a fucking video game.
Hei is more believable and likable than Kirito ever will be.
I can't imagine Darker than Black not being edgy by /a/'s standards since it isn't about cute girls doing cute things but professional killers "without emotions".
I never liked it.
>Faggot in a game constantly winning and with crazy amounts of pussy at his disposal being "edgy".
>Killer in Jap underworld within a film-noir-esque setting being "edgy".
One just works better than the other.
next you tell me you didn't watch NGE
>/a/ also liked the second season until long after it finished
Never liked that overhyped garbage.
I bet you like Code Geass.
GitS was also bad ,right?
Also yes Code Geass is fun
No, GitS was great.
CG was problaby one of your first shows
But Kirito's a pansie ass bitch. At least Hei looks like a male.
Also Kirito didn't LOST IT
Hei also had a blind loli and wasn't NIPPON STRONK.
I KNOW I CAN KILL
What if Lain aired this season?
I wondered when the ''edgy'' buzzword would infest Darker than Black.
I don't think theres a person out there who hates this word as much as I do.
THE TRUTH EXIST BEYOND THE GATE
just a question but at which point was SAO Nippon Stronk?
I was referring more to the fact that Kirito was Japanese and Hei was Chinese.
SAO is only Kirito Stronk.
I doubt it. At least Hei pretends that he isn't edgy.
People in /a/ saying: Yin is muh waifu, because she ia Rei clone.
>comparing kirito to Hei
DTB S2 when?
atleast Hei would have a reason to be angst ridden like being a mercenary since he's a teenager to protect his sister while fighting against contractors without any special powers
Kirihira would never get the Hei.
Well thats because (adult)Amber is best Girl
kirihara was great
and DtB is good edgy since Hei isn't a total faggot, and genuinely a nice, interesting guy. all the bitches wanted him.
This word just gets tossed out for whatever reason these days, isn't it?
It's sad you guys aren't even trolling.
But Hei IS edgy, and if you read the thread we explain why and why it works in his case.
What's the definition of edgy? It gets thrown around so much, like weeaboo, I forgot the definition.
It's just another term that's been abused so much that it means nothing.
First episodes were some of my favourites. It was so subtle with how it handled Hei, the connection between the masked Contractor and the mild-mannered travelling student weren't immediately apparent and I loved how they didn't need to directly reveal or explain what his ability was.
Aside from the whole electric batman. What WAS his ability?
And I didn't think he was a contractor, he didn't have to renumerate, right? I thought his imouto gave him his electric batman powers and the other thing which I didn't pay enough attention to, to understand.
Go look it up. It's mostly used ironically.
I think it's a flavour of chuuni.
yea she was like inside him
At the first episodes, I thought eating lots of food was his remuneration.
His ability was the electromagnetic force.
Molecular manipulation or some shit.
The manga had him being able to stop a gun from firing.
Basically anything that has serious tones is edgy these days.
Person with a troubled past? Edgy
Person motivated by revenge? Edgy
Show with violence? Edgy
Its all over the fucking place
If it has those, it's edgyshit.
If it doesn't, it's moeshit.
Good job /a/.
Is madoka edgy or moe?
From what I observe, it's usually those characters with immense anger. The brooding type of anger instead of the furious rage kind. And is usually very cold to everyone.
>/a/ also liked the second season until long after it finished
Uh huh, sure. Maybe there was less complaining during some of the airing (because Hobo Hei was amusing), but the ending was ridiculous. No one thought this was good.
Basically just conducting electricity with his body. He could zap things he touched, or send a current through a conductive medium he was touching to zap whatever was at the other end. He could also control the amount of zap he sent through enough to be either lethal or non-lethal.
They stretch his ability later on to be a lot more than just zapping things, which makes a lot of sense if he's able to control electricity like that, but it's kinda lame that they had to break his ability down from being a very simple and clear-cut one into something so ambiguous
I liked it.
>They stretch his ability later on to be a lot more than just zapping things, which makes a lot of sense if he's able to control electricity like that, but it's kinda lame that they had to break his ability down from being a very simple and clear-cut one into something so ambiguous
It's not as bad as the Thunder King.
>ending was ridiculous
Don't even remind me.
>2nd Syndicate or something
>we never know who the fuck that madame bitch was
I liked Suou though.
Isn't DtB supposed to be a whole damn discourse about how Hei doesn't want to be grouped together with edgy emotionless contractors?
Oh man I remember the shitstorm after episode 1
And that ridiculous article where some idiot accused Bones of a making a massive continuity error because they thought the hovercar was a broken cgi model.
You've become a contractor, what power will you get?
But, it comes with a price. Check you remuneration here:
Set Word1 to Verb(Intransitive) and Very Common and Word 2 to Noun and Very Common
That magic lady with her magic car and them riding off into the sunset to travel back in time to be the Syndicate was the most bullshit thing I've ever seen
Wait what? I can't remember that happening.
Kirihara should have gotten the N11
I always loved when they said
>Bee-key nii maru ichii
Edgy is a word brought over from /v/, and it only really applies to fags like Kirito. Hei isn't edgy, he's just DEEP, or something. I don't know why you expect all your protagonist to be happy-go-lucky instead of mature or serious.
So I'm the embodiment of America http://powerlisting.wikia.com/wiki/Freedom and all I have to do is have a "saucy orgasm" as my remuneration?
So I have to get tied up and taken places to refresh my power?
I grant wishes and then make wishes.
Season 2, the one where Hei mentors the little Russian girl. Sometime during the season there's this bitch (pic) who shows up, she has dolls or something that let her learn all sorts of shit which fits the story.
But then at some point she shows up wearing a space suit, has a lazer zoop zoop gun to zoop zoop people with straight out of 50s sciene fiction and she has a magic floating car that travels through time? None of which makes any sense, has any backing, or is ever explained why/where it came from.
That's hilarious considering I'm part Jewish.
Okay, I guess.
I'm pretty damn sure her car can't travel through time.
I don't know it's been awhile so maybe I misremember. Still, her whole character is bullshit.
and I have to "call chance"
>Yin was the only girl he never slapped.
Well, it won΄t be hard to make parkways if I am god.
Renumeration is attend pool
Why would I need strength when I can walk through fire?
Power sounds broken in theory but probably next to impossible to applicate.
>Power/Ability to: create constructs made of sand
What the fuck does it even mean?
Well, my ability sounds cool but what the hell is my remuneration?
as others have found, doesn't work quite right, because english words have so much flexibility. Just gonna grab the first phrase that makes any sense. Anyhooo:
So... my ability is pretty fucking awesome, localized gravity control. I guess my remuneration is that I have to lie about about everything for a period of time?
This show is one of the few that holds up well to rewatches and is probably better when you understand what happens beforehand.
What if it meant you had to lie completely still (while awake) instead?
Now bow down to your lord with bullshit powers and nothing holding me back.
I-I can devour gods.
Remuneration: Show Database
you have to build towers of cards.
You have to place a bet over the phone.
>/a/ also liked the second season until long after it finished.
I loved the first season, and I tried to watch the second while it was airing. I dropped it. There were plenty of people that hated S2 while it was airing.
Depends on how long I have to do it for. It wouldn't be too bad, honestly. You'd get really good at meditation.
or you'd have your partner tie you up to hold you still. kinky
I hated her so much.
She only exists to provide a convenient excuse to move the plot along.
You're mine(>>100510767) mortal enemy. Holy shit this is fun sometimes.
congrats you become mega lifeguard.
So i destroy books? Works for me
Ability to surround oneself in plasma (nowhere does it say that I will survive this)
So I have to read a texrbook or something?
>Spiritual Energy Physiology
Am I Haruto?
>User can remove bones from the targets bodies, from singular bones to whole skeleton, by removing them from the body by shifting them from the body, ripping them out or simply disappearing them.
Come at me Liches
ok so I gotta fall down, not bad
you have to give a lecture about something edifying to the audience as remuneration.
>Come at me Liches
You gotta destroy the phylactery to stop a lich. They'll just keep coming back no matter what you do.
Eh, Misaka is basically as far as you can push it and still technically be just an electricity-user (besides the whole "Espers are Angels" thing going on).
Magneto for example is just pure bullshit. "Magnetism" my ass.
>The ability to destroy origins of anyone or anything.
Well that's cool.
I guess I forget what shoes are for awhile? Or I can't wear shoes.
Maybe you have to leave your boot where you used your power, then have to travel back to it later.
Well, I browse 4chan, so that second part's already taken care of.
>Bubble Beam Emission
Well that's awful. Maybe the remuneration isn't so ba-
I'm the worst contractor ever. I shoot bubbles and then I have to masturbation afterwards.
>replying to a bait thread
i think i would be more focused trying to balance my head
Crying three times is fine with me if I can be a male Korbo.
electromagnetism is some shit, nigga.
The show takes great pains to show while contractors do have their emotions stunted due to their abilities, it's not like they are outright nonfunctional psychopaths. You can see various forms of "humanity" in several contractors though I thought the most notable was Bertha, the opera singer and her remuneration even when compared with Amber or Havoc.
The show was as much about the supporting cast/enemies and their arcs as much as it was about Hei. Honestly, I didn't think the starting episodes of DtB were mediocre if you are comparing them to SAO. I'm not quite sure it'd be all that popular if it was airing today but it wasn't all that popular when it was first airing anyway. It was pretty buried under TTGL thread and the counter LS threads despite Anonymous translations going on.
>Spiritual Flame Empowerment
Better start a battle monk monastery.
They just hate me 'cuz they ain't me.
For Hei x Yin people, there's a picture in one of /h/'s threads that might interest you. Just sayin'.
Jesus christ this shit is broken as fuck.
Doesn't help you if you live in a verse without gods.
Don't you have to, yknow, find them and beat them to eat them?
All these God Eaters
If you have Divine Ingestion, and no other power, you're kind of fucked. Any God worth being called a God will just casually kill you.
Hei himself was just a badass guy that could kill contractors without powers. His sisters power was molecular manipulation and her remuneration was sleeping. She's asleep inside Hei, so he can use her powers indefinitely or some shit.
If we live in a universe with superpowers, there will be divine beings of some sort.
Just you wait and see anon.
No. Since the Absolute God is omnipresent, all he has to do is just open his mouth. Well if the God doesn't do anything about it before he does.
I honestly can't tell if that's a real screenshot, or if Golgo is shopped in.
Just pull some greek-level Xanathos Gambit for your first victim, choose a more gullible deity like a war god or something, and work your way up from there.
Well, this is fun.
Kind of depends on which pantheon you're using.
The non-combat orientated Greek Gods for example could be beaten by mortals relatively easy. They just always get their revenge afterwards.
This could be funny.
>I have to masturbate afterwards.
And that's bad why?
They're still gods anon. Though >>100516959 has the right idea. You could trick ares and eat him pretty easily. I'd feel bad about eating any of the other Greek gods though. Most of them are bros for superhuman immortals.
Someone explain the DTB endings and how they make sense.
>Identity Dominance: The ability to have total control over any living being who knows the user's true name/identity.
The fuck. So I tell someone who I am, tell them to kill themselves, then I go to university for 5 years, become a civil engineer and make a break?
Or just dominate an engineer and order him to make your bridge.
>Emotional Trigger as power
>Macabre hairdo as remuneration
So basically I go super saiyan? Triggered by an emotion, stupid fucking hair.
I am the strongest. I am beyond the strongest, I am strenght itself!
But I need to take a shit to do it.
So I'm a hippie.
no thank you
Better carry around a bunch of children in a bag to offer to your opponent.
I believe there was a comic about average reactions to Darker Than Black and some other anime that aired in that season.
I thought I had it, but I must have deleted it in some yearly cleanup.
Hei has a dark personality with a tragic past.
Calling him edgy is inaccurate, because he doesn't even really like being a contractor or killing people. He just does it as a means to an end, where is end-goal is actually for the sake of his sister and completely unselfish nor malicious.