DeathscytheX

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  1. DeathscytheX liked a reply to a status update by Strider Hiryu in I finished "Gargantia on the Verdurous Planet" on netflix last night. The first epi   
    You gotta remember Sledge the Slice of Life genre is pretty much the "Cute girls doing cute things" genre so high school aged characters will always be present (and generally cute girls as mentioned). I guess that doesn't draw that many people in but it does me and I do understand the frustration of it being focused on this age group (it's why I have a hatred of harem series). My all time favorite series falls into this genre, Aria (I can't recommend this series enough. It's not everyone's cup of tea but the show is amazing (so is the manga), has amazing character development (but it is centered around high school age girls), and the art and music is just amazing. I re-watch this series at least twice a year (by far one of the best purchases I've made anime wise)). Plus you also have to realize that these shows are aimed at high schoolers and the Japanese Otaku hence why we see so many shows featuring protagonists around that age category (for some reason it's a major hit over there, so are idol based anime (which I can't understand why it's important, then again the Japanese have a thing with idol worship). They don't care what us Americans have to say on the subject as anime isn't as big over here as it was back in the Toonami era (original run). Anime fandom has died down over here (though it has been seeing a resurgence in the last 2-3 years but it'll never be as big as it was originally).
    Heh, I started reading Berserk like 4 years ago but I haven't made it past volume 9 yet. While its a great read (and I do plan on reading the rest of what I have (up to volume 35)) I doubt he'll ever finish it (much like Five Star Stories, I don't think that manga will ever end (it was on a 10 year or so hiatus and the creator just started picking it up again recently). It's one of the longest running manga's to date time wise (13 volumes so far and it started in 1986)). Then again I don't think Rei Hiroe will ever finish Black Lagoon (it's been stuck at volume 10 for like 2 years (pretty much right after the Roberta's Blood Trail arc, which is so much better in the manga. The anime adaptation of it didn't do Roberta any justice)).
    I've got a dislike for HorribleSubs and only really use them if I have no choice (I'm not a fan of Crunchyroll's translations which is what Horrible uses for their releases). I'll probably pick that torrent up but god knows when I'm going to have time to sit down and watch 700 episodes (then again I'll probably only pick up the Marineford Arc. I haven't read or seen it but I've seen so many character tribute videos and music videos about this arc that I want to see it in it's entirety. I really want to see Whitebeard kick some ass (I don't know why but I seriously like this character though I know very little about him)).
    That was a great episode Honestly Kodaka was a great change from the normal protagonist you usually get in harem shows. Down to earth, slightly pervy, and all around great guy who generally cares for his friends well being (I find it funny that he's pretty much a homemaker). If it wasn't for Rika I don't think the show would really have any sexual frustration or fan service (yea Sena still provides plenty of it but Rika is by far the worst for it). Then again the show wouldn't be the same without her if they took her out. My major draw to the show when I started watching it was the sad premise it had, grouping up people who have no friends or social skills. Not only did it provide some great humor (good god the ideas for how to make friends were hilarious) it provided a look into the anti-social tendencies most children and teenagers face these days.
  2. Sledgstone liked a reply to a status update by DeathscytheX in I finished "Gargantia on the Verdurous Planet" on netflix last night. The first epi   
    The amusement park ep of Haganai season two was so hilarious. I think the harem worked because Kodaka wasn't a mega perv and outside of Rika there was very little sexual frustration. Plus fan service was limited. The show stayed focused on the story and each character's plight.
  3. Sledgstone liked a reply to a status update by DeathscytheX in I finished "Gargantia on the Verdurous Planet" on netflix last night. The first epi   
    The amusement park ep of Haganai season two was so hilarious. I think the harem worked because Kodaka wasn't a mega perv and outside of Rika there was very little sexual frustration. Plus fan service was limited. The show stayed focused on the story and each character's plight.
  4. Sledgstone liked a reply to a status update by DeathscytheX in I finished "Gargantia on the Verdurous Planet" on netflix last night. The first epi   
    I just finished Season two of Haganai, which I didn't even know existsed until I accidentally came across some imagines of scenes I didn't recognize, and then checked my Queue. They also are doing  the AoT approach. Its been a long ass time since Season 1, and season 2 caught up to the light novel. Its probably one of the few "Slice of Life" animes I really enjoy... probably because it makes me laugh to the point of tears at times which makes any anime a fave of mine.
  5. Sledgstone liked a reply to a status update by DeathscytheX in I finished "Gargantia on the Verdurous Planet" on netflix last night. The first epi   
    The manga problem also stems from it getting too popular to where they can't wait to make an anime and sell DVDs. Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood is probably the best justice to ever come to a series. The second half of the original is a freaking mess. I rather them go the AoT route and just take a year or more off before making more rather than just making shit up or endless fillers. I'm starting to worry about TWD running into this problem as a normal TV series. X_x
    Fairy Tail is the only long term anime I've kept up with. I'll get back into One Piece eventually. I loved Naruto when it was on Toonami, but when I started my management career I lost track of it and had no way to watch anymore of it. Right now I just burn through 12-24ep series. Its honestly my favorite type of anime. There is a whole story from start to finish (Except Legend of Legendary Heroes -_-;) that I can enjoy in 2-3 days. Its generally how I wind down from work late at night. I'll watch 4-5 episodes before I go to bed. I guess that's why Funi is worth it for me.
  6. Sledgstone liked a reply to a status update by DeathscytheX in I finished "Gargantia on the Verdurous Planet" on netflix last night. The first epi   
    Yona of the Dawn, Dimension W, Guilty Crown, and Death Parade... Funi has a 14 day free trial going right now, get in and cram. Its really hard to find anime that stays away from the pervert stuff. Some mix it in to where its funny when it rarely happens, but to find an anime that doesn't have it at all anymore is pretty much impossible. Although the four I mentioned are examples of it.
    I like a ton of genres, but ill get burnt out on certain ones when I see too many of them back to back. After watching a bunch of serious bad ass animes, I just finished Ben-To which was a riot since I work in grocery retail. It's not too far from the truth how people are over discount food.
    I rarely hit up netflix. They have the same T&A library for 5 years. I've caught a few I really like that Funi doesn't have like SOA, Blue Exorcist, Aldnoah.Zero, Death Note, and Gurren Lagann. Their "originals" have been hit or miss, but the ones I've liked, I look forward to second seasons of. I wish they'd take their anime fans more seriously. You can't get a really good demographic when you dont update the section but once every 6 months.
    Funimation has come a long way since I first signed up. They're a lot like netflix now in how easy it is to browse. I remember when it never saved your progress on an ep, It didn't tell you what you've already watched, and the queue function was a joke. There was no organization at all. The app for the PS4 is outstanding. Now you can search by dub/sub, rating (TV-14, TV-MA), genre, consumer rating, and release year. There is even an recently updated tab, to sort out shows and eps to shows they recently added. For me this is useful to tell when they've finally dubbed something I've been waiting on.
  7. Sledgstone liked a reply to a status update by DeathscytheX in I wonder if COD is gonna put out any pre E3 hype like a lot of companies have done   
    Ugh. I can't wait for the NDA to be lifted after the real time 64 player battle. I'll spending some time on Westie's and Jackfrag's channel. Hopefully BFF will have a new video too.
  8. DeathscytheX liked a reply to a status update by Eppy in I finisned Aldnoah.Zero on Netflix. It was def one of the better mecha anime I've s   
    It is probably one of my fav in the past few years.
  9. Sledgstone liked a reply to a status update by DeathscytheX in Finished Linebarrels of Iron. It was an enjoyable Mecha anime. Although I feel the   
    Dimension W us turning out to be pretty good. It has a good amount of gore. The main character is a man and the co-main character is a little girl android that has bad ass abilities. You'd think they'd realize why AoT is so popular. The main character is a kid, but there is no school in that fucked up world. They had to make a spin-off school anime about it. there are some anime are still fantastic despite the main character stereotype you listed. The Future Diary is one of those few. I could go for another Champloo, Bebop, Basilisk. As long as it doesn't go the way of The Legend of Legendary Heroes. X_x. Eureka Seven had some amazing action and music to go with it. The ending was horrible and Eureka Seven AO is crap. Don't waste your time.
  10. Sledgstone liked a reply to a status update by DeathscytheX in Since I used my last Citizen Eco-Drive for 12-13 years before the band broke and I   
    I watched a video on Rolex the other night and they aren't even hand made outside of placing the logo inside the face. They are mass produced by machines and really only seem to be valued on their heritage and the fact that they make everything in house. I looked through a bunch of models just for fun and they all seem rather bland... I guess because of their old fashion nature. I'm a feature driven person and it seems you can get more features in a watch in the $200-700 range. One's that are truly handmade are astronomical. I see some on Jomashop for $400k+. With how bad my S6 battery life is, I figured a new timepiece will alleviate some of the strain... plus titanium is super light so I'm excited to see how it feels for being such a large face watch.
  11. Sledgstone liked a reply to a status update by DeathscytheX in Since I used my last Citizen Eco-Drive for 12-13 years before the band broke and I   
    This is the one i picked up. I love Citizen watches. They look better than Rolex and Omegas IMO. But they dont cost $5-45k I couldn't pay that much for a watch even if I was rich. Sure they last forever because they don't need batteries, but a spring or gear can still break or wear and its probably ungodly to get fixed since automatic watches are such a dying art. Citizen is solar powered and as long as you don't do what I did, they'll last a good 25 years until the cell needs to be replaced. Plus this one has a sapphire crystal so the lens shouldn't get all beat up like my old one did.
  12. Sledgstone liked a reply to a status update by DeathscytheX in Since I used my last Citizen Eco-Drive for 12-13 years before the band broke and I   
    Nah, order a ton off amazon. It's my go to online retailer. So prime paid off within the first 5-6 packages I ordered. I just use it for the 2 day shipping. I been wanting to watch Man in the High Castle, but that's just a side perk to me.
  13. Sledgstone liked a reply to a status update by DeathscytheX in The new overtime law takes effect 12/1/16. It would require my company to give man   
    That's exactly right. A lot of people don't understand that $15 min wage is bad. These are entry level jobs that kids should be doing, not a way of life. Now it's gonna be harder for young people to get their first work experience because no one is going to want to hire a kid for a hugh wage. If everyone could live comfortably making French fries then you'd have less people willing to work for a more skilled occupation that's a value to society. Human drive is why socialism doesn't work and never will. Star Trek economics will never happen. As for the OT rules, yeah if they increase my wage I see longer hours and less help in the future. 
  14. Sledgstone liked a reply to a status update by DeathscytheX in Trying to finish my dailies, I hop on to WvW and see a fellow JQer getting 4v1ed on   
    I stick with the power build. I destroyed a MM Necro the other day that wanted to chase me down. I'd say spamming all your staff attacks and entering shroud works just as good in WvW as it does in PvP. Most the time people will just retreat. I've won a few 2v1 and 3v1s trying to get back to the zerg. It's always fun to rally off a neutral animal when you get downed only to clean up the guys you have low on health.
  15. Sledgstone liked a reply to a status update by DeathscytheX in http://wccftech.com/nvidia-introduce-gtx-1080-gtx-1070-battlefield-5/ Looks li   
    Battlefield always sets the benchmark on graphics. Running 60 players on a map with multiple vehicles and stunning visuals is def a chore.
  16. Sledgstone liked a reply to a status update by DeathscytheX in If COD: Infinite Warfare comes with a fully remastered COD4 I will buy it, download   
    They probably will at a later date. The multiplayer is the best the series has to offer tbh. It's basic and perfect. There are only 3 killstreaks. UAV, Airstrike, and chopper. The airstrike and chopper are pretty randomized. You can't pick the direction the airstrike goes and the chopper would sometimes patrol in a part of the map no one was at. It was all gunplay skill based. The maps were outstanding and the gun balance was superb.
  17. Sledgstone liked a reply to a status update by DeathscytheX in If COD: Infinite Warfare comes with a fully remastered COD4 I will buy it, download   
    Every shooter has a big influence on COD. They haven't had an original idea since Black Ops 1. Lol
  18. Sledgstone liked a reply to a status update by DeathscytheX in Stomped an Anet employee on EoTM. A lot more Zerg v Zerg going on these days. Its   
    Yeah I use vital/power. It's a great boost for regular dungeons.
  19. Sledgstone liked a reply to a status update by DeathscytheX in Finished up HPs in VB and then caught a train in AB. I'm 60 HPs away from completin   
    Rifle is meta fo base, but it's laughable. You stay in nade kit and rotate 1-5 F1-5. I'm probably never gonna run fractals or raids with her so I'll use the power hammer build on meta battle. I already invested in zerk gear before the condi update. 
  20. Sledgstone liked a reply to a status update by DeathscytheX in Stomped an Anet employee on EoTM. A lot more Zerg v Zerg going on these days. Its   
    They must have slightly increased ascended drops in WvW. 3 people including myself got an ascended box within minutes of each other from the rank up chest. Now my necro has 2 asc armor pieces. I'll give her the rest of my future drops to fully ascend her. Light Armor crafting is the most expensive to do.
  21. Sledgstone liked a reply to a status update by DeathscytheX in I'm going out to vote today. I bet Trump will win NY because Cruz is too religious   
    Her path to the WH is going to be a lot more difficult than its being made out to be. Sanders is destroying her in the young vote, there isnt a lot of enthusiasm there for her. Superdelegates are what is helping her win. Republican turn out is breaking records while Dem turnout is down 1/3rd. If the GOP goes to a contested convention and Cruz snivels his way into the nomination it will be Romney all over again with a lot of people staying home on the GOP side. If Trump wins the general he'll only be around for 4 years. He's not going to be like other politicians and will try to steamroll his plan immediately. This will def cause Dems to show up for the next election. Obama had a full dem congress when he got in, but he knew he wouldn't get reelected if he implemented everything he wanted to in his first term. The dude has always intentionally made his announcements on days before holidays, sporting events, weekends and other times people are generally distracted and don't pay attention. If Hillary keeps running on that extreme gun control platform she def will not win. Suing gun manufacturers for crimes other people commit is like suing car companies for drunk drivers. The NRA machine will be out in full force... and they are more massive than ever with Obama's constant threats over the past 5-6 years. She should know better. When the Brady act was sign under Bill Clinton, the dems got mollywhoped in the mid term.
  22. Strider Hiryu liked a reply to a status update by DeathscytheX in Watched Forged in Fire on the History Channel this morning since I had nothing bett   
    Praetorian was my favorite because he went balls to the wall whether the rider wanted him to or not.