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View Poll Results: Tiger & Bunny Episode 1 Discussion
5 out of 5: Loved it!
80 42.55%
4 out of 5: Liked it
72 38.30%
3 out of 5: It was OK
29 15.43%
2 out of 5: Disliked it
3 1.60%
1 out of 5: Hated it
4 2.13%
Voters: 188

04-02-11, 2:21 PM

Joined: Apr 2007
Posts: 5505
This turned out to be more interesting than I thought it would be. They basically turned a hero's work into a type of contest or sport. Kotetsu is a pretty entertaining main character too and the other heroes don't seem that bad either.

Well I think I'll check out a few other shows before deciding whether to follow this or not. I mainly only watched the first episode because I didn't want to do my homework anyway >.>
Modified by Monochrome, 04-02-11, 2:35 PM
04-02-11, 4:01 PM

Joined: Jan 2009
Posts: 290
It's product placement, the anime :3

With that being said, it's not that terrible in actuality. Apart from the dodgy cell shaded CGI, it's well animated. It's actually quite funny, a semi mix of The Incredibles and Death Race of all things.

Surprisingly good.
Modified by KillerYandere, 04-02-11, 4:39 PM
04-02-11, 4:19 PM

Joined: Mar 2009
Posts: 463
There's going to be bromance and older guys victimized by capitalism? I'm in. As long as the 'bunny' dude doesn't hog the glory.
04-02-11, 5:05 PM

Joined: Oct 2009
Posts: 935
For a first episode it was pretty good, but the first half was very very first episode-ish.. because of aaaalll of those intros. I think the next episode will really establish the feel of the rest of the anime, because right now it can go any way.

04-02-11, 7:47 PM

Joined: Jun 2007
Posts: 1521
That was a pretty kickass first episode. The part with Kotetsu buying 10 of his own card sealed the deal for me.

I thought the sponsorship thing would have been more annoying than it actually ended up being. As it was, it works with the themes the show is going for.
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04-02-11, 7:51 PM

Joined: Feb 2010
Posts: 377
Pretty good first episode, yeah. Hopefully I'll have time to cram this into my anime schedule, lot of shows to keep track of this season.
04-02-11, 8:04 PM

Joined: Apr 2011
Posts: 471
That was alright.
04-02-11, 9:04 PM

Joined: Sep 2009
Posts: 158
Pretty good! Kotetsu seems like an interesting main character. Barnaby is... Well, his hair at least is a little too disco era for me.

04-02-11, 9:10 PM

Joined: Apr 2009
Posts: 20
this was actually very good..not to many out there like this..i actually like the main character of wild tiger aka kotetsu....should be fun..
04-02-11, 10:17 PM

Joined: Jan 2009
Posts: 235
Was their really a hulu commercial in the dam episode!
04-02-11, 10:25 PM

Joined: Jan 2011
Posts: 928
Really wasn't expecting it to be so good. Definitely had a Incredibles feel to it. I love the ED song, very catchy....Look forward to this series
04-02-11, 10:57 PM

Joined: Nov 2007
Posts: 74
Based on the trailer, I wasn't expecting to get any kind of serious story here, so it was pleasant surprise. It's a fun concept and it was executed well. I'll be following this one.
04-02-11, 11:01 PM

Joined: Oct 2009
Posts: 833
Truthfully, the only reason I'm watching this show is because Minako Kotobuki is in it, lol. But I'm hoping it's going to turn out good.

I decided to watch the hulu stream, since I don't think this show is worth downloading. dem ads. Being legal hurts.

I don't mind the product placement in the show, it's kind of funny. And the super heroes of this city must really suck if they need that many to get 3 robbers.

Hnnngh dat Minako Kotobuki voice for Blue Rose. Seems like this will be a fun role for her. The character also gets an insert song...wonder when the single for that will be released.

Tiger is cool, but I already hate that partner guy. Hope he doesn't hog too much of the show.
04-02-11, 11:46 PM

Joined: Dec 2008
Posts: 118
Great start! Its quite unexpected to have a guy guy pair. I personally prefer a guy gurl pair but it looks promissing =)
04-02-11, 11:54 PM

Joined: Feb 2008
Posts: 4393
Really nice start.
Found the whole "heroes being sponsored by big corporations" to be quite funny.

04-02-11, 11:55 PM

Joined: Jan 2011
Posts: 2
Can't say much that hasn't already been said. Kotetsu is a really intriguing character, and the concept is really novel. The CGI was a bit disappointing, I'll admit, but not anywhere close to making me dislike the show. I really hope that they explore the dichotomy of corporate sponsorship with heroic duty.

Actually, I'm having flashbacks to Captain Amazing from Mystery Men. I wonder...
04-03-11, 1:37 AM

Joined: May 2009
Posts: 1182
wow this looks like it'll run more than 12 eps :D
and i think the green one will teach a lesson to the red one? XD
04-03-11, 4:07 AM

Joined: Jan 2009
Posts: 16833
that looks good, the CGI is not that all bad
04-03-11, 4:16 AM

Joined: Jul 2008
Posts: 1277
I like the somewhat old-school drawing style.
04-03-11, 4:27 AM
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Joined: Jul 2008
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Well, I'm definitely going to need to watch more episodes of this before I decide whether I like it or not It could really go either way at this point.
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