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Jan 18, 2012 6:55 AM

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Phi Brain is a great comedy series if you don't take it seriously.

That said, I was kind of hoping it would have an ending after 25 episodes, and not last forever.
 
Jan 18, 2012 6:58 AM

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I felt like I just read a spoiler. GAMMON HAS A SISTER!!!!!!!!!

 
Jan 18, 2012 7:04 AM

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Adam_R said:
Phi Brain is a great comedy series if you don't take it seriously.

That said, I was kind of hoping it would have an ending after 25 episodes, and not last forever.


With the time were taking on Rook, I dont think they would have been able to address the Gods Puzzle in the remaining episodes.
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Jan 18, 2012 7:09 AM

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I agree that the series isn't that great to get a sequel in my opinion.
There are a lot of other series which could need a second season much better than Kami no Puzzle...


 
Jan 18, 2012 7:13 AM

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I enjoy this series, but don't think it is suited for another season. I mean, they feature a new type of puzzle in almost every new episode, there aren't that much kind of different type of puzzles to be introduced. They should just wrap up the story about Rook and Kaito and then end it like so.
 
Jan 18, 2012 7:25 AM

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I wonder what's the reason? It's original so no bust for manga/novel sales. DVD/BD pre-orders are extremely low too(about twice less than Chihayafuru had). High TV-rating? Large sales of other related staff? Or smth else?

Oh, I forgot it was original. That is indeed very weird then. The DVD/BD sales are going to be virtually zilch so I simply assumed it was some popular manga seeing a big sales boost. But apparently not.
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Jan 18, 2012 7:50 AM

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I'm surprised people hate this show. Maybe some people are too stupid to comprehend the puzzles used in the anime? *shrug*

I'm happy about this news. I happy to LOVE this show.
 
Jan 18, 2012 7:59 AM

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will probably watch the series even thou its an average show... wonder how it got a second season thou! lol
 
Jan 18, 2012 8:01 AM

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a perfect example of how the Japanese people treat their shows is entirely not dependent on how we like them ^^
Simplistic beauty can't be appreciated by someone who looks for something grand in everything he watch.
 
Jan 18, 2012 8:05 AM

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I like the show so I'll watch the second season~

 
Jan 18, 2012 8:36 AM

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Wow so this anime will carry on a whole year? Counting both season1 and 2(which i think is the same amount of episode as season 1) thats 4 seasons total


4 cour, actually.

jmal said:
Nachtwandler_21 said:
I wonder what's the reason? It's original so no bust for manga/novel sales. DVD/BD pre-orders are extremely low too(about twice less than Chihayafuru had). High TV-rating? Large sales of other related staff? Or smth else?

Oh, I forgot it was original. That is indeed very weird then. The DVD/BD sales are going to be virtually zilch so I simply assumed it was some popular manga seeing a big sales boost. But apparently not.


Its a daytime anime (5:30 PM on Sundays), so i guess its selling toys and getting ratings? Maybe?

 
Jan 18, 2012 8:41 AM

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Its a daytime anime (5:30 PM on Sundays), so i guess its selling toys and getting ratings? Maybe?

Ahh, that's the next thing I was going to check, the time slot. I suppose that must be it.
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Jan 18, 2012 8:44 AM

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happily surprised :D
it looks like they don't want to waste time waiting for the second season, probably because they have to hit the steel untill it is hot

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I'm surprised people hate this show. Maybe some people are too stupid to comprehend the puzzles used in the anime? *shrug*
nah, more like what they don't like must be horrible for anyone in their minds
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I felt like I just read a spoiler. GAMMON HAS A SISTER!!!!!!!!!
lol, it got to my mind only the second time i read the post xD
can't imagine if she'll be uber bratty or like the opposite of her brother :P
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Jan 18, 2012 9:00 AM

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Some people just want to hate and Some just want to say it is bad because others called it bad, otherwise they will call him weird.

When a show unpopular like this get a sequel people say "What is this I don't even..." but when a show like Madoka get a recap everybody, their dogs and their cat called it "Awesome!"


"A Legend is but a tale of a beautiful lie."
 
Jan 18, 2012 9:00 AM

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HAHAHA THIS IS AMAZING
There's a separate stomach for cake~
 
Jan 18, 2012 9:08 AM

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will pass on this one
 
Jan 18, 2012 9:11 AM

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I didn't expect this... well, I'm not either happy or unhappy about it (It's pretty much 'I don't care' XD). It's a good series, but there are a lot better ones who deserve a sequel. But I'll watch it...
 
Jan 18, 2012 9:33 AM

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Yeeeeeeeeees, now that's something I didn't expect. It will probably be a whole new plot, since the current story seems to be reaching it's conclusion. Anyway, more puzzle time is always appreciated. Also... Gammon has a sister? Oh boy, things will likely get even more interesting.

I do have to wonder why the hell they decided it would be a good idea, though. Toys and other collectibles, maybe?
 
Jan 18, 2012 9:50 AM

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What the heck?
 
Jan 18, 2012 9:54 AM
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Jan 18, 2012 10:29 AM

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Jan 18, 2012 11:34 AM

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WOW!!! I didn't see that coming...

 
Jan 18, 2012 1:05 PM

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but people in West don't like it!
so why are you doing it?! why?!

ok they won't buy toys, DVD, t-shirts or figures
well not as much as people in Japan… but listen to them!!!
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Jan 18, 2012 1:37 PM

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From episode 18, Taketatsu Ayana will play Sakanoue Miharu, the sister of Sakanoue Gammon.


Lolwut. He has a sister?
 
Jan 18, 2012 2:20 PM

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the show fits the mold so the show gets the sequel. this has been the practice of how anime gets sequels for years. The shows dont even have to be good anymore. I have to admit, when i first was reading about phi brain i was very much into the hype of it. From the second episode on it continued to fail and not meet my expectations.

there many other good shows that have been not even completed, without getting second seasons, without getting a second look. examples include beck, claymore, and so very much more. Its not only an injustice to the mangeka that provide this amazing material but an insult to all that use anime and manga as entertainment. They think we all fit the mold. Well we all dont fit the mold. Start giving us something new and interesting to watch.
 
Jan 18, 2012 2:53 PM

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Adam_R said:
Phi Brain is a great comedy series if you don't take it seriously.
It's only comedic when I replace the word 'puzzle' with 'penis' in every sentence
 
Jan 18, 2012 4:08 PM

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PAZURU TAIMU STAATO liking this oh yeah
 
Jan 18, 2012 4:21 PM

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Lol what? I thought 20+ episodes was good enough. :<
 
Jan 18, 2012 8:14 PM

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AWWWWWWW MAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAN! Why?? I mean WHY?????????
Once I've started something, I don't drop it. No matter how bad it is. So I'm watching the first season all way through. And now THIS? REALLY?
25 episodes were way too much already for this horrendous trash.

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Jan 19, 2012 12:00 AM

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I actually like the show so i will conclude with:


If your going to complain that Yu-Gi-Oh! Mangas are on the top NY times manga best sellers, you must not realize how popular Card games are(as well as the fact that you get a free card).
 
Jan 19, 2012 1:11 AM

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I like this. Gammon's hilarious, so more comedy will be awesome.

I'll be ignoring the "there are better series to have sequels for" posts, since that's said on pretty much any anime sequel announcement where the anime isn't ridiculously famous. I never had any expectations, but I've been pleasantly surprised. Seems like anyone who had any expectations can't stand it, though.
 
Jan 19, 2012 3:01 PM

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Really? I thought everyone hated it, but I guess not. Well. Uh...yay?
 
Jan 26, 2012 6:35 PM

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Hoorah, my favorite show gets a sequel pronto!
Happy dance!
I simply adore this show~.
Though in my year of anime following I never saw a show get a second season as soon as the first one ends...
 
Jan 29, 2012 6:28 AM

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Huuuh what?xD second season?xD it's not that I don't like this anime but I'd wish to see the conclusion alrdy since am freaking curious about it, dahmit hope it's not 26 eps long again else will take even longer >->

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Feb 5, 2012 1:37 PM

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I don't get people at all that complaining how bad it is.

How many on-going anime right now is about puzzles?
I never seen an anime like this before, it's fun and entertaiment to watch.
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Feb 5, 2012 4:12 PM

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Part of me thinks "WHY?", but then again, I'm getting old - lots of stuff I see as no good are highly popular.

 
Feb 6, 2012 4:18 PM

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WHAT? REALLY?! I can't even bring myself to watch any more of it.
 
Feb 6, 2012 5:59 PM

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Strangely enough, I actually enjoy this anime.

 
Feb 9, 2012 11:22 AM
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Feb 20, 2012 7:21 AM

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Hey, I enjoy Phi Brain. SO I am all for this.
 
Feb 21, 2012 5:46 AM

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I don't get you haters. If you hate it so much, stop watching and convince yourself it's over. Don't come here and whine. That being said, I didn't expect this and now I'm curious how they're gonna compare it.
 
Feb 21, 2012 8:43 AM

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AWWWWWWW MAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAN! Why?? I mean WHY?????????
Once I've started something, I don't drop it. No matter how bad it is. So I'm watching the first season all way through. And now THIS? REALLY?
25 episodes were way too much already for this horrendous trash.

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+1. I have to watch 25 more episodes of this? Come on just FINISH IT :P
 
Feb 22, 2012 9:45 AM

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New season huh :) And it begins on my birthday too xD Hahahah. what a coincidence xD.....
Even through I find this show to be quite average, ridiculous at times and I agree that there are flaws people (or haterz x3) pointed out, but still I think one of the biggest reason this show left such bad impression is mainly because it was presented in a crappy way. Plot and characters itself are not that bad, it's just they are presented in unfortunate way....It almost looks to me like even producers don't take this show seriously ....^__^;;
And so because I think this show has potential to become something good if handled right way, I'm eagerly expecting new season...On ma' Bday yo!~ xD
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Feb 28, 2012 8:23 PM

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I like it because its different, and i believe that a 2 season is good.

 
Mar 8, 2012 8:12 PM

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Why does this get a sequel and the better shows don't?
 
Mar 11, 2012 3:02 PM

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Jalasupi said:
Kuchenlight said:
AWWWWWWW MAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAN! Why?? I mean WHY?????????
Once I've started something, I don't drop it. No matter how bad it is. So I'm watching the first season all way through. And now THIS? REALLY?
25 episodes were way too much already for this horrendous trash.

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+1. I have to watch 25 more episodes of this? Come on just FINISH IT :P


Then don't watch the second season. I feel the same way about the 13+ series of Precure shows, so I don't watch them. Not sure why others subject themselves to torture on purpose. There are plenty of other shows out there.
 
Mar 19, 2012 12:32 AM

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Why does shitty shows get sequels...There are lot of better things waiting for a sequel. It's horrible, I don't get how people like it. It's a puzzle show yet you can't FKING SEE THE PUZZLE + horrible attempts at comedy... I just want people to tell me what's so fking good about it.. a reason pls? or you just mindlessly like things?
 
Mar 20, 2012 9:00 PM

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I agree that Phi Brain is short on detail, but I got hooked on the overall concept/premise of the Divine Puzzle. As an artist, I thoroughly enjoy the crisp colors and character designs, especially Kaito. Granted this anime is a lot like Yu-gi-oh in style, it doesn't hold the same power due to lack of true development. Too the haters, you must have had some curiousity or you wouldn't have bother past episode 5. So, nuff said.
 
Mar 22, 2012 10:26 AM

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I watched the first episode, face-palmed and dropped it. How is there a second season? lol
 
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