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Jul 6, 2014 8:26 PM
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A total of 6 girls spotted. One's a kid, two were generic background characters, 2 more were ugly/old, and the last is a virtual avatar controlled by a man. Every other character is a good-looking young man.

Yup, this show is dropped. Definitely not my cup of tea, since it's geared towards fujoshi.

I think the only reason I even made it to the end of the episode is because I actually liked the funky music. Maybe I'll get the OST when it comes out, but I'll be skipping this series.
 
Jul 6, 2014 8:29 PM
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The first episode was decent, yet it rushed a lot; how are they planning to stretch it to 12 episodes?
Most anime adaptions of visual novels do a disservice, so let's hope this isn't the case.

Little Aoba and young Koujaku (and omg them as bishies, hnnng) were so cute; pretty good animation and I liked how Obaasan got some screen time.

Also, what ever happened to Koujaku visiting and smoking coyly on Aoba's balcony ;)?
 
Jul 6, 2014 8:29 PM
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omg yaoi XD lol so random penguin of doom!! XDD LMFAO animu waifu otaku!!!

I'll never understand why the anime people chat like this.

In about a few weeks googling this show is going to bring up gay porn, think I'll just drop.
 
Jul 6, 2014 8:44 PM
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First episode reminded me of TWEWY

but i know what this anime (well, the game) is about
lol

ehk first episode imo
 
Jul 6, 2014 8:59 PM
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Da fuq! How can the first episode have so many bishies and the only one I truly find interesting is Aoba's dog? From the looks of it, this isn't going to be much better than Togainu no Chi. It might even be worse.

If it doesn't completely grasp my interest by episode 5.......... *pulls hangman lever*

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Jul 6, 2014 8:59 PM
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You must understand that this is an anime based on a game. Meaning it would attract people who have played the game. It will probably be like the other game that was made by the same people, Togainu No Chi. Which means omitted sexual content. Since it IS a YAOI game (boyxboy), you could see some slight gayness in there from time to time. So don't just blow it off if your just a bit confused. You could watch a walkthrough of the game to get the jist of the story and terms. Heck! Download it yourself for free, in English!
 
Jul 6, 2014 9:09 PM
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Talking animals?

They're bots, not animals?

Anyway, kinda disappointing. They skipped a lot of development and monologues an jumped straight to the point, a bit too straight to the point.

If this fails, hope they stop adapting Nitro+CHiRALs VNs. Or any VN in general. BL VN's are the best type of BL Media out there and I don't like it getting ruined.

It's not too bad, but disappointing.

2/5
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Jul 6, 2014 9:15 PM
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eh i love the novel so i'll watch this anyway but it was alright
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Jul 6, 2014 9:38 PM
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That was everything I hoped it would be.
They matched the game almost perfectly. Thank you anime gods.

Also if they do cut out all the BL, even the cute kissy parts not just the sex, I'll be really disappointed..

At the very least it does have the whole Harem feel to it so hopefully we get some Aoba love.. Clears route is best route.

EDIT: Jeez why is everyone hatin' ???? I completed the game a few months ago, and I literally see nothing wrong with the anime. it's rushed sure, but for a 12 episode anime is that really so surprising.. I swear people just like to hate on everything.
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Jul 6, 2014 10:35 PM
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So.....what exactly is going on? That was a bit boring. Wonder if it picks up later

 
Jul 6, 2014 10:40 PM
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Worst OP of the season so far imo, pretty shit overall and boring. Dropping this.
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Jul 6, 2014 11:24 PM
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Not a fan of BL but the characters looks caught my attention

Only complain so far, apart from the OP, is the way Aoba's hair was drawn. The lower part of the hair sometimes looks like it's not connected to the rest of it
 
Jul 7, 2014 12:10 AM
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I have no words to describe how bad this was. Of course, I was expecting it to be a failure but not to this extent. First of all, the art is disgusting. How come everyone looks like a retard and Ren, whose tongue is out all the time for unknown reasons, takes part in the "first scene". He only good-looking one is Clear, simply because he is still wearing the gas mask. I'll skip on how they unnecessarily add new people (i.e the X-mas guys had 2 additions, one of which yellow.... they are not Christmas guys anymore). But please, why did you change Mink's scene?! I want to strangle those who came up with the idea of Aoba bumping into him. It was bad, guys, really bad.
But what was the worst was the voice acting here. I can't believe it. I just can't. The only people who somehow sounded like themselves were Mizuki, Dark Aoba and Yoshie. And that lame joke Aoba said to his grandmother. Oh, God, why?! Why add this? And yeah, Aoba takes off his jacket to eat supper and then puts it back on to just climb to the second floor? Like, wtf? Rhyme was also poorly made. Usui with the male voice, like, seriously? Wasn't that some kind of announcer, wasn't Usui just a judge? And Noiz.... that wasn't Noiz. Also Aoba flying there like he owns the place and Ren who doesn't even bother protecting him. Yeah, this works perfectly. Just... I'm speechless.
I just wonder whether to laugh at the poor excuse of anime, or to be terrified by what more they can ruin.


Okay, so... 1) Ren's tongue is stuck out like that quite a bit in the VN, as well.
2) The art quality is just your opinion. I thought it looked pretty nice, honestly. It certainly was WAY better than TnC's art.
3) I think the slight changes are just to give the people who played the VN something new, rather than just cloning the VN into an anime. I thought it was a nice touch. Especially the scene with little Aoba getting saved by Koujaku. That's something you never actually see in the game. It was adorable.
4) Uh... how did the characters not sound like themselves? How long has it been since you last played the VN? They sound spot on to me.
5) ...Usui DOES have a male voice in the game... which makes sense seeing as she is
Usui is the Rhyme Officiator. She judges, comments, and makes sure everything is being played fairly... like, for instance, the pain setting being turned on so the players aren't actually getting hurt.
6) As for Noiz... that's pretty much the EXACT SAME THING he did in the Rhyme scene in the VN, so I don't see what your problem is here?

I have no comment on the way they handled Rhyme, however.
 
Jul 7, 2014 12:13 AM
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KOUJAKU/AOBA CONFIRMED AS CANON COUPLE
 
Jul 7, 2014 12:53 AM
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kunagisa said:
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Im just happy that the graphics are prefect~


the animation were strange though

esp. the walking


well 90% is the eyes, yes <w<
 
Jul 7, 2014 12:57 AM
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ryeden said:
eh i love the novel so i'll watch this anyway but it was alright


Simple and easy, I agree 100%
 
Jul 7, 2014 1:38 AM
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To be honest, I'm pretty happy with the first episode. My only complaint is the pacing but at the same time, I can't really complain too much judging on how many episodes will there be.

I love the art style, I love how they preserve the characterization.

And I'm definitely looking forward to the next episodes c:

 
Jul 7, 2014 1:48 AM
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Well this was dull and boring, don't bother with leaving me with a hook, I'm not naive enough to fall for that.

It's just plain, dull and boring, whatever aspects they bring up won't really matter and this is just too bright and ridiculous if it wanted to be serious. I won't be following this.
 
Jul 7, 2014 1:52 AM
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Eh, it was pretty weak for a first episode.
It also felt like they were trying too hard to make something out of it.

Don't have expectations for it
 
Jul 7, 2014 1:53 AM
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I really like the main character's design! Looks awesome and from what I hear I hope we can get some good scenes :3

Maybe a kiss? Idk if that's allowed when the show doesn't have the shonen ai though, but yeah the characters are cute so I'll at least give it a chance
Oh and how many episodes will there be? And is the manga ongoing?
 
Jul 7, 2014 1:53 AM
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The music from the OP and ED sounds really strange and maybe I won't get used to it quickly.
No matter how I look at it, I just can not not think about the BL game even though I've never played it.
Seeing Aoba acting all badass all of a sudden, when he looks like the character who'd be the weakest, seems kinda unbefitting.
Personally, this episode didn't get me hyped at all.
 
Jul 7, 2014 2:50 AM
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i'm happy that it's not too far from the game.
they cut some things in koujaku scene... hopefully they don't cut clear's scene...
 
Jul 7, 2014 2:55 AM
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I've heard some people saying its BL anime T_T.... I don't see yaoi or shounen-ai genre though.. I damn hope it will stay so..
 
Jul 7, 2014 3:34 AM
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I guess my expectations were too high for this. I came here because a friend kept telling me about the anime all excited bt honestly I don't know if I'll follow it the whole season.

The OP and ED didn't catch my attention at all, felt like skipping but that's probably because it doesn't suit my tastes.
The animation felt old, very stactic and such, but hopefully it gets better.
The character design is actually pretty good but yes I admit Aoba's clothes will bother me the whole time

For someone who doesn't know the game like me it wasn't really anything special.

Felt a bit weak for a 1st episode but I'll stick around for a few more to see where this is going.
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Jul 7, 2014 3:41 AM
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Hmmm, it wasn't bad but it ended just when it got good. I am not fond of the OP and ED but the ED sure was one of a kind.

Okay, I guess. 6/10, I will give it a few more episodes. Hopefully it will improve.
 
Jul 7, 2014 4:02 AM
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I get that some people didn't like it but I'm sick of all this "oh this looks interesti- OH NO gay people??? yaoi/BL???? ew that's gross, i'm too manly and straight for this" attitude.


Really though, the episode was meh but I giggled for at least a minute when Aoba said he was bothered with guys saying his voice was nice. lol that's gonna be the least of his problems with other men
 
Jul 7, 2014 4:40 AM
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It's pretty obvious that they're doing the same thing as with Togainu no Chi and remove all the sex scenes(anime is rated PG-13). But I do hope that they do the true route and not some weird anime original stuff.
The music sounds not as good compared to the VN which is sad since I really liked the soundtrack that the VN had.
Also the animation is just meh and will probably stay as that or get worse since this is a NAZ show. And NAZ has only done Hamatora and this.
 
Jul 7, 2014 5:42 AM
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I found that a bit.... fast.... and that usui looks a little ... idk close up
Please deliver here
 
Jul 7, 2014 5:57 AM
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2) The art quality is just your opinion. I thought it looked pretty nice, honestly. It certainly was WAY better than TnC's art.

Firstly, both DMMd and TnC suck where art is involved. There are many people who have a problem with it, myself included. The characters are just FUGLY. This can serve as nothing but a turn-off, especially for those who actually care about the character designs. I have watched so many other series and the art there is much more superior than what I saw in this first episode. It's as if they are doing this on purpose.

namae-no-nai-uta said:
4) Uh... how did the characters not sound like themselves? How long has it been since you last played the VN? They sound spot on to me.
6) As for Noiz... that's pretty much the EXACT SAME THING he did in the Rhyme scene in the VN, so I don't see what your problem is here?

They didn't sound like themselves at all. (probably because the voices were not as clear as in the game) It was quite disappointing. Plus, Noiz sounds way different in the game than in the anime adaptation. What I perceived here was nothing but a muffled version of Hino Satoshi, which was kind of underwhelming as opposed to the goosebumps I got from hearing his distorted voice in the VN. And where did my favourite part go, where Noiz urges Aoba to fight? ("Tatakae" x 3) I'm sorry but this is pathetic.

It's quite ridiculous how all scenes that I particularly enjoyed in the game went right out of the window: Koujaku is no longer surrounded by girls and guys, even though according to the VN he's supposed to be the smexiest thing; Mink almost running over Aoba with his motorcycle never happened; Rhyme is completely ruined. WTF is the point in this anime even existing?
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Jul 7, 2014 5:59 AM
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the animation has some weak points but it isn't as terrible as some of the people here are making it seem!
 
Jul 7, 2014 6:03 AM
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Deym the animation it's so clean and sharp one time then the opposite at the other

I almost approve of everyone's fashion sense except for Aoba omg can't you wear anything that is not blue and white?
 
Jul 7, 2014 6:20 AM
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I went win not really expecting much, turns out I was pleasently surprised in the end. They indeed twisted some scenes and cut some stuff, but it sometimes is for the best, i.e. the "baldy scene", or the introduction of the siblings, which were plain dull in the game IMO.

Overall, the animation isn't outstanding, but then again kinda saw it coming, the rhyme sequences are really greatly animated though.

Kinda loving the little foreshadowing details included, as in Ren glancing over at Aoba when they're watching that allmate commercial in the first few minutes. That, the OP and the ED make it seem like they're going down the "true route".

My only complain would be the lack of Clear so far, when you know that even Mink aka least liked character got more screentime and attention in this ep, ... just, meh, but it's also staying true to the game, and seems like Clear will be a major focus in the next ep, so I'll just have to hold onto my socks and wait & see.

All in all, watched it three times and this first ep definitely got me hooked for more, so it's a 4/5 for me.
                                                                        
 
Jul 7, 2014 6:37 AM
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namae-no-nai-uta said:

Okay, so... 1) Ren's tongue is stuck out like that quite a bit in the VN, as well.
2) The art quality is just your opinion. I thought it looked pretty nice, honestly. It certainly was WAY better than TnC's art.
3) I think the slight changes are just to give the people who played the VN something new, rather than just cloning the VN into an anime. I thought it was a nice touch. Especially the scene with little Aoba getting saved by Koujaku. That's something you never actually see in the game. It was adorable.
4) Uh... how did the characters not sound like themselves? How long has it been since you last played the VN? They sound spot on to me.
5) ...Usui DOES have a male voice in the game... which makes sense seeing as she is
Usui is the Rhyme Officiator. She judges, comments, and makes sure everything is being played fairly... like, for instance, the pain setting being turned on so the players aren't actually getting hurt.
6) As for Noiz... that's pretty much the EXACT SAME THING he did in the Rhyme scene in the VN, so I don't see what your problem is here?

I have no comment on the way they handled Rhyme, however.

So, let's get things straight,
1. Ren's tongue does stick out for a fair amount of time, but not ALL THE TIME.
2.The art quality is bad and they should feel bad. I can name older series that had better quality than this one. Heck, Sailor Moon flows more naturally than this. And I seriously hope to never see Clear remove that mask. Never.
3. I never said anything about the Kaujaku/Aoba scene. Personally I like that. I don't approve of altering perfectly good script to make it shittier.
4. I also I want to ask how long has it been since you played the game? Doesn't anyone listen to the voice acting while playing or having subtitles changes everything? The voice acting in this anime is so bad. It was as if I was listening to some poorly made fan-dub. With the skills of the voice actors, they could have at least tried to make it match the game. Especially Hino Satoshi whose character Noiz seemed more like a kid trying to alter his voice through a low-grade computer program. And let me tell you I love Hino Satoshi, his voice sends a tingling feeling down my spine whenever I listen to it and yet.... this time round it was not like this. Aoba sounds like a complete retard in here as well. My disappointment will be probably complete next week, though, when I get to hear my favourite characters speak. I am seriously worried about Mink.
5. I think I already mentioned that, so I'll leave it at that. And I want to apologise if some people felt offended by my previous comment. Sorry about that, I didn't mean it to sound so harsh. But it's true I feel sorry for people who have no choice but to wait for the English patch since I think you lose the enjoyment of the game when you have the voice acting in Japanese and then you get some English subtitles to read, hence not paying enough attention to one of the main pillar of the visual novels - the voice acting.
6. Maybe you need to replay the Rhyme scene once more to realize it's not the same. How come Ren acts like an asshole and flies around, completely ignorant of the fact that Aoba is being attacked (how come this is Ren?). Aoba flies around... pretty strange for a person who supposedly does no remember playing Rhyme ever, don't you think? Also, where the hell is the floor? In the game you have floor and they are standing, certainly not flying around. Also the main rabbit or Usagimodoki stays a bit to the side, doesn't it, observing SlyBlue. I didn't see that in the anime. So, poorly executed. It could be done far better.
 
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My only complain would be the lack of Clear so far, when you know that even Mink aka least liked character got more screentime and attention in this ep, ... just, meh, but it's also staying true to the game.

Ignoring "true to the game"(which it is not) and "more screen time" (3 seconds more than Clear, wow, what a great difference!), I feel personally offended by the statement that Mink is the least liked. I am tired of fluffy lame characters getting the spotlight while the real badass gets neglected. Seeing as he is probably the most complicated character in this game, I serious wonder what is wrong with everyone fawning over Koujaku for example. Sure, he rapes Aoba once. And what about it? This doesn't define who Mink is. I seriously hate this kind of stereotyping.
 
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Disappointed... but it wasn't that bad.
 
Jul 7, 2014 7:43 AM
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Worst OP of the season so far imo, pretty shit overall and boring. Dropping this.

Not dropping but worst OP and ED...

 
Jul 7, 2014 8:25 AM
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Wait, what's Auron doing in BL game adaptation? And he's younger. And now trims hair!

I'm kinda interested in the game now. And that Aoba's voice should be sexy, right? His dog sounds more alluring than him, seriously.
 
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TotallyLovable said:
Criska said:

My only complain would be the lack of Clear so far, when you know that even Mink aka least liked character got more screentime and attention in this ep, ... just, meh, but it's also staying true to the game.

Ignoring "true to the game"(which it is not) and "more screen time" (3 seconds more than Clear, wow, what a great difference!), I feel personally offended by the statement that Mink is the least liked. I am tired of fluffy lame characters getting the spotlight while the real badass gets neglected. Seeing as he is probably the most complicated character in this game, I serious wonder what is wrong with everyone fawning over Koujaku for example. Sure, he rapes Aoba once. And what about it? This doesn't define who Mink is. I seriously hate this kind of stereotyping.


Yea I actually agree, I don't understand why the most fluffy character gets liked, its just so... dull? Like where's the excitement? The only thing I disagree with is the Koujaku part, because I do like him, but Mink is a close second. No one should assume that he is the worst character cos he isnt, he has a pretty interesting story imo.... but then again, I may be biased as I do favor the more badass/delinquent characters...

As for the anime itself, well since I didn't go into it expecting amazing animation, I thought it was pretty ok, had some strange blips, that's for sure. For people complaining how the anime doesn't always have the /exact/ details... really? since when has an anime been always /exact/ whether it's adapted from anime or manga, it's really rare. I think the adaptation is going swimmingly, I'm just really curious as to how they're planning on animating the rest of the series since there are quite a few episodes left seeing as how they really sped through a lot in just one episode. Favorite animation: rhyme part. Favorite clothing: Aoba's piss yellow socks.
 
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This makes zero sense, so much was put into this episode that in the end I was 100% confused about the anime.


Anyawy, I like colourful style of the animation, although the cosplays are really irritating to me :D
 
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He's so hammy, I love it.

Aoba and Tae-san's interactions were cute too

This was pretty okay if you already know what's going on, but exposition was shaky, dunno how much people who haven't played the games understand at this point...
 
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TotallyLovable said:
Criska said:

My only complain would be the lack of Clear so far, when you know that even Mink aka least liked character got more screentime and attention in this ep, ... just, meh, but it's also staying true to the game.

Ignoring "true to the game"(which it is not) and "more screen time" (3 seconds more than Clear, wow, what a great difference!), I feel personally offended by the statement that Mink is the least liked. I am tired of fluffy lame characters getting the spotlight while the real badass gets neglected. Seeing as he is probably the most complicated character in this game, I serious wonder what is wrong with everyone fawning over Koujaku for example. Sure, he rapes Aoba once. And what about it? This doesn't define who Mink is. I seriously hate this kind of stereotyping.

You really need to calm down. These passive-aggressive insults to both people's tastes and intelligence are totally unnecessary.

The actions do not define Mink but the players that have an issue with the character could not empathize with him either, because of all the torture he made Aoba (who is just an innocent victim that they're attached to by this point) go through. It is very possible to understand Mink as a character and still shun him for his choices; the undertones and ramifications those actions had on Aoba and consequently the player is what certain people had a problem with (and ultimately couldn't forgive Mink regardless of his reasoning, even though Aoba did). Additionally, some people just don't treat rape so flippantly even in fictional settings, which is enough to deem the offender not worthy of any redemption at all. To them, the end doesn't justify the means at all.

I'm a Mink fan too, but believe me when I say it's not difficult to see why people have a problem with him. It has little to do with understanding the character and everything to do with just not agreeing to his means.

Then again I don't know why people who have a problem with rape or brutality would be playing Nitro+ games in the first place.
 
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Boring. I might give another shot and watch episode 2, but there is a good chance that I will drop it.
 
Jul 7, 2014 11:05 AM
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Well.. that was DRAMAtically bad. (Sorry, I had to)
Hope it gets better, else it'll be dropped after 3 episodes. I don't want another TnC.
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I felt it the pacing was a bit slow and that 2/3 of the anime was a bit boring..

At the beginning when he said he got many compliments on his voice, I had to wonder why? I don't find his voice that appealing. I thought it would be a little bit more masculine maybe.

And they should have explained a little more what Rhyme is and why it's not good/disliked. But, I'm curious to know what will happen now. I think the concept of them getting hurt while playing the game is interesting, even though it's been done before.
 
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SocksToTheCrotch said:
TotallyLovable said:

Ignoring "true to the game"(which it is not) and "more screen time" (3 seconds more than Clear, wow, what a great difference!), I feel personally offended by the statement that Mink is the least liked. I am tired of fluffy lame characters getting the spotlight while the real badass gets neglected. Seeing as he is probably the most complicated character in this game, I serious wonder what is wrong with everyone fawning over Koujaku for example. Sure, he rapes Aoba once. And what about it? This doesn't define who Mink is. I seriously hate this kind of stereotyping.

You really need to calm down. These passive-aggressive insults to both people's tastes and intelligence are totally unnecessary.

The actions do not define Mink but the players that have an issue with the character could not empathize with him either, because of all the torture he made Aoba (who is just an innocent victim that they're attached to by this point) go through. It is very possible to understand Mink as a character and still shun him for his choices; the undertones and ramifications those actions had on Aoba and consequently the player is what certain people had a problem with (and ultimately couldn't forgive Mink regardless of his reasoning, even though Aoba did). Additionally, some people just don't treat rape so flippantly even in fictional settings, which is enough to deem the offender not worthy of any redemption at all. To them, the end doesn't justify the means at all.

I'm a Mink fan too, but believe me when I say it's not difficult to see why people have a problem with him. It has little to do with understanding the character and everything to do with just not agreeing to his means.

Then again I don't know why people who have a problem with rape or brutality would be playing Nitro+ games in the first place.


Well said. I don't hate Mink, but he is my least favorite character because I didn't find myself enjoying his route at all. The rape was really hard for me to watch and listen to, and so were the beatings. In fact, I'd go so far to say that Aoba chasing him down at the end to reunite with him after all he'd done to him really disturbed me and reminded me of someone with stockholm syndrome. I wasn't satisfied or happy at all, and the whole thing left a bad taste in my mouth.

I couldn't say the same for the other routes, where they all had happy, sweet endings.
 
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haven't watched it yet, is this getting low ratings because its bad or yaoi undertones?
 
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haven't watched it yet, is this getting low ratings because its bad or yaoi undertones?

Both reasons apply.

Though I assume that the majority of the people watching are fully aware that it is a BL game and didn't go into this blindly.
Which would make the low ratings come mostly from the first reason; i.e. bad.

Make note that some criticisms mentioned in previous comments are super nitpicky and overblown.
Like the fact that the dog has his tongue out all the time... or that it's our fault for not being to speak Japanese and thus we are lesser beings for having to rely on translated media.
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The first episode was OK. I don't see why some people are saying that there's little to no animation when there's clearly a good amount of animation in their face. I'm guessing they're not satisfied with the fact that maybe the animation studio might have had a low budget and had to make due with what they got. Not everything is going to have Kyoto animation type quality. This anime might receive an HD version with better art, more fluent animation, and better anatomy like how Attack on Titan did. I just want people to remember that this is only the first episode. Give it time to improve.

One thing I don't get why it's an issue is people complaining that the animation is trying to be a carbon copy of the game. I quote them saying "I may of well go play the game instead". Like okay? How are they going to go about this anime without the original plot and scenes? The story is already confusing and all over the place as it is. Are we going to add that Aoba has a fourth personality? Do you want them to add Haga-san as a potential love interest? Like what? What do you want? Seriously, I want to know. Tumblr is never satisfied with what is given.

My only issue was the pacing and trying to cram all of the characters in one episode instead of introducing them slow and steady. Have Aoba go out on delivery, catch Koujaku with his swarm of fans, helping Yoshie-san, introduce Mizuki, and then having to witness a Rhyme game start. That's it. Everything else should be saved for episode two. But, meh, I like what we have now. I don't care as long as I can see an animated Aoba and Clear. Especially Clear because that's my bae.

I also like how they supposedly cut out the gay but it was still hella gay. Lmao, I'm not complaining about this one bit.
 
Jul 7, 2014 1:21 PM
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MeroNello said:
This anime might receive an HD version with better art, more fluent animation, and better anatomy like how Attack on Titan did. I just want people to remember that this is only the first episode. Give it time to improve.

It usually goes the other way around- the first episodes look the best and the quality gets worse as it goes on.
DVD/BD releases is where some corrections/fixes happen.
I expect the art and animation to dip below this quality in later episodes.
 
Jul 7, 2014 1:33 PM
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parfaited said:
MeroNello said:
This anime might receive an HD version with better art, more fluent animation, and better anatomy like how Attack on Titan did. I just want people to remember that this is only the first episode. Give it time to improve.

It usually goes the other way around- the first episodes look the best and the quality gets worse as it goes on.
DVD/BD releases is where some corrections/fixes happen.
I expect the art and animation to dip below this quality in later episodes.


I've never seen quality drop in later episodes in any of the anime I've watched. I guess it's either I'm not paying attention or I'm not watching enough anime. The only anime I've seen done that was Makakucity actors on the very last episode. Boy, that rushed animation. I'll tell ya what. Anyway, we'll just have to wait and see how the dmmd anime turns out.
 
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