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Jul 18, 2015 1:27 PM

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this was fucking boring again
Jul 18, 2015 1:27 PM

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Decent episode, I really like Misa/Yusa. Pyrokinesis is pretty violent power compared to the rest except maybe Megane-kun's teleportation.

Jul 18, 2015 1:33 PM

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Meh, this was so horrible on many levels. But mostly, I really don't like their happy-go-lucky approach to problems solution. And it reminded me of those children tv series where kids can do anything and adults are just powerless obstacles. Really? Not belieavable at all.

Most of the comedy wasn't even funny. And before, I didn't cared about Nao but now she is slowly getting on my nerves too. I realized her seiyuu is to blame. Sakura Ayane destroyed Haru character in Nisekoi: and now she doing what she can to destroy another show.

I expected that the new character would be different and fresh but she is the same. The only good part was Misa's parting scene but it felt so rushed that it felt too cheesy. And eight day Maeda said 'Here there be feelz!'. Nope. That's not how it works.

The hell was that post-apo ending?

inb4 sister is spying on him for some evil organization and they are in some reality-show broadcasted by multi-national television.

(heck, I don't even care anymore)
Jul 18, 2015 1:37 PM

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I saw some amazing shit this episode.
I mean a female nosebleed? damn. Nao still irritates the fuck out of me though.
The ED is quite nice btw, I didn't notice that yet.
Jul 18, 2015 1:38 PM

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That glasses guy's only purpose in this anime was for comedic purposes isn't it? I'm done with this anime. I'm not gonna even debate with people about this anime. Maybe once a week comment and that's it.

New girl called Misa, sweet yet possessed, pretty much that glasses guy's love interest.

Meh episode.

Jul 18, 2015 1:56 PM

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[size=300]Don't worry folks, I am confident that this show won't be as bad as Glasslip.

Seriously at least AB! doesn't annoy me this much like this show did with its unlikable characters and sloppy writing.
Modified by raveninthemuddle, Jul 18, 2015 2:14 PM
Jul 18, 2015 1:57 PM

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Quite a nice episode, liked the otaku obsession from 4-eyes. But that wet guy's ability must suck for him constantly getting wet.
The new character introduced looks interesting, though I don't have a proper opinion of her yet.

Still liking Nao, though Yuu has become more likeable and seems different from the way he was in ep 1.
Jul 18, 2015 2:03 PM

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It's funny that nobody said nothing of the interesting things that it's spread in other forums.

time leap
enclosed in envelopes and a subject put under hypnosis
Jul 18, 2015 2:06 PM

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With each passing episode Nao is becoming a better and batter character.

Still an enjoyable series.
Big Order (TV):great anime or greatest anime?
Jul 18, 2015 2:08 PM

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Cool episode. I think Charlotte is the name of the Comet (clock foreshadowing?)
"The blood makes us human, makes us more than human, makes us human no more." -Master Willem from Bloodborne.

Jul 18, 2015 2:11 PM

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Yusa/Misa was an interesting character, though I still prefer Nao. I liked the 2nd ending, and all in all it was a pretty good episode. My only issue is that Yuu is becoming less important and he's just not the badass he was in the first half off episode 1.

Why do I get the feeling that something bad will happen to the imouto?
Modified by XHellScytheX, Jul 18, 2015 2:14 PM
Jul 18, 2015 2:18 PM
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Inferno_Cop said:
As much as I dislike Clannad, it was way more funny than this show.
Now this show pretty much turned from "I'd want to see" into "I've seen it before."
terrible 2/5.

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so it doesn't even have potential?
Jul 18, 2015 2:18 PM

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Nao, Nao, Nao, Nao and once again Nao. She becomes the star of the anime. I was expecting that. Yuu becomes the good guy, was expecting that. Yuu becoming a priest like gave me cancer. First episode showed him as a hot badass main dish which I loved, now he just became a cold side dish. It started well, but it just losses its interest every second I am watching this.

This episode brought us Misa and her gang. Only her appearance saved the episode IMHO. And that strategic combat gave me a bit of chills.

Also, humor that is so close to Angel Beats has its flavor. I want something more serious in this anime setting.

Still, I have faith Yuu will do something irrational and arrogant, and prove me that he will not become dull good guy.
Jul 18, 2015 2:24 PM

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The only two things that I liked about this episode was hearing Hosoya Yoshimasa's voice and Nao getting punched in the face. Kudos to that guy.
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Jul 18, 2015 2:28 PM

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Poor episode but I still enjoyed it.
Jul 18, 2015 2:38 PM

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Not the best of episodes, but not as bad as some people seem to have made it out to be. Yusa and Misa seem like fun additions to the cast at least, and the subplot was decent as well. Also, looks like there's a lot of interesting stuff in that opening song, maybe lots of hints about what's to come? Certainly seems like promising stuff.
Jul 18, 2015 2:49 PM
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Lol xD

On another note:
Maaya Uchida does have nice voice (both in speaking and singing)

Here's a video clip sample of the latest ending song =)
Jul 18, 2015 2:50 PM

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I'm guessing the next ep or the ep after that is when the feels things is gonna happen, and I bet it's going to involve the little sister. I hope they don't do a monster of the week format as well
Jul 18, 2015 2:52 PM

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Being possessed by the dead huh?
Hi there
Jul 18, 2015 3:02 PM

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I guess it was fine, nothing really stood out though. I have really nothing to say about it since once it was over i forgot almost everything that happened
Jul 18, 2015 3:33 PM

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Lmao why is MC talking directly to us now, on some Deadpool shit. Quite like it tbh.

Damn that boi hitting Nao with the backhand was so satisfying.

The new girl looks pretty nice, and got a cool power, I wonder will her sis be appearing more, or she passed on.

Also there's some futuristic looking town pic in the OP, maybe they will find someone who will lead them in the future.

In the end we can't forget the wet long haired guy who discovers all the ppl with superpowers, salute to him.
Jul 18, 2015 3:38 PM

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Great episode, we get introduced to the 4th council member and we get some feel bombs for Sho.

God I love this anime, can we just make this 24 episodes please?
Jul 18, 2015 3:41 PM

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If Misa is able to take her power with her when she possesses her sister, then that could mean that she harbored pyrokinesis before and after she died. By possessing her sister, this means that powers are not tied to the body that originally harbored it, but the soul or something.
The scientists researching this stuff might be experimenting on the wrong things.

It could just be that when Misa possessed her sister's body, which was that of a teenager's, the new conditions allowed her to develop a power, which is still separate from her sister's.

Either way, this can point to the powers being linked to someone's conscious being, instead of the body.

EDIT: A friend pointed out how this idea can connect with this overlay found in the OP.
Modified by EpicCh33se, Jul 18, 2015 3:45 PM
Jul 18, 2015 3:54 PM
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Guess we'll find out later, but as of now there doesn't seem to be any downsides/weakness to the pyrokinetic power?
Jul 18, 2015 3:57 PM

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This is one funny episode as well.
Haha Yuu have to take those pain as well lol.
Yusa when she turns into Misa is awesome...I like Misa personality.
So far so good.
Jul 18, 2015 4:14 PM
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I love Nishimori Misa ! I think that she will become one of my favorite characters !
Jul 18, 2015 4:24 PM

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Really enjoyed this episode. That other personality was funny. Too bad we probably won't be seeing her anymore :(

Damn that litte sister is annoying.
Jul 18, 2015 4:49 PM

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Yuu_vi_Britannia said:

What happened in Aldnoah.Zero was absurd, fanaticism and exaggerated fanwank seemed crazy thing.

You are the annoying guy who would never shut up in the A/Z forums, constantly repeating the same things over and over and over again. I knew you seemed familiar. Plus the only reason you dislike Nao is because you somehow believed Yuu to be lelouch..... which had very very little similarities in the first place.
Jul 18, 2015 4:53 PM

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Pretty horrible episode. It was painful to watch this shit. The 'comedy' is even worse than so bad it's actually funny type of shit.
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Jul 18, 2015 4:56 PM

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I´m actually enjoying the comedy in this quite a lot, maybe I have low standards xD Joujirou got me laughing quite a lot during this episode, the fangasming was pretty great and I love his power! Ayumi´s nosebleed was fun aswell.

As for the episode I think it was good, the way they used their powers against the tv guy was awesome, cool to see all the powers in action! Also, Misa with the fire and all was pretty badass.

Confession scene was great too and OST was used very well :3

All in all, loved it.
Jul 18, 2015 5:03 PM

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Every character in this show is anemic, blood spurts out of them every second.
Jul 18, 2015 5:08 PM

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I don't know why, but the pace seems a little fast and rushed, they should have given at least 2 episodes to the new girl.
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Jul 18, 2015 5:15 PM

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Wish it was 2 episodes instead, felt a bit rushed, great episode overall
Jul 18, 2015 5:18 PM

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DesuTronic said:
This seemed like a great gif image. Does it look good?

Also Ayumi looking as cute as always
Jul 18, 2015 5:20 PM
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dfsafsaf said:
Pretty horrible episode. It was painful to watch this shit. The 'comedy' is even worse than so bad it's actually funny type of shit.

Pretty much.

The comedy is really bad, the pacing is super rushed, and the show is just not interesting.

The worst part is probably his sisters voice, which is the most annoying thing I heard in a while.

Jul 18, 2015 5:24 PM

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That plan turned out splendidly.

Decent stuff - a somewhat of an improvement from the previous episode.
Jul 18, 2015 5:27 PM

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The female characters pretty much ruin this show for me. I find the legitimately funny scenes to be the interactions between the guys of the show (even those are just so so) but then even they get drowned out by overpowering females coming in the following scenes to just leave a sour taste.
Jul 18, 2015 5:27 PM

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Yuu_vi_Britannia said:

'75 Cycles', 'Geocentrism', and 'unknown particle' is part of pic related. It was right in front of us in the OP.

Geocentrism is a theme that frequently appears in sci-fi literature. The scientists probably discovered that in every cycle the meteor shower makes, the 'unknown particle' gives special abilities to people that are not adults. Comet 76 is probably meteor shower that gave Charlotte her special abilities. The one that they investigated first is Charlotte. Soon after, they started tracking the kids under the guise of 'vaccine treatment' for an 'illness' and they put them under the experimental facility to see if the special abilities can be weaponized and see if the comets are coming from another alien civilization sending them from their own planet, hence the scientists devise a constellation map to track where the comets are coming from leading to a 'geocentrism' theory.

This is where the 1st student council comes into play and rescues them albeit with the kids suffering trauma as others failed to escape. Yuu, the student council, and the people they are hunting are probably the only kids that survived the escape. This is where the 'time leap' comes into play - future version of Yuu met Nao and proved that he's trustworthy after telling her of the tragedy that happened in the future where they were all captured again and his imouto died and he probably reveals that his imouto wiped out/altered the memories of the children that escaped the facility and their family's, at the cost of her having an amnesia in the form of being unable to recall certain events.

Fascinating theory. I can see where you got geocentrism from:

But I cannot find where "75 cycles" or "unknown particle" are.

Also, regarding the numbers 75 and 76, Halley's Comet has an orbital period of 75 to 76 years.

Modified by EpicCh33se, Jul 18, 2015 5:34 PM
Jul 18, 2015 5:37 PM

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Joujiro is so funny xD He's always bleeding but he acts like it's nothing xD
His reaction was so funny when Misa switched back to Yusa and he was banging his head on the wall. xD
I think Yusa/Misa's ability will be helpful, and probably provide a lot of touching moments, if she can be possessed by any spirit...
Jul 18, 2015 5:39 PM

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CreamyMarmalade said:
Guess we'll find out later, but as of now there doesn't seem to be any downsides/weakness to the pyrokinetic power?

I guess the downside would probably be that she can't control when she is possessed, nor can she control who is possessing her. So I'd guess that even a mean spirit could possess her and cause her problems. Not to mention she wakes up in weird places. xP
Jul 18, 2015 5:43 PM

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Another fantastic episode! Takajou's hilarious, lmao. Now, I want to see some more Yusa. I'm ready for the feels. Liking the new ED, and want the next episode already!
Jul 18, 2015 5:57 PM

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Decent episode. Predict this show will be epsiodic for the next couple episode until final arc starts. I can bet tht Ayu will discover her power and get captured
Shirayuki= Most Perfect Female MC ever
Jul 18, 2015 6:03 PM
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The ED for this episode (probably will only apply this week):
Jul 18, 2015 6:15 PM

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So this will be mostly episodic.
This episode was pretty good
Jul 18, 2015 6:23 PM

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noooo why did the pyro girl had to be dead ._.
Jul 18, 2015 6:28 PM
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Irrelative said:
The best part of this episode was when Nao got punched in the face. Everything else was uninteresting/boring, and I swear I've seen that comedy before(like most of the stuff in this Anime so far).
2/5... again.

i agree...pretty much the only good moment was the punch on nao's face.
also 2/5
Jul 18, 2015 6:46 PM

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Charlotte is continuing to amaze me and is living up to and exceeding all my expectations! :D
Jul 18, 2015 6:49 PM

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Angel Beats! episode 1: MC joins organization unwillingly
Angel Beats! episode 2: the organization's leader girl's tragic past is revealed
Angel Beats! episode 3: awesome character disappears

Oh god.
Jul 18, 2015 7:02 PM

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Didn't think Maaya Uchida also voiced Misa. I thought she only voiced Yusa. Misa's power was cool though.
Jul 18, 2015 7:16 PM
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I call foul, lie, deception!

There is no way a normal Japanese napkin could absorb that much blood. Indeed the blood would have been more matted had they used one.

Still watching, just had to make that comment due to prior experience.
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