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Mar 30, 2011 10:51 AM
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stevewiess01 said:

If you have watched this episode, you'll know why this pretty much sums up the episode. :)

It looks like we're nearing the end of the first season and the real battle seems to begin in the 2nd season of Bakuman, which will involve Mashiro & Takagi, Nizuma, Fukuda, and probably also the mysterious guy at the convenience store.

Anyway, I was gently surprised by the improvement of the animation quality from J.C. Staff compared to the earlier episodes of the first season and how the they delivered the story without any major trouble so far. I'm not a big fan of shounen manga, but I think Bakuman is defintiely an exception to that category.

Glad to know that Koogy is out of the race.
Mar 30, 2011 9:16 PM

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"Ma-Mashiro desu!" *beep* *beep* *beep* I loled there, poor Mashiro, he tried so hard to answer xD

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Mar 31, 2011 7:42 AM

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Haha. Poor Mashiro but looks like it didn't affect him . lol

and yeah, Koogy's reaction was priceless. xD
Mar 31, 2011 11:24 AM

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Okay, so KOOGY's work totally sucked compared to the others. No bug surprise, but oh well.
But well, at least the three others all placed the 3rd, which was to be expected.

It feels kinda bad that I didn't put 1 and 1 together until now, and thus didn't realize that the reason why some of the characters look so much alike some Death note characters is because it's the same author behind them.
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Mar 31, 2011 4:38 PM

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This episode was a piece of shit.

Honestly, all episodes up to episode 15 were so boring with no pace at all. Then came episode 16 which was a terrific episode; finally something that makes this series worthwhile watching. This kept up until episode 23.

Then came this crappy episode. This was THE one episode where Mashiro and Azuki could develop their relationship further and take a step forward. But no, the producers just had to choose for an all non-realistic approach of a girl not being able to talk to the boy she's gonna marry and be TOTALLY FINE WITH IT. Damn, she even convinced her mom that she won't make the same mistake as her. Really now? Her whole relationship with Mashiro is based on a friggin' mistake.

Maybe I'm just mad because this episode differs from the manga (yes, in the manga Azuki and Mashiro actually do talk on the phone, perfectly fine even). And actually, I don't mind if anime producers take a different approach on the manga. By all means - if it improves the base storyline - go ahead and do it.

But this was just a shitty edit with no improvement whatsoever on the story, it even made it worse.
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Mar 31, 2011 5:00 PM

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"This is Ma-Mashiro!" *beep* *beep* *beep*
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Apr 1, 2011 11:29 PM

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WAHHH cant wait till next season.. ><
^^Same, koogy couldnt have got a good score.
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Apr 2, 2011 8:00 PM

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So they didn't talk over the phone... Oh and I got the reactions I totally expected from all of you.... But it really sucks that they're not even able to talk each other over the phone.... It's totally lame how she handles the situation and still she had the guts to tell her mom that she won't make the same mistake she did.... But one thing's right... How are they supposed to marry if they can't even have a relaxed phone chit-chat.... pretty lame... And I can't actually remember they had a chat over the phone in the manga... that has been ages ago... pretty much why I can't remember... still... what's up? Why the heck she hung up.... that's quite rude... Suck for the poor Mashiro... I hope the producers dun change future important scenes...

Oh and in the end Niizuma was right! Kiyoshi and Trap tied in first and Hideout Door ending up in third! That's how it turned out... A tie and a third place, plus Koogy's utter defeat setting him back to the Fourteenth Place muahahaaha... Poor guy got crushed... And his reaction was awesome too hahaha... They all got lots of votes... only a few votes of difference... Well then.... the Final Battle (of the season) will be held at the Serialization meeting... YAY!

Hattori is amazing.... I love how he handled the situation... and how he was so sincere with Yuujiro. Yuujiro was interesting as well... Well I do really hope they're captains one of these days... They're doing really well...

Ad Hiramaru was back this episode! And not only once but twice!!! Reading manga and learning stuff about it! Hahahaha... Looks like he will be the surprise factor for the next episode... the Seson Finale... could it be that the anon gets one of the positions for the contenders of the Golden Cup? (I dun remember tho xD) Yoshida had some suspicious movements there.... I'm ready for the next episode!


Apr 5, 2011 9:28 PM

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One more ep left. :)
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Apr 9, 2011 12:52 AM

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Haha Miho is so shy >__< Or maybe it's something different from shy, as she doesn't have much problem talking to Takagi...
Jul 14, 2011 1:59 PM

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Lol the nervousness for the phone call was the best part... though she was to nervous to go through with it...

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Feb 1, 2012 1:27 PM
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there's one more episode ... I'm curious end
Feb 10, 2012 5:32 AM
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Why would 14-year-olds like the detective story and the 17-year-olds like the typical shounen manga? Isn't is usually the other way round?
Apr 9, 2012 5:32 PM

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I KNEW Azuki would hang up!

I was waiting for it and BAM!
May 11, 2012 1:27 AM
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When Azuki hung up on Mashiro... I almost died laughing! xD
Aug 5, 2012 10:42 PM

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I was really happy to see that KOOGY didn't get even close to first.
It was pretty funny but sad that Azuki hung up on Mashiro.
Aug 17, 2012 2:23 AM

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Koogy got his ass kicked, I loved that!
I want to know who gets serialized, perhaps it will be all 3 of them!
I'm looking forward to the last episode of season 1.
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Sep 17, 2012 9:02 PM

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When Azuki hung up on Mashiro, that was a highlight of the entire anime LOL.

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Sep 30, 2012 5:52 PM

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Colorfusical getting 14th was awesome, great display of reader power vs. fanboy power!
May 25, 2013 1:56 AM

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The lack of romantic development really bothered me this episode.
Those bitches better come face to face in the second season.
Dec 10, 2013 2:49 PM

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Oh boy things sure are going to be great in the next and final episode of this first season, so let's see what the next episode has to offer and lol Miho you're way to shy, open yourself up a bit and listen to your mother!
Jan 18, 2014 8:42 AM

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I wonder who's that mysterious guy that we often see but never saw his face. It have to be a big reveal for the first season ending.

Oh god, I would have felt so humiliated if someone I loved would have hung up on me. It was sad but hilarious at the same time xD

So the last mile's up ahead. Go go go!
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Jan 18, 2014 11:21 PM

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lol @ Koogy, that's what you get for being a cheap bastard >:D Only one episode to go for S1.
Jan 20, 2014 12:29 AM

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Nov 19, 2014 12:31 PM

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Hattori is awesome, he really wants his guys to do well regardless of the credit he'll get for managing them. Nice bloke.
Mar 7, 2015 4:13 PM

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I'm starting to hate Miho. Her immature outlook on love makes her seem really naive and full of herself, because she doesn't seem to know what she's talking about. Also Mashiro has no balls when it comes to girls like AT ALL. He can follow his dreams but can't talk to a girl he knew for years over the phone.
But I really hope Miho gets some development because as of now she annoys me.
Mar 26, 2015 8:22 PM

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I have a bad feeling about this....
Nov 24, 2016 1:07 PM

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The female characters in this series are so disappointing considering it has such compelling male characters /sigh. Aoki especially is such a disappointment so far she is such a terribly flat character. Although Azuki's phone call with Takagi was nice.
Nov 29, 2016 1:06 AM

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Gah! This has me on the edge of my seat! I hope they get serialized! I still don't trust the frizzy haired editor for some reason.
Aug 12, 1:07 AM

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There is something going on in the background that I'm not picking up on! They're going to totally ruin everything in the last episode. I just know it!
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