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Poll: Gungrave Episode 22 Discussion

Apr 21, 2009 3:24 PM
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Damn Mika, shut the hell up!
Sep 15, 2009 2:10 PM

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Yes, a bit more of action.

But... Exactly how did Tokioka die?
Jun 23, 2010 4:05 PM

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Man, Mika is one of the most annoying characters ever. All she does is cry instead of trying to step up and do something. She's had how many people die on her? At some point you draw the line and say, "I have to do something to stop this, even if I can't".
Sep 15, 2010 7:04 AM

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There's a distinct lack of a sense of struggle when Brandon is fighting Millennion. I think I'll be downgrading my rating of it now.
Dec 28, 2010 4:37 PM

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Yeah , Mika is a bit annoying. Hell , i hope she stops saying 'moma , papa'.

Anywayz , i'm suprised , there was some great action this episode.
Apr 4, 2011 11:49 PM

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That was weird
Jun 26, 2011 2:30 AM

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Haha, I know what you all mean about Mika. She's kinda like Raki from Claymore. All they really do is cry (but at least Raki carried a sword).
Sep 26, 2011 4:42 PM

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Lee had a point when he told Mika that he held no respect for a man who came back from the dead to protect the child of the woman he loved; a child that could and should have been his. Letting a pensioner have your woman and being swayed by his hypocritical sense of justice takes away a good few respect points.

The Bob and Lee boss battle sections of the series are the weakest parts, alongside the Blood War bit that took away from the otherwise The Godfather-esque rise and fall gangster backstory. Bob was always hard to take seriously and underveloped, and Lee's angry reaction to the death of a fatty - after he'd been shown slaughtering innocent people for fun - didn't sit well with me.
Nov 24, 2011 5:35 AM
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I really don't like the Superior's at all. They just look too over the top if you asked. I wish the creators would have stayed with humanoid shapes.

Slowly but surely Brandon is getting closer to Harry. It was a shame to see his old buddies from the gambling den die.
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Jan 9, 2013 11:46 AM

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Damn, poor doctor..

Oh well, that fight was okay I guess but I also didn't like that Superior. Too egoistic and that ultimately caused him to fall.
Feb 1, 2013 2:11 PM

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Oh my God, Lee with his screaming and laughing, he was so annoying. Thank you Brandon for shutting him the hell up.

Jun 26, 2013 12:53 PM
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He kind of looked cool there with those yellow eyes, and seriously what's up with that happy soundtrack during the doctor's death. Oh and the girl needs to die, she isn't worth all this shit.
Dec 22, 2013 10:52 AM

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This sure was quite a nice episode packed with action! The end is in sight though so let's see what's next!
Feb 20, 2014 5:55 PM

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this was the only episode of the series i didnt like, the first half was fine but the fight was a bit too underwhelming

Immahnoob said:
Jizzy, I know you have no idea how to argue for shit,

tokiyashiro said:

Jizzy as you would call yourself because youre a dick The most butthurt award goes to you And clearly you havent watched that many shows thats why you cant determine if a show is unique or not Or maybe you're just a child who likes common stuffs where hero saves the day and guys gets all the girls. Sad taste you have there kid you came up to me in the first place making you look more like a kid who got slapped without me even knowing it and start crying about it to me

Jun 26, 2014 7:05 PM

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Shaduge said:
what's up with that happy soundtrack during the doctor's death.

That's exactly what I was thinking. It's like one of those soundtracks you hear on the special beach episodes, except it was playing while showing a corpse lol
Apr 27, 2015 9:41 PM

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This episode was pretty ok, maybe its the fact that lee and bobs friendship was never really at the forefront enough to justify lee's extreme almost cartoonish anger towards Brandon, but then again thirteen years did pass so you never know, well lets at least hope this series ends strongly.
Oct 10, 2015 1:48 PM

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And Lee is gone! Just 2 missing now...
Oct 15, 2015 1:10 AM

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cantius said:
Damn Mika, shut the hell up!

Specializes in sobbing, screaming loud as hell and getting people killed.
Jul 28, 2017 5:29 AM

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My god Mika you are beyond annoying now. You naive idiot wake up and look at what is going on around you.
Sep 16, 2017 7:23 AM

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Superiors are invincible! Until invincible normal nexhrolyzed Brandon shoots them with anti-superior bullets and they melt. Why didn't the doc send the bullets with Brandon in the first place? Cause it wouldn't of been cool that way. Why does Brandon have super guns that no one else has? Cause he's gotta be cool. If this anime wasn't a video game adaptation it'd be so much better. The 2nd half has lost everything the first did well and has completely turned into a nonsensical rule of cool action fest. Not awful as it is now but it's definitely a big drop in quality.

Now practically everyone who was carefully characterized so we care about them have little role in the story, were desecrated and turned into a 1D evil boy, or is dead. Mika is boring, Grave is a boring invincible action man running on the idea of protection(which is cool in itself but it's not enough), the Doctor was alright and probably the best current character, and the league of evil is either hardly in it, or a 1D evil shell of their former self. I probably won't post again until episode 26.
Apr 6, 2018 11:33 PM
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Shaduge said:
He kind of looked cool there with those yellow eyes, and seriously what's up with that happy soundtrack during the doctor's death. Oh and the girl needs to die, she isn't worth all this shit.

I liked the music. The clarinet(?) and the steel drum interacting with each other sounded pleasant, but it just didn't match the tone at all.