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FLCL
« on: August 06, 2003, 03:45:12 AM »
Okay, Cartoon network is running this anime on Adult Swim.  It is completely insane.  In the first episode, a strange alien girl on a motorcycle smashes the main character on the head with her chainsaw-guitar and he grows a giant robot from his skull.

Yeah.

Anyway, it's strangely transfixing.  I don't understand it at all, but something about its animation style is very interesting.  
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Re: FLCL
« Reply #1 on: August 06, 2003, 04:37:52 AM »
Heh I like it so much I'm thinking of buying the DVD's, confuseing as heck though.  The voice acting of the two girls is so strikeingly Japanese it's almost scarey.  Furikuri is an onomatopoeia that I think means topsy turvy or something like that.  Don't quote me on that.  My Japanese dictonary is still packed and onomatopoeia's are like a language of their own in Japanese.  And I don't study them, so I only know the realy common ones.
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Re: FLCL
« Reply #2 on: August 06, 2003, 04:44:29 AM »
Heh.  Tonight's episode was amazing too.  Mind-numbing, but amazing.  Boy, Tage would hate this one wouldn't he--talk about some chibi....

Did you catch the kid saying that his dad had written a book on the philosophical meanings of Eva?  I thought that was hilarious.
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Re: FLCL
« Reply #3 on: August 06, 2003, 05:40:27 AM »
Well some of the people that worked on FLCL did EVA.
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Re: FLCL
« Reply #4 on: August 06, 2003, 11:04:55 AM »
I'll say this, it has a good soundtrack. I'll get back to you after I put my mind back together, or before I kill myself. Sometimes I just really despise the things the Japanese do. How bored are those people that they'd create something like this.... or something where you stomp your feet on arrows to a song. Argh!
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Re: FLCL
« Reply #5 on: August 07, 2003, 04:31:26 AM »
Episode three...ug....mind numb....

Man, the plotting in this show is brilliant--when you can figure it out, that is.  
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Re: FLCL
« Reply #6 on: August 07, 2003, 05:04:23 AM »
Ya tonights was strange.  Episode 2 was, dare I say it, Brilliant.
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Re: FLCL
« Reply #7 on: August 07, 2003, 09:11:19 AM »
So apparently this is what the Gainax guys do to blow off steam, eh?

And I wonder if Spriggan meant 3, and misspelled that. :P

As another note, that kids father reminds me of Josh Lesnick, the creator of Cutewendy. ( www.cutewendy.com )
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Re: FLCL
« Reply #8 on: August 08, 2003, 11:20:48 PM »
I finally got to see an episode the other night.  Very bizarre.  It's like a cross between Ranma 1/2 and Twin Peaks.  I'll be watching it again tonight.

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Re: FLCL
« Reply #9 on: August 12, 2003, 03:24:22 PM »
So I saw an episode last night. It seems very much like something Andy Warhol would make, if he had made anime.
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Re: FLCL
« Reply #10 on: August 13, 2003, 12:37:07 PM »
EUOL sat me down and made me watch the finale tonight. I'll admit, I wish I'd caught the five preceeding episodes. And as I was telling EUOL, chibi is the LEAST of this anime's problems.

The funny thing is, I liked it too. So bizarre, but definitely fascinating.
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Re: FLCL
« Reply #11 on: August 14, 2003, 02:28:31 AM »
So what, thats it? That can't be it. There must be more! I will not be thrown away like this. I want more... I'm going to go cry now.  :'(
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Re: FLCL
« Reply #12 on: August 14, 2003, 03:21:47 AM »
ya only 6 episodes.  The more annoying thing is that there are only 2 episodes per DVD!
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Re: FLCL
« Reply #13 on: August 15, 2003, 12:40:35 AM »
That is -very- annoying. Unless there is like some unfathomable amount of extras on each one.
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Re: FLCL
« Reply #14 on: August 15, 2003, 10:22:23 AM »
For anime there's a lot.  Like directors comentary (in Japanese) storybords, outtakes, production art and such.
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