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PLANETES

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Saturday, December 30, 2006 8:24 PM

CLJOHNSTON108


I bought Vol. 1 of this the other day, after somebody on the Orbiter Boards recommended it...




...and loved it so much I spent all of today trying to track down the remaining 5 volumes!

It's about the crew of Debris Section on board a space station in 2075, whose job it is to remove objects from orbit that pose a hazard to navigation.

Has perhaps the most perfect tagline ever...

"In space a bolt can screw you."

http://planetes.bandai-ent.com/
http://www.anime.com/Planetes/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Planetes
http://us.imdb.com/title/tt0816398/
http://us.imdb.com/title/tt0816398/usercomments?start=1

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Sunday, December 31, 2006 8:10 AM

CYBERSNARK


I've been eyeing the complete set on Ebay from time to time, but my DVD wish list is so huge, it'll be a while before I get around to shopping for less well-known titles.

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Sunday, December 31, 2006 11:17 AM

CLJOHNSTON108


I understand that the Complete Collection is missing the Special Features that are included in the 2-disc Vols. 1-3 (which are gorgeous with their slipcovers!).

Amazon's got some good prices for the used ones!

Amazon.com: planetes: DVD
http://tinyurl.com/y84d37

Oh... and did I mention? Space is silent in this thing!
I'm sure Flans will appreciate that!

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Sunday, December 31, 2006 12:38 PM

CITIZEN


I found this, though its a UK site:
http://play.com/Search.aspx?searchtype=r2alldvd&searchstring=Planetes&
page=search&pa=search&go.x=27&go.y=8




More insane ramblings by the people who brought you beeeer milkshakes!
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Sunday, December 31, 2006 4:24 PM

BAGHEERA


i watched the first half dozen episodes of this when it first came out, fansubbed... then reallife interfered and all and i didnt catch the rest...

all in all its a VERY realistic view of the near-future in low-orbit and lunar space...

aside from that, all i gotta say is....

NINJAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAa !!!!!!!!

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Tuesday, January 2, 2007 7:15 AM

CYBERSNARK


Quote:

Originally posted by cljohnston108:
I understand that the Complete Collection is missing the Special Features that are included in the 2-disc Vols. 1-3 (which are gorgeous with their slipcovers!).

Hmm. OTOH, it looks like the missing features are NASA and voice cast interviews.

*ponders the odds of either set of interviews telling me something I don't know*

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Sunday, January 7, 2007 10:20 PM

LEGOLAD


I've only seen the first episode, and it was pretty good, but in case you're interested, the original manga that the show is based on is just fantastic. It's more somber and contemplative than what I saw of the show, although it has its share of jokes and action too. But it's just a great depiction of what everyday life in space might actually be like. I highly recommend it. Garbagemen in space; man, that has to be one of the most brilliant ideas ever.

"We need a hood ornament."

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Monday, January 8, 2007 7:37 AM

CLJOHNSTON108


Quote:

Originally posted by Bagheera:
aside from that, all i gotta say is....

NINJAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAa !!!!!!!!



Hehe, I haven't found Vol. 2 yet, so I haven't seen the bit with the Ninjas.
I tried watching the volumes I have (1, 3, 5 & 6), but it became clear halfway through Vol. 3 that I really do need to wait 'til I have 'em all.

Quote:

Originally posted by Cybersnark:
Hmm. OTOH, it looks like the missing features are NASA and voice cast interviews.

*ponders the odds of either set of interviews telling me something I don't know*



Well. I don't know how much you already know about spaceflight, but the interviews with NASA's Mark J. Matney (Orbital Debris Modeling Lead) & Eugene G. Stansbery (Orbital Debris Measurements Lead) at Johnson Space Center, were fascinating to a layman like me, especially when they were asked about their thoughts on "Planetes" — they were pretty impressed!
Also, in the interview with the ADR Director, it was nice to hear his answer to the question, "What was it like adapting a 'science heavy' show like Planetes?"
Quote:

Tony Oliver
With regard to the scientific terminology, I love it. I'm an old space buff, Science was my favorite subject in school, I even applied to be an astronaut when I was 22 years old. So, the fact that it's got a lot of scientific jargon in it, I really enjoy. We're especially fortunate in the person that's translating the show for us from Japanese seems to be a Science buff, too, and provides me with an awful lot of informaton on websites and different places where I can look up and research what we're talking about. So, for instance, in one episode we start talking about LaGrange points, which has to do with orbital mechanics, and I was able to really look it up, research it, find out about it. And, although it's a little more than I would normally do for a show, I just really enjoy it, so I think it's... One of the best points of "Planetes" is that it's grounded in Real Science.


Also, the Orbital Debris Gallery was kind of a shock!
I had no idea such large (mostly titanium) pieces made it back planetside so regularly!

Quote:

Originally posted by Legolad:
I've only seen the first episode, and it was pretty good, but in case you're interested, the original manga that the show is based on is just fantastic. It's more somber and contemplative than what I saw of the show, although it has its share of jokes and action too. But it's just a great depiction of what everyday life in space might actually be like. I highly recommend it. Garbagemen in space; man, that has to be one of the most brilliant ideas ever.


I looked at Vol. 2 of the manga at a local comics store, and put in an order for Vol. 1 (even though I've never bought a manga before), because a) the artwork is incredible, and b) there are great design sketches at the ends of chapters that show details of the technology, like the controls on the spacesuits, etc.

The spacesuits in this show continue to impress me!




I'm a little iffy about the controls for the helmet being set into the palms of the gloves, but it looks great when they're interfacing with it!

The faceplate shield is reminiscent of a couple of cool designs I've seen over the years...
One of the earliest interactive games for the Mac, The Journeyman Project, featured a suit used for time-travelling, the JumpSuit...



And then there was the "bear-proof" suit Troy Hurtubise built...



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Sunday, March 14, 2010 1:43 PM

CLJOHNSTON108


Found some nice vids on YouTube...




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Sunday, March 14, 2010 3:26 PM

CHRISISALL


So... we should get it, right?
Does the series come to a satisfying conclusion?
I admit, it looks suhweeeet.


The laughing Chrisisall

"I only do it to to remind you that I'm right and that deep down, you know I'm right, you want me to be right, you need me to be right." - The Imperial Hero Strikes Back, 2010

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Sunday, March 14, 2010 4:17 PM

FREMDFIRMA



Oh yes, it's a nice one, but I am having the same problem, getting the REST of it - it's tricky to get a full set for a decent price.

Although I can hook you up with DVD#2 for $3.00 USD
http://www.rightstuf.com/1-800-338-6827/catalogmgr/WJEgxlCOyTm5aOy7GX/
browse/item/66459/4/0/-2334


I too have been holding off on really watching much of it since I have such a huge list to work through and want to have the full set before I do.

Btw, despite all indications to the contrary, there WILL apparently be a region one compatible release of Hell Girl: Season 2 - but no english dub as yet.
Release date claimed at May25th, which likely means July 25th, given how those things go.

Anyhows, yes, get Planetes, from what I have seen so far it's well worth it.

-Frem

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Sunday, March 14, 2010 4:46 PM

CHRISISALL


Is this too pricey?
http://www.amazon.com/Planetes-Complete-Collection-Nao-Nagasawa/dp/B00
0HT3876

$42.49 + shipping

I just might sell a lot of my DVD's to get this one.


The laughing Chrisisall

"I only do it to to remind you that I'm right and that deep down, you know I'm right, you want me to be right, you need me to be right." - The Imperial Hero Strikes Back, 2010

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Sunday, March 14, 2010 5:23 PM

CHRISISALL


OOOOoo, even LESS!! Like $25
http://www.amazon.com/gp/offer-listing/B000HT3876/ref=dp_olp_used?ie=U
TF8&condition=used


*I ordered it* Got the only one- the next price up is $28 + shipping!


The poorer but happier Chrisisall

"I only do it to to remind you that I'm right and that deep down, you know I'm right, you want me to be right, you need me to be right." - The Imperial Hero Strikes Back, 2010

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Sunday, March 14, 2010 5:40 PM

CHRISISALL


Thanks for the heads up, CL!


The laughing Chrisisall

"I only do it to to remind you that I'm right and that deep down, you know I'm right, you want me to be right, you need me to be right." - The Imperial Hero Strikes Back, 2010

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Sunday, March 14, 2010 5:46 PM

FREMDFIRMA


Quote:

Originally posted by chrisisall:
*I ordered it* Got the only one- the next price up is $28 + shipping!


You JERK!

Beaten to the punch, and by you of all people, lol!

I'll find it though, no doubt, just ain't dealing with a newbie or an untrustworthy retailer (moviemars is bad juju) to get it.

-F

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Sunday, March 14, 2010 5:57 PM

CHRISISALL


Quote:

Originally posted by Fremdfirma:
You JERK!

Sorry Frem, but I... yeah, I'm a jerk. But $21 + shipping & $28 + shipping ain't ALL that different, are they?
It... it just looked SO good...

forgive me




The laughing Chrisisall

"I only do it to to remind you that I'm right and that deep down, you know I'm right, you want me to be right, you need me to be right." - The Imperial Hero Strikes Back, 2010

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Sunday, March 14, 2010 6:58 PM

FREMDFIRMA



Oh I'm not mad, so much as amused...

I spotted that too, logged in to buy it, and WTF?! it was GONE... and then to find out that was YOU!
Jerk, hehehehe.

Currently watching a really, seriously twisted bit of fluff which kinda requires an impressively warped sense of humor to get, since it wasn't something intended for production so much as a running in-joke.



If you can stomach the first minute or so, you'll get the joke...

-F

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Sunday, March 14, 2010 9:47 PM

CLJOHNSTON108


Quote:

Originally posted by chrisisall:
Thanks for the heads up, CL!


You're welcome, my friend!
Boy, when I bumped this over-three-year-old thread before going to bed, I never expected to see all these replies when I got up!

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Monday, March 15, 2010 3:37 AM

CHRISISALL


Quote:

Originally posted by Fremdfirma:





Ooops, I did it again. LOL.


The laughing Chrisisall

"I only do it to to remind you that I'm right and that deep down, you know I'm right, you want me to be right, you need me to be right." - The Imperial Hero Strikes Back, 2010

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Monday, March 15, 2010 3:39 AM

CHRISISALL


Quote:

Originally posted by cljohnston108:

Boy, when I bumped this over-three-year-old thread before going to bed, I never expected to see all these replies when I got up!


It's Purchase Wars!


The laughing Chrisisall

"I only do it to to remind you that I'm right and that deep down, you know I'm right, you want me to be right, you need me to be right." - The Imperial Hero Strikes Back, 2010

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Monday, March 15, 2010 4:38 AM

CHRISISALL


Quote:

Originally posted by Fremdfirma:
just ain't dealing with a newbie or an untrustworthy retailer (moviemars is bad juju) to get it.


Hey man, complete set $32 brand new including shipping!
http://www.amazon.com/gp/offer-listing/B000HT3876/ref=dp_olp_new?ie=UT
F8&condition=new


Also, volumes 1, 4 & 5 reel cheap ($6, $4 & $4 respectively):
http://www.secondspin.com/search.jsp?page=1&type=movies.title.buy&quer
y=planetes&image.x=13&image.y=8


Volume 2 here for $3:
http://www.rightstuf.com/1-800-338-6827/catalogmgr/dIWxFf4elu3bL6ZysX/
browse/item/66459/4/0/0

(Oops, you knew that)

Volume 6 here for $7:
http://www.dvdempire.com/exec/v4_item.asp?item_id=907986&tab=8

Volume 3 was the hard one- here for $5.61 (including shipping):
http://glyde.com/products/7888635/Planetes-Vol-3?utm_source=pricegrabb
er&utm_medium=cpc_shop&utm_campaign=pricegrabber


-OR-
Go here & get volumes 1, 2, 3, 5, & 6 from Gohastings ($15 total) to save on shipping, then get 4 from Second spin...
http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_ss_d/002-0375352-9884007?url=search-ali
as%3Ddvd&field-keywords=planetes&Go.x=0&Go.y=0&Go=Go

That would be like, after shipping, a total of roughly $25, the same that I spent for the set I ordered from under your nose...

Do you have any already? Does this help?




The olive branching Chrisisall

"I only do it to to remind you that I'm right and that deep down, you know I'm right, you want me to be right, you need me to be right." - The Imperial Hero Strikes Back, 2010

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Monday, March 15, 2010 6:21 AM

FREMDFIRMA


Yeah actually, I got volume 2 when I dredged a bunch of sample stuff from Rightstuf's bargain bin, and GoHastings is kinda my go-to source despite the bad habit of listing every used product as "Very Good" when many of em ain't.

I was gonna wait on it, but now I might not.

I got a lotta stuff on the list though, Hell Girl Season 2, and come April - Code Geass R2 Vol 4 and Lucky Star: Anime Legends Collection.

Bagging up the latter cause having liked Azumanga Daioh and Pani Poni Dash, might as well complete the trifecta - the tipping point on that for me was Konata's hi-larious karoake, what she lacks in skill she makes up in enthusiam, and I defy you to listen to her butcher the DragonballZ theme without giggling...

How you likin Last Exile, neh ?

Also, The one thing that really tweaked me into picking up Princess-Punie was that I got to see Royce Gracie in action back when the UFC was something more of a bloodsport, and having seen just how horrifying and brutal those moves really ARE...

I used to joke that if Royce wanted to shake hands, I wouldn't stop running till I crossed a state line, like hell imma let someone with THAT set of skills get a hold of ME, oh heck no!


-F

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Monday, March 15, 2010 6:29 AM

CHRISISALL


Quote:

Originally posted by Fremdfirma:

How you likin Last Exile, neh ?


Money was a little tight on my B'day, so, didn't get it.

But I'll sell some DVD's & get it on my own. I have about 250, so occasionally culling out 10 here & there to finance a new DVD set ain't so terribly painful. It's how I got all the seasons of Trek TOS remastered. The local store here give you $3 per DVD, $5-6 if it's a really good title.
And I'm always getting DVD's for Christmas from my Brother-in-law, who has no clue what I like or already own, heh heh.

PLUS, our local, privately owned video store rents 2 movies for $2.5o for a whole week, so now I'm off to watch Planet Terror which I haven't seen yet.
Aloha.


The laughing Chrisisall

"I only do it to to remind you that I'm right and that deep down, you know I'm right, you want me to be right, you need me to be right." - The Imperial Hero Strikes Back, 2010

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Monday, March 15, 2010 3:03 PM

FREMDFIRMA



Actually with shipping that came out to near $35 USD, versus $32 for the full collection entire from a retailer I've not dealt with before, so imma hold out a bit, since I am pretty sure I can find it somewhere for around $30 USD +/- shipping new in box.

Thing with GoHastings is, as I said, that habit of "Very Good" which multiplied by several products, means one of em is almost certain to be beat up real bad or unplayable, and any Amazon order is a nightmare trying to deal with that kinda thing.

Saving a buck for days of hassle and eight bucks worth of shipping back and forth ain't worth it.

Thanks for the heads up though, I've passed it on to a couple less cautious folk who were also interested in the series enough to take that risk, lol.

Anime: Crack is Cheaper.

-Frem

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Monday, March 15, 2010 3:21 PM

CHRISISALL


Quote:

Originally posted by Fremdfirma:


Saving a buck for days of hassle and eight bucks worth of shipping back and forth ain't worth it.

Grrrr Arghhh.
Quote:



Thanks for the heads up though, I've passed it on to a couple less cautious folk who were also interested in the series enough to take that risk,

My spadework is not in vain then!


The laughing Chrisisall

"I only do it to to remind you that I'm right and that deep down, you know I'm right, you want me to be right, you need me to be right." - The Imperial Hero Strikes Back, 2010

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Wednesday, March 17, 2010 8:38 AM

CHRISISALL


I GOT it! Wow, that was record time, eh? In the mail just now!! 2;15 EST- Less than 3 Earth cycles! WTF!

My Son and I will be "bolted" to it, I conjure.

Reviews will follow in the coming days.

Now, your turn to get it, eh?



The spaced Chrisisall

"I only do it to to remind you that I'm right and that deep down, you know I'm right, you want me to be right, you need me to be right." - The Imperial Hero Strikes Back, 2010

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Wednesday, March 17, 2010 3:51 PM

CHRISISALL


First two eps were SO entertaining!
My Son took exception to the porno mag comment in #1, though.


The laughing Chrisisall

"I only do it to to remind you that I'm right and that deep down, you know I'm right, you want me to be right, you need me to be right." - The Imperial Hero Strikes Back, 2010

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Monday, March 22, 2010 8:36 AM

CHRISISALL


Just finished ep # 10. Wow.
Getting kinda sad that there's only 16 of 'em left to go...

The ONLY bad thing I can say about this series so far is that the closing song on each episode is kind of pop-junk.

It's worth every penny & more.

Frem's right, when anime's good, it's like crack. I'm trying SO hard not to just watch all of it in one fell swoop...



The laughing Chrisisall

"I only do it to to remind you that I'm right and that deep down, you know I'm right, you want me to be right, you need me to be right." - The Imperial Hero Strikes Back, 2010

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Monday, March 22, 2010 9:40 AM

CHRISISALL


Next to buy will be Last Exile & Ghost In The Shell stand alone, that sound right to you?


The laughing Chrisisall

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Monday, March 22, 2010 9:54 AM

CYBERSNARK


Make sure you get the right Stand-Alone Complex; there are a whole bunch of SAC DVDs out there to trip over.

Ghost in the Shell: Stand-Alone Complex (a.k.a. Season 1)

Ghost in the Shell: Stand-Alone Complex: 2nd Gig (a.k.a. Season 2)

Ghost in the Shell Stand-Alone Complex: Solid State Society (a.k.a. Season 3/The Movie)

Ghost in the Shell: Stand-Alone Complex: The Laughing Man (Season 1 recut into a much shorter movie/miniseries)

Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex: The Individual Eleven (Season 2 recut into a much shorter movie/miniseries)

There's also Stand-Alone Complex: Official Log 1 (and possibly "Log 2" as well), but those are rarer than latinum; you likely won't tumble across them by chance. They're behind-the-scenes book/DVD cases full of interviews, design sketches, and ruminations on philosophy/science.

There's also the two GitS movies (GitS and GitS: Innocence), which are non-continuity with the TV series.

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Monday, March 22, 2010 10:01 AM

CHRISISALL


Quote:

Originally posted by Cybersnark:


Ghost in the Shell: Stand-Alone Complex (a.k.a. Season 1)


This is what I intend to get, right?


The laughing Chrisisall

"I only do it to to remind you that I'm right and that deep down, you know I'm right, you want me to be right, you need me to be right." - The Imperial Hero Strikes Back, 2010

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Tuesday, March 23, 2010 4:30 PM

CHRISISALL


Ep # 12 of Planetes still amazing me! Funny AND serious all at once!

So many spoilers I can't even discuss it.
Best purchase since Firefly.


The laughing Chrisisall

"I only do it to to remind you that I'm right and that deep down, you know I'm right, you want me to be right, you need me to be right." - The Imperial Hero Strikes Back, 2010

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Wednesday, March 24, 2010 4:00 AM

DMI

Expired, forgotten, spoiled rotten.


I have a strong dislike for anime but y'all have convinced me to at least give this a shot. So far the one and only anime show I've ever enjoyed was cowboy bebop.

I pray for one last landing,
on the globe that gave me birth.
Let me rest my eyes on the fleecy skies
and the cool, green hills of Earth.

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Wednesday, March 24, 2010 4:27 AM

CHRISISALL


Quote:

Originally posted by DMI:
y'all have convinced me to at least give this a shot.

Just remember, no guns or fight scenes. Strictly SF.


The laughing Chrisisall

"I only do it to to remind you that I'm right and that deep down, you know I'm right, you want me to be right, you need me to be right." - The Imperial Hero Strikes Back, 2010

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Wednesday, March 24, 2010 4:33 AM

DMI

Expired, forgotten, spoiled rotten.


That's fine with me. I just have a strong aversion to the anime style of animation. What attracted me to Cowboy Bebop and allowed to see passed the anime wasn't the fight scenes it was the compelling story line and full characters. And the music. The music was just amazing and from what I heard of the Planetes theme song above is a strike against it but I try not to judge a show by its credits.

I pray for one last landing,
on the globe that gave me birth.
Let me rest my eyes on the fleecy skies
and the cool, green hills of Earth.

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Wednesday, March 24, 2010 4:43 AM

CHRISISALL


Quote:

Originally posted by DMI:
compelling story line and full characters.

Planetes has that.
Quote:

from what I heard of the Planetes theme song above is a strike against it but I try not to judge a show by its credits.


The song in the front end is passable if nothing special. The song on the back end is WAAAY too pop-upbeat junk, and never seems to match the tone of the end of the episode. I conjure with a few commercials as a buffer, it wasn't so bad, but on DVD I just skip it.
The music IN the show, ahhh, very Firefly-like, the composer was definitely told to go for that kind of sound. Minus the western riffs.


The laughing Chrisisall

"I only do it to to remind you that I'm right and that deep down, you know I'm right, you want me to be right, you need me to be right." - The Imperial Hero Strikes Back, 2010

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Wednesday, March 24, 2010 4:49 AM

CYBERSNARK


Quote:

Originally posted by chrisisall:
Quote:

Originally posted by Cybersnark:
Ghost in the Shell: Stand-Alone Complex (a.k.a. Season 1)

This is what I intend to get, right?


Yeah, that's the best place to start. The Laughing Man cuts out most of the good parts, and 2nd Gig picks up off the ending of the first series.

(Hint: the "Stand-Alone Complex" thing is a three-layered pun: the show is divided between "Stand-Alone" episodes and "Complex" episodes [which tie into the ongoing arcs]. It's also a computer term [stand-alone computers networked together to form a system], and a psychological term [a "complex" describing people who don't fit in with "normal" society].)

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We applied the cortical electrodes but were unable to get a neural reaction from either patient.

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Wednesday, March 24, 2010 11:39 AM

FREMDFIRMA


Well, DMI, Planetes certainly has that, I had a reccommendation thread going for a while, and if I knew your interests could probably reccommend some things - if you liked Cowboy Bebop, which has a Fireflyish bent at times, you might also like Outlaw Star, although it's a bit stranger...

I still think Ed is related to River, they're certainly both odd enough.

But for compelling story, fully realized characters, and better artwork/animation than you'd expect, I'd say go with Last Exile, as well.

Oh, and Chris..

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I was sooo biting my tongue when you busted on Fee for her nicotene habit, so as to avoid spoilering episode #12 for ya, heh heh.



-F

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Thursday, March 25, 2010 12:29 PM

CHRISISALL


Quote:

Originally posted by Fremdfirma:

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I was sooo biting my tongue when you busted on Fee for her nicotene habit, so as to avoid spoilering episode #12 for ya, heh heh.




That was sooooo good, Joss could have written it!!!!

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Poor Toybox



Just got Blu-Sub #6 in the mail ($11.41 new...)
WOOhOO, I'm in animecrack Heaven!


The laughing Chrisisall

"I only do it to to remind you that I'm right and that deep down, you know I'm right, you want me to be right, you need me to be right." - The Imperial Hero Strikes Back, 2010

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Thursday, March 25, 2010 6:53 PM

FREMDFIRMA


Heh heh, I'll bet!

I'm a bit annoyed since the distributor I ordered Lyrical Nanoha and Pumpkin Scissors from put it on backorder as soon as money changed hands - I HATE that, when some place says "in stock" and as soon as you pay for it kicks it over to "backordered", grrr...

Tis a reputable distributor which just means I have to wait for it, and not much longer than *most* dimwads take to get around to shipping it, but that always annoys me cause there's a couple game distributors who have a scam based on that, someone orders a game, they "put it on backorder" and 91 days later say they couldn't find it and refund your order, but what they're *really* doing is taking all the money they received that day and socking into a 90day CD account, skimming off the profit and then throwing it back.

I out those creepers when I spot em, but my State Attorney General is useless, and the Better Business Bureau can be bribed so easy it ain't funny.

So I'll wait, but curse it, I wanna see some ppl get "befriended"...
Quote:

befriend (v.): To use mecha-class beam weaponry to inflict grievous bodily harm on a target in the process of proving the validity of your belief system.



PROtip: If Nanoha knows exactly where you are, even if you ARE deep in your mountain fortress, start running!

I swear it looks like Raging Heart loads .50BMG, dunnit ?

-F

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Monday, March 29, 2010 6:36 AM

CHRISISALL


Phase #16 of Planetes, and it just keeps getting more better-er.

I don't want it to end...


The laughing Chrisisall

"I only do it to to remind you that I'm right and that deep down, you know I'm right, you want me to be right, you need me to be right." - The Imperial Hero Strikes Back, 2010

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Tuesday, March 30, 2010 4:49 PM

CHRISISALL


I just can't thank you enough for this recommendation.


The laughing Chrisisall


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Tuesday, March 30, 2010 5:27 PM

FREMDFIRMA



You're very welcome - I figure that and Last Exile will do ya for a while, but I shall keep my eye out for anything that might strike your tastes.

Starship Operators came to mind, but the premise kinda sucks and worse, it's boring!
Maybe good for a rental, but just doesn't cut it.

-F

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Tuesday, March 30, 2010 8:10 PM

MANGOLO


Quote:

Originally posted by chrisisall:
Phase #16 of Planetes, and it just keeps getting more better-er.

I don't want it to end...



We're in sync. Just watched 15 and 16 last night!



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Wednesday, March 31, 2010 5:03 AM

CHRISISALL





The laughing Chrisisall

"I only do it to to remind you that I'm right and that deep down, you know I'm right, you want me to be right, you need me to be right." - The Imperial Hero Strikes Back, 2010

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Wednesday, March 31, 2010 8:47 PM

MANGOLO


That question you asked. It's answered sooner than ya think.



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Thursday, April 1, 2010 7:52 AM

CHRISISALL


Quote:

Originally posted by Mangolo:
That question you asked. It's answered sooner than ya think.


I'm only on Phase 17... uh-oh.


The laughing Chrisisall

"I only do it to to remind you that I'm right and that deep down, you know I'm right, you want me to be right, you need me to be right." - The Imperial Hero Strikes Back, 2010

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Monday, April 19, 2010 7:41 AM

CHRISISALL


I *just* finished Planetes...
One of the most pleasantly engrossing series experiences I've ever had, thanks to everyone who recommended it! It's my second favourite anime ever, just behind Nausica.

So sad it's over...



The laughing Chrisisall


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Monday, April 19, 2010 8:17 AM

CLJOHNSTON108


Awwww, don't cry! I'll find you some'n new to enjoy!

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Monday, April 19, 2010 8:25 AM

CHRISISALL


Quote:

Originally posted by cljohnston108:
Awwww, don't cry! I'll find you some'n new to enjoy!

Next will be Last Exile, when I get up the gumption to sell some more DVD's to pay for it.
But... my collection is down to bare bones right now at 180 (sets counting as 1).


The laughing Chrisisall


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