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Darker than Black Gaiden OAV 2

  • Mar. 27th, 2010 at 4:29 AM
branewurms: (Vassalord - :D:D:D)

So basically what I am saying is that I, too, want Hazuki's tongue down my throat.

Oh my god why, why are you so hot Hazuki. Why.

Also BEST EVER (mildly spoilery re: Yin):

Yin (to Qin): Shut up.
Hei: o_o
Hei (also to Qin): Shut up.
Qin: T__________T
branewurms: (Skip Beat - ♥)

Certainly not your most dignified moment ever, Hei. Nope, not your most dignified. (Fff, he looks so pathetic and dejected! How can such a dick look so adorable? I kind of want to pet him.)

Episode 5 seems not only to be out to punish and humiliate Hei for being a dick, but also to prove that Hei is apparently not that bright.

Hei: "So she's still a kid."

...slow. clap. Wow. That was - wow. Were you always this astute, Hei? Idk, maybe that contractor zappy machine gave him brain damage or something.

I think this was my favorite episode so far - I will never tire of "let's make the badass cool guy seem kind of silly" trope. There is nothing more adorable. A-and okay so, after watching him smack around a young girl for several episodes, it was pretty satisfying to see him have a TERRIBLE HORRIBLE NO GOOD VERY BAD DAY.

And Suou, man. SUOU. I JUST. I LOVE HER SO MUCH. "She opened up the pot, and a cockroach came out of it. And then... BOOM."

;ladskfalksjdflakj ♥♥♥

Re: Darker than Black S2 ep 4

  • Oct. 30th, 2009 at 7:27 PM
branewurms: (Claymore - not lesbians)


I. I may have screamed.


Oh my god, those two. I think I may have fallen in love with them.
branewurms: (Pandora Hearts - K.O.)
Also, re: Darker than Black S2, idk, it's been a while since I watched the first season so my memory of Hei's character may be a little off, but doesn't Hei seem kind of OOC? I mean, okay, I can reluctantly buy the slightly unhinged drunk bit, because clearly a lot has happened, and while this seems kind of weird he was never exactly what you would call stable, but slapping the shit out of that chick? When she said the bit about how he could kill his lover or friends without flinching I was like, "oh, that's gonna piss him off" - and then he SLAPPED THE SHIT OUT OF HER and I was just kind of, "...okay, expected rather a more controlled display of anger than that, but whatever." Idk, I just don't think that Hei should be that easy to needle, even in this clearly unhinged state.

(Not to mention the fact that it made me go :E:E:E at him a lot, because a) SLAPPING A HELPLESS YOUNG GIRL HARD ENOUGH TO SEND HER FLYING, stay classy Hei, and b) you and a bunch of contractors show up and completely ruin her life, you threaten to kill her and treat her roughly and grope her tits (...okay so the tit-groping was unintentional BUT STILL, IT HAPPENED), then she saves your life and you respond to this by tackling her and tying her up - GEE, HEI, I WONDER WHY SHE IS SHOUTING ABUSE AT YOU. SUCH A MYSTERY. Srsly, suck it up and take it like man, it's your own damn fault.)

Otoh, somehow the show has managed to involve me enough that I'm actually giving it this much thought?

more fall season anime

  • Oct. 23rd, 2009 at 10:18 AM
branewurms: (Skip Beat - orz is over 9000)
But why isn't that song that played at the beginning of episode 18 of Pandora Hearts on the 2nd OST? Anyway, my animes, let me show you them.

- Watched ep 3 of Darker than Black. Seriously, the new season of Darker than Black is weird. Have there been any contractors that manifested weapons before? Why does Hei keep getting into skeevy-looking positions with that girl? And why does it seem he's gone from binge-eating to binge-drinking? Also, cats are more expressive than squirrels, is all I'm sayin'.

- Why is no one releasing the 2nd episode of Aoi Bungaku? I really enjoyed the 1st episode - unexpectedly, as I am pretty snub-nosed when it comes to deliberately depressing realist fiction, and when it comes to depressing realist fiction, no one freaking tops the Japanese. (Also, the original author of the first story seemed to be trying to set some kind of world record for number of attempted suicides in one lifetime. No seriously, look at the wiki, it starts getting almost funny after a while.)

Congratulations, Japan, through pretty, dream-like visuals and a compelling story-flow you're making me enjoy a genre I usually hate with a vicious passion. But nobody's subbing it!

- Fairy Tail ep 1 & 2: Nothing outstanding, but it's fun, and for a shounen craving it manages to hit the spot. Check it out if you like uber-cracky shounen.

- Kuchu Buranko (aka Trapeze) ep 1: Unexpectedly highly comedic. Amusing diversion, but eh, nothing mind-blowing. Nurse is so over-the-top, oh my god. The animation... Well, I don't know, it seems like they had about a million things that they said "Hey, you know what would be AWESOME?!" about, and then used them all at once, and it's a little too much. An interesting artistic exercise, certainly, but I feel like it doesn't quite hit the mark.

All I want to know is, why, for the love of god why does the doctor cream his pants every time someone gets an injection?

Next episode: Takahiro Sakurai has a chronic erection problem. Oh, Japan.

- The Sacred Blacksmith ep 1-3: Old-fashioned high-fantasy anime that begs for breastplate jokes. While it's nothing all that special so far, I'm really enjoying it - though I hope they intend on having Cecily toughen up enough to match Luke (or at least not be so utterly and completely out-classed by him). Luke is an adorable grumpy tsundere boy and you guys know how I am about adorable grumpy tsundere boys.

Look at the cute little McGrumpy face! Don't you just wanna pinch his widdle cheeks? Also, girl-lovey subtext, I can smell it.

Can has?

- Hanjuku Joshi - a yuri manga I really like! Yet another high school girls setting, but even so, it's very sweet and funny, and I dig the subversion of icky tropes. Pretty art, too.

branewurms: (Mononoke - NOSEBLEED)
So! Darker than Black S2! Did not do much to endear me by akdsjf;alkjing killing off April in the first damn episode! Also I have no idea what's going on! I didn't even finish the last few eps of the first season!




I-it wasn't even her remuneration or anything, either...