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  1. SpaceCowboy

    AS Losing Nearly All of Their Fox Shows...and Getting Them Back

    Since AS appears to be using newer masters for Futurama, have Professor Farnsworth's "Sweet Zombie Jesus" lines been restored? They used to be edited years ago.
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    "Toonami" News & Discussion Thread

    Whenever anime adaptations of her manga have been released by other companies, they've usually been given limited releases (except Urusei Yatsura aka "Lum the Invader Girl"). Back in the '90s, Viz was able to get Ranma advertised in practically every comic shop that sold anime and manga but...
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    "Toonami" News & Discussion Thread

    Sounds like they don't know how to market it. Viz has been making money off Takahashi titles for decades.
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    "Toonami" News & Discussion Thread

    Probably because Viz didn't license it. I suspect Inuyasha got an extra push from Viz, because they are co-owned by the publishing company that handles Takahashi's manga in Japan. They often go all out compared to the few times other companies have gotten her anime in the US, because they...
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    C&C - Made in Abyss - "The Challengers" - *season finale* [4/9]

    'Cause it makes it look like Americans hate their childhood.
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    C&C - Made in Abyss - "The Challengers" - *season finale* [4/9]

    What a dark series (though not the darkest anime I've seen). It reminded me a little of Pan's Labyrinth or something else Guillermo del Toro directed. The subject of losing humanity is also a theme I've encountered before in countless Japanese media outside of their animation like theater plays...
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    C&C - Made in Abyss - "Nanachi" [3/26]

    I find the mysterious beings Riko and Reg encounter along the way more interesting than the main protagonists. This show kind of drags when it's just the two of them.
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    "Toonami" News & Discussion Thread

    That wouldn't necessarily bar it from being classified as anime. The Little Nemo: Adventures in Slumberland movie is now considered an anime by many people and its original screenplay was written by Chris Columbus (director of Home Alone).
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    C&C - Made in Abyss - "Poison and the Curse" [3/19]

    Yes. I meant the voice Brittney Karbowski uses for Nanachi sounds like the character suffers from the same nasal congestion as Wendee Lee's Konata.
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    C&C - Made in Abyss - "Poison and the Curse" [3/19]

    That scene with Riko was... hard to watch. Finally, the bunny girl in the ED shows up and sounds similar to Konata from the Lucky Star dub.
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    "Toonami" News & Discussion Thread

    There's also Lupin III: The First, which convinced me CGI anime could work with the right team.
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    "Toonami" News & Discussion Thread

    I'm still waiting for that Cowgirl Ed series where Ed is the main character.
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    "Toonami" News & Discussion Thread

    At first I thought this was a premature April Fools joke. Ironic considering they were the same studio that animated Dragon Half, a gonzo D&D anime from 1993. Despite being only 2 episodes, I felt it had a lot more energy than the last two FLCL seasons combined. I recall Gainax sold off a fair...
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    "Toonami" News & Discussion Thread

    Not on this side of the Pacific, because it's in a complicated rights mess over in Japan due to its music tracks.
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    "Toonami" News & Discussion Thread

    I would suggest Toonami dig into old IPs they already own and try rebooting them as anime for the block. Like what Adult Swim used to do with obscure Hanna-Barbara properties when they first started.
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    "Toonami" News & Discussion Thread

    I don't think an edited version of Panty & Stocking would have worked anyway. Too many of the jokes revolve around sex and bathroom humor that are out of bounds for what AS could likely get away with. Gantz might have been tied up with ADV wanting to promote their Anime Network at the time...
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    "Toonami" News & Discussion Thread

    The only information I could find is on Sola Digital Art's Japanese page, which says they're awaiting a release in Japan. The English page doesn't say anything.
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    "Toonami" News & Discussion Thread

    The original gets a fair amount of airplay on AMC.
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    C&C - Blade Runner: Black Lotus - "The Human Condition" [11/20]

    It's not an apartment. It's the interior of the Ennis House in Los Angeles.
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    Unpopular Opinions

    Many comparisons have been made between Black Swan (2010) and Perfect Blue (1998) as if Darren Aronofsky cribbed from Satoshi Kon, but I think he improved upon the source material. Nina's paranoia in Black Swan comes off as a lot more scary than Mimi's in Perfect Blue, because it's told from...

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