YOU MAY HAVE NOTICED that that thread does not say green_and_warty and that's because I'm slowly moving house.
IN THE INTERIM this remains my fandom-ranty place, and scuttling has RL-BLAHBLAH, so um, if you add me I'll probably add you back, but please understand that you'll be opening the door to my melodramatic real life emo. 8)
Sokka: -- Happy now?
Zuko: I'm never happy.
EPISODE NINETEEN MOSTLY.
Gundam 00 did a really good job of making the Trinity Trio DETESTABLE. I think I'd only be able to tolerate her... if I shipped her with Michael >>; d;,lsam. They're so archetypal. I feel badly, like am I sexist for not minding Michael as much as Nena though they're very similar? That other guy is just boring. V-SIGN HURHURHURHUR.
but omfg I LOVE GRAHAM AND BILLY AND HOLY SHIT LOUISE AND SAJI. I have always loved them but omfg HE WENT TO SPAIN and I literally physically FLAILED when he pulled out that box BECAUSE I KNEW WHAT IT WAS and then fklmasdflke LOUISE.
AND SETSUNA. FUCK YES. FUCK YES. THAT'S THE WAY TO DO IT.
okay WANT to watch 19 having finished 18 but, but, I HAVE WORK SO SOON.
- Current Location:the window
- Current Mood: indescribable
- Current Music:WHY AREBIRDS CHIRPING AT 3 AM
I enjoy it a lot, Tenma being unspeakably endearing. I really like the OPENING theme and the ending, all the characters, Johan and his vo~oice, and Nina is terribly cute and capable, and aklmsf Mauler, Lunge and his FINGEAHS ... we just finished Ch. 7, "The Mansion of Tragedy", only ...
I DON'T WANT TO WATCH ANYMORE BECAUSE I CAN'T BEAR TO SEE BAD THINGS HAPPEN TO TENMA, IT HURTS, I'M SO AFRAID FOR HIM HE SHOULD ONLY HAVE GOOD THINGS FOREVER *SOBS*
icemilk: He dies at the end.
ME: *TURNS AROUND, DROPS HANDS, STARES*
icemilk: I haven't seen the end, remember? :)
ME: I KNOW BUT WHY WOULD YOU SAY THAT TO ME
icemilk: *shakes chair*
- Current Location:the window
- Current Mood: anxious
- Current Music:mmmmonster
URAHARA MAYURI BYAKUYA YORUICHI KAIEN AIZEN AND GIN DOOD GIN
how did the pendulum end up so damn good with such a lame intro dsaklmdogn
SHE'S AFRAID OF THE FUCKING SKY?
You were right the first time, leaute.
Now, as much as I might wish to see the spunky, "tough" version of Aerith we see in FFVII, lines such as "You're so strong, Zack" blah blah blah "I feel safe with you" seriously said, wouldn't bother me so much, except for something else. Sure, she says in THAT OTHER GAME that she grew up in the slums, she is used to danger, and therefore monsters should be an old hat.
Sure, in Elmyra's flashbacks of her, we're given this:
"Aerith and I became close very quickly. That child loved to
talk. She used to talk to me about everything."
(We are back at the living room, but some time past. Aerith as a young
girl runs down the stairs, then trips on the rug. Elmyra rises from the
table, helps her up, hugs her, then Aerith scampers out the front door.
The living room disappears off the top of the screen.)
"She told me she escaped form some sort of research laboratory
somewhere. And that her mother had already returned to the planet, so she
wasn't lonely... and many other things."
So not only is she very animated (while being somewhat weird), she doesn't cry or anything after falling, even at seven. I do appreciate some strangeness/insecurity, given her past, given the few scattered moments in game, and I do not loathe that in some ways Zack could have been an inspiration to and influence on her. (I like the DMV scene with the flowers 8) lol). I mean, she grew up in a lab/under a plate. Though given that Zack IS flirting with EVERYONE I can't fathom what he sees more in this version of her than anyone else.
No, what really gets my goat, is clearly that every fucking facet of her later personality is apparently a result of Zack.
That background image of Aerith in front of the Highwind, because she wanted to fly? Obviously because of Zack, because he made sure she didn't fear the SKY! The fact her entire outfit is suffocatingly pink? O I GUESS SHE JUST WANTED TO REALLY REMEMBER ZACK FIVE YEARS LATER LOL. Her forward, upbeat, flirty personality MUST ALL BE ZACK, as must every interaction with Cloud! Flirting, the promise, the date, THE ASKING HIM TO TAKE HER ON THE HIGHWIND, ffsdlk everything. I see no reason not to believe her when she tells Cloud that she gets over Zack, and she says as much herself, essentially again, in their date, when she chooses to focus on CLOUD. -- And, oh right, he tells her to sell the flowers. But that actually didn't bug me as much as it could have.
This is bullshit, and I don't like it, the massive retconning it's doing to make them quadruply more serious (even, leaute says, making "Maiden" and it's focus on Cloud less canon). IMA START SHIPPING ZACK/CISSNEI OUT OF SPITE.
"I wonder what Aerith felt... when she was on that altar...?"
"I'm sure she wanted to give her life for the planet..."
"Really? I wonder? I don't think that's it at all."
"I think she didn't think she would die at all, but that she
planned on coming back all along."
"She always used to talk about the 'Next time'."
"She talked about the future more that any of us..."
Gee, thanks Zack? (Aerith/Tifa OTP *_*)
THIS WILL ALWAYS BE MY AERITH:
"Oh no! Whatever shall I do? ... Isn't that what you want me to say?"
*blows raspberries at Crisis Core, which god help me, is still "entertaining"*
- Current Location:the window
- Current Mood: angry
- Current Music:RAEG THOUGHTS
but first, some Final Fantasy VII: Crisis Core bitching:
as a prelude, let me note that I was really enjoying this game until some serious WTFery forced me to temporarily put it down in DISGUST RARR:
WHY IS KUNSEL E-MAILING ME TO TALK ABOUT JENOVA CELLS?
I may be an elitist snob who hypocritically picks and chooses what bits of the sequels to accept as personal canonzz, but if I recall correctly, only MAKO INFUSIONS made SOLDIER. Not fucking Jenova cells, which was a Sephiroth/Sephiroth clone specific phenomenon. And why does everyone know? Much as I like the idea of Hojo being called an angel/saint in white, lol. Bullshit. JENOVA CELLS AREN'T PASSED OUT LIKE FREE FUCKING CANDY FLSAKFMOEF
Angeal can say "Good Grief" and tell lame stories all he wants but, I'm sorry shahni, THE MINUTE HIS ANGST BEGAN I WAS PFFFTING. I don't like this G-Cell shit coming, or Gensis's lame wing and quoting, or that the Buster Sword REALLY MEANS ANGEAL'S FAMILY PRIDE wtf why. Why the hell can Genesis fly with ONE WING?
Also Tseng's voice is kind of ehhh. I know he's a reserved suave cool fella but it's a little dedddd ala Menarith whom I have yet to meet because lolsleeeep. I kind of like it? But it could use more emotion. Yay Tseng in FMV.
ANYWAY I AM... ENJOYING IT ... BUT THE PLOT IS FUCKING KILLING ME :D;
- Current Location:ffdghdsfh
- Current Mood: bitchy
- Current Music:fucking birds
DEAD OR ALIVE IS A HILARIOUS LOOKING BAND. "You Spin Me Right Round"
Pete apparently has said "It's my face and if I feel like putting my nose on my ass, I'll do it!" - he wears an eyepatch because his first nose job left him with a black eye lololol.
THANK YOU TO EVERYONE I'm trying not to miss anything but fsal;dsa;l thank you.
Among other things, (I really need to decide what I'm doing re: this and scuttling), I CAVED IN TO CRISIS CORE (and a PSP dlsmald why are my parents so), and I want to finish Tales of the Abyss before I play it ...
but all I can think is of this line in Cloud's flashback:
"I joined SOLDIER so I could be like you. But by the time I made First Class, the war was already over. My big hopes of becoming a hero like you ended with the war. That's why I always sign up whenever there's a big mission. Kind of a way to prove myself."
That's ON THE WAY to Nibelheim. I know it's just one line and Cloud could have remembered wrong, and I know Zack starts in CC as 2nd Class, but ... lol. You'd think all the CC events would make Zack think he's really proved himself quite a bit.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY kumagoro_usagi
- Current Music:VH1 - now I WILL SURVIVE
This week's Naruto was so laughably bad. My entire reaction to 397 is this:
As expressed by icemilk, I seriously never expected even Kishimoto to pull this shit. The problem is that at some point he really did, I swear, create these really fantastic and interesting characters. Then ... he forgot how to write, IDK. I called it, anyway.
BUT BLEACH WAS REALLY AWESOME!!!
( FANGIRLZ!!!! 318Collapse )
Anyhoodle, I uploaded the Head Automatic CD, Decadence for stormcoming, so if you want it, the CD .rar can be found HERE.
SORRY I AM SO LATE WITH THE SENTENCE MEME. Don't give up on me, I passed out that day so early, a-and then I had work, and ...
Anywho. Hm, no, I'll save the who for later.
ACTUALLY, I did mean to reflect on Anemone from Eureka Seven, with icemilk in mind.
I remember when I pimped the series to her, I was v. excited for her to see Anemone. But it's strange, because Anemone isn't in it very much, she has a very sporadic role - but though Eureka and Renton dominate in terms of screen time, I can't help but feel Anemone leaves a stamp. It's like she peed on my rug and I can't get the smell out ): bad analogy but lol icemilk and I and eureka pee jokes.
Especially in regard to Dominic and Anemone, and their last few episodes, and the way initially I was moved but I'm evermore moved the more I look back on it. It hits me more and more and more and there is something about Anemone and Dominic and Anemone that is all about the spaces in between, the sudden, surprise realization that affection has SNUCK UP ON ME AND WTF I LOVE HER AND THEM? She grows on youuu.
Like Gulliver omg I have never loved a cute animal mascot until Gulliver.
- Current Mood: apathetic