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#151 elessar123

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Posted 03 December 2011 - 04:27 PM

FLCL for $12.99.

Any thoughts on Shigofumi? Looked interesting when it came out, but I haven't kept up with anime much the past few years.

Hell to the yes. Amagami. On that!


Not sure if serious =P Reminds me of I''s though.

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#152 RollingSkull

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Posted 03 December 2011 - 04:30 PM

As serious as a heart attack, broski. I never joke about Amagami.

I'm at least glad Rightstuf has proper text listings of their stuff on sale, or at least offers an easy, information packed list. Amazon's anime sales are utterly stupid as hell to navigate through and because they use the dynamic page generation, you're often hosed if you click off the page and have to come back.

#153 jello44

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Posted 03 December 2011 - 04:40 PM

Shamploo on Blu for 17 bucks.

Anyone have any experience with the FMPs on Blu?

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#154 mewantgames

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Posted 03 December 2011 - 05:20 PM

The plot of amagami sounds interesting, but damn I've spent too much already.

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Posted 03 December 2011 - 05:22 PM

anyone think one piece collection 3 will go on sale?

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Posted 03 December 2011 - 05:34 PM

anyone think one piece collection 3 will go on sale?


Guessing no, it hasn't been out long enough yet.

Confession time here, I own part one of Amagami SS. I normally have zero interest in romance anime, this one was just.....I don't even know why I liked it.
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So yeah, I'll be getting part 2 of Amagami and the FLCL blu today, but I'm banking on them not going OOS before I can get my cart up to $50 again.

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#157 ZachDeKoromaru

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Posted 03 December 2011 - 05:52 PM

Too many great deals, but I've got to hold out a few more days to see if they put out something I REALLY want. Also, everyone buy Shigofumi, a desperately underrated anime that probably wasn't looked at much because JCStaff sucks at adapting almost everything.

#158 Mana Knight

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Posted 03 December 2011 - 07:18 PM

Too many great deals, but I've got to hold out a few more days to see if they put out something I REALLY want. Also, everyone buy Shigofumi, a desperately underrated anime that probably wasn't looked at much because JCStaff sucks at adapting almost everything.

I may have to consider it.
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#159 Razzuel

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Posted 03 December 2011 - 07:23 PM

I think it's pretty lame that Tokimeki Check In is in both hentai game bundles.

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Posted 03 December 2011 - 09:54 PM

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#161 Zaku77

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Posted 03 December 2011 - 10:07 PM

Is Spice and Wolf worth picking up. I already have a sizable back log, and I can't decide if it actually looks like some I'm interested in. I just keep hearing so much positive that I keep considering it haha

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Posted 03 December 2011 - 10:14 PM

I finished the first season and I really liked it. It's a bit loopy and all over the place but essentially it's the sort of romance that's less about romance and more about two clever people working together and often trolling the crap out of each other. (She more than he, but not annoyingly so. He seems to like the games anyway.)

#163 ZachDeKoromaru

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Posted 03 December 2011 - 10:14 PM

Is Spice and Wolf worth picking up. I already have a sizable back log, and I can't decide if it actually looks like some I'm interested in. I just keep hearing so much positive that I keep considering it haha


It's probably one of (if not THE) greatest anime of the last few years. Show starts out a bit slow but once you get used to the main characters and how they interact with each other, you'll never stop watching. Rightstuf doesn't have them on sale (yet?) but Amazon has the best deal on season 1 and 2 until the end of the day.

#164 Zaku77

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Posted 03 December 2011 - 10:16 PM

I thought amazon's sales lasted until like the 23rd?

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#165 ZachDeKoromaru

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Posted 03 December 2011 - 10:20 PM

I thought amazon's sales lasted until like the 23rd?


I'm pretty sure I read that their Cyber Monday Week went on until the end of the 3rd. I picked up both Spice and Wolf seasons today just in case they did happen to end tomorrow.

#166 Zaku77

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Posted 03 December 2011 - 10:21 PM

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It goes to the 23rd. Thankfully. I'm not ready to make a snap decision lol

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#167 Mana Knight

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Posted 03 December 2011 - 10:55 PM

Is Spice and Wolf worth picking up. I already have a sizable back log, and I can't decide if it actually looks like some I'm interested in. I just keep hearing so much positive that I keep considering it haha

I just ordered it myself since it was cheap. Season 2 is cheap too, but I'm not fully sure if I'll love it.
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#168 Zaku77

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Posted 03 December 2011 - 11:26 PM

Here's another question. What are you guys' thoughts on Orphen?

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#169 elessar123

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Posted 03 December 2011 - 11:32 PM

Here's another question. What are you guys' thoughts on Orphen?


Stay away from it. It wasn't good.

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Posted 04 December 2011 - 12:17 AM

I see they put Dead Leaves up again which means I would need to decide on another show(s) to purchase in order to meet that $50+ free shipping requirement.

Does anyone here recommend Oh! Edo Rocket?

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#171 WTK

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Posted 04 December 2011 - 02:03 AM

First post is cleaned up. As expected the Black Friday/Cyber Monday deals are still active. I added the active FUNimation special bargain bundles and select notables on the currently Weekly Specials (that are not part of the other deals).

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Posted 04 December 2011 - 02:04 AM

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It goes to the 23rd. Thankfully. I'm not ready to make a snap decision lol

Most of the FUNimation titles will go to that date. Pricing fluctuations may still occur just like any other Amazon.com listing.

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Posted 04 December 2011 - 02:12 AM

Any recommendations for a guy who liked ergo proxy, neon genesis evangelion, cowboy bebop , and elfen lied? I like some of the deeper shows, was looking at claymore and gunslinger girl, were those any good?

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#174 Zaku77

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Posted 04 December 2011 - 02:25 AM

Claymore is fantastic. The anime doesn't cover nearly all of the story though, so if you get hooked you'll be moving over to the manga.

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Posted 04 December 2011 - 02:32 AM

Any recommendations for a guy who liked ergo proxy, neon genesis evangelion, cowboy bebop , and elfen lied? I like some of the deeper shows, was looking at claymore and gunslinger girl, were those any good?


I really enjoyed Claymore as a whole, despite the not-so-great ending. Some people really dislike how whiny one of the main characters is, but it didn't bother me too much. It's a worthwhile purchase in my eyes.

Can't say much about gunslinger girl as I have yet to start watching it but, from what I have heard, the first season is good.

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Posted 04 December 2011 - 04:08 AM

The first season of Gunslinger Girl was good, after that it bombed.
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#177 elessar123

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Posted 04 December 2011 - 04:19 AM

Can't say much about gunslinger girl as I have yet to start watching it but, from what I have heard, the first season is good.


First season's great. My personal favorite. The problem was that the first season (and the first volumes of the manga) were really character based. Then the manga had a great story arc (Pino), but the second season turned that story arc to less than spectacular.

I tried to read the Vol 7-8 omnibus that I preordered months ago, but I last read volume 6 like in 2005, or whenever it last came out.

As for Claymore, my GF likes the manga, and she's read to about 12. Just ordered up to 19 our whatever was on sale from Rightstuf, so she'll be caught up soon. We have the anime, but we haven't watched it.

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Posted 04 December 2011 - 04:37 AM

Any recommendations for a guy who liked ergo proxy, neon genesis evangelion, cowboy bebop , and elfen lied? I like some of the deeper shows, was looking at claymore and gunslinger girl, were those any good?


Claymore's not particularly deep but I enjoyed the action, and I really can't speak for Gunslinger Girl. For an extra recommendation, from everything available I'd say that Casshern Sins is the cream of the crop in terms of having actual substance.

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Posted 04 December 2011 - 07:14 AM

Claymore's not particularly deep but I enjoyed the action, and I really can't speak for Gunslinger Girl. For an extra recommendation, from everything available I'd say that Casshern Sins is the cream of the crop in terms of having actual substance.


Thanks I got casshern sins and claymore mixed up, probably because of the box art.

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Posted 04 December 2011 - 12:04 PM

Here's another question. What are you guys' thoughts on Orphen?


Skip it shows mediocre as hell.

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