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Beary Good Day☆~
I was going to revive the old toku thread but it turns out the last post was like over three years ago and it's full of embarrassing stuff.

I wonder why the Bragigas song from ZyuDen Sentai Kyoryuuger sounds like somebody was trying really hard to write "We Will Rock You" without the chorus, probably because KyoryuuSilver's transformation dance is a whole rock thing compared to the samba thing for all the other Kyoryuugers.

Apparently Kyuuranger is only halfway through. I might eventually catch up with that.

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  • Beary Good Day☆~
    After like, another entire attempt at watching it that failed, I finally finished Kyouryuuger. I'm glad I did, Sentai is life.

    Now I can probably watch one more series and feel like I'm up with Sentai, maybe even start next year's.
  • The World's Worst Robot Master
    Which toku series is it that people were crowing about some years ago as to how it was so much better than regular toku series?
  • Beary Good Day☆~
    You probably mean GARO?

    I mean, what else is there.
  • I can't imagine anyone GMH would notice talking about Garo, though.

    Well, anyone besides me specifically.
  • The World's Worst Robot Master
    It was ponicalica, a few years back, talking about it a bunch on IRC. Maybe you two as well? It's one of the whateverranger series. Not GARO.
  • edited 2017-09-01 16:11:47
    I don't recall ponicalica watching anything with "Ranger" in the title when I was still on IRC.
  • Beary Good Day☆~
    Me either, and the last Sentai I finished watching weekly was Go-Busters (ToQGer I caught up on after it ended).

    Anyways, turns out Kamen Rider Build starts on the 3rd (OP featuring Beverly). Time to make a terrible decision and try watching it weekly!
  • The World's Worst Robot Master
    Naas_Human wrote: »
    I don't recall ponicalica watching anything with "Ranger" in the title when I was still on IRC.

    Wait, my bad, it's one of the Kamen Rider things.

    It's this meatspace friend of mine who was really into the Fooranger stuff.
  • It was probably Gaim then.

    Not that I'd agree with that assessment.
  • The World's Worst Robot Master
    Yeah it was Gaim.
  • Beary Good Day☆~
    Just watched the first episode of Kamen Rider Build. It was really, really packed. I enjoyed it.

    Transformations were cool and they really went all out with the CG to incorporate the wall bits.

    But I guess you can either have a belt that doesn't grate on your ears or a transformation sequence that isn't "is the villain really waiting for him to shake each bottle three times before inserting them into the belt and then cranking the belt up multiple times?".

    I guess they couldn't get Kageyama to saw at our ears again since he's the back in the new GARO anime.
  • edited 2017-09-14 19:23:26
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    I guess I'm watching Kamen Rider Kabuto now.
  • The World's Worst Robot Master
    they have exploding necks
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    Someone really loved these stupid glares.
  • Beary Good Day☆~
    5Agr1qI.jpg

    It took me quite a while to notice his shirt.

    Anyways, Build episode 2 was pretty fun, I guess I'll stick around another week at least (commitment!).
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    I should stop being surprised at terrible parents
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    what an odd way to set up a conflict
  • The World's Worst Robot Master
    Naas_Human wrote: »
    AE13TP5.jpg

    what an odd way to set up a conflict

    Well that's bean one way to soy conflict.
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    this might be the most kabuto scene
  • Beary Good Day☆~
    Kamen Rider Build's third episode was good, but it really didn't help that I'd practically already forgotten which of the regions of Japan did what and why. I think I enjoyed that the second Rider (well, presumably) is getting a lot of characterization and build up beforehand because that usually doesn't happen.

    In saying that though, the main character has very admirable goals but aside from his fun interactions with the rest of the cast I still don't see what his characterization is supposed to be.
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    I did not expect to see Snowflakesman and Tatakae-oniichan in the same episode.
  • edited 2017-11-09 15:56:35
    Beary Good Day☆~
    It turns out the Hokuto region in Kamen Rider Build is basically North Korea.

    Of course it's also the one region run by a woman (albeit a pleasantly crazy woman).

    Meanwhile:
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  • edited 2017-12-12 16:48:14
    Beary Good Day☆~
    It turns out the homoeroticism between the two leads being kind of light was a prelude to Build's true OTP.

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  • Beary Good Day☆~
    By some combination of actual determination and a continuous series of punts, I'm somehow actually halfway through Kamen Rider Build.
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