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    Dont forget to give Valentines to your waifu's :P

    "Would you please let me join your p-p-party?

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    So this episode of Antartic Waifu Squad was the best so far. Real question though: which one of the girls doesn't come back alive?

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    "Would you please let me join your p-p-party?

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    After the Rain 5 - Jealous Tachibana is cute.

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    Finished Shomin Sample. Surprisingly likable characters, with a stupid plot and a terrible and unfinished ending, with left out plot points. That's two shows in a row that I felt could do better in finding a reason for making a setting for a comedy.

    Quote Originally Posted by Sj View Post
    So this episode of Antartic Waifu Squad was the best so far. Real question though: which one of the girls doesn't come back alive?
    Real talk None, just given the nature of the show. But there will for sure be an extremely emotional scene that likely has the crew finding Shirase's mom's body.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pvt Hudson View Post
    Dont forget to give Valentines to your waifu's :P


    Quote Originally Posted by Pendulous View Post
    Finished Shomin Sample. Surprisingly likable characters, with a stupid plot and a terrible and unfinished ending, with left out plot points. That's two shows in a row that I felt could do better in finding a reason for making a setting for a comedy.
    Gets!

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    Did someone mention Valentine?

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    Quote Originally Posted by bals View Post
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    "Would you please let me join your p-p-party?

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    @Pendulous I always liked you, but you just went up 10000 points in my books. Great choice.

    My girl comes in a slightly different form:

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    @bals I still haven't watched it, gonna watch it soon though.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pejo View Post
    @Pendulous I always liked you, but you just went up 10000 points in my books. Great choice.


    Aww

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    Shoujo Shuumatsu Ryokou

    I have a bit of a history with this one. I remember when the anime got announced and I read the synopsis and thought that it sounded interesting enough, so I decided to start reading the manga. I don't know why but I went into this expecting something different than what it obviously was. At the time I probably thought it wasn't being ambitious enough with its premise. Whatever the case, I felt disappointed and stopped reading the manga at chapter 25.

    It took a while for the anime to actually come out and by the time it started airing I told people that went into it with the same misguided expectations that it wasn't going anywhere. From what I had read I assumed that this was one of those manga that would just go on forever without going anywhere and without accomplishing anything. So the anime had its run.

    Shortly after the anime ended, I think it was, it was announced that the manga would end soon and as it turned out I had already read more than half of the story. I thought to myself that I'd definitely read it at some point then if I don't have that many chapters left to complete it. Around that time Radio also spoiled me on the ending and that was what really made me want to read it. Manga spoiler: The girls reach the highest level of the city only to find out that it's completely empty and devoid of life just like the rest of the city. The kettenkrad broke shortly before this and with only little food left the girls are considering their options. It's an open ending but the sword of damocles is looming ominously over their heads. At least that was my impression.

    I read the rest of the manga in one session but I felt that I wanted more out of this, so I did the most obvious thing and watched the anime that I previously skipped. I really took my time with watching this and I had to push myself to watch the three remaining episodes today because I wanted to finish this before I go on vacation. When I say I had to push myself it's not because I didn't enjoy it, quite the opposite. This has grown on me immensely.

    Initially I felt like the show was downplaying its dire premise with its lightheartedness but ultimately it turned out that it only made it even more bittersweet of a watch. In my eyes, the adaptation was handled very well. The haunting ambient sounds, like voices of the faded world, resulted in a dense and fitting atmosphere. The soundtrack was reserved and served to underline the largely ambient soundscape at the right times.

    While I was watching the anime, I actually felt that this show had become incredibly depressing for me. I already noticed this when I picked the manga back up. Somehow I was much more invested in the entire setting, so much so that I was almost a bit shocked when (manga spoiler) Chito injured her leg. It was only a minor injury, but hardly anything had happened to the girls so far, so this was unprecedented.

    The last episode of the anime especially reminded me of how sad the girls' situation actually is and how lonely they are. I know that the point of the last episode was that they actually aren't lonely because they have themselves but I'm not optimistic enough to look past the fact that they are literally the last humans on earth..

    At the end of the day I am glad that I picked this back up despite how depressing it was to read and watch.

    8/10

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    Quote Originally Posted by goriq View Post
    Shoujo Shuumatsu Ryokou

    At the end of the day I am glad that I picked this back up despite how depressing it was to read and watch.

    8/10


    Sleep tight, potatoes.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Radio View Post
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    Sleep tight, potatoes.
    Parts like them imagining how they'd furnish the room or seeing the effect of a weapon of mass-destruction firsthand were the most memorable to me among the hard hitters.

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    Quote Originally Posted by goriq View Post
    Parts like them imagining how they'd furnish the room or seeing the effect of a weapon of mass-destruction firsthand were the most memorable to me among the hard hitters.
    There's also the (subtle) realisation that the two people they met on their trip are probably dead now.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Radio View Post
    There's also the (subtle) realisation that the two people they met on their trip are probably dead now.
    Yeah, I wonder how that happened. Also the fact that Kanazawa used to have someone with him as well.

    I didn't really think it through but I still feel like there are some inconsistencies where the world doesn't add up in terms of everyone being gone except Chito and Yuu but it's not severe enough for it to affect my enjoyment in any way.

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    If anyone is interested in a really awesome romance manga, check out Domestic na Kanojo, just got scanlated up to 150.

    Great life lessons like..

    https://imgur.com/a/VVeCA

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    Quote Originally Posted by goriq View Post
    Yeah, I wonder how that happened. Also the fact that Kanazawa used to have someone with him as well.

    I didn't really think it through but I still feel like there are some inconsistencies where the world doesn't add up in terms of everyone being gone except Chito and Yuu but it's not severe enough for it to affect my enjoyment in any way.
    Tbh I'm pretty sure that they just committed suicide.

  20. #69640
    I could watch 1000 episodes of Yuru Camp and never get tired of it.

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