Post by Caffeinated Master Menos on Oct 12, 2020 23:11:20 GMT
Taka: After looking at some news reports, it turns out that Ryukshi07 intentionally pulled a fast one on us all and we're at another new timeline after all, from the looks of everything. Those brand new are even more lost, but that's thankfully by design, considering the erratic nature of this whole series. I'm honestly amazed.
Current Situation: I am back, and so are a few favorite franchises.
Funimation and the official website for the anime finally revealed overnight that the new Higurashi TV anime series isn't what it seems to be, announcing a different title for the series and releasing a brand new visual and trailer for the newly titled Higurashi: When They Cry – GOU. Fans of the franchise were excited by the news, causing Higurashi to trend on Twitter in Japan for over 12 hours.
Higurashi: When They Cry – GOU
Funimation describes the GOU in the new title as "a Japanese kanji that has multiple meanings and usages but can be used to mean karma, or the fate resulting from one’s actions in past lives, based on Buddhist concepts." The new visual reflects this by having multiple Rika's on it.
The trailer features the newly revealed opening theme "I believe what you said" by Asaka, and that the ending theme will be from Ayane titled "Kamisama no Syndrome (God's Syndrome)." Keen fans of the When They Cry series noticed in the new opening that some other characters from the franchise might turn up in Gou.
I feel like this show is really slow but for new fans, this is all new information. Nothing new happens for veteran fans who have seen the first Higurashi.
The police officer, Ooishi, reveals the conversations of Oyashiro's curse and how someone dies and someone disappears (demoned away). Every year for # of years (I forgot?), this happens on the day of the festival. Now, a nurse is gone and a male photographer's body is found.
I realize how many red herrings we had. We go a lot into the background and backstory of Rena who has moments of her being terrifying.
I forget the old anime details already. I thought Keiichi would be the one who attack first. No, it was Rena. She was "infected." Surprisingly, Keiichi survives being stabbed. He was still hitting Rena with an alarm clock. No one told Keiichi about Rena's status. We find out Rika and blonde girl died mysteriously. Mion doesn't seem emotionally wrecked or anything.
It was a short arc with 3 episodes of set up/filler/suspense.
Rika's advice sort of complacates Keiichi who was suspicious and afraid of Rena.
Keiichi offing Rena and Mion with a baseball bat due to his delusional mental state (assuming the girls were going to inject him with a drug when it was actually a marker), before killing himself by clawing his throat out to falling prey to Hinamizawa Syndrome.
Someday I’ll be gone To somewhere that we belong And God has never played his role 'Cause I’m the one who saves my soul It’s a perfect world we’re longing for
Emi Lo as Rena Ryugu Brittany Lauda as Satoko Hojo Michelle Rojas as Mion Sonozaki Khoi Dao as Keilchi Maebara Apphia Yu as Rika Furude
Michelle Rojas is directing the English dub. Apphia Yu is the assistant director. Xavier Earl and James Baker are the ADR engineers, and William Dewell is the mix engineer. Jarrod Greene is writing the English script.
Didn't Shion already get the doll from last episode? Now, she had asked Keiichi to get the doll, getting him to the toy shop where Mion worked at. We finally see both sisters at the same place. During the festival, Shion, nurse, and photographer were talking how fantasy the Oyashiro curse is. Mion tries to pull Keiichi away. Another interesting thing to note - Keiichi seems to confuse the girls not just by looks in the last episode but also by voice.
I feel like Shion did pretend to be Mion but when? I don't think Mion would pretend to be Shion considering she hates her.
I always thought it was Shion. Shion was dead the whole time. Question is when? Rika always dies along photographer. I forgot why Satoko dies all the time.
I believe Mion (if my memory of the past anime series) has never killed Keiichi. It still holds. I just never imagined her killing anyone. She didn't seem to have any insanity or paranoia or some mental state.
I"m not sure what to say. I thought there was Shion pretending to be Mion. I guess that was not it.
Taka: I was going to comment more. I have to write up my daily reports. I got a 2nd job, it's a temporary job online regarding social media and COVID-19 outreach towards an ethnic community. I woke up at a weird time but I slept more than 10 hours due to feeling
Nov 24, 2020 14:07:40 GMT
Taka: sick or something. The 2019 manga project and the Best Anime Vice stuff will be posted before the end of November. I will get it done.
Nov 24, 2020 14:07:41 GMT
Old Man Dream: So.... dragging my heels for another 2.5 weeks before Ralph Breaks the Internet is available on Disney+? Yay!
Nov 25, 2020 3:22:00 GMT
Taka: Really? Disney is slow to add the stuff that already got released. Same goes for DC Universe. Then DC UNiverse got converted into a comic only app. Well, Disney has more success. I think the other streaming sites are trying to hold on for money too.
Nov 25, 2020 3:33:37 GMT
Old Man Dream: Ralph Breaks the Internet is on Netflix. One of the remaining Disney movies that have yet to hit Disney+ because of prior streaming agreements Disney had in place before launching their streaming site.
Nov 25, 2020 5:35:29 GMT
Taka: Happy Thanksgiving!
Nov 26, 2020 16:20:25 GMT
Old Man Dream: Just got done with Treasure Planet. Should be able to get a review up for it sometime today, dependent on whenever I have Thanksgiving dinner.
Nov 26, 2020 18:48:34 GMT