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  1. ii kanji

    Controversial opinions

    I really doubt that many or maybe even any of the individual creators are ‘bad’ or even ‘lazy’ at their jobs. I suspect there are some political shenanigans going on within the production which are resulting the crap quality of finished product. There’s a definite vibe this series of ‘the right...
  2. ii kanji

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    I remember people feeling this way at the time cuz of league hype, but can I just say that in its own right this was a really good and hilarious episode. If you love XY and miss all the characters you should definitely fill this gap in.
  3. ii kanji

    Controversial opinions

    I have a new controversial opinion, which is that I don’t think either Pikachu fake evolves or TRio fake split up episodes are a waste. Both explore fundamental questions: ‘Who would Pikachu be if he wasn’t a Pikachu anymore?’ and ‘Who would Musashi, Kojiro and Nyasu be if they weren’t the...
  4. ii kanji

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    This is my major issue right now. I’ve bitten into the styrofoam so many times, that I don’t even want to look at the cake anymore. Even something like the simple filler episode last aired on Friday looked to me like it would be a laugh but turned out to be completely vacuous. I’m not even...
  5. ii kanji

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    The worst thing is that it aired in a 1-hour special with Goodbye Dokucale/Crossing Paths, a genuinely iconic, insightful and outstanding episode, but at the time this got by far the more hype............
  6. ii kanji

    Controversial opinions

    Most recently, I distinctly remember them throwing Eureka off their balloon mid-flight in that T-Rex episode of XY…
  7. ii kanji

    Controversial opinions

    I get what you mean now. I think the thing that makes SM fundamentally different from other series is that it more of a character-driven, than a story-driven series, and because of that very little stuff is actually achieved and the plot itself feels weaker because it’s not the driving force. I...
  8. ii kanji

    Controversial opinions

    I’m curious about this take, which I feel probably is a controversial opinion on this forum. IMO SM may even pip DP to be the most cohesively written series of them all. What makes you think otherwise?
  9. ii kanji

    Controversial opinions

    You know though, this is what makes it realistic for me, internal pokemon league jurisdiction logic stuff aside. Sometimes however well you compensate the stars align to expose your weakness and make you fall. It happens to all of us, and it’s good it happened to Satoshi so kids witness the...
  10. ii kanji

    Controversial opinions

    I remembered it being like this too, but for factual accuracy I must say that I am currently rewatching SM and rereading the old review threads, and it's surprising how positive the feedback was generally, with the exception of one or two of the same people bitching each week that the show...
  11. ii kanji

    Controversial opinions

    On reflection, the Kanto League feels kinda like Pokemon's version of Minky Momo's death. There, Shudo was pissed that his show was being pulled due to not shifting enough toys, here Shudo was pissed that this little brat he had been forced to write for the sole purpose of shifting toys was so...
  12. ii kanji

    Controversial opinions

    Why didn't they just... use another actor?
  13. ii kanji

    Controversial opinions

    It was such a shock to me hearing Kosanji’s voice for the very first time, because he actually sounds kinda... sexy? Agree that B*tch is awful.
  14. ii kanji

    Controversial opinions

    @Alola sorry if it seemed I was having a go or intentionally misquoting you to make you look bad: I wasn't. I did read your entire post, but honestly it wasn't clear to me if the rules of engagement in this thread were changing as of your post. I was merely asking for clarification. Again...
  15. ii kanji

    Controversial opinions

    Whilst I completely understand what you are talking about/agree with the spirit of your post, isn't this exactly the thread in which to respectfully discuss such things? I know I have had a couple of very good debates here when my views have been respectfully challenged (emphasis on the...
  16. ii kanji

    Controversial opinions

    I with ya pal, the first year of DP was a chore to sit through, even though it very nicely set up the next 3 fantastic years of the anime.
  17. ii kanji

    Controversial opinions

    Like I said: see SM for an example of this done amazingly well. Beyond that we are not going to agree on them being overused or obnoxious so I will leave it here for now!
  18. ii kanji

    Controversial opinions

    I would agree this is unfortunately true in PM19, however SM in particular proved this did not have to be the case. I can count on one hand the number of episodes during that saga when this was a complaint.
  19. ii kanji

    Controversial opinions

    :cry:
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