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by Rory
Thu Apr 02, 2020 6:47 pm
Forum: General Franchise Discussion
Topic: Dragon Ball/Z/GT home releases moving forward
Replies: 14
Views: 486

Re: Dragon Ball/Z/GT home releases moving forward

I am in the camp that the broadcast audio isn't make-or-break for me. Yeah, it would be nice, but it's just not that important to me. I doubt that Funimation would care enough to use it, but here's my question: would that forgive them? Would the fans value that over Funimation's treatment of the vi...
by Rory
Thu Mar 19, 2020 8:17 am
Forum: General Franchise Discussion
Topic: Dragon Ball/Z/GT home releases moving forward
Replies: 14
Views: 486

Dragon Ball/Z/GT home releases moving forward

I'm likely treading on thin ice here, so I'll say up front that I obviously don't want to start a discussion here of how to get your hands on any of the recently released broadcast audio, whether you should or shouldn't do this, or really any discussion about the broadcast audio in general. Please, ...
by Rory
Wed Mar 04, 2020 8:28 pm
Forum: General Franchise Discussion
Topic: Is it time to accept Faulconer OST did it better than the original?
Replies: 514
Views: 9625

Re: Is it time to accept Faulconer OST did it better than the original?

It's no surprise at all that the Faulconer score ended up drastically more popular. This has to be bait. If not, you're aware nearly every single country has the Kikiuchi score, right? Only the US got it from mid-Freeza to Boo. Even other English speaking countries who got Faulconer only had it for...
by Rory
Sun Mar 01, 2020 3:41 pm
Forum: General Franchise Discussion
Topic: Is DBZ Sci-Fi?
Replies: 26
Views: 476

Re: Is DBZ Sci-Fi?

https://www.kanzenshuu.com/guides/manga/spines/refreshed_spine.jpg?ffe5dc Dragon Ball is a story that borrows from ancient legends, science fantasy and martial arts in film. It ducks and weaves between these inspirations as the story goes on, it leans into the science fantasy more in certain arcs, ...
by Rory
Sat Feb 29, 2020 8:19 pm
Forum: General Franchise Discussion
Topic: What is your opinion about the artistic style of Dragon Ball Super?
Replies: 37
Views: 823

Re: What is your opinion about the artistic style of Dragon Ball Super?

I'm going to respond with a few points, then stop replying, because I see this getting old fast. Firstly, I feel like you've taken my viewpoint to an extreme and created a strawman out of it. My viewpoint (which I'll remind you, is mine, at no point did I even remotely imply you were in any way wron...
by Rory
Sat Feb 29, 2020 7:01 pm
Forum: General Franchise Discussion
Topic: What is your opinion about the artistic style of Dragon Ball Super?
Replies: 37
Views: 823

Re: What is your opinion about the artistic style of Dragon Ball Super?

That's not at all what being a visual medium means. It doesn't mean it's about having pretty pictures. It means you can convey the story using visuals. It's visual STORYTELLING, not VISUAL storytelling. A visual medium is communicating via visuals. Whether more meaning is found in the visuals or wh...
by Rory
Sat Feb 29, 2020 5:06 pm
Forum: General Franchise Discussion
Topic: What is your opinion about the artistic style of Dragon Ball Super?
Replies: 37
Views: 823

Re: What is your opinion about the artistic style of Dragon Ball Super?

As a fan of the series for over 20 years, Super is depressing to look at. Bland character designs and oversaturated colours combined with that lack of grit that comes with the digital age of anime, leads to one of the most visually painful anime experiences I forced myself through. That isn't even t...
by Rory
Fri Feb 28, 2020 9:31 am
Forum: General Franchise Discussion
Topic: Is it time to accept Faulconer OST did it better than the original?
Replies: 514
Views: 9625

Re: Is it time to accept Faulconer OST did it better than the original?

I seriously think instead of partaking in this (tired) conversation, people should really just post this image:
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by Rory
Wed Feb 26, 2020 11:17 am
Forum: General Franchise Discussion
Topic: Unpopular DB opinions
Replies: 12360
Views: 688073

Re: Unpopular DB opinions

Trunks shouldn't have killed King Cold with such ease. I get it, badass entrance and all, but just seeing him wreck Frieza was enough to prove his strength. Now because of that we never got to see any of Cold's moveset, potential transformations etc. He is just wasted as a character, not even in DB...
by Rory
Wed Feb 26, 2020 11:12 am
Forum: General Franchise Discussion
Topic: Team Four Star's influence on Dragon Ball's revival
Replies: 228
Views: 4393

Re: Team Four Star's influence on Dragon Ball's revival

I never felt like they were full of themselves at all and i'm not too bothered by people quoting it. You don't need to constantly defend their honour my dude. And if you do, at least articulate why you feel the way you feel, seeing you chime in with "nu-uh!" is a little disheartening. For the recor...
by Rory
Tue Feb 25, 2020 7:27 pm
Forum: Music
Topic: General Yamamoto Rip off thread
Replies: 504
Views: 118072

Re: General Yamamoto Rip off thread

If this general is still active, then I’m not sure this one has been posted before, but he also ripped one of Kenji Kawai’s themes. Super Butōden 3 OST 4 - The True Battle Begins! The Red Spectacles theme by Kenji Kawai Kei17 already posted this one in the thread. I disagree with their take however...
by Rory
Tue Feb 25, 2020 7:20 pm
Forum: General Franchise Discussion
Topic: Unpopular DB opinions
Replies: 12360
Views: 688073

Re: Unpopular DB opinions

I can't be upset with Yamamoto. I just can't. I know there's some cognitive dissonance going on, because I totally understand why what he did was wrong, but the music I heard from the games had such an impact on me growing up, I find it really difficult to even feel bad enjoying his music. I know a ...
by Rory
Mon Feb 24, 2020 5:49 pm
Forum: Music
Topic: I miss Kageyama...
Replies: 7
Views: 196

Re: I miss Kageyama...

Everything you said You don't have to flex on them, they specifically said "I've never heard of X", not "There has never been X". But yeah, I'm insanely grateful for Kageyama's contributions to the 'Z' era of Dragon Ball. The Legend of Dragonworld CD is jam packed with his 10/10 contributions and i...
by Rory
Sun Feb 23, 2020 3:51 pm
Forum: General Franchise Discussion
Topic: Is it time to accept Faulconer OST did it better than the original?
Replies: 514
Views: 9625

Re: Is it time to accept Faulconer OST did it better than the original?

They didn't. Japanese Dragon Ball now sounds the way it does because the audio masters were thrown out by Toei after each episode aired for the first time. The show's audio quality was much higher when it originally aired. This is one thing I've been curious about since seeing GhostEmperorX 's post...
by Rory
Wed Feb 19, 2020 3:42 pm
Forum: Dragon Ball Super
Topic: What if they made the Moro arc a movie instead?
Replies: 15
Views: 737

Re: What if they made the Moro arc a movie instead?

I doubt they go that route because...DBZ aint Berserk. Berserk is a decades long epic, DB is very much not. I don't think there's any way they'd be able to justify having people wait years for a conclusion of a movie. Basically, if they do adapt Moro for a film, I think they completely start from s...
by Rory
Wed Feb 19, 2020 12:33 pm
Forum: Dragon Ball Super
Topic: What if they made the Moro arc a movie instead?
Replies: 15
Views: 737

Re: What if they made the Moro arc a movie instead?

As much as everyone is right about it being too much for one film to tackle, I'm surprised no one has suggest multiple films. Like the Berserk flicks. I think I'd be down to see arcs tackled in multiple movies, best of both worlds, great animation while being able to tell larger stories.
by Rory
Wed Feb 19, 2020 12:22 pm
Forum: General Franchise Discussion
Topic: Is it time to accept Faulconer OST did it better than the original?
Replies: 514
Views: 9625

Re: Is it time to accept Faulconer OST did it better than the original?

Planetnamek wrote:
Wed Feb 19, 2020 11:50 am
I will say it's not just synth music though, there are some genuine impressive non-synth themes like this one:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7ufq0OBvg2k
That's literally synth music.
by Rory
Wed Feb 19, 2020 8:20 am
Forum: General Franchise Discussion
Topic: Is it time to accept Faulconer OST did it better than the original?
Replies: 514
Views: 9625

Re: Is it time to accept Faulconer OST did it better than the original?

I'll admit, the clickbait title did get me. Though if you are serious, not being 'cheesy' is not a strength Faulconer has one Kikuchi or.. frankly any soundtrack. It's loaded with cheese, it's a three cheese melt. It's aged like fucking milk to the point that it's become cheese. It's about as awkwar...
by Rory
Sun Feb 16, 2020 7:28 am
Forum: Dragon Ball Super
Topic: Does the fact the DBS anime is not returning make you loose intrest in DB?
Replies: 89
Views: 3270

Re: Does the fact the DBS anime is not returning make you loose intrest in DB?

It depends what you mean by 'loose interest'. If you mean partake in discourse, I'm actually more inclined to discuss Dragon Ball when new content isn't coming out. It means the boards are less busy which normally makes for more substantive discussion (as the majority of posters aren't reacting to s...
by Rory
Sat Feb 15, 2020 1:17 pm
Forum: General Franchise Discussion
Topic: Team Four Star's influence on Dragon Ball's revival
Replies: 228
Views: 4393

Re: Team Four Star's influence on Dragon Ball's revival

Guess we'll have to agree to disagree on this one, I think TFS absolutely could win in court over this, but I understand them not wanting to hedge their bets on it. Yeah but try to take in the information being given to you, instead of just 'agreeing to disagree'. The implication here is that you h...