As long as Scott remains supreme senpai to all of the everyone (especially the Isaacs, other Isaacs, and Liams), I’m not going to stop watching Teen Wolf.
And also as long as amazing cgi objects and animals flying at the screen keeps happening.
And ridiculous tea ex machinas too.
Just. Just as long as it keeps taking itself unseriously lbr.
closing paragraph in email from Coffee Boss
I sent the guy an email to ask him all professional like to give me more money, and it was pretty successful. But I’m starting to wonder why I’m only now noticing that this 60+ year old is actually a cartoon dad.
- He plants excess seasonal decorations all over the cafe for every season. This summer includes a giant pink sail with an attached cat toy bauble placed so close to the door that it keeps hitting customers in the face.
- During the unnecessarily two-hour long quarterly staff meetings, Coffee Boss insists on buying excess amounts of cookies and pizza so that there’s enough for seconds and triples. And also leftovers to stick in the fridge for our breaks.
- The recent opening of a Starbucks next door put him into a dour and foreboding mood. Just say, “Oh wow. A Starbucks, eh?” and he’ll get this grim look on his face, like we’re about to brace for a meteor impact.
- If you’re unlucky, or lucky, enough to have him around on your shifts, he’ll hover just out of the corner of your eye as you prepare a drink. As soon as it’s handed over, he suddenly appears next to you and gushes to the customer about how great you are, and “oh look at that latte art isn’t it amazing? Gee, saltysoil, the subtle care and attention you put shows MILES of what a great human being you are :)” And ffs none of the shit that comes out of his mouth is disingenuous or not embarrassing.
It’s either cartoon dad or he is the embodied spirit of friendly cartoon neighbours.
where can i read the samurai flamenco manga? pls someone inform me, i’ll give you my firstborn child for this, or my soul, or like, whatever else you want. i got the link to that one site where it’s in Chinese, but it’s only up to chapter 10 ;A;
Edit: i meant 9! i’m sorry! i cant find ten :c
Did you find the link already? /a/nons have been cool enough to translate from a bunch of Chinese scanlations (no access to GF raws I’m assuming) and upload them on google drive.
At the moment, up to Chapter 7 is in English. There are SamFlam threads on /a/ about every Thursday, as well as findable on the foolz archive, and it’s usually where you can see us discussing the chapters as they come out anyway. Enjoy!
I keep seeing people who say “ugh the CGI/3D in Crystal is so unnecessary, they didn’t need to do that, what’s the point, it should’ve been in 2D”.
This obviously implies that they think 2D and 3D animation are equally difficult/expensive, or that 3D is more difficult/expensive - that the use of CGI in Crystal was an intentional stylistic choice because the directors felt it was more effective or impressive.
Well, we have heard a little bit about how they said using CGI/3D let them show more dynamic sequences and more complex lighting, but the truth is, like most modern anime series, they probably used CGI because they had to.
3D animation is actually much faster and cheaper than 2D animation, especially/at least for standard anime style. Crystal is an Original Net Animation (ONA) - meaning it has no television syndication - meaning it has no TV sponsor. Meaning its budget is very low. (Yes, this is why the animation can also be so off-model, especially when they need to stretch that budget to cover additional animation like the recent Moon Pride music video.) TOEI needs to save money wherever they can, and CGI is a common option to lighten the load on intense scenes like transformations.
You don’t have to like CGI in anime or the CGI used in Crystal, but at least understand that it’s a necessity and that it would actually not have been easy to create 2D transformation sequences.
Even as someone who isn’t watching this show because it looks like unsexy ass, I wish more people at least understood why it doesn’t meet their high visual expectations and the shortcuts that have to be made.
Whenever I head over to RT on Mondays during the RVB seasons like the bad habitual idiot I am, I gotta admit that I get super annoyed whenever it’s a PSA instead of an episode. Like the “BRRRRARGH” kind of annoyed mixed with a chunk of entitlement.
Of course, the PSAs are often entertaining and hilarious anyways, but that’s not the point.
Now this ‘Match Breaking’ one? Also funny, but it also means all the ecstatic fucks to me because Sister. SISTER.
I am going to go off for a bit (ie: the rest of the season) and get my hopes up for Kaikana Grif’s comeback and a flood of “wait what”s.
you know. assets like burned and empty property or locker stock or something. derek doesn’t just hang out on school property for no reason right? there’s gotta be some at legal reason for that.
"No," Stiles interrupted. "It’s not like he exactly ‘sired’ you.""He bit me. That’s the entire reason our lives are different now!”"Okay, maybe, alright, fair enough. Maybe werewolves operate on sires," Stiles admitted. Admitted that it was only when it convenienced them privately. "Yet you absolutely rejected his sudden, twisted, paternal bond he decided to impose on you this morning. You never even joined his pack when all of this started anyway, so why is he coming to you now after he’s become more of a creepy old man just by being broke besides unloved?"Fair point, and it wasn’t as if Scott was raring to be inducted into the Hale Hall of Fail in the first place, but it was an issue of priorities. Whatever suspect spontaneous feelings of responsibility an opportunistic werewolf had in mind could take a backseat to the obvious problem."Malia I understand, because," lowering his voice to a nearly absent whisper, "she’s his you know what." Making sure he couldn’t hear her stalking nearby, Scott continued. "Peter didn’t say anything about taking care of Derek."========Brothers, and any corresponding ‘family values’ held little meaning to her. Malia had family of course, but pretending that extended beyond Dad and Stiles made no sense. Sure, Peter fucked her mom, but he sure didn’t stay as hell behind to raise her or claim her. She knew he wasn’t aware of their relationship for whatever reason, and she didn’t care to know about his choice to be ignorant of it. Why should their imaginary bond hold him back from being the imaginary cool guy he thinks he is? And since when did kin not recognize pack?Whatever ‘DEE EN, EH?” testing meant, she never remembered a single moment where any of Peter’s comatose calls reached out to her. Scott maybe. He McCalled him, heh.But they never reached her.