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Spring Steins;Gate

Discussion in 'Akihabara TV Channel' started by stardust, Jul 25, 2010.

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  1. stardust Active Member

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    Steins;Gate





    Created by; Nitro+ (Chaos;Head, Togainu no Chi, Phantom of Inferno)
    Studio; White Fox (Katanagatari)
    Character Design; Huke (Black Rock Shooter), Kyuuta Sakai (Higurashi no Naku Koro Ni, Ichigo Mashimaro)
    Directors; Hiroshi Hamasaki (Texhnolyze, Shigurui),
    Genres; suspense, mystery, sci-fi
    Airing Date; Now!


    Do I need to watch Chaos;Head to understand this?

    Absolutely not. The events of Steins;Gate merely take place a year after what happened in Chaos;Head, but on the whole they have no relation to each other.
    Is the VN translated?
    It's being worked on.

     
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    The suspense and horror is attracting me. I'm hoping for a good studio and director.
     
  3. Kellogem Well-Known Member

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    is chaos head that bad?? Im planning to watch it and didnt read the VN...

    only thing I know from Nitro+ is Fate Zero, but thats good enough to make me interested in this, so subscribing.
     
  4. Somnus the figure that lies asleep

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    The Chaos;Head VN was pretty good but the anime adaptation was pure garbage we'll see how it will be with this one
     
  5. Butō Rengoob Honorary Pantaloni Rossi

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    I like the premise a lot. Keeping up with this for sure.
     
  6. OniTasku [Weeabro for life]

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    While the synopsis seems far from the genre it depicts, I'll be looking forward to the series. I've heard about it before and it typically has gotten a pretty good consensus.
     
  7. Suzuku Well-Known Member

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    ^ Wut? Are you talking about anime or the VN? Because the anime was utter shit and whoever told you otherwise is a liar.

    Considering how fucking awful Chaos;Head was I'll go into this with less than a grain of salt if Madhouse are the ones animating this, which is weird since Madhouse is usually pretty solid. At the very least, if Ishiyama Takaaki is still directing this then I'll know it'll probably be crap.
     
  8. Kellogem Well-Known Member

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    ok, I guess I would rather not watch Chaos;Head after the responses.
     
  9. OniTasku [Weeabro for life]

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    Talking about the VN for Steins;Gate. I heard that it was pretty solid.
     
  10. Suzuku Well-Known Member

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    ^ Oh, okay lol my bad. Yeah, I've heard both Chaos;Head and Steins;Gate were great VNs. I've actually wanted to play Chaos;Head VN to get the nasty taste of the anime out of my mouth. Do you know if it has an English Patch?
     
  11. Mider T VM Rapist

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    I saw a semi-colon, hope it's not like-

    Goodbye:zaru
     
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    I'm willing to try it even though it dosen't sound like I'll enjoy it. Hopefully, I'm proven wrong.
     
  13. stardust Active Member

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    Nothing has been confirmed yet, but it wouldn't surprise me if a translation was announced by Jast soon. You know, with their partnership with Nitro+, it would make perfect sense.
     
  14. stardust Active Member

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    [YOUTUBE]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tiCNSLJ8Ihc&feature=channel[/YOUTUBE]

    I finally got around to watching the opening for the VN, and it definitley looks impressive. I updated the synopsis in the opening post a bit too, mainly about how the protagonist is a university student who calls himself a mad scientist. So straight off the bat, he's a hundred times more useful than Chaos;Head's Takumi ever was. :lmao
     
  15. Suzuku Well-Known Member

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    Wow, a main character who's not living in an obscure supply closet? Maybe this won't suck after all. :awesome
     
  16. stardust Active Member

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    Exactly! He might - as crazy as this sounds - actually do something!
     
  17. Yakushi Kabuto Socks Activate! Shape of a Retired Staff

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    Calls himself a mad scientist? I'm here and more interested than I was when I first saw this. :p The synopsis is interest enough, I'm looking forward to seeing how the oppositing sides are interested in using such technology.
     
  18. Random Member That One Guy

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    The is up.

    There's also a trailer out but it doesn't offer any look at the character designs or animation.

     
  19. stardust Active Member

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    The is now up on the website, in better quality. The PC release of the game was also released about a fortnight ago.
     
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  20. Dogma word....?

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    I was interested in this one, can you give me an update Random? I need your reliability.
     
  21. Random Member That One Guy

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    I'm unaware of any updates since the teaser's been posted on the official website. In regards to source material, I don't know anything but RetroElectro should be able to tell you if there'll be anything in this that may hold your interest.
     
  22. Random Member That One Guy

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    The got an update. There's some sketches of some of the characters viewable in the .

    (Click for larger size)

    Rintarou Okabe | Makise Kurisu | Mayuri Shiina | Itaru Hashida (Daru)


    The anime series will begin airing in Spring 2011.

    Animation Production will be handled by Studio White Fox (Tears to Tiara, Katanagatari)

    Update on Staff and Cast.

    Animation Producer:
    Director: ,
    Series Composition:
    Character Design:
    BGM: ,

    will be doing the theme song.

    VA - Character:
    - Rintarou Okabe
    - Mayuri Shiina
    - Itaru Hashida
    - Suzuha Amane
    - Feiris Nyannyan (lol wat?)
    - Kurisu Makise
    - Ruka Urushibara
    - Moeka Kiryuu
    - Nae Tenouji

    Source: ,

    The listed on ANN doesn't seem to be credited with anything having to do with music, so I'm wondering if the Murakami Makoto working on this show's BGM is a different person?
     
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  23. Random Member That One Guy

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    Finished designs for Okabe, Chris, Shiina and Daru. Some designs for a few more characters as well.

    (Click for larger size)
    Okabe: Chris:
    Shiina: Daru:


    Spoiler: For the rest
    Suzuha Amane: Feiris Nyannyan:
    Moeka Kiryuu: Ruka Urushibara:
     
  24. dspr8_rugged RX-0 Unicorn Gundam

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    Some said it already. As long as Madhouse does not get this and give the same treatment as Chaos;Head, then I'm sold.
     
  25. Random Member That One Guy

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    Animated trailer.

     
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  26. Truekakarot Custom User Title

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    -Akihabara for Ikebukuro substitute
    -Horror, Suspense genre
    -quirky character designs
    -group of friends who text message
    -mad scientist or doctor

    It don't start till spring. :sadpanda
     
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    Nitroplus, 5pb. Announce New Game Robotics;Notes

    Source -

    How long till this one is adapted into an anime
     
  28. stardust Active Member

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    The PV is looking good! Character designs are a lot more bearable looking.
     
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    You mean in comparison to huke's versions or the original sketches (like RM posted above)?


    I don't really like the anime versions. Like Chris for example. She had such an awesome design, but she loses a lot of her mystique in the transfer. Her anime self looks so much duller. I remember saying the same thing of the HotD character designs... I still need to learn to accept the fact that characters lose some vitality when they become animated :/

    But yeah, even though I find this style of character design weak, this is a series with the potential to make that a non-issue :3
     
  30. Clay The Writing Writer Retired Staff

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    Wasn't the manga of this only released recently? Oh well, I'll keep an eye out for this too. :hurr
     
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