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Tengen Toppa Gurren-Lagann

Discussion in 'Off the Air' started by Haohmaru, Mar 7, 2007.

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  1. Prince Leon

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    No problem. Their EP3 will probably be out near the end of the week.
     
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    I am a bit confused, what's the difference between .mkv and .mp4 files? :headscrat Is it the size and the quality as well?
     
  3. Portaljacker

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    If I'm not mistaken mp4 can hold a higher quality at a lower size while mkv has a larger size but is easier to process. My limit on any file size for a 25 minute episode is around 250Mb and 400Mb for a 45 minute episode. (TV rippers for Stargate and Heroes are really bad at compression)
     
  4. Junas

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    ^Ah I see, makes perfectly sense... Thanks for the explanation! :nod
     
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    MKV and MP4 has no inherent quality/compression/size to them. MKV has more overhead by a number of kilobytes at most. The differences at surface level:

    MKV: Designed for PCs so it has more features like being able to take a large amount of different video/audio codecs, multiple sub formats,. Because it's designed for PCs, it is also evolving to allow for the ability to store more variety of media because they can simply have you download the newest MKV muxer and splitter and you have the new functionality.

    MP4: Designed by MPEG as a standard to be used by both software (PC) and hardware (Example: PS3) players. Thus, the feature set was restricted to allow interoperability. It specifically lacks the .ASS subtitle standard which is used by almost all styled anime soft subs.

    Some good reading:
     
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    Holy Sh*t this show is awesome
    The characters, the music, the story, and the FLCL type animation
    Im really lookin forward to Ep 4
     
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    This show rocks my socks.

    It's basically got the awesomeness of FLCL's robot designs and animation, but with a deeper plot. All the characters are likeable, and the first episode was simply awesome.

    Interesting things as well, such as a view into the Future, and those cool metaphors that you notice now and then (e.g. Cape = symbol of being trapped in the village)

    I want mooooore.
     
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    Wow, the first three episodes of this series were awesome. The art rocks, and the story looks like its going to be very interesting. I definitely look forward to following this series.
     
  9. Wesley

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    You know what they say. It's all downhill from here. I can't believe they'll be able to keep this up. I really want them to, but I'm skeptical.
     
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    Found some pics of Gurren-Lagann figures! (from )




    I want all of them ;_;
     
  11. Zaru Retired Staff

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    lol @ the figure of homo-sama

    Those are all nice
     
  12. Denizen

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    Does anyone know what the "Bandage round the hips" is for?

    Perhaps makeshift underwear? it seems the villagers didn't have many clothes, except they had assloads of capes.
     
  13. Prince Leon

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    You gotta love GAINAX and their ability to make awesome figures/figurines. :p
     
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    Im not totally sure, but I believe they're called "Sarashi". Don't ask me what they're for though, cuz I have no clue. They're a common theme in alot of animes for both men and women......for women I suppose it's a type of ancient style "bra" of sorts for women who are particularly modest or athletic, but I'm just speculating. For Men though, I haven't the slightest.
     
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    True enough. The animation quality will definitely decrease from here. I don't know how many episodes this show will have...but it's hard to imagine even 10 more quality episodes of this. Kamina already found his father...this makes me think that the writers are already running out of ideas. I will give the show credit though...it has produced 3 great episodes. Some shows that run for 50+ episodes fail to reach the 3 great episode plateau.
     
  16. ydraliskos

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    Writers don't run out of ideas at the 3rd episode of a show :D They aren't really looking for ideas in the first place, that early.

    This series is probably already thought out completely, I'd say.
     
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    Hmm. I don't see Gurren-Lagann going downhill just yet animation-wise. The art style that GAINAX chose for the series allows for certain...liberties to be taken if and when they're needed. After all, it's GAINAX anyways so they have tons of money to pour into this if they have to. Seriously, they already have the Gurren-Lagann line of figures ready to be sold and shipped.
     
  18. Uzumaki~Kakashi

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    Ya I don't see the quality being reduced as of yet. But eventually their will be a decline... it happens in all anime.
     
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    I have to say I love this show so far. I would ove to see a manga scene al la FLCL somewhere but I doubt it will happen.

    I found the future scene in the beginning a little confusing but I bet by the end it will all make sense. Or not.
     
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    just watched the first episode of it finally.

    I absolutely love the animation style.

    About the opening "future" bit.

    Spoiler:

    So while my initial thought was that it was Kamina leading that group in the beginning... After watching it again, Im thinking its Simon now, just alot more grown up and with alot of Kamina's attitude rubbed off on him.

    No clue if Im interpretting it right or not, but hell, who knows.
     
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    Simon was the leader while Kamina was somewhere on the side in that future scene. :nod
     
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    True, looking at it, it is indeed simon! XD

    But damn, Gurren-Lagann is gonna be huge!
     
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    Did anyone else notice Yoko's response to "uni-ting?" The girl has sex on the mind. With which hero though?
     
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    i think that she was thinking of yaoi at that point
     
  25. Arishem

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    She's like Sakura then. I wonder how many more female anime characters will be revealed to be yaoi lovers.
     
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    Stop ruining Yoko for me. :cry
     
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    better get used to it. eventually all female characters will have the yaoi itch and will get a chance to show it. that's how things go
     
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    oh please, no. yoko's not thinking of that...

    and lookie ...
    you think some of this guys, if not all, would join the gurren-laggan? like part of the group seen in EP1.
     
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    Right, yaoi...not.

    Anyways:

    [Order]​_Tengen​_Toppa​_Gurren​_Lagann​_-​_01​_[6F9E43A2].mp4
     
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    There are waaaaaay too many groups doing this... I don't even know which to follow >_<

    Any recommendations?

    Man... this show is great ^_^
     
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