The Lucky 7 Anime Gimmicks. Learn them. Love them. Hate them.

1. moéblobs
moéblob \’mō-ā-ˈbläb\ noun, moéblobs

A person, usually a female character, that is considered cute and/or beautiful by many (“moé”), usually men. However, most of the time, they serve no purpose to the overall story and are created solely for the purpose of inducing erections for adolescents going under puberty, horny men, and/or 30-year-old virgins (see: fanservice) and in some instances, lolicons (see: loli). In rare cases, they are guys (see: trap).

Example: Mikuru Asahina from The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya is a moéblob.

Not to be confused with moéblob ANIME, which are usually filled with a shitload of win if you’re looking for cute stuff.

Example: Potemayo is a moéblob anime.

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Fullmetal Alchemist Chapter 86

FMA Chapter 86

Ed finally meets Pride face-to-face. Okay, not really, since the little bugger’s main body was hiding in the shadows and Mr. Lion King Heinckel was the one that was majorly kicking Pride’s ass (although Pride’s facial expression says otherwise). Oh man, I hope he doesn’t die.

Win on many levels
(Maka from Soul Eater and Edward Elric are best buds! :DDD A really nice joint-illustration from this month’s Shōnen Gangan)

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Soul Eater 01

Anyone else imagined that Soul would have a Romi Paku-like male voice if animated (… probably just me), and was surprised by the voice of choice? Granted, I liked it, but hearing a badass-sounding Roxas coming out of his mouth shocked the hell out of me.

Rather than painfully blogging through all the episodes I’m behind on, I’ll marathon this and will eventually catch up up to the most recently aired episode. First episode says it all: count on Bones to deliver non-shoddy shounen action scenes (thank God if the rumors of them animating a new FMA anime are true). Maka’s voice is smexy, Death Scythe’s a horny bastard, and Blair’s as loaded as ever. Black Star sounds a little too young… no, feminine, but meh. EDIT – Take that back. Second episode has him clearly sounding like Laharl (Disgaea), even though it’s a completely different seiyuu. That is win in my eyes!

I find myself addicted to the opening song by T.M. Revolution (maybe because this is the first time in a while that I’ve heard him sing such an awesome song solo?) EDIT – Sounds like kickass ringtone-material, no?

(According to the fansubbers, since I’m only watching the Late Night version, my soul is in danger. ( ̄へ ̄))

.hack//G.U. TRILOGY (movie)

.hack//G.U. TRILOGY

What can I say? The cellshaded, video game-like animation in this movie was awesome. Along with the superb direction of fighting choreography, the action in this movie was absolutely kickass. To tell the truth, if it was just another run-of-the-mill, hand-drawn, and digitally colored anime movie by Bee Train, I wouldn’t have payed attention to the action as much as I would’ve payed attention to the can of coke I was drinking to pass the time, thinking: “When the hell is this shit going to be over?” The anime portion of the .hack franchise has always took a nice direction in character development, but certainly not the action (count on the games to take care of that). This movie was a great balance of both, and it was really like watching a video game. Great graphics, good eye-candy.

Unfortunately, watching a video game and playing a video game are two totally different things. When taking the G.U. games into account… I honestly don’t know if I should really recommend this movie to anyone.

Haseo is constipated

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