Gintama x Mameshiba CM#4-6 Translation

So my copy of the BD arrived about last week (yesasia sure is slow), and I was indeed most dissapointed to find none of the Gintama x Mameshiba CMs on the extras disc. Which I was looking forward to most among the extras. Especially as it was said, any promo meterial would be included, if I remember right. Also, there are postcards. Okita and Hijitaka with their future looks get the be on one. Why none for aduult Kagura? Gin with strawberry icrecream can appear anywhere, but the adult forms can only here. This is such a waste. To begin with, but would the Cover of the Movie Box be the normal looks? (Well, there is this double Backcover, but still…) And they even cut away Kagura’s knee on the digipack artwork!

I feel sorts of a bit betrayed. Really. But the movie and especially adult Kagura are cool nonetheless.

Instead I accidentially (while looking for Adult Kagura Fanarts) found another collection of the Mameshiba clips on tumbrl and it contained three more CMs advertising the BD/DVD release. It’s just such a shame, they are not included in the movie release. I don’t even understand why. They are way more fun than the interviews or the normal, simple PV spots.


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Gintama x Mameshiba CM#1-3 Translation

EDIT: YT link removed, as been taken down. Search for “劇場版銀魂のCM 豆しば(第1弾)” or the like to find raws.

This is a set of promotion CMs for the new movie, while being a pun on the Mameshiba commercials. The Mameshibas’ catchphrase being “Hey, did you know?”

There is also quite a portion of merchandise out there. The other characters pop up there, too.

Since it’s so cute and hilarious, I’ve at the very least watched it 5 times already, so I just went ahead and made some translation script.

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Gintama Final Arc Movie Info Special: Translation of the previewed first 3,5 minutes

EDIT: YT Link has been taken down. The special is also included on the extras disc of the movie release.

This is some special, probably aired somewhen a few days ago, and it’s all talk about the series itself, and repeating and repeating the same trailer footage over and over again, staff and seiyuu interviews talk. Not much of interest in the first 19 minutes save for some storyboard sketches there is also nothing worth mentioned there. Well they do repeat the “the series is ending” joke, pretty much indicating it’s the same case again.

It gets interesting around minute 19:30 when the staff is getting asked to show a little bit more:
“Could you show something just a little bit more for the fans who are waiting for the original story?”
“A little bit more… What should we do about that?”
“None there”
“What about the certain THAT?”
“The certain THAT?”
“That one flashy scene?”
“Well, then, please.  Just a little bit more.”
“Please take a look at it.”

What follows seems to the the prologue segment before the title runs in.

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Zetsuen no Tempest PV with Oshima Score Samples

(Youtube Link gone)

Tried to push it out of my mind, but happened to stumble upon it nonetheless. As feared, it ended up playing in a loop.

This is like the lesser score type of Paradise Lost combined with and even better mystery feeling than Chevalier and add some down to earth classical beethoven-ish vide to me. And seems to have both, full orchestra and piece with just a handful of intruments playing.

Oshima score = godlike

And there are even only these two along with the Beethoven piece in that other trailer.

Can’t wait for more. *_____*

[Blabbling] Mawaru Penguindrum For French relaease in November!

Stumbled upon this in the Newsletter.

Copy & pasted:

Après Sengoku Basara (lire la news)Mawaru Penguindrum est la seconde licence annoncée aujourd’hui parKazé.
Réalisée par Kunihiko Ikuhara et produite par le studio Brains Base en 2011, cette série totalise 24 épisodes de 25 minutes. Elle sortira chez nous en coffret intégrale le 07 novembre 2012.

visuel japonais

Himari, une jeune fille décédée des suites d’un cancer au cerveau, est miraculeusement ressuscitée puis guérie par une entité étrange. Cette entité réside dans un chapeau en forme de tête de manchot et prend possession du corps d’Himari lorsqu’il est posé sur sa tête. En échange de sa nouvelle vie, l’entité a ordonné à ses deux frères, Kanba et Shouma de trouver un objet appelé “Penguindrum”. Ils sont assistés par trois manchots étranges dédiés à chacun d’entre eux.

Me: Gaaaaw. OMFG, really. Even a complete series collection release. <insert any fangirling image here>

Apparantely it is sub-only according to manga-news’ entry (which isn’t that much suprising, but a pity nonetheless) and for some reason it doesn’t pop up on kaze animé’s website, through Sengoku Basara is listed there already,  despite news coming out the same day. I seriously hope this is no fake news.

Anime Short: Robotica * Robotics Übersetzung (German Translation)

Was ist “Liebe”, Natsu?

“i”, der 9. Buchstabe vom Alphabet.
“Ich” Pronomen
—Die Gestalt von Liebe, die nur Menschen begreifen

Diese Geschichte von Robotern, die von einem Menschen aufgelesen wurden

Übersetzt von:

Kann man hier auf dem Channel von Soubi Yamamoto anschauen:

Datum: 08.2010
Laufzeit: ~10 Minuten
Genre: Science-Fiction, Drama
Studio: CoMix Wave, Sentai Filmworks
Relation: Als Extra zur DVD von “Kono Danshi, Uchuujin to Tatakaemasu” enthalten

Latest Watch: Millenium Actress

(German release by UFA)

Never really liked Kon Satoshi’s style that much, but this one was was really kind of average; especially the plot. What a waste of eyecandy.

Latest Listen: Ao no Exorcist Anime Volume 10 Drama CD Extra ~ Rhapsody in Blue


Yukio: “Is this the time to read Manga as carefree?”
Rin: “That… Don’t tell me”
Yukio: “Exactly. These are your test scores […] this is 0, 8 points, this one 1, 7 points […] You even got your own name wrong! Bro, you are a high schooler, are you?”
Rin: “What can I do about it? Unlike your “Yukio” [雪男 – lit. Snow man] mine [燐 – Phosphorus] is difficult to write!”
Yukio “[…] Then just write it in Katakana! This is not “Rin”, but “Soso”; who is “Soso?!”
Rin: “Ugh…”
Yukio: “And checking this English test, R-I-M O-K-I-M-U-R-A, that’s “Rim Okumura”; Bro, when did you become a foreigner?!”
Rin: “Um…..”
Yukio: “I’m worried about your future…”
Rin: “Pyuu, pyuu, pyuu…”
Yukio: *big sigh*


… and Rins ends up having the others of his exocism class teach him lessons from Japanese Classic (Suguru: “You’re an idiot?! Why would the author of Genji Monogatari be Hikaru Genji? Is than an authobiography?!”) to math (Izumo: “This answer, why would there be two minorities?!” – Rin: “Minorities? Erm, what is that?” – Izumo: Aaah, no, I’m fed up. With this, teaching even a monkey would be easier! – Shima: “Ah, Izumo, that “Aaah, no, I’m fed up” just now was really erotic and cute! Say it again!”) and just about anything. And then Shiemi comes with her “girl handmade home cooking”, since she can’t help with helping to study. And of course her poisonous dish ends up to be the blackmailing weapon of Yukio to get things be considered more seriously. “Shima: A demon! that young teacher is a demon!” – Rin: “No, He is actually a really nice person, he surely has to be!”)

And in conclusion Mephisto praises Yukio for getting Shima and even Rin get a servile “behaviour”. Of course Yukio would not take credit for himself, but also not disclose too much details.

Speaking of contents, really nothing new, nor special or anything, but the voice acting was very good and the whole thing just lol

…I get the feeling I like it when characters sink into utter despair. Be it in a serious manner or in a comedic way….

When an AMV turns out to be a bluff package…..

… because there popped up one of there rather rare pieces which looks just so much better than the original footage, isn’t it almost frustrating, if the original footage does not live up to the impression from the AMV? Sure an AMV can condense the best footage of a title, still…

So I came cross to this Guilty Crown AMV by NOOB酱. (Also know as GrowingNoob.)
That one makes me get the impression “This series has to be somewhat epic”. Unfortunately I started it earlier already, bore with 6 episodes before dropping out of utter boredom and from what I heard the rest is just one heck of a train wreck. And still I find myself get interested in resuming, despite perfectly knowing I will most probably not like it at all….

GrowingNoob has some other quite nice AMVs as well.

时间逆行者 (The time travelers) (it’s also on Youtube)
Heck, this one makes even endless eight look somehow interesting. Also the main reason I watched Steins;Gate. That at least lived up to some of the expectations. Save for Umineko I even know all the titles in there

留住这个世界的美~出门看看风景 (Staying in this beautiful world ~ going out gazing at the landscape) also known as この美しい世界 (This beautiful world), also known as “Masterpiece” on several western video plattforms.
I know about 16 of the quite many series. Liked about only 5-6 of them, the others were boredom or just disappointing. All the others would never even get onto my radar. Still this one looks just so nicely put together I can’t help  but wonder about the original footage.


Another one I would think of that right away would be the “Fairytale of Lies” AMV from Rider4Z.
Seriously if the series could have been just as intense as this….


Or this “Shatters of Reflection” piece of Seliafel/Umika AMV.
To think that the so “gentle” world as Card Captor Sakura could actually get directly in touch with something like domestic violence and Genki Girl Haruhi look like a dead sick girl and look not out of place. I was surprised. Technically very well made. At least this one very obviously tells its own story, which prevents one from getting to much hopes up for the original footage. (There is just no way that original CCS footage would ever feature such a nice shinkai/shaft-like light effect background as in 0:24 to begin with.) That is, if one recognizes the series they are from to at all. I still have no clue what, among others, is supposed to be from Natsume Yuujinchou.



Juicy Hand-Shots #9: Dance In The Vampire Bund

Surprise hit. There wasn’t even that much pedo-fanservice as I feared. Oh and all these handshots. Especially Mina has really beautiful and delicate hands…

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