Said it before, say it again.
Initial D (yea I Know it wrapped up the entire story supposedly)
My first memory of anime was Battle of the Planets and Voltron from the 80's.
Discovered it again at convention video rooms with Sailor moon (no, not a fan)
Started the road back with Yu-gi-oh on YTV and then others on netflix.
I watched it last night.
Having watched the
anime Live action TV show, this left me 'wanting'. It might be fine if you've not read the manga, or watched the Anime, but having seen the Anime it was all but a disappointment.
They would have been further ahead making it a 'sequel' and not having Light and L. Having their successors.
I'd give it at best a 3/5.
I understand the use of Kira because, well, it's another reference to the manga and while it wasn't the same story, I certainly felt like the creator for this had a lot of love for it.
I felt there was subtle referencing to the Shinigami stuff in the book Light was reading, I'm wondering if they're going to follow up more on that in the sequel (It was pretty heavily implied there would be, but I also think it's pretty ok without one too)
As I said above, better they made it with the non standard characters, I would've enjoyed it and it might have driven traffic to the anime.
Hell, they could have expanded on the "Don't trust Ryuk" and made it a message from Light instead to any new owner.
Using Kira could have just been our MC's googling and discovering something similar happening in japan years previous.
@thomask Season 3 is not censored. I check the uncut version and there is no censorship. Are you a subscriber? If yes, in the episode selection area, you need to select the un-cut version. You should double check everything.
Yeah, I thought I had. I had started it on uncut, or so I thought.
At least its clarified that uncut is well, uncensored... LOL.
Yes, I am a subscriber, hence why I thought it was so odd.
Oh crap... I was stuck on the 'simucast' and not the 'uncut'.
Yes, its a 12 month old thread... and yet, it was mentioned in same thread that it would be 'uncensored "soon"' suggesting October.
And yet Season 3 is STILL censored.
I'd hope it would be sooner... Oh, and the forum link above is broken.
@Series5Ranger So does that mean all Media Factory Licences are with Kadokawa..? At least until they expire?