Pacific Rim (the big general thread)

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Re: Pacific Rim (the big general thread)

Postby Cryptid_Liker » Sun Jun 14, 2020 12:28 am

Major sssspielberg! wrote:skreeonk I haven't seen this yet. I heard they call the big enemy at the end Mega Kaiju.

I remember being super disappointed by that name. Name it Thanatos or something. Anything but the name of the species/weapon type (??) with a boring adjective.

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Re: Pacific Rim (the big general thread)

Postby Mac Daddy MM » Sun Jun 14, 2020 5:59 am

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Major sssspielberg! wrote:skreeonk I haven't seen this yet. I heard they call the big enemy at the end Mega Kaiju.

I remember being super disappointed by that name. Name it Thanatos or something. Anything but the name of the species/weapon type (??) with a boring adjective.


How about a MAN that is... SUPER. Or a MAN that dresses like... A BAT! Or a LANTERN that is... GREEN! Or a MAN that dresses in... IRON. Or a CAPTAIN that is from... AMERICA. Or a WOMAN who acts like a... CAT! Or a MAN bitten by a radioactive... SPIDER!
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Re: Pacific Rim (the big general thread)

Postby Cryptid_Liker » Sun Jun 14, 2020 6:03 am

Mac Daddy MM wrote:
Cryptid_Liker wrote:
Major sssspielberg! wrote:skreeonk I haven't seen this yet. I heard they call the big enemy at the end Mega Kaiju.

I remember being super disappointed by that name. Name it Thanatos or something. Anything but the name of the species/weapon type (??) with a boring adjective.


How about a MAN that is... SUPER. Or a MAN that dresses like... A BAT! Or a LANTERN that is... GREEN! Or a MAN that dresses in... IRON. Or a CAPTAIN that is from... AMERICA. Or a WOMAN who acts like a... CAT! Or a MAN bitten by a radioactive... SPIDER!

Superheroes are different from kaiju. that's because the latter is way more interesting and should be recognized more

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Re: Pacific Rim (the big general thread)

Postby Kaiju-King42 » Sun Jun 14, 2020 10:05 am

Cryptid_Liker wrote:
Mac Daddy MM wrote:
Cryptid_Liker wrote:I remember being super disappointed by that name. Name it Thanatos or something. Anything but the name of the species/weapon type (??) with a boring adjective.


How about a MAN that is... SUPER. Or a MAN that dresses like... A BAT! Or a LANTERN that is... GREEN! Or a MAN that dresses in... IRON. Or a CAPTAIN that is from... AMERICA. Or a WOMAN who acts like a... CAT! Or a MAN bitten by a radioactive... SPIDER!

Superheroes are different from kaiju. that's because the latter is way more interesting and should be recognized more


It also just doesn't really gel with the naming convention of previous Pacific Rim monsters.
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Re: Pacific Rim (the big general thread)

Postby Anguirus » Wed Jul 22, 2020 11:07 am

I hope we still recieve the anime series! Last year Netflix had two seasons ordered!
Hopefully we recieve news at this year's Comic Con!
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Re: Pacific Rim (the big general thread)

Postby Cryptid_Liker » Wed Jul 22, 2020 1:46 pm

Anguirus wrote:I hope we still recieve the anime series! Last year Netflix had two seasons ordered!
Hopefully we recieve news at this year's Comic Con!

Me, too. Judging by the plot synopsis, it seems to be focused on one of the "bootleg" Jaegers, which was IMO one of the most interesting parts of PR2.

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Re: Pacific Rim (the big general thread)

Postby Anguirus » Fri Jul 24, 2020 4:20 pm

Cryptid_Liker wrote:
Anguirus wrote:I hope we still recieve the anime series! Last year Netflix had two seasons ordered!
Hopefully we recieve news at this year's Comic Con!

Me, too. Judging by the plot synopsis, it seems to be focused on one of the "bootleg" Jaegers, which was IMO one of the most interesting parts of PR2.


Ahhh! Seems like no news from Comic Con. :(

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Re: Pacific Rim (the big general thread)

Postby gottatalktothefake » Wed Jul 29, 2020 11:41 am

I think it’s dead Jim
Legit, every KoTM hater I have ever seen on social media or interacted with are all the same. They are either these young kids to middle aged adults so detached from anything beyond the Japanese films that they can't enjoy anything that doesn't begin with one of the Toho logos. They're the type that would of had no issues with KoTM if it was a Japanese-made production and think films like Godzilla vs. Monster Zero are the pinnacle of human drama.
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Re: Pacific Rim (the big general thread)

Postby Cryptid_Liker » Wed Jul 29, 2020 12:24 pm

SoggyNoodles2016 wrote:as the new Ultraman anime shown, while Polygons models are kind of meh, they can do some dope action choreography.

Color me cautiously optimistic

I know this comment is old but ULTRAMAN was animated by Production I.G and SOLA Digital Arts, not Polygon. The same studios collaborated once again for Ghost in the Shell: SAC_2045.

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Re: Pacific Rim (the big general thread)

Postby Gigantis » Wed Jul 29, 2020 4:25 pm

gottatalktothefake wrote:I think it’s dead Jim


Yeah honestly lol. We've gotten zero news on this thing since it was announced, i don't even think it's happening.
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Re: Pacific Rim (the big general thread)

Postby UltramanGoji » Wed Jul 29, 2020 6:45 pm

I honestly don’t care if it happens. I’m perfectly content with the first film and all it’s ancillary media. I don’t need an extension or continuation of the universe.
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