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01[14:00] When last we left, the most violent strip tease since Sucker Punch.
[14:00] Huh, I think that’s as close to hearing Junketsu’s voice as ever so far in this series
[14:00] Fast healing is hax.
[14:01] And Ryuko and Senketsu are apparently a combining mecha.
01[14:02] I was thinking “blathering blatherskite!” but I decided that’s a bit obscure these days.
[14:02] I think Mako fits the personality better.
01[14:03] Except that she has no detectable skills at all, while Fenton Crackshell has precisely one.
[14:03] Mako’s skill is protagonist wrangling.
[14:04] Did the ad start at the end of the credits?
[14:04] Yup. And now it’s done.
01[14:06] why do they keep saying “bat-crap” instead of batshit?
01[14:06] It’s REALLY distracting.
01[14:07] Were they trying to keep to a PG rating or something? Because that ship sailed LONG ago.
[14:07] Yeah that is weird
[14:07] Case in point.
01[14:08] Ah, she’s gone full Pinkamena I see.
01[14:10] And of course they’ll use the life fibers to make new suits for everyone to fight in the Grand Finale.
[14:11] I guess Nui doesn’t actually need blood.
01[14:11] Both the sound effect and the movement of Nui’s eye were Eva references. Implication is that she’s a cross between Asuka and Eva-01.
[14:11] And I’m back.
[14:13] “How dare you not kill us!?”
01[14:14] STOP SAYING BAT-CRAP IT’S WEIRD
[14:15] So Satsuki looks kind of like the Spiral King, as we’ve discussed earlier, but there’s another character from that show she looks even more like: The kid who put the Spiral King’s head in a jar.
01[14:15] The one with the glasses?
[14:16] From the drawing lots bunker
01[14:16] Oh, Rossiu!
01[14:16] Yeah, I guess.
[14:16] Kill la Kill has been described as “Simon’s daughter vs. Rossiu’s daughter.”
01[14:16] Ah yes, a delicious meal of deep-fried assorted objects.
[14:17] And Soroi’s tea. Food and drink come together.
[14:18] I’m back.
01[14:20] So it really is just Lavos.
[14:20] Yup. A virus on a cosmic scale.
01[14:23] Summers blood flows in both their veins.
01[14:24] It’s a giant enemy crab, CLEARLY.
01[14:25] Oh you have got to be kidding me
[14:25] Hey, she clearly hit it for massive damage.
01[14:25] Calling back to the fight club?
[14:26] As I recall, she was the most dangerous of all the two-star club captains Ryuko encountered
01[14:26] That she was.
01[14:26] Makes sense she’d be the first two-star uniform off the assembly line, and I wouldn’t be surprised if she has uniforms for the Elite Four with her.
[14:27] No comment on the nature of the assembly line?
[14:27] I think he’s asking about the sewing club president’s uniform
[14:27] That I am.
01[14:27] It was only onscreen for a couple seconds.
01[14:27] Didn’t really hacve time.
[14:27] Fair enough.
[14:28] You can say that about a lot of things in this show
01[14:29] So, what about it?
[14:30] Came as a surprise to me the first time I saw it. Broke the established pattern of club presidents getting two-star uniforms.
[14:31] By now it’s clear that sewing club president is on par with the elite four
[14:31] He was in on the coup plot
[14:31] True. Never mind.
[14:31] Lavos is actually a very strong connection. Lavos had queen Zeal, Life Fibers have Ragyo. Janus/Magus lines up roughly with Satsuki.
[14:32] Well… sorry about that, y’all
[14:32] It happens.
01[14:33] That’s a good point about Lavos.
01[14:33] Hey Sylocat.
[14:33] I remembered the ‘stream when I woke up this morning, I had it in my mind for the first several hours of my consciousness today, but the last time I looked at the clock was 11:30, and then I just had the vague sense that I had something planned for later today
01[14:34] Hey, it happens.
01[14:35] Just sorry you missed the episode that confirmed all the video game jokes forever.
[14:35] I’ll post a comment with my own commentary in the comments thread then
[14:35] So, Arrlaari, would that make Ryuko Schala?
[14:36] That’s not as good a fit as Satsuki and Magus
01[14:37] I actually think the dad is Schala.
[14:37] In fact she bears a stronger resemblance to Glenn than to Schala
[14:37] He’s also the three wise men
01[14:37] Unwilling assistant, lost in the rise to power of Zeal/Ragyo.
01[14:38] Makes sense, the three gurus and Schala kind of go together.
[14:38] Yeah, those comparisons works much better.
[14:38] And now I want to play Crimson Echoes again
01[14:39] What’s Crimson Echoes?
[14:39] It’s that Chrono Trigger fanquel ROM Hack
01[14:39] Any good?
[14:39] Apparently he thinks it’s worth replaying
[14:40] Eh, I’m a sucker for that kind of thing
[14:40] This all reminds me of a lengthy essay I read about Chrono Trigger and existentialism. I forget whether Crono Cross and existentialism was the same essay or a different one.
[14:40] And if the latter, I forget if it was by the same person