Of Comments and Crunchyroll

I thought I would turn this little, er, dialogue between Scott at Anime Almanac, gia, and ani-nouto and turn it into an all out war, or battle, or maybe keep it a little dialogue if everyone ignores me lol.

This discussion has kind of split off into two directions: the first about Crunchyroll and what they did and didn’t do thanks to TV Tokyo, and then the second part dealing with the blogging meta topic of whether comments are good or bad.
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12 Moments of Anime Day 5 – Twenty Faces of an Unexpected Twist

Perhaps one of the most under appreciated shows from 2008 is Nijuu Mensou no Musume a.k.a. The Daughter of Twenty Faces a.k.a. Chiko the Phantom Thief.  The thing about this show is that it appeared to be going on it’s merry way when, in episode 6, a huge twist threw the entire series into chaos:  Twenty Faces’ entire gang gets wiped out and Twenty Faces himself is presumed to have died.

The heat was on Twenty Faces in episode 6

My reaction to this episode was literally “holy shit” and this episode probably still stands out as the plot twist of the year so far for the shows that I’ve watched.  I was just stunned for a while after watching it, and if I was doing a “top 10 episodes of the year” countdown, this episode would almost certainly be on it, if not near the top.  This earns Nijuu Mensou episode 6 a spot in the 12 Moments of Anime.

The 12 Moments of Anime project is the brainchild of CCY.