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Search engine terms

It’s been a while, so I might have a few this time.

“hentai futanari idol first time” – I hope all these people looking for hentai aren’t too disappointed when the only reason my blog shows up in their searches is the song from Parade Parade.

“craziest anime hairs” – no surprise that found this, it’s just not the phrasing I’d expect

“kinder and bryant songs” – glad to see someone searching for this; Anne Bryant and Ford Kinder don’t get enough credit. They wrote the theme songs for many 80’s cartoons, most notably Transformers and Jem.

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Song Challenge Day 27: Making Fun

“A song you make fun of”

Liking a song and making fun of it are nowhere near mutually exclusive, especially if the song is Japanese; have you heard the Engrish in some of the songs that are in anime? “Just Wild Beat Communication“. “Going Your Days Grow Up“. And of course “I Believe in Drastic My Soul“.

But “Honoo no Overdrive” by Koji Wada, the theme song of Transformers: Car Robots (original Japanese version of Robots in Disguise…er, the first one; say what you will about Japanese Transformers series having equally generic titles, but at least they’ve never repeated one.), is my go-to example.

(uploaded by Kenro200x)

“Go Boy! Convoy!”

“Fire Flush!” (Actually supposed to be “Fire Flash!”)

Song Challenge Day 3: Makes me Laugh

“A song that makes you laugh”

“Cybertron Banzai”, the ending song for Transformers: Victory. This song asks some questions that I don’t think very many people would think to ask about a robot who turns into a jet.

(uploaded by Mike Sweetser)

And back to Steven Universe for a couple here:

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Vote for Ford Kinder and Anne Bryant

Voting for the Transformers Hall of Fame is now open through the official Transformers App.

Vote for whoever you want to out of the character categories (and laugh at some of the strangest art and bio choices they’ve ever had), but I want to talk about the one for real-life people. This is the first time they’ve ever had a real person/people be inducted by popular vote, and the category is “Best Musical Act Used In TRANSFORMERS Branded Production” (capitalization Hasbro’s).

However, the voting may be skewed because Hasbro neglected to say what the nominees actually did.

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Science of Anime: Ludicrous Size

As I’ve said before, some anime like to have things so big that the square/cube law says they shouldn’t be able to support their own weight. But weight only applies when there’s gravity, right? So how about giants in space?

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Science of Anime: Space terminology and scale

Transformers Energon was the terrible English dub of Transformers Superlink, which wasn’t that good to begin with. One infamous line of dialogue from it was “We warped into another galaxy on the outer reaches of the solar system.”.

That’s an extreme example of an issue that a lot of other anime have to a lesser degree; mixing up astronomical terms and/or the scale associated with them. Several series have used “galaxy” like it meant “universe”. Others don’t seem to realize how close a “moon” and a “planet” can be in scale.

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