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JACK IS BACK, NIGGAS! by Punsy McHale - Tue, 07 Feb 2017 18:06:27 EST ID:zdIAs1KV No.378698 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Live stream marathon over here if anyone's interested

http://www.adultswim.com/videos/streams/samurai-jack
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Morgan Freeman - Wed, 08 Feb 2017 00:17:08 EST ID:gQxTp8dm No.378718 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Thank you stranger.

Bismuth for SLAYER
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Garrus Vakarian - Wed, 08 Feb 2017 04:39:08 EST ID:l2RekcII No.378723 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>378698
And now it's made for the adult audience.........YAHOOOOOO!!!!
I fucking loved the trailer!
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Professor Charles Xavier - Wed, 08 Feb 2017 10:05:20 EST ID:hGCK1Abv No.378731 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I never finished this series, saw maybe 1.5 seasons. Is there ever any real plot or can I jump in with the adult reboot/relaunch? Is Jack still trying to go back to the past, or does he get there at the end of season 2 and have new plots in seasons 3 and 4?
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Elijah Wood - Wed, 08 Feb 2017 12:07:05 EST ID:CeVkcBY5 No.378733 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>378731
Nah I don't think he ever got to the past.

Thanks for the link, OP. I'm going to veg out and marathon some today because I never saw too much of it. The stream should be repeating in around 4 hours so thats enough time to get snacks and booze
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Marvin the Martian - Wed, 08 Feb 2017 12:43:43 EST ID:w12nI5x7 No.378734 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>378731 He came close one time but got defeated by a massive Guardian. One of the few times Jack lost badly. Forgot which episode that is but it's one of the later ones I think.
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Keira Knightley - Wed, 08 Feb 2017 17:37:19 EST ID:TFZY+26J No.378740 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>378733
I always wondered and it wasn't made super clear, if Jack was bouncing around timelines, being at a different time in various episodes...but now that I'm older I realize the world he's in is probably just really diverse. Jungle towns, future towns, etc.
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Montgomery Scott - Sun, 12 Feb 2017 20:42:47 EST ID:d/W8NKSP No.378903 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I hope all the kids from the rave and aku's fairy tales are now old men and women who've lost faith in him.
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Stanley Kubrick - Mon, 13 Feb 2017 06:16:57 EST ID:e0rWJ/rk No.378918 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>378740
Really? It seemed obvious to me that Aku sent him to the far, far, far, far future where there's all manner of bizarre realms and regions.

Though, the insanely diverse settings for each episode would be better explained if it was explained that some of the episodes took place on different planets, imo.

Like episode 1 with all the dog miners or whatever, that would be dog planet. Then there could be Victorian England planet, old school mobster planet, and so on.

But according to Wiki, all of this takes place on Earth and the strange and colorful settings are just different regions of the planet. Maybe Aku made the world a little bigger?
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Frankenstein's Monster - Mon, 13 Feb 2017 22:03:37 EST ID:j/flY2/C No.378952 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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very excite
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Cujo - Wed, 15 Feb 2017 05:57:49 EST ID:8H0Bdgjb No.378999 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>378918
i have always liked how they made earth diverse instead of taking scenes to different planets with completely homogeneous scenery. it's kind of dumb how shows, movies and games do shit like "this or that planet is a FOORESTT PLANET, it's just FOOREESTS ALL THE WAY AROUND" i'm not saying it's dumb because it's not realistic i'm saying it's dumb because it's boring. just think how fucking diverse real earth is and has always been.

(namek is the WORST offender, i mean it's just water with some rocks coming out of it and a few houses scattered around.)

in samurai jack it's a real neat setting because the antagonist has been present throughout history, through humanity's first contact with aliens and dogs developing intelligence and all the other crazy shit. it really feels like a world instead of just a backdrop for awesome action
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Dumpf02 - Thu, 16 Feb 2017 04:34:33 EST ID:qqiW37wr No.379040 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>378918
> insanely diverse settings for each episode would be better explained if it was explained that some of the episodes took place on different planets
It's like you never travelled outside your street ever....

Is AKU going to be in the new season because he was missing in the trailer...
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Ryan Murphy - Thu, 16 Feb 2017 04:40:24 EST ID:pZl8Lzwc No.379042 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>379040
The voice actor for him died and replacing him with anyone just wouldn't work.
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Tom Chaney - Thu, 16 Feb 2017 12:30:56 EST ID:ZA/8vNjg No.379067 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>379042

Maybe Jack killed Aku which is why he no longer has his sword... And why he is trapped in the future.

As a way to explain why Aku is absent due to his VA dying, of course.
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Carl Grimes - Thu, 16 Feb 2017 14:05:06 EST ID:uCCraXWh No.379071 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>379042
they could use the guy they used to replace Iroh in avatar, but it's really obvious that it isn't him. it's almost jarring every time the new voice actor speaks, even though you can clearly tell he's trying to sound like Iroh/Aku. Kinda funny how they chose his character's niece in avatar to be the new villain in Samura Jack. I wonder if that was intentional, they've exported character personalities before. They use talking dog in samurai jack from ppg, and avatar's Varrick is literally just his actor's previous character Mentok from Birdman minus the powers.
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Nichelle Nichols - Sun, 12 Mar 2017 08:21:20 EST ID:LRiIxLDo No.380218 Report Quick Reply
new season started, bump.
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AnswerisB - Sun, 12 Mar 2017 11:17:28 EST ID:a3hlrXcA No.380235 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I'm fucking stoked for a number of reasons:

-Art and animation styles kept true to original series, but are much crisper

-Jack's guilt from his complacence is getting the better of his psyche and there's a greater emphasis on what he has to lose if he doesn't get his ass back in gear.

-Jack has an enemy besides Aku that has a backstory and, unlike the vast majority of Jack's past foes, is a living, breathing soul(s) in the Daughters of Aku (maybe the main one becomes a love interest later on?)

-They didn't give Aku away up front and are making the viewer wonder what has changed about him (besides his VA).

-The first assassin Jack fights is creative and fun. Sets a good precedent for things to come. Neat that Jack collects his weapon and will be using it in the next ep

-Jack with guns, blood, and motorcycles.

-Jack having to fight his way back to his sword.

9.5/10 reintro for me. Not gonna miss an ep of this new season.
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StimLioness !JM2DTgXfqU - Sun, 12 Mar 2017 11:32:55 EST ID:7TMN8Kzy No.380237 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Oh shit I heard this is back with new episodes, but I didn't fully believe it!

I'm excited <3

Lotta good goin down in the cartoon world lately.
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Johnathan E - Mon, 13 Mar 2017 00:28:17 EST ID:b71PInq9 No.380261 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>378698
Bump, Just saw the new episode, I enjoyed it, can't wait for next episode. HOWEVER, When the robot swordsman assassin called up aku, the person on the other line sounded like the director literally didn't even try to get anybody who sounded close to the original actor. If that was aku, he sounded like a withered grandpa, not an ageless evil entity.
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Johnathan E - Mon, 13 Mar 2017 17:37:50 EST ID:b71PInq9 No.380278 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>380266
I have a feeling that the dark samurai horseman has something to do with how jack lost his sword, the only hints I have to go by are how the horseman has a green aura and during the micro-flashback in which jack loses his sword the place is predominantly green colored so this is just mindless speculation.
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Martin Bayfield - Mon, 13 Mar 2017 23:51:13 EST ID:e0rWJ/rk No.380286 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>380278
The spooky samurai man stuff reminds me a lot of the fat man with yellow eyes from Legion lol
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Meeklo Braca - Tue, 14 Mar 2017 00:12:12 EST ID:oXAy+zkd No.380288 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>380278
i think the dark horseman is an alter-ego of jack. a horrible villain that he sees himself becoming, like its his fate, even though its a nightmare to him hes pulled to become this cruel killing persona.

or im full of shit which is very likely lol

This post was edited by C_Higgy on 15-03-2017 10:50:36
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Tony Montana - Tue, 14 Mar 2017 02:09:55 EST ID:TFZY+26J No.380290 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>380288
It reminds me of the Demon from that Bruce Lee movie, Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story. In the movie, Bruce (played by Jason Scott Lee.
First meeting
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HaYbe9cVU84

Bruces Battle
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OC195SrxRmQ

The story goes that Lees family had an ancient curse placed on them, and a demon would hunt Lee through time and space...endlessly.
Maybe Aku placed a curse on Jack?
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Meeklo Braca - Tue, 14 Mar 2017 15:00:42 EST ID:oXAy+zkd No.380300 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>380290

or maybe he dropped the sword into a magical energy source that was tainted by aku, and the sword personified into an evil opponent of jack, and since his sword was forged by the gods and is basically unbeatable, he doesnt currently have a strong enough weapon to counter the sword-man. so he always hides from it. nigga needs some magic runes laddie
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Eowyn - Tue, 14 Mar 2017 21:03:33 EST ID:b71PInq9 No.380310 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>380288
I had considered this was well, the reason Jack is so afraid of the visage of a mounted samurai (which visually has themes of typical ancient feudal samurai attire) could be what jack fears he himself will become in his pursuit to undo the past, possibly part of a realization that he could choose to ignore the suffering around him and become a ruthless warlord killer in order to finally take down Aku and un-make all of the existing suffering as a result but as a consequence losing himself and his principles.
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Orel Puppington - Tue, 14 Mar 2017 22:36:21 EST ID:e0rWJ/rk No.380312 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I think Jack already killed Aku, lost his sword in the process, which is why he's still trapped in the far future and why the "Daughters of Aku" or "Wives of Aku" or whatever they're called have such a hate-boner for him.
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David Cronenberg - Wed, 15 Mar 2017 02:24:33 EST ID:e7KNWab7 No.380318 Ignore Report Quick Reply
All I want out of this is a solid ending to the whole thing. Its a dream that this series back on the air. They have a chance to wrap this up so many ways. But I really get the feeling jacks not going to get a happy ending. I'm almost sure of that shit.
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Linda Harrison - Wed, 15 Mar 2017 03:36:57 EST ID:y/52LQwJ No.380320 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I really just hope that they end this daughters of aku arc in the second episode. The show originally didn't have any story arcs that spanned multiple episodes, at least that I can remember. and honestly I think the daughters of aku are boring uninspired villians. what I want to see is Samurai jack back to what it originally was with giving the viewer a new experience with new scenery, locations, characters, and obstacles to overcome with every episode. with the exception of a few reoccurring characters like the scotsman.

This post was edited by C_Higgy on 15-03-2017 10:49:37
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Russel Crowe - Wed, 15 Mar 2017 10:23:24 EST ID:YHayp4Fv No.380330 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>380312
Solid theory, except for when musical machine man calls Aku on his cell phone.
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Steven Seagal - Wed, 15 Mar 2017 12:04:39 EST ID:TFZY+26J No.380334 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>380330
But was that Really Aku? If we're right about the theory that Aku is dead...or disappeared...maybe that was an impersonator? A criminal come along with enough balls to pretend to be the big bad? It would be a great reason why the voice is different in the show.
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Ryan Atwood - Wed, 15 Mar 2017 20:33:59 EST ID:y/52LQwJ No.380354 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>380334
Doubtful. I bet they're going to give some other excuse as to why Aku doesn't sound exactly the same, like "Oh, Aku spent so much time stretching his powers in order to fight jack over the years that he's become slightly weakened", or some nonsense. from what I heard on the phonecall by robotron, Aku sounded haggard and winded, unlike how an ageless evil should sound.
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Michael Weston - Wed, 15 Mar 2017 20:44:19 EST ID:82KVXRuB No.380355 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>380330
Fuck, that villain was great. I like the new darker direction, I like the switch up of an actual arc with the daughters but I was worried it would loose it's more over the top cartoon element. This guy made it feel like classic Jack. The fight itself was also great.

>>380320
I'm all for it. It's the last season of the show, they want to do something bigger with it. This is probably a dated reference but this whole situation sort of reminds me of the show "Reboot". It was a lighthearted show with different situations every episode, then "shit get's real". I'm sure a good amount of anime's are like that too.
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Sofia Coppola - Thu, 16 Mar 2017 00:21:48 EST ID:oXAy+zkd No.380363 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>380355
>>380330

yes i agree completely. the rest of the episode was: armor, motorcycle, rocket launcher, machine gun, dual wield trench spikes, electrospear, PTSD (3-4 times), femme death cult

i think the music bot was added very consciously as a balance to all the other elements which were much darker and also as a throwback to the sillier cartoon network era
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Karen Gillan - Fri, 17 Mar 2017 11:21:32 EST ID:Ulyzkcgg No.380412 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>380334

No, I'm betting it's the real Aku. And that we're just going to have to be adults and realize that Mako is dead and so Genndy is doing the best he can with what he could find.
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Zed - Fri, 17 Mar 2017 15:42:09 EST ID:e0rWJ/rk No.380419 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>380412
So why is Jack still trapped in the past?
Aku is a cheap little faggot who would destroy the only way back just before being killed.
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Sansa Stark - Fri, 17 Mar 2017 18:15:53 EST ID:y/52LQwJ No.380425 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>380419
>So why is Jack still trapped in the past?

Did you even watch the episode? I'm not going to bother spoiler-texting just to explain it to you, go watch it.


>Aku is a cheap little faggot who would destroy the only way back just before being killed.
>the only way back just before being killed.
>the only way back

Back in the original series it was shown in many episodes that there were MANY ways for jack to get back to the past but every time he got close to one, Aku popped up and thwarted him or some other circumstance prevented Jack fro making it back to the past.
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Michael Garibaldi - Sat, 18 Mar 2017 01:25:51 EST ID:fKP3KIM1 No.380443 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Music & Talk vs Silence
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Bernardo Bertolucci - Sat, 18 Mar 2017 23:30:05 EST ID:5QFQFiGU No.380482 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>380266

>Jack kills a person.
Was anyone else expecting it to be by impalement?
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Dr. Virjay - Sun, 19 Mar 2017 02:21:43 EST ID:VOM+/yQu No.380486 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Samurai Jack XCIII
Daughters of Aku vs Biker Jack. And then there were six.
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Kevin Smith - Sun, 19 Mar 2017 04:33:21 EST ID:HqrsauNp No.380488 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>380482
I also thought that jack was going to try to impale somebody but then the already broken axe he had got cut in half. I just think its too bad that a lot of the more important scenes were half-spoiled in the advertisements that aired even before episode one came out.
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Arsene Lupin III - Sun, 19 Mar 2017 20:16:14 EST ID:oXAy+zkd No.380515 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>380488
>>380482

when were you guys expecting an impalement? when he was in the clearing with his spear? or when he had the broken axe? either way even though i knew jack was gonna kill somebody i was quite shocked it happened the way it did. pretty fucking brilliant escape though. as he was realizing what he did i was yelling at the tv "GET YOUR ROBOT TUNING KNIFE DUDE!" little did i know he was way ahead of me

im hoping some wise old wizard friend finds jack and heals the wounds in his body and mind.

also was pretty surprised to see his subconscious telling him he should just kill himself lol. and it is interesting that aku is struggling with their dance psychologically as well.
inb4 c-hig spoilers this whole post

This post was edited by stevens on 19-03-2017 20:30:32
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Bilbo Baggins - Sun, 19 Mar 2017 20:44:08 EST ID:HqrsauNp No.380519 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>380515
near the end when he had the axe because the axe had a spike on the end using the multi-pronged spear would have been too grisly all at once for a show like samurai jack. technically though he had the tuning fork knife taken from him. so he didn't have that option until after he killed one of the daughters and then realized that specific daughter was the one holding the knife.

>heals the wounds in his body and mind
>and mind

Nah, crazy conflicted jack is what they were going for in this last season.
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Dr. Lawrence Gordon - Mon, 20 Mar 2017 01:33:58 EST ID:82KVXRuB No.380531 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>380515
>subconscious telling him he should just kill himself lol.

Seppuku/ Harakiri. That's something I always loved about the show. The Samurai character wasn't just an excuse to have a dude with a sword, they actually get into a bunch of samurai themes. Same with this episode, just a darker subject.
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Thomas Jerome Newton - Mon, 20 Mar 2017 02:17:10 EST ID:TFZY+26J No.380532 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Jack sustained massive wounds in this last episode. It was coupled with the white wolf fighting the lions, the wolf is shown in a similar circumstance as Jack., and it got me wondering...have we ever seen Jack get critically wounded before? I mean superficial scrapes and cuts, I know those happened. But have we ever seen Jack get straight up...stabbed? Or slashed deeply? I don't think we have. If I'm wrong, correct me please, thankyou. I think Jack is a deeper metaphor in this series. Now especially. Tartakovsky was supposed to have been making a Jack movie right? It almost feels like THIS is what that movie was supposed to be. Like, this is his dream realized...but not quite...at least that's the sense I'm getting...I feel like he's gone to great lengths to make this particular "season" (I think it was supposed to be the movie) mean something more, possibly on a deeply personal level to Tartakovsky.
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Arsene Lupin III - Mon, 20 Mar 2017 02:34:16 EST ID:oXAy+zkd No.380533 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>380532

no we do not. we see him knocked out, turned into a chicken, defeated, but never mortally wounded
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Bilbo Baggins - Mon, 20 Mar 2017 03:12:00 EST ID:HqrsauNp No.380534 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>380532
>I feel like he's gone to great lengths to make this particular "season" (I think it was supposed to be the movie) mean something more, possibly on a deeply personal level to Tartakovsky

I feel like that's reading a little too much into it, I think whats happening is that we're seeing more insertions of actual samurai tropes, specifically darker ones like how >>380531 like actually considering honor-suicide based on circumstantial perceived failure.
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Sark - Mon, 20 Mar 2017 07:16:13 EST ID:TyAk5TFk No.380537 Report Quick Reply
Maybe I forget shit from the OG show. What was so special about Jack's sword where he feels useless without it? Was it magical, or just something sacred that to lose it is to lose ones honor?
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Blackie-Chan - Mon, 20 Mar 2017 07:30:01 EST ID:EniZst1U No.380539 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>380537
In one of the made-for-tv movies produced after the show ended, they reveal that Jack's sword is blessed by the gods and imbued with the spirit of his dad, the first person to make a solid attempt at killing/banishing Aku. At first it was a normal sword, but the gods (Odin, Ra, and Vishnu) blessed his sword before the final battle and Jack's ancestor managed to seal away Aku as the ugly tree seen at the beginning of episode 1.
This is why Jack's sword was always able to slice through anything evil.

This post was edited by C_Higgy on 17-05-2017 10:49:41
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Sark - Mon, 20 Mar 2017 08:48:03 EST ID:TyAk5TFk No.380541 Report Quick Reply
>>380539
So in the OG show, he was always fighting with the equivalent of video game cheat codes, and now he's stuck fighting by mortal rules? Cool.
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Master Chief - Mon, 20 Mar 2017 10:02:28 EST ID:CeVkcBY5 No.380543 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>380539
>>380541
The sword also can't harm anything pure I think. Aku got a hold of it once and it just bounces off Jacks chest
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Bilbo Baggins - Mon, 20 Mar 2017 14:49:20 EST ID:HqrsauNp No.380550 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>380539
>at first it was a normal sword

Wrong, jacks father rode a magical Pegasus to a temple in the clouds where the sword was waiting. That shit was magical even before his dad laid hands on it.

And yeah, to answer the other guy, jacks sword is the only weapon that can genuinely hurt aku.
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Sark - Mon, 20 Mar 2017 16:59:17 EST ID:TyAk5TFk No.380557 Report Quick Reply
>>380550
So that also explains for me why Aku is hiding from Jack, and Jack doesn't want Aku to learn the sword is gone. I think I officially can follow the plot now.
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Roy Neary - Mon, 20 Mar 2017 22:35:32 EST ID:82KVXRuB No.380568 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>380533
So I could be wrong but I think his closest call/ most desperate situation was the three Anubis type monsters he fought. This fight reminded me a lot of that except on crack. Maybe it's because I was a bit high but good god that whole sequence was intense. The show has always had good animation but this season is bananas
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Don Hertzfeldt - Mon, 20 Mar 2017 22:51:37 EST ID:TFZY+26J No.380569 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>380568
I thought the animation took a downturn. Most of it is very good, but there's a few parts where the CG is apparent, a lot of the motorcycle parts for example. And the wolf walking was clearly CG puppetry and didn't look good. There's a few things like that I've noticed and it's saddening to see this is the norm for american animation now. Even a show like Jack is not immune.
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Kathryn Janeway - Tue, 21 Mar 2017 00:25:02 EST ID:rj1+hQOt No.380572 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>380569
I disagree
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Pierce Hawthorne - Tue, 21 Mar 2017 00:43:35 EST ID:HqrsauNp No.380574 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>380572
>I disagree

I second this. The animation processes they're using nowadays is a massive time saver and there are significantly fewer (if any) errors. if they had to use traditional animation methods like the OG series, this last season would never have been made.


On another topic I've come to the decision that I think the green mounted samurai is just Jack's interpretation of the grim reaper, and usually appears when Jack thinks of death, regret, dishonor, and suicide.
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Arnold Schwarzenegger - Tue, 21 Mar 2017 04:44:08 EST ID:pefsjYai No.380578 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>380574
Not knowing Tadakatsu HONDA, the samurai's samurai
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Honda_Tadakatsu
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Roy Neary - Tue, 21 Mar 2017 13:33:17 EST ID:82KVXRuB No.380587 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>380578
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Jack Black - Tue, 21 Mar 2017 14:32:47 EST ID:y6eoBUpH No.380588 Ignore Report Quick Reply
whereas in the first episode i assumed the dark green knight to be a negative omen, this time he guided jack to the temple, which led to him managing to survive. perhaps the dark figure is a symbol of jack's duty to carry on, no matter how exhausted or burnt out he may be. perhaps blue jack telling him to kill himself is his weaker, human, corruptible side, and his stronger, honor-bound side keeps manifesting as this pissed off warrior, because he knows he must keep searching for a way, even though he's kinda over it by now, just like aku
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John Sheridan - Tue, 21 Mar 2017 15:14:51 EST ID:ZcIyryzD No.380589 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>378698

I'm loving the new SJ. The only problem is that the new Aku voice doesn't hold a candle to the old. Such a shame.
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Maggie Blinco - Tue, 21 Mar 2017 19:00:54 EST ID:TyAk5TFk No.380593 Report Quick Reply
>>380589
Well it was obviously going to sound like someone doing an impression. What else would you have them do, chop up old voice clips like when South Park brought back Chef?
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Abel Ferrara - Wed, 22 Mar 2017 03:36:09 EST ID:jYWWfnRB No.380605 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>380588
See >>380578
Gotta get his samurai honor back!
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Son Gohan - Wed, 22 Mar 2017 13:02:01 EST ID:82KVXRuB No.380614 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>380589
I was expecting much worse. I think the new VA is doing fine.
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Slab Squatthrust - Wed, 22 Mar 2017 13:44:48 EST ID:ZcIyryzD No.380617 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>380593
Yeah, I know. It's just such a shame though, the original Aku voice was just incredible.
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Mario Bava - Wed, 22 Mar 2017 19:54:34 EST ID:y6eoBUpH No.380631 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>380617

"That pillar didn't fall on its own, Aku!"

"... Yes it diiiid!"
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Jan Skylar - Thu, 23 Mar 2017 02:27:32 EST ID:XgsH7nii No.380645 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>380631
WA-WATCHOUT!
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Norville Barnes - Sat, 25 Mar 2017 16:18:27 EST ID:9PMdCKvJ No.380733 Ignore Report Quick Reply
IiiiiiiiiiIIIIIIIIIIIIIIT'S SATURDAY, NOGGERS.

Time to revive the JACK thread.
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Viserys Targaryen - Sat, 25 Mar 2017 16:56:29 EST ID:Cu7HRdiw No.380736 Report Quick Reply
Did Jack kill the daughter of Aku who seemed to have some thoughts of her own, or is that one still in the group?
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Norville Barnes - Sat, 25 Mar 2017 17:09:30 EST ID:9PMdCKvJ No.380739 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>380736
it's assumed that particular daughter filled in the role of the assumed leader because she's always seen standing in the center front of the group, I think they called her Ashi, some other nameless daughter got sliced.
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Tom Cruise - Sat, 25 Mar 2017 22:33:03 EST ID:wdVunj9f No.380754 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>380739
What are their fates? Place your bets!
When Jack sliced her thin neck, I expected the rolling head POV from Lone Wolf and Cub...
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Tom Reagan - Sat, 25 Mar 2017 23:27:51 EST ID:5QFQFiGU No.380764 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>380754

I've got a feeling at least one of them survived the fall.
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Deanna Troi - Sun, 26 Mar 2017 01:47:30 EST ID:CJVs5ATW No.380770 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>380764
The one that survives the fall is Jack, the snow will break his fall!
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Larry David - Sun, 26 Mar 2017 20:32:52 EST ID:fRJWZJoV No.380802 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>380770
>>380764

3 of them fell without being mortally wounded first. and seriously, i highly doubt they gave Ashi like 5 or 6 unique moments: seeing the ray of sunshine, stabbing the bitch and stealing her bow and arrows (and immediately shooting it to help 2 sisters), the ARE YOU WEAK test with the fingers being crushed, i think she was the first one to see the deer and i got the impression she thought it was beautiful, and i think she was the one to climb the tree and see the shooting star, to the final bitchy tantrum screaming at jack...... all just to kill her in such a lame way, nah im sure she survived. she also always stood in the center when they were unmasked. maybe 1 or 2 others will survive with her, but i think she will be the one to survive and maybe even be brought to the light side. someone also mentioned she could possibly be a love interest, but i find that a little far fetched.

This post was edited by C_Higgy on 17-05-2017 10:48:39
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Sofia Coppola - Sun, 26 Mar 2017 20:55:00 EST ID:Cu7HRdiw No.380803 Report Quick Reply
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>>380802
It's been established that Jack crushes on any broad who hangs out with him, even when they are blatantly Aku in disguise.
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Milla Jovovich - Sun, 26 Mar 2017 21:18:28 EST ID:tHVhMW75 No.380807 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>380803
Were there any women in Samurai Jack that didn't betray him?
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Leatherface - Sun, 26 Mar 2017 21:31:58 EST ID:5QFQFiGU No.380808 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>380807

His mom?
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Orson Welles - Sun, 26 Mar 2017 21:57:39 EST ID:e0rWJ/rk No.380810 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>380808
heh heh heh FOOLISH SAMURAI
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Jack Skellington - Mon, 27 Mar 2017 04:21:24 EST ID:TFZY+26J No.380817 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>380807
The fiary he rescues. But that's all I can remember.
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Dr. Weird - Mon, 27 Mar 2017 07:11:36 EST ID:XgsH7nii No.380822 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>380807
>tfw now you gotta rewatch all four seasons trying to refute this notion

I think I might have the 'tism
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Chris Carter - Mon, 27 Mar 2017 16:24:48 EST ID:wf/ZWVgk No.380835 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>380807
well i may be wrong..but i seem to faintly remember that whole "wild west" style episode, with that guy with the silly things on his hands that change according to suites of cards

wasnt there a woman in that, with massive red hair i think. who did the old "sorta semi betrayed you, but then actually liked you so decided to un-betray you" thing
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Katy Manning - Tue, 28 Mar 2017 01:14:20 EST ID:IOFB0HUm No.380849 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>380835
That is one of my favorite episodes, they have the classic/cliche train-top battle. I don't remember it perfectly clearly either but I think she only coquettishly betrays him. Like fucks her partner over, kind of saving him, but then making her getaway so as to fuck with him in the future, type deal. Idk
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Theoden - Tue, 28 Mar 2017 04:19:58 EST ID:RoJKB15f No.380853 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>380835
>>380849
She fucks her partner over so she can have Jack's bounty all to herself, but Jack takes the opportunity to escape. Watched it the other day.
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Katniss Everdeen - Tue, 28 Mar 2017 15:16:02 EST ID:82KVXRuB No.380885 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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"Leave now and live, or stay and face your destiny"... Fucking chills! I really like how their handling Jacks morality. Once again, their nailing these darker Samurai themes

Anyone notice the call back to "Jack VS The Ninja"? I'll lose it if we see him "Jump Good" at some point.
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Oliver Stone - Tue, 28 Mar 2017 18:05:50 EST ID:9PMdCKvJ No.380890 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>380885
jack's been jumping good a couple times already.

2 of the 3 daughters that fell were conscious, 1 was knocked unconscious when they fell so probably only 2 survived.
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Tywin Lannister - Fri, 31 Mar 2017 05:50:29 EST ID:DMcvyiRi No.380995 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>380890
ONE PUNCHHHHHHHHH!
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Bartholomew Kuma - Sat, 01 Apr 2017 17:03:51 EST ID:9PMdCKvJ No.381039 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Its that time again.
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Oliver Hardy - Sun, 02 Apr 2017 02:02:39 EST ID:e0rWJ/rk No.381092 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>378698
Ok I like Rick and fucking Morty, but now they're playing it instead of Samurai Jack and it's pissing me off
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4Drumpf - Sun, 02 Apr 2017 02:50:18 EST ID:Hpio4/8T No.381097 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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When's XCV?
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Jennifer Connelly - Sun, 02 Apr 2017 03:03:01 EST ID:/Yk1iID5 No.381099 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>381092

No Samurai Jack this week I guess.

APRIL FOOOOOOOOOOLS.

Fucking makes me sick.
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Oliver Hardy - Sun, 02 Apr 2017 03:04:01 EST ID:e0rWJ/rk No.381100 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>381097
Well, TOM said "April Fools giveth, and April Fools taketh away" and that Samurai Jack will be back at the regular time next week (as will DragonBall Super).

Bullshit.
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Wikus van de Merwe - Sun, 02 Apr 2017 03:21:03 EST ID:QxFBa3OH No.381102 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>378698
ohgodyes
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Adam West - Mon, 03 Apr 2017 02:48:12 EST ID:psbjUrGg No.381163 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Damn. What a load of malarkey. Even as a die-hard R&M fan, it's like, watching the next ep. was my light at the end of the tunnel working a saturday night shift.. It's like reaching for a glass of cold orange juice & it turns out being jagermeister or some shit
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Kyle Gass - Mon, 03 Apr 2017 18:08:31 EST ID:e0rWJ/rk No.381185 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>381163
Well think of it like this: now the show will end one week later than it was scheduled to.
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Lexa Doig - Tue, 04 Apr 2017 21:10:40 EST ID:wnJOKfbZ No.381234 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>381163
thats pretty much april fools day
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Orel Puppington - Sun, 09 Apr 2017 01:30:07 EST ID:D49R+HT+ No.381415 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Back-fur
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Mr. Bean - Sun, 09 Apr 2017 01:35:30 EST ID:hFE5c5S+ No.381417 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Next episode preview:

Aku vs tanks and Scotsman?!?
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Eowyn - Sun, 09 Apr 2017 02:00:44 EST ID:9VmuoGvv No.381422 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>381417
That's cool
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John Candy - Sun, 09 Apr 2017 02:18:39 EST ID:e0rWJ/rk No.381424 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>378698
And of course the DVR randomly decides to just not record it this week...
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Hubert Farnsworth - Sun, 09 Apr 2017 02:33:24 EST ID:TownzzHJ No.381425 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>381424
This is a slower pace ep compared to the first 3 episodes. Hope you catch the re-run.
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John Candy - Sun, 09 Apr 2017 02:38:08 EST ID:e0rWJ/rk No.381426 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>381424
Oh it's because it recorded the stupid fucking Rick and Morty last week, thinking it was the new Jack, and pegged the actual new episode today as a rerun and didnt record. And of course they wont play a rerun until Wednesday.

Boy, that April Fool's joke was SUPER FUNNY
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Stu Pickles - Sun, 09 Apr 2017 02:45:21 EST ID:5QFQFiGU No.381428 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>381426

Just be glad they didn't run Family Guy instead.
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Hubert Farnsworth - Sun, 09 Apr 2017 02:59:10 EST ID:TownzzHJ No.381430 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>381428
That's Adult Swim April Fools for you...
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Stu Pickles - Sun, 09 Apr 2017 03:00:25 EST ID:5QFQFiGU No.381431 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>381426

http://www.animetoon.org/watch-samurai-jack-season-5

Here ya go btw
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Bruce Willis - Tue, 11 Apr 2017 08:00:09 EST ID:hFE5c5S+ No.381525 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Jack is back!
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Eddard Stark - Tue, 11 Apr 2017 18:00:44 EST ID:XgsH7nii No.381536 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>381417
dat screencap

Fitting considering one of her barbs thrown at Jack, LECHEROUS SNAKE!

Looking forward to the next episode.
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Ice Cube - Tue, 11 Apr 2017 21:07:30 EST ID:psbjUrGg No.381545 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Was getting some serious Fantastic Planet / Nausicaä vibes from this ep
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Bolt Vanderhuge - Fri, 14 Apr 2017 19:43:17 EST ID:a8I6mpAB No.381698 Ignore Report Quick Reply
New Aku's voice is not there yet. RIP Mako.
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John Landis - Sat, 15 Apr 2017 07:30:15 EST ID:RoJKB15f No.381734 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>381426
Oh, I get it now.
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Carlton Banks - Sat, 15 Apr 2017 16:12:04 EST ID:82KVXRuB No.381747 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Jesus Christ... So I've never actually seen "The movie" until last night. Jack name isn't Jack, what the fucking fuck!?! I know it wouldn't make sense but the show is so weird I never really questioned a Samurai being named jack.

Newest episode was cool. Like someone mentioned a lot slower paced which is fine. Trippy episode for sure. So the other two daughters dead or you think their gonna show up to fuck up Ashi's new found appreciation of not murdering everything?
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Zhora - Sat, 15 Apr 2017 23:10:06 EST ID:5QFQFiGU No.381765 Ignore Report Quick Reply
The Scottsman was potent.
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Thorin Oakenshield - Sun, 16 Apr 2017 01:06:02 EST ID:e0rWJ/rk No.381768 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>381747
What you didn't watch the first episode? Literally episode 1, some guy in the future gives him the name Jacl
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Talyn - Sun, 16 Apr 2017 02:08:05 EST ID:TFZY+26J No.381769 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>381768
I had to check and it was the Archaeologist Dogs who give him the name Jack.
http://samuraijack.wikia.com/wiki/Episode_II:_The_Samurai_Called_Jack
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Ghengis Dong - Sun, 16 Apr 2017 09:55:28 EST ID:zz1pBQg+ No.381775 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>381769
It definitely wasn't. A bunch of jiving alien street-punks are the first people who see him, and they keep dropping the word "Jack". When Jack meets the dogs in a go-go bar, they ask for his name, and he tells them "I am Jack"
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Jeffrey Sinclair - Sun, 16 Apr 2017 13:50:36 EST ID:NZbWEDXA No.381779 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>381769
Incorrect, Genghis Dong is right. Do you literally just not speak future street Ebonics?
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Jeffrey Sinclair - Sun, 16 Apr 2017 13:57:32 EST ID:NZbWEDXA No.381780 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Episode 5 was a good one. The only thing I didn't like was how akus new voice actor is sounding worse and worse with every new episode. Everything aku said after the word "malaise" sounded like a rotund Mexican with a heavy accent. Damn I honestly thought the voice actor wasn't THIS bad. They sure showed me wrong.
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David Simon - Sun, 16 Apr 2017 23:15:34 EST ID:e0rWJ/rk No.381791 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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DICKS EVERYWHERE
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Malcom Reynolds - Mon, 17 Apr 2017 23:37:17 EST ID:a0U+az0C No.381828 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>381780

yep he's pure shit. im sure dozens of amateurs could imitate better. guess they really wanted to show respect for the deceased by keeping this guy.

as to the episode, it was fucking fantastic. "celtic magic" made me laugh pretty heartily.
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Scott Carey - Tue, 18 Apr 2017 23:42:21 EST ID:XgsH7nii No.381853 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Tbh I expected the Scotsman mouthing off to be full of panels and cuts like when he first encountered Jack. Worked though.
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Connor MacLeod - Wed, 19 Apr 2017 02:49:54 EST ID:a0U+az0C No.381859 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>381853

nah he's too old, give him a break
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Christopher Walken - Thu, 20 Apr 2017 21:51:57 EST ID:82KVXRuB No.381920 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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So for everyone asking how I didn't know about Jack's name lol.... I just never saw that episode on TV. I just started going back and watching it in order recently. As for the episode, hot damn! Holy shit, the Scottsman having an army of daughters was amazing and hilarious. I was legit shook when they "killed him". It was cool going back to the city. Another reason I don't think going darker feels forced at all, this terrible shit has been happening the whole time it just isn't thrown in our face. For example the criminal aliens coming to the city and getting access to an occupied town. That sort of stuff HAD to have happened in the old series, we just never saw it.
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Robert Baratheon - Fri, 21 Apr 2017 22:43:32 EST ID:Sk9kl5fg No.381940 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>381920

in my opinion it was one of the most clever and funny bits of writing as to the origin of his name
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Robert Baratheon - Fri, 21 Apr 2017 22:49:57 EST ID:Sk9kl5fg No.381941 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>381940
>>381920

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vb9_FXiSIC0
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Harmony Korine - Sun, 23 Apr 2017 10:11:29 EST ID:yqWTKSl1 No.381977 Ignore Report Quick Reply
So was she naked this whole time? That's pretty hot.
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Michonne - Sun, 23 Apr 2017 13:04:44 EST ID:ZcIyryzD No.381979 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>381977
Uhhhhh...huh?
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Michonne - Sun, 23 Apr 2017 14:13:33 EST ID:ZcIyryzD No.381985 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>381979
Oh, I didn't realize there was a new episode out yet.
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Elvira - Sun, 23 Apr 2017 16:05:57 EST ID:pZl8Lzwc No.381986 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>381977
lol that was my first thought
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John Hughes - Mon, 24 Apr 2017 13:56:17 EST ID:82KVXRuB No.382046 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Too dope. I think the second episode had the best action sequence in the entire series but I liked this one the most overall. A lot of call backs and nostalgia. It was good to have a SLAYER episode after everything that's happened. I'm so happy Jack isn't the ultimate buzzkill everyone said he was in the rave episode the kids still get down, just not to Aku's evil beats... Jack ACTUALLY saved the rave.
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Jack Donaghy - Mon, 24 Apr 2017 18:28:03 EST ID:NZbWEDXA No.382052 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>382046
>Jack ACTUALLY saved the rave

>but he couldn't save the rave from it's own DJ's horrible singing in the latest episode.
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Al Bundy - Mon, 24 Apr 2017 21:09:20 EST ID:hE4+2Tjp No.382066 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>382046

only an angsty faggot would call jack a buzzkill, he literally stopped an entire town of children from being brainwashed and controlled by aku, sounds like a selfless act of heroism to me, shit in that episode he was just tryin to crash at an inn when his compassion and determination to take down aku compelled him to give help

This post was edited by C_Higgy on 25-04-2017 08:52:12
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Ed Speleers - Tue, 25 Apr 2017 03:52:13 EST ID:e0rWJ/rk No.382085 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>382052
Yeah, that part brought me down a bit, especially since it was right after one of the best scenes in the episode.
But I did like seeing the ravers again, as well as the others. This was a great episode that really showed how much of a hero Jack is and how much of a positive impact he had on the world, despite it still being ruled By Aku and Jack's falling into a depression.
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Al Bundy - Tue, 25 Apr 2017 14:57:59 EST ID:hE4+2Tjp No.382096 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>382085

i was delighted with each throwback they showed, but they could have showed many more. i was hoping to see a spartan
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Tara Strong - Tue, 25 Apr 2017 16:01:45 EST ID:XgsH7nii No.382097 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>382085

Yeah, the raver part felt a little bad when it switched into song and dance. I think the biggest mistake was stuffing too much narrative chatter into the lyrics, but everyone else got to explain their past. Even this weirdo.
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Stephen Moffat - Tue, 25 Apr 2017 21:36:02 EST ID:e0rWJ/rk No.382115 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>382097
I'm just so fucking glad we got to catch up with THE SA-MOO-RAI!
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John Rhys-Davies - Sat, 29 Apr 2017 05:20:00 EST ID:Gomdr51z No.382219 Ignore Report Quick Reply
As a black man, I found the scene of her scrubbing off the "darkness" to be extremely racist.
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Buck Plankchest - Sat, 29 Apr 2017 06:39:00 EST ID:CRoCCGp+ No.382222 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>382219
Nb
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Edward Cullen - Sat, 29 Apr 2017 10:46:56 EST ID:WHBUrZKw No.382226 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>382222
Fuck off
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Clu - Sat, 29 Apr 2017 11:42:19 EST ID:/l//MZc5 No.382229 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>382226

no u
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Christian Troy - Sat, 29 Apr 2017 19:36:05 EST ID:vnd6uMxk No.382250 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>382219
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Few8kJ0zfnY
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Toby Jones - Sun, 30 Apr 2017 09:00:25 EST ID:wBlYFnYJ No.382277 Ignore Report Quick Reply
new ep was fucking dope
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Lana Wachowski - Sat, 06 May 2017 17:20:41 EST ID:NZbWEDXA No.382525 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Bump, because it's Saturday again.
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Nicola Bryant - Sat, 06 May 2017 19:08:12 EST ID:ePw6/ZuO No.382526 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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DICKS EVERYWHERE
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Kenny McCormick - Sun, 07 May 2017 01:50:25 EST ID:e0rWJ/rk No.382535 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>378698
You fucks better actually discuss the new ep this time!
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Bubbles - Sun, 07 May 2017 03:15:01 EST ID:NZbWEDXA No.382536 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>382535
I liked episode 7 better than 8. The tea ceremony was my favorite part, and I didn't care for episode 8 pretty much being all about Jack and Ashi's romantic relationship.
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Akira Kurosawa - Sun, 07 May 2017 09:58:37 EST ID:b0VICOjF No.382541 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>382536
i really digged the letter-shirt cats and the leech-creature fight was tense(in many ways) and interesting. all in all there were cool sequences and it all tied together well.
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Jessica 6 - Sun, 07 May 2017 20:27:26 EST ID:hE4+2Tjp No.382553 Ignore Report Quick Reply
oh my fucking god these cheesy cheeky fuckeroos lmfao that last scene lol. i thought this episode was really funny. i wished to see aku or celtic magic scotsman ghost but i appreciate the fact that they gave jack a companion and had a special song ending to signify it, i think its the only episode ever not to end with the main song - they just BETTER NOT do it for the next episodes

they are only making 10 right?
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Number Six - Mon, 08 May 2017 00:35:31 EST ID:SokvURZf No.382571 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>378698
Honestly the music put me off more than anything this week. It felt so ham fisted. I don't mind jack getting some, I think it's great actually . The music just ruined it for me though.
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Myrcella Baratheon - Mon, 08 May 2017 18:31:30 EST ID:NZbWEDXA No.382587 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>382553
Every samurai jack season has had 13 episodes. I'm hoping they stick with that and make at least 13 for this season.

>382571
>The music just ruined it for me though.
It's an old person's idea of romantic music.
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Thomas Jerome Newton - Mon, 08 May 2017 21:44:06 EST ID:hE4+2Tjp No.382594 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>382587

i thought it was very sweet and heartwarming. maybe i play too much fallout?
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T'Pol - Tue, 09 May 2017 16:42:04 EST ID:82KVXRuB No.382615 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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I hate to sound like a cheese ball but I thought this episode was adorable. Good action sequence at the end and a more "fun fight" at the start. The most I've probably ever laughed at Samurai Jack episode. So I'm not gonna be happy to see it happen but we all know it's inevitable Ashi dies next week so we get out Cowboy Bebop style big epic finale

Probably took Jack around 70 years to get it done but better late than never.
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Dr. Girlfriend - Mon, 15 May 2017 06:54:00 EST ID:uPBxJ8RU No.382856 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Episode C ~ Ashi is revealed to be a true Daughter of Aku. Oooooo...
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Roger Moore - Mon, 15 May 2017 21:31:15 EST ID:e0rWJ/rk No.382886 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>378698
Jesus fuck, how are you people not talking about that episode
The finale will be fucking epic, I hope it's an hour long
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The Warden - Mon, 15 May 2017 21:31:57 EST ID:5QFQFiGU No.382887 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>382886

>I hope it's an hour long

Don't hold your breath.
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Roger Moore - Mon, 15 May 2017 22:32:56 EST ID:e0rWJ/rk No.382888 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>382887
I've been holding my breath for 23 years
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Astro Boy - Tue, 16 May 2017 05:01:48 EST ID:NZbWEDXA No.382892 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>382886
To be quite honest, if they keep to the whole 13 episodes per season thing, I don't have the highest hopes that the last 3 episodes will be very entertaining, we just wasted the last two episodes further contriving and expanding upon jack and ashi's relationship, and jack just lost his sword AGAIN. How are they going to squeeze another scotsmans ghost scene into this now?.
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Chief Galen Tyrol - Tue, 16 May 2017 05:32:11 EST ID:6RfKaHcD No.382895 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>382892
Good point.

Ugh, I was trying to introduce a platonic friend to the show during the relationship-y episode. That whole subplot is super-unnecessary.
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Tom Cruise - Tue, 16 May 2017 06:02:37 EST ID:Fcwa7AQp No.382896 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>382892
Next week is the final episode, previews call it the finale. There isn;t some final 3 to get hyped for.
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Astro Boy - Tue, 16 May 2017 06:25:05 EST ID:NZbWEDXA No.382898 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>382896
Absolutely dreadful.
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Roger Moore - Tue, 16 May 2017 09:45:51 EST ID:e0rWJ/rk No.382907 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>382895
Wtf, no it isn't. Are you not able to appreciate a show unless it's 100% punching and shooting and stabbing and fighting and big Michael Bay 'splosions and flashing lights to keep the ADD generation's attention?
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Chief Galen Tyrol - Tue, 16 May 2017 12:05:01 EST ID:6RfKaHcD No.382911 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>382907
Nice virtue-signal.
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Ben Tenison - Tue, 16 May 2017 12:59:13 EST ID:TFZY+26J No.382912 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>382911
What in the FUCK are you talking about?
The ones going "hurr durr she's like his dad this ship is GROSS" are the ones who are fucking virtue signaling. Jack DESERVES the pussi. Period point blank. Ashi makes a lovely ship for Jack.
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Chief Galen Tyrol - Tue, 16 May 2017 15:12:04 EST ID:6RfKaHcD No.382915 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>382912
It's just a generic insult at this point, right?

Jack missing his family and being all depressed fits with the character. Jack turning into an awkward high school boy at the sight of one hot asian does not. They just jammed it in there as filler.

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Astro Boy - Tue, 16 May 2017 15:46:52 EST ID:NZbWEDXA No.382916 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>382912
Ahem, nobody gives a flying duck about obviously contrived shipping of characters. What's important is that multiple episodes were wasted on pointless awkward flirting. What happened to jack actually doing interesting things and getting caught in zany scenarios? The only thing I liked about the latest episode was when jack found the remains of the time portal that the blue Morpheus guardian watched over
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Chloë Annett - Tue, 16 May 2017 23:07:52 EST ID:e0rWJ/rk No.382924 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>382915
>Jack turning into an awkward high school boy at the sight of one hot asian does not
Except that's not really what's happening.
>They just jammed it in there as filler.
You're right, fuck character development. WE WANT MORE 'SPLOSIONS!!!

Does the sight of Jack falling in love and being happy with a woman really trigger you that hard? Are you that lonely?

>>382916
Clearly you didn't pay much attention to the last episode, because the ending was the culmination of all that shit between Jack and Ashi that you think was "a waste of time"
Maybe it was because you were too busy sperging out because Jack wasnt acting like a soul-less robot with a sword.

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Dawn Summers - Wed, 17 May 2017 02:54:22 EST ID:7C0oaktZ No.382926 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>382924
it is ok for people to say they don't like something
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Paddy Maguire - Wed, 17 May 2017 03:06:28 EST ID:NZbWEDXA No.382927 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>382924
They definitely didn't need to spend more than one episode establishing that jack and ashi have fallen in love. What I'm getting at is that this last season has been so over-saturated by the whole daughters of aku ark that we barely get to see the other elements of the scenery and reoccurring characters. and now to hear that this season only gets 10 episodes instead of the traditional 13, that's just a big letdown to me.

>Maybe it was because you were too busy sperging out because Jack wasnt acting like a soul-less robot with a sword.

You seem like you could stand to lower your sodium intake, you seem to be a little too salty over the notion that some people have the opinion that this last season started going downhill 3/4 of the way through (given that the season ends at 10 instead of 13).

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Andy Serkis - Wed, 17 May 2017 04:26:48 EST ID:6RfKaHcD No.382933 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>382924
>You're right, fuck character development. WE WANT MORE 'SPLOSIONS!!!
Strawmanning? On my /mtv/? It's more likely than you think.

I already said that Jack's depression about being unable to kill Aku and losing his sword were well placed. His flashbacks to his family weren't filler even though they might be able to be construed as such. The difference with the romance subplot is that Jack's never done anything like this before. You probably aren't a true fan of the show and you're just watching cause it's currently trendy, but this is way out of a character for Jack. Get on my level fam.

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Hal 9000 - Wed, 17 May 2017 10:23:40 EST ID:QRekEbRl No.382938 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>382933

its not out of character. there are several episodes where jack is made all weak and shaky by women. even the episode Jack Remembers the Past, he had a childhood crush on a girl when he was a little boy. then there was the episode where Aku becomes Ikra and while admittedly the fake story about the father trapped in a ring of fire was used to manipulate jack (whose own father was in a lifelong torture) but i think the gender and fact that Aku chose a sexy woman body was a big influencing factor. then there was the time in Four Seasons of Death when springtime manifested as this beautiful nymph spirit creature and jack was sedated and taken out of the fight for a while due to her femininity overwhelming him somewhat. then there was the time on The Good, The Bad, and the Beautiful where Josephine the assassin uses her feminine wiles to get jack to go up on top of the train so her ex husband can grab him for the bounty.

i think there is a strong precedent for Jack not being good with the ladies, and i think out of all the things they could have given jack, giving him Love, even just a taste of it, is truly gratifying and something he truly deserves after the hardships he has endured.

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Paddy Maguire - Wed, 17 May 2017 16:08:23 EST ID:NZbWEDXA No.382943 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>382938
>i think out of all the things they could have given jack, giving him Love, even just a taste of it, is truly gratifying and something he truly deserves after the hardships he has endured.

How cliche'.
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Crunch Buttsteak - Wed, 17 May 2017 18:56:21 EST ID:9KhUfi9j No.382950 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>382943
Why does Jack being in a relationship trigger you so hard? Who hurt you?
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Benecio del Toro - Thu, 18 May 2017 07:15:05 EST ID:NZbWEDXA No.382970 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>382950
It's just a lazy plot element IMO. To be quite honest when I first saw the trailers for samurai jack with the beard and armor I was hoping for some kind of tragic gritty final chapter but all the grit wore off after jack killed off the majority of the daughters of aku.

There were so many more imaginative ways that jacks final chapter could have turned out, but no, we get the old tired protagonist falling in love and having their love used against them routine.

Way to think outside the box, Genndy.
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Danny Strong - Thu, 18 May 2017 08:35:28 EST ID:e0rWJ/rk No.382972 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>382970
It seems like something about romance in general gets your undies in a twist. It's not "a lazy plot device" it's life. A lazy plot device would be having Jack mindlessly cut through hoards of enemies for 30 minutes straight every episode to appease puberty-addled teens who only bother to look up from their phones when there's lots of flashing lights and blood and, of course, 'splosions.
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Pootie Tang - Thu, 18 May 2017 10:45:32 EST ID:TFZY+26J No.382975 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>382970
We got that for 4 seasons. Also you're forgetting how chill a show like Jack really is. All those walks. All those moments of silence. Jack falling in love is part of his closing chapter.
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Mike Judge - Thu, 18 May 2017 11:37:05 EST ID:6RfKaHcD No.382978 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>382972
romance subplots do tend to lower my rating for the show. but I admit they can be done well. this was ham-fisted. maybe I just have too much memberberries for cool silly cartoons rather than the "deep" ones
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Robb Stark - Thu, 18 May 2017 15:05:01 EST ID:dXgiwtcv No.382982 Ignore Report Quick Reply
You alt-right fags only don't like this season because it has a girl in it
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Dr. Hank McCoy - Thu, 18 May 2017 20:03:11 EST ID:NZbWEDXA No.382992 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>382982
More like this whole season has been about the girl to the point where everything else about the world around jack was cut back to a few flashback scenes in that one episode.

What is it with people having such a hardon for a bland contrived love interest? Why not let jack fall in love AFTER he accomplishes his mission in making it back to the past? You know, with somebody who isn't going to cease to exist after jack undoes all that has become aku? Which is what would happen if jack makes it back to the past and prevents aku from taking over the world? That way we could have seen more interesting scenarios play out for this last season and you mongoloids would have your happy sappy love ending just like how you want.
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C-3PO - Fri, 19 May 2017 05:40:56 EST ID:hFE5c5S+ No.383018 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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I watch cartoons for the Mary Sues
Haha
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Hannibal Lecter - Fri, 19 May 2017 07:47:47 EST ID:ew9MMfQu No.383026 Ignore Report Quick Reply
... or I just torrent the show myself and watch at my own leisure with the ability to pause
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Waymond Womano - Fri, 19 May 2017 13:46:23 EST ID:XgsH7nii No.383041 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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I've got several hunches about the upcoming finale.

Jack and/or Ashi die.
Jack dies, Ashi kills Aku with Jack's sword while he booty shakin'
Scotsman's ghost plays an insignificant role.
Ashi's knocked up LOL
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Jack O'Neill - Fri, 19 May 2017 15:46:00 EST ID:J+501Upd No.383043 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>383041
I predict Jack sacrifices his last way back to save Ashi, but he kills Aku and realizes he can now make the future the way he wants it to be and stays there with Ashi rather than wallowing in memories 24/7
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Ron Swanson - Fri, 19 May 2017 16:32:13 EST ID:6RfKaHcD No.383045 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>383043
I'd bet 300 charons this is what will happen. Any takers?

>>383041
I seriously doubt Jack or Ashi get killed. This show is all about happy endings. Hell, this season has already had anti-suicide themes. And Jack basically can't be killed unless he lets Aku kill him (because he's too good at fighting).
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Son Gohan - Fri, 19 May 2017 20:31:12 EST ID:YHayp4Fv No.383056 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>382992
Maybe it's because the urge to procreate is the most powerful impulse that governs our actions as human beings?
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Frankenstein's Monster - Fri, 19 May 2017 23:47:33 EST ID:I90hcQE6 No.383064 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>383056
So which is better~ Ashiku or Akushi?. Daughter of Aku indeed.
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Dolphin Boy - Sat, 20 May 2017 18:52:13 EST ID:ZcIyryzD No.383115 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>378698
Bumping for tonight. Looks like it's the last episode of the season.
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Shôtarô Kaneda - Sat, 20 May 2017 19:10:10 EST ID:CTls4cWe No.383116 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>383115
>last episode of the season.
pretty sure its a miniseries so it will be the last episode of the show
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Gene Hackman - Sat, 20 May 2017 20:07:11 EST ID:ZcIyryzD No.383118 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>383116
So this is the end end?
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Seth Cohen - Sat, 20 May 2017 20:08:14 EST ID:5LJUp6Fv No.383119 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>383118

It's the FINAL episode, you tell me.
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Sybil Danning - Sun, 21 May 2017 00:29:34 EST ID:e0rWJ/rk No.383129 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>383118
So you've been living under a rock or what?
How the fuck do you not know this is the final episode of the final season? It's been plastered all over television promos, social media, and this thread
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Gene Hackman - Sun, 21 May 2017 01:11:11 EST ID:ZcIyryzD No.383130 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>383129
> So you've been living under a rock or what?

That's silly, I'd be much better informed if I had been living under a rock. But have you seen what it costs to live under a rock? As if I can afford that.

But you're right, I should have been paying more attention.
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Chiana - Sun, 21 May 2017 02:33:44 EST ID:i12BTgDQ No.383132 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Well that ending was...weak. Way to mess up a potentially good "everyone Jack helped comes to help him" ending with your new Mary Sue and her Aku ex Machina bullshit powers, Tartahacksy. Also like you didn't even bother to address what happened to everyone's favorite characters and just focused on Ashi's martyrdom.

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Judith Iscariot - Sun, 21 May 2017 02:41:44 EST ID:XgsH7nii No.383133 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Final season marathon next Saturday it seems. 11-4am, which is oddly enough just how far my insomnia has crept.

Of the finale I missed the first six, seven minutes. Even so I liked what I saw.
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Chiana - Sun, 21 May 2017 02:44:09 EST ID:i12BTgDQ No.383134 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>383133
The whole thing felt pretty anticlimactic.
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Judith Iscariot - Sun, 21 May 2017 03:01:06 EST ID:XgsH7nii No.383135 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>383134

I thought it wrapped up rather neatly altogether. In particular, Jack's whole quest was a time traveler story, a timeline that ceased to exist can't just have a piece of it 'grandfathered' in outside of Jack's mental faculties. I would've liked Ashi just not arriving with Jack through the time portal personally.. Ashi only existing until she realizes she can't is kinda amusing. The wholesale slaughter of Jack's comrades was pretty funny but also rendered void as JACK GOT BACK WA-WATCH OUT.
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Chiana - Sun, 21 May 2017 03:13:18 EST ID:i12BTgDQ No.383136 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>383135
The time travel stuff is just poorly thought out and makes zero sense even from its own internal logic. It felt like Genndy was just thinking that Jack had to get back to the past because it was in the intro song. Jack doesn't need to go back to the past, he only needed to stop Aku's evil and grow as a character in some meaningful way. Heck, most viewers of this show growing up I don't think really cared about Jack going back to the past to begin with because the future that Jack traveled to was much more interesting, despite the fact that Aku was the evil emperor. A better ending would have been Jack choosing to stay in the future because he won't deny the people of the future their right to exist as they are and because he's grown accustomed to it and has stopped seeing himself as an alien to it. In that way, Jack grows as a character and the audience is allowed to imagine an exciting world where Jack and his friends continue to fight evil and rebuild following the collapse of Aku's empire.

Shit, that was what the show and comics pretty much said was going to happen, but instead we get 10 episodes of the Adventures of Ashi Sue starring Samurai Jack (aka All your favorite characters are erased from existence).

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Judith Iscariot - Sun, 21 May 2017 03:49:47 EST ID:XgsH7nii No.383138 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>383136

Yeah, maybe. It would've been a very unexpected twist for Jack to live in the future with Ashi and make a new life, esp since that would mean losing his original motivations(saving his family, world, timeline, etc.)

>Heck, most viewers of this show growing up I don't think really cared about Jack going back to the past to begin with because the future that Jack traveled to was much more interesting, despite the fact that Aku was the evil emperor.

The premise of a time traveling samurai stretched out for a pretty damn good run imo. Yeah, just seeing Jack do cool things in colorful scenes was a definite hook and it did make it easy to just disregard Jack ever actually beating the elite four and catching all the Pokemons/getting the macguffin so long as the series went on.

I think that's why the end might feel bittersweet or anticlimactic. He got the macguffin, and it wasn't able to save the parts of Samurai Jack fans had grown fond of.

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Sybil Danning - Sun, 21 May 2017 06:24:46 EST ID:e0rWJ/rk No.383142 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>383132
We get it dude, you resent women because none of them will have sex with you, but can you stop sperging out whenever a tv show or movie features one that's more than a background character or damsel in distress?
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Chiana - Sun, 21 May 2017 10:45:51 EST ID:i12BTgDQ No.383150 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>383142
>disliking this badly written and poorly constructed female character must mean you dislike women and female characters in general

wew lad
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Heat Vision - Sun, 21 May 2017 11:08:20 EST ID:YHayp4Fv No.383151 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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I know that when it comes to time travel you're supposed to suspend a certain amount of disbelief, but I mean come on, at least try to be internally consistent.

The thing that really sticks in my craw is that if Ashi is going to disappear because she doesn't exist anymore, which in itself makes no sense, then jack should as well. By the logic of the show, if Ashi isn't going to exist, then neither is that incarnation of Jack. They should both instantly disappear as soon as jack kills Aku in the original timeline and that universe explodes I guess.

It seems like there should be two different outcomes of this time-traveling that should be mutually exclusive, in one there's an infinite loop of jacks going to and coming back from the future. In this scenario both of the timelines are "stable" and Jack and Ashi should be able to exist in the original timeline. In the second scenario, when Jack kills Aku after coming back from the past it should create a paradox that results in time reverting back to either Aku never existing at all or a timeline where Jack never gets sent to future in the first place.

TL;DR:The show is picking and choosing which pieces of time travel logic they want to follow, which leaves me feeling frustrated instead of satisfied.

Time travel is really the worst plot device.
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Aragorn - Sun, 21 May 2017 11:11:24 EST ID:wNPbnBNk No.383152 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>378698
Shit ending....
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Chiana - Sun, 21 May 2017 12:12:00 EST ID:i12BTgDQ No.383155 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>383151
>Time travel is really the worst plot device.

It doesn't have to be. It's just all about being consistent with yourself. Star Trek has always been able to do it. Chrono Trigger/Chrono Cross was able to do it. Dragonball was able to do it. Back to the Future did it. Flashpoint Paradox did it. Even that remake of The Time Machine was able to do it by having the Time Traveler realize that he couldn't change the past since if his fiance hadn't died he'd never have the motivation to build the Time Machine in the first place.

The problem was that Genndy was never able to really decide whether he wanted to follow the theory of linear time or the theory of branching timelines.
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Judith Iscariot - Sun, 21 May 2017 13:09:08 EST ID:XgsH7nii No.383156 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>383155
>Chrono Trigger/Chrono Cross was able to do it. Dragonball was able to do it.

I'm curious how you feel about whether the Terminator franchise's take on time travel holds up.
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Richard Burton - Sun, 21 May 2017 16:46:29 EST ID:rQ2qB/N3 No.383178 Ignore Report Quick Reply
The ending was indeed weak. The first few episodes were gritty as fuck; just what was needed on the adult swim platform.
Then it got progressively PG as time went on, had pointless filler (which I didn't realize until I found out it was only 10 episodes long)
Ashi was an interesting character; but it would've made far more sense for her to kind of follow in jacks footsteps (right after the inside the big fish episode) and seduce him, both falling in love because they've literally never experienced it in their lives. They should've explored that instead of this lighthearted love shit that was had over several episodes, because it left a huge chunk of story unexplored. The lightheartedness also contrasted too severely with the grittiness at the start.

Then when the final fight came, everything was predictable. She stopped being a puppet because of love. They went back to the past together. They got married. The only thing I didn't expect was her disappearing, back2thefuture style. Why? Because it was fucking stupid, that's why. Now jack is alone, in a past he is no longer associated with, with a future where everything he's strives for now ceased to exist. Unsatisfactory.

A cooler ending would be that he goes back to the past but Ashi ceases to be in the process (obviously upsetting Jack), defeats Aku, but cannot adjust to life in the past, finds a time portal and flings himself back into a future; a different future where Aku does not exist. There he sees a utopia, where everyone he met in the future still exists but nobody recognizes him as it's a different future, not the one he was previously in, he is not celebrated. Here he finds Ashi again, but she is not of Aku's lineage, and does not recognize him. He shyly asks her on a date, she reciprocates. THE END. Bittersweet, but realistic and Jack is happy.

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Dr. Lawrence Gordon - Sun, 21 May 2017 17:25:26 EST ID:6RfKaHcD No.383182 Ignore Report Quick Reply
They fucked up. Oh well.
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Steven Speilberg - Sun, 21 May 2017 21:28:36 EST ID:QRekEbRl No.383191 Ignore Report Quick Reply
i thought it was fucking awesome. and i got the peek at the spartans that i wanted. and the scotsman used magic bagpipes. that was literally all i wanted and i got it. also ashi having the time travel screech was fucking cool imo. fuck the haters, most of them probably didnt even watch much of the original before season 5 was announced.
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Martha Jones - Sun, 21 May 2017 23:45:03 EST ID:ytP6UPpV No.383204 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I thought it was a great ending. Did pretty well after a 13 year hiatus. I was thinking Ashi would die right after Jack killed Aku. Instead they drag on the love story and kill her right before marrying Jack? Lol. Actually pissed me off. Aku basically succeeds in raping Jack's spirit. But overall the season was pretty great. More mature themes and fluid animation. Definitely deserves a few emmys
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Napoleon Dynamite - Wed, 24 May 2017 22:20:57 EST ID:QRekEbRl No.383334 Ignore Report Quick Reply
bump for more discussion on season 5
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Douglas Adams - Wed, 24 May 2017 23:26:05 EST ID:n80w5l/o No.383336 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>383334
it was bittersweet. Honestly though, what other ending did anyone expect? I think it's kinda shitty that they used ashii as a loophole-plot-device to get jack back to the past and got everyone invested in her and jacks relationship only to kill her off but whatever.

I think jack could've gotten back to the past just as easily if they didn't make aku destroy all the portals earlier on then ashii would have essentially been useless. Or ya know, Jack couldve stayed in the future. Yes aku killed his family and shit and that would weigh on him but he would move on and the world would be thankful for what he had done. Or something else, idk, all i know is ashii didnt HAVE to die and jack didn't HAVE to go back to the past (despite what the intro through the entire series to you)...they could have done something with that.

I feel like they just wanted the series to end and to stop being bothered by people who wanted an ending. Then again, I'm pretty cynical at times.

>I would love to hear what other ending people would have preferred though
For real.
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Adrienne Barbeau - Tue, 30 May 2017 21:06:46 EST ID:8/SEOcHj No.383546 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Very good, resonated with me but bad ending.

Time travel (which is impossible since time in the linear sense doesn't exist) implies that an object like a person or 2 can be encapsulated and transported to an earlier time.
This very encapsulation breaks them out of the time line they were in and thus something like her dying (days?) after they travelled is just stupid.
Better options would be to she sends jack back only, or they both go back and live happily ever after.

Personally I might have gone for an ending that leaves it up to the viewer, like they teleport and the show cuts there.
It's gonna be hard to satisfy everyone on such a loved and special series. Let the viewers make their own ending up.
And the happily ever after ending is a bit boring tbh.
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Kate Mulgrew - Tue, 30 May 2017 21:51:33 EST ID:6RfKaHcD No.383548 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>383336
The objectively correct ending is: Jack stays in the future and starts a new and happy life with Ashii and is a renowned hero for saving the world from Aku. If you ask anyone with a doctorate in writing, that's what they will tell you. Stories have formulas. If you want to make a satisfying story, you follow the formula.
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Master Roshi - Wed, 31 May 2017 15:08:09 EST ID:82KVXRuB No.383567 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Fuck, I'm actually scared to watch this final episode lol. For what it's worth, I thought this Season was fantastic. I dunno if season 4 or this one was the best though (so many good episodes in Season 4). Prolly gonna watch it tonight, it's been a fun ride.
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David Tennant - Wed, 31 May 2017 16:11:15 EST ID:DhumfN57 No.383571 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>383548
true, that is a good ending. Also bumed we didn't get to see the two top assassins, Deathblow and Da-bomb, which were advertised but not shown. Scaramouch was also a great character.
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Theoden - Wed, 31 May 2017 16:23:34 EST ID:TFZY+26J No.383572 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>383548
This. Jack is the hero, the hero must put childish things behind (his past), accept his future and his responsibilities in reality, and become a person who is successful and at peace with that success.

Jack going back to the past is just a horrific ending moral, because it tells the viewer they can just drop all their responsibilities and accomplishments and even their romantic love to go back to a past that never was and be a forever-child in a world that shouldn't be, because its time has passed.
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David Tennant - Wed, 31 May 2017 17:02:07 EST ID:DhumfN57 No.383574 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>383572
I guess Gendy Tartakovsky had a freudian slip. Also Jack was only 8 when the shit went down so how much attachment can he really have after X years fighting Aku in the past (say 12 years to make him 20) then 15 years in the future?
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Dr. Gregory House - Thu, 01 Jun 2017 00:23:50 EST ID:coj/cyZa No.383583 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>383548

Almost. The objectively correct ending is: Jack returns to the past, kills Aku, then somehow at the last moment returns to the future. His family and homeland are saved, and he can meet "Ashi's" future reincarnation, as well as running into future buddies like the scotsman who do not recognize him or know all he has done for them. If I were the creator and director of the show that's how I'd end it: Jack saves the world, returns to the future, and walks into a bar and somehow gets in the scotsman's way.

>SOOO YE THINK YOU'RE BETTER THAN ME COZ YOU WANT A DRINK? WELL I WANT A DRINK TOO...

>Watchaa...
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Old Gregg - Thu, 01 Jun 2017 05:14:05 EST ID:e0rWJ/rk No.383587 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>383583
Removing Aku from the equation would probably mean all the settings and characters Jack went to and met no longer exist. Especially Ashi.
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Mikaela Banes - Thu, 01 Jun 2017 05:51:33 EST ID:Ea71HSVu No.383588 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>383583
How is the scotsman alive in the past?
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Delmar O'Donnell - Thu, 01 Jun 2017 11:03:24 EST ID:n80w5l/o No.383597 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>383574
> (say 12 years to make him 20) then 15 years in the future
Don't they say in the shows opening theme each episode that it's 50 years that have past since he's been in the future? so at a minimum he's 58 which explains why he actually noticed he wasn't aging. That wouldn't be as obvious with only 15 years.
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Murtagh - Thu, 01 Jun 2017 21:49:53 EST ID:82KVXRuB No.383621 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Fucking Time Travel... There's a lot of wtf questions here, I think the finale should have been an hour. Technically it is the hero ending even if most of us (myself included) weren't in love with it. I don't know exactly what year the past and pressent are supposed to be but Jack saved a whole shit tone of generations from Aku's evil but ya, something about it didn't feel right. We never really got into the complications of time travel until this last episode despite the show being about a time traveling Samurai. Just left asking a lot of questions. The final fight it self was "fun" and a bit intesne towards the end but I was expecting a lot more, especially when this season gave us (IMO) the best action scenes of the series, that second episode had one the best animated fight sequences I've personally seen. I DID like the final scene a lot though, even if I didn't want to end with Jack going back to the past

The reason for me as to why "something didn't feel right" is the episode where we see all the people Jack saved and who they grew up to be Only to have them not exist or eventually exist and lead a totally different life

The Ashi stuff, romance in a show that had non before is fine, I had no problems with her up until the time portal. Her having Aku's power just for combats sake is totally fine but her using the portal seemed like to much Deus Ex B.S. for my taste


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