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Dedication Through Light
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(10-05-2017, 05:24 PM)
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Asta and Yuno were abandoned together at the same church and have been inseparable since. As children, they promised that they would compete against each other to see who would become the next Emperor Magus. However, as they grew up, some differences between them became plain. Yuno was a genius with magic, with amazing power and control, while Asta could not use magic at all, and tried to make up for his lack by training physically. When they received their Grimoires at age 15, Yuno got a spectacular book with a four-leaf clover (most people receive a three-leaf-clover), while Asta received nothing at all. However, when Yuno was threatened, the truth about Asta's power was revealed, he received a five-leaf clover Grimoire, a "black clover"! Now the two friends are heading out in the world, both seeking the same goal!

http://www.crunchyroll.com/black-clover

Personally its the best new series in Weekly Shonen Jump since the conclusion of Naruto's epic story (not to say Boruto isnt just as awesome).

BLack Clover has very high friendship values, epic battles, deep character interactions, stunning landscapes and magic, and awesome dungeons and explorations that cant be found in any other manga currently. The anime adapts this wonderful and carries the same level of feeling that the manga gives me week after week, please check it out.





http://www.crunchyroll.com/black-clover
Ross61
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(10-05-2017, 05:25 PM)
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But Pierrot animated Naruto.....?
TheGamingBox
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(10-05-2017, 05:25 PM)

Originally Posted by Ross61

But Pierrot animated Naruto.....?

yeah and bleach
Ryuukan
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(10-05-2017, 05:26 PM)
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music video for the OP is probably better than anything you'll see in this show

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tf61cA6a-N0
inner-G
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(10-05-2017, 05:28 PM)
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Originally Posted by Ross61

But Pierrot animated Naruto.....?

Dedication Through Light
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(10-05-2017, 05:46 PM)
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Originally Posted by Ryuukan

music video for the OP is probably better than anything you'll see in this show

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tf61cA6a-N0

We have to see the true OP first
Kuro
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(10-05-2017, 05:50 PM)
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Voice actor for Asta made me quit the show in the first 5 minutes lol
Gin-Shiio
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(10-05-2017, 05:52 PM)
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The main character reminds me of Fairy Tale a bit too much. He doesn't even match the style of the other characters on the poster!

Originally Posted by Swordy

https://youtu.be/Vcd9tZ51oXg

Swordy
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(10-05-2017, 05:52 PM)
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Originally Posted by Kuro

Voice actor for Asta made me quit the show in the first 5 minutes lol

https://youtu.be/Vcd9tZ51oXg
Kuro
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(10-05-2017, 05:54 PM)
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Originally Posted by Swordy

https://youtu.be/Vcd9tZ51oXg

Seriously wtf were they thinking with this voice direction. Its unbearable.
brawly
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(10-05-2017, 05:56 PM)
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Originally Posted by Kuro

Voice actor for Asta made me quit the show in the first 5 minutes lol

What the hell do you meeeeeaaaaaan! Don't be like thaaaaaaat!
Rmagnus
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(10-05-2017, 05:59 PM)
Ouch.... I will stick to the manga.
VariantX
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(10-05-2017, 06:00 PM)
Asta had not been taught the meaning of "inside voice" from the church I see. I'm sure there's a reason why the protagonist was handed the "ultimate" power with no build up to it though.
Burbeting
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(10-05-2017, 06:03 PM)
Oh wow. I was considering to watch this show for a while, but just that video was enough for me to drop the idea completely :D
Rue
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(10-05-2017, 06:06 PM)
Yeah, I'll maybe give it another episode or two but holy shit is Asta's voice one of the worst I've ever heard for a MC. I almost just want to wait for a dub to see if it's any better and I never watch dubs.
Dysun
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(10-05-2017, 06:13 PM)
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The voice is unbearably bad, no idea what they were thinking.
caliph95
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(10-05-2017, 06:14 PM)
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Originally Posted by Swordy

https://youtu.be/Vcd9tZ51oXg

Yeaaaaaaaaah noooooo

I'm thinking of skiiiiiiiiiiping thiiiis
HomerSimpson-Man
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(10-05-2017, 06:18 PM)
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Originally Posted by Swordy

https://youtu.be/Vcd9tZ51oXg

Yikes. That voice is grating.
MKIL65
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(10-05-2017, 06:20 PM)
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Originally Posted by Swordy

https://youtu.be/Vcd9tZ51oXg

Hope the voice actor get's paid well...
The Omega Man
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(10-05-2017, 06:22 PM)
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Pierrot + Answer to Naruto?
Thank you for letting me know about this, skipping and blocking this dreck with all my might.
Mortemis
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(10-05-2017, 06:25 PM)
Tried watching it but that VA had me gone before it was even halfway ✌🏿

Maybe I'll check out a dub
TheRealTalker
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(10-05-2017, 06:26 PM)
Asta's voice is the most annoying thing I ever heard in anime
RRockman
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(10-05-2017, 06:39 PM)
Y'all are overeacting. If I could sit through jpn Goku, then I can sit through this.
inner-G
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(10-05-2017, 06:39 PM)
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Originally Posted by RRockman

Y'all are overeacting. If I could sit through jpn Goku, then I can sit through this.

English Goku >>> Japanese Goku
HamPster PamPster
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(10-05-2017, 06:41 PM)
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I'll agree with everyone and say Asta's VA was *terrible*

A shame too because I like the manga. I wonder if funimation is doing a simul-dub
Rumblebones
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(10-05-2017, 06:56 PM)
I caught up with the manga a couple days ago.

It's basically Naruto and Fairy Tail meshed together.

It's generic but enjoyable, though I hear Asta's VA is awful.

edit;

Originally Posted by Swordy

https://youtu.be/Vcd9tZ51oXg

Jesus.

Well, that's one way to bury an adaptation.
Eusis
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(10-05-2017, 07:07 PM)

Originally Posted by Swordy

https://youtu.be/Vcd9tZ51oXg

Given Studio Pierrot is doing Naruto too I'd really like to see the topic renamed in honor of Asta's obnoxious fucking voice.
Rue
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(10-05-2017, 07:21 PM)

Originally Posted by RRockman

Y'all are overeacting. If I could sit through jpn Goku, then I can sit through this.

I love Nozawa as Goku, she has quite the range for Goku.

This complete newbie they have for Asta isn't necessarily bad, as he's impressively able to match the exact inflection and roll of every yell. It's just whoever is doing the voice direction is absolute shit, he should be given some kind of range and yell like a normal (anime) person.
MetroidPrimeRib
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(10-05-2017, 07:23 PM)

Originally Posted by RRockman

Y'all are overeacting. If I could sit through jpn Goku, then I can sit through this.

Asta sounds like what people think Nozawa Goku sounds like...

The voice actor isn't at fault, just the voice direction is exceedingly annoying
Dysun
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(10-05-2017, 07:25 PM)
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Originally Posted by inner-G

English Goku >>> Japanese Goku

Japanese Goku is one of the GOATs
This blasphemy from Toonami era watchers needs to end
Fuu
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(10-05-2017, 07:27 PM)
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Originally Posted by Swordy

https://youtu.be/Vcd9tZ51oXg

lmao
Mesoian
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(10-05-2017, 07:28 PM)
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Originally Posted by Kuro

Seriously wtf were they thinking with this voice direction. Its unbearable.

I mean, he's supposed to be insufferable. That's his entire character, the loud idiot who constantly drives people up the wall.

But just because that's the way it's supposed to be doesn't really make it good. I don't know how long I'll stick with the show. Really enjoy the manga though.
solomon
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(10-05-2017, 07:30 PM)
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Asta's voice actor is meh, I'll get used to it and I'm sure over time it will get a bit better.
flaxknuckles
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(10-05-2017, 08:00 PM)
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I thought the manga was just a crappier Naruto but maybe I'll check out the Funimation simuldub.
caliph95
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(10-05-2017, 08:04 PM)
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Originally Posted by RRockman

Y'all are overeacting. If I could sit through jpn Goku, then I can sit through this.

I don't like his voice but nowaza acting is great when you get past the voice and she has a lot of range

Asta voice actor isn't and is just annoying and insufferable
Brazil
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(10-05-2017, 08:05 PM)
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First episode was pretty bad. Seems generic as fuck.

The protagonist's voice was already annoying me less than two minutes in. I honestly don't think I can watch this solely because of that.

Edit: People defending Goku's JP VA, Jesus Christ.
SSJLuffy
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(10-05-2017, 08:07 PM)
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Nozawa as Goku is one of the best roles in anything. She's fucking amazing as Goku.
Van
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(10-05-2017, 08:37 PM)
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Wait a girl voices goku and Japan
My life's been changed
AtomskEater
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(10-05-2017, 08:40 PM)
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Originally Posted by Van

Wait a girl voices goku and Japan
My life's been changed

You ever heard JP Goku? Sounds like a lady. First time I heard it I was surprised.
brawly
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(10-05-2017, 08:41 PM)
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Originally Posted by Van

Wait a girl voices goku and Japan
My life's been changed

Luffy and Naruto too.
marzlapin
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(10-05-2017, 08:48 PM)
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I want to like this but dude screams EVERY LINE. I don't know if I can deal with it.
Van
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(10-05-2017, 08:48 PM)
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Originally Posted by brawly

Luffy and Naruto too.

my mind is blown
I need a doctor
Valdfellgar
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(10-05-2017, 08:48 PM)

Originally Posted by Van

Wait a girl voices goku and Japan
My life's been changed

Well, not all of Japan.

Sorry I couldn't help myself

It's quite common for young shonen heroes (8-16) to be voiced by women. Just, when Goku grew up, they loved her acting so much they just kept her as Goku. Same thing with Krillin, who is also voiced by a woman, and that same VA voices Luffy too.
Effect
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(10-05-2017, 08:49 PM)
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Originally Posted by MKIL65

Hope the voice actor get's paid well...

Seriously!
Kain-Nosgoth
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(10-05-2017, 08:50 PM)
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Originally Posted by Van

Wait a girl voices goku and Japan
My life's been changed

aslo krilin, naruto, luffy, Gon and Killua, Edward eldric, detective conan, Kenshin and a lot more! it's pretty common for women to voice male characters in japan

Also it's not a girl anymore, she's 80 years old already, goku is a nice grandma!
caliph95
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(10-05-2017, 08:53 PM)
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Originally Posted by Valdfellgar

Well, not all of Japan.

Sorry I couldn't help myself

It's quite common for young shonen heroes (8-16) to be voiced by women. Just, when Goku grew up, they loved her acting so much they just kept her as Goku. Same thing with Krillin, who is also voiced by a woman, and that same VA voices Luffy too.

Same thing with English voice actors for kids
BassForever
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(10-05-2017, 08:56 PM)
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Asta's va direction really hurts this adaptation. The first episode also not adapting the whole first chapter was a mistake.
SolidSnakeUS
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(10-05-2017, 08:57 PM)
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Originally Posted by BassForever

Asta's va direction really hurts this adaptation. The first episode also not adapting the whole first chapter was a mistake.

Yep. So much fucking yelling. Jesus...
shadowfall
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(10-05-2017, 09:03 PM)
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Huge fan of the Manga. Even purchased all its volumes. All I could think of when I saw anime is Angry Joe's voice in my head saying "You've done fucked it up". Not sure why would they give a newbie VA his first major role on this show. I hope studio hears feedback and makes changes to the tone of voice.
BatDan
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(10-05-2017, 09:11 PM)
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I know Asta is meant to be insufferable (he's not even endearing), a lot of Shonen protags are. But hoooo boy did they screw this up.
I know Crunchyroll and Funi are pushing this series hard like they did MHA. Both come from Shonen Jump and thus have a pedigree to them. But Asta's voice may hurt it in the long run.

Originally Posted by Dysun

Japanese Goku is one of the GOATs
This blasphemy from Toonami era watchers needs to end

I've gotten used to Nozawa's voice, and she's awesome, and I first saw DB through the dub.
I'm amazed at the fact she's 80 and can still scream like a metal song.

What baffles me are the people that say Linda Young is the definitive Freeza. Ryusei Nakao brings class to the role, and Chris Ayres matches it to a T. I hope Daman Mills can be a suitable replacement when the dub reaches the Universal Survival arc.

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