Gun Gale Online – Phantom Bullet (Sword Art Online) First impressions

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Last year A-1 Pictures made an anime adaptation for the light novel series “Sword Art Online” wrote by Reki Kawahara, directed by Tomohiko Ito and music by (the goddess) Yuki kajura. The series showed lot’s of promise but was let down early on by the story, the filler and the amount of diversity in genre meaning it didn’t focus on romance or the action. despite these problems I still saw promise in the series as a whole and saw through the fandom for the series which lead me to read the light novels for the series as it was the source material and from forums I heard the light novel were “superior” so I gave them a go.

The story of the phantom bullet arc takes place in the world of Gun Gale Online where the game is mainly focused on guns where the previous series focused mainly on a fantasy setting. The main story line of the arc is that a player known as death gun who is evidently causing the death of high-ranking players, so it’s up to kirito (as per usual) to save the day with his new companion Sinon (Asada Shino) whilst swooning his lover Asuna Yuki.

So far the plot of this arc doesn’t seem to special it seems to follow the same concept as the last few arcs but the thing that’s kept me interested was the new character they introduced called Sinon, who I found very intriguing as in the game she is an ice queen who brutally kills all who stand in her way but in the real world she is a shy girl who can’t stand up for herself, is bullied constantly and cannot even look at a gun because of her dark past shrouded in mystery.

the other thing that was interesting was the entire change in setting as instead of a fantasy setting they use a much more modern setting which is a much-needed change of pace and it will be very interesting to see how Kirito will adapt to the new world, game mechanics and weapons which will be a completely new experience for him to fight against long ranged weapons.

After reading the first few chapters of this volume I am very hooked on the new arc so I highly recommend you check out the light novel series if you’re a fan of light novels or SAO as it is very good, probably better than the anime but that’s up to debate if you don’t like text. So I will continue to read this and keep you up to date on it as I read. anyway thanks for reading its much appreciated. like us, follow us and like us on the Facebook’s ect, and I will be putting up an attack on titan episode reaction tommorow as it will be big and I hope you check it out and make sure you guys check out the Podtaku livestream with the link in my previous post. so thanks again for reading  and I will see you next post! and now I will continue to do nothing as per usual… sayonara!

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Back from holiday – Ready to post sum epic sh*t!

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Hey guys, Zero here! Sorry I have not posted recently I have been away on holiday to the rainiest parts of the UK so i could not post. As Zenter knew I was pretty bored being dragged away on holiday and he had many phone calls from me dying in hot cars and caravans, and starving to death with a lack of food which he probably found funny at my expense.

As the proud Otaku I am, I did make sure to be fully stocked up on anime and light novels before I went so all was not lost. so to elaborate on this the anime I watched while away was “Sailor moon” and I re-watched “The disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya” which are both awesome and I advise you check them both out but only check out the disappearance if you have seen both seasons of “The melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya” as this is the final part of the story so you should not watch this first as you wont’ get it. (Wink, wink, nudge, nudge, zenter 😉 )

I also read some more of the 5th installment in the “sword art online” light novel series “Phantom Bullet” which is also very interesting and I advise you check it out if you liked the SAO anime.

So I apologize for the lack of posts and I will make up for this over the next couple of days as I have some interesting posts that I thought of in my absence which i will post about and most will be very controversial so you may give your opinions on them and I hope you will enjoy them. so thanks again for reading leave a like or comment on any of our previous posts and feel free to follow us on the Facebook’s and Tumblr. so thanks again and make sure to check out any previous or future posts we make, “Or in the name of the moon, I shall punish you!”

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Just to let you guys know a really bad-ass podcast called “Podtaku” are celebrating their 1 year anniversary by doing a live stream on Saturday August 3rd at 7PM EST on http://www.justin.tv/podtaku . I highly recommend you check them out if you have not already, they are a hilarious group of people and I have followed their channels from almost day one. they are a great influence on what I do and they have taught me everything i know and I am a huge fan. so now that I’m done dick riding them like the fully fledged fanboy I am I will leave the video bellow, leave you to your own devices and thank you again for stopping by, Sayonara!