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Cloud28
i didn't see the point of the thread...laugh.gif, maybe its just me..
Blade42
I think there's a thread called "Open Chat" in Spam Central.... If you mean the movie, Read or Die, I saw that about a year ago.
Shaman_Girl88
I love R.O.D. It's one of my favorite things to watch. I've seen it about a dozen times. It's on this Saturday! Can't wait to watch it. biggrin.gif
Falling_Man
I saw the movie on adult swim awhile ago.
The tv series is aired on g4techtv occasionally.
Good stuff.
dreamcatcher_alchemist
I saw to OAVs a few months ago and I liked them but I haven't seen any of the TV series yet. Personally Joker was my favorite character. Drake as well... I didn't really care for Paper, she got on my nerves.
Kitoky
I loved Read or Die the OAV atleast, Joker was my favorite character too but I'm kinda biased since the voice actor was Crispin Freeman ^^.
Jaganshi
I've seen Read or die a few times, and I saw it again last night. But I still don't get the ending. I mean, is that Nancy? I thought she was dead.....could it be the little cloney thing? .......I thought she was dead too....I just don't get it.
LordGohan
i dont get it either...
Cloud28
i have never seen it before..
Animelova
i've seen it 2 times and i think i
kno whats it about,a girl who
has paper powers that sorta saves tha
world it sorta cool when you watch it
LordGohan
thats what its about,but its much deeper then that...

(did you get the pun???)
Foolio
she goes up in space (and the rocket eventually falls) but due to lack of oxygen she goes blank
LordGohan
why did paper say "sister" though??
Foolio
nancy lost her memory and didnt recognize her. paper said i knew your older sister as a way of saying i know you but you dont know me. its better than saying youre an evil bitch who threatened humanity and then lost your memory.
LordGohan
ohhhh!
thank you!

isnt there a series of this?
Foolio
i dont think so, but you can look around
LordGohan
http://www.absoluteanime.com/read_or_dream/index.htm\

i geuss there is
Cloud28
wa?? i am confused..
LordGohan
why?
Cloud28
the link is broken i think....
Foolio
look it up for yourself with the index, damn that was easy
LordGohan
cloud has trouble with easy tasks...
also_cursed
I liked Drake... not really Joker or Paper. Even though Joker was british (a major plus) he seemed a little... blah. Paper was way too hyper and perky, no matter what. Drake at least was realistic about the situation.

Plus he got the best one-liners
Kitoky
Is that Nancy at the end? Yes, that was Nancy.

I thought she died in the space craft thing. She did try to die with her love but since the space craft went higher and higher, it eventually came apart and she passed out from the compression of the oxygen and she fell back down to earth when the space craft came apart. This isn't said at all - but you have to infer that that happened.

Why did Agent Paper say that she knew Nancy's "older sister"? At the beginning of the ending scene where Agent Paper/Yomiko Readman was talking to Joker over the phone, they were talking about vacation then Yomiko asked about Nancy and what happened to her. Joker answers her by saying she's kept at a private hospital and she still hasn't had her memory back. He also mentioned that if she regains that memory she has to go on trial.

Therefore, when Yomiko visited her, she did not want Nancy to have to go on trial so she said that she knew her older sister, and then telling her the heroic things she did in the image of her "sister". Nancy of course was fascinated.


Is there a series to this? Yes there is a series called "R.O.D" but it doesn't feature the same characters. The "movie" we saw on Adult Swim was a three part OAV, I believe. Adult Swim just aired all three parts.
Kitoky
Drake was a trip!


Drake: "Lucky..."
Yomiko: "Drake! He's got my book!"
Drake: "Wha?"
Yomiko: "We have to go AFTER HIM!"
Nancy: "The target's indentified as an i-jin."
Drake: "....Who's she?"
Yomiko: "Oh! That's my new partner!"
Nancy: "The name's Miss Deep."
Drake: ".....Wow.....it is my lucky day."

*chuckles*
Jaganshi
....wow, you guys really pay attention. Thanks.
Foolio
QUOTE(LordGohan @ Dec 26 2004, 10:08 PM)
cloud has trouble with easy tasks...

no shit...
vegita625
QUOTE(Kitoky @ Dec 27 2004, 02:10 AM)
Is that Nancy at the end?  Yes, that was Nancy.

I always thought the girl at the end was the clone of Nancy that the villain made, thus the "older sister" comment, and that the asphyxiation was her nearly drowning or something like that from the end of the Nancy vs. clone battle.

Btw, I LOVE the comment Nancy made in the beginning.
"The name's Nancy"
"But I thought you said-"
"I hate my codename (Ms. Deep) anyway, makes me sound like a pornstar."
Jaganshi
QUOTE(vegita625 @ Dec 28 2004, 02:11 PM)
I always thought the girl at the end was the clone of Nancy that the villain made, thus the "older sister" comment, and that the asphyxiation was her nearly drowning or something like that from the end of the Nancy vs. clone battle.

Btw, I LOVE the comment Nancy made in the beginning.
"The name's Nancy"
"But I thought you said-"
"I hate my codename (Ms. Deep) anyway, makes me sound like a pornstar."

Yea, Thats what I always thought too, but I guess I was wrong. I think it might have made more sense that way.

Nancy was funny, way my favorite character.
Slashrose1010
Did anyone watch this movie? I had seen some of it before but didn't watch the whole thing till last night. It was very sad when Nancy let go of Paper on the rocket. Was that Nancy's sister that had amnesia or was it Nancy some how? I'm sorry, I was kinda half asleep during the second half.
Slashrose1010
Sry if one was created before but I tried that link an dit doesn't work. Maybe because they had to cut down on threads or whatever because of lack of funds for the site.
Foolio
works for me, its on the second page
Slashrose1010
Oops, sry my bad.
Slashrose1010
I got most of that movie but I too didn't get the ending. I kinda liked Wendy too cuase she was kind of a cluts. One other thing I don't get is why did Yomiko have a thing about her glasses? Can anyone explain that or is it just a peeve?
water_alchemist
the movie was great! i saw it twice because the first time id idn't stay up for the whole thing. But, now that i've seen the ending i get it laugh.gif
Slashrose1010
One thing I think they should have elaborated on a lil' more was Beathoven. Was the Nineth Symphony his unfinished one? So was the book a completed version of the Nineth? If it was then Beathoven was trying to created a symphony to make people commit suicide? What a Germanian basterd, or was Austrian. Lol, I suck at history. biggrin.gif
love_me_destroyer
hmm, was it really that hard to understand?
Slashrose1010
What? Was I right? I wasn't sure if his Nineth was the unfinished one or not, that's all.
love_me_destroyer
nah, #9 was never finished...
Slashrose1010
OH, that's what I thought. Thanks for confirming that. biggrin.gif
love_me_destroyer
no problemo.
Kitoky
QUOTE(vegita625 @ Dec 28 2004, 02:11 PM)
QUOTE(Kitoky @ Dec 27 2004, 02:10 AM)
Is that Nancy at the end?  Yes, that was Nancy.

I always thought the girl at the end was the clone of Nancy that the villain made, thus the "older sister" comment, and that the asphyxiation was her nearly drowning or something like that from the end of the Nancy vs. clone battle.

Btw, I LOVE the comment Nancy made in the beginning.
"The name's Nancy"
"But I thought you said-"
"I hate my codename (Ms. Deep) anyway, makes me sound like a pornstar."

Well Nancy's Clone was "beaten" I suppose by the real Nancy and there was the one scene where we see one of the Nancy's floating in the water and the other is climbing the stairs to get to Yomiko. We assume that the clone is still floating in the water when the air plane blew up but I think it's more likely for the real Nancy to survive than the clone of the Nancy.
alchemistgirl zero
I think it's supposed to be like a new beginning or something like that.
Kute Mymy
OMG! i love R.O.D!!! laugh.gif it is awesome!! cool.gif
alchemyexpert
read or die is an anime about three sisters who adopted themselves so they have no where to go and live on the streets until they meet nenene who is an author and brings them to her home where she feeds them and lets em live there in exchange of them to clean her house and they have to day what she says which is not usally common somtimes happy.gif ' anyway the paper sisters have a secret life that nenene doesnt know about (til later anyway) but they work for a japense guy who pays srry but im never really understood what they always tried to stop but they can control paper thats obvisly ehy they are called the paper sisters anyway on with the character..anita, is a 13 yr old pink head whos outside is a tough chick but the inside the fear of a small child. she hates books cuz her lastest memory is bunch of books burning witha shadowy figure standing maggie even though she is the tallest she is the middle child if u will maggie also has short hair but is dark , blackish she is also a very lay back person who loves to read but can be the most powerful warrior in battle ok last character is michelle, michelle is the most out goin and full energy of her sisters she has blonde hair grown to her waist almost and also loves to read. mechelle is the oldest of the 3. ook so i hoped that helped u understand read or die a little more and by the way your picture of hiei rocks!! laugh.gif
alchemist of the blue sky
Anyways, its awesome! laugh.gif
Kitoky
QUOTE(Slashrose1010 @ Dec 31 2004, 09:05 PM)
One thing I think they should have elaborated on a lil' more was Beathoven. Was the Nineth Symphony his unfinished one? So was the book a completed version of the Nineth? If it was then Beathoven was trying to created a symphony to make people commit suicide? What a Germanian basterd, or was Austrian. Lol, I suck at history. biggrin.gif

Beethoven's 9th Symphony was never finished since Beethoven indeed died young. I think he originated from Vienna, Austria (or was that Mozart ^^;;;) I don't think Beethoven really meant for the 9th Symphony to make people commit suicide seeing as though he was almost blind and completely deaf, he would've had no flippin' clue tongue.gif

The theme that Yomiko Readman hums at the beginning of the series is called "Ode to Joy" a vocal part in the symphony. Very beautiful. The theme is also in FullMetal Alchemist, where Havok-san hums it on the train with all the subordinates and Roy.
alchemistgirl zero
@alchemyexpert: I think that's Read or Dream you're describing. This the Read or Die OVA we're talking about. happy.gif;;
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