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April's NewType = More El Cazador!
« Reply #195 on: March 10, 2007, 06:05:00 PM »
Took a break from being way too busy to have a look over at Makoto's blog and sure enough...
http://tenchyo.seesaa.net/article/35679415.html

A new NewType article for April's issue!  He graciously posted scans for us, so I've mirrored them in the gallery:


From what I can make out of the Google translation of his post, there's nothing particularly new about the article besides an interview with Itou Shizuka.

He also provided a "bilingual" version of the little "relationship diagram" inset:


Check out that pic of Jody!  Rowr!   ;D  But holy cow, what the heck is going on?


I still haven't had a chance to comment on the preview yet... *sigh*  Though I have watched it repeatedly.
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Re: The third series announced!!! "El Cazador"
« Reply #196 on: March 10, 2007, 06:31:26 PM »
Check out that pic of Jody!  Rowr!   ;D

Yeah, I didn't even realize it was her until I deciphered the caption. ^^

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But holy cow, what the heck is going on?

22 days. ;)

So, it seems, Rosenberg is behind the hunt after Ellis (is he "El Cazador"?), he hires L.A. and Jodie (probably working for him) hires Nadie. Plus, Ricardo is also working for him. Looks like a certain computer geek/criminal mastermind to me. ^^; And what's up with that affection thing between Ellis and Schneider? Is that like in Nabokov's story? %)
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Re: The third series announced!!! "El Cazador"
« Reply #197 on: March 10, 2007, 07:31:38 PM »
 Hey cool pic! I like Ellis making bubbles! ^^ Cute! :D

 I think, like that, Jodie now looks scary and dangerous enough to be the Chloe/Limelda character after all! ^^;

 I think the affection thing between Ellis and Schneider might be because Schneider is probably sort of a father figure for Ellis. He manipulated her DNA, so he's kinda like "her creator" and she's "his creation" in a way. On the other hand, she allegedly killed him! :P And though those accusations might be false to begin with, and intended to frame her, I wouldn't be too surprised if they turned out to be accurate after all... ^^;

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« Reply #198 on: March 10, 2007, 10:25:15 PM »
Affection? Love, more like! Always disturbing, in anime.... I swear....

The thing that really stuck with me after skimming Itou Shizuka's interview is how often she used the word "bright": to describe her character, mostly, but also for the atmosphere in the studio, because she knows many of the actors there.

I should go study more Japanese grammar; really want to understand that!

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Re: The third series announced!!! "El Cazador"
« Reply #199 on: March 10, 2007, 10:36:07 PM »
Affection? Love, more like! Always disturbing, in anime.... I swear....

 Oh, so is that kanji wrongly translated in the pic?

 I also noticed, there's a question mark between Rosenberg and Jodie... maybe they're having some sort of affair (like the Carrossea X Limelda thing)...

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« Reply #200 on: March 11, 2007, 04:21:31 AM »
like the Carrossea X Limelda thing

It'll end up the same way, too. ^^;

Btw, does Nadie's gun in the pic look like a Colt Government to anyone here? Because to me, it doesn't, not quite. :)

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Re: The third series announced!!! "El Cazador"
« Reply #201 on: March 11, 2007, 06:38:34 AM »
Oh, so is that kanji wrongly translated in the pic?

It's not wrong. But "love" is the more common interpretation.

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Re: The third series announced!!! "El Cazador"
« Reply #202 on: March 11, 2007, 10:49:26 AM »
I've just digged up some information on the opening... Apparently, FictionJunction WAKANA released a song with exactly the same title (光の行方) for the OST of "Fist of the North Star", whatever that is. It can't be?..

PS: Can someone find the song, just for the record?

I found this FictionJunction J-music

The picture is really cool.
We could say that Ellis isn't going to use guns, so far she was never seen with  one.
It made wonder what kind of power she has to people hunter her down, may be some kind of mahou shoujo power that give powers to do card trick and bubbles XD or she was in her DNA something that the FBI wants.

I think the affection thing between Ellis and Schneider might be because Schneider is probably sort of a father figure for Ellis.
I think that to, it make more sense.

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More scans from April's NewType
« Reply #203 on: March 11, 2007, 04:03:18 PM »
Hooray for Makoto again!  Even more from the April NewType:



A couple of translated key points from his post to tide us over:


>Nadie=Latin-style and a human feeling
>Ellis=Japanese-style, DRY

>Rosenberg
Chief Operation Central Intelligence Agency.He is engaged in an absolutely confidential project in "room 339". He is the excellent agent which has acquaintances into politicians.

>Jodie "Blue-eyes" Hayward
She is a member of Central Intelligence Agency accounting section. She always has trouble with documents of the groundless transacting business that Rosenberg always submits. She is an office lady having weak mind superficially, but, in fact, has an absolutely confidential duty.

>L.A.
The mystery boy who approaches Ellis. He shows strange deep attachment in Ellis and sends the picture which he photographed in a video camera to Rosenberg. However, his true purpose is unclear.


More little tidbits!  I saw the "Room 339" thing before, I think on the official site's character pages, but this is just a little more detail.

Oh, and it looks like one of his commenters has been calling Jodie "kowai hito"...   ;D

More later, hopefully!
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Re: The third series announced!!! "El Cazador"
« Reply #204 on: March 11, 2007, 04:12:44 PM »
 LOL Just from the pic I could tell L.A. looked like a creep, holding that camera in the dark and all! ^^; His character description only confirms it: he is a creepy stalker! ;D Poor Ellis! ^^;

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Re: The third series announced!!! "El Cazador"
« Reply #205 on: March 11, 2007, 05:32:07 PM »
>Jodie "Blue-eyes" Hayward
She is a member of Central Intelligence Agency accounting section. She always has trouble with documents of the groundless transacting business that Rosenberg always submits. She is an office lady having weak mind superficially, but, in fact, has an absolutely confidential duty.

Wow, what a surprise! ;D She is definitely one person to be afraid of. %)

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The mystery boy who approaches Ellis. He shows strange deep attachment in Ellis and sends the picture which he photographed in a video camera to Rosenberg. However, his true purpose is unclear.

So he is basically there to observe and to report in. :)

LOL Just from the pic I could tell L.A. looked like a creep, holding that camera in the dark and all! ^^; His character description only confirms it: he is a creepy stalker! ;D Poor Ellis! ^^;

So he is a Jodie's colleague: she's gonna stalk Nadie (in the later episodes) and he's gonna stalk Ellis for the entire show... or, wait, maybe he gets killed half-way through. Bee Train's male characters seem to lack necessary survival skills, after all. %)
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Re: The third series announced!!! "El Cazador"
« Reply #206 on: March 12, 2007, 01:59:18 AM »
*shorts out so that she cannot remember how to use the quote function*

Thank you, Mihura! There is ample reason to look for Hokuto no Ken after all. The movie even premiered yesterday.

[i was...kidding...Koveras... ;)]
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Re: The third series announced!!! "El Cazador"
« Reply #207 on: March 12, 2007, 03:16:37 AM »
*shorts out so that she cannot remember how to use the quote function*

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Or simply press the "Quote" button in the top-right corner of the quoted message and wait for it to be copied into the quick reply field. =^_^=

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Re: The third series announced!!! "El Cazador"
« Reply #208 on: March 12, 2007, 12:43:10 PM »
An online friend made sound clips of the OP and ED from an online radio broadcast (low bitrate radio quality). I got permission from her to link to them here. If anyone's curious.

El Cazador OP, "Hikari no Yukue" - savage genius

El Cazador ED, "romanesque"- FictionJunction YUUKA

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« Reply #209 on: March 12, 2007, 02:03:10 PM »
If anyone's curious.

Geez, that's one daring assumption. %)

Well, I can say that both songs are very good (even in that quality) and the ED sounds more Latin. :)
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