SacAnime Summer 2013 – Day 3 (Final)

So, the final day was kind of a wind-down, but that’s about what I expected.

Gigantic unmanned Pikachu.

Gigantic unmanned Pikachu.

The highlight of the day was my planned attendance at a voice actor Q&A panel since I had an important question to ask of Troy Baker.  How did it all turn out?  Read on…

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D50 watches crap you’ve never heard of: Wild Grizzly

Dwah?  Another one so soon?

Believe it or not, this is the last tape in my pile… because every other tape left in my queue has a block preventing my tuner from capturing it.  Except maybe Robo Formers.  That one’s just plain old.  Oh wait, there’s still Captain America II.  I guess there’s that.

Not a nature documentary.  Though it comes close.

Not a nature documentary. Though it comes close.

From what I could gather, this was actually a made-for-TV movie.  I wonder what network would be stupid enough to actually order this.  I’m literally at a loss for who the target audience for this movie is.

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D50 watches crap you’ve never heard of: To Kill With Intrigue

I almost didn’t get around to this because I thought it was another “disqualified” tape.  As it turns out, the problem was with the connection between my VCR and the tuner.  And also because of how terrible the quality of the actual tape was.

Well, at least it gives fair warning.

Well, at least it gives fair warning.

Yeah, that certainly couldn’t have helped.

Anyway, despite being headed by someone actually famous, this makes the “Crap You’ve Never Heard Of” section because I’m willing to bet you’ve never heard of it, much less watched it.  And so, my review of the 1977 film…

I'm intrigued.  Ah, crap...

I’m intrigued. Ah, crap…

 

Hoo boy...

Hoo boy…

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D50 watches crap you’ve never heard of: Flesh Hunters

It’s been a long time since I touched on live-action, but I just couldn’t help it.  When I saw this on the racks at The Beat, I knew I was in for something special.

After looking at the previews before the movie, I can only come to the conclusion that the film makers, Dead Alive Productions, are the most brilliant people in the universe.  They seem to have struck an amazing balance that makes them the perfect B-movie makers ever.  Spectacularly low-budget, bad in every aspect of film, and takes the project seriously enough that you can’t mistake it for being a parody.

And so I reveal to you the piece of crap known only as…

Probably the best effects in the entire movie.

Probably the best effects in the entire movie.

Flesh Hunters.

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[W] Gunslinger Girl: It’s finally over

If you think this is a certain shotgun-wielding, brown-skinned, blonde, then I’m sorry to say it’s not but she is related.

I picked up the first volume of Gunslinger Girl back in 2004. RPG, Elf, and I decided to go manga shopping at Waldenbooks and Gunslinger Girl managed to catch my eye that day. Eight years and 100 chapters later, the story has finally reached it’s conclussion.
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