Thank God it’s Friday! Welcome back to another exciting episode of Friday Funny! It’s me Matthew and I here to help kick start your weekend with memes. Before I begin this post, I got some news for you from this week. The bad news is that today is Friday the 13th! Watch out for any hockey player killers. In other news, I hope you been keeping your eyes on the Tokyo Game Show this week. We’re going to be getting a lot of awesome new games for 2020. From Final Fantasy VII Remake to Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot, new games are coming out this winter and spring. I am not sure what’s the weather is like where you live but over here, it’s starting to get really cold here. Fall is near us and that means it is time to bring out all the pumpkin spice scents to Starbucks and in the house. This also means get ready for Fall holidays like Halloween, Veterans Day and Thanksgiving. We’re near the end of 2019! Also, don’t forget to donate to Ko-fi to help my website:
I hope these memes keep you away from Jason.
I actually don’t have anything funny to share, so I am just going to share these random anime AMV op videos instead.
Bye everybody and thank you!
Oh boy, this is a good time to watch anime on TV. With Dragon Ball Super coming to an end in October, we’re going to be getting more Toonami anime. It’s been announced that the second season of One-Punch Man is coming to TV, but it’s not the only anime joining the line up. It’s been recently announced by Aniplex of America that the hit anime Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba is coming to TV. It’s been running online in subbed, but now on October 12th, get ready to start this series in English Dub.
If you been watching this anime in subbed, do you recommend this series?
It is the Taisho Period in Japan. Tanjiro, a kindhearted boy who sells charcoal for a living, finds his family slaughtered by a demon. To make matters worse, his younger sister Nezuko, the sole survivor, has been transformed into a demon herself. Though devastated by this grim reality, Tanjiro resolves to become a “demon slayer” so that he can turn his sister back into a human, and kill the demon that massacred his family.
Toonami is going to be very busy and exciting at the same time. If you watch Toonami like me, it’s the best way to enjoy Saturday nights by watching your favorite anime in the comfort at home. I got two news for Toonami fans!
Here is the first news:
On September 28th, Toonami will be having a marathon of Dragon Ball Super in order to prepare the last episode. First, the marathon will start with the new English Dub episode, Episode 130, at 11 PM (depending on your timezone). Once episode 130 is over, the rest of the marathon will begin from Episode 121 to all the way to 130. The last episode. Episode 131, will be on October 5th.
Here is the final news:
If you been following Saitama’s adventures in Season 2 online, get ready to relieve the series again on TV. One-Punch Man season 2 will be joining Toonami on October 12th. People watching the anime will be given the chance to watch it in English Dub on live TV. Just a reminder, Madhouse Studios did not do any of the animation in this second season but instead, we have J.C. Staff to do the animation. They are well known for animating anime such as Food Wars and DanMachi.
Dragon Ball Super
It’s going to be tough to choose the best girl in Final Fantasy VII Remake. It’s either Tifa or Aerith. Anyway, Square Enix revealed another exciting trailer of the upcoming video game Final Fantasy VII Remake. It was already hinted that we would get footage on the enemies such as Shinra and the Turks such as Reno, Rude and Tseng. Now that the trailer is revealed, we finally got more than we wanted. In this game, the Turks Reno and Rude will be giving Cloud some trouble as he has to fight them. We also get to see summons redesigned such as Ifrit and Shiva. Also revealed is the game moment where players has to get into the notorious gangster Don Corneo (I am assuming the voice played as him is Mark Hamill), a workout minigame with Cloud and Tifa, and a rescue mission to save Aerith from Shinra. This game is coming out on March 3rd, 2020 for PS4.
One Piece is becoming the longest going series in Shonen Jump history. Not only the anime is reaching over 900 episodes and with the recent movie Stampede being a success, we’re getting another One Piece Pirate Warriors game. Already mentioned, One Piece will be getting a fourth Pirate Warriors game for the PS4, X1, Switch and PC. It’s been announced that the following playable characters are Luffy, Sanji, Zoro, Reiju, Jimbei and now Carrot. Originally, the game will be covering the Whole Cake Island. Now, according to Tokyo Game Show, fans will go beyond to the current arc in the land of Wano, the county of samurais and ninjas. Based on the trailer, players will be in the current arc of the story and it may be an original story different than what’s going on in the manga/anime. It’s pretty common especially since the 3rd game did the same thing in the Dressrosa arc. Also in the trailer, it looks Luffy will be facing another Emperor of the sea; his name is Kaido and he is one of the Four Emperors of the Sea. This game is coming out in 2020.
Are you excited for this game?
2020 is going to be an exciting year for anime gamers. Revealed in Tokyo Game Show, Bandai Namco has revealed a new trailer for the upcoming Dragon Ball game, Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot. This trailer shows that players will be able to experience Dragon Ball Z from the Saiyan Saga to newly announced Buu Saga. What makes this announcement even greater is that that game finally has a release date and people can also pre-order for exclusive contents. The game is set to be released on January 17th, 2020 for PS4, X1 and PC.
People who pre-order the game will get a bonus sub-quest where players can work together with friends, an early access training mission with Akira Toriyama’s original character Bonyu and a cooking item.
However, if players pay for the collector’s edition, they will get the following above and some physical gifts. They will be awarded with a steelbook case, an artbook and a diorama figure set.
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If Jiren was in Pokemon trainer, he would probably not have any dragon type Pokemon in his party or if he was in Yu-Gi-Oh!, he would be the one to destroy all of Kaiba’s Blue-Eyes White Dragons. If you don’t know what I am talking about, it’s about the recent English Dub episode of Dragon Ball Super on Toonami on Sept 7th. In episode 127 of Dragon Ball Super. Jiren is the last remaining fighter from Universe 11 and he takes on Universe 7 warriors (Goku. Vegeta, 17 and Frieza). Jiren easily dispatches everyone on his own and the god of destruction Belmond tells everyone the reason why Jiren is strong. He tells everyone that Jiren, as a child, lost his parents from an unknown powerful enemy. He was spared and he was raised by a martial artist who taught him and his students to fight. Unfortunately, the same enemy kills half of the students and even his master. Jiren tries to convince the survivors to work together and fight this enemy, but they all leave him. Back in the present, Jiren makes a comment about having the benefits of strength.
Depending on which language you prefer, Jiren’s response is different. In the original Japanese, Jiren states that having strength is important and having incredible strength will forgive everything including the past. However, in the English Dub provided by Funimation, Jiren gives a weird “DIO” speech about strength. He tells Android 17 about having strength and his opinion on the dragon from Super Dragon Balls. He comments that he doesn’t trust anyone including the dragon and all dragons. He thinks his strength will even go beyond time itself
The reason why I am writing about this is because I been seeing people these past couple of days making of Jiren and commenting on the awkward English Dub. In my opinion, as much as I prefer watching Dragon Ball in English, I did think it was kind of awkward. I felt like I was watching JoJo Bizarre Adventures: Stardust Crusaders. The voice of Jiren is Patrick Seitz, the same guy who voices Dio from JoJo and Franky from One Piece. Hearing this dialogue made me see Jiren as Dio instead.
What do you guys think about this dialogue? Time to include this text to your Dragon Ball Super memes folder.
Check out this video if you want to see more about this:
One Piece is the longest running Shonen Jump title for both anime and manga. For its length, it was dubbed by fans one of the “Big 3” in manga and anime; Bleach and Naruto was one of the Big 3. The manga of Naruto ended in 2015 and Bleach ended in 2016, but the anime ended in a cliffhanger without entering the final arc in 2012. Now that these two are done, One Piece is the only one still kicking it. However, the question is this: how long can One Piece survive?
Prior to the Japanese theatical release of One Piece Stampede, a special YouTube video was released by Japanese YouTube comedy collective Fischer in which the YouTuber had a special interview with One Piece author Eiichiro Oda. Oda made a comment regarding how long he wanted One Piece to continue.
“I want to end it in five years,” said Eiichiro Oda
According to Crunchyroll and J-list, this time span is pretty vague but it also may be inaccurate. It could take 5 years or might even take within the 5 years. It was already mentioned that One Piece will have over 100 volumes and it is currently 65% done with the story.
Good news fans of One Piece, you might be able to see this recent One Piece movie this year!
It’s been announced by Funimation that the 14th film, One Piece: Stampede, is heading towards the West in the theaters. Thanks to Funimation, One Piece: Stampede will be in theaters this fall season in select theaters in North America and Canada! This movie marks the 20th anniversary for the One Piece anime. The movie is going to be an original story and will be supervised by One Piece creator Eiichiro Oda; the movie will be directed by Takashi Otsuka, with Masayuki Sato on character designs. Until further details, it is expected that movie will have English Dub and Sub in select dates.
One Piece: Stampede is a stand-alone film that celebrates the anime’s 20th Anniversary and takes place outside the canon of the “One Piece” TV series. Monkey D. Luffy and his Straw Hat pirate crew are invited to a massive Pirate Festival that brings many of the most iconic characters from throughout the franchise to participate in competition with the Straw Hats to find Roger’s treasure. It also pits the Straw Hats against a new enemy named Bullet, a former member of Roger’s crew.
9/9/99 – September 9th, 1999: The birth of the Sega Dreamcast (NA)
The Sega Dreamcast was Sega’s most powerful and last home console. The Sega Dreamcast may have had a short life span, but it brought in many amazing games that fans hold dear to their heart. We had games like Sonic Adventure, Sonic Adventure 2, Dead or Alive 2, Jet Set Radio, Crazy Taxi, Shenmue, Soul Calibur and Power Stone. Even though some of these games later got ported to consoles to other consoles, it was thanks to the Dreamcast that gave us epic game memories.
I never owned a Dreamcast, but I always wanted one. My late uncle got one and he would let me play with it even though I wasn’t good at gaming at that time. The games he let me play was Sonic Adventure 1 and Sonic Adventure 2. In Sonic Adventure 1, I remember playing as Sonic and running through Emerald Coast trying to get away from the killer whales. Sonic Adventure 2 was the one game that made a lasting impression on me. I remember playing as Sonic in City Escape and the first hearing Crush 40’s song “Escape from the City”. I remember seeing Shadow the Hedgehog and I thought he was the coolest character in that game. I never beat SA2, because the Dreamcast was a bit damaged due to my uncle always bringing it whenever he played with his friends (that explains why the audio didn’t play in cutscenes). Eventually, when I got a bit older, I got a GameCube and I got Sonic Adventure 1 and 2 and I completed both games. Fast forward in couple years when my sister and brother-in-law was still dating dating, my brother-in-law had a Dreamcast and we played a quick match of Marvel vs Capcom 2. I always pick Marvel characters and I always picked Venom in my team. I didn’t care if I lost many times, I just enjoyed this console.
I may not have owned this console, but I lived the dream of experiencing Sega’s incredible, fun console.
Did you owned a Dreamcast? What games did you played?
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