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« Reply #660 on: September 12, 2022, 08:36:01 pm »
So we have to wait until November. I doubt Uncle will score Top-3 by then. Bubai Uncle.

Yeah, by then it will have to compete with Spy x Family Part 2,  Chainsaw Man, and Boku no Hero Academia 6th Season.
It would be hard to fight them.






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« Reply #661 on: September 13, 2022, 12:09:37 am »

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« Reply #662 on: September 13, 2022, 08:30:51 am »
Yeah, by then it will have to compete with Spy x Family Part 2,  Chainsaw Man, and Boku no Hero Academia 6th Season.
It would be hard to fight them.






With no fresh content, Uncle might as well be back in his coma.

An interesting reoccurring theme I noticed in the show is how anime (and entertainment media in general) defines beauty.

In regular anime, especially Isekai, a beautiful teen protagonist ends up in a world surrounded by beautiful teens to young adults and ends up with a harem of beautiful teens and young adults.
The rule applies to the other world for Uncle except because he had rather moderate appearance he was regarded terrifying by their standards.

Sumika and Chiaki, what they have in common (other than surnames despite not being related) is that they were very different people during their childhood with different appearances. Sumika was an ugly, tomboy bully as a child who grew up to be a beautiful girl and Chiaki was a beautiful child who grew up looking like a stereotypical hoodlum.
Normally in anime when the beautiful teens and young adults are shown their childhoods they're depicted as just as beautiful children with mostly same personalities as their older selves.
So the theme here isn't just "beauty is skin deep" or "what's on the inside that counts" but that these meanings can be switched around as well to "ugliness is skin deep" and "sometimes people are just ugly on the inside."

Uncle from Another World is one of those anime that recognize the over-used anime tropes and turn them on their heads.

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« Reply #663 on: September 13, 2022, 08:54:11 pm »
An interesting reoccurring theme I noticed in the show is how anime (and entertainment media in general) defines beauty.

In regular anime, especially Isekai, a beautiful teen protagonist ends up in a world surrounded by beautiful teens to young adults and ends up with a harem of beautiful teens and young adults.
The rule applies to the other world for Uncle except because he had rather moderate appearance he was regarded terrifying by their standards.

Sumika and Chiaki, what they have in common (other than surnames despite not being related) is that they were very different people during their childhood with different appearances. Sumika was an ugly, tomboy bully as a child who grew up to be a beautiful girl and Chiaki was a beautiful child who grew up looking like a stereotypical hoodlum.
Normally in anime when the beautiful teens and young adults are shown their childhoods they're depicted as just as beautiful children with mostly same personalities as their older selves.
So the theme here isn't just "beauty is skin deep" or "what's on the inside that counts" but that these meanings can be switched around as well to "ugliness is skin deep" and "sometimes people are just ugly on the inside."

Uncle from Another World is one of those anime that recognize the over-used anime tropes and turn them on their heads.

Well explained.
I never thought that far.

Also the yandere / overprotective side of Takafumi and his distrust to society.
I think it has something to do with his childhood trauma caused by his family.
They're probably gonna explore this one too.
Or may be making Evil Takafumi as the final boss that uncle has to face if the anime would go to extreme direction.


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« Reply #664 on: September 14, 2022, 07:19:18 am »
Well explained.
I never thought that far.

Also the yandere / overprotective side of Takafumi and his distrust to society.
I think it has something to do with his childhood trauma caused by his family.
They're probably gonna explore this one too.
Or may be making Evil Takafumi as the final boss that uncle has to face if the anime would go to extreme direction.


In a way, the nephew regards himself helping his uncle adjust to modern Japan when in truth they are sort of helping each other out be more adjust people. Takafumi keeps pointing out all the missed opportunities of romance and friendship that Uncle had in the other world but around Sumika he seems just as oblivious to her hints despite the fact Takafumi feels pangs of romantic interest in her at times, even going as far as borrowing Uncle's magic once he saw Chiaki around her shoulders.

It's not exactly hypocrisy, or maybe it is a little, but in a way to show that just because he and his uncle come from two different worlds doesn't mean they don't have things in common.

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« Reply #665 on: September 14, 2022, 11:08:14 pm »
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« Reply #666 on: September 14, 2022, 11:14:05 pm »
In a way, the nephew regards himself helping his uncle adjust to modern Japan when in truth they are sort of helping each other out be more adjust people. Takafumi keeps pointing out all the missed opportunities of romance and friendship that Uncle had in the other world but around Sumika he seems just as oblivious to her hints despite the fact Takafumi feels pangs of romantic interest in her at times, even going as far as borrowing Uncle's magic once he saw Chiaki around her shoulders.

It's not exactly hypocrisy, or maybe it is a little, but in a way to show that just because he and his uncle come from two different worlds doesn't mean they don't have things in common.

Yeah, also both are extreme.
Usually different kind of extreme but still extreme.
Resorting to wiping minds is one example.



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« Reply #667 on: September 15, 2022, 07:08:10 am »
Yeah, also both are extreme.
Usually different kind of extreme but still extreme.
Resorting to wiping minds is one example.



https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jodjKaJHK6c
In Uncles defense, he grew up in a world where he wielded powerful spells while the world around him regarded him an orc. So not only does he have trouble with simple social understandings as an adult in Japan but also his attachments to Sega given they were the only thing of familiarity he had left from his home before being isekai'd away. So I'd say Uncle is doing well for himself post-Isekai.

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« Reply #668 on: September 16, 2022, 03:16:33 am »
In Uncles defense, he grew up in a world where he wielded powerful spells while the world around him regarded him an orc. So not only does he have trouble with simple social understandings as an adult in Japan but also his attachments to Sega given they were the only thing of familiarity he had left from his home before being isekai'd away. So I'd say Uncle is doing well for himself post-Isekai.

Yes, though sometimes he's kinda delusional when forcing "my knowledge about video games is what kept me alive" into his story.
It's more of his kindness and his politeness.

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« Reply #669 on: September 16, 2022, 03:19:00 am »
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« Reply #670 on: September 16, 2022, 06:04:57 am »
Yes, though sometimes he's kinda delusional when forcing "my knowledge about video games is what kept me alive" into his story.
It's more of his kindness and his politeness.
His delusions ae justified because he's a manchild. And I don't mean that in a cringey insulting way as most of the internet regard it. He was a young teenager when e arrived on that world so the direction of his mental development took a sharp turn where holding onto familiarity was essential for him. And given he had no prior training in swords and magic all he had was Sega games to go on.

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« Reply #671 on: September 19, 2022, 12:38:30 am »
His delusions ae justified because he's a manchild. And I don't mean that in a cringey insulting way as most of the internet regard it. He was a young teenager when e arrived on that world so the direction of his mental development took a sharp turn where holding onto familiarity was essential for him. And given he had no prior training in swords and magic all he had was Sega games to go on.

Most of the time, yes, but when he tried the Golden Axe moves on the Goblins, they don't work at all.
He was just lucky that the moves caused unintended landslides.
Still he tried to convince Takafumi that it is all because of his knowledge of Golden Axe.


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« Reply #672 on: September 20, 2022, 07:27:29 am »
Most of the time, yes, but when he tried the Golden Axe moves on the Goblins, they don't work at all.
He was just lucky that the moves caused unintended landslides.
Still he tried to convince Takafumi that it is all because of his knowledge of Golden Axe.


Yes, because at the time he learned this from a video game his mind was too young to comprehend video game fiction which was made even more blurred with his devotion to Sega.

This can be evident in "religious delusions" in full grown adults, with some believing something as the will in God when really it could simply be a matter of coincidence or tragedy. Or when these individuals perform actions under the belief it's the will of God or a god despite questionable morals of it. Such as sacrificing a lamb or something.

While post-Isekai Uncle can differ from real and fictional, the fact he has conditioned himself with Sega-brand loyalty at a young age has made it a lasting impression on his behavior.

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« Reply #673 on: September 20, 2022, 09:11:13 pm »
Yes, because at the time he learned this from a video game his mind was too young to comprehend video game fiction which was made even more blurred with his devotion to Sega.

This can be evident in "religious delusions" in full grown adults, with some believing something as the will in God when really it could simply be a matter of coincidence or tragedy. Or when these individuals perform actions under the belief it's the will of God or a god despite questionable morals of it. Such as sacrificing a lamb or something.

While post-Isekai Uncle can differ from real and fictional, the fact he has conditioned himself with Sega-brand loyalty at a young age has made it a lasting impression on his behavior.

Yeah, I guess to uncle SEGA is his closest thing to God.


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« Reply #674 on: September 20, 2022, 10:10:13 pm »
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