Posted on 6 September 2008 with categories: Detroit Metal City



Short Synopsis: The president visits Krauser II’s apartment.
Highlights: Just when you thought that this series couldn’t get much worse…
Overall Enjoyment Value: 8,5/10
Okay… I think we explored some new depths here at this episode of DMC. Finally there’s another episode with 100% original content, and the result is an episode that goes even further than the introduction went… And here I thought that the image of death metal-fans couldn’t get more butchered…

In the first half, Aikawa attends one of the concerts of DMC to report on how awful their music is, and subsequently Negishi calls her a pig slut whore. This caused Aikawa to develop a deep hatred for pigs, and Krauser to feel even more sorry for himself. I also love the voice Negishi adapts when he slips into his Krauser II-role.

There’s just one thing that’s really bugging me in this series, though: the music is beginning to sound tamer and tamer. I can understand why the creators did it, to focus more on the dialogue, but it sortof misses that heavy-feeling of heavy-metal (or as Aikawa calls it: death metal).

The second short was awesome, in which the president turns the owner of Negishi’s apartment (an average middle-aged guy), where in the end three guys ended up stripping and dancing very strangely to DMC’s music (really, haven’t those creators ever heard of head-banging?).

2 Responses

  1. Dlpulver says:

    I love thse music shows!

    This kind of reminds me of the bastard child of BECK and EBICHU THE HOUSEKEEPING HAMSTER.

    When you say “or as Aikawa calls it, Death Metal” what did you mean? That he wasn’t actually playing Death Metal but something else?

  2. psgels says:

    Death metal is much rougher than the music that’s played in DMC. What they’re playing here sounds more like regular heavy metal

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  • Emma
    (Saturday, Aug 23. 2014 03:56 AM)
    These people in particular said that it was anti-African because of the cockroaches designs.
  • K-Off
    (Saturday, Aug 23. 2014 03:54 AM)
    @Emma Again, those people should watch Mystical Laws before claiming Terra Formars is racist, lol.
  • Emma
    (Saturday, Aug 23. 2014 03:53 AM)
    By the sound of it I won’t be picking it back up then or watching the rest of the adaptation. I am aware gantz fell from grace, that and hating it and its characters from the beginning along with comparing terraformars to it further deters me.
  • Emma
    (Saturday, Aug 23. 2014 03:51 AM)
    Alot of people are calling terraformars racist actually. Some compared it to starship troopers, some said they felt the series was satirical.
  • Emma
    (Saturday, Aug 23. 2014 03:49 AM)
    I guess you could say it was too gung-ho for my tastes too.
  • Emma
    (Saturday, Aug 23. 2014 03:48 AM)
    This is personal peeve but I don’t like the art all that much either.
  • Emma
    (Saturday, Aug 23. 2014 03:47 AM)
    The characterization, some left alot to be desired.
  • K-Off
    (Saturday, Aug 23. 2014 03:46 AM)
    @Aidan They go the Walking Dead route of making you open up to a character, then killing them. Just because someone talks a lot in a chapter before they die doesn’t make me like them. It’s predictable.
  • AidanAK47
    (Saturday, Aug 23. 2014 03:43 AM)
    Overall the series felt like a poor man’s Gantz.
  • K-Off
    (Saturday, Aug 23. 2014 03:43 AM)
    *or manga, since the Anime has obviously not even started.

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