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Re: Abridged Series
« Reply #15 on: April 06, 2014, 06:30:43 PM »
That said, I really can't wait to see how they handle Mr. Satan's character when they finally get to that part in the series. I anticipate him even more than Cell himself, to be honest.

I wonder if they'll use his real name or the dub name, or make jokes about both of them.

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Re: Abridged Series
« Reply #16 on: April 06, 2014, 06:48:01 PM »
I can't imagine them not making jokes about his naming debacle. One the one hand, they have just gone with the English names for all of the major characters, like Krillin, Bulma, so on and so forth. But with Satan, his English name, Hercule, is so radically different from his original name in the Japanese version for a very obvious reason, and to me it seems like the perfect bait for parody.
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Re: Abridged Series
« Reply #17 on: April 06, 2014, 07:10:44 PM »
Yeah, jokes about Satan's name are inevitable. I think it'd be funny if they ultimately didn't call him either Mr. Satan or Hercule, but rather his real name, Mark.

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Re: Abridged Series
« Reply #18 on: April 06, 2014, 07:15:22 PM »
Hehe, y'all are making me anticipate this and I've never even seen an abridged episode of anything. Why the hell was he called Mr. Satan in the first place?
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Re: Abridged Series
« Reply #19 on: April 06, 2014, 07:22:47 PM »
Hehe, y'all are making me anticipate this and I've never even seen an abridged episode of anything. Why the hell was he called Mr. Satan in the first place?

It's just part of Toriyama's theme of giving his characters silly names, most of them being puns that you wouldn't get unless you understood the original Japanese version of the names. Like, for instance, Bulma is supposed to be closer to "Blooma" in Japanese, which is a play on words for "Bloomers." Her last name is also Briefs, and everyone in her family is named after undergarments, like Trunks Briefs.

In the case of Mr. Satan, his name is just like that so that Toriyama could make his daughter's name, Videl, another silly name, which in this case is an anagram for "Devil."

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Re: Abridged Series
« Reply #20 on: April 06, 2014, 07:33:07 PM »
You could say he outdoes himself with Pan, since that alludes to the bread, the mythical creature, and the flute.

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Re: Abridged Series
« Reply #21 on: April 06, 2014, 07:39:44 PM »
Hehe, y'all are making me anticipate this and I've never even seen an abridged episode of anything. Why the hell was he called Mr. Satan in the first place?

It's just part of Toriyama's theme of giving his characters silly names, most of them being puns that you wouldn't get unless you understood the original Japanese version of the names. Like, for instance, Bulma is supposed to be closer to "Blooma" in Japanese, which is a play on words for "Bloomers." Her last name is also Briefs, and everyone in her family is named after undergarments, like Trunks Briefs.

In the case of Mr. Satan, his name is just like that so that Toriyama could make his daughter's name, Videl, another silly name, which in this case is an anagram for "Devil."
I already that about Trunks and Bulma. I did not know that about Videl though. It still makes no sense to me though. :D
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Re: Abridged Series
« Reply #22 on: April 06, 2014, 07:47:35 PM »
Why the hell was he called Mr. Satan in the first place?

He has a devilish appearance.


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Re: Abridged Series
« Reply #23 on: April 06, 2014, 08:27:48 PM »
That makes sense.
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Re: Abridged Series
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Re: Abridged Series
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Re: Abridged Series
« Reply #26 on: May 13, 2014, 02:27:49 PM »
DBZA episode 42 is up. I loved how they handled the scene where Kami agrees to merge with Piccolo. And Cell finally shows up!

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« Reply #27 on: May 13, 2014, 05:41:54 PM »
I loved the way that episode ended! For an abridged series, they play it out surprisingly seriously.

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Re: Abridged Series
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Re: Abridged Series
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