making of season three

anime youtubers: how come season two of snk isnt popular as the first one?? why arent more ppl talking about my favorite vore fetish anime??

me: a) it took three years for them to make the new season and by that point the hype started to wear off

b) during the hiatus of the anime, more and more people were becoming aware of the author’s viewpoints–in which hes very anti korean, antisemitic, and honestly worships japanese imperialism

c) even if u ignore that, more people have started to find massive flaws in the narrative and have come to realize that it was never that good. in fact its really bad, jim. 

d) going back to point a….most of snk’s fans were young teenagers and by this point theyve gotten slightly older and moved on better anime that doesn’t rely on an pro-impearlistic viewpoint lmao

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#steve gets dustin through the week and nancy gets him on weekends

[RECAP] Rick & Morty Season 3 Trailer: Superhero Team Episode

In the Rick and Morty Season 3 trailer [Click to watch it here!] we’re shown two short clips from an upcoming episode in which it seems that Rick and Morty have become part of a superhero team!


EVIDENCE: Clip #1

The first clip opens up with a shot of Morty with a group of five other individuals, one of which — like Morty — has a visible “V” emblem on their clothing.

  • The five individuals are references to comic characters
    • ex.: the red-haired man looks similar to Tony Stark of the “Avengers”
  • The ‘V’ emblem worn by Morty and the red-haired man
    • explanation: V for Vindicator (explained below), is also a similar design to “Avengers” symbol

(There’s a second shot where the group are facing a monstrous and threatening creature of some sort, and in it we can again see the “V” symbol on the back of Morty’s vest, as well as Rick, too!)


EVIDENCE: Clip #2 

This scene starts out with Morty pointing to a flashing purple jewel-like light, and excitedly telling Rick that they’ve been “called to assemble” by “the Vindicators”.

  • The flashing jewel is a visible indicator of help needed 
    • explanation: like the ‘bat signal’ in the Batman franchise
  • The phrase “called to assemble” is used
    • explanation: often used in superhero team comics/media
  • The word “vindicator” is synonymous with “avenger”
    • explanation: for those who don’t know, the Avengers is a very popular superhero team comic (and now movie) series

(Additionally Rick’s distaste for “a literal call to adventure” — and probably the whole ‘superhero team’ thing generally — and telling Morty to “let it go to voicemail” is good in-character evidence as well!)


CONCLUSION: With all of the above evidence its pretty obvious that this S3 episode is not just a reference to/remaking of the superhero team trope, but in true Rick & Morty fashion, most likely a satire, too!

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#SAVEDIRKGENTLY

I quickly made these for the #SAVEDIRKGENTLY campaign (started by @busy-thinkin-bout-dirk) which starts today Wednesday 8th November. Please feel free to save these gifs and use them in any posts or tweets (or request alternatives!) Remember to tweet & post during the twitter power hours- the details are in the link above.

Since I started working for a new publishing house, it became always difficult to draw something new about SVTFOE’s fan art for me. Especially now that Starco is so weak ;___; and yes, I appreciate also Tom but isn’t the same now!
Seeing the season three, maybe it does not make much sense to think about Broken continue.
But….
After Marco, the all-seeing spell and the magic wand I thought “it would be okay to think of something about Marco’s mind change”. After the bitterness and disparity of his life he start to approach to the dark magic.

A sort of reverse broken. :)

What do you think about it?

An Analysis of Keith and Lance’s Feelings Towards Each Other.

After season three - and Keith’s Vlog especially - I’ve seen a lot of people complain about how Lance is oblivious to Keith’s true feelings about him (Rather those feeling are platonic or romantic) And yeah, I’m right there with you on wishing he’d recognize his misconceptions about Keith’s feelings towards him, but does that mean that Lance is unjust in the way that he feels? Does that mean Keith’s actions haven’t warranted or perpetuated this false narrative?

As a Lance Stan, of course I’m coming through for my boi. But I also just really like analyzing their interactions. So here we go:

First off, how does Lance actually think Keith views him? This picture shows it best.

Lance thinks that Keith sees himself as above Lance. The framing - which is coming from Lance’s p.o.v - is a great indicator of that. But even without this, Lance himself says:


I’m a big believer in the theory that Lance is projecting he own feelings of self doubt. He undoubtedly has an inferiority complex, but Lance feels inferior to everyone on the team, and it’s only with Keith that he ever shows any type of malice. In fact, I cant remember a time Lance has ever been genuinely angry at someone who isn’t Keith. (I could be wrong here.) So why does he treat Keith so differently than the rest of the team? Maybe because of his internalized gay feelings towards our resident spicy boi?hmmm.

We know for a fact that in episode one Iverson told Lance something like this: ‘You’re only fighter class because Keith, a better pilot, washed out. Now act accordingly’. This doesn’t feel like the first time either, but more of a reminder. So on the surface, it seems clear as to why Lance treats Keith the way he does at first. I mean, I get it. If someone was constantly used to reinforce the notion of how shitty I am, I’d probably have a similar reaction towards them too. (Conditioning is a thing ya’ll) However, from Pidge’s flashback in season one, we know Lance’s animosity isn’t that new.

“Hasta la later, Keith.”

But again, Lance just isn’t such a mean spirited person as to rejoice someone’s failures. Quite the opposite actually. He validates his team even while feeling inferior to them. It just doesn’t feel like Lance. And other than towards Keith, Lance has never been shown to act this way. So I have to believe something occurred to make Lance not like Keith especially. Not saying that’s an excuse, but it is an explanation. Truthfully, what probably happened was that Lance looked up to Keith or tried to befriend him and Keith acted in a way that Lance perceived as rejection. We don’t know though, because the key to this lives within the Garrison years, and we may or may not ever see those.


Sooo, lets move along to something that we do see.


We all know that Lance is antagonistic towards Keith, but Keith isn’t an innocent party in this.

Think back to the first episode when they’re all on the hovercraft. Lance asked “If this thing can move any faster,” which wasn’t a jab at Keith as much as it was a ’holy shit, we’re about to get caught,’ moment. Keith’s reply was something along the lines of: ‘Maybe if we removed some unessential weight.’ (Which, in hindsight, considering how Lance views himself as baggage, a seventh wheel, is some pretty jarring foreshadowing.)

Then he tells Lance he’s the worst pilot ever. (Ouch)

Just to be clear, I love Keith, and I don’t think he meant these comments as maliciously as they may have been taken. They were probably more like offhanded insults, but knowing what we know about Lance, is it so hard to see how these comments could be internalized?

Next we have a scene where Lance jokes about wanting all of the information in his brain to be stored on a spaceship. Keith’s response isn’t teasing, but… mean. It’s meant to hurt Lance by blatantly insinuating that he’s stupid. And in season two, when they’re both going to the pool, it’s Keith who tells Lance to stay far far away from him.

What am I getting at here? IDEK. Lance and Keith don’t hate each other in the slightest. Keith knows he’s bad at people, and he probably notices that Lance treats him differently than literally everyone else on the team. I’m sure that hurts Keith. While with Lance, he looks up to Keith, thinks Keith is better than him, and because of the words of people like Iverson and Keith himself, this idea has been nurtured. We already know that Lance takes the words of his friends to heart. In both season 2 and 3 when Lance expressed doubt, he brought up something Pidge said to him both times.

“I thought I was the team sharpshooter, but I guess nobody else thinks that.”

“Maybe I am just the goofball.”

Neither of them are innocent. It’s a mutual series or misunderstanding, and as sad as it is to see Keith frustrated over his inability to relate to his team, he’s not doing himself any favors when he insults Lance in earnest. Lance isn’t doing himself any favors either, and they’re both just reacting based off of these false narratives they hold about one another.

But that’s apart of what makes their relationship so complex and interesting to watch play out. Season three really paid off. Their development unfolded beautifully and I can’t wait to see how they proceed in the following seasons. I can only hope that any miscommunications they have about each other are addressed and cleared up.

Co-Leadership Klance Theory

So I’ve seen a few people make mention to the fact that in season three, we could possibly get two leaders in Voltron and I honestly think that could be true, based on a few things that I’ve noticed…

In the beginning of the show we saw this

Keith and Lance both saving Shiro in some way has symbolism. Keith was struggling to hold Shiro up by himself (almost like the future weight of leading the group)

And then Lance came in at the perfect time to help him, taking some of the weight off of his shoulders

Here’s another form of symbolism

They’re all lined up and working together to defeat the enemy, this is definitely showing something. But it’s mainly the colours. Is it really a coincidence that Lance and Keith are red and blue while Shiro is purple? Shiro must represent something between them, maybe what they equal together

But other than Shiro, there have been moments dropped around the show that also prove that Lance and Keith make a good team and work well together 

Like for example, their bonding moment

(oh look, more purple…interesting….)

Lance literally said “We did it, we are a good team” here 

And on a small side note, during some moments with Keith, Lance has been shown to be a good leader, someone that Keith needs around to help him (like with Shiro in ep 1)

This scene here when Keith was ready to run into fight without even a second thought really proves that

Lance stops him and says to think things through (giving a better plan,) which is essential when leading a group

It’s almost like they balance each other out, Keith is impulsive while Lance is decisive, making their team level-headed which is similar to Shiro’s persona (red equals danger, while blue equals calm, making purple which is a combination of both?)

Then there was this elevator scene, which I believe was more than just fan service

They literally did the impossible by getting out of there together, blatantly showing, even though they don’t always get a long

they definitely do make a good team when it counts

Here too

This is one of the best moments I’ve seen them work together. There have been others too where they put aside their differences and help one another when it’s important

And recently I’ve heard that now that Shiro’s gone, Lance is going to become more serious and show more of a leadership role, just like Keith will have to as well

And this small scene we got from the trailer shows that. They all look very serious and the stance’s may be this way to make room for everyone in the shot, but there’s just something about Lance and Keith

They both look just like Shiro here and I don’t think that’s a coincidence at all.

me watching all of the paladins tease lance in season three:

vs me watching keith, who also teased lance, make-up for it by comforting him in season three:

Still previews of Episode 2 have arrived and the Season 2 wardrobe is still nowhere to be found.

I wonder if we’re going to get an in-universe episode where they actually get the new clothes. That would be pretty great, but I hope they haven’t done away with the idea.

anyway i’m kinda annoyed and disappointed with the way they’re handling vilde’s character. we’ve had three and a half seasons of her having these totally inappropriate and ignorant reactions and like. this is it, this is the last season. she’s not getting hers. and i know that skam characters can show a lot of growth in a short amount of time but i’m truly wondering why it’s still necessary to show her in that light. like we get it. they don’t need to keep establishing that she’s that way before she can start redeeming herself because she’s been that way since day one. and i’m truly wondering how she’s going to possibly redeem herself and make up for these three and a half seasons with only half a season left 

I just saw a post saying that if you like Matt more than you like Lance you’re automatically racist and just

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