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    Research Release - "The Legend of the Lake"!

    Continuing their Summer School adventure. Ash & Co. are sent to a nearby lake to investigate reports that Pokémon are getting hypnotised there. Their task is to work out whats behind it and write a report on it. However, everyone wants to find out the reason first. Who will write the best report?

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    Well other than Conway whooping Jessie's Yanmega with his Slowking this episode felt kinda dull compared to last weeks.

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    Well other than Conway whooping Jessie's Yanmega with his Slowking this episode felt kinda dull compared to last weeks.

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    This wasn't as good as last week's offering, but never the less, it was still enjoyable, and I'm sure the majority who agree with that sentiment are going to say that it was mainly due to Conway popping up next to the swimsuit-clad Hikari at random intervals. And I agree. Without him, this episode wouldn't have been half as fun as it was. Jessie manipulating young boys with her feminine charms and using them as cheap slave labour can't carry an episode by itself y'know!
    Or at least a series of them.
    In any case, I'm glad he's managed to nab himself a place during this arc, and I sincerely hope his appearences here won't mark his final performance in the show. Since Harley jumped on a power sneaker TV and rushed off to Johto, he's the only 'fun' character we've got, and that's more precious than a Golden Sudowoodo Filler.


    -Ash should be an animation director, since he's better than Takeda. Ooooohhhh, buuuuuuurn. That was fecking harsh Gravy, you talentless hack.

    -Can you believe Megayanma is voiced by the same guy who does Muku.BIRD. That's MEGAtastic.

    -Speaking of MEGAstuff, Slowking vs. Megayanma, as one-sided and short as it may have been, was still a pretty good battle regardless. A MEGA battle, one might say. I particulary enjoyed Conway's reaction of nerdish glee as Dawn commented on his MEGA battling skills. Daww, how shippy-adorable-kawaii-cute.

    -The Lumineon line isn't going to see much usage in the show, is it?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Gravy View Post
    -The Lumineon line isn't going to see much usage in the show, is it?
    Well there's still Zoey's Finneon.

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    This episode wasn't as exciting as the last one. I was a little bored, Conway and Jessie gave me the laughs which sadly there were the only entertainment that provided. But oooh Conway has a crush on Dawn. He being love to stalk Dawn.

    And Jessie and her minions, lol that made me laugh.

    Quote Originally Posted by Gravy View Post
    -Ash should be an animation director, since he's better than Takeda. Ooooohhhh, buuuuuuurn. That was fecking harsh Gravy, you talentless hack.
    I agree, lol. Ash and Aoi sketches were interesting. Ash is a slightly better artist than Aoi.



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    what the hell is up with that lake? I mean, the games and earlier episodes of the anime have had some sense to establish Pokemon that live in freshwater and salt water bodies, but here, it seems like every friggin' water-type under the sun (short of the legendaries that Musashi wanted to find) can be found here. Please tell me the scientists running the summer school were the ones who put all of them there (or I guess I could, if I bother looking for any such line mentioning that in Japanese).

    On the plus side, I guess we did get to see some of the more neglected water-types out there, including Tattsuu.... I don't think we've seen one of those since Kasumi horribly neglected hers. On the other hand, if this is just so the writers could fill some quota of making each Pokemon appear within a certain number of episodes, I guess we're not gonna see most of these guys again for a loooooooong time (a real shame... it almost seems like the anime's finally moved on from Water Gun abuse and the writers finally decided to show off OTHER Water-type attacks, including the HMs).

    Quote Originally Posted by Gravy View Post
    This wasn't as good as last week's offering, but never the less, it was still enjoyable, and I'm sure the majority who agree with that sentiment are going to say that it was mainly due to Conway popping up next to the swimsuit-clad Hikari at random intervals. And I agree. Without him, this episode wouldn't have been half as fun as it was. Jessie manipulating young boys with her feminine charms and using them as cheap slave labour can't carry an episode by itself y'know!
    Or at least a series of them.
    In any case, I'm glad he's managed to nab himself a place during this arc, and I sincerely hope his appearences here won't mark his final performance in the show. Since Harley jumped on a power sneaker TV and rushed off to Johto, he's the only 'fun' character we've got, and that's more precious than a Golden Sudowoodo Filler.
    back during the Tag Battle arc, I suspected that his sinister looks was foreshadowing him being a member of Ginga Dan or something... now I'm seeing more and more that the guy's quite simply a pervert. And for probably being the most blatant and deprived of perverts this series will ever see, he is all the more awesome for it. XD

    Quote Originally Posted by Gravy View Post
    -Can you believe Megayanma is voiced by the same guy who does Muku.BIRD. That's MEGAtastic.

    -Speaking of MEGAstuff, Slowking vs. Megayanma, as one-sided and short as it may have been, was still a pretty good battle regardless. A MEGA battle, one might say. I particulary enjoyed Conway's reaction of nerdish glee as Dawn commented on his MEGA battling skills. Daww, how shippy-adorable-kawaii-cute.


    MEGA BTW, did anyone MEGA notice after that MEGA battle, Kouhei's MEGA Yadoking seemed to be going at the same MEGA running pace as everyone else? These MEGA directors are going a bit MEGA nuts with having the MEGA slow Pokemon go MEGA fast.

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    Yamato, I love your signature. What anime/manga is it from, or is it just an original image? :O

    Gravy if loads of nub members start using MEGA in front of their words thus establishing the creation of a new forum fad I will actually kill you. Where do you get of creating such MEGAfads? You MEGAflavour adding liquid you. :<

    DP has had some awesome arcs so far, I'm greatly enjoying the sound of this. It's as close as Pokemon will ever get to a Yu-Gi-Oh! GX style story which should never happen ever.

    Although I did once make a false press release detailing how Pokemon WAS to get a spin-off series that sounded suspiciously like a Pokemon GX. Was fun while some people believed it. :P

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    Quote Originally Posted by Alfonso View Post
    Yamato, I love your signature. What anime/manga is it from, or is it just an original image? :O
    check my profile. I just had a conversation with Satoshi about it.

    Quote Originally Posted by S.Suikun View Post
    Uh...Japan Man? SUB Zero? Squirtle Slayer? Puff the Magic Yamato-san?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Yamato-san View Post
    oh! What's my name, what's my name?
    Uh...Japan Man? SUB Zero? Squirtle Slayer? Puff the Magic Yamato-san?
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    That's probably why this Lumineon didn't do to much, Zoey's bound to end up with one long term and they probably want hers doing more.

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    Dammit Gravy,..why did you have to post your opinion so early this time?
    I was about to say how much I liked Kohei´s behavior in this episode and how funny Jessie´s manipulating was...and don´t start another meme based on "MEGA". I see what you did there...

    To be honest, aside from Kohei and Jessie...there wasn´t much in this episode that interested me...many part felt kinda boring I think.

    - this episode once again shows how broken working in a group really is. Brock was the one who was clever enough to make the report about Lumineon ( okay, it wasn´t that clever to choose it...looking at the result), he was analysed the whole situation...yet everybody tried to get good marks because of it

    - Is there a shipping name for Ash and Aoi ? Tomboy-shipping? it-isn´t-a-trap-shipping?

    - one of the best scenes was Tohei stalking Hikari UNDER water...peeping at her while swimming...fanart of the two will be made    Spoiler:
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    This episode had a new AD , didn´t it? I can´t say much about him/her, the animation wasn´t that special, pretty average to me...many stills and almost none wacky faces or other outstanding aspects. But there were a few nice moments during the battle between Jessie and Kohei.
    After all, this episode didn´t had much action, so I won´t judge the AD by just one episode.
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    Is there a shipping name for Ash and Aoi ? Tomboy-shipping? it-isn´t-a-trap-shipping?
    Yes..Is MorpheusShipping

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    As people have already stated, this episode is not as good as the last one, although Conway following Hikari around was enough for me, also Jessie making all those young boys do her dirty work,massaging,boating ect...also funny

    -Slowking vs Megayanma: i loved this part, yet again Conway getting all worked up because Hikari was cheering him on.


    - one of the best scenes was Tohei stalking Hikari UNDER water...peeping at her while swimming...fanart of the two will be made
    This part was far too funny for me...hehe
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    Conway creeping around Dawn sounds like win to me.

    I stated this in another thread, but it's refreshing to see someone taking an interest in another character without it involving boring/gets old fast arguements like with Ash and Misty (or Ash and May to a lesser extent in a few episodes, but no one really liked that angle to their relationship so they didn't continue that.) or blushy blushy crap.

    Sorry, but making Brock an awesome artist is terrible. They've basically taken the one thing that made Tracey unique and flushed it down the drain.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Alfonso View Post

    Sorry, but making Brock an awesome artist is terrible. They've basically taken the one thing that made Tracey unique and flushed it down the drain.
    I m sure that Tracey´s picture would have been a lot better and...uhm...eer....nobody mops the floor like Tracey, I guess. ^^"


    Quote Originally Posted by ZgonDuck View Post
    It amazes me how dense people are in this world. I know they've done this before, but this just takes the cake, runs with it, and shouts out Swinbe. Same Pokemon, same voice, and they STILL don't suspect Jessie. I would have been ok with it if she didn't use Yanmega, but the fact that she used it and you STILL don't know, is just so terrible it's not even funny.
    I´m not sure, but I think I heard Hikari saying something about Musalina reminding her of Team Rocket when they met her inside the cave.
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    Conway...Conway...Conway....why didn't the writers make him a coordinator? Conway has the potential to be the "Harley" of the DP series, not in the exact same way of course, but in a way that he brings the humor and weirdness to Dawn in the same way Harley did to May.

    My god, it actually pains me to see the dull set of rivals Dawn got in her Contest arc when instead we could have had Conway be one of them.

    Who else hopes Conway appears in one of Dawn's future Contests?

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    Quote Originally Posted by CyberCubed View Post
    Conway...Conway...Conway....why didn't the writers make him a coordinator? Conway has the potential to be the "Harley" of the DP series, not in the exact same way of course, but in a way that he brings the humor and weirdness to Dawn in the same way Harley did to May.

    My god, it actually pains me to see the dull set of rivals Dawn got in her Contest arc when instead we could have had Conway be one of them.

    Who else hopes Conway appears in one of Dawn's future Contests?
    I certainly would, and I reckon he will if they're going on the route that Conway likes May- he'll enter a Contest to try and impress her.

    I can see me liking that pairing a lot. It's a nice, non stereotypical pairing that actually has some sort of evidence from the male participant unlike Pokeshipping...












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    Huh, we've seen Venonat with Conway, and awesome artist Brock. Well, at least Tracey still has Scyther and...Marill.

    It amazes me how dense people are in this world. I know they've done this before, but this just takes the cake, runs with it, and shouts out Swinbe. Same Pokemon, same voice, and they STILL don't suspect Jessie. I would have been ok with it if she didn't use Yanmega, but the fact that she used it and you STILL don't know, is just so terrible it's not even funny.


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    Certainly I do, and I wonder what costume he'll wear!







    OMG what if Conway dresses up as dawn like Harley did May
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    Confession time...

    ...I really like Lumineon. It was my water Pokemon for my initial Pearl run, and for some reason despite being done like 25+ times, I really liked it.

    Haven't watched this episode yet, but I sort of get the feeling from total lack of Lumineon talk in this thread it didn't do ANYTHING.

    Atleast there's still Zoey's to possibly look foward to...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Korobooshi Kojiro View Post

    Haven't watched this episode yet, but I sort of get the feeling from total lack of Lumineon talk in this thread it didn't do ANYTHING.
    It jumped out of the water, glowed, said it's name, Dawn tried to dex it, Conway said it's dex info, and it went back it. Thats it. Sorry >_>

    This episode surely wasn't as good as last weeks, But it was rather enjoyable.
    Jessie + manual labor through children = win

    And I can't help but notice..Dawn's pokemon must be getting pretty hungry. Poor Pachi, Poor Swinub

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    Did Lumineon use ANY attacks?
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    Did anyone else think the scene of a Kingler and Totodile walking next to each other was some kind of cruel joke by the writers?

    Between that and the Muk in that Psyduck filler, I think they're up to something. lol.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CyberCubed View Post
    Did anyone else think the scene of a Kingler and Totodile walking next to each other was some kind of cruel joke by the writers?
    Yeah, it was like a flashback of the unloved water-oakers. I was thinking the same ^^

    Maybe feeding them was to expensive for good old Oak and he released them, knowing that Ash would never use them again anyway.
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