Its a Russian taunt
Press F to pay respects
>Victor goes back to Russia, he's stoned to death for being a faggot
DON'T STOP US NOW
THE MOMENT OF TRUTH
YES WE WERE BORN TO MAKE HISTORY
I really hope that everyone saying Victor dies sticks til the end and get BTFO when we get a happy ending.
Anon, can you make a webm of this scene, please?
Victor should have stay in Japan
I want to
Been waiting 300 years for the return of prettyboy knight, can't hold my hype any longer.
Hello, my kindred.
I'm still upset that Amira and Favaro had nude designs but he didn't. Truly, he is too pure.
>Victor was always a fan of Yuri and only pretended he was a fan because he wanted to take a picture with him.
Can't wait for next week.
Probably because he had no nudes scenes. Hopefully S2. I want to see dat stump.
I liked the OP's song better even with the dubsteppish stuff in the middle and the animation was great, but they did sorta loop. Hopefully that's not permanent. The ED was adorable though.
>him being fat is actually important
>he starts skating
>immediately becomes normal size because animators don't want to draw fat guys
>goes back to being fat again as soon as he stops
I actually had to go back and make sure it didn't turn into a flashback without me noticing. Maybe when he stops being so fucking fat this show can have a tiny bit of credibility.
It sort of felt like he became visually fatter the more depressed he felt and less fat when he was happier. I mean he still is fat for figure skating just because those guys don't eat.
Does Victor use the other Yuuri and train them together? Coaching them from afar telling them how to make the most amazing love making ever?
Seconded, I'm at the limit of my shitposting.
I only just picked this up, I wasn't really following the lead up I saw going on until today. This was a technically phenomenal episode though, I can't wait to see more.
>four threads half a day after airing
Jeez I didn't expect this show to catch on with /a/.
And do I have this right?
>MC is 23
>childhood crush is 25
>her triplets are at least 5 since he saw them 5 years ago
>she became a mother of three before she was a legal adult (Japan age of majority is 20)
I'm late, going to watch the episode now. I hope this won't be too gay, because Battery turned out be shit and I need a new good sport/drama anime like Ping Pong.
Was it mentioned that, in addition to the real announcer they got to play the announcer in the show, they got a real ice skater, Takeshi Honda, to do the commentary? Apparently just for this episode. He was even credited under his real name.
I liked this shot, it really exudes self-loathing. Perfect for our poor boy Yuri.
I wonder if they'll go into how he gets back into shape. Like what foods he eats and exercises he does
so I can copy it.I noticed he was stepping up and down on that bench. Leg work is probably the most important part of the body ice skaters have to work on.
That's cool. Isn't involving all these pros (I haven't followed production news but iirc people have commented on real skaters/sports staff being involved) going to eat up budget, though? I'm not sure how anime funding works but I would guess that you need a lot of money to keep the animation quality at this level.
They'll probably do the standard anime 6 month timeskip where suddenly the protag is perfectly fit for whatever he wants to do, whether its figure skating or bodybuilding or whatever. Don't look to anime for your exercise routine, what are you one of those fags who copied Saitama and fucked up their knees?
You need good quads to do quads. That leg exercise is actually great, especially for high impact stuff like skating and skiing, feel free to copy. The other anon is right, in that you shouldn't be just imitating whatever, but as long as you check somewhere else to find out how to properly use it at the right level for you, it's fine. You won't fuck up anything.
So I see that this is anime original but is it actually? I feel like people are talking about some stuff from next episode like it already aired? Was there a two-episode pre screening or something?
In all honesty this look like shit, I mean, not Toei-A1-Shaft level of shit but still. If this is what the rest of the show look like, then why are people saying this have good animation?
Yeah, definitely. It's just a nice resource to get ideas and inspiration. I think they'll also show how they stretch through ballet too. I'd really like to get flexible as well.
>Victor gets addicted
When I watched archery there seemed to be a lot of older men.
Well, he pretty much went til he dropped, and dropped hard. Like, how much of his spine is held together by metal at this point? Is dying on the ice a good way to end a career?
Thought so. Any spoilers? Also, that seems like a whole heck of a lot for a one-cour show. Is there a confirmed episode count yet?
2006 fag reporting. Stop making me feel old.
> Those last few shots of Yuuri in the ED
I seriously can't wait until we see him compete with full confidence, that shit will be glorious.
Right on point. Thanks, anon.
>even tough i masturbate while thinking about dicks in my mouth
Yes and No
>Victor demonstrate the choreography for the arrangements himself; Yurio manages to memorize the routine after seeing Victor perform it only once, and Yuuri is a bit nervous about being able to pull off his own–especially since, after seeing Victor skate it, he admits with a husky shudder: “His skating is so sexy I feel like it could make even a man like me pregnant…“
>I hate gay shit
>i masturbate while thinking about dicks in my mouth
promised to coach Russian Yuri for the next season
So he already planned to retire even before Nip Yuri caught his eye? He's the right age for it anyway, all those fucking quads in one program must have fucked with his body.
>about to confess to a married woman with children
What was he expecting? Her to abandon all of that for him? Or is this some kind of Japanese compulsion where if you have feelings you absolutely have to tell the person.
It depends on your definition of it. This is certainly Yuuri bait.
Now that I think about it, there's no way he just conveniently knew the fountain would be covering his dick. He was ready to display that cock proudly. He was committed.
Is this also a Russian taunt or just him being European?
Experienced fujos/fudanshi, tell me how much bait shows like this normally give so I know whether to pretend to be mad at it for being shameless or for pussying out. Obviously nothing real, but does this type of show usually get into heavy innuendo or do the MCs just look deep in each others' eyes from 5000 meters?
Well too fucking bad. Bad ending incoming.
Keep working on it over the season and then we'll have an actually good collage. This is just the first episode mate.
But still, I expect most threads will have similar shit. I never watched Free!, but I imagine the threads while it aired are probably the best comparison we'll get to this show. I'm assuming they were all similarly gay?
This shit is fucking beautiful and everything I wanted it to be, anime of the year.
Victor is the definition of steaky.
The characters of this anime are older than average, and also male
They're probably not virgins
It's either women/fujos pretending to be men, fags pretending they just became fags, fags who have always been fags, straight men who are laid back and open minded, and a handful of straight men who are somewhat sexually confused by fujobait of the season.
Free! threads were plagued by people arguing over who was the best character, while from what I've seen these threads are just people wanting to dick or be dicked by Victor. Also people being confused about wanting it.
It's probably one cour, do the math.
>Kubo wrote the script of “Yuri!!! on ICE” in so-called “name”, which are rough drafts of manga. “I’ve drawn all of the episodes,” Kubo said. She had drawn a total of 900 pages of manga drafts which are not publicly available and are only for the staff’s eyes. The first episode amounts to about a little less than 80 pages. If she likened it to a weekly serialization, it would be packed with story material of 4 chapters worth.
>all these faggots sticking death flags up Victor's ass
Yes if you are an American man from Indiana
>81 percent considered penile-anal intercourse having had sex, with the rate dropping to 77 percent for men in the youngest age group (18-29), 50 percent for men in the oldest age group (65 and up) and 67 percent for women in the oldest age group.
Well my animus taught me that when Japanese people fall in love they compliment the moon, blush, and keep their hands, mouths and genitals twenty miles apart, so why not.
Did the qt childhood friend marry the other childhood friend? Couldn't entirely tell if they were married since MC was about to confess to her and that would be really fucking retarded if she's married with children.
it's a sliding scale, honestly the biggest thing was reigen was war crime level sexy but that's about it
fujos will always flock to a show that has good writing and a large male cast. this is why sports anime do well. same with people who like yuri bait will always flock to large female cast anime.
But marketed to fujos does not equal marketed to a wider audience but also catches fujos
The children call him Papa. Pay attention.
The character designs remind me more of Harada.
I don't think /a/ could handle a Harada end with these boys.
That's the third dumbest thing I've read in these threads so far.
>She likes Yuuri
>Yuuri likes her
>She hates Chad
>Chad gets to fuck her
Harada herself is ok, not the best, not the worst.
Fujos that like Harada, however, are the worst fujos. The most hypocrite ones.
I'll leave it like that, not to derail.
But that's my opinion on the matter.
this means that the childhood friend won right?
death is just a metaphor for something bad going to happen to Victor, I mean hes suddenly a coach when he just won a tournament, something is up. He might be injured from QUADRUPLE QUADS or maybe his body just cant take it anymore. He might get hit by a Japanese truck for all we know.
Yeah I hope it's just injury/retirement drama. Victor's getting old for the sport, wants Yuri to carry on his legacy but Yuri is unable to accept, that sort of shit.
Death feels too heavy for this show.
>Mom walks in the room
>that tiny framed one
thats one you know hes really gay
someone tried to tell me Flamenco wasn't gay but man they dont even do this in straight shows
>Mom's been walking into that room for five years to take care of that cactus
>the show wasn't gay.
Kurata should direct Yuri on Ice.
Just because Harada's art is somewhat decent doesn't change the fact that her writing is shit.
>B-but muh suffering
Gay boy band's end was abrupt and stupid and Yatamomo is going with the excessive drama route, why would I give a singular fuck if Momo's mom got raped? Asumiko is ten times better than Harada and you don't have to read the same shitty plot over and over.
What a good okaa-san.
There's no way she didn't recognize Victor as soon as he walked into the inn.
He looks pretty sexy with a ponytail though.
>J-Just gotta practice so I can know how to do it with Yuuko-san!
>Asumiko is ten times better than Harada
I totally agree with that but that doesn't change that Harada is really good and I wasn't even thinking on Yatamomo and the one of the band, I liked the piercing one and the crazy childhood friend one and the one with the shota-no-shota, those ones were really good.
I wasn't even into chub before this. God damn it.
Flip Flappers will be AOTF anyways, who cares.
No 3d or rotoscoping here.
“We used up an awful lot of sheets. Everything is hand drawn without the use of 3D.”. She revealed her obsession: “We asked Miyamoto Kenji-sensei to choreograph all show programs. We are recording all of those.”
It's more about you have to hire more bodies to anime it, and yeah voice casting can chew through your funds like nothing else. It's anime original and this episode was easily OVA-tier in its animation and presentation so I'd expect a moderate drop towards the middle as usual. They're probably going to re-use a lot of footage too. Nothing wrong with that, provided it's not entire segments again and again.
That's surprising. I expected some of it to be rotoscoped since it clearly looks like there's some missing frames where I would assume the video couldn't fully capture the movement.
Though I suppose it's probably from all that camera movement. The cuts where the 'camera' is still look beautiful.
fuck that noise I want it to be as flagrant as possible
I'm so mad, we had it for one ep though and deep down he will always be chub, even if he's skinny, so find solace in that
no more cute tummy shots :(
I'm planning to get a soft-subbed version later on but, like this, I see sexual harassment.
Here's a translated production interview.
It's amusing to realize that the character designer and co-writer made the Again! manga.
The cute self-introduction is actually fun because it's Yuri talking about how miserable his life is.
but ufo doesnt rotoscope?
“When you look at Victor, he’s so popular with girls to the point they are no longer able to make normal judgments. Suwabe Junichi-san is the only one who can play him. I want him to destroy our reasoning.”
Hearing her expectations, Suwabe took responsibility: “At the very least I shall take it until PG-15.”