Episode 53: Jack and the Kendo Class

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Postby Bleedman » Fri Dec 18, 2009 3:31 am

No, we don't know what those symbols on the wall mean either :P
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Re: Episode 53: Jack and the Kendo Class

Postby Unlimited » Fri Dec 18, 2009 4:34 am

I just hope none of them means idiot.
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Re: Episode 53: Jack and the Kendo Class

Postby SuperFireDagwon » Fri Dec 18, 2009 8:49 am

Much as I love Blossom and Dexter, it's nice to see a switch to Buttercup and Jack.

I've got a feeling the girls beside BC are more interested her reaction to Jack than the lesson itself.

And BC's...smiling??

Oh, she's got it BAD.

Can't help but wonder if Otto has a thing for BC going by the wistful look on his face in the last panel.

No clue if the banners on the wall mean anything either, but with the way they look I'd have to say someone's been watching Samurari Sentai Shinkenger as the cockpit of the zords each have banners hung like that on either side of the control consoles!

Another great chapter!
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Re: Episode 53: Jack and the Kendo Class

Postby Possiblekim » Fri Dec 18, 2009 8:52 am

Who wrote the chinese then?
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Re: Episode 53: Jack and the Kendo Class

Postby vlad1099 » Fri Dec 18, 2009 9:55 am

I practice kendo so i can give you a hand with whatever you need :D like for example, terms, kanji, techniques, etc.
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Re: Episode 53: Jack and the Kendo Class

Postby Grivous » Fri Dec 18, 2009 10:35 am

Well, if we know that is chinese, no problem, aren't we? Hehehe
Or japanese? o.O
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Re: Episode 53: Jack and the Kendo Class

Postby narutofan9tail » Fri Dec 18, 2009 8:25 pm

To the multi-language dictionary! .....Man there are a lot of symbols including in other languages......This might take a long while
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Re: Episode 53: Jack and the Kendo Class

Postby PPGD_07 » Fri Dec 18, 2009 8:35 pm

Wow! Now I know why Buttercup wanted to go to Kendo classes than dance with Bubbles...... Aw... Bleedman did a great job with her smile! Another great page.. wOOt
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Re: Episode 53: Jack and the Kendo Class

Postby BeeAre » Fri Dec 18, 2009 10:27 pm

vlad1099 wrote:I practice kendo so i can give you a hand with whatever you need :D like for example, terms, kanji, techniques, etc.


all I would be interested in is how accurate Jack's speech is.

anything else we won't really be going into.
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Re: Episode 53: Jack and the Kendo Class

Postby MinnieMandyRox » Fri Dec 18, 2009 10:56 pm

GREAT WORK...but who's the one sitting beside tootie kinda looks like otto....but i thought he was in the auditorium.. :unsure:
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Re: Episode 53: Jack and the Kendo Class

Postby BeeAre » Fri Dec 18, 2009 11:33 pm

MinnieMandyRox wrote:GREAT WORK...but who's the one sitting beside tootie kinda looks like otto....but i thought he was in the auditorium.. :unsure:

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Re: Episode 53: Jack and the Kendo Class

Postby SuperFireDagwon » Sat Dec 19, 2009 12:42 am

BeeAre wrote:
MinnieMandyRox wrote:GREAT WORK...but who's the one sitting beside tootie kinda looks like otto....but i thought he was in the auditorium.. :unsure:

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Huh. Wonder if Time Squad's ever run into the Doctor then??

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Re: Episode 53: Jack and the Kendo Class

Postby Princess » Sat Dec 19, 2009 1:52 am

The bottom symbol behind Jack is the japanese kanji for love. ;3
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Re: Episode 53: Jack and the Kendo Class

Postby BeeAre » Sat Dec 19, 2009 2:10 am

Stufflikehearts wrote:The bottom symbol behind Jack is the japanese kanji for love. ;3


oh. okay. that's good! yay.
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Re: Episode 53: Jack and the Kendo Class

Postby Princess » Sat Dec 19, 2009 2:11 am

I only know it because some idiot got it as a tattoo.
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Re: Episode 53: Jack and the Kendo Class

Postby vlad1099 » Sat Dec 19, 2009 5:20 am

BeeAre wrote:
vlad1099 wrote:I practice kendo so i can give you a hand with whatever you need :D like for example, terms, kanji, techniques, etc.


all I would be interested in is how accurate Jack's speech is.

anything else we won't really be going into.


Well first of all, kendo and kenjutsu are two different martial arts... in kendo you use protective armor called "bogu" and in kenjutsu you don't, in kendo one of the most important things to have in mind is "Ki Ken Tai"
Ki: Spiritual state of a Kenshi (one who practice kendo) focused in a situation or attitude, expressed by means of the shout or KIAI
Ken: Precise movement or domain of the sword, understanding itself to the effect that the weapon is the extension of the Kenshi.
Tai: Movement or attitude of the body of the Kenshi as a whole, demonstrating his total concentration in the blow.
And when all this three are in harmony and happen at the same time, together they work as one, and this is called "Ki Ken Tai Ichi"

Concept: Kendo is a way to discipline the human character through the application of the principles of the Katana.

Purpose: To mould the mind and body.
To cultivate a vigorous spirit,
And through correct and rigid training,
To strive for improvement in the art of Kendo.
To hold in esteem human courtesy and honor.
To associate with others with sincerity.
And to forever pursue the cultivation of oneself.
Thus will one be able:
To love ones country and society.
To contribute to the development of culture
And to promote peace and prosperity among all peoples.

Hope this can help a little :D
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Postby roofwalker » Sat Dec 19, 2009 6:41 am

Bleedman wrote:No, we don't know what those symbols on the wall mean either :P


The character on the right reads "gi" (in Japanese of course) and has a broad meaning like "justice", "duty", "faith", and so on. It is frequently used in martial arts' context to write "giri" (義理), "duty".

On the left, the characters don't make any sense used together. The first one means "to train", "to forge". The second, "to raise" (in raising a child), and the last one means "love".

By the way, I've discovered your comics on snafu approximately a week ago and read them all. Bleedman, you're god! I have the luck of having a good knowledge of Cartoon Network's cartoons, and to see what you've done with them is a real delight. Unlike most of comics artists one would usually find on the net, you are as brilliant in dialogs and scenario as you're a good designer (and I mean a really good one!) I eagerly wait to see what you'll come up with next.

P.S: Sorry if my English is a little broken. I'm a Swiss French speaker (currently residing in Japan)...
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Re: Episode 53: Jack and the Kendo Class

Postby Archrival » Sat Dec 19, 2009 7:34 am

Yeah shame all this won't be read by Bleedman himself cause he'd be facepalming all the way to heaven.
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Re: Episode 53: Jack and the Kendo Class

Postby cornteen » Sat Dec 19, 2009 7:28 pm

OK! No one noticed this??? MOKUJIN! From the Tekken series, hes the training dummy, he even has the iron ball hands!
Surprised no one before me realized this. :eek:
Well, another great page bleedman! Keep up the good work.



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Re: Episode 53: Jack and the Kendo Class

Postby BeeAre » Sat Dec 19, 2009 8:04 pm

cornteen wrote:OK! No one noticed this??? MOKUJIN! From the Tekken series, hes the training dummy, he even has the iron ball hands!
Surprised no one before me realized this. :eek:
Well, another great page bleedman! Keep up the good work.



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Re: Episode 53: Jack and the Kendo Class

Postby Blood Lord » Sat Dec 19, 2009 8:35 pm

OK! No one noticed this??? MOKUJIN! From the Tekken series

I'm sure few people care.
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Re: Episode 53: Jack and the Kendo Class

Postby ArcaneMaverick » Sat Dec 19, 2009 9:31 pm

It was mentioned in the other Kendo Class thread. But yes nobody probably cares enough.
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Re: Episode 53: Jack and the Kendo Class

Postby mawaddah323 » Sat Dec 19, 2009 11:03 pm

Cool.Well,how's going? :mrgreen:
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Re: Episode 53: Jack and the Kendo Class

Postby alnaj123 » Sun Dec 20, 2009 12:49 am

sooooooooo cool its the best manga i have ever read, dude you rock....
hey can u update the episode faster..... :grin:
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Re: Episode 53: Jack and the Kendo Class

Postby ArcaneMaverick » Sun Dec 20, 2009 12:55 am

What happens here? Are they ridiculed or informed? Blood Lord show me how its done...if you care enough to.
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