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Kaitou Sentai LupinRanger VS Keisatsu Sentai PatRanger 28 and Girlfriends Army Released!

Bandai, a giant cushion of Jurer's menu is like the very last piece of merchandise I would buy, who came up with this?

Episode Thread / Wiki

Girlfriends Army Thread / Wiki

 

P.S. Girlfriends Army was a DVD-only release so no HD, sorry!

The reason why Good Feeling Kaiser is not Good Cool Kaiser

I've gotten this question a couple times now so I'll lay out the reasons why "cool" is incorrect.

Let's break this down:

グッドクルカイザー guddokuru kaizaa
グッド good (guddo)
クール cool (kuuru)

Now, while クル and クール look almost the same, that elongated syllable makes all the difference. A native Japanese speaker would never use the shorter kuru instead of kuuru when trying to say "cool". It's like "mod" and "mood", in English, visually they're similar but you'd never mix them up.

The name is a pun on グッとくる (guttokuru), which is Goody's catchphrase. I've been translating it as "Good Feeling" although honestly that's a bit of a simplification solely for the subs. The dictionary definition is "to touch emotionally; to feel something; to strike home". TBH now that I'm thinking about it, I probably should have translated his catchphrase as "all of the feels!" although I dislike using modern slang that might pass out of favor in a few years. It's a very emotionally charged phrase, so while "Good Feeling" isn't the best, it uses the word "good" and it gives you a general idea of the nuance, although we've lost the pun.

tl;dr you can't read クル (kuru) as "cool" and it's a pun so "Good Cool" is a mistranslation.

Kaitou Sentai LupinRanger VS Keisatsu Sentai PatRanger 16 Released!

 

Anti-accident, anti-crime charm from P-Bandai. I'm not sure if it's supposed to protect you from crime or make it so you can't commit crimes.

Thread / Wiki

Still looking for a timer for LupinVSPat  as our current timer recently got a new job and while we're very happy for him, it does mean he's not going to have the time to time stuff weekly once he starts. If you're interested, timing requires about 1-2 hours (closer to 2 if you're a newbie, 1 or less once you get the hang of it) and availability every Sunday afternoon JST to work on the episode. We provide template, training and internet cookies! (Is that still a thing? No? God I'm old.) Just email using the address in "contact us" above, PM either takenoko or Lunagel on the forums, or drop into our Discord/irc channel!

Kaitou Sentai LupinRanger VS Keisatsu Sentai PatRanger 15 Released!

Coffee date!

Thread / Wiki

So our timer for LupinVSPat recently got a new job and while we're very happy for him, it does mean he's not going to have the time to time stuff weekly once he starts. If you're interested, timing requires about 1-2 hours (closer to 2 if you're a newbie, 1 or less once you get the hang of it) and availability every Sunday afternoon JST to work on the episode. We provide template, training and internet cookies! (Is that still a thing? No? God I'm old.) Just email using the address in "contact us" above, PM either takenoko or Lunagel on the forums, or drop into our Discord/irc channel!

Lupin/Pat 10v3

I messed up the audio encoding, sorry! The HD v1 and 720/SD v2s should still play fine in non-Windows Media Player video players.

Kaitou Sentai LupinRanger VS Keisatsu Sentai PatRanger 10 Released!

Man, I would never have the patience for this kind of thing. Here kid, here's 20 bucks, go down to McDonald's and go wild.

EDIT: v2 for SD and HD720 due to audio error, sorry!

Thread / Wiki / Bento Artist

Kamen Rider Amazons S1 now streaming on Amazon

Only took them 2 years to put it out there (with no warning, thanks guys) but better late than never, I guess.

We'll be taking down our subs within the next 3-4 days and we don't know if/when S2 will drop so would recommend picking that up while you're at it!

 

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07C64JZVP/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_ep_dp_yiu2AbE2Y46XC

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