However, I don't think Genthru is a terrible villain, especially we're comparing him to Hisoka, Chrolla, Meruem, etc. He gave us someone to root against and was a good first fighting opponent for Gon after he had developed the Jajanken. Always make that mistake. The Greed Island arc is incredibly boring with dull and uninteresting villains. hxh arcs flip flop between being good and bad. If so, he's boring. No but compared to the excellent York New before it and the masterpiece Chimera Ant arc after it just kinda gets overshadowed. After that came the ants, that I disliked. Hisoka is also here but in a mostly forgettable fashion once again. I believe the purposes of the Greed Island arc were: Training Gon to become stronger. Oct 25, 2017 22,814. They expected Greed Island to be a badass arc like the Yorknew City arc. Killua's crisis in the Chimera Ant arc was clearly evolved from this, and I actually think this movie handles it better, but I'm sorta "been there, done that" with the whole thing. There were some nice scenes but overall.... nah. Cookies help us deliver our Services. The good is mostly the cast. Grexeno. Chimera ant arc is the best for me. I liked the Dodgeball game, Razor is the man and the 3 Bomber fights were decent. Still a good arc though. I believe Togashi intentionally made the Greed Island arc a bit lighthearted so that the readers and viewers would go nuts when they read or watch the Chimera Ant arc. They introduced 100+ cards and I just do not give a shit. The way Gon reacts and deals with Genthru, not only through combat, but thought as well, sets him on a dangerous course later on and I think without those GI events, the important changes of CA wouldn't be possible. Yep, Greed Island is the actual storyline that based from the manga. I don't think the game thingy is boring though. Press J to jump to the feed. Several heartwarming scenes here. Member. I truly like greed island. They received much more characterization. While it had a lot of uninteresting ants, there were still more interesting ants than Phantom Troupe members and the cast of protagonists was a lot more enjoyable to watch. Stilts on October 2019 Most series, though not all, also fall into the action category, and focus on fighting. Zonic. C.J Maffris is an editorial writer for Any form of entertainment, information, or discussion centered around the world of HxH is welcome here. >SnK’s fanbase will die after the anime is over. First time watching Hunter and its really fun to watch but this arc is so boring. Let's dive in. The dynamic between Bisky, Killua, and Gon was funny, too. Togashi can very clearly do better. Zoldyk arc is like a 5. it's the succession war/black whale arc. Just going to enjoy the rest of this arc while last. "Rip off of Yu-Gi-Oh" is probably the dumbest criticism of it I've heard. It's number two on my HxH favorite arc list. Nov 12, 2017 #6,002 Time to watch my Bebop Blu-ray . I love the greed island arc i found it fun and relaxing not boring. It's placement is hardly it's fault or is it valid point in criticism. Greed Island is AWSOME You learn a lot from it, and there is something called character development. Not to mention that HxH is definitely more "lets put a camera on this kid and see how he interacts with this world", than "lets see this kid accomplish his goals". Dean Musgrove / The Orange County Register via AP Strong Santa Ana winds in Chatsworth, Calif., blew across power lines causing them to arc and transformers to explode. The enemies Gon and Killua fight are not at all interesting, and their character development seems to be focused on “power levels”, as nothing really meaningful happens to their “character”. What is HxH's plot? In my opinion, the Greed Island arc wasn't meant to be a badass arc like the Yorknew City arc. After its initial sale, the game disappeared from the market. Is Genthru, AKA the Bomber, the main villain of the arc? I think Genthru's role overall is to reveal things about Gon. I guess Greed Island arc like a lot of people here. Gon lives on an island, so must travel by ship to the mainland. Few things I like from there, but the MOST the MOST that I like from the ant arc was the bad guy playing and talking with a girl. On the other hand, Biscuit is fairly well liked by most the fandom, fans in general seemed to enjoy at least some of the fun times and the love for the dodgeball match is pretty unanimous. 1 View Entire Discussion (17 Comments) In the Phantom Troupe/Yorknew City arc, the only … 01) Greed Island took place after the Yorknew City arc. The arc itself has some weaknesses, for me the most valid criticism is that it has arguably the least interesting villain Genthuru and besides Bisky I didn't find any of the characters introduced in this arc appealing. Cons: Greed Island arc is a bit of a downgrade from Yorknew City arc; collecting cards was a boring objective; Genthuru was a lackluster villain. From what I remember those arcs had no filler at all and looked great. On my first watch of the series I liked more than Yorknew City that change in future viewings tho but I still love GI. The streaming platform has finally added the fourth season of Hunter x Hunter––the Greed Island––for viewers in the United States.With 17 episodes, the season can be … The concept was interesting, and Gon/Killua had some great characters to work off of like Bisky and Hisoka. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast, More posts from the HunterXHunter community. While the two recap episodes are cleverly disguised, it still doesn't change the fact that they're recap episodes and thus have no value whatsoever unless a person doesn't have time to marathon the show and thus may forget important plot details. I think people give GI flack because it comes right after Yorknew's anticlimactic ending and feels like a bit of a mood whiplash. Oct 25, 2017 3,766. The end of Greed Island and the Razor battle were great. But them going around collecting cards is so boring... zzzzz. I love the greed island arc i found it fun and relaxing not boring. Better? After a brief run-in with Feitan and Phinks, the auction for Greed Island begins. This subreddit is dedicated to the Japanese manga and anime series Hunter X Hunter, written by Yoshihiro Togashi and adapted by Nippon Animation and Madhouse. It was fun from start to finish. 4. The Big Bad of Greed Island was boring as dirt. I enjoyed the Dodge ball match and Biscuit is an awesome character, but the arc overall was a drag. Yeah, might be the same people who criticize Tidus' laugh in FFX. Undoubtedly, the greatest arc in Hunter x Hunter is the Chimera Ant arc. Every arc has some anti-fans. The early stage of them finding a way to get into the game and the Killua Gon characterization moments were nice as well. Others didn't enjoy having a whole arc inside a game because other than getting Gon and Killua stronger it doesn't advance the plot all that much but I thought the actual gameplaying was fun and engaging. LoyalPhoenix. The Greed Island arc of HxH is better than all of these . The Heaven’s Tower Arc only significance is introducing the main battle mechanic of the series, and aside from that, is quite boring. December 2019. Greed island and Hunter exam are like a 6 at best. Some people complain a lot about the extended focus on the training but I personally loved that. The foursome is back as well has their past masters with Wing and Zushi from the heaven's arena arc and Biscuit from greed island. The villain and her are both pretty boring. I liked Greed Island, but I also thought it was kind of weird and out of place. It sure is weird that this an arc that just decides, "You know, it'd be cool to just turn this show into Yu-Gi-Oh Online for a bit." Member. After Greed Island Gon and Killua have to face the Chimaera ants creatures that can evolve like the animals they eat 8for examplem if they eat … Let the readers and viewers know that the Nen system can also be applied on sports (dodgeball). Genthru is a terrible villain and the worst main antagonist of HxH for a given arc. Oct 25, 2017 1,052. 3. I left off right at the start of the Greed Island arc. The beginning of chimera ant is the most boring part of Hx H. I'll be honest, chimera ant is my least favorite arc. Gon badly needed this arc since at the end of the Heavens Arena arc, he wanted to be much stronger so he could reach Hisoka's level. Offline ... been anti-stream and whilst CR somehow after all these years coaxed One Piece outta them it was just for most recent arc. The perfect anime arc especially catered to you has finally dropped on Netflix! The exam is just one fake out after another. I been seeing greed island arc get criticised a lot since I joined the community, people saying it's bad and boring, or it a rip off of yu-gi-oh. So a dumb criticism without any logical reference and comprehension. How does the York Shin and Greed Island arcs of the new series compare to the first series/ovas? Which is a shame, because I think the arc has a lot of good substance to it. It's definitely a less tolerable training arc than Heavens Arena. I am not a fan of video-game based anime but this arc actually really grown onto me to the point that it became my favorite. So personal taste influences a lot. To change the mood. i imagine this is kinda like how older readers felt back when they thought greed island would be the arc right after yorkshin, since greed island was their goal at that point. Gon and Killua go to the Southernpiece Auction for Greed Island. 0. I'm a fan of Greed Island ( it's cozy as fuck ) but it's criticism is well deserved. Err... well maybe a little but it's important to Gon and Killua because they are training to master their Nen ability on that arc. Also, HxH Greed Island question. Theres an argument to be made about any arc "advancing the plot". Yep GI arc usually wins as 'least favorite' HxH arcs polls. In 1988, Battera offered to buy the game for 17 billion and 50 billion for the clear data. All arcs have this goal in mind to varying degrees and arguably the one that has it in the foreground to the most extend is GI and the one that has it the most in the background is CA, so it advancing the plot or not is barely even an argument. The actual game arc itself was dreadful, pathetic, bloated, uninteresting, lackadaisical in terms of creativity and mechanics, and while it does serve as a training arc in a way, as well as show hints of who Ging was as a person, man the pacing and narrative was rough. 1. lmao dark continent isn't even the current arc. 24 / M / Greed Island. Only arcs 8/10or higher are Yorknew and Chimera ant >All villains are likable Not true with greed island and the Dark continent expedition. greed island was so so for me since it felt so drawn out and not much of consequence really happened in it. Any form of entertainment, information, or discussion centered around the world of HxH is welcome here. I also didn't like the Daily life arc in Katekyo Hitman Reborn!, it was just plain boring and the comedy was cringe. Gon and Killua raise their bid as high as they can, but are ultimately outdone by Battera. Nanika one is a 4 Election is 7 at best. Not to mention Razor and that whole dodgeball game. In some arcs such as the Greed Island and Chimera Ant arcs he takes off the jacket and wears only the tank top. I feel if yorknew came after GI then GI arc would be seen in a better light but timeline wise that wouldn't be possible. Feel free to follow C.J on Twitter @SeaJayMaffris Togashi wanted to show us that Nen's potential is limetless, it can be used with almost everything. However, … Yeah, he was the weakest main villain in HxH, but he served his purpose well. Amana (アマナ) was a infamous female game player on Greed Island, and she is also a part of Team Asta. That's the downside to the constant genre-switching. The Greed Island arc had some decent moments but it's not even close to the best arcs in HxH, Yorknew and Chimera ant arcs are FAR better for me. Nope, I liked the Greed Island arc. It was produced and sold by Marilyn Inc. Intended for the exclusive use of Hunters, its 5.8 billion price tag is the highest ever for any video game; there were 20,000 pre-orders for only 100 copies. it was a good detour but i much preferred the arcs with higher stakes and larger scale conflict, in that regard yorknew and chimera ant were definitely 10/10 This subreddit is dedicated to the Japanese manga and anime series Hunter X Hunter, written by Yoshihiro Togashi and adapted by Nippon Animation and Madhouse. Just as a good? Though enjoyed by people of all genders and ages, its target demographic is boys, ages 12-18. There's just innocent joy and no wishy-washy feelings. The Greed Island Arc is one of the most exciting ones in the anime; it involves Gon and Killua's adventures on Greed Island, the game invented by his father, Ging, and a group of his friends. After the auction, they ask Battera and his assistant, Tsezguerra, if they could enter the game for him. CielTynave. Gon Freeces, while not terrible, isn't that interesting or complex of a main character. In other words, it is much more a world bulding and character driven series rather than a plot focused series. Do you feel greed island gets unfair criticism or is the criticism deserved. In fact, to me, it was the most upbeat arc of HxH. I think the problem most people have with this arc is the villain. This was a transitional volume, effectively setting up the Yorknew City arc while planting the seeds for the Greed Island arc down the line. - Gon and Killua have the best relationship. I believe this is one of the reasons why some readers and viewers were disappointed with the Greed Island arc. Along with being the best arc, it is also the… It's not my favorite arc and I do have some critiques of my own, but I definitely appreciated it. The Hunter Exam is tunnel-through-the-mountain boring! Same goes for Killua and his Hatsu. While it may not be as dramatic as the CA arc, I think we see a lot of strength-building... literally. Gon and Killua felt powerless in the Yorknew City arc because they were outclassed by the Troupe. Member. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. If you're an RPG guy like me, you'd find it verrryyyy interesting, as it plays with a lot of RPG tropes. fun night overall actually. On my first watch of the series I liked more than Yorknew City that change in future viewings tho but I still love GI. The Greed Island arc is probably the one I re-watch the most out of all the arcs. Gon searching for his father. It gets painfully boring, has horrid pacing, terrible enemy designs(though greed island's villains didn't look too cool either to be fair) and bloated with too many characters. I agree with you, but the dodgeball game and Gon vs Genthru are amazing though. I been seeing greed island arc get criticised a lot since I joined the community, people saying it's bad and boring, or it a rip off of yu-gi-oh. Not only does GI has the displeasure of being sandwiched being 2 of the most critically acclaimed arcs in the series thus far, but GI could be summed up as a bullshit training arc with grossly underused lore. i had really fun with greed island really. Greed island is my favorite arc of the manga. Jan 7, 2018 #86 Skyless said: I liked it very much. In the Greed Island arc and at the beginning of the Chimera Ant arc he wears the Paladin’s Necklace, a Greed Island card with the ability to purge any external effects to a card the wearer is holding. Press J to jump to the feed. Which I think is unfair personally I liked the arc it's one of the most important arcs in the series with gon and killua mastering nen under bisky and introducing killua yoyos my favorite weapon in anime lol. I watched HxH with a friend and we both were bored by this arc and just wanted it to be over. Shonen anime is known for being pretty violent. The action is still great and there is a lot of it. By using our Services or clicking I agree, you agree to our use of cookies. Rather than attempt to directly obtain it, Gon and Killua planned to let someone else buy it and then enter the game for that client.