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  • Member: kikai_saigono
  • Studio: Dream Lovely
  • Title: The "L" Word
  • Premiered: 2006-12-22
  • Categories:
    • Character Profile
    • Drama
    • Romance
    • Serious
  • Song:
    • Frou Frou Let Go
  • Anime:
  • Comments: Video Banner | Announcement Thread for this video

    And no, not the "L" word for the TV series about Lesbians. o.o Sorry for the let down.

    Actually, I think everyone knows what "L" word I'm thinking of. If you haven't figured it out.......I pity you. .__.

    This video was actually almost thrown out after I started working on too many MEPs at one time. But after opening the project to see which project files I could delete, I got to messing with this part and that part and so I picked up the project once again.

    ...Anyways. This video is based on the mixed up soap-opera type deal of the world of D.N.Angel. If you have never seen/read the series, here is a quick overveiw of what goes on.

    Daisuke Niwa has a family secret where when he comes of age, he turns into the great Phantom Theif Dark. The change is triggered by encountering/seeing the one he loves. The only way for him to stop turning into Dark is to have the one he loves return his feelings for him.
    But this is a twisted series after all, so it gets more complicated. As it turns out, he falls in love with Risa Harada who has a twin sister name Riku Harada. (Risa = long hair, Riku = short hair) o.O
    Risa does not love Daisuke. IN FACT, she falls in love with Dark! But, Dark is not in love with Risa, but instead loves Riku. And of course, you guessed it....Riku likes Daisuke.
    So it's a big bundle of crap that they can't get straightened out, so by the looks of it, Daisuke will never be back to normal.

    And this video is to show the sudden twists of love that Daisuke has. He loves Risa, but is in turn starting to fall for Riku. And Dark....well, Dark is a womanizer, so we're not sure who he loves anymore.

    I chose the song not only because I'm a big fan of Imogen Heap's (the singer in Frou Frou) work amd voice, but also because the lyrics provide a sense of letting go of your problems and not worry about consequences.

    The chorus lyrics where it says "So, let go,let go, Jump in, Oh well, what you waiting for? It's all right, 'Cause there's beauty in the breakdown"
    Makes me think of just forgetting about trying to figure out how to get rid of Dark for a few moments and just be with the one you really love.
    In turn, everyone placed in the video has some sort of love that is not returned to them. Daisuke, Riku, Risa, and Dark are the obvious picks. Toto for her mysterious entrance and mildly annoying fixation on Dark (that has been for so long, she's used to him brushing her off). Kousuke for loving his son Daisuke. But Daisuke does not know what to think, because he'd never known his dad until he walked in on him one day. And of course, Satoshi. It's not that Satoshi loves the characters, but he does have a strong determination to capture and maybe even kill Dark, but he starts to unintentionally befriend Daisuke, which gives him conflicting emotions about what he should do, especially with Krad withering down his body everytime he comes out. (And if no one figured it out, Krad is Dark spelled backwards. =D)

    Programs used: Sony Vegas 6.0, VirtualDubMod, AVIsyth, DVD Decrypter

    Thanks to all my beta testers (can't remember who you are right now, but I love you anyways, I swear. XD XD) And on a quick note, my friend Nathan beta'd this. He's never seen the anime or read the manga and in fact does not care for anime at all whatsoever. So after watching the video, he hit me up on aim and said:

    NHthug8: lol cool
    NHthug8: so it's like, a unicorn
    NHthug8: and a kid
    NHthug8: who's hair changes purple?
    Kioni Jordan: ....sure nathan, we'll go with that. o.O

    His favorite part was 1:45-1:50, where the lyrics say "You've twenty seconds to comply." And the numbers countdown from twenty. They go fast. o.O Just thought no one would get that. o.o
    =D
    Safe to say the video is deeper in than that, but I do like his explanation. XD

    Well enjoy!

    ~
    Lyrics:
    drink up baby down
    Are you in or are you out?
    Leave your things behind
    'Cause it's all going off without you
    Excuse me too busy you're writing your tragedy
    These mishaps
    You bubble-wrap
    When you've no idea what you're like

    [Chorus:]
    So, let go,let go
    Jump in
    Oh well, what you waiting for?
    It's all right
    'Cause there's beauty in the breakdown
    So, let go, l-let go
    Just get in
    Oh, it's so amazing here
    It's all right
    'Cause there's beauty in the breakdown

    It gains the more it gives
    And then it rises with the fall
    So hand me that remote
    Can't you see that all that stuff's a sideshow?
    Such boundless pleasure
    We've no time for later
    Now you can't await
    your own arrival
    you've twenty seconds to comply

    [Chorus:]
    So, let go, so let go
    Jump in
    Oh well, what you waiting for?
    It's alright
    'Cause there's beauty in the breakdown
    So, let go, yeah let go
    Just get in
    Oh, it's so amazing here
    It's all right
    'Cause there's beauty in the breakdown

    [Background sounds]

    [Chorus:]
    So, let go, so let go
    Jump in
    Oh well, what you waiting for?
    It's alright
    'Cause there's beauty in the breakdown
    So, let go, yeah let go
    Just get in
    Oh, it's so amazing here
    It's all right
    'Cause there's beauty in the breakdown

    In the breakdown
    'Cause there's beauty in the breakdown
    The breakdown

    So amazing here
    'Cause there's beauty in the breakdown

    ~

    Enjoy. =P

    Oh but wait, before I forget:
    If you cannot veiw this video (i.e., you get sound but not video etc etc.) then you don't have the Xvid/Divx codec installed. You can get it installed here:
    http://www.xvidmovies.com/codec/
    or simply download VLC player which will play pretty much anything. You can get it here: (thanks to JubJub for the link ^^)
    http://www.videolan.org/vlc/

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