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Howdy everyone! I wish to make this report longer, but I have to rushed these things. Let's go over these ridiculously, bizarre episodes.

Ep. 31: Nothing Beats Mixed Bathing! / October 27th WAS Orochimaru's Birthday…

Guy-sensei gives the gang a rare break, but will the end up being broken by Orochimaru's "Orochi Hot Springs" trap? Orochimaru realizes his birthday, October 27th, came and went without anyone noticing, and he wants Lee to suffer the same anguish.

By Crunchyroll

Good

  • Kabuto: "Onii-chan"
    Kabuto: "Onii-chan"
    It was weird to see the Sound Four alive and kicking.
  • Any fans of Manda here? This snake gets to share a health tip with the audience!
  • We're spared from some horrible singing that may infringe on copyright issues in favor of a baseball game.
  • The Kabuto and Orochimaru shipping remains strong since Kabuto is still resuming the little sister role.

Bad

  • We get to see Sakura and Tenten transform into Might Guys and bathe in the hotsprings. Chibi fanservice doesn't appeal to me, but two Might Guy chibis bathing each other only appeals to Might Guy chibi fans.

Ep. 32: Sakura's My Nurse! / One Vote for Rock Lee!

Lee fakes being sick so that Sakura will nurse him, only to find that his rival in love is using the same tactic. Sasuke won the last popularity contest, while Lee wasn't even ranked. Can the show's main character find a way to steal 1st place.

By Crunchyroll

By Crunchyroll

Good

  • Tenten thinks "moe" sells
    Tenten thinks "moe" sells
    Interestingly, Neji never cross dress in this episode. It's a rare moment.
  • As a guy who enjoys the occasional RPG game, it's cool to see Naruto and Rock Lee dress up as RPG heroes in a dungeon to describe their challenges faking their sickness.
  • Anybody remember that Reji guy who impersonated Neji in episode 20? Don't know if you're a fan, but he makes a cameo at the parodied McDonald's restaurant.
  • Tenten moefies her campaign poster because like the Japanese companies before her, she believes that moe makes all the difference.

Bad

  • I'm a little curious if those are the actual popularity poll results for the fans. I'm skeptical because there's no votes for Kakashi or Hinata. That, and I don't know anyone who still likes Sasuke, so how did he place so high?
  • Not much campaigning in this episode. It's mostly Naruto and Rock Lee. It would be nice to hear other candidates.

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Hey everyone! This is a quick glimpse of this week's episode since the Rock Lee & His Ninja Pals anime discussion thread is unfortunately dead. This means that weekly reports are going to be posted instead.

Ep. 29: We're here to Welcome Gaara! / The Ultimate Autumn Diet!

Gaara's on his way to the Leaf Village again, and Team Guy is scrambling to make sure he feels welcome. The girls beg Guy to train them, but their reason is not what it seems.

By Crunchyroll

Ep. 30: Autumn Shinobi Safety Lessons!

With a lot of ninjas getting injured do to carelessness, Lady Tsunade sets out to teach her charges the importance of safety. Lady Tsunade puts Lee and the gang in charge of the village Halloween celebration, but Deidara and Tobi are on hand to show them what real terror is all about.

By Crunchyroll

Good

  • Tobi and Deidara finally made their debut in this spin-off series. I love how their comedic duo still have that old charm.
  • Halloween's scenes with Deidara: It was interesting to see Deidara not Tobi explaining what the hell was Halloween to Rock Lee's gang.
  • Tobi brings some refreshing change to this series. We already seen so much of Rock Lee, Orochimaru, Neji, Hinata, etc. We don't see much bad guys or minor characters like Kiba, Shino, and the others.
  • Mariko Kart Reference: You got to love the Mario Kart reference.

Bad

  • Even Tobi and Deidara are here, their skits are pretty similar to Orochimaru and Kabuto. See the bizarre scene below.
  • Flow of the Episode: I can't remember what particular scenes, but, the events and the skits didn't didn't flow right.

Bizarre

What the hell is?
What the hell is?
  • Like Orochimaru and Kabuto, Kishimoto seems to relish upon his fan's crazy shipping pairs. This time, we got Tobi X Deidara!
  • Cross Dressing Scenes: In addition to Gaara and Tobi's first cross dressing scene, Neji still remains "Queen" of cross dressing.
  • Finally, we get a glimpse of Moe Sakura Haruno. Rock Lee just loves Sakura.
  • I can't seem to figure out what Rock Lee's Halloween costume makes a reference to.

Thank you guys for reading this report. The two episodes are good with some humorous moments.

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Hello everyone and welcome to the special Rock Lee report. Since I can't comment on the Rock Lee Discussion thread, it looks I have to do some reports to remind the community about the hilarious misadventures of Rock Lee and His Ninja Pals. After episode 9, I had to copy down Crunchyroll Synopsis. I fell behind in the wiki work.

Ep. 9: Hinata is Neji's Cousin / Hinata's Weak Point is Naruto

It's all about Hinata
It's all about Hinata

Neji takes on a serious role in this story where he trains Hinata to be the best and eliminate others who dare harm his cousin. In the second story, Rock Lee becomes the love guru for Hinata and helps her win Naruto's heart by following four principles. Will Hinata be able overcome her bashfulness with Naruto around?

Highlights: It has some serious moments in Neji's flashbacks, and Hinata finally appear. Neji seems to have some kind of sisterly complex with Hinata, and Hinata faints whenever she sees Naruto.

Ep. 10: Teamwork Symbolizes Youth / The Culprit is Among Us!

Jet Lee!
Jet Lee!

After seeing Shikamaru and Chouji in action, Lee attempts to strengthen his friendship with Neji and perfect their own combo moves. The Leaf ninja are scheduled to take an IQ test, but on the way to the exam, Lee's team discovers Guy-sensei collapsed on the ground! They'll have to push their brains to the limit to solve this mystery.

By Crunchyroll

Highlights: The cool thing about this episode is that how they compared Shikamaru and Choji's childhood bond to Rock Lee and Neji's rivalry in a test of teamwork. Shikamaru is such a smart ass in this episode.

Ep. 11: A Field Trip to the Old Capital! / Girls' Rooms and Candy Boxes

Let go guys! To the Girls' room!
Let go guys! To the Girls' room!

Lee and Naruto are both vying to be on Sakura's team for a research trip to the old capitol city. But when they're stuck with Neji instead, they settle for tailing her. Evening falls and Lee wants to slip away from the senseis to go hang out with the girls. He sends Konohamaru in to do some recon, While the young ninja is caught, he manages to leave behind a single scrap of paper.

By Crunchyroll

Highlights: Besides the awesome school version of Rock Lee's show, Rock Lee and his gang are facing against Kakashi and Might Guy in order to get in with the ladies. I like how the Might Guy and Kakashi got them in the end.

Ep. 12: The No-Ninjutsu Lifestyle! / I Want to Share an Umbrella with Sakura

Rock Lee and His Pals
Rock Lee and His Pals

Fed up with their pupils using their ninja skills for the simplest of tasks, Guy and Kakashi set out to teach them some appreciation. Lee is training in the train without an umbrella, when he sees Sakura getting soaked as well. Naruto appears with an umbrella to save the day, and a jealous Lee has to choose between training and love.

By Crunchyroll

Highlights: Despite that we don't get a reason why Rock Lee is infatuated with Sakura, it's nice to see Kakashi getting in the comedic business while Rock Lee's pals cheer up poor Rock Lee.

Ep. 13: Student vs. Master! Rock Lee vs. Might Guy! / I will Surpass Guy Sensei!

Rock Lee vs Guy Sensei
Rock Lee vs Guy Sensei

The ninjas of the Hidden Leaf are being tested on their combat skills, and Team Guy must win a match against their sensei in order to pass. Neji and Tenten succeed using their special moves, but how will Lee stand up to Guy-sensei's Morning Peacock.

By Crunchyroll

Highlights: The zany relationship between Might Guy and Rock Lee is tested when Might Guy finds Naruto surpassing Kakashi. This episode was great and the humor is bit bizarre as hell.

Ep. 14: I'll Restore the Reputation of Ninjas! / Death!

Rasen-Fart!
Rasen-Fart!

Fewer children in the Hidden Leaf Village are choosing to become ninjas. Lee goes to talk to Guy-sensei about the issue, only to overhear his idol say "Ninjutsu is the most important part of being a ninja! On his way to visit a hospitalized Guy-sensei, Lee hears Tsunade say he "doesn't have much time left." Can Lee whip up a curry dish that's spicy enough to save his teacher's life?

By Crunchyroll

Highlights: Naruto and Shikamaru do a good job in wowing the kids; Rock Lee tries using flatulence to wow the children which is nasty but works. There is a big curry demand. For Naruto, it's ramen; for Rock Lee, it's curry. There are some anime references that are unknown for some folks like me.

Feel free to share your favorite Rock Lee moments or bad ones here or in the discussion thread. Though, I hope we can do it in the discussion thread since Tom Pinchuk and I are behind in Rock Lee.

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Hello everyone! This is a special Rock Lee and His Ninja Pals report to catch to Tom Pinchuk's Watch and Learns. I'm sorry for the delay, and I probably cover some of the best moments in these episodes.

This is an informal blog since I don't have much time to do a regular weekly report for this anime series. Tune in for episode 9 and 10's reports. I'll do a proper job in covering them.

Please share your best moments for these episodes. All comments are welcome.

Quick Synopsis and Best Moments in Rock Lee and His Ninja Pals

Episode 4 - Guy-sensei didn't...do it... / Guy-sensei's Rival is Kakashi-sensei

Young fans of Naruto will never forget this jutsu
Young fans of Naruto will never forget this jutsu

Might Guy is caught for committing lewd acts in the women's hot spring area. Can Rock Lee and his team clear his name and restore honor to their sensei?

Later, Guy challenges Kakashi only to get humiliated in front of his students when Kakashi rams his fingers into Guy's butt. Rock Lee decides to cosplay as Kakashi to become strong as him. When a group of bandits ambush Rock Lee's team and the thousand Years of Pain technique prove useless against their cold, hard, steel butt plates, who will save Rock Lee and his party?

Best Moment: Kakashi, Rock Lee, and Might Guy doing a triple Thousand Years of Pain jutsu.

Episode 5 - I'm Going to Teach Konohamaru Kempo / I Save my Lucky Undies for Physicals

Might Guy Sexy Jutsu
Might Guy Sexy Jutsu

Konohamaru asks Rock Lee to help him learn new techniques. In the second story, the ninja school has a physical exam for Rock Lee, Konohamaru, Naruto, Tenten, and Neji with Sakura measuring chakra.

Best Moment: Konohamaru doing a harem jutsu involving Might Guy clones dropping their loin cloths.

Episode 6 - The Leaf Village Sports Meet / Calvary Battles are pare of the Thrill of Youth

Who wants to ride Might Guy?
Who wants to ride Might Guy?

Rock Lee and his team face off with Naruto in the Leaf Village Sports Meet that is co-hosted by Tsunade and Shizune. Will Rock Lee and his team beat Naruto's team?

Best Moment: Rock Lee and Tenten riding on Might Guy whose costume is a cardboard pony.

Episode 7 - Orochimaru is a B-Type Scorpio / Love Letters are the Ultimate Trap

Orochimaru the Bar Waitress! LOL
Orochimaru the Bar Waitress! LOL

Orochimaru and Kabuto attempt to cross into the Hidden Leaf Village to unleash an orb that summons ferocious snakes. They have to get pass the airport security that is guarded by Rock Lee and his teammates.

Best Moment: Orochimaru dressing like a bar waitress with an afro!

Episode 8 - Even Hokages Wear Out / Orochimaru is Persistent

Might Guy's Phallic Swan Tutu Attack!
Might Guy's Phallic Swan Tutu Attack!

After Rock Lee destroys Tsunade's face on the Hokage mountain, they overheard some enemies are going to attack Tsunade. Team Guy take some disguises and guard Tsunade who is gambling.

Later, Orochimaru is attacking the Hidden Leaf with his snake, Manda. Kabuto is off debating with himself.

Best Moment: Rock Lee and his team making Might Guy robot using Shimura Style: Wow Wing move to defeat Orochimaru's Manda.

Thanks everyone for reading this report.

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Ever since I watched the Rock Lee & His Ninja Pals, poor Neji gets into the cross dressing business. Here are my favorite shots so far.

I picked Neji's Korean fan girl outfit because it looks great on him. I can actually mistake him as a girl.

What does this show needs more..., Tenten cross dressing scenes to balance it out.

Tenten looks awesome as a boy. She needs to cross dress some more.

Other improvements: It needs to show more of the gang like Hinata, Shino, Kiba, Ino, Choji, and more. They will show them in the future since they are on episode 5 as of now.

What are your favorite shots of Neji and Tenten?

I'll write up the weekly reports for episode 4 and 5 soon. Sorry for the delay.

Takashichea

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Welcome to the 2nd weekly Rock Lee & His Ninja Pals report! It's another adventure for Rock Lee, and for this episode, we'll explore Rock Lee's rivalry with Neji and Tenten's notions of how a woman should be treated.

Plot

Episode 3: A Competition With The Genius Ninja, Tenten's Must-Win Battle

Rock Lee challenges Neji with Naruto's help, and in the second story, Tenten meets a female ninja whose underlings protect her due to her voluptuous body. The enemy kunoichi's act of being a helpless damsel is how women should be treated. This idea influences Tenten to make her teammates treat her like a woman, too.

Will Rock Lee defeat Neji and can Tenten find peace in being the only girl on her team?

Verdict

Beware of spoilers!

Good

Tenten's best moment
Tenten's best moment
  • Rock Lee never ceases to make random, hilarious acts. I enjoy Rock Lee imitating the Byakugan the most. The rock hard abs ending is also excellent as well as the girls' reactions.
  • Speaking of reactions, Tenten had an adorable, surprised look when Rock Lee throws undies on her head to complete her manhood. I was laughing hard with my little brother and sister.
  • Rock Lee and Neji had some great comedic scenes like where Tenten kicks two soccer balls at the poor guys' groin. It's better than hitting them with the same gag, paper fan.

Bad

Overused Paper Fan Gag
Overused Paper Fan Gag
  • Tenten's idea of making her teammates treat her like a woman is a bit of turnoff. A fitting episode would be Tenten demanding to be treated as an equal ninja regardless of gender.
  • Old Running Gag: It may be a parody on stereotypical anime cliches where the person hits some morons with a paper fan for being stupid. I just got bored at Tenten doing it.

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I think I uploaded too much images.

Thanks

Thank you guys for reading the Rock Lee & His Ninja Pals Review! Look forward to the Kakashi and Guy episode next week. If you loved an anime or manga, please feel free to drop a comment, do a blog, review, or do some wiki edits. The more the community gets involved, the better it gets.

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Overview

Welcome to the 1st weekly review of Rock Lee & Ninja Pals! I'm doing this because this episode is pretty good unlike the first episode.

Plot

When Rock Lee fails to get Sakura to like him, he asks Neji and Tenten for love advice. Using Tenten's advice, he plans to make a good impression and woo her. In the second story, Rock Lee sneaks a love letter into Sakura's handbag, and when Rock Lee and Naruto find out that Sakura has someone else's letter, they go out to destroy it.

Can Rock Lee and Naruto do it?

Highlights

Beware of spoilers!

Good

Rock Lee looks great
Rock Lee looks great
  • Rock Lee's attempts to get Sakura's love ended hilariously. I love how Rock Lee mistakenly bitch slap Sakura when he got his hands stung.
  • Rock Lee and Naruto's attempts to get the letter are great. I liked the Kill Bill inspection scene, and how they mistakenly think Sakura's panties was actually a stomach wrap.
  • The Korean fan girls scene is pretty adorable, and I couldn't stop laughing how Neji and Rock Lee talked about their favorite Korean drama stars.

Bad

Nothing bad at all
Nothing bad at all
  • There's not much bad stuff to report in this episode. There are no overused gags in this one unlike the first episode's "poopy" scene or fan disservice.

Bizarre

My gosh, Neji. What did they do to you?!
My gosh, Neji. What did they do to you?!
  • Neji keeps wearing girl costumes, and every time I see him, he looks like a real girl! I felt bad for him, but it is so god damn amusing.
  • A lot of Naruto and Rock Lee's plans are pretty strange especially when Naruto wears a sun costume and tries to make Sakura sweat. I wonder why Sakura didn't notice him.

Thank you guys for reading this strange weekly report. I had no idea that I was going to do a report on this series, but I watched the episode with my little brother as I worked on Fairy Tail Ep. 126's report. I got hooked on the 2nd episode. Overall, this episode is great because of Rock Lee and Naruto's attempts to win Sakura's love.

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It was only two weeks ago when I posted a list of the 35 character profiles that I have been formatting to the Anime Vice Wiki Style Guide. I feels that a guide is only as good as the examples that you can show. There were more characters that I wanted to work on. I wanted to finish up the main cast of Highschool of the Dead in time for the DVD/Blu-ray release next month. Alice's page needs a bit more work and I need to handle to dog, Zeke; but the main cast is finished. I hope my work can help to improve and grow Anime Vice.

As with my last format list. While working on character pages, I mostly just concentrated on certain sections. Origin, Creation, Character Evolution, and Other Media. I left Major Story Arcs open because it would take just so much time to fill in those sections by myself. I was going through and editing the pages from two of my favorite Naruto series characters, but I found myself formatting even Sasuke Uchiha's profile. I don't even like Sasuke. After I did that, I felt obligated to do Sakura Haruno and Kakashi Hatake. So, the main cast of Naruto all have been formatted in fine detail.

Check out my latest works:
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