The Great DC Opening Contest (Truth vs. Girigiri Chop)

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Which DC opening is better?

Poll runs till October 8th, 2049, 5:27 am

Truth
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70%
Girigiri Chop
15
30%
 
Total votes: 50
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The Great DC Opening Contest (Truth vs. Girigiri Chop)

Postby c-square » November 16th, 2009, 12:13 am

Another week, another match.  Check here for last week's results!

Round 1, Match 03

Opening #5
Truth by Two-Mix

vs.

Opening #6
Girigiri Chop by B'z


As always, you have one week to vote with the winning song going to the next round.  

Ready?  

FIGHT!

EDIT: Apparently, one Truth prevails!  It goes on to the next round!
Last edited by c-square on November 23rd, 2009, 2:58 am, edited 1 time in total.
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Re: The Great DC Opening Contest (Truth vs. Girigiri Chop)

Postby bluekaitou1412 » November 16th, 2009, 12:17 am

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[spoiler]QUEST FOR LOVE QUEST FOR DREAM
QUEST FOR ALL TRUTH
Hitomi ni himeta yume dake wa
Dare ni mo ubae wa shinai kara
Azayaka ni ima shinjitsu wo dakishimete

Kimi ga hohoende de kakusu tsumeta kokoro no kizuato
Garasu no hahen kitsuku nigirishimeteru

Jibun ni uso tsuite mo otona ni nante narenai
Tada hitamuki na kimochi dake wo shinjite

Donna kanashimi mo itami mo
Tatta hitori wakeaitai hito gomi no naka demo

QUEST FOR LOVE QUEST FOR DREAM
QUEST FOR ALL TRUTH
Osaerarenai jounetsu ga
Mezashita mirai wo hikiyoseru
Kotae wa Itsumo kimi da kara

QUEST FOR LOVE QUEST FOR DREAM
QUEST FOR ALL TRUTH
Hitomi ni himeta yume dake wa
Dare ni mo ubae wa shinai kara
Azayaka ni ima shinjitsu wo dakishimete

Hiza wo kakaete sugosu yoru no shizukesa no naka de
Senaka awase ni sotto yorisoiaeba

Fureta kata no mukumori nagareta kimi no namida wa
Yoake mae ni umarekawaru Tsuyosa ni

Tatoe hanarete mo futariwa
Toki wo tomete yobiaeru yo Soko ni ai ga areba

QUEST FOR LOVE QUEST FOR DREAM
QUEST FOR ALL TRUTH
Tsutsumikomu you na kuchizuke de
Tozashita namida wo tokihanatsu
Kiseki wo negau yori hayaku

QUEST FOR LOVE QUEST FOR DREAM
QUEST FOR ALL TRUTH
Matataku hoshi no isshun no
Hikari ni mitanai seishun wo
Tokimeku mama ni kakenukete yakitsukete

Nozomi hakanakute soshite kodoku yarusenakute
Sore demo kono machikado ikite ikitai kimito

QUEST FOR LOVE QUEST FOR DREAM
QUEST FOR ALL TRUTH
Osaerarenai jounetsu ga
Mezashita mirai wo hikiyoseru
Kotae wa Itsumo kimi da kara

QUEST FOR LOVE QUEST FOR DREAM
QUEST FOR ALL TRUTH
Hitomi ni himeta yume dake wa
Dare ni mo ubae wa shinai kara
Azayaka ni ima shinjitsu wo dakishimete
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Re: The Great DC Opening Contest (Truth vs. Girigiri Chop)

Postby Akonyl » November 16th, 2009, 12:22 am

I gotta like girigiri

although I idd just notiec in that one how much of the scenes are reused from the previous openings.
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Re: The Great DC Opening Contest (Truth vs. Girigiri Chop)

Postby CarpetCrawler » November 16th, 2009, 12:28 am

From what I've heard of B'z, I have REALLY liked what I've heard... except for this song. I just never liked it. Truth by Two-Mix is one of my favorites, and very nostalgic for me. Definitely voting for Truth.
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Re: The Great DC Opening Contest (Truth vs. Girigiri Chop)

Postby Umandsf » November 16th, 2009, 12:40 am

I was looking forward to this match. Two great songs I enjoy very much. Hard to choose one...

Ah, who am I kidding. Truth wins it for me. Why?
- Upbeat to the max.
- Animation was really neat (unlike Girigiri Chop using cut-and-paste)
- Ai freakin' Haibara! (okay, maybe not that, but it did catch me by surprise)

Still, the other song is still fantastic.
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Re: The Great DC Opening Contest (Truth vs. Girigiri Chop)

Postby kkslider5552000 » November 16th, 2009, 12:43 am

The animation makes it possible for Truth to win but I still vote for GIRIGIRI!
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Re: The Great DC Opening Contest (Truth vs. Girigiri Chop)

Postby ranger » November 16th, 2009, 12:46 am

this is no contest, they even got Conan's VA to sing this song.
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Re: The Great DC Opening Contest (Truth vs. Girigiri Chop)

Postby Abs. » November 16th, 2009, 1:13 am

Oh god I hated Girigiri
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Re: The Great DC Opening Contest (Truth vs. Girigiri Chop)

Postby Misztina » November 16th, 2009, 2:23 am

So hard. >.< But because of the clip I have to go with Truth as well. If I look at both cluips and music, Truth wins. B'z is not lucky. They always get lame opening clips. That's not fair. -.-
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Re: The Great DC Opening Contest (Truth vs. Girigiri Chop)

Postby CoolKid3 » November 16th, 2009, 5:37 am

This match is the hardest for me so far... But still I voted for Truth...
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Re: The Great DC Opening Contest (Truth vs. Girigiri Chop)

Postby Conia » November 16th, 2009, 11:13 am

Voted for Truth, one of my favorite songs :)
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Re: The Great DC Opening Contest (Truth vs. Girigiri Chop)

Postby kyuuketsuki » November 16th, 2009, 11:51 am

First off... I find it ironic that this is a contest between two groups both consisting of only 2 people, whether that was intentional or not...

That being said... I heard Giri Giri Chop before I saw the episodes of Conan featuring it as the OP, yet never heard of Two-Mix before the Two-Mix episode of Conan... and I liked Giri Giri Chop when I heard it. And considering that I usually go by song entirety, and not what I hear in the opening solely....

Though I like both songs... I have to go with Giri Giri Chop. Though admittedly the animation on the Truth OP was better [considering that Giri Giri was half PV], the song is just... I don't know...

Really... I think its Tak Matsumoto's guitar that really did it for me in this decision. Hard to compete with that. Also... its hard to compete with an album that simply added to the list of #1 hit singles that the B'z seems to just accumulate...

I would also like to note that it was only a matter of time until Takayama Minami did a song for Detective Conan. Most VAs who are musicians seem to do songs for their respective anime, or so it would seem at least.
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Re: The Great DC Opening Contest (Truth vs. Girigiri Chop)

Postby Jd- » November 16th, 2009, 1:31 pm

I love both of these songs dearly, and admittedly, this is one of the less mindblowing B'z singles (which isn't to say I don't love it). As kyuu said above, the guitar that Tak brings to the table here is kind of insane--you just have to see it live to understand how magical it is.

[spoiler]Did I deliberately choose the one performance where Koshi had to go back to his old days before the song even started? Yes. Yes, I did.[/spoiler]

Going by animation, I would say TRUTH has the edge given that it wasn't recycled--but B'z is actually in the girigiri opening, so... Tough call! I'll still go with girigiri, naturally, but I understand people picking TRUTH (as in--my hitmen aren't on the way to your residences just yet, but if ONE loses by the time we get to movie themes, expect a man to come flying through the window at any moment). :-*

By overall song, though, to me there's no question that girigiri is the better tune. Especially the solo... Oh, the solo! So wonderful, I am a fan.
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Re: The Great DC Opening Contest (Truth vs. Girigiri Chop)

Postby Walbuls » November 16th, 2009, 2:39 pm

Girigiri Chop for me, just love it.
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Re: The Great DC Opening Contest (Truth vs. Girigiri Chop)

Postby Rellik » November 16th, 2009, 6:01 pm

Abs. wrote:Oh god I hated Girigiri


seconded

- ironically after Jd-'s threat :P

both aren't anywhere in my favourite list - but since i don't like Girigiri that much - i picked Truth

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