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Old 10-19-2014, 10:16 AM
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Heh, very clever. Explanation for the perplexed: the Nelvana system (from "The Defector") was named after a Canadian animation studio. The TNG Companion calls this a "rare verbal homage to anime", but it's actually a rare slipup on the book's part -- Nelvana hadn't done any anime dubbing at that point. About ten years later they did try their hand, and the results were... unfortunate. Nelvana's bread and butter is kids' cartoon shows, so they basically beat their anime licenses into that shape. The most notorious example is Cardcaptor Sakura, which Nelvana made into a mishmash called Cardcaptors. (That said, the Japanese original has its own problems as a kids' series.)

Me, I was just making a joke on "matterhorn".
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