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Read or Die: Read this!

By Shamus
on Wednesday May 17, 2006
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While going through my directory of screencaps from Read or Die, this caught my attention:

This is from the opening. Check out the sign behind Agent Paper:


What I like is that I didn’t notice this at all during the show. My eye just accepted this, even though it isn’t even close. There are no gaps in the words and there are an awful lot of less common letters stacked together. I’m surprised it never caught my eye.

Comments (3)

  1. tombom says:

    Since it looked alot like a cypher, I decoded it with ROT13 and Ceasar’s Chiffre. Alas, the output had no meaning ;)

  2. M says:

    Anime does this a *lot*; Digimon is one of the most blatant ones. There are storefronts with the name spelled “Zyyzyy;y” and such, right behind the characters.

  3. macdjord says:

    Heh. Until I saw the closeup, I was thinking ‘Why is theat sign printed in Russian?’…

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