Animated: The Cool #7 (translated)

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  1. DrSpengler

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    Transformers Animated: The Cool #7.

    This one's a 10-page adaption of "A Bridge Too Close Part II", but Tsushima takes enough liberties with the material to make it interesting.

    I'm surprised Mixmaster rated an appearance since TakaraTomy have been doing their best to squash their existence on the show since they have no toys (both of the Constructicon-centric episodes from season 2 were skipped in the airing on TV Aichi, though they will be included on the DVDs).
     
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    Page 7 has one of the most awesome images I've ever seen.
     
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    That's awful. They gave Optimus a gun? Do they understand any of the shows themes?
     
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    The TOY gave him a gun. It shoots foam, but it's still a gun.
     
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    Looks like it's shooting lasers here. Though that could just be because of the hectic art.
     
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    I'm going to file this under: To sell toys.
     
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    And yet he carries the show's axe.
     
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    Don't you just love how this manga always muscles up Optimus physically and mentally and turns Bumblebee into a little cutey? You wouldn't read this for an original take on TFA, but it's got some cool illustrations of overly dramatic and intense battle scenes. Plus look at those very feminine poses for Slipstream! LOL!

    Blurr and Bumblebee also seem awfully chumy here. And Optimus' water gun shoots lasers as well now? Oh well.
     
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    you mean like everything transformers then...its all done to sell toys
     
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    I know there's a lot of divide about Tsushima's art, though more often than not, I dig it.

    He tends to overuse the "white speckle" effect, though; at least in this series. The aforementioned first panel of Page 7 is awesome, but all the white specs make it almost look like its snowing isntead of "kicking up dust", which is the intended effect.

    Still love the linework, though.
     
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    Last page - Sari: "I will POUT them all to death!!"
     
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    Page 7 has been right clicked and saved.

    Slipstream seems rather... curvy.
     
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    The Page 7 artwork definetly looks good.

    Wow, Takara has tried to quash the Constructicons out of Animated as much as they could? Wow. And they say Hasbro is cheap and toy-pimping. I actually feel sorry for the Constructicons. Don't expect Three's A Crowd, I guess, since it was a filler episode anyway. How will they handle Human Error Part II, however?
     
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    They're airing "Three's a Crowd", actually.

    Because Japanese programming slots only alot for programs with episode counts that are divisable by 13, three episodes had to be cut from Animated so that it could fit into TV Aichi's rigid schedule.

    They eliminated "Rise of the Constructicons" and "Sari, No One's Home" because the Constructicons had no toys to sell. The third episode they cut was "Nature Calls" because, despite its importance to season one's overall story arc, it didn't have any particular toy to advertise.

    Odd that they chose it over "Three's a Crowd" for elimination, admittedly.

    All the episodes will appear on the DVD releases, most likely without the same time edits that have plagued the episodes that have been broadcast (presumably, the cut portions of the broadcasted episodes will be reinserted for the DVDs, but we won't know for sure until they come out).
     

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