Is Digiemon a rip off/ knock off of Pokemon to you

Discussion in 'Movies and Television' started by Grimlock22, Oct 8, 2012.

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is Digiemob a knock of pokemon

  1. no

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    89.5%
  2. yes

    6 vote(s)
    10.5%
  1. Grimlock22

    Grimlock22 Some sort of artist

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    My friend and i were having this argument and be i'm a fan of both i say no but he doesn't like Digiemon so he says it is
     
  2. Matrixbeast

    Matrixbeast Here comes a thought

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    No. Digimon came first and even then, they're both extremely different.
     
  3. Dolza_Khyron

    Dolza_Khyron Well-Known Member

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    no, different plots, different story.

    the only thing that is similar at all, is that they're both little monster series.

    but saying that they are ripoffs, is like saying marvel super heroes is a rip off of DC super heroes.

    when you get right down to it, they're different stories, different characters, different everything. the only thing that is similar, is the super powered beings fighting other super powered beings.

    but no one reads superman, because of what he can do, but because of the character he is.
     
  4. Haloid1177

    Haloid1177 Hey, That's Pretty Good

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    No. Digimon was way better, with a much better story.
     
  5. Cyber-Scream

    Cyber-Scream Well-Known Member

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    No.
     
  6. Ai Megumi

    Ai Megumi Leonis Prime's girl

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    It's called Digimon, and no it's no rip off/knock off of Pokémon.
     
  7. smkspy

    smkspy is one nice fucking kitty

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    I use to love getting stoned my freshman year of college, and watching Digimon/Beast Wars every afternoon after class. Good times.
     
  8. Noideaforaname

    Noideaforaname Pico, let's go up to Zuma

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    I'm sure the two monster-fighter franchises popularities peaking at roughly the same time is no coincidence, but neither is a knock-off of the other; they just coincidentally fit into the same, fairly common genre. Even if some of the creatures between them are similar, those are most likely coincidence as both series draw heavily from real and mythological creatures, and since both originate in Japan they are naturally going to share inspiration.
     
  9. Bountyan

    Bountyan Well-Known Member

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    Nope
     
  10. Scrapmaker

    Scrapmaker Miniautoquintessoboticon

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    No. They share a genre and have the same concept of super-powered monsters, but that's it.
     
  11. Spiderus Prime

    Spiderus Prime TFW Spongebob since 2007

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    No Digimon is not the same of POKeMON. That POKeMON is owned by Nintendo.
     
  12. bignick1693

    bignick1693 Maximal

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    No. But Pokemon > digimon.
     
  13. Gordon_4

    Gordon_4 The Big Engine

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    No, the two franchises share only the most superficial of trappings. Pokemon is a pretty straight forward heroes journey and a great fun anime (and even better game) but Digimon tells a more complicated story. Also, I love Pokemon but Digimon Tamers was one of the best and darkest series that I'd ever seen pitched at that level.
     
  14. Rusty24

    Rusty24 Well-Known Member

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    I don't think so. I may be biased because I never liked Pokemon and have always loved Digimon. Digimon was more interesting to me from the start. The show took time to develop its characters to the point where they feel like real people. Digimon had story arcs and at times, it wasn't afraid to get dark like in season three. My personal favorite is season one because I grew up with it and I liked the characters in that season best. Season four is my second favorite because it was so different. Season 3 is in third because it was so dark and mature. Season two is my least favorite even though I still think it's pretty good.
     
  15. GreednGluttony

    GreednGluttony grumpy smurf

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    pokemon forever mother fuckers!!!!!!!!!!! no i don't think digimon is a knockoff, though pokemon is a million times better than digimon
     
  16. Shadowbreaker

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    No, neither is a knock off of each other, they're pretty different
     
  17. Switchblade

    Switchblade Just a raggedy man

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    Yep, totally a knock-off. Just like Monster Rancher and all those other monster collecting shows.
     
  18. SouthtownKid

    SouthtownKid Headmaster

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    That's enough. One set a trend and the other jumped on the bandwagon. It doesn't mean both aren't good. But it does mean whoever thought up Digimon wouldn't have if Pokemon hadn't come up with the idea first.
     
  19. Matrixbeast

    Matrixbeast Here comes a thought

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    How do you figure that?
    Pokemon's base concept was catching animals.
    Digimon's was raising pets.

    Digimon was basically made as "Tamagotchis for boys", adding the ability to battle the pets the players raised.

    Their connection to Pokemon is entirely superficial.
     
  20. Megabattimus

    Megabattimus Same As It Ever Was

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    No.

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