If Prime was a Anime-Cartoon

Discussion in 'Transformers Earthspark and Cartoon Discussion' started by TheDemonDzko, Dec 23, 2012.

  1. TheDemonDzko

    TheDemonDzko Some Internet Guy

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    I think Prime would honestly do alot better if it was done in a Japanese Anime type situation, I feel like there would be less limitations on what they could do in terms of designs and action sequences and possibly would have a Gurren Lagann type charm, if applied into that animation style.

    What are your thoughts?
     
  2. kaijuguy19

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    It would be interesting no doubt but I'm fine with the CGI myself. After all it's been a long time since we've had a CGI TF series since Beast Machines. Besides even if was in 2D I doubt it'll change people's opinions on the show's writing at all.
     
  3. Karhukjnsi

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    I hate anime-style/influenced animation, sorely. It's a huge reason I hated Animated, and can't do Teen Titans and similarly animated shows. However, despite them using anime-influenced actions, I have no problem with the current Ninja Turtles show, likely because it is CGI.
     
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    it would be interesting....probably more Gorey as well since most japanese children shows cuss alot and have alot of violence. Miko and june would be wearing skirts and be DD's and fowler would be gunning vehicons with a tommy gun. soundwave would be like bruce lee and megs and op would be fighting like they are in final fantasy.
     
  5. SPLIT LIP

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    At the very least, It might look better. (imagining Energon's anime hand-drawn sequences as an entire show)
     
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    Actually if it was 2d it wouldn't be as constrained by character limitations. Although it wouldn't be as detailed specific it would look pretty damn nice and the fight scenes would be larger and more stylized. All according if the got the right animation company it would be just like SLIT said and exceed the current look. I've seen enough japanese tfp fanart an manga to get a good enough idea
     
  7. kaijuguy19

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    True but at the same time it wouldn't have that beautiful movie like detail and tone that it has now. Besides since it now has another CGI animation company working along it in Season 3 it would help it a lot more.
     
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    From my experience, the best CGI cannot compete with the best of traditional animation, western/eastern regardless.
     
  9. Autovolt 127

    Autovolt 127 Get In The Titan, Prime!

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    If it was Gainax, Sunrise, Madhouse or Bones it would be gorgeous.
     
  10. dunerunner123

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    I actually think I may prefer an anime-esqu version, if the fight scenes are done right then yeah awesome, but honestly I think that story would benefit most from it because of the price of having a cgi show. one can only dream though
     
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    I think you can't have such a thing without making a sacrifice to the Japanese market. If you know what they do to Prime's dubbing now you'd understand what I mean-- that is to say, I don't think you truly understand what you're asking for.
     
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    We'd have more characters, it seems the lesser the show is CGI the more characters they put in.
     
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    I think its safe to assume that New York wouldn't have looked like an apocalyptic disease had left it abandoned.

    Could definitely work. Animated had a degree of anime influence and it turned out amazing. It really depends who did writes it, like any other writers, anime writers can be great or horrible.
     
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    I think we would have a lot more missiles. I don't know why the Japanese love them so much but anime action seems to be full of them.

    Perhaps we'd have a world that isn't so empty. We would have odd situations where the kids are the only three kids in the school and Jack wouldn't work at a burger place that doesn't have any business except for the girl that Jack likes.

    Oh and a cooler song for the beginning and ending of the show.
     
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    I'm not a huge fan of anime (I like Bleach and Soul Eater) but I've always loved the art style. Sounds like a neat idea IMO but the current animation is good as is.
     
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    Miko age 21 by ~JenKristo on deviantART
    Adult Miko by *Deceptigirl on deviantART

    And your problem is what?


    I'm just kidding though, I totally see where you're coming from and it might feel a bit...unnatural for that to be in a Transformers series.


    It doesn't get any better than Transformers EVO.
     
  17. Strawberrytop00

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    I’ve always been one who prefers the traditional to the CGI. I think they would be able to have a larger cast though if they went traditional. There are some gorgeous Anime’s out there Hellsing OVA and Ergo Proxy have some great artwork.

    But Energon had those traditional art moments with the robots and all I could say was why didn’t they do the entire thing like that!? It looked so much better.
     
  18. firehawc_69

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    Anime is the single most overrated thing to come out of Japan. TF Animated was too close to it as it was, so definitely not. I think CG is the perfect media for Prime.
     
  19. Yggdrasil

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    Transformers Animated was anime style?

    Do you people even know what anime looks like?
     
  20. firehawc_69

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    Yup. Big eyes, little mouths. Lazy frozen stills and repetitive background flashes to give the illusion of flight or speed, random lazy blurs (transformations)....Like I said, TF Animated.