The Perils of American Anime Remakes? -- THE VICE PIT

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    Post by sickVisionz (4,308 posts) See mini bio Level 24
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    I'd love to see the ultra dark version of Death Note Tony mentioned. I thought it was pretty awesome how in the live-action version they gave Light a girlfriend long before he got the book and then he killed her just to test the Death Note. That was darker than the anime version because he never really cared about any of the women he used there. I like bad guys but I want to see a Light so cold and evil that I feel bad for liking him. As he is now, he's kinda Aizen bad ass, not giving a fuck.

    Post by FoxxFireArt (2,647 posts) See mini bio Level 25
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    Why would you need to take an anime/manga and do it in a Western style? Manga are still comics. The only real difference is they're made in Japan. Do we distinguish comics from Europe or Mexico as anything other than comics? The line we draw between the two is always confusing to me. It's like saying games made for the Playstation aren't like the X-Box games.

    They've been trying to make a Western live-action adaptation of DEATH NOTE, and thankfully it seems to be dying a slow death from ever being made. Last I heard, Black was objecting to many of the changes to the plot Warner Bros. made. That was back in January of 2011. I hope it will be soon canceled, like with COWBOY BEBOP. We don't need any more DRAGONBALL EVOLUTION nightmares.

    How do you even do the DEATH NOTE movie darker than the original story without going into the over-the-top realm of SAW?

    The only remakes I can get behind is what's being done with the Rebuild of Evangelion, and this project is coming from the original creator.

    Nice rendition of MULAN's "Reflection" there, Sam.

    Post by Marshal Victory (2,445 posts) See mini bio Level 13

    @FoxxFireArt: Thanks for saving me time an poor typing on my part.100% agree with ya.

    Post by Marshal Victory (2,445 posts) See mini bio Level 13

    Also Now comics did have a nice Terminator series back in the day . rest was meh. Continuinty tho did have a star blazers book .Really Theirs sevrial anime that could be great movies.But they can not come from hollyweird tho.

    Post by Kino88 (225 posts) See mini bio Level 6

    MULAN LOL!!

    Post by Kobra678 (3,375 posts) See mini bio Level 15

    I agree with sickVisionz

    Post by JimeeJo (362 posts) See mini bio Level 12

    sickVisionZ has a good point

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