Anime Vice News

Iffy Ideas: Bubblegum Crisis Reality Show

Ehhh...I dunno...


I don't know what to make of this. I have a fond, but not very firm memory of Bubblegum Crisis, having watched it at the age of ~13, out of order and over a span of probably six months or more thanks to my local library (which had a small anime collection on VHS).  As such, I'd be a little iffy on a live-action film of BGC, but I'd probably watch it.

But...a Bubblegum Crisis live-action film, with staff selected via reality show? Sort of like You're the One that I Want meets a Japanese game show? That I'm REALLY sketchy on. But that's what's going on, according to LiveActionAnime.org (via Okazu): apparently they'll be auditioning artists, designers, composers, and others who may work on the film via a reality show in Singapore, although the auditions will be in China, India, and Singapore. Eight episodes later, a winner will take $50k USD and a job on production for the flick. Wacky.
Nikoon Sept. 22, 2009 at 10:10 a.m.
I've always wanted to watch Bubblegum Crisis, but I only ever find the 2040 series or one VHS, and I have no working VCR. 
 
I don't think this idea will work well, but then again, a relative unknown can surprise people.
N15PCAon Sept. 22, 2009 at 5:13 p.m.
I'm not going to watch this and love Bubblegum Crisis.  I also have all the A.D Police DVD's.
transgojoboton Sept. 23, 2009 at 12:40 a.m.
It's only a "Project Runway"-like reality show were the winner pockets $50K and is likely credited as a production assistant/intern on the live-action film. At best, the winner is given the chance to work in a film production and maybe make some professional connections/referrals. 

Dig Deeper into WTF, Japan?

Japan is full of all kinds of weird stuff.

Edit/View the Wiki
Hit the Forums (18 Posts)
Add/View Images (3 Images)
Watch Some Videos
Pokemon Black and White Looks Delicious in Motion

First video of a Pokemon battle in Black and White.

Comment & Win: One Piece Vol. 52, 53

Time for a giveaway folks! Now, act civil, we don't want anyone to get hurt in the mad rush to win.

Beginner's Guide to FLCL

Gainax's madcap, surrealist anime, broken down for new viewers.

Ballz Deep

Steve gets intimately close to Dragon Ball Z, for science!

Top 3 Awful Anime Dubs

Grit your teeth and get your ear plugs ready cause this week we're taking on the three most amazingly bad dubs of all time!

Parting Ways with AKAME GA KILL!

It really comes down to this specific visual here.

Anime Caption Contest! -- 8/27/14

So how many of you have had a friend walk in while you're trying on a seifuku? Own up, it happens to the best of us!

This is Krillin's Origin in DRAGON BALL #14?

Couldn't have guessed that he started out as "Goku's rival."

ONE PIECE UNLIMITED WORLD RED Game Review

Will this game be any fun for anybody who isn't a ONE PIECE diehard?

SWORD ART ONLINE Hollow Points -- Review

VICE PIT. What's it like playing the game within a game... within a game?

HUNTER X HUNTER -- AV Mods' Roundtable

How do you guys and gals feel about the end of Hunter x Hunter? Check out what our experts have to say!

NARUTO Ch. 689 Review

I'm willing to bet that Gozer the Gozerian would point and laugh at Kaguya Ohtsutsuki's defeat here.

Were All of Goku's Pals in DRAGON BALL Once his Enemies?

Episode #16 -- Retro Review. Look, it's Launch!

Parting Ways with AKAME GA KILL!

It really comes down to this specific visual here.

Anime Caption Contest! -- 8/27/14

So how many of you have had a friend walk in while you're trying on a seifuku? Own up, it happens to the best of us!

The Anime of Each Generation?

What shows hooked otaku in their teens, 20's and 30's? The answers might actually surprise you.

Anime Inspires Comics :: the THANATOS DIVER Interview

Former staff writers Nick Tapalansky and Alex Eckman-Lawn are OTAKU COMING HOME again, telling us all about their new, manga-esque adventure comic -- which Anime Vice actually inspired!

HUNTER X HUNTER -- AV Mods' Roundtable

How do you guys and gals feel about the end of Hunter x Hunter? Check out what our experts have to say!

This is Krillin's Origin in DRAGON BALL #14?

Couldn't have guessed that he started out as "Goku's rival."

BLEACH Ch. 593 Review

If you've ever had that feeling as if you're running in circles, Hitsugaya knows exactly how you feel.

What's Consistent About HUNTER X HUNTER #143 -- Special Review

Episode #143 -- Special Review. Checking back in with the most thorough fight shonen ever.

Mandatory Network

Submissions can take several hours to be approved.

Save ChangesCancel