1. Due to the increased amount of spam bots on the forum, we are strengthening our defenses. You may experience a CAPTCHA challenge from time to time.
    Dismiss Notice
  2. Notification emails are working properly again. Please check your email spam folder and if you see any emails from the Cantina there, make sure to mark them as "Not Spam". This will help a lot to whitelist the emails and to stop them going to spam.
    Dismiss Notice
  3. IMPORTANT! To be able to create new threads and rate posts, you need to have at least 30 posts in The Cantina.
    Dismiss Notice
  4. Before posting a new thread, check the list with similar threads that will appear when you start typing the thread's title.
    Dismiss Notice

Star Wars Anime Series

Discussion in 'Star Wars: Resistance' started by WulffYularen, Jul 6, 2017.

  1. WulffYularen

    WulffYularen Rebelscum

    Joined:
    Jan 17, 2017
    Posts:
    38
    Likes Received:
    128
    Trophy Points:
    837
    Credits:
    372
    Ratings:
    +185 / 0 / -0
    So I'm sure some of you have seen this short fan film before, but I just discovered a remastered version with some of the score from Rogue One and some voice acting as well.
    I would LOVE to see Disney do something more like this for a future TV project.
    Tell me what you guys think!!
     
    • Like Like x 4
    • Great Post Great Post x 2
    • Original Original x 1
    • Hopeful Hopeful x 1
  2. cawatrooper

    cawatrooper Dungeon Master

    Joined:
    Nov 14, 2016
    Posts:
    4,199
    Likes Received:
    18,543
    Trophy Points:
    145,167
    Credits:
    18,277
    Ratings:
    +22,773 / 64 / -37
    You know, I'd be down for something like this.

    Here's the thing- I'd rather them go the obvious route and really embrace the prequel/KOTOR side of this

    or

    completely ignore force users in it and focus entirely on the GCW from a battlefront perspective.

    Either would be interesting, I think- one more traditional, the other extremely against the grain.
     
    • Like Like x 4
  3. Darth Lunya

    Darth Lunya Rebel General

    Joined:
    May 18, 2017
    Posts:
    81
    Likes Received:
    975
    Trophy Points:
    4,432
    Credits:
    1,306
    Ratings:
    +1,087 / 0 / -8
    Thank you so much for this post! It's the first time I've seen this Anime and I absolutely loved it. The animation is beautiful.

    So interesting how the TIE fighter pilot's have been humanised in this work.

    I do love the Anime art style, it's mesmerising. I would be all for an Anime SW series. Not sure if Disney would be into this type of work but I do wonder.

    Once again thank you for this post.
     
    • Like Like x 6
  4. The Hero With No Fear

    The Hero With No Fear Resident Sand Hater

    Joined:
    Mar 28, 2017
    Posts:
    1,165
    Likes Received:
    34,009
    Trophy Points:
    156,117
    Credits:
    22,832
    Ratings:
    +35,123 / 13 / -9
    Neat idea, but I personally do not like anime. I could look past the art style if they do a cool idea like the ones above.

    Edit: After actually watching the short, I actually wouldn't mind seeing this done, as long as they tone down some of the rapid "camera" movement. I liked how it humanized the TIE pilots as well.
     
    #4 The Hero With No Fear, Jul 7, 2017
    Last edited: Jul 7, 2017
    • Like Like x 3
    • Hopeful Hopeful x 1
  5. NotQyteNeo

    NotQyteNeo Force Sensitive

    Joined:
    Jul 23, 2016
    Posts:
    508
    Likes Received:
    4,636
    Trophy Points:
    12,992
    Credits:
    4,336
    Ratings:
    +5,038 / 14 / -2
    Oh ... C'mon now .... do you really think you need to ask if wer'd want it?!? :) :) :)

    (tie)(tie)
     
    • Like Like x 4
    • Funny Funny x 2
  6. FN-3263827

    FN-3263827 First Order CPS
    1030th General **** (Mod)

    Joined:
    Jan 19, 2016
    Posts:
    10,000
    Likes Received:
    141,273
    Trophy Points:
    171,577
    Credits:
    68,716
    Ratings:
    +157,571 / 71 / -13
    i'm not the biggest fan of animé as a style of art, but having worked in the medium for some years, i do have a strong appreciation for its world-building sensibility. generally animé storytelling tends to be more immersive and therefore can be more emotionally satisfying than other animation forms.

    given that i don't like the current animation for TCW or Rebels, i would have no problem whatsoever with a Star Wars animé (and might even prefer it to the other two on style alone despite my reservations). : D
     
    • Like Like x 2
    • Wise Wise x 1
  7. WulffYularen

    WulffYularen Rebelscum

    Joined:
    Jan 17, 2017
    Posts:
    38
    Likes Received:
    128
    Trophy Points:
    837
    Credits:
    372
    Ratings:
    +185 / 0 / -0
    Although I would really enjoy any story set in the prequel and especially the TOR, I think the "boots on the ground" (or in this case "butts in the cockpit":D) feel set in the GCW really would lend itself to anime.

    It initially reminded me of all those animes back in the day like Voltron, Gundam Wing, etc., where you follow a squad of mech pilots or something of that nature. Imagine a show totally focused on a squad of Tie pilots working their way up the ranks, maybe getting promoted into some elite group like Inferno squadron. I think that would be awesome!
     
    • Like Like x 3
  8. Jake Jar Binks

    Jake Jar Binks Rebelscum

    Joined:
    Apr 1, 2017
    Posts:
    56
    Likes Received:
    127
    Trophy Points:
    827
    Credits:
    587
    Ratings:
    +147 / 2 / -3
    There is already a Lost Stars online manga, could it be adapted?
     
    • Like Like x 1
  9. rvtv

    rvtv Rebelscum

    Joined:
    Jan 22, 2018
    Posts:
    135
    Likes Received:
    283
    Trophy Points:
    747
    Credits:
    587
    Ratings:
    +359 / 4 / -2
    Anime can be very cool, but Anime is not for Star Wars.
    --- Double Post Merged, Feb 18, 2018, Original Post Date: Feb 18, 2018 ---
     
    • Disagree Disagree x 2
  10. Pomojema

    Pomojema Ayatollah Of Rock-&-Rolla
    Staff Member

    Joined:
    Jul 23, 2014
    Posts:
    9,203
    Likes Received:
    40,655
    Trophy Points:
    170,329
    Credits:
    41,111
    Ratings:
    +50,912 / 127 / -63
    If it is made, it needs to be done in the style of an OVA instead of a syndicated, weekly series in order to ensure that the animation quality is consistently up to snuff. Madhouse would be good for a project like this.
     
    • Like Like x 1
  11. LadyMusashi

    LadyMusashi Archwizard Woo-Woo-in-Chief
    Staff Member

    Joined:
    May 12, 2015
    Posts:
    4,298
    Likes Received:
    34,581
    Trophy Points:
    161,027
    Credits:
    33,900
    Ratings:
    +41,840 / 44 / -17
    I told you it would be similar to Airbender:

     
    • Like Like x 1
  12. Casper11

    Casper11 Rebel General

    Joined:
    May 8, 2017
    Posts:
    229
    Likes Received:
    550
    Trophy Points:
    3,932
    Credits:
    1,060
    Ratings:
    +893 / 2 / -0
    Is that Cardinal in the left image?
     
    • Friendly Friendly x 1
  13. LadyMusashi

    LadyMusashi Archwizard Woo-Woo-in-Chief
    Staff Member

    Joined:
    May 12, 2015
    Posts:
    4,298
    Likes Received:
    34,581
    Trophy Points:
    161,027
    Credits:
    33,900
    Ratings:
    +41,840 / 44 / -17
    I really don't know, this is the first and only picture we have right now. It's from the French event Rendez-vous des partenaires 2018 in Paris.
     
    • Like Like x 1
    • Informative Informative x 1
  14. Archlongus

    Archlongus Rebel Trooper

    Joined:
    Aug 9, 2018
    Posts:
    15
    Likes Received:
    50
    Trophy Points:
    167
    Credits:
    265
    Ratings:
    +59 / 0 / -0
    YES
     
    • Friendly Friendly x 1
  15. Angelman

    Angelman Servant of the Whills -- Slave to the Muses
    1030th General **** (Mod)

    Joined:
    Dec 2, 2014
    Posts:
    2,473
    Likes Received:
    31,938
    Trophy Points:
    154,217
    Credits:
    17,827
    Ratings:
    +34,723 / 72 / -20
    Holy hand grenade, this was great! So much tense drama and chaotic action, but still effortlessly easy to follow; I’m impressed! And I love the very 80s style, no nonsense animation!

    The only things I could pluck at are, the zoom-in-on-eyeball gag (which was WAY overused), and one example of poor/passive writing (“Sir, we are ALMOST ready…” With drama/tension, you’re not allowed to say "almost"; things either happen or they don’t, so this should be “Sir, we are ready…” or “Sir, we’ll be in range of the transport in 5 seconds, 4… 3… 2… 1…”). But yeah, these are VERY minor points. All in all, this fan film is fantastic! I would love to see this kind of tension in the new animated show :D

    Wow, I just saw some fantastic new Star Wars I didn't know existed :D Yay!
     
    • Like Like x 2
  16. WulffYularen

    WulffYularen Rebelscum

    Joined:
    Jan 17, 2017
    Posts:
    38
    Likes Received:
    128
    Trophy Points:
    837
    Credits:
    372
    Ratings:
    +185 / 0 / -0
    Wow. That new Resistance trailer looks pretty good. I am a tad bummed its not more of a traditional anime style, like the fan made one above, but I think I can get over that.
     
    • Friendly Friendly x 1
  17. Ghost of Obi Wan Kenobi

    Ghost of Obi Wan Kenobi Rebel Official

    Joined:
    May 5, 2016
    Posts:
    612
    Likes Received:
    1,024
    Trophy Points:
    7,267
    Credits:
    2,024
    Ratings:
    +1,393 / 20 / -4
    I will just have to wait and see how good the stories are.
    As far as animation, I’m afraid to admit it, but it is exactly what I was fearing: cell-shading that looks like CGI through a frosted glass window. The freeze-frame stills seen in articles today look gorgeous and detailed, but once the characters and ships start moving..., well, let’s just say I wish this was done in hand-drawn animation.
    On the bright side, I think Poe looks very much like the one in the live action films, and I am glad they are including more aliens in central roles.
     
Loading...

Share This Page