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This. Is. Cool. The upcoming issue of Famitsu announces an interesting 2D fighting game match-up: Tatsunoko vs. Capcom: Cross Generation of Heroes. Yes, that Tatsunoko, you know, the studio behind TV anime Speed Racer, Casshern and what Westerners know as Robotech.


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For all of you who don't know, Robotech was one of the "big mecha (tokusatsu)" animes that came to the US. And a lot of you should know who Speed Racer is, by now.

Casshern is a (until now, but based on the anime "Cashan") recent "guy in super-duper body armor" movie released in Japan.

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Edited by dskina - 5/23/08 at 4:57am
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OMG

That has got to be one of the cheesiest looking pieces of 'cover art' I've ever seen....
    
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OMG

That has got to be one of the cheesiest looking pieces of 'cover art' I've ever seen....
They'll dumb it down for a regional release
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They'll dumb it down for a regional release
Huh? What? I don't get it. lol.

Do you mean "make it not look like an '80's cartoon geared towards 5 year olds"?
    
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Huh? What? I don't get it. lol.

Do you mean "make it not look like an '80's cartoon geared towards 5 year olds"?
It worked in the 80's, and Americans went flocking to it: Transformers, Robotech, G-Force, Voltron. Even Ultraman reached enough popularity to be seen on American television.

I, for one, am anticipating this.
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It worked in the 80's, and Americans went flocking to it: Transformers, Robotech, G-Force, Voltron. Even Ultraman reached enough popularity to be seen on American television.

I, for one, am anticipating this.
Sorry, I wasn't trying to be a jerk.

I admit Transformers did rule.
    
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Casshern is guy in super-duper body armor.... I actually have that DVD on my desk right now...
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Wow, they're really reaching now, huh?

Surely there are better franchises to go after when Marvel and SNK are dried up.

Don't get me wrong, I love Street Fighter. I just don't see this as anything more than trying to capitalize on the recently rejuvenated interest in Speed Racer.
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This simply based on personal preference but...2D fighter.

'Nuff said.

The folks on the forums over at Anime News Network aren't holding out much hope for this one and most of them are hardcore otaku.
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