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Well, anime is a better direction than a normal movie imo.
    
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Yea.

The game is fairly cinematic in how it plays...but recasting a game with 12+_ hours of play time into a feature-length anime from an awful studio is well....The question being, who in the world thought this was a good idea?
Yeah Funimation is terrible...would be nice if they got a better studio like Madhouse to make it (same guys behind Claymore and Death Note)
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If the movie is half as good as the games it will be enjoyable.
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Meh, not a fan of Anime at all. I'd rather have a Uwe Boll rendition tbh
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As long as its as good as Halo Legends was.
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As long as its as good as Halo Legends was.
Doubtful.

The problem is not so much the cross genre branding of the series, rather, the use of a publishing company to farm out the work of the animation itself.

Does this make a difference?

If I were to say, that consoles are better than PC's, that is obviously a subjective statement, and to simply say that anime is not a good medium also shows much ignorance to that medium. There is a lot of **** anime, and some Really Good anime... but you have to experience the difference to be even close to eligible to make a call on the medium itself. Just like one needs to play games from table top to console to PC, to make a call on what in the fekk a decent game is.

The reason Halo was good, was that it was done by several different and well noted studios that had shown an interest in the project, so we got several different stories, that only happened to have the license branding, not the story or other constraints saddled to it. Thus that deal was with individual studios, not some damn publisher.

EA branding is going to saddle this project with so much BS that anything good that could come from it, is going to get lost in the bureaucratic horse **** that comes with dealing with a big ass publisher.

Thats why this is going to suck, and it's a real shame for it.
 
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God i hate anime. When this comes out im going to pretend it doesnt exist. Ive read all the books and beaten both of the games multiple times. & I feel like this is going to be a sick, twisted perversion of the series where shepard has really big blue eyes, green/orange hair, a twelve year old voice, and hates that his parents wont let him save the galaxy past 11 o'clock.
Edited by Rommel - 4/8/11 at 9:10am
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...and hates that his parents wont let him save the galaxy past 11 o'clock.
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God i hate anime. When this comes out im going to pretend it doesnt exist. Ive read all the books and beaten both of the games multiple times. & I feel like this is going to be a sick, twisted perversion of the series where shepard has really big blue eyes, green/orange hair, a twelve year old voice, and hates that his parents wont let him save the galaxy past 11 o'clock.
Gonzo and Bandai visual have both produced anime that use proportionally correct characters without the use of exaggerated features. There has been a distinct move in the past few years to produce this type of "realistic" anime and film in Japan. Many of these feature films have won quite a few awards...

Again, this is a paradigm shift in the medium, and not something that has become common by any stretch of the imagination... it is also expensive... so that all said... expensive, cutting edge, artist with engineering degrees?

Probably not on the menu for EA. I suspect the end product will look more like the Batman/Superman animated rubbish than an a typical multi-million dollar anime (shown in theaters) production. Mass Effect deserves better, but it's probably not going to get it.
 
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I wonder if Blizzard would ever make a movie about the Warcraft series? I wouldnt want it in Anime though.

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0803096/

wonder no more ... this is old news tho
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