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NEWS: Media Blasters Licenses Kekko Kamen




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Isaaru



Joined: 03 Feb 2004
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 18, 2005 11:18 am Reply with quote
O dear god.

Cutey Honey, Devilman, and now Kekko!

don't stop there! There are more masterpieces of Go Nagai we can bring to life!

There's Panda Z! Violence Jack! Super Space Machine X Bomber!
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tropical_kit



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PostPosted: Fri Feb 18, 2005 12:04 pm Reply with quote
On the other hand, the live actors in general are probably more attractive than the drawn ones tended to be.

You forgot the Abashiri Family. Rolling Eyes
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GATSU



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PostPosted: Fri Feb 18, 2005 12:33 pm Reply with quote
Actually, the live-action Kekko Kamen came before the other live-action Go Nagai flicks. I saw a scene from a bootleg of it, and it was trying to be more of a b-movie than a parody like the anime. It's got a Playboy model as the lead, though, if that means anything....
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spider-moose



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PostPosted: Fri Feb 18, 2005 10:00 pm Reply with quote
yup, there already has been 3 other Kekko movies before this one

and they are quite funny hehe

but only if you don't mind nudity
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AnimeHeretic



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PostPosted: Sat Feb 19, 2005 12:38 am Reply with quote
From what I hear, the LA version of KK was pretty limited in what they could show, given the censorship laws in Japan when they were made.
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eastx



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PostPosted: Sun Feb 20, 2005 5:47 am Reply with quote
Yeah, I know in the original 3 Kekkou Kamen films (Media Blasters is starting with the fourth, and there are 7 total) they added a cape to the character so that her naughty bits are often obscured. Also, she is wearing a skin-colored piece on her crotch, so you can't see anything there no matter what. This is referenced in the Cutey Honey manga from the 90s, in which Cutey Honey met the actress playing Kekkou...
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