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rockman nes



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PostPosted: Mon Feb 10, 2014 4:38 am Reply with quote
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EricJ2



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PostPosted: Mon Feb 10, 2014 4:49 am Reply with quote
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Iron Man
Partner: Akira
Atribute: Tech
Thor
Partner: Hikaru
Atribute: Energy

Captain America
Partner: Chris
Attribute: Fight

Hulk
Partner: Ed
Attribute: Power

Wasp
Partner: Jessica
Attribute: Animal


(Um, so I guess they're not too familiar with the character of Black Panther?...) Confused
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rockman nes



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PostPosted: Mon Feb 10, 2014 4:53 am Reply with quote
do you really want Black Panther in this?

anime's history with depictions of non-white people is...

spotty, at best Confused


And does Mahvel seriously think they can compete with some of the bigger Japanese children's collectable shows?
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EricJ2



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PostPosted: Mon Feb 10, 2014 5:03 am Reply with quote
rockman nes wrote:
do you really want Black Panther in this?

anime's history with depictions of non-white people is...

spotty, at best Confused


Well, to be honest, I don't want ANY of them in this... Wink
But if they had to put one token girl in there, couldn't they have at least read the comics??
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 10, 2014 5:05 am Reply with quote
All I can think of when I see this is this NSFW Beyblade parody. Laughing
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Mister Ryan Andrews



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PostPosted: Mon Feb 10, 2014 5:12 am Reply with quote
rockman nes wrote:
And does Mahvel seriously think they can compete with some of the bigger Japanese children's collectable shows?


I doubt they're expecting it to be huge, but it'll get kids to know the names at least. Or maybe they plan on marketing it to westerners more like the previous Marvel anime thingies.

EricJ2 wrote:
(Um, so I guess they're not too familiar with the character of Black Panther?...) Confused


Anime doesn't have that racial quota thing like American cartoons do. They can get away with not having a token black guy in a team-based show.

Though the lack of Spider-Man makes me wonder if Japan is also affected by that 'Sony owns Spider-Man' embargo or whatever that made it so Spider-Man can't be in certain Marvel shows. Is that still a thing?
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Gehirn



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PostPosted: Mon Feb 10, 2014 5:16 am Reply with quote
Mister Ryan Andrews wrote:
Though the lack of Spider-Man makes me wonder if Japan is also affected by that 'Sony owns Spider-Man' embargo or whatever that made it so Spider-Man can't be in certain Marvel shows. Is that still a thing?


Lack of spiderman ? His in the trailer and promotional art.
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 10, 2014 5:22 am Reply with quote
This is the dumbest thing I've seen in years. Who green lighted this? Loki?
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Mister Ryan Andrews



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PostPosted: Mon Feb 10, 2014 5:23 am Reply with quote
Gehirn wrote:
Lack of spiderman ? His in the trailer and promotional art.


Whoops, didn't notice him there in the backrgound. Laughing Since he wasn't one of the main five I just assumed he wasn't in it. Now that I read the blurb it makes sense Spider-Man is the mentor figure given he's the most popular Marvel hero in Japan.

But it's kinda unfortunate timing on this show's part, Youkai Watch premiered not too long ago and it also does the whole 'little disks that summon monsters' thing.
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 10, 2014 5:26 am Reply with quote
I stand corrected. When I said this was the dumbest thing I've ever seen in years, I was talking about the anime. I've now seen the explanation of how the game works. THAT is the dumbest thing I've ever seen in years. WOW... that is the lamest game I've ever seen.
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WatchforMoons7



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PostPosted: Mon Feb 10, 2014 5:33 am Reply with quote
When I first heard "Avengers" anime, Ii thought that's what it meant...like Wolverine or Blade (meh).

But... Shocked Hooooh, what can I say?! WHY?!
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rockman nes



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PostPosted: Mon Feb 10, 2014 5:38 am Reply with quote
Mister Ryan Andrews wrote:
Anime doesn't have that racial quota thing like American cartoons do. They can get away with not having a token black guy in a team-based show.


you wouldn't by any chance be referring to black panther as the token black guy would you?

pretty sure he's a well established character to the point where he actually would be of better use to the writers.


... But in this case, his absence is probably for the better
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EricJ2



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PostPosted: Mon Feb 10, 2014 7:29 am Reply with quote
rockman nes wrote:
Mister Ryan Andrews wrote:
Anime doesn't have that racial quota thing like American cartoons do. They can get away with not having a token black guy in a team-based show.


you wouldn't by any chance be referring to black panther as the token black guy would you?


No, I was referring to "Since WHEN does the Wasp have freakin' 'Animal powers'??"
(Hummingbirds, maybe...)
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Little_Hawk



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PostPosted: Mon Feb 10, 2014 8:12 am Reply with quote
At least the hero designs look really badass.
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 10, 2014 10:55 am Reply with quote
Japan just stop... you've already shown on what is it, four occasions, now that you don't understand these characters. Just stop. Leave these characters to people who actually know what they're doing with them.
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