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NEWS: DEVILMAN crybaby's Masaaki Yuasa Helms Japan Sinks Novel's 1st Anime for Netflix


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Cardcaptor Takato



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PostPosted: Tue Oct 08, 2019 9:33 pm Reply with quote
I don't know anything about the source material but Yuasa is an impressive director and I loved Devilman Crybaby so I'm excited to see how this turns out. It would be great if Netflix would invest in more anime projects like this instead of just blocking typical seasonal shows from being simulcast.
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Aubrey Dickson Gaming



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PostPosted: Tue Oct 08, 2019 9:42 pm Reply with quote
Well I was interested in this because of the plot but Netflix is involved so I'm no longer interested
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veemonjosh



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PostPosted: Tue Oct 08, 2019 10:34 pm Reply with quote
Aubrey Dickson Gaming wrote:
Netflix is involved so I'm no longer interested


Explain.
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Aubrey Dickson Gaming



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PostPosted: Tue Oct 08, 2019 10:50 pm Reply with quote
veemonjosh wrote:
Aubrey Dickson Gaming wrote:
Netflix is involved so I'm no longer interested


Explain.


Anytime Netflix is involved with anything involving anything based on a manga/LN/anime etc it ends up being crap but me explaining anything is gonna be brushed off due to me being new which I don't mind watch what y'all wanna watch I just won't be joining you
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Hatsu95



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PostPosted: Tue Oct 08, 2019 11:04 pm Reply with quote
Aubrey Dickson Gaming wrote:
veemonjosh wrote:
Aubrey Dickson Gaming wrote:
Netflix is involved so I'm no longer interested


Explain.


Anytime Netflix is involved with anything involving anything based on a manga/LN/anime etc it ends up being crap but me explaining anything is gonna be brushed off due to me being new which I don't mind watch what y'all wanna watch I just won't be joining you


Imagine generalizing all releases distributed by a platform. Yuasa is a fantastic director and has an amazing track record. You're not gonna watch it? Cool, but you're probably gonna miss out on a solid show.
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Cardcaptor Takato



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PostPosted: Tue Oct 08, 2019 11:13 pm Reply with quote
It should be pointed out that Netflix has no real involvement in the actual creation of the anime they stream. They just get the exclusive streaming rights and maybe do some co-funding of it. It's not that different than when Crunchyroll co-funds a show.
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Aubrey Dickson Gaming



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PostPosted: Tue Oct 08, 2019 11:24 pm Reply with quote
Hatsu95 wrote:
Aubrey Dickson Gaming wrote:
veemonjosh wrote:
Aubrey Dickson Gaming wrote:
Netflix is involved so I'm no longer interested


Explain.


Anytime Netflix is involved with anything involving anything based on a manga/LN/anime etc it ends up being crap but me explaining anything is gonna be brushed off due to me being new which I don't mind watch what y'all wanna watch I just won't be joining you


Imagine generalizing all releases distributed by a platform. Yuasa is a fantastic director and has an amazing track record. You're not gonna watch it? Cool, but you're probably gonna miss out on a solid show.


That is most likely true but once I've made up my mind it's hard to change it
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Arale Kurashiki



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PostPosted: Wed Oct 09, 2019 12:29 am Reply with quote
Good thing Netflix has never been involved with an anime then
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3rdImpakt



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PostPosted: Wed Oct 09, 2019 12:33 am Reply with quote
Aubrey Dickson Gaming wrote:
veemonjosh wrote:
Aubrey Dickson Gaming wrote:
Netflix is involved so I'm no longer interested


Explain.


Anytime Netflix is involved with anything involving anything based on a manga/LN/anime etc it ends up being crap but me explaining anything is gonna be brushed off due to me being new which I don't mind watch what y'all wanna watch I just won't be joining you


Wow... What a post. Bravo.
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Martin G.



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PostPosted: Wed Oct 09, 2019 1:17 am Reply with quote
I love the novel and the 1973 movie adaptation but I think Masaaki Yuasa might be the worst choice for directing an anime version of the story. He relies too much on whimsy and strangeness for strangeness' sake to do the dramatic and tragic story justice.
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donhumberto



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PostPosted: Wed Oct 09, 2019 2:55 am Reply with quote
Finally, a series announcement I can get behind. This looks really promising.
Also, big LOL at people refusing to watch this because it's Netflix... but then again, a post in ANN about a Netflix-related series with nobody whining about Netflix is like a chimera by now...
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MarshalBanana



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PostPosted: Wed Oct 09, 2019 3:12 am Reply with quote
Hmm well I liked Devilman Crybaby for the most part, but I didn't really care(sorry)for Ping Pong the Animation. I may check it out based on if the merits of the source material.
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Aubrey Dickson Gaming



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PostPosted: Wed Oct 09, 2019 3:52 am Reply with quote
donhumberto wrote:

Also, big LOL at people refusing to watch this because it's Netflix... but then again, a post in ANN about a Netflix-related series with nobody whining about Netflix is like a chimera by now...


Laugh all you want if I cared about other's opinions I wouldn't be watching any of the animes I'm watching this season
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Sherris



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PostPosted: Wed Oct 09, 2019 5:05 am Reply with quote
The novel was a good read, but a bit too sexist.
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Kicksville



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PostPosted: Wed Oct 09, 2019 5:45 am Reply with quote
After Devilman Crybaby - another Netflix original by Yuasa and crew - I think it's pretty clear there's an exception to the (apparent) rule. Easily head and shoulders above just about everything else they've had that I can think of.
Sherris wrote:
The novel was a good read, but a bit too sexist.

Knowing this staff, I imagine that's likely to be changed for the better. We'll see, of course.
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