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Marvel, Madhouse's Iron Man Anime Image Posted Online

posted on 2008-08-27 23:44 EDT
Side-by-side comparison between American version and Japanese anime version

Update: The Sports Nippon newspaper has posted two images of Iron Man — the original American version from Marvel Comics that inspired the live-action film (pictured at right), and the Japanese anime version by the Madhouse studio. The anime version of Iron Man is set to debut in a 12-episode series in Japan in the spring of 2010. According to Madhouse President and CEO Jungo Murata, Marvel is giving the anime studio behind Death Note, Paprika, and Vampire Hunter D free reign to re-imagine the Marvel superheroes for Japanese audiences.

Thank you to toru for the news tip.

Image © 2008 Sony Pictures Digital Inc.


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