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Why has Hollywood failed to turn classic Anime series into successful movies?


From Dragon Ball to The Last Airbender, the normally reliable folks in Hollywood have consistently failed to properly adapt classic Anime series from Japan into viable movies. Why is that?

 

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Steven Escareno (Stevennix2001) says

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    EJ Lambert 4 years ago

    I don't think we'll see any good live action animes until those from the latest generations grow up, because they hold a deeper love for the genre. That is why it took so long for super hero movies to excel.

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Jose Velasquez (PHILLYDREAMER) says

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    EJ Lambert 4 years ago

    So true. I'll never forgive whoever put together that Dragon Ball fiasco.


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Samantha Harris (followthestray) says

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    Samantha Harris (followthestray) 3 years ago

    I respectfully disagree with you about the Dragonball movie. It was not faithful to the series AT ALL and that's WHY it was such a big problem. Hollywood turned Goku from a playful kid to an angsty teen--NO NO NO!

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    EJ Lambert 4 years ago

    True, but it's amazing to me how such great stories from these anime shows can't translate to the big screen. The makers already have key pieces in place, they just need to get the casting right. Yet they can't.


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