Otakuite++ | Posted 11/08/13 | Reply
@Hisaishi: I do understand that...like I said...I think Eva truly does deserve the importance it holds in the anime world...the characters are really well made, the story is complex and open to interpretation and the graphics are the best of the best...and when I saw Ender's game trailers I did think of shinji so it makes perfect sense, specially for such a young actor to use everything he can in his role...but shinji, like his father, freak me out...I think they represent the worse of humanity...there isn't hope in Eva...there is nothing positive...regardless of what you take by the end of the anime/movies (and every person takes something different and that is something also incredible about Eva) I really doubt that anyone felt hope about the future of humanity by then...
The Zanrai Kid (Otaku Eternal) | Posted 11/05/13 | Reply
I think, and this is coming from someone who read the full interview and the Orson Scott Card novel, Asa Butterfield is referencing the idea that both Ender and Shinji are stuck in similar situations, being child soldiers sent to fight an alien threat initially against their will. The only difference is how they react it. Shinji begrudgingly accept despite everything his mind tells him while Ender throws himself into the fray having nothing to return to. Both series have similar plots, but different messages. As for Butterfield's quote, many people find Neon Genesis Evangelion to be their favorite, so it isn't that farfetched. Maybe he isn't that much of an anime fan and someone recommended Evangelion for inspiration regarding the role.
Otakuite++ | Posted 11/05/13 | Reply
Hideaki Anno and Mahiro Maeda making something named peaceful...is it just me or there has to me some sort of hidden play in that...?
Now I know why I have no intention of going to see Ender's game...in all honesty it's undeniable the impact and importance of Eva in the anime world. And it's well given...but it totally freaks me out hearing someone saying they inspired their character in Shinji...
Thank you for the news!
State Alchemist (Otaku Eternal) | Posted 11/05/13 | Reply
So excited about the return of the Sherlock manga! And the new pikachu game! (I'm a big Sherlock fan ) I was wondering if they were going to continue the manga. Anyway, thank you for the news.
Otaku Idol (Otaku Eternal) | Posted 11/04/13 | Reply
I remember hearing about that Bubblegum Crisis project, and thought it was an interesting investment. I wonder if it'll catch on with other releases, and what it might mean in the future. For now, I'm not entirely sure how I see it affecting the industry overall. In any case, it's pretty cool to see it getting a Blu-Ray release packed with oodles of extras.
Lombax of Earth (Otaku Eternal) | Posted 11/04/13 | Reply
But because Chopper's also voiced by Pikachu's voice actress, I'd hope that they'd keep Chopper's cutesy voice, and just apply it, with a hard-boiled detective like twist, to Pikachu :D
And then, of course, leave a Japanese audio option for the US release, should they get around to it. With a voice like that, all we need are subtitles, guys :3
Senior Otaku | Posted 11/04/13 | Reply
Mamoru Miyano, I can't swim either! We are non-swimming buddies!
LDS Fangirl! (Otaku Eternal) | Posted 11/04/13 | Reply
@Keba Si Rota:
I don't know that I'd want Pikachu to speak human; I find cute non-human sidekicks more endearing because they speak gibberish. Except Chopper in One Piece.
Don't Forget 3 Oct (Otaku Eternal) | Posted 11/04/13 | Reply
To me, the thought of a talking Pikachu sounds really cool. I wonder if there will be other Pokemon in that game that can talk. Unfortunately, I don't have the means to play any video games, so I couldn't experience it firsthand.
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