Avenger New anime and manga coming to japan.

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Avenger New anime and manga coming to japan.

Postby gaastra » February 28th, 2017, 8:27 am

Marvel is bringing the avengers back to anime again plus a manga!

https://www.bleedingcool.com/2017/02/27 ... anga-week/

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Re: Avenger New anime and manga coming to japan.

Postby EricJ » February 28th, 2017, 5:01 pm

So, IOW, they're teaming them up with kids-anime Wendy & Marvin...er, Ash & Misty sidekicks, because Japan doesn't KNOW who the Marvel characters are and has no one else for Japanese kids to identify with. They have enough trouble with DC's Batman and Superman, or, FTM, the whole Western comic-book ethic of super-capes going out to stop crime in the streets.

The "Again" refers to the anime previously done for "Disk Wars", a a sort of hybrid Pokemon/Pog game (am I too old?) that had a series attached for game marketing.
And even then, the trans-Pacific interpretations of the Avengers characters was a little...unique. (Since the MCU Ant-Man movie hadn't hit yet, they had no idea who Janet Van Dyne was, so the Disk Wars version of Wasp kept up her end of the game battles with "Animal powers"...Whatever those were.)