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What actually caused sci-fi to completely fade away from 2D? Everything that isn't based on real life is just fantasy or fantasy isekai now.
The future is now and it sucks.
>>19384934There used to be a shitton of space anime trends just come and go and after LOTR and GoT era fantasy simply became more popular. It won't last forever. There are already many new space series appearing.
Hope for the future died, especially in Japan. Now people just want to escape from their problems
>>19384938>>19384943This is too true and and it hurts.
>>19384943Yes anon that's why space streams and SpaceX progress are the most popular content on youtube. Anime was just flooded by space stuff and people got tired of it. When Mars race starts for real you will see a flood again.
>>19384959Normalfags have ruined space exploration.
>>19384934The Japanese Recession. After the massive collapse, Japan stopped experimenting with long animated epics and stories, especially in regards to the future in sci-fi form. Add in their unhealthy level of overwork that followed and the general feeling that Japanese lose themselves after graduation (hence most characters aging younger than the old 18+ of other, earlier series), and the shift towards escapism via isekai became the norm.Japan needs another economic boom and an overhaul of their black work tendencies, both to encourage a population boom, and to inspire hope for the future.
>>19384963>ruinedFaggot space exploration is in best state in like 40 years. By far. Next 10 years are going to be insane.
>>19385063Optimistic people aren't welcome here.
>>19384934it's a fantasy show
>>19385098No it isn't. It's a sci-fi adventure romance with a heavy focus on fleet formations and combat.
>>19384934Was she meant to look deformed and/or emaciated or is this just a 90s anime character?
>>19384934The scifi market in Japan died off for anime, and because they weren't really giving a shit about the international market where scifi was still a thing, they basically let it fall fallow aside from modern day scifi stuff like the Semi;Colon shows and occasional throwbacks/recurring franchises.
>>19384978Absolutely this, it's amazing how many Japanese just want to kill themselves after highschool because they will "no longer be free"
>>19385098It's one of the few actual sci-fi space shows actually. No space magic and other shit like that.
>>19385124The Ahb are meant to look eternally young and beautiful. It's just the artstyle.
>>19384963>he doesn't want manlets in powersuits>there a literal cyborg in pic>this is just an excuse to experiment on people to further scienceAway with you
>>19384963Tall women are considered disabled? I've been so inclusive my whole life damn.
Is this the doomposting thread?
>>19385413Good, another thread to hide from
>>1938512490s character design.The (modern) Manga does a much better job.
>>19385562I love the world building in that universe.
>>19385570Dumb avatarfag, you like a literal boy in drag.
>>19385418These dogshit, /v/-tier threads should be a bannable offense.
>>19385591>discussing the industry is bad
>>19385592>'abloo bloo the industry is SHIT and will NEVER be good again' is discussing the industryOP's question was answered already in >>19384978, anything else is superfluous and just an excuse for people to bitch.
>>19385063of the few people left in ten years, hunting and gathering will be their only concern. space is a mere distraction for the masses.
>>19385602Oh great the schizos are here.
>>19385596Then why not use the thread to look back at some of the good years? Don't be so hostile anon.
>>19385562Yeah, 80s stuff is generally quite nice but 90s artstyles tend to abit rough and strange.There's a certain appeal to it, but they rarely land for me.>>19385588It's just a reaction image, dummy.
>>19385615Eh. I suppose I am curious if the drop off in Japanese sci-fi happened concurrently with the bubble economy bursting, or if it happened afterward. I know everyone and their brother getting a high budget OVA did.
>>19384959There is literally a hashtag trending right now saying "instead of going to mars we could have _____"
>>19384963How the fuck does this improve space exploration?
>>19385370One of them has a prosthetic leg and the other has very uneven legs.>>19385652Thankfully no one listens to Twitter unless they accuse someone of breathing in their general direction without consent.>>19385653It does, it's just putting the cart well before the horse. A program like this would make more sense if we had established long term living settlments beyond what the ISS can sustain.
>>19384934mechanical design is a pain in the ass to make and animate in 2d
>>19384934Why go through all the hard work of creating complex technology, politics and need to explore questions about human ethics when faced with the unknown when you can just make ten million shitty dragon quest isekai knock offs where the party never leaves the starter town because a moronic quest guild handles all the mission bureaucracy for them
>thinking you'd actually be one of the people that'll end up going to space and not left behind in this planet while it rots
>>19385854You say that but once it does happen some preemo real estate is gonna be available for chump change
>>19385854>wanting to abandon your blood and soil for the void of nothingnessCringe.
>>19385063Courtesy of one man.
>>19385570choke on my cum dumb avatarfag
>>19385588>>19385980>>19385993Seriously, is this really the hill you want to die on?
>>19386014Yeah I'd fight for the Ahb Empire.
>>19384934what amine is this?
>>19385652With how many retweets? 10k? 50k? This had like 4 million people livewatching on various streams.
>TDA is WIN10 exclusiveMecha is dead. DEAD!
>>19385854Considering a big portion of humanity might leave for space, maybe the Earth will actually start to recover from environmental degradation and all the things we did.
>>19385653Money, why launch a full size astronaut when you can launch a dwarf and use less fuel.
>>19384943>>19384947This is accurate. A lot of the appeal of science fiction was living in an ideal future. Star Trek is the ultimate example of this, and modern Star Trek shows conspicuously avoid showing the bright future that defines Star Trek. When you're trapped in civilizational decline, science fiction can feel very far off, and the idealistic future a child's fantasy. A science fiction show that wanted to resonate today might succeed by taking the perspective of a society already in decline, or focusing on one rebuilding from the ashes. And by rebuilding, I mean Conan style conquering.Oh, and fantasy isekai is popular because it's easy. No need to think about lore building, just slap standard MMO paint on the world and call it done. It's lazy and it deprives fantasy anime of its core appeal, a otherworldly land, but many don't seem to care.
>>19388155>This is accurate. A lot of the appeal of science fiction was living in an ideal future.That's so fucking stupid if that's actually what it was though, I don't consume sci fi so i can go basedjak over "WAOW SUCH A GREAT FUTURE SOCIETY TO LIVE IN" I read and watch this shit to explore the myriad of ways the future could go to shit. Without conflict and problems there is no story. I'm not saying I doubt you, but like look at Blade Runner, that totally illustrated such an idealistic future.Even gundam and many mecha anime depict a world in strife. People in UC are literally living under the NWO and a quarter of the world's population went kaput over the OYW. Code Geass takes place during a future imperial power's conquest of basically the whole world. There's nothing especially grimdark about these but there's nothing ideal about them either, aside from the fact that people use giant robots to kill each other.I'm not really a trekkie so I can't comment too much on the way its universe is depicted but they had their own share of problems. The way you say it though I assume you're saying that the function of society in the federation itself was supposed to be pretty good? Or maybe the tech in the show implies a high QOL for people?
>>19388184>That's so fucking stupid if that's actually what it was thoughWhy? Art always reflects the time it's created in.
>>19388155>>19388184World building is the most important part no matter if it's sci-fi or fantasy. I couldn't care less about the characters and the story if the world itself isn't well written.
>>19388184Gundam always seemed to avoid sci-fi visuals outside of what was strictly necessary for the setting to work, like how in spite of space colonies, ships and robots, the cities just looked like modern ones.Same thing goes for something like Code Geass, where in spite of the sci-fi elements the world is just modern.
>>19388581Sci-fi bullshit appearing concurrently with what is essentially an unchanged modern (for the time) world is a neat aesthetic. Plus if the setting looks like the viewer's it can help it resonate more with them.
>>19388581Code Geass is just the modern world set in a timeline where the French revolution failed and absolute monarchies remained in power in Europe and the American war for independence didn't happen. It isn't even much of a sci-fi until the later parts when the mechs get increasingly stronger.
>>19386527Char, go back to bed.
>>19388591G Gundam. Note that Neo France is still a monarchy
>>19385653Because if you can create technologies that insure that even disabled people can survive in space reliably then it becomes easier for those who aren’t disabled.
>>19388184You actually have just answered OP's question. A lot of people already have been beaten down too much in real lives. Why then should they go home and watch sci-fi about strives and struggles? They could just shut down their brains and watch Iyashikei instead.
>>19384934Post the scene where she fights ten ships at once and something bad happens on the final one
>>19385063>10 years of Elon Musk taking our creative work and using it to convince Redditors like yourself he's just like us while marketing MMI Zuckerberg and pals will use for evil shitNo, it's going to be nightmarish.
>>19388730The Elon cult is just another one of many cases of America’s worship of the upper class.The country’s god is money and Elon is the closest to it.It’s gonna be hell in this century when many of these technological advances become increasingly involved with the oppression of the poor.Just imagine what it’s gonna look like when the rich start leaving for space and pillage earth while everyone else suffers the consequences of what their corporations do to the environment.
>>19388730Musk's MMI shit is over rated. According to a guy I know whose wife they tried to recruit they're mostly talk and are significantly behind in the field. Musk is just good at PR and so reddit thinks he's massively innovating. That said he's got a decent amount of money to burn so he might catch up although I doubt he'll ever take the lead. If/when Facebook goes for MMI's I doubt they'll even look at Musk's shit and will buy up some smaller start up no one has heard of but which actually has accomplishments.
>>19390363>According to a guy I know whose wife they tried to recruit i agree with the rest of what you're saying but that part sounds a hair away from a joke
>>19384934Darling in the Franxx had it and was surprisingly good at it
>>19390684It was shit. The only good thing was the meltdown that it caused on /a/.
>>19388815>Just imagine what it’s gonna look like when the rich start leaving for space M8, the rich ain't going anywhere, it's your descendants' plebeian assess that's gonna get sent out to mine space rocks and shit while the .01% and their pals stay put on this mudball with all the water and oxygen and body slaves/walking organ farms that they could ever want. It's going to be the biggest institutionalized land and resource grab in history and none will be the wiser.
>>19385591>>19385596Why isn't this thread deleted yet? Seriously, it should probably be reported.. It's gotten off topic and devolved into schizoposting.
>>19388730>>19390363What is MMI?
>>19390764>discussing sci-fi is now schizopostingAre you alright anon?
>>19390751Who know Tomino can be such a visionary...
>>19388662I always assumed that the French Revolution happened in G Gundam, but France went back to monarchy in the 20th century for whatever reason.
>>19392499 Truthfully, I think it sucks.
It's really disappointing that there's barely any anime scifi that explores beyond the boundaries of regular 21st century human mentality. Honestly, I don't think I've ever seen an anime give things like AGI the gravitas it deserves.
>>19392522Not too far-fetched really. The people who founded the third republic wanted it to be a monarchy, but their negotiations with the royal claimant broke down over the issue of the flag.
>>19384943Sci-fi is doing perfectly fine in other media in Japan.
>>19385894Who's the dude in the heels?
Given all the older anime that've been getting reboots/remakes, what're the odds we'll see Crest of the Stars come back?
>>19402628Was it even popular back when it aired?
>>19402818It got two seasons of anime adaptation, so I'd assume so.
>>19402826That's not saying much. Many garbage anime got 2-cours with more than one season. I loved Crest of the Stars but I'm not sure if it was especially liked in Japan.
>>19402826It had 3 and some OVAs.Maybe if the series got finished it would've been adapted, but the author's been on hiatus for years now and he was already releasing infrequently.
>>19384934>What actually caused sci-fi to completely fade away from 2D? Everything that isn't based on real life is just fantasy or fantasy isekai now.I don't believe that's true.Sci-fi was rare in the first place, all that changed is that fantasy isekai is extremely cheap and a lazy yet effective way to make money.At worse you could say that Sci-Fi became harder to make. People expect technology to fit what they know and make sense. You can no longer use your Atomic shield set to protect yourself from the commies aliens brainwashing radio.Fantasy however is considered easy mode, some fanboy will even insult you if you ask more consistency.This >>19384978 is also an acceptable answer>>19385126I.G. Production have been heard saying international market is now 50% of their sale and will cater to it.>>19385137It have more refined taste but it's still space elves attack planet, except you are rooting for the elves.>>19385784I believe he used 2D to refer to the medium of manga and anime.>>19388730>>19388815Afraid these anons are right>>19390802Man-Machine InterfaceConnecting your brain to a machine to control it while whoever built the machine can sell your private thought to advertiser. You can't refuse because testing the product count as tacitly agreeing.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFe9wiDfb0EAnd we all know people would accept the iControl mind-control chip as long as it's sold by Apple.
>>19403744Yukinobu is a genius.
>>19399052Our lord and saviour. He will free our souls from gravity.
>>19403744>Dude, people can't into sci-fi because they don't realize how old an ancient body isIs this midwit posting?
>>19390701God-tier OST tho