G-Savior might be the only passable live-action anime adaptation I've seen.I remember people back in the day really hating on it, but it wasn't even that bad in my eyes.It was just a typical sci-fi b-movie in a Gundam skin.The early CG was poor, but other than that there was nothing that put me off about it.
>>20390416It also helps that Gundam as a franchise was already embracing AUs and multiple stories within UC continuity, so it's not like they had to adhere to any strict rules with trying to bring characters from the anime to the screen.Going with an original story was a smart move here.And now its got me thinking of how the new film will tackle this.
yeah G-Savior was pretty good actually. Much better than most of Star Trek, and lots of other shitty sci-fi shows running at the same time and on similar budgets.
>>20390416I don't think the CG was poor for its time, and this might only be me but I don't think the CG has aged as terribly as it could have. I think the advantage it had was that it Hollywood-level CG for a TV special in 1999, so it looks relatively good for the medium of its kind. Most of the CG shots are consistent, with any green screening of actors being quite minimal so as to not stick out like a sore thumb, and it helps the colours during these sequences are quite dark and muted. The CG looks much better in motion than it does in still shots, those Sunrise art books have aged a little poorly as a result but it's not the worst thing in the world. I'm someone who likes PS1 FMV-level CG so this stuff isn't totally lost to me. I think the one thing that is noticeable about the CG is that the proportions of some of the suits are a little off when compared to the lineart, this could purely be put down to the overseas CG team designing something like mobile suits for the first time on computers.
>>20390416People are really still out here shitting on alita battle angel
>>20390416>G-Savior might be the only passable live-action anime adaptation I've seen.Watch more movies retard.
>>20390871alright name the other onesbecause there are correct and incorrect answers
>>20390877Not him but the Speed Racer movie is pretty good for an adaptation
>>20390871>>20390877>>20390885G-Saviour isn't really an adaptation though, it's an original story in the UC timeline.
I've still never seen it
>>20390877I'm not gonna spoonfeed you retard, go watch more movies and come back when you are a real /m/an.
>>20390885ngl that movie ruledI didn't appreciate it when I saw it as a child>>20390898>G-Saviour isn't really an adaptation though, it's an original story in the UC timeline.fair point, but that doesn't have any relevance to its quality. OP was talking about how it's too hated and without reason.>>20390905LOL!As I thought, you haven't seen shit. Allow me to educate you, plebeian. Come back when you're a real /m/an
>>20390877> There are correct and incorrect answersIncorrect it is.>>20390885Speed Racer had John Goodman wrestling ninjas. It's worth it for that alone, but I think it's a visually spectacular movie that nails anime sensibilities throughout, and it's story has just the right amount of cheese to balance out it's emotion too. I love watching both the flip-page race start and actual race finale on YouTube regularly.
>>20390921You are the one making shit threads with bold claims zoomie.
>>20390942not my thread, boomie>>20390941>Incorrect it is.were you going to post a picture or something?Lmao, like I said, come back when you're a real /m/an.
>>20390856I still haven't seen that, or the original.
>>20390849>I think the one thing that is noticeable about the CG is that the proportions of some of the suits are a little off when compared to the lineart,I noticed that too, but for some reason it seems the proportions of the CG models and how they appear on screen is different.I wonder if they did some weird distortion effect with the virtual camera lens.
>>20390871It was already implied in the OP that I obviously haven't seen every live action anime. >I've seen
>>20390958> were you going to post a picture or something?No, do you need pictorial accompaniment to understand something?
>>20391077No I was just asking because otherwise you outed yourself as a plebeian.As I thought, you really haven't seen any of these works you supposedly "need" to watchIf you had you would've posted one, but you haven't. :\
>>20391067It's possible. One model which comes to the mind is the one used for the Freedom, the hands, arm, face and torso all differ from the lineart in some way.
>>20391067>>20391087The lineart for comparison.
>>20390877Guyver: Dark HeroCasshernSpeed RacerAlitaThere's at least four of these to my knowledge that everyone unanimously agrees do a good job at respecting the source material, doing it's own thing and being enough of an adaptation to please people. G Savior included (it's main crime is being kinda boring ngl).
>>20391197Alita is wrongthere are more but they aren't /m/
>>20391085I didn't even argue you need to watch any in the first place; just agree that there are other good live action anime films. And disagree with the idea that opinions on them can be correct or incorrect.
>>20390416The game storyline is better. It also features the only other Gundam (pic related) who's as angry as Guneasy.https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLF8j_BJeDYpJRUF6aGLYfSlCUA7X7bSqj
>>20391212not that other guy but why is Alita "wrong"?also I remember watching the 2010 live action yamato with some of my friends who weren't at all familiar with the anime, and we enjoyed it
>>20390416The Kenshin movies are actually rather good, just not /m/ material
There's a great deal of background and story to G-Saviour, which will probably never be revisited in full, but it's good that reference materials have become accessible so that the scope of it can be more easily understood. The proof-of-concept trailer features an exclusive scenario in which a criminal group called Marchosias uses Bugus to terrorise Side 4. This is an interesting concept, as I like to think that in between the liquidation of the EFF and the formation of CONSENT, groups of brigand mobile suit pilots attack colonies lawlessly using any form of stolen weaponry and technology, with the CONSENT either stamping it out almost entirely or absorbing thuggish elements into its army. If G-Saviour was actually two separate 60-minute parts instead of a singular 90-minute feature, it would have been interesting if that Marchosias concept could have been retained in some way. I could imagine following Mark and Cynthia's departure from Earth, and on their way to Side 4, the CAF secretly conspiring to arm Marchosias with mobile suits and instructing them to deal with the rebels as violently as possible. In exchange, they will turn a blind eye to the activities of Marchosias if they can get rid of Mark and Cynthia without the CAF getting their hands dirty (for now). This is purely my imagining but it would be one way of retaining this scenario of Bugus attacking Side 4 and the G-Saviour Terrain Mode receiving a more fleshed out introduction.
>>20394226>The proof-of-concept trailerWas this uploaded anywhere?
>>20393122Alita is an ugly movie, that's all. The manga was not ugly. Therefor it disrespects the source material.I haven't seen the live-action Yamato film.
>>20394245No, not yet at least. The Newtype 100% Collection guide collects the stills from it, and Inoue talks about it in the same book, but no video of it has been available. Some Japanese magazines from 1997/98 ran articles on it, but I saw these magazines so long ago that I couldn't tell you the names of them. Elements of the trailer are still in the film (such as the G-Saviour mode switch sequence) as well as several shorter sequences, so there's that at least.
>>20394226>>20394498One thing I like about the trailer is the Bugus invading the colony from inside like the Zakus in the first episode of the original MSG.
>>20395132I fucking hope they revisit the G3 design sometime in the franchise's foreseeable future. Providence and Blitz Gundam kinda hit the same design quirks but they're unfortunately stuck in the worst AU.
>>20393308this is a mango adaptation
>>20395142Yeah, it's a suit that's full of potential.
Has nobody found the rest of the manga?
>>20398203No scans of it, unless you wanna be a bro and seek out those Famitsu Bros volumes they were in.
>>20398203>>20398272https://www.ne.jp/asahi/g-book/zousho/material/02.htmlThe volumes it was published in.
>>20398274There are photos at the bottom, but I'm not sure how to access them
>>20398304You can't, also they're not in any higher resolution than what's available on that website.
>>20398311I can't find any of those issues through the usual channels. That magazine is fucking expensive too, like 100$ a book. That's not normal. Must be some collector item.
>>20398376Shieeeeetttt. Let's hope something comes through one day then.
Game version melee experts know.
>>20399958OST and sound effects are both excellent quality.
You know for the part of Gundam that Sunrise or Bandai rarely seem to acknowledge, I'm glad there's a lot of fan art of it out there.
>>20390921You don't get your /m/embership card until you've seen the live action Devilman movie.
I like knowing Okawara did an illustration of the Bugu for a fan.
Early G-Saviour concept sketch.
>>20412217The skinny look reminds me a lot of that early G-Self we saw in the g-reco promo art
>>20413519Space Mode sketch.
>>20390416No matter what happens, I'm sure it'll be better than the Legendary pictures Gundam they are making for Chinese audiences.
>>20421405Do the chinese care about gundam?
>>20390416Still the best Gundam to this day
>no edge of tomorrow
>>20423062https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=liqRQAWZGEoThey care about G-Saviour funnily.
>>20425300It's not an anime adaptation.
>>20425289>Still the best Gundam to this dayThis, but unironically
>>20423062Popular enough so they could get a statue in Shanghai
I unironically like G-Saviour. Been a while since I watched it last and will probably watch it once I finish moving. I really hope one day they release an MG or RE/100 G-Saviour some day.
>>20412217Interesting how the legs really show the F91 influences. Same as the back fin array that remains.>>20417801Funny they mention how the frame resembles the PG Gundam W.
>>20428468It's interesting to see the way those F91 elements persisted, even parts of the F90 were effectively revived in the G3-Saviour Ground Attack Mode.
It was an OK film but I think there should be more action scenes.
>>20411204basedwhen was this?
why were the suits from g saviour 18m tall if when was set after f91 and victory when the movable frame was miniaturised
>>20432756Because that was always Bandai changing its approach to the production of plastic scale models.In-universe though, presumably MS ballooned in size again as part of technological development slowing down. Resources became limited, hence the theme of MS development continuing through the retrofitting of older parts to create new models that didn't lack on performance.