New poll. Do you read the VR story?
I watched Jungle Emperor Leo last night, which is a brilliant film with a tortured history.
After kicking off the anime genre with Astro Boy, Osamu Tezuka created the first color anime series, Jungle Emperor (known as Kimba the White Lion in America). In 1966, they even retold several major events of the series in a feature film, Jungle Emperor Leo.
A few years after Tezuka’s death, Disney released The Lion King, which is suspiciously similar to Jungle Emperor (even the titles). I say Disney lifted the characters almost whole, and about half the plot.
A few years after The Lion King was released, Tezuka Productions released a
I feel like the Tezuka team decided to respond to The Lion King with animation rather than litigation. They could’ve sued Disney, and probably would have won. Instead, they competed on an animation level. And, frankly, Jungle Emperor Leo gives The Lion King a run for its money in terms of visual beauty and powerful storytelling.
Thomas closed his eyes and popped off his visor, then kept his eyes closed as he stripped off the rest of his VR gear. He opened his eyes slowly, to adjust to the harsh flourescent light of his room.
He sighed and tossed his two
This was bad. It was so bad, it had never happened to him before. Then again, he had always been careful before. Nothing illegal. Well, nothing against which there was a specific law. He may’ve taken a few liberties with his access to peek around a few times, but never anything like this. Never anything that might put him in jail.
He swore to himself that this was definitely not worth ten thousand dollars.
A blue light began to pulse insistently on the
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