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China Box Office: Audiences Prefer Hand-Drawn Miyazaki Over CG Pixar

By Amid Amidi | 06/24/2019 8:18 pm | 37

 

What do audiences want to see more — an almost-20-year-old hand-drawn animated feature or a brand-new cg animated feature? That exact scenario played out in China last weekend and you may be surprised by the answer: audiences unequivocally chose hand-drawn animation........

https://www.cartoonbrew.com/box-office-report/china-box-office-audiences-prefer-hand-drawn-miyazaki-over-cg-pixar-176257.html?fbclid=IwAR2cNRlatPnpzJ_uGCoUsKrsRcetHEB2Eo85oWOAwgh6OcFs65zZUNOoYFg

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1 minute ago, mr6666 said:

China Box Office: Audiences Prefer Hand-Drawn Miyazaki Over CG Pixar

By Amid Amidi | 06/24/2019 8:18 pm | 37

 

What do audiences want to see more — an almost-20-year-old hand-drawn animated feature or a brand-new cg animated feature? That exact scenario played out in China last weekend and you may be surprised by the answer: audiences unequivocally chose hand-drawn animation........

https://www.cartoonbrew.com/box-office-report/china-box-office-audiences-prefer-hand-drawn-miyazaki-over-cg-pixar-176257.html?fbclid=IwAR2cNRlatPnpzJ_uGCoUsKrsRcetHEB2Eo85oWOAwgh6OcFs65zZUNOoYFg

:)

There's a lot more going on there than just hand-drawn vs. CGI. You've got a very American milieu in Toy Story 4, filled with uniquely American in-jokes and references, whereas Spirited Away will be much more familiar and accessible to Chinese audiences, story and character wise.

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On 6/27/2019 at 6:50 PM, LawrenceA said:

There's a lot more going on there than just hand-drawn vs. CGI. You've got a very American milieu in Toy Story 4, filled with uniquely American in-jokes and references, whereas Spirited Away will be much more familiar and accessible to Chinese audiences, story and character wise.

Also, saying audiences prefer Miyazaki/Studio Ghibli to CGI (whether Chinese or American) is like saying that audiences preferred Disney's "Pinocchio" to Universal's "Secret Life of Pets 2".

(Unless we're talking about "Howl's Moving Castle", in which case nobody preferred that to anything, unless it was the first Ghibli they ever saw in the US.)

6 hours ago, mr6666 said:

Cuphead Is Getting A Netflix Animated Series:

The show is aiming for an animation style "inspired by the classic Fleischer cartoons from the 1930s."

https://www.cartoonbrew.com/streaming/cuphead-is-getting-a-netflix-animated-series-176735.html 

Wouldn't it be nice if we someday got new cartoons that WEREN'T passive-aggressively hipster-inspired by classic Fleischer cartoons from the 30's?

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