Animation: Z VS Kai

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Animation: Z VS Kai

Post by Yosheets » Tue Mar 02, 2021 10:18 pm

Which animation do you like better? Z's, or Kai's?

I think Z and Kai have advantages and disadvantages over each other in animation quality. However, despite the flaws of the Boo Arc Kai, I think it's almost objectively better than Z in animation and an improvement to other Kai Arcs in animation.

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Re: Animation: Z VS Kai

Post by Planetnamek » Wed Mar 03, 2021 2:18 am

I can't watch Boo Kai because of that stupid green tint.
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Re: Animation: Z VS Kai

Post by Shaddy » Wed Mar 03, 2021 8:19 am

The animation is the same??? It's literally the same drawings.

Some of Kai's few redrawn scenes screw up the timing, but everything else is literally just degrained and color-corrected.
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Re: Animation: Z VS Kai

Post by coola » Wed Mar 03, 2021 9:37 am

Z for me, hands down. Kai had:
- Clumsy edits (Mostly in Saiyan Saga)
- Horrible green tint in Boo Saga
- Terrible redrawn in Flash style random scenes
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Re: Animation: Z VS Kai

Post by VanceRefrigeration » Wed Mar 03, 2021 1:23 pm

This is sort of like asking what's better: France or Paris?

Kai was made from the film masters of Z....so they have same animation, besides the redraws. If you meant to ask which has the better picture quality, then it's not really a matter of Z vs. Kai, but rather a question of "Which Z remaster looks the best: the Dragon Box, the Level Sets, or Kai?".

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Re: Animation: Z VS Kai

Post by UltraInstinctRorikon » Thu Mar 04, 2021 12:32 am

I don't know about animation but in terms of art, Kai is very clearly edited and removes so much of the detail of the art that a lot of the times it looks like someone drew over the original art with MS paint marker.

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Re: Animation: Z VS Kai

Post by Dbzfan94 » Thu Mar 04, 2021 12:45 am

The animation is the same.

it's the same show.

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Re: Animation: Z VS Kai

Post by MasenkoHA » Sat Mar 20, 2021 10:31 am

Literally the exact same animation but Kai has those god awful redrawn scenes that looked like a third graders fanart got randomly slipped into the show. So Z wins.

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Re: Animation: Z VS Kai

Post by TheGreatness25 » Tue Mar 23, 2021 8:34 pm

I still can't figure out how they chose what they were going to reanimate. It all seemed kinda random. And the reanimation was exactly the same. I understand if they fixed something that was off-model or fixed a face or something, but they didn't. They legit just redrew the exact same thing. The only thing they really changed was Vegeta's coloring and I feel that could've been done with the original footage anyway.

Just seemed like a whole lot of wasted potential.

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Re: Animation: Z VS Kai

Post by Metalwario64 » Wed Apr 21, 2021 11:27 pm

I prefer Kai's look for the superior colors (until the Buu arc) and much better dark details. It makes everything have a lot more depth, and even the green tinted Buu remaster at least has more defined edges (not talking about the edge enhancement riddled Japanese version) and better darks than the Dragon Boxes, but in that case the colors as a whole are pretty messed up, but even then the Dragon Boxes have some insanely cyan tinted, season 2 Orange Brick bright episodes towards the end of the arc.
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Re: Animation: Z VS Kai

Post by Nosferatu93 » Thu Apr 22, 2021 1:24 pm

Kai til cell looks best as dragonball z can. Boo saga i use dragon box. 16:9 my ass.

Also animation is literally the same.
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