Unofficial New DB Series Dragonball Absalon Episode 1

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Unofficial New DB Series Dragonball Absalon Episode 1

Post by AnimeFan8719 » Sat Dec 01, 2012 2:58 am

http://youtu.be/ll_XPenKkqA

What do you guys think? This is no way affiliated with, or sponsored or approved, by Akira Toriyama, Toei, Shueisha, FUNimation,20th Century Fox or any of their respective affiliates or licensees. But it's a good shot.

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Re: Unofficial New DB Series Dragonball Absalon Episode 1

Post by Hellspawn28 » Sat Dec 01, 2012 3:14 am

I enjoy it. I like all of the effort that they put into the animation and it looks very nice in my opinion. I admit that I'm not found of the voice acting, but I give them credit for trying. Looking forward to Episode 2.
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Post by Tanooki Kuribo » Sat Dec 01, 2012 3:21 am

I... uh, like the part with Mario.

But seriously. It looks like a lot of effort was put into this. Nice work! Also, there's a whole section in this forum for fan works. I'm sure this will magically be moved there.

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Post by samuraix123 » Sat Dec 01, 2012 3:56 am

Wow! Thanks for sharing this! :D I actually liked it.
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Re: Unofficial New DB Series Dragonball Absalon Episode 1

Post by Gonstead » Sat Dec 01, 2012 5:03 am

Needs work though in music placement though and some work in audio for sometimes the voices were drowned out by the music. Some silent moments would have been appreciated, especially in the scene where Uub detects the high power levels approaching.

The animation was okay though perhaps a little bit more fluidity would have been good.

Voice work sounded okay though perhaps a little more emotion in some lines was needed.

All in all though, an decent product and should hopefully get better as it goes.
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Re: Unofficial New DB Series Dragonball Absalon Episode 1

Post by Hellspawn28 » Sat Dec 01, 2012 5:07 am

I did admit that it was wired seeing Ubb and Pan together. Seeing her knowing shunkan ido was random.
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Re: Unofficial New DB Series Dragonball Absalon Episode 1

Post by DBZnut » Sat Dec 01, 2012 5:58 am

Pretty good, The animation could be more fluent and the voices need work.

But it's very solid, looks like it's only going to get better too
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Post by Jodaku » Sat Dec 01, 2012 8:12 am

Along with Runaways, this is another fan project I can get on board with, I like what I've seen so far. It's obviously rough around the edges, but I will be keeping up with this. It's amazing the clear amount of effort that are going into some of these fan projects.

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Post by hleV » Sat Dec 01, 2012 10:33 am

Despite some weird changes in characters' designs, I really liked it. The villain boss' voice is badass.

I see that there's another thread for this, in the right section. Perhaps we should move there.

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Re: Unofficial New DB Series Dragonball Absalon Episode 1

Post by Beji » Sat Dec 01, 2012 1:40 pm

IT HAS FINALLY RELEASED THANK GOODNESS!

Now I watched it. It was good! meh there were a few things I didnt like. But mixed feelings about it. for a fan work i think was pretty great.

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Post by dbboxkaifan » Sat Dec 01, 2012 4:15 pm

Didn't like it, but it's some quality fan-project content that's spreading now.
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Post by Zestanor » Sat Dec 01, 2012 9:08 pm

That was pretty cool. :) And Masako X was Goku. The dark Cell guy has a really good voice.

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Re: Unofficial New DB Series Dragonball Absalon Episode 1

Post by Rory » Sat Dec 01, 2012 10:08 pm

Nice to see the Dragon Ball community being so active still!
Not gonna say I liked this, it really seemed like a 15 year old's fanfiction come to life (character interactions were cringe inducing, and the story just seemed pretty generic), but the animation was damn impressive.
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Re: Unofficial New DB Series Dragonball Absalon Episode 1

Post by BlazingFiddlesticks » Sat Dec 01, 2012 10:28 pm

IT COMETH.

Everything wrong technically is something you can indeed write off as first episode- jumpy animation, music drowning out the characters, no silences. But given where the animation is, it sure as hell deserves a shot. You just don't get that kind of effort very often.

A lot of the details are wonky, I'd agree. Dragon Ball in the real world, Pan knowing Instant Movement out of nowhere (Did the intro imply she's going SS5? Bwa-ha.), Future Trunks and sons suddenly training like pros, abrupt conversations. Oh look, more Sayains! But then it sounds like the Zorn's motive revolves around getting Sayains, so we'll see.
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Post by NovaSayajinGoku » Sun Dec 02, 2012 10:18 am

I want to know what Programm he use. Anyone know ?

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Post by Zestanor » Sun Dec 02, 2012 2:58 pm

Flash?

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Re: Unofficial New DB Series Dragonball Absalon Episode 1

Post by Thanos » Sun Dec 02, 2012 3:24 pm

The animation is all right, but in general I found it sort of cringe-worthy.

Especially the whole Pan/Uub thing. wut

And this is supposed to be after GT, right? Then why is CHA-LA HEAD CHA-LA used?

Since when was South America a part of Dragon Ball Earth?

It doesn't seem like there's any consistency with the way transformations look.

Random skydiving Saiyans!

The hunched over villain with the high-pitched voice is like a villain's henchman out of a Disney movie or something. *Cringe*

And what exactly the hell is an 'Absalon'?

* Super Saiyan 3 Vegeta transforms into some kind of pseudo Super Saiyan 4 with black eyes

* Goku and Vegeta transform into some gray-haired/tailed/furred stage

* Goku transforms and has enormous icy-blue hair

* Super Saiyan 4-ish Goku with black fur, gold hair and black eyes!

* Super Saiyan 4-ish Broli with green hair!

* Super Saiyan 4-ish Broli with gray fur/white hair!

* All Saiyans have tails for no reason


Eh, aside from the animation, this is... kinda terrible. Fan art come to life. It's trying too hard to be epic... the intro music sounds like it was probably ripped from something else.
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Re: Unofficial New DB Series Dragonball Absalon Episode 1

Post by Rory » Sun Dec 02, 2012 4:35 pm

Thanos wrote:Eh, aside from the animation, this is... kinda terrible. Fan art come to life. It's trying too hard to be epic... the intro music sounds like it was probably ripped from something else.
Honestly couldn't agree more. It screams 'AF', when all those fake pictures were all the rage.

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Re: Unofficial New DB Series Dragonball Absalon Episode 1

Post by Thanos » Sun Dec 02, 2012 4:59 pm

Maybe I'm coming across as too critical for what it is, but based on the YouTube comments people seem to think of this as the greatest thing ever in the history of ever. I'm just like... :|
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Re: Unofficial New DB Series Dragonball Absalon Episode 1

Post by Storm101 » Sun Dec 02, 2012 5:20 pm

This AF-like stuff can be so outlandish and ridiculous it's not even Dragon Ball anymore... Still, I guess it's an interesting take on DB and the it's very impressive for a fan production. I can't see them making more than a few episodes before they give up, though.

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