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PostPosted: Mon Jul 16, 2018 6:46 am 
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She-Ra is getting a reboot in the form of a Netflix animated TV series produced by DreamWorks Animation.

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Source: http://ew.com/tv/2018/05/18/she-ra-netf ... to-reveal/


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 Post subject: Re: She-Ra (Remake)
PostPosted: Mon Jul 16, 2018 7:06 am 
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Here's our first official look of the title character.

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Source: http://ew.com/tv/2018/07/16/she-ra-see- ... stevenson/

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She looks atrocious. :huh: This is an utter failure of a design, even without comparing it to the original. First of, she doesn't even look like a woman; she looks like a teenage boy. It's one thing to make a female character physically strong and athletic, it's another to completely remove any signs of her occupying a female body. For example, Korra from The Legend of Korra was athletic and had muscular arms but you could still tell she was a girl based on her anatomy and facial structure. That's not the case here. Remove the long hair (which doesn't even look like it's attached to her head; it looks more like a yellow mass flowing behind her) and not a single person would get that this character is supposed to be female. You don't need to sexualize a character or present them as overtly feminine to get across they're female but completely ignoring the physical traits of the female form is preposterous and sexist. This would be a poor design even for a male character but the fact it's for a female one makes it a complete and unmitigated disaster of a design.

Another issue I have with the design is the bike shorts she's wearing underneath her dress. If you believe her dress is too revealing just make it longer or if you want her costume to be more practical and efficient then just give her full-length pants or an armor. But giving her both a dress and bike shorts is unappealing, anachronistic, and nonsensical. It defeats the purpose of wearing a dress. Women wear bike shorts underneath their skirts for sociological reasons (skirts being mandatory as part of a uniform, modesty culture, afraid of being leered at or harassed etc.) none of which apply to She-Ra.

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 Post subject: Re: She-Ra (Remake)
PostPosted: Tue Jul 17, 2018 1:31 am 
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I'm not really interested in She-Ra, and sure, your ideas on how she could look better would be ok by me, but I actually rather like the design except for the bike shorts.

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PostPosted: Tue Jul 17, 2018 4:40 am 
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One part of me is saying "Kill it with fire", the other part is super-interested solely because of Noelle Stevenson (Nimona was amazing).

A couple of new images from the show (including first look at Catra, Bow and -- I guess -- Glimmer) can be seen here: http://www.syfy.com/syfywire/dreamworks ... -ra-series

I really dislike the way most modern TV animation looks. It's just too cartoony for my taste.


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PostPosted: Tue Jul 17, 2018 11:04 am 
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Oh my god, she looks awful! She looks like an anime character (no offense to the anime lovers around here) and far from resembling her gorgeous, former self! And it's interesting that DreamWorks is behind this! I used to love She-Ra as a toddler, so this is an insult.


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PostPosted: Tue Jul 17, 2018 1:13 pm 
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Mooky wrote:
I really dislike the way most modern TV animation looks.

Me too. Unappealing, flat designs coupled with limited, stiff animation. It's the worst.

Take a look at this close-up. The linework is so poor it looks like it was drawn in MS Paint. :-|

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DisneyFan09 wrote:
Oh my god, she looks awful! She looks like an anime character (no offense to the anime lovers around here) and far from resembling her gorgeous, former self!

I know! Just look at what she's been reduced to.

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PostPosted: Wed Jul 18, 2018 9:16 am 
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Well, I, for one, appreciate she looks like a teenager rather than a supermodel. I'm sure, in motion, the new She-Ra will look more fluid than the stiffness commonly seen in Filmmation cartoons. I used to watch He-Man and She-Ra as a kid, but I wouldn't call those shows...good. DreamWorks has a talented team of writers working on their Netflix shows ("Harvey Street Kids" is probably the best children's programming I've watched on the service) and I'm sure Noelle Stevenson has come up with an imaginative and adventurous world that Filmmation didn't have quite the budget to pull off.

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PostPosted: Wed Jul 18, 2018 9:24 am 
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No one's commenting on animation or storytelling; we're specifically talking about character design. And She-Ra in this reboot is supposed to be a young adult, not a teenager. The fact that you assumed she was a teenager proves there's a problem with the design. No one's saying you need to make a female character overtly feminine and model-like but you need to make them look like they're female. This one looks like Tom Holland in a wig.

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Sotiris wrote:
I know! Just look at what she's been reduced to.

It's truly a pity.


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PostPosted: Thu Jul 19, 2018 12:42 am 
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I really like the design. I think she looks cute and appealing. Yes, she could look older and more feminine, that would be improving it a little, but I still like it, except for the shorts.

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I'm with estefan and Disney Duster here. I actually like the new art style/character designs and I think it's refreshing and appealing to look at in comparison to the old version because almost every female character in the old one looks the same in body type/facial structure that it bugs the holy heck out of me. Dreamworks Animation Television has been on a roll since Voltron: Legendary Defender and TrollHunters, two shows I absolutely love, that I am not worried about the quality of the series because of the talent behind it.

Noelle Stevenson FTW! :D

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PostPosted: Wed Aug 08, 2018 1:22 pm 
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Sotiris wrote:
The fact that you assumed she was a teenager proves there's a problem with the design.


Well, technically a person can be a teenager and a young adult at the age of 18 and 19. :mischief:


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PostPosted: Sun Aug 26, 2018 3:32 pm 
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Here's a poster drawn by Noelle Stevenson herself during FlameCon.

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PostPosted: Mon Aug 27, 2018 8:56 am 
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That's an awesome poster. Really excited to watch this show, when it hits Netflix.

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On Twitter: A teaser trailer will be released by Teen Vogue tomorrow. If Voltron's teaser was any indication, it's going to be a glimpse into the show without giving away the characters/story.

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PostPosted: Mon Sep 10, 2018 5:06 pm 
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The teaser trailer has been released. She-Ra got a magical girl-style transformation.

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WOW! That looks really good honestly, I hope it's as good as TrollHunters and Voltron. :D

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PostPosted: Thu Oct 04, 2018 4:56 pm 
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The season 1 trailer has been released and I am so excited!! :D

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GsGMkAWB6lY

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PostPosted: Thu Oct 04, 2018 5:07 pm 
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A new poster has been released as well.

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