Now I know what you're thinking, has Tyranus finally become a flithy american hating, japan humping otaku? Is this another rant about how americans are creativley bankrupt and can only continue on by ripping off anime and such. And how the U.s comics and animation market is pure evil and lame. Well no it isn't. Sorry otaku, but it's actually about my increadible distain for american comics and animators trying to pander to these brain dead idiots.
I can think of no better example than a comic I had the bad luck to run across, X-men Ronnin. This is easily the worst comic series I have ever read, ever. They raped the X-men story line until it startes bleeding from all ends. Let start with the wondeful art style. In an attempt to capture the otaku market the gave all the characters a face lift. Now with 100% more fan service to boot.
Now I'll admit the X-men have had some odd costumes in the past but this was just insane. All female villains looked like they were wearing bondage gear. And I did a double take when I saw the women in braw and panties was supposed to be emma frost. Now I know Emma cloths are revealing as is but sweet jumping jesus. Gray was just as bad if not worse though.
I could go into all the things that made no sense but I'll just stick with two. Charles x was a villain and phoenix just makes gray go super mega sayain. I was so increadibly pissed at this point I had given up all hope. Just...ugh, enough.
The point is this was all done to try and capture the otaku market. Thankfully this clearly did awful and have since seen no more of the ronnin comics. The logic is mind shattering, they screw over long time fans and the otaku wont touch it because it's from america. AHHHHHHHHH, I just wasted 40 minutes of my life I can't get back reading that crap heap. And it looks like the new series sentinal (another x-men spin off) is very similar. *shudders*
I love comics both american and japanese but unless you can respect the fans and not just screw everybody over DON'T MIX THEM!