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Posted 8/14/13
The official Amnesia anime site has announced that it will be getting a live stage musical adaptation

video of the announcement

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=55EBFvaQ2gk
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Posted 8/14/13
Well shit... I guess a lot of people have really bad tastes to want this.
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Posted 8/14/13
How and why are they making this? :/ The only thing that anime had going for it was pretty characters.
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Posted 8/14/13
i guess more people like it over there than we do here??
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Posted 8/14/13
Hey guys! Remember how the only good thing about this show was the animation? Well guess what!
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Posted 8/15/13 , edited 8/15/13
I thought the only good thing about the show was our mockumentaries on it. xD

Maybe someone will wish the actors "good luck" and the directors will be cursed for making such an abomination possible. ;3

Also, how can you make a musical when the main character barely says anything? lol
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Posted 8/15/13
how do you make a musical when you don't know her f*ing name?

what is the script going to say... hahahaha
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Posted 8/15/13
Heroine: Um....

Heroine: Ah...

Heroine: ...

Heroine: Ah...

...
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Posted 8/15/13
They could do that... or actually give her a proper name, lol.

I am not sure about the rest of the collective, but I always called her Amnesia
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hpulley wrote:

Heroine: Um....

Heroine: Ah...

Heroine: ...

Heroine: Ah...

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Now now. She more than makes up for her lack of intelligible dialogue with her uncanny ability to get herself killed.
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Posted 8/15/13 , edited 8/15/13

camiie wrote:


hpulley wrote:

Heroine: Um....

Heroine: Ah...

Heroine: ...

Heroine: Ah...

...


Now now. She more than makes up for her lack of intelligible dialogue with her uncanny ability to get herself killed.


Alright, her next line:

Heroine: Arrrrrrrrggggggggggghhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

SFX: splat
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Posted 8/15/13 , edited 8/15/13
Didn't score too bad on MAL though:

Score: 6.62 (scored by 19049 users)
Ranked: #4309

That's above average I think, lol.


hpulley wrote:

Heroine: Um....

Heroine: Ah...

Heroine: ...

Heroine: Ah...

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You forgot "huh" and...
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Posted 8/15/13

suikojay wrote:

Didn't score too bad on MAL though:

Score: 6.62 (scored by 19049 users)
Ranked: #4309

That's above average I think, lol.


hpulley wrote:

Heroine: Um....

Heroine: Ah...

Heroine: ...

Heroine: Ah...

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You forgot "huh" and "HUH!"

I shall have to revise my script again, sigh... LOL

Believe it or not, it sold fairly well too! It broke even on disc sales alone. Add in game sales and other merchandise and it was a success! Now a musical! When is the live action movie I wonder?
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Posted 8/16/13
Maybe the game was better? To be fair, I did watch the show until the end, so it was at least good enough to hold my attention.
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Posted 8/16/13
Indeed I have not played the Otome game so I am not judging the original material.

However, I still think it will be as difficult to adapt the game to the stage as it is to anime, if not moreso! Unless they do it like Rashomon, perhaps the original choose your own adventure story and stage play with multiple versions of the same thing.

I am not really enjoying game->anime adaptations that much lately with the multiple routes thing. It is very difficult to do well. Da Capo and Little Busters! did it well in my opinion but lately Amnesia, Photo Kano and others have done it poorly. Ah well...
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