In some cases, anime follows up prove to be startlingly various from what came before. These examples are the evidence.
Everybody loves a sequel. Or rather, they like the idea of sequels. If something’s excellent, people desire more of it. Some can match or perhaps exceed their precursor, like Terminator 2: Judgment Day. If it’s sub-par or poor, then it’s wrecked the franchise permanently and gets overlooked.
Usually, the lessening returns are since the sequels maintain trying to duplicate what the first film/anime/season/ etc, did. Or finish up making the collection so various that it might as well be a spin-off. Here are a few anime sequels that actually trembled things up for their collection.
Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure: Stardust Crusaders
This set doesn’t seem that dramatic, and also it’s carrying on a change from the original manga. That’s only due to the fact that Stardust Crusaders set the layout every various other part would follow. It’s the collection with the punch-ghosts named after topical songs acts and whichever prog-rock band remained in Hirohiko Araki’s CD collection. However, Stardust Crusaders was the 3rd part of eight. The prior components still had the music referrals, however there wasn’t a Stand to be seen.
Prior to after that, the big hook Parts 1 and 2 used was Hamōn: a fighting style based on breathing methods. It was basically a European Fist of the North Star with Araki’s preference for the fashionable and flamboyant. North Star’s time in the sun was unwinding when those components were released, so JJBA’s shift into Stands came at the best time.This shift provided the collection its across the country popularity, got it an OVA series, and a brace of computer game. While Part 1 got a lost anime movie, and also Part 2 obtained nothing until the start of the 2012 anime series.
Dragon Ball was a sequel to something? Kind of. Prior to Akira Toriyama thought of Son Goku, he made his name with Dr. Slump. It was a sci-fi funny that complied with a robot lady called Arale and her maker Senbei Norimaki as they walk around Penguin Village as well as foil the machinations of Dr. Mashirito. It was more of a slice-of-life funny manga significant full of word play heres and toilet wit than a large activity legendary.
It takes location in the same world as Dragon Ball, full with its traits like humans living along with dinosaurs and also humanlike pets. The two programs mixed much better in Dragon Ball’s very early days, with Arale even helping Goku out against General Blue. By Dragon Ball Super, the Super Saiyan yell fest had transformed so much that Arale’s looks appeared unusual. She did beat Vegeta though, so she might probably hold her very own against Goku’s opponents quite well.
The Cat Returns
Whisper of the Heart was among Studio Ghibli’s underrated gems. It was the very first and also only film by Yoshifumi Kondō, which Ghibli founders Hayao Miyazaki as well as Isao Takahata thought would certainly be their successor. Unfortunately, he passed away in 1998, three years after this film’s launch. His movie was a pleasant love concerning a young boy meeting a lady over their love for books. It was particularly significant for a sequence where an anthropomorphic feline sculpture called Baron came to life as well as tampered the lady.
7 years later on, the cat returned in … The Cat Returns. The pet cat is the Prince of the Cat Kingdom, as well as his dad desires to settle her by marrying the two to each other. It might even obtain usurped as Heart’s strange follow up by the upcoming live-action movie.
Carole & Tuesday
This set’s sort of borderline. Shinichiro Watanabe’s works apparently all take place in the exact same world, yet the links in between the various franchises can be a little obscure. Mugen from Samurai Champloo might be the great-great, and so on, grandpa of Cowboy Bebop’s Spike Spiegel, or that may be a follower concept since they look a little comparable as well as have the very same English dub stars. However, there is a program that is verified to be part of the Bebop-verse.
Carole & Tuesday has to do with the titular singer-songwriter duo as well as their distinctions. The former is an orphaned girl from Earth, as well as the last is a rich woman from a terraformed Mars. It happens a couple of years after the occasions of Bebop, yet it does not actually follow on from that program. Carole & Tuesday trade in sci-fi activity for romance, songs, as well as interracial characteristics. It’s gotten solid appreciation from movie critics, despite some issues. Though regarding extreme turns from the resource products go, this is one of the most recognizable instances.
Tsubasa: Reservoir Chronicle
A character from Yumeragi, a CLAMP short story from 1996, turned up in their dark dream series xxxHolic, as did a speaking pig from Murikuri, one more CLAMP brief story. Tsubasa: Reservoir Chronicle stands out as it’s a straight-up sequel to Cardcaptor Sakura.
An older Syaoran as well as Sakura are the main personalities as they undergo different worlds to recover Sakura’s memories. To put it simply, Cardcaptor’s enchanting girl setup got become an isekai. The individual that tasks Syaoran with his multidimensional jumping pursuit is Yūko Ichihara, the Dimension Witch from xxxHolic. It’s like if Berserk’s Skull Knight informed Usagi as well as Tuxedo Mask from Sailor Moon to leave the Moon Prism Power behind, get a sword, and jump via the globe of Escaflowne. It’s an ambitious mix, to claim the least, as well as those are simply a few of the program’s numerous crossover characters.