Kyofu densetsu Kaiki! Furankenshutain: Competent but sombre
Marvel Studios + Japanese anime + Frankenstein? Now that is an interesting combination.
That's right from the people who bring you the Marvel/Avengers universe we have a feature length animated adaptation of Frankenstein in traditional anime style.
It's mixed tones are very unusual, it's sickly sweet animation style crossed with blood and violence.
For the most part its stays loyal to the original material and that plays to its benefit and detriment.
Frankenstein was always full of social messages, the questions raised being the mentality of playing god and whether he was truly a monster or if man become the monster in response to his existence.
Dark gritty and yet at the same time sickly sweet this is a watchable though highly depressing film but don't expect any similarity with other Marvel works. Truth be told this is closer to Studio Ghibli than Marvel.
Hard hitting adaptation
The monsters groans get real old real fast
Ultimately still a very depressing tale
Script is pretty flawed
Stupidly sickly in places
Things I Learnt From This Movie:
There are clothes easily available for purchase for mute 9 foot monsters
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