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LeotheLateBloomer 03-14-2018 12:59 PM

How excited are you for Rise of the TMNT
 
What is your level of excitement for the upcoming cartoon?

While I'm not too crazy about the designs, I admit that I warmed up to some of them. I like that they're going for something that's never been done before (as far as I know). Especially the different species aspect. I normally don't like the "multiple dimensions" excuse because my stance on the PD films still stands that it has to work and be interesting. My only concerns are with the "lighter and more comedic" tone (due to modern cartoons' comedy), the 11-minute length of episodes, and how they'll handle Leo in the beginning.

I'm cautiously optimistic at best. It's more of a just wait and see feeling.

plastroncafe 03-14-2018 01:14 PM

On a scale of 1-10, with 1 being dread and 10 being over the moon, I'd say I'm maybe a 6 or a 7.

I'm not chomping at the bit, but I am very curious to see what all the negative fuss is about.

neatoman 03-14-2018 01:35 PM

I think you could just go and read the countless other threads about this show.

Regardless, I don't expect much. There's really only two things I expect, that we get more than twelve episodes before a mid-season hiatus, and that there isn't more than one or two mid-season hiatuses. Those are the two problems I believe they're actively trying to fix from the previous show. Beyond that I don't really care what they'll do, from what I get it's just intended to be another merch-driven show with quality being a secondary priority. I'll watch it if turns out to be entertaining or have nothing else to spend my time on, otherwise I'm just going to drop it. It'll probably only last a few seasons anyway, then they'll move on to the next version, it's just how these things go.

I don't need a glorified toy commercial to get my TMNT fix. IDW is still printing new material, as well as re-printing stuff I haven't read before. There's just no reason to care about this show when a re-print of the Image series is coming out. Maybe it would be a different story if it was the ONLY new TMNT thing coming out but that's not the case.

PApagreg 03-14-2018 01:47 PM

I'm not so much as excited but curious, admittedly I don't like a lot of stuff from the information that was given to us but I'm at least going to give it a try

FredWolfLeonardo 03-14-2018 02:02 PM

I'm very excited to be honest.

IndigoErth 03-14-2018 02:05 PM

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Originally Posted by LeotheLateBloomer (Post 1751477)
What is your level of excitement for the upcoming cartoon?

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Originally Posted by plastroncafe (Post 1751481)
1 being dread and 10 being over the moon

Designs: 5 - not loving, not hating
The magic/underworld city theme: 5
April: 6
Splinter: 2
Species variation: 4
Weapon changes: 5 - spared some by Leo still at least wielding a sword of some design. (But odachi my ass, looks a little more European or something else.)
Role change: 2; 4 if temporary.
Changes to who Leo is as a person: -1 (or lower... but don't want to look like a "whiner" that will just get bitched at for daring to not like or accept a thing)

All over I'll give the excitement level right now a 4.

Glaring at the makers, but still watching and waiting to see what happens...

CyberCubed 03-14-2018 02:29 PM

At this point it's budding curiosity. I just want to see a trailer or the first episode just to get the "feel" of the show and see what it's like. I'm not keen on the changes they made so far but who knows, the show might surprise us and turn out really good.

It's too early to say.

Powder 03-14-2018 03:13 PM

Doesn't this exact thread exist already?

Shark_Blade 03-14-2018 04:59 PM

A 2/10 at the moment.

Papenbrook 03-14-2018 06:39 PM

I'm somewhat optimistic.

I'm hoping that this show doesn't fail.

newfan 03-15-2018 09:13 AM

Feeling actual excitement? not really, i'm curious and interested to see what they do though.

shihe 03-15-2018 06:38 PM

I'm dangerously optimistic and excited for this show.

Maybe it's the return to 2D animation, or maybe it's all the little twists the show will have, but I'm 9/10 excited.

I find the comics a bit expensive (for me to be able to get them all) so cartoons and movies (and the ocassional game) are my main source of Turtles fix.

I'm not crazy about the designs, but they'll grow on me. (Especially after the train wreck that was the Bay Turtles movies which was rock bottom for me).

Xiewin 03-15-2018 07:09 PM

5 for now.
I used to be excited, but not as much as before.
11 minutes? Leo not the oldest? Making Raphael "start out" as the leader for no particular reason? yeah just no.

TMNTmousers 03-15-2018 11:11 PM

0 out of 10:roll::roll:. Would prefer the 2012 series be continuing.

Wildcat 03-16-2018 12:21 AM

Probably 8. Maybe I’ll feel different after seeing a trailer or preview. I think it looks fun. I like the colorful and cartoonish tone.

11 minutes does not bother me at all. There’s some really good cartoons with that format.

The super hiatuses were a huge problem. It didn’t just happen with the turtles either. I have no idea what the logical is behind that garbage.

Those in charge of scheduling...STOP! IT HURTS YOUR SHOWS. THERE IS NO NEED TO WAIT MONTHS ON END BETWEEN EPISODES.

Leonardo_thebest 03-16-2018 05:58 AM

If it looked more like PApagreg's signature, I would be.
That's slick man.

This would have been great.

Original TMNT Cartoon Fan 03-16-2018 06:43 AM

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Originally Posted by Wildcat (Post 1751744)
The super hiatuses were a huge problem

During the early episodes, there are usually less breaks as the producers test how well the series work.

Coola Yagami 03-16-2018 08:49 AM

Curious yes, excited, no. Don't forget this is gonna be even lighter and more childish in tone than the 2012 series divided into 11 minute episodes. Most of you are gearing up for the next big epic saga where there won't be.

Even the figures look like crap. I wonder where I'll even get them if they were cool once Toys R Us is 100% gone.

Powder 03-16-2018 09:03 AM

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Originally Posted by Coola Yagami (Post 1751758)
Most of you are gearing up for the next big epic saga where there won't be.

Based on what? Haven't seen even one person give that impression.

TheBlueTurtle1 03-16-2018 10:47 AM

Willing to give it a chance, that's about it.

Coola Yagami 03-16-2018 05:11 PM

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Originally Posted by Powder (Post 1751764)
Based on what? Haven't seen even one person give that impression.

All the questions, specilation, will shredder appear or not, will leo be leader snd grow as a character, blah blah. It's lije asking tons of serious questions about TTG. i don't think the show is going to be very story driven with strong themes and complicated plots.

PApagreg 03-16-2018 05:12 PM

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Originally Posted by Coola Yagami (Post 1751841)
All the questions, specilation, will shredder appear or not, will leo be leader snd grow as a character, blah blah. It's lije asking tons of serious questions about TTG. i don't think the show is going to be very story driven with strong themes and complicated plots.

I mean just because people are asking that doesn't mean they are going to expect an epic saga also there are plenty of shows that explore deep themes that only have a 11 minute run time

ProphetofGanja 03-16-2018 06:43 PM

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Originally Posted by Coola Yagami (Post 1751841)
All the questions, specilation, will shredder appear or not, will leo be leader snd grow as a character, blah blah. It's lije asking tons of serious questions about TTG. i don't think the show is going to be very story driven with strong themes and complicated plots.

Watch Adventure Time

Andrew NDB 03-16-2018 07:12 PM

0 or 1. And that's OK. This show isn't even in the same stratosphere of being for me.

I'll probably watch the first episode then just occasionally see what you guys are saying about future eps when I'm bored.

terrorblade 03-16-2018 09:42 PM

It's a new TMNT show so i can't help but be excited about it. Not the biggest fan of the design but it's much better than what I was expecting. The 11 minute runtime kinda worries me though.

By the way, does Teen Titans Go even have villains? From what I've seen it's just a series of skit so I don't really get the comparison.

Krutch 03-16-2018 11:13 PM

The lowest I've ever been for anything TMNT, really.

But hey - maybe i'll be pleasantly surprised.

Original TMNT Cartoon Fan 03-17-2018 03:47 AM

Good storytelling often needs time. The 4 Kids series had many great storyarcs split into several episodes.

11 minutes-episodes will probably just stress up everything (I don't think there will be many "to be continued" in this one).

slashpieturtlemix 03-17-2018 09:46 AM

I think I am relatively excited. I am curious how the show will play out and I will watch it just to see. Im getting the toys because I always get the toys :tlol:

Original TMNT Cartoon Fan 03-17-2018 11:10 AM

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Originally Posted by Coola Yagami (Post 1751758)
I wonder where I'll even get them if they were cool once Toys R Us is 100% gone.

Probably online ordering.

Xav 03-17-2018 09:31 PM

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Originally Posted by terrorblade (Post 1751877)
By the way, does Teen Titans Go even have villains? From what I've seen it's just a series of skit so I don't really get the comparison.

Yeah it does, but they are mainly used for jokes.

Metalwolf 03-18-2018 11:20 AM

I'm pretty 'Meh' on it. Half of it is the time format, 11 minutes doesn't seem like a lot to me. I know Genndy's Clone Wars pulled off using very short segments extremely well, but this show doesn't scream 'Genndy quality' to me.

The other part is them doing this too soon after the last show ended. I want a period where I get to 'miss' having a show, that way it feels rare and special when a new show comes on. Otherwise it feels like it gets 'done to death' and it stops feeling so exciting.

Original TMNT Cartoon Fan 03-18-2018 11:28 AM

So, how will an 11 minutes episode be?

Jus the turtles learning someone is behind something, search and find him and her quickly, fight and then it's over?

FredWolfLeonardo 03-18-2018 12:38 PM

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Originally Posted by Original TMNT Cartoon Fan (Post 1752011)
So, how will an 11 minutes episode be?

Jus the turtles learning someone is behind something, search and find him and her quickly, fight and then it's over?

Just imagine how long it would feel if we get 22 minute 2 parters, or even a 44 minute episode.

newfan 03-18-2018 12:51 PM

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Originally Posted by FredWolfLeonardo (Post 1752016)
Just imagine how long it would feel if we get 22 minute 2 parters, or even a 44 minute episode.

We have had 22 minute 2 parters :) If the show explored enough depth I'd take 44 minutes, same as adult shows. Depends what the show is meant to be, I liked 22 minutes but this is a different style.

I'm not hating on the new show and will likely watch it with my children, I just don't at this point expect it to be something I get into much beyond that, but you never know.

Original TMNT Cartoon Fan 03-18-2018 01:03 PM

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Originally Posted by newfan (Post 1752017)
We have had 22 minute 2 parters :) If the show explored enough depth (a bit older) I'd take 44 minutes, same as adult shows. Depends what the show is meant to be, I liked 22 minutes but this is a different style.

I'm not hating on the new show and will likely watch it with my children, I just don't at this point expect it to be something I get into much beyond that, but you never know.

Did your children like the Nickelodeon series?

newfan 03-18-2018 03:36 PM

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Originally Posted by Original TMNT Cartoon Fan (Post 1752019)
Did your children like the Nickelodeon series?

My son loved it.

Original TMNT Cartoon Fan 03-18-2018 04:22 PM

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Originally Posted by newfan (Post 1752029)
My son loved it.

Is he upset over the Nickelodeon series cancellation?

CyberCubed 03-18-2018 10:25 PM

When a show ends it's not really a cancellation. There's a difference between a show planned to end after a set amount of seasons (which it did), and a show being canceled by the networks unexpectedly. Something like a show being canceled mid-season or with a cliffhanger when the showrunners thought it would continue is a cancelation.

That's what happened with Young Justice when Cartoon Network canceled it in Season 2, or the Star Wars Clone Wars cartoons. They weren't planned to end there but the networks canceled them. The Nick cartoon was always planned for 5 seasons.

Andrew NDB 03-18-2018 11:22 PM

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Originally Posted by CyberCubed (Post 1752073)
When a show ends it's not really a cancellation. There's a difference between a show planned to end after a set amount of seasons (which it did), and a show being canceled by the networks unexpectedly.

Yeah. It's not like anyone is saying TNG was cancelled at season 7. There was certainly never any plan for a season 8.

newfan 03-19-2018 06:36 AM

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Originally Posted by Original TMNT Cartoon Fan (Post 1752036)
Is he upset over the Nickelodeon series cancellation?

Sure he didn't want to see it go, it was his favourite thing and it goes from the stores as well no more new eps. Still, he'll likely like the new show, just not liking the look of them as much, or the leader change, but I think kids may get used to that faster.


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