Hellboy Animated: Sword of Storms (2006)

TV Movie   |  PG   |    |  Animation, Action, Adventure


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Hellboy travels to Japan to fight an ancient demon.

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Directors:

Phil Weinstein , Tad Stones

Writers:

Mike Mignola (based on characters created by), Mike Mignola (story by), Tad Stones (story by), Matt Wayne (screenplay by), Tad Stones (screenplay by)

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29 October 2006 | chrisbeaver
7
| Pretty darn good, but missing something
I caught this on its Cartoon Network debut, after about two weeks of waiting eagerly for the day to come. After I'd witnessed the Sci-Fi Channel's absolutely brilliant "Amazing Screw-On Head", also a creation of Mike Mignola, maybe my hopes were too high that this would have the same edge and charm and wit. It didn't quite hit that peak. Considering the audience, I guess it couldn't have.

Another thing I wasn't prepared for was Abe Sapien being so completely different from his movie incarnation. Not worse, just different. Despite having most of the same voice actors, don't come into this movie expecting it to be a translation of the live film.

Artistically, it's pretty great stuff. I watch the DeviantArt gallery of one of the film's concept artists, and minus some tweaking on the designs to make them easier to animate they kept it pretty consistent to the art direction. The character designs of the supporting characters are pretty standard stuff, but the film also boasts some truly beautiful layouts and artwork with rich and well-used color. Animation's kinda choppy in places, but nothing too bad.

I kinda wish the script and voice acting really stepped up to plate; despite its efforts there was only one line in the whole film I really laughed at. Still, it was a good way to spend two hours. I'd watch it again.

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