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Dragon Quest: Your Story
Aliases: ... Studio: Adaptation: video game Genres: ... Release Date: August 2, 2019 Streaming:Netflix,
Plot: Description Following in his father's footsteps, Luca must find the hero who wields the zenithian sword to save his mother from Ladja. Based on the fifth Dragon Quest game, Hand of the Heavenly Bride.
I don't know which game this film is based on until I did research because I was curious what were the differences. It was based on Dragon Quest V and I have never play a Dragon Quest game except for 11.
Movie was fast and compresses the movie. That's the adaptation limit. Even if you haven't play the game like I, it breezes by a whole life of a character from their dad being killed, being in slavery, marrying and having a child (that was a big shock to me because not a lot of JRPGs I seen do that), and that child is the legendary hero.
The protagonist isn't the chosen one, slightly different from the cliches.
The ending without spoilers was weird and meta. I realize there were hints such as when the hero drank the potion and a video game menu appeared, this was when the hero was trying to find his true feelings (he proposed to two different women as a result). I wonder about the shipping fandom for this game.
I'm not sure what the creator or folks who made the movie intend with that ending. I don't think it's anything that intend to mock players.
Old Man Dream: ...later titles in the Macross franchise can finally come stateside with all involved parties finally coming to a truce over how to handle things with the Macross trademark and all later anime in the franchise associated with it.
Apr 9, 2021 10:26:05 GMT
Taka: I see. A global release will benefit it. Gundam did pretty good. The only few franchises that are only popular in Japan but not popular in the west - Yokai Watch comes to mind.
Apr 10, 2021 1:55:16 GMT
Master Menos: F for Respects. DMX did all his work while suffering from a drug addiction, and I almost never knew until a point. I hope his next life treats him far better.
Apr 10, 2021 15:30:45 GMT
HungryWorld: Sorry for taking so long for the things i have to do, have been suffering from some health issues (including mental health deterioration). Anyways hope i can be a bit more active here soon enough once i am properly patched up again.
Apr 27, 2021 17:45:38 GMT
Taka: No worries, health, family, school, and work take priorities first.
Apr 28, 2021 7:41:52 GMT