The Terra Formars Movie Sure Looks Goofy

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Here’s a first peek at the live-action version of the popular manga Terra Formars. It seems silly.

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The movie has an assorted cast of talented Japanese actors, such Takayuki Yamada, Rinko Kikuchi, Kane Kosugi, and Rila Fukushima. Takashi Miike, who’s made a lot of great movies as well as a bunch of crap, is directing.

I dunno. Seems like they’re playing this for laughs, instead of blood and gore. It might be good. It might suck.

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Previously, Kotaku’s Toshi Nakamura said a live-action Terra Formars movie was a terrible idea. He could very well have been right. We’ll have to wait and see until 2016 when the movie hits theaters.

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DISCUSSION

If there’s one thing I hate, it’s Japan turning super serious stories about genetically enhanced humans spliced with animals/ bugs going off to another planet to fight superevolved insects into something goofy.