The W
Views: 104593932
Main | FAQ | Search: Y! / G | Color chart | Log in for more!
22.5.08 2201
The 7 - Pro Wrestling - WWE Cartoon in '04
This thread has 8 referrals leading to it
Register and log in to post!
Pages: 1 2 Next(6635 newer) Next thread | Previous thread
User
Post (30 total)
Ffej
Boudin rouge
Level: 48

Posts: 238/513
EXP: 811312
For next: 12236

Since: 15.1.02
From: Flatwoods, KY

Since last post: 2534 days
Last activity: 843 days
Y!:
#1 Posted on 26.2.03 1159.59
Reposted on: 26.2.10 1200.33
IN the 3rd Quarter Conference call today the WWE announced they were working on a cartoon. Here is how how they describe it (lifted from 411):

- WWE's animated TV show will be a mix of traditional anime as well as Korean animation to provide very delated facial expressions. The cartoon will feature WWE characters, as well as new characters. WWE is very excited about it.-

Well it should be interesting seeing Steve Austin with big anime eyes battling Pikachu in a Singapore cane match.
Promote this thread!
hebtheeagle
Tocino
Level: 18

Posts: 33/56
EXP: 28234
For next: 1664

Since: 17.12.02
From: Youngstown, Ohio, USA

Since last post: 3762 days
Last activity: 3747 days
#2 Posted on 26.2.03 1201.55
Reposted on: 26.2.10 1204.45
Just what we need to see... A cartoon of Jeff Hardy!
Mr Tuesday
Kolbasz
Level: 46

Posts: 114/459
EXP: 687262
For next: 24517

Since: 6.1.02
From: Chicago, IL

Since last post: 1079 days
Last activity: 784 days
#3 Posted on 26.2.03 1235.35
Reposted on: 26.2.10 1235.40
Memories of "Hulk Hogan's Rock & Wrestling"

*shudder*
Scott Summets
Sujuk
Level: 64

Posts: 629/1008
EXP: 2196961
For next: 17148

Since: 27.6.02

Since last post: 4117 days
Last activity: 4085 days
#4 Posted on 26.2.03 1250.55
Reposted on: 26.2.10 1254.29

    Originally posted by hebtheeagle
    Just what we need to see... A cartoon of Jeff Hardy!


Hahahahaha, I can see it now, an anime Jeff Hardy on top of a ladder while psychadelic colors flash behind him, he powers up energy with his "suicide guns" pose and shouts in classic bad dub style "SENNNNNNNNNTON BOMBA~!" and as he flips off in slow motion atomic bomb blasts go off around him. Imagine a Triple H match in anime. I'm sure there will be a DragonballZ crossover where he beats Vegeta and Goku :-).
Kawshen
Liverwurst
Level: 70

Posts: 470/1201
EXP: 2910008
For next: 105818

Since: 2.1.02
From: Bronx, NY

Since last post: 2170 days
Last activity: 430 days
AIM:  
#5 Posted on 26.2.03 1253.02
Reposted on: 26.2.10 1256.45
Just what we need to see... A cartoon of Jeff Hardy!

Kinda redundant, no?
JWstorm
Kolbasz
Level: 46

Posts: 232/473
EXP: 697278
For next: 14501

Since: 23.10.02
From: Tarheel State

Since last post: 3263 days
Last activity: 2541 days
AIM:  
#6 Posted on 26.2.03 1500.57
Reposted on: 26.2.10 1502.58
I think this could possibly be cool but cause problems bc they would be indeed marketing their product to children through the use of animation which is predominantly a juvenile form of entertainment
krakken2000
Kishke
Level: 44

Posts: 165/416
EXP: 574607
For next: 36682

Since: 31.10.02
From: seattle

Since last post: 2212 days
Last activity: 1939 days
#7 Posted on 26.2.03 1504.34
Reposted on: 26.2.10 1504.45
isn't there a popular cartoon out there right now called "ultimate muscle" or something like that about cartoon wrestlers?
Wpob
Lap cheong
Level: 82

Posts: 88/1779
EXP: 5069970
For next: 139279

Since: 21.11.02
From: Williston Park, NY

Since last post: 21 hours
Last activity: 21 hours
#8 Posted on 26.2.03 1516.23
Reposted on: 26.2.10 1529.03

    Originally posted by JWstorm
    I think this could possibly be cool but cause problems bc they would be indeed marketing their product to children through the use of animation which is predominantly a juvenile form of entertainment


I disagree. Shows like The Simpsons, Samuri Jack, Futurama, Home Movies, The Oblongs and King of the Hill do not cater at all the the young. They are aimed at the same demagraphics as the WWE.

Regardless, I think a cartoon WWE show would be just plain awful. I just wonder if they do a cartoon if HHH will have the same power as the real WWE.
Hogan's My Dad
Andouille
Level: 89

Posts: 329/2116
EXP: 6695080
For next: 220848

Since: 8.6.02
From: Canada

Since last post: 15 days
Last activity: 1 day
#9 Posted on 26.2.03 1519.24
Reposted on: 26.2.10 1529.05
This has "sucks the big one" written all over it. Why are they downgrading to the one form of entertainment considered more juvenile then they're current product?
rv581
Goetta
Level: 38

Posts: 22/306
EXP: 361233
For next: 9217

Since: 2.12.02

Since last post: 1694 days
Last activity: 864 days
#10 Posted on 26.2.03 1522.49
Reposted on: 26.2.10 1529.08
Maybe-- just maybe-- the WWE should concentrate on wrestling until the ratings rebound... and not on cartoons, restaurants, football leagues, casinos, or music labels.

We don't want cartoons. Hell, most of the wrestlers' gimmicks ARE cartoons.
Manding0
Cotechino
Level: 22

Posts: 26/91
EXP: 58344
For next: 7

Since: 8.1.03

Since last post: 3879 days
Last activity: 3540 days
#11 Posted on 26.2.03 1536.08
Reposted on: 26.2.10 1536.42

    Originally posted by hebtheeagle
    Just what we need to see... A cartoon of Jeff Hardy!


RAINBOW BRIGHT!!

Oh wells, it may be fun... you never know. As long as they put JYD back in the cartoon...

Ringmistress
Lap cheong
Level: 79

Posts: 734/1597
EXP: 4456072
For next: 123415

Since: 15.1.02
From: Philly

Since last post: 2886 days
Last activity: 2886 days
#12 Posted on 26.2.03 1553.10
Reposted on: 26.2.10 1559.03

    Originally posted by Hogan's My Dad
    This has "sucks the big one" written all over it. Why are they downgrading to the one form of entertainment considered more juvenile then they're current product?


ANIME is not JUVENILE. AMERICANIZED ANIME is.

Ringmistress
The Sham
Kolbasz
Level: 46

Posts: 294/468
EXP: 706529
For next: 5250

Since: 20.1.02
From: Hamden, CT

Since last post: 1936 days
Last activity: 1288 days
#13 Posted on 26.2.03 1556.22
Reposted on: 26.2.10 1559.06

    Originally posted by krakken2000
    isn't there a popular cartoon out there right now called "ultimate muscle" or something like that about cartoon wrestlers?


I think so, but there is definitely a cartoon called "Mucha Lucha" about a Mexican wrestling school (I may be wrong about the school part... but it's five minutes 'til I leave work and I don't plan on researching it).
LastCallHall
Linguica
Level: 20

Posts: 36/67
EXP: 38146
For next: 4293

Since: 21.2.02
From: Raleigh, North Carolina

Since last post: 1226 days
Last activity: 805 days
Y!:
#14 Posted on 26.2.03 1557.02
Reposted on: 26.2.10 1559.08
Just a quick question, who are they going to write this stuff? It's not as if they have writers to spare...
JWstorm
Kolbasz
Level: 46

Posts: 237/473
EXP: 697278
For next: 14501

Since: 23.10.02
From: Tarheel State

Since last post: 3263 days
Last activity: 2541 days
AIM:  
#15 Posted on 26.2.03 1604.50
Reposted on: 26.2.10 1612.54
This could be Heymans new job!!!!
MollyFan2K2
Blutwurst
Level: 35

Posts: 147/252
EXP: 274640
For next: 5298

Since: 26.6.02
From: Ware, MA

Since last post: 2927 days
Last activity: 2873 days
AIM:  
#16 Posted on 26.2.03 1613.33
Reposted on: 26.2.10 1616.47

    Originally posted by Ringmistress

      Originally posted by Hogan's My Dad
      This has "sucks the big one" written all over it. Why are they downgrading to the one form of entertainment considered more juvenile then they're current product?


    ANIME is not JUVENILE. AMERICANIZED ANIME is.

    Ringmistress



Amen to THAT Ringmistress!
Manding0
Cotechino
Level: 22

Posts: 29/91
EXP: 58344
For next: 7

Since: 8.1.03

Since last post: 3879 days
Last activity: 3540 days
#17 Posted on 26.2.03 1620.24
Reposted on: 26.2.10 1629.03
Whoohoo, anime fans... erm..

Haha, Heyman writing this stuff. The poor guy. Actually, it'd be a pretty compelling cartoon if Heyman does do it. Hopefully, its not aimed at the same age group as Rock n Wrestling...
miknight
Blutwurst
Level: 35

Posts: 106/249
EXP: 266360
For next: 13578

Since: 22.10.02
From: Oztraya

Since last post: 208 days
Last activity: 143 days
#18 Posted on 26.2.03 1701.26
Reposted on: 26.2.10 1707.07
oh yeah, you gotta know that this will be the one WWE show where THE HURRICANE will be the most dominating champion of all time HAHAHAHAHA.

"Triple H goes for the Pedigree... NO WAIT! the Hurricane summons a tornado which sucks up the dreaded HHH causing him massive wind-related damage!! 1..2..3!!! Hurricane!! Hurricane has pinned HHH and is the new WWE Champion!!!!!!

ah....thats better.
dskillz
Landjager
Level: 63

Posts: 524/938
EXP: 2008560
For next: 88603

Since: 2.1.02
From: Houston Texas

Since last post: 3411 days
Last activity: 3116 days
#19 Posted on 26.2.03 1712.56
Reposted on: 26.2.10 1715.33

    Originally posted by rv581
    Maybe-- just maybe-- the WWE should concentrate on wrestling until the ratings rebound... and not on cartoons, restaurants, football leagues, casinos, or music labels.


Well...I agree with that. I guess they are assuming that by 2004 they will have the wrestling end of the product fixed. The question I have is which network will pick this up? I assume that it has to be a Viacom network. Will CBS or MTV actually put this on?
tomvejada
Andouille
Level: 91

Posts: 1632/2247
EXP: 7447236
For next: 21705

Since: 2.1.02

Since last post: 4285 days
Last activity: 4285 days
#20 Posted on 26.2.03 1745.45
Reposted on: 26.2.10 1751.31
I'm guessing it would probably air on TNN. They've been talking about cartoons on TNN for quite a while, including a new version of Ren and Stimpy. It probably won't air on The Cartoon Network, since that's not a property of Viacom.





(edited by tomvejada on 26.2.03 1547)
Pages: 1 2 NextThread ahead: Finally, The Juice HAS COME BACK to TNA
Next thread: No longer a TNA virgin
Previous thread: Gol-Gol-Gol-Goldust
(6635 newer) Next thread | Previous thread
Related threads: WWE closes The World (the restaurant, not the planet) - Aw shit - Edge out for a year-- WWE confirms it - More...
The 7 - Pro Wrestling - WWE Cartoon in '04Register and log in to post!

The W™ message board - 7 year recycle

ZimBoard
©2001-2015 Brothers Zim
This old hunk of junk rendered your page in 0.42 seconds.