I think that these more realistic characters are easier to find ugly than the cartoony ones from the original Japanese version.
It seems to have been the centre of a mild brouhaha over a recent change in art style in the western version of the game. Well, seems that following lack lustre sales in the west, publisher VOLTAGE inc.
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Get ready for a religious experience with one of stand-up comedys fastest rising stars! " David Brenner - "Gary Gulman a great comedian" Jay Leno Boyish Man is one in a series of seven great cutting-edge comedy titles from Goldhil Entertainment: - Ant: America's Ready; - Alonzo Bodden: Tall Dark & Funny; - The Kims of Comedy; - Jeff Cesario: You Can Get A Hooker Tomorrow Night; - Harland Williams: What A Treat; - Tess: Waiting For My Next Ex-Husband I almost didn't buy this DVD because of the mixed reviews but I enjoyed Gary's act on Netflix so much that I wanted to see more of his material (and support his career) and I was willing to take a risk.
opted to revamp the once dreamy 'anime' style characters into hunky 'westernised' versions of their former boyish selves, resulting in this: Now, only time will tell if this gamble will pay off for them in the end, but fans don't seem too pleased if the current comments in the App Store are to be trusted. Well, I think it's a miss guided move for a couple of interesting reasons that I wanted to share.
First of all, the appeal of iconic representation versus realism and secondly, the appeal of the genre itself.