New York Comedian Con is right here, and Netflix got here able to have fun the twentieth anniversary of the Scott Pilgrim comics subsequent yr with the most recent take a look at its new animated adaptation of Brian Lee O’Malley’s seminal collection.
Animated by Science Saru—the Masaaki Yuasa/Eunyoung Choi-founded Japanese studio behind Inu-Oh, Devilman Crybaby, Japan Sinks, and extra—Scott Pilgrim Takes Off faithfully adapts the unique aesthetic of O’Malley’s comedian collection, after which provides your mind a twist by bringing again just about many of the forged of Edgar Wright’s 2010 film to voice their characters once more.
Sure, which means—deep breath— Michael Cera, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Satya Bhabha, Kieran Culkin, Chris Evans, Anna Kendrick, Brie Larson, Alison Capsule, Aubrey Plaza, Brandon Routh, Jason Schwartzman, Johnny Simmons, Mark Webber, Mae Whitman, and Ellen Wong all return to reprise their roles, and actually whereas some are extra suited to the medium of voiceover work than others, what actually shines right here is how Takes Off seems.
It’s like seeing O’Malley’s comics truly come to life, lovingly rendered and but additionally with a ton of neat little visible twists that boggle the attention as a lot as the very fact you’re listening to the forged of a virtually 14-year-old film settle again into their roles.
Scott Pilgrim Takes Off begins streaming on Netflix November 17.
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