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SuperPope Episode 1

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rated 4.05 / 5 stars
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Uploaded
Mar 2, 2006 | 6:33 PM EST
  • Frontpaged March 2, 2006
  • Daily 2nd Place March 3, 2006
  • Weekly 4th Place March 8, 2006

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Please help this anim out by recommending it to the Parody and Religious collections.

Thanks for the awards and front page listing!
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I made this Dragon Ball Z quasi-parody back in 2000 for an anime-style Flash contest at TokyoPop.com. The grand prize was $10,000 with a $1,000 prize offered for first place in each of 6 categories. I didn't win the grand prize, but I did win first place in the "fighting" category, so that was cool. Now -- years later -- I'm finally working really hard on episode II (which has painted backgrounds and a much more involved story), so I figured I'd submit this to Newgrounds and try to drum up some interest. Hope you enjoy it!

NOTE: If you watched this movie before March 7th, 2006 and thought it was too slow, please watch it again. I fixed some errors that were causing it to perform badly on slower PCs.

Reviews


KetsukaKetsuka

Rated 4.5 / 5 stars

Wow~

Although it was a lot like DBZ (I know it was intended to be) It was really good. I have no idea why but that style of animation just strikes me as really great, I dunno if its the arty look or just the amusement of some of the characters and backgrounds, but I like it. Although the sound could've been better and subtitles may have been a nice add (sometimes its hard to get what their saying), other than that, Nice work! Keep it up.



RockeeymonRockeeymon

Rated 4.5 / 5 stars

I HATE ANIME!!!

But this was a great movie with alot of action. I like the theme of the pope being the hero of the story. That demon was tough as hell(no punn intended.)Great graphics and a great actiobn story.



SarafanUninSarafanUnin

Rated 4.5 / 5 stars

Excelent work

To be honest, I played the trivia game for a good 10 minutes before I remembered there was a movie to watch. Great job, you really captured the feel of a Toriyama animation. The only recomendation I could make would be to add subtitles to the english speaking characters.



The-King-JewThe-King-Jew

Rated 4.5 / 5 stars

DBZ Ripoff! But nice, nonetheless.

Great, great, really great. Nice copy off Kid Buu but I would have used Hitler. Yeah I love Hitler, Hitler is nice. I would love to penetrate his pooper and make him bleed.



DelvonshiDelvonshi

Rated 4.5 / 5 stars

Pretty good animation little work though.

Animation was great not perfect but done very well. My complaint is that its ovious this was taken from DBZ style anime. That I don't mind but.. DBZ relies on that suspense.. they tend to kill off anyone and make the battles a struggle so you don't know who will win or lose. I never once thought Superpope would lose.. I was glad to see the monster survive a few blows but Superpope had too easy a time fighting him. Make the monsters a little stronger or Superpope a bit weaker and it'd be perfect. Other than that good job.