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A Keaton's Tale

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Edit: *Daily second, Weekly 5th, Review Crew Pick, added to the zelda collection, and front page! Thanks a ton NG I am speechless : >*

Ten years before Majora's Mask, which might explain why the characters are younger than in the game : >

There were a lot of starts and stops for this flash, but I am glad it if finally finished. Special thanks to the voice actors for being so patient through this. Also to the folks on the Skype Superlab, Budj, Joey, Tami, Teejay, Gustavos, and Anna for testing and helping me with the animation flow over countless hours. : P

I had this idea about a year ago and sent the script to a different animator. However before she got started, she dropped out of the project because of school, so I ended up animating the entirety of it.

The flash is a double narrative, featuring two different stories, that share a same meaning. Since a lot of people are not familiar with Majora's Mask, or have it fresh in their heads, I knew it might have people that wouldn't understand it or be familiar with the characters, such as the young boy "Kafei." So I equipped it with a moral at the end to make it interesting for non- zelda fans as well, hopefully.

Special thanks to Seraphim for the great looking loading screen art. Hopefully people can contact him if they need commissions done, he was great to work with.

I hope you enjoy the bitter sweet parable of A Keaton's Tale


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At first, I thought this would be something where you selected two movies in the beginning. I guess I'm glad it wasn't. The highlight here is how good the animation is. It really helps that you create this awesome world. The Keaton looks like Pikachu. Yeah, I know I've seen that design before.

For its brevity, you do get a lot of things put in. All of the creatures are quite creative. Oh, it was about Zelda. Damn, I feel stupid. Well, it's a very fun cartoon with lots of good people working on it with great animation.

very nice story:) ended too soon but I didnt judge that:) the animation, storyline, music, and voice acting was very nice :)

Hey, I think this was an awesome movie. In fact, you should really make a sequel to this! This was an excellent creation in my mind! This is one Legend of Zelda movie to remember. For me, at least.

Well done. As someone who's childhood was filled with Majora's mask, I believe that this animation could very well be canon. There a few thinks I would have liked to see, such as kafei having a few more meaningful lines, but overall I enjoyed it thoroughly.

4.5/5, because the lip syncing could use some improvement.

Wonderful addition to the Zelda Collection.

Well done, I never thought I'd see someone else be able to make an animation that could go along with the LoZ story line, but you did it nicely, and also had a good moral at the end of it too. Keep it Up.

Credits & Info

4.51 / 5.00

Dec 12, 2012
12:31 PM EST
  • Frontpaged December 17, 2012
  • Review Crew Pick December 19, 2012
  • Daily 2nd Place December 14, 2012
  • Weekly 5th Place December 19, 2012