Born of Dragon Ball Z and Pokemon.
Cultured by Monkey and Power Rangers.
Then corrupted by a shed load of anime.
And finally arose from the likes of Kamen Rider, Super Sentai and Garo.
Outside the internet I'm an stage actor, a writer, a sound tech and an upcoming circus entertainer. But like everyone on this site, I like anime. Favourite is still Orphen. Earlier this year I've been getting into tokusatsu.
Process to becoming obsessed with tokusatsu shows:
Power Ranger => uses stock footage of Sentai => Wiki search for Super Sentai => Gokaiger, Kamen Rider W, Garo
...or something like that. :/
Follow me on Twitter (because that's a thing you can do) @darkfire937
or Facebook with message saying "From Japanator" to amuse my ego *cue evil laugh*
It stars Rove McManus, who will not only be voicing Hiro but four other characters. He will also be joined by Star Wars star Mark Hamill, as well as Marg Downey and Peter Rowsthorn of Kath and Kim (the Australian one, not the god awful american one).
Produced by Bogan Entertainment, Exchange Student Zero has come out of the Cartoon Network’s SNAPTOONS, the Short New Asia Pacific Cartoons initiative, which looks to create and expose more talent from the Asia Pacific region.
What's interesting for me other than "ZOMG! An Australian cartoon rich with Japanese roots!" is that the cartoon is set in South Perth, which is a two hour drive from where I live. ...I like Perth...
On the back burner of my mind however I can't help but feel like this is trying to be the next Yugioh or Bakugan and not a dressing down of said sub-genre of shows since the show's target audience are 9+ year olds. I can still hope, Australia has an interesting sense of humour. Not just something backed with a laughing track *coughs*Disney*coughs*.
Either way the show airs on Cartoon Network December 16 at 6pm and I know I'll be keeping an eye on it.
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