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1st Feb '16 6:30:51 PM BNSF1995
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** The second Godzilla film, ''Film/GodzillaRaidsAgain'' (released in the United States as ''[[MarketBasedTitle Gigantis the Fire Monster]]''), managed to avoid this, suffering only the addition of considerable amounts of StockFootage. However, it was almost turned into a film called ''The Volcano Monsters'' that would have been a prime example of this trope. Read about it [[http://www.tohokingdom.com/web_pages/lost_projects/volcano_monsters.htm here]].

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** The second Godzilla film, ''Film/GodzillaRaidsAgain'' (released in the United States as ''[[MarketBasedTitle Gigantis the Fire Monster]]''), managed to avoid this, suffering only the addition of considerable amounts of StockFootage.StockFootage, and Godzilla being referred to as "the Gigantis monsters", as well as having most of his roars replaced by modified Anguirus roars. However, it was almost turned into a film called ''The Volcano Monsters'' that would have been a prime example of this trope. Read about it [[http://www.tohokingdom.com/web_pages/lost_projects/volcano_monsters.htm here]].
15th Jan '16 5:11:19 PM jormis29
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* The 4th ''Anime/{{Pokemon}}'' film, Celebi: The Voice of the Forest added three scenes to the English version. Two of them served to over-explain a plot point in the story. The other was a comedic Team Rocket scene that [[BigLippedAlligatorMoment served no purpose to the plot]].

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* The 4th ''Anime/{{Pokemon}}'' film, ''[[Anime/Pokemon4Ever Celebi: The Voice of the Forest Forest]]'' added three scenes to the English version. Two of them served to over-explain a plot point in the story. The other was a comedic Team Rocket scene that [[BigLippedAlligatorMoment served no purpose to the plot]].
15th Jan '16 10:44:20 AM Anddrix
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* The 4th ''Anime/{{Pokemon}}'' film, Celebi: The Voice of the Forest added three scenes to the English version. Two of them [[ViewersAreMorons served to over-explain a plot point in the story]]. The other was a comedic Team Rocket scene that [[BigLippedAlligatorMoment served no purpose to the plot]].

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* The 4th ''Anime/{{Pokemon}}'' film, Celebi: The Voice of the Forest added three scenes to the English version. Two of them [[ViewersAreMorons served to over-explain a plot point in the story]].story. The other was a comedic Team Rocket scene that [[BigLippedAlligatorMoment served no purpose to the plot]].
14th Nov '15 7:03:45 AM KakuradyDrakenar
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* Likewise, ''{{Film/Looper}}'' is also a U.S.-China co-production, and the Chinese release had more screentime for scenes in Shanghai.
14th May '15 9:59:11 PM Kid
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The method is most viable when the main action is done by PeopleInRubberSuits, (or {{Puppets|hows}},) allowing the adaptation's GreekChorus (or in some cases its ''stars'') [[LeadYouCanRelateTo to have similar sensibilities]] [[CulturalTranslation to the importing country]].

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The method is most viable when the main action is done by PeopleInRubberSuits, PeopleInRubberSuits (or {{Puppets|hows}},) {{Puppets|hows}}), allowing the adaptation's GreekChorus (or in some cases its ''stars'') [[LeadYouCanRelateTo to have similar sensibilities]] [[CulturalTranslation to the importing country]].
12th Apr '15 5:27:31 PM CRE040295
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* A truly bizarre example of this occurred when New World Pictures brought over ''Anime/AngelsEgg''. Instead of giving it a straight dub (which would have been more or less impossible given the [[TrueArtIsIncomprehensible nature of the film]]), they cut the film heavily and added about 45 minutes of ''live action'' footage. The resulting mess truly must be [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qOHelXT3Q1s seen to be believed]].

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* A truly bizarre example of this occurred when New World Pictures brought over ''Anime/AngelsEgg''. Instead of giving it a straight dub (which would have been more or less impossible given the [[TrueArtIsIncomprehensible nature of the film]]), they cut the film heavily and added about 45 minutes of ''live action'' footage. The resulting mess truly must be [[http://www.[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qOHelXT3Q1s com/watch?v=Z6ZBzLLjCX4 seen to be believed]].
18th Mar '15 7:17:06 PM nombretomado
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* ''FraggleRock'' - various markets (including the UK, which didn't redub the Muppet characters) had their own version of Doc. They all had Sprocket, though.

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* ''FraggleRock'' ''Series/FraggleRock'' - various markets (including the UK, which didn't redub the Muppet characters) had their own version of Doc. They all had Sprocket, though.
22nd Dec '14 10:01:41 AM KingLyger
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* The 4th ''Anime/{{Pokemon}}'' film, Celebi: The Voice of the Forest added three scenes to the English version. Two of them [[ViewersAreMorons served to over-explain a plot point in the story]]. The other was a comedic Team Rocket scene that served no purpose to the plot.

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* The 4th ''Anime/{{Pokemon}}'' film, Celebi: The Voice of the Forest added three scenes to the English version. Two of them [[ViewersAreMorons served to over-explain a plot point in the story]]. The other was a comedic Team Rocket scene that [[BigLippedAlligatorMoment served no purpose to the plot.plot]].
28th Sep '14 3:34:39 PM tropesinreadiness
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** Similarly, Zeman's ''The Deadly Invention'' got a new introduction by an introduction was added featuring the television host Hugh Downs, of ''Series/TwentyTwenty'' and ''{{Series/Concentration}}'' fame, when it came to America as ''The Fabulous World of Jules Verne''.

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** Similarly, Zeman's ''The Deadly Invention'' got a new introduction by an introduction was added featuring the television host Hugh Downs, of ''Series/TwentyTwenty'' and ''{{Series/Concentration}}'' fame, when it came to America as ''The Fabulous World of Jules Verne''.
28th Sep '14 3:34:20 PM tropesinreadiness
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** Similarly, Zeman's ''The Deadly Invention'' got a new introduction by an introduction was added featuring the television host Hugh Downs, of ''Series/TwentyTwenty'' and ''{{Series/Concentration}}'' fame, when it came to America as ''The Fabulous World of Jules Verne''.
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