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12th Sep '17 12:32:50 PM TheMightyHeptagon
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* Creator/StephenKing's ''Literature/{{It}}'' (1986) has [[RagtagBunchOfMisfits "The Losers Club"]] meeting in 1957 as teenagers, then reuniting in 1984 as adults. [[Film/{{It}} The 2017 movie]] has them meeting as teenagers in 1988, with [[spoiler: a SequelHook at the end identifying the movie as ''It: Chapter One'']]. Considering the entity "It" is supposed to awaken every 27 years, [[spoiler: the promised ''Chapter 2'' will presumably take place in 2015]].

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* Creator/StephenKing's ''Literature/{{It}}'' (1986) has [[RagtagBunchOfMisfits "The Losers Club"]] meeting in 1957 as teenagers, then reuniting in 1984 as adults. [[Film/{{It}} [[Film/It2017 The 2017 movie]] has them meeting as teenagers in 1988, with [[spoiler: a SequelHook at the end identifying the movie as ''It: Chapter One'']]. Considering the entity "It" is supposed to awaken every 27 years, [[spoiler: the promised ''Chapter 2'' will presumably take place in 2015]].
10th Sep '17 7:05:02 PM TheMightyHeptagon
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* Creator/StephenKing's ''Literature/{{It}}'' (1986) has [[RagtagBunchOfMisfits "The Losers Club"]] meeting in 1957 as teenagers, then reuniting in 1984 as adults. [[Film/{{It}} The 2017 movie]] has them meeting as teenagers in 1988, with [[spoiler: a SequelHook at the end identifying the movie as ''It: Chapter One'']]. Considering the entity "It" is supposed to awaken every 27 years, [[spoiler: the promised ''Chapter 2'' will presumably take place in 2015]].
10th Sep '17 7:21:18 AM PistolsAtDawn
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* ''Film/WonderWoman'' inverts this, changing the setting from World War II to World War I.



* ''Film/WonderWoman'' inverts this, changing the setting from World War II to World War I.
10th Sep '17 7:10:55 AM PistolsAtDawn
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* ''Film/WonderWoman'' inverts this, changing the setting from World War II to World War I.
7th Sep '17 9:28:32 AM Pichu-kun
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* ''Young Black Jack'' is ''Manga/BlackJack'' [-AS A {{BISHOUNEN}} IN THE 60s!-] (Note this one zigzags this trope by going backwards chronologically, but specifically changing the protagonist to make it marketable by the 2015 trend of female {{Fanservice}}.)

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* ''Manga/BlackJack'':
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''Young Black Jack'' is ''Manga/BlackJack'' [-AS A {{BISHOUNEN}} IN THE 60s!-] (Note this one zigzags this trope by going backwards chronologically, but specifically changing the protagonist to make it marketable by the 2015 trend of female {{Fanservice}}.)



* The ''Manga/WanderingSon'' anime changes the story from the mid-to-late 2000s to the early 2010s. It's not that noticeable besides cellphones being more common and some technology changes. For example Nitori and Mako recording their voices using a tapeplayer is changed to them recording their voices on their cellphones.

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* The ''Manga/WanderingSon'' anime changes the story from the mid-to-late 2000s to the early 2010s. It's not that noticeable besides cellphones being more common and some technology changes. For example example, Nitori and Mako recording their voices using a tapeplayer is changed to them recording their voices on their cellphones.cellphones.



* ''Franchise/ArchieComics'' uses ComicBookTime however the [[ComicBook/ArchieComics2015 2015 reboot]] modernizes the series in a way even the newer 'classic universe' comics don't.

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* ''Franchise/ArchieComics'' uses ComicBookTime ComicBookTime, however the [[ComicBook/ArchieComics2015 2015 reboot]] modernizes the series in a way even the newer 'classic universe' comics don't.don't.
* The {{animesque}} ''Manga Romeo and Juliet'' graphic novel is ''Theatre/RomeoAndJuliet'' set in [-2000s JAPAN!-]



* The 2007 film of ''Literature/BridgeToTerabithia'' changed the film from taking place post-UsefulNotes/TheVietnamWar to being in contemporary times. This caused a lot of the film to be changed in order to fit 2000s standards. For example, Jesse's living conditions are changed, Leslie's design was [[YouDontLookLikeYou revamped completely]] because her original look wasn't that "weird" anymore, Jesse was no longer MistakenForGay by his parents for being an artist, and a lot of the ValuesDissonance was removed or edited. Despite the plot and character changes, the slang is still dated, someone forgot to tell the guy in charge of getting a school bus for the movie that it wasn't in TheSeventies anymore, and a few odd elements don't match well in a modern day setting (Jess' teacher going on a trip with him alone, Leslie's parents letting her run around in the woods unsupervised, the way [[spoiler:Janice's]] abusive dad is glossed over, etc).

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* The 2007 film of ''Literature/BridgeToTerabithia'' changed the film from taking place post-UsefulNotes/TheVietnamWar to being in contemporary times. This caused a lot of the film to be changed in order to fit 2000s standards. For example, Jesse's living conditions are changed, Leslie's design was [[YouDontLookLikeYou revamped completely]] because her original look wasn't that "weird" anymore, Jesse was no longer MistakenForGay by his parents for being an artist, and a lot of the ValuesDissonance was removed or edited. Despite the plot and character changes, the slang is still dated, someone forgot to tell the guy in charge of getting a school bus for the movie that it wasn't in TheSeventies anymore, and a few odd elements don't match well in a modern day setting (Jess' (Jesse's teacher going on a trip with him alone, Leslie's parents letting her run around in the woods unsupervised, the way [[spoiler:Janice's]] abusive dad is glossed over, etc).



* The Series/ArrowVerse series are decades-old comic books adapted for TheNewTens. Smartphones are ever-present (Supergirl even somehow manages to carry one around in her suit), popular brand names are mentioned (such as Barry having to call for an Uber, when his powers fail). Social media are also key, and Iris West now publishes online articles instead of physical newspapers. Even the nature of Barry's powers is changed from LightningCanDoAnything to a MagicalParticleAccelerator.

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* The Series/ArrowVerse ''Series/ArrowVerse'' series are decades-old comic books adapted for TheNewTens. Smartphones are ever-present (Supergirl even somehow manages to carry one around in her suit), popular brand names are mentioned (such as Barry having to call for an Uber, when his powers fail). Social media are also key, and Iris West now publishes online articles instead of physical newspapers. Even the nature of Barry's powers is changed from LightningCanDoAnything to a MagicalParticleAccelerator.






* ''VideoGame/{{Pokemon}}'' takes place in an unknown time period however their world bares resemblances to ours. The remakes typically modernize the clothing and technology, though keep its place in the timeline stationary. For example the remakes of ''VideoGame/PokemonRubyAndSapphire'' replace your UsefulNotes/NintendoGamecube with a UsefulNotes/WiiU however it's still canonically concurrent with the remakes of ''VideoGame/PokemonRedAndBlue'' that were released just after the original ''Ruby'' and ''Sapphire''. [[spoiler:There are heavy implications that [=ORAS=] is in an AlternateUniverse from the older continuity though.]]

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* ''VideoGame/{{Pokemon}}'' takes place in an unknown time period period, however their world bares resemblances to ours. The remakes typically modernize the clothing and technology, though they keep its the games place in the timeline stationary. For example the remakes of ''VideoGame/PokemonRubyAndSapphire'' replace your UsefulNotes/NintendoGamecube with a UsefulNotes/WiiU however it's still canonically concurrent with the remakes of ''VideoGame/PokemonRedAndBlue'' that were released just after the original ''Ruby'' and ''Sapphire''. [[spoiler:There are heavy implications that [=ORAS=] ''[=ORAS=]'' is in an AlternateUniverse from the older ''[=FRLG=]'' continuity though.]]



* ''WebVideo/AllForOne'' is ''Literature/TheThreeMusketeers'' [-IN A MODERN UNIVERSITY!-], by the same channel as [[WebVideo/CarmillaTheSeries Carmilla]]

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* ''WebVideo/AllForOne'' is ''Literature/TheThreeMusketeers'' [-IN A MODERN UNIVERSITY!-], by the same channel as [[WebVideo/CarmillaTheSeries Carmilla]]''[[WebVideo/CarmillaTheSeries Carmilla]]''.



* ''WesternAnimation/ThePowerpuffGirls2016'' takes place in the 2010s instead of the [[ComicBookTime vaguely late 1990s to early 2000s]] of the original ''WesternAnimation/ThePowerpuffGirls''. Smartphones are present.

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* ''WesternAnimation/ThePowerpuffGirls2016'' takes place in the 2010s instead of the [[ComicBookTime vaguely late 1990s to early 2000s]] of the original ''WesternAnimation/ThePowerpuffGirls''. Smartphones are present.For example, the girl's phone (which was dated even in the original series because it was a ''toy'' phone) was replaced with a smartphone. This means that the girls can be called even when away from home.
* ''Literature/TheMagicSchoolBus'' took place in the early-to-mid 1990s. The SoftReboot ''WesternAnimation/TheMagicSchoolBusRidesAgain'' takes place in the late 2010s.
26th Aug '17 3:18:21 PM wuggles
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* Similarly, the {{Netflix}} Marvel series are updates of comics that premiered decades ago. The shows that faced the most challenges with this were ''Series/{{Daredevil}}'' and ''Series/IronFist''. ''Daredevil'' had the problem of taking place in the Hell's Kitchen neighborhood of Manhattan, which at the time the comics were written was a WretchedHive full of crime and gang violence; however, today the neighborhood has long since gentrified. The show explained the crime as being due to the events of ''Film/TheAvengers2012'' destroying Hell's Kitchen and causing an increase in crime. ''Iron Fist'' faced this at a more meta level. A major criticism even before the show came out was the MightyWhitey plot (some critics even calling for a RaceLift to an actual Asian), with some critics noting that this premise was acceptable when the comic first came out in the '70s, but now seems dated.
8th Aug '17 11:59:24 AM Lymantria
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* Both ''[[https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCU_VLBr2HCEkmVJbnBsMSXg Green Gables Fables]]'' and ''WebSeries/ProjectGreenGables'' are ''Literature/AnneOfGreenGables'' [-IN THE NEW TENS!-]

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* Both ''[[https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCU_VLBr2HCEkmVJbnBsMSXg Green Gables Fables]]'' and ''WebSeries/ProjectGreenGables'' ''WebVideo/ProjectGreenGables'' are ''Literature/AnneOfGreenGables'' [-IN THE NEW TENS!-]
25th Jul '17 10:49:49 AM Morgenthaler
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* ''Ivansxtc'' is a loose adaptation of the Creator/LeoTolstoy novel ''The Death of Ivan Ilych''. The original was set in 19th century UsefulNotes/ImperialRussia, the film is set in 21th century UsefulNotes/{{Hollywood}}.
15th Jul '17 10:31:59 AM nombretomado
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* Oscar Hammerstein II adapted ''Film/CarmenJones'' from the opera ''Theatre/{{Carmen}}'', keeping the Bizet score but resetting the action [-IN THE AMERICAN SOUTH DURING {{WORLD WAR II}} WITH AN ALL-BLACK CAST!-]

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* Oscar Hammerstein II adapted ''Film/CarmenJones'' from the opera ''Theatre/{{Carmen}}'', keeping the Bizet score but resetting the action [-IN THE AMERICAN SOUTH DURING {{WORLD UsefulNotes/{{WORLD WAR II}} WITH AN ALL-BLACK CAST!-]
15th Jul '17 10:30:02 AM nombretomado
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