History PlayingWith / Bowdlerise

18th Feb '16 10:38:09 AM randomtroper89
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* '''Played For Drama''': In the original version Alice's parents were showing ToughLove with Alice's drug issues, in the censored version they are ControlFreak AbusiveParents.



%%* '''Played For Drama''': ???
13th Jun '15 5:52:45 PM nombretomado
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** Revealing outfits are censored by use of magical censorship animals which bounce around ridiculously. The HollywoodHomely character doesn't get one because she's got nothing to reveal. (Happens in the "voluntarily censored" version of ''GunXSword''.)

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** Revealing outfits are censored by use of magical censorship animals which bounce around ridiculously. The HollywoodHomely character doesn't get one because she's got nothing to reveal. (Happens in the "voluntarily censored" version of ''GunXSword''.''Anime/GunXSword''.)
19th Dec '13 6:13:21 PM randomtroper89
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** There a an alternate version of the show for younger audiences, but the uncut version is available to.
31st Jul '13 9:10:43 AM bunchacrunch
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** [[ValuesDissonance The tastes of Japanese people and American people are different.]]
** The company wants to market the manga to a younger age range.
** A lot of the stuff in the manga wouldn't appeal to a very large spectrum of people.

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** [[ValuesDissonance The tastes of Japanese people ValuesDissonance. Just because Japan finds it okay to show extreme violence and American people are different.]]
** The company wants
sex to market the manga children doesn't mean everyone does (especially America)
**The creators want
to a younger age range.
** A lot of the stuff in the manga wouldn't
appeal to a very large spectrum of people.more readers, so they tone down the content for their main demographic (but not their PeripheryDemographic)
31st Jul '13 9:08:29 AM bunchacrunch
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** Even objects that imply violence, sexuality, and other unsavory facts of life are edited (read: say goodbye to kitchen knives, hammers, shirtless men, handcuffs when not used by police officers, etc)

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** Even objects that imply violence, sexuality, and other unsavory facts of life are edited (read: say goodbye to kitchen knives, hammers, shirtless men, women in any clothes other than a full-length burqa, Super Soaker water guns, handcuffs when not used by police officers, etc)
31st Jul '13 9:07:21 AM bunchacrunch
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** Even kitchen knives and hammers are edited out.

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** Even kitchen knives objects that imply violence, sexuality, and hammers other unsavory facts of life are edited out.(read: say goodbye to kitchen knives, hammers, shirtless men, handcuffs when not used by police officers, etc)



** The changes are reduced down to only [[GettingCrapPastTheRadar implications]].
** Very minor changes are made such as a beer ad in the background becomes a soda ad.

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** The changes are reduced down to only [[GettingCrapPastTheRadar risqué implications]].
** Very minor changes are made such as a beer ad in the background becomes a soda ad.ad, or blood is present, but is recolored or darkened so it doesn't look too gory.
31st Dec '12 5:02:19 PM VPhantom
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'''Basic Trope''': A work, when translated, is more heavily edited for the new audience.
* '''Straight''': ''The Adventures Of Alice-chan'' is a popular manga in Japan. When it comes to the US, the company translating it removes a lot of the more questionable material such as sex, cursing, drinking, and violence.

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'''Basic Trope''': A work, when translated, is more heavily edited for the new audience.
* '''Straight''': ''The Adventures Of Alice-chan'' is a popular manga in Japan. When it comes to the US, the company translating it removes a lot of the more questionable material such as sex, cursing, drinking, and violence.drinking.



** See the first Reconstructed, but entirely intentional
* '''Deconstructed''': The censorship doesn't sit well with either audience. The ''intended'' audience finds it too childish, and the ''original'' audience finds the censorship pointless. As a result, they voice their displeasure in their buying options.
* '''Reconstructed''':
** The censorship creates [[SoBadItsGood a number of humorous inconsistencies]] which causes the translated manga to gain [[BileFascination a fanbase]] that wouldn't have otherwise existed.
** The censors try to be careful, and not reduce the quality of the show.
** The show acquires a younger audience, that would be turned off by all the drugs and sex.

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** See the first Reconstructed, but except it is [[StylisticSuck entirely intentional
* '''Deconstructed''': The censorship doesn't sit well with either audience. The ''intended'' audience finds it too childish, and the ''original'' audience finds the censorship pointless. As a result, they voice their displeasure in their buying options.
* '''Reconstructed''':
** The censorship creates [[SoBadItsGood a number of humorous inconsistencies]] which causes the translated manga to gain [[BileFascination a fanbase]] that wouldn't have otherwise existed.
** The censors try to be careful, and not reduce the quality of the show.
** The show acquires a younger audience, that would be turned off by all the drugs and sex.
intentional]].



* '''Averted''': No censorship is attempted and the translation company is upfront.

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* '''Averted''': '''Averted''':
**
No censorship is attempted and the translation company is upfront.



* '''Enforced''': "[[MoralGuardians You're]] telling me I have to follow these rules? Well, I guess you print the checks..."
* '''Lampshaded''': "Well, we've had to make a few changes to this popular manga..."
* '''Invoked''': A similar manga is summarily canceled due to the influence of the MoralGuardians. So...

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* '''Enforced''': "[[MoralGuardians You're]] "You're telling me I have to follow these rules? Well, I guess you print the checks..."
checks..".
* '''Lampshaded''': "Well, we've had to make a few changes to this popular manga..."
manga..".
* '''Invoked''': A similar manga is summarily canceled cancelled due to the influence of the MoralGuardians. So...So...
* '''Exploited''': ???



* '''Discussed''': "Alice-Chan, this is an intervention. Your need to collect innocuous bags of flour is not only bizarre but also out of control."
* '''Conversed''': "You really need to read the scanlation of Alice-Chan. The official release completely sidestepped her cocaine addiction."
* '''Played for Drama''' is impossible.

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* '''Discussed''': "Alice-Chan, this is an intervention. Your need to collect innocuous bags of flour is not only bizarre but also out of control."
control".
* '''Conversed''': "You really need to read the scanlation of Alice-Chan. The official release completely sidestepped her cocaine addiction."
addiction".
* '''Played for Drama''' is impossible.'''Deconstructed''': The censorship doesn't sit well with either audience. The ''intended'' audience finds it too childish, and the ''original'' audience finds the censorship pointless. As a result, they voice their displeasure in their buying options.
* '''Reconstructed''':
** The censorship creates [[SoBadItsGood a number of humorous inconsistencies]] which causes the translated manga to gain [[BileFascination a fanbase]] that wouldn't have otherwise existed.
** The censors try to be careful, and not reduce the quality of the show.
** The show acquires a younger audience, that would be turned off by all the drugs and sex.



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%%* '''Implied''': ???
%%* '''Plotted A Good Waste''': ???
%%* '''Played For Laughs''': ???
%%* '''Played For Drama''': ???
31st Dec '12 4:33:30 PM randomtroper89
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* '''Downplayed''': The changes are reduced down to only [[GettingCrapPastTheRadar implications]].

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* '''Downplayed''': '''Downplayed''':
**
The changes are reduced down to only [[GettingCrapPastTheRadar implications]].
31st Dec '12 4:33:06 PM randomtroper89
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** Very minor changes are made such as a beer ad in the background becomes a soda ad.
7th Dec '12 4:44:46 PM FELH2
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** They just change the target audience.
** They keep everything in, and it's a surprise it still got a "For Kids" rating.


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* '''Played for Drama''' is impossible.
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