Creation Sequence


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The process of creating a creature or an object, be it mechanically or magically.

Forging Scene, for when it is the creation of a weapon, and A-Team Montage are Sub Tropes.

See also Transformation Sequence, Technology Porn.


Examples:

Anime and Manga
  • Ghost in the Shell starts with the sequence of Kusanagi's cyborg body getting assembled and covered with synthetic skin

Comic Books
  • Usagi Yojimbo had a kite festival story that began with a description of traditional Japanese kite-making.

Film
  • The Man Who Knew Too Little begins with a sequence showing the bomb being created and planted inside the Russian nesting doll.
  • The movie Lord of the Rings opens with the forging of the One Ring.
  • The Iron Man films have countless forging and manufacturing scenes.
  • Small Soldiers opens with the making of the military AI chips due to be installed in the toys.
  • The chocolate bars in the opening sequence of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.
  • The Coraline doll in the opening of Coraline is more of a destruction and re-creation sequence.
  • Lord of War comes to mind - it starts out following the construction and packaging of a bullet... and then moves on to follow the bullet as it's bought and sold, loaded and readied, and finally fired into the head of some poor, African kid.

Toys

Video Games

Western Animation
  • Samurai Jack: in "Jack's Sandals", after going through many different types of shoes, Jack finds a Japanese mechanic who makes him new wooden sandals, starting with some measurements, a block of wood, and such.

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