troperville

tools

toys


main index

Narrative

Genre

Media

Topical Tropes

Other Categories

TV Tropes Org
random
Trivia: Teito Monogatari
  • Actor-Inspired Element: The most common portrayal of Kato (tall, thin, long face, prominent chin) is largely based on the looks of his first live-action actor, Kyusaku Shimada.
  • Celebrity Voice Actor: Kyusaku Shimada was also Kato's voice actor in Doomed Megalopolis. It was his first time voice acting, too.
  • Fan Translation: The prologue of the first book was translated in 2013.
  • Fountain of Expies: Yasnuori Kato received many, up to and including M. Bison. A more blatant expy can be found in Raidou Kuzunoha.
  • Franchise Killer: The cinematic franchise was dented by the critical and commercial disappointment of Tokyo: The Last War. The franchise sort of bounced back after the sales of the OVA Doomed Megalopolis, but it was destroyed again by the incredible backlash against the Direct-to-Video spinoff film Teito Monogatari Gaiden (which actually tried to outdo the anime in terms of nastiness).
  • Hey, It's That Voice!: Cam Clarke is Narutaki and Barbara Goodson is Keiko in the English version of Doomed Megalopolis.
  • Name's the Same:
  • No Export for You:
    • Despite both the OVA and first movie getting English releases, the books have not due to their heavy reliance on Japanese historical and cultural references.
    • Tokyo: The Last War and Teito Monogatari Gaiden were also not released in the west.
  • Troubled Production: Numerous accidents plagued the set of the first film.
  • What Could Have Been: The original script for Tokyo: The Last War contained more subplots and was more faithful to the novel, however these were all cut due to budgetary issues.

random
TV Tropes by TV Tropes Foundation, LLC is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.
Permissions beyond the scope of this license may be available from thestaff@tvtropes.org.
Privacy Policy
5543
39