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Castlevania on Netflix - anyone watching? 
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Post Castlevania on Netflix - anyone watching?
I watched, I enjoyed. Beautifully drawn (I forgot how much I missed 2d animation!), well acted, good script, taken seriously. While Dracula's powers are completely over the top, it does successfully paint him as the true vampire of vampires. (sorry, Strahd, old buddy.) The gore level is unexpectedly high, and I wasn't expecting adult language too (no problems with that, it was just jarring. Although based on a video game I played when I was 10, I can definitely see why this doesn't show up in the Netflix kids section!). It definitely felt like "Ravenloft: the Anime" at many points, and that's a very good thing.

My only real complaint is that the first half or so is slow to get going.
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We don't even meet a Belmont until episode 2 of 4!

And the ending...
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Is only the beginning! The party of PCs gets together and goes off to face Dracula, and then.... end credits. I sincerely hope they are planning more of these. The first 4 are just to whet our appetites, right?


Anyone else seen it?

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Post Re: Castlevania on Netflix - anyone watching?
I did watch it, but I am not a big anime fan. Not really my bag, but I did find out I like Game of Thrones on HBO, not the books LOL


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Post Re: Castlevania on Netflix - anyone watching?
I watched it, and for the most part, liked it. I agree with Gonzoron on - language; series length; and Dracula's power level.

Kinda wished it was closer to PG, or PG-13 with the gore and language tho - I think it'd be good for pre-teen/teenagers to watch if it were a little less salty in the language department, and a little less splatter horror & more suspense horror.

But, if Netflix stays in business and makes season 2, I'll watch it :D


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Yeah I liked it. Only seen the first two episodes thus far.

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Saw it. Beautiful images, I wish I had access to some of these to keep as a reference for my game.

However, it is way too slow and predictable at times. They need a better person to make the scenario and dialogues.

8/10 visual, 5/10 story

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