Finally got to see the one of the four trailers for the new Marvel animated series a la Anime – Wolverine. First off, with Batman: Gotham Knight success, in my book, it was just a matter of time before Marvel jumped in. While I am big Wolverine fan, I am not a fan of Wolverine and the X-Men series. Simply put, there was just way too much Wolverine hype and to give him top billing over the X-Men was just wrong plus the Wolverine movie sucked major ass.
Aside from this, having an animated Wolverine series might work but I’m not sure about the Anime style. Granted he does have some Eastern influences, this is not the Wolverine that I grew up with. This is a much more radical departure from the Wolverine characteristics: short, stocky, hairy, burly, cigar chompin’, and bad ass attitude. This trailer is still great to look at but reminds me of too many other Anime films that also have some type of internal/external blade on command thingy like Mackie from Wicked City.