This three-hour Pokemon Red anime has actually gone viral forever factor

Pokemon Red animation
(Image debt: Pedro Araujo)

Two weeks back, animator Pedro Araujo (opens up in brand-new tab) launched Pokemon Red: Full Game Animation (opens up in brand-new tab) When I initially saw this video clip, I figured it would certainly be 15 to 30 mins of one of the most famous minutes from the timeless game, adoringly adjusted by hand in a Flash- reminiscent design that makes for some unbelievable still-frame response pictures.

It’s passed a million sights ever since, and also oh yep, it’s 3 and also a fifty percent hrs long. 206 mins. Holy spunk.

Turns out, it does include the very best minutes fromPokemon Red Like, every one of them. I connected to Araujo to read more regarding what entered into this monstrous job, which has actually lastly been put together right into one legendary anime from loads of private bits launched over the previous 2 years.

“Daily, I spent about four to six hours working on it, or in the other series of the week,” Araujo informs me. He’s additionally launched various other anime while Pokemon Red has actually remained in the jobs, consisting of numerous Sonic little bits. To no one’s shock, he states he did undoubtedly get involved in Flash computer animation in the past with some straightforward stick jobs. “Animation was always a part of me,” he states.

“I balance my time going for one episode of each series a week,” he proceeds. “I have two friends who work with me doing the color art. So I make the storyboard/sketch animations and video edit and send it to them to color. Meanwhile, in the two weeks while they color, I use the next week to make this pre-production process of the next video or other series.”

The video clip is an incredibly comprehensive and also devoted adjustment of the game, however it additionally decorated and also included a couple of aspects based upon customer responses.

“Every main moment and every main battle. That’s all in there,” Araujo states. “Even after creating some non-canon moments, like the battle in Silph Co. that I decided to create to give more importance to the last battle with Team Rocket, there are still the two canon moments – the rival battle, and the 1v1 vs Giovanni with four Pokemon.”

“The things I decided to give more attention to were based on the feedback I had from the audience during these two years,” he states. “People loved the romance between Red and Misty; the more dramatic, ‘made me cry’ moments; and the Giovanni backstory I’ve created. So I focused a lot on these to try to give the community what they liked the best.” As for his individual favored scene, Araujo states he’s specifically happy with the closing of the Lavender Town arc.

I asked Araujo if he thought about adjusting any one of the various other Pokemon games prior to or rather thanRed The Johto generation is really his favored, and also he’s currently working with computer animated items for it, however he states the OG needed to precede. “I take it as a matter of respect,” he states. “We have now nine generations, many protagonists and champions. But everything started in Pallet Town with 151 Pokemon.”

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