What kind of Trek cartoon do you want?

Discussion in 'Future of Trek' started by Jayson1, Jun 21, 2018.

  1. TrekMD

    TrekMD Commander Red Shirt

    Oct 19, 2003
    Then you should watch Voltron Legendary Defender on Netflix. It shows how a quality animation show is done in the West. It all depends on the team behind the show.
  2. mdtauk

    mdtauk Commander Red Shirt

    Dec 9, 2012
    Perhaps you have more faith in CBS in getting the right team, over a cheaper production, to fill air-time.
  3. Qonundrum

    Qonundrum Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

    May 18, 2017
    The clinic located by the Q Continuum
    One that incorporates a robot, a professor, Leela, Fry, Dr Zoidberg...
  4. jefferiestubes8

    jefferiestubes8 Commodore Commodore

    Mar 8, 2009
    New York City
    The stories can reuse CGI assets from all of the current CBS-owned new series in the pipeline.
  5. HarryCanyon1982

    HarryCanyon1982 Lieutenant Commander Red Shirt

    May 20, 2015
    Albuquerque, NM
    The guys who did Avatar The Last Airbender do it or even have Madhouse do the animation for it or Peter Chung of Aeon Flux fame
  6. suarezguy

    suarezguy Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

    Jun 9, 2008
    Albuquerque, NM, USA
    I don't really like the idea of a Trek animated series and especially the attitude that it should happen or have already happened-that suggests believing that it's easy to make a good cartoon and have it be popular, neither is so.

    Animation doesn't have to be for kids but it does still have some of that association (and it maybe does need a lot of kid watchers to be successful) and regardless I think visual effects could be as interesting and maybe more impressive than animation, animation doesn't offer any unique value yet could be a little too different and lesser from what we've had with live action.
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  7. Syd Shanshala

    Syd Shanshala Lieutenant Commander Red Shirt

    Oct 22, 2017
    Can’t believe no one mentioned it already, maybe I missed it, but why not finish out 3 more seasons of ENT as an animated show, in the footsteps of TAS. Set it aboard the NX refit
  8. Relayer1

    Relayer1 Vice Admiral Admiral

    Aug 21, 2011
    The Black Country, England
    I get where you're coming from, and I know they were popular, but I really didn't like those shows.

    I'd want something a bit more mature, but to be honest, I'd prefer they didn't go the animated route at all.
  9. Nerys Myk

    Nerys Myk Sgt Pepper Premium Member

    Nov 4, 2001
    A bunch of kids and their pet Sehlat cruising the galaxy in a warp shuttle solving mysteries.
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  10. Tenacity

    Tenacity Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

    Jul 14, 2016
    Animation largely being for kids is a thing of the past.

    If you watch any Japanese animation you'd know that an association with children isn't automatic.