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  • Hello, everyone.

  • In the last decades, the art of computer animated films is getting better and better.

  • Animated films are more beautiful, more complicated,

  • and of higher quality.

  • Nowadays, each little detail is important.

  • Some of you probably remember

  • the famous headphone mistake that was so commented on the internet a couple of years ago,

  • and it was finally done right.

  • But in several countries, some famous scenes from different animated films look quite different from the way they look in other countries.

  • You might not know this

  • but people working in animated films love their work and their audience.

  • And sometimes change that film.

  • to include some important aspect of this or that culture.

  • So, here are five animated films that look different in other countries.

  • Let's get it on.

  • Zootopia.

  • Many of you probably saw this film

  • and enjoy the quality of even most insignificant details of this zoo world.

  • So you probably remember the news show scene.

  • Two animals host in news show. In America, Europe, Russia, and other countries,

  • you can see a snow leopard and a moose.

  • But in China, for example, the moose is replaced by a panda,

  • a symbol of China and the favorite animal of many Chinese people.

  • In Japan, the film is also changed.

  • Instead of the moose, you can see a tanuki,

  • a small creature similar to a raccoon, which in Japan is a symbol of happiness or prosperity.

  • And in Australia and New Zealand, one of the animals is a traditional koala.

  • Why not a kangaroo?

  • Maybe in the world of Zootopia, kangaroo is not very suitable for TV programs.

  • Inside Out

  • In this awesome film, there's a scene with the main character has to eat broccoli,

  • but she refuses to point blank to do it.

  • And we probably understand why.

  • Kids do not love to eat healthy food.

  • Don't broccoli's one of the worst vegetables in the market?

  • Weirdly enough there is something wrong with Japanese kids because they love broccoli.

  • That's the reason why the filmmakers changed the broccoli for green peppers,

  • which are generally considered disgusting among Japanese children.

  • Understandable, given that it's very important for the kids to bond with the main character for film.

  • Apart from the broccoli scene, there was another change in the film.

  • There's a scene where Riley is watching soccer, the most popular sport in the world, but not in America.

  • In the U.S., soccer or football is by far not the most popular sport.

  • It's not Brazil, you know.

  • As the reason why just like they did with Japan,

  • the filmmakers changed the soccer scene for hockey scenes,

  • a more important sport in the states.

  • Toy Story

  • In the classic animated film, Toy Story,

  • Buzz Lightyear gives a speech while standing in front of the stars and stripes flag of the U.S.

  • There was something normal, given that the film was made in America.

  • But in other countries, it's what would have seen a little bit weird.

  • That's why the filmmakers decided to change the background.

  • But instead of drawing flags,

  • for each and every country, they put Buzz in front of the globe.

  • It was a simple solution to transform a patriotic speech into a universal one.

  • Monsters University

  • Probably one of the most difficult moments when adapting animated film to other cultures is changing the phrases that appear on screen.

  • If we are talking about the signboard,

  • it's not difficult to change the text, but there are more complicated situations.

  • For example, in the film Monsters University,

  • one of the characters decorates cupcakes with the phrase "Be my pal".

  • But in other languages, you might need a lot of space

  • and letters to write such a phrase.

  • But the filmmaker came up with a brilliant solution.

  • Instead of using letters, they just put a smiley face, and everyone's happy.

  • Planes

  • In this film, the creators went a little bit further,

  • and in different countries change the look and name of one of the main female characters.

  • In the original film shown in the U.S. and Canada,

  • children saw a pink plane named Rochelle.

  • In Russia, the same character is not pink, but painted

  • as the Russian flag, and its name is Tatiana.

  • And they did the same in many countries.

  • In Brazil, the plane's name is Carolina. She looks quite different.

  • And in Germany, the plane became Heidi.

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  • And we'll be right back to you as fast as we can.

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    Kate Chang posted on 2018/02/09
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