As Far As Anime Censorship Goes, This Is Pretty Ridiculous

As Far As Anime Censorship Goes, This Is Pretty Ridiculous

Terra Formars follows the struggle between humans and roaches for supremacy on Mars. Originally a manga, the anime’s first three episodes have been censored to the point that it’s distracting.

In the anime, there are black bars and dots cover parts deemed unsuitable — like bad Photoshops. Here, have a look:

As Far As Anime Censorship Goes, This Is Pretty Ridiculous

Picture: 2ch

As Far As Anime Censorship Goes, This Is Pretty Ridiculous

Picture: miangraham

As Far As Anime Censorship Goes, This Is Pretty Ridiculous

Picture: 2ch

And if you are wondering what kind of stuff is being edited, here is a comparison with the original manga:

As Far As Anime Censorship Goes, This Is Pretty Ridiculous

Picture: tagoal

Note that this is how the anime is appearing on Japanese television and in online streams. It seems that blood and gore is getting the blunt end of the censorship stick, but other things are not.

Crunchyroll stated it will be streaming Terra Formars uncensored “at a later date”. Or you could also get wait for the Blu-ray release.

Ungh. Censorship is actually making the anime worse.

https://twitter.com/infernal_monkey/status/519815881560301570

But at least some people online have a good sense of humour about this whole thing.

https://twitter.com/Plasticronins/status/520693241595715585

https://twitter.com/Narukami75/status/520716890197344256

https://twitter.com/cat_thestingy/status/521372757716905984

テラフォーマーズ第3話感想 敵はGじゃなくて黒い●と判明ww規制が酷過ぎてシリアスなグロシーンがギャグに見えるお! [おっさんのアニメ声優ゲーム情報局]

Picture: hikol


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