Adapting Old Manga for the Present Day
Stories can be timeless, but unfortunately, the worlds in which they take place are not. Technology moves forward, clothing styles change, and culture shifts over the years. So, when adapting a manga from decades ago, studios need to think carefully about what they need to change to make it appeal to its new modern audience.
Today, we’ll be taking a look at several anime adaptations of manga from the ‘70s through the ‘90s. What was updated for modern times? What stayed the same? And how successful was it overall? Join us as we investigate how to adapt old manga for the present day!
This article was written for Honey's Anime, so please read it on their site.