Aavegotchi TV show

Let’s discuss. I like the fantasy cyber world Aavegotchi has going for it, very unique. I’d like to see Aavegotchi push for more mediums other than crypto and get its own TV show. The questions are: 0) Do we help with the funding or sell the TV Show only exclusive rights to someone? 1) How would we make money from this. 2) Which talents do we hire? 3) Multiple shows or just one? 4) Who do we partner up with? Hulu, Amazon, AppleTV, Netflix, Adultswim, Crunchyroll?

We do have an Aavegotchi webseries, it’s just not very popular not because it isn’t an epic tale, but because it isn’t aired on a large channel like Netflix or Cartoonnetwork for everyone to see. There’s dumb shows like Pucca & Garu, Happy Tree Friends and Annoying Orange which caught on despite how asinine they are.

However idea wise there are some things which will always catch on more than others; cuteness, music, rule of cool, popular crossovers(Minecraft, DBZ, Naruto, Pokemon). Also apparently Spanish speakers, there are a lot of Spanish speakers. Cool stuff has its own sub groups; Kung fu fights, super powers, heists, wars. On the slightly less popular stuff we have comedy which often is done with slice of life, then we have supernatural/horror/mystery/detective/cops(Noir)(not as popular as cool heist thief stories), thriller, romance/emotional/relationships, drama, melodrama/soap operas. These are not as popular as cool cute musical stuff, cool cute musical stuff are the broadest things that garner the largest audiences, more-so than comedy.
A recently popularized thing is; speculated lore, backstory, world building where you only hint at a world’s or character’s interesting ideas but you let your fandom fill it up with their own interpretations. It’s playing up to the people who love mystery and love coming up with theories about what’s going to happen or what ifs. Again this is not as popular as cute stuff, music and cool stuff(super powers, kung fu, chase sequences).

Superman? like if you took all the gods and combined them into 1. Why have a hero that can do one thing when you can have a hero do every single thing?
With DBZ it was because of cool stuff, namely kung fu fights with super powers like if you took Superman and Bruce Lee and smashed them together. With DB it was more of an adventure journey of collecting the mac guffins and as you can notice DB isn’t as popular as DBZ. Adventure stuff with quests, world building, underpowered characters dealing with the environment and problems isn’t as appealing as Superman vs Superman, despite objectively the adventure show being superior from a storytelling and world building perspective. It’s a sad reality when Bruce Lee and Superman are more popular than Gandalf and Lord of the Rings.
Naruto, everybody loves ninjas, but apparently they love wizards with super powers even more.
Pokemon, who doesn’t love cute animals with super powers beating the shit out of each other and about having a relationship with your cute pet?
Power Rangers - kung fu fights and giant monster fights.
The Matrix - kung fu fights in a cybermind setting.
Minecraft, Roblox, literally Lego. It’s about building. This only worked as real life building blocks, a video game and sandbox rather than a storytelling tv show medium.

  1. Entertainment/Art will always be hard to put a price tag on compared to utilities like fridges, electricity, water, food, medicine, computers, gold, company stocks. Even with movies it’s a see it once and done deal unlike music you listen to over and over again, meanwhile with TV shows you don’t even pay to see them. Most animated series since 1986 aren’t very good at making money and were just used as advertising stunts for the actual products.
    TV Shows are often used more just to get people to recognize the brand by having them air on the most popular places possible
    Nowadays with the internet we rely on third parties and fandoms to create the extra publicity and content for us… to the point people like MrBeast and Pewdiepie have managed to revive Among Us who for 2 years stagnated. I saw Among Us toys popping up after only 2 months back in 2020.
    The most popular fan creations of those Among Us fan content are music videos which gain millions of views because people keep coming back to them to re-listen. Music is recyclable unlike a storytelling medium where you learned the joke/know the story and get bored of it, that’s why Japanese cartoons milk it by having 300 to 700 episodes of a neverending goal as opposed to JUST 26-52 episodes where the story’s goal is actually reached. That’s why Netflix fails hard at creating a fanbase because they release their episodes in batches, which does not keep people coming back every week to watch the new episode. Another sidegrade to music videos are movie parody trailers and political-like jokes. All of this fan content has something in common and that’s crossovers/self inserts, like a popular rapper’s song being used with the visuals of your content.

    1. Do we fund this out of our own treasury or try to strike a deal with the partner in choice?
    1. Definitely multiple kinds of shows to appeal to more people. I don’t like being stuck with just 1 type/style of show. As an investor you may come up with ideas and tell him “hey write a script with these ideas” but to take the script during animation production is suicide and sabotage.
      At the same time you also need to have taste and not be amazed by someone’s clear lack of talent or clear mediocrity.
      As such we cannot hire anyone who doesn’t have a clear portfolio like a long comic book, a bunch of written works. Book and comic book adaptions are the correct way to hire people, you know what they’re capable of. Pitch bibles full of concept art, world design, what ifs are not good. And I am highly against paying money for demos of people with no portfolios, that means we’d have to pay for demos of every person just to see if they’re good.

If it’s incredibly limited animation most people think it has to be a dialogue-driven show. Often times the problem is that the dialogue isn’t good. You can still have various action happening if it’s easy to understand action, but otherwise it’s best to focus on dialogue and your dialogue better be good.
My main gripe with Hannah Barbera cartoons was never the limited animation, it was the boring storytelling and boring atmosphere.

Here,
Example of decent and good action and good atmosphere on a limited budget:


You can also have high-budget animation yet have awful boring choreography and awful atmosphere because your director does not have any imagination for fighting sequences and escape sequences, neither any semblance of setting the mood. A lot of TV Shows based off movies seem to hire the worst possible people to work on them. A lot of live action TV shows especially feel like amateur fanfiction hour written by a really boring person on sleep deprivation.

The advantage with 3D is that you get almost infinite perspectives and it’s much easier to pose the bodies. 2D is far costlier to draw poses, that’s why everyone just sticks to one 2D pose like in Bunny Kill and Madness Combat. Also depends on the 3D models, a character model with 4 limbs is easier to communicate than a block with 4 stubby limbs barely reaching the doorknob.
Visual wise people also care a lot about facial expressions when a character is sitting idly and talking, however often times the voice acting makes up for the lack of facial expressions. I’ve seen shows like Moville Mysteries saved by the voice actors’ charming voices and dialogue despite how ugly the character designs look. Stuff like Simpsons and Futurama despite how ugly they look can still emotionally manipulate you through feelsie music, voice acting, dialogue, context.

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Love the idea. It will be interesting to see how much of the fan generated content comes in when the Reaaalm is available though. Could the creation of this user content be incentivised by wearables/badges/raaafle tickets initially to test out the engagement before investing further into a complete production? Just thinking aloud but more eyes on Aavegotchi is always a good thing!

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Any thoughts on the matter, everyone?

When I see aavegotchi related content i click and watch, it is muscle memory at this point. I would watch an Aavegotchi themed TV show. When the game is live i envision a lot of homespun shows created using the gotchiverse the way players of popular games makes shows currently. If Aavegotchi sponsered a show I would prefer it after more of the lore of gotchiverse is revealed in game.