It’s because the mid to late 90s had by far the most fitting aesthetic for the franchise. otherwise, it’s mostly unremarkable; it wasn’t made by some passionate studio like Ghibli and I doubt they worked with a particularly low budget.
Oriental Light and Magic is known for consistently good production value on low budgets. Aesthetic certainly carries a lot of the weight but you can't deny that there was passion that went into this project…
Especially since it got a baller dub
>>367>When was the moment you realized that digital animation has no soul?
I don’t think digital animation is that bad. It’s like electronic music. When drum machines came out, computer nerds saw a brand new instrument they could play around with but corporate execs saw a machine they could mass produce stuff with. It’s the same with digital animation. The creative industries is defined by the battle between art and capital. It’s sad really, but that’s how it is.