Stranger Things Gets Turned Into ’80s Anime In Fan Video

Ever since it first premiered on Netflix a few years back, Stranger Things has been the perfect candidate for pop culture fodder. Not only does it feature a high-concept storyline that revolves around other-worldly events, but with its young cast and pop culture-centric sensibility, it’s just the kind of thing that geeks like us love to cross over with other genres and mediums.

Case-in-point: animation. What if we were to experience Stranger Things, not as a live-action series, but as an anime — an ’80s anime? YouTube channel Octopie are on it, and went about creating a montage of the series up to Season 3 that captures the essence of what an ’80s anime is…sorta.

Take a look at the video for yourself down below:

Okay, so I’ll admit it. I don’t see this as an ’80s anime. More than anything else, it resembles a cartoon from the early ’90s, only with updated computer-centric drawings. Sure, occasionally, we get glimpses of the hyper-detailed look of ’80s anime, but I just don’t see it as a whole being a real take on an ’80s anime.

But what do you think? Does this actually feel like something that works as a proper homage to ’80s anime, or do you agree with me that it feels too American and too ’90s? Let me know your thoughts in the comments down below!

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Joseph Jammer Medina

Joseph Jammer Medina is an author, podcaster, and contributor at LRM Online. A graduate of Chapman University's Dodge College of Film and Television, Jammer's always had a craving for stories. From movies, television, and web content to books, anime, and manga, he's always been something of a story junkie.

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