The Scott Pilgrim anime is finally here on Netflix, and it is not what you thought it was. We’re recapping Scott Pilgrim Takes Off Episode 1, “Scott Pilgrim’s Precious Little Life” on our podcast. What did we think of the mash-up of movie, comic books, and video game? How did we feel about the movie cast returning to their classic voice roles? And what do we think is next after that wild twist ending?
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Scott Pilgrim Takes Off, Episode 1, “Scott Pilgrim’s Precious Little Life” Synopsis:
Slacker Scott Pilgrim leads a sweet and simple life. Until sparks fly – and ignite total chaos – when he meets the rainbow haired girl of his dreams.
Scott Pilgrim Takes Off Synopsis:
Here’s the official synopsis for Netflix’s anime adaptation of the series.
Scott Pilgrim meets the girl of his dreams, Ramona Flowers, and discovers he must defeat her seven evil exes in order to date her. But this time, things get even more complicated. Based on the graphic novels by Bryan Lee O’Malley, SCOTT PILGRIM TAKES OFF revisits and reimagines the beloved cult classic, taking Ramona Flowers, her evil exes, Scott, and his friends off on a mysterious new action-packed journey to find love.
The anime series reunites the original film cast to reprise their roles, including Michael Cera (Scott Pilgrim), Mary Elizabeth Winstead (Ramona Flowers), Satya Bhabha (Matthew Patel), Kieran Culkin (Wallace Wells), Chris Evans (Lucas Lee), Anna Kendrick (Stacey Pilgrim), Brie Larson (Envy Adams), Alison Pill (Kim Pine), Aubrey Plaza (Julie Powers), Brandon Routh (Todd Ingram), Jason Schwartzman (Gideon Graves), Johnny Simmons (Young Neil), Mark Webber (Stephen Stills), Mae Whitman (Roxie Richter), and Ellen Wong (Knives Chau).
SCOTT PILGRIM TAKES OFF was created for television by executive producers and co-showrunners O’Malley and BenDavid Grabinski. The original film’s director, co-writer and producer Edgar Wright serves as executive producer alongside Marc Platt, Jared LeBoff, Adam Siegel, Michael Bacall and Eunyoung Choi. Award-winning animation house Science SARU (DEVILMAN CRYBABY, JAPAN SINKS, KEEP YOUR HANDS OFF EIZOUKEN), and UCP, a division of Universal Studio Group, produce for Netflix.