RWBY Volume 3 OP Truly Hype-Inducing




Immensely popular web animation RWBY (created by a western anime fan) has given its dedicated fanbase a look at the OP for its upcoming 3rd volume, giving a brief glimpse of what is to come that may sway even those normally critical of the “western-made anime” genre.

The OP:

RWBY Volume 3 will debut on Rooster Teeth’s official website on October 24th.

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    Comment by Anonymous
    16:16 18/10/2015 # ! Quality (+1.0)

    meh totally unimpressed, this doesnt live up to monty's work at all

    may he rest in peace and not have to come back from the dead and fix this shit

    Comment by Anonymous
    23:43 18/10/2015 # ! Neutral (0)

    Wouldn't have "Created by Monty" if he didn't make it.

    Music made my ears bleed and animation was crap

    Comment by Anonymous
    07:21 19/10/2015 # ! Neutral (0)

    The animation and voice acting were crap to begin with.

    Comment by Anonymous
    10:23 19/10/2015 # ! Neutral (0)

    The go back to your sponge bob you ass

    Comment by Anonymous
    21:49 07/04/2016 # ! Neutral (0)

    suck your dads cock bitch

    Comment by Anonymous
    00:31 19/10/2015 # ! Neutral (0)

    First two were not that great to begin with. Lazy animation *cell shade cgi, blacked out background characters* and a story that it would be polite to call WAY over arching.

    Its like a book someone started writing when they were a teenager and never stopped writing, and yet, in spite of there being a million characters, they still decided to be lazy and fill in the background with shadows.

    Only saving grace were the fight scenes, and they were extremely few and FAR between in the episodes.

    Comment by Anonymous
    03:53 19/10/2015 # ! Neutral (+0.2)

    So, your gripes are that it's simplistic and that background characters were shadows? Spoiler: it's based on existing fairy tales, meaning it's going to feel similar to a lot of things. Practically every single 'new' IP is based off of SOMETHING that's already been told, it's just a matter of how interesting you can make your version. Is RWBY the pinnacle of story telling? No, but it's unique enough in what it does to deserve some praise.

    And, the shadow people were only present in the -first- season because there weren't enough people working on it to do anything more. They addressed this in 'behind the scenes' videos and even showed how much the background buildings had improved between seasons. Not that I expect you to watch the show, but you'd definitely see the difference in production quality if you had actually watched it.

    Comment by Anonymous
    18:56 19/10/2015 # ! Neutral (0)

    By your logic, people should stop saying negative remarks about anime as well but do those haters care, I think not. Don't get me wrong, I'm also defending anime against haters but no matter how well your argument is, they will just say - it's the internet, I say what I want.

    If having a "behind the scenes" footage actually offset the hatred, then you'd be surprised that anime companies had done that before but to no avail. People will still find faults with a show even if it is a "masterpiece", a pity that is part of the human nature...

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    Comment by YotaruVegeta
    22:56 19/10/2015 # ! Neutral (0)

    It looks the same.

    Comment by Anonymous
    15:59 18/10/2015 # ! Neutral (+0.4)

    I love the series, and the I love the first two opening songs. But good god this opening song was terrible. It made me cringe in pain.

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    Comment by Tex_Arcana
    20:56 18/10/2015 # ! Neutral (0)

    I went in expecting to be snarky to you.

    But no… you called it, alright.

    Comment by Anonymous
    18:42 18/10/2015 # ! Neutral (+0.2)

    Someone should give those girls a vocal lesson. And teach whoever put together instruments that rock is not about bashing instruments.

    Overall impression of OP: Twilight the animated series

    Comment by Anonymous
    06:21 19/10/2015 # ! Neutral (0)

    I'm glad someone is mentioning how amateurish this rock is.

    Comment by Anonymous
    03:10 20/10/2015 # ! Neutral (0)

    Most of the voice actresses are from Funimation. You can't get water from a rock you know. No matter how hard you try.

    Comment by Anonymous
    06:17 26/10/2015 # ! Neutral (0)

    Hehe.You made me rember a Donald Duck comic I read yearsago, about how that genius dude made "rock water". Apparently, it was preatty heavy

    Comment by Anonymous
    17:19 18/10/2015 # ! Neutral (+0.2)

    Go to for the preview seems without Monty the direction of the fight scenes are not as good

    Comment by Anonymous
    05:37 19/10/2015 # ! Neutral (0)

    so someone got a hold of all his files and said "i'm gonna bastardize this shit for money."

    Comment by Anonymous
    04:14 19/10/2015 # ! Neutral (0)

    lol. Most of these comments (I said most, not all) just feel like butt hurt people trying to cry about something other people like. Hey, it's the internet. The rest of us get it. How big and bad you can be behind those keyboards. Then again, it could be the crying of people that have never left a mark on any part of the world, outside a comment few people will see. Also knowing when they die, no one will really give a shit and they will have left nothing behind. Oh, aside from their comments. It's just a show. Not that great. Not that bad. But he managed to actually get it done and leave a mark. Grats and RIP.

    Comment by Anonymous
    06:23 19/10/2015 # ! Neutral (0)

    Get over yourself. You just sound like a moron who can't accept the fact that people can't like things that other people like even though this is a basic fact of life.

    Comment by Anonymous
    11:22 21/10/2015 # ! Neutral (0)

    Seriously. Like the show or not Monty was amazing. He and his talent will be missed.

    Comment by Anonymous
    12:38 19/10/2015 # ! Neutral (0)

    Soap box warrior makes their stand and no one cares.

    Comment by Anonymous
    03:26 19/10/2015 # ! Neutral (0)

    the vocals for this opening compared to the last one (which I liked) was just horrible

    Comment by Anonymous
    08:39 19/10/2015 # ! Neutral (0)

    Wait, the creator of this series is dead. So how are they still continuing this?

    Comment by Anonymous
    18:36 19/10/2015 # ! Neutral (0)

    Walter Disney is also dead.

    Comment by Anonymous
    09:59 19/10/2015 # ! Neutral (0)

    I've watched volumes 1 and 2 and despite the fact they are not bankrolled for quality output like larger companies, they've done a fantastic job that has inspired a lot of cosplay and fan art.

    Comment by Anonymous
    03:11 20/10/2015 # ! Neutral (0)

    Don't forget everyone. Yang vs Tifa on the 21st for DeathBattle!

    Comment by Anonymous
    12:05 24/10/2015 # ! Neutral (0)

    Not sure how they can do this without him-- and RWBY would look and be so much better as an anime instead of 3D

    Comment by Anonymous
    01:08 20/10/2015 # ! Neutral (0)

    Monty Oum is probably rolling in his grave. This isn't the show he wanted.

    Comment by Anonymous
    22:36 18/10/2015 # ! Neutral (0)

    Monty Oum's good fight choreography skills from his Dead Fantasy vids is what got me to try RWBY. Unfortunately, RWBY fell short with me due to the heavy usage of anime stereotypes. A mediocre series at best that gained popularity through hype, it always felt like it was trying too hard be something that it wasn't.

    That said, it's a shame from some of the comments I'm seeing here about the quality of volume 3. Doesn't seem like a good way to honor his work by putting out something that takes such a nosedive.

    Comment by Anonymous
    16:00 18/10/2015 # ! Neutral (0)

    Calling this shit "Immensely popular" is a huuuuge overstatement. And most people only watch it because of how bad it is. The only people who enjoy it are teen girls and waifu retards.

    Comment by Anonymous
    00:54 19/10/2015 # ! Neutral (0)

    don't forget wannabe anime makers ruby is not a anime bitches

    Comment by Anonymous
    06:19 26/10/2015 # ! Neutral (0)

    And those who love their lesbian ships. Seriously, the fanbase is so fucking gay

    Comment by Anonymous
    15:45 18/10/2015 # ! Neutral (0)

    i really hope it keeps its quality.

    Comment by Anonymous
    15:57 18/10/2015 # ! Neutral (0)

    That would imply it has any quality.

    Comment by Anonymous
    16:06 18/10/2015 # ! Neutral (+0.4)

    This series was shit from start to finish. Don't see how people can love this garbage but then I remember Naruto/Bleach.

    Comment by Anonymous
    19:55 18/10/2015 # ! Neutral (0)

    18:46 that doesn't make any sense. Where you are born shouldn't influence the style you use. People should use the style they are comfortable with.

    Avatar: The Last Airbender and Legend of Korra were done in anime style and those were amazing.

    Comment by Anonymous
    16:15 18/10/2015 # ! Neutral (0)

    Jesus christ. God forbid someone talk about your shit tastes IRL. "Moblob" and fujoshit are on the same level as this garbage. Go back to cumming on your Asuna figures then licking it off.

    Comment by Anonymous
    18:46 18/10/2015 # ! Neutral (0)

    Westerners should just stick to doing cartoons which is an art style unique to them, but then there were people arguing that anime and cartoon is just a differences between art styles...and look what we get here. Isn't the characters, story-line and almost everything just plain cliche if that is what haters of anime always had to say.

    Comment by Anonymous

    I bet you people have every fujoshi and moblob series on blueray with preorder bonuses.

    your opinion is invalid.

    Comment by Anonymous
    00:20 19/10/2015 # ! Neutral (0)

    But you didn't check out the credits of both shows you cited, if I recalled correctly there were a handful of Japanese involved.

    Comment by Anonymous
    07:25 19/10/2015 # ! Neutral (0)


    And animation was done by Koreans.

    Comment by Anonymous
    19:03 19/10/2015 # ! Neutral (0)

    Yeah, I did said if I recalled correctly but Korean has started to "copy" the anime styles very well, this I attribute to their similarity in cultures. Just look at the series Freezing, it were done by Koreans (both writer and artist). Unless the said westerners had been living in Japan since young, otherwise they won't be able to draw in anime styles which is associated with cuteness in general.

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    Comment by Palmtop Tsundere
    15:45 18/10/2015 # ! Neutral (0)

    Are they using MMD to animate this?

    Comment by Anonymous
    16:08 18/10/2015 # ! Neutral (0)

    no, it is animated using Smith Micro's Poser software. it was monty's choice of animation software to do his fight scenes if i am not mistaken.

    Comment by Anonymous
    17:35 18/10/2015 # ! Neutral (0)

    That software is ok if you want to do a simple pose with crude positioning, but animation on it must be horrible.

    Comment by Anonymous
    16:11 18/10/2015 # ! Neutral (0)

    something like it.

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    Comment by Neku
    15:25 18/10/2015 # ! Neutral (0)

    "a western anime fan"
    Isn't this Monty Oum?

    Comment by Anonymous
    15:29 18/10/2015 # ! Neutral (0)

    It was created by him, sadly he passed away last year. But they are continuing on with his vision.

    Comment by Anonymous
    15:58 18/10/2015 # ! Neutral (0)

    Yes. His vision of "shitty anime tropes: the series".

    Comment by Anonymous
    16:12 18/10/2015 # ! Neutral (0)

    god, fuck off - you smell like troll underpants.

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    Comment by Rawbeard
    19:16 18/10/2015 # ! Neutral (0)

    that makes it sound almost interesting.

    Comment by Anonymous
    15:36 18/10/2015 # ! Neutral (0)

    and his notes

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