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Author Topic: Black Rabbit on the DVD boxset  (Read 73 times)

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Black Rabbit on the DVD boxset
« on: May 22, 2018, 04:37:21 PM »

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Does anyone have any idea who is the black rabbit in front of Primrose and Hawkbit?  It doesn't appear to match any character from the series...
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Re: Black Rabbit on the DVD boxset
« Reply #1 on: May 22, 2018, 05:41:47 PM »
It's our old fellah: Generic, the bun  :hannah

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Re: Black Rabbit on the DVD boxset
« Reply #2 on: May 23, 2018, 03:23:24 AM »
That looks a whole lot like Blackavar, if Blackavar was literally black. No idea how he got on the cover, though, given his incredibly minor role in the series.

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Re: Black Rabbit on the DVD boxset
« Reply #3 on: May 23, 2018, 03:33:55 AM »
I decided to check, and sure enough, Blackavar has similar spectacled eyes, a similar tuft of fur on his head, and an identical patch of light fur running all the way down to his tail. Based on that and his posture, I'd say that this was a shoddy attempt to represent him. That or they had a different idea for how to represent Fiver or maybe Hawkbit, and it somehow got left in the art half-finished.

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Re: Black Rabbit on the DVD boxset
« Reply #4 on: May 23, 2018, 10:22:07 PM »
I didn't even notice that rabbit on the boxset when have seen it in the shops. Strange!! It looks like they just pasted him in as an after-thought. Like Hammy, a more 'accurate' Blackavar sprung to mind, but I also felt he looks like a black Hawkbit. :p Either way, it's a very odd addition.
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Re: Black Rabbit on the DVD boxset
« Reply #5 on: May 24, 2018, 08:13:01 AM »
I always asked this myself. I think he looks a bit like Hawkbit just darker, but I guess this should be Blackavar. Or they simply put a Random-Bunny on the Box :‘D
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Re: Black Rabbit on the DVD boxset
« Reply #6 on: May 24, 2018, 01:37:13 PM »
I thought it was one of the characters that appeared in either Season one or Season two.
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Re: Black Rabbit on the DVD boxset
« Reply #7 on: July 10, 2018, 08:06:01 PM »
I think it's supposed to be Hawkbit, that image is on one of my dvd's too, along with some other badly recoloured characters
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Re: Black Rabbit on the DVD boxset
« Reply #8 on: July 11, 2018, 06:54:19 PM »
I always wondered this, but I suppose it looks most like Hawkbit. It bugs me so much!
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Re: Black Rabbit on the DVD boxset
« Reply #9 on: July 12, 2018, 05:16:14 PM »
The ink of the box decolorizes Hawkbit in black XD
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