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Tv Series Cel found!
« on: November 12, 2021, 08:44:29 PM »
They do exsist!

mape-road-art on tumblr shared an image of their cel the other day and I'm obssesed.





https://maple-road-art.tumblr.com/post/667550524044902400/more-details

So, this cel says its x/20. That means theres at least 19 others out there. We need to find them!!

However, I tried to find the cel in the episode, but I can't seem to find it. I've gone through episodes 5,7 & 8, as this is Primrose and Blackavar in Efrafa, and I can't see it. So if others can, please let me know!

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Re: Tv Series Cel found!
« Reply #1 on: November 13, 2021, 01:47:23 AM »
I saw that on Instagram a few days ago, and I'll I can say is I WANT!

I didn't even know the 1999 series was cel animation. At least for season 1 they must have used cel.
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Re: Tv Series Cel found!
« Reply #2 on: November 13, 2021, 04:42:19 PM »
It's amazing to see this rare find!  1978 film cels turn up on a semi-regular basis, but for the 1999 series, I can't recall ever seeing any of the other 19.

I tracked down the original eBay listing, which features a few additional photographs: https://www.ebay.com/itm/194438749571?hash=item2d4573dd83%3Ag%3AgNcAAOSwS31haBwK&nma=true&si=H9SC4KkLhwFLuUmN3jUyOPYlCJs%253D&orig_cvip=true&nordt=true&rt=nc&_trksid=p2047675.l2557

I took a look in the series; I too was unable to find an exact match.  The closest I could find was this scene from episode 5, shortly after Hazel and Fiver are brought to the prison chamber.  The physical poses largely match, but not the facial expressions.
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Re: Tv Series Cel found!
« Reply #3 on: November 13, 2021, 04:57:07 PM »
Nice! Looks like it was sold on October 25th. Thats insane! maple-road must of snapped this up super quick because I never even saw this!!

Hm yes, those are the poses I found, too. There's a possibilities as to why.

1- This scene was reanimated, or altered in some way. Meaning they didn't use this cel.

2- A deleted/cut scene using this cel.

3- This isn't a cel for the series, and was never used, but is more of a "collectable" or "marketing" piece. If this is so, presumably there will be other popular characters. Hazel, Fiver, Bigwig for sure, maybe Woundwort, too.
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