The Anime Tribute To Classic Shooter R-Type Is Amazing

R-Type + Anime = Why didn't we have this sooner?
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If you’ve ever played a side-scrolling shooter, you’ve played R-Type. It was the originator and certainly one of the best. R-Type put you in the cockpit of the R-9 starfighter and set on a mission to destroy the evil aliens of the Bydo Empire. 

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Known previously for his Tie Fighter short film, animator “Otaking77077” has whipped up this fitting tribute to the classic shooter series in an anime styling which features over 17 different drawings A SECOND. Watch the alien-blasting action above!

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