Revisioned: Tomb Raider Animated Series (trademarked as Re\Visioned Tomb Raider Animated Series) is a ten-part animated series based on the Tomb Raider telling several original Stories based on Lara Croft. Minnie Driver voiced Lara Croft in nine of the episodes.
Episode Guide[edit | edit source]
The series consists of 10 episodes, averaging about six minutes each, There are a total of story lines within the show. Only two arcs take up multiple episodes.
|Ep. No||Title||Original Airdate||Designs||Writer|
|01||"Keys to the Kingdom (Part 1)"||July 10, 2007||Peter Chung||Peter Chung|
|Lara Croft is drawn into a web of religious intrigue and assassins when an archaeologist is murdered just after he claims to have discovered a way to bring the dead back to life.|
|02||"Keys to the Kingdom (Part 2)"||July 11, 2007||Peter Chung||Peter Chung|
|Same as part 1.|
|03||"Keys to the Kingdom (Part 3)"||July 12, 2007||Peter Chung||Peter Chung|
|Same as part 1.|
|04||"Revenge of the Aztec Mummy"||July 19, 2007||David Álvarez||Brian Pulido|
|Hijinks ensue when Lara Croft stumbles upon the resurrection of Moctezuma, an Aztec mummy.|
|05||"Angel Spit (Part 1)"||July 26, 2007||Cully Hamner||Warren Ellis|
|Lara Croft ventures to Antarctica in search of a mysterious substance that has the capability to cure any disease, but what dark secret does the substance also hold?|
|06||"Angel Spit (Part 2)"||July 26, 2007||Cully Hamner||Warren Ellis|
|Same as part 1.|
|07||"Lara Croft: Legacy"||August 2, 2007||Ivan Reis||Brian Pulido|
|Lara Croft's search for an ancient scepter leads her to a monastery where she must survive an army of half-man/half-beast creatures.|
|08||"Pre-Teen Raider"||August 9, 2007||Six Point Harness||Gail Simone|
|Lara Croft wasn't always one of the world's most successful Tomb Raiders. See how a twelve-year-old Lara honed her craft during her early years at the Croft Academy.|
|09||"Raising Thaumopolis"||August 16, 2007||Louie del Carmen||Michael A. Stackpole|
|Lara Croft must solve three ancient challenges in order to claim the ultimate prize when she discovers the lost underwater city of Thaumopolis.|
|10||"A Complicated Woman"||November 13, 2007||Jim Lee||Jim Lee, Christos N. Gage|
|While recovering the ancient Treasure of Perseus, three fortune hunters tell the tale of how each of them killed Lara Croft... or did they?|
Animation Styles[edit | edit source]
Each arc uses a different type of animation style, leading to each one having a very different tone and atmosphere.
Episodes 1-3: Uses an OVA Anime type style, which is very dark. Similar to the series, Hellsing Ultimate.
Episode 4: Uses a style that is much more comical and upbeat. Very similar to that of a typical Loony Toons short.
Episodes 5-6: Episode 5, begins with Narration over still images, which transition like a books pages. The rest of the episodes style is somewhat similar to the series Archer.
Episode 7: Presented in the style of an old movie, right down to the audio sounding slightly muffled and having a grainy filer like an old projected film. The animation style is also similar to Archer, but is different artistically.
Episode 8: Uses a style that is very similar to that of American cartoon Kim Possible.
Episode 9: Uses a very simplistic and stylized animation style.
Episode 10: Uses the style of a moving comic book, complete with onomatopoeic lettering for actions, and scene transitions via panels.
Gallery[edit | edit source]
Trailers[edit | edit source]
Trivia[edit | edit source]
- Gail Simone who wrote the Episode "Pre-Teen Raider", would later go on to write Tomb Raider comics for Dark Horse Comics, penning the first Six issues, on her own, and working with Rhianna Pratchett for the next six.