By Troy-Jeffrey Allen

Meanwhile, in Japan…

Cultural differences are very much a thing. And while a movie’s marketing campaign can change significantly from country to country, it doesn’t make those differences any less amusing for the rest of us.

Case in point: On screen, Marvel’s Avengers: Age of Ultron is a break neck experience that barely lets the audience catch their breath during the film’s entire 2 and a half hour run time. As a matter of fact, AoU goes at such an accelerated pace that many of the film’s character moments piggy-back off of the action beats. This isn’t necessarily a bad thing, but it is definitely noticeable. Which makes the emotional posters that are being promoted to Japanese audiences all that more interesting.




Of course, there are an equal amount of Japanese posters with action poses



Regardless, when I compare the four Japanese posters to the exclusively action-centric American ones it makes we wonder if that rumored 3 hour cut of Age of Ultron (which is said to be more evenly paced) is being delivered to Japanese audiences while the Americans got the Michael Bay version. Hmmmm…

Source: Marvel | Action A Go Go on Twitter and Instagram | Be sure to leave your thoughts in the comments section! Troy-Jeffrey Allen writes about action/adventure for Action A Go Go. He is a comic book writer whose works include, The Magic Bullet, Dr. Dremo’s Taphouse of Tall Tales, and the Harvey Award nominated District Comics. In addition, Allen has been a contributing writer for, OfNote Magazine, and His work has been featured in the City Paper, The Baltimore Sun, Bethesda Magazine, The Examiner, and The Washington Post. Yes, he wrote this bio.