Kishōtenketsu - IN COMIC FORM
As we develop the first horror trailer, we thought a good visual clue would help to further illustrate the style of Kishōtenketsu.
Remember Kishōtenketsu breaks down into a four act structure:
- Ki : Introduction - we meet the protagonist and teased the story
- Shō : Development - the protagonists viewpoint, life, and status is developed
- Ten : Twist (complication) - something unrelated crashes the status of the story
- Ketsu : Conclusion (reconciliation) - The twist is applied to the story which unites the elements and force the viewer to reexamine their ideas.
Hope this comic helps illustrate Kishōtenketsu four act structure.
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