Does art negate the sins of the artist? Should contemporary families disregard Cosby’s sordid past in favor of retro cartoon co-viewing experiences? Does quantity usurp quality? In this case, does quantity of Cosby accusers pre-empt Cosby cartoon quality? After all, he has made darn good ‘toons.
Once upon a time . . . they lived happily ever after. The reason for such everlasting bliss is that they – ambitious, upstart animation pros – have devoured Cheryl Briggs’ newest publication entitled Animating Short Stories: Narrative Techniques and Visual Design (Bloomsbury Academic).
We have to admit that we’re a little bit late to the party that is Stephen Byrne’s animated shorts, but this is just so good that it’s worth sharing even if most of you have already seen it: an animated intro for what could be a Saturday Morning cartoon version of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, […]
According to the Adult Swim website, the Hunter x Hunter TV anime will be on Toonami programming block starting April 16. The English dub of the anime will be produced by Bang Zoom! Entertainment. Manga distributor Viz Media announced the dub cast for the 2011 to 2014 series, consisting of Cristina Vee (Killua Zoldyck), Erica […]
After 23 years, the comedy manga series of Hiromi Morishita Shonen Ashibe is all set for its third TV anime adaptation on NHK Educational TV for an April 2016 premiere. Its first episode on TV was aired for 37 episodes (111 vignettes) starting April to December 1991, and the 2nd followed for 25 episodes (75 […]
In celebration of its 30th anniversary since its serialization, Bonobono is getting a new TV anime adaptation. The anime series will air every Saturday at 4:52 a.m. on Fuji TV as well as on FOD (Fuji TV on Demand). Bonobono is currently serialized in Manga Life and Takeshobo’s Manga Club. Based on Mikio Igarashi’s manga, […]
Sanrio and Sega Toy’s Rilu Rilu Fairilu anime series is slated for a February 6, 2016 debut. According to the official website, it will air on TV Tokyo every Saturday at 9:30 in the morning. Aside from TV Tokyo, it will also be seen on TV Aichi, TV Hokkaido, TVQ Kyushu Broadcasting and TV Osaka. […]
The limited edition Blu-ray set gives you the Red Carpet Treatment. It’s a larger case (see pic above) that opens up like a cabinet door. There are magnets on the door which help keep it closed. Inside, you see a form-fitted case with a pocket for the Hot Wheels car, the 44 trading cards and a section that holds each of the three seasons and the two booklets. Also, there’s a button on the outside of the case that plays the Batman theme song when you press it.
According to a Yahoo! TV report, TNT is currently mulling over plans to order a pilot for a new one-hour TV series based on DC Comics’ Teen Titans property. The project is said to be a one-hour drama series that will follow Nightwing and an iteration of the Titans that include Starfire and Raven, at […]
It was recently announced that Marvelous AQL’s adventure/rhythm game for the Sony Playstation Portable, Bakumatsu Rock, will be adapted into a TV anime. Production is already underway and the premiere has been set for July.