Quantcast

Achtung! Germany Has Very Efficient World Cup Cartoons

hogg

Germany expects to win the 2014 World Cup and perhaps no media corporation is more certain of that outcome than Tele 5, which has commissioned a live daily animation show called “Hoggschde Konzentration” to comedically follow the daily events of the German men’s national team as they compete in Brazil beginning next week. There will […]

Hasbro Teaches Humans and Bots How To Ride Your Dinobot

transformers4-grimlock-dinobot

The official Transformers YouTube channel today unveiled a trilogy of cartoon shots instructing one on how to properly ride a mighty Dinobot. Inspired by theatrical shorts from Warner Brothers and Disney, the shorts are a comedic promotion for the upcoming Transformers 4: Age of Extinction and its related toyline, both of which introduce the fan […]

Review: "Littlest Pet Shop" Roundup - Season 3 Premiere and "Strike a Pose" DVD

Littlest Pet Shop Commercial Success

The Hub’s Littlest Pet Shop has been on a slow upward swing in quality, recovering from a disappointing series premiere to become a solid show, if not one that makes a very deep impression. By all rights, it should be working the same way that the Hub’s more popular shows like My Little Pony: Friendship […]

Chuck Is Amuck, Again

chu1

Despite the annoying nuisance of being, technically, dead for the past 12 years, Charles Martin “Chuck” Jones – one of the world’s greatest animators of his time – will have his animation art touring the country in a Smithsonian Touring Exhibit entitled “What’s Up Doc? The Animation Art of Chuck Jones”. The exhibit features 22 […]

Japanese Soccer Stars Recreate Flash Kicker's Twin Goal

jap1

You know World Cup is getting tantalizingly closer when two members of Japan’s World Cup team – Takahiro Ogihara and Hotaru Yamaguchi – have time to work on their creativity by recreating the iconic “twin shot” performed by Flash Kicker [Captain Tsubasa] from the popular manga animation series, comic book and video game…

Several Animated Films/TV Shows Up For Golden Trailers

gol

The 15th Annual Golden Trailer Awards are nearly upon us. What are the Golden Trailer Awards? They are exactly what you think they are – awards for the best movie or television trailers over the course of the last year – and this year, several animated films, TV shows and video games will be jousting […]

Charlie Cox Is Daredevil

dare1

Charlie Cox [“Boardwalk Empire”] has been selected to be The Daredevil, one of Marvel’s comic book superheroes, for a 13-episode series on Netflix. Cox will play Matthew Murdock – aka Daredevil – a blind attorney-at-law who becomes the crimefighting superhero. “Daredevil” is slotted to begin its first season in early 2015.

Lord Of The Himalayas Takes Flight

loh

Mix one part paragliding and one part “Creature Comforts” [by way of a talking fly] and – voila! – you get an interview by Steve Ham of paragliding adventurist Jim Mallinson as he describes what it’s like to paraglide in the Himalayas…

Let’s Make A Deal – Netflix And Sony

net

Good news if you are a Netflix junkie – Netflix and Sony made a deal that gives the popular streaming video company the rights to Sony’s animated films. Netflix users in the USA can already watch two of last year’s Sony release – “Cloudy With A Chance of Meatballs 2” and “Smurfs 2” – but […]

Netflix Sets Dates For "Knights of Sidonia", "Harlock: Space Pirate"

harlockxSidonia2

In a pair of recent announcements, the video service Netflix confirmed that it will begin global video streams for Polygon Pictures’ sci-fi mecha anime Knights of Sidonia on July 4, 2014 and Toei’s 2013 film Harlock: Space Pirate (a.k.a. Space Pirate Captain Harlock) on August 1, 2014. Knights of Sidonia was first announced last December […]

Single Sign On provided by vBSSO