Achtung! Germany Has Very Efficient World Cup Cartoons

by Alex Beanon June 2, 2014
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

by Grant Whiteon June 2, 2014
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 […]


FUNimation Announces “Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods” (Updated)

by Todd DuBoison May 30, 2014
FUNimation Entertainment has announced that it has picked up the 14th Dragon Ball Z movie, Battle of Gods. The movie is receiving an English language dub and will debut with a limited theatrical release on August 5, 6, 7 and 9. Details, screenshots and a teaser trailer for the movie have been posted on the […]


Mini Abe Says: Be More Nom-Nom-Mmm

by Alex Beanon May 29, 2014
Who can say for certain whether or not the USA’s 16th President, Abraham Lincoln, would have genuinely enjoyed corn dogs slathered with mustard – but Mini Abe certainly does! Mini-Abe goes all caveman in this recent video promoting tourism to both real Abe and Mini Abe’s home state of Illinois…


Chuck Is Amuck, Again

by Alex Beanon May 29, 2014
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

by Alex Beanon May 29, 2014
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…