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USA Still In 2022 World Cup Hosting Race According To TomoNews

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Qatar was handed the 2022 World Cup hosting rights due but a bribery scandal is threatening to strip the Middle Eastern country from its host duties and the USA [along with Australia, England and South Korea] are possible recipients of the 2022 host bid – a scenario explained with their usual aplomb by Taiwanese animation […]

England Has Their Own Animated Song For World Cup

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The official song for the 2014 World Cup “Take That Cover” has been derided from many corners of the world so three blokes from England who call themselves Muddy Boots took it upon themselves to make a song for England’s team for next week’s big tournament and then went and animated a video for it…

Cartoon Network Latin America Plays Ball With Unicef

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Cartoon Network Latin America joined forces with Unicef to support their “Vamos Jogar” initiative promoting the right to safe play for all children in Latin America and the Caribbean – plus it didn’t hurt that they included a cameo from Brazilian striker Neymar in their 60-second PSA just before the World Cup…

CLIP: "Haruhi Hunting" Promotional Video

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Anime sensation Haruhi Suzumiya has not been seen in four years since the release of “The Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya” but now, in a promo video for a new pachinko game in Japan entitled “Haruhi Hunting: The Hunt For Memories Lost”, Japanese-based fans of the 2006 anime series are asked to locate 707 missing frames […]

Netflix Goes All Adult Swim With Bojack Horseman

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Netflix released their first trailer for “Bojack Horseman” – their 12-episode Adult Swimesque animated series which will launch on August 22, 2014. The series voice-stars Will Arnett as the lead character, Bojack, a talking horse who was once the star of a hit sitcom [a la Wilbur from “Mr. Ed”] but who is now just […]

Mini Abe Says: Be More Nom-Nom-Mmm

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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…

Japanese Soccer Stars Recreate Flash Kicker's Twin Goal

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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…

Lord Of The Himalayas Takes Flight

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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…

FIFA Launches First World Cup Video

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Reports from Brazil indicate the scenes around Rio and the various stadiums hosting the matches of next month’s 2014 World Cup will not look as pristine as they appear in this animated official 2014 World Cup video from FIFA, but there is still time…

J.J. Abrams Offers You A Chance To Be In His Star Wars Movie

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J.J. Abrams, who is directing the newest episode of the “Star Wars” film franchise (titled, for now, “Star Wars: Episode VII”) has released a video from the film set in Abu Dhabi, offering regular people the chance to appear on th eset of the movie, contribute to the UNICEF charity and, oh yeah, give you […]

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