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Animation Abroad – BES Animation’s Kitty Is Not A Cat

by Joshua Baileyon April 10, 2018
In 2009, The Amazing World Of Gumball was first announced. I fell in love with the show right away and I followed its development as closely as I could, regularly doing numerous searches online for any scrap of information about it. When it premiered in 2011, I was not disappointed, and the show went on […]

Slug Riot – Rock On

by Greg91on January 10, 2018
The first episode of Slug Riot, a new mini-series from comic creator Mike Rosenthal, is now available on Cartoon Hangover Select via VRV. The story follows an off-kilter guitar superstar and his sister who wants to relaunch his band with him. When the guitar legend Slug Riot returns home, he discovers his younger sister is […]

Shadowstone Park – Weird Mystery

by Greg91on December 18, 2017
Shadowstone Park, a new mini-series from Jason Steele, creator of Charlie the Unicorn, has premièred it’s first episode on Cartoon Hangover Select via VRV. The animated mini-series focuses on a cat and pelican who discover the murders of various different animals in a nature preserve. The story follows a duo determined to solve the strange […]

Animation Abroad – Recap & Follow Ups

by Joshua Baileyon November 14, 2017
I’ve had the privilege to write about a number of fascinating foreign cartoons this year. These animated programs, from small but talented studios around the world, deserve to be recognized for what they are bringing to the industry. I have been following them for quite some time, and with news on multiple fronts, I felt […]

Animation Abroad – DreamEast Pictures’ Valt The Wonder Deer

by Joshua Baileyon August 14, 2017
I’ve written about several Chinese animated programs in these articles, but DreamEast Pictures’ Valt The Wonder Deer stood out to me because it was largely made in the United States. The studio, founded in 2014 by SkyOcean Group, was dedicated to creating content for a worldwide audience and to help facilitate an understanding of Chinese […]

Animation Abroad – Dazzling Star’s Beijing Opera Cats

by Joshua Baileyon May 17, 2017
The Chinese animation industry has been growing rapidly in the past decade, with a number of quality animated movies and television programs being released each year. One show that I’ve had my eye on for a while now is Beijing Opera Cats, which premiered in 2015 and was created by Dazzling Star Animation. I first […]

Animation Abroad – Giggle Garage’s Origanimals

by Joshua Baileyon February 23, 2017
There are a great many preschool cartoons in existence, which is why it is important for new ones to stand out.  Origanimals, by Giggle Garage Animations in Malaysia, certainly succeeded in standing out.  Its visual style charmed me back when I first came across it last year; I adored the way that the characters and […]

Animation Abroad – Rainbow Cat & Blue Rabbit

by Joshua Baileyon February 17, 2017
It has four seasons, a theatrical movie and a number of spin-off cartoons, yet chances are, you’ve never even heard of it. Its dramatic themes briefly got it banned in its home country of China, with scenes depicting numerous bloody wounds, on-screen deaths and even torture. 虹猫蓝兔, which translates to Rainbow Cat & Blue Rabbit, […]

Animation Abroad – Glue Studios’ Rimba Racer

by Joshua Baileyon February 7, 2017
It’s often easy for even the most avid fan of animation to overlook a great deal of what the world has to offer. We may live in the age of digital distribution, but most animated programs that are created never get the chance to be seen by audiences outside of their home countries. It is […]

George Takei To Voice New Character in “Teeny Titans” Game

by Grant Whiteon June 20, 2016
Oh my! George Takei, famous for playing Sulu in the Star Trek franchise and his work for promoting gay rights, will be appearing as a brand new character in Cartoon Network’s new app game Teeny Titans. Based on the Teen Titans Go! animated series, Robin has become addicted to a new figure based collectable battling […]