Nobody thought it could happen. Then it did. Back in October 2016, it was announced that Young Justice—the fan-favorite Cartoon Network series about DC’s teenage superheroes—would be coming back from the dead for a third season, and last week at San Diego Comic-Con, we talked to some of the show’s creators about what…
Last year’s Machinima-produced Transformers: Combiner Wars series was neat, but its voice cast, largely comprised of prominent YouTubers, was hit-or-miss. For the second leg of the trilogy, they’re bringing in the big guns, including the original voices of Optimus Prime and Hot Rod. Also, Tay Zonday.
Laika animator Kevin Parry’s “100 Walks” is a reference video for animators that’s pretty fun for the rest of us, too. If you really want to use these walks as a reference, there’s a straightforward version on YouTube, but this Twitter version moves faster and has a snappy soundtrack. Our favorites are “flower child”…
Ever since its debut in 2013, Rooster Teeth’s fantasy-action series RWBY has amassed a devoted mass following of fans who thrill to the series’ high-energy fight scenes. Now, the people making RWBY will be branching out into giant mech scifi, aiming to tell cool stories in a whole new genre.
Game maker (and co-founder of game studio MiniBoss) Pedro Medeiros knows pixel art, and he wants to teach you. Every Tuesday since September, he’s posted an animated GIF demonstrating an aspect of animation.
After early footage of Mass Effect Andromeda went out into the wild, everyone latched onto Foster Addison, a character who snapped at the player because she felt tired. Addison became a running joke thanks to her blank stare and lack of emoting, which, paired with her dialogue, was pretty ironic. Thanks to the newest Mass Effect patch,
Whether you’re new to anime or already a harcore fan, there are two streaming services that you need to know: Crunchyroll and Funimation. One brings you subtitled simulcasts of shows currently airing in Japan, while the other provides dubbed versions of all-time favorites. Either way, you’ll have more anime than…
Excellent news: Samurai Jack is back next month! Even excellenter news: To celebrate, Adult Swim is streaming all 52 episodes of the show on loop, available for free online with no ads, right goddamn now. You should watch all of it, of course, but here are 10 episodes you just can’t miss before the new season returns…
Netflix has renewed Activision animated series Skylanders Academy for a third season, airing in 2018. Season two of the show is set to air this year, with actress (and new mom) Felicia Day taking on the role of Cynder the dragon.
The first season of the Studio Ghibli-produced show Ronja the Robber’s Daughter arrived on Amazon Prime last week, marking the first time the show has been available in English in the US It’s a kid-friendly tale of a young girl raised by robbers who meets a young boy raised by rival robbers, and how their friendship…
If you grew up on the internet, Homestar Runner represents a time when the world wide web felt a little bit smaller. It was hilariously sarcastic, but unlike the rest of the Flash landscape in the early 2000s, Homestar was never hateful or cheap.
Civilization V is one of the greatest video games of all time, and one of the oft-overlooked reasons why isn’t its “one more turn” systems or balance, but its cartoon leaders. Despite their exaggerated appearance they feel alive, and it was cool to see this aspect of the game not just retained, but improved for …
Paul “Oatking” Johnson, aka the man responsible for that amazing Tie Fighter anime short, is working on a new project: a 20-minute Street Fighter II movie, drawn in the style of the 1994 animated film.
Canadian actor and comedian Tony Rosato, who provided the voice for Luigi in the animated series The Adventures of Super Mario Bros. 3 and Super Mario World, has died at the age of 62 of a suspected heart attack, the Toronto Sun reports.
Calling Archer an “animated secret-agent comedy” is accurate, but it leaves out so much. The snarky characters, the esoteric references, and the classic art style mean it’s a show as unique as it is hilarious. Now you can get a fully illustrated behind-the-scenes look at the making of the show with The Art of Archer.
Majora’s Mask: Terrible Fate is a fan-made animated short that serves as an origin story for Skull Kid. If Nintendo ever get serious about making Zelda cartoons again, they could do a lot worse than this kind of art style.
Even with only half of the brothers available so far, it’s clear that Bandai’s S.H. Figuarts versions of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles are the best action figures based off the classic animation yet. The secret’s in the soft shell.
Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare didn’t impress me too much but there is one thing the game gets right: reloading. With guns that feel like they were lifted from Perfect Dark, one little touch brings a lot of charm.