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A Look Behind the Scenes of Adventure Time's Most Enigmatic Art

We can’t sing the praises of the Adventure Time cartoon enough. But for an ostensibly silly show it can get mature, complex, and downright metaphysical—and there’s no better proof that the show’s always mesmerizing title cards. We have a look at how some of the show’s most intriguing art is made. » 7/28/15 12:00pm Today 12:00pm

A boy letting go of his kite is a metaphor for life

Sometimes you should fight for what you love and keep on trying to make things work and never stop chasing it down but once that’s over and you’ve reached your limit or realized the expiration date already hit, you should let it go. Life works better that way. And in this short animation, a boy realizes that with his… » 7/23/15 7:30pm Thursday 7:30pm

First Look At Geniuses, From The Co-Creator Of Avatar The Last Airbender

Michael DiMartino is best known for co-creating the hit show Avatar: The Last Airbender, but now he’s branching out into prose fiction. His new series Geniuses starts in fall 2016 with a book called The Creature and the Creator, but we’ve got an exclusive first glimpse for you right now. » 7/07/15 11:47am 7/07/15 11:47am

11 Great Songs That Prove The Misfits Were Better At Girl Power Than Jem

One of the saddest things about the live-action Jem & the Holograms movie is that Jem’s rival band, the Misfits, are nowhere to be found. That’s incredibly dumb—because the Misfits are an integral part of why the 80s cartoon was so amazing. And, if you believe the opening theme, their songs are actually better. » 7/03/15 10:00am 7/03/15 10:00am

Help Celebrate And Preserve The Amazing Art Of Animated Short Films

Some of the coolest movies ever made are short animated features. In a shorter film, without the constraints of live-action, you can let your imagination run wild. That’s why it’s totally worth giving your support to the Animation Show of Shows Kickstarter campaign, which ends in 11 hours. » 7/02/15 11:01am 7/02/15 11:01am

The Rick and Morty Season 2 Trailer Is Gross and Weird (and Great)

Ever since the first season of Dan Harmon and Justin Roiland’s Adult Swim cartoon Rick and Morty knocked our socks off with a sock-removal ray, we’ve been counting down the days until the show’s return. Finally, the end is in sight—season 2 begins on July 26. Let’s get this dumb universe rollin’! » 7/01/15 8:12am 7/01/15 8:12am

Vampire Hunter D Starts Hunting Vampires Again in a New Animated Series

Before Alucard was hunting his vampiric kin on Hellsing there was Vampire Hunter D. A cult favorite among those people who knew the word “anime” back in the ‘80s, D spawned a sequel movie titled Bloodlust in 2000, and now will star in a new animated series! But note I said “animated” and not “anime.” » 6/30/15 7:48am 6/30/15 7:48am

Roger Ebert's Poignant Thoughts On Film Are Even Better When Animated

PBS Digital Studios’ Blank on Blank series, which takes interviews with interesting people and then animates them, is just a delight, and this interview with Roger Ebert is no exception. Ebert talks about his issues with film school, who has the biggest ego, and why his favorite love scenes aren’t about passion.
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