Category Archives: FUNNY ANIMALS AND MORE

Pinocchio in Animation – Part 2
FUNNY ANIMALS AND MORE
December 6, 2015 posted by Fred Patten

Pinocchio in Animation – Part 2

I got an episode of “Kashi no Ki Mock” of which the title was translated by the fans as “I Am Pinocchio, the Son of God”. In it, Pinocchio well-meaningly impersonates Jesus Christ to a sickly, probably dying little girl!

Incomplete Anime
FUNNY ANIMALS AND MORE
November 22, 2015 posted by Fred Patten

Incomplete Anime

Streamline Pictures shopped for titles very carefully. There was one type of anime that was available very cheaply, yet Carl kept turning those down. These were the “incomplete anime” – here are two examples.

My Time With Hiro Media Associates
FUNNY ANIMALS AND MORE
November 15, 2015 posted by Fred Patten

My Time With Hiro Media Associates

Yes, I was associated with Hiro Media Associates. In 1983, they had just launched a monthly anime magazine and they wanted me to write a monthly column on American animation and fan activities

Streamline Anime Titles That Never Were
FUNNY ANIMALS AND MORE
November 8, 2015 posted by Fred Patten

Streamline Anime Titles That Never Were

At Streamline Pictures, we tried to acquire “Take the X Train” for release. And there were a couple of other anime titles Streamline couldn’t get for one reason or another. Here is a special column about them.