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Forgotten Japanese OAVs – Part 1
FUNNY ANIMALS AND MORE
January 10, 2016 posted by Fred Patten

Forgotten Japanese OAVs – Part 1

Today I begin a series on the “forgotten” Japanese original anime videos (aka OVA’s) – both movies and short series of usually four episodes – including some really obscure titles that I liked but almost nobody else did.

A Chat with Ed Rehberg
THE GOLDEN AWARDS INTERVIEWS
January 4, 2016 posted by Harvey Deneroff

A Chat with Ed Rehberg

Ed Rehberg’s career in animation rests on a fairly long list of credits as a journeyman animator and director. However, his place in animation history is assured for his role in the 1947 Terrytoons strike – and his work on early TV commercials.

Fred Patten on “Burka Avenger”
FUNNY ANIMALS AND MORE
January 3, 2016 posted by Fred Patten

Fred Patten on “Burka Avenger”

Here is something timely for the New Year. With politicians calling for not allowing any Muslims to enter the U.S., the current “Burka Avenger” series from Pakistani is particularly worthy of note.

Animation Anecdotes #243
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
January 1, 2016 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #243

Happy New Year! We start the year with anecdotes on The Reluctant Dragon and Baby Weems, Rankin-Bass and Thundercats, Private Snafu, Yellow Submarine and Walter Lantz’ Jitterbugs.