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October 23, 2013 posted by

“Kaibutsu Kun” (1968)

Cartoons centered on monsters has been a staple for generations. Series such as Milton the Monster and the animated versions of The Addams Family has been produced, and The Flintstones…

Magical Little Girls
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October 20, 2013 posted by

Magical Little Girls

The first Japanese animation was theatrical, and meant for all audiences. The first TV animation was for adults (Otogi Manga Calender, 1962) and men and boys (Astro Boy, Hermit Village,…

Animation Anecdotes #132
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October 18, 2013 posted by

Animation Anecdotes #132

On the Wall. In the Warners Brother cartoon My Little Duckaroo (1954), some newspapers are seen lining the walls in the backgrounds for Nasty Canasta’s cabin. They are from the…

Book Review: “Tinker Bell, An Evolution”
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October 16, 2013 posted by

Book Review: “Tinker Bell, An Evolution”

I just received a copy of Mindy Johnson’s wonderful new book Tinker Bell, An Evolution. It’s definitely a welcome addition to the Walt Disney bookshelf. No supporting character (Figaro? Scamp?…