- Fujiko Fujio A, the co-creator of the beloved character Doraemon, died at age 88 on Thursday.
- Fujio A, whose real name was Motoo Abiko, was found inside his home in Kawasaki.
- Abiko met his eventual Doraemon co-creator in high school, where the two began working together to produce the manga released in 1969.
- Some of Abiko’s other well known children’s manga include “Ninja Hattori” and Little Ghost-Q-Taro.”
Fujiko Fujio A, the co-creator of the popular children’s cartoon character Doraemon, passed away at age 88 on Thursday.
The Japanese cartoonist, whose real name is Motoo Abiko, was found inside his home near Tokyo.
Sven Stoffels, an animator, and illustrator who has worked with companies such as Comedy Central and CollegeHumor, is being called out as racist after releasing an offensive cartoon sexualizing Asian women and connecting them to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Stoffels, who has worked as an animator for the Comedy Central show, “TripTank”, as well as an animation director for the CollegeHumor Originals series, “Infinity War of Infinite Avengers” posted the video to Twitter on April 22.
Ash Ketchum finally won his first championship trophy in “Pokémon the Series: Sun and Moon – Ultra Legends.”
The celebratory moment happened on the show’s 1,080th episode titled “The Rise of Alola’s Champion” where Ash, the forever 10-year-old lead character of the “Pokémon” franchise, won the Alola League, according to The Wrap.
In a minute-long teaser for an upcoming episode, viewers had a glimpse of what it’s like if Ice Bear (Demetri Martin), Panda (Bobby Moynihan) and Grizzly (Eric Edelstein) rub shoulders with Monsta X members Hyungwon, I.M, Joohoney, Kihyun, Minhyuk, Shownu and Wonho.
Children’s holiday specials are usually filled with cheer, Yuletide mischief, and light-hearted conundrums. However, this wasn’t the case for the 1996 “Hey Arnold!” Christmas special that broke our hearts and still stays relevant today.
Netflix will release a “Ghost in the Shell” anime in 2020.
In an announcement on Twitter, the entertainment service revealed that the new anime will be titled “Ghost in the Shell: SAC_2045.”
A copy of a long-lost Walt Disney film, which featured a character that predates Mickey Mouse, was recently discovered in Japan.
“Neck ‘n’ Neck” is a black-and-white animated short featuring Oswald the Lucky Rabbit, a character Walt Disney created in 1927. The iconic Mickey Mouse was introduced the following year.
Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past three years, you’ve likely come across the ever popular Cartoon Network series, “We Bare Bears” — the story of three adorable bear brothers and a Korean child genius. The unique show features a bilingual Korean American family and their daughter, Chloe, as they introduce the bears to traditional Korean foods and customs.
A Japanese Twitter user recently revealed yet another jaw-dropping fact in the critically-acclaimed Studio Ghibli movie “Princess Mononoke” where the animation team allegedly took years to hand draw one specific scene in the film even though it’s only a few minutes long.
Masi Oka, the Japanese-American actor known for his roles in the hit television series “Heroes” and “Hawaii Five-0,” is set to be a producer for the live-action adaptation of Capcom’s popular game franchise “Mega Man.”
Many anime and football fans alike are probably smiling after witnessing a rather adorable moment when two Cleveland Brown players from the National Football League (NFL) celebrated a touchdown with a fusion dance from the classic series “Dragon Ball Z.”
Pokemon fans around the world are mourning the passing of the voice actor behind Professor Oak in the original Japanese anime.
Unsho Ishizuka has voiced the beloved character and narrated the Japanese anime since the series debuted in 1997. Prof. Oak was first introduced in “Pokémon! I Choose You!” according to Neoseeker.