The Chinese government’s crackdown on entertainment continues with its most recent announcement of an upcoming ban on certain cartoons and other made-for-children programs.
End to animation?: On Friday, China’s National Radio and Television Administration released a statement on its website announcing the prohibition of children’s shows that contain “any mention of violence, blood, vulgarity or pornography,” reported CNN.
“South Park” has been scrubbed from the Chinese internet after a recent broadcast of its latest episode called “Band in China.”
In the episode, Comedy Central’s hit animated series mocked how Hollywood productions pander to China by making changes in films so it can be shown in Chinese theaters.
An Asian American father has warmed thousands of hearts on Instagram for his cute comics featuring his wife and toddler.
Jonathan Jui, who lives in England with his wife Tina, and 3-year-old son BaoBao, regularly draws comic strips that mostly delve into the fascinating world of parenting.
A Japanese book from the 1800s features an alternate depiction of United States history in which historical American figures are capable of superhuman feats.
Written by Kanagaki Robun and illustrated by Utagawa Yoshitora near the end of The Edo Period in 1861, Osanaetoki Bankokubanashi (“Children’s Illustrated Tales from 10,000 Countries”) provides an interesting look at how Japan viewed the Western world at the time, reports SoraNews24.