Look, Nintendo did this, ok? They declared it the Year of Luigi, and Luigi is taking that very seriously. In Terminal Montage's fan animation, a Mario & Luigi style RPG attack goes a little bit overboard. Peep the results after the jump.
Animator James Farr is back with a sequel to his well received Super Mario Bros. x Ghostbusters mash-up, Super Mario Busters. Be sure to peep our old post for the original before you dig into his latest, New Super Mario Busters 2, which adds Sonic, and is absolutely overloaded with details. Check it out after the jump!
Written, directed, and animated by James Farr, Super Mario Busters mashes up Super Mario Bros. and Ghostbusters with splendid results. Watch after the jump as Mario and Luigi attempt to save a possessed Princess Peach from the evil Rozer, with plenty of special appearances and nods along the way.
Shamoozal and GoNintendo collaboration Read Only Memory has a new animated video out, and this time the series is taking on Link's first boss fight in the original The Legend of Zelda. Watch as the formerly 8-bit battle becomes fully realized in the short piece of animation after the jump.
It's perfectly natural to want to train your Pokémon to be the very best, like no one ever was, but these critters do have their limits. Or do they? Find out what happens when Pikachu gets jacked in El-Cid's fan animation after the jump.
Indie animator Dezasuta Production has debuted a delightful new short, produced to created to promote an upcoming exhibition. Check it out after the jump, and be sure to look for the great cameos at the beginning.
In the November 5th issue of Shūkan Tōyō Keizai, a special report looks at the balancing act between quality and cost in the Japanese entertainment industry. The anime section of it breaks down the expenses associated with producing a TV anime series. So how much does one episode cost to make and how does or doesn't that translate into a livelihood for animators? Read on to find out! [Updated]
It's been almost 75 years since Batman made his first appearance in Detective Comics #27, and despite how much things have stayed the same--or how much they've changed--people all around the world still thrill to the exploits of the Dark Knight Detective. Grapple-gun past the jump to learn your Bat History and get ready for Arkham City!
No attempt at a clever headline could prepare you for the animated series based on Scott Sanders's 2009 film, which starred Michael Jai White as the eponymous jive-talkin', ass kickin' Black Dynamite. Check the trailer out after the jump!
The semi-autobiographical manga of gekiga—Japanese for "dramatic pictures," a more serious take on manga—pioneer Yoshihiro Tatsumi, A Drifting Life, hit US bookshelves with a resounding 800+ page thud in 2009. Drawn & Quarterly's publication of the monster tome isn't the end of this inspiring tale, however, as Singaporean filmmaker Eric Khoo has been working on an animated adaptation, a trailer for which is now streaming at Toon Boom Animation.