Independent filmmakers Epic Rival hopped on Facebook to show off some footage from a live-action Naruto project that's been in the works for a while. Dig the opening scene of Naruto Shippuden: Dance of War, which features a showdown between Tenten and Neji, after the jump.
Remember back in May when Canada-based CineGround Media unleashed its impressive live-action Akira trailer? The crowd-sourced Akira Project stayed very faithful to the style of Katsuhiro Otomo's original theatrical anime adaptation of his own manga, and you can see how they did some of it thanks to a behind-the-scenes video.
If the folks at the Gritty Reboots YouTube channel were trying to bum us all out with their live-action Adventure Time movie trailer, they succeeded. Watch as a more depressing vision of the Land of Ooo unfolds after the jump.
Nintendo's original Game Boy has been in existence for 25 years, so there's a lot of nostalgia floating around for it and its washed out greenish color palette. Thus, Game Boy Movie and its Mario vs. Pokémon Trainer battle wouldn't normally be that special… if it didn't introduce an extremely unsettling claymation Pikachu after the jump.
While Hollywood struggles to realize a live-action take on Katsuhiro Otomo's classic Akira, Canada-based CineGround Media has a new preview of director/producer Nguyen-Anh Nguyen's vision for The Akira Project. It aims to be as faithful as possible to the source material, and you can see if you think they're on the right track in the trailer after the jump.
While we wait for both the next Super Smash Bros. game and Star Wars Episode VII, animator James Farr is back to mashing up both with Super Smash Wars 2: The Empire Smashes Back. Peep the two-parter sequel after the jump.
Sunday! Sunday! Sunday! Get ready for some live-action fan film fun as Link takes on the evil wizard Agahnim! And there's a dark mask! It's not really worthy of all these exclamations but I can't stop! Hit the jump!
If you ever thought one of the Servbots deserved some time in the Blue Bomber's armor, artist and animator ultimatemaverickx has you covered. See the transformation in his latest piece of animation after the jump.
Animator Brian Anderson has to remind us that he doesn't work for Naughty Dog or Traveller's Tales, because his mock LEGO game videos are just that convincing. The latest imagines a world in which the bleak world of The Last of Us is given the LEGO treatment after the jump.
In ReallyCleverAndroids' "A Street Fighter Picnic" short, the only thing more unstoppable than Lady Sagat is the sexy level of Dude Chun-Li. See which World Warrior triumphs over the other when roles are reversed in the fan film after the jump.
Everyone loves "gritty" reboots and reimaginings, and now a trailer is here to take Mario down a similarly dark path in Mario Kart: The Movie. See it after the jump.
You've seen the Poké Parody TV YouTube channel take on the likes of PSY (twice) and others, so you should be plenty prepared for their latest video. This one mixes Drake's "The Motto" with the world of Pocket Monsters, so check it out after the jump.
Stop-motion animator Counter656 has pulled off some impressive feats in the past, from Dragon Ball Z to Armored Core, and the latest is pretty awesome. In the first part of a stop-motion Zelda short, Link finds himself in a pickle and summons some help from an unexpected source. Check it out after the jump!
, who worked with Ubisoft to produce the Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon tie-in Blood Dragon: The Cyber War, have put together a neat Legend of Zelda tribute. "Link's Shadow" sees Link take up arms against Dark Link in cosplay action. Get a look after the jump.
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.