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    Friday February 24, 2017
  • Fan-Made "Zelda: Breath of the Wild" Commercial Advertises Lon Lon Milk Anime-Style

    Watch Link get his daily dose of vitamins the Lon Lon Ranch way

    We have no way of knowing exactly how delicious Lon Lon Milk is, but if this fan-made anime-style The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild commercial is any indication… gimme dat. The short piece of colorful animation was created and directed by Channy & Kimberly, with music arrangement by Kromosohn. Check it out after the jump.

  • Friday September 23, 2016
  • Fan-Made Trailer Imagines "The Legend of Zelda" as a Studio Ghibli Film

    Short concept video follows up a series of posters

    You may have seen the Studio Ghibli-inspired The Legend of Zelda posters that Matt Vince made last year, imagining Nintendo's adventure series as a film directed by Hayao Miyazaki. That artist is back with a more elaborate take on the concept, this time in the form of a trailer that sets the right tone for a dream Ghibli x Zelda collaboration. 

  • Monday August 1, 2016
  • "Sailor Moon" Fan Project Returns to Remake Full Episode with Over 300 Animators

    Fans gather to re-animate season 2, episode 68: "Protect Chibi-Usa: Clash of the Ten Warriors!"

    It's been a little over two years since the first Moon Animate Make-Up Sailor Moon fan project debuted, but now a sequel is here with even more fan participation. The second crowd-sourced group animation project has over 300 animators coming together to re-animate season 2, episode 68 of the classic Sailor Moon anime, "Protect Chibi-Usa: Clash of the Ten Warriors!" See the results after the jump.

  • Wednesday May 18, 2016
  • '90s-Style "R-Type" Anime Fan Film Makes Its Long-Awaited Debut

    Animated action consists of about 17 drawings per second

    You may recall the anime-inspired TIE Fighter short film that Otaking77077, AKA Paul Johnson, posted after four long years of work. Lately he's been putting a similarly colossal amount of effort into a short animated tribute to Irem's classic arcade shooter R-Type, and the results are here via the Mashed YouTube channel. Hit the jump for more.

  • Sunday May 8, 2016
  • Link is a Loose Cannon in Chinese "The Legend of Zelda" Short

    DaysideTV mixes Zelda's story with an HK crime drama

    You're off the force, Link! If you ever wanted to know what The Legend of Zelda would be like as a Hong Kong crime drama, DaysideTV has just the short for you. Watch Link go off on his own to avenge Navi and rescue Zelda in their parody short after the jump.

  • Tuesday July 7, 2015
  • VIDEO: "The Definitive History of Shenmue" Fan Documentary Previewed

    Filmmaker Adam Sipione embarks on "A Gamer's Journey" in upcoming doc

    Hardcore Shenmue fans are a dedicated lot. Would Yu Suzuki really be able to realize his dream of making Shenmue III without years and years of outspoken fans crying for more? This dedication shines through in A Gamer's Journey: The Definitive History of Shenmue, an upcoming documentary from cinematographer/filmmaker Adam Sipione. Hit the jump for a trailer.

  • Tuesday March 24, 2015
  • VIDEO: After Four Years of Work, '80s Anime "Star Wars" TIE Fighter Fan Animation Complete

    Classic '90s space flight simulator/space combat computer gaming meets classic80s sci-fi anime

    Classic '90s space flight simulator/space combat computer gaming meets classic '80s sci-fi anime as the OtaKing (Paul Johnson, not to be confused with Gainax co-founder and fellow YouTuber Toshio Okada) has presented the final, finished results of four years of work with a Star Wars: TIE Fighter tribute. Check it out after the jump.

  • Thursday March 12, 2015
  • VIDEO: Stop-Motion "Zelda" Short Was Shot Entirely on iPhone with Vine

    Six-second-video-making app put to good use along with figures and clay

    Animator and comedian Johnny McHone recently put his iPhone to fantastic use, combining it with the six-second-video-making Vine app to post a stop-motion tribute to The Legend of Zelda. The impressive mix of figure and clay animation has since been compiled in a YouTube video, which you can watch after the jump. 

  • Wednesday February 25, 2015
  • VIDEO: "Dragon Ball Z: Light of Hope" Fan Film Takes on "The History of Trunks"

    Pilot episode debuts with a series in the works if funded

    It's been a pretty good week for fan films. In addition to Joseph Kahn's POWER/RANGERS bootleg—which has since been removed from Vimeo thanks to Saban—there's also the pilot episode of Dragon Ball Z: Light of Hope. Hit the jump for more.

  • Tuesday February 24, 2015
  • VIDEO: Dark "Power Rangers" Short Film Stars Dawson and Starbuck

    Joseph Kahn directs the short, produced by Dredd's Adi Shankar

    I don't know that I love this dark and violent Power Rangers short film by Joseph Kahn (Torque, a bunch of commercials), but I'm glad it exists. It's a really well-made short produced by Adi Shankar (DreddThe Punisher: Dirty Laundry), starring Dawson's Creek's James Van Der Beek and Battlestar Galactica's Katie Sackhoff, and you can watch it after the jump.

  • Wednesday February 18, 2015
  • VIDEO: Full Fan-Made "Naruto Shippuden: Dance of War" Short Arrives

    Epic Rival releases the full live-action battle film

    Last month we posted a preview for a live-action Naruto short film by independent filmmakers Epic Rival. The full tribute is now online, clocking in at nearly 8 minutes, and you can see the impressive and (literally) explosive fight between Tenten and Neji go down after the jump. 

  • Monday January 26, 2015
  • VIDEO: Live-Action "Naruto Shippuden" Fight Kicks Off Fan Project

    Epic Rival previews its live-action Naruto film, Dance of War

    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. 

  • Tuesday December 2, 2014
  • VIDEO: Fan-Made "Akira" Trailer Goes Behind the Scenes of Visual FX

    Crowd-source project puts convention-only making of video online

    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.

  • Wednesday October 8, 2014
  • VIDEO: Fan-Made Live-Action "Adventure Time" Trailer is Depressing

    Gritty Reboots envisions a magic-less Land of Ooo

    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.

  • Sunday August 3, 2014
  • VIDEO: Mario Kicks a Creepy Clay Pikachu in "Game Boy Movie"

    Pokémon trainer really wants to take down Nintendo's iconic plumber

    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.