A selection of the best animation articles including news, opinions, and features from around the world for the week beginning the 8th of March, 2020.
A selection of the best animation news, opinions, and features from around the world for the week ending January 25th, 2020.
Every fan loves to express their devotion to their favourite show, film, or comic. Now more than ever, they have a plethora of ways of doing so too, which wasn’t always the case. Not only is a wide variety of merchandise available, but it isn’t limited to what’s in the toy aisle either. There is […]
This week sees the highly anticipated Sailor Moon Crystal series begin broadcast. Besides being an entirely new version of the original manga (and not a remake of the original anime), it’s also notable for eschewing traditional licensing-based release models, but interestingly, is not embracing the ‘all you can eat’ type that has defined web-based media. Why might that actually be a good thing, and could it be a model for others to follow?
Bronies have a big role the success of My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic, but what downsides have they created and can they happen to other shows?
Charles Week Links for December 8th to the 14th, 2013.
Generic animation merchandise is everywhere but is often low quality and a mismatch for the audience. How can we move beyond it and offer fans something relevant and great?
A group of fans are attempting to remake an original Sailor Moon episode, but what kind of copyright questions does this throw up?
Licensed apparel has been a part of the merchandising puzzle for animated shows for years. yet the clothing actually worn by many characters is rarely seen.
Charles’ week links for April 28th to May 4th, 2013
Fan art and copyright have never been the best of friends but the recent shutting down of a Sailor Moon fan art book by use of copyright should raise a number of questions.