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  • Adventure Time: Bonnie & Neddy. Princess Bubblegum is a Bad Person.

    Adventure Time: Bonnie & Neddy. Princess Bubblegum is a Bad Person.

    So Adventure Time is back for its seventh season. Season 6 got really cerebral. The show turned into a fun, bro dialogue-d romp in a field (obviously it’s more than that but that’s the elevator pitch) to extremely surreal (like, […]

     
  • RWBY’s Volume 2 Has Constant Thrills, Intrigue

    RWBY’s Volume 2 Has Constant Thrills, Intrigue

    Viewing media in different ways is always an interesting experience, interesting seeing how your opinions differ depending on the way you consume it. I watched RWBY Volume 2 week-to-week last year, and wasn’t sure what to expect going into my […]

     
  • RWBY Volume 1 Provides Excellent Yet Uneven Exposition

    RWBY Volume 1 Provides Excellent Yet Uneven Exposition

    As I wait, eagerly anticipating the premiere of RWBY Volume 3 this weekend, I look back on the first two seasons and remember Volume 1 with an almost untouchable reverence. Those were the golden days, when pure exposition of an […]

     
  • The 5 Best Studio Ghibli Movies You Haven’t Seen

    The 5 Best Studio Ghibli Movies You Haven’t Seen

    Well, hopefully you have seen these. But if not they should be at the top of your “to watch” list. None of these are Hayao Miyazaki directed, but each brings a similarly high level of quality. (No spoilers here for […]

     
  • Scheduling Woes Plague Animation Networks

    It happens time and time again and it’s beyond tiresome at this point. One of the major animation networks pulls a show or changes its time the week that it airs. The most recent victim is Steven Universe, changed from […]

     
  • We Take Animation Seriously.

    It’s both our tagline here at the Overly Animated Podcast, and a great summary of my view on animated media. Animation in all forms has had trouble gaining legitimacy within critical spheres for some time now. It’s fenced off into […]