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  • Animators Unite to Send a Message to Their Industry

    Animators Unite to Send a Message to Their Industry

    On Wednesday, following sexual harassment allegations against Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein, Cartoon Brew reported that Nickelodeon had suspended animation veteran Chris Savino, showrunner of Nickelodeon’s The Loud House, after a double-digit number of female employees accused Savino of sexual harassment […]

     
  • Gender, Evil, and Identity: A look at Bakugan’s Masquerade and Alice

    Gender, Evil, and Identity: A look at Bakugan’s Masquerade and Alice

    Yes, I’m actually writing an article about Bakugan. In tournament anime aimed at kids it’s not uncommon to see characters have two entire personalities in one body. Whether this is portrayed as a different identity, a separate soul, or whatever anime […]

     
  • Last Week in Animation: October 16th

    Last Week in Animation: October 16th

    Welcome to Overly Animated’s Last Week in Animation! This is a recurring series where we aggregate the news items most relevant to fans of the shows we cover regularly, as well as interesting tidbits on other animated television and film projects.

     
  • Ren and Stimpy, Kappa Mikey, and Speed Racer: The Nickelodeon/MTV Connection

    Ren and Stimpy, Kappa Mikey, and Speed Racer: The Nickelodeon/MTV Connection

    Nickelodeon and MTV are both known at least in large part for their amazing animated series. Everything from Avatar: the Last Airbender, Rugrats, and Danny Phantom, to Clone High, Daria, and Aeon Flux. Somewhere between the two channels, though, lies a link that has produced some very […]

     
  • Last Week in Animation: October 9th

    Last Week in Animation: October 9th

    Welcome to Overly Animated’s Last Week in Animation! This is a recurring series where we aggregate the news items most relevant to fans of the shows we cover regularly, as well as interesting tidbits on other animated television and film projects.

     
  • Complete Rick and Morty Episode Rankings

    Complete Rick and Morty Episode Rankings

    Rick and Morty Season 3 has unfortunately come to a end, concluding what’s definitely one of the best seasons of TV of the year. While we begin the surely interminable wait for Season 4, here are my complete rankings of […]

     
  • “Big Mouth” is Crudely Distressing

    “Big Mouth” is Crudely Distressing

    About a week ago, I was asking some friends if they knew of any pieces of media that deal with the menstrual cycle. Alex pointed me to a trailer for an upcoming Netflix original called Big Mouth. While there were […]

     
  • Last Week in Animation: October 2nd

    Last Week in Animation: October 2nd

    Welcome to Overly Animated’s Last Week in Animation! This is a recurring series where we aggregate the news items most relevant to fans of the shows we cover regularly, as well as interesting tidbits on other animated television and film projects.

     
  • “Spirit: Riding Free” Season 2 is a Galloping Improvement

    “Spirit: Riding Free” Season 2 is a Galloping Improvement

    On September 8th a certain show on Netflix that I was highly anticipating came out and we all know what show that is. When I went to my Netflix page, to my surprise there was another show in my mailbox […]

     
  • Last Week in Animation: September 25th

    Last Week in Animation: September 25th

    Welcome to Overly Animated’s Last Week in Animation! This is a recurring series where we aggregate the news items most relevant to fans of the shows we cover regularly, as well as interesting tidbits on other animated television and film projects. […]