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Come On, Fhqwhgads: A Look Back at the Music of Homestar Runner
Noisey revisits the halcyon days of Flash toons, when the Brothers Chaps delighted websurfers with an angry luchador’s ditties about dragons, keyboard mashing, and whatever else came up.

Video: The Art of the Iron Giant Preview
Insight Editions gives Cartoon Brew a look at the upcoming making-of book for Brad Bird’s masterful movie, penned by former Animag editor Ramin Zahed.

How North America’s Largest Animation Festival Has Survived 40 Years
A glimpse at how the internationally renowned Ottawa fest keeps delighting audiences and shaping the indie animation landscape — despite more things catching on fire than you’d guess.

Japan Choosing 88 Animation Travel Spots to Boost Tourism
Fans around the world can vote online for their favorite train stations, school campuses, rural shrines, etc. decorated with popular characters. (Hopefully they’re all kid-friendly…)

Multicom to Rep Volleyball Cartoon Around the World
Team Entertainment has arranged the deal for Lucky Dreams and Rai Fiction’s Spike Team, which aims to win over fans ages 5-11 worldwide.

Trogdor

“Trogdor the Burninator”