Posts Tagged: animation



Japan’s Viibar wants to turn underappreciated video producers into well-paid freelancers

Viibar, a Tokyo-based startup, is on a mission to liberate technical professionals from the stifling world of industrial video production. F...

  • July 8, 2014
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Line’s Kawaii Characters Become Animated TV Series in Japan

NHN Japan’s Line mobile messaging app has hit over 120 million users so far. You may or may not agree but I do think its cutesy charac...

  • April 8, 2013
  • at 9:32 am
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Animated Gifs Made Easy With MotionGraph for Android

Earlier in the year I wrote about Sony’s Million Moments, an app that sort of struck me by surprise with its smart design. The same So...

  • December 17, 2012
  • at 7:30 pm
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Japanese Animation Company Sues Hundreds of ‘One Piece’ Downloaders in One Bunch

I was curious to see over on AnimeNewsNetwork that Toei Animation had filed a complaint in District of Columbia district court (in September...

  • February 8, 2012
  • at 1:00 pm
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Tudou Partners with TV Tokyo to Bring More Japanese Anime to China

We were surprised to hear a few weeks back that Chinese video site Tudou (NASDAQ:TUDO) was reporting a net profit of 52 million RMB ($8.2 mi...

  • November 29, 2011
  • at 11:00 am
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NetDragon, with Cartoon Network, Launches a Kids Gaming Portal for China

NetDragon, one of the leading Chinese online gaming giants, recently launched a fun and cute content portal, 91kt.com, for kids and cartoon ...

  • October 12, 2011
  • at 10:20 am
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Google Plus Gets Animated by NMA TV

It’s been less than a day since most of us have had our first glimpse Google’s new social project, Google Plus. But the animators over a...

  • June 30, 2011
  • at 10:15 pm
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Chinese Animation Studio Brings Kung-fu Cooking Girls To YouTube

China’s animated films don’t often get much attention, with anime-nation Japan sitting right next door enjoying most of the glob...

  • June 7, 2011
  • at 5:04 pm
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‘China’s answer to Pixar’ raises US$20 million from GGV Capital, first movie to come in 2015

The self-proclaimed “China’s answer to Pixar” was founded by Tudor founder Gary Wang over a year ago after Tudou merged with Youku.

  • June 20, 2014
  • at 11:49 am
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Tudou Founder Gets Animated About His Next Startup Project

Tudou founder and former CEO Gary Wang cashed out of China’s biggest ever internet business deal last summer and then announced his re...

  • March 13, 2013
  • at 10:59 am
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With An Eye on Angry Birds in China, An Animated Orange Raccoon Gets Funding

A-Li is a cutesy orange raccoon that lives in Dream City, loves grapefruit, and is best friends with Big Bear. Look how adorable he is. Don&...

  • June 27, 2012
  • at 1:32 pm
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Tudou Sets Up Animation Studio, Aims at Pixar

The Chinese video-sharing site Tudou (NASDAQ:TUDO) has said it will increase its investment in the animation industry in China – and h...

  • December 2, 2011
  • at 3:05 pm
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Blackberry Blackout Gets Animated, RIM Claims Services Improving

RIM’s BlackBerry woes continue today as it scrambles to recover from a service disruption that has gone on since Monday. The company says ...

  • October 13, 2011
  • at 6:30 pm
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“Tiger Wife” Wendi Deng Mauls Murdoch’s Pie Attacker, in NMA Animation [VIDEO]

Wendi Deng (pictured in a pink jacket) is the Chinese-born third wife of the News Corporation overlord Rupert Murdoch. And now, after a spee...

  • July 21, 2011
  • at 2:00 pm
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Tudou Shifts Strategy, Will Move Away from Licensed TV Shows, Movies

Tudou.com is set to change its content strategy, and will stop trying to compete on increasingly pricey licensed/copyrighted movies and TV s...

  • June 28, 2011
  • at 9:00 am
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Online Game ‘Gold Farming’ in China Gets Animated

One of the biggest news headlines from last week was a report claiming that some unfortunate Chinese convicts were bring forced into “...

  • June 1, 2011
  • at 12:20 pm
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