Tag Archives: Slice of Life

Keyframe 120 – Fujoshi, And Proud!

In his ongoing quest to have everyone eat healthy, celebrity chef Jamie Oliver has declared war on … cartoon characters? It actually makes more sense when you know the facts so moving swiftly on, Grr Martin’s 1980 children’s book The Ice Dragon is getting an

Keyframe 119 – Elmo Joins A Gang

Apparently there was a big wedding somewhere and shockingly, none of us were invited. This meant we had to stay in the study and browse the animation news, which led us to some disturbing discoveries like Thundercats Roar (which has the potential to be some

4-Panel 141 – Dimension Jumping Lassie

Andrew and Producer Rob are back to talk about some narrative sequential art (you know, comics and stuff … and maybe the odd cave painting). Kicking things off this week is the news that Mysterio will be the main villain in the sequel to Spiderman:

Keyframe 114 – Post-War Pat’s Big Bag of Letters

With the sad news that Ghibli co-founder and legendary anime director Isao Takahata passed away, we take some time to remember some of his remarkable work. After that it’s time for us to continue our examination of the Winter season in anime, so join us

Keyframe 113 – 24 Carrots And A Leaf

We had a few technical issues during this episode so we apologise for the audio quality. Girl Power makes a surprising return this week with the announcement that The Spice Girls are getting their very own animated superhero movie. There’s no point looking at us

4-Panel 135 – Banana-Flavoured Iron Fist

It’s often said that it’s not the destination that’s important but the journey itself, which is good news for us as we often wonder how can start with a simple bit of news and wind up somewhere … else. Aside from that it’s time for

4-Panel 128 – Predator Banjo Battles

If we included all of the outtakes on this episode they’d be enough to make your hair go white, curly, and eventually abandon you out of sheer hopelessness as the gremlins are out in force this week. But we still soldier on, so join us

Keyframe 104 – Duck-Shaped Speedos for Tanks

Now that we’ve got the good and bad of 2017 out of the way we have to resume normal service … for a given value of normal that is! This week we cast our eyes (which are admittedly in various states of working order), over

Keyframe 101 – Waifu or Otter

So Disney have bought the lion’s share of the Fox media empire, which means Star Wars and Marvel fans have something to be happy about over the Christmas holidays. Meanwhile, we discuss the impact this will have on the Disney Princess register. Hey! Pointless things

4-Panel 118 – Not By The Hair On My CG Lip

Andrew and Mick trade back their new model Rob for the older, more comfortable version this week. The news is cause for some head-scratching as DC’s decide to do a JLA/Doom Patrol crossover with the rather odd title of Milk Wars. Meanwhile, Jude Law may