Animation Obsessive

Animation Obsessive
Exploring the best in animation from all around the world.
Created 29 Jan 2021
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  • +7: How Miyazaki Found His Future in a Music Video
    14 Oct 2021 • 2 min read • 2 2
    On Your Mark Welcome back! This is the seventh bonus issue of the Animation Obsessive newsletter. It’s been a full month since our Thursday deep-dives became exclusive to members. We hope you’ve liked...
  • Hayao Miyazaki, Union Man
    11 Oct 2021 • 9 min read • 10 5
    A young Hayao Miyazaki (courtesy of The Making of Only Yesterday) Welcome back to the Animation Obsessive newsletter! Glad you could make it. Here’s what we’re doing today: One — a look at Hayao Miyaz...
  • +6: Two Czech Cartoons That Changed the World
    07 Oct 2021 • 2 min read • 4 2
    The Gift (courtesy of Lincoln Center) Welcome to the sixth bonus issue of the Animation Obsessive newsletter! Thanks for stopping by. This week, our topic is a pair of cartoons by Jiří Trnka, the gran...
  • Animating Franz Kafka's Nightmares
    03 Oct 2021 • 10 min read • 7 2
    Franz Kafka’s A Country Doctor Welcome back! It’s Sunday — and that means another edition of the Animation Obsessive newsletter. Thanks for tuning in. Here’s our agenda for today: One — how Kōji Yamam...
  • +5: Frank Lloyd Wright's Fateful Visit to Disney
    30 Sep 2021 • < 1 min read • 3 0
    The Tale of Tsar Durondai (1934) Welcome to the fifth bonus issue of the Animation Obsessive newsletter! We’re glad you could make it. This is our second members-only edition — thanks for joining us b...
  • What 'Sesame Street' Did for Animation
    26 Sep 2021 • 9 min read • 6 2
    Early Sesame Street cartoons: The Story of J, E-Imagination, The Seal, O Song, Exit and Jazz #2 Welcome! We’re back with another issue of the Animation Obsessive newsletter. Glad you could join us. He...
  • +4: The Art of an Otomo Storyboard
    23 Sep 2021 • < 1 min read • 4 2
    Combustible We’re so glad you could make it! This is the fourth bonus issue of the Animation Obsessive newsletter. Not only that — it’s our very first members-only edition. Welcome behind the scenes. ...
  • Don't Call It 'Limited' Animation
    20 Sep 2021 • 10 min read • 8 7
    Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, The Little Prince and the Eight-Headed Dragon and UPA’s Gay Purr-ee Welcome back! Another week, another Sunday edition of the Animation Obsessive newsletter. Here’s ...
  • +3: The Student Animation That Won China's Heart
    16 Sep 2021 • 4 min read • 7 0
    Kaleidoscope Welcome to the third bonus issue of the Animation Obsessive newsletter! Glad you could make it. Subscribe now There’s quite a story behind this week’s edition. We’re chatting with Zhou Fa...
  • Disney's Most Underrated Modern Gem
    12 Sep 2021 • 9 min read • 7 0
    One by One Welcome to another edition of the Animation Obsessive newsletter! We’re glad you could join us. Here’s our agenda for today: One — Disney’s modern-day classic One by One. Two — animation ne...
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