Animation – The Blue Highway http://thebluehighway.com/ Thu, 21 Oct 2021 17:12:27 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.8 https://thebluehighway.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/thebluehighway-icon-1-150x150.png Animation – The Blue Highway http://thebluehighway.com/ 32 32 Toei Animation and Funimation announces that One Piece will reach the 1000th episode https://thebluehighway.com/toei-animation-and-funimation-announces-that-one-piece-will-reach-the-1000th-episode/ https://thebluehighway.com/toei-animation-and-funimation-announces-that-one-piece-will-reach-the-1000th-episode/#respond Thu, 21 Oct 2021 16:34:16 +0000 https://thebluehighway.com/toei-animation-and-funimation-announces-that-one-piece-will-reach-the-1000th-episode/ It looks like A play will soon take a very important step. I mean, come on. How many shows can say they hit 1000 episodes? I pity the fans who are trying to catch up with the anime now. Toei Animation and Funimation are proud to announce that A play Will soon reach its 1000th […]]]>

It looks like A play will soon take a very important step. I mean, come on. How many shows can say they hit 1000 episodes?

I pity the fans who are trying to catch up with the anime now.

Toei Animation and Funimation are proud to announce that A play Will soon reach its 1000th episode, starting with this teaser above. Apparently we’ll see this historic episode on 20 November 2021. This episode will air that day on Funimation for fans in the United States and Canada, as well as on Funimation in Australia and New Zealand according to their respective schedules. If you live in Germany or Russia, you can watch it on Wakanim.

A play Ep. 1000: Bonus details

A real shock of titans… and dinosaurs, dragons, reindeer, etc.

This 1000th episode is not all, however. Toei Animation and Funimation will also host a virtual live event on the same day the episode airs on Funimation. YouTuber RogersBase will be hosting this event on 20 November 2021, To 3:00 p.m. PST. As this information suggests, you can see this event on Toei Animation and Funimation’s YouTube channels. You can also catch it from the official website A play The Facebook page.

“The 1000th episode of ‘One Piece’ is truly a historic moment not only for the franchise, but also for the millions of fans around the world who have supported the series over the past 22 years. We are delighted to mark this milestone. for ‘One Piece’ and I can’t wait to celebrate it with fans at our special global live stream event on November 20.

Masayuki Endo, President and CEO of Toei Animation Inc.

You might be wondering what this event will look like? Well, apparently the event will feature free streaming of A play episodes 998 and 999 just to provide a bit of context for episode 1000. During the event there will also be giveaways, fan made videos, and more. How much more and what will that “more” consist of is something we will find out on November 20.

Conclusion

Toei Animation and Funimation announce that A play will soon reach 1000 episodes. This milestone episode will premiere on Funimation on 20 November 2021; and will have a special virtual event on the same day to commemorate its screening. Interested in watching a historical milestone in this legendary anime about a boy who wants to be the Pirate King? So check it out on Funimation then.

Source: Funimation YouTube, Toei Animation YouTube, Funimation YouTube, Facebook

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‘Mickey Mouse Funhouse’ gets the green light for season 2 https://thebluehighway.com/mickey-mouse-funhouse-gets-the-green-light-for-season-2/ https://thebluehighway.com/mickey-mouse-funhouse-gets-the-green-light-for-season-2/#respond Tue, 19 Oct 2021 22:20:00 +0000 https://thebluehighway.com/mickey-mouse-funhouse-gets-the-green-light-for-season-2/ Disney Junior has given the green light to season 2 of Mickey mouse house, GG’s whimsical new animated series starring Disney’s # 1 star Mickey Mouse and pals Minnie, Donald, Daisy, Goofy and Pluto, and the talking new playhouse, Funny. The series has garnered nearly 12 million video views on YouTube Disney Junior, with new […]]]>

Disney Junior has given the green light to season 2 of Mickey mouse house, GG’s whimsical new animated series starring Disney’s # 1 star Mickey Mouse and pals Minnie, Donald, Daisy, Goofy and Pluto, and the talking new playhouse, Funny. The series has garnered nearly 12 million video views on YouTube Disney Junior, with new episodes rated # 1 on the Disney Junior channel. The first six episodes of Season 1 will begin airing Wednesday, November 10 on Disney +, with new episodes continuing to debut Fridays on Disney Channel and Disney Junior.

Season 1 guest stars include John Stamos (Big beanie) as Captain Salty Bones; Richard Genre (Calm your enthusiasm) like Cheezel; Jaime Camil (Joan the Virgin) as a rocket mouse; and Amanda Seales (Unsafe) like Annie. They join Jenifer Lewis (ABC’s blackish) as Grammy nominated Wheezelene and Mickey Guyton as country singer Wanda the Wandrin ‘Warbler.

“The lasting love for Mickey Mouse and his friends continues to be shared from generation to generation, and we look forward to providing more opportunities for preschoolers and their families to connect with these beloved characters,” said Joe D’Ambrosia, senior vice president, original programming and general manager, Disney Junior. “We look forward to introducing fun new destinations in season two for young viewers to explore and develop their imaginations.”

Intended for children from 2 to 7 years old and their families, Mickey Mouse Fun House presents Funny, an enchanted talking playhouse voiced by Harvey Guillén (What we do in the shadows), who leads the Sensational Six on magical adventures. The series demonstrates imaginative play and gives age-appropriate social and emotional lessons on friendship, creativity and resourcefulness. The series’ branded expansions include children’s books, playsets, figures, clothing, plush toys, and home decorations.

Phil Weinstein is executive producer and supervising director; Thomas Hart is co-executive producer and supervisor of the story editor; and Mark Drop is the story editor, all from the Emmy nominee Mickey and the roadster racers. Emmy Award winner Alan Bodner (Rapunzel’s Tangled Adventure) is artistic director, with Steve Walby (Mickey Mouse Mixed Adventures) produce. Beautiful Black (The lion guard) is the songwriter of the series and co-wrote the original songs with Loren Hoskins (Jake and the Never Land Pirates). The series is a production of Disney Television Animation.

Source: Disney Junior

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Walt Disney Animation Studios Celebrated 98th Anniversary With Special Video https://thebluehighway.com/walt-disney-animation-studios-celebrated-98th-anniversary-with-special-video/ https://thebluehighway.com/walt-disney-animation-studios-celebrated-98th-anniversary-with-special-video/#respond Mon, 18 Oct 2021 12:12:41 +0000 https://thebluehighway.com/walt-disney-animation-studios-celebrated-98th-anniversary-with-special-video/ Walt Disney Animation Studios recently celebrated their 98th anniversary by sharing a special video showcasing their wonderful works. The icing on the cake was the introduction of their latest project Encanto which marks the 60th animated feature film produced by the studio faithful. The one-minute and 36-second video shows their journey from the start. It […]]]>

Walt Disney Animation Studios recently celebrated their 98th anniversary by sharing a special video showcasing their wonderful works. The icing on the cake was the introduction of their latest project Encanto which marks the 60th animated feature film produced by the studio faithful.

The one-minute and 36-second video shows their journey from the start. It beautifully draws the curtains on their incredible legacy by presenting their upcoming film Encanto, the story of an extraordinary family, the Madrigals, who live hidden in the mountains of Colombia in a magical house, in a bustling city, in a wonderful and charming place called Encanto.

The legendary studio began operations on October 16, 1923. The video showcasing their works featured the title cards of their films as Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Pinocchio, Fantasia, Dumbo, Bambi, Alice in Wonderland and much more.

“On this day of 1923, Walt Disney Animation Studios was founded. Join us as we welcome our 60th animated film, #Encanto“they tweeted.

The animated feature hits theaters on November 24, 2021.

Critical mind actor John Leguizamo lends his voice to Bruno, Mirabel’s uncle who has the gift of seeing the future. The vocal cast also includes Stephanie Beatriz as Mirabel; María Cecilia Botero as Mirabel’s grandmother, Alma, also known as Abuela; Angie Cepeda and Wilmer Valderrama as parents to Mirabel, Julieta and Agustín.

Diane Guererro and Jessica Darrow are there as sisters of Mirabel, Isabela and Luisa. Carolina Gaitán and Mauro Castillo as Mirabel’s aunt and uncle, Pepa and Félix also lend their voices; and Adassa, Rhenzy Feliz and Ravi Cabot-Conyers as cousins ​​of Mirabel Dolores, Camilo and Antonio, respectively.

The film features brand new songs from Lin-Manuel Miranda known for Hamilton and Moana. It is directed by Byron Howard (Zootopia, Tangled) and Jared Bush (co-director Zootopia) and co-directed by Charise Castro Smith, screenwriter of The death of Eva Sofia Valdez.

Encanto is produced by Clark Spencer and Yvett Merino. Bush and Castro Smith are the film’s writers.

The filmmakers were deeply inspired by their research trip to Colombia early in the development of Encanto as well as their ongoing work with a group of expert consultants gathered throughout the production of the film.

The new trailer immediately draws viewers into the vibrant magical world of Encanto, take you on the Mirabel journey. Each child received a unique magical gift — every child except Mirabel. But when the family home is threatened, Mirabel may be their only hope.

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Ragnarok fan shares animated version of game cover https://thebluehighway.com/ragnarok-fan-shares-animated-version-of-game-cover/ https://thebluehighway.com/ragnarok-fan-shares-animated-version-of-game-cover/#respond Sat, 16 Oct 2021 23:03:00 +0000 https://thebluehighway.com/ragnarok-fan-shares-animated-version-of-game-cover/ A very talented and dedicated God of War fan presents an animated version of the cover for the highly anticipated sequel. PlayStation fans were recently treated with full gameplay and a story trailer for the highly anticipated God of War: Ragnarok. However, with no official release date for God of War: Ragnarok Currently confirmed and […]]]>

A very talented and dedicated God of War fan presents an animated version of the cover for the highly anticipated sequel.


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PlayStation fans were recently treated with full gameplay and a story trailer for the highly anticipated God of War: Ragnarok. However, with no official release date for God of War: Ragnarok Currently confirmed and with details on the sequel ending, some fans have decided to revisit some of the trailers and artwork released just a month ago.

Kratos and his son Atreus have proven to be behemoths for PlayStation, both financially and critically, with God of the war break sales records for the console. For many players, God of the war is considered one of the best video games of all time, and that excitement has continued God of War: Ragnarok. In anticipation of the sequel, fans of the franchise have started sharing their fan art.

RELATED: God of War Actor Ragnarok Kratos Says Surgery Caused Game Delay

A Reddit user by the name of KratosMemories shared an animated version of the key art that was posted as part of the game’s promotional material. The artwork centers on Kratos and Atreus, who are set in a snow-covered landscape. and ice. The animation sees Kratos, Atreus, the wolves and the landscape moving dynamically, mainly due to the weather. The animation is incredibly meticulous, playing with the use of the wind to keep the snow constantly falling and blown away from the architecture.

Above the wind, the lightning that was first seen in the background of the God of War: Ragnarok the cover made its way to the foreground of the animation, sometimes hitting a few yards from Kratos. The animation really sells how chaotic this setting is, which makes sense given the events that could happen during Ragnarok.

The God of War: Ragnarok The background music of the trailer is also played over the animation, which adds a nice finishing touch to give a sense of adventure to the creation. For those interested, KratosMemories has kindly shared different sizes of animation to use as wallpapers for phones or computers.

So far, the general reactions around the sequel are positive, although there have been a few complaints about the animation in God of War: Ragnarok being similar to previous games. However, many fans see no problem with this, as it is primarily the story and adventure that Kratos and Atreus experience that is most important. The fan-made animation of the sequel’s art cover re-instills this idea, as it shows how much the franchise is valued.

God of War Ragnarok released in 2022 for PS4 and PS5.

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How to enable / disable Windows 11 animation effects https://thebluehighway.com/how-to-enable-disable-windows-11-animation-effects/ https://thebluehighway.com/how-to-enable-disable-windows-11-animation-effects/#respond Fri, 15 Oct 2021 12:00:45 +0000 https://thebluehighway.com/how-to-enable-disable-windows-11-animation-effects/ through Alexandru Poloboc News editor With an overwhelming desire to always get to the bottom of things and find out the truth, Alex has spent most of his time working as a reporter, presenter, as well as on TV and radio … Read More Different users have different tastes and it is important to satisfy […]]]>

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With an overwhelming desire to always get to the bottom of things and find out the truth, Alex has spent most of his time working as a reporter, presenter, as well as on TV and radio … Read More

  • Different users have different tastes and it is important to satisfy them all.
  • There are various visual options and settings that you can change in Windows 11.
  • If the animation effect isn’t right for you, we’ll show you how to turn it off.
  • There is more than one way to do it and we’re about to walk you through it.

Windows 11 comes with a lot of new features, and while it doesn’t look all that different from its predecessor, the new operating system has some nice graphics bonuses.

The latest operating system from Microsoft uses animation effects for controls and elements by default. However, some of you may not be impressed with these changes and would like to turn them off, for whatever reason.

We are going to show you exactly how you can do it, using two very easy methods.

How to turn off animation effect in Windows 11?

Using the Settings app

  1. hurry Windows key + I to open the settings menu.
  2. Select the Accessibility category, then click Visual effects.animation effect 1
  3. Turn it Animation effects On off.animation effect 2

Using the Control Panel

  1. Open the Start menu, search Control Panel and open the app.search for control panel
  2. In the upper right corner of the window, set the Seen by Possibility of Large icons.seen by
  3. Click on Ease of access center.ease of access center
  4. Click on the Make the computer easier to see option.make the computer easier to see
  5. Turn the animations On or off and click on the To apply button.turn off animations

Pretty simple, right? These are the steps you should take if you decide to turn off Windows 11 animations, or maybe even turn them back on.

It will only take a few minutes of your time and does not require a high level of technical knowledge.


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DiMassimo Goldstein enlists Taylor James for animated spots https://thebluehighway.com/dimassimo-goldstein-enlists-taylor-james-for-animated-spots/ https://thebluehighway.com/dimassimo-goldstein-enlists-taylor-james-for-animated-spots/#respond Thu, 14 Oct 2021 00:20:00 +0000 https://thebluehighway.com/dimassimo-goldstein-enlists-taylor-james-for-animated-spots/ Creative workshop, Taylor James, was recently commissioned by marketing agency DiMassimo Goldstein, to create 2×60 “spots for an animated campaign to promote the multitude of non-fictional online video experiences available on the Wondrium educational subscription service. Focused on presenting the variety of Wondrium’s offerings, a multimedia approach was adopted to produce the short animations entitled […]]]>

Creative workshop, Taylor James, was recently commissioned by marketing agency DiMassimo Goldstein, to create 2×60 “spots for an animated campaign to promote the multitude of non-fictional online video experiences available on the Wondrium educational subscription service.

Focused on presenting the variety of Wondrium’s offerings, a multimedia approach was adopted to produce the short animations entitled Bird and I wonder. A mix of different 2D animations has been blended together, creating two fluid pieces that cover various topics such as atomic energy, chemistry, philosophy, art and languages, as well as Egyptian history, and even how to do it. perfect hamburger.

To verify Bird:

Tasked with creating fun and engaging spots, the designers and animators of Taylor James let their imaginations run wild to create fantastic and whimsical characters. Each style and scene is informed by research and fun facts about the character and the time period. Taylor James’ team discovered that Abraham Lincoln was a wrestler before becoming president. So there he is, struggling. Another scene shows Picasso painting in the style of Bob Ross.

To verify I wonder:

Extensive research and planning allowed the creative studio to merge history and math, science and music. To bring the imaginative and playful characters to life, Taylor James used Illustrator, Photoshop, and After Effects. Originally slated to have six to eight designs per spot, the creative studio ended up with a total of 43 designs and scenes for both spots, further illustrating the variety of video experiences available at Wondrium.

“The agency wrote the song and a preview of the characters singing each part,” explained Taylor James Creative Director David Rasura. “They wanted a fun 2D animation of the characters singing to showcase the Wondrium offerings. We knew who the characters were and how they were ordered, but it was up to us to figure out how to connect the dots. We got really imaginative. This is the kind of place where you have to really have fun.

“It was a pleasure to work on this project,” he added. “We have worked so well within our own team, the client, the agency and the music house. It was smooth sailing from the start and an absolute joy every step of the way. “

Credits:

DiMassimo Goldstein – Producer: Alexandra McGuiness, DIGO Brands; Creatives: Paul Fix and Chris Martin, DIGO Brands

Taylor James, New York: Producers: Scott Pryor, Stephanie Savvides; Creative Director: David Rasura; Pitch Crew: David Rasura, Justin Ortiz, Cyrus Toulabi; 2D animators: Andy Mastrocinque, Bill Mata; Designers / Illustrators: Gordon Waltho, Farid Hussein, Kim Dulaney, Tommaso Renieri; Storyboard artist: Farid Hussein

Taylor James, Mexico: Producers: Angelica Martinez, Miriam Franco; 2D animators: Nicolas Lopez, Olaf Perez

Source: Taylor James

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OHIO ranked first in the state for animation career review rankings https://thebluehighway.com/ohio-ranked-first-in-the-state-for-animation-career-review-rankings/ https://thebluehighway.com/ohio-ranked-first-in-the-state-for-animation-career-review-rankings/#respond Tue, 12 Oct 2021 12:35:43 +0000 https://thebluehighway.com/ohio-ranked-first-in-the-state-for-animation-career-review-rankings/ Ohio University was ranked first in the state of Ohio in the inaugural Animation Career Review ranking for augmented / virtual reality (AR / VR) programs in the United States. OHIO was also ranked 36th overall in the United States and 19th among public schools. Animation Career Review is an online ranking service that helps […]]]>

Ohio University was ranked first in the state of Ohio in the inaugural Animation Career Review ranking for augmented / virtual reality (AR / VR) programs in the United States.

OHIO was also ranked 36th overall in the United States and 19th among public schools. Animation Career Review is an online ranking service that helps high school students find the best college programs in AR / VR, animation, game design, and graphic design.

“We are grateful for this recognition of the excellent training we provide in this growing field,” said Dean Scott Titsworth of Scripps College of Communication. “Our students have access to hands-on experience with AR and VR technology from their first year and I am delighted with how we continue to expand these opportunities.”

Associate Professor John Bowditch, director of the Game Research and Immersive Design (GRID) Lab, said the rankings are based on academic reputation, admission selectivity, depth and breadth of the program’s faculty, value with respect to tuition fees and debt, graduation rate, geographic location and employment data.

“Ohio University has invested many resources in AR / VR to become a national hub for AR / VR research and education,” Bowditch said. “We hope that future recognition will continue to attract diverse students from around the world. “

Bowditch said the OHIO has a major in game and virtual reality development, an MFA program with a focus on virtual reality game design, and certificate opportunities such as esports. He said the AR / VR class combination is available under the ECT prefix.

Associate Professor Julio Arauz, director of the J. Warren McClure School of Emerging Communication Technologies, said that the ECT track enables students to develop AR / VR production skills and the fundamentals of online learning. He said the students gain an understanding of the limits of the systems that carry information.

“This understanding is essential in real-time applications such as online games, multi-player virtual reality experiences or the tactile internet,” said Arauz.

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A gentle animation on “the most beautiful person” will make you smile. Watch | Tendency https://thebluehighway.com/a-gentle-animation-on-the-most-beautiful-person-will-make-you-smile-watch-tendency/ https://thebluehighway.com/a-gentle-animation-on-the-most-beautiful-person-will-make-you-smile-watch-tendency/#respond Sat, 09 Oct 2021 04:57:19 +0000 https://thebluehighway.com/a-gentle-animation-on-the-most-beautiful-person-will-make-you-smile-watch-tendency/ The video prompted people to share loving reactions. “That’s so sweet” is probably what you’ll be inclined to say with a smile on your face when you watch this animated video. The clip for “the most beautiful person” has now won over people. It is possible that it will have the same effect on you […]]]>

The video prompted people to share loving reactions.

“That’s so sweet” is probably what you’ll be inclined to say with a smile on your face when you watch this animated video. The clip for “the most beautiful person” has now won over people. It is possible that it will have the same effect on you too.

Originally, the video was shared in August on the creator’s Instagram page. It caught people’s attention, however, after it was shared by YouTube on Instagram almost 11 hours ago.

“Just some little research I did,” the caption of the original post read. As for YouTube, they shared the video with the caption that says, “Yhhhh I’ll send this one to myself.”

We won’t give away too much of what the video shows, so take a look for yourself:

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Since its publication, the video has garnered over 10,000 likes and the number is growing. The sharing also prompted people to post varied comments. Many have shared heart or fire emoticons to express their reactions.

“Sweet,” wrote one Instagram user. “I’ll send it to myself too,” posted another.

What do you think of the video?

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Best-selling animation producer Aiken Zou talks about creating a global phenomenon https://thebluehighway.com/best-selling-animation-producer-aiken-zou-talks-about-creating-a-global-phenomenon/ https://thebluehighway.com/best-selling-animation-producer-aiken-zou-talks-about-creating-a-global-phenomenon/#respond Thu, 07 Oct 2021 14:02:09 +0000 https://thebluehighway.com/best-selling-animation-producer-aiken-zou-talks-about-creating-a-global-phenomenon/ 06:12 “There is a real opportunity to shake things up,” Aiken Zou, producer of “Scissor Seven,” the first-ever Chinese animated series to air via Netflix Originals, told CGTN in an exclusive interview ahead of the launch of its final season on the world. banner. The popular Chinese animated series just launched its third season on […]]]>

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“There is a real opportunity to shake things up,” Aiken Zou, producer of “Scissor Seven,” the first-ever Chinese animated series to air via Netflix Originals, told CGTN in an exclusive interview ahead of the launch of its final season on the world. banner.

The popular Chinese animated series just launched its third season on streaming giant Netflix on October 3, about eight months after its national release in late January. So far, the new season has racked up 360 million views on Chinese video streaming platform Bilibili, over 10.25 million followers and 1.72 million comments with a remarkable score of 9.8 (out of 10 ).

Directed and written by rising host He Xiaofeng, “Scissor Seven” depicts the story of the main character Wu Liuqi, also known as “Seven” in English, an amnesiac assassin working undercover as a hairdresser, who attempts to track down memories lost after an injury and embarks on a journey of self-discovery.

Poster for the third season of “Scissor Seven”. / AHA Entertainment

Poster for the third season of “Scissor Seven”. / AHA Entertainment

“The market has evolved considerably since ‘Scissor Seven’. It has become more inclusive and therefore attracts more and more designers who each offer unique styles, especially younger ones with a broad aesthetic, ”said Zou, CEO and founder of Beijing-based AHA Entertainment.

“We have aggressively continued to cooperate with Netflix because we are extremely confident in the quality of our content. [‘Scissor Seven’]”, said the producer, adding:” We are convinced that it will be understood and loved by foreign audiences. “

The third season of “Scissor Seven” has racked up 360 million views on China’s online video streaming platform Bilibili. / Bilibili

The third season of “Scissor Seven” has racked up 360 million views on China’s online video streaming platform Bilibili. / Bilibili

Prior to airing, they submitted “Scissor Seven” for partial screening in several industry showcases, including the Tokyo International Film Festival and other events in Europe and the United States. “Although we intentionally left out the captions, we still found that audiences in every country responded enthusiastically and laughed in unison.”

The anime show received rave reviews from professionals and fans alike. Its first season was screened at the prestigious Annecy International Animated Film Festival in 2018, and became the first Chinese production to compete in the festival’s TV and cinema category, considered the Oscars in the global calendar of the festival. animation.

“It’s not rocket science: they watched it, they laughed and they were moved – that’s the key. If the work moves viewers, it opens a way for cooperation,” Zou said, speaking about takeaways from his Netflix experience.

Aiken Zou, producer of the animated hit “Scissor Seven”, talks to CGTN. / CGTN

Aiken Zou, producer of the animated hit “Scissor Seven”, talks to CGTN. / CGTN

The seasoned producer also shared her take on the domestic animation industry and revealed that she knows many young creators who are stacking up internationally, but still metaphorically starve for lack of money. exposure to their short films, as was the case with the director of “Scissor Seven” He.

“Animation production is a long-term endeavor. Cooperation with a specific director can stretch over several years,” Zou told CGTN.

Noting that several prominent Japanese works have become household names after initially struggling for exposure, she is not sure that the mainstream Chinese commercial market would have had the same degree of patience.

“I think the business side can be particularly cruel to creators, who remain a relatively vulnerable group,” she noted, and in that sense, called for more patience and support for creators of anime.

Posters of the three seasons of “Scissor Seven” on Netflix. / AHA Entertainment

Posters of the three seasons of “Scissor Seven” on Netflix. / AHA Entertainment

“The jobs can be pretty solid, but if they don’t have the time and space to breathe, they can very easily die on the vine,” she said, adding: “Create a feature job requires tons of support. “

Touch the viewer on a human level

Led by He, who was born and raised in Foshan, South China’s Guangdong Province, “Scissor Seven” embraces local cultural characteristics and traditions, as well as many of China’s most captivating elements. , including Cantonese-style architecture, Chinese martial arts, traditional cuisine and clothing.

“The finished product is complete Chinese art, but the designer’s unique style also incorporates an extremely important international aesthetic,” Zou said, adding that some American and European teams are newly intrigued by Eastern cultures. “They are more careful.”

Poster of the animated series “Scissor Seven” to celebrate the third anniversary of its release. / AHA Entertainment

Poster of the animated series “Scissor Seven” to celebrate the third anniversary of its release. / AHA Entertainment

The award-winning animation first aired in China in 2018 and then made its worldwide debut as a Netflix Original in January 2020. The three-season franchise has reached audiences in 190 countries and regions around the world. with some 29 language subtitles to date.

The irreverent animated comedy, mixing funny lines, touching stories, stunning visuals and beautiful folk music, amassed a large following at home and abroad.

Zou believes that a successful work, capable of resonating with viewers, whatever their nationality, should express shared values ​​that touch the viewer on a human level.

“It is no coincidence that the underlying theme of the work is to overcome prejudice and hatred through love and tolerance. It is a powerful and universal concept that reaches audiences everywhere in the world.”

Reporter: Hong Yaobin

Video Editors: Zhang Dian, Hong Yaobin

Cameraman: Gao Shengwei

Cover Image Designer: Yu Peng

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First ALMA animation of encircling young twin stars https://thebluehighway.com/first-alma-animation-of-encircling-young-twin-stars/ https://thebluehighway.com/first-alma-animation-of-encircling-young-twin-stars/#respond Thu, 07 Oct 2021 01:08:00 +0000 https://thebluehighway.com/first-alma-animation-of-encircling-young-twin-stars/ Artist’s impression of the young XZ Tau binary system. The two young stars in the system each have a protoplanetary disc around them that is tilted relative to each other. The two young stars orbit in a different plane from that of either of the discs. (Credit: ALMA (ESO / NAOJ / NRAO)) Original size […]]]>
Artist’s impression of the young XZ Tau binary system. The two young stars in the system each have a protoplanetary disc around them that is tilted relative to each other. The two young stars orbit in a different plane from that of either of the discs. (Credit: ALMA (ESO / NAOJ / NRAO))

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The researchers analyzed accumulated data from the Atacama Large Millimeter / submillimeter Array (ALMA) and plotted the motion of a young XZ Tauri twin star system over three years. This very first “ALMA animation” of twin stars sheds new light on the origins of binary stars and the planets that will form around them.

“This achievement was made possible by the high resolution and rich archival data of ALMA,” says Takanori Ichikawa, first author of the research paper and former graduate student at Kagoshima University, Japan. “This research used three years of observational data. The results show the feasibility of a new research method using radio astronomical animations instead of conventional images. Hope this method will help to clarify various astronomical phenomena in the future.

The Sun is a single star, but the Universe is full of binary stars, which are two stars orbiting each other. During its youth, each young star in a binary system is surrounded by a protoplanetary disk made up of molecular gas and dust. This disc is known to be the site of the formation of the planets. Many planets associated with binary stars have in fact been detected, but how disks form in binary star systems and how planets form in these systems remains a mystery.

“In order to study the formation of planets in binary star systems, it is important to accurately determine the orbital motion of the two stars and the inclination of individual protoplanetary disks,” explains Shigehisa Takakuwa, professor at the University of Kagoshima.

The researchers suggested two training mechanisms for binary systems; one is the bursting of a single large gaseous disc and the other is the fragmentation of the largest molecular cloud due to violent turbulence. In the first case, astronomers assume that the orbit of binary stars and individual disks should be on the same plane. On the other hand, in the latter case, the orbital plane of the binary stars and the plane of the disks should be different. This is a major problem that will affect the final orbits of the planets in binary systems.

The research team searched the ALMA data archives and obtained data from the young XZ Tau system taken in 2015, 2016 and 2017. They carefully analyzed the data and for the first time performed an animation of the movement. orbital of binary stars, showing that XZ Tau B has moved 3.4 astronomical units (3.4 times the radius of Earth’s orbit) around XZ Tau A during those three years.

The team discovered the three-dimensional structure of the orbit. In addition, by analyzing the Doppler effect and the distribution of the disk’s radio waves around each star in the XZ Tau system, they found that these disks are significantly misaligned with respect to each other, and also not in the same plane as the binary orbit.

Previous observations with ALMA had found examples of young binary stars with protoplanetary disks tilted relative to each other. However, this is the first time that the orbital motion of a binary system has been clarified, showing that the tilt is different from that of circumstellar disks. These results support the idea that the XZ Tau system was formed via molecular cloud fragmentation.

“This is a great example of using ALMA’s rich archives,” says Takakuwa. “The archives pave the way for young researchers to immediately start conducting cutting-edge research. This is true for this study. “I am very honored to contribute to such interesting research as an undergraduate student,” said Miyu Kido of Kagoshima University, the second author of the research paper. “I hope to use this experience in my own future research.”

These observational results have been published in Takanori Ichikawa et al. “Misaligned circumstellar discs and orbital motion of the young binary XZ Tau” in the Astrophysical Journal on September 23, 2021.

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