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Tribal Warfare
06-03-2010, 06:55 AM
ThunderCats is Returning to TV in 2011 (http://www.craveonline.com/entertainment/tv/article/thundercats-is-returning-to-tv-in-2011-103565)

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One of the most beloved 80's cartoons is getting a reboot on Cartoon Network in 2011.
by Becky Young
Jun 02, 2010

This morning we received a FedEx package with a large poster enclosed ... and I almost wet myself. Too much information? Well, after reading the following press release from Warner Brothers Studios - I think that you may have the same reaction.

(June 3, 2010 – Burbank, CA) – Warner Bros. Animation (WBA) has begun production on “ThunderCats,” an all-new animated series for Cartoon Network, based upon the iconic 1980s action classic. “ThunderCats” is the newest series from WBA, joining “Batman: The Brave and the Bold,” which was recently renewed for a third season, and the following forthcoming programs: “The Looney Tunes Show,” “MAD,” “Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated” and “Young Justice.” The announcement was made today by Sam Register, Executive Vice President, Creative Affairs, Warner Bros. Animation.

“In addition to being Warner Bros. Animation’s first anime series, ‘ThunderCats’ marks our most ambitious foray yet into fantasy,” said Register. “The realism and dynamic visual style we’ve achieved are sure to thrill viewers, and the cool weapons, vehicles and technology should help the show appeal to a diverse audience.”

The 21st century reimagining of the series marks a creative collaboration between WBA and Studio4°C, one of the most vibrant animation studios in Japan, with credits including “The Animatrix,” “Gotham Knights” and “Halo Legends.” WBA is working closely with Studio4°C, utilizing the latter’s expertise to give the “ThunderCats” characters a new cutting-edge look while remaining true to the compelling storylines and mythology of the original series.

“We at Studio4°C are excited to be in this creative partnership with Warner Bros. Animation to bring ‘ThunderCats’ to life,” said Eiko Tanaka, President and CEO, Studio4°C. “This collaboration combines the strengths of our two companies – high production values and great storytelling – toward reintroducing this classic fan-favorite to a new audience.”

Roaring to life through WBA and Studio4°C’s use of the Japanese animated artistry of anime, “ThunderCats” characters Lion-O, Mumm-Ra, Panthro, Cheetara and others will spring off the screen with realistic cat-like characteristics inconceivable in previous incarnations.

The new “ThunderCats” will appeal to viewers who have loved the characters all their lives as well as young newcomers to the franchise. A sweeping tale combining swords and science and boasting ferocious battles with the highest of stakes, the grand origin story of Prince Lion-O’s ascension to the throne – and of those who would thwart his destiny at any cost – takes on epic dimensions in this sharp new telling. As the forces of good and evil battle each other in the quest for the fabled Stones of Power, Lion-O and his champions learn valuable lessons of loyalty, honor and mortality in every episode.

“ThunderCats” is executive produced by Sam Register (“Teen Titans,” “Ben 10,” “Batman: The Brave and the Bold”). Michael Jelenic (“Batman: The Brave and the Bold,” “Wonder Woman”) and Ethan Spaulding (“Avatar: The Last Airbender”) are the producers.

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big nasty kcnut
06-03-2010, 07:18 AM
gay sorry but their raping my childhood.

Pushead2
06-03-2010, 07:48 AM
why can't they just let shit stay in the 80s where they fucking belong

kaplin42
06-03-2010, 10:50 AM
While I definately agree with the thought that some new material needs to be thought up rather than just revamping everything again and again, I am kind of excited to see this. If they don't make it super cheesey like the Batman: The Brave and the Bold show, then this could be awesome.

morphius
06-03-2010, 10:53 AM
why can't they just let shit stay in the 80s where they fucking belong
Because then they would have to come up with original ideas, and most of the good ones have been taken.

MOhillbilly
06-03-2010, 10:57 AM
thundercats,voltron, & mask were the weaksauce of 80s cartoons.

Transformers, Thundar the Barbarian, & GI Joe owned em.

Mr. Laz
06-03-2010, 10:59 AM
thunder,thunder,thundercats!!!! HOOOOOOO!!!!!!!

NewChief
06-03-2010, 11:01 AM
Snarf snarf.
http://www.gpdesenhos.com.br/imagens/outros/outros/thundercats/snarf1.jpg

Pants
06-03-2010, 11:10 AM
Voltron was the absolute SHIT, MO! How dare you?!

NewChief
06-03-2010, 11:12 AM
Voltron was the absolute SHIT, MO! How dare you?!

Voltron was awesome... but G-Force was the shit.

http://www.sharkygames.com/games/columns/beatdown/44/gforce.jpg

Pants
06-03-2010, 11:19 AM
Voltron was awesome... but G-Force was the shit.

http://www.sharkygames.com/games/columns/beatdown/44/gforce.jpg

Never heard of it. Did it involve a giant robot fighting giant monsters with an awesome plasma sword?

NewChief
06-03-2010, 11:25 AM
Never heard of it. Did it involve a giant robot fighting giant monsters with an awesome plasma sword?

Not really, but it had the whole multiple vehicles separating out then combining into one thing going on.

These were their vehicles:
http://www.chronicsite.com/gatchaman/mechs.html

It was originally titled Gatchaman in Japan, then they changed it to G-Force for the release in America.

Pants
06-03-2010, 11:29 AM
Not really, but it had the whole multiple vehicles separating out then combining into one thing going on.

These were their vehicles:
http://www.chronicsite.com/gatchaman/mechs.html

It was originally titled Gatchaman in Japan, then they changed it to G-Force for the release in America.

Hmm, intriguing, but I must say not as cool as 5 freaking robot lions combining into one huge robot. It was hilarious how every episode was pretty much the same once they got over the exposition with the 1st two episodes, lol. Still good, though.

tomahawk kid
06-03-2010, 11:40 AM
Hmm, intriguing, but I must say not as cool as 5 freaking robot lions combining into one huge robot. It was hilarious how every episode was pretty much the same once they got over the exposition with the 1st two episodes, lol. Still good, though.

Even as kid, I remember thinking -

"Why doesn't the monster just attack the lions during the 3 minutes it takes them to form Voltron?" and "Why don't they just form the "Voltron sword" first instead of getting their butts kicked for 5 minutes?"

Like you said, every episode followed the same pattern with little deviation.

Pants
06-03-2010, 11:46 AM
Even as kid, I remember thinking -

"Why doesn't the monster just attack the lions during the 3 minutes it takes them to form Voltron?" and "Why don't they just form the "Voltron sword" first instead of getting their butts kicked for 5 minutes?"

Like you said, every episode followed the same pattern with little deviation.

Yeah, lol. The only deviation was the monster. And I agree about the whole "umm, just form the Voltron right off the bat" thought process. I wish they had one, JUST ONE, episode where the lions got the job done. I loved how those lions looked, as a kid.

kaplin42
06-03-2010, 11:46 AM
http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_EwiXq7nKbNI/Sw4zqDWd3oI/AAAAAAAACbM/2Xu_Bcu8Ovk/s1600/silverhawks.jpg


Silver Hawks and Thundercats were the morning shows. Transformers and Animaniacs were the afternoon shows.

blaise
06-03-2010, 11:49 AM
Where's the Star Blazers movie?

MOhillbilly
06-03-2010, 12:44 PM
Voltron was the absolute SHIT, MO! How dare you?!

Prime would have smashed voltron into 7 shades of shit.

Bowser
06-03-2010, 12:54 PM
The Dinobots poop bigger than Voltron.


So will the entire old cast be back for Thundercats? Panthorr gonna be swinging those nunchakus?

Pants
06-03-2010, 01:06 PM
Prime would have smashed voltron into 7 shades of shit.

HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAH!

MOhillbilly
06-03-2010, 01:09 PM
HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAH!

primes robot buggy does his laughin.

Pants
06-03-2010, 01:19 PM
primes robot buggy does his laughin.

Voltron's fucking sword is 3 times bigger than Prime. Let's stop kidding ourselves, it wouldn't even be close. Shit, I bet that little nerdy kid with huge glasses in the green lion could take Prime by himself. Don't get me wrong, I love Transformers, but what you're saying is LAUGHABLE.



LAUGHABLE!

MOhillbilly
06-03-2010, 01:24 PM
Voltron's ****ing sword is 3 times bigger than Prime. Let's stop kidding ourselves, it wouldn't even be close. Shit, I bet that little nerdy kid with huge glasses in the green lion could take Prime by himself. Don't get me wrong, I love Transformers, but what you're saying is LAUGHABLE.



LAUGHABLE!




i am now convinced you are on LSD.

googlegoogle
06-03-2010, 01:35 PM
Anything on TV now is usually cheap and low quality.

Animation is terrible today also.

Sofa King
06-03-2010, 03:21 PM
Quit wrecking the 80's classics assbags.....

Pants
06-03-2010, 04:47 PM
James Cameron needs to make a Voltron movie. OMFG! JIMP!

Mr. Laz
06-03-2010, 08:00 PM
what was the name of that cartoon where the little japanese kid had the red and white robot toy in his backpack or something and then he do these karate hand moves and the robot would come to life and grow really big?

ROFL

pr_capone
06-03-2010, 08:23 PM
gay sorry but their raping my childhood.

agreed

Barret
06-03-2010, 08:48 PM
Where's the Star Blazers movie?

Is this what you are talking about?

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listopencil
06-03-2010, 09:01 PM
Is this what you are talking about?

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Aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaah!!!111!!111ELEVENTY!




Fuck yeah.

listopencil
06-03-2010, 09:09 PM
Voltron was awesome... but G-Force was the shit.

http://www.sharkygames.com/games/columns/beatdown/44/gforce.jpg




This is the opening I was familiar with:

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Bane
06-03-2010, 09:52 PM
At least they're not redoing this one.



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Pitt Gorilla
06-03-2010, 10:21 PM
Voltron's ****ing sword is 3 times bigger than Prime. Let's stop kidding ourselves, it wouldn't even be close. Shit, I bet that little nerdy kid with huge glasses in the green lion could take Prime by himself. Don't get me wrong, I love Transformers, but what you're saying is LAUGHABLE.



LAUGHABLE!Omega Supreme would have smashed anything that he desired to smash.

keg in kc
04-04-2011, 09:59 AM
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pr_capone
04-04-2011, 02:09 PM
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I will watch this. I will most definitely be watching this.

/my pants are tenting

WV
04-04-2011, 03:20 PM
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That actually looks really good!

Fruit Ninja
04-04-2011, 03:37 PM
i am in, i am in!

Son of Logical
04-04-2011, 03:43 PM
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No Panthro = Fail

Tribal Warfare
04-04-2011, 10:57 PM
No Panthro = Fail

Snarf too

BillSelfsTrophycase
04-04-2011, 11:55 PM
Cheetara

:drool:

Tribal Warfare
07-31-2011, 01:41 AM
The continuity is different, but the show looks like it has promise.

Fruit Ninja
07-31-2011, 04:17 AM
First 2 episodes imo were great. I loved that its set a few thousand years after. Though everyone has the same name. They do go into a little history.

I dont think Panthro is dead, but i do wonder where he's locked up at

Tribal Warfare
07-31-2011, 06:31 AM
First 2 episodes imo were great. I loved that its set a few thousand years after. Though everyone has the same name. They do go into a little history.

I dont think Panthro is dead, but i do wonder where he's locked up at


I don't believe they are on Earth 3, but Thundara itself

Fruit Ninja
07-31-2011, 07:04 AM
I don't believe they are on Earth 3, but Thundara itself

no, they are on 3rd earth, at the beg they even talk about them still being there and Mumra is still around he's was on 3rd earth for thousands of years even before the 80's Cats got there.

Jawshco
07-31-2011, 09:42 PM
I watched the first episode with my kids ( who both love the original show), but they were bored to tears by the new one. I thought it was okay. However, we all enjoy the new Voltron, which is a continuation an the original rather than a reboot. Hunk head rocks!

Demonpenz
07-31-2011, 10:01 PM
what about that one cartoon with the robot with a giant tail that was a blade saw

Tribal Warfare
07-31-2011, 10:05 PM
no, they are on 3rd earth, at the beg they even talk about them still being there and Mumra is still around he's was on 3rd earth for thousands of years even before the 80's Cats got there.

the original Chetara must've done a lot fucking and inbreeding then

Tribal Warfare
08-03-2011, 12:06 AM
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for those who missed it

eazyb81
08-03-2011, 09:58 AM
I watched the first episode with my kids ( who both love the original show), but they were bored to tears by the new one. I thought it was okay. However, we all enjoy the new Voltron, which is a continuation an the original rather than a reboot. Hunk head rocks!

What channel is Voltron on?

listopencil
08-03-2011, 10:43 AM
thundercats,voltron, & mask were the weaksauce of 80s cartoons.

Transformers, Thundar the Barbarian, & GI Joe owned em.

Yep.

listopencil
08-03-2011, 10:53 AM
Meh. The appeal of the Thundercats (to me) is/was how seriously the characters took themselves. It's incredibly cheezy with cheese on top. Then you throw in the fact that they rode around in what looked like giant plastic toys to help with marketing...pretty weak. I'm still fond of the show for nostalgic reasons but it was crap. As Moho mentioned, Thundarr the Barbarian was much better.

listopencil
08-03-2011, 10:58 AM
http://ponchobear.files.wordpress.com/2011/07/thundarr-the-barbarian-x2013-the-complete-series-dvd-review-20101019085125530-000.jpg?w=322&h=241




See that? A poster for "Jaws 9" in the background, a nice butt on the female lead and a shot of our hero: Conan with a light saber. Later he steals a helicopter and rescues her then defeats the Statue of Liberty when it is brought to life by an evil wizard.

Tribal Warfare
08-03-2011, 12:53 PM
What channel is Voltron on?

it's on NickToons

Transformers Prime and G.I. Joe Renegades are on The Hub

Fruit Ninja
08-13-2011, 07:56 PM
Panthro! lol

Valiant
08-14-2011, 02:02 PM
http://ponchobear.files.wordpress.com/2011/07/thundarr-the-barbarian-x2013-the-complete-series-dvd-review-20101019085125530-000.jpg?w=322&h=241




See that? A poster for "Jaws 9" in the background, a nice butt on the female lead and a shot of our hero: Conan with a light saber. Later he steals a helicopter and rescues her then defeats the Statue of Liberty when it is brought to life by an evil wizard.

Thundarr is one show they should remake.. But it would have to be on adult swim to do it right.. Or hbo ala the spawn series..

Fish
10-04-2011, 04:11 PM
<object height="360" width="640">Thundercat meme assault...


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Fruit Ninja
10-04-2011, 08:47 PM
The first season which had 8 episodes of it was great. Im looking forward to watching more. I dont watch ANY animation/cartoon or whatever you wanna call it, outside of this one. So for me, it was a good thing.

Tribal Warfare
11-25-2011, 11:43 PM
It looks like they are going to have Cheetara and Tygra make sweet sweet love.

whoman69
11-26-2011, 09:13 AM
Are they going to follow this up with She-Ra? Come on Hollywood. For the love of Pete, you're bringing back the Munsters. Stop bringing back shows that sucked the first time. Who is going to watch this show? The ones who watched in the past are grown up.

Fruit Ninja
11-27-2011, 03:35 AM
I think its pretty damned good. Every week is a damned good life lesson for kids.

Im really enjoying it. I am 35, so i was around when the first incarnation of this was going strong in the 80's. I dont watch ANY cartoons but this show. First one in about 20 years or so. lol

Tribal Warfare
11-27-2011, 03:47 AM
I think its pretty damned good. Every week is a damned good life lesson for kids.

Im really enjoying it. I am 35, so i was around when the first incarnation of this was going strong in the 80's. I dont watch ANY cartoons but this show. First one in about 20 years or so. lol

I'm not ashamed to say I'm sucker for any well made cartoon( or others would qualify it as an animated series).

Fruit Ninja
11-27-2011, 07:13 PM
I'm not ashamed to say I'm sucker for any well made cartoon( or others would qualify it as an animated series).

Same here, i just havent found any til the Thundercats and i only gave it a chance because i was an 80's kid. Glad i did. Im thinking about checking otu the Batman animated series now lol

Tribal Warfare
04-07-2012, 01:00 PM
I think the new season is coming along nicely

beach tribe
04-07-2012, 01:56 PM
not bad for an amateur.
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NewChief
04-07-2012, 04:41 PM
Same here, i just havent found any til the Thundercats and i only gave it a chance because i was an 80's kid. Glad i did. Im thinking about checking otu the Batman animated series now lol

In my opinion The Clone Wars series is excellent.

Setsuna
04-07-2012, 05:13 PM
They seriously aren't going to ruin this too are they?

Tribal Warfare
04-07-2012, 05:16 PM
They seriously aren't going to ruin this too are they?

They haven't the Cartoon Network has been doing a nice job concerning this IMO.

Setsuna
04-08-2012, 10:02 AM
They haven't the Cartoon Network has been doing a nice job concerning this IMO.

Hmmmm.....very well.

Fruit Ninja
04-08-2012, 04:43 PM
i havent watched any of the new season, i have them recorded though. WIll watch a marathon on them though. I still dotn knwo what happened to Panthro's arm.

Tribal Warfare
04-08-2012, 04:49 PM
i havent watched any of the new season, i have them recorded though. WIll watch a marathon on them though. I still dotn knwo what happened to Panthro's arm.

he pushed Grune into a portal then his arms were severed as the the portal closed with his arms still in it.

Fruit Ninja
04-08-2012, 05:42 PM
he pushed Grune into a portal then his arms were severed as the the portal closed with his arms still in it.

Yeah, i seen that part, that was the season finale, but i dont knwo what happened after that i dont think. Mechanical arm? lol

Tribal Warfare
04-08-2012, 05:51 PM
Yeah, i seen that part, that was the season finale, but i dont knwo what happened after that i dont think. Mechanical arm? lol

yep, built by the Berbels when you watch the new episodes

Tribal Warfare
11-28-2012, 04:56 AM
http://www.change.org/petitions/save-the-cats?utm_campaign=autopublish&utm_medium=facebook&utm_source=share_petition&utm_term=9083765

SaveTheCats movement