Revamped Russian animation sector takes aim at global audience

World Apr 29, 2019

Revamped Russian animation sector takes aim at global audience

In a slick Moscow loft, dozens of graphic designers peer at computers, compiling the latest scenes of "Fantasy Patrol," a cartoon produced by Russia's Parovoz animation studio. With its Netflix contracts, state-owned Parovoz — which means locomotive in Russian — is at the forefront of ...

Gundam towers over a transforming Tokyo

National | AT A GLANCE Nov 4, 2017

Gundam towers over a transforming Tokyo

by Yoshiaki Miura

Every day, the towering full-scale Unicorn Gundam statue in Tokyo's Odaiba waterfront district undergoes a transformation, eliciting shouts of joy from visitors young and old, many trying to snap good photos with their smartphones. The 19.7-meter, 49-ton statue of a mobile robot from the popular ...