However, very few of them contained sex, profanity or alcohol abuse, as one might have expected of such a label. No, these was an entirely different beast: many would start out with child-oriented themes, including talking animals, but would then descend into heavy storytelling and depressive conclusions. Co-production between Japan and Soviet Union. Directed by G. Sokolsky and Kinjiro Yoshida, written by Victor Merezhko. The cartoon begins as a merry animal fairy tale, but in minutes, it turns into massacre.
The influence of violent TV cartoons watched by school children in Turkey. Corresponding Author. OBJECTIVE: This study aimed to demonstrate the gender-specific impact of violence-oriented television cartoons on children, and to identify the behaviors demonstrating this influence. METHODS: The research was conducted on a total of students chosen by a simple, random method applying a stratified weight in each school. A question instrument was used for data collection, using face-to-face interviews with the students which occurred during visits to primary schools.
With the stigma of watching animated shows as a grown-up gradually fading into nonexistence, animated television spent the ensuing decades experimenting with increasingly convoluted , hyperviolent , and melancholy comedic projects. Today, viewers and networks seem to be in agreement that, when it comes to animated programming, the more adult the themes explored, the better. These ultra-bleak toons of today stand on the shoulders of many comedic giants, but one show in particular seems to have laid an inordinate deal of the groundwork for our current era of depressing comedy animation.
After seeing the second-season premiere of Archer , I think the primary question to be asked is: Is this the best adult-aimed cartoon on television right now? The new season found the debonair-but-dumb Sterling Archer voiced by H. On the look-out for new clients, Malory was hired by a German billionaire to protect his 16 year-old daughter from terrorist kidnappers in Switzerland. The daughter, Anka, turned out to be a nymphomaniac, of course, eager to doff her clothes leap upon a fully clothed Archer without removing the lollypop from her mouth. The smart thing the show does is portray Archer as thick-headed but redeemable because he is good at his job: This week, he snapped the necks of the kidnappers and shot them with their own weapons.