What's It Like to Write for NMA TV, that Wacky Taiwanese CGI Video…

Just about every time there's a wacky current event, you have a weird CGI video to explain it for you from the Taiwanese company Next Media Animation. The clips are in a lightning fast production process, as you see fleshed out in the explainer above. But how do they go from idea to hilarious video? » 12/04/12 11:00am 12/04/12 11:00am

Welcome to the Bizarro NMA World In Which Star Wars and Disney Fight to…

Any NMA take on Disney's acquisition of LucasFilm is bound to be very strange, but the finished product is even stranger than you could imagine. Backroom deals made in a strip club. Yoda strong arming George Lucas. Woody, Buzz Lightyear and the Avengers brawling with Yoda, Darth Vader and Han Solo. And Ronald… » 10/31/12 12:41pm 10/31/12 12:41pm

Update: Crazy Taiwanese Animation Is Safe After All. Phew!

Yesterday, Gizmodo was one of several sites to report that Taiwanese absurdist animation studio NMA was up for sale as part of its parent company, Hong Kong-based Next Media. But not so, says NMA, in a video that seems to be a panda bear using a copy machine to poop out Tiger Woods, Steve Jobs and the President of… » 4/10/12 12:40pm 4/10/12 12:40pm

The Crazy Taiwanese Animation Studio Is in Trouble—Here Are Its Best…

NMA, the Dadaist absurdo-animation studio responsible for all those ridiculous interpretations of current events, is broke. So broke it's looking to sell itself to cover huge losses it's been taking—Next Media as a whole is actually a massive media company. Bottom line: it's possible we've seen the last glorious bit… » 4/09/12 10:03am 4/09/12 10:03am

Watch Netflix Separate DVDs and Streaming Like Siamese Butt Twins with…

Netflix is having themselves quite the week, and everyone's favorite insaneo Chinese animators are here to show us how things really happened. Apparently it involved asteroids, disc-headed mutant siamese twins, laser pistols, and the Insane Clown Posse. Although in fairness, that mix of ingredients would have made… » 9/20/11 3:20pm 9/20/11 3:20pm