The past couple of weeks have been fascinating in the Art World, last week, animator Naseer Pasha introduced fans to their newest fan animation LEGEND- A DRAGON BALL TALE, and a few days ago, a Swedish Animation Group on YouTube called Speedokaggen made a stunning adaption of the IDW Publishing Limited Comic Book Series, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Last Ronin!
Creator, Magnus Edlund introduced the new animation to the world on July 1st on their YouTube Channel. The short introduces viewers to a damaged hero, who is at the end of their rope, along with the allusions to the tragedies he has suffered leading up to the series’ devastating vision of the future. According to Magnus, it’s a non-profit project, they made this for the amazing Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Community and his love for the Turtles! Listed below are the crew involved in the project:
Crew, and VFX Artists:
- Magnus Edlund- Director/Producer, Supervisor, and Generalist
- Robin Andersén– Animator
- Kristian Howald- Modeler and Rigger
- Carlos Sonora- Young TMNT Model
- Andrej Kotevski Lindwall- The Last Ronin
- Zac Clayton- Young Leonardo and Raphel
- Andrej Kotevski Lindwall
- Max Ekberg
- Jacob A. Cadmus
- John DuPrez- Original TMNT Music
- Zen Garden by La Cigale, Premimum Beat
If you’re interested in checking out more of their work, here are several links to places you can find them at!New from Entertainment Earth: In a future NYC far different than the one we know today, a lone surviving Turtle goes on a seemingly hopeless mission to obtain justice for his fallen family and friends. This armored version of The Last Ronin action figure is authentic to the comic book depiction and stands in 7-Inch scale. Includes goggles, grappling hook, tonfa, smoke bomb, sai, katana, bo staff, nunchucks, and interchangeable head and hands. Comes in collector-friendly window box packaging with opening flap featuring a custom illustration.
“Who is the Last Ronin? In a future, battle-ravaged New York City, a lone surviving Turtle embarks on a seemingly hopeless mission seeking justice for the family he lost. From legendary TMNT co-creators Kevin Eastman and Peter Laird, get ready for the final story of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles three decades in the making! What terrible events destroyed his family and left New York a crumbling, post-apocalyptic nightmare? All will be revealed in this climactic Turtle tale that sees longtime friends becoming enemies and new allies emerging in the most unexpected places. Can the surviving Turtle triumph? Eastman and Laird are joined by writer Tom Waltz, who penned the first 100 issues of IDW’s ongoing TMNT series, and artists Esau & Isaac Escorza (Heavy Metal) and Ben Bishop (The Far Side of the Moon) with an Introduction by filmmaker Robert Rodriguez! Collects the complete five-issue miniseries in a new graphic novel, an adventure as fulfilling for longtime Turtles fans as it is accessible for readers just discovering the heroes in a half-shell.”
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