Creator / Toon City

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One of the more popular Asian animation studios, Toon City is an animation studio in the Philippines.

The studio was created in 1993 by Colin Baker, at first having only around 10 animators. Its employment has since multiplied.

As with South Korean studio Sunwoo Entertainment, Toon City's first client was Disney, which hired Toon City to work on Bonkers. Not only have they worked on a large amount of Disney cartoons since, but they've also gotten several other clients, including Universal (for Curious George), Warner Bros. (for Tom and Jerry Tales and The Looney Tunes Show), and even Nickelodeon (for The Mighty B!).

In its earlier years, Toon City was often listed with Moving Images International.

They also have a Facebook page, a YouTube page and a Twitter account.

Shows and films worked on by Toon City:

  • Tarzan II
  • Teacher's Pet (8+ episodeslist  and The Movie)
  • Teamo Supremo
  • Timon & Pumbaa (27 shorts)List 
  • Titeuf (2011 film)
  • Tom and Jerry Tales (season 1 with Lotto Animation and Yearim Productions, plus four season 2 episodes List )
  • Tom and Jerry Blast Off to Mars (DTV)
  • Voltron Force
  • Zeroman (with Hosem Animation Studio, Hong Guang, and Zendo Entertainment)

Tropes found in Toon City's work:

  • Adobe Flash: Mother Up.
  • All-CGI Cartoon: Mickey Mouse Clubhouse
  • Animation Bump: Particular high points can be found in most of their Disney work. One notable example is Boo! To You Too, Winnie the Pooh, especially the song "I Wanna Scare Myself".
  • Conspicuous CG: Like Rough Draft, Production I.G and GONZO, they're guilty of this.
  • Limited Animation: Mother Up is a lot more conservative than most of their work.
  • Medium Blending: Happens from time to time on some of their shows.
  • Off-Model: Quite a bit, surprisingly enough. And most of it with Disney:
    • All of their Recess episodes. note 
    • The way some of the lesser-known Disney characters were animated in House of Mouse sometimes fall into this trope. A particularly glaring example is Basil and Dawson's cameo in "Donald's Lamp Trade," which they animated.
    • Their work on Star Vs. also caught fire with its fanbase for being a huge downgrade from Mercury Filmworks (then the main animators for the show). The most common complaint being the lack of fluidity in comparison to the earlier episodes.
    • Their Kim Possible episodes are not well-regarded for similar reasons. Not helped along by how alien the designs can get when compared to the other companies involved on the show.
    • The less said about Belle's Magical World and Atlantis: Milo's Return, the better.

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