Canadian actor Jason Simpson is perhaps best known as the voice of Lord Viren in The Dragon Prince on Netflix. He and his fellow thespians will be featured in Volume Four of The Animated Voice. Shortly after I interviewed him, he posted an interesting–and generous–offer to his fans on Twitter. Here it is: I asked […]
Zog is a children’s picture book, written by Julia Donaldson and illustrated by Axel Scheffler, about a young dragon eager to earn a golden star at his dragon school. He is helped by Pearl, a princess-in-training who prefers to be a doctor. Zog was published by Alison Green Books in England in 2010, and in […]
Here’s a fun opening title sequence from Cowboy Bebop: The Movie. “Ask DNA” by Yoko Kanno, as played by her jazz band, Seatbelts, featuring Raj Ramayya. Enjoy! Uploaded by duetues, June 18, 2008.
Here’s a compilation of scenes from the motion picture Lensman (1984), featuring the dragon Lensman Worsel, helping Kimball Kinneson against the fiendish Boskone and their allies. Check it out:
John Williams has composed a score for the new Star Wars attraction, Galaxy’s Edge, at Disney Theme Parks. Can you believe it? Here it is: Uploaded by Disney Parks, November 17, 2018.
Would you like to hear some delightful music? Japanese composer Joe Hisaishi wrote this piece, “A Town with an Ocean View,” for Hayao Miyazaki’s classic, Kiki’s Delivery Service. Adrián Zúñiga uploaded this to YouTube on July 29, 2012. Here’s a piano version, if you prefer: Lapislazuli2512 uploaded this on January 9, 2011. Delightful.
One of the delights of the BBC TV series All Creatures Great and Small is Johnny Pearson’s music. Here’s a selection of my favorites, uploaded by NewTestLeper79 on October 11, 2015. Let’s begin with the theme: The wonderfully energetic “Over the Hedge Rows”: The delightful “First Love”: “Sublime Country”: The melancholy “Sunshine”: The time-to-go-to-bed “Sleepy […]
Here’s the theme to TV’s Supergirl: Uploaded by Jorah the Andal, July 15, 2016. And here’s the theme from Superman: The Animated Series composed by Shirley Walker, applied to Supergirl: Uploaded by Michael Dingess, July 9, 2015. Which do you prefer?
Here’s the season 2 opening for Supergirl: Uploaded by HitEmUp.ru on September 26, 2016. Now, there’s the opening with music by John Williams: Uploaded by radgo112 on July 24, 2017. Hear the difference?