Animated Peanuts

All about Vince Guaraldi

Elsewhere, Peanuts animation expert Scott McGuire points out that Derrick Bang (who you may know as the editor of the It’s Only a Game and Li’l Folks collections, the author of 50 Years of Happiness and the co-author of Security Blankets) has put out Vince Guaraldi at the Piano, a …

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Other inside info

While I was being corrected on the status of It’s Tokyo, Charlie Brown (and boy, did I not just end up with egg on my face there, I ended up with AAUGH on my face!), my inside source did let me in on some better information, and that’s about the …

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MAJOR CORRECTION – It’s Tokyo NOT coming to video

I’ve been contacted by a friend within the Peanuts organization, letting me know that despite what I posted earlier, It’s Tokyo, Charlie Brown is not in production as an animated release. At this point, it is coming out only as an original graphic novel. You readers and everyone at Peanuts …

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New Peanuts video and books – It’s Tokyo, Charlie Brown

MAJOR CORRECTION: (APRIL 12, 2012) THE POST BELOW WAS IN ERROR. IT’S TOKYO WILL BE AN ORIGINAL GRAPHIC NOVEL; IT IS NOT IN PRODUCTION AS AN ANIMATED VIDEO. See here for details. Coming this November is a new Peanuts animated special, direct-to-video… and the book adaptation to go with it! …

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New Peanuts animation coming… somewhere

AAUGH Blog reader Fred points out that word is going ’round that a Japanese animation studio called Madhouse has been cleared to produce new Peanuts animation, and that they already have a short out… somewhere. (Really – they say “The short is released somewhere in Tokyo. If you’re interested, please …

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Valentine specials 2012

Tonight on ABC, at the start of prime time, it’s a Peanuts double-feature: Be My Valentine, Charlie Brown, and A Charlie Brown Valentine. And speaking of animated Peanuts, the next DVD release is now preorderable. Happiness is Peanuts: Team Peanuts features the TV special Lucy Must Be Traded, Charlie Brown, …

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Peanuts and friends ad

For those of you who missed the Super Bowl or just want to watch the Peanuts ad again, here it is (if you’re getting the AAUGH Blog via email, you may need to click through): It’s more interesting – and fun as a trivia quiz – than funny. Two things …

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Super Bowl Snoopy

There will be at least one Peanuts ad during the Super Bowl, and those who’ve already seen it are saying nice things about it. (Me, I’m actually avoiding it until airtime; there’s a big party here at AAUGH Central, and it’s a non-football crowd, so our biggest pleasure is in …

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A Blanket discount

Happiness is a Warm Blanket, Charlie Brown on DVD is now just $6.49.

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The final Peanuts specials of the year, I assume

Tonight at the start of prime time, ABC will air Happy New Year, Charlie Brown, with the hour rounded out by She’s a Good Skate, Charlie Brown. This event is so tumultuous that, at this point, ABC doesn’t even have it on their online schedule, instead showing a blank box …