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Jinas 1: A New Friend

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Oct 9, 2007 | 9:21 AM EDT
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Jack, a simple scarecrow, has been protecting the farmlands for as long as he can remember. Spending most of his time sleeping and daydreaming, he is shocked when his crow friend Tony has some big news. There might actually be someone like Jack far away and Tony guarantees it's worth the journey. Accompanied by the old rabbit Roy, the three set off to see if there really is more behind the horizon.

The voiceacting is by Andy Dennis ( and Laura Post (
The original music is by Stile ( ileonline), Jared Hudson and Andres Ciambotti

NOTE: the quality button works, but you have to wait till the movie is loaded if you want to toggle it to high quality (press button 2 times). Make sure you have 2GB ram if you watch it at high quality. The quality of the drawings greatly improves though

Some background info:
I know it has been over 2 years since i have submitted anything new. What happened? Well 2 years ago i started this project with great motivation, but somewhere halfway, after 5 months, i completely lost all motivation to draw and animate. This could have been done in 7 months or so but instead i took a 1,5 year break. I really needed it, to get away from it all for a while, to regain inspiration and motivation. I mainly focused on my study and social life and even though i made very little that period, i think i learned alot about art and animation by just watching and reading stuff. I plan to make a few smaller movies before i start working on episode 2 of this thing. This series is meant to have 5 episodes, but i sincerely hope the others won't take me 2 years each also lol. Anyway, Take care




Rated 5 / 5 stars

well done

good story can't wait untill part 2 comes out


Rated 5 / 5 stars


This is good stuff. I noticed some plot hole with that fish that swam towards Roy and Emmy, then was never heard of again. Anyway, very nice.

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Rated 5 / 5 stars


more often than not i watch an animation and think wow looks awsome....and then a character opens there nouth and spoils the pie. the voices acting and dialoge made it for me more than anything. but fantasic animation to boot.


Rated 5 / 5 stars

Sweet work mate!

I am going through every movie from the video "Everything by Everyone"
and saying on each one how good they really are and how they made newgrounds
what it is today. Keep up the good work!!!



Rated 5 / 5 stars


I like this show a lot. It's so heartwarming and sort of emotional for some reason. Very inspirring and neat. Nice job man.