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Jan 1, 2013 | 3:09 PM EST
  • Frontpaged January 2, 2013
  • Weekly Users' Choice January 9, 2013
  • Review Crew Pick January 9, 2013
  • Daily Feature January 3, 2013

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*Thanks for the frontpage! :D *and for the daily first! and the great reviews! thank you :3
*And weekly first AND review crew pick!? wow, I'd only ever dreamed of getting those awards! THANKS :D

Here's to living for another year.

This was actually made waaay back when for the NATA 2012 open round. The theme was "discovering time travel".
I didn't have it finished in time and had to abandon it to move onto the following rounds, but now I FINALLY got around to finishing it once and for all! and since there was no more deadline, I decided to spend an extra month or two on it to give it a bit more polish.

This was the first time i'd tried drawing in an anime'esque' type style since i was about 9 haha, I was interested to see how it would work.

I also had to cut quite a few parts out of the final animation to meet the deadline at the time and never got around to putting them back in ha. So the pacing is a little faster than i'd like and some character backstory was left out, but now It's time to move on to other things ;p

Hope you like it anyway!

I wanted to upload this on new years eve but I had some problems with converting the file for NG.
So HUGE thanks to DuDuL for converting it for me! don't know what I would have done without your help ;)

You can also watch it on youtube! (remove the spaces) watch?v=sUCwdNOpmIM



Rated 5 / 5 stars

Dude, bummer at the end ;_;

Amazing work! I adore the animation and the story created here, it makes me feel good.


Rated 4.5 / 5 stars

'Tho the animation was pretty good (I especially loved the facial expressions) and the voices are one of the better ones I heard in quite some time, the characters seemed to hover in front of the settings/background(s), like they didn't really touch the ground they were walking on. The story was very good by the way, bonus points for that!


Rated 5 / 5 stars

That was sweet. Thank you for sharing. =)


Rated 4.5 / 5 stars

At first I was stunned by the beautiful animation. Then, I started to question the content. I little kid thinking he can "time travel" through time at a normal pace is kind of an old played-out joke, after all, and I thought that was the point of the animation. I hung with it until the end though, and that ending completely tied it all together. The fact that the other kids in the animation thought it was about what I thought it was about, and then it was revealed that (spoilers alert) the main kid was right all along was a fantastic touch. I absolutely loved this. If there's any room for improvement at all, I'd say it's in the timing of the animation. Some of the keys seemed a little too evenly spaced, making the human movements look way more fluid/constant than they would be. The artwork was beautiful and the story was beautiful, and I can't wait to see more from you! Thanks so much for sharing this animation!

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Rated 3.5 / 5 stars

Nice animation but the twist was a little cliche and boring. Left me with an anti-climactic feeling.