Animanicast 157: Exclusive Reboot News and a Review of Animaniacs Issue #16

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Animanicast 157: Discussing Exclusive Animaniacs Reboot News and Animaniacs #16

It’s time for the the “Animanicast!” A podcast dedicated to Animaniacs! Today Joey and Nathan discuss some recent news they’ve received regarding the upcoming reboot. The two then review issue 16 of the Animaniacs comic featuring the Warners facing off against wrestlers and then Pinky and the Brain race to take over the world using a monster truck!

Each week, Joey, Nathan and Kelly revisit an episode of Animaniacs, Tiny Toon Adventures, Pinky and the Brain, or Freakazoid! Today Joey and Nathan talk about some exclusive Animaniacs Reboot news and then issue 16 of the Animaniacs comic.   What will Nathan and Joey think about today’s comic? Listen and find out!

Animaniacs Reboot News!

Warner Bros. has released almost nothing when it comes to official news about the Animaniacs reboot in 2020. Luckily the Animanicast has received some information from sources involved in the production and there are some interesting things that can be shared. Nathan and Joey review old and new announcements concerning “The Premiere Date,” “The New Showrunner.” “Writers and Composers,” “Animaniacs Characters” and “The Voice Actors.”


Yakko, Wakko and Dot head down to the convention center to check out their favorite rock band, Kiss! Unfortunately the WWWF is there instead and they’re there to wrestle! Will the Warners get the wrestlers to sing? Will Dot be cuter than the wrestler, Pretty Boy? Will this wrestling story ever end? Listen to hear Nathan and Joey wrestle with their emotions as they review this comic!

The Mean, Green Monster Brain Machine

Pinky and the Brain need a laser to transfer funds into a Swiss bank account. Then the two hear about a monster truck rally coming to town which has a giant laser! What’s the best way to get their hands on this laser? Why, by fixing up an old truck and entering the rally of course! Will the Brain finally get to take over the world this SUNDAY, SUNDAY, SUNDAY? Well, no. But listen anyway to find out how he fails!

What do you think?

What did you think about these comic stories, or our Animaniacs Reboot News? When do you think Warner Bros will finally release some official news? Send us an email or join the chat in discord!

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The Animanicast is a podcast dedicated to the classic animated television series Animaniacs. Join your hosts Joey, Nathan and Kelly as they revisit each episode in the order in which they were released. They’ll discuss their favorite moments, jokes, characters as well as their memories of first watching the episode. Pop cultural references are also discussed in detail. (You might just learn some cool facts!) In the end, each episode receives a “Water Tower Rating” from the hosts. Cue up an episode of Animaniacs on DVD or Hulu and then listen to the Animanicast to keep the fun going!

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