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Jane and the Dragon remains one of my favourite shows. The interplay between the characters, despite being dumbed down with the ever irritating concept that small children can't grasp anything more complex than a fart joke, is a joy to watch.

Like many "grown up" fans, I enjoy the interplay between Jane and her rival kinight apprentice, Gunther, the most for its intreguing complexity...

And the utterly amazing and every humourous insults they invented to avoid swearing on a kids show.

Jane and the Dragon is one of those little show so many people miss because it's hidden away at little kiddies time on little kiddies television channels.

It's an amazing show by Weta, before their Lord of the Rings debute, using motion capture and some gorgeous rendering along with an exceptionally talented conceptualist.

Sadly, like most shows wasted as "childrens" it only lasted one season, and despite promises of a second, it looks like it will never return, but I urge anyone who has at least a tiny love of the animated to hunt it down!
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DudeISoDumb Featured By Owner Mar 22, 2014
I love the show, and I love your picture, it made me smile, and I agree that there are complexities and depth that children cannot grasp, and I also wished that they made more episodes. Anyways, well done! :hug:
CaptainJaneHook Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2014  Professional General Artist
He promised a book, but that was many years ago now and he's involved in creating a completely (perhaps I'm a little biased because I wanted the book) asinine, patronizing toddler program called "the Wot Wots" But I live in hope
Mellowpurr Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2013
Kashagal Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2013  Student General Artist
I really wish they had continued this show, it was the only thing I was able to watch when I was little. I had waited months for the next anticipated second season just to give up on it. :( I had really hoped on learning about Gunthers mother and his lady friend and the rest of the characters families with all their quirks and flaws. The pic is great, I wish I could do this well...
ramirogalletti Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2013  Student
I screached in google and the protagonish looks like "brave" of disney .-.
KZdev Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2014
Correction-Jane doesn't look like Merida, Merida looks like Jane

(On a side note JanexJester FTW)
Devin-Trinidad Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Jane and Jester for the win.
CaptainJaneHook Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2013  Professional General Artist
Each to their own ^^

Though question... I have a theory and I want to see how much truth is in it. Are you a romantic? As in, do you prefer the romance plots in stories to be sweet, slow falling in love, nice gestures, sacrifice in the name of love, true love, soul mates, that sort of thing?

It's just I've noticed a lot in and Jand and the Dragon community the Jane/Jester and the Jane/Gunther split seems to be really quite... telling. Like the Jane/Jester people all seem to be romantics (and there's absolutely nothing wrong with that either. they all seem to be the gentler, nicer people) and the Jane/Gunthers seem to be the hard reality people, the People who don't believe in Love at first sight, the fighters, the harder edged, mouthier people. The ones that hate Valentines day.

I'm just curious!
Devin-Trinidad Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Hm, I guess you could describe me as an old, bitter man who yearns for the garden of Eden when it comes to sentimentality. However, hardened by war, years of mistreatment, and the like, he also bears an outlook that we must evolve from petty emotions and to grow up.

So, what I'm saying, is that although I enjoy romances... it's just that sometimes, I feel that it gets REALLY mushy and unreal at times. You know how couples in movies have this kiss that the audience will 'ooh' and 'aah' at? I can't bring myself to look at those two. Maybe it's because I was raised not to look at the actors, but inside, I just know that in real life it can not happen.

Nonetheless, I don't believe in fairy tales, love at first sight kind of deal, but I am not a pessimistic person who rejects all types of love... I just happen to be an introvert who does not seek companionship and scorns all those people who weep for their 'beloved departed.' AKA the Bella Swan people. Not that I have anything against her.

So, in the whole situation, I guess you could say that I like romance novels that have girly stuff in it, but I do know that it WILL NEVER HAPPEN IN REAL LIFE. The best romance novel there is the one where the two main protagonists fall in love SLOWLY, but there has to be ANOTHER PLOT going on as well that has nothing to do with romance.

Unrequited love and tragedy are the best.

Do you read fanfiction? I have two stories dealing with JatD on my FF page and maybe you can find out what I truly am if this reply does not convince you.

PS, are you a Teen Titans fan as well, I have the perfect fanfic (again, if you read fanfiction) that has the perfect romance, humor, PLOT, and humorous tragedy.

Do respond if you wish.

PSS Is there really true love?
CaptainJaneHook Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2013  Professional General Artist
Thank you very much for the in depth answer. I hope you didn't assume my question was a brush off or meant as rude, I was honestly curious. Most of the JatD people are young, so it's very very hard to get a decent and honest perspective out of them- though no fault of their own. Most of the time they can't answer straight because they don't know themselves yet, which is fair.

Well you blew my theory apart XD but I don't mind in the least. I'd rather be wrong and corrected then wrong and convinced I'm right

Please, I have no issue with the bagging out of Bella Swan. I worked with women who came out of abusive relationships and the amount of hate I have for that book is unrivaled, considering the things these women told me, and how very very close they are to things in that abominable book.

I would love to read your fanfics. I'm a Gunther Jane girl, but I'm also excptionally flexible, and not really inclined to defend a ship to the death. They all have merits, and ANY well written fan fiction is a welcome read.
Devin-Trinidad Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Your welcome, I like accommodating people.

Oh, and I support crack ships. Thought you should know.
SKnightshade Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2013
Is it just me or do they kind of look like Loki and Black widow?
LadyIkoYumeoftheEast Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2013
here in the U.S., southern part of Texas, channel 26.4 on bunny ears, no cable... in the morning, for an hour long, from 9-10 i believe...
ramirogalletti Featured By Owner Dec 25, 2012  Student
frog rider? wtf the girl have a gigant frog or is just small?
Devin-Trinidad Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
She rides a dragon named... Dragon. lol
ramirogalletti Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2013  Student
fireangel20 Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2012  Student General Artist
Psshh best...taunts...EVER! :D
Curlyshivyy Featured By Owner Dec 18, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
i remember this show from when i was little!
bowlingballhead Featured By Owner Dec 18, 2012  Professional Writer
I have never heard of Jane and the Dragon, but you do make it appealing! Girls with short skirts, swords, and biscuit weevils. What could be better?
Devin-Trinidad Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
The fact there are four hot guys in there? lol
HeavensIce Featured By Owner Dec 18, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
last summer, this was like the only thing on, so, i was pretty upset when there was no second season~ XD
Doktor-Marceline Featured By Owner Dec 18, 2012  Student General Artist
I remember this show~!
MissTooni Featured By Owner Dec 18, 2012  Professional Filmographer
Ah, I love this show! I didn't know other people knew what it was, and I never expected to see fanart of it xD I think the medieval setting might be another reason for the weird insults, because I'm guessing they didn't have our swear words back then? My brother always makes fun of me for watching it, but it really is well-written (although the faces of some of the royal family sometimes weird me out)
ShirePower Featured By Owner Dec 18, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I feel like I've heard of it, but never seen it... I think I'll go look it up :)
Panda-Waifu Featured By Owner Dec 18, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I loved Jane and the Dragon. I loved the idea of Jane x Jester :3 and her rivlary with Gunther, which this pic pretty much sums up :D

Excellent work!
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