Twitter Reacts: Don’t F**okay With (Thunder) Cats as Fans Fume Over Cartoon Network’s ‘ThunderCats’ Reboot

by Jeremy Spirogis
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This winter the Netflix documentary Don’t F**okay With Cats had everybody speaking. Now, one other cat-themed challenge has set Twitter ablaze. ThunderCats Roar, Cartoon Network’s reboot of the 80’s cartoon ThunderCats, is about to premiere Feb. 22.

While the present hasn’t launched but, followers haven’t responded nicely to the promos. They have — it appears — seen sufficient already. The consensus: Don’t f**okay with (Thunder) Cats.

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Twitter roars: Don’t f**okay with (Thunder) Cats

Fans are in a tizzy over ThunderCats Roar, and the tweets have been catty, to say the least. Some are even claiming to have suffered a bodily response from seeing photographs of the reboot.

“I simply noticed a industrial for ThunderCats Roar for the primary time, and I actually virtually threw up. I flipped out. My son was cracking up, however I used to be SO damage. I advised him this weekend we’re doing a REAL ThunderCats marathon. ThunderCats Roar…not on my watch,” one user tweeted.

“This show is blasphemy against the REAL #Thundercats,” another fan barbed.

One fan expressed confusion in a tweet that read, “Um….what the hell is #thundercatsroar supposed to be???? Because it can’t seriously be #ThunderCats This show is a HARD no.”

Another viewer sniped, “This is what’s wrong with our youth…. Take a look at the reboot of #thundercats on @cartoonnetwork.”

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This Twitter storm of feedback may be a sign that ThunderCats Roar might obtain a cold reception when it premieres on Cartoon Network. However, the present may handle to search out an viewers. Despite the outrage that many followers are expressing over ThunderCats Roar, not all reactions have been adverse. There seems to be a couple of followers who’re on board with the present.

As one user asked, “What’s not to like?”

You gained’t have to attend lengthy to search out out. ThunderCats Roar premieres on Cartoon Network. But keen followers can stream the primary episodes now on the Cartoon Network app or CartoonNetwork.com.

‘ThunderCats’ of the 1980s

ThunderCats ran from 1985-1989. It was an animated
sci-fi fantasy cartoon with intense motion sequences and magical parts. The
story adopted a technologically superior group of cat-like beings who escaped
a pure catastrophe on their planet, Thundera. They settled on Third Earth and
skilled many adventures.

The ThunderCats have been severe about their missions, and the stakes have been typically excessive. The sequence allowed for genuine battle between the heroes and villains, with moments of levity solely allowed after profitable a battle.

Each ThunderCat possessed distinctive skills and expertise. The major villain on the present was the sorcerer, Mumm-Ra who enlisted the Mutants to do his bidding in his struggle in opposition to the ThunderCats.

Fans who grew up watching ThunderCats loved the
subtle animation model and thrilling story arcs. Other than the acquainted
theme track, the forthcoming reboot seems to have little in widespread with the
unique.

‘ThunderCats Roar’ today

Cartoon Network’s ThunderCats Roar is predicated on the
unique ThunderCats premise, however the community has completely overhauled the
80’s traditional.

Stylistically, ThunderCats
Roar
 is animated in an inventive style that some artwork buffs name
“CalArts” or “chibi.” Polygon.com
compares the model of animation to reveals like Cartoon
Network’s Steven Universe
. Instead of the lifelike animations of the
unique ThunderCats, the ThunderCats Roar characters are drawn with
comically exaggerated options.

The narrative tone of ThunderCats Roar additionally takes a extra lighthearted, juvenile method in comparison with the sooner iteration of ThunderCats. This time, the drama is positioned on the again burner in favor of lighthearted humor. The heroes are loony and the villains are tame.

The backside line: ThunderCats had grit. ThunderCats Roar opts for laughs.

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