“Villainous”: Why you shouldn’t throw hate to this show
Okay, so over the past days you may noticed a lot of fanart and posts about a particular show: “Villainous” (or “Villanos” in spanish). This is actually a mini series that is transmited between comercials for Cartoon Network México. Is about a villain (Black Hat) who tries to make the most evil and succesful artefacts for villains, along with Dr Flug, Demencia and 5.0.5.
So, what’s the problem with this mini-series?
There’s a few flaws that people have been complaining about, the most important of those being Markiplier voicing 5.0.5, a problematic artist (LemonTeaFlower) working on this show, etc.
Ignoring those facts, “Villainous” is pretty funny and entertaining to watch, and the animation and art style is really good. Is not the humour that everybody likes, but I personally enjoy it. But actually neither the characters or the plot are the reason im encouraging you to support this show.
This is the first ever cartoon (for Cartoon Network) created entirely by mexicans.
As a mexican, I can’t describe how happy I am to know that my country is finally making big steps in the animation industry, this is a huge opportunity for people like me, who aspire to be an animator but don’t have the resources to get out of their country.
And, if this show gets enough positivity and fame, Ai Studios, the animation studios who made this show, might actually do more cartoons! Better cartoons, with better plots and characters!
Let me tell you something, if Ai Studios doesn’t start making more cartoons, there’s literally no job opportunity in Mexico for aspiring animators. You either go to the U.S or forget about animation.
And yeah, this show might seem cringey, (well, it started developing in 2007, what did you expect?) and as I said it has some problematic aspects, but I dont think this is the right time to start making callout posts and discourse blogs for this cartoon. It hasn’t even aired in the U.S yet and there are already pleople complaining. And I don’t blame them, I would callout those things too if I didn’t already know how important this show is for Ai Studios, how important this show is for mexicans.
Many of the people who complain about it don’t even know that this show is made by mexicans and the opportunities it could give to us. So, what i’m asking you to do is simple.
Don’t throw hate at this show.
I’m not asking you to praise it, I’m not asking you to make fanart for it. I’m asking you to leave it alone, and leave alone the people who are enjoying it.
How can we do better if you don’t even give us the opportunity to make more cartoons?
So yeah, that’s basically it. I’m not saying everyone should watch it and enjoy it, I mean, if you want to do it go ahead. I’m just saying it would be kind of egoistical to make discourse blogs and callout posts for the first mexican cartoon made by a new animation studio that just came out 3 days ago.
I'm a little curious what black hat does during the many different holidays.
He celebrated the end of the world in 2012, then got very disappointed. currently hasn’t recovered from the shock. “fuck the aztecs” “sir that was the mayan–” “FUCK THEM”
literally the grinch, hates celebrating things that aren’t evil
“Thanksgiving? Thankful for what? I’ll tell you who should be thankful– all those heroes that I haven’t destroyed yet!”
he does like getting free items (“they’re called presents Boss”) on Christmas, so he doesn’t mind letting 505, Dementia, and Flug celebrate
don’t even mention Valentine’s day he will throw up
that being said
HALLOWEEN IS AN EXCEPTION
The neighbors are always impressed by how good his “demon costume” is. Black Hat enjoys getting to spend his time in a less-disguised form. it’s a win-win
HE GOES ALL OUT WITH THE DECORATIONS THO. SOME OF THOSE AREN’T DECORATIONS THOUGH.
The skeletons are all real. The vats of acid are real. The spinning blades near the porch are real.
(Dr. Flug always goes through it the night before to try and child-proof the area so no kids get hurt when getting candy. 505 helps him, then all of them go out to make sure dementia doesn’t get arrested during her midnight candy rampage)
Then again, only the trick-or-treaters who are brave enough to face Black Hat actually show up. BH just silently holds the candy bowl staring at them in demon mode and wordlessly watches them take a piece. It’s fucking hilarious. (He can’t scare them too badly or else the neighbors will complain. So he settles for practicing keeping a straight face as he sees the scared children overcome their fear in search of candy.)
On the plus side, he’s done a haunted house once or twice where he warns people thoroughly ahead of time that it’s fucking scary. Then he charges a huge admission fee with the promise of an even bigger reward if someone can complete the house without bailing out.
(to this day, no one has succeeded. BH fucking loves halloween)
Horror video games are banned in the black hat mansion because when dementia, flug, and 5.0.5. played five nights at Freddy’s, black hat thought it’d be funny to shape-shift into Freddy. After scaring his employees absolutely shitless, they completely destroyed at least 4 rooms and the hallway of black hat Manor…and attacked black hat.