Watch: ‘Adventure Time’ Writer and Composer Debut Psychedelic Animated Short on Cartoon Hangover

Watch: 'Adventure Time' Writer and Composer Debut Psychedelic Animated Short on Cartoon Hangover

Cartoon Hangover, a YouTube channel focused on producing and distributing animated short-form content for the web, has released “Manly,” a brand new collaboration between “Adventure Time” storyboard artist and writer Jesse Moynihan and his brother, Justin, who also works on the show as a composer.

Manly is actually the name of the main character: a tough-as-nails teenager who is always hankering for her — yes, her — father’s approval. When Manly’s father orders her find her missing brother, she treats it as the ultimate opportunity to prove her worth.

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Bold, hypnotic visuals, which frequently flirt with notions of the grotesque, are accented by a rather tragic score. Check out the short below and visit the “Manly” blog to explore the Moynihan brothers’ creative process.

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