Developer Studio MDHR just announced their first animated cartoon series, The Cuphead Show. Hand drawn animation fans are rejoicing around the world to this news. I being one of them! The show is currently in development at Netflix, and it’s being handled by the company’s in-house animation team, according to Studio MDHR’s tweet. The Cuphead Show is intended for all audiences, co-creators Jared and Chad Moldenhauer told IGN in an interview. “It’s not a toddler show or a little kids cartoon,” Jared told IGN.

Cosmo Segurson (Rocko’s Modern Life: Static Cling), C.J. Kettler (The Tick), and Dave Wasson (Mickey Mouse Shorts), signed on as executive producers. The Jared and Chad Moldenhauer will act as producers on the show, but they won’t handle any of the animation. There is no estimated release date for the show at this time. As soon as we know more information we will keep you informed!

From Studio MDHR’s Facebook Page

Coming to you in full color and cine-sound, it’s…The Cuphead Show! Witness the wondrous Inkwell Isles as you’ve never seen them before in an original series inspired by classic animation styles of the 1930s. Now in production by the talented team at Netflix Animation!

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Lavalle Lee

Lavalle Lee

Lavalle Lee has been creating animated cartoons online since 1999/2000 for his website Many cartoons on the site have gained viral video status reaching millions of viewers online. In 2009, Lavalle started learning hand drawn animation from Don Bluth in his animation classes, as well as attending his Masterclasses in Arizona. He has also personally studied animation and visual effects from Veteran Disney animators in Orlando, FL.

Lavalle is widely known in the animation industry as the creator of the website. After seeing that most animation sites were about all types of animation, not any specific to classical hand drawn animation, Lavalle knew Traditional Animation needed to be represented online. has become the leading website and social media account for all things 2D. The website served as inspiration for “The Traditional Animation Show” in which Lavalle was both producer and host.

His partnership with Don Bluth began when he championed the Dragon's Lair Indiegogo campaign as lead project manager, editor, voice actor and in-betweener. The campaign reached $730,000 dollars to produce a 7-minute pitch video. In 2017, Lavalle brought the idea of creating a school to Don Bluth, and Don Bluth University was born. After a decade of learning from Don Bluth and working together on multiple pitches and business ventures, Lavalle accepted the position as Vice President of Don Bluth's new company Don Bluth Studios.


  1. Mikey
    July 10, 2019 at 8:43 pm — Reply

    I always wondered if you knew of this game but was to lazy to ask in the end

  2. Brian
    July 11, 2019 at 12:30 am — Reply

    I hope with great anticipation that The Cuphead Show will look as or more awesome as the game! I hope it has a good long run and I’m glad that it’s going to be a cartoon that every age group can enjoy!

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