Fans of western and eastern cartoons can rejoice over this quirky illustration by Jose Armillas Nieves. The Puerto Rican artist has combined four beloved animated characters, Totoro and Neko Bus from ‘My Neighbor Totoro’ and Professor Zoidberg and Bender from ‘Futurama,’ into these bizarre cross culture cartoon creations that are sure to invoke nostalgic tears. If you had any doubts that globalization was an actual thing, these drawings should put those concerns to rest.
If you want to continue walking down memory lane, you’ll be happy to learn that Jose Armillas Nieves’ entire deviantART portfolio is filled with illustrations based on children’s shows and interests. From ‘Pokemon’ and ‘Street Fighter’ to ‘Adventure Time’ and ‘My Little Pony,’ Nieves’ collection of works is a visual treasure chest for those young at heart.
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