"...How big a deal is Rooster Teeth's anime-influenced series RWBY? Friday's panel at this weekend's RTX festival filled the massive Austin Convention Center Exhibit Hall 1, then filled it again Saturday for a repeat. With a whole slate of programming all weekend, there's a pile of details about the future of RT's massive hit...."
"...All of The Empire Strikes Back. Every epic fantasy has its dark turn, and the anime-influenced action series RWBY is no exception..."
"...If you read this week's story about local gamer/machinima gathering RTX you'll know Rooster Teeth's annual shindig is all about blurring the lines between creators and fans. There's no better example than the news that they're turning a fan-developed demo, based on their anime RWBY, into their first official game...."
"...Big news out of yesterday's RWBY panel at RTX Austin. Not only did the Austin online leviathan release the date of volume six of its American anime crossover success, but the creative team also announced a book publishing deal with Scholastic...."
"...When fans and creators gather in Austin for Rooster Teeth's annual RTX conference, there will be one face missing. Monty Oum, creator of the breakout anime-inspired success RWBY, died unexpectedly on Feb..."
"...It seems a far remove from the animated character that has made her famous: the gun-gauntlet-wielding Yang, one of the core characters in Austin-based Rooster Teeth's breakout success anime RWBY (season 4 of the show hit Blu-ray this week). Yet there's more in common between the two roles than it seems...."
"...That was the weekend of RTX, the company's fan expo, and if you looked at the number of badge-wearing die-hards who packed the cavernous Convention Center ballrooms for panels and screenings of the new seasons of old favorites like Red vs. Blue and premieres of new series like RWBY (pronounced "Ruby"), you'd be forgiven if you thought it was South by Southwest...."
"...An unbelievable tragedy has hit the hearts of fans of local gaming culture empire Rooster Teeth: Monty Oum, creator of the popular anime series RWBY, has died at the age of 33...."
"...RWBY panel on Friday, Aug. 3, 2018..."
"...The last couple of years have been ones of exponential growth for Rooster Teeth, which has come a long way from its early days of making funny Halo videos. Indiegogo record-busting feature Lazer Team and critical praise for their new drama Day 5 raised their profile, while anime RWBY and the ever-popular Red vs Blue continued their growth...."
"...Debuting this weekend, gen:LOCK is the next major project from the same team that produced American anime smash RWBY. But it's taking the established Rooster Teeth brand in a more mature, hard-hitting, and morally complicated direction..."
"...So you want some RWBY on your shelves, but those deluxe, hyperarticulated, limited edition figures by Hong Kong sculptors Threezero ($150) are a little out of your Christmas price range. Well, there's always the new range of vinyl figurines, featuring the leads of Rooster Teeth's neo-anime streaming smash ($12.95 each or $39.95 for a set of four), and the third wave of 6-inch figures with interlocking bases has just arrived (pick up all the villains for $34.95 each)..."
"...If you're looking to keep the kids distracted for a good long time, while still ending up with a disc you can revisit regularly, then there are two examples of serialized Americanized anime ready to cue up. Nickelodeon's successor to the massively successful and beloved Avatar: The Last Airbender, The Legend of Korra reaches its third season, while RWBY from local studio Rooster Teeth reaches its sophomore year..."
"...July 18: RWBY debuts; it goes on to win the International Academy of Web Television and Streamy awards for best series, and in a near-unprecedented achievement for a U.S. anime series, is released theatrically in Japan. 2014..."
"...That's why, when supplying the pop-in store, she aims to create "a starter kit for Rooster Teeth ... The more broadly branded things, like T-shirts with the logo." The one exception may be the company's unexpected crossover success, RWBY, an American take on the Japanese tradition of high school kids fighting monsters..."
"...1: RTX is Rooster Teeth’s yearly convention here in Austin. Rooster Teeth is a local production company famous for Red vs Blue, American anime RWBY, and more...."
"...RTX can't go by without a big announcement about RWBY, their anime-inspired breakout success. Aside from a whole new wave of merch, including Toys"R"Us, FYE, and Hot Topic vinyl figure exclusives, and, in a nod to a recurrent sight gag, Pumpkin Pete's Marshmallow Crunch Cereal..."
"...The cast draws heavily from studio mainstays, including Burns, Gavin Free (Red vs. Blue, Ten Little Roosters, X-Ray and Vav) and Michael Jones (Achievement Hunter, RWBY), plus relative newcomer (and former Key and Peele writer) Colton Dunn..."
"...Since Red vs. Blue, a machinima web series now in its 12th season, went viral (see "Almost Famous," March 5, 2004), the comedy and gaming collective Rooster Teeth has launched a collection of channels, including live-action shows like Immersion – a kind of gaming-centric version of MythBusters – to their new 2013 anime series RWBY..."
"...RWBY Volume 1New Video Group, $24.95 (Blu-ray)..."