I loved the original Thundercats as a kid. Though I remember very little about the actual show, I remember mostly the characters. Lion-O, Snarf, Mumm-Ra…visually, the show is still a viable property, and, given that Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles came out after and was rebooted sooner, I’m surprised that this hasn’t happened until now.
Yup, Thundercats is getting rebooted. And though there have been many changes (for example, the ‘Cats don’t get stranded on another planet), the core concept appears to be the same, and without the hokeyness that dates so many 80’s TV shows. The animation looks pretty stellar, and it looks like it’s going to take itself seriously, which is nice. A Thundercats show with a modern sensibility? Sign me up.