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Arcane: Bridging the Rift Documentary Unveils League of Legends Secrets

Arcane, the outstanding League of Legends animated TV show, gets an illuminating five-part behind the scenes documentary series called “Arcane: Bridging the Rift.” Part One is out today and delves deep into Riot and studio Fortiche‘s animation, narrative, and general production processes of the breakout animated show. You can watch…

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Caitlyn/Vi Arcane Fanfics Show the Appeal of Well-written Sapphic Romances

You don’t have to spend long in online fandom spaces to notice that fanfiction is dominated by shipping, and shipping is dominated by male-male pairings. Every year, Archive of Our Own posts annual and cumulative stats demonstrating as much. In August 2021, 60 percent of the top 100 ship tags…

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Arcane Showrunners Say Caitlyn and Vi Shippers Will “Be Happy” with Season 2 Developments

Although Arcane, Netflix’s animated League of Legends show, stars sisters Vi and Jinx, its most popular pair of characters are likely Vi and Caitlyn Kiramman. Many fans, such as Fanbyte Assistant Managing Editor Natalie Flores, love the slow burn of their romantic tension. Given that the first season dedicates significant focus…

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The Making of Jinx, the Loose Cannon of League of Legends

The charming blue-haired menace Jinx makes an emotional splash as the lead in Netflix’s heart-tugging Arcane. Growing up in Zaun, the poverty-stricken undercity of Piltover, was rough for her. Now, she’s constantly grappling with her grief and shame while keeping a twisted smile on her face as she willingly incites…

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Arcane Season 2 is in Production, Skips 2022 Release

The League of Legends animated Netflix series, Arcane, will continue. Riot Games confirmed the second season is in production and returning to the streaming service, but new episodes aren’t expected to air until at least 2023. During Riot’s Undercity Nights event, the company announced Arcane’s return along with new footage…

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Netflix’s Arcane Marks a New, Harmonious Era for League of Legends

For the past few years, Riot Games has been hard-resetting the lore for League of Legends; completely throwing out the old scattered texts and replacing them with surprisingly captivating narratives. It was a brazen decision to make, but it’s already paid off tenfold with fresh and well written character introductions,…

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Oh Right, and a Cartoon: Riot Unveils League Animated Series ‘Arcane’

To close out its 10th anniversary celebration stream, Riot tonight debuted the below trailer for Arcane, an upcoming animated series set in the League of Legends universe. Very little is known about the show as of yet, aside from what’s obvious from the trailer of course, which is that the…

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