This Japanese artist turns Tom and Jerry’s most unfortunate moments into sculptures, and the result is very funny.


I believe it is fair to assume that we want to forget about our blunder. Especially if they made us appear to be complete moron. Some of us, on the other hand, couldn’t even if we tried. Tom and Jerry, for example.

The famous American animated series follows Tom’s attempts to catch Jerry, as well as the ensuing chaos and hilarity. Tom is rarely effective in capturing Jerry, owing to Jerry’s dexterity, cunning, and luck. However, all cartoon characters suffer as a result of this. I’m not really referring to fractures or broken bones here. Tom, for example, can be bashed in the head with a frying pan.

However, one man’s suffering is another’s benefit. Taku Inoue, a Japanese sculpture maker, has drawn inspiration from these heartbreaking and hilariously funny moments. As we previously reported, Inoue has been converting Tom and Jerry’s bad luck into cool sculptures, capturing all of the characters’ hilarious poses.

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William Hanna and Joseph Barbera formed “Tom and Jerry” in 1940. The cat and mouse couple were initially called Jasper and Jinx when the first animated short was released in theatres. Jasper, a tomcat, was seen in the episode loving the harassment of Jinx, a rodent. It also featured Jasper’s owner, Mammy Two Shoes, scolding and punishing him for his misbehaviour.Despite the fact that the show had a total of 163 animated shorts, the first episode, “Puss Gets the Boot,” is the longest, clocking in at nine minutes and eight seconds (9:08).


In reality, none of the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer employees were particularly enthusiastic when Barbera proposed a cat-and-mouse sequence. They felt the concept was overused in cartoons and was actually boring. Both Hanna and Barbera went on to work on non-cat-and-mouse ventures after the first episode was released in theatres.Just a year later, the first animated short of Tom and Jerry became famous, and the two writers were rehired to continue working on the amusing characters.


From 1940 to 1958, Hanna and Barbera produced 114 “Tom and Jerry” shorts for MGM. They won seven Academy Awards for Best Animated Short Film during this period. MGM’s cartoon studio closed in 1957, but the series was resurrected by Rembrandt Films, with Gene Deitch directing an additional 13 shorts from 1961 to 1962. “Tom and Jerry” was the highest-grossing animated film at the time.