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How To Survive The Cartoon Apocalypse, The Toonzone Way!

by Todd "GWOtaku" DuBoison December 21, 2012
Feeling down about the end of the world? Four out of five dentists say you shouldn’t be. Sure, December 21st could unleash untold cataclysms that will destroy all life as we know it, but the funny thing about the end of the world is that it’s never truly the end. Life always finds a way, […]
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Cartoon Network To Resume DC Nation On January 5th, 2013

by Todd "GWOtaku" DuBoison December 14, 2012
On Thursday, a Cartoon Network blog post announced the channel’s intent to run new episodes of Green Lantern: The Animated Series and Young Justice: Invasion Saturday morning on January 5th, 2013, revealing a specific date for the return of their televised premieres for the first time. Also posted was a 59 second clip showing a […]

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"Best. Episode. Ever!" Toonzone Talks "My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic"

by Todd "GWOtaku" DuBoison November 9, 2012
Perhaps the greatest success of the still-young TV network The Hub is its hit children’s show My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic. If nothing else there is little question it has been one of its standout hits. Wholesome as it is fun, since its inception the program has been winning over not only young girls […]
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Review: Disney Delivers Delight With "Wreck-It Ralph"

by Todd "GWOtaku" DuBoison November 5, 2012
If The Princess and the Frog and Tangled were earnest attempts by Walt Disney Animation Studios to invoke the past virtue of the “Disney Renaissance” of the late 80s and the 90s, Wreck-It Ralph represents its own take on the current trend of reimagining some element of pop culture for a family comedy. Few will […]

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Classic Anime "Princess Knight", "Rose of Versailles" Coming to DVD in 2013

by Todd "GWOtaku" DuBoison October 24, 2012
Wednesday afternoon, Right Stuf, Inc. announced that it would be releasing the 1967 series Princess Knight on DVD under its Nozomi Entertainment label. The 52-episode anime is based on the fantasy adventure manga by Osamu Tezuka, which was translated into English and released by Vertical Publishing last year. The story follows the adventures of Sapphire, […]
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NYCC 2012: Archaia Comics Talks Graphic Novels For "Space: 1999: Aftershock and Awe", "Cyborg 009", "Hawken"

by Todd "GWOtaku" DuBoison October 18, 2012
Saturday evening at New York Comic Con, Archaia Comics presented a panel dedicated to its graphic novels for three distinct properties: Space: 1999; Cyborg 009; and Hawken. Archaia Transmedia Specialist Joe Lefavi moderated a panel of people involved in projects: Archaia publisher Mike Kennedy, Hawken creator/designer Khang Le, Space: 1999: Aftershock and Awe writer Andrew E.C. […]

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NYCC 2012: Hasbro's "Transformers" Panel Report

by Todd "GWOtaku" DuBoison October 18, 2012
Thursday was the least crowded day at New York Comic Con, but fans still filled the room for Hasbro’s afternoon panel for the Transformers brand. From Hasbro Studios in Burbank, CA, Transformers Prime producers Jeff Kline and Duane Capizzi were in attendance, as well as Executive Director Brian Lenard and Vice President of Development Mike Vogel. […]
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NYCC 2012: "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" Focus Panel - A Shell of a Time

by Todd "GWOtaku" DuBoison October 16, 2012
Moderated by Entertainment Weekly’s Ray Rahman on Friday evening, the packed panel for Nickelodeon’s new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles animated series was an energized and festive affair. After a clip of the series opening was played and costumed Ninja Turtles took the stage to great applause, Rahman introduced a very full panel: executive producers Ciro […]

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NYCC 2012: FUNimation Announces "Wolf Children" Anime Film, "Toriko" English Dub

by Todd "GWOtaku" DuBoison October 14, 2012
At its industry panel Sunday afternoon, FUNimation Entertainment announced that it had recently closed a deal to release the 2012 anime film Wolf Children in 2013. Director Mamoru Hosoda (Summer Wars, The Girl Who Leapt Through Time) conceived the story and wrote the screenplay along with Satoko Okudera. Wolf Children tells the story of a […]
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NYCC 2012: Viz Media Licenses "Rurouni Kenshin: Restoration", "Tiger & Bunny" Manga, "Barrage" and More

by Todd "GWOtaku" DuBoison October 14, 2012
At its New York Comic Con panel, Viz Media announced its plans to release Nobuhiro Watsuki’s Rurouni Kenshin: Restoration in “Spring/Summer 2013″. An alternate and condensed retelling of Watsuki’s original story about a former assassin questing for penance in Japan’s Meiji Era, the comic was created to commemorate the live-action film adaptation released in Japanese […]