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English Dub of “Digimon Adventure Tri” Films to Screen in U.S. Theaters

by Todd "GWOtaku" DuBoison June 29, 2016
In a press release issued today, a partnership between Toei Animation and Eleven Arts was announced to bring the studio’s Digimon Adventure Tri film series to theaters in the United States this fall. The series is a sequel to the Digimon Adventure and Digimon Adventure 02 anime series previously localized for children’s television by Saban […]

Review: “Voltron Legendary Defender” is a Breakthrough Reinvention

by Todd "GWOtaku" DuBoison June 10, 2016
Amid all the promotion for Voltron Legendary Defender this spring, one thing struck me more than any other: a quote officially publicized from Executive Producer Joaquim Dos Santos that declared “We didn’t make the Voltron that we saw, we made the Voltron that we remembered.” In our age of countless sequels or reboots and elevated […]

Powerpuff Girls 2016

Review: “Powerpuff Girls” Returns With A Different Charm

by Todd "GWOtaku" DuBoison April 4, 2016
In our reboot-loving age, it was inevitable: The Powerpuff Girls is the first Cartoon Network original to return to the airwaves once again in a new package, and not without reason. Craig McCracken’s creation set quite a award-winning standard to live up to, by virtue of the unapologetically silly adventures of its trio of pint-sized […]

Disney XD’s “DuckTales” Revival Gets “First Look” Image

by Todd "GWOtaku" DuBoison March 7, 2016
Disney has revealed the first official image tied to its new DuckTales animated series since the initial announcement of the revival project in February 2015. In addition to Scrooge McDuck and his nephews Huey, Duey there is “Webby” Vanderquack and none other than Donald Duck himself, previously described as an “optimistic yet temperamental” character that […]

Kung Fu Panda 3

Review: “Kung Fu Panda 3” Fulfills Prophecy, Delivers the Fun

by Todd "GWOtaku" DuBoison February 1, 2016
It’s hard to imagine DreamWorks’ evergreen Kung Fu Panda series ending anytime soon considering the studio’s recent restructuring and ever-growing business in China, but for the moment Kung Fu Panda 3 can certainly be taken as the capstone of a film trilogy to date. This time it’s not mastery of any martial art but mastery […]

NYCC 2015: Roundtable Interviews for the “Adventure Time” Miniseries and Season 7

by Todd "GWOtaku" DuBoison November 12, 2015
Adventure Time season 7 will debut this November on Cartoon Network, and the highlight of the early part of the season is undoubtedly the eight part miniseries “Stakes,” which promises to explore the past of Marceline and tell a longer form story for the first time in the history of this storied series. At New […]


NYCC 2015: Roundtable Interviews With the Cast & Crew of “Justice League: Cosmic Clash”

by Todd "GWOtaku" DuBoison November 12, 2015
During New York Comic Con 2015, Toonzone News was able to attend the panel for LEGO DC Comics Super Heroes – Justice League: Cosmic Clash, which recently wrapped up production and is to be released in early 2016. Toonzone also had the opportunity to participate in a roundtable interview session with several members of the […]

NYCC 2015: The “Justice League: Cosmic Clash” LEGO DC Panel

by Todd "GWOtaku" DuBoison October 14, 2015
Justice League: Cosmic Clash, the latest animated movie in the LEGO DC Super Heroes line, was the focus of the first panel of the day held on the Empire Stage at New York Comic Con 2015. In attendance was producer Brandon Vietti, director Rick Morales, screenwriter Jim Krieg and voice actors Phil LaMarr (LEGO Brainiac) […]


NYCC 2015: The “Batman: Bad Blood” Panel Previews A Different Kind of Bat-family

by Todd "GWOtaku" DuBoison October 13, 2015
Batman: Bad Blood is the next film in the long-running DC Animated Original Movie line that began in 2007 with Superman: Doomsday, and naturally New York Comic Con had a panel dedicated to the project just as it did for Justice League: Throne of Atlantis in 2014. On hand for the festivities this time were […]

NYCC 2015: Turtles in Space, Crossovers Previewed for “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” Season 4

by Todd "GWOtaku" DuBoison October 12, 2015
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles once again received a major panel at New York Comic Con 2015, this time in a prime spot on the Main Stage on Thursday afternoon. The panel was hosted by executive producers Ciro Nieli and Brandon Auman, as well as leading voice talent: Hoon Lee (Splinter), Seth Green (Leonardo), Rob Paulsen […]