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DreamWorks Dragons Race to the Edge

Review: “DreamWorks Dragons: Race to the Edge” Races to a New Frontier

by Todd "GWOtaku" DuBoison June 26, 2015
Now an exclusive on Netflix after two seasons of broadcasting on Cartoon Network, the third season of DreamWorks Dragons (subtitled Race to the Edge) continues the series’ commitment to bridging the gap between How To Train Your Dragon and How To Train Your Dragon 2 in the wake of the second film’s release. To its […]

Toei Announces New “Dragon Ball” Series for July 2015

by Todd "GWOtaku" DuBoison April 28, 2015
Toei Animation has announced in a press release today that it will produce a brand new Dragon Ball series for broadcast in Japan, entitled Dragon Ball Super. An English version of the announcement via Toei Animation Europe describes the show as “the first all-new Dragon Ball television series to be released in 18 years” and […]


Hulu Gains Cartoon Network and Adult Swim Programming in Turner Broadcasting Deal

by Todd "GWOtaku" DuBoison April 23, 2015
The video streaming service Hulu and Turner Broadcasting have reportedly reached their first-ever multiyear licensing deal, which secures Hulu exclusive rights to programming from television networks Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, TBS and TNT. Under the deal Hulu will debut current animated series from Adult Swim and Cartoon Network for the first time, in addition to […]

DC to Launch “DC Super Hero Girls” Universe in Fall 2015

by Todd "GWOtaku" DuBoison April 22, 2015
DC Entertainment has announced today the forthcoming launch of the “DC Super Hero Girls” universe in Fall 2015, an expansive new project that will span multiple mediums and a myriad of new product lines. DC’s purpose is to develop a distinct setting for girl-centric storytelling and products targeted directly at the 6 – 12 female […]


Official Trailer Released for “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice”

by Todd "GWOtaku" DuBoison April 17, 2015
Warner Bros Pictures has released a 2 minute, 13 second official trailer for its upcoming film Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, its live-action theatrical sequel to Man of Steel and the second installment of a planned shared cinematic universe starring the superheroes of DC Comics. The video highlights considerable public controversy over the revelation […]

Video and Screenshots for “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” Teaser 2

by Todd "GWOtaku" DuBoison April 16, 2015
Lucasfilm has released the second official teaser for Star Wars:The Force Awakens, the first theatrical project to be released for the franchise since the Walt Disney Company acquired Lucasfilm in 2012. Intended as the first part of a third trilogy of Star Wars movies, The Force Awakens takes place about 30 years after Return of […]


CLIP: “The Boy and the Beast” Gets Theatrical Trailer

by Todd "GWOtaku" DuBoison April 14, 2015
The official Japanese website for Studio Chizu’s The Boy and the Beast was recently updated with a full-length trailer and new promotional artwork as the film approaches its July 11th theatrical release in Japan. “Beast” tells the story of a lonely young boy that strays into a parallel world inhabited by supernatural creatures, where the […]

Review: “Uncle Grandpa: Good Mornin'” DVD Gets Up on the Right Side of the Bed

by Todd "GWOtaku" DuBoison April 13, 2015
So here we are with another Uncle Grandpa DVD, the second one following the first volume “Tiger Tails”. Like that and other single-disc DVD releases for other recent Cartoon Network hits, “Uncle Grandpa: Good Mornin'” delivers a set of twelve 11-minute episodes and it works as either a follow up to the first volume or […]

DreamWorks Home

DreamWorks’ “Home” Surprises With Strong Opening Weekend

by Todd "GWOtaku" DuBoison March 30, 2015
DreamWorks Animation’s new family film Home defied expectations at the box office opening weekend, earning $52.1 million domestically per Box Office Mojo. The movie had been projected for an opening of $30 to $35 million, but instead Home represents the third strongest opening for a non-sequel film from the studio behind Kung Fu Panda ($60.2 […]

CLIP: “Astro Boy Reboot” Teaser Trailer Posted Online

by Todd "GWOtaku" DuBoison March 21, 2015
Caribara Animation has posted an official upload of the first teaser trailer for the French / Japanese coproduction Astro Boy Reboot, which is currently being developed as a 26 episode television series targeted at 8-to-12 year olds. The teaser first debuted earlier today during the event MAGIC in Monaco. The cartoon, which uses a combination […]