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NYCC 2014: Vanessa Marshall on Hera and "Star Wars Rebels"

by Todd "GWOtaku" DuBoison October 17, 2014
NY Comic Con was once again the host of a panel focused on Star Wars Rebels this year, and this event was rather unique in that it treated the massive and full room at Empire Stage to extensive commentary from a single guest: voice actress Vanessa Marshall, the voice of Hera Syndulla, the Twi’lek pilot […]
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NYCC 2014: Previewing the Tides of War in "Justice League: Throne of Atlantis"

by Todd "GWOtaku" DuBoison October 17, 2014
The release of DC’s next direct-to-video animated movie Justice League: Throne of Atlantis is coming up fast on January 27, 2015, and a full panel of guests was on hand to talk about it at New York Comic Con this year: Producer James Tucker, character designer Phil Bourassa, writer Heath Corson, voice director Andrea Romano, […]

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NYCC 2014: The "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" Panel

by Todd "GWOtaku" DuBoison October 16, 2014
NY Comic Con once again included a panel dedicated to Nickelodeon’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles series, which is now in the early part of its third season on television. Nickelodeon VP of Current Series Animation Megan Casey took the stage to indicate a panel of familiar and new faces. Executive producer Ciro Nieli and his […]
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NYCC 2014: "The Legend of Korra" Book 4 Panel

by Todd "GWOtaku" DuBoison October 14, 2014
With the fourth and final season of The Legend of Korra underway the show’s panel at NYCC had an air of finality to it, and familiar guests were introduced by Nickelodeon VP of series animation Megan Casey: Executive producers Michael DiMartino and Bryan Konietzko were joined by voice cast members Janet Varney (Korra), David Faustino […]

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NYCC 2014: Hasbro Talks "Transformers: Robots In Disguise"

by Todd "GWOtaku" DuBoison October 13, 2014
Thursday at New York Comic Con Hasbro held a panel for Transformers: Robots In Disguise, which was recently announced for a 2015 premiere on Cartoon Network after initially being slated for the Hub Network. In attendance at the panel was executive producer Jeff Kline, producer and writer Adam Beechen, art director Jose Lopez, and four […]
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NYCC 2014: Sunrise Strikes New Deal for "Gundam" Franchise in the U.S. (Updated)

by Todd "GWOtaku" DuBoison October 12, 2014
At its official panel at New York Comic Con Saturday afternoon, Japanese animation studio Sunrise, Inc had a major announcement in store for American fans of its long-lived Mobile Suit Gundam mecha anime franchise. Sunrise has reached a deal to once again distribute its Gundam animation on home video in the United States, in partnership […]

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Review: "Thunder and the House of Magic" - Come for the Cat, Stay for the Magic

by Todd "GWOtaku" DuBoison October 1, 2014
Thunder and the House of Magic is one half of a very good movie. This movie was expanded from a short fixated on the “House of Magic” part of the title, and it shows. Everything to do with the original short shows signs of real creative spark, but its rudimentary plot is unlikely to engage […]

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CBS Orders "Supergirl" Live Action TV Series

by Todd "GWOtaku" DuBoison September 19, 2014
CBS has given a series commitment to a television show centered on DC Comics’ Supergirl character, per Deadline Friday morning. The deal for the pickup was closed Thursday evening, on the heels of the project being pitched to the broadcast networks on Wednesday September 17th. News of the series’ development first broke early this month. […]
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DreamWorks Animation, Studio Mir Strike TV Cartoon Coproduction Deal

by Todd "GWOtaku" DuBoison August 28, 2014
DreamWorks Animation has reached a deal with the South Korean animation studio Studio Mir to produce as many as four animated series for television over the next four years, according to the Seoul-based English language newspaper The Korea Herald. Founded in 2011 by Jae Myung Yoo, an animation director for Nickelodeon’s Avatar: The Last Airbender, […]