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Toonzone @ MCM London Comic Con October 2017 – Bandai Namco “Little Witch Academia” Interviews

by Grant Whiteon November 6, 2017
Bandai Namco, working alongside Anime Limited, arranged to bring a quartet of guests to MCM London to promote forthcoming game Little Witch Academia: Chamber of Time– Yusuke Futami (Game Director), Yoh Yoshinari (Anime Director), Naoko Tsutsumi  (Anime Producer) and Katsuhiro Takei (Anime Producer). Toonzone was given the opportunity to pose questions to three of these […]

Toonzone @ MCM London Comic Con October 2017 – Marvel Disneyland Paris ‘Summer of Super Heroes’

by Grant Whiteon November 5, 2017
In advance of the 10am opening time for the first day of this October’s MCM London Comic Con, your humble reporter joined a strictly invite only list of guests for a very special Disney presentation. Conducted with secrecy that would make SHIELD proud, we were shown news of a huge heroic change coming to the […]

Toonzone @ MCM London Comic Con October 2017 – “Violet Evergarden” Episode One UK Premiere Review

by Grant Whiteon November 5, 2017
Part of the reason I hold so much respect for Anime Limited as a company is that as someone who was an anime fan during the post-Pokemon 21st century anime boom I know what it’s like to live in the UK and miss out on the opportunities fans elsewhere get. Sure it’s great to have […]

Toonzone @ MCM London Comic Con May 2017 – “Fairy Tail: Dragon Cry” Panel

by Grant Whiteon September 3, 2017
Anime Limited’s Jeremy Graves took to the stage to introduce two of the key talent of the film Fairy Tail:Dragon Cry to a strong round of applause- director Tatsuma Minamikawa and producer Yohei Ito. Translation between Jeremy and the guests was handled by Bethan Jones. Jeremy asked each of the guests to introduce themselves. Minamikawa […]

Review: “Your Name” UK IMAX Theatrical Release: Simply Unforgettable

by Grant Whiteon August 21, 2017
I’m a bit late to the party on Your Name.  Lauded the world over, the Makoto Shinkai film received a limited run here in the UK last year but sadly not in any venues local to me. Though I may seem lazy in the face of an associate who went up and down the country […]

Review: “Napping Princess” UK Theatrical Release: Like A Dream

by Grant Whiteon August 15, 2017
Ancien is the princess of a mystical land, whose king is obsessed with cars and locked his daughter away out of fear of her magical ability to bring technology to life. But in reality she’s Kokone, a Japanese teenager who lives with her prodigy mechanic father, her only battles being against bouts of narcolepsy in […]

Toonzone @ MCM London Comic Con May 2017 – Jeremy Shada & Hynden Walch ‘Adventure Time’ Panel

by Grant Whiteon August 13, 2017
London received two visitors from the Land of Ooo in the form of Jeremy Shada (Finn the Human) and Hynden Walch (Princess Bubblegum). As they took their seats, Hynden prompted Jeremy to pose a question to the audience- “What time is it?!”, with “ADVENTURE TIME!!” being the rousing response. The panel was focused entirely on […]

“Gundam The Origin IV” Available For Limited Time Free Streaming

by Grant Whiteon August 13, 2017
‘Eve of Destiny’, the fourth episode of Sunrise’s Gundam The Origin series is currently available to watch for free on the franchise’s official YouTube channel, The episode is available in various languages, including subbed Japanese and English. The videos will be available until 12pm Japanese time 11th September. The following episode, ‘Clash at Loum’, will be available […]

Toonzone @ MCM London Comic Con May 2017 – Tatsuma Minamikawa & Yohei Ito Interview

by Grant Whiteon June 4, 2017
Director Tatsuma Minamikawa and producer Yohei Ito attended MCM London Comic Con as the guests of Anime Limited to promote the new film Fairy Tail: Dragon Cry, based on the world famous manga and its anime adaptation. Toonzone News had the opportunity to sit down with both guests and talk about this cinematic adventure.   […]
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Toonzone @ MCM London Comic Con May 2017 – “DC SuperHero Girls: Intergalactic Games” Review

by Grant Whiteon June 1, 2017
Comic book superheroes have never been a stranger to other media. In fact it’s likely that many of us encountered certain heroes by way of cartoons, toys or movies long before we had the chance to read one of their paper outings. My Batman fandom certainly started with repeats of the Adam West show after […]