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Cartoon Network UK Announces “Anything” App

by Grant Whiteon October 6, 2015
Following on from successful distribution in the US, Cartoon Network UK have announced that the channel’s Anything app will be released in EMEA countries from the end of October. Supported by both iOS and Android, Cartoon Network Anything is focussed on providing a mix of games, activities and clips lasting ten to fifteen seconds on […]

Anime Limited ‘MCM Loves Anime’ Tickets Now Available

by Grant Whiteon October 5, 2015
Following on from our previous report , Anime Limited have begun selling tickets for their MCM Loves Anime film festival due to be held at MCM London Comic Con this month. Tickets, which grant access to the entirety of the festival, cost £20 each on an early bird tariff until 13th October when they will […]


Review: “009 Re:Cyborg (UK Edition)”: A Re:Boot That Needs Re:Considering

by Grant Whiteon October 1, 2015
Fans of Japanese pop culture will likely be familiar with Shotaro Ishinomori, one of the key architects of the framework for many long running superhero works such as Super Sentai and Kamen Rider. One of his only slightly less well known works is Cyborg 009. Sharing themes with Kamen Rider, the story focuses on nine […]

Toonzone News Interviews Wit Studio’s Kotomi Deai & Hiroshi Shimizu About “The Rolling Girls”

by Grant Whiteon September 29, 2015
This past weekend Wit Studio’s Kotomi Deai and Hiroshi Shimizu attended MCM Glasgow Comic Con to promote their work on the studio’s latest hit The Rolling Girls, licensed by Anime Limited for UK Blu-ray and DVD release in 2016. Collectively the pair have ample experience in the Japanese animation industry and Toonzone News got the […]


“Mobile Suit Gundam The Origin II” To Receive World Premiere At MCM London Comic Con

by Grant Whiteon September 27, 2015
Anime Limited have announced plans to present a special ‘MCM Loves Anime’ film festival the Saturday of next month’s MCM London Comic Con (23rd-25th October), an off shoot of AL’s involvement with the annual Scotland Loves Anime event. The centrepiece of the event will be the world premiere of Mobile Suit Gundam The Origin II: Artesia’s […]

“Game of Thrones” Stars Ian McElhinney & Ian Beattie To Attend MCM Glasgow Comic Con 2015

by Grant Whiteon September 17, 2015
The North remembers Game of Thrones this September with a pair of actors from the hit HBO show due to attend MCM Glasgow Comic Con, being held 26-27th September at the SECC. Both Ian McElhinney (Ser Barristan Selmy) and Ian Beattie (Ser Meryn Trant) will be in attendance at the Scotland event to meet fans […]

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UK Cartoon Network, Boomerang and Cartoonito Announce October Highlights

by Grant Whiteon September 16, 2015
It’s treats not tricks with Cartoon Network UK’s October schedule. From Monday 5th-Friday 23rd, fans can catch all new episodes of The Amazing World of Gumball weekdays at 5:30pm and new episodes of Teen Titans Go! at 6:30pm. On Mondays these can be found within the Mega Mondays block, which also has new episodes of […]

Wit Studio’s Kotomi Deai and Hiroshi Shimizu to Attend MCM Scotland Comic Con

by Grant Whiteon September 8, 2015
Director Kotomi Deai (The Rolling Girls, Silver Spoon, Kids on the Slope) and animator Hiroshi Shimizu (Porco Rosso, The Girl Who Leapt Through Time, Space Dandy), both attached to Wit Studio (Attack on Titan, Hal and The Rolling Girls itself), will be in attendance at MCM Scotland Comic Con to be held 26-27th September at the SECC in Glasgow. […]


Anime Limited Announces UK Exclusive Collector Box For ‘Mobile Suit Gundam’

by Grant Whiteon September 4, 2015
Anime Limited, UK rights holder for the long running Gundam franchise, have announced that the first volume of their forthcoming Blu-ray release of the original 1979 series due in November will come with a UK exclusive art box designed to hold both volumes. Only 1000 of this exclusive will be produced, with Anime Limited advising interested fans […]
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Review: “We Bare Bears” Cartoon Network UK Premiere: A Honey Of A Show

by Grant Whiteon September 4, 2015
When I reviewed the superb Over The Garden Wall earlier this year, I spoke of the renaissance that has been occurring with Cartoon Network originals in recent years. While original programming has always been one of the network’s strong points, the current crop have hit a new stride with some great creator driven content that […]