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Japanese Mecha Designer And Illustrator Hidetaka Tenjin To Attend MCM London Comic Con

by Grant Whiteon May 13, 2015
MCM have announced that Japanese design talent Hidetaka Tenjin will be attending as Anime Guest of Honour for the Friday and Saturday of their May London event, 22-24th. Tenjin’s work includes a long history with the popular mecha classic Macross, Hellsing Ultimate, Glass Fleet and Aquarion. He has also provided the lavish box art for […]
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Anime Limited Bumps Up Revised Release Of "Durarara!!"

by Grant Whiteon May 6, 2015
Anime Limited’s revised release of Durarara!! for the UK has been bumped up Monday 18th May. This release, available on both DVD & Blu-ray, corrects assorted presentation issues found within the company’s previous release of the title (read our review of that version/the series here).  Anime Limited have personally created this revised release using the […]

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Chris O'Dowd Narrates New Nick Jr. UK Show "Puffin Rock"

by Grant Whiteon April 24, 2015
Irish actor and comedian Chris O’Dowd (The IT Crowd, Moone Boy) will be taking the role of narrator in Nick Jr’s new animated series Puffin Rock. Produced by an alliance of Oscar nominated Irish animation studio Cartoon Saloon, Penguin Random House Children’s publishing and Dog Ears media, the series focuses on the puffling Oona and […]
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Cartoon Network UK Releases "The Amazing World of Gumball: Rainbow Ruckus" On iOS And Android

by Grant Whiteon April 24, 2015
Fans of The Amazing World of Gumball can now play a brand new game, Rainbow Ruckus.  Available on both iOS and Android devices, the game sees Gumball and Darwin on a quest to thwart the villainous Jealousy from stealing the rainbow in the sky above Elmore.  The boys must navigate his sewer lair to return […]

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UK Cartoon Network, Boomerang and Cartoonito Announce May Highlights

by Grant Whiteon April 21, 2015
No need to cry out Mayday, as Cartoon Network UK have a range of animation entertainment airing this May. Continuing on from April up until 17th, Mega Mondays airs new episodes of Clarence (4pm), Regular Show (4:30pm), Adventure Time (5pm) and The Amazing World of Gumball (5:30pm). Comedy is also the focus of the May […]
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Anime Limited Announce "009 Re:Cyborg" Dub Cast

by Grant Whiteon April 21, 2015
Ahead of its UK Blu-ray/DVD release in June, Anime Limited have announced the acting talent that will be portraying the characters for the English dub track of 009 Re:Cyborg. Created by Production I.G., the film is a spin off of the popular Cyborg 009 universe. A team of humans converted into cyborg warriors must unite to […]

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Review: "Kill la Kill Volume 2 Blu-ray (UK Edition)": One Size Fits Most

by Grant Whiteon April 17, 2015
Ami Koshimizu. Hmm?…Oh. My editor is telling me that a name is not an argument for or against this title. I’d argue given the identity of said actress the exact opposite is true, but he’s the boss. Kill la Kill is the debut television work of Trigger, a studio founded by talents formerly tied to […]
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One Of These Days, MCM- Bang! Zoom! New Logo To The Moon!

by Grant Whiteon April 10, 2015
After several years of providing gatherings for fans of cult entertainment across the UK and recently moving into similar events within mainland Europe, the MCM Expo group have unveiled plans to formally refer to said events consistently as MCM Comic Cons. The movie includes a redesigned website, an updated Twitter account (@MCMComicCon) and a new […]

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"Harvey Beaks" Premieres On Nicktoons UK This May

by Grant Whiteon April 10, 2015
Nickelodeon’s latest original animated show Harvey Beaks will receive its UK premiere Monday 11th May at 8am on Nicktoons. Created by C.H. Greenblatt (whose past credits include work on SpongeBob SquarePants and creating Chowder), the series focuses on the titular character and his blossoming friendship with feral twin siblings Fee and Foo. The three characters […]
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Review: "Over the Garden Wall" UK Premiere: Tests Your Courage, Respects Your Brain

by Grant Whiteon April 6, 2015
The phrase ‘family entertainment’ has become somewhat awkward to modern audiences. Although meant to suggest that a production can be enjoyed by all ages, it’s come to usually refer to something aimed almost entirely at the mentality of children, with maybe some ‘over their head’ jokes to keep the accompanying adults awake. I highlight this […]