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Review: “Adventure Time: Stakes” UK Premiere: Hail To The Queen

by Grant Whiteon March 14, 2016
Adventure Time has proven to be quite a success for Cartoon Network since snatching it from the jaws of death after another network (who shall remain nameless) passed on the pilot. Slowly gaining a mythology but always willing to prioritise the unexpected and hilarious, the show about a boy adventurer and his talking magic dog […]
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‘Doctor Puppet’ Announces Crowd Funding Drive For Finale

by Grant Whiteon February 29, 2016
Following the uploading of the seventh episode, popular Doctor Who fan stop motion series Doctor Puppet has announced an Indiegogo crowd funding drive in order to produce the eighth and final instalment. The series had previously successfully used the service to generate funds to produce the 2014 Christmas special ‘The Planet That Came For Christmas’. It […]

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UK Cartoon Network, Boomerang and Cartoonito Announce March Highlights

by Grant Whiteon February 28, 2016
Transformers: Robots in Disguise races back onto screens weekends at 7:30am from 5th March as Bumblebee, Strongarm, Sideswipe and their allies continue their fight to protect Earth from Decepticon criminals. Monday 14th at 5pm sees the premiere of Adventure Time: Stakes, a new four night long mini series focussing on the popular vampire Marceline. From […]
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PR: MCM Acquires Top UK YouTube Festival Summer in the City

by Grant Whiteon February 24, 2016
MCM is pleased to announce that it has acquired top UK YouTube festival Summer in the City. Founded in 2009, the Excel London show is a popular annual celebration of online video and the community that surrounds it, attracting content creators, their viewers and the wider entertainment industry. Featuring panels, live performances and special guest […]

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Review: “Mobile Suit Gundam Part 2 (UK Edition)”: Yes, My Sweet! Yes, My Sweetest!

by Grant Whiteon February 8, 2016
One of the good things about releasing the original Gundam in two sets is that it creates a nice line between the two major stages of the story. We started with the Federation losing to Zeon and the White Base crew being a messy band of refugees forced into being soldiers. This second set marks […]
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Next Omakase Box Takes To The Stage With Vocaloid Characters

by Grant Whiteon February 3, 2016
Following on from entries covering Kill la Kill and Naruto, the third merchandise box in Viewster’s bi-monthly subscription service will focus on the cast of the Vocaloid games/multi-media franchise. Shipping March 25th the next Omakase box will include a range of exclusive merchandise focussed around popular characters including Hatsune Miku and Megurine Luka. This includes […]

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MCM Comic Con Continues EU Expansion In 2016 With Hannover And Brussels Events

by Grant Whiteon January 27, 2016
With their London event standing as the world’s current third largest comic convention and similar events being held across the UK, MCM have announced their continued expansion into continental Europe with two new events. Already hosting events in Stockholm and Malmo, MCM Hannover Comic Con will be hosted 4th-5th June at Hannover Messe and MCM […]
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UK Cartoon Network, Boomerang and Cartoonito Announce February Highlights

by Grant Whiteon January 24, 2016
Cartoon Network UK leads the charge this February with the launch of brand new series LEGO Nexo Knights. Starting Monday 1st at 6pm, new episodes will air in said time slot every day that month. Also airing new episodes will be Supernoobs, starting weekdays from 22nd at 6:30pm. Valentines will be celebrated with A Regular […]

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Aardman Produce Animated Short To Accompany Stephen Hawking’s Reith Lecture

by Grant Whiteon January 22, 2016
Commissioned by BBC Radio 4, Aardman have produced an animated short to accompany the station’s broadcast of noted scientist Professor Stephen Hawking’s recent Reith Lecture. Entitled ‘Inside his Head’, the short presents surreal, imaginative visuals inspired by scientific imagery to accompany dialogue taken from the lecture. A second, focused on Hawking’s explanation of Black Holes, […]
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Aardman Partners With Alzheimer’s Research UK To #sharetheorange

by Grant Whiteon January 20, 2016
Alzheimer’s Research UK, ais London and Aardman Animations have combined forces in order to promote awareness of the disease. A new film starring and narrated by Christopher Eccleston aims to promote awareness of the damage the disease can perform on a human brain by usage of a time lapse animation of an orange, which weighs […]