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TZ @ SDCC: Boondocks Season Two Plot Teasers

by Matt Hazudaon July 28, 2007
At San Diego Comic-Con on Friday, the crew from The Boondocks held a panel and they spent a portion of it discussing plots for upcoming episodes of season two. Because the following may contain spoilers, this story has been kept separate from our previous article on the Boondocks panel. Plots mentioned for the upcoming season […]

TZ @ SDCC: Ed, Edd n Eddy Say Farewell

by Matt Hazudaon July 28, 2007
The crew of Ed, Edd n Eddy conducted a panel Thursday at San Diego Comic-Con and provided the following information about the future of the series. As previously reported on Toon Zone News there will not be a sixth season of the series at this time since they chose to put their time into making […]

Di-Gata Defenders premieres of 4Kids TV July 28

by Matt Hazudaon July 24, 2007
4Kids Entertainment has announced they have acquired the series Di-Gata Defenders for broadcast on their Saturday morning 4Kids TV programming block. The show will begin airing on July 28th on the block (check local listings for time). A companion site for the series is located at press release. For more information, check the press release.

PR: 4Kids Acquires Animated Adventure Series Di-Gata Defenders

by Matt Hazudaon July 24, 2007
4KIDS ENTERTAINMENT ACQUIRES ANIMATED ACTION ADVENTURE SERIES DI-GATA DEFENDERS Popular International Series Slated to Kick Off in the U.S. on 4Kids TV™’s New Fall Lineup Beginning July 2007. NEW YORK, N.Y. – July 23, 2007 – 4Kids Entertainment (NYSE: KDE),the children’s entertainment powerhouse, has licensed television broadcast and merchandising rights from Nelvana Enterprises for the […]

Cartoon Network Universe: FusionFall to debut at Comic-Con this week

by Matt Hazudaon July 24, 2007
At the Comic-Con 2007 this week in San Diego, CA, Cartoon Network will be debuting their first multi-player online game (MMOG), titled Cartoon Network Universe: FusionFall, it will be demoed at the event and the developers of the game will also be speaking. The official site,, will have more information on the game, along […]

PR: Cartoon Net Unveils Playable Demo of MMOG at Comic-Con 2007

by Matt Hazudaon July 24, 2007
Cartoon Network’s first massively multi-player online game (MMOG), Cartoon Network Universe: FusionFall, has its debut at Comic-Con 2007 in San Diego, beginning Wednesday, July 25. Scheduled for a summer 2008 release, the game will have playable demos at Cartoon Network’s booth on the Comic-Con show floor. In addition, a panel of FusionFall creators will provide […]

Animated Programming Emmy Nominations Revealed

by Matt Hazudaon July 19, 2007
The 59th annual Emmy Award nominations were revealed today, and the following animated programs are up for awards: Outstanding Animated Program (for Programming Less Than One Hour) Avatar: The Last Airbender • City Of Walls And Secrets • Nickelodeon • Nickelodeon Animation Studio Robot Chicken • Lust For Puppets • Cartoon Network • ShadowMachine Films […]

Eyeshield 21 to debut on Toonami Jetstream and NFL Rush

by Matt Hazudaon June 19, 2007
The Eyeshield 21 US Project, a group formed by NAS, TV Tokyo and Shueisha, has announced that starting in Fall 2007, Toonami Jetstream and will both be streaming episodes of the sports anime series Eyeshield 21. Check out the press release for more details.

PR: Toonami Jetstream, NFL Rush to debut Eyeshield 21 online in the US

by Matt Hazudaon June 19, 2007
Japan’s revolutionary concept ‘sports anime’ has become a household favorite for both kids and adults alike. Sports anime allows viewers to get inside the heads of the players while they’re playing, something impossible to do with real time sports. This new phenomenon originated in Japan, and with Eyeshield 21, is now poised to expand internationally. […]

PR: SCI FI Unveils ‘Ani-Monday’

by Matt Hazudaon May 9, 2007
SCI FI Channel announced “Ani-Monday,” a new weekly programming block featuring anime, Mondays from 11 p.m. to 1 a.m. ET/PT, starting June 11. Ani-Monday will feature a collection of movies, series and shorts from Starz Media’s anime distribution arm, Manga, and marks SCI FI’s first foray into original late-night programming, the channel said. SCI FI’s […]