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SpongeBob SquarePants Musical

SpongeBob SquarePants Heads to Broadway December 4, 2017!

by slaion June 5, 2017
SpongeBob SquarePants  Will Open on Broadway At The Palace Theatre   with Ethan Slater Lilli Cooper, Danny Skinner and Gavin Lee   Musical Production Conceived and Directed by Tina Landau Book by Kyle Jarrow Orchestrations, Arrangements & Music Supervision by Tom Kitt Choreography by Christopher Gattelli Previews Begin on Monday, November 6, 2017 Opening Night […]

Marvel’s Avengers Returns to Disney XD with Shorts Premiering June 2, 2017, Ahead of Season 4

by slaion June 1, 2017
Marvel’s Avengers returns on Disney XD with 6 shorts premiering June 2 before the season 4 premiere on June 17.  Season 4 doubles the Avengers cast with Ant-Man returning to the fold as well as new Avengers from the end of season 3 The Vision, Black Panther, Captain Marvel, Ms. Marvel, and, making her debut this season, The […]

Star vs. The Forces of Evil TV Movie Event to Premiere July 15, 2017, Before Season 3

by slaion June 1, 2017
Star vs. The Forces of Evil: Disney XD’s ‘Star vs. The Forces of Evil’ Two-Hour TV Movie Event to Premiere Saturday, July 15   ‘STAR VS. THE FORCES OF EVIL’ TWO-HOUR TV MOVIE EVENT TO PREMIERE SATURDAY, JULY 15   — Season Three of the Annie Award-Nominated Series Set to Debut This Fall —   […]

Review: “Your Name” – Body Switching Yields Poignant Twists

by slaion May 30, 2017
Your Name, the highest grossing anime movie to date worldwide, finally makes its way to to the U.S. this year via FUNimation. It’s a touching and unusual supernatural story of a high school girl named Mitsuha, who lives in a town in the mountainous countryside of Japan. Mitsuha lives with her younger sister and grandmother […]

Clarence Dollar Hunt

Clarence Canceled by Cartoon Network After 3 Seasons

by slaion April 13, 2017
The voice of Clarence himself, Spencer Rothbell, has confirmed on his blog that season 3 will be the last season of Clarence on Cartoon Network.  New episodes will continue to air through 2018. 17 comments
Boruto

“Boruto: Naruto Next Generations” to Be Simulcast on Hulu Starting April 5, 2017

by slaion April 5, 2017
VIZ MEDIA CELEBRATES THE LAUNCH OF BORUTO: NARUTO NEXT GENERATIONS WITH A SPECIAL SIMULCAST PREMIERE ON HULU New Anime Series Depicts The Adventures Of Naruto’s Rebellious Son; Also Catch The Home Media Release Of BORUTO: NARUTO THE MOVIE And The Debut Of The BORUTO Manga Series VIZ Media invites audiences to catch the premiere of […]

The Red Turtle

Review: “The Red Turtle” Presents a Beautiful Mystery

by slaion February 24, 2017
Among this year’s nominees for Best Animated Feature is The Red Turtle, a French-Belgian collaboration with some help from Japan’s Studio Ghibli. It tells the tale of a man stranded on a deserted island, and though it would seem akin to Robinson Crusoe, the tale twists into much more along the way. The Red Turtle […]
Oscar Nominated Shorts 2017

Review: The 2017 Oscar Nominated Animated Shorts

by slaion February 23, 2017
This year’s animated shorts, presented in theaters and online by ShortsHD, features mostly a somber mix of animated tales with just the one exception from Pixar. There was also another R-rated short among the nominees, which again was screened last for the younger audience to leave beforehand. I’m not sure this year’s mix would entertain […]

NYCC 2016: “Spice and Wolf” Creator Isuna Hasekura’s Panel

by slaion November 18, 2016
To celebrate the 10th anniversary of Spice and Wolf, Yen Press invited Spice and Wolf author and creator, Isuna Hasekura, to New York Comic-Con 2016 to speak with his fans. In addition to inviting Hasekura, Yen Press released a special limited anniversary edition omnibus of the first 17 novels in the Spice and Wolf series. […]
Steven Universe Mr. Greg

NYCC 2016: Achieving Fusion at the “Steven Universe” Panel

by slaion October 27, 2016
The Hammerstein Ballroom just a few blocks outside the Jacob Javits Convention Center was filled to the brim with Steven Universe fans eagerly awaiting the entrance of the show’s creator, Rebecca Sugar, and various members of the cast. Before their entrance, panel moderator and voice actor Eric Bauza invoked the audience to clap for a […]