Peppa Pig Gobbles Up Russia And Ukraine

by Alex Beanon June 25, 2014
Popular British children’s animation series “Peppa Pig” is already shown on television stations in both Russia and Ukraine but both countries are set to be invaded by Peppa Pig merchandise as the E1 Studio responsible for producing it will expand their licensing agreement that will have plush toys, wooden toys and bath toys coming to […]

Two Dads’ Frozen Lament

by Alex Beanon June 25, 2014
Actors Ryan O’Quinn [“Easy Money”] and Dan Wilkerson [“Law and Order”] have kids…and those kids, like most kids on the planet, like Disney’s megahit “Frozen” – so O’Quinn and Wilkerson decided to sing about it, “Frozen”-style…


Hordak Set To Terrorize Comic Con

by Alex Beanon June 25, 2014
Mattel has done the unthinkable – releasing Hordak to terrorize the thousands at the 2014 Comic Con in San Diego next month. The Hordak action figure from the “He-Man and the Masters of the Universe” animated show of the 1980s will be offered in “Filmation”-style complete with a robot hand and cannon arm. Additionally, Hordak […]

Disney’s Doraemon Adds Johnny Yong Bosch

by Alex Beanon June 24, 2014
The upcoming premiere of “Doraemon” on Disney XD has added Johnny Yong Bosch [“Power Rangers”] to its voice cast. Bosch will play one of the lead roles, specifically that of Nobita, a grade school boy who resides in Tokyo and gets a visit from time traveling Doraemon the blue robot cat from the future [played […]


Archer Action Figure To Debut At Comic Con

by Alex Beanon June 23, 2014
You knew it had to come sooner or later [phrasing] and it finally has – a six-inch action figure of Sterling Archer, the star secret agent of the FX animated series “Archer”. There will be 1500 of the suave, formal wearing Archer action figures available at the Factory Entertainment booth [#2747] at the 2014 Comic […]

Nickelodeon Scouting For Raw Talent At Comic Con

by Alex Beanon June 23, 2014
Nickelodeon will have their usual heavy presence at the annual Comic Con in San Diego next month and part of that heavy presence will include members of the Nickelodeon animation department manning the official Nickelodeon booth with the express intent of soliciting the raw talents of anybody who thinks they are an animator and might […]


Vegeta Action Figure Will Appear At Comic Con

by Alex Beanon June 23, 2014
Vegeta as he originally appeared – with brown hair and a green-and-orange Saiyan combat suit – will be available as an action figure from Tamashii Nations at the 2014 Comic Con in San Diego. The action figure features four hand parts – including a special scouter crusher hand part – and three face parts. Vegeta […]
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The Amazing World Of Gumball – “The Joy” Recap

by on June 21, 2014
When the boys show up to school in an unusually happy mood, Miss Simian begins to suspect that they are infected with some sort of virus. I’ve always preferred comedy over horror. I can appreciate the classics, but most forms of media that are meant to be scary just try too hard. Fortunately, I am […]


Zagtoon Expands Into the United States, Pitches New Properties

by Todd DuBoison June 20, 2014
There will be a new big player in America’s animation business soon, if the folks at Zag Studios have anything to say about it. Founded by Jeremy Zag and Saban Entertainment co-founder Jacqueline Tordjman, Zag is an entertainment firm based in France that has expanded into a global enterprise with offices in Paris, Brussels, Seoul, […]

Star Wars VIII And IX Has A Director And It’s Not J.J. Abrams

by Alex Beanon June 20, 2014
Getting a jump on the next trilogy in the series, Disney is being proactive in naming its “Star Wars” films directors and the director for the next film in the series will not be J.J. Abrams, but rather, Rian Johnson, who recently directed “Looper”. Abrams is currently helming the seventh episode of the mega-franchise but […]