Anime Boston 2010: Day 2 - Seized

The first part of Saturday was surprisingly quiet.  It seems they decided to give everyone some time to recover, or just plain pass out, before starting up the big stuff.  There were a couple of nice little panels about the convention experience and a few rounds of the various game shows made up the bulk […]

Anime Boston 2010: First Impressions

Wow, this is going well all in all.  there was one minor scheduling mixup, but it was more a “that would have been cool to go to” rather than a “Aww man, that was the one thing I wanted to see!”  So, after just barely making the plane in the morning things have gone quite […]

Anime Boston 2010: End of Day 1

So it was about…1am Saturday, when this was first worked on.  That makes about 15 hours of conning so far, with a bit to go while this is wrapped up.  It been quite a day. Among the various interesting tidbits, and some not so interesting ones as well sadly, was the Surviving Japan 101 panel.  […]

An Important Announcement

Dear readers, We value your comments more than anything else. And, well, we’ve heard your concerns about our just-unveiled new direction. Some of them were constructive. Others were in all caps and misspelled. Regardless, we’ve taken them all into account. Therefore, we’re going to go back to our old direction, effective immediately. We thank you […]

Animation vs. Video Games UPDATE - More Characters Added!

We’ve just got news of MORE characters being added to the roster!  Here’s the list: Animation: – Homer Simpson (The Simpsons) – Peter Griffin (Family Guy) – Bender (Futurama) – Fred Flintstone (The Flintstones) – Wall-E (Wall-E) – Yusuke Urameshi (Yu Yu Hakusho) – Edward Elric (Full Metal Alchemist) – Light Yagami (Death Note) – […]

Japanese Plastic Resources At Critical Low, Blames Hobby Industry

Japan is running dangerously low on plastic resources and the blame is being pointed at the country’s well known hobby industry. Companies such as Bandai, Takaratomy and SEGA are being blamed for the crisis which has left the country with no available plastic for more common household items such as cups and chairs. Environmental officers […]

Wallace & Gromit To Star In R-Rated 'Gangsta' Movie

Aardman Animation has announced a new entry in their popular Wallace & Gromit franchise, ‘N’ Da Hood’. The film is the first co-production between Aardman and new American business partner Iris Slate. In a controversial move, the new film will push the duo further than ever before. After one of Wallace’s inventions is stolen by […]

Robert Zemeckis Revealed to be Motion-Captured CGI Animated Character

Film director Robert Zemeckis (Back to the Future, Who Framed Roger Rabbit, Beowulf, and A Christmas Carol (you know, the ugly-ass version that came out last year)) has been revealed to be a motion-captured CGI animated creature disguising himself as a normal human being (seen in photo at right between Tim Burton (left) and Joseph […]


Warner Home Video has announced, exclusively to toonzone, a major initiative to release many of its most highly demanded classics on Blu-Ray and DVD. “To all of those wishing for fully restored releases of their favorite cartoons – we’ve heard you,” stated Mackenzie Holstinenopp, sales and marketing representative for Warner Home Video. “These three releases […]

The Downfall of Cartoon Network: Just Blame Canada

We’ve all seen it coming. Cartoon Network has been heading in this direction for the past few years now, and despite our protests, they have chosen not only to continue in this direction but to speed up the very process. How many casualties have there been in their push to change their very nature? So […]

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