Toonzone @ MCM London Comic Con May 2016 – Gundam The Origin Staff Interview

by Grant Whiteon June 8, 2016
Prior to the Gundam The Origin III screening and panel, Toonzone News had the chance to talk to producer Osamu Taniguchi and designer Mika Akitaka about the production. TOONZONE NEWS: What was the genesis point in deciding to produce an adaptation of The Origin? OSAMU TANIGUCHI: That’s a tough one [thinks] …I’m not even sure […]
Byron Howard and Rich Moore Zootopia

Interview: Trying Everything with “Zootopia” Co-Directors Byron Howard and Rich Moore

by Ed Liuon June 8, 2016
With more than 20 years at the studio, Byron Howard is a veteran of Walt Disney Feature Animation, starting as an animator on Pocahontas, Lilo & Stitch, Brother Bear, and the short film “John Henry.” He was co-director with Chris Williams on Bolt (which earned an Academy Award nomination for Best Animated Feature), and then […]


Toonzone @ MCM London Comic Con May 2016 – “Gundam The Origin III” European Premiere Review

by Grant Whiteon June 2, 2016
Last October, Anime Limited partnered with Sunrise to theatrically screen the first two episodes of Gundam The Origin at their MCM Loves Anime festival. With May bringing the first MCM London convention of the year, this partnership returned but now with the screening held within the main convention itself and presented by two of its […]

Day And Night Lighting Could Come To Civilization Games

by Todd Blackon May 26, 2016
While talking about the re-inclusion of the Wonder movies in Civilization VI, Firaxis Art DirectorBrian Busatti revealed to IGN, that the day and night cycles in the movies could come to the game itself at some point: “We’ve been experimenting. We’d also like to do a setting where you literally you see the sun rise when […]


Civilization’s World Wonders Getting Movies Once Again

by Todd Blackon May 26, 2016
Much like the real world, the Civilization series is known for its Wonders of the World. And in the game, building the wonders often gave you advances in your technology and empire. Thus the desire to build them. In certain Civilization games, there were in-game movies dedicated to the Wonders. Those are coming back. In […]


Review: “Kung Fu Panda 3” Digital – The Formula Starts Wearing Thin

by Ed Liuon May 18, 2016
I find myself curiously split on DreamWorks Animation’s Kung Fu Panda 3 (available now via digital download and coming to Blu-ray and DVD on June 28, 2016). It is the most technically accomplished of the three movies and arguably the most sophisticated in terms of its plot and its overarching themes. It also manages to […]

Improvements On Civilization VI Revealed

by Todd Blackon May 11, 2016
After much speculation, and several teases to accompany it, Civilization VI has been confirmed. Not only that, it has a release date of October 21st of this year. The long-running world-building game has been popular since the beginning, and has grown with virtually every title and expansion. With Civilization VI, that appears to be no […]


“Zootopia” Coming To Blu-ray Sooner Than You Think

by Peter Paltridgeon May 2, 2016
Disney’s Zootopia is still killing it at the box office, with its only real competition at the moment being the studio’s own The Jungle Book. Given the business it’s been doing, when would you expect the home video release to come out? Would you believe as soon as next month? Yes, you’ll be able to […]