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Nickelodeon Names James Stephenson Senior Vice President, Animation and Games

by Ed Liuon July 23, 2015
NICKELODEON NAMES JAMES STEPHENSON SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, ANIMATION AND GAMES Burbank, Calif. – July 22, 2015 –Nickelodeon has named James Stephenson to the newly created position of Senior Vice President, Animation and Games, adding animation production and development to his current responsibilities of digital content creation. Stephenson will be based at Nickelodeon’s animation studio in […]
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Review: "Ranma 1/2 Vol. 4" Can't Learn New Moves

by Chad Boninon July 22, 2015
By the fourth volume of Ranma ½, there’s a certain precedent set. The cast and crew have their techniques down pat, but any sort of growth of a martial artist involves learning new skills. Ranma Saotome and his father have been living at the Tendo Dojo for a while now, but the goal to get […]

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Over The Garden Wall Getting DVD Release

by Peter Paltridgeon July 22, 2015
Cartoon Network’s critically acclaimed miniseries Over The Garden Wall will be receiving its long-overdue home video release early this fall. All ten episodes will be released with no network bugs or logos for the first time, on a single DVD. From creator Patrick McHale, one of the minds behind Adventure Time, comes Over the Garden […]
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SDCC2015: Interviews With The Team Behind Google Spotlight Stories

by 90'sCartoonManon July 21, 2015
Google Spotlight Stories is a new narrative format for presenting short films on mobile devices where the viewer gets to control where the camera looks in a 360 degree environment. Toonzone News was able to catch up with several creators with Google Spotlight Stories: Jan Pinkava, the director of “Windy Day” and creative director of […]

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SDCC2015: An Inside Look At Google Spotlight Stories

by 90'sCartoonManon July 21, 2015
Google Spotlight Stories was launched in October 2013 by Google’s Advanced Technology and Projects (ATAP), but they made their presence known for the first time at San Diego Comic-Con this year. Google Spotlight Stories pairs award winning filmmakers with mobile technology to create films that put the camera in the viewers’ hands. Moderated by Google […]
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Review: "Tiger & Bunny: The Rising (UK Edition)": This Summer's Surprise Superhero Hit

by Grant Whiteon July 20, 2015
Last year I reviewed Anime Limited’s release of Tiger & Bunny: The Beginning, a compilation lead in movie to the popular superhero anime. It left a strong impression on me and I commented it had increased my desire to finally watch the full show. I have to confess that’s an ambition I haven’t fulfilled in […]

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"LEGO Star Wars: The New Yoda Chronicles" Coming to DVD September 15, 2015

by Ed Liuon July 16, 2015
Unleash the lighter side of the Force and share all of the action packed thrills of these interlocking, intergalactic adventures in LEGO® STAR WARS: The New Yoda Chronicles! Coming to DVD on September 15, 2015 Synopsis: Your favorite Star Wars heroes are back with four complete episodes (plus a bonus alternate ending!) that unleash the […]

SDCC2015: NBC Prepares Expanded Universe For Heroes: Reborn

SDCC2015: NBC Prepares Expanded Universe For Heroes: Reborn

by Peter Paltridgeon July 12, 2015
From Comic-Con alone, one gets the sense that NBC is investing a LOT to resurrect Heroes from the dead. It’s going to be more than a show this time: it’ll also be a video game. It’ll be TWO video games: a console game, HEROES REBORN: Gemini, and a mobile game, HEROES REBORN: Enigma. Today Imperative […]