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The Good Dinosaur

Review: “The Good Dinosaur” Blu-ray Makes Its Mark

by Ed Liuon February 24, 2016
Disney/Pixar’s The Good Dinosaur is a “boy and his dog in the Old West” movie, except that the boy is a dinosaur and the dog is a boy. As a result, it lands squarely with Brave and Monsters University in the studio’s output as a well-done but very conventional movie, suffering only in comparison to […]

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Review: “Naruto Shippuden” Set 24 & 25 – Zombie Apocalypse

by macattackon February 19, 2016
After the exciting divergence in Set 23 with the “Power” mini-arc, Naruto Shippuden returns to the regular state of things with the Fourth Shinobi World War. And, unfortunately, the same rambling tedium that has haunted this show since the beginning of the arc continues through Set 24 and into Set 25. The animation is an immediate […]

Get Down! Hell’s Kitchen Is About To Explode In Daredevil Trailer

Get Down! Hell’s Kitchen Is About To Explode In Daredevil Trailer

by Alex Beanon February 15, 2016
When it comes to fighting crime, it is setting up as a battle of style between Daredevil and The Punisher as depicted in the Season Two trailer for “Daredevil” on Netflix [premiere date: March 18, 2016] – with a little Elektra action thrown in for good measure… Discuss on the Toonzone Forums
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Review: “Danganronpa” – Congrats, Monokuma, You’ve Murdered Me With Mediocrity

by Neo Yion February 12, 2016
My first exposure to Danganronpa occurred a few years back when I happened upon its fluorescent pop art aesthetics. It had the kind of urban Persona 4 feel that made the latter appealing to look at during my gameplay sessions. The thick line art and overcompensated character designs did much to hook me, especially the […]

Beat-Bugs

Beatles-Inspired “Beat Bugs” Animated Series Coming to Netflix This Summer

by Ed Liuon February 11, 2016
Variety reports that Netflix has picked up the kids’ animated series Beat Bugs, inspired by the music of the Beatles and featuring covers of their songs by musicians including Eddie Vedder, Pink, and Sia. Created by Josh Wakely, the series revolves around five bugs named Jay, Kumi, Crick, Buzz and Walter, who “band together to […]
Batman: Bad Blood

“Batman: Bad Blood Q&A” With Cast And Crew

by Christopher Glennonon February 11, 2016
Coinciding with the release of the latest DC Universe Animated Movie, Batman: Bad Blood, was a screening of the movie at the Paley Center For Media in Los Angeles. Following the screening was a Q & A with cast and crew. Moderated by DC All Access host, Tiffany Smith , the panel included director Jay […]

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DreamWorks and Netflix Release “Voltron: Legendary Defender” Official Logo

by Ed Liuon February 10, 2016
DreamWorks Animation Television and Netflix are getting set to unveil Voltron: Legendary Defender, the re-imagining of the iconic 1980’s-era anime series, promising to “[feature] a mix of action, comedy and an epic storyline spearheaded by yet-to-be-announced veteran animation talent & longtime Voltron fans, the new series will delight audiences old and new.” For now, though, […]
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Shout! Factory to Bring “Miraculous Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir” to Home Entertainment

by Ed Liuon February 10, 2016
SHOUT! FACTORY AND ZAG ENTER NEW TV SERIES CONTENT DISTRIBUTION ALLIANCE FOR HOME ENTERTAINMENT Multi-Year Agreement Grants Shout! Factory Home Entertainment Distribution Rights to ZAG’s New CGI-Animated Series Zag Heroez’ MIRACULOUS™ TALES OF LADYBUG & CAT NOIR Los Angeles, California – February 8, 2016 – Shout! Factory, a multi-platform media company, and ZAG, a multi-media […]