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Annie Awards Issues Call For Submissions

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The International Animated Film Society has issued a call for submissions for the 42nd Annual Annie Awards. There are 36 categories for 2015 including a new category – Best Character Animation in a Video Game – and a “Special Productions” category for animation not released in the USA but created during 2014. Other than excepted […]

The Simpsons Take The Bowl

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“The Simpsons” are slated to invade the venerable Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles for an event titled “The Simpsons Take The Bowl” on September 12-14, 2014 with a possibility that the gig could lead to a Broadway appearance as well. The Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra will be conducted by Alf Clausen and a small portion […]

Bat-Coaster Coming To Six Flags-Texas In San Antonio

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Get on the Bat-Phone and start calling your friends and tell them about the new Batman-themed rollercoaster coming to the Six Flags-Texas theme park in San Antonio – this is no Joker! Officially, the Caped Crusader Coaster will be called “Batman: The Ride” and will feature six free-fly flips, two 90-degree drops and a 120-foot […]

Hayao Miyazaki To Be Recipient Of Honorary Academy Award

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Celebrated Japanese animator Hayao Miyazaki will be one of four recipients of an honorary Academy Award when the award show is aired next year. Miyazaki is a three-time nominee for the Oscar – winning in 2002 for “Spirited Away” and nominated for “Howl’s Moving Castle” [2006] and “The Wind Rises” [2013]. Joining Miyazaki as honorary […]

Hello Kitty Is Actually Kitty White

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Hello Kitty was created by Sanrio in Japan in 1974, not as a cat, but rather, as a little girl/cartoon character named Kitty White. According to University of Hawai’i anthropologist Christine Yano, who will curate the Hello Kitty 40th Anniversary exhibit at the Japanese American National Museum in Los Angeles next month, Kitty White is […]

Otakon 2014: Interview - Sunao Katabuchi Talks His New Film, "In This Corner of the World"

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Sunao Katabuchi might be most recognizable to English-speaking anime fans as the director of the gritty Black Lagoon presently airing on Adult Swim’s Toonami block, but he’s also a veteran of the anime industry whose early credits include scriptwriting for Hayao Miyazaki’s Sherlock Hound TV series and the position of assistant director on Studio Ghibli’s Kiki’s Delivery […]

PR: Prepare To Loaf Out Loud As Nickelodeon UK Delivers New Animation 'Breadwinners'

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  PREPARE TO LOAF OUT LOUD AS NICKELODEON DELIVERS NEW ANIMATION BREADWINNERS Expect hilarious escapades, high energy and booty-shaking music in plucky new series Breadwinners, premiering on Monday 22nd September at 4:30pm only on Nicktoons London, 20th August 2014 – New animated comedy Breadwinners follows SwaySway and Buhdeuce, two hilarious ducks who operate a bread […]

2014 Pokémon World Champions Chosen

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After an intense weekend of competition in Washington, D.C., the 2014 masters of all things Pokémon have been decided at the Pokémon World Championships. Long may they reign. Players from more than 30 countries attended the event and competed for scholarship money, invitations to the 2015 World Championships, and an awesome trophy with Pikachu on it. Three […]

Bob’s Burgers And Harry Shearer Win First Emmy Awards

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Veteran “Simpsons” voice actor Harry Shearer won his first-ever Emmy Award and was joined in the first-ever club by “Bob’s Burgers” – which won their first-ever Emmy Award as the Best Animated Program. Shearer won his virgin Emmy for his multiple roles in an episode of “The Simpsons” last season. In addition to those wins, […]

SDCC 2014: Hologram Homer Sued

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A hologram of Homer Simpson that appeared onstage with creator Matt Groening at this year’s Comic Con in San Diego has created a lawsuit opportunity for the company Hologram USA, which claims it owns the technology used to create Hologram Homer and wasn’t contacted for authorization nor paid a licensing fee by Fox to use […]

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