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MCM Expo Group Rebrands As Part Of Expansion For Cultural Events, Announces GamerMania London

by Grant Whiteon January 6, 2016
Having recently expanded into mainland Europe following several years of annual conventions within the UK (with recent numbers rivalling those of America’s prestigious San Diego Comic Con), the MCM Expo Group have rebranded as MCM Central as part of a committed focus to expand beyond the Comic Cons that have made their name. The first […]
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Star Wars Comes To Disneyland

by Alex Beanon December 27, 2015
You thought “Star Wars” was big? Well, it is…but it is even bigger than you may have thought as it will change the theme park of its parent company. Disneyland announced that “Star Wars”-themed changes will be coming to its flagship theme park, Disneyland in Anaheim, California, beginning next month. Specifically, a new “Star Wars”-themed […]

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TZ Interviews Keith Feinstein, Co-Creator of “Be The Astronaut”

by Peter Paltridgeon November 19, 2015
If a science museum was within driving distance of where you lived as a child, you likely have memories of many different traveling exhibits the museum played host to. Since then and now, as with all things, science museum exhibits have gotten a twinge more advanced. How advanced? Well, just take a look at Be […]
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Tom Daley Partners With Cartoon Network UK’s Anti-Bullying ‘Buddy Network’

by Grant Whiteon November 17, 2015
British Olympic diver Tom Daley has partnered with Cartoon Network and ChildLine to promote the next stage in the channel’s ongoing campaign to stamp out bullying. CN Buddy Network, which advocates the belief ‘Be a buddy, not a bully’, aims to address the sadly growing concern that is the abuse of bullying of children. ChildLine […]

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Toonzone @ MCM London Comic Con October 2015 – Shigeto Koyama Interview

by Grant Whiteon November 16, 2015
The Saturday of MCM London Comic Con October, Toonzone News were given the chance to pose some questions to Shigeto Koyama. A talent who has worked on titles including Kill la Kill, Heroman, Disney’s Big Hero 6 and his own original short “Obake-chan,” Koyama attended the event as the Anime Guest Of Honour. TOONZONE NEWS: […]
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NYCC 2015: Roundtable Interviews for the “Adventure Time” Miniseries and Season 7

by Todd DuBoison November 12, 2015
Adventure Time season 7 will debut this November on Cartoon Network, and the highlight of the early part of the season is undoubtedly the eight part miniseries “Stakes,” which promises to explore the past of Marceline and tell a longer form story for the first time in the history of this storied series. At New […]

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Toonzone @ MCM London Comic Con October 2015 – Viewster ‘Omakase’ Panel

by Grant Whiteon November 4, 2015
Following directly on from the Gundam panel, it was the turn of Viewster to take to the stage with a panel chaired by Anime Limited’s Jeremy Graves, Viewster brand manager Hank Smith and Omakase curator Tommy Pedrini. Stressing that they loved the UK and often worked in partnership with Anime Limited to provide content to […]
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Toonzone @ MCM London Comic Con October 2015 – LeSean Thomas “Cannon Busters” Panel

by Grant Whiteon November 4, 2015
Held in the ExCel Platinum Suite, the Cannon Busters panel was chaired by Manga/Animatsu representative Jerome Mazandarani and Cannon Busters creator LeSean Thomas. Cannon Busters is an animated series covering the adventures of S.A.M., a friendship robot who is a companion to a prince of an affluent kingdom that produces robots.  When a sorcerer wielding […]

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“The Peanuts Movie” Roundtable Interview: Craig Schulz, Steve Martino, and Jean Schulz

by Christopher Glennonon November 4, 2015
Craig Schulz, son of Peanuts creator Charles Schulz, wrote and produced The Peanuts Movie, which Steve Martino directed. Jean Schulz is Charles Schulz’s widow and board president of the Charles M. Schulz Museum. Toonzone News, along with other members of the press, sat down with them for an interview during a press day at the […]
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Desert Swarm – Fox Plans A Theme Park In Dubai

by Alex Beanon November 3, 2015
Fox is planning a new theme park to showcase its various animated properties such as [ironically] “Ice Age” and “The Simpsons” as well as its film properties [“Alien” and “Night at the Museum” and “Titanic”] in Dubai. Fox already has a theme park opening in Malaysia in 2017 but the Dubai theme park will exclusively […]