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My Little Pony – Can Alicorns be Magic?

by Juu-kuchion February 16, 2013
Well, it finally happened.  After months of speculation, leaks, then an official announcement, we’ve now witnessed Twilight Sparkle become an alicorn princess.  What did I think of how it was pulled off?  Aesthetically not too bad, story-wise exceptionally lifeless and didactic.  It was as if the whole “destiny” part was an afterthought compared to the […]

My Little Pony: The Alicorn Cometh – A Neigh-Sayers View

by Joshua Baileyon February 16, 2013
There weren’t a whole lot of us who watched My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic back when it premiered in 2010.  After all, it was a My Little Pony cartoon, and the new network it was premiering on was owned in part by a toy company.  Many believed that it would be just as bad […]

Review: “My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic – Magical Mystery Cure:” You Say Why, I Say “I Don’t Know”

by Ed Liuon February 15, 2013
If you’ve been paying any attention at all to the Hub, it’s not going to be much of a surprise that the season finale of My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic, “Magical Mystery Cure,” promises a big change to the status quo of the show. Ads have been running for at least two weeks and […]

Toonzone Goes to Toy Fair 2013: Fourth Salvo – Ty, Tomy, Jakks Pacific

by Ed Liuon February 15, 2013
The Toy Industry Association’s Toy Fair descended onto the Jacob K. Javits convention center from February 10-13, 2013, and Toonzone was there to get a look at new and upcoming toys licensed from your favorite animation properties (and a bunch of other cool, shiny stuff that just attracted my attention). Thanks to all the PR […]

Toonzone Goes to Toy Fair 2013: Third Salvo – Loyal Subjects, Jazwares, Mezco, Bif Bang Pow, & More

by Ed Liuon February 15, 2013
The Toy Industry Association’s Toy Fair descended onto the Jacob K. Javits convention center from February 10-13, 2013, and Toonzone was there to get a look at new and upcoming toys licensed from your favorite animation properties (and a bunch of other cool, shiny stuff that just attracted my attention). Thanks to all the PR […]

Toonzone Goes to Toy Fair 2013: Second Salvo – Playmates “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles”

by Ed Liuon February 15, 2013
Playmates Toys was out in force, with a massive booth packed to the gills with toys for Nickelodeon’s new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles relaunch, which has been a massive seller for them. The action figure line is going to be greatly expanded, and will be branching out into different scales and new features. The classic […]

Toonzone Goes to Toy Fair 2013: First Salvo – Show Floor, Pop Vinyl, Diamond, DC Direct, Tamashii Nations

by Ed Liuon February 15, 2013
The Toy Industry Association’s Toy Fair descended onto the Jacob K. Javits convention center from February 10-13, 2013, and Toonzone was there to get a look at new and upcoming toys licensed from your favorite animation properties (and a bunch of other cool, shiny stuff that just attracted my attention). Thanks to all the PR […]

“Yogi’s Gang” Coming Next Week from Warner Archives

by Dan Collinson February 14, 2013
Tvshowsondvd.com reports that Warner will bring Yogi Bear, Huckleberry Hound, Quick Draw McGraw, and all your favorite Hanna-Barbera characters to DVD in Yogi’s Gang: The Complete Series on February 19, 2013 (this Tuesday) as part of Warner’s Manufacture On Demand Program. Yogi Bear leads a gang of characters on board a flying ark as they look […]

Review: “Peter Pan Diamond Edition” – More Faith, Trust, and High-Definition Pixie Dust

by Ed Liuon February 14, 2013
In rewatching Disney’s Peter Pan on Blu-ray, I find I have little to add about the movie itself from what I already said back in 2007 when reviewing the then top-of-the-line Platinum Edition DVD. The movie is still a nearly unalloyed delight from start to finish, packed with indelible moments and much more prone to […]

PR: Cartoon Network/Adult Swim Ratings Bullets, February 2013 Week 2

by spidey4545on February 12, 2013
Turner Broadcasting has released the following ratings bullets for Cartoon Network and Adult Swim for the second week in February 2013: CARTOON NETWORK * Across the second week of February 2013, Cartoon Network ranked as basic cable’s #1 network for Early Prime (7-9 p.m.) delivery of boys 2-11, 6-11 & 9-14, and #1 in Total […]