For Kids

PR: New Prices for Nintendo DSi and Nintendo DSi XL Make Them Even Better Values

by Grant Whiteon May 10, 2012
New Prices for Nintendo DSi and Nintendo DSi XL Make Them Even Better Values May 10, 2012 Two of Nintendo’s top-selling video game systems are getting attractive new prices. Effective May 20, the suggested retail price for the larger Nintendo DSi XL will be $129.99 and the suggested retail price for Nintendo DSi will be […]

"The Legend of Korra" Clip from May 12, 2012, Premiere Episode "And the Winner Is…"

by Ed Liuon May 10, 2012
Nickelodeon has released a new video clip from “And the Winner Is…”, the next new episode of The Legend of Korra, premiering on Saturday, May 12, 2012, at 11:00 AM (ET/PT) on Nickelodeon. PLOT SYNOPSIS: In “And the Winner Is…”, an evil threat looms over Republic City as Korra and the Fire Ferrets prepare for […]

"The Legend of Korra" Clips from May 5, 2012, Premiere Episode "The Spirit of Competition"

by Ed Liuon May 3, 2012
Nickelodeon has released the following two video clips and information about “The Spirit of Competition,” the next new episode of The Legend of Korra set to premiere on Saturday, May 5, 2012, at 11:00 AM (ET/PT) on Nickelodeon: PRESS SYNOPSIS: From the creators and executive producers of hit series Avatar: The Last Airbender, The Legend […]

PR: Nintendo Reveals New Features to Conquer in Pokémon Conquest

by Grant Whiteon May 2, 2012
Nintendo Reveals New Features to Conquer in Pokémon Conquest Following last month’s announcement of Pokémon Conquest, Nintendo has revealed even more details about the new features available in the game, which launches for the Nintendo DS family of systems on June 18. Players can look forward to exploring the Ransei region and interacting with Pokémon […]

Kidvid Roundup: "Yo Gabba Gabba!" Super Spies & There’s a Party in My City!; and "Bubble Guppies"

by Ed Liuon May 2, 2012
Super Spies is the latest Yo Gabba Gabba! DVD, putting out four more episodes of the candy-colored kids show for home video consumption. An as-yet unaired season 4 episode gives the DVD its title and guest stars Jason Bateman as a bad super spy who steals the Gabbaland friends’ balloon art for his own (not-really-so) […]

"Motorcity": Turbocharged Series Redlines the Awesometer

by Ed Liuon April 30, 2012
Motorcity is the kind of show you’d get if Genndy Tartakovsky did a more teen-friendly take on Mad Max in a world that’s equal parts Blade Runner and 2001. It’s one of the most exhilarating new cartoons I’ve seen in quite some time, both for its fascinating visual style and for its near-boundless energy. Perhaps […]

LA Times on "The Pirates! Band of Misfits" and 2012’s Stop-Motion Animated Offerings

by Ed Liuon April 27, 2012
The Los Angeles Times has taken a look at Sony/Aardman’s The Pirates! Band of Misfits, which is the first of three stop-motion animated films set for release this year from major studios (the other two being ParaNorman, a zombie comedy from Laika, and Frankenweenie, from director Tim Burton and Disney). The article emphasizes the painstaking […]

PR: Jason DeMarco Named VP, Strategic Marketing & Partnerships for Cartoon Network & Adult Swim

by Ed Liuon April 26, 2012
Jason DeMarco Named Vice President, Strategic Marketing and Partnerships For Cartoon Network and Adult Swim Jason DeMarco has been promoted to vice president of strategic marketing and promotions for Cartoon Network and Adult Swim, it was announced today by Brenda Piper, chief marketing officer for Turner Broadcasting System Inc.’s Animation, Young Adults and Kids Media […]

"The Wild Thornberrys Season 2 Part 2": Nature Bites (In a Good Way)

by 90'sCartoonManon April 26, 2012
The Wild Thornberrys doesn’t mess around with its premise. In the very opening theme we get it. There’s a family that travels the world in a vehicle called a CommVee, filming nature documentaries, and the girl talks to animals and has her own adventures. It’s a strong set-up, and while it could get formulaic, the […]

PR: Pokémon – Special Character Distribution Launches with New TCG Expansion and Online Showing of The Rise of Darkrai

by Grant Whiteon April 25, 2012
DARKRAI CHARACTER DISTRIBUTION EVENT WILL GIVE YOUR OPPONENTS NIGHTMARES! Special Character Distribution Launches with New Pokémon TCG Expansion, Online Showing of ‘The Rise of Darkrai’ BELLEVUE, WA—April 25th, 2012—Pokémon Black Version and Pokémon White Version video game players will get the Pokémon of their dreams, and give their opponents nightmares, when The Pokémon Company International […]