For Kids

Toonzone Interviews Greg Cipes on Being Michelangelo in “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles”

by Ed Liuon October 28, 2012
 Actor, singer, musician, composer, pro-surfer, martial-arts champion—Greg Cipes is all these things and more. While he experienced early success as a competitive martial artist and a professional surfer, Cipes became an instant star to animation fans in his first role as Beast Boy in Cartoon Network’s Teen Titans. He has since gone on to land […]

PR: Cartoon Network/Adult Swim Ratings Bullets, October 2012 Week 3

by Ed Liuon October 24, 2012
CARTOON NETWORK *       For three weeks now across October 2012, Cartoon Network has ranked as basic cable’s #1 network for Early Prime (7-9 p.m.) delivery of boys 2-11, 6-11 & 9-14, and as the #1 network for Total Day (Mon-Sun, 6 a.m.-9 p.m.) delivery of boys 9-14.  Significant growth compared to the same time periods […]

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PR: “Kaijudo: Rise of the Duel Masters – Creatures Unleashed” DVD Coming December 4, 2012

by Ed Liuon October 22, 2012
Young aspiring Duel Masters, grab your gauntlet, choose your mighty creatures! Prepare to experience the world of KAIJUDO! KAIJUDO: RISE OF THE DUEL MASTERS ™ –CREATURES UNLEASHED DVD LEAPS ONTO HOME ENTERTAINMENT SHELVES EVERYWHERE   Produced by HasbroStudios and Wizards of the Coast Featuring an All-Star Voice Cast of Scott Wolf, Freddy Rodriguez, John DiMaggio, Oded Fehr, Phil LaMarr, […]

PR: Season 4 of Disney Jr.’s “Mickey Mouse Clubhouse” Debuts with Special Musical on November 5, 2012

by Ed Liuon October 22, 2012
SEASON FOUR OF DISNEY JUNIOR’S HIT EMMY-NOMINATED SERIES “MICKEY MOUSE CLUBHOUSE” DEBUTS WITH SPECIAL MUSICAL MONDAY, NOVEMBER 5 ON DISNEY CHANNEL — Season Two of Popular “Minnie’s Bow-Toons” Short-Form Series to Premiere During Minnie Mouse’s Birthday Week — Season four of Disney Junior’s hit Emmy-nominated animated series “Mickey Mouse Clubhouse” kicks off with the music-filled […]


Warner Bros. Animation Releases “Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Pt.2” & “Lego Batman: The Movie” Trailers; 2013 Schedule Announced

by Ed Liuon October 20, 2012
Warner Bros. Animation has released the following trailers for Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Pt. 2 and Lego Batman: The Movie – DC Superheroes Unite, the next two direct-to-video animated movies coming to DVD, Blu-ray, and On Demand services early in 2013: BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT RETURNS, PART 2 LEGO BATMAN: THE MOVIE – DC […]

PR: ESPN The Magazine & Marvel Entertainment Present Lebron: King of The Rings

by Grant Whiteon October 19, 2012
ESPN The Magazine & Marvel Entertainment Present Lebron: King of The Rings All-New Comic In This Week’s ESPN The Magazine from top talent New York, NY—October 19th, 2012—The world’s best super heroes—Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, Spider-Man—have all achieved greatness, but there’s a new comic book star on the block who wants to make history […]


Waterman Entertainment Acquires Rights to “Heathcliff” CGI Feature and TV Series

by Ed Liuon October 18, 2012 reports that Waterman Entertainment has acquired the rights to a CGI feature film adaptation of the classic newspaper comic strip Heathcliff, as well as the rights to a 13-episode animated series. The acquisition also includes worldwide merchandising and licensing rights. (via Toonzone member Ioz)

Review: “Mia and the Migoo” Is Miyazaki Minus the Magic

by on October 18, 2012
With its child heroine, its fantastical plot, and its strong environmental message, Mia and the Migoo will immediately remind viewers of the work of Hayao Miyazaki (whose name even appears to be referenced in the title character). Alas, this animated French film resembles Fern Gully: The Last Rainforest and other ecologically-minded Hollywood animated fare more […]


NYCC 2012: Sunrise Anime Panel Report

by Ed Liuon October 18, 2012
On Friday afternoon, a gathering of talent from Sunrise Animation Studios gathered at New York Comic Con to give anime fans a sample of current and upcoming projects. In attendance were Masayuki Ozaki, director of Sunrise; Akane Hagino, manager of the international sales department; Kazuhiko Tamura, producer of Tiger and Bunny; Dai Otsuka, who does […]

PR: VIZ Media Develops Graphic Novel Series Based on Monsuno

by Grant Whiteon October 16, 2012
VIZ MEDIA DEVELOPS A NEW ORIGINAL GRAPHIC NOVEL SERIES BASED ON THE HIT BOYS ANIMATED ACTION ADVENTURE SERIES MONSUNO, AIRING ON NICKTOONS New VIZ Kids Series Debuts 2013 San Francisco, CA, October 15, 2012 – VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), the largest publisher, distributor and licensor of manga and anime in North America, continues to […]