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Star Wars Rebels Homecoming

“Star Wars Rebels” Season Two Comes to Blu-ray August 30, 2016

by Peter Paltridgeon June 17, 2016
Disney and Lucasfilm announced today the second season of Star Wars Rebels would be coming to home video formats (Blu-Ray and DVD) this August. The rebel crew of the Ghost — now joined by Darth Vader’s former apprentice Ahsoka — continue their journeys in 22 new episodes across the galaxy. Now’s your chance to see […]
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Cartoon Network UK Invites “Adventure Time” Fans To Interactive Ooo Experience

by Grant Whiteon June 17, 2016
Adventure Time Come on, grab your friends. We’ll go to very distant lands. Of a sorts, at least. Fans of Cartoon Network’s popular Adventure Time will be familiar with the land of Ooo, the setting for the show’s surreal escapades. Now fans in the UK have the chance to visit Ooo themselves and prove their […]

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Review: Amazon Pilot Season (Summer 2016) Premieres

by Ed Liuon June 17, 2016
Amazon Studios has released its latest batch of pilot episodes for the 2016 season, with a half-dozen new offerings aimed at kids, five of which are animated and one of which is a remake of a classic puppet-driven TV series from the 1970’s. How do they measure up? Reviewed in the order that the pilot […]
Tumble Leaf

Toonzone Explores “Tumble Leaf” with Tara Sorensen and Drew Hodges

by Christopher Glennonon June 16, 2016
Tumble Leaf is a multi-Emmy award-winning Amazon original preschool series.  Amazon Studios hosted an event in celebration of the premier of the second season of the series.  Toon Zone News was able to speak with Tara Sorensen, Head of Kids’ Programming for Amazon Studios, and Tumble Leaf creator and executive producer Drew Hodges, for interviews. […]

Quackerz

Review: “Quackerz” Lays an Egg

by Ed Liuon June 15, 2016
One of my fundamental precepts of comedy is that ducks are funny, but Quackerz is an animated feature film that is intent on challenging that idea. This Russian import, now available on American shores via Shout! Factory, is a chaotic and messy affair that baffles more than it amuses, and sometimes came close to offending […]

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Nickelodeon Reveals Title of “Hey Arnold!” TV Movie; Original Voice Actors to Return

by Ed Liuon June 14, 2016
Nickelodeon Reveals Title of the Hey Arnold! TV Movie as Hey Arnold!: The Jungle Movie; Original Voice Actors Return Burbank, Calif.-Monday, June 13, 2016-Nickelodeon announced today that the upcoming TV movie titled Hey Arnold!: The Jungle Movie will feature 19 original voices from the beloved television series. The announcement comes in the midst of Nickelodeon’s […]

Zootopia

Review: “Zootopia” on Blu-Ray – Happily Hopping Home

by Weathermanon June 13, 2016
Zootopia is officially available for home release, which is really weird since it could still be found in theaters as of this disc’s street date. I doubt most of you really need me to tell you to buy it. Zootopia is certainly the most talked about animated movie of the year and maybe the most […]
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Review: “Voltron Legendary Defender” Forms a Not-That-Blazing Sword

by Chad Boninon June 10, 2016
Does the sword still blaze after 35 years? The five lions that form Voltron have converged yet again to form a new series, streaming exclusively on Netflix and produced by DreamWorks Animation Television. Still, this is a franchise that has had a number of missteps–entertaining or not–in America. Is the fourth time the charm? America […]