For Kids

Toonzone News Interviews Michael DiMartino and Bryan Konietzko, Co-Creators of "The Legend of Korra"

by Ed Liuon April 13, 2012
Michael DiMartino and Bryan Konietzko launched a genuine phenomenon in 2005 with Avatar the Last Airbender, melding influences from Japanese anime, Western hero’s journey epics, and Chinese wuxia tales to craft an action-adventure series that was unlike any other. The pair’s animation bona fides extended well before the debut of Avatar the Last Airbender, though. […]

"The Legend of Korra" Recaptures the Avatar Spirit

by Todd "GWOtaku" DuBoison April 13, 2012
Nickelodeon has another hit on its hands. The wait was worth it; The Legend of Korra has all the makings of a pitch-perfect sequel to the wildly successful Avatar: The Last Airbender. Avatar was blessed with a variety of memorable characters and it was grand in scale, yet it also had a strong element of […]

"The Legend of Korra" Series Premiere- The Legend Continues to Impress

by Lelouchon April 13, 2012
After a four year wait, Avatar is back with The Legend of Korra. Luckily for it, the show already has a substantial fan base and is a highly anticipated release. With all this anticipation comes a lot of expectations that may or may not be met. Fortunately the two-chapter premiere of The Legend of Korra […]

"CatDog" Season 1 Part 2: Bad Cat, Bad Dog

by Ed Liuon April 12, 2012
There are a few episodes, especially on the second disc, where the show begins to stretch beyond the comic misunderstandings and exaggerated mishaps that have been driving sitcoms for decades. Even then, though, the end results are more likely to elicit puzzled looks than genuine laughs. For example, in “Dog’s Strange Condition,” Dog ends up […]

PR: Nintendo – Pokémon Conquest for Nintendo DS Set to Launch on June 18

by Grant Whiteon April 4, 2012
Experience the Acclaimed Pokémon Series in an Entirely New Way in this Hand-Held Adventure REDMOND, Wash.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– A creative new entry in the Pokémon family of video games delivers a new way for fans to enjoy this legendary series on the Nintendo DS family of systems. Pokémon Conquest, set to launch on June 18, offers […]

Toonzone News Interviews Voice Actor Tom Kenny

by Jeffrey Harrison March 30, 2012
TOONZONE NEWS: SpongeBob SquarePants is an amazing phenomenon. And you still can’t turn on a TV without seeing it. TOM KENNY: Still, even twelve years later. [In SpongeBob’s voice] *I just did SpongeBob today, I came right from SpongeBob to the LAAF.* I can’t believe that’s still a place that I go . . . […]

Pokémon Spring Regional Championships In April

by Jeff Meisterheimon March 29, 2012
We have a Pokémon TCG and Video Game related announcement! Pokémon Spring Regional Championships are coming up soon!  The Spring Regional Championships will take place over April 14th and 15th and in eight cities across the United States and Canada—Surrey, BC; Pleasanton, CA; Colorado Springs, CO; Athens, GA; Toronto, ON; Philadelphia, PA; Houston, TX; and […]

"Baka and Test" Passes with Flying Colors

by Radical Ravenon March 29, 2012
Don’t be fooled by its shonen trappings: while it features some pseudo-battles and quite a bit of fan-service, Baka and Test is a romantic underdog story at heart, sort of a sexy Japanese Peanuts. The show deals with the lowest-ranked class in Fumizuki Academy, a school where students can battle each other with avatars powered […]

PR: Cartoon Network Upfront 2012 – Cartoon Network Celebrates 20th Anniversary with Ratings Growth

by Grant Whiteon March 28, 2012
Cartoon Network Celebrates 20th Anniversary with Ratings Growth and a New Generation of Content for a New Generation of Kids The #1 Network with Boys 6-11 Announces Slate of New and Returning Series Ranks as #1 Domain in Kids Category Celebrating its 20th Anniversary, along with double-digit growth and its #1 status with boys […]

Cartoon Network Upfront 2012 Coverage

by Eileen Cruzon March 28, 2012
Toonzone has received images and press information about new and returning series from Cartoon Network at their 2012 Upfront presentation in New York City. Keep an eye out as we’ll be updating often. LATEST UPDATE: March 29, 2012, 01:06 AM EDT: BLOG: Cartoon Network Upfront 2012: Geeking Out at the Upfront UPDATE: March 28, 2012, […]