For Kids

Corus Entertainment Announces March 2010 Programming Highlights

by Ed Liuon February 4, 2010
Canada’s Corus Kids Entertainment has announced its March 2010 programming highlights. Animation-related programming of interest includes the series premiere of Nickelodeon’s math-themed cartoon Team Umizoomi and the premiere of Little Airplane’s Tobi! on Treehouse. The full press release follows: CORUS KIDS MARCH 2010 HIGHLIGHTS Nickelodeon presents the 2010 Kids’ Choice Awards live from Los Angeles […]

George Lucas Reportedly Producing CGI Musical Featuring Fairies

by Ed Liuon February 1, 2010
The Hollywood Reporter‘s Heat Vision weblog is reporting that George Lucas is currently set to produce a CGI animated movie musical, stating that TMNT director Kevin Munroe is set to direct and that the script “features fairies.” Lucasfilm stated it was too early to comment on the project. Lucas is currently finishing Red Tails, an […]

90s "Iron Man Cartoon" Series and "X-Men: Volume 5" Coming to DVD

by Dan Collinson January 29, 2010 reports that Disney is releasing the 90s version of Iron Man in Iron Man: The Complete 1994 Animated Series. Tony Stark is a mild mannered businessman and inventor, but when trouble happens he becomes the invincible Iron Man taking on villains like Backlash, MODOK, and the evil Mandarin. Iron Man was part of the […]

VIZ Media Announces March 2010 DVD Releases: "Honey & Clover," "Naruto Shippuden"

by Ed Liuon January 29, 2010
VIZ Media has announced its newest DVD releases for March 2010, which will include the third boxed set of Honey and Clover and new single-disc volumes of Bleach, Naruto Shippuden, and Pokémon Elements. The full press release follows with release dates, summaries, and suggested retail pricing. VIZ MEDIA ANNOUNCES NEW DVD RELEASES FOR MARCH 2010 […]

Toonzone Presents 12-Page Preview of cereal:geek Magazine, Available via Previews

by Jon Ton January 28, 2010
Toonzone News is proud to host the following 12-page preview of cereal:geek magazine, now available for pre-order at comic book specialty shops through Diamond Comics’ January issue of Previews magazine. Launched in 2007, cereal:geek focuses on 1980’s animation, with each magazine containing interviews, behind-the-scenes artwork, and more. Click on any image below to enlarge to […]

"Princess and the Frog" Coming to DVD/Blu-ray on March 16, 2010 (UPDATED w/Box Art)

by Ed Liuon January 27, 2010
Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment has announced that The Princess and the Frog will be released on DVD and Blu-ray on March 16, 2010. The release will be on a single-disc DVD, Blu-ray disc, and a DVD/Blu-ray combo pack which will also feature a digital copy of the movie. Special features common to all versions […]

"Bakugan": I Equip Paper Clip Helper Guy with the Magic Card "Brawling 1-2-3!"

by on January 26, 2010
Every few years, a new anime series comes out linked to some toy or card game. It catches on for a few years and then dies out. So far, none have lasted against the original trio of Pokémon, Digimon, and Yu-Gi-Oh! The latest challenger is Bakugan: Battle Brawlers, and it isn’t up to snuff either. […]

"Up", "Fantastic Mr. Fox" and "Coraline" Nominated at the BAFTAs

by on January 21, 2010
It has been announced that Up, Fantastic Mr. Fox and Coraline have been nominated for the Orange British Academy Film Awards in the Animated Film category. In addition, Up has been nominated for Original Screenplay, Music and Sound. Fantastic Mr. Fox has also been nominated for Music. The three nominees in the Short Animation category […]

New "Penguins of Madagascar" Special "Dr. Blowhole’s Revenge" Premieres Feb 15, 2010

by Ed Liuon January 20, 2010
Nickelodeon has announced a new Penguins of Madagascar special titled “Dr. Blowhole’s Revenge” will debut on February 15, 2010, at 8:00 PM (Eastern/Pacific). In the special, Neil Patrick Harris will guest star as the evil Dr. Blowhole, a malevolent dolphin determined to flood the world to wipe out all land mammals and eliminate the Penguins, […]

It Came From the Great White North!

by on January 6, 2010
The residents of Canada are fortunate enough to receive a high-quality, state-funded resource that is critical to life in this modern world, making them the envy of the civilized world and clearly a model to be emulated as soon as practically possible in the United States. I am referring, of course, to the wonderful animation […]