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Otakon 2015: Voice Actor and Director Christopher Sabat on "Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection F", Broadcast Dubs

by Todd DuBoison August 3, 2015
A true veteran of the voice acting industry, Christopher Sabat is both a prolific actor and an experienced voice director in his own right. In addition to owning the game audio and voice-over production studio Okratron 5000 in Dallas, Texas Mr. Sabat is known for numerous English roles in such Japanese cartoons as One Piece […]
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"Rowdy" Roddy Piper, Wrestler and Actor, 1954 - 2015

by Dan Collinson August 3, 2015
Variety reports that WWE Hall of Famer “Rowdy” Roddy Piper died on Friday of a heart attack in his home in Hollywood. He was 61. Known as the Hot Rod for his fiery Scottish temper, Piper who was born Roderick Toombs started wrestling in the National Wrestling Alliance in the 1970s and mostly wrestled in […]

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Titmouse's Chris Prynoski on the Fast Action Stunt Animation of "Turbo FAST"

by Ed Liuon July 30, 2015
In the early 2000’s, Chris Prynoski and his wife Shannon founded Titmouse, Inc. as a T-shirt company. Mr. Prynoski had already done some animation for MTV in the 1990’s after graduating from the School of Visual Arts, but Titmouse didn’t convert to an animation studio until he landed a freelance animation gig for the Tom […]
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Anime Limited Announce Return Of "Mobile Suit Gundam" Franchise To UK With Blu-ray Releases

by Grant Whiteon July 26, 2015
UK Anime Network News have provided round ups of announcements for both Anime Limited and Manga Entertainment/Animatsu at this past weekend’s MCM Manchester Comic Con. Chief among these is that Anime Limited will be bringing Gundam back to the UK in an arrangement similar to that of Right Stuf in America. The first title planned […]

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Nickelodeon Names James Stephenson Senior Vice President, Animation and Games

by Ed Liuon July 23, 2015
NICKELODEON NAMES JAMES STEPHENSON SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, ANIMATION AND GAMES Burbank, Calif. – July 22, 2015 –Nickelodeon has named James Stephenson to the newly created position of Senior Vice President, Animation and Games, adding animation production and development to his current responsibilities of digital content creation. Stephenson will be based at Nickelodeon’s animation studio in […]

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SDCC2015: "Robot Chicken" Crew Roundtable Interview

by 90'sCartoonManon July 22, 2015
Robot Chicken, The Emmy Award winning series where stop motion animation meets pop-culture parody, began airing in Febraury 2005 and is one of the top-rated original series currently on Adult Swim. Their third installment of specials featuring DC Comics heroes, Robot Chicken DC Comics Special III: Friendship Is Magic debuts along with season eight of […]
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UK Cartoon Network, Boomerang and Cartoonito Announce August Highlights

by Grant Whiteon July 22, 2015
The summer holidays are here and Cartoon Network UK are making sure the TV is as hot as the sun. From 1st August the trio of Cartoon Network, Boomerang and Cartoonito will be presenting special weekend marathons. For Cartoon Network, the fun kicks off at 11am every weekend with a planned schedule of. Gumball and […]

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Gundam UK Fan Convention Under Planning For 2016

by Grant Whiteon July 22, 2015
Japan-Cool, a Leeds based seller for imported ‘Gunpla’ plastic models from the popular Mobile Suit Gundam franchise, have announced plans for a UK Gundam fan convention titled G-Con to be held in 2016. The focus of the event is currently planned to cover such community events as cosplay, movie screenings, a cafe and sales/tutorials of […]
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SDCC2015: Interviews With The Team Behind Google Spotlight Stories

by 90'sCartoonManon July 21, 2015
Google Spotlight Stories is a new narrative format for presenting short films on mobile devices where the viewer gets to control where the camera looks in a 360 degree environment. Toonzone News was able to catch up with several creators with Google Spotlight Stories: Jan Pinkava, the director of “Windy Day” and creative director of […]