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Anime Limited Announces UK Exclusive Collector Box For ‘Mobile Suit Gundam’

by Grant Whiteon September 4, 2015
Anime Limited, UK rights holder for the long running Gundam franchise, have announced that the first volume of their forthcoming Blu-ray release of the original 1979 series due in November will come with a UK exclusive art box designed to hold both volumes. Only 1000 of this exclusive will be produced, with Anime Limited advising interested fans […]
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National Film Board of Canada Animator Torill Kove Receives Norway’s Top Arts Prize

by Ed Liuon September 4, 2015
NFB animator Torill Kove receives Norway’s top arts prize On September 3, Oscar-winning National Film Board of Canada (NFB) animator Torill Kove receives the top cultural prize in her native Norway, as she accepts the Anders Jahre Prize for the Arts at a ceremony in Oslo. Torill’s 2006 short film, “The Danish Poet” (NFB/Mikrofilm AS), […]

David Baddiel Encourages Children To Enter Cartoon Network UK’s Imagination Studio Awards

by Grant Whiteon September 2, 2015
Cartoon Network UK have announced the launch of their Imagination Studios Awards, an initiative to encourage children to engage with the creative process of animation. Linked to their newly unveiled online Imagination Studios, which will enable fans to learn more about the behind the scenes making of their favourite Cartoon Network shows, the awards are […]

World Premiere of “The SpongeBob Musical” in Chicago on June 7, 2016

by Ed Liuon September 1, 2015
World Premiere of Broadway Bound The SpongeBob Musical in Chicago Co-Conceived and Directed by Tina Landau Book by Kyle Jarrow Music Supervision by Tom Kitt Performances Begin on Tuesday, June 7, 2016 Limited Engagement through Sunday, July 3, 2016 at Broadway In Chicago’s Oriental Theatre The World Premiere of The SpongeBob Musical will begin performances […]

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Boomerang UK Launch ‘Pet Photo Booth’ App And Give Viewer’s Pets A Chance To Be Famous

by Grant Whiteon August 31, 2015
Boomerang UK are looking for pet superstars with the launch of their new Pet Photo Booth app. The app enables users to take photos of their family pets and then customise the images with stickers and graphics based on the channel’s existing animal stars including Bugs Bunny, Garfield and Scooby-Doo. For those without pets at […]

Viewster Announces New Content From Sentai Filmworks

by Grant Whiteon August 28, 2015
Video streaming service Viewster have announced the addition of Sentai Filmworks titles to their growing library of anime titles. Included in the lineup are- Fate/kaleid liner Prisma Ilya S1 (United States & Canada) Fate/kaleid liner Prisma Ilya S2 (United States & Canada, UK, Ireland, South Africa) Fate/stay Night TV (United States & Canada) Highschool of […]

Cartoon Network Releases New Gumball “Sky Streaker” Game

by Grant Whiteon August 28, 2015
Cartoon Network UK have revealed a brand new mobile game inspired by hit series The Amazing World of Gumball. Players assume the role of impressionable father Richard Watterson as he sets out to break a no-trousers world record. Gumball and Darwin are of course embarrassed by this, so players must help Richard to climb as high and […]
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“Star Wars Rebels” Season 2 Sneak Peeks and Preview at New York Comic Con 2015

by Ed Liuon August 21, 2015
Star Wars Rebels Season 2 Sneak Peeks and Preview at NYCC Fans attending New York Comic Con on Thursday, October 8th will receive an exclusive sneak peek of what’s to come in the second season of Star Wars Rebels with a panel featuring special guests plus a preview screening of two new episodes from the […]

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Nickelodeon UK Screens New Animated Shorts For International Programme

by Grant Whiteon August 20, 2015
Nickelodeon UK are currently presenting a quartet of animated shorts via their Nicktoons website and the Nick app. For the next 12 weeks four shorts will be released together at a time, with viewers able to vote at the Nicktoons website for which shorts they like best and the possibility of popular shorts being expanded […]

Viewster Announces ‘Omakase’ Subscription Service With Exclusive Merchandise & Content

by Grant Whiteon August 18, 2015
After having enjoyed much success and popularity with their range of streaming anime in a number of global territories, streaming site Viewster have announced their next step in servicing anime fans will be the Omakase subscription service. With the name roughly translating as ‘chef’s choice’, the concept has its roots in the success of products […]