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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 Christopher Glennonon 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 […]

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SDCC2015: An Inside Look At Google Spotlight Stories

by Christopher Glennonon July 21, 2015
Google Spotlight Stories was launched in October 2013 by Google’s Advanced Technology and Projects (ATAP), but they made their presence known for the first time at San Diego Comic-Con this year. Google Spotlight Stories pairs award winning filmmakers with mobile technology to create films that put the camera in the viewers’ hands. Moderated by Google […]
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2015 Primetime Emmy Nominations Announced

by Ed Liuon July 17, 2015
The 2015 Primetime Emmy Award nominations have been released, with the following categories with an animated TV program in contention: OUTSTANDING ANIMATED PROGRAM Archer Bob’s Burgers Over The Garden Wall The Simpsons South Park OUTSTANDING SHORT-FORMAT ANIMATED PROGRAM Adventure Time Disney Mickey Mouse Regular Show Robot Chicken Steven Universe Wander Over Yonder OUTSTANDING CHARACTER VOICE-OVER […]

Michael Cera Signs Up as Robin for “LEGO Batman”

by Ed Liuon July 16, 2015
The Hollywood Reporter notes that Michael Cera has signed to play Robin opposite Will Arnett’s Batman in LEGO Batman, the upcoming spin-off to The LEGO Movie. The movie will be produced by Dan Lin, Roy Lee, Phil Lord, and Christopher Miller; directed by LEGO Movie animation supervisor Chris McKay; with a screenplay by Seth Grahame-Smith.

“Hotel Transylvania” Animated TV Series Coming from Sony and Nelvana in 2017

by Ed Liuon July 15, 2015
Nelvana and Sony Pictures Animation check in together on Hotel Transylvania Animated TV Series (July 14, 2015 – Toronto, Canada) Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana, one of the world’s leading international producers and distributors of children’s animated content, today announced that it is developing an exciting new animated TV series based on the blockbuster feature film, Hotel […]

SDCC2015: A Farewell to “Phineas and Ferb” Panel

by slaion July 14, 2015
This year was bittersweet for Phineas and Ferb fans. The series finale aired in June, so TV Guide held a special panel for fans to say farewell to their favorite show. Like the show, the panel began with TV Guide‘s moderator saying, “I know what we’re going to do today!” The answer: fix the microphones, […]
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SDCC2015: Day Four Photo Gallery

by Peter Paltridgeon July 13, 2015
We took way more pictures than we could confine into just three days. Here are the rest of the sights at this year’s Comic-Con. [Photos by: Eileen Cruz] [SDCC2015] You saw one of the 90’s Turtles in yesterday’s batch of photos. Two of the four were there, actually, and they all looked impressive. “Hey dudette, you’re looking at the […]

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SDCC2015: Day Three Photo Gallery

by Peter Paltridgeon July 13, 2015
[Photos by: Eileen Cruz] [SDCC2015] The booths have powered down, the lights are off and the people from the dump will be here tomorrow. All those impressive sets and giant logos will be nothing but scrap soon. But we can always relive this year’s San Diego Comic-Con through pictures. The good news is that there are […]

SDCC2015: Star vs. The Forces of Evil/Penn Zero: Part Time Hero Panel

by slaion July 11, 2015
Disney XD’s Penn Zero: Part Time Hero and Star vs. The Forces of Evil were highlighted this year in a shared panel consisting of Penn Zero creators Jared Bush and Sam Levine; the voice of Sashi, Tania Gunaldi; the voice of Penn, Tom Middleditch; Star creator Daron Nefcy; the voice of Star, Eden Sher; and the voice of Marco, Adam […]