Getting Weird on “Pig Goat Banana Cricket” with Johnny Ryan and Dave Cooper

by Ed Liuon August 6, 2015
Johnny Ryan and Dave Cooper are renowned in indie comics, with the former creating Angry Youth Comix and the “Blecky Yuckerella” comic strip, and the latter creating the graphic novels Suckle, Crumple, and Weasel. However, the very adult nature of these books didn’t keep them from collaborating together to create comic strips for Nickelodeon Magazine […]

PEZ Animated Feature Film In Development

by Ed Liuon August 5, 2015
Variety reports that Envision Media Arts has begun development for an animated feature film based on Pez, the iconic tablet candies more notable for their distinctive dispensers than for the candy itself, which tastes like sugary chalk. Cameron Fay (Brother in Laws) is named as the scriptwriter, with Lee Nelson and David Buelow named as […]

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UK Cartoon Network, Boomerang and Cartoonito Announce September Highlights

by Grant Whiteon August 4, 2015
September brings the end of the summer holidays and the start of a new school year. But while the holiday might be over, Cartoon Network are making sure the fun continues on TV. Summer receives a send-off with The Amazing World of Gumball ‘Back to School Weekend’, running 9am-6pm 5th & 6th September and will […]
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Otakon 2015: Seiji Kishi and “Yuki Yuna is a Hero”

by Weathermanon August 4, 2015
Seiji Kishi and Pony Canyon did a screening and Q&A session for Yuki Yuna is a Hero at Otakon 2015. Yuki Yuna is based on a video game of the same name, and the story for the television show was proposed by the game creator. Mr. Kishi said that he had to bring that vision […]

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Toonzone News Chat With “Space Dandy” Writer Kimiko Ueno At MCM Manchester Comic Con

by Grant Whiteon August 4, 2015
Known for scripting some of the most popular episodes of Shinichiro Watanabe’s latest hit Space Dandy, Kimiko Ueno attended the recent MCM Manchester Comic Con as a guest of Anime Limited. Toonzone News was given the opportunity to pose some brief questions to Ueno about her career and work on the show. TOONZONE NEWS: What […]

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 […]

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 […]


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 […]

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 […]