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Toonzone @ MCM London Comic Con May 2014: Aniplex Panel

by Grant Whiteon June 2, 2014
Hosted by Yosuke Kodaka, Aniplex US’ Licensing Manager, the panel began with a brief video montage of popular titles that Aniplex were involved with including Kill La Kill. Stating that it was the companies first time hosting a UK panel, he asked for a show of hands to gauge awareness of the company over here […]
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Achtung! Germany Has Very Efficient World Cup Cartoons

by Alex Beanon June 2, 2014
Germany expects to win the 2014 World Cup and perhaps no media corporation is more certain of that outcome than Tele 5, which has commissioned a live daily animation show called “Hoggschde Konzentration” to comedically follow the daily events of the German men’s national team as they compete in Brazil beginning next week. There will […]

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Star Wars VII Unveils Creature Pic And Gets Two More Cast Members

by Alex Beanon June 2, 2014
A picture of one of the new creatures for the upcoming “Star Wars VII” has been unveiled on set in Abu Dhabi [courtesy of TMZ] and director J.J. Abrams has added two more cast members to “Star Wars VII” – Lupita Nyong’o [“12 Years A Slave”] and Gwendoline Christie [“Game of Thrones”] – and although […]
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PR: MCM London Comic Con smashes attendance record, tops 100,000 visitors

by Grant Whiteon May 28, 2014
MCM LONDON COMIC CON – EXCEL LONDON – 23-25 MAY MCM London Comic Con smashes attendance record, tops 100,000 visitors Last weekend saw MCM London Comic Con pass the 100,000 visitor mark for the first time, smashing the Excel-based event’s previous highest attendance record. Show organisers revealed that 101,600 attendees came through the doors of […]

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Review: "Patema Inverted (UK Kickstarter Project/Theatrical Release)": Makes Your Spirit Soar

by Grant Whiteon May 28, 2014
The opening moments of Patema Inverted successfully grab one’s attention and curiousity. As we watch through what appears to be a video camera and hear panicked, static-riddled cries in different languages, a city’s worth of buildings begin to rupture and float upwards into the vast sky. Instead of being a misguided attempt to turn Pixar’s […]

PR: FUNimation to Premiere "Terror in Resonance" at Anime Expo 2014

by Ed Liuon May 27, 2014
FUNimation to Premiere Terror in Resonance at Anime Expo Flower Mound, TX – May 27, 2014 – FUNimation Entertainment announced today, that it will host a world premiere screening of  Terror in Resonance at Anime Expo in Los Angeles while simultaneously screening at Japan Expo in Paris. The screening will take place Saturday, July 5, […]

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Lord Of The Himalayas Takes Flight

by Alex Beanon May 27, 2014
Mix one part paragliding and one part “Creature Comforts” [by way of a talking fly] and – voila! – you get an interview by Steve Ham of paragliding adventurist Jim Mallinson as he describes what it’s like to paraglide in the Himalayas…
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Disney's "Frozen" Becomes the 5th Highest Grossing Film Worldwide

by Todd "GWOtaku" DuBoison May 25, 2014
Box office returns for this weekend have propelled Disney’s award-winning 2013 film Frozen past Iron Man 3 to become the 5th highest grossing film worldwide. Box Office Mojo measures the film’s worldwide total of $1,219,242,546, compared to Iron Man 3’s $1,215,439,994 gross. With these earnings, Frozen is behind only the box office revenue of Avatar, Titanic, […]

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Netflix Sets Dates For "Knights of Sidonia", "Harlock: Space Pirate"

by Todd "GWOtaku" DuBoison May 25, 2014
In a pair of recent announcements, the video service Netflix confirmed that it will begin global video streams for Polygon Pictures’ sci-fi mecha anime Knights of Sidonia on July 4, 2014 and Toei’s 2013 film Harlock: Space Pirate (a.k.a. Space Pirate Captain Harlock) on August 1, 2014. Knights of Sidonia was first announced last December […]
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Professor M Explains Oil

by Alex Beanon May 24, 2014
Just in time for this weekend’s 2014 Monaco Grand Prix, Professor M explains th eproperties of Mobil 1 synthetic oil to Formula One race car drivers Jenson Button and Kevin Magnussen [both McLaren teammates] as well as NASCAR driver Tony Stewart in this “TOONED” series video – the initial installment of the third season animated […]