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toonzone at MCM London Comic Con October 2013 - Wit Studio Panel

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Following directly on from the Manga Entertainment panel, Anime Limited and Wakanim’s Andrew Partridge took to the stage in the company of three guests- George Wada (president of Wit Studio), Ryotaro Makihara (director of Hal) and Katsuhiko Kitada (character designer on Hal, animation director for Attack on Titan). Each introduced themselves starting with George, who […]

toonzone at MCM London Comic Con October 2013 - Interview With Wit Studio

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Prior to the Wit Studio panel held in the main convention, toonzone had a chance to talk with George Wada (president of Wit Studio), Ryotaro Makihara (director of Hal) and Katsuhiko Kitada (character designer on Hal, animation director for Attack on Titan) at the nearby Novotel. How involved was original creator Hajime Isayama with the […]

toonzone at MCM London Comic Con October 2013 - Manga Entertainment UK Panel

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Chaired by Manga UK’s community liaison Jeremy Graves, acquisitions and marketing manager Jerome Mazandarani and product manager Andrew Hewson, the first announcement of the panel was that Dragonball GT will be released in two sets in 2014. The first set will be released in January with the second set following soon after in March.  This […]

toonzone at MCM London Comic Con October 2013 - Mega Ultimate Voice Talent Panel

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Taking to the stage in the spacious Theatre A of the convention, guests Richard Epcar, Ellyn Stern, Yuri Lowenthal, Tara Platt, Elias Toufexis, Troy Baker and Roger Craig Smith began things by jovially introducing themselves and select highlights of their voice acting careers. Asked for favourite role they’ve played, Tara enthusiastically offered Wonder Woman to […]

Star Blazers On Course For Live Action Remake

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The 1979 anime classic, “Star Blazers” has moved one step closer to a live-action remake with the announcement that screenwriter Christopher McQuarrie will also direct the anticipated film. The anime series voice-starred Eddie Allen [Dash Jordan] and Michael Bertolini [Homer Glitchman] and ran for 77 episodes in 1979 as it followed the crew of the […]

Review: "Space Battleship Yamato" Live Action Movie Blu-ray (UK Edition): To Boldly Go Where Mainstream Sci-Fi Has Gone Before

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There’s a pantheon of space opera anime that includes Gundam, Macross, Captain Harlock and Galaxy Express 999, to name a few. Those last two lead us to Space Battleship Yamato, which is arguably the greatest entrant from its co-creator Leiji Matsumoto. Indeed there can arguably be no better benchmark for a story being legendary than […]

Hold On To That Security Blanket, Linus – There’s More Peanuts News

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Coming on the heels of the announcement of the first full-length animated feature movie with the entire “Peanuts” cast since 1973’s “A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving” is yet another announcement that a collaboration between Normaal Animation Studios in Germany and Peanuts Worldwide will provide us with 500 animated shorts – essentially 90-second representations of the classic […]

Legendary Rocker Slash's 'Slasher Films' and Anthony Leonardi III Present "Nothing Left To Fear"

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Fetch Publicity have sent us the poster and release details for Nothing Left To Fear, Slasher Films debut release. “From production company Slasher Films (founded by rock legend Slash), Gore Verbinski’s protégé and visionary director Anthony Leonardi III, brings us NOTHING LEFT TO FEAR, a terrifying and bloodcurdling vintage horror film. NOTHING LEFT TO FEAR will […]

PR: Stan Lee's New Indian Superhero to Debut on Cartoon Network India on November 30, 2013

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Stan Lee’s new Indian superhero to debut on Cartoon Network Mumbai, October 16, 2013 – Cartoon Network, Graphic India and POW! Entertainment have announced a partnership that will bring Stan Lee’s first ever Indian superhero to life. The movie, 66 minutes in length, is called Chakra: The Invincible and will premiere on Cartoon Network in […]

PR: Who's Coming to London Comic Con? Special Guest Round-Up

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MCM LONDON COMIC CON – EXCEL LONDON – 25-27 OCTOBER Who’s Coming to London Comic Con? Special Guest Round-Up MCM London Comic Con, the biggest event of its kind in Europe, returns to ExCel London on 25-27 October. As well as hosting a galaxy of great sci-fi, movie, games, comics,  anime and cosplay content, we’ve […]

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