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Hello Kitty Getting Its Own Con

by Alex Beanon June 7, 2014
It seemed like only a matter of time. Sanrio, the marketer of the hugely popular Hello Kitty products, made its Comic Con debut last year in San Diego and that went so well that Sanrio has decided they will just have their own Hello Kitty Con up the road in Los Angeles this year. The […]
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CLIP: “Sailor Moon Crystal” Teaser Video and Gallery

by Todd DuBoison June 7, 2014
A new teaser for Sailor Moon Crystal was officially posted on the video sharing site Youtube this week.  The trailer offers a first look at the series’ animation and art style with a focus on the lead heroine Usagi and her feline mentor Luna, though it also includes her fellow sailor guardians Sailor Mercury, Sailor Mars, Sailor Jupiter and Sailor Venus. […]

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England Has Their Own Animated Song For World Cup

by Alex Beanon June 6, 2014
The official song for the 2014 World Cup “Take That Cover” has been derided from many corners of the world so three blokes from England who call themselves Muddy Boots took it upon themselves to make a song for England’s team for next week’s big tournament and then went and animated a video for it…
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Cartoon Network Latin America Plays Ball With Unicef

by Alex Beanon June 5, 2014
Cartoon Network Latin America joined forces with Unicef to support their “Vamos Jogar” initiative promoting the right to safe play for all children in Latin America and the Caribbean – plus it didn’t hurt that they included a cameo from Brazilian striker Neymar in their 60-second PSA just before the World Cup…

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CLIP: “Haruhi Hunting” Promotional Video

by Alex Beanon June 4, 2014
Anime sensation Haruhi Suzumiya has not been seen in four years since the release of “The Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya” but now, in a promo video for a new pachinko game in Japan entitled “Haruhi Hunting: The Hunt For Memories Lost”, Japanese-based fans of the 2006 anime series are asked to locate 707 missing frames […]
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Review: “Power Rangers Super Samurai Volume 2 (UK Edition)”: Best Laid Plans

by Grant Whiteon June 4, 2014
Last time on Super Samurai, the rangers unlocked the powerful Black Box upgrade and gained a new enemy in the form of Serrator, a devious Nighlok lieutenant. Much of this second volume and its seven episodes is focused on Serrator’s machinations as it starts to become obvious his goal has been carefully planned in advance. […]

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3 Bahadur Preparing For 2015 Release

by Alex Beanon June 3, 2014
Pakistan’s first fully animated superhero-themed feature film – “3 Bahadur” – is set to launch in 2015. The film, about three tweens [Amna, Kamil and Saadi] who attempt to fend off various evil-minded threats to their communities…
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PR: New York International Children’s Film Festival Announces 2015 Festival Dates & Call for Entries

by Ed Liuon June 3, 2014
NEW YORK INTERNATIONAL CHILDREN’S FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES 2015 FESTIVAL DATES AND CALL FOR ENTRIES SUBMISSIONS OPEN FOR THE OSCAR®-QUALIFYING FESTIVAL NYC EVENT TO TAKE PLACE FEBRUARY 27 – MARCH 22, 2015 May 29, 2014 – New York, NY – The 2015 New York Int’l Children’s Film Festival (NYICFF) will take place February 27 through March […]

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PR: Cartoon Network Orders 2 New Seasons of “The Amazing World of Gumball”

by Ed Liuon June 3, 2014
Cartoon Network Doubles Down on Global Hit Series The Amazing World of Gumball Network Green-lights Two Additional Seasons as Third Season Set to Premiere June 2014 in United States Cartoon Network announced today they have greenlit two additional seasons of their international hit series The Amazing World of Gumball, bringing the total order to five […]
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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 […]