GKIDS to Release “Zarafa” in New York City on July 3, 2015

by Ed Liuon June 17, 2015
GKIDS TO RELEASE ZARAFA IN NEW YORK ON JULY 3RD NORTH AMERICAN EXPANSION TO FOLLOW English and French-language versions of ZARAFA will play at the following venue: IFC CENTER, 323 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10014 Running time: 78 minutes Not Rated ABOUT ZARAFA Inspired by the true story of the first giraffe […]

Toonzone At MCM London Comic Con May 2015 – Hidetaka Tenjin Live Drawing Session

by Grant Whiteon June 15, 2015
The panel was opened by an introduction by Anime Limited president Andrew Partridge. Tenjin (appearing as a guest on behalf of Viewster) opened the panel by beaming in English “Hello, good afternoon! I’m from Japan. Thanks for coming this session!” before wryly adding “I’m from Japan and I can’t speak English, okay?” The rest of […]

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Christopher Lee, Actor, 1922 – 2015

by Ed Liuon June 11, 2015
Veteran actor Christopher Lee passed away on Sunday, June 7, 2015, at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital in London at the age of 93, after being hospitalized for respiratory problems and heart failure. The actor’s long career was most notable for his on-screen depictions of villainy, ranging from Count Dracula in the classic Hammer horror films […]

New Animated Series for “The Three Stooges” in Production

by Ed Liuon June 11, 2015
The Hollywood Reporter notes that The Three Stooges — Moe, Larry, and Curly — will be returning to screens as an animated TV series, courtesy of Christy Karacas (co-creator of Superjail!), with production handled by London-based entertainment firm Cake and the Titmouse animation studio. Production is expected to be 52 11-minute episodes, which are expected […]


Toonzone At MCM London Comic Con May 2015 – Hidetaka Tenjin Interview

by Grant Whiteon June 3, 2015
Although popular in his native Japan, the internet has allowed people in many other countries to become fans of the work of Hidetaka Tenjin. Boasting credits in illustration, design and voice acting, he is perhaps most famous for the illustrations he has provided to the world of Macross in addition to box art for Bandai’s […]

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Toonzone At MCM London Comic Con May 2015 – Hynden Walch Roundtable Interview

by Grant Whiteon June 1, 2015
On the Saturday morning of May’s MCM London Comic Con Toonzone News was invited to take part in a roundtable interview with voice actress Hynden Walch. Having risen to fame as Starfire in Teen Titans, she has returned to the animated DC multiverse a few times to play Harley Quinn and is perhaps currently most […]
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Toonzone At MCM London Comic Con May 2015 – Rocksteady Arkham Knight Panel

by Grant Whiteon June 1, 2015
Promoting Arkham Knight, the conclusion to Rocksteady’s hugely popular ‘Batman Arkham’ games, the panel consisted of game director/Rocksteady co-founder Sefton Hill, art director David Hego, character artist Albert Feliu and John Noble, voice of lead antagonist the Scarecrow. The game is set one year after the events of Arkham City. An alliance of villains, led […]

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Women in Animation in the Spotlight at Annecy 2015

by Ed Liuon May 28, 2015
WOMEN IN ANIMATION IN THE SPOTLIGHT AT ANNECY 2015 Annecy International Animation Film Festival Gives Ladies Top Billing in 2015, with Great Support by WIA On All Levels of Participation Los Angeles, CA – Women in Animation (WIA), the organization of animation professionals and students who aim to empower and support women in the field […]

Nickelodeon UK And Forbidden Planet Unite For Retro Ninja Turtles Merchandise

by Grant Whiteon May 27, 2015
Nickelodeon/Viacom Consumer Products have teamed up with cult merchandise store Forbidden Planet to produce a line of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle merchandise inspired by the original Fred Wolf animated series. Boasting the iconic chubby faced Turtles that many will remember from the 80s and 90s, the line includes t-shirts, posters, cards, homeware and more. Although […]