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How To Survive The Cartoon Apocalypse, The Toonzone Way!

by Todd "GWOtaku" DuBoison December 21, 2012
Feeling down about the end of the world? Four out of five dentists say you shouldn’t be. Sure, December 21st could unleash untold cataclysms that will destroy all life as we know it, but the funny thing about the end of the world is that it’s never truly the end. Life always finds a way, […]

Toei Animation to Team with Valhalla Entertainment for Live-Action “Gaiking”

by Ed Liuon December 19, 2012
Deadline.com reports that Toei Animation and Valhalla Entertainment (The Walking Dead) will be teaming for a live-action movie based on the giant robot anime franchise Gaiking, about a boy who pilots a massive super robot to defend the Earth from alien invaders. No release date was announced.

PR: Walt Disney Animation Studios Unveils Additional Cast for “Frozen”

by Ed Liuon December 19, 2012
WALT DISNEY ANIMATION STUDIOS UNVEILS ADDITIONAL CAST FOR FROZEN Tony Award® Nominee Jonathan Groff Tapped to Voice Mountain Man Kristoff in Epic Comedy Adventure BURBANK, Calif. (December 19, 2012) — Walt Disney Animation Studios (WDAS) has given voice to its extreme mountain man from the comedy-adventure “Frozen.” Tony Award® nominee Jonathan Groff (Broadway’s “Spring Awakening,” […]

PR: Disney to Release “Brother Bear,” “Hunchback of Notre Dame,” “Mulan,” and “Who Framed Roger Rabbit” on Blu-ray on March 12, 2013

by Ed Liuon December 18, 2012
Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment has announced the following Blu-rays slated for release on March 12, 2013: Who Framed Roger Rabbit: 25th Anniversary Edition Mulan & Mulan II: 15th Anniversary Edition – 2 Movie Collection The Hunchback of Notre Dame & The Hunchback of Notre Dame II – 2 Movie Collection Brother Bear & Brother […]

PR: “Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 2” Coming January 29, 2013

by Ed Liuon December 17, 2012
PRIMETIME STARS MICHAEL EMERSON & MARK VALLEY JOIN VOICE CAST AS JOKER & SUPERMAN IN ALL-NEW DC UNIVERSE ANIMATED ORIGINAL MOVIE BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT RETURNS, PART 2 COMING JANUARY 29, 2013 FROM WARNER BROS. HOME ENTERTAINMENT Epic Animated Conclusion to Frank Miller’s Comic Masterpiece Comes to Blu-ray™ Combo Pack, DVD, On Demand & For […]

Disney Releases New Looks at “Monsters University” and “Frozen”

by Ed Liuon December 14, 2012
Walt Disney Feature Animation and Pixar Animation Studios have released new looks at the upcoming animated features Monsters University and Frozen. Entertainment Weekly has posted a first-look at Monsters University, with several newly released stills of Mike and Sulley in college, along with new comments from director Dan Scanlon and producer Kori Rae. Monsters University […]

Studio Ghibli Announces Hayao Miyazaki’s “Kaze Tachinu” and Isao Takahata’s “Kaguya-hime no Monogatari” Features for Summer 2013

by Ed Liuon December 14, 2012
Crunchyroll relays Studio Ghibli’s traditional December 13 announcement of new films this year, with both studio founders Hayao Miyazaki and Isao Takahata slated to release films in the same season (the first time since the double-bill of My Neighbor Totoro and Grave of the Fireflies). Miyazaki’s feature is Kaze Tachinu, based on Miyazaki’s manga and […]

Review: “Finding Nemo” Blu-ray – Mission Accomplished

by Weathermanon December 14, 2012
If you don’t know what Finding Nemo is, what are you doing at an animation website? It’s only one of the most popular animated movies of all time, responsible for every “Hey, it’s Nemo! Look, Dorys! Hey Mom! Hey Mom! It’s Dory!” at every aquarium on earth for the last decade. It’s also the movie […]

2013 Golden Globe Nominees Announced

by Ed Liuon December 13, 2012
The nominees for the 2013 Golden Globe Awards have been announced by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. The only category with an animated feature in contention is the Best Animated Feature Film award, with the nominees being: Brave (Walt Disney Pictures, Pixar Animation Studios; Walt Disney Pictures) Frankenweenie 
(Walt Disney Pictures; Walt Disney Pictures) Hotel […]

Cartoon Intro Cavalcade: “Dirty Pair: Project Eden” (1986)

by Ed Liuon December 12, 2012
The opening credits sequence to the Dirty Pair: Project Eden OVA movie are a tantalizing blend of sex, technology, and spy thrillers, along with some bracingly bizarre images and segues. It reminds me of the best Maurice Binder opening sequences to the James Bond movies, using powerfully evocative imagery to create a distinctive artistic statement […]